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DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Apr 23

    Proxy Contests Tick Up in 2015

    Proxy Contests Tick Up in 2015
    Here’s news from Chris Cernich and Cristiano Guerra in ISS’s Special Situations Research: Thus far, 2015 is on track to be a record year for the number of U.S. proxy contests going to a vote, according to an analysis by ISS’…
  • Apr 22

    Preserving Net Operating Losses (NOL) Carryforward: Your Action Item

    Preserving Net Operating Losses (NOL) Carryforward: Your Action Item
    Many are getting inquires about NOL pills now that a lot of companies have turned the corner. In 2014, the number of companies adopting NOL Rights Plans hit a three-year high and a tie for the most such adoptions in any year since 1998, the…
  • Apr 21

    Shareholder Activism: Are You Prepared? PwC Wants to Assess You

    Shareholder Activism: Are You Prepared? PwC Wants to Assess You
    In this blog, “The Activist Investor” pushes back against PwC’s recent report on activist investors…
Rank this Week: 489

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Apr 23

    The Illegitimate Children of Westero

    The Illegitimate Children of Westero
    In the Game of Thrones universe, being born out of wedlock results in significant negative social and legal consequences. A “bastard” – a term frequently used in the Seven Kingdoms, although no longer considered appropriate…
  • Apr 22

    A Succession Crisi

    A Succession Crisi
    The land of Westeros, the fictional kingdom of the TV show Game of Thrones, is experiencing a succession crisis. The King, Robert Baratheon, is dead, survived by no fewer than 20 children. However, most of his issue are illegitimate or…
  • Apr 22

    Hull on Estates #415 – Accounting obligations with digital assets and account

    Hull on Estates #415 – Accounting obligations with digital assets and account
    Listen to Hull on Estates #415 – Accounting obligations with digital assets and accounts Today on Hull on Estates, Jonathon Kappy and Noah Weisberg discuss administration and accounting obligations with respect to digital assets and…
Rank this Week: 505

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Apr 22

    Don’t Call Us Continue

    Don’t Call Us Continue
    Back in the 1970s Saturday Night Live had this sketch of Lily Tomlin reprising her role as Ernestine the phone company operator (from Laugh-In): That’s how I feel about calling the IRS. I have three matters I need to get resolved with…
  • Apr 21

    Of Deadlines and Taxe

    Of Deadlines and Taxe
    As I look back at April 15th I can draw some conclusions. First, thank goodness the IRS relented on the property regulations. There is no way tax professionals would have been able to prepare all of the required Change in Accounting Methods.…
  • Apr 12

    Bozo Tax Tip #1: Let Your IRS Notice Age Like Fine Wine!

    Bozo Tax Tip #1: Let Your IRS Notice Age Like Fine Wine!
    My brother is a wine connoisseur. As all my friends know, I’m anything but a wine aficionado. But I have learned one difference between fine wine and a notice from the IRS: Wine can age very well but IRS notices don’t. Almost all…
Rank this Week: 506

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent,…

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog

Provides answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents.

http://dearrichblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Wants to License Oral Historie

    Wants to License Oral Historie
    Dear Rich: I founded a nonprofit that is an archive of oral histories. A European museum wanted to feature three stories from my project in an exhibition. They asked me under what conditions I'd allow use of material belonging to the…
  • Apr 20

    Who Periscoped My Game of Thrones?

    Who Periscoped My Game of Thrones?
    Dear Rich: I have a basic understanding of copyright law, and my impression is that certain types of live-streaming could be defended as fair use -- for instance, if someone Periscoped "Game of Thrones" while offering a live critique of it.…
  • Apr 13

    Fish Out of Water (and Copyright)

    Fish Out of Water (and Copyright)
    Dear Rich: I am currently in the process of making a logo for trout nets I sell. My graphic design artist did a great job but used a trout silhouette off of a stock photo site. The site says it is prohibited to use their material as part of a…
Rank this Week: 503

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Apr 21

    Rutledge: Derivative Actions in Nonprofit Corporation

    Rutledge: Derivative Actions in Nonprofit Corporation
    Thomas E. Rutledge, Member of Stoll Keenon Ogden, PLLC, has authored an article entitled “Who Will Watch the Watchers?: Derivative Actions in Nonprofit Corporations” on SSRN. Rutledge argues that derivative actions may be available within…
  • Apr 15

    Happy Tax Day 2015

    Happy Tax Day 2015
    Happy Tax Day all - and a special happy statute of limitations day to all of those involved in the preparation of tax returns! In honor of Tax Day, the Obamas and Bidens released their tax returns earlier in the...
  • Apr 12

    Montana Trial Court Upholds TNC’s Enforcement of a Conservation Easement

    Montana Trial Court Upholds TNC’s Enforcement of a Conservation Easement
    In The Nature Conservancy v. Deep Creek Grazing Ass’n, No. DV 14-015 (Mont. Dist. Ct. Mar. 31, 2015), the Montana Ninth Judicial District Court in Teton County held that the owner of ranchland encumbered by a conservation easement had…
Rank this Week: 500

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Apr 9

    11th Circuit holds Engle progeny cases preempted

    11th Circuit holds Engle progeny cases preempted
    You can find the surprising opinion here. The crux of the opinion is the last paragraph: Cigarette smoking presents one of the most intractable public health problems our nation has ever faced. It was not so long ago that anyone...
  • Mar 19

    2014 Increased Revenue at Litigation Financier Burford Capital

    2014 Increased Revenue at Litigation Financier Burford Capital
    Daniel Fisher at Forbes has a post on the substantial increase in revenue in 2014 of litigation financier Burford Capital.
  • Mar 19

    Morris Ratner on Class Counsel as Litigation Funder

    Morris Ratner on Class Counsel as Litigation Funder
    Professor Morris Ratner (UC Hastings) has posted to SSRN his article, Class Counsel as Litigation Funders, which is forthcoming in the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.
Rank this Week: 493

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 3

    Does Actos Increase the Risk of Bladder Cancer?

    Does Actos Increase the Risk of Bladder Cancer?
    Rumors are swirling about potential Actos Bladder Cancer settlements. According to Bloomberg News, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. has indicated that it will pay more than $2.2 billion to settle Actos lawsuits over bladder cancer claims.…
  • Mar 24

    Zofran Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Birth Defect Lawsuit

    Zofran Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Birth Defect Lawsuit
    Zofran, is an anti-nausea medication that is commonly prescribed for post surgical, chemotherapy and morning sickness patients over the past 20 years. According to experts, recent medical studies have found pregnancy side effects that may…
  • Mar 24

    Xarelto Bleeding Death Attorney Shares Latest Lawsuit

    Xarelto Bleeding Death Attorney Shares Latest Lawsuit
    As a Dallas Xarelto Bleeding Death attorney and Texas medical doctor, I would like to update my readers about the ongoing status of the Xarelto litigation. Most recently, a wrongful death lawsuit was filed against the makers of Xarelto; Bayer…
Rank this Week: 495

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

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

http://www.cftclaw.com/
  • Aug 8

    FIA Sets Forth Five Core Principles in Enhancing CFTC Market Surveillance

    FIA Sets Forth Five Core Principles in Enhancing CFTC Market Surveillance
    FIA Sets Forth Five Core Principles in Enhancing CFTC Market SurveillanceIn a response to a request by the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee for comment on how best to develop a 21st century surveillance system, the Financial…
  • Aug 6

    Massad Says CFTC Hampered by Budget Constraint

    Massad Says CFTC Hampered by Budget Constraint
    Massad Says CFTC Hampered by Budget ConstraintsRecently appointed CFTC Chairman Tim Massad announced last week that there were “a lot of things” he would like to do to continue the CFTC’s goal of regulating financial…
  • Jul 28

    O’Malia Urges Regulators to “Do No Harm”

    O’Malia Urges Regulators to “Do No Harm”
    O’Malia Urges Regulators to “Do No Harm”CFTC Commissioner Scott O’Malia issued a stern warning to financial regulators in the United States and abroad that market fragmentation could have grave consequences on the…
Rank this Week: 494

L'OBSERVATOIRE DU DROIT PANAMEEN…

L'OBSERVATOIRE DU DROIT PANAMEEN ET DU DROIT INTERNATIONAL

Covers Panama law (in French).

http://maitrejulia.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 488

Northern Virginia Personal Injury…

Northern Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers general injury and accident law topics. Published by Brien Roche Law.

http://www.northernvirginiapersonalinjuryattorney.com/
  • May 21

    Brain Injury Causes Wrongful Death

    Brain Injury Causes Wrongful Death
    Brain injury causes wrongful death is the allegation made in a law suit filed by the family of Derek Boogaard. Boogaard was a so-called "enforcer" in the National Hockey League. Over the course of his playing career he suffered significant…
  • Apr 27

    Administrative Law-State Rule

    Administrative Law-State Rule
    These rules and regulations can be very important. Suppose you wanted to assert a claim against a motel owner because of carbon monoxide poisoning that occurred while you were in the motel. The type of claim that would be asserted would be a…
  • Apr 25

    Administrative Law-Code of Federal Regulation

    Administrative Law-Code of Federal Regulation
    At the federal level, all regulations are published within the Federal Register. They are also contained within a document known as the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.). The C.F.R. can be found in a law library and is generally organized…
Rank this Week: 496

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Michigan Collection Law Blog

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

http://michigancollectionlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 490

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Apr 24

    Climate Change Lobbyists Outnumbered

    Climate Change Lobbyists Outnumbered
    Marc Gunther published another very interesting article at the Guardian titled “In Washington, a handful of corporations lobby against climate change”. The article documents that most lobbyists in the United States are opposing…
  • Apr 24

    Don’t Say “Climate Change”, Say “Everything Change”

    Don’t Say “Climate Change”, Say “Everything Change”
    That’s what Margaret Atwood recommends. I learned about that at this blog post by Daniel Bloom titled “The Everything Change Bagel”. I agree with the reasons for this proposal. It is true: “Climate Change” sounds…
  • Apr 23

    Oil People Bubble

    Oil People Bubble
    Karel Beckman has published an article at RenewEconomy about the strategy of oil companies under the title “Why the strategy of oil companies is doomed to failure”. It is built mostly around an interview with Adriaan Kamp, who has…
Rank this Week: 512

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    International Association of Bioethics, 13th World Congress Edinburgh

    International Association of Bioethics, 13th World Congress Edinburgh
    The 13th World Congress of Bioethics will be in Edinburgh from 14 - 17 June, 2016.  
  • Apr 24

    Law, Religion, and Health in America

    Law, Religion, and Health in America
    I am looking forward to participating in this conference in a few weeks at Harvard. 2015 Annual ConferenceLaw, Religion, and Health in America May 8 - 9, 2015 Conference Description Religion and medicine have historically gone…
  • Apr 23

    Baby F - Oklahoma Supreme Court Requires Clear & Convincing Evidence to Stop Life Support

    Baby F - Oklahoma Supreme Court Requires Clear & Convincing Evidence to Stop Life Support
    This week, the Oklahoma Supreme Court issued its opinion in the Baby F case.  The court held that for children in DHS custody, Oklahoma courts may authorize the withdrawal of life-sustainingmedical treatment or the denial CPR only…
Rank this Week: 519

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Apr 24

    The Social Impact of Child Abuse

    The Social Impact of Child Abuse
    Beyond the individual, research has shown that child abuse carries serious implications that can be observed throughout the surrounding community.
  • Apr 24

    Danish Study Links Zofran to Heart Defect

    Danish Study Links Zofran to Heart Defect
    A Danish study has found that use of Zofran during pregnancy potentially doubles the baby's risk of being born with a heart defects.
  • Apr 24

    Woman Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit-and-Run

    Woman Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit-and-Run
    A Corpus Christi woman has agreed to take a deal and plead guilty to a hit-and-run accident that left a man dead and a woman with severe brain damage.
Rank this Week: 508

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Apr 24

    Tory Senator Insults Order of Canada Recipient for Asking Why Unions Need Disclose More Than Charitie

    Tory Senator Insults Order of Canada Recipient for Asking Why Unions Need Disclose More Than Charitie
    Try telling Conservatives that the ridiculous, partisan, waste of taxpayer money that is Bill C-377 Harper Senate Appointee Plett Insults Distinguished Witness at hearings into Anti-union Bill imposes far more onerous reporting requirements…
  • Apr 14

    Workers Hired After a Strike Begins Can’t Vote in a Union Decertification Vote

    Workers Hired After a Strike Begins Can’t Vote in a Union Decertification Vote
    A long strike by United Steelworkers members at Crown Holdings beer can manufacturer has been in the news lately, and the Ontario government has now appointed an expert arbitrator to try and broker a deal there.  Receiving less…
  • Mar 31

    SCC Revisits, Clarifies (Sort of) Constructive Dismissal Law

    SCC Revisits, Clarifies (Sort of) Constructive Dismissal Law
    March 31, 2015 March was a good month for me.  I was cited by the Supreme Court of Canada twice in the span of about a week!  The first citation was in the collective bargaining case MPAO v. Canada, where the court cited my…
Rank this Week: 522

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Covenants Not to Compete – Non-Compete Agreements — Non-Solicitation Agreements — Are They Binding?

    Covenants Not to Compete – Non-Compete Agreements — Non-Solicitation Agreements — Are They Binding?
    Our Chicago non-compete and non-solicitation agreement lawyers have defended high level executives in covenant not to compete and trade secret lawsuits. A case in which our firm defended a former Motorola executive was covered in Crain's…
  • Apr 23

    Non-Competition Agreements – When Can They be Enforced?

    Non-Competition Agreements – When Can They be Enforced?
    Designed to protect the employer’s legitimate business interests: Courts will only enforce restrictions on an individual’s right to work when the employer can show that those restrictions protect a legitimate business interest.…
  • Apr 22

    Bank of America Agrees to Settle Overtime Case on a Class Wide Basi

    Bank of America Agrees to Settle Overtime Case on a Class Wide Basi
    According to a recent wage and hour class action lawsuit against Bank of America, the bank allegedly misclassified tellers in order to avoid paying them the proper overtime compensation. The lawsuit also alleges part-time employees were made…
Rank this Week: 521

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Is The Presumption Against Preemption Dead?

    Is The Presumption Against Preemption Dead?
    We’ve got the expression “the dog that didn’t bark” stuck in our heads today, and it’s not just from that phrase being used in the rececnt Caplinger decision.  See Caplinger v. Medtronic, Inc., ___ F.3d ___,…
  • Apr 24

    Still No Duty To Supply Drugs - In 22 State

    Still No Duty To Supply Drugs - In 22 State
    Since the inception of the blog we’ve taken interest in “flip side” lawsuits in which a plaintiff sues one of our manufacturer clients making allegations diametrically opposed to what we usually see in product liability…
  • Apr 23

    It All Started With Caplinger

    It All Started With Caplinger
                This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog.            We’ve been reporting on the amazing success…
Rank this Week: 528

Technology Liberation Front

Technology Liberation Front

Focused on keeping politician's hands off the 'net and everything else related to technology.

http://techliberation.com
  • Apr 24

    Mercatus Filing to FAA on Small Drone

    Mercatus Filing to FAA on Small Drone
    Today, Eli Dourado, Ryan Hagemann and I filed comments with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in its proceeding on the “Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems” (i.e. small private drones). In this…
  • Apr 19

    The Wrong Way to End the Terrestrial Radio Exemption

    The Wrong Way to End the Terrestrial Radio Exemption
    A bill before Congress would for the first time require radio broadcasters to pay royalty fees to recording artists and record labels pursuant to the Copyright Act. The proposed Fair Play Fair Pay Act (H.R. 1733) would “[make] sure that…
  • Mar 14

    Autonomous Vehicles Under Attack: Cyber Dashboard Standards and Class Action Lawsuit

    Autonomous Vehicles Under Attack: Cyber Dashboard Standards and Class Action Lawsuit
    In a recent Senate Commerce Committee hearing on the Internet of Things, Senators Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) “announced legislation that would direct the National highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)…
Rank this Week: 511

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    The NCIS Actor, the Restraining Order and the Tweet

    The NCIS Actor, the Restraining Order and the Tweet
    After Francis Shivers was convicted of “violating a restraining order and electronically distributing a harassing message” in violation of, respectively, California Penal Code  §§273.6(a) and 653.2(a), he…
  • Apr 22

    The "Homewrecker," the Blog and Stalking

    The "Homewrecker," the Blog and Stalking
    This post is much shorter than most of my posts because the opinion it examines is relatively short.  As I explain below, though, the post incorporates excerpts from a very long blog post which is the primary focus of the opinion this…
  • Apr 20

    Blackshades, Conspiracy and Malware

    Blackshades, Conspiracy and Malware
    As this press release explains, in May of 2014 a federal grand jury sitting in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York returned a five-count indictment against Alex Yücel, which charged him with two counts of…
Rank this Week: 509

The United States Agricultural…

The United States Agricultural & Food Law and Policy Blog

Covers agricultural law and policy news. By the American Agricultural Law Association.

http://www.agandfoodlaw.com/
  • Apr 24

    Senators Introduce Bill to Ease Ag Sales in Cuba

    Senators Introduce Bill to Ease Ag Sales in Cuba
    Posted April 24, 2015 Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and John Boozman, R-Ark., introduced a bill today that would allow banks to finance agricultural exports sent to Cuba, helping to open up Cuban markets to American farmers and ranchers,…
  • Apr 22

    U.S. Regulators May Recommend Glyphosate Testing

    U.S. Regulators May Recommend Glyphosate Testing
    Posted April 22, 2014 U.S. regulators may start testing food products for residues of the world's most widely used herbicide as public concern rises over possible links to disease, according to Reuters. Food Safety News also published an…
  • Apr 22

    NY Judge Grants Chimpanzee Hearing

    NY Judge Grants Chimpanzee Hearing
    Posted April 22, 2014 A New York judge ruled this week to grant lawyers representing two chimpanzees a hearing to challenge the animals’ confinement, according to Time. AAAS Science also published an article here, The New York Times…
Rank this Week: 530

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Oil Tanker Rail Cars and Safety

    Oil Tanker Rail Cars and Safety
    Iowans are beginning to see more news focusing on oil tanker rail car safety. The Business Record picked up a KCCI news item about this subject. (See below.) I picked up on the same issue from an advertisement in the Wall Street Journal. And…
  • Apr 23

    Nissan and BMW Recall Thousands of Vehicles Due to Engine Problem

    Nissan and BMW Recall Thousands of Vehicles Due to Engine Problem
    Both Nissan and BMW car models manufactured in 2014 used Bosch engines that are failing and may cause accidents.  The engines have nickel plating that could detach and block moving parts in the fuel pump, causing the engine to stall or…
  • Apr 22

    Stock Market Newsletters, Email Teaser

    Stock Market Newsletters, Email Teaser
    "Subj: Re: A Resource Speculation With Big Upside Potential"That was the subject line of an email I received from a stock market service I receive via email. You probably have received emails with claims of spectacular returns with big, no…
Rank this Week: 523

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 524

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Beard, Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 507

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie
    If you were involved in a rear-end collision and now your neck hurts, you may have the injury known as “whiplash”. Whiplash is a serious injury that is associated with sudden impacts that cause a person’s body to move…
  • Apr 20

    Five Tips for Safe Driving This Spring

    Five Tips for Safe Driving This Spring
    Whether you are commuting to work or driving to your spring vacation spot, now that winter is over you will likely see an increase in the number of cars on the road. Here are five tips to help you stay safe in the driver’s seat this…
  • Apr 16

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Resulting in more than 3,000 deaths and nearly half a million injuries each year, distracted driving is an epidemic that needs to be addressed. With teens and adults alike talking, texting, and engaging in other activities behind the wheel,…
Rank this Week: 510

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Trader Blamed in 2010 Flash Crash is Arrested in London

    Trader Blamed in 2010 Flash Crash is Arrested in London
    Almost five years after the 20-minute Flash Crash when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged nearly 600 points and then quickly rebounded, the U.S. Department of Justice has arrested trader Navinder Singh Sarao. He is accused of allegedly…
  • Apr 18

    Texas Securities Scam Allegedly Bilked Investors of $4.4M

    Texas Securities Scam Allegedly Bilked Investors of $4.4M
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a lawsuit accusing Mieka Energy Corporation of Texas Securities Fraud. The oil and gas company and Daro Ray Blankenship, its president and founder, allegedly defrauded at least 60 investors…
  • Apr 16

    Former JPMorgan Chase Investment Adviser Faces Criminal and Civil Charges for Allegedly Stealing $20M from Client

    Former JPMorgan Chase Investment Adviser Faces Criminal and Civil Charges for Allegedly Stealing $20M from Client
    Michael Oppenheim, an ex-JPMorgan Chase (JPM) investment adviser, was arrested this week and charged with bilking clients of at least $20 million. Oppenheim worked for the firm from 2002 until March of this year. Authorities claim that…
Rank this Week: 532

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various accident, injury, and medical malpractice topics including nursing home abuse and wrongful death. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.washingtoninjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Blue Bell ice cream off the shelves after Listeria outbreak

    Blue Bell ice cream off the shelves after Listeria outbreak
    All Blue Bell ice cream products have been recalled including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen products in 23 states after the company has not been able to pinpoint the cause of Listeria contamination in some of it's…
  • Apr 14

    Bonney Lake couple and baby killed when concrete from construction project falls on their truck

    Bonney Lake couple and baby killed when concrete from construction project falls on their truck
    Vanessa and Josh Ellis, of Bonney Lake, and their 8-month old baby son were killed Monday night when a slab of concrete fell from a Highway 410 overpass and struck their motor vehicle crushing it. Construction workers were working to install…
  • Apr 8

    2-year-old dies after falling into uncovered septic tank in Skagit County

    2-year-old dies after falling into uncovered septic tank in Skagit County
    Orion Fenstra, a 2-year-old-boy, was killed on Monday morning around 10am when he fell into an uncovered septic well when his family was visiting another family in the 20000 block of Sanchez lane in Burlington in Skagit County reports Fox…
Rank this Week: 520

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • Apr 20

    Life as an official, from the inside

    Life as an official, from the inside
    I just read an interesting essay by Zhang Xingxian, currently a Practitioner-in-Residence at Indiana U.'s Research Center for Chinese Politics and Business, about his life as an official in China. I was struck by one observation he made:…
  • Mar 20

    Terrific Chinese law fellowship at the Leitner Center, Fordham Law School

    Terrific Chinese law fellowship at the Leitner Center, Fordham Law School
    Here's the announcement for the Asian Law and Justice Fellowship. You get to hang out with Carl Minzner and Martin Flaherty, do Chinese law stuff, and live in New York City - and get paid for it! Application deadline is...
  • Mar 9

    Human Rights Watch seeks China researcher

    Human Rights Watch seeks China researcher
    The headline says it all. They need a replacement for the irreplaceable Nicholas Bequelin, who is moving on to be the Regional Director for East Asia for Amnesty International. Here's the announcement.
Rank this Week: 513

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

Covers criminal law. By the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition.

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    City Council Forum

    City Council Forum
  • Apr 20

    In the Lead

    In the Lead
    Source: CriminalJusticeDegreeHub.com
  • Apr 16

    Denver neighbors concerned about planned methadone clinic on E. Colfax

    Denver neighbors concerned about planned methadone clinic on E. Colfax
     A planned medical clinic serving recovering drug addicts on East Colfax Avenue has upset some nearby residents, who are angry about, among other things, the proximity to Denver East High School. The Denver Recovery Group, 2822 E.…
Rank this Week: 515

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 531

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Apr 13

    May 2015 Visa Bulletin Out- EB5 China Retrogresses Almost 2 Year

    May 2015 Visa Bulletin Out- EB5 China Retrogresses Almost 2 Year
    The May 2015 Visa Bulletin was released today by the Dept. of State. Our commentary will follow soon. BUT headline: The much anticipated retrogression for China EB5 preference is finally here.  Cut-off date is May 1, 2013- that is almost…
  • Apr 13

    USCIS received 233,000 H1b visa petition

    USCIS received 233,000 H1b visa petition
    Today, USCIS announced that they received 233,000 petitions for fiscal year 2016.  The random selection process will begin soon.  See below copy of USCIS notice. If you have filed a petition, we wish you all the best in…
  • Apr 12

    Tahmina to Speak at Bitspiration Festival in Poland

    Tahmina to Speak at Bitspiration Festival in Poland
    We are very proud to announce that Tahmina will be speaking on Startup Visa issues at the Bitspiration Festival 2015 in Warsaw, Poland. The Bitspiration Festival will be held on June 22-23 in Warsaw, Poland.  We are very honored for the…
Rank this Week: 516

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

Provides insight and commentary on aviation accidents and the law. By Danko Meredith.

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Mar 26

    Compensating the Families of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525

    Compensating the Families of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525
     It looks as though the Germanwings first officer intentionally crashed the aircraft, killing all aboard.  Reporters are asking about the airline's obligation to provide the passengers' families monetary compensation.  Here are…
  • Mar 12

    Andreini Family Speaks Out

    Andreini Family Speaks Out
    The Andreini family gave their first interview since Eddie's death to KTVU's John Sasaki.  John asks us about the lawsuit we filed today against the United States Air Force.   
  • Mar 12

    Andreini Family Files Suit Against Air Force

    Andreini Family Files Suit Against Air Force
    Eddie Andreini's plane slid to a stop at show center and caught fire.  Eddie was trapped inside. The crowd watched, prayed, and waited for fire trucks to arrive. Some bystanders wanted to rush to the plane to help Eddie get out, but the…
Rank this Week: 514

Ponzitracker

Ponzitracker

Covers Ponzi schemes. By Jordan Maglich.

http://www.ponzitracker.com/
  • Jan 27

    SEC Charges Wisconsin Man With $10.4 Million Ponzi Scheme

    SEC Charges Wisconsin Man With $10.4 Million Ponzi Scheme
    A Wisconsin man was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with operating a Ponzi scheme that took in more than $10 million from at least 122 investors.  Loren Holzhueter, 69, was the subject of an emergency enforcement action…
  • Jan 26

    Ohio CPA Gets 21 Years For Role In $40 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Ohio CPA Gets 21 Years For Role In $40 Million Ponzi Scheme
    An Ohio man was sentenced to serve twenty-one years in federal prison for his role in funnelling investors to the massive "Black Diamond" Ponzi scheme that ultimately duped over 400 investors out of at least $40 million.  Jonathan…
  • Jan 26

    California Men Plead Guilty To $100 Million ATM Ponzi Scheme

    California Men Plead Guilty To $100 Million ATM Ponzi Scheme
    Two California men have entered guilty pleas to operating a massive Ponzi scheme that allegedly caused losses of over $100 million to victims who thought they were investing in a profitable ATM leasing operation.  Joel Barry Gillis, 74,…
Rank this Week: 517

ataxingmatter

ataxingmatter

Tax law and economics by Linda Beale

http://ataxingmatter.blogs.com/tax/
  • Dec 1

    Kuretskis Seek Certiorari at Supreme Court about Tax Court

    Kuretskis Seek Certiorari at Supreme Court about Tax Court
    Peter and Kathleen Kuretski submitted a 2007 tax return showing they owed almost $25,000 but they didn't pay a penny. In the administrative process within the IRS, they sought approval of an "offer in compromise" where they would…
  • Nov 15

    Election Puzzle

    Election Puzzle
    The elections got me down. I must admit that I am truly puzzled by the American electorate--that is, the very small slice of American voters that actually makes it to the polls and votes. We know that many of the...
  • Oct 23

    Both the rich and ordinary Americans misunderstand their economic interest

    Both the rich and ordinary Americans misunderstand their economic interest
    There is class warfare going on, right now, all across this country. It's highlighted by the election gimmicks and gambits of those on the right who claim to be supporting ordinary Americans but whose real intentions show in the results. And…
Rank this Week: 525

Immigration News Blog

Immigration News Blog

Covers immigration law, news and commentary. By Matthew L. Kolken.

http://kolken.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

    Obama's Executive Action on Immigration
    Important notice: These initiatives have not yet been implemented, and USCIS is not accepting any requests or applications at this time. Beware of anyone who offers to help you submit an application or a request for any of these actions…
  • Aug 7

    Why Isn’t President Obama Protecting Refugee Children With A Stroke Of His Pen?

    Why Isn’t President Obama Protecting Refugee Children With A Stroke Of His Pen?
    Originally published on Fox News Latino:The humanitarian crisis on the southern border is the center of a political firestorm in Washington. At issue is the bipartisan 2000 anti-trafficking law, signed by President Bush and re-authorized in…
  • Jul 2

    President Obama’s Immigration Wait And See Looks To Maximize Political Impact

    President Obama’s Immigration Wait And See Looks To Maximize Political Impact
    President Obama’s latest Rose Garden immigration announcement has left reform advocates scratching their heads while exhaling a heavy sigh of disappointment. The President spent most of his speech blaming Republicans for not passing…
Rank this Week: 527

Abogados-i

Abogados-i

Comunica al Derecho con la Sociedad.

http://www.abogados-i.com/
  • Oct 10

    Nuevo Código Civil y Comercial

    Nuevo Código Civil y Comercial
    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación   texto completo octubre 2014 La Cámara de Diputados sancionó la reforma y unificación del Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación. El nuevo…
  • Oct 4

    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación - Modificaciones Relevantes de la Reforma

    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación - Modificaciones Relevantes de la Reforma
    Modificaciones relevantes del  Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación Octubre 2014 "Análisis de las principales modificaciones de la reforma, actualización y unificación de los Códigos Civil…
  • Sep 27

    Abogado VIP - Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídico

    Abogado VIP - Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídico
    Novedad enviada por:  Federico Fabián Elinger PROGRAMA PARA ADMINISTRACIÓN DE ESTUDIO JURÍDICO   Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídicos Abogado VIP Hola, quiero compartir una…
Rank this Week: 526

Immigration Insight Law Blog

Immigration Insight Law Blog

Covers immigration law topics. By Chris Gafner.

http://www.gafnervisalaw.com
  • Sep 24

    Diversity Lottery 2015 – What and When is it?

    Diversity Lottery 2015 – What and When is it?
    The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes up to 55,000 diversity visas (DVs) available annually to randomly selected applicants from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. A computer will randomly select applicants who…
  • Sep 10

    State Department FAQ on Same Sex Immigration Benefit

    State Department FAQ on Same Sex Immigration Benefit
    In June, the US Supreme Court determined that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional.   Within days, the USCIS and several other federal agencies indicated that it would begin treating same sex married couples the…
  • Sep 9

    Why Didn’t I Get My I-94 Card?

    Why Didn’t I Get My I-94 Card?
    “Veterans” of the U.S. immigration system know that when a non-immigrant enters the United States, their passport is stamped and they receive an I-94 card that is often stapled into their passport.  The I-94 card shows how…
Rank this Week: 518

The AAO Weblog

The AAO Weblog

Deals with current accounting topics related to investment and finance. By Jack Ciesielski.

http://www.accountingobserver.com/PublicBlog/tabid/54/BlogId/1/Default.aspx
  • Nov 17

    Fair Value Puzzles: M&T Buys Wilmington Trust

    Fair Value Puzzles: M&T Buys Wilmington Trust
    First-things-first disclosure: I own M&T Bank in my accounts and in accounts of clients.
  • Feb 25

    For Your Reading Pleasure

    For Your Reading Pleasure
    Finished writing an Accounting Observer report on the FASB's recent amendments of revenue accounti
  • Feb 23

    Deciding To Decide

    Deciding To Decide
    At an open meeting tomorrow morning, the SEC's commissioners "will consider whether to publish a statement regarding its continued support for a single-set of high-quality globally accepted accounting standards and its ongoing consideration…
Rank this Week: 529

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 548

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 555

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 536

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers legal issues for photographers. By Carolyn E. Wright.

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Apr 24

    Copyright Office Issues a Notice of Inquiry on Photographs, Graphic Artworks, and Illustration

    Copyright Office Issues a Notice of Inquiry on Photographs, Graphic Artworks, and Illustration
    The U.S. Copyright Office has published a Federal Register notice requesting written comments on how certain visual works, particularly photographs, graphic artworks, and illustrations, are monetized, enforced, and registered under the…
  • Apr 15

    Musician’s Photo Release is a Rights Grab

    Musician’s Photo Release is a Rights Grab
    Meghan Trainor, the popular singer of “All About That Bass,” and her management company, Atom Factory Music, LLC, reportedly are making photographers and videographers sign a Release to get a photo credential at…
  • Apr 7

    Federal Lands Photography Rule

    Federal Lands Photography Rule
    When photographing on federal lands, it’s helpful to know the rules and carry a copy of them with you in case you are challenged. Here are links to them for your reference: National Park Service…
Rank this Week: 540

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Apr 24

    Re E-R (A Child): No presumption in favour of a natural parent

    Re E-R (A Child): No presumption in favour of a natural parent
    Lady Justice KingA short note about a tragic case, Re E-R (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 405.Brief facts: The child was born in July 2009. The parents separated in March 2011 and the child remained with the mother. In September 2011 the mother was…
  • Apr 24

    Far more interesting than electioneering...

    Far more interesting than electioneering...
    ... not that that would be difficult. Why not take a break from the banalities of politicians' pontifications and head over to Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, where my posts this week include the…
  • Apr 22

    Re H-B (Contact): All will be loser

    Re H-B (Contact): All will be loser
    There is nothing really new about Re H-B (Contact) [2015] EWCA Civ 389, handed down today. In fact, it is all too depressingly familiar. It concerned a father's appeal against the refusal of his application for direct contact with his two…
Rank this Week: 552

IRS Problem Solver Blog

IRS Problem Solver Blog

Covers IRS problems and how to solve them. By Darrin Mish.

http://www.getirshelp.com/irsblog
  • Apr 24

    Harrisburg man sentenced to prison for conspiracy to defraud IRS of approximately $1 million

    Harrisburg man sentenced to prison for conspiracy to defraud IRS of approximately $1 million
    westmorelandtimes.com — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Vanny Son, 33 years of age, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Court Judge John E.…
  • Apr 24

    Julius Baer Likely Next To Settle U.S. Tax Allegation

    Julius Baer Likely Next To Settle U.S. Tax Allegation
    www.mondaq.com — During a meeting with shareholders on April 15, Daniel Sauter, Chairman of Julius Baer Group Ltd., said the bank was at “an advanced stage of talks” with U.S. authorities. The U.S. Department of Justice has…
  • Apr 23

    Sen. Grassley Wants IRS Action On Taxpayer Data Protection

    Sen. Grassley Wants IRS Action On Taxpayer Data Protection
    www.law360.com — The budget-stifled Internal Revenue Service has been grappling with computer security issues for years, but U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has had enough, and he wants the agency to explain how it’s solving the…
Rank this Week: 542

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Apr 24

    A timely UCL reminder: East West Bank v. Rio School District

    A timely UCL reminder: East West Bank v. Rio School District
    In East West Bank v. Rio School District, ___ Cal.App.4th ___ (Apr. 1, 2015), the Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District, Division Six) reminded us that the doctrine of unclean hands does not apply to UCL claims, equitable though they...
  • Apr 22

    U.S. Supreme Court takes up another California arbitration case: DIRECTV, Inc. v. Imburgia

    U.S. Supreme Court takes up another California arbitration case: DIRECTV, Inc. v. Imburgia
    Many thanks to the blog reader who advised me that in March, the U.S. Supreme Court granted cert. in DIRECTV, Inc. v. Imburgia, Case No. 14-462. The case was relisted twice before cert. was granted. In Imburgia, the Court of...
  • Apr 21

    Consumer arbitration case set for oral argument in May: Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Co.

    Consumer arbitration case set for oral argument in May: Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Co.
    The California Supreme Court has announced that on May 5, 2015 at 9:00 a.m., it will hear oral argument in Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Co., Case No. S199119. This is the issue on review, according to the docket: Does the...
Rank this Week: 547

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Apr 23

    Google Facing Age Discrimination Suit by Job Candidate

    Google Facing Age Discrimination Suit by Job Candidate
    A 64-year old tech worker from Florida recently filed an age discrimination suit against the Google early this week. He claims the search engine giant passed on him during an interview due to his age. Robert Heath indicated in his complaint…
  • Apr 23

    Bonds’ Conviction on Obstruction of Justice Reversed

    Bonds’ Conviction on Obstruction of Justice Reversed
    The obstruction of justice conviction of Barry Bonds was overturned just recently by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled his answer before the grand jury years ago wasn’t material to the government probe on the distribution…
  • Apr 22

    SC: No Hearing for Gupta Insider-Trading Appeal

    SC: No Hearing for Gupta Insider-Trading Appeal
    Early this week, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to look into an insider-trading conviction of an ex-director for Goldman Sachs Group, Inc, Rajat Gupta. The justices didn’t leave any comment on their rejection of Gupta’s appeal on his…
Rank this Week: 539