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Fraud in the Inducement

Can an Employer Back out of a Promise to Provide Advancement by Claiming That the Employee Committed Fraud?

by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP on

Numerous decisions from the Delaware courts establish that a company cannot abandon its promise to advance legal fees and expenses when the covered director, officer, or employee properly invokes it....more

2015 Georgia Corporation and Business Organization Case Law Developments

by Bryan Cave on

This survey covers the legal principles governing Georgia businesses, their management and ownership. It catalogs decisions ruling on issues of corporate, limited liability company and partnership law, as well as transactions...more

Wisconsin Supreme Court: Continued Employment Is Lawful Consideration for a Non-Compete

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

On April 30, 2015, the Wisconsin Supreme Court took a stand on a hot-button for employers by holding that continued at-will employment is legal consideration that will support a reasonably drafted restrictive covenant signed...more

Using the Economic Loss Rule to Your Client's Benefit

by Lewitt Hackman on

All lawyers can benefit from having a toolbox of general legal knowledge with which to frame a case to their client's advantage. For business attorneys the economic loss rule is a particularly useful tool. At its...more

Another Exception to Fraud and Contract Don't Mix

by Christopher G. Hill on

Christopher Hill, LEED AP and Virginia construction lawyer discusses a recent case concerning construction and an exception to the Virginia economic loss rule, namely fraud in the inducement....more

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