Read Civil Procedure updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:
Do you know the restrictions for a probationary driver in New Jersey?
Bill on Bankruptcy: The Market's Unquenchable Thirst for Junk
Legal Rights When Moving - Interview of Larry Bodine on Better Kansas City KCTV 5
Larry Bodine's Interview on News 4 Jax (WJX4)
Bill on Bankruptcy: Kodak Plan Bumps the Debt, Craters Stock
Does Canada Need a New Uniform Arbitration Law?
Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
Bill on Bankruptcy: Stockton May Win the Battle, Lose the War
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
Supreme Court Closes CAFA Loophole in Standard Fire v. Knowles
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sigmund Freud, Marx Brothers, Bernie Madoff
Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Arbitration - An Alternative to Litigation for Dispute Resolution
Weekly Brief: 78% of Law Schools Ignore ABA Rule
Bill on Bankruptcy: Secret Madoff Agreement May Harm Victims
Street Legal Cars
Newsbreak: Surprising Results in Three Cases
Will The Debt Ceiling Standoff End Up In Court?
Newtown Shootings Could Give Rise to More Litigation, Says Pinsky
Bill on Bankruptcy: Big Surprises For AMR, MF Global Creditors
The Supreme Court yesterday confirmed that, even where no arbitration is contemplated or afoot, English courts can grant an anti-suit injunction protecting an English law agreement to arbitrate (AES Ust-Kamenogorsk LLP v....more
"[A]n ITC order terminating an investigation on the basis of an arbitration agreement [is] an appealable final determination under 19 U.S.C. § 1337(c) [over which the Federal Circuit has] jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. §...more
Pine Top Receivables of Illinois, LLC v. Banco De Seguros Del Estado, No. 12 6357, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15246; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28040 (N. D. Ill. Feb. 5 & 25, 2013).
An Illinois federal court in two decisions...more
Patent Exhaustion Rejected: Patented Seed Purchaser Has No Right to Make Copies: Bowman v. Monsanto Co. -
In a narrow ruling that reaffirms the scope of patent protection over seeds, and possibly over other...more
In This Issue:
An Arbitrator’s Guide to Successfully Resolving eDiscovery Disputes; Ethics in International Arbitration; The 2012 International Arbitration Survey; and Notices & Events.
Excerpt from An...more
This morning, Mr Justice Field handed down his decision in the case of Cruz City 1 Mauritius Holdings v Unitech Limited and others  EWHC 1323 (Comm), confirming the jurisdiction of the English courts to order a...more
The Presidium of the Supreme Arbitrazh Court (“SAC”) recently published Information Letter No. 156 approving the Review of the Arbitrazh Courts’ Practice of Considering Cases Concerning the Application of Public Policy as a...more
On May 10, 2013, in Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH v. Genentech, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Rader, Dyk, Reyna*) affirmed the district court's denial of Genentech's motion to enjoin Sanofi from...more
Just after I posted about the awesome power of federal courts to enjoin other cases, the Federal Circuit reminds us the power is not absolute....more
On 1 April 2013, FIDIC issued guidance on how to deal with a contracting party who has failed to comply with a ‘binding’ decision of a Dispute Adjudication Board -
The standard FIDIC form of contract contains a tiered...more
On Jan. 18, 2013, the Supreme People’s Court of China promulgated Judicial Interpretation IV on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in Hearing Labor Dispute (the “Interpretation”). The Interpretation went into...more
This alert analyzes the legal positions taken by the Presidium of the Russian Federation Supreme Commercial Court (“SCC”) in its recently published review of commercial court practice in cases concerning the application of...more
At the root of an uptick in cruise ship mishaps and disasters may be overworked and fatigued crew members, a maritime law firm is claiming. The spread of foreign arbitration clauses in employee contracts that prevent workers...more
On February 7, 2013, an investment arbitration tribunal issued its third interim measures award in the Chevron vs. Ecuador case. The tribunal found Ecuador in breach of its previous award ordering Ecuador to take all measures...more
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently confirmed that foreign states can hinder a plaintiff from serving a foreign defendant if that defendant resides in a country that is a member of the Hague Convention on the Service Abroad...more
There is no question that international commercial arbitration is becoming, more and more, a preferred method of resolving large scale international business disputes. In crafting clauses that could lead to such arbitrations,...more
In This Issue:
- Firm News:
Quinn Emanuel Recognized as a “2013 Go-To Law Firm for Top 500 Companies” and Quinn Emanuel Named Law360 Class Action Practice Group of the Year
We are pleased to present the 26th edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we highlight a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision favoring the emerging gray market, arbitration of...more
Jurisdictional conflicts between courts of different countries are an unavoidable consequence of developed global trade. This has led to an increase in multi-national forum shopping. Some Russian courts however, view the...more
In This Issue:
Curbing the Bullying Epidemic with Mediation; ADR News & Case Updates; DOMESTIC FOCUS - How ADR Can Stem the “Trademarklawpocalypse”; GOOD WORKS - JAMS Foundation Extends Its International Mission — In...more
The Commercial Court of England and Wales and the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (DIFC Courts) signed a Memorandum of Guidance (MoG) on 23 January 2013 concerning the enforcement of judgments between the two...more
In This Issue:
The International Front: Understanding the Unique Features of International Arbitration; The Domestic Front: The Future of Class Arbitration in the United States; and Arbitral Perspectives: An Interview...more
The short answer is – none.
State of Washington, Dept. of Transportation v. James River Insurance Company, – P.3d –, 2013 WL 258877 (Wash. January 24, 2013), a January 2013 decision of the Washington State Supreme...more
Legal News: Eye on China Quarterly Newsletter offers companies helpful insight as they successfully navigate China’s complex and ever-changing legal and regulatory environment. In this issue, we focus on the following...more
On December 21, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued its decision in First Investment Corporation of the Marshall Islands v. Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding, Ltd., in which that court addressed, for the...more
JD Supra gets your content noticed, increases your visibility and makes your marketing efforts hassle free...
Learn More or Schedule a demo