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Arbitration clauses, prejudicial delays, and one justice’s contract-law “nightmare”

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It further argues “default” occurs only when a party “violates a clear legal rule or causes prejudice” to the other party – a definition that Justice Elena Kagan suggested was “a bit made up.”. Much of the discussion during oral argument concerned whether and when to apply state contract law to questions arising under the FAA.

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Choice of law in commercial contracts and regulatory competition: new steps to be made by the EU?

Conflict of Laws

The recently published study titled ‘European Commercial Contract Law’, authored by Andrea Bertolini, addresses the theme of regulatory competition. It offers new policy recommendations to improve EU legal systems’ chances of being chosen as the law governing commercial contracts.

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Construction Law Firm Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP Expands with Regional, Nationwide Growth

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Smith Currie’s new growth reflects the construction and federal government contract law firm’s commitment to high-quality legal services.

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Legal Issues in Oceanic Transport of Carbon Dioxide for Sequestration: Sabin Center Launches New Report

ClimateChange-ClimateLaw

First, it highlights the current legal uncertainties involving the cross-border shipping of carbon dioxide for sequestration. Chapter 3: The Applicable International Legal Framework Chapter 3 zooms in to the international treaties applicable to the cross-border transportation of carbon dioxide for permanent storage overseas.

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UK: Misrepresentation: Negligent And Innocent Statements In Contract Law - Andrew Jackson Solicitors

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Some may become terms of the contract and others may have no legal effect, During pre-contractual negotiations, many things may be said in advertising, during discussions or in correspondence.

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Film Fridays: “Amazing Grace” Documentary Faces Legal Battles

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Pessah Law Group filed a lawsuit against media content distributor Neon and its CEO, Tom Quinn because they manipulated the media, so alleges the producers of “Amazing Grace” forced them into a contract for $1.5M “Amazing Grace” has been mired in legal battles since the early 1980s.

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Legal Jargon – Plain English or Utter Drivel?

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We recently caught up with the Institute of Legal Secretaries (ILSPA) to discover if legal jargon is plain English – or utter drivel! Here is what they said: As the legal profession is one that benefits from clear communication, it is surprising how the language used by lawyers can sometimes be confusing.

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