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A New Twist In The Micula Case
The Micula case refers to what started as an intra-EU arbitration dispute between two Swedish investors and Romania and might end—or not—as a State aid case.
European Union
26 Jul 2019
Phase Two Of New York Legislative Response To #Metoo: State Passes Comprehensive Anti-Discrimination Expansion Bill
Major changes are in store for New York employers under a new bill passed in the waning hours of the 2019 legislative session.
United States
5 Jul 2019
International Arbitration Comparative Guide
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Germany, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
29 Apr 2019
Confidentiality Optional: New Jersey Nixes Ndas And Arbitration For Discrimination And Harassment Claims
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, lawmakers nationwide proposed legislation with expressed goals of preventing future sexual harassment scandals.
United States
4 Apr 2019
Arbitration - The World In U.S. Courts: Summer-Fall 2018
Hardy acquired an interest in a joint venture between the Government of India and private companies for the development of oil and gas reserves off the coast of India.
United States
6 Dec 2018
Challenges To Arbitration Tribunals: Vital Safeguard Or Opportunity For Mischief?
Orrick's Mark Beeley and Sarah Stockley authored an article for the Daily Journal discussing the increasing number of attempts by parties to unseat members of arbitration tribunals.
13 Nov 2018
Five Employment Issues Boards Should Be Thinking About
Now into the second half of 2018, corporate boards of directors should be focused on some key employment law developments that have transpired so far this year.
United States
7 Nov 2018
#MeToo One Year Later: The Legislative Reaction
On October 15, 2017, the #MeToo movement began in earnest following a tweet by actress Alyssa Milano. To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the #MeToo movement, the Orrick Employment Law...
United States
19 Oct 2018
California #TakesTheLead On Harassment Laws: What Does It Mean For Employers?
As you've likely been monitoring, last month the California legislature passed several bills to Governor Brown for signature ...
United States
8 Oct 2018
Let Them Eat Cake: Religious Accommodations, LGBTQ Rights And Other Workplace Implications Of SCOTUS' Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision
In a highly anticipated ruling, in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of a cake shop owner who refused to make a wedding cake ...
United States
3 Jul 2018
Supreme Court To Hear Oral Argument In October On Enforceability Of Employment Class Action Waivers In Arbitration Agreements
Last week, the Supreme Court set oral argument for October 2, 2017 to resolve the circuit split on whether mandatory class action waivers violate the NLRA.
United States
23 Aug 2017
CFPB Issues Final Arbitration Rule – Who Is Covered And How Does It Affect Your Business?
The CFPB, after entertaining numerous comments, issued its final arbitration rule on Monday, July 10.
United States
22 Aug 2017
Court Rules Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Retaliation Claims Are Arbitrable
We have previously written about how Dodd-Frank retaliation cases are a mixed bag for employers and about the Supreme Court's expansion of Sarbanes-Oxley ("SOX") Whistleblower protections.
United States
10 Aug 2017
Hong Kong Enacts Apology Legislation
On 13 July 2017 the Hong Kong Legislative Council passed the Apology Ordinance.
Hong Kong
26 Jul 2017
Dispute Resolution In Hong Kong: Time To Go Back To Basics?
"This decision confirms Hong Kong's position as an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction".
Hong Kong
25 Jul 2017
DOJ Flips The Switch On Class Waivers In Arbitration Agreements, Signaling Possible Changes To Come
On Friday, June 16, 2017, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an amicus brief reflecting a change of heart when it comes to the enforceability of class waivers in arbitration agreements.
United States
7 Jul 2017
Arbitration And Mediation In Hong Kong: Financial Assistance On The Way
Hong Kong has traditionally been reluctant to allow claimants' legal costs to be paid by third parties who have no direct legitimate interest in the outcome of the dispute.
Hong Kong
26 Jun 2017
No Immunity For Chinese Soes In The Hong Kong Courts
The Court of First Instance has confirmed that Mainland entities controlled by the PRC Central People's Government benefit from "crown" immunity from suit and execution...
22 Jun 2017
Endeavours Clauses - Striving For Certainty
Clauses requiring a party to use best endeavours, reasonable endeavours, all reasonable endeavours and variations on the same theme, are commonplace in negotiated commercial contracts.
United States
20 Jun 2017
Fee-Shifting Effect Of Choice-Of-Law Clauses
It is common practice in commercial transactions to agree that the law of a particular jurisdiction will govern the parties' contract and to memorialize that agreement in a choice-of-law clause.
United States
2 Jun 2017
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