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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 16

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: 13

Western Canada Business Litigation…

Western Canada Business Litigation Blog

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

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

    Supreme Court Of Canada Dismisses Appeal Alleging Freedom of Expression Breach

    Supreme Court Of Canada Dismisses Appeal Alleging Freedom of Expression Breach
    In its first decision of 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada addressed the likelihood of successful damages claims against quasi-judicial boards pursuant to s. 24 of the Charter. In a 4-4-1 split decision, the Court ultimately dismissed the…
  • Dec 20

    The Perils of Trespa

    The Perils of Trespa
    Few property disputes engender more anger and unreasonable behaviour than trespass and nuisance claims between residential neighbours.  Municipal and other authorities, such as regional districts or stratas, are either loath to get…
  • Dec 14

    BCCA Affirms Solicitor-Client Privilege as “nearly absolute”

    BCCA Affirms Solicitor-Client Privilege as “nearly absolute”
    In the recent decision in Soprema Inc. v. Wolrige Mahon LLP, 2016 BCCA 471, the British Columbia Court of Appeal confirmed the status of solicitor-client privilege as “nearly absolute” and clarified the test for determining…
Rank this Week: 2879

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jan 23

    NERA Economic Consulting: Record Number of Securities Suit Filings in 2016

    NERA Economic Consulting: Record Number of Securities Suit Filings in 2016
    According to NERA Economic Consulting’s latest annual securities litigation report, there were a “record number” of securities class action lawsuit filed in 2016. The January 23, 2017 report, which is entitled “Recent…
  • Jan 22

    More About Litigation Reform Bylaws: Will “No Pay” Provisions Succeed Where Forum Selection Bylaws Have Failed?

    More About Litigation Reform Bylaws: Will “No Pay” Provisions Succeed Where Forum Selection Bylaws Have Failed?
    In recent years, we approached the point where nearly every M&A transaction attracted one or more merger objection lawsuit, which all too often was resolved through a “disclosure only settlement” in which the defendant company…
  • Jan 19

    The Better Angels of Our Nature

    The Better Angels of Our Nature
    There have been few darker hours in our country’s history than March 4, 1861, the date of Abraham Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address. Seven states had already seceded from the Union and armed conflict loomed. While denouncing…
Rank this Week: 1216

Blog: News & Legal Articles from…

Blog: News & Legal Articles from Our Team

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.ds-l.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    New I-9 Form – Employment Eligibility Verification

    New I-9 Form – Employment Eligibility Verification
    All US employers are required to use an I-9 form to verify the identity and eligibility of individuals (both citizens and non-citizens) for employment in the United States.  Please take notice that effective today, January 22, 2017,…
  • Dec 14

    Wage History Soon Illegal in Hiring

    Wage History Soon Illegal in Hiring
    Philadelphia City Council passed a Bill earlier this month that will soon make it illegal for any employer to ask a job applicant about his or her wage history.  This law will go into effect 120 days after it is signed by Mayor…
  • Nov 28

    Dept of Labor’s New Overtime Law is Blocked

    Dept of Labor’s New Overtime Law is Blocked
    New Overtime Law is Blocked The new overtime law that would have increased pay for millions of employees starting on December 1 has been blocked by a preliminary injunction issued by a Texas federal court.  The law would have raised the…
Rank this Week: 4970

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Warning Signs of Financial Abuse of the Elderly

    Warning Signs of Financial Abuse of the Elderly
    Warning Signs of Financial Abuse of the Elderly Studies show that financial abuse of the elderly is a growing problem throughout the United States and especially here in Florida.  The overall population is aging, and persons over 65…
  • Jan 16

    How To Protect Against Elder Abuse

    How To Protect Against Elder Abuse
    How To Protect Against Elder Abuse A Senate Special Committee on Aging had a hearing in November of 2016, which allowed experts to testify that elder abuse is still a growing problem in the United States.  The experts testified that over…
  • Jan 13

    Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will

    Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will
    What is the Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will? A common question Jacksonville estate planning lawyers are often asked is how long does a person have to Florida will contest a will or what is the statute of limitations to contest a will…
Rank this Week: 140

The Venture Alley

The Venture Alley

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

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

    Hart-Scott Rodino Thresholds Revised

    Hart-Scott Rodino Thresholds Revised
    From our colleagues Paolo Morante, Steven E. Levitsky, Laura Kam and Adam Steene: The Federal Trade Commission has announced its annual revision to the jurisdictional thresholds under the Act. The new thresholds will go into effect…
  • Dec 12

    The Internet of Things and its Legal Dilemma

    The Internet of Things and its Legal Dilemma
    In this recent post to our fellow DLA blog – Technology’s Legal Edge – our colleague Giulio Coraggio identifies some of the legal issues that are being sorted out with respect to the Internet of Things, including…
  • Nov 17

    The Trump Tax Reform Plan – Key Point

    The Trump Tax Reform Plan – Key Point
    Article prepared by and republished courtesy of our colleagues Evan Migdail and Steven Phillips; originally published here: https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/insights/publications/2016/11/the-trump-tax-reform-plan/.  As a result of the…
Rank this Week: 3773

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Jan 23

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu
    Tags: kirby v north carolina department of transportationwinston-salem eminent domain attorneysThe link below discusses the status of the Map Act cases in North Carolina as of January 20, 2017. The Map Act and its cases, namely Kirby v…
  • Dec 13

    NC Partition Attorney

    NC Partition Attorney
    Tags: NC Partition AttorneysA partition of property occurs when the property owners cannot agree. Finally, one says "that's enough, I want out" or "I want my 1/2, you can have your 1/2". If the other side won't buy the other out, then…
  • Dec 7

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem
    Tags: NC Restaurant AttorneyA by-the-slice pizza joint just opened in Downtown Winston-Salem in December of 2016. Twin-City Slice opened at the former Kabob's on the 200 block of West Fourth Street. For more…
Rank this Week: 2663

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • Jan 23

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu
    Tags: kirby v north carolina department of transportationwinston-salem eminent domain attorneysThe link below discusses the status of the Map Act cases in North Carolina as of January 20, 2017. The Map Act and its cases, namely Kirby v…
  • Dec 13

    NC Partition Attorney

    NC Partition Attorney
    Tags: NC Partition AttorneysA partition of property occurs when the property owners cannot agree. Finally, one says "that's enough, I want out" or "I want my 1/2, you can have your 1/2". If the other side won't buy the other out, then…
  • Dec 7

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem
    Tags: NC Restaurant AttorneyA by-the-slice pizza joint just opened in Downtown Winston-Salem in December of 2016. Twin-City Slice opened at the former Kabob's on the 200 block of West Fourth Street. For more…
Rank this Week: 2964

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

Covers current antitrust news and regulatory developments. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 72

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    Grantbacks, Territorial Restraints, and the Type of Follow-On Innovation: The "But for..." Defense

    Grantbacks, Territorial Restraints, and the Type of Follow-On Innovation: The "But for..." Defense
    Ambashi, Masahito; Regibeau, Pierre; and Rockett, Katharine examine Grantbacks, Territorial Restraints, and the Type of Follow-On Innovation: The "But for..." Defense. ABSTRACT: We analyse the effect of grantback clauses in…
  • Jan 23

    Contract contingency in vertically related market

    Contract contingency in vertically related market
    Bacchiega, Emanuele ; Bonroy, Olivier and Petrakis, Emmanuel theorize about Contract contingency in vertically related markets. ABSTRACT: We study the optimal contract choice of an upstream monopolist producing an essential input that may…
  • Jan 23

    Evidence for the Effects of Mergers on Market Power and Efficiency

    Evidence for the Effects of Mergers on Market Power and Efficiency
    Bruce A. Blonigen and Justin R. Pierce look for Evidence for the Effects of Mergers on Market Power and Efficiency. ABSTRACT: Study of the impact of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) on productivity and market power has been complicated by…
Rank this Week: 73

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Focuses on construction and business law, commercial creditor's rights and estate planning.

http://vannattorneys.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Creating Time to Plan and Think | Becoming Better

    Creating Time to Plan and Think | Becoming Better
    Several years ago, I came across an article that encouraged business owners to take time to plan their business strategy, business goals and personal goals. The advice was to take several days and to actually get away from others in order to…
  • Jan 16

    Resolving a Contract Dispute

    Resolving a Contract Dispute
    Business contract disputes are generally not fun to encounter. The disputes often interrupt the natural flow of business and can become an issue with cash flow and financial performance. How to resolve the business disputes is always…
  • Jan 13

    Vann Attorneys Webinar: Negotiating Business Agreements by Email, Text & Other Electronic Communication

    Vann Attorneys Webinar: Negotiating Business Agreements by Email, Text & Other Electronic Communication
    Business litigation in today’s society is commonplace.  Learn how to best position your business in preparing for litigation.  What steps will put your company in the best position possible?  Learn 3 takeaways to help…
Rank this Week: 4543

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/
  • Jan 23

    Legalization of Same-sex Marriages in Pennsylvania Causing Adoption Reversal

    Legalization of Same-sex Marriages in Pennsylvania Causing Adoption Reversal
    In a historic 2014 ruling, the U.S. District Court in Whitewood v. Wolf made same-sex marriage legal in Pennsylvania. This ruling, while finally allowing a sizable segment of the population the same legal freedoms heterosexual…
  • Jan 20

    Are All Dogs Allowed?

    Are All Dogs Allowed?
    Aaron Marines was a recent contributor to the January/February 2017 issue of Community Assets bi-monthly magazine for the Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter of Community Associations Institute.  “Associations are often faced…
  • Jan 19

    More Liquor Code Changes – Six-Packs, Individual Bottles & Cans, Growlers now Available at PA Beer Distributor

    More Liquor Code Changes – Six-Packs, Individual Bottles & Cans, Growlers now Available at PA Beer Distributor
    Have you picked up a six-pack or refilled your growler lately?  As of this week you have a new option in Pennsylvania.  Act 166 was passed in the fall and went into effect on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.  It allows beer…
Rank this Week: 4041

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 652

ACA Review

ACA Review

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

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Jan 23

    President Trump’s First ACA “Executive Action”

    President Trump’s First ACA “Executive Action”
    Shortly after his January 20 inauguration, President Trump signed an Executive Order (promptly published by Politico) titled, “Minimizing the Economic Burden of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Pending Appeal.” …
  • Jan 20

    On Your Mark, Get Ready, to Go . . . Somewhere: Congressional Developments January 12-18

    On Your Mark, Get Ready, to Go . . . Somewhere: Congressional Developments January 12-18
    On January 13, the House passed the 2017 budget resolution (S. Con. Res. 3), which should be found on President Trump’s desk Monday morning.  As previously explained, this sets the stage for a filibuster-proof, budget…
  • Jan 12

    Fitness Enthusiasm Wanes Early: ACA-Related Congressional Actions January 5 – 12

    Fitness Enthusiasm Wanes Early: ACA-Related Congressional Actions January 5 – 12
    On January 5, the House passed the “Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017” (H.R. 26), streamlining the process for Congressional review and rejection of administrative agency rules, including a 10-year…
Rank this Week: 2528

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

    Litigators: Send These 5 Letters to Your Client

    Litigators: Send These 5 Letters to Your Client
    It’s crucial that attorneys maintain regular and open communication with their clients.  When it comes to litigation, communications often come in the form of status report letters. Here are 5 letters that litigators send to their…
  • Jan 20

    Which Contract Form Should You Use?

    Which Contract Form Should You Use?
    Deciding which form to use for your agreement will depend on several factors, including who the parties are, what they want to accomplish, their level of sophistication, and the amount of time and money they’re realistically willing to…
  • Jan 18

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion
    When considering whether to move for summary judgment or summary adjudication, always assess whether there are better procedures available for narrowing the issues or terminating the litigation. Keep the following chart handy to help you…
Rank this Week: 2550

McNamee, Lochner, Titus &…

McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C. Firm News & Events

Covers business law. By McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C.

http://www.mltw.com/news-events/
  • Jan 23

    Bruce J. Wagner Admitted to the American College of Family Trial Lawyer

    Bruce J. Wagner Admitted to the American College of Family Trial Lawyer
    Bruce J. Wagner, chair of McNamee’s Matrimonial and Family Law practice, was recently admitted to the American College of Family Trial Lawyers. Formed in 1993, the American College of Family Trial Lawyers (AFCTL) comprises a select…
  • Jan 17

    McNamee Expands, Adds New Paralegal to its Real Estate Practice Area

    McNamee Expands, Adds New Paralegal to its Real Estate Practice Area
    Allison Squires joined McNamee as a paralegal in the Real Estate practice area supporting two of its shareholders, Mathew Barry and Jeremy Speich. Allison has been a paralegal since graduating from Mildred Elley in 1996. She has experience…
  • Jan 12

    Public Construction Attorneys Join McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C.

    Public Construction Attorneys Join McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C.
    McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C., a full-service law firm headquartered in Albany, N.Y. announces that the attorneys of Fox & Kowalewski, LLP, one of the leading public construction law firms in New York State, have joined the…
Rank this Week: 1753

CBL Business Law Blog

CBL Business Law Blog

Explores business law issues as they relate to SMEs in the UK and any international business wanting to trade in Britain. By Cousins Business Law.

http://www.business-lawfirm.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Licensees beware of the alcohol wholesaler registration scheme

    Licensees beware of the alcohol wholesaler registration scheme
    Why should licensees be concerned with red tape affecting wholesalers of alcohol? Because if they buy from a wholesaler who is not registered they could face a fine of up to £10K!The Alcohol Wholesalers Registration Scheme requires…
  • Nov 28

    Beware the perils of letting your home for short term holidays and busine

    Beware the perils of letting your home for short term holidays and busine
    Sometimes you cannot help but think that the internet of things is moving so fast that it is difficult for old established laws and customs to adapt and keep up with innovations.The global explosion of short term lets via organisations such…
  • Sep 7

    How to sack a company director

    How to sack a company director
    Dismissing a director is not as easy as dismissing a normal employee. This blog sets out how to go about firing a fellow company director.The first thing to appreciate is that most directors in SMEs have three roles – that of a…
Rank this Week: 2713

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Fayette County Kentucky Changes Guidelines for Agricultural Property Assessment

    Fayette County Kentucky Changes Guidelines for Agricultural Property Assessment
    Earlier this month, the Fayette County, Kentucky Property Valuation Administration (“Fayette PVA”), in conjunction with the Kentucky Department of Revenue, announced changes to the guidelines and policies for agricultural property…
  • Jan 20

    Only Stock Options Vested at Time of Filing Dissolution Are Marital Property

    Only Stock Options Vested at Time of Filing Dissolution Are Marital Property
    The Indiana Court of Appeals attempted to clarify how stock options are treated in Indiana divorce cases. In Fischer v. Fischer (Jan. 19, 2017; see 45A05-1512-DR-2328), the appellate court reversed the trial court’s inclusion in the…
  • Jan 13

    The OIG Issues New Safe Harbor Regulation for Transportation

    The OIG Issues New Safe Harbor Regulation for Transportation
    On Dec. 7, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released a final rule (“Final Rule,” see 81 F.R. 88368) modifying certain existing safe harbors to the anti-kickback…
Rank this Week: 2400

Federal Securities Law Blog

Federal Securities Law Blog

FedSecLaw.com is devoted to highlighting current issues in securities laws, discussing the ramifications of those issues for today’s businesses, and providing bottom-line takeaways for busy owners, managers, and executives. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.fedseclaw.com/
  • Jan 23

    SEC enforces rules regarding use of non-GAAP measures and undisclosed perk

    SEC enforces rules regarding use of non-GAAP measures and undisclosed perk
    Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made good on its promises to enforce violations of its non-GAAP financial measure disclosure rules. MDC Partners agreed to pay a $1.5 million dollar penalty to settle the SEC’s…
  • Dec 9

    Supreme Court affirms family insider trading conviction

    Supreme Court affirms family insider trading conviction
    On Tuesday, The United States Supreme Court unanimously affirmed an insider trading conviction by finding that inside information exchanged between relatives violates federal security laws. The case is Salman v. United States. The decision…
  • May 20

    SEC forces Mickelson to return $1 million from insider trading

    SEC forces Mickelson to return $1 million from insider trading
    PGA golfer Phil Mickelson agreed to forfeit almost $1 million that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said was obtained through insider trading. Mickelson was named as a “relief defendant” in a criminal case, filed in…
Rank this Week: 795

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 23

    Broadening the Boardroom

    Broadening the Boardroom
    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has recently backtracked on her proposals to increase employee representation on boards. It was an idea which had largely been confined to the wilderness of UK governance for several decades after…
  • Jan 23

    “Fair Value” to be Determined by Merger Price—Merion v. Lender Processing

    “Fair Value” to be Determined by Merger Price—Merion v. Lender Processing
    In a noteworthy appraisal decision, Merion Capital v. Lender Processing Services, Inc. (Dec. 16, 2016), the Delaware Court of Chancery relied entirely on the merger price to determine “fair value” and issued an appraisal award…
  • Jan 23

    Mutual Funds As Venture Capitalists? Evidence from Unicorn

    Mutual Funds As Venture Capitalists? Evidence from Unicorn
    The past five years have witnessed a dramatic change in the financing of entrepreneurial firms. Whereas once these firms were financed primarily by a small set of venture capital groups (VCs), who tightly monitored and controlled the…
Rank this Week: 1279

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Anti-Nepotism Policies in New Jersey Public School Hiring

    Anti-Nepotism Policies in New Jersey Public School Hiring
    A problem our employment attorneys  frequently encounter is complaints of nepotism in the hiring and promotion of public school teachers.  While the hiring of relatives is not per se illegal in New Jersey public schools, there are…
  • Jan 19

    Attorneys Fees in New Jersey Civil Service Appeal

    Attorneys Fees in New Jersey Civil Service Appeal
    The financial burden of a civil service appeal discourages many employees from filing.  However, a successful employee may be able to recover the attorneys fees she spent on the appeal.  Our attorneys handle civil service appeals…
  • Jan 18

    Business Partnerships: Taxes and Other Consideration

    Business Partnerships: Taxes and Other Consideration
    A partnership is an unincorporated association of two or more people who act as co-owners of a business for profit.  Under New Jersey business law, a partnership may be created even when there is no written partnership agreement between…
Rank this Week: 3520

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jan 23

    U.S. General Counsel are Bullish on Trump

    U.S. General Counsel are Bullish on Trump
    General counsel in the United States are generally positive about a Trump presidency, a recent survey reveals: “In a new survey, a majority of chief legal officers at U.S. companies expressed optimism that their business... The post…
  • Jan 19

    4 Signs You’re Stuck in a Career Rut

    4 Signs You’re Stuck in a Career Rut
    In law as with many jobs, years spent nose-down in documents can make you oblivious to the fact that you are in a career rut.  Do yourself a favor and take a quick self-assessment: “You... The post 4 Signs You’re Stuck in a…
  • Jan 18

    Where Are The Jobs? Are Humans The Horses Of The 21st Century?

    Where Are The Jobs? Are Humans The Horses Of The 21st Century?
    Being put out to pasture takes on a new, more imminent meaning: “The documentary Humans Need Not Apply is fascinating. It states “as mechanical muscles pushed horses out of the economy, mechanical minds will do... The post Where…
Rank this Week: 211

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

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

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

    Operating Agreement Trumps Falsified Liquor License Application In Dispute Over LLC Membership

    Operating Agreement Trumps Falsified Liquor License Application In Dispute Over LLC Membership
    Franklin C. McRoberts, counsel in the Uniondale office of Farrell Fritz and a member of the firm’s Business Divorce Group, prepared this article. Oh, the things that can happen when the LLC members identified…
  • Jan 16

    Court of Appeals to Decide Controversial Partnership Dissolution Case

    Court of Appeals to Decide Controversial Partnership Dissolution Case
    New York's highest court last week agreed to hear an appeal in a case that raises important issues concerning wrongful dissolution, damages, and valuation discounts under New York's partnership law. Learn more in this week's New York Business…
  • Jan 9

    Announcing Must-Have Treatise on Business Divorce Litigation

    Announcing Must-Have Treatise on Business Divorce Litigation
    If you are or aspire to be a business divorce lawyer, you'll want to read in this week's New York Business Divorce my review of a newly published treatise called Litigating The Business Divorce, after which you'll want to order a copy.
Rank this Week: 1033

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

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

    Trump Freezes New Regs – But Order Doesn’t Apply to the SEC!

    Trump Freezes New Regs – But Order Doesn’t Apply to the SEC!
    This blog from Steve Quinlivan shares the details on the Trump Administration’s decision to order an immediate freeze on the adoption of new regulations. Media reports have noted that the incoming Obama and Bush Administrations both…
  • Jan 20

    Inauguration Day: Is Edgar Open?

    Inauguration Day: Is Edgar Open?
    As we watch the peaceful transition of power & wonder if we will come together as a nation after a deeply divisive election, there’s one question on everyone’s mind this Inauguration Day…
  • Jan 19

    The (Not Quite) First Non-GAAP Enforcement Case! (& a Perk Case to Boot)

    The (Not Quite) First Non-GAAP Enforcement Case! (& a Perk Case to Boot)
    Yesterday, the SEC sanctioned MDC Partners for violating Reg G & Item 10(e) of Reg S-K in connection with its use of non-GAAP financial measures. Some people are calling this the first non-GAAP enforcement case – but…
Rank this Week: 2016

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/
  • Jan 23

    Director Independence: Key “Sandys v. Pincus” Takeaway

    Director Independence: Key “Sandys v. Pincus” Takeaway
    Last month, the Delaware Supreme Court issued its decision in Sandys v. Pincus. The Court reversed an earlier Chancery Court decision and found that the close business and personal ties among certain directors of Zynga, Inc. were sufficient…
  • Jan 20

    Antitrust: New Focus on Harm to Large Customer

    Antitrust: New Focus on Harm to Large Customer
    This Perkins Coie memo highlights a potentially important shift in emphasis by the DOJ & FTC in antitrust merger challenges: In a stark deviation from the traditional emphasis on consumer harm, as detailed in the Horizontal Merger…
  • Jan 19

    A Feature, Not A Bug: Appraisal Conditions Deter Appraisal Claim

    A Feature, Not A Bug: Appraisal Conditions Deter Appraisal Claim
    This blog from Lowenstein’s Steve Hecht suggests that a buyer’s insistence on an appraisal condition – or a “blow provision” – might chill the exercise of appraisal rights. Here’s an excerpt…
Rank this Week: 1966

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

    The DBO As Religious Regulator

    The DBO As Religious Regulator
    In December last, the Department of Business Oversight published the 2016 Commissioner’s Report on the Offer or Sale of Securities by Permit under Corporations Code Section 25113.  This report, which is required by California…
  • Jan 20

    Fractions And Squeeze Out

    Fractions And Squeeze Out
    The last two posts have discussed what a corporation may do with fractions of shares.  I entitled the first of these posts “Breaking Up Is Not Hard To Do – Fractions, Scrip And Scrippage” in partial reference to the…
  • Jan 19

    I Deliver Some Round Observations About California’s Rounding Rule

    I Deliver Some Round Observations About California’s Rounding Rule
    Yesterday’s post concerned various actions that a California corporation may pursue in lieu of issuing fractional shares.  I left for today the subject of rounding.  Section 407 of the Corporations Code expressly permits…
Rank this Week: 4706

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

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

    Exemptions to companies operating from the IFSC

    Exemptions to companies operating from the IFSC
    [The following guest post is contributed by Amitabh Robin Singh, who is a corporate lawyer practising in Mumbai.]Continuing with the Government's efforts to promote the International Financial Services Centre ("IFSC"), the Ministry of…
  • Jan 22

    ‘Second Instance’ Arbitration: Centrotrade Mineral

    ‘Second Instance’ Arbitration: Centrotrade Mineral
    In an important decision, the Supreme Court has recently held that the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 (‘the 1996 Act’) does not prohibit the parties from entering into an arbitration agreement that provides for an…
  • Jan 22

    Delaware Supreme Court on Board Independence

    Delaware Supreme Court on Board Independence
    Issues of board independence, and particularly the position and role of independent directors, have resurfaced to the fore in India in recent months. Given this scenario, it may be useful to consider developments relating to board…
Rank this Week: 1091

San Diego Business Lawyer Blog

San Diego Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business formation and business litigation news and updates in California. Published By Donald Oder.

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

    Consideration in Contract Law and Why It Matter

    Consideration in Contract Law and Why It Matter
    In the simplest terms, consideration is value. Under California contract law, mutual consideration (the exchange of value) is an essential element in the formation of a contract. Without it, a California court will (as will all courts across…
  • Dec 27

    Common Pitfalls in Commercial Leasing

    Common Pitfalls in Commercial Leasing
    Most new businesses are required to enter into a commercial lease of one form or another. The owners of the business are typically presented with thirty to forty page leases set out in fine print on legal size paper. These standard leases are…
  • Dec 16

    Dilution of Corporate Ownership

    Dilution of Corporate Ownership
    Dilution is a natural part of the corporate investment process, whether one invests in a startup or a public company that is growing. This article will provide a brief introduction to what dilution is, what causes it, and what effect it has…
Rank this Week: 4410

AG Deal Diary

AG Deal Diary

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

http://www.akingump.com/en/experience/practices/corporate/ag-deal-diary/index.html
Rank this Week: 1446

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Getting Divorced in Florida

    Getting Divorced in Florida
    Though getting a divorce in Florida may seem attractive as it is a no- fault state, not everyone can get divorced in the Sunshine State. The constant increase of binational marriages raises more than ever the question of courts’…
  • Dec 29

    What Happens After a Civil Order is Issued

    What Happens After a Civil Order is Issued
    In Florida, a final judgment is not actually the final step of the case. If you the winner, there are additional steps you must take to enforce the judgment (order). If you are the loser, you may wish to appeal the decision. The post What…
  • Dec 27

    New U.S. Immigration Fees Effective December 23, 2016

    New U.S. Immigration Fees Effective December 23, 2016
    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) periodically adjusts its fees. On October 24, 2016, they published their new U.S. The post New U.S. Immigration Fees Effective December 23, 2016 appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 4693

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 22

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Jan. 22, 2017)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Jan. 22, 2017)
    "10 biggest corporations together have revenue greater than the 180 poorest countries combined" https://t.co/4Pwd5RWWl2 #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) January 16, 2017 "Trump has discovered he can move the…
  • Jan 21

    Saturday Movie Blogging - The Founder

    Saturday Movie Blogging - The Founder
    I’ve been waiting for The Founder to open for months. Starring Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc, it tells the story of the founding of McDonald’s restaurants. As business junkies and professors know, McDonald’s was an innovation: it created…
  • Jan 20

    Thoughts on the Star Trek Fan Film Copyright Lawsuit

    Thoughts on the Star Trek Fan Film Copyright Lawsuit
    A copyright lawsuit against Star Trek fan film creator Axanar Productions is going to trial this month. CBS and Paramount alleged infringement after Axanar raised over $1 million to produce a freely downloadable Star Trek movie and a…
Rank this Week: 2102

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/
  • Jan 22

    One Portion of Lawyer’s Libel Suit Remains Alive

    One Portion of Lawyer’s Libel Suit Remains Alive
    But the circuit court revived Huon's claims of defamation against Jezebel as they related to the site's comments section. The court's opinion in the case, which was written by Judge Ann Claire Williams, noted that Huon's allegations seemed…
  • Jan 15

    Court Rules in Employees Favor that Termination For Airing Grievances on TV is an Unfair Labor Practice

    Court Rules in Employees Favor that Termination For Airing Grievances on TV is an Unfair Labor Practice
    NLRB found the employees’ statements were largely “truthful representations of what the [companies] told them to do,” did not amount to unprotected disloyalty or reckless disparagement, and that the companies had committed…
  • Jan 10

    Playboy Wins Trademark Infringement Claim

    Playboy Wins Trademark Infringement Claim
    Nevertheless, the complaint alleges that, because of the successful market development, Playboy had made informal promises to renew its contract with the distributors. But, according to the complaint, Playboy allegedly came under new…
Rank this Week: 727

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
Rank this Week: 1663

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 22

    Apollo 11 Moon Rock Bag Stolen, Sold to BFPV at Auction, Now Government Wants it Back

    Apollo 11 Moon Rock Bag Stolen, Sold to BFPV at Auction, Now Government Wants it Back
    In times with enough serious and often depressing news, I thought I would bring you this little neat story (with profuse apologies to everyone, including my co-bloggers, for my virtual absence for a few months): An Apollo 11 bag used...
  • Jan 19

    The Defendant's "Brain Fog" May Have Made Him Incompetent to Enter into a Contract

    The Defendant's "Brain Fog" May Have Made Him Incompetent to Enter into a Contract
    I don't come across a lot of cases revolving around competence, but here's a recent one out of New York, Gray v. Jung, No. 62996 (behind paywall). The case, at the summary judgment stage, revolves around plaintiff's seeking of specific...
  • Jan 19

    KCON XII Reminder: Conference Proposals Due by January 31

    KCON XII Reminder: Conference Proposals Due by January 31
    H/T Dov Waisman from the Contracts Prof Listserv for this post: Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year! The 12th Annual International Conference on Contracts (KCON XII) is scheduled to begin on Friday, February 24th. Here in Los Angeles, we are…
Rank this Week: 2088

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 21

    Is Protest Travel Tax-Deductible?

    Is Protest Travel Tax-Deductible?
    More than a million people attended protests and marches over the weekend, including half a million in Washington DC. Protests and social movements are obviously an important part of civil society, but are rarely the focus of nonprofit…
  • Jan 19

    H/T to the Business Law Prof Blog: Alexander on Benefit Corporation

    H/T to the Business Law Prof Blog: Alexander on Benefit Corporation
    Haskell Murray, one of our co-conspirators over at the Business Law Prof Blog, recently wrote about a recent post by Rick Alexander, the head of Legal Policy at B Lab (of B Corp certification fame) on Benefit Corporations. Here's Prof....
  • Jan 18

    Article: Alina S. Ball, "Social Enterprise Governance"

    Article: Alina S. Ball, "Social Enterprise Governance"
    By Professor Alina S. Ball, UC Hastings - from the SSRN Abstract: The social enterprise movement has ushered in a promising new wave of companies using market-based strategies to advance social and environmental change. The longevity and…
Rank this Week: 4242

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Focuses on complliance, corporate governance, disclosure, mergers and tax issues. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1027

Moses & Moses Law Blog

Moses & Moses Law Blog

A corporate, family and tax law blog. By Moses & Moses, P.C.

http://www.mosespc.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act

    The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act
    Congress finally passed the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act and the President signed it into law on December 13, 2016. The most important part of the bill is that it allows individuals with disabilities, who have capacity, to create their…
  • Jan 10

    What about Dementia?

    What about Dementia?
    Dementia results in the inability to process thought. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. and affects about 8 million people. There is no way to predict whom it will affect, when it will attack or how long it will last. The…
  • Jan 9

    What about Dementia?

    What about Dementia?
    Dementia results in the inability to process thought. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. and affects about 8 million people. There is no way to predict whom it will affect, when it will attack or how long it will last. The…
Rank this Week: 1811

Indiana Business Law Blog

Indiana Business Law Blog

Covers small business law. By Smith Rayl Law Office, LLC.

https://businesslaw.smithrayl.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Choice of Law, Designation of Forum, and Senate Bill 171

    Choice of Law, Designation of Forum, and Senate Bill 171
    A bill introduced in the Indiana General Assembly would reduce the freedom of Indiana companies to negotiate their own contracts. The post Choice of Law, Designation of Forum, and Senate Bill 171 appeared first on Indiana Business Law Blog.
  • Dec 13

    Can Blockchain Technology Replace Land Records?

    Can Blockchain Technology Replace Land Records?
    Although there are differences between the chain of title of bitcoins and the chain of title of real property, they don't appear to present insurmountable barriers to adapting bitcoin blockchains to replace current land recording systems. The…
  • Dec 13

    Can Blockchain Technology Replace Land Records?

    Can Blockchain Technology Replace Land Records?
    Although there are differences between the chain of title of bitcoins and the chain of title of real property, they don't appear to present insurmountable barriers to adapting bitcoin blockchains to replace current land recording systems. The…
Rank this Week: 3005

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 20

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: January 16-20, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: January 16-20, 2017
    It is inauguration day, and we are beginning a new chapter in America’s history. We’re expecting lots of government contracting changes in short order (beginning with repeals of some of the Obama Administration’s…
  • Jan 20

    SBA To Provide Strategy For Small Businesses To Improve Cybersecurity

    SBA To Provide Strategy For Small Businesses To Improve Cybersecurity
    By the middle of this year, the U.S. Small Business Administration should have a strategy in place to assist small businesses with cybersecurity. The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act is chock full of interesting legal changes for…
  • Jan 19

    Federal Court Again Says Agency Erred By Not Clarifying Proposal Error

    Federal Court Again Says Agency Erred By Not Clarifying Proposal Error
    A procuring agency erred by failing to seek clarification of obvious errors in an offeror’s proposal, according to a recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. In Level 3 Communications, LLC v. United States, No. 16-829 (2016),…
Rank this Week: 79

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers business-related legal current events and topics in areas including: litigation, labor law, creditors' remedies, real estate law, mediation and arbitration, construction law, intellectual property, and more.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Not Just Another Minneapolis Law Firm — Now We Have Mitch!

    Not Just Another Minneapolis Law Firm — Now We Have Mitch!
    Bernick Lifson, P. A. is excited to announce our newest attorney, Mitch Chargo. Mitch comes to Bernick Lifson with over 23 years of experience related to real estate litigation and real estate transactional work. He has worked with clients in…
  • Jan 17

    The Legal Side of Launching a Business: Part II

    The Legal Side of Launching a Business: Part II
    Registrations, Licensing, Tax IDs, and Permits If “choosing a business structure” is the first part of launching a business, handling registrations, licensing, tax IDs, and permits are collectively a close second. Getting this…
  • Jan 10

    Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Lawyer Before Starting Your Busine

    Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Lawyer Before Starting Your Busine
    Starting a new business is never a simple process and is even more difficult if you are doing it for your first time. Fellow entrepreneurs are great resources for advice and guidance, but one resource that is often overlooked is your lawyer.…
Rank this Week: 1912

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Not Just Another Minneapolis Law Firm — Now We Have Mitch!

    Not Just Another Minneapolis Law Firm — Now We Have Mitch!
    Bernick Lifson, P. A. is excited to announce our newest attorney, Mitch Chargo. Mitch comes to Bernick Lifson with over 23 years of experience related to real estate litigation and real estate transactional work. He has worked with clients in…
  • Jan 17

    The Legal Side of Launching a Business: Part II

    The Legal Side of Launching a Business: Part II
    Registrations, Licensing, Tax IDs, and Permits If “choosing a business structure” is the first part of launching a business, handling registrations, licensing, tax IDs, and permits are collectively a close second. Getting this…
  • Jan 10

    Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Lawyer Before Starting Your Busine

    Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Lawyer Before Starting Your Busine
    Starting a new business is never a simple process and is even more difficult if you are doing it for your first time. Fellow entrepreneurs are great resources for advice and guidance, but one resource that is often overlooked is your lawyer.…
Rank this Week: 1669

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 20

    Are the Click Through Agreements for my Business Enforceable

    Are the Click Through Agreements for my Business Enforceable
    If your company sells products or services online, the purchase process almost certainly includes a click through agreement, also known as “clickwrap,” “web-wrap,” or “click and accept” agreements. This…
  • Jan 13

    Alter Ego Liability in California

    Alter Ego Liability in California
    One of the primary benefits of incorporating your business and complying with corporate governance laws is that a corporation provides personal liability protections for its owners from the debts and liabilities of the corporation. These…
  • Jan 13

    Alter Ego Liability in California

    Alter Ego Liability in California
    One of the primary benefits of incorporating your business and complying with corporate governance laws is that a corporation provides personal liability protections for its owners from the debts and liabilities of the corporation. These…
Rank this Week: 2970

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/
  • Jan 20

    Judge Boggs Takes Senior Statu

    Judge Boggs Takes Senior Statu
    Judge Danny J. Boggs recently took senior status, creating a second vacancy on the Sixth Circuit. Judge Boggs has served the Court for over 30 years, including as Chief Judge, and he was appointed by President Reagan. Recent press reports…
  • Jan 18

    SCOTUS To Decide If Clean Water Rule Can Be Challenged Directly In U.S. Circuit Court

    SCOTUS To Decide If Clean Water Rule Can Be Challenged Directly In U.S. Circuit Court
    In February of last year, we reported on the Sixth Circuit’s split-panel holding that it had jurisdiction to review challenges to the validity of the “Clean Water Rule” (which clarifies the term “waters of the United…
  • Jan 9

    Sixth Circuit: City Waived Exhaustion Requirement By Removing Takings Claim to Federal Court

    Sixth Circuit: City Waived Exhaustion Requirement By Removing Takings Claim to Federal Court
    Normally, a regulatory-takings plaintiff must seek compensation through “procedures the State has provided,” before suing in federal court.  Last week, in a unanimous unpublished opinion, Lilly Investments v. City of…
Rank this Week: 3745

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Jan 20

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for January 20

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for January 20
    These are some of the compliance related stories that recently caught my attention. Experts Ponder Role of Trump Organization Compliance Counsel by SAMUEL RUBENFELD in WSJ.com’s Risk & Compliance Journal As compliance counsel, the…
  • Jan 19

    The SEC Really Means It About Pretaliation Severance Agreement

    The SEC Really Means It About Pretaliation Severance Agreement
    In case you were not clear that the Securities and Exchange Commission is serious about enforcing Rule 21F-17, BlackRock is the latest to run the perp walk. The SEC accused the money management giant of improperly using separation…
  • Jan 17

    SEC’s 2017 Exam Prioritie

    SEC’s 2017 Exam Prioritie
    Last week the Securities and Exchange Commission issued the 2017 priorities for the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations. There are five main items on the list, plus some others. Private funds are still on the list. Retail…
Rank this Week: 4270