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  • Seller's Duty to Disclose Known Defects to Home Buyers

    You’ve hired the best real estate broker, so you thought, now your home is sold. You go on and soon forget about the old and bring in the new. But then, when you least expect it, you are served with a Demand for Mediation and Arbitration (or Lawsuit) for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Why you ask.

  • How To Know If Your Broker Is Churning Your Account

    Churning claims arise out of the inherent conflict of interest involved because a financial advisor is compensated by commissions earned in buying and selling securities on behalf of a client. As long as financial advisors are compensated by commissions, the unscrupulous ones will continue to attempt to enrich themselves by excessively trading accounts.

  • Mandatory Mediation Process Employed in Cases in Italy

    In Italy, mandatory mediation was necessary for many different cases. The regulation was removed for almost a year only to become adopted again with significant modifications.

  • International Court of Arbitration Enhancing Transparency through New Ruling

    Amendments have been announced to the Rules of Arbitration through the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce which are to increase efficiency and transparency of the ICC arbitration for disputes, court hearings and similar matters.

  • Germany Adopts Choice of Law Rule

    In 2017, Legislature in Germany has adopted a new regulation of choice of law for legal agencies and entities. It is based on formerly held rules that concern international laws already implemented years previously. It mainly was put in place for business and contractual agreements. Interactions between companies or with an organization and an individual are detailed.

  • Federal Law and Consumer Credit Scores

    With the exception of your Social Security number, no other number has more of an impact on your life than the impact made by your credit score. Credit scores influence lender decisions on whether to offer you credit cards and loans for big ticket items, such as a home and automobile. Even employers use credit scores as one factor in determining the qualifications of a job applicant.

  • Pennsylvania Alternative Dispute Resolution Basics

    Pennsylvania provides numerous avenues for alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation and arbitration, which can help save time and money, make the litigation process less stressful, and maximize the possibility of recovery. Read on to learn more.

  • When a Handwriting Analysis Expert Witness Is Needed

    Some cases have documentation that requires verification through handwriting analysis. This means an expert is needed for analyzing the handwriting of an individual for certain factors of an incident. This may be observed through a kidnapping where a note was left. To determine who may have abducted the person, if there is a criminal in a database with a signature or handwriting on file, this may assist in apprehending the perpetrator of the crime.

  • Considerations in Settling a California Dispute

    [There are] advantages of filing a lawsuit, even where you know from the outset that the other party will likely agree to settle, so you can use a “Stipulated Judgment”, under CA Code of Civ. Procedure § 664.6 to aid in collection efforts if the settlement is not timely paid.

  • Arbitration Agreements Including Emergency Relief Provisions

    There are many sorts of business disputes where “emergency relief” may be called for. One common example is where trade secrets are stolen, often by employees or former employees. In view of that possibility, it is common for employment agreements to not only require the employees agree not to divulge company trade secrets, but likewise authorize the employer to seek emergency, “injunctive relief” to stop the use of stolen trade secrets.

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