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Posted on Blog April 28, 2016

In the early stages of contract law, courts had often put a heavy emphasis on holding parties to the requirements of the contract, and put an emphasis on allowing free market competition where no contract existed. Claims for Tortious Interference go as far back as 1853. See Lumley v. Gye, 118 Eng. Rep. 749 (Q.B. Read more →

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Posted on Blog October 27, 2015

In a recent decision by Judge Patricia A. Seitz of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the Court found that the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act does not apply to warranties that arise outside of the United States. Stein v. Marquis Yachts, LLC, No. 14-24756-CIV, 2015 WL 3440163, at *3 (S.D. Fla. May Read more →

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Posted on Blog October 22, 2015

Typically, franchisors insist on including arbitration provisions in their franchise agreements with the franchisees for various reasons including, but not limited, having more control over the litigation process to resolve their disputes. The arbitration clauses in most franchise agreements are broadly worded to include all disputes arising out of or relating to the franchise agreement. Read more →

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Posted on Blog September 16, 2015

A Florida federal judge has ruled that Hard Rock Cafe International must face a Bahamas-based franchisee’s suit claiming it exaggerated its profitability and demanded exorbitant royalties, finding the court has jurisdiction although the franchise agreement was executed by a foreign Hard Rock affiliate located in the Isle of Jersey, a known tax haven. Although the Read more →

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Posted on Blog August 6, 2015

Contracts such as purchase contracts, mortgages and franchise agreements include a notice provision that require a non-breaching party to provide notice of default that adequate describes the breach and provide the breaching party with an adequate opportunity to cure the breach. While compliance with this presuit notice requirements may seem like an easy straightforward process, Read more →

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