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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: 9

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Jan 17

    Article on Board’s Fiduciary Duty of Oversight

    Article on Board’s Fiduciary Duty of Oversight
    In my most recent column for the publication of the National Association of Corporate Directors, I discussed a recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision that addressed the fiduciary duty of directors to provide oversight, and what must be…
  • Jan 11

    Chancery Provides in Depth Analysis of Fair Value Determination in Appraisal Proceeding

    Chancery Provides in Depth Analysis of Fair Value Determination in Appraisal Proceeding
    Alexandra D. Rogin, an Eckert Seamans associate, prepared this overview. The thorough 75-page post-trial decision in Merion Capital L.P. v. Lender Processing Servs., Inc., C.A. No. 9320-VCL (Dec. 16, 2016), is a must read for those involved…
  • Jan 9

    20 Years of Legal Ethics Column

    20 Years of Legal Ethics Column
    The Bencher is the national publication of The American Inns of Court. Together with a lawyer from Chicago, I have published an ethics column for every other issue of The Bencher for the last 20 years. The current issue of The Bencher…
Rank this Week: 334

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 17

    Guest Post: The Nuts & Bolts of SEC Investigations & Enforcement

    Guest Post: The Nuts & Bolts of SEC Investigations & Enforcement
    The SEC is the primary regulatory body charged with the enforcement of the U.S. securities laws. Most insurance and legal professionals are well-aware of the agency and familiar with its regulatory role. But in an era that has been (at least…
  • Jan 16

    Guest Post: A Focus on Directors’ and Officers’ Risks in India

    Guest Post: A Focus on Directors’ and Officers’ Risks in India
      As readers of this blog know well, liability claims against corporate directors and officers is an increasingly global phenomenon. A number of different factors are contributing to the globalization of D&O liability, including…
  • Jan 15

    Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Securities Act Statute of Repose Tolling Question

    Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Securities Act Statute of Repose Tolling Question
    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up a case arising out of the credit crisis-era collapse of the Lehman Brothers investment bank, in order to decide whether or not, under principles known as the “American Pipe doctrine,”…
Rank this Week: 377

Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Covers business law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.globaltradeandsanctionslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2779

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jan 17

    John McGinnis on encouraging business people to join government: The reverse John Galt move

    John McGinnis on encouraging business people to join government: The reverse John Galt move
    McGinnis points out that: One of the best disruptions of Donald Trump has been his decision to nominate many officials to the Cabinet who have been enormously successful in business. Such appointees... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jan 17

    POETUS Trump and Labor Nominee Andy Puzder: Reverse the Interpretative Bulletin on Shareholder "Rights"

    POETUS Trump and Labor Nominee Andy Puzder: Reverse the Interpretative Bulletin on Shareholder "Rights"
    As part of the Obama administration-wide rush of midnight regulation, the Obama Department of Labor put out an "interpretative bulletin" on Exercise of Shareholder Rights and Written Statements of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jan 16

    Ten albums I loved as a teen and still do: Comments open

    Ten albums I loved as a teen and still do: Comments open
    There's a game of tag going on in my FB TL that asks one to identify ten albums that influenced you during your teen years (defined as 71-78 in my case). No more than one per band. You hopefully... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 77

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orangecountybusinessattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    SEC Sues Orange County Firm Accused of Defrauding Investors Seeking Permanent Residency

    SEC Sues Orange County Firm Accused of Defrauding Investors Seeking Permanent Residency
    It’s never a good thing to have a federal judge order a freeze on your business’ assets. That’s what happened to an Orange County firm that federal officials claim stole money from foreign investors, mostly Chinese citizens,…
  • Dec 17

    Companies Need New Ideas to Thrive. What Happens if They Steal Them?

    Companies Need New Ideas to Thrive. What Happens if They Steal Them?
    A stagnant company, one that’s not looking to improve on its products or come up with new ones, may not have a bright future. There may be pressure to come up with the next successful products as well as pressure to cut costs and…
  • Dec 12

    Take Steps to Avoid Conflict but Prepare to Deal With It If It Happen

    Take Steps to Avoid Conflict but Prepare to Deal With It If It Happen
    Starting a business can be very exciting. You make plans for a bright future. You’re optimistic not only about how well the business will run, but how profitable it will be too. Plans and dreams are great, but it’s preparation and…
Rank this Week: 2831

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 17

    Oops: Oregon District Court Rule For LLCs that are Defined as Corporation

    Oops: Oregon District Court Rule For LLCs that are Defined as Corporation
    Here we go again. Oregon Federal District Court has a new rule on the books: In diversity actions, any party that is a limited liability corporation (L.L.C.), a limited liability partnership (L.L.P.), or a partnership must, in the disclosure…
  • Jan 16

    Welcome Professor Mike Schuster to BLPB!

    Welcome Professor Mike Schuster to BLPB!
    Professor Mike Schuster of Oklahoma State University, Spears School of Business, will be guest blogging at BLPB for the next 4 weeks. Prior to joining Oklahoma State's faculty, Professor Schuster was at attorney at Vinson & Elkins LLP in…
  • Jan 16

    In Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    In Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Today, we again celebrate the life of a great American, Martin Luther King, Jr. His legacy is felt in so many ways in this country every day in the year. But today, we call him and his work out for...
Rank this Week: 145

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Jan 17

    21st Century Fox v. Netflix . . . Will This Lawsuit Determine the Value of Employment Contracts?

    21st Century Fox v. Netflix . . . Will This Lawsuit Determine the Value of Employment Contracts?
    A heated lawsuit between 21st Century Fox and Netflix reveals a great deal about the inner workings of Hollywood while also providing useful insights for employers in California and across the country. This high-profile case is a helpful…
  • Jan 6

    How Will Proposition 64 Affect California Employers?

    How Will Proposition 64 Affect California Employers?
    With the passage of Proposition 64 in November, California became one of a handful of states to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. Many residents are thrilled with the outcome, but the new law is leaving employers wondering what…
  • Dec 21

    Happy Holiday

    Happy Holiday
    The Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde Team Wish You and Yours a Wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New Year
Rank this Week: 1505

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 2682

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • Jan 17

    3 Tips from Google’s Former HR VP

    3 Tips from Google’s Former HR VP
    Laszlo Bock’s Work Rules! gives a run-down of the best and most creative ways to increase and maintain employee retention.
  • Jan 13

    How a Midsize Company can Sponsor an H-1B Visa

    How a Midsize Company can Sponsor an H-1B Visa
    In 2015, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt sarcastically called the U.S. immigration process “a brilliant strategy,” adding, “We take very, very smart people, bring them into the country, give them a diploma and kick…
  • Jan 10

    The 2 Most Important Terms in Software Developer IC Contract

    The 2 Most Important Terms in Software Developer IC Contract
    Writing a contract's many specifications is like customizing a new car, and understanding the common terms in these software contracts can help businesses craft the perfect document.
Rank this Week: 2755

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jan 17

    Competition, Barriers to Entry and Inclusive Growth: Telecommunications Sector Study

    Competition, Barriers to Entry and Inclusive Growth: Telecommunications Sector Study
    Ryan Hawthorne, Centre for Competition, Regulation & Economic Development (CCRED), Pamela Mondliwa, Centre for Competition, Regulation & Economic Development (CCRED), and Tamara Paremoer, Centre for Competition, Regulation &…
  • Jan 17

    European State Aid Law: A Commentary

    European State Aid Law: A Commentary
    Franz Jurgen Sacker (Free University of Berlin) and Frank Montag (Freshfields) offer European State Aid Law A Commentary. BOOK ABSTRACT: The regulation of State Aid belongs to the core areas of European Union law. Without the general…
  • Jan 17

    The FTC PAE Study: A Cautionary Tale About Making Unsupported Policy Recommendation

    The FTC PAE Study: A Cautionary Tale About Making Unsupported Policy Recommendation
    Joshua D. Wright, George Mason University and Douglas H. Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; George Mason University describe The FTC PAE Study: A Cautionary Tale About Making Unsupported Policy…
Rank this Week: 47

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

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

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Jan 17

    Whistleblower Wins Key Ruling Against Celgene in Lawsuit Over Off-Label Drug Promotion

    Whistleblower Wins Key Ruling Against Celgene in Lawsuit Over Off-Label Drug Promotion
      Whistleblowers and those who support and represent them will be pleased and energized by a December 28, 2016, ruling by U.S. District Judge George H. King of the Central District of California in a case involving the unapproved, or…
  • Jan 17

    New Study Reports That Whistleblowers’ Activity Can Make a Difference

    New Study Reports That Whistleblowers’ Activity Can Make a Difference
      I often represent whistleblowers – employees in either the private or public sector who become aware of wrongdoing by their employers and come forward to report the wrongdoing in the interest of pressing for change and…
  • Dec 15

    Tips for Presenting the Strongest Possible Injury Claim

    Tips for Presenting the Strongest Possible Injury Claim
      On its web site, the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) provides a very brief summary of what to do if you, as a driver, are involved in an automobile accident[1].  While the three tips given on the MVA website have some…
Rank this Week: 2513

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/
Rank this Week: 388

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Jan 17

    Antitrust review revolution?

    Antitrust review revolution?
    Ok, so revolution is perhaps a bit overblown. But, we are about to undergo a significant change in antitrust enforcement in the context of merger and acquisitions - probably more significant than the change we saw after the transition from...
  • Jan 5

    Ross Johnson, RJR Nabisco, and Barbarian

    Ross Johnson, RJR Nabisco, and Barbarian
    I'd be remiss if I didn't note that F. Ross Johnson recently passed away. Johnson was the real life protagonist of Bryan Burrough and John Helyar's Barbarians at the Gate - the story of the auction of RJR Nabisco and...
  • Jul 29

    Richmond is Hiring

    Richmond is Hiring
    From the law school at the University of Richmond: The University of Richmond School of Law seeks to fill two entry-level tenure-track positions for the 2017-2018 academic year, including one in corporate/transactional law. Candidates should…
Rank this Week: 590

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 17

    Lecy, Van Lyke and Yoon: "What Do We Know About Nonprofit Entrepreneurs?: Results from a Large-Scale Survey"

    Lecy, Van Lyke and Yoon: "What Do We Know About Nonprofit Entrepreneurs?: Results from a Large-Scale Survey"
    Jesse Lecy, David Van Slyke, and Nara Yoon (all affiliated with Syracuse University) recently posted to SSRN an article detailing the results of a survey of the motivations behind the creation of new tax-exempt organizations. The SSRN…
  • Jan 11

    Philanthropy Roundtable's Amicus Brief on Donor Interest in Privacy

    Philanthropy Roundtable's Amicus Brief on Donor Interest in Privacy
    Philanthropy Roundtable (represented by Morgan Lewis & Brockius) filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court in support of a challenge to an aspect of McCain-Feingold/Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act that requires disclosure of certain large…
  • Jan 5

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!
    Happy New Year nonprofit champions and scholars! It's time for the obligatory predictions-about-new-year post: What legal and policy issues will be among the hottest in the new year? With the caveat that I'm particularly bad at predicting the…
Rank this Week: 963

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 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.…
  • Jan 3

    The Legal Side of Launching a Busine

    The Legal Side of Launching a Busine
    Choosing a Business Structure This is an essential decision in your business launch process. The business structure you choose will dictate the future of your venture both legally and financially. Different business structures have unique tax…
Rank this Week: 1159

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 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.…
  • Jan 3

    The Legal Side of Launching a Busine

    The Legal Side of Launching a Busine
    Choosing a Business Structure This is an essential decision in your business launch process. The business structure you choose will dictate the future of your venture both legally and financially. Different business structures have unique tax…
Rank this Week: 2551

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
Rank this Week: 629

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    video of Evil Twin debate on Tam

    video of Evil Twin debate on Tam
    Available here.  Tomorrow I'll have my third NPR interview on Tam; interest seems quite high.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jan 16

    Transformative work of the day, Lin-Manuel Miranda edition

    Transformative work of the day, Lin-Manuel Miranda edition
    What's Next?  Since I'm working on 512 roundtable reply comments right now, it seems particularly appropriate to remind everyone that clips can be fair use.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jan 13

    It's a Tam, Tam, Tam world

    It's a Tam, Tam, Tam world
    Along with a podcast for the American Constitution Center and an NPR interview running the morning of the Tam argument (next Wednesday), I'll also be on a post-argument panel at AU--the panel before features none other than Tam…
Rank this Week: 156

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 17

    Acquisition Financing: the Year Behind and the Year Ahead

    Acquisition Financing: the Year Behind and the Year Ahead
    If 2008 through 2010 were years of tumult and recession in U.S. financing markets, and 2011 through 2015 years of recovery and growth, marked by ever-lower yields and record-setting financing activity even in the face of new compliance…
  • Jan 17

    Private Ordering Post-Trulia

    Private Ordering Post-Trulia
    One year ago, in its January 2016 Trulia opinion, the Delaware Court of Chancery announced that nuisance settlements would no be longer welcome in Delaware. A lingering question, however, was whether they would be welcome elsewhere. A year…
  • Jan 16

    Proxy Access Reaches the Tipping Point

    Proxy Access Reaches the Tipping Point
    In late December 2016, proxy access reached the tipping point in terms of adoption by large companies—just over 50% of S&P 500 companies have now adopted proxy access. Through the collective efforts of large institutional investors,…
Rank this Week: 104

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

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

http://www.fashioncounsel.com/
  • Jan 17

    What Trump Means for the Fashion Industry

    What Trump Means for the Fashion Industry
    As the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump nears, retailers should be paying close attention to expected seismic changes in domestic trade policy that will have an important impact on the fashion industry.  
  • Jan 3

    New York Exemption Threshold Set to Increase on Dec. 31

    New York Exemption Threshold Set to Increase on Dec. 31
    On December 31, 2016, at 12:01am (i.e. not January 1, 2017), the New York State Department of Labor will implement regulations increasing the salary threshold exempting employees from overtime-pay requirements for most private employers.
  • Dec 23

    Retailers May Face False Advertising Suits Even If Consumers Learn the “Truth” Before Making a Purchase

    Retailers May Face False Advertising Suits Even If Consumers Learn the “Truth” Before Making a Purchase
    Last week, a California appellate court held that consumers can proceed with a class action suit against Banana Republic for false advertising arising from posted signs that advertised a 40-percent off sale without disclosing that the…
Rank this Week: 2873

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 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…
  • Jan 5

    Bruce J. Wagner Featured Speaker at NYSBA Family Section’s Flagship Program

    Bruce J. Wagner Featured Speaker at NYSBA Family Section’s Flagship Program
    Bruce J. Wagner will be the sole and featured speaker at the NYSBA Family Section’s 3 hour CLE course at its flagship program to be held during NYSBA’s 140th annual meeting on January 25, 2016. Program details are as follows:…
Rank this Week: 2618

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 17

    Upcoming Conference on Assessment

    Upcoming Conference on Assessment
    “Compliance with ABA Standard 314: Formative Assessment in Large Classes” is a one-day conference sponsored by the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning. The conference is for law teachers and administrators who want to learn how to…
  • Jan 13

    Reminder: Contracts Mean What They Say. And External Grants Aren't Non-Tenure Track Position

    Reminder: Contracts Mean What They Say. And External Grants Aren't Non-Tenure Track Position
    Frequently when I teach Contracts I find myself telling the students to just put in the contract exactly what they want it to say, because so often I feel like cases revolve around parties saying, "I know what it said,...
  • Jan 12

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (January 12, 2017)

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (January 12, 2017)
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 518 Risk and Anxiety: A Theory of Data Breach Harms Daniel J. Solove and Danielle Keats Citron George Washington University Law School and University…
Rank this Week: 1130

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jan 17

    The Billable Hour Isn’t Dying – It’s Already Dead

    The Billable Hour Isn’t Dying – It’s Already Dead
    The next time your outside counsel quotes an hourly rate, simply explain that the billable hour died long ago: “Most law firms say they use the billable hour model for pricing most of their work,... The post The Billable Hour…
  • Jan 16

    Artificial Lawyer: The New Era of Legal AI Begin

    Artificial Lawyer: The New Era of Legal AI Begin
    If you aren’t following legal AI, read on to get up to speed on how far things advanced just last year: “2016 will be remembered as the year when legal AI and advanced automation went from... The post Artificial Lawyer: The…
  • Jan 12

    Law Has Become a Massive Gravy Train

    Law Has Become a Massive Gravy Train
    Bashing lawyers and the legal profession is a popular past-time, but one publication across the pond is pulling no punches: “Right-wing news site the Daily Mail has kicked off the new year with a pretty... The post Law Has Become a…
Rank this Week: 359

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
  • Jan 17

    H. Scott Johnson, Jr. Speaking in January 19th Strafford Live Webinar

    H. Scott Johnson, Jr. Speaking in January 19th Strafford Live Webinar
    PCT Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that H. Scott Johnson, Jr. will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, “Employer Strategies for Responding to Employee Demand Letters: Legal, Strategic and Ethical…
  • Sep 14

    The FLSA’s Alter Ego Exemption – The Motor Carrier Act

    The FLSA’s Alter Ego Exemption – The Motor Carrier Act
    Of the myriad of exemptions used by defense counsel in Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) cases, the Motor Carrier Act Exemption sometimes gets lost in the shuffle of the usual suspects list of exemptions.  If the…
  • Sep 12

    Implementing an Effective Social Media Policy Can Head Off Employment Issue

    Implementing an Effective Social Media Policy Can Head Off Employment Issue
    The use of social media as a communication tool has dramatically increased over the last decade in people’s personal and professional lives. Social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (Snapchat isn’t just for…
Rank this Week: 2870

Delaware Chancery Law Blog

Delaware Chancery Law Blog

Covers corporate and commercial practice in the Delaware Court of Chancery. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarechancery.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 2419

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • 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…
  • Jan 10

    A New Level of Compliance Officer Concern: Getting Arrested

    A New Level of Compliance Officer Concern: Getting Arrested
    Oliver Schmidt is the former top emissions compliance manager for Volkswagen in the United States. The FBI arrested him on Saturday as part of the Volkswagen emissions scandal. He was denied bail, pending a court appearance later this week.…
  • Jan 5

    The New Administration’s Pick for the Chair of the SEC

    The New Administration’s Pick for the Chair of the SEC
    Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton is slotted to head the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Trump administration. This is a big change from Chair White whose background was in prosecution. Chair White had a long list of…
Rank this Week: 933

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 17

    2016 ABA Strategic Buyer/Public Target Deal Points Study

    2016 ABA Strategic Buyer/Public Target Deal Points Study
    The ABA’s Mergers & Acquisitions Committee recently released its “2016 Strategic Buyer/Public Target Deal Points Study.”  Here are just some interesting findings: – While 100% of Merger Agreements called…
  • Jan 13

    Controller Transactions: A 360 Degree Review

    Controller Transactions: A 360 Degree Review
    Sorting out all of the nuances in Delaware’s approach to transactions involving controlling stockholders can be a challenge.  The courts apply different standards of review depending on whether the controller is the…
  • Jan 12

    Practice Point: Disclaimers of Reliance in M&A Contract

    Practice Point: Disclaimers of Reliance in M&A Contract
    This Morris James blog reviews Delaware case law on disclaimers of reliance in acquisition agreements & raises an important practice point.  As this excerpt notes, a clause that specifically disclaims reliance on…
Rank this Week: 1046

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Jan 17

    Pulling in the “REINS”: Congress Wants More Rulemaking Control

    Pulling in the “REINS”: Congress Wants More Rulemaking Control
    This Davis Polk blog discusses an abundance of legislative initiatives designed to enhance Congressional control over the agency rulemaking process. In early January, the House passed two separate statutes that would make it easier for…
  • Jan 13

    ESG: GRI’s New “Module” Standard

    ESG: GRI’s New “Module” Standard
    ESG – particularly sustainability & climate change – continues to grow in importance. There continues to be a multitude of standards to be aware of. The latest is a group of new standards from GRI (“Global Reporting…
  • Jan 12

    The Launch of “Broc Tales”!

    The Launch of “Broc Tales”!
    I try to innovate with something new every year. In 2016, it was the “Big Legal Minds” podcast series. The year before was a facelift for the home pages of our sites (with new features like our “Job Board“). In 2014, I…
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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 17

    Calling All Stock Certificate

    Calling All Stock Certificate
    Last week, Broc Romanek’s Mentor Blog addressed the question of what to do about outstanding stock certificates following a reverse stock split.  Today, I’ll weigh in with a California perspective. Section 422 of the…
  • Jan 13

    O Frabjous Day! Court Holds Passive Member Is Not “Doing Business”

    O Frabjous Day! Court Holds Passive Member Is Not “Doing Business”
    The State of California imposes its franchise tax on every corporation (other than a bank, financial corporation or exempt corporation) that is “doing business” in California.  Cal. Rev. & Tax Code §…
  • Jan 12

    Do Outsiders Have Standing?

    Do Outsiders Have Standing?
    One of the essential elements of a contract is the consent of the parties.  Cal. Civ. Code § 1550(2).  When a party is a corporation, there is always a question of whether the person or persons signing the contract have…
Rank this Week: 671

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Government Contracts Legal Forum

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

http://www.governmentcontractslegalforum.com/
  • Jan 17

    Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without

    Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without
    Crowell & Moring’s “Fastest 5 Minutes” is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be…
  • Jan 13

    Top FCA Developments of 2016

    Top FCA Developments of 2016
    Congress amended the civil False Claims Act in 1986 to give the statute more teeth as a fraud enforcement tool. Thirty years later, FCA litigation is as active as ever with more than 800 new cases filed in 2016, which is the second highest…
  • Jan 12

    COFC Rejects Government Motion to Dismiss ACA “Risk Corridors” Case

    COFC Rejects Government Motion to Dismiss ACA “Risk Corridors” Case
    In a recent decision, the Court of Federal Claims rejected the Government’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed under the Tucker Act seeking to recover “risk corridors” payments pursuant to §1342 of the Affordable Care…
Rank this Week: 1196

AG Deal Diary

AG Deal Diary

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

http://www.akingump.com/en/experience/practices/corporate/ag-deal-diary/index.html
  • Jan 16

    With Trump’s Approval, Obama Administration To Terminate Sudan Sanctions Program

    With Trump’s Approval, Obama Administration To Terminate Sudan Sanctions Program
    Introduction On January 13, 2017, the Obama administration announced that it would lift sanctions imposed on Sudan issued under the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations (SSR), which are administered by the Treasury Department’s Office of…
  • Jan 16

    Top 10 Topics for Directors in 2017: Executive Compensation

    Top 10 Topics for Directors in 2017: Executive Compensation
    Executive compensation: Determine appropriate executive compensation against the background of an increased focus on CEO pay ratios Executive compensation will continue to be a hot topic for directors in 2017, especially given that public…
  • Jan 12

    Recommended Reading: Top Priorities for US Boards in 2017

    Recommended Reading: Top Priorities for US Boards in 2017
    This week we highlight Ernst & Young’s “Top Priorities for US Boards in 2017.” The report addresses the importance of focusing on strategy, risk management, shareholder communications and the company’s talent pool,…
Rank this Week: 2169

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Jan 16

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole
    One of my resolutions for 2017 is to blog more, so here we go. The video below contains photos that I’ve taken over the years of some of my favorite holes from about a dozen Houston-area golf courses that I’ve … Continue…
  • Sep 26

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story
    Arnold Palmer, one of the iconic figures of our time, died on Sunday at the age of 87. Palmer’s story is truly remarkable. Charismatic and dashing, Arnie burst on to the national scene in the mid-1950’s just as the age ……
  • Jan 27

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?
    Really? This is what over a decade of Astrodome redevelopment plans have come to? The Astrogarage? That’s not exactly the stuff of grand legacies. So, here is my unsolicited advice for County leaders. Rather than continuing to waste…
Rank this Week: 194

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 16

    Property Manager Charged with Wire Fraud in HOA Construction Project

    Property Manager Charged with Wire Fraud in HOA Construction Project
    Recently a property management company was charged with wire fraud for its actions in managing a San Diego, California association.  The property manager was directed to obtain bids for a construction project. According to the criminal…
  • Jan 11

    Airbnb for Landlord

    Airbnb for Landlord
    Today on Facebook, a friend of mine posted about a nightmare experience she had with an Airbnb reservation. While traveling for business, she often relies on Airbnb short-term lodging rentals as an alternative to booking a hotel. “My…
  • Jan 5

    Is Ron Swanson’s Will Valid in Pennsylvania?

    Is Ron Swanson’s Will Valid in Pennsylvania?
    According to Ron Swanson of Parks and Recreation fame, “the three most useless jobs in the world are, in order, lawyer, congressman, and doctor.” While Ron Swanson may be my favorite television character of all time, I, of course,…
Rank this Week: 5039

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/
Rank this Week: 1337

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Jan 16

    Delaware Corporate and Commercial Case Law Year In Review – 2016

    Delaware Corporate and Commercial Case Law Year In Review – 2016
    Morris James attorneys Lewis Lazarus, Albert Manwaring and Albert Carroll authored an article published in Transaction Advisors titled Delaware Corporate and Commercial Case Law Year in Review – 2016. The article…
  • Jan 10

    When Is a Manager Not Really a Manager?

    When Is a Manager Not Really a Manager?
    Under the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, a non-Delaware resident may be deemed to have consented to being sued in Delaware if she is a “manager” of the LLC. But who, exactly, is such a manager? That question is answered…
  • Jan 5

    Court Of Chancery Explains Disclosure Pleading Standards And Burdens For A Corwin Defense

    Court Of Chancery Explains Disclosure Pleading Standards And Burdens For A Corwin Defense
    In Re Solera Holdings Inc. Stockholder Litigation, C.A. No. 11524-CB (January 5, 2017) The well-known Corwin decision requires that the Court of Chancery apply the deferential business judgment rule to attacks on a merger approved by a…
Rank this Week: 2096

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 801

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 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…
  • Jan 11

    The Importance of a Florida DNR: Do Not Resuscitate Order

    The Importance of a Florida DNR: Do Not Resuscitate Order
    A Florida DNR is a document you will not complete with your Jacksonville Estate Planning Lawyer. Many feel that estate planning is a great area of law because it allows people to plan ahead for how they wish to be treated medically in a…
Rank this Week: 294

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 16

    SDVOSB Fraud: Indictment In $13.8 Million “Rent-A-Vet” Case

    SDVOSB Fraud: Indictment In $13.8 Million “Rent-A-Vet” Case
    Two Missouri men have been indicted for allegedly perpetrating an SDVOSB “rent-a-vet” scheme to fraudulently obtain 20 contracts totaling more than $13.8 million. According to a Department of Justice press release, the veteran in…
  • Jan 13

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: January 9-13, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: January 9-13, 2017
    There is a lot of excitement brewing here in our neck of the woods. We are cautiously awaiting a potential ice storm that is expected to hit town today and roll through the weekend, our Kansas Jayhawks are in action against Oklahoma State on…
  • Jan 12

    Accelerated Small Business Subcontractor Payments Extended To December 31, 2017

    Accelerated Small Business Subcontractor Payments Extended To December 31, 2017
    The government’s policy encouraging prompt payment to small business subcontractors has been extended to December 31, 2017. In a Memorandum issued on January 11, 2017 by the Office of Management and Budget, OMB Director Shaun Donovan…
Rank this Week: 750

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Jan 16

    Understanding government negotiation of Medicare drug price

    Understanding government negotiation of Medicare drug price
    In a weekend interview with the Washington Post, Donald Trump vowed to force drug companies to negotiate directly with the government on prices in Medicare and Medicaid.  It’s unclear what, if anything, Trump intends for…
  • Jan 12

    FTC Economists’ Paper Discredits Claims of Inappropriately “Weak” Merger Enforcement

    FTC Economists’ Paper Discredits Claims of Inappropriately “Weak” Merger Enforcement
    During 2016 it became fashionable in certain circles to decry “lax” merger enforcement and to call for a more aggressive merger enforcement policy (see, for example, the American Antitrust Institute’s September 2016 paper on…
  • Jan 6

    What Will Trump Antitrust Be Like? Come to Heritage on January 24 and Find Out

    What Will Trump Antitrust Be Like? Come to Heritage on January 24 and Find Out
    During a presidential transition, it is an old Washington parlor game to discuss public policy tweaks and personnel changes, with speculation often focusing on former political appointees who are linked to the new President.  But with…
Rank this Week: 576

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 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…
  • Jan 4

    2017 First Quarter Newsletter

    2017 First Quarter Newsletter
    The post 2017 First Quarter Newsletter appeared first on Vann Attorneys | Attorneys at Law.
Rank this Week: 2243

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 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.
  • Jan 2

    Limited Partners Take a Licking in Two Delaware Supreme Court Decision

    Limited Partners Take a Licking in Two Delaware Supreme Court Decision
    A pair of important decisions last month by the Delaware Supreme Court handed defeats to limited partners challenging conflicted asset sales by the general partner. Learn more in this week's New York Business Divorce.
Rank this Week: 815

Pension Risk Matters

Pension Risk Matters

Focuses on pension financial risk issues from a governance and fiduciary perspective. Published by Susan M. Mangiero.

http://www.pensionriskmatters.com/
  • Jan 15

    How to Sell Investment Service

    How to Sell Investment Service
    As I understand, the term "consultative selling" was first used by author and sales expert Mack Hanan. The concept is simple. Know what your customer needs and offer them solutions to their problems. The process is a…
  • Jan 11

    Pension Risk Management for Retirement Plan

    Pension Risk Management for Retirement Plan
    I'm delighted to work with the Professional Risk Managers' International Association ("PRMIA") in delivering four (4) educational webinars about retirement plan risk management. According to its website, PRMIA is a "non-profit professional…
  • Jan 8

    Effective Retirement Plan Communication

    Effective Retirement Plan Communication
    My blog post entitled "Simplifying Retirement Planning Communications" resonated with readers. It's no surprise that there are still discussions about how best to improve the information provided to participants. Given the amount of…
Rank this Week: 3567

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Jan 15

    Why Trade Secrets Protection is Even More Important in the Strong Economy

    Why Trade Secrets Protection is Even More Important in the Strong Economy
    It is a well-known fact that when the economy improves, employee mobility rises as well. The most valuable employees – those with a specialized skill set and many years of experience in a particular industry – tend to stay…
  • Jan 4

    Non-Compete and Confidentiality Issues to Watch in 2017

    Non-Compete and Confidentiality Issues to Watch in 2017
    In 2016, there have been some major developments involving confidentiality and non-compete agreements law, which are likely to have some repercussions in 2017. Here’s a summary of the most important issues that companies…
  • Dec 12

    Will Ban the Non-Competes Movement Lose Its Momentum During the Trump Administration?

    Will Ban the Non-Competes Movement Lose Its Momentum During the Trump Administration?
    It’s no secret that the Obama administration made a push, especially towards the end, towards limiting the use of non-compete agreements by employers around the country. The White House commissioned not one but two reports on this…
Rank this Week: 3039