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Is There Any Escape From Your Contract?

Are you stuck in a contract with onerous provisions and desire to get out of it? Are you paying too much for an item or service and want to stop making such payments? If you answered yes to either of the preceding...more

Arbitration Clause Survives Contract Termination, Sixth Circuit Holds

Can an employer compel arbitration in accordance with an arbitration clause in a contract that has terminated? The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently answered this question in the affirmative....more

Be Global - October 2013

Be Global is a publication by DLA Piper's Global Employment Group, designed to keep you informed on recent developments around the world. Be Global complements uKNOW, our online international employment, pensions and...more

Leases Don’t Last Forever

Did you know that leases which may have been intended to be renewable in perpetuity, if at all uncertain in that regard, will be construed as importing but one renewal?...more

TRANSACTIONAL: Upstream Developments -- Latin America Overview of PEMEX’s 3rd Round Model Service Contract

On October 18, 2012, Pemex Exploración y Producción (PEP) published a model contract to be used in the bidding for E&P contracts in Chicontepec (the “Model”), an area in the eastern coastal plains of Mexico estimated to...more

In Re Estate of Ina Ruth Brown

The Tennessee Supreme Court recently upheld a lower court’s decision to enforce a contract between a husband and wife to execute wills providing for all of their children and to refrain from changing their wills after the...more

Continuation of contracts under an insolvency proceeding governed by French law: Better be short!

When a company is in good standing and healthy, the question of the renewal of a contract or its duration arises only in a competitive environment. In case of an insolvency proceeding, the situation is more complex, notably...more

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