Consent Rule Clips Ga. Business Court's Wings In 1st Year

By Rosie Manins (October 8, 2021, 10:28 AM EDT) -- The Georgia State-wide Business Court handled almost 50 complex corporate disputes in its first year, though its growth was limited by a statutory requirement that both parties consent to have their cases heard in the new court.

Court staff members say they are proud of their achievements in the last year, and are confident they've dispelled any doubts about its value to the Peach State's business community. And Georgia attorneys who've litigated cases in the court say they're impressed with how thorough and efficient the process is.

Judge Walter W. Davis says the court has a bright future, but that the...

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