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Butler Snow LLP
Force majeure, once a standard boilerplate clause included in most contracts without thought, has now become the site of an emerging litigious battleground.
Davis+Gilbert LLP
Ever since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic in March 2020, it would be an understatement to say that the world has changed.
Ellis & Winters
Much like COVID-19 itself, a pandemic of class-action litigation has spread across this nation between two age-old foes: prisons, and their prisoners.
Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby
In this part two of the two-part podcast series, Andrew Brown, LB3's Managing Partner and TC2 Chairman, and TC2's Joe Schmidt discuss some of the novel contractual and sourcing issues facing enterprises during the global pandemic caused by COVID-19.
Parsons Behle & Latimer
In March of 2020 at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, force majeure clauses became a hot topic of conversation.
Womble Bond Dickinson
Force majeure is defined in Merriam-Webster Dictionary an "event or effect that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled."
Rudolph Friedmann
Imagine you are a parent paying tuition totaling almost $50,000 a year to send your child to a to a well-regarded, pricey liberal arts college in southern Massachusetts.
Jones & Keller PC
The coronavirus outbreak may have made it easy to miss several significant legal developments unfolding in international business.
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green
The COVID-19 crisis has forced each of us to change how we have traditionally conducted our businesses. Many companies have been forced to reimagine how they operate and to develop new strategies for...
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green
In the two years since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and Governor Baker's first related restrictions on businesses, many landlords and tenants have begun litigating the effect...
Cozen O'Connor
As Philadelphia continued to grapple with the pandemic, both City Council and the Kenney administration implemented policies and ordinances
Freeman Mathis & Gary
The COVID pandemic has impacted the practice of law in many ways including moratoriums on jury trials, conducting depositions remotely on ZOOM platforms, and courthouses being closed to the public.
The ISDA Master Agreement is the most common form contract in the derivatives market.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The cost and time to perform change order work may increase as a result of COVID-19 impacts that arise after the change order is agreed upon.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
The annual Allen Matkins View From the Top brings together the top real estate economists, owners, investors, developers, and brokers in Western Region commercial real estate.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
After a year and a half of a global pandemic, INSEE (French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies) announced on Sept. 7 a forecast growth of 6.25% of French GDP, thanks in particular to household consumption.
Foley & Lardner
The advent of new technology brings along with it the murkiness of how the American legal system will treat such technology.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
After a year of isolation, uncertainty and razor-thin profit margins, New Jersey business owners are rejoicing as COVID-19 vaccines have become widely distributed and restrictions...
Shutts & Bowen
As the nation begins the slow road to recovery following COVID-19 and initiates a return to the workplace, the construction industry – which has proven to be one of the most resilient industries throughout the pandemic –
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
The pandemic has put many contractual relationships under immense pressure. We explored in our last Business as (un)usual article here some of the problems which contracting parties may have inadvertently created for...
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