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Defendants in a lawsuit didn’t waive their right to arbitrate even after moving to dismiss and answering a complaint, a court held last week. Arbitration wasn’t waived because the defendants hadn’t filed affirmative defenses or counterclaims and had...

The closely watched Massachusetts cannabusiness case, Crimson Galeria Limited Partnership, et al. v. Healthy Pharms, Inc., et al., has been dismissed. On November 9, 2018, Judge Allison D. Burroughs of the U.S. District Court for the District of...

Ah, love at work. Perhaps it's inevitable, given the amount of time we spend in the office. But coworker relationships can give small business owners fits. First of all, there's the sexual harassment concern, especially if one of those employees in the relationship is a manager.

Letters of Credit (LOCs) have long been used to minimize the financial risk of international purchase agreements. Sellers and buyers may agree to use LOCs to ensure that goods are received and payment is remitted as intended. Essentially, LOCs...

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (“HKIAC”) has promulgated a new set of Administered Arbitration Rules (“AAR”), effective November 1, 2018. Among those rules are Articles 27-30 concerning the HKIAC’s powers to join additional parties in...

The United States Environmental Protection Agency is publishing in the Federal Register a notice of draft toxicity assessments for GenX chemicals and PFBS. PFBS are titled Perfluorobutane Sulfonic Acid which include members of a larger group of...

Massachusetts finally opened the first two recreational marijuana stores on the East Coast, two years after voters monumentally approved the sale of recreational marijuana.

Third Edition - Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is pleased to publish this Third Edition of the World Aircraft Repossession Index. This Third Edition builds on the success of our Second Edition and covers 31 “new” jurisdictions. In this...

Many of the most popular mobile apps collect personally identifiable information. Although most app developers are not required to display a privacy policy under federal law, they are contractually required to do so pursuant to the terms and...

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