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By Stephen M. Proctor
The Great Recession of 2008 may seem a distant memory.
By Asa Markel
Many companies have already begun reviewing their supply chains to determine if it is possible to avoid or minimize the use of Chinese factories in the production of their products and components...
By Nancy Sasamoto
While there have been cases where conduct was found to be "sexual horseplay" that could give rise to tort liability, but not discrimination, asserting such a defense is extremely risky.
By Stephen M. Proctor
Drafters frequently use language such as "Notwithstanding anything [in this section] or [in this agreement]" to emphasize and make clear the importance ...
By Steven L. Katz
It is not uncommon for plaintiff's counsel to assert creative theories in an effort to establish personal jurisdiction over a defendant in a particular forum.
By Stephen M. Proctor
Richard Carter was a rancher in Wyoming where he operated a family-owned cattle ranch. He had the misfortune of using a dishonest broker who cost him a lot of money.
By Asa Markel, Miho Lee
California recently passed one of the strictest data privacy laws in the country, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which will go into effect on January 1, 2020.
By Stephen M. Proctor
Can an unsigned contract still be a contract? The answer is yes, for statute of limitations purposes, says the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
By Asa Markel
This past week, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that it will be excluding 42 steel products on behalf of seven different companies, from the Section 232 ...
By Asa Markel, Miho Lee
California employers with 50 or more employees are required to provide sexual harassment training to their supervisory employees ...
By Amanda A. Taylor
The 2017 Second Installment Real Estate Tax Bills for Cook County, Illinois are due on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.
By Asa Markel
U.S. importers of Chinese goods and components should be aware that the United States Trade Representative (USTR)
By Alan Kaplan
A subsidiary of a foreign parent corporation should try to protect the parent from liability under America's employment laws
By Jennifer Watson
We have written before on our experience, generally, with the 4 main areas of successor liability that can arise in asset acquisitions in the U.S
By John B. Stanis
Rejecting a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and nearly fifty years of prior court decisions, on April 2, 2018 the United States Supreme Court ...
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