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New York Commercial Litigation Report: Volume Six Now Available

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March 2018 – The sixth 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 eases requirements for discovery of “private” social media content …
New  York Court of Appeals: To obtain discovery of “private” information from Facebook or other social media accounts, a party need only show that its discovery request is “appropriately tailored and reasonably calculated to yield relevant information.”Judgment enforcement turns quasi personal … 
First Department: To obtain recognition of a foreign money judgment in contested proceedings, the judgment creditor must establish either personal jurisdiction over the judgment debtor or quasi in rem jurisdiction over the debtor’s property in New York.Don’t find fault, find a remedy …
New York Court of Appeals:  New York Court of Appeals: Plaintiff could not avoid a contractual limitation of liability for breaches of specific warranties by alleging violations of a general “no untrue statement” clause.

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Charles Scibetta and Andreas Frischknecht

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Rainbow Willard

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