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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: 499

Arizona Business Law Blog

Arizona Business Law Blog

Covers Arizona business law. By The Kelly Law Firm.

http://www.kellylawblog.com
  • May 24

    Facebook Defamation: Woman Must Pay $500,000 For Gossiping Online

    Facebook Defamation: Woman Must Pay $500,000 For Gossiping Online
    A woman must pony up half a million dollars over Facebook gossip.
  • Sep 16

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Dec 17

    Youku Tudou & The State Of Online Copyright Infringement

    Youku Tudou & The State Of Online Copyright Infringement
    Copyright infringement here; copyright infringement there; copyright infringement everywhere! But fear not 20th century hold-outs, for the U.S.A.’s very own Motion Picture Association of America is at the vanguard of another…
Rank this Week: 4935

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

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

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
  • May 24

    Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence and Joint Conduct

    Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence and Joint Conduct
    Over the past few years, sophisticated pricing algorithms and artificial intelligence have attracted the attention of antitrust and competition enforcers. These new technologies interpret and respond to market conditions with far more…
  • May 23

    Eyes Across the Atlantic: Coordination and Management of Global Private Antitrust Litigation*

    Eyes Across the Atlantic: Coordination and Management of Global Private Antitrust Litigation*
    In years past, the focus of private international antitrust disputes was the United States. Over a century of experience, treble damages, class actions and the American rule for attorneys’ fees – plus robust enforcement by the…
  • Apr 6

    European Commission Blocks Merger of London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse

    European Commission Blocks Merger of London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse
    On 29 March 2017, the same day that United Kingdom has officially launched the Brexit process, the European Commission (Commission) blocked the proposed 29 billion Euro merger between Deutsche Börse AG (DBAG) and London Stock Exchange…
Rank this Week: 1169

Strictly Business

Strictly Business

Covers business law for entrepreneurs, emerging companies and the investment management industry. By Alexander J. Davie.

http://www.strictlybusinesslawblog.com/
  • May 24

    Managing Conflicts of Interest in Private Equity and Venture Capital Fund

    Managing Conflicts of Interest in Private Equity and Venture Capital Fund
    Since the Securities and Exchange Commission has recently taken an increasingly closer look at the activities of private equity and venture capital fund managers, it is more important than ever for fund managers to understand when conflicts…
  • May 16

    Pre-Money Valuation vs. Post-Money Valuation

    Pre-Money Valuation vs. Post-Money Valuation
    The concept of pre-money valuation vs. post-money valuation can be a confusing one at first for many startup founders. Pre-money valuation refers to the valuation of the company prior to the investment whereas post-money valuation refers to…
  • Apr 18

    Negotiating a Convertible Note Financing

    Negotiating a Convertible Note Financing
    A convertible note is a hybrid of debt and equity, and it’s a popular form of financing for two main reasons. First, convertible notes are generally easy and cost-effective, because they require little negotiation and paperwork. Second,…
Rank this Week: 667

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 24

    Can a Party get Special Costs based on Pre-Litigation Conduct?

    Can a Party get Special Costs based on Pre-Litigation Conduct?
    By Kate Macdonald and Erin O'Callaghan In Smithies Holdings Inc. v. RCV Holdings Ltd., 2017 BCCA 177, the BC Court of Appeal considered whether special costs can be awarded based on pre-litigation conduct.  The Court reviewed the…
  • May 8

    Accounting for Preference: BCCA Reaffirms the Wide Discretion of Class Action Certification Judge

    Accounting for Preference: BCCA Reaffirms the Wide Discretion of Class Action Certification Judge
    By Sara D.N. Babich The BC Court of Appeal recently reaffirmed the principles of preferability in class action certification proceedings in the case of Vaugeois v Budget Rent-A-Car, wherein the certification judge had determined that a class…
  • Apr 26

    In Which Ontario Court Do I Bring My Constitutional Challenge?

    In Which Ontario Court Do I Bring My Constitutional Challenge?
    By Byron Shaw “Can a litigant challenge the constitutional validity of subordinate legislation such as a provincial regulation by bringing an application under Rule 14.05 in Superior Court or is she required to proceed by way of an…
Rank this Week: 4025

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

http://www.spadealaw.com/blog
  • May 24

    Tom Spadea's Top Three Coolest New Products from the NRA Show

    Tom Spadea's Top Three Coolest New Products from the NRA Show
    On my trip to see clients, vendors and friends in Chicago this week at the National Restaurant Association Show, I spent some time walking the floor to see what's new and exciting for restaurant operators. After reading an article earlier…
  • May 5

    Tom Spadea Wins Legal Eagle Award

    Tom Spadea Wins Legal Eagle Award
    The Franchise Times has named our own Tom Spadea one of 2017’s Legal Eagles. This award honors franchise attorneys who are intelligent, experienced, and personable. The awards process for Legal Eagles begins with a nomination from a…
  • Apr 17

    Philadelphia Franchise Association April Lunch & Learn

    Philadelphia Franchise Association April Lunch & Learn
    April's Lunch & Learn event was a success! Due to growing interest, we switched up the venue. Rather than meeting at the downtown Philadelphia Maggiano's, we held this month's event at the more spacious King of Prussia location. We were…
Rank this Week: 3488

In-house Access

In-house Access

Covers corporate counsel best practices. By the Association of Corporate Counsel.

http://www.inhouseaccess.com/
  • May 24

    Partnering For a Good, KIND Cause

    Partnering For a Good, KIND Cause
    Guest blogger: Adriana Dulic is vice president of regulatory affairs at Epoch Payment Solutions in Santa Monica, Calif., and chair of ACC Southern California pro bono committee. She can be reached at adulic@epoch.com. As an immigrant from a…
  • May 9

    Leadership Takeaways for Law Department Leaders From Hamilton

    Leadership Takeaways for Law Department Leaders From Hamilton
    Guest blogger: Stephen Roth is vice president & general counsel of Jewelry Television, a national jewelry retailer. The views in this post are his and do not reflect the views of ACC or Jewelry Television. He is also vice-chair of the ACC…
  • May 3

    Lessons for the Corporate Law Department From Hamilton

    Lessons for the Corporate Law Department From Hamilton
    Guest blogger: Stephen Roth is vice president & general counsel of Jewelry Television, a national jewelry retailer. The views in this post are his and do not reflect the views of ACC or Jewelry Television. He is also vice-chair of the ACC…
Rank this Week: 1577

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 24

    Wine Law Trademark Series Part 2: Trademark Clearance Searche

    Wine Law Trademark Series Part 2: Trademark Clearance Searche
    This blog article is the second in a series called “Wine Law Trademark Series” which aims to help industry members understand general trademark concepts. Why should a winery consider a trademark clearance search? Before…
  • May 24

    TTB Cancels Declaration Requirement for Pinot Noir Wines from the Languedoc-Roussillon Region of France

    TTB Cancels Declaration Requirement for Pinot Noir Wines from the Languedoc-Roussillon Region of France
    Last week, TTB issued an industry circular (Industry Circular Number 2017-3) that cancels a declaration requirement with respect to Pinot Noir wines from the Languedoc-Roussillon Region of France. The 2017 industry circular supersedes…
  • May 10

    Wine Law Trademark Series Part 1: Registrability of Mark

    Wine Law Trademark Series Part 1: Registrability of Mark
    This blog article is the first in a series called “Wine Law Trademark Series” which aims to help industry members understand general trademark concepts. Wineries often look to common law to protect their marks and intellectual…
Rank this Week: 1580

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 23

    Guest Post: SEC Enforcement Data: Midyear Review

    Guest Post: SEC Enforcement Data: Midyear Review
    In the following guest post, Tammy Yuen and Ted Carleton of the Skarzynski Black law firm review and analyze the May 9, 2017 Cornerstone Research report entitled “SEC Enforcement Activity: Public Companies and Subsidiaries, Midyear FY…
  • May 22

    Is Deal Litigation in Delaware Done?

    Is Deal Litigation in Delaware Done?
    As documented on this site (for example, here and here) and elsewhere, deal litigation has been shifting from Delaware Chancery Court to courts in other states and to federal courts. This shift is largely the result of two Delaware court…
  • May 21

    Why Are There Fewer Public Companies and How Worried Should We Be About it?

    Why Are There Fewer Public Companies and How Worried Should We Be About it?
    There are fewer public companies in the U.S. than there were in the nineties. Understanding the reason for the decline in the number of public companies is important to understanding whether or not the decline is a cause for concern, as well…
Rank this Week: 337

Oregon Business Litigation

Oregon Business Litigation

Resource for in-house counsel, business executives, human resource managers and others who monitor litigation and legal issues affecting Oregon businesses. By Ater Wynne.

http://www.aterwynneblog.com/oregon_business_litigatio/
  • May 23

    Patent Trolls Must Choose a New Bridge to Hide Under

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

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

    State cannot limit enforcement of arbitration agreement signed by agent, US Supreme Court hold
    Earlier this week, the US Supreme Court again invoked the federal policy of enforcing arbitration agreements. The Court reversed a Kentucky state court opinion holding that an arbitration agreement is unenforceable if it is signed by an…
  • Apr 27

    Are your confidentiality agreements up to date?

    Are your confidentiality agreements up to date?
    The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) provides an important tool for protecting trade secrets from misappropriation by affording owners a federal right of action for misappropriation of trade secrets related to a product or service used, or…
Rank this Week: 2703

The Virginia Business Litigation…

The Virginia Business Litigation Blog

Covers news and updates in business litigation, IP, trademark, copyright law. By BerlikLaw, LLC.

http://www.virginiabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • May 23

    How To Sue for Fraud in Virginia

    How To Sue for Fraud in Virginia
    Actual fraud is defined in Virginia as a misrepresentation of a material fact, made knowingly and intentionally, with the intent to mislead another person, when the person to whom the misrepresentation was made reasonably relies on that…
  • Apr 22

    Accessing Former Employer’s Google Account May Violate CFAA

    Accessing Former Employer’s Google Account May Violate CFAA
    Suppose your employer asks you to create a Google account for the company. So you do. You set up everything yourself: Google Drive, Google+, Gmail–the works. You even set the password to your dog’s name. All of Google’s…
  • Mar 9

    Hypothetical Overbreadth May Invalidate Noncompete

    Hypothetical Overbreadth May Invalidate Noncompete
    The “janitor test” isn’t the only hypothetical scenario that, when applied to a non-compete agreement governed by Virginia law, can render the contract unenforceable. In NVR, Inc. v. David Nelson, the federal court in…
Rank this Week: 907

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • May 23

    Are Illinois Non-Compete Agreements Still Valid for Low-Level Employees?

    Are Illinois Non-Compete Agreements Still Valid for Low-Level Employees?
    Are Employee Non-Compete Agreements Still Valid for Low-Level Employees?  Non-compete arguments are staple in every Chicago Business Lawyer’s legal arsenal and a necessary to protect a business under certain circumstances.  A…
  • May 16

    Electronic Contracts Basics for Chicago Busine

    Electronic Contracts Basics for Chicago Busine
    Are Digital Contracts Legal? If you are a Chicago business owner who is over the age of thirty, you remember the days of paper contracts that were typed and then snail mailed before they were revised, retyped and then mailed again.  Once…
  • May 9

    Equity Crowdfunding – The Future of Investing?

    Equity Crowdfunding – The Future of Investing?
    What is Equity Crowdfunding?  Is this the Future of Raising Investment Capital? It seems that while nearly everyone  has heard of crowdfunding, the concept of equity crowdfunding is not as well known but is gaining…
Rank this Week: 2876

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 22

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty

    Justice Alito on the growing threat to religious liberty
    From the WSJ: Reports KYW Newsradio: Alito, a South Jersey native, spoke candidly about what he perceives as persistent attacks on free-speech rights and religious liberty. A Roman Catholic himself,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 18

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?

    Is "Corporate Governance" a branch of "Moral Psychology"?
    Alan Palmiter has a wonderful new paper out, which I liked immensely. Corporate Governance as Moral Psychology (May 6, 2017). Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 17

    Keith Paul Bishops questions the defunct Harvard Shareholder Rights Project

    Keith Paul Bishops questions the defunct Harvard Shareholder Rights Project
    Here [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 74

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

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

http://www.cftclaw.com/
Rank this Week: 367

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business and insurance litigation. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 22

    Understanding the Bad Faith Failure to Pay Penalty in Tennessee Insurance Case

    Understanding the Bad Faith Failure to Pay Penalty in Tennessee Insurance Case
    Under Tennessee law, if an insurance company denies a claim, it can be subject to a bad faith failure to pay penalty. The maximum amount of the penalty is 25% of the claim amount which the insurance company should have paid.  Moreover,…
  • Apr 17

    When Checks or Payments are Designated “Paid in Full”: Accord and Satisfaction Law in Tennessee

    When Checks or Payments are Designated “Paid in Full”: Accord and Satisfaction Law in Tennessee
    It happens with some frequency in Tennessee that a check is written and notated “paid in full” or “payment in full.” Sometimes, if a check is not written “paid in full,” the business which owes the debt may…
  • Apr 9

    Basic Rules in Tennessee Regarding Auction Sales of Real Estate

    Basic Rules in Tennessee Regarding Auction Sales of Real Estate
    When real estate is sold at auction in Tennessee, what rights do the seller and highest bidder have after the hammer falls? Can the seller back out of the sale?  What are the chances that the highest bidder can win a case for specific…
Rank this Week: 1566

iVLG Business Law Blog

iVLG Business Law Blog

Covers news, strategy and legal services of businesses and entrepreneurs. By inVigor Law Group PLLC.

http://www.invigorlaw.com/blog/
  • May 22

    News Roundup: Blockchain Startups, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrencie

    News Roundup: Blockchain Startups, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrencie
    A weekly collection of Seattle-area business law news and events. This week we focus on news related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies.... Read More The post News Roundup: Blockchain Startups, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrencies appeared first on…
  • May 12

    News roundup: an Airbnb for warehouses; Jeff Bezos’s annual shareholder letter; platform for startup

    News roundup: an Airbnb for warehouses; Jeff Bezos’s annual shareholder letter; platform for startup
    A weekly collection of Seattle-area business law news and events: a startup that rents warehouse space, a company trying to avoid a patent lawsuit, and more.... Read More The post News roundup: an Airbnb for warehouses; Jeff Bezos’s…
  • May 9

    Many Startups Are (Unintentionally) Breaking These Wage Law

    Many Startups Are (Unintentionally) Breaking These Wage Law
    Since most startups don’t have a large reserve of cash during their early days, it is common for startups to compensate founders and early employees solely with equity. While this allows startups to conserve what little cash they have,…
Rank this Week: 1245

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
  • May 22

    Discharge Federal Estate Tax Liens Prior to Sale of Property

    Discharge Federal Estate Tax Liens Prior to Sale of Property
    Generally, before the estate of a decease person can sell real estate, the individual(s) named as executor in the will must probate and be formally appointed as executor.  If there is no will, then the closest heir at law must apply to…
  • May 22

    The Winters Problem: Public Employees’ Catch 22

    The Winters Problem: Public Employees’ Catch 22
    Our employment lawyers represent New Jersey public employees at the state and local level.  One problem that we have run into representing public employees is a recent opinion by the New Jersey Supreme Court which severely limits public…
  • May 19

    The Winters Problem: Administrative Remedies (Such as Civil Service Appeals and Tenure Hearings) and Litigation in the Court

    The Winters Problem: Administrative Remedies (Such as Civil Service Appeals and Tenure Hearings) and Litigation in the Court
    Public employees whose rights have been violated have several avenues  to pursue to vindicate their rights: State courts, beginning with the Superior Court of New Jersey. Federal Courts, beginning with the United States. District Court…
Rank this Week: 719

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Government Contracts Legal Forum

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

http://www.governmentcontractslegalforum.com/
  • May 22

    Not Your Grandfather’s Suspension & Debarment: How Contractors Can Prepare For and Defend Against Today’s Exclusion

    Not Your Grandfather’s Suspension & Debarment: How Contractors Can Prepare For and Defend Against Today’s Exclusion
    Suspension and debarment practice in 2017 is very different than it was just five or 10 years ago, and it continues to evolve.  Historically active programs, such as the Department of the Air Force, show few actions initiated in the last…
  • May 17

    It’s the Cover-Up That Gets You

    It’s the Cover-Up That Gets You
    On May 16, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a decision in United States ex rel. Omar Badr v. Triple Canopy, holding that the Government had properly alleged an implied certification claim under the standard articulated by the Supreme Court in…
  • May 16

    Join Crowell & Moring a Seminar: Cyber Security Best Practice

    Join Crowell & Moring a Seminar: Cyber Security Best Practice
    Please join us for an evening of conversation and cocktails while our panelists from the commercial, industrial, government contracting, higher education, and insurance arenas discuss critical emerging cyber security issues.  From the…
Rank this Week: 4800

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 22

    Delaware Ruling Highlights Difference With New York Over Amending LLC Agreement

    Delaware Ruling Highlights Difference With New York Over Amending LLC Agreement
    This week's New York Business Divorce compares two recent New York and Delaware decisions reaching opposite results on the issue of amending LLC agreements without the unanimous consent of the members. You may be surprised to learn which…
  • May 15

    Assignment of LLC Interest Defeats Standing Despite Alleged Lack of Consideration

    Assignment of LLC Interest Defeats Standing Despite Alleged Lack of Consideration
    A recent decision by Manhattan Commercial Division Justice Anil Singh enforced a minor daughter's assignment of her LLC membership interest to secure her father's debt repayment to another member, over the objection that the assignment lacked…
  • May 8

    Aim Carefully Before Pulling Trigger on Shotgun Buy-Sell Agreement

    Aim Carefully Before Pulling Trigger on Shotgun Buy-Sell Agreement
    Shotgun buy-sell provisions frequently are included in shareholder and operating agreements, but there's little evidence that business owners "pull the trigger" with any frequency. This week's New York Business Divorce looks at one of the…
Rank this Week: 1166

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/
  • May 19

    The Present State and Future Prospects of the International Competition Network (ICN)

    The Present State and Future Prospects of the International Competition Network (ICN)
    Introduction The International Competition Network (ICN), a “virtual” organization comprised of most of the world’s competition (antitrust) agencies and expert non-governmental advisors (NGAs), held its Sixteenth Annual…
  • May 18

    The Internet Conduct Rule Must Die

    The Internet Conduct Rule Must Die
    It’s fitting that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recently compared his predecessor’s jettisoning of the FCC’s light touch framework for Internet access regulation without hard evidence to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s James…
  • May 9

    A Brief Assessment of the Procompetitive Effects of Organizational Restructuring in the Ag-Biotech Industry

    A Brief Assessment of the Procompetitive Effects of Organizational Restructuring in the Ag-Biotech Industry
    Today the International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) Antitrust and Consumer Protection Research Program released a new white paper by Geoffrey A. Manne and Allen Gibby entitled: A Brief Assessment of the Procompetitive…
Rank this Week: 119

Fashion & Apparel Law Blog

Fashion & Apparel Law Blog

Covers legal issues facing the fashion, apparel and textile industry. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.fashionapparellawblog.com/
  • May 19

    WannaCry Ransomware Alert

    WannaCry Ransomware Alert
    This is not a drill. Companies and law enforcement agencies around the world have been left scrambling after the world’s most prolific ransomware attack hit over 500,000 computers in 150 countries over a span of only 4 days. The…
  • Apr 25

    Buy American and Hire American – New Executive Order Promises to Put American Workers First, But Practical Impacts Remain Unclear

    Buy American and Hire American – New Executive Order Promises to Put American Workers First, But Practical Impacts Remain Unclear
    On April 18, President Trump signed a new executive order (EO) at a ceremony in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The EO is entitled “Buy American and Hire American” and focuses on these two themes, with the President’s stated goal of…
  • Apr 21

    Brands Beware!!!! FTC Scrutinizing Influencer Posts for Compliance with Endorsement Guide

    Brands Beware!!!! FTC Scrutinizing Influencer Posts for Compliance with Endorsement Guide
    In response to a petition from a coalition of consumer groups last year complaining about the need for disclosures by social media influencers, the FTC recently announced on April 19, 2017 that it had issued more than ninety letters reminding…
Rank this Week: 1908

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

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

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 2534

The Venture Alley

The Venture Alley

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

http://www.theventurealley.com
  • May 19

    Prize Promotions Around the World: New Handbook

    Prize Promotions Around the World: New Handbook
    DLA Piper is pleased to announce the launch of Prize Promotions Around the World, an updated edition of our popular handbook. Prize Promotions Around the World is an online tool designed to assist companies across the globe in managing…
  • Mar 30

    Current trends on deal multiples (Q1 2017)

    Current trends on deal multiples (Q1 2017)
    Our private company clients often ask what kind of revenue or EBITDA multiple ranges they can expect upon a sale or when determining their enterprise value in connection with a financing. This is always a tricky question as value is driven by…
  • Feb 22

    NYDFS Announces Final Cybersecurity Rules for Financial Services Sector

    NYDFS Announces Final Cybersecurity Rules for Financial Services Sector
    From our colleagues Carla Small, Jim Halpert and Anne Kierig Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced final cybersecurity rules for New York’s financial services sector. The Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies (the…
Rank this Week: 4020

Western Canada Business Litigation…

Western Canada Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.westerncanadabusinesslitigationblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1304

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

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

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 2533

New York & New Jersey Business…

New York & New Jersey Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business startup law. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseybusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • May 18

    Intellectual Property for New Jersey Small Businesses, Part 1: Trademarks, Copyrights, and Patent

    Intellectual Property for New Jersey Small Businesses, Part 1: Trademarks, Copyrights, and Patent
    Starting a new business requires extensive planning, with regard to both the product or service that the business will offer and the structure and operations of the business itself. Protecting the new business’ assets is critically…
  • May 4

    When Do Shareholders Have a Right to Inspect a Corporation’s Books?

    When Do Shareholders Have a Right to Inspect a Corporation’s Books?
    The structure of a corporation establishes a division of rights and responsibilities among at least three groups. Ownership of the corporation is vested in the shareholders, while directors are charged with its overall management. Officers…
  • Apr 20

    New Jersey Supreme Court to Consider Consumer Class Action Complaint

    New Jersey Supreme Court to Consider Consumer Class Action Complaint
    Consumer protection laws allow the recovery of damages from businesses for various fraudulent or deceptive practices. These laws tend to define prohibited conduct in very general terms. Businesses that provide goods or services to the general…
Rank this Week: 3622

Maryland Business Law & Corporate…

Maryland Business Law & Corporate Litigation Blog

By William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
Rank this Week: 2705

Maryland Business Law and…

Maryland Business Law and Corporate Litigation Blog

By The Law Office of William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
Rank this Week: 2793

Delaware Non-Compete Law Blog

Delaware Non-Compete Law Blog

By Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP.

http://www.delawarenoncompetelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4914

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • May 18

    Beneficiary Designations: Common Pitfalls and Best Practice

    Beneficiary Designations: Common Pitfalls and Best Practice
    According to a recent report, baby boomer parents in North America will transfer some $30 trillion to the next generation over the next 30 to 40 years. A significant portion of this wealth is held as non-probate assets and as such not…
  • May 4

    SCOTUS Rules That Cities Have Standing to Sue Banks for Predatory Lending Under the Fair Housing Act

    SCOTUS Rules That Cities Have Standing to Sue Banks for Predatory Lending Under the Fair Housing Act
    The Fair Housing Act received renewed attention this week, as the United States Supreme Court issued a mixed opinion regarding a city’s ability to sue banks under the statute. The Supreme Court’s opinion will undoubtedly impact…
  • Apr 24

    In Memoriam of Claude R. "Chip" Bowles Jr.

    In Memoriam of Claude R. "Chip" Bowles Jr.
    Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP lost a valued partner on April 18, 2017. Claude R. "Chip" Bowles Jr. was an incredibly smart and hardworking attorney who exhibited a conscientious and vigorous commitment to client service. Chip was also a man…
Rank this Week: 2827

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

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

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

    Conflict of Interest – What is it? and What can you do about it?

    Conflict of Interest – What is it? and What can you do about it?
    Good morning!  Let’s talk a little bit about conflict of interest. Conflict of interest arises in two situations.  One is what we call successive representation.  This occurs when  I represented Bob 2 or 3 years…
  • May 15

    New California Law May Help if You Need to Appeal an Arbitration Decision

    New California Law May Help if You Need to Appeal an Arbitration Decision
    An arbitration is an alternate dispute method that’s becoming increasingly popular and controversial. Thanks in part to that controversy Governor Brown signed into law in October a bill allowing a party to have a certified shorthand…
  • May 12

    What You May Not Even Ask in the Future When Hiring Employees in California

    What You May Not Even Ask in the Future When Hiring Employees in California
    Good morning!  I was reading this article written by Gina Rikonova in the L.A. Daily Journal, and she talks about Assembly Bill 168 that was introduced earlier this year which will prohibit California employers from requesting…
Rank this Week: 2877

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan…

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan Blog

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

http://www.theaustintriallawyer.com/blog/
  • May 17

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

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

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

    Texas appeals court’s decision shows importance of wording in noncompete agreement
    A recent decision by a Texas appeals court demonstrates that the wording of a noncompete agreement must be precise. In the case, East Texas Copy Systems, Inc. v. Player, the Court of Appeals in Texarkana ruled that a noncompete agreement was…
  • Mar 15

    Texas property owners file class-action suit against Devon Energy over royaltie

    Texas property owners file class-action suit against Devon Energy over royaltie
    A class-action lawsuit has been filed by Texas property owners alleging that Devon Energy used sham transactions to underpay natural gas royalties. On January 6, class-action status was granted by U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade in Dallas,…
Rank this Week: 1668

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

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

http://greatlakescustomslaw.com/blog/
  • May 17

    CBP Seized $20,242 at Detroit Metro Airport

    CBP Seized $20,242 at Detroit Metro Airport
    Last week’s forfeiture.gov publication of legal notices of seizure and intent to forfeit revealed more unfortunate news for someone out ... The post CBP Seized $20,242 at Detroit Metro Airport appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • May 17

    CBP Seized $20,242 at Detroit Metro Airport

    CBP Seized $20,242 at Detroit Metro Airport
    Last week’s forfeiture.gov publication of legal notices of seizure and intent to forfeit revealed more unfortunate news for someone out ... The post CBP Seized $20,242 at Detroit Metro Airport appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • May 9

    CBP Finds and Seizes $185k in Hidden Cash

    CBP Finds and Seizes $185k in Hidden Cash
    CBP seized $185,000 in smuggled currency that was heading into Mexico out of Laredo, Texas, last week, in a story ... The post CBP Finds and Seizes $185k in Hidden Cash appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
Rank this Week: 1805

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://fashioncounsel.com
Rank this Week: 2952

Indiana Business Lawyer Blog

Indiana Business Lawyer Blog

Cover business and corporate law issues. By Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse.

http://www.indianabusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • May 16

    Update on FCC Broadband Privacy Rule

    Update on FCC Broadband Privacy Rule
    The FCC recently adopted broadband privacy rules which will be implemented on a staggered schedule. The FCC did not provide calendar dates for implementing the rules and some of the dates are based on pending PRA approvals. The following is a…
  • May 10

    Changes to Indiana 811 Call Before You Dig Law

    Changes to Indiana 811 Call Before You Dig Law
    The Indiana General Assembly recently made changes to the Indiana Underground Plant Protection statute (Indiana Code § 8-1-26) which will take effect July 1, 2017. S.B. 472, 120th Gen. Assem., Reg. Sess. (Ind. 2017). The main change in…
  • May 1

    Use Tax Owed on Storage of Exhibition Booth Component

    Use Tax Owed on Storage of Exhibition Booth Component
    The Indiana Tax Court recently ruled in Zimmer, Inc. v. Indiana Department of Revenue that Zimmer, Inc.’s Indiana activities regarding exhibition booth components constituted a taxable use and thus owed tax for some of the exhibition…
Rank this Week: 4980

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

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

    The Hidden Risks in Allocating Risk

    The Hidden Risks in Allocating Risk
    There are always risks involved in buying a company. Until you are actually inside a company's operations, you can never be sure you know everything about it. Conversely, sellers too will bear the risk that buyer's remorse will lead to…
  • May 16

    Where Is Delaware Corporate Litigation Going?

    Where Is Delaware Corporate Litigation Going?
    There are always risks involved in buying a company. Until you are actually inside a company's operations, you can never be sure you know everything about it. Conversely, sellers too will bear the risk that buyer's remorse will lead to…
  • May 16

    Court Of Chancery Declines To Hold Unocal Claim Automatically Excuses Demand

    Court Of Chancery Declines To Hold Unocal Claim Automatically Excuses Demand
    Ryan v Armstrong, C.A. No. 12717-VCG (May 15, 2017) A derivative plaintiff who fails to make a pre-suit demand on the board must show why demand is excused using particularized facts.  Here, the plaintiff argued that demand was…
Rank this Week: 2362

Pension Risk Matters

Pension Risk Matters

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

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

    CLE Webinar About ERISA and Hedge Funds and Private Equity Fund

    CLE Webinar About ERISA and Hedge Funds and Private Equity Fund
  • Apr 25

    Investment Fraud and the Role of Trust

    Investment Fraud and the Role of Trust
    This article entitled “Investment Fraud and the Role of Trust” by Dr. Susan Mangiero was originally published on April 19, 2017 in The Fraud Examiner, a publication of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners that is…
  • Apr 9

    Funny Courtroom Film Still Used For Teaching

    Funny Courtroom Film Still Used For Teaching
    I had a chance to watch My Cousin Vinny on television the other night and was reminded how humor is such a powerful storytelling tool. How many times do we remember important concepts because the speaker or writer makes us laugh? Tickling our…
Rank this Week: 753

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/
  • May 15

    Meet the Money 2017 presentations now available for download!

    Meet the Money 2017 presentations now available for download!
    15 May 2017 Meet the Money®2017 wrapped up last week at the Hyatt Regency LAX, and looks to be one of our most successful years yet! More than 350 hotel industry leaders gathered to hear from 130+ speakers who gave their expert…
  • May 10

    The Lodging Industry Investment Council’s Top Ten: investment trends and challenge

    The Lodging Industry Investment Council’s Top Ten: investment trends and challenge
    10 May 2017 Hotel Real Estate: Forecasting Clear Skies with Some Clouds and Slightly Cooling Temperatures For well over a decade, the members of the hotel industry’s preeminent think tank, “LIIC – The Lodging Industry…
  • May 8

    EB-5 funding for new development: JMBM has closed more than $1.5 billion of EB-5 financing

    EB-5 funding for new development: JMBM has closed more than $1.5 billion of EB-5 financing
    08 May 2017 Click here for the latest articles on EB-5 Financing.  As of January 31, 2017, JMBM’s team has closed more than $1.5 billion of EB-5 financing and sourced more than half of that for our clients! EB-5 is a…
Rank this Week: 985

McNamee, Lochner, Titus &…

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

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

http://www.mltw.com/news-events/
Rank this Week: 1688

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
Rank this Week: 4788

Federal Securities Law Blog

Federal Securities Law Blog

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

http://www.fedseclaw.com/
  • May 15

    Will the DOL continue to make ESOPs a compliance priority?

    Will the DOL continue to make ESOPs a compliance priority?
    Greg Daugherty, our colleague at Employee Benefits Law Report shared a post exploring whether or not the Department of Labor (DOL) under President Trump will continue to make employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) a compliance…
  • Feb 7

    FTC revises HSR and interlocking directorate threshold

    FTC revises HSR and interlocking directorate threshold
    The Federal Trade Commission has announced annual filing threshold revisions under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act that set new antitrust reporting standards. Jay Levine, our colleague at Antitrust Law Source, provides…
  • Jan 23

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

    SEC enforces rules regarding use of non-GAAP measures and undisclosed perk
    Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made good on its promises to enforce violations of its non-GAAP financial measure disclosure rules. MDC Partners agreed to pay a $1.5 million dollar penalty to settle the SEC’s…
Rank this Week: 4639

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • May 15

    Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements in Texas – The Issue of Consideration

    Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements in Texas – The Issue of Consideration
    In this state, the consideration must have a "reasonable relationship" to the employer's interest in restraining the employee from competing. Simply restricting an employee from lawful competition for the sake of preventing competition will…
  • May 14

    New Contact Information

    New Contact Information
    Starting May 15, 2017, I will be joining Lewis Brisbois as a partner in their labor and employment law group and continue to focus on non-compete and trade secrets disputes.  As I am in the process of updating this blog to reflect…
  • May 2

    Protect Your Trade Secrets or Lose Them

    Protect Your Trade Secrets or Lose Them
    At a bare minimum, all businesses should have a standard confidentiality (non-disclosure) agreement for its employees, vendors, investors, and anyone else who has access to the business’s trade secrets.
Rank this Week: 3028

California Business Law Blog

California Business Law Blog

By the Law Office of Jonas M. Grant PC.

http://californiabusinesslaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Does LegalZoom Do Its Own Trademark Registrations?

    Does LegalZoom Do Its Own Trademark Registrations?
    LegalZoom offers trademark filing services, so naturally, when it comes to its own trademarks used to promote this and other of its online, non-attorney services, it trusts these to its in-house team, the same ones used by its customers,…
  • Mar 21

    Why don't TV/film studios and producers accept unsolicited material?

    Why don't TV/film studios and producers accept unsolicited material?
    Why Do TV Networks Have 'No Unsoliciated Materials' Policies? One reason:LAWSUITS. Networks do not want to get sued because you thought they stole your idea. When creators pitch an undeveloped idea anybody could have come up with ... they…
  • Oct 7

    Screenwriters: How to Find An Agent

    Screenwriters: How to Find An Agent
    ScreenwritingU is offering a free teleconference on a topic many new screenwriters have lots of questions about - how to land an agent. Sign up here.
Rank this Week: 4437

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • May 14

    What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?

    What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?
    Federal employment law protects against a number of different types of discrimination, including treating employees differently because of age, gender, or race.  More and more often, employees bring discrimination claims based on…
  • Apr 27

    California Court Refuses to Shelve Barnes & Noble Manager’s Termination Claim

    California Court Refuses to Shelve Barnes & Noble Manager’s Termination Claim
    An employee without an employment contract is typically deemed to be an at-will employee. In an at-will employment relationship, the employer has the right to terminate the employee for any reason, with or without cause. Moreover, when…
  • Apr 5

    Can Employers Discriminate Against Employees Based on Sexual Orientation? No, According to this Key Court

    Can Employers Discriminate Against Employees Based on Sexual Orientation? No, According to this Key Court
    Federal law—specifically, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964—prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on a number of protected characteristics, including sex, race, national origin, and religion. One…
Rank this Week: 2575

Footnoted

Footnoted

Reports on actionable information in SEC filings.

http://www.footnoted.com/
Rank this Week: 2938