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    The NYLitigator features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of commercial and federal litigation on various topics, including discovery; mediation; settlements; corporate liability; and due process. Section Reports, written by various Commercial and Federal Litigation Committees, are often featured in each issue. Edited by Teresa M. Bennett, Esq., the NYLitigator is published by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    SPRING 2016

    A Message from the Chair—The Importance of Lawyer Independence
    By James M. Wicks

    Making Class Action Coupon Settlements Deliver Real Value to Class Members
    By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

    Nowhere to Go but Up
    By Eve Kerzhner and Amit Shertzer

    International Arbitration: Enforceability of Hybrid Arbitration Clauses
    By Clara Flebus

    Forum Selection Clauses in Travel Contracts: Should Adequate Notice Be Required?
    By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

    Statutory Indemnification of Corporate Directors and Officers: Foresight Is Power
    By Michael C. Rakower and Melissa Yang

    The Tyranny of the Litigation Hold

    By Richard Reice

    Problems and the Usefulness of Categorical Privilege Logs
    By Yitzy Nissenbaum

    Social Media Jury Instruction Report
    By the New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Social Media Committee

    Threatening Disciplinary Action Against Attorneys in New York
    By the New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Ethics and Professionalism Committee

    The Differing Standards of Review That Have Been Applied to Rule 19 Determinations
    By the New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Federal Procedure Committee

    Book Review: Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, Fourth Edition
    Reviewed by Jonathan D. Lupkin

    The views expressed in the articles in this publication are not endorsed by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, unless so indicated.