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14 Apr 2014, 4:47 pm by Eriq Gardner
A Native American tribe located in the Northeast is suing over the film's portrayal of a group of inbred criminals in their region.read more [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 4:32 pm by Matthew Izzi
Last year, the sandwich artists of Subway found themselves embroiled in a handful of legal battles and a potential class action lawsuit. However, it wasn’t over serving bad meat or food poisoning, but rather over the actual size of their subs that they tout as “footlongs.” As it would turn out, these sandwiches only measure up to be about 11 inches, exposing the chain to claims of deceptive sales practices. Almost instantly, business journals and news outlets started to cry… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 3:19 pm by JD Hull
Here. For Russia, “this region will not be enough. They want everything. They will take all Ukraine.” Th Economist [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 12:01 pm by Rabeh Soofi
With massive data breaches that have recently wreaked havoc on privacy concerns among U.S. businesses and consumers, a growing number of companies are now demanding that vendors fill out questionnaires to show proof of cybersecurity measures.  Should your business do the same? Businesses of all industries generate, store, use, and otherwise come into contact with […] The post Cybersecurity Requirements Businesses Should Demand from Vendors appeared first on Business & Corporate Legal… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 11:41 am by Stan Sinberg
It’s “Make a Will Month” here at Rocket Lawyer, and since “where there’s a will, there’s a way,” we are supplying you with a way to make a will – for free! But where there’s a will, there’s also a “why.” For most folks that’s to make sure their assets and affairs and wishes are acted upon after they shed their mortal coil, but in New Orleans, where I am right now, being dead doesn’t seem to stop a lot of souls from… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 11:31 am by Blue Blog
It’s not too late!  Although over 325 construction professionals have already signed up to attend, the AGC Georgia (the Associated General Contractors of Georgia) still has space for you to participate in it’s inaugural Construction Professionals Conference & Marketplace.  It is being held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, and we’d love to see you there! With over forty learning sessions, the event is divided… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 11:31 am by Blue Blog
It’s not too late!  Although over 325 construction professionals have already signed up to attend, the AGC Georgia (the Associated General Contractors of Georgia) still has space for you to participate in it’s inaugural Construction Professionals Conference & Marketplace.  It is being held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, and we’d love to see you there! With over forty learning sessions, the event is divided… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 10:05 am by O'Rielly & Roche LLP
There has been a lot of recent press about the validity of Unfinished Business Claims in California (also known as Clawback claims) following a ruling earlier this year by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali in San Francisco related to the Howrey, Simon, Arnold & White LLP (“Howrey”) bankruptcy.  At issue, was whether the trustee of a bankrupt firm had any basis to proceed against the firm’s former partners to recover profits from unfinished legal business matters that… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 10:00 am by Tony T. Liu
The court system is a way to resolve disputes that parties cannot resolve amongst themselves. It is a very costly system, in financial resources and time and energy not spent running your business. The vast majority of business litigation settles at some point. To reach an agreement, sometimes the parties need the help of a mediator. Mediation is another means of dispute resolution that is normally much less expensive that litigation. In most circumstances after a client retains my services because… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 9:06 am by Eriq Gardner
The studio taps Bert Fields to fight MGM's attempt to gain more information about the secretive MI-6 film project.read more [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 2:43 pm by
(Pix (c) Larry Catá Backer 2014) On April 8, 2014, the European Court of Justice, sitting as the Grand Chamber, delivered its decision in Digital Rights Ireland Ltd (C‑293/12) v Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources, Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Commissioner of the Garda Síochána, Ireland, The Attorney General. A European Union directive that required telecom operators to retain data for two years has been deemed… [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 1:51 pm by S2KM Limited
Although personal injury settlement planning (settlement planning) might be suggestive of "person-centered planning", (PCP) the latter term has a special meaning for disabled persons. Surprisingly, PCP is rarely, if ever, specifically discussed during educational conferences sponsored by structured settlement, settlement planning - or even special needs - professional associations. This omission cannot be blamed on a lack of available resources. For example, Cornell University's Employment and… [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 12:21 pm by Leiza Dolghih
Leiza Dolghih Attorney, Godwin Lewis PC Last month, the Thirteenth Court of Appeals addressed the following issue: must an employer who is enforcing a non-compete agreement against a departed employee add the employee’s new employer as a defendant in order to obtain a temporary injunction? The Court found that the new employer must be joined as a party, but not before highlighting the split in authority on this issue. In Down Time-South Texas, LLC v. Elps, Down Time… [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 11:18 am by Wally Zimolong
Another week and another case of DBE fraud resulting in significant fines.  This one involves Connecticut construction firm that agree to pay $2.4 million in fines to settle the fraud allegations.  The story follows an all to familiar “pass through” fact pattern:  a construction company obtains transportation contracts, commits to performing work using certain DBE firms, and then those firms perform no commercially useful function and act as merely a pass… [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 10:04 am
A family businesses is generally defined as any business in which members of a family own a majority of the shares or control the company. In some family businesses, some family members keep on running the business, while others pursue other career paths. Fairly dividing the interest in a family business between actively-involved shareholders and those non-participating family members can be tricky. Corporate law, fortunately, provides a near-infinite range of possibilities for ensuring that active… [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 5:45 am
It can be tough to wrap your head around all the laws and policies that apply to your business, especially when you're busy taking it to the next level. As a result, small business owners make many legal mistakes, some major and some minor. Here are 6 common mistakes to watch out for:1. Failing to properly incorporate your business.LLC or Corporation? Sole Proprietorship or Partnership? It may seem complicated and daunting to select a business structure and properly incorporate your business, but it… [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 2:04 am by legalinformatics
The submission deadlines have been extended for RuleML 2014 Special Track: Legal rules and Norms. The new abstracts submission deadline is: 14 April 2014. The new paper submission deadline is: 22 April 2014. The conference is scheduled to be held 18-20 August 2014 in Prague. Professor Dr. Monica Palmirani and Dr. Guido Governatori are organizers of this special track. Here is the description of the event, from the event’s Website: A norm, following Kelsen’s definition is a mandatory… [read post]
12 Apr 2014, 5:12 pm by uwlegalscholarship
Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) invites papers for a special issue, Dispute Resolution from a Corporate Perspective. Proposals should be submitted by July 31, 2014. While corporations are one of the key stakeholders in international dispute resolution, they do not often participate in the debate, and if they do, they often speak a language completely different […] [read post]
12 Apr 2014, 6:47 am by OSULEGALSCHOLARSHIP
The European Society of International Law (ESIL) Interest Group on  Business and Human Rights is calling for papers in view of its 3rd  Research Workshop at the 10th ESIL Anniversary Conference, to be held in Vienna, Austria, on 3 September 2014. Following the overarching theme of the Research Forum, “International Law and …: Boundaries of […] [read post]
11 Apr 2014, 6:30 pm by Jonathan Handel
For a fee, BondIt will front the security deposit required by SAG-AFTRA and other unions, relieving a cash flow problem that confronts independent productions.read more [read post]