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CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jun 21

    Using the “Black Box” in a Car Accident Case

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

    It’s Time to Review Your Calendaring System

    It’s Time to Review Your Calendaring System
    Missed deadlines caused by failure to properly calendar matters are the most significant cause of malpractice claims against attorneys. Without a good docket control system, even the most knowledgeable practitioner may miss a deadline or not…
  • Jun 16

    Should You Use Intelligence and Personality Tests in Hiring?

    Should You Use Intelligence and Personality Tests in Hiring?
    When vetting job applicants, employers want to use as many tools as possible. In addition to testing for particular skills, employers may consider intelligence or personality tests. But these types of tests may be a bad idea: they have…
Rank this Week: 2598

Blog: News & Legal Articles from…

Blog: News & Legal Articles from Our Team

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.ds-l.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    EU’s GDPR Data Privacy Law Affects US Busine

    EU’s GDPR Data Privacy Law Affects US Busine
    The General Data Protection Regulation, more commonly known as the GDPR, replaced an inconsistent country by country approach to how companies were required to handle the personal data of European Union (EU) residents.  The EU Parliament…
  • Apr 6

    Online or Store Bought Legal Forms Are Dangerou

    Online or Store Bought Legal Forms Are Dangerou
    Potential clients frequently ask me why they should not buy contract forms online or from an office supply store. Why pay for an attorney when I can buy a legal form for a nominal fee?  I understand the inclination to go online…
  • Feb 27

    Attorney Fees in NJ Litigation

    Attorney Fees in NJ Litigation
    The American Rule In the United States, each party is responsible for its own legal fees.  This is known as the “American Rule.”  In other countries, the U.K. for example, the loosing party is responsible for the…
Rank this Week: 4702

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/
  • Jun 21

    Government Contracts Mergers & Acquisitions in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities on the Horizon

    Government Contracts Mergers & Acquisitions in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities on the Horizon
    Please join us on June 27, 2017 for a lunchtime panel discussion regarding “Government Contracts M&A in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities on the Horizon.” During this program, moderated by Peter Eyre,  a panel of…
  • Jun 19

    Government Contracts Recovery Webinar

    Government Contracts Recovery Webinar
    On June 14, we presented a webinar titled “Frequently Asked Questions About Requests for Equitable Adjustment and Contract Disputes Act Claims.” The webinar featured some of the most common questions we encounter in the field…
  • Jun 9

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

    Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without
    Crowell & Moring’s “Fastest 5 Minutes” is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be…
Rank this Week: 5079

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

Covers issues that concern business entities, taxation, and employment law. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 21

    A Business Entity on the Rise: The Public Benefit Corporation

    A Business Entity on the Rise: The Public Benefit Corporation
    Until recently, many entrepreneurs were struggling to use their businesses to create a positive social change, mainly because traditional corporate laws require a corporation’s purpose to focus on maximizing shareholder value. …
  • Jun 14

    Department of Labor Withdraws 2016 Guidance on “Joint Employment”

    Department of Labor Withdraws 2016 Guidance on “Joint Employment”
    By James Pieper On June 7, 2017, new Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta withdrew guidance provided under the prior administration by the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division that had staked out a broader interpretation of when…
  • Jun 13

    Legacy ERISA Regulation Triggers Fiduciary Acknowledgement and Disclosures from Plan Adviser

    Legacy ERISA Regulation Triggers Fiduciary Acknowledgement and Disclosures from Plan Adviser
    By Monte Schatz The Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule became effective June 9, 2017.  A whole new set of client disclosures will be required for advisers who previously were not operating under the fiduciary standard. …
Rank this Week: 2657

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

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

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Jun 21

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

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

    California Finders Rule May Soon Take Effect

    California Finders Rule May Soon Take Effect
    Nearly one year ago, the California Department of Business Oversight proposed regulations to implement the provisions of AB 667 (Wagner).  The bill, which was enacted in 2015 and took effect last year, created a…
  • Jun 16

    Fictitious Name Use Fails To Engender Standing Or Jurisdictional Issue

    Fictitious Name Use Fails To Engender Standing Or Jurisdictional Issue
    California Code of Civil Procedure Section 367 requires that every action must be prosecuted in the name of the real party of interest.  What happens when a plaintiff sues under a fictitious business name of a dissolved foreign limited…
Rank this Week: 4744

AG Deal Diary

AG Deal Diary

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

http://www.akingump.com/en/experience/practices/corporate/ag-deal-diary/index.html
Rank this Week: 1970

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
  • Jun 20

    Texas Proposes to Change State Wine Law Regarding Appellations of Origin

    Texas Proposes to Change State Wine Law Regarding Appellations of Origin
    Recently, the state of Texas saw some interesting action with respect to wine and the law. House Bill 1514, sponsored by Rep. Jason Isaac, relating to the labeling of wine as originating from the state is causing a significant…
  • Jun 20

    On Reserve Trademark Special Through August 31, 2017

    On Reserve Trademark Special Through August 31, 2017
    On  Reserve is excited to announce an exclusive trademark package through Lehrman Beverage Law, PLLC. The package will extend to new clients and trademark registrations through August 31, 2017. For more information, please contact us at…
  • Jun 20

    Wine, Beer, and Spirits Law Conference in Portland, Oregon this September

    Wine, Beer, and Spirits Law Conference in Portland, Oregon this September
    CLE International will host its annual wine, beer, and spirits law conference in Portland, Oregon this September 14th and 15th. This year is the program’s 22nd anniversary of the wine, beer, and spirits conference and, from its…
Rank this Week: 1752

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

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

    A Closer Look at the Cross-Border Mergers Regime in India
    [Post by Suprotik Das, a 5th year law student at the Jindal Global Law School, Sonepat, Haryana.]April 13, 2017 marked a momentous event in the cross-border merger regime in India with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs notifying…
  • Jun 12

    Call for Papers: Asian Journal of Comparative Law

    Call for Papers: Asian Journal of Comparative Law
    [Announcement posted on behalf of the Asian Journal of Comaparative Law]The Asian Journal of Comparative Law (AsJCL) is the leading forum for research and discussion of the law and legal systems of Asia. It embraces work that is theoretical,…
  • Jun 10

    Arbitration Agreement and Piercing the Corporate Veil

    Arbitration Agreement and Piercing the Corporate Veil
    When a company is a party to an agreement that is subject to arbitration, can the arbitration award be passed against a significant shareholder of such company? That would generally be possible only if either the shareholder has expressly or…
Rank this Week: 1505

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/
  • Jun 20

    Seventh Circuit Rejects Consumer Fraud Class in Putative Eye Drop Class Action

    Seventh Circuit Rejects Consumer Fraud Class in Putative Eye Drop Class Action
    Following a lengthy allegory involving cats, one of Judge Posner’s favorite topics, he made note of the defendants’ argument that only a tiny percentage of each eye drop has a therapeutic effect on a patient’s eye, with the…
  • Jun 20

    What Are Interrogatories? Chicago Business Trial Attorney

    What Are Interrogatories? Chicago Business Trial Attorney
    Super Lawyers named Illinois commercial law trial attorneys Peter Lubin and Vincent DiTommaso Super Lawyers in the Categories of Class Action, Business Litigation and Consumer Rights Litigation. DiTommaso-Lubin's Illinois business trial…
  • Jun 19

    Trader Jailed for Allegedly Stealing Trade Secrets — Chicago Trade Secret Lawyers Near Naperville

    Trader Jailed for Allegedly Stealing Trade Secrets — Chicago Trade Secret Lawyers Near Naperville
    WH Trading is an international proprietary securities trading firm that is based in Chicago, but also has offices in New York, Singapore, Frankfurt, and London. The company acts as a market maker and engages in both electronic trading and…
Rank this Week: 1195

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Jun 20

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers and Acquisitions Proce

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers and Acquisitions Proce
    Part I: Basic Overview of the Merger and Acquisition Process By:  Kayla A. Haines, Esq., MBA A primary goal for many start-ups and new businesses is to eventually sell the company, even if the founders intend to remain with the ……
  • May 1

    The Apex Doctrine: An Update

    The Apex Doctrine: An Update
    Litigants in Florida courts wishing to protect their high-ranking officials from deposition should demonstrate the same facts as those in HD Supply and the federal cases dealing with this issue. Read Full Post The post The Apex Doctrine: An…
  • Apr 27

    House Bill 377 Clarifies Date of Completion of the Contract for Statute of Repose—a Legislative Win for Contractor

    House Bill 377 Clarifies Date of Completion of the Contract for Statute of Repose—a Legislative Win for Contractor
    By: Austin B. Calhoun, Esq. and Hana Eldick, J.D. Candidate On March 30, 2017, the Florida House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 377.  The Bill is still working its way through the Senate, but has received a favorable…
Rank this Week: 1844

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Jun 20

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers and Acquisitions Proce

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers and Acquisitions Proce
    Part I: Basic Overview of the Merger and Acquisition Process By:  Kayla A. Haines, Esq., MBA A primary goal for many start-ups and new businesses is to eventually sell the company, even if the founders intend to remain with the ……
  • May 1

    The Apex Doctrine: An Update

    The Apex Doctrine: An Update
    Litigants in Florida courts wishing to protect their high-ranking officials from deposition should demonstrate the same facts as those in HD Supply and the federal cases dealing with this issue. Read Full Post The post The Apex Doctrine: An…
  • Apr 27

    House Bill 377 Clarifies Date of Completion of the Contract for Statute of Repose—a Legislative Win for Contractor

    House Bill 377 Clarifies Date of Completion of the Contract for Statute of Repose—a Legislative Win for Contractor
    By: Austin B. Calhoun, Esq. and Hana Eldick, J.D. Candidate On March 30, 2017, the Florida House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 377.  The Bill is still working its way through the Senate, but has received a favorable…
Rank this Week: 1715

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

Provides practical insights from quantitative legal research on corporate law, capital markets, finance, and mergers & acquisitions, as well as law schools and legal education. By Professor Robert Anderson.

http://witnesseth.typepad.com
  • Jun 19

    An interloper's take on Matal v. Tam

    An interloper's take on Matal v. Tam
    The Supreme Court decided today the case of Matal v. Tam, a highly anticipated case in trademark and First Amendment law. The case dealt with a rock group that called itself "The Slants," a term which the Court described as "a derogatory term…
  • Jun 14

    Google Scholar "Classic Papers" Released Today

    Google Scholar "Classic Papers" Released Today
    Today Google Scholar released a new collection of "Classic Papers: Articles That Have Stood The Test of Time." The new collection appears to gather the most cited papers in each year published approximately 10 years ago (2006). Although it's…
  • Jun 2

    Responsibility and irresponsibility in the California Bar Exam debate

    Responsibility and irresponsibility in the California Bar Exam debate
    A few days ago, my colleague Derek Muller and I posted a draft of a paper on SSRN entitled, The High Cost of Lowering the Bar. The paper analyzes a large dataset of lawyers in California and argues that the current proposal to lower the…
Rank this Week: 1959

Kalia Law P.C. Business Law Blog

Kalia Law P.C. Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to starting and running a business.

http://www.kalialawpc.com/from-the-blog/
  • Jun 19

    LLC or Corporation: Which is Right for my Startup?

    LLC or Corporation: Which is Right for my Startup?
    When forming a startup, owners face the challenge of selecting a business entity that best fits with their personal and professional objectives. Although there are several business entities in the State of California, most startups elect to…
  • Apr 18

    Social Media Campaigns for Startups – Legal Issues to Consider

    Social Media Campaigns for Startups – Legal Issues to Consider
    For startups, social media serves an advertising channel and a direct line of communication with its existing and prospective customers. When used correctly, social media can have a positive impact. Successful social media campaigns can peek…
  • Mar 14

    What Will Happen to the New Overtime Rule?

    What Will Happen to the New Overtime Rule?
    Employers and employees across the country are closely monitoring developments regarding the suspension of former President Obama’s “Overtime Rule.” In November 2016, a Texas Federal Court judge issued a preliminary…
Rank this Week: 1584

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
  • 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…
  • May 25

    Gluten

    Gluten
    We wanted to check in and see what’s been happening with gluten claims, in connection with alcohol beverages. LabelVision data shows virtually no references to gluten until 2012. Then, TTB approved the first label with a nice, clear…
Rank this Week: 1109

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: 2095

Beer Law Blog

Beer Law Blog

Blog devoted to the legal issues of the craft brewer, winemaker, and distiller.

http://beerlawcenter.com/craft-beer-blog/
  • Jun 19

    Special Festival Permits in NC

    Special Festival Permits in NC
    Part 2 of our Festivals series blog posts. Check out Part 1. For this blog post we highlight the differences between two commonly used permits: the Malt Beverage Special Event Permit and the Winery Special Event Permit. Malt Beverage Special…
  • Jun 14

    The Nitty Gritty Facts about Festival

    The Nitty Gritty Facts about Festival
    Part 1 of our festival blog post series. It’s summer. It’s hot outside. Outdoor festivals and events ensue. Our next couple of blog posts will be breaking down the NC ABC’s rules for festivals/events. Stay tuned for our…
  • Jun 5

    Trademark Registration: Standard Application vs. Intent to Use Application

    Trademark Registration: Standard Application vs. Intent to Use Application
    USPTO Trademark Registration The difference between a standard trademark application versus an Intent to Use application. We always get a lot of questions regarding trademarks, about the registration process, and the different types of…
Rank this Week: 1743

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Jun 19

    Renewing Non-Disclosure Agreements with Employees? Consider this . . .

    Renewing Non-Disclosure Agreements with Employees? Consider this . . .
    In my practice, I see this scenario all the time: an employee leaves to work for a competitor, the employer realizes that its non-disclosure (NDA) or non-compete agreement was inadequate to protect it from what just happened, so the company…
  • Jun 12

    Texas Amends Its Trade Secrets Statute Effective September

    Texas Amends Its Trade Secrets Statute Effective September
    Texas' recent amendments to its trade secrets statute made it the most comprehensive and modern statute in the nation. It is the only statute in the nation that addresses when a competitor can be excluded from the courtroom to prevent…
  • Jun 5

    The Biggest Myth About Non-Compete Agreement

    The Biggest Myth About Non-Compete Agreement
    In Texas, non-compete agreements are enforceable if they meet certain requirements and contain reasonable restrictions on the term, geographic scope and the scope of the restrained activities.
Rank this Week: 2402

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/
Rank this Week: 1439

Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Covers business law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.globaltradeandsanctionslaw.com/
  • Jun 16

    President Trump Announces Policy Changes Towards Cuba

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

    Senate Bill Expands Sanctions on Russia and Iran

    Senate Bill Expands Sanctions on Russia and Iran
    On June 15, 2017, the Senate passed the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 (S.722) by a vote of 98-2.  Included with the bill is a significant Russia sanctions amendment, the Countering Russian Influence in…
  • Jun 1

    The Road Ahead for Cuba Policy

    The Road Ahead for Cuba Policy
    Questions continue to swirl around the future of U.S.-Cuba policy as recent reports of a Trump Administration plan to strengthen Cuba sanctions surfaced over the weekend. These reports should be assessed against the backdrop of an increased…
Rank this Week: 1931

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: 1919

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Jun 16

    Former Warehouse Manager Sues Amazon For Overtime Wage

    Former Warehouse Manager Sues Amazon For Overtime Wage
    A former Amazon employee is suing his erstwhile employer over not being paid overtime. In the lawsuit, he asserts that Amazon misclassified him as a salaried manager that was not entitled to overtime. However, the worker says that the duties…
  • Jun 9

    U.S. Supreme Court Decision Inhibits Patent Troll Activity

    U.S. Supreme Court Decision Inhibits Patent Troll Activity
    Patent trolls may find it harder to do business thanks to a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. That is good news for any business or entrepreneur who has ever been the subject of a frivolous patent infringement lawsuit. However, the decision…
  • Jun 2

    Former Owner of California Dealerships Wins Lawsuit Against Nissan

    Former Owner of California Dealerships Wins Lawsuit Against Nissan
    The one-time owner of a successful car dealership group in California has been awarded more than $256 million by a jury. Mike Kahn, who ran the Superior Automotive Group with dealerships in LA and San Francisco, fought Nissan Motor Acceptance…
Rank this Week: 523

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    IRS Grants Limited Portability Election Relief

    IRS Grants Limited Portability Election Relief
    In response to a flood of IRS Private Letter Ruling requests to extend the time for making the gift and estate tax exemption portability election for the estate of the first spouse to die, the IRS has issued Revenue Procedure 2017-34 granting…
  • Jun 13

    Independent Contractors and Joint Employment: Has Anything Really Changed?

    Independent Contractors and Joint Employment: Has Anything Really Changed?
    On June 7, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued the following press release that withdrew previously issued “informal guidance” regarding independent contractors and joint employment: “U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander…
  • Jun 5

    Significant Trust Modification and Geographic Transfer Approved

    Significant Trust Modification and Geographic Transfer Approved
    Kentuckian John G. Stoll was, among other things, a well-regarded philanthropist and the former owner of the Lexington Herald Newspaper. When he died in 1959, he left behind a significant fortune, and dozens of heirs. By 2013, approximately…
Rank this Week: 1706

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Minimum Wage Increase Across the State

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

    What is Member-managed vs. Manager-managed?

    What is Member-managed vs. Manager-managed?
    When forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC), one must choose who will be responsible for managing the operations of the company. LLCs are managed by either its members or by a manager(s) and are, therefore, either member-managed or…
  • Jun 2

    What are Escape Clauses in California Real Estate?

    What are Escape Clauses in California Real Estate?
    Real estate transactions are complex and often involve valuable property and a significant sum of money. In a real estate transaction, both the buyer and seller of real estate have significant interests on the line they desire to protect; one…
Rank this Week: 3115

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

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

http://www.cftclaw.com/
  • 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…
  • Jun 15

    This is the Title Page of the Article

    This is the Title Page of the Article
      The post This is the Title Page of the Article appeared first on CFTC Law.
  • May 30

    CFTC Extends No-Act SEFs and DCMs from Certain CFTC Regulations for Correction of Error

    CFTC Extends No-Act SEFs and DCMs from Certain CFTC Regulations for Correction of Error
    Washington, DC — Today, a no-action letter issued by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Market Oversight and Division of Clearing and Risk (Divisions) will serve as an extension to the relief... The…
Rank this Week: 2805

Knudsen Law Firm Blog

Knudsen Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues in Nebraska.

http://www.knudsenlaw.com/our-blog/
  • Jun 16

    New Nebraska Law Will Soon Make Long-Term Care Planning More Difficult

    New Nebraska Law Will Soon Make Long-Term Care Planning More Difficult
    The Nebraska legislature recently made a significant change to the law that will affect how a person can plan for long-term medical expenses.  The change will make it more complicated and costly to preserve your assets for your heirs if…
  • May 30

    Caveat Emptor (Let The Buyer Beware) Applies To Trustee’s Sale

    Caveat Emptor (Let The Buyer Beware) Applies To Trustee’s Sale
    What exactly is it that a buyer at a trustee’s sale buys at the sale? Or to phrase the question another way, what if the trustee at a trustee’s sale has no rights in the real property being sold? In Klein v. Oakland/Red Oak…
  • May 19

    Arbitration Agreements and Power of Attorney

    Arbitration Agreements and Power of Attorney
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in Kindred Nursing Centers L.P. v. Clark that under the Federal Arbitration Act, States cannot put more stringent requirements to forming an arbitration agreement compared to other contracts. This is not…
Rank this Week: 3888

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

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

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for June 16

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for June 16
    I want to clarify my Pay-to-Play and Yard Signs post from earlier this week. I think an early draft of the post was sent through the email system that was incorrect. A senior SEC official clearly stated that yard signs are not limited by…
  • Jun 14

    Yard Signs and Pay to Play

    Yard Signs and Pay to Play
    I was fortunate to be able to attend the Securities and Exchange Commission’s CCO Outreach in Boston yesterday. I’ll post more later, but today I wanted focus on one topic that one panel discussed: the pay to play rule. The CCO…
  • Jun 12

    Financial Choice Act Passes the House

    Financial Choice Act Passes the House
    While the political lens was focused on the James Comey testimony, the House of Representatives passed the Financial Choice Act. The bill is big change to many of the Dodd-Frank. For private funds, the most interesting section is: TITLE…
Rank this Week: 4508

AMS Counsel Blawg

AMS Counsel Blawg

Covers business law, employment agreements, and start-up considerations. By Anne Marie Segal.

http://annemariesegal.com/
  • Jun 15

    I “Passed” My Kirkus Review! Master the Interview by Anne Marie Segal

    I “Passed” My Kirkus Review! Master the Interview by Anne Marie Segal
    As an indie author, when you submit your book to Kirkus Reviews, you hold your breath waiting to hear what they will write. They are not the only voice, but they are quite an important one! Fortunately, I have good news to report! 
  • Jun 5

    Master the Interview: University of Chicago Webinar

    Master the Interview: University of Chicago Webinar
    I was honored to speak to University of Chicago alumni last month about highlights from my recent book, Master the Interview: A Guide for Working Professionals. If you are currently in the job search, looking opportunistically or willing to…
  • May 25

    LinkedIn Profile Pictures: Do They Make You Want to Connect?

    LinkedIn Profile Pictures: Do They Make You Want to Connect?
    At least once a week, I am asked to comment on a LinkedIn profile picture. As an executive coach with a prior background in art (in addition to law), I base my opinion not only in good taste but the principals of photography and design.
Rank this Week: 3577

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

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

http://greatlakescustomslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    CBP Officers Discover $190,000 in Radio

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

    CBP Catches Cash Smuggler Red-Handed

    CBP Catches Cash Smuggler Red-Handed
    The link between smuggling cash and smuggling drugs across the border is not always apparent. In fact, the currency reporting ... The post CBP Catches Cash Smuggler Red-Handed appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 508

Austin Business Lawyer

Austin Business Lawyer

Commentary and information regarding the laws and regulations applicable to individuals, corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies (LLCs). By Gary L. Britt.

http://www.austinbusinesslawyer.info
Rank this Week: 1586

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: 1871

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

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

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
  • Jun 14

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation

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

    No More Delays for Fiduciary Rule – Employment Law This Week

    No More Delays for Fiduciary Rule – Employment Law This Week
    Featured on Employment Law This Week: The Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule will go into effect on June 9th. The controversial rule will require financial professionals who advise clients on retirement accounts to promote…
  • May 31

    No Delay to DOL Fiduciary Rule: June 9, 2017 Applicability Date Stands (for the Most Part)

    No Delay to DOL Fiduciary Rule: June 9, 2017 Applicability Date Stands (for the Most Part)
    The Department of Labor (“DOL”) previously announced the applicability date for the DOL’s fiduciary rule (the “Fiduciary Rule”) will be June 9, 2017.  On May 22, 2017, in an opinion piece for the Wall Street…
Rank this Week: 2713

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: 1278

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

http://www.spadealaw.com/blog
  • Jun 14

    Stop by the Spadea Lignana Booth at the International Franchise Expo

    Stop by the Spadea Lignana Booth at the International Franchise Expo
    Spadea Lignana will be running a booth at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise event in the US. We hope you stop by to see us! The Spadea Lignana booth will be a highlight, but it isn't all the International Franchise Expo…
  • Jun 14

    Stop by the Spadea Lignana Booth at the International Franchise Expo

    Stop by the Spadea Lignana Booth at the International Franchise Expo
    Spadea Lignana will be running a booth at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise event in the US. We hope you stop by to see us! The Spadea Lignana booth will be a highlight, but it isn't all the International Franchise…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3029

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Jun 13

    Employees of Sub-Contractors May Be Able To Recover Wages From General Contractor

    Employees of Sub-Contractors May Be Able To Recover Wages From General Contractor
    The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia in 2017 ruled in Salinas v. Commercial Interiors that employees of sub-contractors can, in certain situations, be deemed…
  • Jun 13

    Identity Theft At An All-Time High in the U.S. – North Carolina Identity Theft Attorney

    Identity Theft At An All-Time High in the U.S. – North Carolina Identity Theft Attorney
    Did you know that in 2016, the rate of identity theft in the United States was at an all-time high? A new report indicates that over 15 million consumers in 2016 suffered some degree of identity theft. This identity theft fraud included: Card…
  • Jun 12

    Harassing Phone Calls From Conn’s HomePlu

    Harassing Phone Calls From Conn’s HomePlu
    Our firm has recently been investigating potential violations of the TCPA by Conn’s Furniture Store and Conn’s Home Plus through the use of repeated telephone calls. Conn’s is a home store selling electronics, furniture, and…
Rank this Week: 5103

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Jun 13

    Structural Coercion Negated Cleansing Effect Under 'Corwin'

    Structural Coercion Negated Cleansing Effect Under 'Corwin'
    Under the Delaware Supreme Court's decision in Corwin v. KKR Financial Holdings, 125 A.3d 304 (Del. 2015), business judgment review applies to cleanse a fiduciary challenge to a noncontrol transaction that was approved by an uncoerced,…
  • Jun 7

    Court Of Chancery Explains Corwin Limit

    Court Of Chancery Explains Corwin Limit
    Sciabacucchi v. Liberty Broadband Corp., C.A. 11418-VCG (May 31, 2017) This is an important decision if only because it explains a further limitation on the Corwin rule that an informed uncoerced stockholder vote insulates a corporate…
  • Jun 6

    Court of Chancery Dismisses Post-Closing Challenge to Merger Transaction

    Court of Chancery Dismisses Post-Closing Challenge to Merger Transaction
    Stockholders who believe that a board breached its fiduciary duties in connection with information provided to stockholders asked to vote for a merger transaction can either seek to enjoin the transaction or seek damages post-closing. Of…
Rank this Week: 2341

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Jun 13

    Cardiac Arrest: A CEO’s Story of Criminal Jeopardy

    Cardiac Arrest: A CEO’s Story of Criminal Jeopardy
    When an executive becomes embroiled in a dispute with an employer, the executive tends to take it personally. And when the executive’s conflict is with the government, the executive’s sense of outrage ratchets up even more. Case…
  • May 30

    How Do You Prove Damages When Executives Breach A Non-Solicit Provision?

    How Do You Prove Damages When Executives Breach A Non-Solicit Provision?
    In 2011, a group of executives left Horizon Health Corporation for a competitor, Acadia, but they didn’t leave everything behind. Horizon’s president took a “massive, massive amount” of Horizon documents with him on an…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2576

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: 450

Maryland Business Law & Corporate…

Maryland Business Law & Corporate Litigation Blog

By William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
Rank this Week: 377

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://beveragelawupdate.com
  • Jun 13

    PODCAST: What’s Brewing in Real Estate Development: An Interview with Bob Gaudreau

    PODCAST: What’s Brewing in Real Estate Development: An Interview with Bob Gaudreau
    In this episode of Verrill Voices: What’s Brewing in Real Estate, Spencer Thibodeau interviews Bob Gaudreau of Hardypond Construction, about one of the construction company’s recent, and unique, projects. The discussion takes…
  • Jun 8

    78 Taps of Beer on the – Shipping Container?

    78 Taps of Beer on the – Shipping Container?
    On June 24, the people of Reykjavik, Iceland will get a taste of Maine in their hometown – 78 taps of beer to be exact. After years of planning and a great deal of collaboration between the Maine Brewers Guild and various brewers and…
  • May 30

    Brewing Up a Small Business: Legal Issues Affecting Maine’s Craft Brewerie

    Brewing Up a Small Business: Legal Issues Affecting Maine’s Craft Brewerie
    On June 8, Verrill Dana attorney, Tawny Alvarez, will participate in a panel discussion entitled, “Brewing Up a Small Business: Legal Issues Affecting Maine’s Craft Breweries,” hosted by the Cumberland Bar Association at…
Rank this Week: 815

Delaware Non-Compete Law Blog

Delaware Non-Compete Law Blog

By Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP.

http://www.delawarenoncompetelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4574

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: 2847

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orangecountybusinessattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2480

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

Provides information about the law for startup and early-stage companies. By Dana H. Shultz.

http://danashultz.com/blog
  • Jun 12

    What Are My Entity’s Compliance Obligations?

    What Are My Entity’s Compliance Obligations?
    Frequently, the first service I provide to a client is to form a new legal entity (corporation or limited liability company). And frequently, once that entity is formed, the client’s first question is “What are my entity’s…
  • Jun 2

    How Delaware Became the Incorporation Capital

    How Delaware Became the Incorporation Capital
    This post explains how Delaware became the incorporation capital of the U.S. It is based on a Quora question that I answered recently. Please see How did Delaware acquire its status as a corporate haven? There are a number of law…
  • May 25

    Parent and Subsidiary – Who Owns What?

    Parent and Subsidiary – Who Owns What?
    I am writing this post about parent and subsidiary ownership because of a question that I answered recently on Quora and a similar question that a prospective client posed to me. (Please see Can an LLC allocate ownership to individuals…
Rank this Week: 4176

Consumer Class Lawyers Blog

Consumer Class Lawyers Blog

Covers business and injury law. By Cafferty Clobes Meriwether & Sprengel LLP.

http://www.consumerclasslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 12

    Feeling Lost in Your Mazda?

    Feeling Lost in Your Mazda?
    Generally, when you buy a car and are promised a feature—like air conditioning, satellite radio, or navigation—you expect that feature to continue to work/exist AFTER you take your car off the lot. Well, this expectation seems not…
  • Jun 12

    Not So EZ-FLO: Are Your EZ-FLO Pipes Causing Issues?

    Not So EZ-FLO: Are Your EZ-FLO Pipes Causing Issues?
    Has your plumbing gone awry? Do any of your home appliances use water supply lines from EZ- FLO International, Inc.? Well, that may not be just a coincidence. According to a number of consumers, EZ-FLO water supply lines—the flexible…
  • Nov 15

    Is Your Rhino Deck Failing? So Are Lots of Other

    Is Your Rhino Deck Failing? So Are Lots of Other
    Have you installed Rhino Deck composite decking in your outdoor area?  If so, like many consumers, you were probably looking for a low maintenance alternative to wooden decking.  And you may have been sorely disappointed. Homeowners…
Rank this Week: 1603

Strictly Business

Strictly Business

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

http://www.strictlybusinesslawblog.com/
  • Jun 12

    Convertible Equity Options for Startups: SAFEs and KISSe

    Convertible Equity Options for Startups: SAFEs and KISSe
    When it comes to raising capital to get your new business off the ground, there’s a range of investment structures available, from common stock to exchangeable shares. One of the newer and most popular forms of financing for startups is…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2684