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Divided Loyalty: Damages For Employee Disloyalty Claims 

At first blush, two principles regarding the loyalty due to a current employer from an employee seem irreconcilable: On one hand, an employee owes his employer complete loyalty; on the other, an employee may incorporate a competitive business prior to departure from employment as long as he does...

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What to do When a New York Based Client Gets Sued Out of State

In E3 Innovation Inc., et al. v. DCL Techs. Inc., et al., No. CV-21-01141-PHX-DWL, 2021 WL 5741442 (D. Ariz. Dec. 2, 2021), the United States District Court for the District of Arizona recently dismissed an action for lack of personal jurisdiction against three non-resident independent contractors...

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An Alternative to Arbitration via Commercial Division Rule 9

In late 2018, the First Department’s decision in Daesang Corporation v. The NutraSweet Company, 167 A.D.3d 1, 85 N.Y.S.2d 6 (1st Dep’t 2018) refused to vacate a $100 million arbitration award premised upon a purported manifest disregard of law, confirming that:  “The potential for ......

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