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William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

Covers legal and investment issues facing emerging tech companies.

http://www.wac6.com/wac6/
  • Jan 25

    One Thousand Things Worth Knowing

    One Thousand Things Worth Knowing
    This weekend I've read Paul Muldoon's newly published collection of poems, "One Thousand Things Worth Knowing." (The dust jacket sports a very pleasing design by the ubiquitous Quemadura, a brilliant designer and a kind man I will…
  • Nov 16

    ACA Webinar on Accredited Investor Definition and Established Angel Group Certification

    ACA Webinar on Accredited Investor Definition and Established Angel Group Certification
    I've just listened to an archived recording of an excellent webinar presented by the Angel Capital Association last week (I had intended to listen in real time, but got pulled away): ACA Webinar on Accredited Investor Definition and…
  • Nov 4

    A Sestina About Copyright

    A Sestina About Copyright
    Sestinas are all about copyright!
Rank this Week: 121

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/
  • Jan 25

    Tom Freston Is Hired as Adviser at Raine Group

    Tom Freston Is Hired as Adviser at Raine Group
    With the appointment of Mr. Freston, the Raine Group adds to an already deep bench of media advisers.
  • Jan 25

    PartnerRe and Axis Capital, 2 Reinsurers, to Merge

    PartnerRe and Axis Capital, 2 Reinsurers, to Merge
    Such companies, which essentially buy the risks of catastrophe policies sold by traditional insurers, have been looking to consolidate to help compete against new entrants into the industry.
  • Jan 25

    British Start-Up TransferWise Raises $58 Million

    British Start-Up TransferWise Raises $58 Million
    TransferWise, which uses peer-to-peer technology to allow people to swap currencies without incurring bank transfer fees, raised $58 million in a new round of fund-raising led by Andreessen Horowitz.
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Jan 25

    Podcast Now Available for AALS Annual Meeting 2015 - Mind the Gap!

    Podcast Now Available for AALS Annual Meeting 2015 - Mind the Gap!
    Earlier this month, the Contracts sections hosted a program on Contracts, Technology and Legal Gaps. We had an excellent line-up of expert panelists: Eric Goldman (Santa Clara), Woodrow Hartzog (Samford), Corynne McSherry (Electronic Frontier…
  • Jan 25

    Weekly News Roundup

    Weekly News Roundup
    An Ohio appellate court upheld a $1.2 million breach of contract judgment against Kent State's men's basketball coach, Geno Ford. The judgment enforced a liquidated damages clause entitling Kent State to damages equal to Ford's annual salary…
  • Jan 23

    Mechantability Applied to Legal Scholarship

    Mechantability Applied to Legal Scholarship
    We know that mechantability means passing without objection in the trade. If law review articles were goods, what would that trade be? For law professors, it seems like it is second and third year law students. At some level it...
Rank this Week: 128

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 618

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/
  • Jan 25

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Jan. 25, 2015)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Jan. 25, 2015)
    "The aim of the precautionary principle...is to prevent decision makers from putting society as a whole...at risk" http://t.co/jcscjY5JIb— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) January 25, 2015 Henry G. Manne, RIP, David Henderson |…
  • Jan 24

    Circuit Split Over Section 10(b) Claims for Failures to Disclose

    Circuit Split Over Section 10(b) Claims for Failures to Disclose
    The Second Circuit just split from the Ninth in Stratte-Mcclure v. Stanley, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 428 (2d Cir. N.Y. Jan. 12, 2015) regarding whether a company violates Section 10(b) - and is subject to private lawsuits - for failure...
  • Jan 23

    Social Enterprise Resources Updated - January 2015

    Social Enterprise Resources Updated - January 2015
    I recently updated my research chart entitled Corporate Forms of Social Enterprise: Comparing the State Statutes. Always open to suggestions on how to improve the chart. As the number of corporation-based social enterprise state statutes has…
Rank this Week: 88

Corporate Social Responsibility…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Covers corporate governance, human rights, trade and transparency. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.csrandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 2634

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
  • Jan 25

    New Decision Holds Some Post-Closing Purchase Price Adjustment Provisions Unenforceable

    New Decision Holds Some Post-Closing Purchase Price Adjustment Provisions Unenforceable
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Lisa R. Stark and Jessica C. Pearlman, partners in the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions practice at K&L Gates LLP, and is based on a K&L Gates publication by Ms. Stark and Ms.…
  • Jan 24

    Delaware Supreme Court Holds That Revlon Does Not Require Active Market Check

    Delaware Supreme Court Holds That Revlon Does Not Require Active Market Check
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Jason M. Halper, partner in the Securities Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement Practice Group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, and is based on an Orrick publication by Mr.…
  • Jan 23

    Director Tenure: A Solution in Search of a Problem

    Director Tenure: A Solution in Search of a Problem
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Scott C. Herlihy, partner in the Corporate Department at Latham & Watkins LLP, and is based on an article by Mr. Herlihy, Steven B. Stokdyk, and Joel H. Trotter that originally appeared…
Rank this Week: 116

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 176

Indonesian Law Reporter

Indonesian Law Reporter

Covers legislation, regulations and policies affecting businesses in Indonesia. By Mohamad Mova Al'Afghani.

http://indolaw.alafghani.info/
  • Jan 24

    Mekanisme Pelaporan Independen OGP (Renaksi 2013) -- Masa Penjaringan Pendapat Publik

    Mekanisme Pelaporan Independen OGP (Renaksi 2013) -- Masa Penjaringan Pendapat Publik
    Indonesia adalah salah satu dari 8 (delapan) negara pendiri Open Government Partnership, sebuah inisiatif multilateral yang bertujuan untuk menciptakan pemerintahan yang terbuka, akuntabel dan responsif. Open Government Partnership (OGP)…
  • Jan 20

    Regional autonomy principles restrict provinces in developing community based water and sanitation (?)

    Regional autonomy principles restrict provinces in developing community based water and sanitation (?)
    We had a little chat today with several officials involved in the development of community based water and sanitation in East Java. One of the main obstacles in intervening in the development of community-based water and sanitation (Air Minum…
  • Jan 19

    CEO water mandate RTWS Guidance

    CEO water mandate RTWS Guidance
    UN-Water’s 2015 Annual International Zaragoza Conference on “Water and Sustainable Development: From Vision to Action” launched a comprehensive guideline on right to water and sanitation. The document: Guidance For Companies…
Rank this Week: 1251

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

Provides practical insights from quantitative legal research on corporate law, capital markets, finance, and mergers & acquisitions, as well as law schools and legal education. By Professor Robert Anderson.

http://witnesseth.typepad.com
  • Jan 24

    Panel on the JOBS Act at The George Washington University Law School

    Panel on the JOBS Act at The George Washington University Law School
    I was honored to participate yesterday on a panel on the JOBS Act at The Future Direction of Investor Protection at The George Washington University Law School. Other members of the panel were Donald C. Langevoort (Georgetown), Steven M.…
  • Dec 29

    The best college majors for busine

    The best college majors for busine
    One of the most daunting tasks college students face is the choice of a major. When students seek advice from counselors, they are often told to "follow their passions," on the theory that the choice of a major has little impact on future…
  • Dec 14

    Maybe Koheleth just needed a better estate planner?

    Maybe Koheleth just needed a better estate planner?
    In the Biblical book of Ecclesiastes, the teacher Koheleth argues that (almost) everything is meaningless. But one passage from the Book of Ecclesiastes stood out to me today as potentially rectified by sage legal advice from an estate…
Rank this Week: 5066

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Jan 24

    Searing: Charitable (Anti)Trust

    Searing: Charitable (Anti)Trust
    Elizabeth A.M. Searing (School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University) has published Charitable (Anti)Trust: The Role of Antitrust Regulation in the Nonprofit Sector, 5 Nonprofit Policy Forum 261 (2014). Here is the abstract: The purpose…
  • Jan 24

    Cooney et al.: Benefit Corporation and L3C Adoption: A Survey

    Cooney et al.: Benefit Corporation and L3C Adoption: A Survey
    Kate Cooney (School of Management, Yale), Justin Koushyar (Business School, Emory), Matthew Lee (INSEAD (Singapore)), and Haskell Murray (Belmont) have posted the results of their research titled Benefit Corporation and L3C Adoption: A Survey…
  • Jan 24

    Hemphill & Cullari: The Benefit Corporation: Corporate Governance and the For-profit Social Entrepreneur

    Hemphill & Cullari: The Benefit Corporation: Corporate Governance and the For-profit Social Entrepreneur
    Thomas A. Hemphill and Francine Cullari (both School of Management, Michigan-Flint) have published The Benefit Corporation: Corporate Governance and the For-profit Social Entrepreneur, 119 Business and Society Review 519 (2014). Here is the…
Rank this Week: 209

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jan 24

    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO HOLD

    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO HOLD
    From the Press Release: WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a joint public workshop, Examining Health Care Competition, on Feb. 24 and 25, 2015, in the Constitution Center Auditorium…
  • Jan 23

    Either or Both Competition: A "Two-sided" Theory of Advertising with Overlapping Viewership

    Either or Both Competition: A "Two-sided" Theory of Advertising with Overlapping Viewership
    Attila Ambrus (Duke University), Emilio Calvano (CSEF, Universita di Napoli Federico II), and Markus Reisinger (Otto Beisheim School of Management) Either or Both Competition: A "Two-sided" Theory of Advertising with Overlapping…
  • Jan 23

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle: The New EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions January Issue

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle: The New EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions January Issue
    CPI Antitrust Chronicle: The New EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions The new EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions came into force on Christmas Day, with a promise of wide-spread effects. It's designed to increase the ability of…
Rank this Week: 22

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 113

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

Provides best practice tips, checklists and updates designed to keep organizations of all sizes in compliance with federal and state employment laws. By Holland & Hart.

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Five Reasons to Train Your Supervisors in the New Year

    Five Reasons to Train Your Supervisors in the New Year
    By Pam Howland While employers are quick to train their office managers and human resource personnel on key employment law concepts, they frequently overlook the importance of training those on the front line—their supervisors—on…
  • Jan 14

    How a Health Benefit Can Be a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

    How a Health Benefit Can Be a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
    by Bret Busacker and Bret Clark Group health plans provided by employers to employees are subject to 40 years of federal regulation from ERISA, to COBRA, to HIPAA, to ACA. What many employers don’t realize is that the definition of group…
  • Dec 23

    National Labor Relations Board continues down a controversial path!

    National Labor Relations Board continues down a controversial path!
    By Steven M. Gutierrez In recent years, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has issued some notable decisions that impact both union and non-union employers nationwide. In the past month, two important pronouncements have been…
Rank this Week: 3157

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
  • Jan 23

    Court Outlines Requirements for Insider Trading Case

    Court Outlines Requirements for Insider Trading Case
    By: Mark Tarallo In a decision dated December 10, 2014, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals clarified its position on insider trading cases where the discloser of the information committed no crime.  In US v. Newman, the Court addressed…
  • Jan 23

    Tax Alert – February 2, 2015 Deadline for Information Reporting with Respect to Exercised Incentive Stock Option

    Tax Alert – February 2, 2015 Deadline for Information Reporting with Respect to Exercised Incentive Stock Option
    Action May Be Required Corporations, both publicly and privately held, that transferred stock in 2014 pursuant to the exercise of incentive stock options (ISOs) are required to report each transfer to both the IRS and the exercising person.…
  • Jan 21

    MBBP Welcomes Attorneys Brian Assessor and Callie Pioli

    MBBP Welcomes Attorneys Brian Assessor and Callie Pioli
    MBBP is pleased to announce that Callie Pioli and Brian Assessor have joined the firm as associates. Brian is a Registered Patent Attorney, specializing in patent prosecution, patent searching, and related counseling. His practice focuses on…
Rank this Week: 514

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Transformative use of the day: Washington's football team edition

    Transformative use of the day: Washington's football team edition
    This ad uses footage of Washington's team to make the point that its racially inflammatory name and mascot are unnecessary.  Consider the TM and copyright implications!http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jan 20

    Q of the day: is this enough disclosure?

    Q of the day: is this enough disclosure?
    Steve Clowney argues that Prawsfblawg's disclosures of West-sponsored content aren't enough, given how much a sponsored post looks like a regular post.  How would you advise a client to comply with the FTC's guidance here?  Would…
  • Jan 20

    Dial U for unfair competition?

    Dial U for unfair competition?
    Liveperson, Inc. v. 24/7 Customer, Inc., 2015 WL 170348, No. 14 Civ. 1559 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 13, 2015) LivePerson “provides customers with live-interaction and customer engagement technology for e-commerce websites, enabling businesses…
Rank this Week: 68

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/
  • Jan 23

    News Roundup: Ride Sharing, Startups Cash In, Google Invests in SpaceX, etc.

    News Roundup: Ride Sharing, Startups Cash In, Google Invests in SpaceX, etc.
    Here’s a collection of the most interesting legal and business news we found this week: Ride Sharing One of the big issues facing Uber has to do with the fact that auto insurance policies for individual drivers generally don’t…
  • Jan 20

    Brewery Law 101: When It’s OK to Give Beer Away for Free

    Brewery Law 101: When It’s OK to Give Beer Away for Free
    Unfortunately for Washington breweries, the regulations governing when you can give beer away for free are far from clear. We’re continuing our Brewery Law 101 series by highlighting the Washington Liquor Control Board’s…
  • Jan 16

    USPTO Reduces Trademark Application Fee

    USPTO Reduces Trademark Application Fee
    Today, we bring good news to any of our readers who are planning on filing for a federal trademark. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) recently announced that it will be reducing trademark application fees and…
Rank this Week: 2454

Austin Business Lawyer

Austin Business Lawyer

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

http://www.austinbusinesslawyer.info
  • Jan 23

    IRS Publishes Applicable Federal Interest Rates For February 2015

    IRS Publishes Applicable Federal Interest Rates For February 2015
    Revenue Ruling 2015-3IRS publishes applicable federal interest rates for February 2015.  This revenue ruling provides various prescribed rates for federal income tax purposes for February 2015 (the current month). Table 1 contains the…
  • Jan 22

    H&R Block: ‘No One Can Understand’ New Obamacare Tax Code

    H&R Block: ‘No One Can Understand’ New Obamacare Tax Code
    H&R Block, the nation’s largest retail tax preparation company warns that the newly released Obamacare tax code, officially called the Affordable Care Act, is likely to confuse millions of taxpayers who try to tackle their tax…
  • Jan 22

    Federal Judge: Obama Can't Overrule Congress And Require Overtime And Minimum Wage For Home Health Care Agency Worker

    Federal Judge: Obama Can't Overrule Congress And Require Overtime And Minimum Wage For Home Health Care Agency Worker
    A federal judge has overturned the Labor Department's rules providing overtime and minimum-wage protection for home health care workers.The rules were announced in 2011 by President Obama, reports The Associated Press. Federal employment…
Rank this Week: 5029

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
  • Jan 23

    Upswing in Trade Secrets Prosecutions: Leave the Source Code Behind

    Upswing in Trade Secrets Prosecutions: Leave the Source Code Behind
    Prosecutions of employees taking proprietary software with them when they leave financial services firms is on an upswing. Our colleagues Peter Altieri and James Flynn at Epstein Becker Green address this in their post “Leave the Source…
  • Jan 22

    Two Takeaways from the Supreme Court’s Whistleblower Decision in Dep’t of Homeland Security v. MacLean

    Two Takeaways from the Supreme Court’s Whistleblower Decision in Dep’t of Homeland Security v. MacLean
    By Stuart Gerson Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided Department of Homeland Security v. MacLean. MacLean was a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employee who, without authorization, disclosed to a reporter the otherwise…
  • Jan 16

    January 2015 Immigration Alert

    January 2015 Immigration Alert
    Robert S. Groban, Jr. and the Immigration Law Group of Epstein Becker Green recently issued an alert that will be of interest to employers. Following are the main topic headings: H-1B Nonimmigrant Season Opens on April 1,…
Rank this Week: 1654

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/
  • Jan 23

    SBA “Adverse Impact” Analysis Not Required For Large Busine

    SBA “Adverse Impact” Analysis Not Required For Large Busine
    The SBA was not required to conduct an “adverse impact” analysis before placing a procurement under the 8(a) program because the company requesting the adverse impact analysis was not a small business under the incumbent contract.…
  • Jan 20

    Subcontracting Plans: SBA Proposes Stronger Enforcement

    Subcontracting Plans: SBA Proposes Stronger Enforcement
    Large businesses’ subcontracting plans would be subject to stricter compliance standards under a SBA proposed rule introduced December 29. The intent of the new regulations is to compel prime contractors to make good…
  • Jan 14

    FedBizOpps Searches: Be Thorough (Or Be Out Of Luck)

    FedBizOpps Searches: Be Thorough (Or Be Out Of Luck)
    If one type of FedBizOpps search does not turn up a solicitation, try a different search–or run the risk of missing the solicitation. That is the message to contractors from a recent GAO bid protest decision, in which an offeror was…
Rank this Week: 1800

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: 17

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/
  • Jan 23

    California Wage and Hour Law

    California Wage and Hour Law
    Depending on the length of a particular shift, employees may be entitled to a meal and/or rest break. If an employee is entitled to a meal break, it must be at least 30 minutes and the employee cannot have any job duties to perform during…
  • Jan 16

    Forming a Nonprofit Organization 501(c)3: Common Question

    Forming a Nonprofit Organization 501(c)3: Common Question
    If you’re thinking about starting a nonprofit, there are some steps to take before you begin. Forming a nonprofit organization is much like starting a regular corporation, except there are several additional steps you must take to…
  • Jan 9

    7 New Laws in 2015

    7 New Laws in 2015
    January 1st brought 930 new California laws which are enforceable in the new year. We’d like to share some of the new and relevant laws for 2015 that may affect you and your business activities. Here are 7 new federal and California…
Rank this Week: 2305

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Covers commercial and civil litigation in New York.

http://www.nylitigationfirm.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4821

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
  • Jan 23

    New 529A Accounts for Severely Disabled Individual

    New 529A Accounts for Severely Disabled Individual
    Many are familiar with section 529 college savings accounts, from which tax-free distributions must be used for qualified higher education expenses. The “Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014” or the “ABLE Act of…
  • Jan 21

    Time Records Are Not Just for Hourly Billing

    Time Records Are Not Just for Hourly Billing
    Many attorneys, especially those in small offices, limit their timekeeping efforts to cases billed on an hourly basis. This can be a big mistake! Here’s why. Keeping time records for most cases is useful because You can justify attorney…
  • Jan 16

    10 Steps to Hiring Without Violating Disability Discrimination Law

    10 Steps to Hiring Without Violating Disability Discrimination Law
    Regardless of whether a job applicant has an apparent disability, employers should always follow these 10 steps to reduce the risk of liability for running afoul of the anti-discrimination provisions of the ADA or the FEHA. Both the Americans…
Rank this Week: 2444

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • Jan 23

    Court Of Chancery Explains Borrowing Statute

    Court Of Chancery Explains Borrowing Statute
    TrustCo Bank v. Mathews, C.A. 8374-VCP (January 22, 2015) There is perhaps no more confusing subject in Delaware non-corporate law than the application of the Delaware borrowing statute to statute of limitations issues. Under Supreme Court…
  • Jan 22

    Court Of Chancery Explains Hierarchy Of Corporate Legal Principle

    Court Of Chancery Explains Hierarchy Of Corporate Legal Principle
    Sinchareonkul v. Fahnemann, C.A. 10543-VCL (January 22, 2015) This is a helpful reminder that the DGCL governs what may be in the certificate of incorporation and what may be in the bylaws. Giving one director extra tie-breaking voting rights…
  • Jan 21

    Delaware Supreme Court to Chancery: You Have Broad Power

    Delaware Supreme Court to Chancery: You Have Broad Power
    Authored By Brett M. McCartney This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | January 21, 2014 Books-and-records litigation does not typically grab headlines. In fact, few cases litigated…
Rank this Week: 490

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Business Law and Employment Law. Published By The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.chicagosmallbusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Feeling like your goals will never be met? Here’s how to recalibrate.

    Feeling like your goals will never be met? Here’s how to recalibrate.
    Are you beginning to feel as though the New Year’s resolutions you set for your business are impossible to reach? A recent study showed that just 8% of people are successful in achieving their resolution.  Almost 40% of people fail…
  • Jan 16

    Why Your Business Needs Weekly, Quarterly, and Yearly Goal

    Why Your Business Needs Weekly, Quarterly, and Yearly Goal
    Some small business owners are “big picture” people, and some are more detail-oriented.  Regardless of your personal ownership style, formulating weekly, quarterly, and yearly goals will help bring the best of both worlds to…
  • Jan 9

    Five Ways to Make Your Contracts More Approachable and Less Intimidating

    Five Ways to Make Your Contracts More Approachable and Less Intimidating
    As a small business owner, it is likely that just about everything your business does will be memorialized in a contract.  It is also likely that you already have an attorney reviewing those contracts to make sure that they comply with…
Rank this Week: 2564

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • Jan 23

    A Couple Of Things To Know Before Bringing A Piercing The Corporate Veil Claim

    A Couple Of Things To Know Before Bringing A Piercing The Corporate Veil Claim
    You might remember the case of  Cold Springs Ventures, LLC v. Gilead Sciences, Inc..  Last year, Judge Jolly stayed an arbitration proceeding pending a ruling on a piercing the corporate veil claim.  If you are a reader of this…
  • Jan 16

    Reading Before Signing Is Advisable

    Reading Before Signing Is Advisable
    It's pretty basic that your clients should read the agreements that they sign before they sign them.  Or you should at least explain to your client the key provisions in what they are going to sign, if they are not going to read it. In…
  • Jan 6

    Do You Have To Be The Owner Of A Trade Secret To Sue For Misappropriation?

    Do You Have To Be The Owner Of A Trade Secret To Sue For Misappropriation?
    Can an exclusive licensee of a trade secret sue for its misappropriation?  Maybe, even though North Carolina's version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Protection Act reserves the right to sue to an "owner."  N.C. Gen. Stat.…
Rank this Week: 505

In-house Access

In-house Access

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

http://www.inhouseaccess.com/
  • Jan 23

    Taking the Time to Build a Cathedral

    Taking the Time to Build a Cathedral
    Guest Blogger: Megan Belcher is vice president and chief counsel, employment and compliance, legal and government affairs at ConAgra Foods. Two years ago, during a time when I was undertaking an examination of who I was as both a lawyer and a…
  • Nov 21

    Piano Bars and Beignet Brunches: A Recap of #ACCAM14 Health Law Committee Happening

    Piano Bars and Beignet Brunches: A Recap of #ACCAM14 Health Law Committee Happening
    Guest blogger: Kenny Johnson is senior corporate counsel at Quest Diagnostics Incorporated and serves as co-vice chair for the ACC Health Law Committee. The ACC Health Law Committee is kicking off the “Inside Health Law” series…
  • Oct 8

    A Man Among In-house Counsel

    A Man Among In-house Counsel
    Guest Blogger: Michael Schmidt is vice chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department, and office managing partner, vice chair, of the New York Midtown office, where he is resident. For more than two decades, Mike has…
Rank this Week: 1106

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

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

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for January 23

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for January 23
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Equity Crowdfunding: A Market for Lemons? by Darian M. Ibrahim in the CLS Blue Sky Blog Before reaching the more difficult Title III, I reveal that the…
  • Jan 22

    Massachusetts Adopts Crowdfunding

    Massachusetts Adopts Crowdfunding
    Add Massachusetts to the growing list of states that are sidestepping the unusable federal crowdfunding alternative. “The Crowdfunding Exemption is designed to foster job creation by helping small and early-stage Massachusetts companies…
  • Jan 21

    Preparation for SEC Examination

    Preparation for SEC Examination
    Ascendent Compliance put together a presentation on Preparation for SEC Examinations. Last year the SEC examined 9% of advisers which represent 25% of the RAUM. Of those exams, 87% had deficiencies, 25% had significant findings, and 14% were…
Rank this Week: 413

Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Jan 23

    Eat More Kale Trademark Dispute Is A David vs. Goliath Situation

    Eat More Kale Trademark Dispute Is A David vs. Goliath Situation
    The battle over the Eat More Kale trademark appears to be over. After a much-publicized dispute with fast-food company Chick-fil-A, a Vermont small business owner can now take the final steps to perfect his federal trademark. The trademark…
  • Jan 22

    President’s Initiatives Regarding Cybersecurity and Data Protection

    President’s Initiatives Regarding Cybersecurity and Data Protection
    On January 20, President Barak Obama made his State of the Union Address. Among the “tasks that lie ahead,” the President’s initiatives involve cybersecurity and data privacy. In his address, the President’s…
  • Jan 21

    H-1B Filing Season Is On It’s Way! Is Your Business Ready?

    H-1B Filing Season Is On It’s Way! Is Your Business Ready?
    New York and New Jersey businesses frequently rely on H-1B visa program to hire foreign workers in specialty occupations, such as scientists, engineers, or computer programmers. Employees can remain in the country in this status for a total…
Rank this Week: 789

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 98

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

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

    Our New “Proxy Advisors Handbook”

    Our New “Proxy Advisors Handbook”
    Spanking brand new. By popular demand, this comprehensive “Proxy Advisors Handbook” covers all you need to know about dealing with ISS and Glass Lewis (it’s now posted on our “Proxy Advisors” Practice Area). This…
  • Jan 22

    Academic Gang War! 34 Professors Protest Grundfest/Gallagher Paper

    Academic Gang War! 34 Professors Protest Grundfest/Gallagher Paper
    The sporadic occasion of law firms coming together to issue a white paper on a topic that could use consensus perhaps has spread to the academic world. Except the professors don’t seek a consensus view – they seek a retraction.…
  • Jan 21

    Congress: House Passes HR 37 Second Time Around – But Likely Dead for Now

    Congress: House Passes HR 37 Second Time Around – But Likely Dead for Now
    Last week, as noted in this article, the GOP passed the package of bills in HR 37 that got defeated a few weeks ago. This time, only a simple majority was needed to pass – and the House voted 271-154 to pass HR 37 (entitled the…
Rank this Week: 287

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jan 23

    Top Ten Business Risks For 2015

    Top Ten Business Risks For 2015
    William Gallagher Associates, an insurance broker and risk management company, compiled what it sees as the top business risks in all categories for the coming year. Number one is a risk that hasn’t received much attention. It derives…
  • Jan 21

    Find New Legal Blogs at The Blawggie Award

    Find New Legal Blogs at The Blawggie Award
    In late December, Dennis Kennedy announced the 11th Edition of his popular Blawggie awards, which tout his choices of top legal blogs in a variety of categories. Dennis Kennedy is a well-known lawyer (VP, Senior Counsel at MasterCard),…
  • Jan 20

    BigLaw lawyer gives up law practice for organic farming

    BigLaw lawyer gives up law practice for organic farming
    Duane Morris pro bono counsel A. Nicole Friant Stewart left the law firm in December to become an organic farmer in California. Friant Stewart and… The post BigLaw lawyer gives up law practice for organic farming appeared on…
Rank this Week: 247

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/
  • Jan 23

    Magna Carta Friday – King John Guarantees The Freedom Of The English Church

    Magna Carta Friday – King John Guarantees The Freedom Of The English Church
    As I’ve mentioned, this year marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta by King John at Runnymede.  I previously posted the introduction and my translation of the original Latin of the 1215 version.  Today,…
  • Jan 22

    Some LLC Names Slip Past California’s Statutory Ban

    Some LLC Names Slip Past California’s Statutory Ban
    The California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act explicitly bans a number of different words from being included in LLC names: The name shall not include the words “bank,” “trust,” “trustee,”…
  • Jan 21

    SEC Charges Attorney For Allegedly False Legal Opinion

    SEC Charges Attorney For Allegedly False Legal Opinion
    Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against an attorney who was allegedly involved in the filing of false registration statements.  The SEC’s order instituting proceedings alleges that the attorney…
Rank this Week: 382

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
  • Jan 22

    Top 10 Topics for Directors in 2015: Ensure Appropriate Board Composition

    Top 10 Topics for Directors in 2015: Ensure Appropriate Board Composition
    Finding the right mix of people to serve on a company’s board of directors is undoubtedly a difficult task. With increasing globalization, changing marketplace dynamics and shareholder expectations, it is essential that boards have the…
  • Jan 21

    U.S. Energy Policy

    U.S. Energy Policy
    Our Speaking Energy blog featured an interesting discussion on the outlook for U.S. energy policy, which was featured on the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel. We invite you to take a look here.
  • Jan 20

    President Calls on Congress to Pass Cybersecurity, Data Breach Bills; Congress Begins Action on the Issue

    President Calls on Congress to Pass Cybersecurity, Data Breach Bills; Congress Begins Action on the Issue
    In his sixth State of the Union Address to Congress, President Obama again called on Congress to strengthen the nation’s cybersecurity laws and enact a federal standard for data security and breach notification.  Speaking before a…
Rank this Week: 4780

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    NLS Law and Technology Legislative Analysis Competition 2014-15

    NLS Law and Technology Legislative Analysis Competition 2014-15
    [The following announcement is posted on behalf of the Law and Technology Society of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore]The Law and Technology Society is proud to present the 3rd edition of ‘NLS Law and…
  • Jan 22

    Insider Trading and the Risks of Due Diligence Acce

    Insider Trading and the Risks of Due Diligence Acce
    [The following post is contributed by Aparna Ravi, a researcher at the Centre for Law and Policy Research, Bangalore and previously a capital markets lawyer in London. She can be contacted at aparna.ravi@clpr.org.inShe presents an interesting…
  • Jan 21

    Supreme Court on Successor Liability

    Supreme Court on Successor Liability
    In the past, we have discussed the difficulties of imposing successor liability on the purchaser of a business when such liabilities pertain to those incurred by the seller prior to the sale and purchase transaction. This issue has come up…
Rank this Week: 311

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/
  • Jan 22

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great
    One of the questions I hear frequently is about whether we are accepting new clients. While the short answer is “Yes”, here is some additional information which many people find interesting. Our law firm, Sylvester Oppenheim…
  • Jan 16

    Plaintiffs Accept Settlement in Silicon Valley Antitrust Employment Lawsuit

    Plaintiffs Accept Settlement in Silicon Valley Antitrust Employment Lawsuit
    Big technology firms like Google, Intel, Apple and Adobe are used to being in the spotlight. Whenever any of these companies launches a new project, it's all over the media. Moreover, these Silicon Valley giants get a lot of press about being…
  • Jan 9

    Walgreens Lawsuit May Set Troubling Precedent for Employer

    Walgreens Lawsuit May Set Troubling Precedent for Employer
    The Court of Appeals in Indiana has upheld a $1.4 million dollar verdict against the Walgreens Company. This decision sets a troubling precedent for employers who work in the health care industry, as it holds the company responsible for a…
Rank this Week: 815

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

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

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 183

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

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

    And thy say conservatives are anti-science? How about the anti-vaccers?

    And thy say conservatives are anti-science? How about the anti-vaccers?
    WaPo: Seth Mnookin, a journalist who's chronicled the anti-vaccination movement, observed a few years ago that you only had to go visit a Whole Foods to find anti-vaxxers. Now, it doesn't seem that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jan 21

    Want to solve the law school scam? Expose law schools to a market for control

    Want to solve the law school scam? Expose law schools to a market for control
    If you think of law schools as companies selling a product, our customer base has skrunk dramatically and continues to shrink: The number of people applying to law school is down 8.5% compared to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Jan 21

    Sponsored posts: never had 'em, never will

    Sponsored posts: never had 'em, never will
    I was amused, puzzled, and mildly annoyed by this post at Prawfsblawg: You may have noticed a recent "sponsored post" on our feed, and there were some questions from our valued readers about it.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 112

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Jan 22

    Attachment Proceedings in North Carolina (Attorney)

    Attachment Proceedings in North Carolina (Attorney)
    Tags: Attachment Proceeding in NCcommercial litigation attorney NCWhat is an attachment proceeding? It’s used when a defendant (or defendant to be) is in breach of an agreement AND is going to leave the State of North Carolina with…
  • Dec 30

    Sanders Law Firm PLLC merges with Hendrick Bryant Nerhood & Oti

    Sanders Law Firm PLLC merges with Hendrick Bryant Nerhood & Oti
    Tags: merger lawyerKirk SandersKirk Sanders of Sanders Law Firm PLLC & Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis are pleased to announce that W. Kirk Sanders has joined the firm Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis effective…
  • Dec 30

    One of the Top Stories Lawyers Weekly: Northern Beltway Condemnation Attorney in NC

    One of the Top Stories Lawyers Weekly: Northern Beltway Condemnation Attorney in NC
    Tags: northern beltwayCondemnation Attorney NCMatthew Bryant, the chair for the condemnation committee of Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis, made the "Most Notable Stories" in NC Lawyers Weekly for the lawsuit on behalf of…
Rank this Week: 3127

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • Jan 22

    Attachment Proceedings in North Carolina (Attorney)

    Attachment Proceedings in North Carolina (Attorney)
    Tags: Attachment Proceeding in NCcommercial litigation attorney NCWhat is an attachment proceeding? It’s used when a defendant (or defendant to be) is in breach of an agreement AND is going to leave the State of North Carolina with…
  • Dec 30

    Sanders Law Firm PLLC merges with Hendrick Bryant Nerhood & Oti

    Sanders Law Firm PLLC merges with Hendrick Bryant Nerhood & Oti
    Tags: merger lawyerKirk SandersKirk Sanders of Sanders Law Firm PLLC & Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis are pleased to announce that W. Kirk Sanders has joined the firm Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis effective…
  • Dec 30

    One of the Top Stories Lawyers Weekly: Northern Beltway Condemnation Attorney in NC

    One of the Top Stories Lawyers Weekly: Northern Beltway Condemnation Attorney in NC
    Tags: northern beltwayCondemnation Attorney NCMatthew Bryant, the chair for the condemnation committee of Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis, made the "Most Notable Stories" in NC Lawyers Weekly for the lawsuit on behalf of…
Rank this Week: 3239

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

Arent Fox's fashion law blog highlights critical issues for designers, retailers, and manufacturers.

http://www.fashioncounsel.com/
Rank this Week: 4442

Estate Planning Attorney Blog

Estate Planning Attorney Blog

Covers probate, estate planning, business formation and business law. By Deemer Law.

http://www.estateplanningattorney-blog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Do I need to update my estate plan if I am moving?

    Do I need to update my estate plan if I am moving?
    There are many things that can cause someone to move, and depending to the reasons, the method, or other decisions, it may be appropriate to update a trust or a will.  Some of the reasons for moving, may be a reason to review, for…
  • Jan 14

    How much does it cost for Probate?

    How much does it cost for Probate?
    Probate Expenses Proper estate planning can help save time, save money, and protect the privacy of an estate.  Probate expenses can have a wide variance depending on where you live and how much you have in assets.  Some states, like…
  • Jan 6

    What do I need to know to start a business? (Part 3)

    What do I need to know to start a business? (Part 3)
    In part 2, we explored some methods to limit liability for your business with limited partnerships and limited liability companies.  In Part 3, we will explore Corporations and tax considerations in business formation. Corporation The…
Rank this Week: 4925

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orangecountybusinessattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Football, Rock and Roll and Alleged Fraud

    Football, Rock and Roll and Alleged Fraud
    Potential wrongdoing by business partners can happen in companies large and small, in industries you’ve never heard of and the well known world of profession sports. One such dispute became known when a lawsuit was filed in federal…
  • Jan 14

    Trademark Protection for Your Busine

    Trademark Protection for Your Busine
    Your company’s most valuable assets could be its intellectual property. Just like you lock the doors when you close to protect what’s inside your office, store or factory, there are ways to protect your intellectual property. A…
  • Jan 7

    Important Details for Executive Severance Agreement

    Important Details for Executive Severance Agreement
    If you’re an executive who’s been asked to leave, or in a position where you’ll be terminating the employment of an executive, a separation agreement makes sense for all parties. Both parties will know what their rights and…
Rank this Week: 4401

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Jan 22

    Supreme Court Holds That TSA Whistleblower’s Disclosure Wasn’t “Prohibited by Law”

    Supreme Court Holds That TSA Whistleblower’s Disclosure Wasn’t “Prohibited by Law”
    Last November, we covered the Supreme Court oral argument in the case of Department of Homeland Security v. MacLean.  As a refresher, MacLean was an air marshal who was fired by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) after he…
  • Jan 15

    Individual Liability of Officers and Directors for a Corporate Data Breach

    Individual Liability of Officers and Directors for a Corporate Data Breach
    The hacking of Sony’s private data has been one of the biggest stories in the country over the past couple of months.  It won’t surprise anyone to learn that lawsuits have been filed over the breach.  Indeed, the…
  • Jan 7

    2015 Brings Significant Changes to Maryland’s Campaign Finance Law

    2015 Brings Significant Changes to Maryland’s Campaign Finance Law
    As an executive, there is a strong likelihood that at some point in your career, you will be asked to make a campaign contribution—especially if you work in an area with a close affiliation with government. The rules are complex, and…
Rank this Week: 1630