The Supreme Court of Washington issued a recent opinion reminding us that, even after Conception, arbitration clauses must be fair in order to be enforceable.
Does this signal the beginning of the end of arbitration clauses in customer agreements?
Recently, in "In re Plains Exploration & Production Company Stockholder Litigation", the Delaware Court of Chancery denied the plaintiffs' request for a preliminary injunction.
The California Senate Judiciary Committee, reported Senate Bill No. 610 out of committee to the California Senate Floor.
An analysis of the terms of venture financings for 118 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the first quarter of 2013.
The Maryland legislature recently approved HB 1140, which will enact new provisions of the Corporations and Associations Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland to authorize the conversion of most types of Maryland business entities into other types of Maryland business entities or into business entities formed in other jurisdictions.
On May 10, 2013, the nonprofit tax bar was rocked by reports that Lois Lerner, director of the Internal Revenue Service’s Exempt Organizations Division apologized for the Service’s inappropriate flagging of conservative political groups for additional review during the 2012 election season.
The House of Representatives by a vote of 416-6 approved H.R. 701, a bipartisan bill that directs the SEC to finalize rules by Oct. 31 to implement Title IV of the JOBS Act.
A bill was introduced recently in the House of Representatives, which proposes to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to allow publicly traded companies with a certain sized public float to change their stocks' tick sizes to increase liquidity by incentivizing capital commitment, research coverage, and brokerage support, thereby increasing the stocks' liquidity and investor interest, and for other purposes.
Nearly a majority of tech industry dealmakers reports that their M&A activity has picked up over the past half-year.
Since a ramp-up in enforcement actions over the past decade, the SEC has settled an average of 10 FCPA-related cases on an annual basis from 2007-2012
New QCA code highlights the importance of relationships between companies and their shareholders.
On May 3, 2013, the House passed into law the new Florida Revised Limited Liability Company Act in the form of Senate Bill 1300, and as amended, House Bill 1079.
Join Dave Cappillo of Goodwin Procter LLP as he leads a discussion focused on avoiding eight missteps that entrepreneurs commonly make in the early stages of a company's life cycle.
The law governing New Hampshire limited liability companies has been completely rewritten.
In "McDaniel v. Wells Fargo Investments, LLC", the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of four class action lawsuits filed by employees.
The franchisor/franchisee contractual relationship is one that incites many questions, particularly in terms of insurance.
These Standard Clauses provide general corporate social responsibility representations and warranties for use in a commercial sale of goods or services transaction.
Following the House Financial Services Committee mark-up session, HR 701 and HR 801 were both approved by voice vote.