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New York Commercial Litigation Report: Volume Seven Now Available

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July 2018 – The seventh volume of Chaffetz Lindsey’s New York Commercial Litigation Report is now available. The report contains recent case summaries to keep you informed on new developments, and reminded of old ones. The cases in this issue include:

Court Shifts Arbitration out of neutral …
Second Circuit:
The “evident partiality” standard for party-appointed arbitrators is less stringent than for neutral umpires.

Open Sesame? The tale of Alibaba and the New York website…
Southern District of New York: Foreign cryptocurrency creator’s use of New York-based web hosting company did not confer personal jurisdiction in trademark infringement action brought by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

Minority (discount) report …
New York Court of Appeals: Where a minority partner wrongfully attempts to dissolve a partnership, valuation of the withdrawing partner’s interest is subject to a “minority discount.

To view the report in its entirety, please click here.


Editors:
Charles Scibetta and Andreas Frischknecht

Contributor:
Rainbow Willard

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