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Court Of Chancery Upholds Arbitration Clause In Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Case

This decision enforces an arbitration clause in an LLC agreement even when the claim asserted a breach of fiduciary duty. While not surprising in itself, the decision may also have broader implications about whether a...more

Two-Pronged Approach to Defending Lawsuits – Interview with Dominic Picca, Member, Mintz Levin [Video]

Attorney Dominic Picca, Member of Mintz Levin's Litigation Practice, discusses the strategic advantages of settlement versus litigation....more

Contracting Out Discovery Dispute Resolution

Special Masters are often appointed by courts in complex litigation to oversee discovery and resolve discovery disputes between litigants. Yes, they are an added expense, but their ability to quickly and efficiently resolve...more

The Importance Of Recognizing And Responding To Legal Issues

An important skill set that corporate executives, managers and business owners need in order to effectively manage the risks of their operation is the ability to recognize and respond to legal issues in a timely manner....more

California Court Of Appeals Upholds Employer’s Arbitration Waiver

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

Arbitrator lacks jurisdiction to make orders affecting third parties

Commercial Arbitration is a process which depends on the consent of the parties. Only parties to the arbitration agreement can be affected by the arbitrator's award. In this article, the authors review a recent judgment of...more

Interesting Articles And News From Around the Web: 10/11-10/17/2010

Interesting Articles And News From Around the Web: 10/11-10/17/2010 Business Litigation News...more

Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arizona Businesses

Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arizona Businesses Increasingly, businesses are including alternative dispute resolution (ADR) clauses in standard business-to-business and consumer contracts, and even businesses without...more

"I'll hold you to that" - the dangers of pre-contractual sales promises

In this article, Michael Axe looks at a recent High Court decision in which an IT supplier was held responsible for the fraudulent misrepresentations made by its sales team while bidding for a high value contract. The case...more

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Resolving Shareholder Disputes in Canada

This article, published in July 2009, discusses key issues affecting disputes among shareholders of private corporations in Ontario, Canada. The authors, Igor Ellyn and Orie Niedzviecki, both of Ellyn Law LLP Business...more

L v. W. memo template demonstration

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


Now that arbitration has matured, is it still the economical, efficient service its proponents claim it to be? The answer is decidedly mixed. Costs of arbitration have risen to the point where it can be more expensive than a...more

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