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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: 3

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: 17

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 16

    Resale Price Maintenance with Strategic Customer

    Resale Price Maintenance with Strategic Customer
    Bazhanov, Andrei ; Levin, Yuri ; and Nediak, Mikhail address Resale Price Maintenance with Strategic Customers. ABSTRACT: We consider a decentralized supply chain (DSC) under resale price maintenance (RPM)selling a limited-lifetime product to…
  • Aug 16

    Regional Competition in US Banking – Trends and Determinant

    Regional Competition in US Banking – Trends and Determinant
    Alexander Erler (Department of Business, Economics and Law, University of Bayreuth) ; Horst Gischer (Faculty of Economics and Management, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg) ; and Bernhard Herz (Department of Business, Economics and Law,…
  • Aug 16

    Backward ownership, uniform pricing and entry deterrence

    Backward ownership, uniform pricing and entry deterrence
    Matthias Hunold has written on Backward ownership, uniform pricing and entry deterrence. ABSTRACT: Entry deterrence can occur when downstream incumbents hold non-controlling ownership shares of a supplier which is commited to charge uniform…
Rank this Week: 19

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

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

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 48

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 11

    IPSC Breakout Session V

    IPSC Breakout Session V
    Copyright Theory (my apologies; I had to leave early for a flight)Redundancy and AntiRedundancy In Copyright – Oren Bracha & John M. GoldenDoctrines that overlap: fair use/functionality; fair use/improper appropriation;…
  • Aug 11

    IPSC Breakout Session IV

    IPSC Breakout Session IV
    Copyright Enforcement  Protecting Copyright Integrity – Shyamkrishna Balganesh & Gideon ParchomovskyDominant theory: © is about value. Additional assumption: w/every exclusive right comes important limitations. Every grant…
  • Aug 10

    IPSC Breakout Session III

    IPSC Breakout Session III
    Useful Articles  Star Athletica: Stuck on the Merry-Ground  – Alfred C. YenWe’re just going round and round. Those who can’t remember the past are condemned to repeat it; a page of history is worth a volume of…
Rank this Week: 67

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 11

    Disappearing Women

    Disappearing Women
    How quickly things change—and not for the better.  In June, Fortune magazine reported that woman were “making strides” because a whopping 6.4% of CEOs were female.  As sad as that figure is, it just got much…
  • Apr 21

    Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Fisher: The Issue of Representative Shareholder

    Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Fisher: The Issue of Representative Shareholder
    In Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Fisher, 2016 BL 16110 (S.D. Tex. Jan. 21, 2016), third party plaintiffs Frank Fisher (“Fisher”), Robert Sonfield (“Sonfield”), and the Livingston Growth Fund Trust…
  • Apr 19

    No-Action Letter for Equinix, Inc. Allowed Exclusion of Proxy Access Bylaw

    No-Action Letter for Equinix, Inc. Allowed Exclusion of Proxy Access Bylaw
    In Equinix, Inc., 2016 WL 110889 (April 7, 2016), Equinix, Inc. (“Equinix”) requested the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission permit the omission of a proposal submitted by John Chevedden (the…
Rank this Week: 84

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/
  • Aug 15

    Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania - Business and Law Professor Position

    Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania - Business and Law Professor Position
    From an e-mail I received earlier today: ------------ FACULTY POSITION IN BUSINESS AND LAW The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track position at any level (Assistant, Associate, or Full…
  • Aug 15

    Poor LLC Language Leads to Poor LLC Doctrine (And Unnecessary Veil Piercing)

    Poor LLC Language Leads to Poor LLC Doctrine (And Unnecessary Veil Piercing)
    Earlier this week, Professor Bainbridge posted California court completely bollixes up business law nomenclature, discussing Keith Paul Bishop's post on Curci Investments, LLC v. Baldwin, Cal. Ct. App. Case No. G052764 (Aug. 10, 2017). The…
  • Aug 14

    Steve Bradford on Online Dispute Resolution for Crowdfunding Fraud

    Steve Bradford on Online Dispute Resolution for Crowdfunding Fraud
    Former BLPB editor Steve Bradford has posted a new paper adding to his wonderful series of articles on crowdfunding (on which I and so many others rely in our crowdfunding work). This article, entitled "Online Arbitration as a Remedy…
Rank this Week: 91

Class Action Defense Blog

Class Action Defense Blog

Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. By Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 96

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Aug 3

    New UCL class certification opinion: Kizer v. Tristar Risk Management

    New UCL class certification opinion: Kizer v. Tristar Risk Management
    In Kizer v. Tristar Risk Management, ___ Cal.App.5th ___ (Jun. 26, 2017; pub. ord. Jul. 26, 2017), the Court of Appeal (Fourth Appellate District, Division Three) affirmed an order denying class certification of Labor Code claims arising out…
  • Jul 14

    Supreme Court confirms broad scope of Civil Discovery Act: Williams v. Superior Court (Marshalls of CA, LLC)

    Supreme Court confirms broad scope of Civil Discovery Act: Williams v. Superior Court (Marshalls of CA, LLC)
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court held that the trial court abused its discretion by placing unreasonable restrictions on the plaintiff's right to seek discovery of percipient witness names and contact information in an action under the Labor Code…
  • Jul 10

    New UCL and class certification opinion: Espejo v. The Copley Press, Inc.

    New UCL and class certification opinion: Espejo v. The Copley Press, Inc.
    In Espejo v. The Copley Press, Inc., ___ Cal.App.5th ___ (Jul. 7, 2017), the Court of Appeal (Fourth Appellate District, Division One) considered a series of challenges to a post-trial judgment in a certified class action alleging that the…
Rank this Week: 101

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Aug 16

    News Headlines for Aug 16, 2017

    News Headlines for Aug 16, 2017
    American Lithium Announces Corporate Restructuring ,Hertz’s Cash Stockpile Can’t Quell All Queries About Liquidity ,Letter from Paul Hastings on Behalf of the Ad Hoc Group of General Obligation Bondholders to Members of the…
  • Aug 16

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 16, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 16, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama Party…
  • Aug 15

    Read Issue #149 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #149 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #149) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
Rank this Week: 102

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 14

    Add NYU to the list of law review articles with incredible chutzpah

    Add NYU to the list of law review articles with incredible chutzpah
    Back in 2011 I got a request from the Chicago Law Review to join a group of academics that would referee articles for them, which pissed me off: We are inviting a select group of academics to comment... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Aug 13

    Being precise about the two kinds of reverse veil piercing

    Being precise about the two kinds of reverse veil piercing
    I thought I was done mining Keith Paul Bishop's post on Curci Investments, LLC v. Baldwin, Cal. Ct. App. Case No. G052764 (Aug. 10, 2017), but one more minor point needs to be made. Keith writes: As... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Aug 13

    California court completely bollixes up business law nomenclature

    California court completely bollixes up business law nomenclature
    We've been mining Keith Paul Bishop's report on the Curci Investments, LLC v. Baldwin, Cal. Ct. App. Case No. G052764 (Aug. 10, 2017), decision. lastly, we note his complaint that: ... under the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 104

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
  • Aug 16

    The Volcker Rule and Potential Conflicts of Interests in Bank

    The Volcker Rule and Potential Conflicts of Interests in Bank
    Under intense pressure from the banking industry, the Trump Administration recently introduced legislation to repeal the Dodd-Frank Act and thereby eliminate the Volcker Rule. This development immediately raises the question of why the…
  • Aug 16

    OFAC Breaks New Ground By Penalizing Non-U.S. Companies for Making U.S. Dollar Payments Involving a Sanctioned Country

    OFAC Breaks New Ground By Penalizing Non-U.S. Companies for Making U.S. Dollar Payments Involving a Sanctioned Country
    On July 27, 2017, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced a $12 million settlement with CSE Global Limited (“CSE Global”) and its subsidiary, CSE TransTel Pte. Ltd.…
  • Aug 16

    2017 Proxy Season Review

    2017 Proxy Season Review
    The complete publication (available here) summarizes significant developments relating to the 2017 U.S. annual meeting proxy season, including: Decline in traditional governance proposals. Proposals on traditional governance reforms…
Rank this Week: 105

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/
  • Apr 21

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting
    CALL FOR PAPERS AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to…
  • Apr 4

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation
    Fifth Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: Call for Papers UCLA School of Law, in conjunction with the University of Richmond School of Law, Boston University School of Law, and University of Illinois College of Law,…
  • Feb 7

    Appraisal and Merger Price

    Appraisal and Merger Price
    Over the past couple of years something has been happening in appraisal litigation. For a long time, appraisal litigation was something of a backwater: experts battling over which variables a judge must insert into a discounted cash flow…
Rank this Week: 110

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/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again
    With Shell Oil Company pulling out as the Houston Open’s title sponsor after a successful 26-year run, the Houston Golf Association finds itself in an all too familiar position — what must be done to make the venerable tournament…
  • Feb 13

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • Aug 12

    Why Hawkins v. McGee Might be the Best Teaching Tool in Contracts Law

    Why Hawkins v. McGee Might be the Best Teaching Tool in Contracts Law
    Continuing with responses to Professor Calleros' call for the best contracts cases, Professor Otto Stockmeyer weighs in with his piece 'Reflection on Teaching the First Day of Contracts Class.' In his paper Professor Stockmeyer discuses…
  • Aug 10

    Why R.R. V. M.H. Might Be the Best Teaching Tool in the Contracts Casebook

    Why R.R. V. M.H. Might Be the Best Teaching Tool in the Contracts Casebook
    Abstract This essay is a response to Professor Charles Calleros’ recently posted paper “Why Pyeatte v. Pyeate Might Be the Best Teaching Tool in the Contracts Casebook” and Professor’s Calleros’ invitation for other faculty to share…
  • Aug 10

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (August 10, 2017)

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (August 10, 2017)
    Top Downloads For: Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Recent Top Papers (60 days) As of: 11 Jun 2017 - 10 Aug 2017 Rank Paper Downloads 1. How to Restructure Venezuelan Debt (¿Cómo restructurar la deuda venezolana?) Lee C. Buchheit…
Rank this Week: 128

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

Covers legal and investment issues facing emerging tech companies.

http://www.wac6.com/wac6/
  • Mar 16

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi
    Dear Readers: This is a post I co-wrote with Joe Wallin, who has published the almost identical post here. If you are investing in early stage companies, there are certain deal terms you want. Most you probably know already: if...
  • Mar 11

    A Gift from Congress to Angel

    A Gift from Congress to Angel
    The picture here was taken by Joe Wallin, who was on a panel with me, Gary Kocher of K&L Gates, Tom Alberg of Madrona Ventures, and Dan Rosen of the Alliance of Angels, talking to the Angel Capital Association's NW...
  • Mar 3

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)
    "On a relative basis, issuances claiming the new Rule 506(c) exemption have accounted for only 2.1% of the reported capital raised pursuant to Rule 506 since becoming effective in September 2014." So reads a key finding of a report,…
Rank this Week: 131

Blawgletter

Blawgletter

Offers business trial law with a sense of humor. By Barry Barnett.

http://blawgletter.typepad.com/bbarnett/
  • Jun 28

    Join The Contingency

    Join The Contingency
    Dear Blawgletterati Member, You, a special person You belong to an elite group – the highly intelligent readers of Blawgletter, one of the 10 all-time most popular Trials and Litigation law blogs on Justia. With Blawgletter’s farewell,…
  • Jun 16

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!
    Blawgletter® has moved to a new location, and is now The Contingency. You will be redirected shortly.
  • Jun 14

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice
    Unpatentable subject matter A pair of Federal Circuit opinions last week rejected patents involving patent-ineligible subject matter. What does that include, you ask? As Blawgletter noted last year in "You Still Can't Patent Ideas":…
Rank this Week: 137

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Aug 15

    Shareholders File Climate Change Disclosure Lawsuit in Australian Court

    Shareholders File Climate Change Disclosure Lawsuit in Australian Court
    In the wake of President Donald Trump’s June 1, 2017 announcement that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, one of the things I predicted was that the administration’s action likely would trigger a host…
  • Aug 14

    Gambling Acceptance and Propensity for Financial Misreporting

    Gambling Acceptance and Propensity for Financial Misreporting
    What factors might indicate a likelihood of financial misreporting? There might be markers in companies’ financial statements, for example, with respect to reserving practices or practices with respect to other estimated items. There…
  • Aug 13

    Rule 10b5-1 and the Defense of Securities Fraud Claim

    Rule 10b5-1 and the Defense of Securities Fraud Claim
    Seventeen years ago this month, the SEC instituted Rule 10b5-1 to permit company insiders – who often hold a significant portion of their wealth in company stock – to sell their shares without incurring liability under the federal…
Rank this Week: 142

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/
  • Aug 8

    Fiduciary Duty Claims of Start-up Co-Founder Denied

    Fiduciary Duty Claims of Start-up Co-Founder Denied
    A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion analyzed claims that are not uncommon: one of two founders of a start-up, that failed to launch, claimed that the other co-founder breached fiduciary duties by launching another start-up…
  • Aug 1

    Chancery Refuses to Apply Garner Exception to Attorney/Client Privilege

    Chancery Refuses to Apply Garner Exception to Attorney/Client Privilege
    A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision is essential reading for anyone who seeks to apply the exception to the attorney/client privilege known as the Garner exception. Salberg v. Genworth Financial, Inc., C.A. No. 2017-0018-JRS (Del.…
  • Aug 1

    Lawyer Not Barred from Testifying as Witne

    Lawyer Not Barred from Testifying as Witne
    The latest Chancery decision in this hotly contested litigation addresses several issues that are of practical importance for all trial lawyers. In re Oxbow Carbon LLC Unitholder Litigation, Consol., C.A. No. 12447-VCL, (Del. Ch. July 28,…
Rank this Week: 171

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog

Covers constitutional law, copyright/technology, corporate law, criminal law, free speech, genetic testing, international law, national security and more.

http://uchicagolaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Jan 22

    Notice and Comment, Behavioral Economics, and United States v. Texa

    Notice and Comment, Behavioral Economics, and United States v. Texa
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel on the Supreme Court’s certiorari grant in United States v. Texas: In many respects, the Supreme Court’s cert grant earlier this week in United States v. Texas was utterly unsurprising. The Fifth Circuit…
  • Jan 6

    Friedrichs, Free-Riding, and Life After the Agency Shop

    Friedrichs, Free-Riding, and Life After the Agency Shop
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel and UC Berkeley Jurisprudence & Social Policy Ph.D. candidate David Louk on next Monday’s Supreme Court oral argument in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association: The Supreme Court will soon decide…
  • Jan 1

    The Tax Returns of the Top 400: A Deeper Dive

    The Tax Returns of the Top 400: A Deeper Dive
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel on taxes paid by the highest earners in the United States: The IRS released data this week on the 400 individual income tax returns with the highest adjusted gross incomes (AGIs). According to the IRS data,...
Rank this Week: 181

Australian Regulatory Compliance…

Australian Regulatory Compliance Review

Covers legal and regulatory impacts on Australian businesses. By David Jacobson.

http://www.djacobson.com/australian_regulatory_rev/
  • Jun 15

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?
    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private? Not automatically. In dealing with ASIC and other regulators it is important to understand that the Freedom of Information Act 1982 applies to government agency records and…
  • Jun 15

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?
    In the matter of Re1 Limited (ABN 80 145 743 862) and Re2 Limited as responsible entities for Westfield Retail Trust 1 and Westfield Retail Trust 2 (No 3) [2014] NSWSC 762 the NSW Supreme Court considered the adjournment of the adjournment of…
  • Jun 15

    Small amount credit change

    Small amount credit change
    The National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Small Amount Credit Contracts) Regulation 2014 was registered on 12 June 2014. The Regulation clarifies the changes introduced on 1 July 2013 which imposed a cap on costs and a limit on fees…
Rank this Week: 183

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

https://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisblj/
  • Mar 16

    Keeping an AI on Technological Advances in Business Law

    Keeping an AI on Technological Advances in Business Law
    Source: The Economist By Elizabeth Rice Download full note here. This Note explores the role that artificial intelligence plays in the legal world today and the ways in which it may affect the legal profession in the future. …
  • Mar 16

    Timing Brexit Right: Theresa May’s Great Political Challenge

    Timing Brexit Right: Theresa May’s Great Political Challenge
    Source: Andy Rain of EPA Download full note here. By Julian Jankowski The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, in her expressed pursuit for a hard Brexit, faces economic, legal, and political challenges in her endeavors to…
  • Mar 16

    Driving Solo: Solutions to the Current Patchwork of Legislation Concerning Automated Vehicle

    Driving Solo: Solutions to the Current Patchwork of Legislation Concerning Automated Vehicle
    Source: AP Download full note here. By Bryan Boccelli This Note argues that states across the nation should expand upon and in some cases begin to introduce legislation in regards to self-driving vehicles. Although there are currently a…
Rank this Week: 209

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/
  • Aug 9

    Gaudeul & Kaczmarek on Charitable Giving

    Gaudeul & Kaczmarek on Charitable Giving
    Alexia Gaudeul and Magdalena Claudia Kaczmarek have posted Does Nudging Intentions Translate into Action? Why Nudging Pledges to Charities Does Not Result in Increased Donations on SSRN with the following abstract: Recent evidence suggests…
  • Aug 8

    Milde & Yawson on Social Media Use by Nonprofit

    Milde & Yawson on Social Media Use by Nonprofit
    Katherine Milde (Quinnipiac) and Robert M. Yawson (Quinnipiac) have posted on SSRN with the following abstract: The aim of this paper is to detail the social media engagement efforts used by successful nonprofits and to build on these…
  • Aug 8

    Ball on Pro Bono Business Lawyering

    Ball on Pro Bono Business Lawyering
    Alina Ball (Hastings) has posted Primary Care Lawyers: A Holistic Approach to Pro Bono Business Lawyering on SSRN with the following abstract: Pro bono programs for business lawyers provide small businesses in low-income communities and…
Rank this Week: 213

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • May 2

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"
    With commentary by Professor Daniel Hemel Professor Nielson is a law professor at Brigham Young University and teaches/writes in the areas of administrative law, civil procedure, federal courts, and antitrust. Before joining the faculty,…
  • Apr 21

    To POE or Not to POE: The Proper Evidentiary Standard for Campus Sexual Misconduct (A Debate)

    To POE or Not to POE: The Proper Evidentiary Standard for Campus Sexual Misconduct (A Debate)
    Featuring Professors Nancy Chi Cantalupo, Katharine Baker, Daniel Hemel, and Richard Epstein. Moderated by Professor Emily Buss. Presented by the Domestic and Sexual Violence Project, Defenders, Law Women's Caucus, Education and Child…
  • Mar 7

    Gillian Thomas, "Title VII and Women in the Workplace"

    Gillian Thomas, "Title VII and Women in the Workplace"
    Gillian Thomas, staff attorney at the ACLU Women's Rights Project, will discuss issues in her recently-published book, Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years about Title VII and its effects for women in the workplace. The book…
Rank this Week: 212

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/
  • Jul 10

    Probate and Long Term Health Care

    Probate and Long Term Health Care
    Most seniors do their best to prepare for the unfortunate, inevitable, outcome that one day they will pass away.  They create their will, and with painstaking detail allocate their hard-earned money and assets to spouses, children,…
  • May 25

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction
    The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States is growing rapidly. So, too, are the number of myths surrounding the disease and other forms of dementia. Let’s begin by looking at what we do know about…
  • May 22

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning
    Is Equal Fair with Estate Planning? Most of our clients want to treat their children fairly and equally.  Splitting assets equally among the children may be easy, but is it fair? When dividing assets, it is often important to determine…
Rank this Week: 220

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Aug 16

    Legal Buyers Taking Charge

    Legal Buyers Taking Charge
    Once you grab hold of the reins, don’t ever let go: “The corporate segment of the legal marketplace is a buyer’s market, and they are driving change. Legal consumers were once content to proscribe cost-controls... The post…
  • Aug 14

    There’s a Good Chance Your Coworkers Hate You

    There’s a Good Chance Your Coworkers Hate You
    And you thought it was just the general public loathing attorneys: “Actually, they may dislike you so much that they want to quit. According to the results of Comparably‘s year-long survey of 36,000 workers across... The post…
  • Aug 10

    14 Year Old is Worried about Robots Stealing Lawyer Job

    14 Year Old is Worried about Robots Stealing Lawyer Job
    Please head over to Legal Cheek to give this young chap your comments on his concerns over the impending robot apocalypse: “In the latest instalment in our Career Conundrums series, one young aspiring lawyer ponders... The post 14 Year…
Rank this Week: 227

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Aug 16

    Should Passive Shareholders Not Be Allowed to Vote?

    Should Passive Shareholders Not Be Allowed to Vote?
    Recently, Liz blogged about an article that indicates that some investors that are considered “passive” may be more on auto-pilot than some would think. Now we have a paper that wants passive funds to be restricted from voting in…
  • Aug 15

    Climate Change: Vanguard to Provide More On Its Voting Record

    Climate Change: Vanguard to Provide More On Its Voting Record
    As we’ve blogged (also see this article), Vanguard recently received a shareholder proposal requesting additional disclosure about its climate change voting record – but Vanguard announced yesterday that it had negotiated the…
  • Aug 14

    Tomorrow’s Pre-Conference Webcast: “Pay Ratio Workshop – What You (Really) Need to Do Now”

    Tomorrow’s Pre-Conference Webcast: “Pay Ratio Workshop – What You (Really) Need to Do Now”
    For those registered for the upcoming “Pay Ratio & Proxy Disclosure Conference,” tune in tomorrow – 2 pm eastern (audio archive goes up when the program ends; transcript available in a week or so) – for the second…
Rank this Week: 285

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    The Companies Amendment Bill, 2017: Proposed Changes to Section 185

    The Companies Amendment Bill, 2017: Proposed Changes to Section 185
    [Guest post by Amitabh Robin Singh, who is a corporate lawyer practising in Mumbai]With the Companies Amendment Bill, 2017 ("Amendment") being passed by the Lok Sabha and sent to the Rajya Sabha, it would be pertinent to discuss one of the…
  • Aug 6

    SEBI Requires Disclosure of Loan Default

    SEBI Requires Disclosure of Loan Default
    Over the last couple of years, there has been a steady regulatory move to create some connections between the banking system and the capital markets in order to address cases of loan defaults by companies, especially those listed on the stock…
  • Aug 3

    NCLT Order Admitting Essar Steel Insolvency

    NCLT Order Admitting Essar Steel Insolvency
    In one of the first high profile cases under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (the “Code”), the Ahmedabad Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (“NCLT”) yesterday issued its orderadmitting the insolvency…
Rank this Week: 292

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

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

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

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

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

    Predicted this in 2012.

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

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

    Well, Jeff now gets to use a Satan emoji to describe me.
    Here's why:I was at the Burbank airport earlier this week, returning my rental car, and I heard a running sound.  The next thing I knew, a man (whose weight I've estimated at over 200 lbs--he was a big guy) had tripped, fallen into me,…
Rank this Week: 300

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/
  • Aug 16

    Under The Public Records Act, A Losing Party May Be The Prevailing Party

    Under The Public Records Act, A Losing Party May Be The Prevailing Party
    When the California legislature enacted the Public Records Act,  it declared “access to information concerning the conduct of the people’s business is a fundamental and necessary right of every person in this state”.…
  • Aug 15

    California Supreme Court Declines To Rehear Documentary Transfer Tax Appeal

    California Supreme Court Declines To Rehear Documentary Transfer Tax Appeal
    In June, I wrote about the California Supreme Court’s disappointing decision in 926 N. Ardmore Ave. v. County of L.A., 2017 Cal. LEXIS 4768 (Cal. 2017).  See California Supreme Court Affirms Novel M&A Tax. Readers may…
  • Aug 14

    Inside And Outside Reverse Veil Piercing

    Inside And Outside Reverse Veil Piercing
    UCLA Professor Stephen Bainbridge has published several posts commenting on my post discussing Curci Invs. v. Baldwin, 2017 Cal. App. LEXIS 698.  The issue in Curci was whether reverse veil piercing of a limited liability company is…
Rank this Week: 359

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Aug 16

    SEC Views on Valuation

    SEC Views on Valuation
    The Securities and Exchange Commission regulations for investment advisers does not contain any specific requirements on how valuations should be conducted. That means operating under the general anti-fraud provisions. That is, valuations…
  • Aug 11

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for August 11

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for August 11
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Fiduciary Duty Claims of Start-up Co-Founder Denied by Francis Pileggi in Delaware Corporate & Commercial Litigation Blog A recent Delaware…
  • Aug 10

    Report on Access to Capital and Market Liquidity

    Report on Access to Capital and Market Liquidity
    Many people seem to think that the new commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton, is likely to focus more on capital formation issues than the previous commissioner. The recent report on Access to Capital and Market…
Rank this Week: 405

Reading Tea Leaves

Reading Tea Leaves

Covers business and legal news. By Randy Wilson.

http://rlwilsonconsulting.wordpress.com
  • Jun 4

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”
    I will no longer be updating Reading Tea Leaves and soon there will be a re-direct to “LawyersGetSocial”. The purpose of the change is to reflect the change in the emphasis of what I am blogging about and also to further brand “DSD Law…
  • Jun 4

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”
    I will no longer be updating Reading Tea Leaves and soon there will be a re-direct to “LawyersGetSocial”. The purpose of the change is to reflect the change in the emphasis of what I am blogging about and also to further brand…
  • Jun 2

    Google Buzz Settlement Finally Final Final

    Google Buzz Settlement Finally Final Final
    This has been dragging out far longer than the time Buzz got itself in trouble long enough to be the target of class action privacy violation lawsuits.  At long last various privacy advocacy groups will receive funds along with more than $2…
Rank this Week: 429

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

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

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 436

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/
  • Aug 15

    EB-5 Finance Lawyer: The Developer’s EB-5 Handbook for construction financing

    EB-5 Finance Lawyer: The Developer’s EB-5 Handbook for construction financing
      15 August 2017 Click here for the latest articles on EB-5 Financing.  JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® and EB-5 Finance Group™ are pleased to announce the publication of The Developer’s EB-5 Handbook for EB-5…
  • Aug 6

    EB-5 Financing Lawyer: What JMBM does to help developers with EB-5 financing

    EB-5 Financing Lawyer: What JMBM does to help developers with EB-5 financing
      06 August 2017 Click here for the latest articles on EB-5 Financing. This article is an updated version of the one that was originally published on HotelLawBlog.com on 15 December 2014.   What JMBM does for developers with EB-5…
  • Aug 4

    EB-5 Financing Lawyer: Why you do NOT want to form your own regional center

    EB-5 Financing Lawyer: Why you do NOT want to form your own regional center
    04 August 2017 Click here for the latest articles on EB-5 Financing. This article is an updated version of the one that was originally published about 3 years ago on HotelLawBlog.com on 30 July 2014.   Why you do NOT want to form your…
Rank this Week: 458

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
  • Aug 7

    Art Libertucci

    Art Libertucci
    Find out more about how TTB and federal agencies really work, in this discussion with Art Libertucci, from the Summer 2017 issue of Artisan Spirit magazine. Art ran TTB for many years, and had a long career in ATF before that. He has a huge…
  • Jun 19

    Vive la révolution

    Vive la révolution
    Well, we may have only one retailer in the near future — AmazonWholeFoods. But we sure have a lot of beer to choose from. This jumped out at me when looking at beer approvals from a recent 10 day period in 2017. I saw no less than 720…
  • May 30

    Powdered Alcohol is Not Dead

    Powdered Alcohol is Not Dead
    Just when we least expected it, here is another version of powdered alcohol. It got approved a couple weeks ago, after grinding through the process for a good long while (six months or more). Many thanks to an astute reader for pointing this…
Rank this Week: 470

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

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

http://www.cftclaw.com/
  • Aug 4

    Senate Confirmed Christopher Giancarlo as Chairman of CFTC

    Senate Confirmed Christopher Giancarlo as Chairman of CFTC
    Christopher Giancarlo was nominated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as the Chairman of the regulatory agency. Moreover, Brian Quintenz and Rostin Behnam, both of who are Republican nominees, were confirmed as CFTC…
  • Jul 5

    CFTC Seeking for Federal Resources to Oversee Trading Involved with Blockchain Technology

    CFTC Seeking for Federal Resources to Oversee Trading Involved with Blockchain Technology
    Washington, D.C. – In a Congressional testimony, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) intimated an increase of the agency’s budget to oversee trading involved with blockchain technology. An additional $31 million…
  • Jun 16

    CFTC Banned David Liew from Trading

    CFTC Banned David Liew from Trading
    Washington, DC – Earlier this June, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charged David Liew for illegal practices in the precious metals futures contracts. CFTC banned David Liew from trading, because of…
Rank this Week: 471

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
Rank this Week: 497

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: 506

Indiana Civil & Business…

Indiana Civil & Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning and intellectual property. By Sam Hasler.

http://haslerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogs to Check Out

    Blogs to Check Out
    Some law blogs that may be interests to some businesses:FDA Law Update - just what says it is, a way to keep up to date on happenings at the FDA.OSHA Law Blog. This may be of more interest to more businesses. Jackson Lewis hosts the blog so…
  • Feb 25

    Georgia

    Georgia
    Georgia Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Blog: Estate Planning: A Three-Step StrategyThe estate planning pyramid gives a hierarchy of goals for estate planning. This pyramid is useful in developing an estate planning strategy based on…
  • Jan 26

    Garden Leave in Action

    Garden Leave in Action
    Considering garden leave's novelty, I thought a collection of news articles descring the use of garden leave might be of some help and interest.
Rank this Week: 554

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/
  • Aug 16

    Joint Ventures: Antitrust Issue

    Joint Ventures: Antitrust Issue
    This Orrick blog is the first in a series addressing antitrust issues in joint ventures.  Since joint ventures frequently involve collaborations between competitors or potential competitors, antitrust concerns can be…
  • Aug 15

    Tomorrow’s Webcast: “Structuring, Negotiating & Litigating Public Deals – Has the Pendulum Moved?”

    Tomorrow’s Webcast: “Structuring, Negotiating & Litigating Public Deals – Has the Pendulum Moved?”
    Tune in tomorrow for the webcast – “Structuring, Negotiating & Litigating Public Deals: Has the Pendulum Moved?” – to hear Richards Layton’s Ray DiCamillo, Greenberg Traurig’s Cliff Neimeth…
  • Aug 14

    MAC Clauses: Use Judgment, Not Market Practice

    MAC Clauses: Use Judgment, Not Market Practice
    In this recent blog, Weil Gotshal’s Glenn West vents his frustration about the way practitioners continue to approach MAC clauses despite the lessons of several decades of Delaware case law.  Instead of thinking…
Rank this Week: 564

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 596

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • May 24

    Emotional Intelligence and Why It’s Important In Mediation

    Emotional Intelligence and Why It’s Important In Mediation
    The other day, CBL ran across an interesting mediation article in International Comparative Jurisprudence by Edward J. Kelly of the University of Tennessee and Natalija Kaminiskiené of Lithuania’s Mykolis Romeric University. The…
  • May 17

    PROPOSITION 65 SIXTY DAY NOTICES ARE SKYROCKETING – AND WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE WHY!

    PROPOSITION 65 SIXTY DAY NOTICES ARE SKYROCKETING – AND WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE WHY!
    It’s been more than a year since CBL did an analysis of the frequency various chemicals were the subjects of Proposition 65 Sixty Day Notices / Notices of Violation. As most readers will know, before private party enforcer can bring...
  • Jan 31

    Ninth Circuit Rules “No, You Can’t Just Stash the Binding Arbitration Agreement in the Box”

    Ninth Circuit Rules “No, You Can’t Just Stash the Binding Arbitration Agreement in the Box”
    We know that under the “shrink-wrap doctrine,” the manufacturer of software can place language on the outside of its package stating that by opening the shrink-wrap around the DVD or CD-ROM that contains the software, the user…
Rank this Week: 602

China Hearsay

China Hearsay

Covers China law, business and economics. By Stan Abrams.

http://www.chinahearsay.com/
  • Jan 13

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…
    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs | Fox News fxn.ws/1xkkv7z — I really hope oversight is done correctly © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….
    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A. Students – WSJ on.wsj.com/1IGDS0Z – hmm, that never occurred to me © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…
    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine how much better the world so far this year would be without religion. © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
Rank this Week: 606

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Covers collection agencies, collection law firms, and debt collection. By Nitzkin & Associates.

http://michigancollectionlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 613

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

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

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    FTC Temporarily Halts Proposed DraftKings-FanDuel Merger

    FTC Temporarily Halts Proposed DraftKings-FanDuel Merger
    On June 20, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a temporary restraining order blocking the daily fantasy sports (DFS) companies DraftKings and FanDuel from consummating their proposed merger until the…
  • Jun 22

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

    Exclusive Agreement Between Hospital and Insurance Plan Does Not Violate Section 1
    The Seventh Circuit refused to revive an exclusive dealing claim by one hospital against its competitor because of an exclusivity agreement with an insurance plan. Judge Richard Posner wrote the short opinion strongly reiterating in the…
  • Jun 22

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

    Exclusive Agreement Between Hospital and Insurance Plan Does Not Violate Section 1
    The Seventh Circuit refused to revive an exclusive dealing claim by one hospital against its competitor because of an exclusivity agreement with an insurance plan. Judge Richard Posner wrote the short opinion strongly reiterating in the…
Rank this Week: 624