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The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jun 25

    Déjà Vu: Model Risks in the Financial Choice Act

    Déjà Vu: Model Risks in the Financial Choice Act
    On June 8, 2017, the Financial Choice Act of 2017 was passed by the House of Representatives, following a CBO analysis dated May 10, 2017. But both the CBO analysis and the House bill fail to address model risks for depository institution…
  • Jun 24

    A Modest Proposal? Treasury’s Report on Bank Regulation

    A Modest Proposal? Treasury’s Report on Bank Regulation
    The Trump Administration’s latest substantive recommendations on modifications to the U.S. financial regulatory regime strike a modest and practical tone, rather than “doing a big number” on the current state of regulation.…
  • Jun 23

    Treasury Department Issues Recommendations on Reforming the U.S. Financial System

    Treasury Department Issues Recommendations on Reforming the U.S. Financial System
    On June 12, 2017, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued recommendations for streamlining banking regulation and changing key features of the Dodd-Frank Act and other measures taken by regulators following the 2008 financial crisis. The…
Rank this Week: 67

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: 7

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    Applicability of the Doctrine of Corporate Veil to Societie

    Applicability of the Doctrine of Corporate Veil to Societie
    [Post by Munmi Phukon and Sagar Batra of Vinod Kothari & Company]Meaning of Corporation or Body CorporatePursuant to Section 2(11) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA, 2013), “body corporate” or “corporation” includes a…
  • Jun 22

    Intention of the Legislature Under Section 14A of the Income Tax Act, 1961

    Intention of the Legislature Under Section 14A of the Income Tax Act, 1961
    [Post by Akash Santosh Loya, 3rdyear B.A. LL.B.(Hons.) student from National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi.]In the case of Godrej Boyce & Manufacturing Ltd. v. Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax and Anr decided last…
  • Jun 20

    A Closer Look at the Cross-Border Mergers Regime in India

    A Closer Look at the Cross-Border Mergers Regime in India
    [Post by Suprotik Das, a 5th year law student at the Jindal Global Law School, Sonepat, Haryana.]April 13, 2017 marked a momentous event in the cross-border merger regime in India with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs notifying…
Rank this Week: 4682

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jun 25

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 25, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 25, 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.…
  • Jun 24

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 24, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 24, 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 Party…
  • Jun 23

    Read Issue #124 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #124 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #124) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Jun 24

    Saturday Television Blogging – Queen Sugar

    Saturday Television Blogging – Queen Sugar
    The second season premiere of Queen Sugar, a television adaptation of Natalie Baszile’s novel, aired earlier this week, and if you’re the kind of person who likes to catch pop cultural depictions of business issues, this is a nice…
  • Jun 23

    Focus Group Experience

    Focus Group Experience
    Recently, I participated in a focus group on running shoes for Brooks. A few years ago, I did something similar for New Balance. Brooks paid each participant $100 for 90 minutes. The group was well-facilitated, and the group members stayed...
  • Jun 22

    ICYMI: #corpgov SSRN Roundup (June 22, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov SSRN Roundup (June 22, 2017)
    "The regulatory impulse of the earlier corporations statutes ... simply moved to federal law" https://t.co/uIddhM1C0N #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) June 17, 2017 "Delaware Supreme Court’s attitudes towards recurring…
Rank this Week: 356

Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Covers business law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

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

    New Details Emerge on Legislative Proposal to Modernize CFIUS Proce

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

    President Trump Announces Policy Changes Towards Cuba

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

    Senate Bill Expands Sanctions on Russia and Iran

    Senate Bill Expands Sanctions on Russia and Iran
    On June 15, 2017, the Senate passed the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 (S.722) by a vote of 98-2.  Included with the bill is a significant Russia sanctions amendment, the Countering Russian Influence in…
Rank this Week: 2245

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

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

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 2139

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/
  • Jun 23

    Supreme Court Finds Law Banning Registration of Disparaging Trademarks Unconstitutional

    Supreme Court Finds Law Banning Registration of Disparaging Trademarks Unconstitutional
    Earlier this week, in Matal v. Tam, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of Portland-based rock band, the Slants, finding that the section of the Lanham Act banning offensive trademarks was an unconstitutional restraint…
  • May 23

    Patent Trolls Must Choose a New Bridge to Hide Under

    Patent Trolls Must Choose a New Bridge to Hide Under
    Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an 8-0 decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC that should put an end to “patent trolls” filing lawsuits in “friendly” venues of their choosing. Patent…
  • May 17

    State cannot limit enforcement of arbitration agreement signed by agent, US Supreme Court hold

    State cannot limit enforcement of arbitration agreement signed by agent, US Supreme Court hold
    Earlier this week, the US Supreme Court again invoked the federal policy of enforcing arbitration agreements. The Court reversed a Kentucky state court opinion holding that an arbitration agreement is unenforceable if it is signed by an…
Rank this Week: 2701

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.ficlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    June 2017 Website Newsletter

    June 2017 Website Newsletter
    Our firm has been notified by Global Law Experts that it has, in recent months, conducted an extensive nomination and research process for the Eighth Annual Global Law Experts Awards. Our firm has been chosen as the winner in the category…
  • Jun 23

    Faruki Client, Cox Media Group Ohio, Lawsuit Settle

    Faruki Client, Cox Media Group Ohio, Lawsuit Settle
    Faruki lawyers, Erin Rhinehart and Chris Hollon, secure $15,000 for client in open meetings case against local school board.  Complete article here.
  • Jun 21

    Zach Heck Explains Journey to Privacy & Security Practice at Faruki

    Zach Heck Explains Journey to Privacy & Security Practice at Faruki
    Earlier this month, Faruki attorney Zach Heck appeared on the YouTube series Law School Strategy. Zach discussed his journey through law school and his practice as a privacy and cybersecurity attorney at Faruki.  Zach provided…
Rank this Week: 1822

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/
  • Jun 23

    New Jersey’s Statue of Frauds Limits Oral Contract

    New Jersey’s Statue of Frauds Limits Oral Contract
    As a general rule, oral contacts in New Jersey are enforceable – not that they are recommended; indeed.  Our attorneys, we always recommend that contracts be in writing because they are easier to prove and leave less room for…
  • Jun 21

    Appeals from Psychological Disqualifications of Applicants for Law Enforcement or Firefighter Position

    Appeals from Psychological Disqualifications of Applicants for Law Enforcement or Firefighter Position
    Under New Jersey’s Civil Service System, hiring and advancement are required to be based on merit.  In a civil service jurisdiction, taking the civil service test is just the first step in the process of obtaining a position as a…
  • Jun 19

    Contractual and Quasi-Contractual Remedies Under New Jersey Business Law

    Contractual and Quasi-Contractual Remedies Under New Jersey Business Law
    Representing parties negotiating contracts and litigating over breach of contracts are some of our attorneys’ main practice areas.  New Jersey contract law recognizes both contracts and “quasi-contracts.”  This…
Rank this Week: 2467

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan…

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan Blog

Covers business disputes, employment law matters and oil and gas law matters throughout Texas.

http://www.theaustintriallawyer.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Eight ex-employees of Texas sanitation company claim racial discrimination

    Eight ex-employees of Texas sanitation company claim racial discrimination
    Eight African American employees of a Texas sanitation company have filed a lawsuit claiming discrimination and retaliation. Dantrell Patterson, Lamonte Young, Demetrius Patterson, Tadarious Dixon, Keithdrick Patterson, Jarvis Hill, Jermaine…
  • May 17

    Pipeline owners file $300 million breach of contract lawsuit against midstream operator

    Pipeline owners file $300 million breach of contract lawsuit against midstream operator
    An amended breach of contract lawsuit was filed by Magellan Midstream Partners and Plains All American Pipeline against Stampede Energy, seeking over $300 million in damages over an oil transport deal. The lawsuit claims that Stampede did not…
  • Apr 19

    Texas appeals court’s decision shows importance of wording in noncompete agreement

    Texas appeals court’s decision shows importance of wording in noncompete agreement
    A recent decision by a Texas appeals court demonstrates that the wording of a noncompete agreement must be precise. In the case, East Texas Copy Systems, Inc. v. Player, the Court of Appeals in Texarkana ruled that a noncompete agreement was…
Rank this Week: 3086

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

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

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

    Latest ADA Decision Gives Businesses Another Reason to Consider Their Website’s Accessibility

    Latest ADA Decision Gives Businesses Another Reason to Consider Their Website’s Accessibility
    Our colleague Joshua A. Stein, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services industry: “Latest Website…
  • Jun 14

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation
    Our colleague Joshua A. Stein, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services industry: “Nation’s…
  • Jun 7

    No More Delays for Fiduciary Rule – Employment Law This Week

    No More Delays for Fiduciary Rule – Employment Law This Week
    Featured on Employment Law This Week: The Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule will go into effect on June 9th. The controversial rule will require financial professionals who advise clients on retirement accounts to promote…
Rank this Week: 993

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/
  • Jun 23

    Many Countries Continue to Tighten Restrictions on NGO

    Many Countries Continue to Tighten Restrictions on NGO
    This may be because I have been writing in this area (shameless plug), but there seem to be numerous recent stories about various countries increasing the legal restrictions on nonprofits and especially nonprofits with foreign connections.…
  • Jun 23

    Blumberg, Canadian Registered Charities Revoked as a Result of Audit 1992-2017

    Blumberg, Canadian Registered Charities Revoked as a Result of Audit 1992-2017
    Mark Blumberg (Blumberg Segal LLP) has put together a list, with relevant links, of all 447 Canadian registered charities that have had their charity status revoked by the Charities Directorate of the Canada Revenue Service over the past 25…
  • Jun 23

    More Social Enterprise Articles & Book Chapter

    More Social Enterprise Articles & Book Chapter
    Earlier this week I posted a link to the recently published Financing the Benefit Corporation article by Dana Brakman Reiser and Steven Dean, but there have been a number of other recent articles and book chapters relating to social…
Rank this Week: 561

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/
  • Jun 23

    What are the Similarities and Differences between LLC and Corporate Formalities?

    What are the Similarities and Differences between LLC and Corporate Formalities?
    Many considerations go into deciding which legal entity to choose when starting a business. In some cases, as the business grows, it may even want to convert into a different entity type. For example, if it began as an LLC and the owner now…
  • Jun 16

    Minimum Wage Increase Across the State

    Minimum Wage Increase Across the State
    If your business employs at least one person, you should always be aware of the ever-changing wage and hour laws in California and your particular city. In addition, if your company has locations and employees in multiple states or cities,…
  • Jun 9

    What is Member-managed vs. Manager-managed?

    What is Member-managed vs. Manager-managed?
    When forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC), one must choose who will be responsible for managing the operations of the company. LLCs are managed by either its members or by a manager(s) and are, therefore, either member-managed or…
Rank this Week: 4175

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/
  • Jun 23

    Hull Speed, Codgers, and Pre-Existing Conditions: What Does the Senate Bill Do?

    Hull Speed, Codgers, and Pre-Existing Conditions: What Does the Senate Bill Do?
    Many other things being equal, the longer the sail boat, the faster it can go before its bow wave defeats further speed increase.  However, as any boat approaches its “hull speed,” an increasing amount of energy is required…
  • Jun 22

    Get Ready for “On The Motion to Amend the Amendment of the Amendment of the Amendment …”

    Get Ready for “On The Motion to Amend the Amendment of the Amendment of the Amendment …”
    The “Discussion Draft” released June 22, 2017 by the Senate Budget Committee carries the House Bill number (H.R. 1628) of the American Health Care Act, and kills taxes like the House bill, but there are major…
  • Jun 22

    “But Officer, He Came Out of Nowhere!”

    “But Officer, He Came Out of Nowhere!”
    Lots of wrecks happen because drivers, staring at what’s directly in front of them, are unaware of dangers coming from other directions. This is an ACA blog, so right now we’re staring at the ACA changes being proposed by the…
Rank this Week: 3910

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Jun 23

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: June 19-23, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: June 19-23, 2017
    Wednesday marked the official start of summer, and I’ll be spending the next few months taking full advantage–grilling out on the deck, enjoying a family beach trip, and more.  Whether you’re at the beach, on the deck,…
  • Jun 22

    Past Performance Reference From Sister Company Was “Inherently Biased”

    Past Performance Reference From Sister Company Was “Inherently Biased”
    In its evaluation of past performance, an agency was permitted to disregard a past performance reference prepared by an offeror’s sister company–which also happened to be in line for a subcontracting role. In a recent bid protest…
  • Jun 21

    Eagle Eye: Government May Slip a Sole-Source Award Past an Unaware Contractor

    Eagle Eye: Government May Slip a Sole-Source Award Past an Unaware Contractor
    Contractors would be wise to keep a close watch on FedBizOpps.gov, otherwise they run the risk missing the chance to protest a sole source award. When an agency decides to make an award without competition, it often must publish a…
Rank this Week: 4238

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 32

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jun 23

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence
    Although trial attorneys should develop a trial style that fits their own personality, there are three things that every trial attorney should strive for. Good cheer. The judge and jury will appreciate it a trial attorney with generally good…
  • Jun 21

    Using the “Black Box” in a Car Accident Case

    Using the “Black Box” in a Car Accident Case
    One of the key parts of liability testimony in a car accident case is the chronology of the accident: the parties’ conduct before the impact, the impact, and conditions after impact. The parties are most likely to dispute the first…
  • Jun 19

    It’s Time to Review Your Calendaring System

    It’s Time to Review Your Calendaring System
    Missed deadlines caused by failure to properly calendar matters are the most significant cause of malpractice claims against attorneys. Without a good docket control system, even the most knowledgeable practitioner may miss a deadline or not…
Rank this Week: 796

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

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

    How Trump’s New Cuba Policy Will Affect American Businesse

    How Trump’s New Cuba Policy Will Affect American Businesse
    U.S. business owners with dealings in Cuba were relieved after President Donald Trump outlined his new Cuba policy last week because it might not have a big impact on their ventures. Some have reportedly paused all business with the island…
  • Jun 21

    Panama Offers Stranded Cuban Migrants Multiple-Entry Visas if They Return to Cuba

    Panama Offers Stranded Cuban Migrants Multiple-Entry Visas if They Return to Cuba
    The Panamanian government is offering 126 Cuban migrants stranded in the country a chance to return to Cuba and become self-employed entrepreneurs, and in exchange, they’ll receive multiple-entry visas into Panama and an undetermined…
  • Jun 19

    Cuba Responds to Trump’s ‘Hostile Rhetoric,’ Reiterates Willingness to Continue Cooperation

    Cuba Responds to Trump’s ‘Hostile Rhetoric,’ Reiterates Willingness to Continue Cooperation
    Cuban officials have released an official response to President Donald Trump’s June 16 speech in Miami that reinstated restrictions on travel and banned dealings with businesses owned or controlled by the Cuban military. The statement…
Rank this Week: 3437

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Covers the intersection of customs law and asset seizures, with a particular focus on reporting on news of U.S. Customs & Border Protection currency seizures from international travelers for failure to report, bulk cash smuggling, or structuring.

http://greatlakescustomslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Philly CBP Seizes $39k Cash Outbound to Jamaica

    Philly CBP Seizes $39k Cash Outbound to Jamaica
    Here’s a great story out of Philadelphia, where close to $40,000 was seized from a person traveling to Jamaica. CBP ... The post Philly CBP Seizes $39k Cash Outbound to Jamaica appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Jun 15

    CBP Officers Discover $190,000 in Radio

    CBP Officers Discover $190,000 in Radio
    Question: When is a 9 year old Ford Fusion worth more than $7,000? Answer: When there is $190,000 in cash ... The post CBP Officers Discover $190,000 in Radio appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Jun 8

    CBP Catches Cash Smuggler Red-Handed

    CBP Catches Cash Smuggler Red-Handed
    The link between smuggling cash and smuggling drugs across the border is not always apparent. In fact, the currency reporting ... The post CBP Catches Cash Smuggler Red-Handed appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
Rank this Week: 1208

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2767

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/
  • Jun 23

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?
    By now you should have received your final assessment for your home’s value.  After opening the dreaded notice, it likely goes one of two ways – hopefully, the assessment is accurate and it’s no big deal, but if your…
  • Jun 21

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?
    We have written a series of blog articles dealing with property tax assessments.  Since the final reassessment notices have gone out in the past few weeks, I have talked with a number of people about appealing their assessments. …
  • Jun 14

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide
    According to this worldatlas.com report, Pennsylvania has the fifth highest percentage of residents over the age of 65. As the Pennsylvanian population ages, senior citizens face a myriad of issues they may not have thought of or planned for…
Rank this Week: 918

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Putative Data Breach Class Action Dismissed for the Third Time

    Putative Data Breach Class Action Dismissed for the Third Time
    On June 13, 2017, Judge Andrea R. Wood of the Northern District of Illinois dismissed with prejudice a putative consumer class action filed against Barnes and Noble. The case was first filed after Barnes and Noble’s September 2012…
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Again Tightens Jurisdictional Requirements for Claims Against Out-of-State Defendant

    Supreme Court Again Tightens Jurisdictional Requirements for Claims Against Out-of-State Defendant
    On June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court announced important constitutional limitations on state courts’ ability to exercise specific jurisdiction over nonresidents’ claims against out-of-state defendants. The Court’s nearly…
  • Jun 21

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
    This past week, several regulatory and self-regulatory consumer protection actions made headlines affecting the retail industry. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 3428

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jun 23

    Trade Usage vs. Express Terms in Lawsuit Against Hardware Store

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

    “Bachelor in Paradise” – Or Contractual Hell?

    “Bachelor in Paradise” – Or Contractual Hell?
    An article on CNN Media posted on June 21 reads, in part: “A contract for the current season of ‘Bachelor in Paradise,’ which CNNMoney … has confirmed as authentic, provides a rare window behind the scenes of reality shows, in...
  • Jun 22

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (June 22, 2017)

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (June 22, 2017)
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days 23 Apr 2017 through 22 Jun 2017 Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 1,008 Surveying the Law of Emojis...
Rank this Week: 246

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

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

    Revenue Recognition: Learn From Early Adopter

    Revenue Recognition: Learn From Early Adopter
    Last week, John blogged about evolving MD&A disclosures under the new revenue recognition standard. Check out this SEC Institute blog for more examples of early adopters – Alphabet, Ford, Raytheon & others. Here’s an…
  • Jun 22

    Annual Meetings: Not What They Used To Be? (A Firsthand Account)

    Annual Meetings: Not What They Used To Be? (A Firsthand Account)
    At the risk of depressing our resident “Annual Meeting Fanboy” – this Joe Nocera article is notable just because the mainstream media doesn’t report much on the state of annual meetings. Joe attended four meetings…
  • Jun 21

    Corp Fin’s New Deputy Director: Rob Evan

    Corp Fin’s New Deputy Director: Rob Evan
    Yesterday, the SEC announced that Rob Evans will serve as a Deputy Director for Corp Fin – joining existing Deputy Director Shelley Parratt (Rob will head the “Legal & Regulatory Policy” side; Shelley will continue to…
Rank this Week: 1431

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Jun 23

    Anti-Corruption: Due Diligence & Risk Management

    Anti-Corruption: Due Diligence & Risk Management
    This Skadden memo provides an overview of key considerations in structuring and performing anti-corruption due diligence in an M&A transaction.  Here’s an excerpt from the intro: A successful merger or acquisition requires…
  • Jun 22

    Private Deals: Rethinking “No 3rd Party Beneficiaries”

    Private Deals: Rethinking “No 3rd Party Beneficiaries”
    This recent blog from Weil Gotshal’s Glenn West takes issue with the idea that the standard “no 3rd party beneficiaries” boilerplate is the right approach for private company M&A. This…
  • Jun 21

    Study: Private Target Deal Term

    Study: Private Target Deal Term
    This SRS Acquiom study reviews the financial & other terms of 795 private target deals that closed during the period from 2013 through 2016. Here are some of the key findings about trends in last year’s deal terms: –…
Rank this Week: 2956

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Jun 23

    Does Work Product Belong To The Lawyer Or The Law Firm?

    Does Work Product Belong To The Lawyer Or The Law Firm?
    California has codified the attorney work product doctrine in Section 2018.030 of the California Code of Civil Procedure.  That statute establishes two categories of protected work product.   Under subdivision (a),…
  • Jun 21

    The Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017 – A Little Bill May Soon Make Big Change

    The Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017 – A Little Bill May Soon Make Big Change
    The talk of California tax practitioners over the last week has been all about the legislature’s passage of AB 102.  This may be surprising to those who read the bill when it was introduced on January 10 of this year, for the bill…
  • Jun 19

    California Finders Rule May Soon Take Effect

    California Finders Rule May Soon Take Effect
    Nearly one year ago, the California Department of Business Oversight proposed regulations to implement the provisions of AB 667 (Wagner).  The bill, which was enacted in 2015 and took effect last year, created a…
Rank this Week: 329

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

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

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

    Whistleblower Retaliation Claim Against Space X Rejected By Jury

    Whistleblower Retaliation Claim Against Space X Rejected By Jury
    A “whistleblower” is an employee who complains of something illegal or unethical internally, to the press or to a government agency and because of that suffers as a result. A lawsuit filed by such an employee, especially when it…
  • Jun 12

    Patenting Something Doesn’t Mean Controlling It After It’s Sold Says Supreme Court

    Patenting Something Doesn’t Mean Controlling It After It’s Sold Says Supreme Court
    If you patent your product can you limit what your customer can do with it? Not so much says the U.S. Supreme Court in a decision released late last month. It involved a dispute over printer ink cartridges but this could be applied to any…
  • Jun 8

    State’s Private Attorneys General Act May Be Used to Challenge Nondisclosure Agreement

    State’s Private Attorneys General Act May Be Used to Challenge Nondisclosure Agreement
    Though there’s only one Attorney General for the State of California under certain circumstances a state law allows a party to step into the Attorney General’s shoes and file a lawsuit. Current and former Google employees have…
Rank this Week: 3135

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: 3636

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
Rank this Week: 330

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2508

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

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

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Exclusive Agreement Between Hospital and Insurance Plan Does Not Violate Section 1

    Exclusive Agreement Between Hospital and Insurance Plan Does Not Violate Section 1
    The Seventh Circuit refused to revive an exclusive dealing claim by one hospital against its competitor because of an exclusivity agreement with an insurance plan. Judge Richard Posner wrote the short opinion strongly reiterating in the…
  • Jun 21

    EU Telecoms Regulation Based on Unilateral Market Power Would be Contrary to EU Law

    EU Telecoms Regulation Based on Unilateral Market Power Would be Contrary to EU Law
    The existing EU regulatory framework for electronic communications obliges the EU Member States to provide in their national laws for certain powers and responsibilities of national regulatory authorities (“NRA”), in particular…
  • Jun 7

    Is Antitrust Law a Viable Substitute for Net Neutrality?

    Is Antitrust Law a Viable Substitute for Net Neutrality?
    In April 2017, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai issued a Notice of Proposed Order, Restoring Internet Freedom, seeking to reverse the FCC’s previous adoption of “net neutrality” principles in its March 2015 Open Internet Order. Net…
Rank this Week: 1480

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    Copyright Office issues 1201 report

    Copyright Office issues 1201 report
    Available here.  It's a lot to go through, but on first inspection they seem to be trying to address persistent problems, though in the main not by accepting the advice that participants had for them (like scheduling 1201 exemption…
  • Jun 21

    Slightly cooler take on Tam

    Slightly cooler take on Tam
    I will have some more thoughts in Tam in a forthcoming amicus brief arguing that dilution is unconstitutional.  I think this was about the least harmful affirmance the Court could have written, though for precisely that reason it leaves…
  • Jun 19

    Court approves conjoint analysis to determine damages in consumer class action

    Court approves conjoint analysis to determine damages in consumer class action
    Morales v. Kraft Foods Group, Inc., 2017 WL 2598556, No. CV14-04387 (C.D. Cal. Jun. 9, 2017)Plaintiffs alleged that they were misled by Kraft’s use of the term “natural cheese” on its “Natural Cheese Fat Free Shredded…
Rank this Week: 81

Garmo & Kiste, PLC Law Blog

Garmo & Kiste, PLC Law Blog

Covers Michigan law topics.

http://www.garmokiste.com
  • Jun 22

    Sued by Portfolio Recovery Associates in Michigan?

    Sued by Portfolio Recovery Associates in Michigan?
    Portfolio Recovery Associates Lawsuits: Have you been sued by Portfolio Recovery Associates in Michigan ?  Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC is a buyer of charged off debt. Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC may be showing up on your…
  • Jun 6

    Midland Funding Michigan Attorney

    Midland Funding Michigan Attorney
      U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of debt collectors. On May 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States issued their decision in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson. Background: Respondent Johnson filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in…
  • Jun 6

    New Michigan Gun Law

    New Michigan Gun Law
    Michigan could soon have new gun laws: The residents of Michigan could soon be able to carry a concealed pistol without a permit or completing any gun safety training. On May 30, 2017, the Michigan House Panel approved, in a 6-4 vote, a…
Rank this Week: 4955

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

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

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Jun 22

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

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

    The Risks of Using Finders and Unregistered Broker

    The Risks of Using Finders and Unregistered Broker
    Private fund managers often use placement agents, finders, and other intermediaries to help raise capital for their investment funds. Using an intermediary that has failed to register as a broker-dealer, however, is fraught with risk. In his…
  • Jun 13

    iSpecimen Unveils Online Biospecimen Marketplace

    iSpecimen Unveils Online Biospecimen Marketplace
    Firm client iSpecimen has launched an online biospecimen marketplace for the life sciences industry. The company hopes that the marketplace will alleviate scientists’ difficulty in finding high-quality samples of human material…
Rank this Week: 1149

DBL Law Blog

DBL Law Blog

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

http://www.dbllaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Justin Clark, Of Counsel, joins DBL Law

    Justin Clark, Of Counsel, joins DBL Law
    CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – June 22, 2017 – DBL Law has announced the addition of Justin Clark to its growing practice. Clark will practice as Of Counsel to DBL Law. Justin is a partner at Top Shelf Lobby, a preeminent Kentucky…
  • Jun 13

    SCOKY Issues Important Guidance on Motions for New Trials, Admonitions to Juries, and Misconduct by a Party or Counsel

    SCOKY Issues Important Guidance on Motions for New Trials, Admonitions to Juries, and Misconduct by a Party or Counsel
    In Jefferson v. Eggemeyer (2015-SC-625, rendered April 27, 2017), the Kentucky Supreme Court’s Justice Keller considered the circumstances under which it is appropriate for an appellate court to order a new trial. CR 59.01 determines…
  • May 1

    SCOKY Decision Discusses Applicability of Witness Rule to Expert

    SCOKY Decision Discusses Applicability of Witness Rule to Expert
    In McAbee v. Chapman, 504 S.W.3d 18 (Ky. 2016), the Kentucky  Supreme Court in an opinion by Justice Lisabeth Hughes considered at length the applicability of KRE 615 to expert witnesses.  That Rule of Evidence codifies what is…
Rank this Week: 2025

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Field sobriety tests don't always have a leg to stand on

    Field sobriety tests don't always have a leg to stand on
    Maybe you had a glass or two of wine or a couple of beers before heading home. The next thing you know, a patrol car appears behind you with lights and sirens. You pull over, and after a few minutes,...
  • Jun 21

    Understanding the Children’s Bill of Right

    Understanding the Children’s Bill of Right
    During a divorce in Kentucky, children often end up forgotten or overlooked because parents are too focused on their own needs and situations. While many parents try to keep their kids’ well-being in mind, it is very easy to slip...
  • Jun 16

    What are the rights lost upon a felony conviction?

    What are the rights lost upon a felony conviction?
    If you have been accused of a felony in Kentucky, you will lose some of your civil rights and abilities if you are convicted. It is important to understand what rights you will lose because in some cases, you could...
Rank this Week: 1354

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, foreclosures, and business law. By The Silber Law Firm LLC.

http://www.thesilberlawfirm.com/
  • Jun 22

    Can One Recover for Fraud in the Absence of Damages?

    Can One Recover for Fraud in the Absence of Damages?
    Some time ago, as part of a discussion about equitable rescission based on fraud, we noted that recovery based on a fraud claim where damages were not specifically alleged and sufficiently supported was the subject of a split between the…
  • May 1

    Fire Destroys Contractual Obligation

    Fire Destroys Contractual Obligation
    Leisure Time Travel, Inc., specializes in “producing holiday tours and vacations that comport with Jewish law and tradition.” Villa Roma claims to be the last resort in the Catskills region. In 2001, the parties entered into a…
  • May 1

    Fire Destroys Contractual Obligation

    Fire Destroys Contractual Obligation
    Leisure Time Travel, Inc., specializes in “producing holiday tours and vacations that comport with Jewish law and tradition.” Villa Roma claims to be the last resort in the Catskills region. In 2001, the parties entered into a…
Rank this Week: 2106

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Your Business and the ADA Part 1/2

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

    How to Receive Alimony in Florida

    How to Receive Alimony in Florida
    Courts may order alimony for a spouse in need after a divorce or separation; however,  alimony is not punitive.  Courts will recognize that one spouse may have more skills and resources than the other spouse after a divorce.…
  • Jun 16

    Divorce and Consent in Florida

    Divorce and Consent in Florida
    Under Florida law, if you want to get a divorce, you must file for a dissolution of marriage.  Because Florida is a “n0-fault” divorce state, spouses who file for dissolution of marriage do not need to prove that it was…
Rank this Week: 692

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

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

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Jun 22

    M&A Litigation: Standards of Review

    M&A Litigation: Standards of Review
    A member of the Delaware Court of Chancery has penned a chapter for an upcoming book on stockholder litigation. An overview of the chapter was recently published on the Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog. This scholarly writing…
  • Jun 16

    Challenge to State Bid Dispute Denied

    Challenge to State Bid Dispute Denied
    Justin M. Forcier, an associate in the Delaware office of Eckert Seamans, prepared this overview. A recent Chancery decision provides guidance for attorneys seeking injunctive relief in connection with a bid dispute for a state contract…
  • Jun 16

    Challenge to State Dispute Denied

    Challenge to State Dispute Denied
    Justin M. Forcier, an associate in the Delaware office of Eckert Seamans, prepared this overview. A recent Chancery decision provides guidance for attorneys seeking injunctive relief in connection with a bid dispute for a state contract…
Rank this Week: 296

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jun 22

    10 Things the Nicest People Never Do

    10 Things the Nicest People Never Do
    Aaah, another refreshing list of things lawyers never do: “Some of the most successful people I know are also the nicest. That’s no coincidence, since no one ever does anything worthwhile alone — and that... The post 10…
  • Jun 20

    Helping Your Coworkers In The Morning Can Ruin Your Day

    Helping Your Coworkers In The Morning Can Ruin Your Day
    Time to print out copies of this study so you can hand them out while saying “I’d love to help, but………………..”: “You arrive at work and one of your coworkers immediately stops…
  • Jun 19

    Exactly What Recruiters Are Thinking While Reading Your Resume

    Exactly What Recruiters Are Thinking While Reading Your Resume
    Art Markman, PhD, professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin, gives his thoughts on what recruiters are thinking while reading your resume: “You might think every recruiter is different.…
Rank this Week: 225

Austin TX Business Law Blog

Austin TX Business Law Blog

By Sanjeev Kumar.

https://thekumarlawfirm.com/lawyer/blog/Austin-TX-Business-Law-Blog.htm
  • Jun 22

    Texas Ranked One of Best States for Busine

    Texas Ranked One of Best States for Busine
    What makes Texas an attractive place to open a small business?For the third straight year in a row, Texas has topped the rankings as the best place for business, according to the Chief Executive magazine’s Best and Worst States for…
  • Jun 13

    Should You Franchise Your Business?

    Should You Franchise Your Business?
    What are the potential benefits of franchising my business?The franchise business model has become one of the most effective ways to grow and develop a brand.  Entrepreneurs today are often faced with the question of whether they should…
  • May 30

    Protecting Your Business’ Trade Secret

    Protecting Your Business’ Trade Secret
    How can I prevent my employees from revealing my trade secrets?Your trade secrets are often invaluable to the success of your business.  Trade secrets can consist of processes, designs, formulas, practices, or patterns that are not…
Rank this Week: 3691

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

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

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 3331

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
  • Jun 21

    Is It a Dividend? Is It a Tax? Could President Trump Care Less?

    Is It a Dividend? Is It a Tax? Could President Trump Care Less?
    This post, written by Seth Jaffe, a Partner in firm’s Environmental practice, was originally posted on the firm’s Law and the Environment blog. In February, I posted about the formation of the Climate Leadership Council and its…
  • Jun 19

    D.C. District Court Determines that Dakota Access Environmental Assessment was Inadequate

    D.C. District Court Determines that Dakota Access Environmental Assessment was Inadequate
    On June 14, 2017, the District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Court found that the Army Corps of Engineers (“the Corps”) had not adequately…
  • Jun 16

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely
    It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: the announcement of a new corporate alliance intended to advance…
Rank this Week: 4513

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/
  • Jun 21

    Second Circuit Holds that Contingent Equity-Based Compensation of Former Lehman Employees are Subordinate to Creditor Claim

    Second Circuit Holds that Contingent Equity-Based Compensation of Former Lehman Employees are Subordinate to Creditor Claim
    In In re Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc. 855 F.3d 459 (2d Cir. 2017), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district court order subordinating the claims of former Lehman Bros. (“Lehman”) employees…
  • May 30

    WannaCry Ransomware Alert

    WannaCry Ransomware Alert
    This is not a drill. Companies and law enforcement agencies around the world have been left scrambling after the world’s most prolific ransomware attack hit over 500,000 computers in 150 countries over a span of only 4 days. The…
  • Mar 17

    SEC Adopts Rule Requiring Hyperlinks to Exhibits and HTML Formatting

    SEC Adopts Rule Requiring Hyperlinks to Exhibits and HTML Formatting
    On March 1, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced the adoption of amendments that will require registrants that file certain registration statements and reports subject to the exhibit requirements of Item…
Rank this Week: 1722