On January 10, Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a lawsuit brought by U.S. Bank National Association as trustee for Lehman XS Trust, Series 2006-4N...more
FOLLOWING THE FIRST SET OF AMENDMENTS TO THE RUSSIAN CIVIL CODE WHICH WAS ADOPTED ON 30 DECEMBER 2012, THE SECOND AND THIRD SETS OF AMENDMENTS TO THE CIVIL CODE HAVE NOW ALSO BEEN SIGNED INTO LAW.
The second set of...more
This annual update is to provide a review of the most significant decisions impacting design professionals. The cases will consider the following important issues: the effect contractual language has on a professional...more
On June 6, Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied Dexia Real Estate Capital Markets’ (Dexia) motion to dismiss breach of contract claims brought by U.S. Bank National...more
ROM Reinsurance Mgt. Co. v. Continental Ins. Co., No. 654480/12 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Mar. 22, 2013).
A New York motion court was presented with a petition to stay arbitration, based on the statute of limitations, of certain...more
This week, two New York trial court justices issued diverging opinions on when the statute of limitations begins to run on claims related to the repurchase obligations of securitizers under certain MBS pooling and servicing...more
Welcome to our Supreme and Appellate Court summaries webpage. On this page, I provide abbreviated summaries of decisions from the Connecticut appellate courts which highlight important issues and developments in Connecticut...more
In This Issue:
- Written Contracts and the Statute of Limitations...Page 1
- Website Owners: Who is Liable for Third Party Postings on Your Website?...Page 2
- Business Tort Brings Sanctions...Page 3
Business people prefer written to oral contracts for many reasons. Among them, the terms of a written contract are less susceptible to misconstruction or misunderstanding, and some oral agreements – including real estate...more
On October 18, 2012, a bill (A3412) was introduced in the New Jersey Assembly to establish a default two-year statute of limitations for most civil actions. Significantly for employers, this would increase the statute of...more
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