Originally published in Deal Points: The Newsletter of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee - American Bar Association - Winter 2013.
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In This Issue:
Letter from the Editor; Colorado Construction Law Developments in 2012; Arizona Court of Appeals Issues Decision Related to the Application of the Statute of Repose and Economic Loss Doctrine for...more
Back in October 2011, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 474, which addresses indemnity provisions and cost of defense requirements in commercial construction contracts. The new law goes into effect...more
On 19 December 2012, the European Commission (the Commission) adopted implementing rules (the Regulation) for the Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (the AIFMD or Directive). The Regulation supplements certain...more
Amendments to California’s construction indemnity statutes will go into effect on January 1, 2013. Your commercial construction contracts may need to be modified or other strategies may need to be implemented or your...more
Anyone reading the newspaper lately has no doubt heard about the proliferation of intellectual property infringement lawsuits. Rivals, such as Apple v. Samsung, Christian Louboutin v. Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) and Lululemon v....more
In Yessenow v. Hudson (no. 2:08-cv-00353-PPS-APR), the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana found that the indemnification agreement and guaranty that Hilton Hudson, M.D. signed with Jeffrey Yessenow, M.D....more
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