The U.S. Supreme Court in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl reached a unanimous decision Tuesday (March 3, 2015), overturning a Court of Appeals ruling in connection with a Colorado law aimed at trying to collect use taxes resulting from sales by out-of-state retailers.Read More
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Your business has weathered a rocky economy. You have looked for expenses that can be trimmed from your budget. You eye the number entered next to “Legal Expense” and think that maybe you could reduce it by using some form contracts or drafting your own. Most assuredly, you would only think that way if you have never been involved in litigation.Read More
Addressing concerns about the process and cost of international arbitration, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has issued new rules, effective June 1, 2014, which streamline and enhance international arbitration practice, and greatly limit US litigation-style discovery.Read More
It has been several years since the enactment of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) that significantly increased the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) regulatory powers. It also dramatically increased the civil and criminal penalties that the Commission can assess for violations.Read More
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Waivers of consequential damages in contractual agreements have become commonplace, yet these clauses often result in significant unintended consequences. Here is an example of a simple consequential damages waiver clause, the kind frequently found in the “miscellaneous” section of contracts:Read More