Journal of Business & Technology Law

Business Court News and Developments

  • Sep. 4th, 2009 - The Triangle Business Journal reports that the workload for the North Carolina Business Court has increased due to the recent recession. The economic downturn has caused the break-up of smaller companies which has contributed to the increased caseload.
  • Sep. 3rd, 2009 - The Charleston Daily Mail recently posted an article regarding discussions about creating a new business court in West Virginia. The state House Speaker visited Delaware and expressed his interest in copying the Court of Chancery model.
  • Aug. 8th, 2009 - An op-ed in The Charleston Gazette, the Speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates argues that the creation of business courts in the state similar to the Delaware Court of Chancery would help promote business in the state and reform the state's judicial system.
  • Aug. 7th, 2009 - The Boston Business Journal reports that budget cuts threaten to derail the progress of the Business Litigation Session in Suffolk (Massachusetts) Superior Court. There are concerns that the funding cuts could force business to move assets to more friendly states.
  • Jul. 20th, 2009 - A recent article on The Post and Courier examined business court operations in South Carolina. The articles praises the new courts for streamlining business disputes and helping manage complex cases.
  • Jul. 18th, 2009 - The LV Courts Blog recently noted that Judge Kathleen Delaney was named to the Eight Judicial District Court (Nevada) business court. Judge Delaney is the third judge on that court.
  • Jul. 9th, 2009 - The Independant, an Irish newspaper, recently described a rise in property cases that have pressured the nation's Commercial Court. As a result of the global financial crisis, a large number of financial cases have stated in Ireland's courts, including those related to Bernie Madeoff's scheme.
  • Jul. 6th, 2009 - A blog post on New York Business Divorce notes a recent state court decision compelling arbitration when an arbitration clause in included in the corporation's shareholders' agreement. The blog notes that this indicates very few disputes will fall outside of an arbitration clause.
  • Jul. 5th, 2009 - Delaware Online notes the high level of interest in a recent vacancy on the Delaware Court of Chancery. Comparing the application process to admission to selective colleges, the articles notes the importance of the Court and potential candidates.
  • Jun. 23rd, 2009 - The Daily Record of North Carolina reported the new facility for the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University is nearing completion. In addition to the law school, the new facility will house the North Carolina Business Court, Raleigh Division, making the facility one of a handfull in the country to host both a law school and a working court.

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