A company was liable for breaching an obligation to bargain in good faith stated in preliminary agreements concerning a proposed merger and licensing agreement, the Delaware Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
Yahoo! could not enforce an online forum selection clause accepted when a user opened an e-mail account, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
Tenants may enforce a lease agreement that their former landlord signed when she was mentally incapacitated, the en banc D.C. Court of Appeals has ruled.
A home inspector could enforce a limitation of liability clause in his service agreement, the South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled in affirming a summary judgment.
Should a federal court subject a contractual forum selection clause to a balancing-of-conveniences analysis, even when it designates a specific alternative federal forum?
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a federal court should subject a contractual forum selection clause to a balancing-of-conveniences analysis, even when the clause designates a specific alternative federal forum.
The California Supreme Court yesterday made the first significant revision to the state’s parol evidence rule since Franklin D. Roosevelt was in the White House.
In the process, the court helped the case of two property owners who claimed they were defrauded by their lender when they restructured their debt to avoid foreclosure.
The buyers of a luxury condominium unit in New York City could not revoke their purchase agreement on the ground that their developer failed to comply with the disclosure requirements of federal law, the 2nd Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.
The battle over the fortune of the late Texas tycoon J. Howard Marshall, who married former Playboy playmate and model Anna Nicole Smith shortly before his death, could have a dire and unintended consequence: quashing meritorious civil rights and contract actions.
Federal prosecutors say Dartmouth College has agreed to pay $275,000 to settle allegations of improper conduct involving the college’s administration of contracts at a veterans’ hospital in Vermont.