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By: Ellen MacDonald Farrell and Rachel P. Raphael Crowell & Moring
Today, billions of different devices are connected to the internet, and the internet-capability of everyday objects is expected to grow exponentially in the years to come. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the network of these...
By: Timothy Murray MURRAY, HOGUE & LANNIS
Botched Force Majeure Clauses Expose Your Client to Needless Risk
As if on autopilot, attorneys sometimes tack onto their contracts generic force majeure clauses, just because everybody else does it, without bothering to tailor the clause to the particular...
By: Timothy Murray , Murray, Hogue & Lannis
THERE IS A STAGGERING AMOUNT OF LITIGATION involving disputes over whether a binding contract was formed during contract negotiations. In a typical case of this kind, the parties agree on many issues while negotiating a deal, but they intend to execute...
By: Terrance Oben OBEN LEGAL
THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES PRACTICAL STEPS THAT companies can take to successfully embed a positive compliance culture and outlines a...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...