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DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Class Action Defense Blog

Class Action Defense Blog

Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. By Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 2398

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Covers business and privacy law. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://cybersecurity.jmbm.com/
  • Mar 28

    Cybersecurity Programs and the FTC – Staying out of Harm’s Way

    Cybersecurity Programs and the FTC – Staying out of Harm’s Way
    While there is no nationwide cybersecurity program, the Federal Trade Commission has brought more than 50 actions claiming that the cybersecurity practices of a variety of companies in a variety of industries. While these actions have…
  • Mar 21

    Professional Service Firms Ignore Cybersecurity at Their Peril

    Professional Service Firms Ignore Cybersecurity at Their Peril
    Cybersecurity horror stories tend to focus on government agencies, retail outlets, health care institutions, and other companies serving consumers. But business professionals such as lawyers, accountants and business managers are increasingly…
  • Mar 1

    Engaging Cybersecurity Counsel Early – It’s the Right Choice

    Engaging Cybersecurity Counsel Early – It’s the Right Choice
    Last year, SEC Chair Mary Jo White named cybersecurity as the biggest risk facing financial markets. But the risk isn’t limited to the financial industry – even a casual review of breach reports in the mainstream press shows that…
Rank this Week: 2209

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Covers upcoming and decided appeals of interest to Canadian businesses and professions. By McCarthy Tétrault LLP

http://www.canadianappeals.com
Rank this Week: 1047

Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers taxes and business law. By Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin and White.

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Waste Fraud and Abuse Part 1, What It Is and Who Is Concerned

    Waste Fraud and Abuse Part 1, What It Is and Who Is Concerned
    Concern regarding “waste, fraud and abuse” in government spending is everywhere these days, it seems.  Even in 2017, it is a solidly bi-partisan concern.  A quick internet search reveals that think tanks from the…
  • Mar 21

    Settlement of Dispute Over Non-Compete Agreement

    Settlement of Dispute Over Non-Compete Agreement
    Omni Imaging, LLC (“Omni”), a Maryland limited liability company, filed its lawsuit against our clients, Blue Ridge X-Ray Co., Inc. (“Blue Ridge”) and Richard A. Wilson, in the U.S. District Court for the District of…
  • Jun 23

    Federal Court Dismisses ADA Complaint

    Federal Court Dismisses ADA Complaint
    Businesses are obliged to ensure that their facilities comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act. But can anyone who believes he has found a violation somewhere sue to remedy it? The U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland…
Rank this Week: 3761

Austin Business Lawyer

Austin Business Lawyer

Commentary and information regarding the laws and regulations applicable to individuals, corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies (LLCs). By Gary L. Britt.

http://www.austinbusinesslawyer.info
  • Mar 28

    Ten IRS Tax Return Filing Tip

    Ten IRS Tax Return Filing Tip
    The Income Tax filing deadline is Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Here Are 10 Quick Ideas To Help: 1. Gather Records. Good recordkeeping is important. It helps to ensure that nothing gets overlooked. Records such as receipts and cancelled checks…
  • Mar 17

    IRS - IRA 401k Reminder: April 1 Deadline To Take Required Minimum Distribution

    IRS - IRA 401k Reminder: April 1 Deadline To Take Required Minimum Distribution
    Taxpayers who turned age 70½ during 2016 that, in most cases, must start receiving required minimum distributions (RMDs) from Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and workplace retirement plans by Saturday, April 1, 2017. A 50…
  • Mar 14

    IRS Offers IRA Tax Tips for the 2016 Tax Year

    IRS Offers IRA Tax Tips for the 2016 Tax Year
    Taxpayers often have questions about Individual Retirement Arrangements, or IRAs. Common questions include: When can a person contribute, how does an IRA impact taxes, and what are other common rules. The IRS offers the following tax tips…
Rank this Week: 1924

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 28

    The Competitive Effects of Common Ownership: We Know Less than We Think

    The Competitive Effects of Common Ownership: We Know Less than We Think
    Daniel P. O'Brien, Bates White Economic Consulting and Keith Waehrer, Bates White Economic Consulting argue The Competitive Effects of Common Ownership: We Know Less than We Think. ABSTRACT: Recent empirical research purports to show that…
  • Mar 28

    Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law Emerging Trend

    Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law Emerging Trend
    Pier Luigi Parcu, Giorgio Monti and Marco Botta, European University Institute analyze Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law Emerging Trends. BOOK ABSTRACT: Granting rebates to a customer or refusing to supply a competitor are examples of…
  • Mar 28

    The Art of Regulation Competition in Europe – Wealth and Warine

    The Art of Regulation Competition in Europe – Wealth and Warine
    Christian Koenig and Bernhard von Wendland have a new book out on The Art of Regulation Competition in Europe – Wealth and Wariness. BOOK ABSTRACT: Increasingly, EU market regulation measures have been introduced in the pursuit of economic…
Rank this Week: 24

iVLG Business Law Blog

iVLG Business Law Blog

Covers news, strategy and legal services of businesses and entrepreneurs. By inVigor Law Group PLLC.

http://www.invigorlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Seed financings: comparing convertible debt, KISS and SAFE docs, and priced equity

    Seed financings: comparing convertible debt, KISS and SAFE docs, and priced equity
    In this post we compare equity offerings, convertible debt, SAFEs, and KISSes as vehicles for seed round financings.... Read More The post Seed financings: comparing convertible debt, KISS and SAFE docs, and priced equity appeared first on…
  • Mar 24

    News Roundup: Business is an Adventure; Robotic Technology; Electronics Ban

    News Roundup: Business is an Adventure; Robotic Technology; Electronics Ban
    The Future of Robotic Technology President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao will likely lead a historic transformation in the FAA and NHTSA. Self-driving cars and drone technology are rapidly advancing, and the…
  • Mar 20

    Founder Math: Comparing Convertible Notes & Priced Equity

    Founder Math: Comparing Convertible Notes & Priced Equity
    In this post we have an embedded excel sheet that founders can use to compare what their cap table might look like down the road if they use a capped convertible note, uncapped convertible note, or a priced equity deal in their seed…
Rank this Week: 3136

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • Mar 28

    5 Ways Women Can Get Out of a Job Rut

    5 Ways Women Can Get Out of a Job Rut
    Women who speak up for what they want are typically more successful than those who don’t, but it can be tricky to know how to go after a work-related goal. Here are the best ways to begin.
  • Mar 21

    The Implications of SaaS Services Agreement Representations & Warrantie

    The Implications of SaaS Services Agreement Representations & Warrantie
    Representations and warranties are key to technology contracts, but we often don’t fully understand their implications. Here, UpCounsel attorney Christopher Borders breaks them down.
  • Mar 16

    A Former Lucasfilm Lawyer Tells Us Why She Left Traditional Behind

    A Former Lucasfilm Lawyer Tells Us Why She Left Traditional Behind
    UpCounsel attorney Jann Moorhead discusses her transition from law firms and in-house to a solo practice, including how she prepared for the shift and how her life has changed since.
Rank this Week: 2215

Death Care Law Blog

Death Care Law Blog

Covers laws relating to pre-need and death care compliance, serving banks, funeral homes, crematories, and cemetaries. By William Stalter.

http://www.deathcarelaw.com/
  • Mar 28

    Missouri’s Longest Preneed Audit: Continued until October

    Missouri’s Longest Preneed Audit: Continued until October
    After five months of trading Complaints and Answers, the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors and the Missouri Funeral Trust have been assigned an October hearing date before the Administrative Hearing Commission.…
  • Mar 24

    Missouri Financial Exam Documents: Insurance Policie

    Missouri Financial Exam Documents: Insurance Policie
    The financial examination records sought by the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors two bullet points directed at insurance funded arrangements: A current statement from any/all applicable insurance companies with which…
  • Mar 17

    Missouri Exam Documents: Trustee Record

    Missouri Exam Documents: Trustee Record
    In a prior post, we listed the records sought by the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors when an examination is scheduled against a preneed seller.  In this post we will look at the five bullet points that involve the…
Rank this Week: 4443

California Legal Blog

California Legal Blog

Covers business, real estate, estate planning, probate, trusts, wills, intellectual property and civil litigation. By Anker Hymes & Schreiber LLP.

http://ankerhymesschreiberllp.com/
  • Mar 28

    Pitfalls of Giving Up Equity in a Business Venture (Part 1)

    Pitfalls of Giving Up Equity in a Business Venture (Part 1)
    From entrepreneurs to trusted advisors, financing a new business venture can be extraordinarily challenging. When you are considering your options, however, be very cautious about giving up ownership. Such a strategy can help get your…
  • Jan 26

    New Name, Same Dedication…

    New Name, Same Dedication…
    We have changed the name of our firm from Anker, Hymes & Schreiber, LLP to Hymes, Schreiber & Knox, LLP. The name change comes after the passing of Samuel H. Anker and the promotion to partner of our long-time firm member, KC Marie…
  • Dec 13

    Make Sure Your Agreements Are in Writing

    Make Sure Your Agreements Are in Writing
    A recent California Court of Appeals decision once again demonstrated how important it is to always get your agreements in writing.  While the decision was in the context of a real estate broker’s claim for a commission, the basic…
Rank this Week: 3412

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Mar 28

    GovConVoices: Prime Management Of Subcontracts: Will ASBCA Decision Affect DCAA’s “Obsession”?

    GovConVoices: Prime Management Of Subcontracts: Will ASBCA Decision Affect DCAA’s “Obsession”?
    The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals recently dismissed a government claim that Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems, Inc. (LMIS), failed to comply with its prime contract terms by not adequately managing its subcontractors and…
  • Mar 27

    CBCA Orders a Federal Contractor to Play the “Waiting” Game

    CBCA Orders a Federal Contractor to Play the “Waiting” Game
    When issues arise in performance of a federal contract, a contractor may seek redress from the government by filing a claim with the contracting officer. However, commencing such a claim may result in an exercise of patience and waiting by…
  • Mar 24

    WOSB Program Changes: My “Game Changers” Podcast

    WOSB Program Changes: My “Game Changers” Podcast
    The woman-owned small business program is in the midst of major changes: from the addition of sole source authority, to lingering questions about what the heck the SBA’s plan is to address the elimination of WOSB self-certification. I…
Rank this Week: 3538

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Mar 28

    Benchwarmer Effect: The Sobering Reality of Coblentz Agreement

    Benchwarmer Effect: The Sobering Reality of Coblentz Agreement
    General rules, as we are all too familiar, are privy to exceptions. A general rule concerning settlement agreements is that only parties to the settlement agreement are bound by its terms. Necessarily, there are instances wherein a party not…
  • Mar 27

    Compensatory Damages Under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act

    Compensatory Damages Under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act
    Once the creditor obtains a decree from the court that the debtor made a fraudulent transfer, the creditor may collect on its claim under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (“FUFTA”), which provides creditors with…
  • Mar 23

    Not So Fast: Important Legal Considerations for Entrepreneurs Starting a New Busine

    Not So Fast: Important Legal Considerations for Entrepreneurs Starting a New Busine
    Starting a new business can be both incredibly exciting and substantially stressful, and many entrepreneurs hastily begin business without considering many important legal considerations in starting up. However, with legal guidance and proper…
Rank this Week: 2236

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Mar 28

    Benchwarmer Effect: The Sobering Reality of Coblentz Agreement

    Benchwarmer Effect: The Sobering Reality of Coblentz Agreement
    General rules, as we are all too familiar, are privy to exceptions. A general rule concerning settlement agreements is that only parties to the settlement agreement are bound by its terms. Necessarily, there are instances wherein a party not…
  • Mar 27

    Compensatory Damages Under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act

    Compensatory Damages Under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act
    Once the creditor obtains a decree from the court that the debtor made a fraudulent transfer, the creditor may collect on its claim under Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (“FUFTA”), which provides creditors with…
  • Mar 23

    Not So Fast: Important Legal Considerations for Entrepreneurs Starting a New Busine

    Not So Fast: Important Legal Considerations for Entrepreneurs Starting a New Busine
    Starting a new business can be both incredibly exciting and substantially stressful, and many entrepreneurs hastily begin business without considering many important legal considerations in starting up. However, with legal guidance and proper…
Rank this Week: 2214

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Covers North Carolina contract and tort law. By Maginnis Law.

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Mar 28

    Info on Shocking Punitives Verdict Against Bank of America

    Info on Shocking Punitives Verdict Against Bank of America
    The Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California allowed a recover of $1 Million in Actual Damages to a California couple and assessed $45 Million in Punitive Damages against Bank of America in a recent opinion. The Court found…
  • Mar 20

    Common Cases Involving Mortgage Companie

    Common Cases Involving Mortgage Companie
    As you might expect, there are lots of homeowners who contact us with a problem with mortgage companies  When you have an industry in which a) the company you initially choose to work with is almost never the company you end up working…
  • Mar 2

    How Mortgage Servicers Who Violate The Law Is Like a Scary Movie

    How Mortgage Servicers Who Violate The Law Is Like a Scary Movie
    I’ve been reading some books on screenwriting. I’m not having a midlife crisis (yet), but what better way to learn how to better communicate the story of your case to a jury then to learn how to tell a story like a pro?…
Rank this Week: 4720

AMS Counsel Blawg

AMS Counsel Blawg

Covers business law, employment agreements, and start-up considerations. By Anne Marie Segal.

http://annemariesegal.com/
  • Mar 28

    Webinars for My Second Anniversary

    Webinars for My Second Anniversary
    In celebration of Segal Coaching’s SECOND ANNIVERSARY (in four days, on April 1, 2017), I…
  • Mar 14

    A Career Coach on a Snow Day: Grit

    A Career Coach on a Snow Day: Grit
    As a snow day gives you time to reflect on what you want for your life and career and (for many of us) what you want to pass on to the next generation, I was thankful for the snow.
  • Mar 9

    The Emotional Life Cycle of a Major Career Transition

    The Emotional Life Cycle of a Major Career Transition
    Clients often ask for a roadmap for career transitions, whether they yearn for more meaning at work or have other motivations. While I can ask the right questions to uncover their passions and talents and how these intersect with the…
Rank this Week: 3759

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Lancaster County Reassessment – Commercial and Industrial Property Assessment Appeal

    Lancaster County Reassessment – Commercial and Industrial Property Assessment Appeal
    We have written a couple of posts about the Lancaster County-wide Property Tax Reassessment.  In this post, we want to focus specifically on commercial and industrial properties.  This includes any sort of income producing…
  • Mar 27

    Insurance Considerations for Liquor Licensee

    Insurance Considerations for Liquor Licensee
    I have the pleasure of working with numerous clients who own bars, restaurants, hotels and breweries, so when Nate Bunty asked me to participate in an Expert Interview on Liquor Liability I was happy to share some of the knowledge and…
  • Mar 23

    To Appeal, or not to Appeal – That is the question after you receive your property reassessment.

    To Appeal, or not to Appeal – That is the question after you receive your property reassessment.
    By now, all property owners have had some time to stew over the preliminary reassessments they have received.  You’ve read our recent post on the Lancaster County property reassessment, searched Google for more information and…
Rank this Week: 375

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Fight Driving on Revoked Under Va Code 18.2-272

    Fight Driving on Revoked Under Va Code 18.2-272
    If you’re accused of violating Virginia Code 18.2-272, you should be aware that this is a Class 1 misdemeanor, and you are facing a real likelihood of jail if you are found guilty. This statute covers violations of driving while your…
  • Mar 19

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]
    The map below displays the precise location of every red light camera in Virginia. Hover over any of the red indicators to see the city and cross streets for each red light camera location. Andrew Flusche answers common questions about red…
  • Mar 19

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]
    The map below displays the precise location of every red light camera in Virginia. Hover over any of the red indicators to see the city and cross streets for each red light camera location. Andrew Flusche answers common questions about red…
Rank this Week: 166

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, foreclosures, and business law. By The Silber Law Firm LLC.

http://www.thesilberlawfirm.com/
  • Mar 28

    Identical Trademarks Found Not Infringing

    Identical Trademarks Found Not Infringing
    Land O’ Lakes Outdoors, Inc. and Land O’ Lakes Tackle Co., Inc., began their business selling fishing tackle in a Wisconsin town called Land O’ Lakes, a region “dotted” with lakes attractive to fishermen. Since…
  • Mar 14

    Consolidation of Two Mortgages Deemed to Be One Loan

    Consolidation of Two Mortgages Deemed to Be One Loan
    In July 2000, Citibank extended a $54,000 loan to a condominium owner, with an additional $38,000 loan extended the next year. These two loans were consolidated into one loan for a total of $92,000. Some seven years later, the condominium…
  • Mar 2

    Amazon resists request for Echo in connection with Arkansas slaying

    Amazon resists request for Echo in connection with Arkansas slaying
    While this issue is outside of our practice areas and jurisdiction, it is nonetheless noteworthy in illustrating the ever-expanding sources for where information can be found.
Rank this Week: 2953

Strictly Business

Strictly Business

Covers business law for entrepreneurs, emerging companies and the investment management industry. By Alexander J. Davie.

http://www.strictlybusinesslawblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Guide to Starting a Hedge Fund

    Guide to Starting a Hedge Fund
    As an investment manager looking into starting a hedge fund, you know that a successful launch is critical to standing out in the increasingly competitive investment management business. If you want to attract capital from the right…
  • Mar 15

    Understanding the Common Investment Structures for a Seed or Angel Round

    Understanding the Common Investment Structures for a Seed or Angel Round
    I’ve previously written about the steps that startups and emerging companies need to take to prepare for an angel or seed round, one of which is becoming familiar with the popular investment structures that are available. With the…
  • Feb 15

    Legal Considerations for Selling Your Emerging Growth Company Part 7: The Closing

    Legal Considerations for Selling Your Emerging Growth Company Part 7: The Closing
    We’ve come to the end of our 7-part series on selling an emerging growth company, and now it’s time to seal the deal. The closing is the crucial final step in the sale, where ownership of your company officially changes hands. The…
Rank this Week: 1245

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Mar 28

    Private Real Estate and Regulatory Assets Under Management

    Private Real Estate and Regulatory Assets Under Management
    It’s that time of the year again. Real estate fund managers registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission are working on their Form ADV filings. I’m hearing a few questions about the right way to calculate Regulatory…
  • Mar 24

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for March 24

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for March 24
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Women in banking To err is human, to get fired for it … female by Tanaya Macheel in American Banker One of the latest studies of gender differences in…
  • Mar 23

    The Republican Agenda and Private Real Estate

    The Republican Agenda and Private Real Estate
    Since President Trump is deep in private real estate, maybe there will be some good things coming to the industry during his administration.  There were six major themes that President Trump campaigned on the most: Immigration and the…
Rank this Week: 4546

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Mar 28

    Another “Choice” for Bank Regulatory Reform?

    Another “Choice” for Bank Regulatory Reform?
    [In] November 2016, we noted that the Financial CHOICE Act proposed by Rep. Jeb Hensarling was only the beginning. While many eyes continued to be fixed on the House Financial Services Committee and the much anticipated CHOICE Act 2.0, on…
  • Mar 28

    The “Why” Question in Investment Theory

    The “Why” Question in Investment Theory
    Economics has developed as a science, conveniently forgetting its roots in political philosophy. Unfortunately that “science” is severely dated, and the functioning of the global capital markets has become separated from the real…
  • Mar 28

    Are Large Banks Valued More Highly?

    Are Large Banks Valued More Highly?
    In Are Large Banks Valued More Highly?, we investigate whether the value of large banks, defined as banks with assets in excess of the Dodd-Frank threshold for enhanced supervision ($50 billion in 2010 constant dollars), increases with the…
Rank this Week: 1004

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Mar 28

    News Headlines for Mar 28, 2017

    News Headlines for Mar 28, 2017
    Fitch Identifies Six Media Companies as Likely to Default in 2017 – WSJ ,How to Manage Relationships With Financially Distressed Companies ,9 restaurants, 1 kitchen, no dining room — virtual restaurants open for online delivery…
  • Mar 28

    Read Issue #74 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #74 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #74) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Mar 27

    Read Issue #73 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #73 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #73) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
Rank this Week: 17

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Mar 28

    Pay Ratio: Comments Received So Far

    Pay Ratio: Comments Received So Far
    Back in early February, the SEC’s Acting Chair – Mike Piwowar issued a statement directing the Corp Fin Staff to revisit the pay ratio rule & requested public comment about any challenges in complying with the rule. Comments…
  • Mar 27

    Ooh! Ahh! Corp Fin Lifestyle

    Ooh! Ahh! Corp Fin Lifestyle
    In this 33-minute podcast, Brian Lane & Jim Moloney talk about their SEC days, including: 1. How did you wind up being a securities lawyer? 2. What was your career path within the SEC? 3. What is one of your fondest memories in Corp Fin?…
  • Mar 24

    Clayton Confirmation: Make America’s Capital Markets Great Again

    Clayton Confirmation: Make America’s Capital Markets Great Again
    Yesterday, the Senate held a confirmation hearing on Jay Clayton’s nomination to serve as SEC Chair.  In his opening statement, Jay touched on some of his priorities – and improving…
Rank this Week: 2582

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Mar 28

    Study: Cross-Border M&A

    Study: Cross-Border M&A
    This Deloitte study surveyed 500 global executives with cross-border M&A experience.  Despite caution about political instability and the global economy, the study says that the appetite for cross-border deals remains…
  • Mar 27

    The Williams Cos. v. Energy Transfer: A Rare Dissent on Delaware’s High Court

    The Williams Cos. v. Energy Transfer: A Rare Dissent on Delaware’s High Court
    Last week, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the Chancery Court’s decision in The Williams Companies v. Energy Transfer. There’s nothing unusual about that – the Supreme Court and the Chancery Court are usually…
  • Mar 24

    Need a Break? Visit our “Deal Cube Museum”

    Need a Break? Visit our “Deal Cube Museum”
    Need a break? Don’t check your NCAA bracket – you’ll only get depressed.  Visit our “Deal Cube Museum” instead.  We’ve got prime artifacts from some of the great – and maybe…
Rank this Week: 1770

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Mar 28

    Interstate Versus Intrastate Business – What’s The Difference?

    Interstate Versus Intrastate Business – What’s The Difference?
    Some words are easily confused such as hyperthermia and hypothermia.  In the case of the former, one is overheated and in the case of the latter, one is not warm enough.  The difference becomes more understandable…
  • Mar 27

    Improper Purpose Frustrates Member’s Assertion Of A Proper Purpose

    Improper Purpose Frustrates Member’s Assertion Of A Proper Purpose
    The inspection rights of members of California nonprofit mutual benefit corporations mirror those of shareholders of corporations under the General Corporation Law. Section 8333 of the Corporations Code provides that the accounting books and…
  • Mar 24

    Want To File A Derivative Suit? You May Soon Be Required To Read Statute

    Want To File A Derivative Suit? You May Soon Be Required To Read Statute
    I have been writing recently about SB 203, a bill that is now pending in the Nevada legislature.  As introduced, the bill would, among other things, require the following: In an action involving or relating to a…
Rank this Week: 792

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Mar 27

    Proposed 2018 AALS Business Regulation Discussion Group - Heminway x Tucker Collab

    Proposed 2018 AALS Business Regulation Discussion Group - Heminway x Tucker Collab
    Call for Participants Proposed Discussion Group A New Era for Business Regulation? Joan MacLeod Heminway, The University of Tennessee College of Law Anne Tucker, Georgia State University College of Law 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA…
  • Mar 26

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (March 26,2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (March 26,2017)
    Adam Smith’s invisible hand: "great idea, badly over-simplified" https://t.co/mx0sG0J5V3 #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) March 19, 2017 "Connecticut is the 17th state to enact a version of the Uniform LLC…
  • Mar 25

    Kissing Cousins: MERS and DTC

    Kissing Cousins: MERS and DTC
    This semester, I’m teaching a seminar on the financial crisis. And because my specialty is corporate and securities law, not property, I brought in a ringer – in the form of Chris Odinet of Southern University Law Center – to...
Rank this Week: 283

AG Deal Diary

AG Deal Diary

A collection of insights and analysis on hot topics impacting companies, funds, dealmakers and directors. By Akin Gump.

http://www.akingump.com/en/experience/practices/corporate/ag-deal-diary/index.html
  • Mar 27

    President Trump Rescinds the Blacklisting Executive Order

    President Trump Rescinds the Blacklisting Executive Order
    On March 27, 2017, President Trump took the much-anticipated action of rescinding President Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order 13673 and its underlying regulations (the “Blacklisting Rules,” as it became…
  • Mar 23

    SEC Adopts T+2 Settlement Cycle for Securities Transaction

    SEC Adopts T+2 Settlement Cycle for Securities Transaction
    On March 22, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted an amendment to Rule 15c6-1(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”) to shorten the standard settlement cycle for most broker-dealer…
  • Mar 21

    SEC Proposes Inline XBRL Filing of Tagged Data

    SEC Proposes Inline XBRL Filing of Tagged Data
    On March 1, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published for comment a proposed rule requiring the use of the Inline eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) format for the submission of operating company financial…
Rank this Week: 2009

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
Rank this Week: 1140

Fashion & Apparel Law Blog

Fashion & Apparel Law Blog

Covers legal issues facing the fashion, apparel and textile industry. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.fashionapparellawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1742

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Mar 27

    Scholarship Spotlight: "Laws as Implied Contract Terms" (Steven W. Feldman - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

    Scholarship Spotlight: "Laws as Implied Contract Terms" (Steven W. Feldman - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
    We at ContractsProf Blog love to highlight recent scholarship by our readers! If you are the author of a recent work of contracts or commercial law scholarship that you have posted on SSRN, send me (Mark Edwin Burge) a copy...
  • Mar 27

    NDAs in the Sexual Assault Context

    NDAs in the Sexual Assault Context
    I've blogged a lot about NDAs on this blog, including in the context of allegations of domestic violence. So when I saw this recent essay on Inside Higher Ed discussing NDAs in the context of sexual assault investigations on university...
  • Mar 24

    Contracts read published in Drake Law Review

    Contracts read published in Drake Law Review
    Abstract Consent, a powerful concept that lies at the heart of contract law, has received a great amount of scholarly attention. Recently, some contract law scholars have been criticizing consent and suggesting alternative concepts. Contrary…
Rank this Week: 126

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 996

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Creating a Plan for Minor Children

    Creating a Plan for Minor Children
    Estate planning has many benefits, with one of the best being that it allows our clients to have peace of mind.  This peace of mind comes from knowing that your family members can be taken care of if something happens to you.  This…
  • Mar 16

    Jacksonville Probate Attorney: Missing Beneficiarie

    Jacksonville Probate Attorney: Missing Beneficiarie
    Jacksonville Probate: How to Handle Missing Beneficiaries Jacksonville probate attorneys often deal with a beneficiary that is alive, but no one knows this person’s address.  If a beneficiary goes missing or cannot be found, then…
  • Mar 14

    Jacksonville Estate Planning For Single Parent

    Jacksonville Estate Planning For Single Parent
    Jacksonville Estate Planning For Single Parents One of the best aspects of Jacksonville estate planning is that every plan can be tailored to a person’s life and specific needs.  In Jacksonville, Estate planning is important for…
Rank this Week: 548

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Mar 27

    Chancery Applies Fitracks Procedures to Challenged Advancement Award

    Chancery Applies Fitracks Procedures to Challenged Advancement Award
    Alexandra D. Rogin, an Eckert Seamans associate, prepared this overview. Last month, in a comprehensive advancement decision captioned, White v. Curo Texas Holdings, LLC, C.A. No. 12369-VCL (Del. Ch. Feb. 21, 2017), the Delaware Court of…
  • Mar 16

    Court Rejects Post-Closing Adjustment Claim

    Court Rejects Post-Closing Adjustment Claim
    The Court of Chancery recently explained in a post-trial opinion why a post-closing adjustment claim seeking a milestone payment was rejected in light of a careful examination of the meaning of an ambiguous term in the milestone…
  • Mar 14

    Chancery Enforces Key Litigation Rule

    Chancery Enforces Key Litigation Rule
    Why noteworthy: All those who litigate in the Delaware Court of Chancery need to read an important opinion issued yesterday that enforces key litigation rules by way of granting a motion to compel discovery replies. The court, in the case…
Rank this Week: 236

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

Covers business law. By Law Offices of Tony T. Liu.

http://www.orangecountybusinessattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    New Exemption from California Finance Lenders Law

    New Exemption from California Finance Lenders Law
    Those not used to reading statutes will probably find them really boring and might be surprised by the sometimes long and in depth sections on definitions of terms. You might assume that if a word is in a statute it should have whatever…
  • Mar 20

    Investor Accused of Using Company’s Ideas for His Own Patent

    Investor Accused of Using Company’s Ideas for His Own Patent
    A start up company may be in need of funding and see an investor as a savior for the company. But companies need to protect themselves and be wary of investors as much as they may need their money. A company needs to guard itself against the…
  • Mar 16

    SEC Sues Orange County Firm Accused of Defrauding Investors Seeking Permanent Residency

    SEC Sues Orange County Firm Accused of Defrauding Investors Seeking Permanent Residency
    It’s never a good thing to have a federal judge order a freeze on your business’ assets.  That’s what happened to an Orange County firm that federal officials claim stole money from foreign investors, mostly Chinese…
Rank this Week: 2929

ACA Review

ACA Review

Covers labor and employment, tax, employee benefits and healthcare law issues associated with the Affordable Care Act. By Balch & Bingham LLP.

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Mar 27

    The Surprise of Familiarity

    The Surprise of Familiarity
    Watching from afar the Scouts attempting to earn their orienteering merit badges, we could see it on the boys’ faces.  They were lost; they were scared.  They should have reached their destination an hour ago.  Soon,…
  • Mar 13

    And . . . the . . . CBO . . . Scooooores!

    And . . . the . . . CBO . . . Scooooores!
    Here are the highlights we took (quickly) from this afternoon’s Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate for the American Health Care Act. The AHCA “would reduce federal deficits by $337 billion over the 2017-2026 period.”…
  • Mar 13

    ACA Repeal: The Middle Part

    ACA Repeal: The Middle Part
    Screenplays, new business ventures and major legislation typically have problems in Act II.  Hopes were raised so high in Act I.  Now, things seem to drag on and on, pointlessly.   Friends tell you to give up or start over…
Rank this Week: 2858

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Mar 27

    Should You Discuss Damages During Opening and Closing?

    Should You Discuss Damages During Opening and Closing?
    Whether and how you discuss damages in your opening statement and closing argument is a strategic consideration. A plaintiff discussing damages in the opening may turn jurors off, but not doing so can be a tactical mistake. Defendants usually…
  • Mar 24

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?
    Automobile liability policies provide coverage both to “named insureds” and “insureds.” Do you understand the coverage consequences of this distinction? When representing an insured in a car accident case, you need to…
  • Mar 22

    Deadlines for Motions to Compel

    Deadlines for Motions to Compel
    The timing of a motion to compel depends largely on whether responses have been served. Here’s a review of the timing in common situations and a handy chart with the time limits. If no responses served. If the responding party fails to…
Rank this Week: 389

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Mar 27

    What To Say When a Recruiter Call

    What To Say When a Recruiter Call
    Are you prepared for a call from a recruiter? Liz Ryan, the CEO/founder of Human Workplace and author of Reinvention Roadmap gives her thoughts on how best to prepare: “Before you get on the phone with [the…
  • Mar 26

    Being a Lawyer is a Total Bore

    Being a Lawyer is a Total Bore
    The next survey will reveal that lawyers are total bores: “Lawyers and people employed in the legal sector are the most bored in the workplace with 8 out of 10 admitting they find their job... The post Being a Lawyer is a Total Bore…
  • Mar 21

    Conducting a Long-Distance Legal Job Search

    Conducting a Long-Distance Legal Job Search
    How do you land an in-house gig when you live far from the company you are pining for? Sonya Som, partner in Major Lindsey & Africa’s Chicago/ Midwest office, gives her always eloquent and practical thoughts:…
Rank this Week: 260

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

Covers business law, government law, and immigration law. By Brian Silber, Esq.

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
Rank this Week: 2159

Delaware Chancery Law Blog

Delaware Chancery Law Blog

Covers corporate and commercial practice in the Delaware Court of Chancery. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarechancery.foxrothschild.com/
  • Mar 27

    Summary Judgment Granted in Favor of Delaware Officer Due to Release

    Summary Judgment Granted in Favor of Delaware Officer Due to Release
    When applicable, former D&Os of Delaware corporations will rely upon a release from the company to shield liability against class action or derivative lawsuits filed thereafter. The recent decision of Seiden v. Kaneko, C.A. No.…
  • Mar 15

    Chancery Opinion Provides a Roadmap to Discovery Rules and Obligation

    Chancery Opinion Provides a Roadmap to Discovery Rules and Obligation
    In the recent decision of In re Oxbow Carbon LLC Unitholder Litig., Consol. C.A. No 12447-VCL (Del. Ch. March 13, 2017), Vice Chancellor Laster provides a comprehensive review of pretrial discovery rules before the Delaware Court of…
  • Mar 3

    Books and Records Demand Denied for Lack of Standing

    Books and Records Demand Denied for Lack of Standing
    Under Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law (“DGCL”), only stockholders or directors have standing to make a demand to inspect a Delaware corporation’s books and records.  What happens if, after a books…
Rank this Week: 2027

Indiana Business Lawyer Blog

Indiana Business Lawyer Blog

Cover business and corporate law issues. By Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse.

http://www.indianabusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Broadband Access in Rural Areas and Mandatory E-filing

    Broadband Access in Rural Areas and Mandatory E-filing
    Attorneys practicing in Indiana are well aware that Indiana courts and administrative agencies are moving to “mandatory” electronic filing.  The Indiana Supreme Court’s e-filing project is rolling along, with e-filing…
  • Mar 20

    Liability Limitation for Indiana’s Weekend Warrior

    Liability Limitation for Indiana’s Weekend Warrior
    On February 16, 2017, the Indiana Supreme Court issued an opinion regarding a sports participant’s duty owed to other participants in sports-injury tort cases. Megenity v. Dunn (No. 22D03-1309-CT-1354, decided Feb. 16, 2017). The Court…
  • Mar 15

    Indiana Stormwater Act: Municipalities May Assess Fee on Property Owners Even When Property Does Not Cause Runoff

    Indiana Stormwater Act: Municipalities May Assess Fee on Property Owners Even When Property Does Not Cause Runoff
    On February 15, 2017, the Indiana Court of Appeals issued a published opinion affirming a municipality’s ability to charge a Stormwater Fee to all property owners within the boundaries of the city. Mint Management, LLC v. City of…
Rank this Week: 289

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
  • Mar 27

    A Pair of Unbrotherly Business Altercations Go to Trial

    A Pair of Unbrotherly Business Altercations Go to Trial
    This week's New York Business Divorce features a pair of post-trial decisions by Justice Timothy Dufficy in two cases -- one seeking dissolution of an LLC, the other seeking to establish a de facto partnership -- both of which involved…
  • Mar 20

    When Love and Business Fail

    When Love and Business Fail
    The mix of romance and business partnership can prove toxic when one or the other fails, as illustrated in a case recently decided by Queens County Justice Dufficy in Shih v. Kim, highlighted in this week's New York Business Divorce. …
  • Mar 13

    Has New Jersey Gone Off Its DLOM Rocker?

    Has New Jersey Gone Off Its DLOM Rocker?
    New Jersey's approach to the marketability discount in statutory fair value cases has been called a "business appraiser's nightmare." A recent decision by a New Jersey trial court, in which it applied a 25% marketability discount to penalize…
Rank this Week: 1106

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Mar 26

    Delaware Supreme Court Issues New Standards Governing Master Limited Partnership Case

    Delaware Supreme Court Issues New Standards Governing Master Limited Partnership Case
    Brinckerhoff v. Enbridge Energy Company, Del. Sup. C.A. 273, 2016 (March 20, 2017) Agreements for limited partnerships, in particular for publicly-traded master limited partnerships, are notoriously complicated and often hard to understand,…
  • Mar 26

    Court of Chancery Enjoins Transaction Pending Clearer Disclosure of Banker’s Conflict

    Court of Chancery Enjoins Transaction Pending Clearer Disclosure of Banker’s Conflict
    Vento v. Curry, C.A. No. 2017-0157-AGB (March 22, 2017) A board must disclose all information material to the stockholder vote for a transaction.  Moreover, disclosures may be inadequate when they are buried in various places in a…
  • Mar 14

    Court Of Chancery Explains Discovery Objection

    Court Of Chancery Explains Discovery Objection
    In Re Oxbow Carbon LLC Unitholder Litigation, C.A. No. 12447-VCL (March 13, 2017) For some time now, the Court of Chancery has told litigants that objections to documents requests should be specific, not generic and boilerplate. This…
Rank this Week: 2303

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Mar 25

    Are we watching the demise of the American public corporation?

    Are we watching the demise of the American public corporation?
    I've spent my professional life studying the American public corporation, but for a while I've been worried that the next generation of corporate law scholars may have to find other subjects of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Mar 25

    My diploma from STEP at ND

    My diploma from STEP at ND
    Five more courses to go for my Certificate in Catholic Doctrine: [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 24

    WLF on the SEC's Conflict Minerals Rule

    WLF on the SEC's Conflict Minerals Rule
    From the Washington Legal Foundation: On March 17, 2017 WLF filed comments with SEC in response to Acting Chairman Piwowar’s January 31 request for input on the Conflict Minerals Rule. WLF seeks... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 545

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Mar 25

    Horses, Bourbon, Kentucky

    Horses, Bourbon, Kentucky
    I stumbled upon an interesting article in the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law of all places. Even though it’s based in Kentucky, I am startled to see that perhaps Mark Brown missed this, in the wee…
  • Mar 11

    Shoutout to Fairfax

    Shoutout to Fairfax
    Our law firm has been in the heart of Fairfax County, Virginia, since 2001. Before that, I worked a couple blocks from the White House. For the most part, we’ve handled federal law during that time. But increasingly, we are handling…
  • Feb 6

    How Old is that Old Charter?

    How Old is that Old Charter?
    The plaintiff in a would-be class action lawsuit against Sazerac voluntarily dismissed all his claims in late January, ending the litigation. The case (Parker v. Buffalo Trace Distillery, Inc. et al.) began in November of last year,…
Rank this Week: 951