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The Case Of Mixed Signals

Alawyer’s nightmare is not being able to give a clear answer when a client comes calling with a query. Answers like those of Harry Truman’s economists (“All my economists say, ‘on the one hand... and on the other hand…’”) won’t do. After all, if a lawyer cannot interpret the law, who can? But lawyers can and do face such a situation; nowadays, to queries from firms on how they should go about complying with competition laws, they have no answer.

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The Jury Is Out

If you use a Tata Photon dongle for connecting to the Internet or, let’s say, have booked a holiday through travel agency Cox & Kings, chances are that you have agreed to an arbitration clause as part of the Terms of Service set forth by these companies. Yes, that long document filled with legalese that you probably did not bother to read. The clause would state that if a dispute arises between you and the service provider, the dispute will be settled through arbitration.

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