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By Carlton Fields
Calixto v. Lesmes - Hague Convention on Child Abduction
By Jason R. Brost
In a lawsuit brought by a contractor against a subcontractor and its insurer, Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeals found a provision in an arbitration agreement allowing for a broad ranging review of any arbitration award to be void as a matter of law and policy.
By D.Barret Broussard
In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit observed that under California law, there was an unresolved question as to whether a commercial general liability ...
By Lowell Walters
This alert should interest sponsors of retirement plans subject to IRC sections 401(k), 403(b), or 457(b) that authorize hardship distributions ...
By John Clabby, Steven Blickensderfer, Michael L. Yaeger
The European Data Protection Board on November 16, 2018, released new guidelines to help describe how the GDPR will apply to data controllers and processors both within and outside the European Union.
By Gail Jankowski
This case involved a twist on the classic "shrinkwrap" agreement. Here, plaintiff homeowners brought a putative class action seeking damages and declaratory relief on behalf of a class of building...
By Benjamin E. Stearns
The case involved an award in excess of $800,000 against a home designer and some affiliated companies for a renovation project that went bad.
By Carlton Fields
Reverse Mortgage / Statute of Limitations: as a matter of first impression, statute of limitations for enforcing reverse mortgage begins on date the note matures, notwithstanding earlier-death of borrower...
By Carlton Fields
Derivative v. Direct Action / Standing: individual member of LLC not entitled to sue title company for breach of fiduciary duty because right to sue belonged to LLC
By Gail Jankowski
Following arbitration, the parties filed cross-motions to confirm and vacate the arbitration award. The District Court for the Southern District of California issued an order to show cause...
By Daniel G. Enriquez
Third-party liability policies often include aggregation clauses.
By Benjamin E. Stearns
A $100 million arbitration award against NutraSweet was reinstated by a New York state appellate court due to the "emphatic federal policy in favor of arbitral dispute resolution embodied in the FAA,
By Carlton Fields
This Week's Florida Appeals: Weeks Of November 19 - 30, 2018
By Nora Valenza-Frost
Plaintiff Syed Nazim Ali appealed a Northern District of California judgment dismissing Plaintiffs' diversity action against FINRA alleging state law claims arising from an arbitration proceeding.
By Jeanne Kohler
The background of this case is as follows. In 2014, ContraVest Inc., ContraVest Construction Co., and Plantation Point Horizontal Property Regime Owners Association Inc.
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