January 3, 2012
Weil on Arbitration vs. Litigation
Practitioners are often asked by their clients, "Which do you recommend to resolve disputes under a merger agreement: Litigation or Arbitration?"
Here's a Weil client alert by Sara Duran that "addresses the pros and cons of arbitration, situations where litigation may be preferable and drafting considerations for an agreement to arbitrate, in each case, from the viewpoint of US counterparties arbitrating domestically and applying US law."
Texas Tech seeks a visitor
Texas Tech is looking for a visitor to teach business law and M&A courses. See below:
Texas Tech University School of Law is seeking applications for one- and two-semester (full time) visitors during the 2012-13 academic year. Anticipated curricular needs include courses in business entities, business analysis for lawyers, corporate governance, securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, property, energy law, agricultural law, natural resources law, environmental law, employment law, employment discrimination law, civil procedure, criminal procedure, criminal law, health law, animal law, and law and science. Applicants with full-time law school teaching experience fitting the curricular needs are especially encouraged to apply, as are women, minorities, and veterans. Along with a resume (PDF), an applicant should e-mail a single page cover letter (PDF) identifying the two or three courses he or she is best prepared to teach. Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants should e-mail Professor Michael Hatfield c/o Michele Thaetig at firstname.lastname@example.org with “2012-13 Faculty Visitor Application” and the two or three specific courses in the subject line. Review of applications will begin in mid-January.
Still grading, so posting will be light.