Business, Commercial & Corporate Law

Survey: Banking, Business, and Contract Law

Frank Sullivan, Jr., Indiana University Bicentennial Professor and Professor of Practice, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Justice, Indiana Supreme Court (1993-2012). LL.M., University of Virginia School of Law (2001); J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law (1982); A.B., Dartmouth College (1972). Pursuant to Indiana Supreme Court rule, on June 1, 2016, six “commercial […]

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BOILERPLATE: WHAT CONSUMERS ACTUALLY THINK ABOUT IT

FRANKLIN G. SNYDER, Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law. ANN M. MIRABITO, Associate Professor, Department of Marketing, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University. One of the most difficult problems in modern contract law is the status of standard terms—often called “boilerplate”—in consumer transactions. On the one hand, standard terms are good because they reduce […]

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Survey: Banking, Business, and Contract Law

On April 21, Governor Eric Holcomb signed into law an enactment of the General Assembly that Secretary of State Connie Lawson called “the most farreaching revision of Indiana business laws in more than two decades.” The new act consolidates in a single place in the Indiana Code and harmonizes certain administrative provisions and provisions governing transactions that had previously been contained in five different business entity statutes. Although the new law does not bring about much substantive change, it contains an unprecedented amount of procedural simplification.

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Indiana’s New Commercial Courts: Waiting for Work

by Allison Skimehorn, 2L Note Candidate Business courts may have gotten their start over 220 years ago in United States, but they are brand new to Indiana. The Indiana’s Commercial Court Pilot Project began just this June, with jurisdictions that span over the entire state. Tyler Moorhead’s article poignantly lists some of the great advantages […]

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