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Commercial Transactions

Navigating Compliance ConcernsPosted on 10-31-2017

By: Terrance Oben OBEN LEGAL                                    THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES PRACTICAL STEPS THAT companies can take to successfully embed a positive compliance culture and outlines a... Read More

Contract Drafting Advice: The “Battle of the Forms” DemystifiedPosted on 09-27-2017

By: Timothy Murray , Murray, Hogue & Lannis. SECTION 2-207 OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE (UCC) was supposed to resolve these questions: (1) Is a contract formed when parties exchange forms that contain nonmatching terms and the parties don’t sign off on a single document? (2) If so, what... Read More

Current Updates and Legal Developments - Fall 2017Posted on 09-27-2017

SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION UNDER TITLE VII REMAINS HOT-BUTTON ISSUE By: Bender’s Labor & Employment Bulletin, Volume 17, Issue 7 RECENTLY, THREE OF THE U.S. CIRCUIT COURTS OF APPEAL addressed the issue of whether discrimination on account of an individual’s sexual orientation... Read More

Contract Drafting Concerns: Beware BrowsewrapPosted on 06-07-2017

By: Timothy Murray , MURRAY, HOGUE AND LANNIS With the e-commerce explosion, sellers are peddling goods and services over their websites at unprecedented rates. From a contract law perspective, this ought to be a seller’s nirvana: the seller alone establishes the legal terms to govern transactions... Read More

Contractual Joint Ventures – Drafting and Negotiating Joint Marketing AgreementsPosted on 06-07-2017

By: Candice Choh and Kari Krusmark, GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP A joint marketing agreement is a contract pursuant to which one or both of the parties will collaborate in order to promote the sale of product and service offerings of the other party. Such a contractual joint venture agreement may... Read More

A Briefing on Emerging Issues Impacting Transactional Practice - Winter 2017Posted on 02-09-2017

FEDERAL COURT FAST TRACKS REVIEW OF RULING BLOCKING IMPLEMENTATION OF OVERTIME REGULATIONS THE FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS ISSUED A BRIEF order December 8 granting expedited review of a November 22 ruling by a federal judge in the Eastern District of Texas preliminarily enjoining implementation... Read More