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InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • May 23

    The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Accomplishing More, One Task at a Time

    The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Accomplishing More, One Task at a Time
    Jeff Skott, a Lead Solutions Architect for LexisNexis, gives his thoughts on how lawyers can accomplish more – by doing one thing at a time: “A few months ago, at a restaurant in Houston, I... The post The Busy Lawyer’s…
  • May 22

    Social Media Ethics for In-House Counsel (Free Ethics CLE, NYC, 5/31)

    Social Media Ethics for In-House Counsel (Free Ethics CLE, NYC, 5/31)
    The New York Counsel In-House Meetup is having yet another Meetup, and this one carries a free New York ethics credit.  Here are the details: “Please join us as Gregory Casamento of Locke Lord takes... The post Social Media Ethics…
  • May 22

    LinkedIn Reveals The Hottest Companies To Work For

    LinkedIn Reveals The Hottest Companies To Work For
    Looking to make a move in the in-house world? Check out LinkedIn’s list of the hottest companies to work for: “Which companies are those jobseekers eyeing and where are they landing? LinkedIn offers up a... The post LinkedIn…
Rank this Week: 233

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: 3

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • May 23

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for May 23, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for May 23, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • May 23

    News Headlines for May 23, 2017

    News Headlines for May 23, 2017
    Retail bankruptcies push available anchor store space to new high in Chicago area ,Bond Buyers Forgive and Forget, Flock Back to Online Lenders’ Debt ,ScanSource Sales Suffer Due to Avaya Chapter 11 Bankruptcy ,Skip Barber Racing School…
  • May 22

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for May 22, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for May 22, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
Rank this Week: 109

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • May 23

    The One With The Floundering Hedge Fund

    The One With The Floundering Hedge Fund
    I’m a local homer, so fraud cases in Massachusetts catch my attention, especially when they involve private funds. The case of the floundering hedge fund, MC2 Capital, founded by Yasuna Murakami, is the usual example of greed and…
  • May 19

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for May 19

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for May 19
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Cybersecurity: Ransomware Alert from SEC’s OCIE Starting on May 12, 2017, a widespread ransomware attack, known as WannaCry, WCry, or Wanna Decryptor,…
  • May 18

    The SEC Reaching Back Far In The Past With Its Powers of Disgorgement

    The SEC Reaching Back Far In The Past With Its Powers of Disgorgement
    We have become used to the Securities and Exchange Commission extracting disgorgement of ill-gotten gains from those violating the securities laws. However, the enabling laws do not explicitly grant the SEC the right to disgorgement. We seem…
Rank this Week: 418

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1112

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
  • May 23

    Recent Board Declassifications: A Response to Cremers and Sepe

    Recent Board Declassifications: A Response to Cremers and Sepe
    We recently released a short paper, Recent Board Declassifications: A Response to Cremers and Sepe. Our paper responds to a paper released earlier this month by Martijn Cremers and Simone Sepe, Board Declassification Activism: The Financial…
  • May 23

    Court of Chancery’s Guidance on “Credible Basis” Standard for Obtaining Book

    Court of Chancery’s Guidance on “Credible Basis” Standard for Obtaining Book
    The Delaware Supreme Court has held that strict adherence to the procedural requirements of Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law “protects the right of the corporation to receive and consider a demand in proper form…
  • May 23

    Private Investor Meetings in Public Firms: The Case for Increasing Transparency

    Private Investor Meetings in Public Firms: The Case for Increasing Transparency
    What are the consequences if a senior manager of a public firm selectively discloses valuable non-public information (NPI) about the firm (such as details of its next quarterly report) to curry favor with an investor who trades on the…
Rank this Week: 108

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • May 23

    Are Illinois Non-Compete Agreements Still Valid for Low-Level Employees?

    Are Illinois Non-Compete Agreements Still Valid for Low-Level Employees?
    Are Employee Non-Compete Agreements Still Valid for Low-Level Employees?  Non-compete arguments are staple in every Chicago Business Lawyer’s legal arsenal and a necessary to protect a business under certain circumstances.  A…
  • May 16

    Electronic Contracts Basics for Chicago Busine

    Electronic Contracts Basics for Chicago Busine
    Are Digital Contracts Legal? If you are a Chicago business owner who is over the age of thirty, you remember the days of paper contracts that were typed and then snail mailed before they were revised, retyped and then mailed again.  Once…
  • May 9

    Equity Crowdfunding – The Future of Investing?

    Equity Crowdfunding – The Future of Investing?
    What is Equity Crowdfunding?  Is this the Future of Raising Investment Capital? It seems that while nearly everyone  has heard of crowdfunding, the concept of equity crowdfunding is not as well known but is gaining…
Rank this Week: 4546

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 23

    Estimating Market Power: Evidence from the US Brewing Industry

    Estimating Market Power: Evidence from the US Brewing Industry
    Jan De Loecker and Paul T. Scott are Estimating Market Power: Evidence from the US Brewing Industry. ABSTRACT: While inferring markups from demand data is common practice, estimation relies on difficult-to-test assumptions, including a…
  • May 23

    Optimal Market Structure in the Mobile Industry

    Optimal Market Structure in the Mobile Industry
    Jeanjean, François and Houngbonon, Georges Vivien discuss Optimal Market Structure in the Mobile Industry. ABSTRACT: The optimal market structure in the mobile industry is an important topic in the mobile industry. In this paper, we use two…
  • May 22

    From publishers to self-publishing: The disruptive effects of digitalisation on the book industry

    From publishers to self-publishing: The disruptive effects of digitalisation on the book industry
    Hviid, Morten ; Izquierdo Sanchez, Sofia ; Jaques, Sabine discuss From publishers to self-publishing: The disruptive effects of digitalisation on the book industry. ABSTRACT: This paper explores the structure of the book publishing industry…
Rank this Week: 21

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/
  • May 23

    More Fake News: Fitbit’s “Unreal” Tender Offer

    More Fake News: Fitbit’s “Unreal” Tender Offer
    If you’re a regular reader of “TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog,” you know that nothing excites me more than when someone fools the SEC’s Edgar & makes a fake filing! A little drool perhaps. Plug the term…
  • May 22

    Appraisal Rights: Chancery Clarifies Basis for “Quasi-Appraisal”

    Appraisal Rights: Chancery Clarifies Basis for “Quasi-Appraisal”
    Earlier this month, in In re Cyan Stockholders Litigation, Delaware Chancellor Bouchard dismissed post-merger fiduciary duty and quasi-appraisal claims arising out of Ciena’s 2015 acquisition of Cyan in a primarily stock-for-stock…
  • May 19

    Proxy Advisers: Shareholders Approve Deal Despite “No” From ISS

    Proxy Advisers: Shareholders Approve Deal Despite “No” From ISS
    This Wachtell memo discusses the recent shareholder vote on the pending merger between US-based PrivateBancorp & Canada’s CIBC – which received support from over 80% of PrivateBancorp’s shareholders despite a…
Rank this Week: 587

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • May 23

    Insider Trading: The Funny Bone

    Insider Trading: The Funny Bone
    This Nixon Peabody memo cracked me up. It describes a criminal insider trading conviction based on one buddy sliding a napkin to his pal at a bar with the name of a company that was going to be acquired (ie. nonpublic material information…
  • May 22

    More Fake News: Fitbit’s “Unreal” Tender Offer

    More Fake News: Fitbit’s “Unreal” Tender Offer
    If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that nothing excites me more than when someone fools the SEC’s Edgar & makes a fake filing! A little drool perhaps. Plug the term “fake” into the search box of this…
  • May 19

    Pay Ratio: Are You Banking on a Repeal?!?

    Pay Ratio: Are You Banking on a Repeal?!?
    I worry that some companies might be relying on Congress to step in and delay the implementation of the pay ratio rule. That’s looking less likely by the day. So the time that you have to prepare is narrowing. It’s also far from…
Rank this Week: 294

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    NCLAT Order under Section 7 of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016

    NCLAT Order under Section 7 of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016
    [Post by Diksha Jain, who is a 5thyear student at the National Law University, Jodhpur]The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) in its order dated 15 May 2017 in Innoventive Industries Ltd. v. ICICI Bank has ruled on certain…
  • May 21

    Buddh Circuit a Permanent Establishment of Formula One: Supreme Court

    Buddh Circuit a Permanent Establishment of Formula One: Supreme Court
    [In the following post, Akash Santosh Loya, who is a IIIrd Year Student, 5-year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Course, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, provides a summary of a recent Supreme Court decision that has implications for…
  • May 20

    Supreme Court Order on “Relevant Turnover”

    Supreme Court Order on “Relevant Turnover”
    [The following post is contributed by Akshay Bhatia, who is a 4th year student at the National Law University Odisha]The Supreme Court (SC) in its order on 8 May, 2017 in Excel Crop Care Limited v. the Competition Commission of India has…
Rank this Week: 303

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/
  • May 23

    Officers Of Foreign Corporations And The California Court

    Officers Of Foreign Corporations And The California Court
    Yesterday’s post concerned Section 2116 of the California Corporations Code.  Courts sometimes describe Section 2116 as codifying the internal affairs doctrine.  See, e.g., Vaughn v. LJ Internat., Inc., 174 Cal. App.…
  • May 22

    Enforceability Of Exclusive Forum Bylaw May Hinge On The Meaning Of “May”

    Enforceability Of Exclusive Forum Bylaw May Hinge On The Meaning Of “May”
    No California appellate court has yet addressed the validity of forum selection bylaws in a published decision.  When the question comes before a California appellate court, the outcome may turn on the meaning of “may” in…
  • May 19

    More On Revlon Duties In California

    More On Revlon Duties In California
    Following yesterday’s post concerning the status of Revlon duties in California, I received a note from Suzanne Weakley, an attorney at the California Continuing Education of the BAR (aka the CEB).  For those readers not…
Rank this Week: 370

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • May 22

    Is Deal Litigation in Delaware Done?

    Is Deal Litigation in Delaware Done?
    As documented on this site (for example, here and here) and elsewhere, deal litigation has been shifting from Delaware Chancery Court to courts in other states and to federal courts. This shift is largely the result of two Delaware court…
  • May 21

    Why Are There Fewer Public Companies and How Worried Should We Be About it?

    Why Are There Fewer Public Companies and How Worried Should We Be About it?
    There are fewer public companies in the U.S. than there were in the nineties. Understanding the reason for the decline in the number of public companies is important to understanding whether or not the decline is a cause for concern, as well…
  • May 18

    D&O Insurance is Important for Private Companies, Too

    D&O Insurance is Important for Private Companies, Too
    Executives at companies whose securities are publicly traded typically don’t need to be persuaded that their company needs D&O insurance. They understand that the exposures public companies face make D&O insurance indispensable.…
Rank this Week: 147

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 22

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty
    From the WSJ: Reports KYW Newsradio: Alito, a South Jersey native, spoke candidly about what he perceives as persistent attacks on free-speech rights and religious liberty. A Roman Catholic himself,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 18

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?
    Alan Palmiter has a wonderful new paper out, which I liked immensely. Corporate Governance as Moral Psychology (May 6, 2017). Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 17

    Keith Paul Bishops questions the defunct Harvard Shareholder Rights Project

    Keith Paul Bishops questions the defunct Harvard Shareholder Rights Project
    Here [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 107

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

Covers futures, commodities and forex regulation. By Shipkevich Law Firm.

http://www.cftclaw.com/
Rank this Week: 487

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business and insurance litigation. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 22

    Understanding the Bad Faith Failure to Pay Penalty in Tennessee Insurance Case

    Understanding the Bad Faith Failure to Pay Penalty in Tennessee Insurance Case
    Under Tennessee law, if an insurance company denies a claim, it can be subject to a bad faith failure to pay penalty. The maximum amount of the penalty is 25% of the claim amount which the insurance company should have paid.  Moreover,…
  • Apr 17

    When Checks or Payments are Designated “Paid in Full”: Accord and Satisfaction Law in Tennessee

    When Checks or Payments are Designated “Paid in Full”: Accord and Satisfaction Law in Tennessee
    It happens with some frequency in Tennessee that a check is written and notated “paid in full” or “payment in full.” Sometimes, if a check is not written “paid in full,” the business which owes the debt may…
  • Apr 9

    Basic Rules in Tennessee Regarding Auction Sales of Real Estate

    Basic Rules in Tennessee Regarding Auction Sales of Real Estate
    When real estate is sold at auction in Tennessee, what rights do the seller and highest bidder have after the hammer falls? Can the seller back out of the sale?  What are the chances that the highest bidder can win a case for specific…
Rank this Week: 3388

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/
  • May 22

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning
    Is Equal Fair with Estate Planning? Most of our clients want to treat their children fairly and equally.  Splitting assets equally among the children may be easy, but is it fair? When dividing assets, it is often important to determine…
  • May 19

    Online wills may cause trouble and additional cost

    Online wills may cause trouble and additional cost
    There have been many reports of unintended consequences related to the use of online wills over the past few years.  In fact, I have written about many of these issues on this blog. It is important for individuals to understand that…
  • May 19

    Financial Planners and The Florida Asset Protection Trust

    Financial Planners and The Florida Asset Protection Trust
    The Florida Asset Protection Trust. Most financial planners are unfamiliar with some of the modern twists available with Florida Asset Protection Trusts.  This is a special type of irrevocable trusts.  They tend to be familiar with…
Rank this Week: 227

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/
  • May 22

    News Roundup: Blockchain Startups, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrencie

    News Roundup: Blockchain Startups, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrencie
    A weekly collection of Seattle-area business law news and events. This week we focus on news related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies.... Read More The post News Roundup: Blockchain Startups, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrencies appeared first on…
  • May 12

    News roundup: an Airbnb for warehouses; Jeff Bezos’s annual shareholder letter; platform for startup

    News roundup: an Airbnb for warehouses; Jeff Bezos’s annual shareholder letter; platform for startup
    A weekly collection of Seattle-area business law news and events: a startup that rents warehouse space, a company trying to avoid a patent lawsuit, and more.... Read More The post News roundup: an Airbnb for warehouses; Jeff Bezos’s…
  • May 9

    Many Startups Are (Unintentionally) Breaking These Wage Law

    Many Startups Are (Unintentionally) Breaking These Wage Law
    Since most startups don’t have a large reserve of cash during their early days, it is common for startups to compensate founders and early employees solely with equity. While this allows startups to conserve what little cash they have,…
Rank this Week: 2346

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Suing for false advertising as abuse of proce

    Suing for false advertising as abuse of proce
    Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. v. Scranton Products, Inc., 2017 WL 2126320, No. 14-CV-00853 (M.D. Pa. May 16, 2017)In May 2014 SP sued Bobrick, alleging that it “carefully orchestrated a campaign to scare architects, product…
  • May 22

    A box size whopper? Slack fill claims for candy continue

    A box size whopper? Slack fill claims for candy continue
    Bratton v. Hershey Co., 2017 WL 2126864, No. 16–cv–4322 (W.D. Mo. May 16, 2017)Bratton sued over alleged slack fill in Reese’s Pieces and Whoppers candy boxes.  He alleged that:Consumers spend an average of 13 seconds…
  • May 22

    coffee cup lid trade dress survives functionality challenge

    coffee cup lid trade dress survives functionality challenge
    If I have the right image of the defendant's coffee cup lid, this is a good example of the difficulties separating scope from validity: the challenged design is noticeably different from the registered design, and it seems to me that the case…
Rank this Week: 70

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/
  • May 22

    Terms and Conditions on Your DNA: How Complicated Can It Get?

    Terms and Conditions on Your DNA: How Complicated Can It Get?
    This is a long one, that I didn't expect to be long, but I decided the point is how long this is, and the questions it raises about all of those terms and conditions on websites. A friend of mine...
  • May 21

    Show Cars, Wavering Owners, and Oral Contract

    Show Cars, Wavering Owners, and Oral Contract
    We all know the importance of “getting it in writing.” At the same time, we also all know how hard it can be to actually implement that, especially when it comes to a party you trust. An appellate case out...
  • May 19

    Airline Luggage Fees: “Timely” Delivery is Not a Day Late

    Airline Luggage Fees: “Timely” Delivery is Not a Day Late
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that carriers may have to reimburse luggage fees to passengers whose luggage arrives late. A passenger sued US Airways (which later merged with American Airlines) in 2010 after paying a $15 bag...
Rank this Week: 133

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

Covers New Jersey business, labor and employment, estate planning and consumer law. By McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
  • May 22

    Discharge Federal Estate Tax Liens Prior to Sale of Property

    Discharge Federal Estate Tax Liens Prior to Sale of Property
    Generally, before the estate of a decease person can sell real estate, the individual(s) named as executor in the will must probate and be formally appointed as executor.  If there is no will, then the closest heir at law must apply to…
  • May 22

    The Winters Problem: Public Employees’ Catch 22

    The Winters Problem: Public Employees’ Catch 22
    Our employment lawyers represent New Jersey public employees at the state and local level.  One problem that we have run into representing public employees is a recent opinion by the New Jersey Supreme Court which severely limits public…
  • May 19

    The Winters Problem: Administrative Remedies (Such as Civil Service Appeals and Tenure Hearings) and Litigation in the Court

    The Winters Problem: Administrative Remedies (Such as Civil Service Appeals and Tenure Hearings) and Litigation in the Court
    Public employees whose rights have been violated have several avenues  to pursue to vindicate their rights: State courts, beginning with the Superior Court of New Jersey. Federal Courts, beginning with the United States. District Court…
Rank this Week: 1807

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • May 22

    Eleventh Circuit Decisions Demonstrate Difficulties in Analyzing Standing Following Spokeo

    Eleventh Circuit Decisions Demonstrate Difficulties in Analyzing Standing Following Spokeo
    Two recent decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit – one involving a rare written dissent from the denial of a petition for rehearing en banc – demonstrate the continuing difficulties courts are facing in…
  • May 19

    If You Don’t “WannaCry” After a Cyber Attack, Review Your Cyber Insurance Coverage

    If You Don’t “WannaCry” After a Cyber Attack, Review Your Cyber Insurance Coverage
    As we previously reported, beginning last Friday, and still occurring today, one of the worst and most widespread malware attacks has impacted more than 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries. The attack is a reminder of the importance of…
  • May 17

    Global Ransomware Attacks Raise Key Legal Consideration

    Global Ransomware Attacks Raise Key Legal Consideration
    On May 12, 2017, a massive ransomware attack, known as “WannaCry,” began affecting tens of thousands of computer systems in over 100 countries. These types of incidents can have significant legal implications for affected entities…
Rank this Week: 5171

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 22

    LLCs & Marriage: How to Protect Your Busine

    LLCs & Marriage: How to Protect Your Busine
    Although most people do not plan for divorce, with the increase in divorce rates, asset protection before marriage may be beneficial to both spouses.  Without protection, already difficult divorces may become even more difficult,…
  • May 15

    Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act

    Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act
    A debtor is a person who owes a debt to a creditor.  On the contrary, a creditor is a person who lends money to a debtor for a set period of time with the intent of being repaid.  In a typical debtor-creditor relationship, the…
  • May 11

    Family Law Spotlight: Child Support

    Family Law Spotlight: Child Support
    Under Florida law, children have the right to be financially supported by both parents.  Courts base the determination of child support on the salary or income of both parents individually, the number of nights the child spends with the…
Rank this Week: 1703

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/
  • May 22

    Trends in the Banking Industry

    Trends in the Banking Industry
    It was my pleasure to attend the recent Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry presentation of the “Changing Nature of Banking in Central PA.”  The presenters were Brian Bisignani of Post & Schell and Dave Hornberger…
  • May 16

    Leadership Lancaster Announces New Executive Director

    Leadership Lancaster Announces New Executive Director
    As a recent graduate of Leadership Lancaster’s Core Class and member of the ACHIEVE Committee, it’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the programs that Leadership Lancaster offers to Lancaster County. For more information on…
  • May 15

    There are Better Ways to Protect Your Assets…

    There are Better Ways to Protect Your Assets…
    In the world of you just can’t make this stuff up, a woman recently swallowed over $7,000 in cash to keep it from her husband.  Apparently she had been saving for a vacation to Panama and was concerned that her husband would take…
Rank this Week: 1017

Beer Law Blog

Beer Law Blog

Blog devoted to the legal issues of the craft brewer, winemaker, and distiller.

http://beerlawcenter.com/craft-beer-blog/
  • May 22

    I need a permit for that? ABC Permits in NC

    I need a permit for that? ABC Permits in NC
    Common ABC Permits in NC  NC ABC* in regards to beer** *This article ONLY pertains to ABC permits in North Carolina. ** The NC ABC deals with more than just beer, but for the purposes of this article we are only talking about permits as…
  • May 17

    Why Selling to Big Beer Makes a Difference

    Why Selling to Big Beer Makes a Difference
    What does this say about Big Beer? Big Beer seems to do something about once a week that gets me mad. I saw this article today and got really upset: Anheuser-Busch Announces $11 Million Expansion of Merrimack Brewery Especially the part that…
  • May 15

    Private Clubs in NC

    Private Clubs in NC
    What is it and FAQs *This article ONLY pertains to private clubs in North Carolina. I stumbled upon this helpful “Frequently Asked Questions” pamphlet that the NC ABC Commission wrote. Click here to read more FAQs. Underlined…
Rank this Week: 4813

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
  • May 22

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce
    When dealing with a family home that’s entirely or substantially part of the parties’ community property, the facts of the situation will lead to taking one of the following five approaches in the divorce agreement. Interspousal…
  • May 19

    When Your Gut Says Not to Take a Case

    When Your Gut Says Not to Take a Case
    You know how you get a “gut feeling” against someone or a situation? This can definitely happen in your law practice. It may be that your personal observations, discussions, or other interactions with a prospective client will…
  • May 17

    3 Ways to Prove Former Testimony at Trial

    3 Ways to Prove Former Testimony at Trial
    There are times you want to offer former testimony against a party to a former proceeding or against a party at the current trial who wasn’t a party to the former proceeding. There’s a hearsay exception for that, and here’s…
Rank this Week: 2034

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • May 22

    Trump Sends “Warmest Wishes” to Cuban Americans on Cuban Independence Day

    Trump Sends “Warmest Wishes” to Cuban Americans on Cuban Independence Day
    President Donald Trump gave his “warmest wishes” to Cuban Americans on the 115th anniversary of the birth of the Cuban republic and promised to help Cubans on the island gain a government that respects democracy. His statement did…
  • May 19

    First Cuban Commerce Convention Wraps Up

    First Cuban Commerce Convention Wraps Up
    The 1st Convention on Commerce, Cuba-2017,  ( I Convención de Comercio, Cuba 2017) wraps today in Havana, marking the first convention of its kind to take place on the island. The convention occurred less than a year after…
  • May 18

    Trump Won’t Announce Changes in Cuba Policy

    Trump Won’t Announce Changes in Cuba Policy
    Four months after he was sworn in, President Donald Trump has yet to make good on his vow to undo former President Barack Obama’s Cuba policies. After much anticipation that an announcement on changes will be made this week, Trump has…
Rank this Week: 5022

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/
  • May 22

    Shareholder Wealth Maximization at the Firm Level

    Shareholder Wealth Maximization at the Firm Level
    I ask my Advanced Business Associations students to recognize and process theory and policy and relate them to doctrine at the practical level. This is, as most of you will recognize, a tall order of business for students who have...
  • May 21

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (May 21, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (May 21, 2017)
    Financial Choice Act: "To submit a proposal, SHs would ... need to invest more than $7 billion in Apple." https://t.co/M5h1FqmkFf #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) May 15, 2017 "California ... equal pay law ...…
  • May 20

    Loyalty to Whom (or What)?

    Loyalty to Whom (or What)?
    Loyalty has been in the news lately. The POTUS, according to some reports, asked former Federal Bureau of Investigation ("FBI") Director James Comey to pledge his loyalty. Assuming the basic veracity of those reports, was the POTUS…
Rank this Week: 94

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/
  • May 22

    Government Misses HUBZone, WOSB Goals–But Gets “A” Grade Anyway

    Government Misses HUBZone, WOSB Goals–But Gets “A” Grade Anyway
    The government missed its Fiscal Year 2016 HUBZone goal by a country mile, and didn’t hit the 5% WOSB goal, either.  But according to the SBA, the government deserves an “A” for its FY 2016 small business achievements.…
  • May 19

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: May 15-19, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: May 15-19, 2017
    It’s been a whirlwind of a week here in Kansas. I was fortunate enough to speak yesterday at the 16th Annual DOE Small Business Forum & Expo just up the road in Kansas City. My presentation focused on recent legal updates in…
  • May 17

    Familial Relationship Affiliation: SBA Treats Spouses As “One Party”

    Familial Relationship Affiliation: SBA Treats Spouses As “One Party”
    One common way that contractors attempt to avoid affiliation is by limiting a particular individual to a minority ownership interest (often 49%). But as a recent SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals case demonstrates, when a company’s…
Rank this Week: 1718

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Covers government contract issues including contract formation, strategies, bid protests and contract interpretation. By Crowell Moring.

http://www.governmentcontractslegalforum.com/
  • May 22

    Not Your Grandfather’s Suspension & Debarment: How Contractors Can Prepare For and Defend Against Today’s Exclusion

    Not Your Grandfather’s Suspension & Debarment: How Contractors Can Prepare For and Defend Against Today’s Exclusion
    Suspension and debarment practice in 2017 is very different than it was just five or 10 years ago, and it continues to evolve.  Historically active programs, such as the Department of the Air Force, show few actions initiated in the last…
  • May 17

    It’s the Cover-Up That Gets You

    It’s the Cover-Up That Gets You
    On May 16, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a decision in United States ex rel. Omar Badr v. Triple Canopy, holding that the Government had properly alleged an implied certification claim under the standard articulated by the Supreme Court in…
  • May 16

    Join Crowell & Moring a Seminar: Cyber Security Best Practice

    Join Crowell & Moring a Seminar: Cyber Security Best Practice
    Please join us for an evening of conversation and cocktails while our panelists from the commercial, industrial, government contracting, higher education, and insurance arenas discuss critical emerging cyber security issues.  From the…
Rank this Week: 1350

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/
  • May 22

    Delaware Ruling Highlights Difference With New York Over Amending LLC Agreement

    Delaware Ruling Highlights Difference With New York Over Amending LLC Agreement
    This week's New York Business Divorce compares two recent New York and Delaware decisions reaching opposite results on the issue of amending LLC agreements without the unanimous consent of the members. You may be surprised to learn which…
  • May 15

    Assignment of LLC Interest Defeats Standing Despite Alleged Lack of Consideration

    Assignment of LLC Interest Defeats Standing Despite Alleged Lack of Consideration
    A recent decision by Manhattan Commercial Division Justice Anil Singh enforced a minor daughter's assignment of her LLC membership interest to secure her father's debt repayment to another member, over the objection that the assignment lacked…
  • May 8

    Aim Carefully Before Pulling Trigger on Shotgun Buy-Sell Agreement

    Aim Carefully Before Pulling Trigger on Shotgun Buy-Sell Agreement
    Shotgun buy-sell provisions frequently are included in shareholder and operating agreements, but there's little evidence that business owners "pull the trigger" with any frequency. This week's New York Business Divorce looks at one of the…
Rank this Week: 681

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
  • May 21

    Recommended Reading: How Are Hotels Juggling Sub-Brands?

    Recommended Reading: How Are Hotels Juggling Sub-Brands?
    This week we highlight an article by Globe St. which features a Q&A session with David Phelps on thriving hotel sub-brands and the concern about overbuilding.  With many new brands being introduced, daily rates are either flat or…
  • May 18

    Recommended Reading: Going Global

    Recommended Reading: Going Global
    This week we highlight an article by Corporate LiveWire on the trends occurring within traditional film financing methods. Due to the changing markets, producers have started relying more heavily on international co-production arrangements to…
  • May 18

    Ambassador Lighthizer Notifies Congress of the Administration’s Intent to Enter into NAFTA Renegotiation

    Ambassador Lighthizer Notifies Congress of the Administration’s Intent to Enter into NAFTA Renegotiation
    Yesterday morning, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) formally notified Congress that the administration intends to initiate renegotiations with Mexico and Canada on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).…
Rank this Week: 4267

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • May 21

    Erbschafts- und Schenkungssteuerplanung

    Erbschafts- und Schenkungssteuerplanung
    In einer Reihe von Beiträgen geht die NZZ dem Thema Finanzen nach der Pensionierung nach. Im letzten Beitrag vom 15. Mai 2017 werden Mittel und Wege aufgezeigt, wie Erbschaftssteuern optimiert werden können. Bei der Steuerplanung…
  • May 15

    Bundesrat: Kein neuer Regulierungsbedarf für Social Media

    Bundesrat: Kein neuer Regulierungsbedarf für Social Media
    Am 10. Mai 2017 veröffentlichte der Bundesrat (BR) seine erneute Standortbestimmung zur rechtlichen Basis für Social Media. Darin kommt er zum Schluss, dass zum gegenwärtigen Zeitpunkt kein Bedarf für neue…
  • May 14

    Rechtskommission Nationalrat: Einigung bezüglich des elektronischen Grundbuch

    Rechtskommission Nationalrat: Einigung bezüglich des elektronischen Grundbuch
    Die Rechtskommission des Nationalrats (RK-N) hat am 11. und 12. Mai 2017 unter dem Vorsitz von Nationalrat Jean Christophe Schwaab (SP, VD) in Bern getagt. Sie hat sich dabei erneut mit der Vorlage zur Modernisierung des Grundbuchs…
Rank this Week: 4214

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 624

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/
  • May 20

    The MFT Complaint: Assumption of Duties of a Prior Seller

    The MFT Complaint: Assumption of Duties of a Prior Seller
    In Paragraphs 35 through 38 of the Complaint filed against the Missouri Funeral Trust, the State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors seek discipline against MFT for its inability to produce copies of contracts sold by a funeral home that…
  • May 16

    Missouri HB 596: Messages Received?

    Missouri HB 596: Messages Received?
    The legislation that would have converted the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors from an industry board to a consumer board did not get to a vote on the floor, but got further than most expected.   Seeking to…
  • May 10

    MFT Complaint: Canceled and Performed Contract Account

    MFT Complaint: Canceled and Performed Contract Account
    The next claim made in the Missouri State Board Complaint against the Missouri Funeral Trust is that the program is holding funds for preneed contracts that have either been serviced or canceled.   The Complaint cites Section…
Rank this Week: 1447

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • May 19

    The Present State and Future Prospects of the International Competition Network (ICN)

    The Present State and Future Prospects of the International Competition Network (ICN)
    Introduction The International Competition Network (ICN), a “virtual” organization comprised of most of the world’s competition (antitrust) agencies and expert non-governmental advisors (NGAs), held its Sixteenth Annual…
  • May 18

    The Internet Conduct Rule Must Die

    The Internet Conduct Rule Must Die
    It’s fitting that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recently compared his predecessor’s jettisoning of the FCC’s light touch framework for Internet access regulation without hard evidence to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s James…
  • May 9

    A Brief Assessment of the Procompetitive Effects of Organizational Restructuring in the Ag-Biotech Industry

    A Brief Assessment of the Procompetitive Effects of Organizational Restructuring in the Ag-Biotech Industry
    Today the International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) Antitrust and Consumer Protection Research Program released a new white paper by Geoffrey A. Manne and Allen Gibby entitled: A Brief Assessment of the Procompetitive…
Rank this Week: 51

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4237

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/
  • May 19

    WannaCry Ransomware Alert

    WannaCry Ransomware Alert
    This is not a drill. Companies and law enforcement agencies around the world have been left scrambling after the world’s most prolific ransomware attack hit over 500,000 computers in 150 countries over a span of only 4 days. The…
  • Apr 25

    Buy American and Hire American – New Executive Order Promises to Put American Workers First, But Practical Impacts Remain Unclear

    Buy American and Hire American – New Executive Order Promises to Put American Workers First, But Practical Impacts Remain Unclear
    On April 18, President Trump signed a new executive order (EO) at a ceremony in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The EO is entitled “Buy American and Hire American” and focuses on these two themes, with the President’s stated goal of…
  • Apr 21

    Brands Beware!!!! FTC Scrutinizing Influencer Posts for Compliance with Endorsement Guide

    Brands Beware!!!! FTC Scrutinizing Influencer Posts for Compliance with Endorsement Guide
    In response to a petition from a coalition of consumer groups last year complaining about the need for disclosures by social media influencers, the FTC recently announced on April 19, 2017 that it had issued more than ninety letters reminding…
Rank this Week: 1904

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 4579

The Venture Alley

The Venture Alley

Covers business and legal issues for entrepreneurs, startups, venture capitalists and angel investors. By DLA Piper.

http://www.theventurealley.com
  • May 19

    Prize Promotions Around the World: New Handbook

    Prize Promotions Around the World: New Handbook
    DLA Piper is pleased to announce the launch of Prize Promotions Around the World, an updated edition of our popular handbook. Prize Promotions Around the World is an online tool designed to assist companies across the globe in managing…
  • Mar 30

    Current trends on deal multiples (Q1 2017)

    Current trends on deal multiples (Q1 2017)
    Our private company clients often ask what kind of revenue or EBITDA multiple ranges they can expect upon a sale or when determining their enterprise value in connection with a financing. This is always a tricky question as value is driven by…
  • Feb 22

    NYDFS Announces Final Cybersecurity Rules for Financial Services Sector

    NYDFS Announces Final Cybersecurity Rules for Financial Services Sector
    From our colleagues Carla Small, Jim Halpert and Anne Kierig Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced final cybersecurity rules for New York’s financial services sector. The Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies (the…
Rank this Week: 1980

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • May 19

    How do you Treat Leases in Bankruptcy?

    How do you Treat Leases in Bankruptcy?
    A commercial landlord is confronted with a number of issues when a tenant files bankruptcy. When a tenant files bankruptcy with an unexpired lease, the debtor tenant is given the option to “assume” or “reject” the…
  • May 12

    Venture Capital Financing – Is it Right for my Startup Business?

    Venture Capital Financing – Is it Right for my Startup Business?
    Venture capital financing can be an extremely important asset to startups that do not have access to other types of traditional business financing, such as bank loans or the public markets. There can be many benefits to venture capital…
  • May 5

    What is the Importance of Letters of Intent in an M&A Negotiation?

    What is the Importance of Letters of Intent in an M&A Negotiation?
    Corporate merger and acquisitions are highly technical transactions with a lot at stake for all parties involved. It can take thousands of hours of dedicated work to finalize this type of deal and the last thing you want is to commit time,…
Rank this Week: 2193

Western Canada Business Litigation…

Western Canada Business Litigation Blog

Covers issues emerging in the legal and business communities. By Lawson Lundell LLP.

http://www.westerncanadabusinesslitigationblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2949

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • May 18

    Former Teacher Wins Due Process Lawsuit Against School District

    Former Teacher Wins Due Process Lawsuit Against School District
    A former teacher in Illinois has prevailed over his erstwhile employer in court. Bruce Vukadinovich sued the Hanover Community School Corp. for age discrimination, retaliation and violation of due process. Although the court rejected the…
  • May 12

    Fox News Hit With Another Discrimination and Harassment Lawsuit

    Fox News Hit With Another Discrimination and Harassment Lawsuit
    The embattled Fox News network now has another lawsuit to add to its list of legal woes. Employee Diana Falzone has filed a lawsuit in the New York State Supreme Court. In her complaint, she charges her employer with discrimination on the…
  • May 5

    Must Employers Grant All ADA Accommodation Requests?

    Must Employers Grant All ADA Accommodation Requests?
    In general, most employers are happy to grant reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act. This does not mean that there aren’t limits to which an employer is willing to go. What’s more, employers are by no…
Rank this Week: 813

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
Rank this Week: 5201

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 4875