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In the last two months, the United States Supreme Court granted review in two cases involving the limits of federal court jurisdiction over foreign companies: DaimlerChrysler AG v. Bauman, No. 11-965 (cert. granted Apr. 22,...more
The European Commission plans to introduce new rules to improve the safety regime applicable to non-food consumer products distributed in the EU.
The Commission has put forward a new package of measures to provide more...more
Over the last few weeks, two big stories have made headlines in the food industry. Beginning in early February, news media across Europe began reporting that food products tested in several European countries contained...more
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- The Second Circuit Court of Appeals holds that a U.S. employer may pursue trade secret claims against a former employee who allegedly misappropriated sensitive corporate information in Canada.
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Massachusetts Federal Court Holds Japanese Escalator Accident Study Inadmissible for Lack of Authentication and Demonstrated Connection to Facts of Case, Defendant’s Introduction of New Shoe Design in...more
There are many risks involved in dealing with Chinese companies.
We previously discussed The Importance Of China Due Diligence And Corporate Seals.
And we asked the probing question: Is The Era Of Cheap Goods From China...more
In the words of the Court of Appeal in Faraday Reinsurance Co Ltd v Howden North America Inc & Anor  EWCA Civ 980 (20 July 2012), "it would be idle to pretend that the English courts and the American (including the...more
Exporting to Australia just got a little trickier for consumer product and service providers. The Australian Consumer Law (the “Act”) was recently amended to expand the warranty protections afforded to consumers. These...more
Brazil, as the seventh largest economy in the world, and the fifth largest nation in terms of land mass, continues to present great market opportunities to foreign investors. Product or service suppliers can enjoy great...more
In order to ensure that the terms and conditions set forth in the Supply Agreement can be enforceable, the clauses related with exclusion of limitation of liabilities needs to be observed and revised in accordance with UCTA....more
The EU has issued new Rules on distance selling including internet trading that are designed to give more protection to consumers shopping online....more
The United States Supreme Court is considering a fundamental issue for businesses whose products are sold in the United States: where can those businesses be sued? That is the central question in a product liability case that...more
Recently, the Supreme Court addressed the standards for state courts asserting jurisdiction over foreign corporations. In Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations, S.A. v. Brown, No. 10-76 (June 26, 2011) and J. McIntyre Mach., Ltd....more
Our recent post on the Supreme Court's two "stream of commerce" personal jurisdiction decisions, produced an email to us from Arthur Fergenson, at Ansa Assuncao, LLP, who argued the J. McIntyre v. Nicastro case to the Supreme...more
Originally published in Law360, New York (July 18, 2011).
On June 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court announced two decisions that clarify and limit the ability of plaintiffs, including corporate plaintiffs, to...more
We gave you our quickie analysis of Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations, S.A. v. Brown, ___ U.S. ___, 2011 WL 2518815 (U.S. June 27, 2011); and J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro, ___ U.S. ___, 2011 WL 2518811 (U.S. June...more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a special report on product safety and quality designed to meet the challenges imposed by the increasing number of FDA-regulated imports and a complex global supply...more
The Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment protects individuals from the unlawful exercise of power. Among other things, it protects individuals from being sued in states where the individual has no connection; a...more
In Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations, S.A. v. Brown, decided on June 27, 2011, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed the distinction between general and specific jurisdiction, holding that certain foreign subsidiaries of...more
On June 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States decided two personal jurisdiction cases: Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations, S.A. v. Brown, No. 10-76, and J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro, No. 09-1343. In...more
At the end of the term, the Supreme Court decided two important personal jurisdiction cases, J.McIntyre Machinery Ltd. v. Nicastro, U.S., No. 09-1343, and Goodyear Luxembourg Tires SA v. Brown, U.S., No. 10-76. The first...more
Due Process Requires That a Defendant Purposefully Target Activities Toward a Particular State in Order To Be Subject to Jurisdiction There
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two opinions clarifying the criteria that...more
Please find below the recent Client Alert sent out regarding the New Law on Food Safety....more
The article discusses choice-of-law theories for both contractual and tort/product liability claims governed by the CISG. The underlying theme is that concurrent claims are not necessarily equivalent claims. While concurrent...more
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