12/01/2009 11:30 a.m. - 02:00 a.m.
Morrison & Foerster LLP425 Market StreetSan Francisco, CA 94105
James M. Schurz
Recent court decisions, the pending Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009, and new "protocols" adopted by leading arbitration institutions have created a new landscape for business-to-business arbitration. In recent years, there has been a "judicialization" of arbitration, with more discovery and more motion practice, which in turn has made commercial arbitrations lengthier and costlier. As a result, in-house counsel no longer automatically insert mandatory arbitration clauses in their commercial agreements, but instead, engage in a thoughtful weighing of the relative benefits of arbitration versus litigation before including such clauses.
In this program, we will discuss:
All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the Rutter Group’s California Practice Guide: Alternative Dispute Resolution (updates not included).
This invitation is open to all clients and friends of Morrison & Foerster LLP. There is no charge to attend this seminar.
Morrison & Foerster LLP (Provider #2183) certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 2.0 hours.
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