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Court rules on enforcement of foreign arbitral award
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

The arbitration clause in the contract provided that if the defendant was the complainant in the dispute, the dispute was to be referred for final resolution to the International Commercial Arbitration Court (ICAC) at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce ...more »

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: White & Case Posts Modest Revenue Gain in a ...
The Am Law DailyMarch 1, 2012

"Considering the investments we made in 2011, we are satisfied with our results," says White & Case chairman Hugh Verrier, who recently began his second four-year term in the firm's top leadership post. "We need to have the right people in the right ...more »

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Commercial Contracts
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Jets owner says team 'passed on' Manning
Wall Street JournalMarch 14, 2012

AP NEW YORK — Jets owner Woody Johnson says his team "passed on" Peyton Manning and instead chose to sign quarterback Mark Sanchez to a three-year contract extension. Johnson tells Fox Business Network on Tuesday night that the Jets discussed trying ...more »

Franchise Contracts
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DiSalvatore's big goal not enough to lift Aeros past Rampage
Houston ChronicleMarch 4, 2012

DiSalvatore passed Kirby Law for the AHL franchise mark, but DiSalvatore is still behind Mark Freer, who scored 132 goals for the Aeros from 1994-2000. After the games against the Heat, the Aeros will return home next Saturday and Sunday to host the ...more »

Contract Disputes
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Venice's new city manager already has a full 'to do' list
Sarasota Herald-TribuneMarch 4, 2012

He will have to immediately start working on a tight budget, and do it with a finance director who is claiming "breach of contract" over a dispute with the mayor over his employment terms. "He will not be without a lot to do," Holic said about ...more »

Government Contracts
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Judge clears way for I-95 travel plaza construction
Baltimore SunMarch 2, 2012

Judge Eric Johnson lifted the restraining order he issued nearly two weeks ago, saying state case law did not allow him to interfere with the board's constitutional authority to act on the contract, which is expected to be awarded to Miami-based Areas ...more »

Lending Agreements
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National Consumer Protection Week declared
WJLAMarch 5, 2012

The importance of the heightened awareness comes as “millions of Americans use financial products, including credit cards, mortgages, and student loans, to build the foundation for a better tomorrow. These tools help bring our aspirations within reach ...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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Steelers 2012 Pre Draft Analysis – Part 2: Post Combine
Steelers DepotMarch 1, 2012

Keep in mind, the Steelers' organization will weigh positions of need, importance of the position and best talent available when drafting. If you were to tell me Dontari Poe and David DeCastro would be available at the 24 th spot in the draft, ...more »

Secured Transactions
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Office Depot Announces $250 Million Senior Secured Notes Offering
MarketWatch (press release)March 6, 2012

The net proceeds from the sale of the Notes, together with cash on hand and borrowings under the senior secured asset based revolving credit facility, will be used to fund (or replenish cash that has been used to fund) the tender offer for Office ...more »

Employment Contracts
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Commentary: Few state employees get to vote for their union
The Detroit NewsMarch 1, 2012

Documents recently acquired by the Mackinac Center from the Michigan Employment Relations Commission reveal that very few government employees are given the opportunity to vote to maintain, remove or replace their union in any given year.more »


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