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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 30

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 30, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 30, 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.…
  • Apr 29

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 29, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 29, 2017
    Over the past twenty-four hours, here is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinoi
  • Apr 28

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 28, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 28, 2017
    Over the past twenty-four hours, here is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinoi
Rank this Week: 193

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
  • Apr 30

    Global Climate Change and Sustainability Financial Reporting: An Unstoppable Force with or without Trump

    Global Climate Change and Sustainability Financial Reporting: An Unstoppable Force with or without Trump
    Climate Change and Sustainability Financial Reporting (CCSFR) is a complex, swiftly evolving, and now crucial area for issuers and capital providers globally. It has arrived front-and-center in global capital markets with the entrance of…
  • Apr 29

    Do the FASB’s Accounting and Reporting Standards Add Shareholder Value?

    Do the FASB’s Accounting and Reporting Standards Add Shareholder Value?
    For four decades, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has been the designated private sector organization for setting up standards governing financial reporting for corporate America. During this time, over 160 standards have been…
  • Apr 28

    Determining the Likely Standard of Review in Delaware M&A Transaction

    Determining the Likely Standard of Review in Delaware M&A Transaction
    M&A practitioners are well aware of the several standards of review applied by Delaware courts in evaluating whether directors have complied with their fiduciary duties in the context of M&A transactions. Because the standard applied…
Rank this Week: 71

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: 14

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/
  • Apr 29

    Two New Useful Business Law Tool

    Two New Useful Business Law Tool
    The internet is a wonderful thing; this week, it has brought us two powerful new tools related to business law. First, the Center for Political Accountability has aggregated the political spending disclosures of public companies in a handy,…
  • Apr 28

    Full Expectation Damage

    Full Expectation Damage
    We are in the middle of the final exam period, so this post will be short. A friend of mine recently told me about a situation where he had been cheated out of a few thousand dollars. A clear contract...
  • Apr 27

    CALL FOR PAPERS: AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skill

    CALL FOR PAPERS: AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skill
    The following comes to us from Brian Quinn: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to the courts in...
Rank this Week: 2265

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

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

    Conundrum (California) 2014

    Conundrum (California) 2014
    One of our favorite inexpensive white wines. It's an undisclosed mix of white varieties that almost certainly includes some muscat variety and Sauvignon Blanc. Lots of peach and apricot, with some... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 28

    The Tilapia Tower

    The Tilapia Tower
    This was a fun and easy recipe that used my Adjustable Food Presentation Rings: Gently combine in a mixing bowl: Flesh of one avocado diced Juice of 1 lime ½ cup cooked corn kernels ½ cup canned... [[ This is a content summary…
  • Apr 28

    Delaware VC Laster cites yours truly

    Delaware VC Laster cites yours truly
    The Frederick Hsu Living Trust v. ODN Holding Corp.: Delaware’s default standard of review is the business judgment rule. The rule presumes that “in making a business decision the directors of a... [[ This is a content summary…
Rank this Week: 50

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/
  • Apr 28

    Sophia Vergara Settles Suit Over Unauthorized Use of Image

    Sophia Vergara Settles Suit Over Unauthorized Use of Image
    Getting a high-profile celebrity to endorse a product or service can be a major coup. After all, in a society that emulates famous personalities, what could be more desirable than an A-list star saying that they use a company’s wares?…
  • Apr 20

    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 people ask me 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 . . .
  • Apr 11

    Woman Sues Chipotle for $2.2 Billion Over Unauthorized Use of Her Image

    Woman Sues Chipotle for $2.2 Billion Over Unauthorized Use of Her Image
    Does a company have the right to use someone’s image without their permission? That question is central to a new lawsuit. While the lawsuit’s merit remains undetermined, it is stirring up negative publicity for the company.…
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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
  • Apr 28

    Why is Brian Leiter so interested in me?

    Why is Brian Leiter so interested in me?
    As my loyal reader(s) know, Professor Brian Leiter took to his blog yesterday to take issue with two posts I wrote about the Whittier Law School closure (you can read my posts here and here). In the two short paragraphs about me, he called me…
  • Apr 27

    Professor Brian Leiter's response to my posts on the Whittier Law School closure

    Professor Brian Leiter's response to my posts on the Whittier Law School closure
    This week I published two posts related to the sad Whittier Law School story. The first laid out the argument that Whittier's closing could have been avoided had other law schools responded appropriately to market demands in the years…
  • Apr 24

    Who really killed Whittier Law School? The shocking truth that you won't believe!

    Who really killed Whittier Law School? The shocking truth that you won't believe!
    A kerfuffle has erupted in the normally staid blogosphere of legal academics. Stephen Diamond of Santa Clara Law, a defender of law professor prerogatives, wrote a post blasting the decision to close troubled Whittier Law School and praising…
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Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

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

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
  • Apr 28

    Texas Supreme Court Clarifies When Insured May Recover Policy Benefit

    Texas Supreme Court Clarifies When Insured May Recover Policy Benefit
    In an effort to clarify over 20 years of conflicting precedent, the Texas Supreme Court announced five rules that, according to the court, explain the relationship between claims for breach of insurance policy and extra-contractual claims for…
  • Apr 21

    New York Court Upholds Suit Limitation Period, Ruling Appraisal is Not a Condition Precedent to Filing Suit

    New York Court Upholds Suit Limitation Period, Ruling Appraisal is Not a Condition Precedent to Filing Suit
    Courts will generally uphold reasonable suit limitation periods in property insurance policies, if the insurer does not affirmatively waive or extend them. In MZM Real Estate Corp. v. Tower Ins. Co. of New York, No. 452741/2015 (N.Y. Sup. Ct.…
  • Apr 14

    Marijuana Insurance: Workers’ Compensation Carriers Take a Hit

    Marijuana Insurance: Workers’ Compensation Carriers Take a Hit
    Marijuana is becoming big business as its growth rate zooms past even the astronomical dotcom industry growth rate of the 1990s. The industry had nearly $7 billion in 2016 revenue (a 30 percent increase over 2015), and an eye-popping $20…
Rank this Week: 1513

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

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

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

    Superheroes of the Pennsylvania Superior Court

    Superheroes of the Pennsylvania Superior Court
    Today is National Superhero Day.  Earlier this month I had the opportunity to accompany one of the partners of the firm to the Pennsylvania Superior Court.  As a young attorney who has not yet had the opportunity to argue at the…
  • Apr 25

    Pet Custody in Pennsylvania

    Pet Custody in Pennsylvania
    Earlier this year, much to my husband’s chagrin, we drove over an hour to Maryland to spend a Sunday afternoon at the home of a stranger.  We left with our new four-legged baby- Nala Blu.  More and more people choose to open…
  • Apr 21

    Could a Condominium Face Legal Trouble Because of Residents’ Blog Against Emotional Support Animal

    Could a Condominium Face Legal Trouble Because of Residents’ Blog Against Emotional Support Animal
    I have written a number of times on this blog about providing reasonable accommodations for “service animals” and “emotional support animals.”  This legal battle continues to affect condominium and homeowner…
Rank this Week: 4997

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
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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/
  • Apr 28

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: April 24-28, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: April 24-28, 2017
    I’m starting to feel like the old Johnny Cash and Lynn Anderson song, I’ve Been Everywhere. After two trips out west earlier this month, I spent time this week in Wichita with the Kansas PTAC, and soon enough I will be back on the…
  • Apr 28

    VA Class Deviation Restricts SDVOSB Nonmanufacturer

    VA Class Deviation Restricts SDVOSB Nonmanufacturer
    The VA has adopted a Class Deviation to the VAAR, severely restricting the ability of VA Contracting Officers to request waivers of the nonmanufacturer rule–and, even more troubling, suggesting that Contracting Officers need not apply…
  • Apr 27

    Agency Faces Sanctions For Backdating Market Research

    Agency Faces Sanctions For Backdating Market Research
    An agency backdated a market research memorandum to justify its set-aside decision–and when the backdating came to light, the Court of Federal Claims was none too pleased. In a recent decision, the Court held that the backdated…
Rank this Week: 3335

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 12

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: 2201

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/
  • Apr 28

    Drafting Website Terms of Use – Part II

    Drafting Website Terms of Use – Part II
    Previously on this blog, we discussed two important matters relating to the formation of the Terms of Use on your business’s website: avoiding using boilerplate language in favor of terms tailored to your specific business and having a…
  • Apr 21

    What Constitutes Undue Influence?

    What Constitutes Undue Influence?
    Every time a contract is signed, the potential exists that one party fails to perform the obligations specified under the contract. In such cases, the aggrieved party may elect to file a lawsuit to try to seek performance under the contract…
  • Apr 14

    What do I do if I have a Data Security Breach?

    What do I do if I have a Data Security Breach?
    As a business owner, you should take every possible precaution to ensure that the information of your clients, customers, and employees is safe. However, as many corporate owners will tell you, even the most well-prepared companies - large or…
Rank this Week: 3103

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://www.beveragelawupdate.com
  • Apr 28

    Leading the Pack: One Brewery’s Leave Policies Are Pawsitively Unique

    Leading the Pack: One Brewery’s Leave Policies Are Pawsitively Unique
    We talk a lot about the parameters of leave programs.  New state laws that are popping up regularly that expand on employee leave rights.  While we focus on the legal aspects of all leave laws, we do recognize the importance of…
  • Apr 27

    How Big is the Bite for Failing to Accommodate Service Animals?

    How Big is the Bite for Failing to Accommodate Service Animals?
    Multiple New England breweries in the last week have made the difficult decision to no longer permit four-legged friends within tasting rooms.  This article provides absolutely no opinion on those decisions—they are difficult…
  • Apr 19

    Brewers Association Marketing and Advertising Code Update: A beer by any other name doth taste as hoppy

    Brewers Association Marketing and Advertising Code Update: A beer by any other name doth taste as hoppy
    Coming up with the recipe for your new brew is only half the battle, you also have to come up with a creative name and label. While we’ve discussed protecting your brand through trademarks in previous posts, brewers should also be aware…
Rank this Week: 1756

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
  • Apr 28

    Tax Help And Advice For New And Established Small Businesse

    Tax Help And Advice For New And Established Small Businesse
    The Internal Revenue Service is highlighting products to help small business owners and self-employed individuals understand and meet their tax obligations.  Some of these tools focus on an emerging areas of business activity -- the…
  • Apr 26

    Owe Federal Income Taxes? Maybe You Need To Make An Offer In Compromise !

    Owe Federal Income Taxes? Maybe You Need To Make An Offer In Compromise !
    Taxpayers who have a tax debt they cannot pay may be able to settle their tax debt for less than the full amount owed by making an Offer in Compromise. Before applying for an Offer in Compromise, here are some things to know: In general,…
  • Apr 20

    Didn't Timely File Your IRS Federal Income Tax Return? Facts About Late Filing And Penaltie

    Didn't Timely File Your IRS Federal Income Tax Return? Facts About Late Filing And Penaltie
    April 18 was this year’s general deadline for filing your federal tax return AND for paying any tax owed.  If you are due a refund, there is no penalty if you file a late tax return. Taxpayers who owe tax, and failed to file and…
Rank this Week: 1586

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Covers news about and opinions issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the sixth Circuit with an emphasis on business cases. By Squire Sanders.

http://www.sixthcircuitappellateblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Managing A Corporation Located In Michigan Can Create Personal Jurisdiction

    Managing A Corporation Located In Michigan Can Create Personal Jurisdiction
    In MAG IAS Holdings, Inc. v. Schmuckle (No. 16-1550), the Sixth Circuit issued its first published decision interpreting the reach of specific jurisdiction under Walden v. Fiore, 134 S. Ct. 1115 (2014).  The panel held that Walden stands…
  • Apr 27

    Split Panel of the Sixth Circuit Holds that Cat’s Paw Theory Applies to FMLA Retaliation Claim

    Split Panel of the Sixth Circuit Holds that Cat’s Paw Theory Applies to FMLA Retaliation Claim
                Last week in Marshall v. Rawlings, a split panel of the Sixth Circuit held that the cat’s paw theory of liability applies to FMLA retaliation claims.  In Marshall,…
  • Apr 5

    Appellate Courts and Caseload Pressure

    Appellate Courts and Caseload Pressure
    An interesting paper has been making the rounds discussing how appellate courts react to caseload pressure.  After September 11, 2001, the Second and Ninth Circuits had a large influx of immigration appeals that affect the other…
Rank this Week: 3878

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
  • Apr 28

    Tales from the Trenches: Reflections on Successful Exits – Venture Capital Event, May 18

    Tales from the Trenches: Reflections on Successful Exits – Venture Capital Event, May 18
    Our Venture Capital team will be hosting a panel event, Tales from the Trenches: Reflections on Successful Exits, on Thursday May 18 at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC). Moderated by corporate partner Scott Bleier, a panel of…
  • Apr 21

    Applied BioMath and Northern Biologics to Collaborate on Biotherapeutic Candidate in Oncology

    Applied BioMath and Northern Biologics to Collaborate on Biotherapeutic Candidate in Oncology
    Firm client Applied BioMath, the industry-leader in applying mechanistic modeling to drug research and development, announced a collaboration with Northern Biologics, an innovative antibody discovery and development company. The companies…
  • Apr 20

    MBBP’s Life Sciences Vector Newsletter, Spring 2017

    MBBP’s Life Sciences Vector Newsletter, Spring 2017
    Our Life Sciences team has published the Spring 2017 edition of its newsletter, Vector. Below you will find brief descriptions of the news and articles included in the publication. Read the full newsletter for more information. DAVID…
Rank this Week: 5036

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

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

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for April 28

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for April 28
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. District Court Rules Plaintiff Failed To Plead Real Estate Investment Was A “Security” by Keith Paul Bishop in California Corporate &…
  • Apr 26

    The One With The Options Pricing Theft

    The One With The Options Pricing Theft
    Some financial fraud is easy to spot. Some is hard to spot. Some I barely understand. Kevin Amell was very clever in hiding his alleged fraud and I’m not sure I understand exactly how he pulled it off. Mr. Amell was a fund manager at…
  • Apr 24

    Financial Choice Act 2.0 for Private Fund Manager

    Financial Choice Act 2.0 for Private Fund Manager
    The Republican agenda is moving ahead to unwind much of the Obama Administration’s legislative and regulatory achievements. The first attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed. Next up is raising the debt ceiling, tax reform…
Rank this Week: 4324

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Apr 28

    How To Apply For A Job When You’re Underqualified

    How To Apply For A Job When You’re Underqualified
    Alas, lawyers don’t know everything.  Even those that claim that they do.  When looking for an in-house counsel job, you are likely to find many openings that your skills and experience don’t fully match.…
  • Apr 26

    Can Trying To Be Likable Kill Your Career?

    Can Trying To Be Likable Kill Your Career?
    Finally some tangible proof that there are lawyers who are trying to be likeable: “A long time ago, in a law firm far, far away, when I was a mid-level associate, I was assigned to... The post Can Trying To Be Likable Kill Your Career?…
  • Apr 25

    How to Make the Leap from Director of Legal to GC

    How to Make the Leap from Director of Legal to GC
    The Lawyer Whisperer gives her thoughts on how a Director of Legal can make the leap to a GC position.  She also gives the background on typical experience profiles and other factors that you can... The post How to Make the Leap from…
Rank this Week: 490

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
  • Apr 28

    To Meet and Confer, You Need to Talk

    To Meet and Confer, You Need to Talk
    If you have a “dispute concerning discovery,” the law requires that you try to resolve it informally by conferring with the opposing side. This meet-and-confer requirement can be met in person, by telephone, or by letter. But a…
  • Apr 26

    8 Tips to Maximize Interpreter Effectivene

    8 Tips to Maximize Interpreter Effectivene
    Once you find a qualified interpreter, apply these eight tips to maximize the interpreter’s usefulness in court or at trial. Locate interpreters where they can hear and be heard. One of the most challenging aspects of simultaneous court…
  • Apr 24

    Employer Checklist: Responding to Request for an Assistive Animal

    Employer Checklist: Responding to Request for an Assistive Animal
    A possible accommodation for an employee’s disability may be the use of an assistive animal in the workplace. What considerations should go into deciding whether to allow this accommodation? Here’s a handy checklist to help…
Rank this Week: 2133

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
Rank this Week: 1797

Footnoted

Footnoted

Reports on actionable information in SEC filings.

http://www.footnoted.com/
Rank this Week: 2607

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.
    How do we count the ways in which the Westin Cincinnati is a very, very bad hotel?First, the good news:  friendly staff and great location.  That, however, is the only good news.1.  Let's start with safety.  There should…
  • Apr 20

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
  • Mar 18

    Well, Jeff now gets to use a Satan emoji to describe me.

    Well, Jeff now gets to use a Satan emoji to describe me.
    Here's why:I was at the Burbank airport earlier this week, returning my rental car, and I heard a running sound.  The next thing I knew, a man (whose weight I've estimated at over 200 lbs--he was a big guy) had tripped, fallen into me,…
Rank this Week: 883

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

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

    SEC’s Chief Accountant: Watch Out for AC Overload

    SEC’s Chief Accountant: Watch Out for AC Overload
    In a recent speech on enhancing audit committee effectiveness, SEC Chief Accountant Wes Bricker raised the topic of audit committee overload – and said the onus is on the board to address it: Recent surveys indicate that some…
  • Apr 27

    Financial Choice Act 2.0: Likely DOA in the Senate, But Just the Opening Salvo

    Financial Choice Act 2.0: Likely DOA in the Senate, But Just the Opening Salvo
    As Liz blogged yesterday, the latest iteration of the Financial Choice Act has attracted substantial criticism from the CII.  If you’re also not a fan of the legislation, then this Bloomberg interview should cheer…
  • Apr 26

    Corp Fin: Will Bill Hinman Be the New Director?

    Corp Fin: Will Bill Hinman Be the New Director?
    We normally don’t comment on rumors, but we couldn’t ignore this WSJ article by Dave Michaels: President Donald Trump’s choice to run the Securities and Exchange Commission is quietly assembling a cabinet of top staff…
Rank this Week: 2202

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/
  • Apr 28

    What Does a “Best Efforts” Covenant Mean?

    What Does a “Best Efforts” Covenant Mean?
    “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” – Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride Very few deal lawyers have escaped extended battles over whether a client is obligated to use its “best…
  • Apr 27

    Private Equity: Practice Points for Investor Side Letter

    Private Equity: Practice Points for Investor Side Letter
    I recently flagged a Nixon Peabody blog about how the Chancery Court’s ESG Capital Partners decision highlighted significant enforceability issues for “side-letters” with private equity fund…
  • Apr 26

    Delaware: Does Corwin Cleanse a Unocal Problem?

    Delaware: Does Corwin Cleanse a Unocal Problem?
    This Fried Frank memo discusses the Chancery Court’s recent decision in In re Paramount Gold and Silver Stockholders Litigation (Del. Ch.; 4/17), which left unanswered the question of whether fully informed shareholder approval under…
Rank this Week: 2193

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/
  • Apr 28

    The Limited Liability Company Agreement That Has No Name

    The Limited Liability Company Agreement That Has No Name
    Practitioners under California’s Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act will be familiar with the concept of an “operating agreement” (Cal. Corp. Code § 17701.02(s)).  Indeed, I expect that nearly…
  • Apr 27

    District Court Rules Plaintiff Failed To Plead Real Estate Investment Was A “Security”

    District Court Rules Plaintiff Failed To Plead Real Estate Investment Was A “Security”
    Both the Securities Act of 1933 and the California Corporate Securities Law of 1968 provide similar, but not the same, definitions of a “security”.  See Making A List Of Securities And Checking It Twice.  Although these…
  • Apr 26

    Buying Assets? Have You Considered This Secretary’s Certificate?

    Buying Assets? Have You Considered This Secretary’s Certificate?
    California Corporations Code Section 1001 requires approval by the outstanding shares (Corp. Code § 152) of the principal terms of a sale of all or substantially all of a corporation’s assets (unless the transaction is in the usual…
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Jerry Burleson

Jerry Burleson

Covers the legal rights of minority shareholders of privately held corporations.

http://www.jerryburleson.com/blog/
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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
  • Apr 27

    Recommended Reading: Is Your Nonfinancial Performance Revealing the True Value of Your Business to Investors?

    Recommended Reading: Is Your Nonfinancial Performance Revealing the True Value of Your Business to Investors?
    This week we highlight a report by Ernst & Young based on three years of research on the linkages between nonfinancial performance and investor decision-making. The data concludes that with regards to environmental, social and governance…
  • Apr 20

    Recommended Reading: Proxy Season Preview: Shareholder Activism

    Recommended Reading: Proxy Season Preview: Shareholder Activism
    This week we highlight a report by Proxy Monitor on the early filings and voting returns of the 2017 Proxy season. Among early-meeting companies, proposals are evenly split between those relating to corporate governance and those relating to…
  • Apr 13

    What's New in Washington: 10 Things You Need to Know - April 13 Edition

    What's New in Washington: 10 Things You Need to Know - April 13 Edition
    Congress entered into its spring recess on April 7 having delivered regulatory reforms to President Trump’s desk. In the first 75 days of the Trump administration, legislators approved 13 Congressional Review Act resolutions, with…
Rank this Week: 1667

Oregon Business Litigation

Oregon Business Litigation

Resource for in-house counsel, business executives, human resource managers and others who monitor litigation and legal issues affecting Oregon businesses. By Ater Wynne.

http://www.aterwynneblog.com/oregon_business_litigatio/
  • Apr 27

    Are your confidentiality agreements up to date?

    Are your confidentiality agreements up to date?
    The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) provides an important tool for protecting trade secrets from misappropriation by affording owners a federal right of action for misappropriation of trade secrets related to a product or service used, or…
  • Mar 7

    Legislators introduce bill to address BOLI's new interpretation of manufacturing overtime rule

    Legislators introduce bill to address BOLI's new interpretation of manufacturing overtime rule
    We recently reported on BOLI 's new guidance overturning its long-standing interpretation of ORS 652.020, Oregon's overtime rule applicable to manufacturing establishments. The Oregon Legislature has now weighed in on this issue. Under ORS…
  • Feb 10

    Litigators beware: two acts designed to curb litigation abuse

    Litigators beware: two acts designed to curb litigation abuse
    On January 30, 2017, the House Judiciary Committee received two bills that could have a significant impact on litigators and their clients. One bill seeks to impose mandatory penalties on lawyers, law firms, and parties who file frivolous…
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Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Apr 27

    Should I Blow The Whistle?

    Should I Blow The Whistle?
    Some basic considerations when thinking of reporting health care fraud Most employees never imagine reporting their employers. No one takes a job with their sights set on clandestinely gathering evidence for a government health care fraud…
  • Apr 25

    Issues for Defense Experts Regarding Infection as a Cause of Brain Damage

    Issues for Defense Experts Regarding Infection as a Cause of Brain Damage
    Cases that involve victims of brain damage can be very challenging, emotional and complicated. I believe to be successful in court, attorneys must be aware of any potential challenges he/she may face. A specific example of this is using…
  • Apr 17

    Instrumental Deliverie

    Instrumental Deliverie
    INSTRUMENTAL DELIVERIES An Important Discussion About Vacuum Deliveries All Effected Families Should Read        “It has been repeatedly shown that under modern conditions, caesarian section, although not devoid of…
Rank this Week: 1617

My Distribution Law

My Distribution Law

Focuses on distribution law issues for manufacturers, wholesalers, dealers, and retailers. By Howard M. Ullman.

http://www.mydistributionlaw.com/
  • Apr 27

    Antitrust Analysis of Joint Ventures – Part 2

    Antitrust Analysis of Joint Ventures – Part 2
    I’ve begun a new blog series on the antitrust analysis of joint ventures on the Orrick AntitrustWatch blog.  Here’s a link to the second article.  As I wrote there: In this installment, we will unpack some of the major…
  • Feb 2

    Antitrust Analysis of Joint Venture

    Antitrust Analysis of Joint Venture
    I’ve begun a new blog series on the antitrust analysis of joint ventures on the Orrick AntitrustWatch blog.  Here’s a link to the first article.  As I wrote there: Joint ventures (“JVs”) can require…
  • Nov 3

    Tenth Circuit Rules That Invocation of IP Rights Is Presumptively Valid Defense to Antitrust Refusal to Deal Claim

    Tenth Circuit Rules That Invocation of IP Rights Is Presumptively Valid Defense to Antitrust Refusal to Deal Claim
    Embed from Getty Images In SOLIDFX, LLC v. Jeppesen Sanderson, Inc., Case Nos. 15-1079 and 15-1097 (opinion available here), the Tenth Circuit aligned itself with the First and Federal Circuits to hold that the invocation of intellectual…
Rank this Week: 2968

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: 2008

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/
Rank this Week: 1892

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/
Rank this Week: 1861

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Washington State Passes New Legislation on Collection and Use of Biometric Identifier

    Washington State Passes New Legislation on Collection and Use of Biometric Identifier
    On April 18, 2017, the state of Washington passed House Bill 1493, which sets forth requirements for businesses who collect and use biometric identifiers for commercial purposes. Under HB 1493, a biometric identifier includes a fingerprint,…
  • Apr 26

    IT/Procurement Leadership Forum Hosted in Charlotte & Dalla

    IT/Procurement Leadership Forum Hosted in Charlotte & Dalla
    Join Hunton & Williams for in-person IT/Procurement Leadership Forums in Charlotte and Dallas in May. Our program topics include software audits and contract lifecycle management. This blog post contains registration links. ……
  • Apr 25

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
    This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry. Continue reading for our weekly roundup. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1744

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/
  • Apr 27

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts and Commercial Law Downloads (April 27, 2017)

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts and Commercial Law Downloads (April 27, 2017)
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days 26 Feb 2017 through 27 Apr 2017 Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 278 Notice and Takedown in the...
  • Apr 25

    Contractual Rights to Prince's "Vault"

    Contractual Rights to Prince's "Vault"
    On April 14, the Wall Street Journal reported that Universal Music Group has won the licensing rights to late pop/rock star Prince's music in the "vault" he apparently kept on his property. The price tag was $30 million. Now,…
  • Apr 24

    New edition: Principles of Contractual Interpretation by Richard Calnan

    New edition: Principles of Contractual Interpretation by Richard Calnan
    From our friends at Oxford University Press: "Written with the busy practitioner in mind, Richard Calnan’s Principles of Contractual Interpretation is a concise and insightful book that sets out the principles that guide the courts in…
Rank this Week: 2292

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/
  • Apr 27

    Qualified Small Business Stock—what is it, and why should you care?

    Qualified Small Business Stock—what is it, and why should you care?
    Investors can take $10 million in gains tax free on qualified small business stock. This post discusses what companies & investors should know about QSBS.... Read More The post Qualified Small Business Stock—what is it, and why…
  • Apr 24

    News Roundup: “On-Demand Apparel Manufacturing”, Startups and Bankruptcy, and Music Piracy

    News Roundup: “On-Demand Apparel Manufacturing”, Startups and Bankruptcy, and Music Piracy
    A collection of this week's Seattle-area business law news and events: Amazon's new patent, startups and bankruptcy, the history of music piracy, etc.... Read More The post News Roundup: “On-Demand Apparel Manufacturing”, Startups…
  • Apr 14

    News Roundup: New Angel Investors, Seattle Divestment, Butter Trademark Dispute

    News Roundup: New Angel Investors, Seattle Divestment, Butter Trademark Dispute
    News roundup features info on a new group of Seattle angel investors, how to have good relationships with your investors, and a cheese trademark dispute.... Read More The post News Roundup: New Angel Investors, Seattle Divestment, Butter…
Rank this Week: 3723

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    International Family Law – What is a migratory divorce?

    International Family Law – What is a migratory divorce?
    Migratory Divorces Depending on the classification of the divorce, the U.S. may or may not recognize its decree. The post International Family Law – What is a migratory divorce? appeared first on boyerlawfirmblog.com.
  • Apr 25

    Title VII: Retaliation by Employer

    Title VII: Retaliation by Employer
    What is Title VII? Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees from discrimination from employers.  Title VII prohibits discrimination “with respect to his compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of…
  • Apr 22

    Violations of Non-compete Agreement

    Violations of Non-compete Agreement
    Non-compete Agreements A non-compete agreement is an agreement between an employer and employee that restricts an employee’s conduct post-employment. In a non-compete contract, the employee usually agrees not to compete against…
Rank this Week: 4897

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Government Contracts Legal Forum

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

http://www.governmentcontractslegalforum.com/
Rank this Week: 5131

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Apr 26

    Eidgenössischer Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragter (EDÖB) veröffentlicht Erläuterungen zu Stimmerkennungsverfahren

    Eidgenössischer Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragter (EDÖB) veröffentlicht Erläuterungen zu Stimmerkennungsverfahren
    Der Eidgenössische Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragte (EDÖB) veröffentlichte auf seiner Webseite Erläuterungen zu Stimmerkennungsverfahren. In diesem Zusammenhang hält der EDÖB u.a. folgendes…
  • Apr 10

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch
    Die Grundbuchführung im Kanton Bern ist derzeit daran, ein elektronisches Handbuch für den Verkehr mit den Grundbuchämtern und die Grundbuchführung zu erstellen. Seit dem 6. April 2017 sind drei neue Artikel…
  • Apr 5

    Wohnungsinventare der Gemeinden publiziert

    Wohnungsinventare der Gemeinden publiziert
    Gemäss einer Medienmitteilung vom 31. März 2017 hat das Bundesamt für Raumentwicklung zum ersten Mal die Wohnungsinventare der Gemeinden publiziert. Anhand jener Inventare lässt sich der Anteil der Zweitwohnungen in den…
Rank this Week: 2527

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

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

http://www.cftclaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2782

Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Covers business law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.globaltradeandsanctionslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1445

Indiana Business Lawyer Blog

Indiana Business Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianabusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Discretionary Function Immunity

    Discretionary Function Immunity
    The Indiana Supreme Court ruled evidence of more than financing alone must be presented to demonstrate that the City has engaged in a policy-oriented decision making process  in order for discretionary function immunity to apply.…
  • Mar 27

    Broadband Access in Rural Areas and Mandatory E-filing

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

    Liability Limitation for Indiana’s Weekend Warrior

    Liability Limitation for Indiana’s Weekend Warrior
    On February 16, 2017, the Indiana Supreme Court issued an opinion regarding a sports participant’s duty owed to other participants in sports-injury tort cases. Megenity v. Dunn (No. 22D03-1309-CT-1354, decided Feb. 16, 2017). The Court…
Rank this Week: 4238

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Apr 26

    London Update

    London Update
    The D&O Diary finished up its European stint with a brief stop in London earlier this week before heading home. Because it was only a brief visit with numerous commitments, I had only a little bit of a chance to look around…
  • Apr 24

    April in Pari

    April in Pari
    The D&O Diary is on assignment in Europe this week, with a first stop in Paris, for meetings. I have been to Paris many times before, but almost always in the fall or winter. Before this trip, I hadn’t really had the pleasure…
  • Apr 20

    PwC Annual Study Reports Record Number of Securities Suit

    PwC Annual Study Reports Record Number of Securities Suit
    Largely driven by a “dramatic” increase in the number of federal court merger objection lawsuits, securities class action litigation filings rose to the highest level ever in 2016, according to PwC’s most recent annual…
Rank this Week: 756