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43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 28

    What I said to the USTR

    What I said to the USTR
    Thanks for the opportunity to participate.  I’m here on behalf of the Organization for Transformative Works, a nonprofit which has over 770,000 registered users who have created more than a million works, and our website receives…
  • Jun 27

    Testimony before USTR on NAFTA

    Testimony before USTR on NAFTA
    I'll be testifying later today on behalf of the Organization for Transformative Works, based on this submission (for which Betsy Rosenblatt deserves primary credit, though she couldn't fly across the country to attend--a stark reminder that…
  • Jun 27

    Reading list: right of publicity

    Reading list: right of publicity
    Mark Bartholomew, The Political Economy of Celebrity Rights Whittier Law Review, ForthcomingAbstract:This essay discusses how the right of publicity became such a robust property right — much more far-reaching than analogous rights…
Rank this Week: 69

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/
Rank this Week: 93

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

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/
Rank this Week: 50

DBL Law Blog

DBL Law Blog

Covers business, construction, employment and real estate law in Ohio and Kentucky. By Dressman Benzinger LaVelle.

http://www.dbllaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 28

    Be Nice, Be Honest, or Pay: How to Separate the Poor Performer

    Be Nice, Be Honest, or Pay: How to Separate the Poor Performer
      Managers want to terminate employment of a poor performer without doing the hard work first.  Employees should be provided a chance to improve and necessary feedback.  Managers need to coach and help to set goals. …
  • Jun 28

    DBL Law Announces Two New Hires: Beth Gregory and Dana Bach

    DBL Law Announces Two New Hires: Beth Gregory and Dana Bach
    Beth Gregory                                                      Dana Bach   CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY…
  • Jun 27

    Act Fast: Tax Credit Available July 1

    Act Fast: Tax Credit Available July 1
    How can you increase the tax benefit of your charitable giving? The Endow Kentucky Tax Credit provides a state tax credit for gifts to endowed funds held by qualified community foundations.  Each year, Kentucky allocates a credit pool of…
Rank this Week: 2025

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    Competitive pricing and quality disclosure to cursed consumer

    Competitive pricing and quality disclosure to cursed consumer
    Schwardmann, Peter and Ispano, Alessandro address Competitive pricing and quality disclosure to cursed consumers. ABSTRACT: We study the disclosure decision and price-setting behavior of competing firms in the presence of cursed consumers,…
  • Jun 28

    Competing for Market Shares: Why the Order of Moves Matters Even When It Shouldn't

    Competing for Market Shares: Why the Order of Moves Matters Even When It Shouldn't
    Stracke, Rudi ; Hörtnagl, Tanja and Kerschbamer, Rudolf explain Competing for Market Shares: Why the Order of Moves Matters Even When It Shouldn't. ABSTRACT: This paper analyzes a contest for market shares where two homogeneous firms compete…
  • Jun 27

    Pinar Akman Initial Reactions to the Infringement Decision in Google Search

    Pinar Akman Initial Reactions to the Infringement Decision in Google Search
    My friend Pinar Akman (we wrote a recent paper on online RPM and MFNs togther) asked me to post her initial thoughts on the Google search decision. Initial Reactions to the Infringement Decision in Google Search* Professor Pinar Akman…
Rank this Week: 20

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
    This past week, several regulatory and self-regulatory actions made headlines that affect the retail industry. … Continue Reading
  • Jun 27

    The NLRB: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Headed?

    The NLRB: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Headed?
    Over the past eight years, the NLRB has been unusually aggressive with its policymaking. Listen to Hunton's Labor and Employment partners discuss the current state of labor law, the NLRB and how it might change under the current…
  • Jun 26

    FTC Releases Guidance on COPPA Compliance

    FTC Releases Guidance on COPPA Compliance
    On June 21, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission updated its guidance, Six-Step Compliance Plan for Your Business, for complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. The FTC enforces the COPPA Rule, which sets requirements…
Rank this Week: 5180

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jun 28

    Read Issue #127 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #127 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #127) 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:…
  • Jun 28

    News Headlines for Jun 28, 2017

    News Headlines for Jun 28, 2017
    Franchise Services of North America Inc. Announces Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing ,BioNitrogen Announces Results of Chapter 11 Process, The Shutdown of All Corporate Activity and the Resignation of Chairman and CEO
  • Jun 28

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 28, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 28, 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: 107

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/
  • Jun 28

    Court Finds That Non-Compete Agreement Violates FLSA

    Court Finds That Non-Compete Agreement Violates FLSA
    After finding Minteq’s unilateral implementation of the NCCA unlawful, the court also found that the nonsolicitation and at-will provisions violated FLSA, which makes it an unfair labor practice for an employer “to interfere with,…
  • Jun 20

    Seventh Circuit Rejects Consumer Fraud Class in Putative Eye Drop Class Action

    Seventh Circuit Rejects Consumer Fraud Class in Putative Eye Drop Class Action
    Following a lengthy allegory involving cats, one of Judge Posner’s favorite topics, he made note of the defendants’ argument that only a tiny percentage of each eye drop has a therapeutic effect on a patient’s eye, with the…
  • Jun 20

    What Are Interrogatories? Chicago Business Trial Attorney

    What Are Interrogatories? Chicago Business Trial Attorney
    Super Lawyers named Illinois commercial law trial attorneys Peter Lubin and Vincent DiTommaso Super Lawyers in the Categories of Class Action, Business Litigation and Consumer Rights Litigation. DiTommaso-Lubin's Illinois business trial…
Rank this Week: 617

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jun 28

    Kokesh Footnote 3 Notwithstanding: The Future of the Disgorgement Penalty in SEC Case

    Kokesh Footnote 3 Notwithstanding: The Future of the Disgorgement Penalty in SEC Case
    New article on the recent Kokesh case by yours truly. I was limited to 5,000 words by the review, so it's short and very to the point: Disgorgement of ill-gotten gains long has been a basic tool in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jun 26

    Kitchen Gadget

    Kitchen Gadget
    I've been using the Nordic Ware Microwave Egg Boiler to produce exceptional soft-boiled eggs. https://t.co/mvQFZCwaho RECOMMENDED — Professor Bainbridge (@ProfBainbridge) June 26, 2017 I got this... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jun 25

    Bainbridge books now on Kindle

    Bainbridge books now on Kindle
    Did you know Corporate Law (Concepts and Insights) by Stephen Bainbridge is now on Kindle? https://t.co/z5NHGVUudD via @amazon — Professor Bainbridge (@ProfBainbridge) June 26, 2017 Did you know my... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 106

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
  • Jun 28

    For Retaliation or Whistleblower Claims, Knowing When (and How) to Exhaust Administrative Remedies Is Key

    For Retaliation or Whistleblower Claims, Knowing When (and How) to Exhaust Administrative Remedies Is Key
    The multitude of federal and state antiretaliation and whistleblower statutes are, on the whole, quite similar in their basic structure: They all prohibit employers from retaliating against employees for engaging in some type of…
  • Jun 26

    Tips for Landlords of Student or Employer Rental

    Tips for Landlords of Student or Employer Rental
    If you represent landlords who rent units to one person but allow someone else to occupy the unit—like a parent renting for a child or an employer renting for an employee—here’s some advice to pass on to your clients.…
  • Jun 23

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence
    Although trial attorneys should develop a trial style that fits their own personality, there are three things that every trial attorney should strive for. Good cheer. The judge and jury will appreciate it a trial attorney with generally good…
Rank this Week: 2002

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: 4832

The Virginia Business Litigation…

The Virginia Business Litigation Blog

Covers news and updates in business litigation, IP, trademark, copyright law. By BerlikLaw, LLC.

http://www.virginiabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jun 28

    You Can Sue If Someone Intentionally Hacks Into Your Email

    You Can Sue If Someone Intentionally Hacks Into Your Email
    Unauthorized access to another’s email account can give rise to a variety of claims. The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), for example, prohibits a wide variety of improper computer activity, including unauthorized…
  • May 23

    How To Sue for Fraud in Virginia

    How To Sue for Fraud in Virginia
    Actual fraud is defined in Virginia as a misrepresentation of a material fact, made knowingly and intentionally, with the intent to mislead another person, when the person to whom the misrepresentation was made reasonably relies on that…
  • Apr 22

    Accessing Former Employer’s Google Account May Violate CFAA

    Accessing Former Employer’s Google Account May Violate CFAA
    Suppose your employer asks you to create a Google account for the company. So you do. You set up everything yourself: Google Drive, Google+, Gmail–the works. You even set the password to your dog’s name. All of Google’s…
Rank this Week: 1359

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jun 28

    Detailberatung der WAK-N zum FINIG vor Abschlu

    Detailberatung der WAK-N zum FINIG vor Abschlu
    Die Wirtschaftskommission des Nationalrates (WAK-N) hat die Detailberatung zum Finanzinstitutsgesetz (FINIG) weitestgehend abgeschlossen (siehe Medienmitteilung vom 21. Juni 2017). Die WAK-N ist vorwiegend dem Ständerat gefolgt. So will…
  • Jun 26

    Botschaft zu den Bundesbeschlüssen über die Einführung des AIA über Finanzkonten mit 41 Partnerstaaten

    Botschaft zu den Bundesbeschlüssen über die Einführung des AIA über Finanzkonten mit 41 Partnerstaaten
    Der Bundesrat hat an seiner Sitzung vom 16. Juni 2017 die Botschaft über die Einführung des automatischen Informationsaustauschs (AIA) über Finanzkonten mit 41 Staaten und Territorien verabschiedet (siehe Medienmitteilung vom…
  • Jun 25

    Steuerbelastung in der Schweiz 2016

    Steuerbelastung in der Schweiz 2016
    Die Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung (ESTV) hat am 14. Juni 2017 die „Steuerbelastung in der Schweiz, Kantonshauptorte – Kantonsziffern 2016“ publiziert. Die Publikation enthält die Resultate der von der ESTV…
Rank this Week: 4167

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jun 28

    Your Unfriendly, Corporate Tone Is Alienating Employee

    Your Unfriendly, Corporate Tone Is Alienating Employee
    Just when you were told to leave your lawyer at work, now you’re told that even being lawyer-like at work can be a problem: “Take a time machine back to your company’s headquarters in say,... The post Your Unfriendly,…
  • Jun 27

    Chatbots Get the Thumbs Down for Complex Legal Advice

    Chatbots Get the Thumbs Down for Complex Legal Advice
    At least for now, it appears that people are not ready to trust a chatbot for complex legal advice: “Whilst most would refuse to take advice from a robot for complex cases, one in five... The post Chatbots Get the Thumbs Down for…
  • Jun 26

    Five Ways to Leave Your Lawyer at Work

    Five Ways to Leave Your Lawyer at Work
    Tal Fagin, a former M&A attorney and a certified life coach, is interviewed on “how to leave your lawyer at work”.  Yes, we’re talking about you, not your co-workers or outside counsel: “There are…
Rank this Week: 231

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
  • Jun 28

    “Captured Boards”: The Rise of “Super Directors” and the Case for a Board Suite

    “Captured Boards”: The Rise of “Super Directors” and the Case for a Board Suite
    In October 1972, former Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg resigned from his seat as a director of Trans World Airlines. In a New York Times article published afterward, he expressed his frustration, stating that: “[t]he outside…
  • Jun 28

    The Financial CHOICE Act and the Debate Over Shareholder Proposal

    The Financial CHOICE Act and the Debate Over Shareholder Proposal
    A lively debate is erupting over a provision in the House-approved Financial CHOICE Act that would increase the stock ownership threshold for submitting shareholder proposals in the company’s proxy statement from the current level of…
  • Jun 27

    Just How Iron-Clad are Contractual Rights to Payment On Preferred Stock of a Solvent Company?

    Just How Iron-Clad are Contractual Rights to Payment On Preferred Stock of a Solvent Company?
    Minority equity investments in public companies are on the rise. These are often structured as an investment in convertible preferred stock to give the investor a senior position to other equity while preserving equity upside through the…
Rank this Week: 108

Canadian M&A Perspectives

Canadian M&A Perspectives

Covers developments in private and public mergers and acquisitions, and private equity. By McCarthy Tetrault.

http://www.canadianmergersacquisitions.com
  • Jun 28

    New Investment Canada Act Review Threshold – C$1 Billion

    New Investment Canada Act Review Threshold – C$1 Billion
    By Oliver J. Borgers and Michele Siu On June 22, 2017, the pre-closing review threshold that applies to most direct acquisitions of Canadian businesses by non-Canadian1, non-state owned investors from WTO member states increased to C$1…
  • Apr 24

    Investment Canada Act Review Threshold Increases to C$800 Million

    Investment Canada Act Review Threshold Increases to C$800 Million
    By Oliver J. Borgers and Michele Siu Today the pre-closing review threshold that applies to most direct acquisitions of Canadian businesses by non-Canadian[1], non-state owned investors from WTO member states has risen from C$600 million to…
  • Mar 24

    Ontario’s Bulk Sales Act has been repealed

    Ontario’s Bulk Sales Act has been repealed
    By Ian Mak, Jake Irwin, Heidi Gordon and Vanessa Chung On March 22, 2017, Ontario’s Bulk Sales Act (BSA) was repealed, bringing to an end bulk sales legislation in Canada.1 The BSA was enacted in 1917, and was intended to protect…
Rank this Week: 2330

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: 146

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/
  • Jun 28

    Transcript: “Public Company Carve-Outs – The Nuggets”

    Transcript: “Public Company Carve-Outs – The Nuggets”
    We have posted the transcript of our recent webcast: “Public Company Carve-Outs: The Nuggets.” – John Jenkin
  • Jun 27

    Antitrust: 3rd Party Subpoenas in M&A Investigation

    Antitrust: 3rd Party Subpoenas in M&A Investigation
    When a big deal’s brewing in your industry, it’s not unusual for other competitors to receive inquiries from antitrust regulators concerning the market impact of the potential deal.  Those inquiries sometimes…
  • Jun 26

    Delaware: Not Material? Sometimes You Should Still Disclose

    Delaware: Not Material? Sometimes You Should Still Disclose
    In a recent blog, Steve Quinlivan flagged a new Delaware Supreme Court decision in which Chief Justice Strine affirmed a Chancery Court’s decision to dismiss fiduciary duty & disclosure claims – but…
Rank this Week: 582

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

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

    Enforcement: SEC Targets “Known Trends” Disclosure

    Enforcement: SEC Targets “Known Trends” Disclosure
    Earlier this month, the SEC’s Division of Enforcement entered a cease & desist order against the former CEO & CFO of UTi Worldwide, a multinational freight forwarding company.  The proceeding involved alleged…
  • Jun 27

    Earnings Calls: Using Sli.do

    Earnings Calls: Using Sli.do
    Twitter is so 2016. At our recent “Women’s 100 Conference,” one forward-thinking company said their IR team prefers live Q&A via “Sli.do” – an audience interaction platform that lets you crowd-source…
  • Jun 26

    E&S Proposals: Fidelity’s Updated Guideline

    E&S Proposals: Fidelity’s Updated Guideline
    We’ve blogged a few times about Vanguard’s updated proxy voting guidelines and the impact they might be having on recent climate change proposals. We shouldn’t overlook that Fidelity’s also joined the party.…
Rank this Week: 291

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/
  • Jun 28

    Is A Racial Or Ethnic Group A “Person”?

    Is A Racial Or Ethnic Group A “Person”?
    Yesterday’s post concerned the U.S. Supreme Court’s holding in Matal v. Tam, 2017 U.S. LEXIS 3872 (June 19, 2017) that the “disparagement clause” of the Lanham Act violates the Free Speech Clause of the First…
  • Jun 27

    Incorporating Under A Disparaging Name

    Incorporating Under A Disparaging Name
    In Matal v. Tam, 2017 U.S. LEXIS 3872 (June 19, 2017), the U.S. Supreme Court found the “disparagement clause” of the Lanham Act violates the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment.  The “disparagement…
  • Jun 26

    The Taxpayer Transparency And Fairness Act Is Anything But

    The Taxpayer Transparency And Fairness Act Is Anything But
    Recently, I wrote about the stealth with which the California legislature enacted AB 102, which it ironically named the Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017.  Having been birthed in opacity, AB 102 will operate with even less…
Rank this Week: 365

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

Covers new reinsurance-related and arbitration developments. By Carlton Fields.

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 5140

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
Rank this Week: 4235

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Minimizing the Liability of Directors: SEBI’s Order in the Zylog Case

    Minimizing the Liability of Directors: SEBI’s Order in the Zylog Case
    [Guest post by Amitabh Robin Singh, who is a corporate lawyer practising in Mumbai]Liability of directors is a sensitive topic in India, particularly for foreign investors who propose to nominate directors to the boards of their Indian…
  • Jun 27

    Consolidation of Promoter Holdings: Exemptions from Takeover Offer

    Consolidation of Promoter Holdings: Exemptions from Takeover Offer
    The SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011 (the “Takeover Regulations”) provide for a series of exemptions involving consolidation of promoter shareholdings whereby acquirers of shares in such…
  • Jun 26

    The amended Arbitration Act: The Power to Nominate and the Choice of the Nominee

    The amended Arbitration Act: The Power to Nominate and the Choice of the Nominee
    The Bombay High Court in DBM Geotechnics v. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. recently decided a short but important point arising out of the recent Amendments to the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. In particular, the Court had…
Rank this Week: 299

Pleasanton Business & Commercial…

Pleasanton Business & Commercial Law Blog

Covers Pleasanton business and commercial law. By Law Offices of James G. Schwartz P.C.

http://www.jgschwartzlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3191

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/
Rank this Week: 4158

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/
  • Jun 27

    GSA Schedule Debriefing Doesn’t Extend Protest Time Frame, GAO Say

    GSA Schedule Debriefing Doesn’t Extend Protest Time Frame, GAO Say
    You’ve submitted a great proposal, but then you get the bad news – you lost. As most seasoned contractors know, an unsuccessful offeror often can ask for a debriefing from the agency and in doing so, hopefully get some valuable…
  • Jun 26

    GovCon Voices: What the Government Wants, What It Really Really Want

    GovCon Voices: What the Government Wants, What It Really Really Want
    According to USASpending.gov, the government spent $472,158,562,285 last year through contracting for services and products with large and small companies nationwide. This was a $34 billion increase over the previous year, and 2017 is…
  • Jun 23

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: June 19-23, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: June 19-23, 2017
    Wednesday marked the official start of summer, and I’ll be spending the next few months taking full advantage–grilling out on the deck, enjoying a family beach trip, and more.  Whether you’re at the beach, on the deck,…
Rank this Week: 1706

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
Rank this Week: 5059

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Jun 27

    ConforMIS Receives FDA Clearance for iTotal Hip Replacement System

    ConforMIS Receives FDA Clearance for iTotal Hip Replacement System
    Firm client ConforMIS, Inc. received FDA 510(k) clearance for its primary iTotal Hip replacement system. Chief Executive Officer and President Mark Augusti remarked: Having treated over 50,000 patients with customized knee replacement…
  • Jun 22

    Matal v. Tam: The Supreme Court Rejects the Prohibition on Disparaging Trademark

    Matal v. Tam: The Supreme Court Rejects the Prohibition on Disparaging Trademark
    By: Sean Detweiler and Bianca Sena On Monday June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Trademark Office’s denial of registration for “disparaging” trademarks under Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act violates…
  • Jun 21

    The Risks of Using Finders and Unregistered Broker

    The Risks of Using Finders and Unregistered Broker
    Private fund managers often use placement agents, finders, and other intermediaries to help raise capital for their investment funds. Using an intermediary that has failed to register as a broker-dealer, however, is fraught with risk. In his…
Rank this Week: 518

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/
  • Jun 27

    Florida’s Seldom Used 3-Day Right of Rescission

    Florida’s Seldom Used 3-Day Right of Rescission
    By: D. Brad Hughes, Esq. and Hana Eldick, J.D. Candidate If you are a roofer, you are likely no stranger to the concept of providing materials and services over the course of several days; however, you are much less likely … Read Full…
  • Jun 20

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers and Acquisitions Proce

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers and Acquisitions Proce
    Part I: Basic Overview of the Merger and Acquisition Process By:  Kayla A. Haines, Esq., MBA A primary goal for many start-ups and new businesses is to eventually sell the company, even if the founders intend to remain with the ……
  • May 1

    The Apex Doctrine: An Update

    The Apex Doctrine: An Update
    Litigants in Florida courts wishing to protect their high-ranking officials from deposition should demonstrate the same facts as those in HD Supply and the federal cases dealing with this issue. Read Full Post The post The Apex Doctrine: An…
Rank this Week: 4840

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/
  • Jun 27

    Florida’s Seldom Used 3-Day Right of Rescission

    Florida’s Seldom Used 3-Day Right of Rescission
    By: D. Brad Hughes, Esq. and Hana Eldick, J.D. Candidate If you are a roofer, you are likely no stranger to the concept of providing materials and services over the course of several days; however, you are much less likely … Read Full…
  • Jun 20

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers and Acquisitions Proce

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers and Acquisitions Proce
    Part I: Basic Overview of the Merger and Acquisition Process By:  Kayla A. Haines, Esq., MBA A primary goal for many start-ups and new businesses is to eventually sell the company, even if the founders intend to remain with the ……
  • May 1

    The Apex Doctrine: An Update

    The Apex Doctrine: An Update
    Litigants in Florida courts wishing to protect their high-ranking officials from deposition should demonstrate the same facts as those in HD Supply and the federal cases dealing with this issue. Read Full Post The post The Apex Doctrine: An…
Rank this Week: 5021

Maryland Business Law & Corporate…

Maryland Business Law & Corporate Litigation Blog

By William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
Rank this Week: 4888

Maryland Business Law and…

Maryland Business Law and Corporate Litigation Blog

By The Law Office of William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
Rank this Week: 4903

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/
  • Jun 26

    Capitol PaymentSystems, Inc. v. Salvatore Di Donato (Maryland U.S.D.C)

    Capitol PaymentSystems, Inc. v. Salvatore Di Donato (Maryland U.S.D.C)
    Filed: May 23, 2017Opinion by: Ellen L. HollanderHolding:  Transfer of venue is appropriate if the convenience of the witnesses, convenience of the parties, and interest of justice outweigh the plaintiff’s choice of…
  • Jun 21

    Amster v. Baker (Ct. of Appeals)

    Amster v. Baker (Ct. of Appeals)
    Filed: May 22, 2017Opinion by: J. AdkinsHolding:  Commercial information is “confidential” and therefore exempt from disclosure under the Maryland Public Information Act (the “MPIA”) if it “would customarily…
  • Jun 15

    Proexpress Distributors LLC v. Grand Electronics (Ct. of Special Appeals, Unreported)

    Proexpress Distributors LLC v. Grand Electronics (Ct. of Special Appeals, Unreported)
    Filed: May 24, 2017Opinion by: Judge Glenn T. Harrell, Jr.Holding:Simply storing a “trade secret” in a cloud-based service is not sufficient to be considered reasonable to maintain its secrecy under Maryland law. …
Rank this Week: 1102

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 18

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

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

http://cybersecurity.jmbm.com/
  • Jun 26

    Middle-Market Companies Require a Customized Approach for Successful Cybersecurity

    Middle-Market Companies Require a Customized Approach for Successful Cybersecurity
    Middle-market companies have cultures, goals and business needs that are distinct from larger firms, and nowhere is that more true than with cybersecurity. Fortune 500 companies and brands with household names are much more likely to recover…
  • Apr 20

    Cybersecurity Lawyer — Beyond Tabletop Exercises: Running a Data Breach Drill

    Cybersecurity Lawyer — Beyond Tabletop Exercises: Running a Data Breach Drill
    You spent valuable time and resources crafting a cybersecurity breach action plan. You’ve assembled a multidisciplinary response team. You’ve identified who is responsible for what, and what decision-tree will go into effect. The…
  • Apr 20

    Cybersecurity Lawyer — Beyond Tabletop Exercises: Running a Data Breach Drill

    Cybersecurity Lawyer — Beyond Tabletop Exercises: Running a Data Breach Drill
    You spent valuable time and resources crafting a cybersecurity breach action plan. You’ve assembled a multidisciplinary response team. You’ve identified who is responsible for what, and what decision-tree will go into effect. The…
Rank this Week: 4945

AMS Counsel Blawg

AMS Counsel Blawg

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

http://annemariesegal.com/
  • Jun 26

    “Good” LinkedIn Profile Pictures: What Do They Actually Look Like?

    “Good” LinkedIn Profile Pictures: What Do They Actually Look Like?
    What makes a "good" photo is subjective and somewhat elusive, right? When you are talking about art photography, yes. What appeals to one person may not make any impression on another. In the case of LinkedIn profile pictures, however, there…
  • Jun 15

    I “Passed” My Kirkus Review! Master the Interview by Anne Marie Segal

    I “Passed” My Kirkus Review! Master the Interview by Anne Marie Segal
    As an indie author, when you submit your book to Kirkus Reviews, you hold your breath waiting to hear what they will write. They are not the only voice, but they are quite an important one! Fortunately, I have good news to report! 
  • Jun 5

    Master the Interview: University of Chicago Webinar

    Master the Interview: University of Chicago Webinar
    I was honored to speak to University of Chicago alumni last month about highlights from my recent book, Master the Interview: A Guide for Working Professionals. If you are currently in the job search, looking opportunistically or willing to…
Rank this Week: 2310

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/
  • Jun 26

    "As Is" Clauses Don't Grant You Immunity If You Commit Fraud -- and Parol Evidence Can Help Prove It

    "As Is" Clauses Don't Grant You Immunity If You Commit Fraud -- and Parol Evidence Can Help Prove It
    A recent case out of South Dakota, Oxton v. Rudland, #28070 (behind paywall), is another case involving alleged fraud during the sale and purchase of a house, this one with an explicit parol evidence debate. As in the previous case...
  • Jun 23

    Trade Usage vs. Express Terms in Lawsuit Against Hardware Store

    Trade Usage vs. Express Terms in Lawsuit Against Hardware Store
    When I teach "usage of trade" (UCC § 1-303) in Contracts or in Sales, I inevitably bring up the example of "two-by-four" lumber. The example is a good one in that most students either already know first hand that a...
  • Jun 22

    “Bachelor in Paradise” – Or Contractual Hell?

    “Bachelor in Paradise” – Or Contractual Hell?
    An article on CNN Media posted on June 21 reads, in part: “A contract for the current season of ‘Bachelor in Paradise,’ which CNNMoney … has confirmed as authentic, provides a rare window behind the scenes of reality shows, in...
Rank this Week: 131

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Your Business and the ADA Part 2/2

    Your Business and the ADA Part 2/2
    Common Mistakes your Business Should Avoid Listed below are a few common mistakes that businesses and other places of public accommodations make that can lead to litigation.  Generally, you should always check with an attorney to…
  • Jun 22

    Your Business and the ADA Part 1/2

    Your Business and the ADA Part 1/2
    There is an emerging trend to sue small businesses for minor violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  This two-part series will provide you with some guidance about some of the requirements of the ADA.  Also, it…
  • Jun 20

    How to Receive Alimony in Florida

    How to Receive Alimony in Florida
    Courts may order alimony for a spouse in need after a divorce or separation; however,  alimony is not punitive.  Courts will recognize that one spouse may have more skills and resources than the other spouse after a divorce.…
Rank this Week: 1682

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/
  • Jun 26

    Compliance at NC Festival

    Compliance at NC Festival
    Part 3 of our Festival blog series. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 Are you compliant? Hopefully, yes. If not, hopefully these rules can help you. We’ve (mostly the ABC) have broken down compliance issues into four parts:…
  • Jun 19

    Special Festival Permits in NC

    Special Festival Permits in NC
    Part 2 of our Festivals series blog posts. Check out Part 1. For this blog post we highlight the differences between two commonly used permits: the Malt Beverage Special Event Permit and the Winery Special Event Permit. Malt Beverage Special…
  • Jun 14

    The Nitty Gritty Facts about Festival

    The Nitty Gritty Facts about Festival
    Part 1 of our festival blog post series. It’s summer. It’s hot outside. Outdoor festivals and events ensue. Our next couple of blog posts will be breaking down the NC ABC’s rules for festivals/events. Stay tuned for our…
Rank this Week: 4725

In-house Access

In-house Access

Covers corporate counsel best practices. By the Association of Corporate Counsel.

http://www.inhouseaccess.com/
  • Jun 26

    Grit and the Three-Star Recruit

    Grit and the Three-Star Recruit
    Guest blogger: Stephen Roth is vice president & general counsel of JTV, a national jewelry retailer. The views in this post are his and do not reflect the views of ACC or JTV. He is also vice-chair of the ACC Law Department Management…
  • May 24

    Partnering For a Good, KIND Cause

    Partnering For a Good, KIND Cause
    Guest blogger: Adriana Dulic is vice president of regulatory affairs at Epoch Payment Solutions in Santa Monica, Calif., and chair of ACC Southern California pro bono committee. She can be reached at adulic@epoch.com. As an immigrant from a…
  • May 9

    Leadership Takeaways for Law Department Leaders From Hamilton

    Leadership Takeaways for Law Department Leaders From Hamilton
    Guest blogger: Stephen Roth is vice president & general counsel of Jewelry Television, a national jewelry retailer. The views in this post are his and do not reflect the views of ACC or Jewelry Television. He is also vice-chair of the ACC…
Rank this Week: 1016

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/
Rank this Week: 674

The Contingency

The Contingency

The Contingency offers insights on sharing the risks and rewards of high-stakes business disputes. By Barry Barnett.

http://www.thecontingency.com
  • Jun 25

    Into the Lions’ Den

    Into the Lions’ Den
    Location The place of suit matters a lot in civil cases. Suing at home helps the plaintiff — by keeping her costs low, giving her comfort that local judges and juries will give her fair treatment, and throwing out-of-town defendants off…
  • Mar 19

    A Trial Lawyer for the Supreme Court?

    A Trial Lawyer for the Supreme Court?
    In the last quarter-century and more, no current member of the Supreme Court tried a lawsuit of any kind to a judge or jury. Almost none of the justices has ever tried a civil case to verdict. And before their honors became appellate…
  • Dec 18

    No Class?

    No Class?
    A question of numbers Class actions can save courts and parties a lot of time and money. But what if the class includes just a few members? How much time and money will the class action device save then? The Third Circuit grappled with that…
Rank this Week: 5165

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Jun 25

    Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Internal Whistleblowers Can Bring Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claim

    Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Internal Whistleblowers Can Bring Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claim
    The Dodd-Frank Act, passed in 2010, includes a new cause of action for whistleblowers who claim that their employer retaliated against them for reporting wrongdoing. But it’s not yet certain whether a whistleblower who blew the whistle…
  • Jun 13

    Cardiac Arrest: A CEO’s Story of Criminal Jeopardy

    Cardiac Arrest: A CEO’s Story of Criminal Jeopardy
    When an executive becomes embroiled in a dispute with an employer, the executive tends to take it personally. And when the executive’s conflict is with the government, the executive’s sense of outrage ratchets up even more. Case…
  • May 30

    How Do You Prove Damages When Executives Breach A Non-Solicit Provision?

    How Do You Prove Damages When Executives Breach A Non-Solicit Provision?
    In 2011, a group of executives left Horizon Health Corporation for a competitor, Acadia, but they didn’t leave everything behind. Horizon’s president took a “massive, massive amount” of Horizon documents with him on an…
Rank this Week: 1595

Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Covers business law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.globaltradeandsanctionslaw.com/
  • Jun 23

    New Details Emerge on Legislative Proposal to Modernize CFIUS Proce

    New Details Emerge on Legislative Proposal to Modernize CFIUS Proce
    As the Trump Administration continues to examine its trade relationship with China, legislators in Congress are looking to modernize the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review process in order to effectively…
  • Jun 16

    President Trump Announces Policy Changes Towards Cuba

    President Trump Announces Policy Changes Towards Cuba
    On June 16, 2017, President Trump issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba, which begins a process to alter some aspects of U.S. policy towards Cuba, but retains much of…
  • Jun 15

    Senate Bill Expands Sanctions on Russia and Iran

    Senate Bill Expands Sanctions on Russia and Iran
    On June 15, 2017, the Senate passed the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 (S.722) by a vote of 98-2.  Included with the bill is a significant Russia sanctions amendment, the Countering Russian Influence in…
Rank this Week: 5006