Legal Update

Michigan Supreme Court Upholds UCC Statute of Frauds Rule Requiring Quantity Terms To Be In Writing

The Michigan Supreme Court issued an Opinion on July 11, 2023 in MSSC, Inc. v. Airboss Flexible Products Co., reversing a Court of Appeals opinion holding that blanket purchase orders were enforceable under the UCC Statute of Frauds. In short, the Michigan Supreme Court upheld the longstanding Statute of Frauds rule that contracts must contain

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Barksdale Resources Reports Legal Update

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – July 10, 2023) – Barksdale Resources Corp. (TSXV: BRO) (OTCQX: BRKCF) ​​(“Barksdale“or the”Company“) is providing an update on the legal matters related to the Company’s Sunnyside copper-lead-zinc-silver exploration project in Arizona. Rick Trotman, President and CEO, comments, “I stand by the excellent work that the Barksdale and USFS teams have

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Ramapo settles civil rights lawsuit with developer claiming corruption for $3M

RAMAPO – The Ramapo Town Board has approved a mediated legal settlement potentially topping $3 million with a developer who accused town officials of corruption in a 2019 federal civil rights lawsuit. Connectivity Systems LLC developer Solomon Menche’s lawsuit accused the Ramapo supervisor’s chief of staff, Mona Montal, and other town officials of manipulating land-use

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DHS Adds Two Entities, Eight Subsidiaries to UFLPA Entity List

On June 12, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), on behalf of the Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force (FLETF), published a Notice adding two entities and eight subsidiaries to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Entity List, for allegedly working with the government of the People’s Republic of China’s Xinjiang Province to recruit,

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Legal Update: New York City Announces Nation’s First Minimum Wage for App-Based Delivery Drivers

Seyfarth Synopsis: In what New York City has billed as the “first-of-its-kind minimum pay rate for app-based restaurant delivery workers,” gig economy delivery workers will be entitled to almost 20 dollars per hour by April of 2025. The pay rate will increase yearly. Effective July 12, 2023, the new Rule will also require enhanced recordkeeping

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Upcoming Webinar: Predicting and Managing the Risks of Doing Business in China

Please join us on Wednesday, July 12 at 12PM EDT for a webinar on Predicting and Managing the Risks of Doing Business in China. As tensions between the US and China continue to build, what does this mean for US companies operating in China? Partners George Grammas and Ed Newberry will discuss the current political

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Legal update: Zero Hour Contract review [latest]

The Employment Forum has recently published a report on the operation and regulation of Zero Hour Contracts in Jersey. Viberts Partner Vicky Milner and English Solicitor Rebecca De Freitas, summarize the report and explain its recommendations. This report follows Proposition P.32/2021 of the States Assembly, which called for a review of existing employment legislation to

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Residential schools: Report on denialism in Canada

OTTAWA – Canada should give “urgent consideration” to legal mechanisms as a way to combat residential school denialism, says a new report from the independent special interlocutor on unmarked graves. Justice Minister David Lambetti said he was open to such a solution. Kimberly Murray made the call in an interim report released Friday, just over

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