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What’s an Employer to Do About its Standard Arbitration Agreement in all of its Employee Contracts in Ohio – Arnold v. Burger King and Jones v. Carrols, LLC d/b/a Burger King

If you’ve ever eaten at a Burger King in Ohio, it may well be one that is owned and operated by Carrols LLC, the largest franchisee of Burger King restaurants in the United States.  Carrols and its related entities own … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Mediation Provision in Construction Contracts

by Mark A. Cobb, Attorney at Law and Georgia Certified Mediator It doesn’t matter whether we are negotiating construction contracts on behalf of a client or we are discussing a construction collection matter with a potential client, the conversation inevitably … Continue reading

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Architect Contracts and the Scope of Work

Scope of work is a term of art used by architects; it is similarly a term of art applied to architect contracts and the potential for professional malpractice claims against them.  University Ave., LLC v Simbari Design Architecture, PLLC  2019 NY Slip … Continue reading

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Interpretation of contracts – Don’t relegate the written text

The Supreme Court of Appeal has decried the growing tendency to lead evidence about what experts think a contract means and about the subjective intention of the parties and details of their negotiation. The written text must not be relegated, … Continue reading

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Parties to a contract: demurrage liability under sales contracts – lessons learned from Gunvor SA v. CruGas Yemen Ltd & CruGas Ltd [2018] EWHC 2061 (Comm)

Two Ocean Tankers’ vessels were held in Houthi-controlled Hodeidah, Yemen in 2016 due to a payment dispute. That dispute – for around US$19 million (excluding interest) – has now been decided by an interesting commercial court decision that highlights the … Continue reading

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