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The Brewery Law Blog

The Brewery Law Blog

Covers licensing, permitting, advertising, labeling and distribution issues affecting the brewing industry. By Reiser Legal LLC.

http://brewerylaw.com
  • May 5

    What Beers Need TTB Formula Approval?

    What Beers Need TTB Formula Approval?
    Government authorities are great at drawing confusing lines. One example is understanding what beers need a TTB formula approval. (Note that TTB, or the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, is the primary federal regulatory…
  • Apr 22

    Washington Brewery Guest Taps – Applying the “25%” Rule

    Washington Brewery Guest Taps – Applying the “25%” Rule
    Are guest taps legal at Washington breweries? If you’ve been around town, you know the answer has to be yes. But, are there any restrictions on what a Washington brewery can pour at its taproom? Let’s dig in. In Washington,…
  • Apr 13

    Connect with Reiser Legal in Portland at CBC!

    Connect with Reiser Legal in Portland at CBC!
    Just as many of you are packing things up and heading over to beautiful PDX, Doug and I are also winding things down, locking the “shop,” and en route to the Craft Brewers Conference hoopla, too! We break our typical reporting to…
Rank this Week: 4717

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 5

    Another short video of off roading on West Camino Cielo

    Another short video of off roading on West Camino Cielo
    Trying a small practice hill in my Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. It's not a big hill, of course, but I'm still learning. This ride was on West Camino Cielo in the Los Padres National Forest. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for…
  • May 5

    Off Road on West Camino Cielo: Very Short Video

    Off Road on West Camino Cielo: Very Short Video
    Off road on West Camino Cielo in the Los Padres National Forest near Santa Barbara, CA, driving my Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • May 5

    United Kingdom to ban board service provider

    United Kingdom to ban board service provider
    A while back, Todd Henderson and I came up with the idea of "board service providers." As the abstract to our article explains: State corporate law requires director services be provided by “natural... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 100

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • May 5

    Yet Another Shareholder Suit Alleging Misrepresentation of Environmental Liabilitie

    Yet Another Shareholder Suit Alleging Misrepresentation of Environmental Liabilitie
    At a time when cyber liability and other hot topics dominate the discussion, potential corporate liability arising from environmental disclosures often does not receive the attention it should. However, as I have previously noted on this…
  • May 4

    Reps and Warranties Insurance: Why it is Increasingly Common

    Reps and Warranties Insurance: Why it is Increasingly Common
    Reps and Warranties insurance has been available for several years now, but there is no doubt that more recently there has been an increase in the product uptake. Indeed, according to an April 29, 2015 article from George Wang of the Haynes…
  • May 4

    D&O Insurance: The Basic Value Proposition

    D&O Insurance: The Basic Value Proposition
    I make it my business on this blog to try to write about the latest developments and current trends in the world of D&O, but I think that every now and then it is a good idea to step back and take a look at the bigger picture. For…
Rank this Week: 689

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

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/
  • May 5

    Do Book Rentals Negatively Impact Learning?

    Do Book Rentals Negatively Impact Learning?
    Over the last few years, book stores and publishers have been evolving in how they offer books. Some textbooks are available electronically, and others are available for rent. Although I always try to be thoughtful about how students learn…
  • May 4

    Negative Interest Rates and the Definition of Security

    Negative Interest Rates and the Definition of Security
    In some European countries, bank interest rates have dropped below zero. (See here and here.) That’s right; it actually costs you to put your money in the bank. You put $1,000 in a savings account and the bank promises to...
  • May 3

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (May 3, 2015)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (May 3, 2015)
    "Activists say the market-focused corporate model tends to exacerbate global inequalities." http://t.co/3LVWv7tQ4u— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) April 28, 2015 Is invoking Adam Smith "to champion domestic corporations…
Rank this Week: 213

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 2648

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 5

    A Note on Endogenous Heterogeneity in a Duopoly

    A Note on Endogenous Heterogeneity in a Duopoly
    X. Henry Wang (Department of Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia ) and Chenhang Zeng (Research Center for Games and Economic Behavior, Shandong University ) provide A Note on Endogenous Heterogeneity in a Duopoly. ABSTRACT: This note…
  • May 5

    Equilibrium Price Dispersion Across and Within Store

    Equilibrium Price Dispersion Across and Within Store
    Guido Menzio (Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania) and Nicholas Trachter (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond) discuss Equilibrium Price Dispersion Across and Within Stores. ABSTRACT: We develop a search-theoretic model of the…
  • May 5

    Bargains Followed by Bargains: When Switching Costs Make Markets More Competitive

    Bargains Followed by Bargains: When Switching Costs Make Markets More Competitive
    Jason Pearcy (Montana State University ) explores Bargains Followed by Bargains: When Switching Costs Make Markets More Competitive. ABSTRACT: In markets where consumers have switching costs and firms cannot price discriminate, firms have two…
Rank this Week: 23

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • May 5

    A Great Day for Maker’s; a Good Day for Tito(?)

    A Great Day for Maker’s; a Good Day for Tito(?)
    Whoa! The first of the “handmade” cases wrapped up within the past week. On May 1, 2015 the U.S. District Court in Tallahassee dismissed the class action lawsuit against Maker’s Mark “with prejudice.” The…
  • Apr 29

    A Flood of Lawsuits, and Too Much Blue Moon Beer

    A Flood of Lawsuits, and Too Much Blue Moon Beer
    Yet another lawsuit about beverage labeling. This time it’s Blue Moon beer. The class action lawsuit (Parent v. MillerCoors LLC) was filed April 24, 2015 in state court, in San Diego. It alleges that MillerCoors is tricking consumers…
  • Apr 20

    Bad Medicine, Good Disclaimer

    Bad Medicine, Good Disclaimer
    There should be no doubt that a solid disclaimer can help make your label ok. And if there was, the Bad Medicine brand of spirits should put it to rest. In at least two places, the Bad Medicine labels say “The name Bad Medicine does not…
Rank this Week: 390

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/
  • May 5

    The Blogosphere Responds to Our Series on Legal Education

    The Blogosphere Responds to Our Series on Legal Education
    Yesterday's post has inspired quite a bit of traffic here and elsewhere. Over on Brian Leiter's Law School Reports, Michael Simkovic asks whether conditional scholarships are good for law students. Deborah Merritt responds on the Law School…
  • May 5

    Welcome to the Blogosphere to New Private Law

    Welcome to the Blogosphere to New Private Law
    John Goldberg (right top) and Henry Smith (right bottom) have launched a new law blog: New Private Law. Contributors include: Aditi Bagchi Shyam Balganesh Janet Freilich Andrew Gold John Golden Keith Hylton Daniel Kelly Greg Klass Daniel…
  • May 5

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 365 Hello Barbie: First They Will Monitor You, Then They Will Discriminate Against You. Perfectly Irina D. Manta and David S. Olson…
Rank this Week: 258

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/pct-law-group-legal-insights/
  • May 5

    Doctors Lose $1.27M Contract Award against Abusive Supervisor and Indifferent Hospital

    Doctors Lose $1.27M Contract Award against Abusive Supervisor and Indifferent Hospital
    The doctors argued that they were constructively discharged and deprived of their $700,000 year contracts by the abuse of their supervisor and the failure of the CEO to stop it. Three doctors who said they were forced to quit work at a…
  • May 1

    PCT Attorneys Recognized in Upcoming Super Lawyers Publication

    PCT Attorneys Recognized in Upcoming Super Lawyers Publication
    Steven Barentzen has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Thompson Reuters’ Super Lawyers publication in Washington, D.C. for 2015!  He was also listed as a “Super Lawyer” in 2014.  Steven…
  • May 1

    D.C. Prohibits Employers from Asking about Criminal Background

    D.C. Prohibits Employers from Asking about Criminal Background
    The District of Columbia has passed one of the most stringent ban-the-box laws in the nation. The D.C. law includes the typical prohibition on asking questions about criminal background during the application process, but it also adds a…
Rank this Week: 2651

Faruki, Ireland & Cox P.L.L.…

Faruki, Ireland & Cox P.L.L. Business Litigation Blog

Covers data security, intellectual property, advertising & media, and business litigation.

http://businesslitigationinfo.com
  • May 5

    Are Federal Courts Ready for Cameras?

    Are Federal Courts Ready for Cameras?
    Some of the most significant news stories of the past few weeks have played out in federal court.  A federal jury in Massachusetts found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of all counts in the Boson Marathon bombing trial.  A federal appeals…
  • May 1

    REGISTRATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

    REGISTRATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
    Join FIC partners Erin Rhinehart & Laura Sanom on June 12 for “Principles of Negotiation – How to Get What You Want.”  Click here for additional information and to register for the event.  The event is…
  • Apr 29

    I’m Rubber, You’re Glue: First Amendment Protects Hyperbole and Opinion

    I’m Rubber, You’re Glue: First Amendment Protects Hyperbole and Opinion
    In 2011, TripAdvisor – the world’s largest website company providing reviews of travel-related content – named The Grand Resort Hotel & Convention Center (“Grand Resort”) in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee the…
Rank this Week: 2721

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.businesslitigationinfo.com/
  • May 5

    Are Federal Courts Ready for Cameras?

    Are Federal Courts Ready for Cameras?
    Some of the most significant news stories of the past few weeks have played out in federal court.  A federal jury in Massachusetts found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of all counts in the Boson Marathon bombing trial.  A federal appeals…
  • May 1

    REGISTRATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

    REGISTRATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
    Join FIC partners Erin Rhinehart & Laura Sanom on June 12 for “Principles of Negotiation – How to Get What You Want.”  Click here for additional information and to register for the event.  The event is…
  • Apr 29

    I’m Rubber, You’re Glue: First Amendment Protects Hyperbole and Opinion

    I’m Rubber, You’re Glue: First Amendment Protects Hyperbole and Opinion
    In 2011, TripAdvisor – the world’s largest website company providing reviews of travel-related content – named The Grand Resort Hotel & Convention Center (“Grand Resort”) in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee the…
Rank this Week: 3452

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Dynport Vaccine Co. LLC v. Lonza Biologics, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    Dynport Vaccine Co. LLC v. Lonza Biologics, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: April 30, 2015Opinion by: James K. BredarHolding: A basic ordering agreement that provides a framework for future contracts but fails to include mutuality of obligation is not by itself an enforceable contract. Facts: Contractor and…
  • Apr 29

    TBC, Inc. v. DEI Holdings, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    TBC, Inc. v. DEI Holdings, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: March 24, 2015Opinion by: Catherine D. BlakeHoldings:(1)   A corporate entity, in acquiring the assets of a predecessor, cannot be held liable solely based on continued use of a predecessor’s trade name, sale of a…
  • Apr 23

    Peckey v. Bank of America, N.A. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    Peckey v. Bank of America, N.A. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: April 10, 2015Opinion by: Richard D. BennettHoldings:  The Court denied Defendant Loan Servicer’s motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s claims for violations of three statutes: 1) the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act…
Rank this Week: 4283

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 321

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 928

Nashville Business Litigation…

Nashville Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business and insurance litigation. By Pepper & Brothers PLLC.

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 5

    Contract Modifications: The Consideration Problem

    Contract Modifications: The Consideration Problem
    For any contract in Tennessee to be valid, it must be supported by mutual consideration.  What does mutual consideration mean?  Very generally speaking, it means that both parties to the contract must have agreed to pay something,…
  • Apr 22

    Why Powers of Attorney Can Make a Big Difference in Will Contests and Undue Influence Case

    Why Powers of Attorney Can Make a Big Difference in Will Contests and Undue Influence Case
    If you are bringing or defending an undue influence case in Tennessee, including a will contest based on undue influence, the presence of a power of attorney may be a game changer for your case.  Why would a power of attorney matter so…
  • Feb 23

    Rights of LLC Members and Shareholders to Financial Record

    Rights of LLC Members and Shareholders to Financial Record
    If you are a minority member of a Tennessee limited liability company (“LLC”) or a minority shareholder of a Tennessee corporation, you may, at some time, need to review financial information of the LLC or the corporation. …
Rank this Week: 3517

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • May 5

    Why Hire a Lawyer for Virginia Possession of Marijuana

    Why Hire a Lawyer for Virginia Possession of Marijuana
    For any marijuana charge in Virginia there is a risk of six months loss of your drivers license. Contact me today to see what defense options you have. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us…
  • May 4

    Officer Did Not Read Rights During DUI

    Officer Did Not Read Rights During DUI
    It’s a complicated situation which you and I need to talk about individually about the specifics of your case to see whether or not it matters but here’s a thumbnail summary. Contact me today about your DUI/DWI case. ©…
  • May 1

    Beat Driving on a Revoked License

    Beat Driving on a Revoked License
    If you’re charged with driving on a DUI revoked license, we definitely should talk about your case. You may have a strong defense depending upon the facts of your case.   You’d be surprised how many people are charged with…
Rank this Week: 1772

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 69

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: 2207

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • May 5

    Encouraging your employees to get into a loss prevention mindset - Operation

    Encouraging your employees to get into a loss prevention mindset - Operation
    People steal. There's no surprise there, right? Well, what are you (the owner/manager) going to do about it? What's your first line of defense? Awareness. Creating awareness about loss prevention is a major component to fight the war on...
  • May 4

    Why Mandatory Paybacks Don't Work - Operation

    Why Mandatory Paybacks Don't Work - Operation
    The high school senior was so excited about her upcoming school dance. Her dress was exquisite, and her shoes and purse matched perfectly. She was saving money from her job at the local fast food restaurant to pay for...
  • May 4

    Why You Aren't Getting the Value out of LinkedIn - Marketing

    Why You Aren't Getting the Value out of LinkedIn - Marketing
    I continue to be amazed by the number of sales people who feel that LinkedIn doesn't provide any value to them. Yet, these same people spend countless hours on Facebook telling people what they ate for breakfast, are leaving...
Rank this Week: 828

Business Blog

Business Blog

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

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • May 5

    NYDFS Surveys Reveals Cybersecurity Vulnerabilitie

    NYDFS Surveys Reveals Cybersecurity Vulnerabilitie
    While many U.S. companies beef up their cybersecurity measures, studies show little attention is being paid to requiring their business partners to do the same. As a result, it becomes easier for hackers to simply slip in through the…
  • May 4

    NJ Court: Storm Surge Claims Not Subject to Insurance Policies’ Flood Limit

    NJ Court: Storm Surge Claims Not Subject to Insurance Policies’ Flood Limit
    A New Jersey judge recently ruled that damage caused by Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge did not fall under the flood sublimits of Public Service Enterprise Group, Inc.’s (PSEG) insurance policies. The issue in Public Service…
  • May 1

    Combatting Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace: Are You Doing Enough?

    Combatting Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace: Are You Doing Enough?
    A new gender-neutral bathroom in the White House symbolizes the growing recognition of transgender rights. The new facility coincides with the implementation of an Executive Order that prohibits federal contractors from discriminating on the…
Rank this Week: 1688

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Boston Metro Area business law. By Richard Mucci.

http://www.bostonmetrobusinesslawyer.com/
  • May 5

    Equitable Adjustments in Massachusetts Public Construction Contract

    Equitable Adjustments in Massachusetts Public Construction Contract
    Sometimes businesses must bid on jobs and sign contracts while there is still some level of uncertainty regarding the extent of work that must be performed and how much it will cost.  Massachusetts law allows a contractor entering a…
  • Apr 29

    Policies against Tipping Allowed under Massachusetts Tips Act

    Policies against Tipping Allowed under Massachusetts Tips Act
    The Tips Act protects certain Massachusetts service employees from having to turn over their tips to their employers, but what happens to the money left by customers in spite of an employer’s no tipping policy?      …
  • May 5

    Employers Beware: When A Lateral Transfer of an Employee Constitutes An Adverse Employment Action

    Employers Beware: When A Lateral Transfer of an Employee Constitutes An Adverse Employment Action
    A Massachusetts Court recently decided that a lateral transfer of an employee could be considered an "adverse employment action" for the purposes of a retaliation claim despite no wage or benefits cuts. In Kelley v. Commonwealth, et al., the…
Rank this Week: 2672

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
  • May 5

    SEC Broadens Focus on and Requirements for 13D Amendment Disclosure

    SEC Broadens Focus on and Requirements for 13D Amendment Disclosure
    The SEC recently announced settlements of charges against insiders relating to three different going private transactions. The settlement orders (the “Orders”) reflect a general increased focus by the SEC on insiders’…
  • May 5

    The SEC as the Whistleblower’s Advocate

    The SEC as the Whistleblower’s Advocate
    I am very honored to address the Garrett Institute, one of the most important programs in the country for corporate and securities lawyers, and to be in David’s home territory of Northwestern Law School where he served as Dean before…
  • May 4

    SEC Releases Proposed Rules on Dodd-Frank Pay vs. Performance Disclosure Rule

    SEC Releases Proposed Rules on Dodd-Frank Pay vs. Performance Disclosure Rule
    On April 29, 2015, the SEC released proposed rules under Section 953(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act, regarding required proxy and other information statement disclosure of the relationship between executive compensation actually paid by a company,…
Rank this Week: 254

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • May 5

    Free Download: Practical Law Deal Protections and Remedies Study (Sponsored)

    Free Download: Practical Law Deal Protections and Remedies Study (Sponsored)
    Practical Law, an InhouseBlog advertiser, has published A Comparative Analysis of 2014 Public Merger Agreements.  Find out what protections buyers and target companies have negotiated to balance deal certainty with a need to remain open…
  • May 4

    One-third of jobs will be replaced by robot

    One-third of jobs will be replaced by robot
    Robots are expected to reach human levels of intelligence by 2029 and apparently are expanding their core competencies.  Will office holiday parties ever be the same? “‘Historically what we thought was that robots would do…
  • Apr 30

    Job Prospects Improve for Law Student

    Job Prospects Improve for Law Student
    There’s finally some good news for law school students: Compared to the previous year, a higher percentage of the class of 2014 found entry-level jobs, the American Bar Association announced on Wednesday. About 60 percent of the…
Rank this Week: 90

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • May 5

    Brain-Teaser: “11:59pm or 12:01am” for Contracts?

    Brain-Teaser: “11:59pm or 12:01am” for Contracts?
    In our “Q&A Forum,” this question was recently posed (#8275): “For legal purposes, when does a day end and next day begin? We are reorganizing certain subs as LLCs and our tax group is saying that if we incorrectly…
  • May 4

    Next Wave of Comp Litigation? Director Grants Subject to Entire Fairness Review

    Next Wave of Comp Litigation? Director Grants Subject to Entire Fairness Review
    Here’s this blog by Steve Quinlivan: In Valma v. Templeton et al, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that grants of restricted stock units, or RSUs, to directors of Citrix Systems, Inc. were subject to an entire fairness standard of…
  • May 1

    Corp Fin Comments: More Readable Responses Produces Better Results?

    Corp Fin Comments: More Readable Responses Produces Better Results?
    Check out this new study by a trio of professors entitled “Consequences of Writing Not So Readable Responses to SEC Comment Letters.” Here’s the abstract: An emerging literature shows that shareholders benefit from the…
Rank this Week: 614

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 5

    Attorney Boyer Attended FL Chamber’s International Day

    Attorney Boyer Attended FL Chamber’s International Day
    The above video was posted on YouTube by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, who recently hosted the 2015 International Days, which Attorney Boyer attended and assisted at. Attorney Boyer is a Board Certified Expert in International Law. As a…
  • Apr 30

    Immigration Assessment Appointment

    Immigration Assessment Appointment
    Boyer Law Firm, P.L. offers an immigration assessment appointment in order to aid foreign individuals who would like to move to Florida or the United States. Do you want to move to the United States, but you are not sure what visa you qualify…
  • Apr 28

    A Florida Trust May Protect Your Heirs from a Large Estate Tax

    A Florida Trust May Protect Your Heirs from a Large Estate Tax
    A Florida trust is an estate planning document that has many benefits, including tax benefits. A Florida trust can own many different types of property, such as a business, a house, a commercial property, bank accounts, brokerage accounts,…
Rank this Week: 1793

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/
  • May 5

    Court Sorts Out California RULLCA Transition Muddle

    Court Sorts Out California RULLCA Transition Muddle
    Yesterday, I wrote about Kennedy v. Kennedy, 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 329 (Apr. 20, 2015).  That post discussed the Court of Appeal’s holding that under the General Corporation Law the dismissal of a cause of action for involuntary…
  • May 4

    Dismissal Of Involuntary Dissolution Action Pulls The Plug On Corporate Buy Out

    Dismissal Of Involuntary Dissolution Action Pulls The Plug On Corporate Buy Out
    Sometimes, shareholders are divided on whether a corporation should live or die.  In these cases, the California Corporations Code provides an option that allows for the continued existence of a corporation.  In any action for…
  • Apr 30

    There Two Ways To Create An Obligation And Six Ways To Extinguish It

    There Two Ways To Create An Obligation And Six Ways To Extinguish It
    California defines an “obligation” as “a legal duty, by which a person is bound to do or not to do a certain thing.”  Cal. Civ. Code § 1427.  An obligation is created in one of two ways: by contract…
Rank this Week: 481

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 151

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
  • May 4

    SEC Proposes Pay Versus Performance Disclosure Rule

    SEC Proposes Pay Versus Performance Disclosure Rule
    On April 28, 2015, pursuant to the mandate in Section 953(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new rules that, if adopted, would require public companies to disclose in their annual-or…
  • Apr 30

    SEC Issues New Cybersecurity Guidance for Investment Fund

    SEC Issues New Cybersecurity Guidance for Investment Fund
    On April 28, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Investment Management (the “Division”) published a Guidance Update  setting forth cybersecurity concerns and advice for the registered investment companies…
  • Apr 27

    Supreme Court to Consider Constitutional Limits on Statutory-Damages Suit

    Supreme Court to Consider Constitutional Limits on Statutory-Damages Suit
    On Monday, April 27, 2015, the Supreme Court agreed to hear an important constitutional case that could dramatically limit the viability of class action lawsuits claiming millions or billions of dollars in statutory damages for technical…
Rank this Week: 2456

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    The Black Money Bill: Piecemeal and Superfluou

    The Black Money Bill: Piecemeal and Superfluou
    [The following guest post is contributed by Dr. Nigam Nuggehalli, who is an Associate Professor at Azim Premji University, Bangalore]The Modi government has been unique among the current and past political dispensations in giving…
  • May 4

    2nd GNLU – ONGC International Essay Competition on International Contract

    2nd GNLU – ONGC International Essay Competition on International Contract
    [The following announcement is posted on behalf of the Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)]The 2nd edition of the GNLU – ONGC International Essay Competition on International Contracts is being organized for the year 2015 on the…
  • May 3

    Labour Market Reform

    Labour Market Reform
    The Government has donned the mantle of reforming labour laws, with this being one of several measures to ease the doing of business in India. Recent news reports indicate concrete proposals for reform in various labour legislation (hereand…
Rank this Week: 2071

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

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

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • May 4

    Court Of Chancery Explains Creditor’s Right To File Fiduciary Duty Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Creditor’s Right To File Fiduciary Duty Claim
    Quadrant Structured Products Company Ltd. v. Vertin, C.A. 6990-VCL (May 4, 2015) While it is generally known that creditors may only file derivative suits when the company is insolvent, there have been many open issues about what exactly that…
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Explains Limits Of Ratification Defense

    Court Of Chancery Explains Limits Of Ratification Defense
    Calma v. Templeton, C.A. 9579-CB (April 30, 2015) This decision reviews the history of the effect of stockholder ratification on director compensation. Briefly, stockholder ratification will cause the compensation to be subject to the…
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Applies Garner In 220 Case

    Court Of Chancery Applies Garner In 220 Case
    In re Lululemon Athletica Inc. 220 Litigation, Consol. C.A. 9039-VCP (April 30, 2015) This is an important Section 220 decision for at least two reasons. First, it holds that the personal records of non-employee directors do not need to be…
Rank this Week: 625

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    EFF/OTW DMCA reply comment

    EFF/OTW DMCA reply comment
    Well, that's an alphabet soup.  Here are our reply comments to the opposition from DVDCSS and the MPAA et al. Notably, while opponents assert that remix videos are infringing, they don't oppose extension of the existing…
  • May 4

    District court largely upholds mandatory GE disclosure

    District court largely upholds mandatory GE disclosure
    Grocery Manufacturers Assoc. v. Sorrell, 2015 WL 1931142, No. 5:14–cv–117 (D. Vt. Apr. 27, 2015) Relax, we'll be here for a while. Vermont passed a law, Act 120, requiring that manufacturers and retailers identify…
  • May 4

    Eco-friendliness is functional; so is rustic look of burlap

    Eco-friendliness is functional; so is rustic look of burlap
    Farmgirl Flowers, Inc. v. Bloom That, Inc., No. 14-CV-05657, 2015 WL 1939424 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 28, 2015)Farmgirl, a San Francisco-based florist selling locally farmed arrangements, sought a preliminary injunction against competitor Bloom That…
Rank this Week: 56

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orangecountybusinessattorneyblog.com/
  • May 4

    Too Big to Jail?

    Too Big to Jail?
    If a company is charged with violating criminal laws, just as with people charged with crimes, there can be a plea bargain agreement. When it comes to people, normally a defendant will plead guilty to a lesser charge, or have some charges…
  • Apr 27

    Handshake Deals Often Go Sour. Don’t Let It Happen to You.

    Handshake Deals Often Go Sour. Don’t Let It Happen to You.
    It’s an all too familiar story. College students with a brilliant idea get together, start a hugely successful business then end up suing each other because handshake agreements end up being broken. These business founders may be…
  • Apr 20

    Considering Becoming a Franchisee? Do Your Due Diligence!

    Considering Becoming a Franchisee? Do Your Due Diligence!
    Starting a franchise can be a good way to get into business or add a new business if you already own one. Many franchisors offer turnkey operations and spell out what you should do, and how you should do it, to help you make your business a…
Rank this Week: 2708

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business law. By Klapper & Fass.

http://www.newyorkbusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2263

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
  • May 4

    MBBP Clients Among BBJ’s Honorees – “Best Places to Work of 2015″

    MBBP Clients Among BBJ’s Honorees – “Best Places to Work of 2015″
    On Thursday, April 30th, the Boston Business Journal announced the 80 honorees for its annual Best Places to Work of 2015 program. This year’s employers were divided among five different categories based on company…
  • Apr 30

    Employment Law Update: Proposed Sick Leave Regulation

    Employment Law Update: Proposed Sick Leave Regulation
    As we previously advised clients, on November 4 Massachusetts voters approved a ballot measure entitling employees to earned sick leave, which goes into effect on July 1, 2015. The Massachusetts Attorney General recently issued…
  • Apr 28

    MBBP to Sponsor Upcoming TiE Startup Con

    MBBP to Sponsor Upcoming TiE Startup Con
    MBBP is proud to sponsor TiE Startup Con, taking place at the Cambridge Marriott on Friday, May 1st. The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) is a non-profit, global community supporting entrepreneurs all over the world by offering education,…
Rank this Week: 1262

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

Covers the history of both international and domestic wine laws and developing legal issues in the wine industry. By Lindsey A. Zahn.

http://www.winelawonreserve.com
  • May 4

    Blue Moon Lawsuit: [Not] All About That Label

    Blue Moon Lawsuit: [Not] All About That Label
    Last week, On Reserve reported about the class action suit filed against MillerCoors in regard to the Blue Moon malt beverage. See MillerCoors Hit with Class Action Suit for Use of “Artfully Crafted” on…
  • Apr 30

    MillerCoors Hit with Class Action Suit for Use of “Artfully Crafted” on Blue Moon Beer

    MillerCoors Hit with Class Action Suit for Use of “Artfully Crafted” on Blue Moon Beer
    On April 24, 2015, a class action lawsuit was filed in state court against MillerCoors LLC, alleging that the company’s Blue Moon beer deceives consumers into thinking the product is “Craft” by marketing the brand…
  • Apr 29

    Is There a Likelihood of Confusion Between APOTHEOSIS and APOTHIC?

    Is There a Likelihood of Confusion Between APOTHEOSIS and APOTHIC?
    Applicant Kinney Family Vintners LLC DBA Occasio Winery sought to register the mark APOTHEOSIS for several types of red wine but was opposed by E. & J. Gallo Winery. See E. & J. Gallo Winery v. Kinney Family…
Rank this Week: 3060

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Covers North Carolina contract and tort law. By Maginnis Law.

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • May 4

    Wake County Boating Accident Injury Attorney

    Wake County Boating Accident Injury Attorney
    One of the best things about the Raleigh-Durham area is the availability of recreational activities, including boating opportunities.  Anyone who has been to Jordan Lake, Falls Lake, or Harris Lake in the middle of the summer knows that…
  • May 3

    Raleigh Assault and Battery Personal Injury Attorney

    Raleigh Assault and Battery Personal Injury Attorney
    If you or a loved one has been physically assaulted, you have the right to hold the person assaulting you financially responsible for any harms they have caused.  The type of “damages” recoverable in an assault and battery…
  • May 1

    Raleigh Hit-and-Run Automobile Accident Injury Attorney

    Raleigh Hit-and-Run Automobile Accident Injury Attorney
    While being involved in a motor vehicle accidents can be frustrating, being injured by a hit-and-run driver can be infuriating.  These irresponsible drivers negligently cause automobile collisions and seek to evade any personal…
Rank this Week: 579

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
  • May 4

    Drone Law (or the Lack Thereof)

    Drone Law (or the Lack Thereof)
    This following is a guest blog post by George M. Moore PhD, JD, a Scientist-in-Residence at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California, where his course in Drones and Surveillance considers both the technical…
  • May 1

    How Can Someone Be Deposed Twice in the Same Case?

    How Can Someone Be Deposed Twice in the Same Case?
    Generally, you can’t compel someone to attend a deposition if he or she has been previously deposed in the same case. But there are 5 exceptions to this rule. A person whose deposition has been completed can’t be compelled to…
  • Apr 29

    When Trespasser Becomes Plaintiff

    When Trespasser Becomes Plaintiff
    The family of a 9-year-old California boy who survived a fall through a school’s skylight reportedly claims the school district should be held liable for his injuries because it was too easy to get on the school’s roof and…
Rank this Week: 2924

Rush On Business

Rush On Business

Covers business litigation, employment law, franchise law, incorporation and starting a business. By Rush Nigut.

http://www.rushonbusiness.com/
  • May 4

    Unlimited Vacation, Free Beer and Kids at Work. Is this the Future Workplace?

    Unlimited Vacation, Free Beer and Kids at Work. Is this the Future Workplace?
    CEOs and leaders of all organizations covet the creative culture of companies like Google or Zappos — it feels out of reach, but it may be right under their finger tips. The Iowa Creativity Summit is featuring Nancy Lyons of…
  • Apr 15

    Looking to Buy a Franchise? Don’t Make These Mistake

    Looking to Buy a Franchise? Don’t Make These Mistake
    Inc.Magazine has a great article on the 5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Buying a Franchise. The one I want to touch on in this post is #4 – Not learning how to implement the franchise system. All too often, would be…
  • Apr 15

    Looking to Buy a Franchise? Don’t Make These Mistake

    Looking to Buy a Franchise? Don’t Make These Mistake
    Inc.Magazine has a great article on the 5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Buying a Franchise. The one I want to touch on in this post is #4 – Not learning how to implement the franchise system. All too often, would be…
Rank this Week: 859

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

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

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    The Dave Goldbergs of the world may be rare, but they're out there.

    The Dave Goldbergs of the world may be rare, but they're out there.
    Everything I've read about Dave Goldberg, including this New York Times obituary, indicates that he was an extraordinary person, and my heart goes out to his family.  Equal relationships should be the norm, but I hear that they're…
  • May 1

    Best managerial advice ever.

    Best managerial advice ever.
    There's a great article by Paula Krebs in this week's Chronicle of Higher Education's Vitae section (here).  In it, she talks about the importance of working on difficult issues by first imagining why the person sitting across the table…
  • Apr 24

    Want to change a student's life?

    Want to change a student's life?
    One way to do it is to fund awards like this one, this one, or this one.
Rank this Week: 169

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Covers upcoming and decided appeals of interest to Canadian businesses and professions. By McCarthy Tétrault LLP

http://www.canadianappeals.com
  • May 4

    To Comply or Not to Comply? When Experts Fall Outside the Scope of Rule 53.03

    To Comply or Not to Comply? When Experts Fall Outside the Scope of Rule 53.03
    By Kosta Kalogiros and Shanique Lake On March 26, 2015, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Westerhof v. Gee Estate concurrently with its companion case McCallum v. Baker[1]. Both decisions were heard at the same time as…
  • May 1

    Court of Appeal Rules on Privilege over Regulator’s Investigation File

    Court of Appeal Rules on Privilege over Regulator’s Investigation File
    By William D. Black and Shane C. D'Souza Does privilege shield a regulator’s investigation file that has not been produced to a respondent? The Ontario Court of Appeal recently grappled with whether or not to compel a regulator to…
  • Apr 24

    SCC Monitor Post (24/04/2015)

    SCC Monitor Post (24/04/2015)
    By Katherine Booth Since our last post, the Supreme Court has released a number of significant decisions, including a decision about the standard of review applicable to statutory appeals and the test for civil contempt. It also dismissed two…
Rank this Week: 4162

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/
  • May 4

    On-Demand TCPA Plaintiffs? There’s An App For That

    On-Demand TCPA Plaintiffs? There’s An App For That
    The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) was enacted to protect consumers from abusive telemarketing practices by making it unlawful to initiate unsolicited telemarketing messages.
  • Apr 30

    On-Call Retail Shifts Are On-the-Spot in New York

    On-Call Retail Shifts Are On-the-Spot in New York
    Employers in New York are bound by a law that requires them to pay workers who report for scheduled shifts at least four hours of pay, even if managers send them home earlier. See 12 NYCRR 142-2.3. According to the office of the New York…
  • Apr 28

    Challenges and Opportunities for International Brands Entering the Brazilian Fashion Market

    Challenges and Opportunities for International Brands Entering the Brazilian Fashion Market
    Arent Fox Intellectual Property partner Cristina Carvalho and head of Arent Fox’s Fashion Law practice Anthony Lupo present, "Challenges and Opportunities for International Brands Entering the Brazilian Fashion Market" in…
Rank this Week: 2531

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • May 4

    Can A Fund Pay for the Manager’s Office Expenses?

    Can A Fund Pay for the Manager’s Office Expenses?
    This is not a question that you can answer without any background. Theoretically, a fund can directly pay a fund’s office expenses. It’s just that most investors do not expect to pay for a manager’s office expenses.…
  • May 1

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for May 1

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for May 1
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Wall Street Pushes Back on Foreign Bribery Probe by Jean Eaglesham, Emily Glazer Ned Levin in the Wall Street Journal The previously unreported campaign by…
  • Apr 30

    SEC Issues Cybersecurity Guidance

    SEC Issues Cybersecurity Guidance
    Last year, the SEC raised a cloud of concern when it started its cybersecurity initiative aimed at broker/dealers, investment advisers and fund managers. Based on an interview last month it seems that initiative would continue into a phase 2.…
Rank this Week: 998

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/
  • May 4

    Delaware Chancery Court Endorses Equitable Dissolution of LLC

    Delaware Chancery Court Endorses Equitable Dissolution of LLC
    Equitable dissolution of LLCs may not sound familiar to business divorce mavens, but that could change after last week's decision by Vice Chancellor Laster of the Delaware Chancery Court in a case involving the Tom James custom apparel…
  • Apr 27

    Court Rebuffs Dissolution Withdrawal in Denying Enforcement of Non-Compete

    Court Rebuffs Dissolution Withdrawal in Denying Enforcement of Non-Compete
    Can majority members of an LLC withdraw a dissolution claim, over two years into the case, for the purpose of enforcing against a minority member the LLC agreement's non-compete provision which, by its terms, lapses upon dissolution? Find out…
  • Apr 20

    Case Highlights Importance of Valuation Date in Buy-Sell Agreement

    Case Highlights Importance of Valuation Date in Buy-Sell Agreement
    The fascinating case of Mintz v Pazer, which was reported over a year ago featuring discussion of a "Quick Draw" buy-sell agreement, makes its second appearance in this week's New York Business Divorce, this time highlighting a pair of recent…
Rank this Week: 1034

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/
  • May 4

    Peltz v. Sonnenfeld

    Peltz v. Sonnenfeld
    As noted in this blog by Falls Communications’ Rob Berick, the back and forth between Trian’s Nelson Peltz and Yale’s Jeffery Sonnenfeld is great theater – it also provides great insight into the psyche of an activist…
  • Apr 30

    No Denying Dodd-Frank’s Role in Bank M&A

    No Denying Dodd-Frank’s Role in Bank M&A
    Here’s an American Banker article written by Donald Mullineaux, Chair of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati: What’s the relationship between increased financial regulation and industry consolidation? In his March 31…
  • Apr 29

    Schedule 13D Reform: Will Congress Get Involved?

    Schedule 13D Reform: Will Congress Get Involved?
    The battle over whether to shorten the Schedule 13D filing window has been long and drawn out. For example, as noted in this blog, SEC Commissioner Gallagher said last Fall that we shouldn’t expect changes to the 13D window “this…
Rank this Week: 572