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Jones v. Harris Assocs. L. P., 2010 U.S. LEXIS 2926 (March 30, 2010)

LexisNexis Overview: For liability under 15 U.S.C.S. § 80a-35(b), an adviser's fee had to be so disproportionately large that it bore no reasonable relationship to the services rendered and could not have been the product of arm's length bargaining; thus, the Seventh Circuit's rejection...

Determining the Adjudicator of Arbitrability Issues: Rent-A-Center West v. Jackson and Granite Rock v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters

In this Analysis, N. Peter Lareau explores generally the rules applicable to determining the adjudicator of arbitrability issues and then focuses on two June 2010 Supreme Court cases: Rent-A-Center, W., Inc. v. Jackson , 130 S. Ct. 2772 (U.S. 2010) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers...

NOTE: J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro: The Stream-of-Commerce Theory of Personal Jurisdiction in a Globalized Economy

66 U. Miami L. Rev. 233, Fall 2011 Author: Elisabeth A. Beal Excerpt I. Introduction "It has been said that arguing against globalization is like arguing against the laws of gravity," proclaimed Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations. The issue of exercising specific...

An FCPA Enforcement Action That Led To A Supreme Court Decision

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor . The first Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement action to involve business conduct in Nigeria was a 1985 enforcement action against W.S. Kirkpatrick, Inc. (a privately held New Jersey avionics supply firm) and Harry Carpenter (Chairman...