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By Karen E. Clarke, Of Counsel at Castaybert PLLC The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has recently reconfirmed the high bar to set aside an arbitration award on the ground that it was procured by fraud.  In Odeon Capital Group LLC v. Ackerman, …

Category: Business and Employment Litigation | Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

As unlikely a pair as they may seem, the fashion industry and the insurance industry do overlap in some important ways. Whether they are designers, retailers, manufacturers or modeling agencies, insurance is crucial to the individuals and companies in …

Category: Commercial Litigation | Fashion Law | Insurance Recovery

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                                                  By Karen E. Clarke, Of Counsel      Since the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) took effect in May 2016, a handful of district courts have had occasion to address the pleading requirements for a …

Category: Commercial Litigation | Intellectual Property Law

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What do you do when you suspect there has been a trade secret theft? Do you wait until you have sufficient evidence of misappropriation before proceeding to file either a declaratory judgment action or an ex parte temporary restraining order? Or do you …

Category: Commercial Litigation | Intellectual Property Law

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By: Karen E. Clarke, Of Counsel      As discussed in our June 8, 2016 article, 28 U.S.C. § 1782 is a helpful U.S. statute that enables foreign litigants to obtain documentary or testimonial evidence from U.S. persons “for use in a proceeding in a forei …

Category: Commercial Litigation and Arbitration | Discovery Practice

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Cybersecurity is a growing area essential for protecting confidentiality of trade secrets. Keep up with this rapidly expanding field by learning about cybersecurity developments put together by CREATe.org. To learn more how CASTAYBERT PLLC can assist y …

Category: Commercial Litigation

André Castaybert PLLC

New York offers a well-established body of law providing a reliable platform for adjudicating and resolving disputes. In New York, the arbitrators have authority to determine whether there is arbitral jurisdiction, so long as parties showed an intentio …

Category: Business Transactions | Commercial Litigation | Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

André Castaybert PLLC

New York offers a great number of arbitrators and advocates with extensive experience in complex commercial matters in both domestic and international settings. New York attorneys are familiar with cross-cultural perspectives and industry practices and …

Category: Business Transactions | Commercial Litigation | Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

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A HIGHLY REGARDED BODY OF CONTRACT LAW New York offers a well-established body of law providing a reliable platform for commercial transactions and adjudicating business disputes. The parties have few limits on structuring their contractual relationshi …

Category: Business Transactions | Business and Employment Litigation | Commercial Litigation | Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

André Castaybert PLLC

By: Karen E. Clarke, Of Counsel As discussed in our June 8, 2016 article, 28 U.S.C. § 1782 is a helpful U.S. statute that enables foreign litigants to obtain documentary or testimonial evidence from U.S. persons for use in a proceeding in a foreign or …

Category: Business Transactions | Commercial Litigation | Discovery Practice

Andre Castaybert recently became a member of the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC). The NYIAC is a nonprofit organization promoting the conduct of international arbitration in New York. NYIAC develops programs and materials about intern …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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The New York Appellate Division Third Department determined Supreme Court properly withheld from disclosure both tax returns and documents which reflect information included in tax returns: ” ‘The policy behind the [tax] secrecy provisions is twofold: …

Category: Business Transactions

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