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Ideas

By Professor David Friedman.

http://daviddfriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Concerning Politic

    Concerning Politic
    Somewhere in Robert Heinlein's Double Star, one of the better novels of one of the best SF authors of the Twentieth century, appears the following comment on the subject of politics:"It's rough and sometimes it's dirty and it's always hard…
  • Sep 24

    Adam Smith on the Subject of Laptops in the Classroom

    Adam Smith on the Subject of Laptops in the Classroom
    There has been a good deal of discussion of late of the question of whether students should be permitted to have laptops in the classroom, with professors concerned that the students might be reading email, checking Facebook, even looking at…
  • Sep 23

    Bitcoin, Anonymous ECash, and Strong Privacy

    Bitcoin, Anonymous ECash, and Strong Privacy
    I first wrote about the idea of strong privacy in an article published in 1996, almost twenty years ago, and have returned to the subject several times since. The basic idea, inspired by the work of members of the Cyperpunk mailing list, in…
Rank this Week: 894

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Sep 26

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement
    Today on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced the removal of the beta label and the September enhancements to Congress.gov. Some of the new features include a new Resources section, more…
  • Sep 19

    The Great Charter's Enduring Influence: Library of Congress Exhibition to Illustrate Magna Carta's Impact on Laws and Libertie

    The Great Charter's Enduring Influence: Library of Congress Exhibition to Illustrate Magna Carta's Impact on Laws and Libertie
    The Library of Congress on Nov. 6 will open the exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor" to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and to illustrate the great charter's influence on laws and liberties throughout the centuries. The…
  • Sep 8

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Constitution Day

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Constitution Day
    Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Montpelier Room (LM-619), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 The Law Library will host Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor…
Rank this Week: 634

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Missouri personal injury law and consumer safety news. By Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan LLC.

http://www.missouriinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Sidney Eckman Wheelan attends AAJ Trial Advocacy College

    Sidney Eckman Wheelan attends AAJ Trial Advocacy College
    Sidney Eckman Wheelan, a partner in the litigation firm of Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan, LLC , returns to Missouri after attending the American Association of Justice Trial Advocacy College in Denver Colorado. AAJ’s colleges are…
  • Sep 15

    Missouri Supreme Court Finds Missouri Statute Limiting Punitive Damages Unconstitutional

    Missouri Supreme Court Finds Missouri Statute Limiting Punitive Damages Unconstitutional
    In a unanimous decision on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, the Missouri Supreme Court decided that the mandatory reduction of a punitive damage award pursuant to Missouri Statute 510.265 violates a plaintiff’s right to a trial by jury as…
  • Sep 8

    Beneficiary Deeds – A New Way to Attack Them

    Beneficiary Deeds – A New Way to Attack Them
    In the recent decision Ivy v. Smith, S.C 93872, the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri recognized the right to challenge beneficiary designations on bank accounts and motor vehicle titles by proving that the creator of the accounts lacked…
Rank this Week: 414

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Tip Lawsuit Filed Against Pat O’Brien’s Bar in New Orlean

    Tip Lawsuit Filed Against Pat O’Brien’s Bar in New Orlean
    Pat O’Brien’s, a New Orleans bar famous for creating the “hurricane” drink was sued by bartenders alleging violations of tip and wage payment laws.  Louis Pechman, founder of waiterpay.com, is lead attorney on the…
  • Sep 16

    Fig & Olive Restaurants Sued for Pay Violation

    Fig & Olive Restaurants Sued for Pay Violation
    Fig & Olive restaurants have been sued by a former worker for failure to pay its waitstaff federal and state minimum wage for all hours worked, for instituting a tip scheme which was not determined nor agreed upon by the ……
  • Sep 8

    Pizza Hut Delivery Driver Sues For Unpaid Service Charges And Overtime

    Pizza Hut Delivery Driver Sues For Unpaid Service Charges And Overtime
    Pizza Hut is being sued by a former delivery driver for keeping all of the mandatory service charges it charged its customers and for unpaid overtime pay. According to the lawsuit, filed on August 11 in Manhattan federal court, Pizza ……
Rank this Week: 194

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers various accident and injury accident topics. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.seattlecaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    2 pedestrian accident deaths in Western Washington in 24 hour

    2 pedestrian accident deaths in Western Washington in 24 hour
    Two women have been killed in two separate pedestrian accidents in Western Washington in 24 hours. With rainy weather and less daylight, pedestrians are especially vulnerable. An 82-year-old woman who was crossing in the 700 block of Main…
  • Sep 22

    Bicyclist behavior in the news after pedestrian struck and killed

    Bicyclist behavior in the news after pedestrian struck and killed
    A 59-year-old Connecticut mother, was died of her injuries after being struck by a bicyclist who was riding recklessly in Central Park last week. Jill Tarlov was birthday shopping with her daughter when a bicycle ridden by Jason Marshall…
  • Sep 15

    Marijuana and drugged driving

    Marijuana and drugged driving
    Both Colorado and Washington voters have given the OK for marijuana to be sold for recreational use. It appears that Colorado is ahead of Washington in terms of establishing pot shops. Many cities in Washington are still struggling to draft…
Rank this Week: 546

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 661

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Covers the False Claims Act, qui tam litigation and whistleblower litigation. By Tycko & Zavareei.

http://www.fraudfighters.net/news/
Rank this Week: 430

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Clay County Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving Child Porn

    Clay County Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving Child Porn
    A Clay County man plead guilty to receiving child pornography over the Internet Tuesday. Officials claim that through investigations, agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement found a host computer that held images of child porn…
  • Sep 25

    Lakeland Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

    Lakeland Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student
    A Lakeland middle school teacher was arrested at his Winter Haven home Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student. The 28-year-old man is a media teacher at Southwest Middle School in Lakeland. Police claim he forced…
  • Sep 23

    A Dangerous State: Florida’s Top 20 Most Dangerous Citie

    A Dangerous State: Florida’s Top 20 Most Dangerous Citie
    According to the most recent FBI Crime report, Florida is home to some pretty dangerous cities. The top 20 cities that were found to have the most violent crimes and property crimes are as follows:   Miami Beach, Florida   With a…
Rank this Week: 356

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/
  • Sep 26

    Foster Farms issues chicken breast strips recall affects Washington, Idaho and Oregon

    Foster Farms issues chicken breast strips recall affects Washington, Idaho and Oregon
    Foster Farms, Farmerville, LA, has issued a limited voluntary recall of 39,747 pounds of Chicken Breast Grilled Strips produced on August 5 and distributed to Washington state due in possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The…
  • Sep 24

    Bicyclists still blowing through red lights despite 2 fatal pedestrian accident

    Bicyclists still blowing through red lights despite 2 fatal pedestrian accident
    Despite the fact that two pedestrians have been struck and killed by bicyclists in the past month in New York City, a study of three busy intersections found nearly 80% of bicyclists are still running red lights. According to the New York…
  • Sep 24

    Adjust your driving to avoid car accidents on rainy days in Seattle

    Adjust your driving to avoid car accidents on rainy days in Seattle
    Yesterday was the first day of Fall and it seems like the weather changed on a dime. Our Indian summer has ended and the rain has returned. King 5 TV of Seattle reported on a number of car accidents and spinouts that occurred this morning as…
Rank this Week: 322

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

Features current developments in whistleblower lawsuits brought under the False Claims Act. By Phillips & Cohen LLP.

http://quitam.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 22

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 22
    The SEC has awarded an anonymous whistleblower, represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP, more than $30 million for his role in helping to uncover fraud that would not have been detected otherwise. This is the largest whistleblower award…
  • Sep 22

    SEC Awards More Than $30M to P&C Whistleblower

    SEC Awards More Than $30M to P&C Whistleblower
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved its highest ever whistleblower award – at least $30 million to $35 million – to a whistleblower represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP.“Our client exposed extraordinarily…
  • Sep 19

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 15

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 15
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to increase rewards for Wall Street whistleblowers. Holder says the increased rewards will encourage potential whistleblowers to come forward, potentially preventing another financial…
Rank this Week: 633

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
Rank this Week: 91

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Sep 26

    Pew Research Internet Project — Sick Are Going Social

    Pew Research Internet Project — Sick Are Going Social
    Maybe it started with WebMD, a site on which one can input his or her symptoms and identify their possible causes. Easy, fairly accurate and quick, WebMD provides instant gratification and helps users determine what might be wrong with them…
  • Sep 23

    Using Work Hours as Volunteer Hours Becoming Part of Corporate Culture

    Using Work Hours as Volunteer Hours Becoming Part of Corporate Culture
    The hip shoe and sunglasses company TOMS has set the bar for giving back to the community through its One for One movement. The Southern California-based business helps someone in need for every product it sells and, since its founding in…
  • Sep 22

    Medical Mistakes: Tracking Trail of Errors in Operating Rooms Tricky

    Medical Mistakes: Tracking Trail of Errors in Operating Rooms Tricky
    Nearly half a million Americans die each year from hospital mishaps that, more often than not, are preventable. Foreign objects left in patients’ bodies during surgeries, air bubbles entering patients’ veins via faulty IVs and…
Rank this Week: 691

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Sep 26

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement
    The Library of Congress launched Congress.gov in beta two years ago.  Today, I’m happy to announce we officially removed the beta label. That’s roughly three years quicker than Gmail took to remove its beta label, but we…
  • Sep 25

    Magna Carta Event Celebrates Constitution Day

    Magna Carta Event Celebrates Constitution Day
    The following is a guest post by Liah Caravalho, program specialist with the Office of Legislative and External Relations at the Law Library of Congress. The Law Library hosted Yale Law School constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar…
  • Sep 24

    An Interview with Everett Wiggins, Metadata Technician

    An Interview with Everett Wiggins, Metadata Technician
    This week’s interview is with Everett Wiggins, a metadata technician here at the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I am the oldest of three siblings, born and raised in rural mid- Michigan, where people generally…
Rank this Week: 493

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Sep 26

    Twitpic Resurrected Following Twitter Trademark Dispute

    Twitpic Resurrected Following Twitter Trademark Dispute
    IPNews® - Twitpic, the service that helped Twitter users share images, has announced that it will be acquired by a buyer following the threat of a shutdown earlier this month. Twitpic's founder Noah Everett said he would rather quit than…
  • Sep 16

    Hershey Files Trademark Lawsuit against Candy Importer

    Hershey Files Trademark Lawsuit against Candy Importer
    IPNews® - The Hershey Company is waging a trademark war against candy importer LBB Imports LLC accusing it of infringing its trademarks for famous brand names including Reese's and Kit Kat. Hershey has argued that LBB is violating both…
  • Sep 11

    Tesla and Amazon Founders Clash Over Space Flight Patent

    Tesla and Amazon Founders Clash Over Space Flight Patent
    IPNews® - Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin are butting heads over a patent application from Blue Origin that claims rights to a procedure for landing booster rockets at sea. SpaceX has filed its objections stating that the…
Rank this Week: 734

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Appeals Court Holds User Consent Required to Enforce Website Terms of Use

    Appeals Court Holds User Consent Required to Enforce Website Terms of Use
    On August 18, 2014, a U.S. federal appeals court issued a decision holding that Barnes and Noble's website Terms of Use were not enforceable because the website failed to provide sufficient notice of the Terms to users of the site.
  • Sep 26

    Article 29 Working Party States Principles in EU Data Protection Law Apply to Big Data

    Article 29 Working Party States Principles in EU Data Protection Law Apply to Big Data
    On September 16, 2014, the Article 29 Working Party adopted a Statement setting forth a number of "key messages" by the Working Party on how big data impacts compliance requirements with EU privacy law, the principal message being that big…
  • Sep 25

    Article 29 Working Party Issues an Opinion on Internet of Thing

    Article 29 Working Party Issues an Opinion on Internet of Thing
    On September 22, 2014, the Article 29 Working Party released an Opinion on the Internet of Things that was adopted during the last plenary session of the Working Party in September 2014.
Rank this Week: 111

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Truck Driver Negligence and Serious Injury Accident

    Truck Driver Negligence and Serious Injury Accident
    A semi, tractor-trailer, 18-wheeler, big rig or flatbed commercial truck is a unique vehicle that requires special handling by the truck driver. A large commercial truck can weigh up to 40 tons fully loaded and can reach up to 75 feet in…
  • Sep 25

    Man Killed In Trolley Accident Wednesday Night in San Diego

    Man Killed In Trolley Accident Wednesday Night in San Diego
    SAN DIEGO – A 65-year-old man was killed Wednesday night when he was run over by a trolley in Old Town, Fox 5 News reported. The accident was reported in the 4000 block of Taylor Street at 8:30 p.m. on September 24, 2014. According to…
  • Sep 24

    Canadian Man Killed in Chain Reaction Crash Near Camp Pendleton

    Canadian Man Killed in Chain Reaction Crash Near Camp Pendleton
    SAN DIEGO — A 32-year-old Ontario man very tragically died Tuesday evening in a chain-reaction crash near the Border Patrol Checkpoint on Interstate 5 north of Oceanside. According to a 10 News report, at about 6 p.m. on Tuesday, a…
Rank this Week: 96

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 26

    Meet Austin Martin William

    Meet Austin Martin William
    This is the fourth installment of our Meet a Librarian series. In the first three installments you met Deborah Schander, Pam Brannon, and Terrance Manion. In honor of my birthday today, I thought I would interview myself for the series.…
  • Sep 18

    Job Hunting?

    Job Hunting?
    by Meghan Starr If you are thinking about life after law school or preparing for a summer job, check out the Law Library’s new display on interviewing (just past the reference desk).   The Librarians have pulled together some…
  • Sep 15

    Law Library’s Collection

    Law Library’s Collection
    By Mark Stuckey You may be like me and view the Law Library as merely a sensory deprivation chamber, to drown out the distractions of the outside world, so you can get at least some of the school work done that you should have been doing for…
Rank this Week: 795

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 538

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Failure to Understand Rules of Appeal Prevents Plaintiff From Recovery

    Failure to Understand Rules of Appeal Prevents Plaintiff From Recovery
    When a personal injury case goes to trial, many attorneys are prepared for the trial itself. They may line up witnesses, prepare evidence, and have a good working knowledge of trial rules. But many attorneys don’t realize how important…
  • Sep 18

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage
    Normally in a jury trial involving personal injuries, a jury is free to award as damages whatever amount they see just and fit, based upon the evidence presented. Traditionally there has been no cap or maximum on an amount that can be…
  • Sep 15

    Despite $4.3 Million Verdict, Texting and Driving is a No-Win Situation

    Despite $4.3 Million Verdict, Texting and Driving is a No-Win Situation
    Florida’s laws banning texting and driving are relatively new, and have been scorned for not being tough enough. That may be true as far as criminal penalties, but when it comes to asserting a claim for injuries in civil court, anything…
Rank this Week: 881

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 26

    The Science of Blood Alcohol Levels: Alcohol Absorption & Elimination

    The Science of Blood Alcohol Levels: Alcohol Absorption & Elimination
    Blood alcohol levels are related to the amount of alcohol consumed. The passage of time may mean that some of the alcohol has been eliminated from the body. A consultation with someone charged with drunk driving invariably will involve…
  • Aug 29

    Legal Strategy for Multiple Criminal Offense

    Legal Strategy for Multiple Criminal Offense
    This blog is based upon our experience representing clients that are charged with multiple criminal offenses. Multiple criminal offenses may be brought even when there is a single intent involved. When confronted with multiple criminal…
  • Mar 11

    Shotime's 'Shameless' Accurately Portrays Experience of a First-Time Offender

    Shotime's 'Shameless' Accurately Portrays Experience of a First-Time Offender
    A recent storyline on the Shotime series 'Shameless' has focused on the show's protagonist being charged with a crime for the first time. Fiona Gallagher, Shameless' lead played brilliantly by Emmy Rossum, is charged with narcotic possession…
Rank this Week: 816

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 547

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    IRS Alert: Scammers Target Foreign Financial Institution

    IRS Alert: Scammers Target Foreign Financial Institution
    Scammers are using the foreign account tax compliance act (FATCA) to mislead foreign financial institutions that they are from the IRS. These scammers are asking for account holders' confidential information, which they later use to carry out…
  • Sep 19

    Report Changes to Avoid Problems with Premium Tax Credit

    Report Changes to Avoid Problems with Premium Tax Credit
    If you got married, moved to a different state, had an income increase or adopted a child, remember to report the change(s) to the health Insurance Marketplace. Some of the other institutes that you need to report any major life changes…
  • Sep 12

    Paying Tax Debt When You Can Pay in Full

    Paying Tax Debt When You Can Pay in Full
    Most taxpayers that have a tax debt can pay it in full. As such, there are generally two options for resolution: taxpayers can pay their entire tax debt at once or they can pay what’s owed in monthly installments. Paying in a single…
Rank this Week: 393

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Service of Process Through Social Media

    Service of Process Through Social Media
    Any person taken to court has certain rights that must be respected. The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution require that neither the federal government nor individual states deprive anyone of life, liberty or…
  • Sep 16

    Gubernatorial Post-Conviction Relief and Immigration

    Gubernatorial Post-Conviction Relief and Immigration
    As I detailed in Chaidez Case Limits The Reach Of Padilla and Post-Conviction Relief And Immigration Consequences, the area of post-conviction relief is a hot topic for non-citizens living in the U.S. Generally speaking, post-conviction…
  • Sep 11

    Cooling Hot-Button School-Related Co-Parenting Issue

    Cooling Hot-Button School-Related Co-Parenting Issue
    As the calendar turns to September and football season begins anew, children all over the country have returned to school. For them, the carefree days of summer give way to the structured rigors of academic pursuits. But their parents may…
Rank this Week: 104

Stock Market Loss

Stock Market Loss

Covers misconduct by brokerage firms or financial advisors. By Hermann, Cahn & Schneider, LLP.

http://www.stockmarketloss.com/news/
  • Sep 26

    Not Quite Investments: Binary Options Are Purely A Gamble

    Not Quite Investments: Binary Options Are Purely A Gamble
    This article was originally posted on Stock Market Loss The Ohio Division of Securities recently initiated an administrative action against an online binary options platform operating from the United Kingdom. The Division alleges that Vault…
  • Jul 28

    VARIABLE LIFE INSURANCE ALERT!

    VARIABLE LIFE INSURANCE ALERT!
    This article was originally posted on Stock Market Loss The lawyers of stockmarketloss.com, a practice group of Cleveland, OH law firm Hermann, Cahn & Schneider LLC, are receiving a growing number of inquiries from victims of variable…
  • Jul 24

    Why Do Variable Life Insurance Policies Fail?

    Why Do Variable Life Insurance Policies Fail?
    This article was originally posted on Stock Market Loss Purchasers of Variable Life and Variable Universal Life Insurance Policies often don’t understand that the values of the sub-account investments determine the sustainability of the…
Rank this Week: 736

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Sep 26

    OSC publish annual compliance report for dealers, advisers and IFM

    OSC publish annual compliance report for dealers, advisers and IFM
    The Ontario Securities Commission yesterday published an annual report for dealers, advisers and investment fund managers that, among other things (i) sets out key policy initiatives impacting registrants; (ii) provides an overview…
  • Sep 26

    CSA undertake research on mutual fund fee

    CSA undertake research on mutual fund fee
    On September 19, the Canadian Securities Administrators announced two research initiatives to review Canada's mutual fund fee structure. The first will involve collecting and reviewing data on whether sales and trailing commissions influence…
  • Sep 25

    AMF issues its 2014 report for the Continuous Disclosure Review Program

    AMF issues its 2014 report for the Continuous Disclosure Review Program
    The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) recently released an Activity Report setting out the results of its latest review of the compliance and general quality of continuous disclosure. The AMF’s report highlights the…
Rank this Week: 830

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

News and comments on securities law. By The Frankowski Firm, LLC

http://www.securitieslaw-blog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Mississippi Woman Accused Of Operating Gigantic Ponzi Scheme

    Mississippi Woman Accused Of Operating Gigantic Ponzi Scheme
    Gina Palasini was arrested last month in Palm Springs, California as the list of people who claim they lost money by unknowingly participating in a Ponzi scheme operated by the Mississippi fugitive continues to grow. Palasini will be…
  • Sep 24

    SEC To Award Record $30M To Whistleblower

    SEC To Award Record $30M To Whistleblower
    Earlier this week, the SEC announced that it anticipates awarding more than $30 million to a whisteblower who furnished critical information that ultimately resulted in a successful enforcement action. The award would be the most ever given…
  • Sep 23

    Atlanta-Based Web Marketer Accused Of $105M Pyramid Scheme

    Atlanta-Based Web Marketer Accused Of $105M Pyramid Scheme
    The SEC filed a case yesterday against Atlanta, Georgia-based Zhunrize Inc. and its chief executive in a Georgia federal court, alleging that the Internet marketing and product brokerage company operates as a fraudulent pyramid scheme that…
Rank this Week: 977

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
Rank this Week: 954

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 110

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Email Remediation Step 2: Intradeduping Embedded Email

    Email Remediation Step 2: Intradeduping Embedded Email
    By John MartinBeyondRecognition (BR) is a technology company that enables data-driven information governance.The first step in email remediation, faceted deduplication, involves comparing entire objects, either message attachment groups…
  • Sep 26

    Trademark Infringement in Blogging? (Cartoon and Clip)

    Trademark Infringement in Blogging? (Cartoon and Clip)
    Keeping up with the many comments and commentators in the data discovery and governance blogosphere can be quite challenging given the multitude of information, opinion and news blogs. This week’s cartoon and clip features a unique…
  • Sep 25

    At That Time: The Dynamo Case on Predictive Coding

    At That Time: The Dynamo Case on Predictive Coding
    By Hal MarcusOn September 16, I posted about the impact of timing on predictive coding in light of recent caselaw. Timing indeed being everything, an intriguing new opinion on this point was handed down the very next day. In Dynamo Holdings…
Rank this Week: 31

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Sep 26

    The Joe Frazier left hook

    The Joe Frazier left hook
    I'm a big fan of sports metaphors. With that, I present Samuel Thompson's New Inversions, the 'Joe Frazier Left Hook,' the IRS Notice, and Pfizer: Abstract: This article discusses the “New Inversions” many U.S. firms are engaging in, as…
  • Sep 23

    Vaughn gets the nod

    Vaughn gets the nod
    According to the Delaware Law Weekly, Gov. Markell has nominated Superior Court President Judge James T. Vaughn Jr. to replace retired Justice Carolyn Berger on the Delaware Supreme Court. -bjmq
  • Sep 23

    DG launches proxy contest in FDO

    DG launches proxy contest in FDO
    Last week Dollar General started soliciting "Gold" proxies (like golden tickets?) from Family Dollar shareholders in its campaign to vote down to have FDO shareholders vote down the Dollar Tree deal and accept its tender for Family…
Rank this Week: 112

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/
Rank this Week: 544

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
  • Sep 26

    Artificial Inflation in Question for an ETF at Bill Gross’s Firm

    Artificial Inflation in Question for an ETF at Bill Gross’s Firm
    Pacific Investment Management Company is under SEC investigation for possibly artificially boosting the returns of a popular fund aimed at small investors. The heady performance of the ETF raised questions among some of Pimco’s clients…
  • Sep 19

    Nation’s Biggest Pension Fund makes Big Decision

    Nation’s Biggest Pension Fund makes Big Decision
    Concerns that investments are too complicated and expensive, the nation’s largest pension fund, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, will eliminate all of its hedge fund investments over the next year. Overseeing…
  • Aug 29

    FINRA has Citigroup Global Markets Inc. in Hot Water

    FINRA has Citigroup Global Markets Inc. in Hot Water
    Citigroup Global Markets Inc. is being fined $1.85 million for best execution and supervisory violations in non-convertible preferred securities transactions. They also ordered Citigroup to pay more than $638,000 in compensation, plus…
Rank this Week: 449

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families aat nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    World Elder Abuse Day: Why Bother?

    World Elder Abuse Day: Why Bother?
    Everyone, especially the elderly, deserves to be treated with dignity in a safe environment. Unfortunately, too many older Americans are neglected, abused or exploited. Research indicates that 10 percent of elderly individuals 60 years and…
  • Sep 19

    How Quickly Can Bedsores Develop on a Nursing Home Patient?

    How Quickly Can Bedsores Develop on a Nursing Home Patient?
    Decubitus ulcers, commonly referred to as bedsores or pressure ulcers, develop in individuals that are chair bound or bed bound for an extended period. Many ulcers begin forming in as little as a week when lying or sitting in the same place.…
  • Jun 30

    Memory Care Facilities Emerging Specialty In Senior Care Industry

    Memory Care Facilities Emerging Specialty In Senior Care Industry
    As work continues on a 23,000-square-foot memory care center in Weston Wisconsin, it is important to remember that this is just one of the many facilities currently being built throughout the country. Because of the increased number of people…
Rank this Week: 69

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Sep 26

    Reviews of Slack, ActiveWords; A Dual Cell Phone Lawyer; WordPerfect DOS Ethical Issue

    Reviews of Slack, ActiveWords; A Dual Cell Phone Lawyer; WordPerfect DOS Ethical Issue
    Today's issue of Fat Friday contains these articles: Neil Squillante, Review: Slack Andrew Shear, Why I Use a Feature Phone and an iPhone Mark Olberding, WordPerfect DOS, Windows XP, and Legal Ethics Robin Meadow, Review: ActiveWords 2.1…
  • Sep 25

    iPad v. Surface Pro for Lawyers; Reviews of Barron Henley, Metadata Assistant; Automated Document Naming

    iPad v. Surface Pro for Lawyers; Reviews of Barron Henley, Metadata Assistant; Automated Document Naming
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: David Moon, iPad v. Surface Pro for the Mobile Lawyer Thomas F. McDow, Review: Legal Technology Consultant Barron K. Henley Amelia Porges, Review: Metadata Assistant 4.1 Philippe Doyle…
  • Sep 24

    Chrometa for Android: Read Our Exclusive Report

    Chrometa for Android: Read Our Exclusive Report
    Today's issue of TL NewsWire covers an Android app that automatically tracks your telephone calls and text messages (see article below), a Bluetooth keyboard that works with any device, a portable USB charger that consumes virtually no space,…
Rank this Week: 389

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Sep 26

    Assistance with Child Custody in Wake County — Raleigh Divorce/Separation Lawyer

    Assistance with Child Custody in Wake County — Raleigh Divorce/Separation Lawyer
    Of the variety of issues in family law, child custody can be the most emotionally charged. Determining the parent responsible for the majority of the child-rearing and decision making has long-ranging implications. Because of this aspect,…
  • Aug 7

    North Carolina Separation Agreements — Wake County Family Law Attorney

    North Carolina Separation Agreements — Wake County Family Law Attorney
    North Carolina does not require separation agreements for the husband and wife to be considered separated. Generally, however, the best way of outlining each spouse’s obligations is through a properly drafted separation agreement.…
  • Aug 6

    Collaborative Approach to Separation and Divorce – Raleigh Collaborative Law Attorney

    Collaborative Approach to Separation and Divorce – Raleigh Collaborative Law Attorney
    Just because you are getting separated or divorced, does not mean you need to go to war. Oftentimes in a separation or divorce, spouses begin to view one another as adversaries that should be treated as enemies, even at the expense of their…
Rank this Week: 490

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 898

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Sep 26

    Opportunistic Registrations of Domain Name

    Opportunistic Registrations of Domain Name
    This article, “Opportunist Registrations of Domain Names: What Is Going On, and What Tools Are Available for Trademark Owners,” appears in Bright Ideas, a publication of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the New York State…
  • Sep 22

    Dictionary Words, Compounds, Phrases and Acronym

    Dictionary Words, Compounds, Phrases and Acronym
    Trademark dictionary words, compounds, phrases and acronyms (or strings of arbitrary letters complainants claim as trademarks) are regularly contested in UDRP proceedings. The registry of trademarks includes numerous dictionary words used…
  • Sep 19

    Awarding Punitive Damages in Arbitral Dispute

    Awarding Punitive Damages in Arbitral Dispute
    Awarding punitive damages in arbitral disputes may be available as a remedy but the question is, Who gets to decide? There have been a number of cases recently in New York addressing who determines, court or arbitrator, particular issues. The…
Rank this Week: 281

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 447

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – September 26, 2014

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – September 26, 2014
    Summer turned into fall and New York City was the hub of social good events including the People’s Climate March, Social Good Summit, Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, General Assembly of the United Nations and UN Climate…
  • Sep 24

    International Grantmaking: Equivalency Determination

    International Grantmaking: Equivalency Determination
    Private foundations in the United States are often interested in funding promising organizations and projects that are based outside of the country. When doing so, these foundations are required to follow certain rules and procedures…
  • Sep 19

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – September 19, 2014

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – September 19, 2014
    The BBC reported Scotland voted narrowly against independence. Have a listen to Al Green‘s Let’s Stay Together while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week: Tom Watson: New @forbes post: A Gender Lens For…
Rank this Week: 528

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    President's Message

    President's Message
    Hello, VALL members! I hope you all had a wonderful summer. My favorite time of the year is finally arriving, and there is much going on with VALL that I’d like to share with you. VALL at AALLThere was a good contingent of VALL…
  • Sep 19

    VLA Council Meeting Sept 12, 2014

    VLA Council Meeting Sept 12, 2014
    by Terry Long  Jobline is profitable which indicates more jobs are available.Institutional memberships have increased.An audit was recently conducted of VLA’s finances and no irregularities were found. An audit …
  • Sep 19

    VALL Through the Eyes of the President

    VALL Through the Eyes of the President
    by Jane HarrisonBen Almoite, Librarian at the Virginia State Law Library in Richmond, Virginia, has already had a full professional calendar this year. He attended the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Leadership Academy in…
Rank this Week: 928

Copyhype

Copyhype

Discusses copyright law for those in the content industries and the general public. By Terry Hart.

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • Sep 26

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/26/14

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/26/14
    Bugging Out: How rampant online piracy squashed one insect photographer — Ars Technica presents this story from Alex Wild, telling the far too common tale of the difficulties of earning a living as a photographer. An absolute…
  • Sep 22

    Distinguishing between cyberlockers and legitimate cloud storage service

    Distinguishing between cyberlockers and legitimate cloud storage service
    On Thursday, the Digital Citizens Alliance released a report revealing how profitable copyright infringement can be for cyberlockers. The study by NetNames, Behind the Cyberlocker Door, found that the top fifteen direct download…
  • Sep 19

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/19/14

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/19/14
    The Cult of Jeff Koons by Jed Perl (via CultureCrash) — Jeff Koons is known in the copyright world as a defendant in at least two major decisions involving appropriation art (Rogers v Koons and Blanch v Koons). Here, the New York…
Rank this Week: 835

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Case Comment: Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill – Reference by the Attorney General for England and Wales [2014] UKSC 43

    Case Comment: Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill – Reference by the Attorney General for England and Wales [2014] UKSC 43
    Whether, on the proper construction of the Government of Wales Act 2006, s 108, Sch 7, the Agricultural Sector (Wales)… The post Case Comment: Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill – Reference by the Attorney General for England and…
  • Sep 22

    Case Preview: Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board

    Case Preview: Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board
    Nadine Montgomery (“NM”) brought a claim against Lanarkshire Health Board arguing that the delivery of her baby Sam Montgomery (“Sam”)… The post Case Preview: Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board appeared first…
  • Sep 18

    New Judgment: Marley v Rawlings & Anor (Costs) [2014] UKSC 51

    New Judgment: Marley v Rawlings & Anor (Costs) [2014] UKSC 51
    On appeal from: [2012] EWCA Civ 61 This is a costs judgment arising from Marley v Rawlings & Anor [2014]… The post New Judgment: Marley v Rawlings & Anor (Costs) [2014] UKSC 51 appeared first on UKSCBlog.
Rank this Week: 484

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 26

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    PUBLIC LAW SOLICITORS are looking for a lawyer or paralegal for maternity cover starting in December 2014. We are a firm specialising in Public Law, Community Care and Human Rights work. We are based in Birmingham and have a national…
  • Sep 23

    The way we live now.

    The way we live now.
    This is not exactly a housing law post, though the operation of housing law runs through it at an angle. It is more of a snapshot of the present reality of social and private housing, at least in London, traced through the history of a…
  • Sep 22

    Technical hitch for Internet Explorer user

    Technical hitch for Internet Explorer user
    Sorry to anyone already affected by this, but it appears that trying to print from this site in Internet Explorer to a laser printer causes the printer to crash or reboot – and not print. I have absolutely no idea what is causing this.…
Rank this Week: 271

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Beware of Chickens with Salmonella

    Beware of Chickens with Salmonella
    Epidemiologic, laboratory, and traceback findings have linked this outbreak of human Salmonella infections to contact with chicks, ducklings, and other live poultry from Mt. Healthy Hatcheries in Ohio.  Findings of... Continue Reading
  • Sep 25

    Salmonella Risk: Organic Carob Powder

    Salmonella Risk: Organic Carob Powder
    Glaser Organic Farms has been notified by its supplier of a recall of Organic Carob Powder due to possible health risks related to Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which... Continue Reading
  • Sep 21

    Oregano Leaves Recalled in Canada

    Oregano Leaves Recalled in Canada
    Conan Foods is recalling Ellada brand Greek Oregano Leaves from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers have been advised not to consume the recalled product. The recalled product was sold in…
Rank this Week: 792

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Is Raw Milk Link in Kentucky E. coli Outbreak?

    Is Raw Milk Link in Kentucky E. coli Outbreak?
    Five Kentucky children were being treated at Kosair Children’s Hospital on Friday for a potentially life-threatening syndrome usually caused by E. coli O157:H7 infection, and the state health department has... Continue Reading
  • Sep 16

    Kentucky Hit with E. coli caused hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)

    Kentucky Hit with E. coli caused hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)
    As of Tuesday, four Kentucky children remain hospitalized after suffering E. coli O157:H7 infections. The cluster of cases is being investigated by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department based in... Continue Reading
  • Sep 13

    Hardin County, Nelson and Oldham Counties Report E. coli Case

    Hardin County, Nelson and Oldham Counties Report E. coli Case
    According to the Kentucky Health Department, five Kentucky children have been diagnosed with Hemolytic-uremic syndrome, or HUS, likely caused by E. coli O157:H7. The Department for Public Health said there... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 137