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Law firms are increasingly using a multitude of factors to value cases. Valuation provides the parties a better means to identify the issues in litigation, discuss which ones are in dispute, and calculate a logical...more
Settlement negotiations regarding legal claims can generally be successful only if discussions lead to a compromise which leaves both parties fearful that litigation may lead to a result potentially far worse. When there are...more
The US Supreme Court recently vacated a decision by the Oklahoma Supreme Court, holding that the national policy favoring arbitration found in the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) and supporting case law, a policy which...more
It is not often - never? - that the Supreme Court of the United States renders a decision that impacts non-compete law.
In This Issue:
- Editors' Overview
- Prospects for Avoiding ERISA Class Actions with Arbitration Agreements
- Rulings, Filings, and Settlements of Interest
Can an employer require that its employees arbitrate employment law claims, rather than file lawsuits?
Can an employer require that employees waive the right to take part in class action lawsuits or class arbitrations...more
The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently restored an arbitrator’s decision granting a terminated executive his bonus despite his misappropriation of the employer’s money and resources during the period in which the bonus was...more
The launch of the “resolving workplace disputes” consultation by the Department for Innovation, Business and Skills (BIS) is described as being the next step in the Governments comprehensive review of employment laws. In...more
In This Alert:
I. Rent-A-Center, West, Inc. v. Jackson
On June, 21, 2010, in Rent-A-Center, West, Inc. v. Jackson, the United States Supreme Court held that when an employee signs an arbitration agreement that...more
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Does your client's case have merit? Has there been an attempt, or is an attempt current, to resolve the situation without resorting to a trial? This is simply a demonstration of a memo template that can be used by lawyer or...more
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