Most Popular Business Law Blawgs Expanded View List View

Blogs 1 - 45 of 324
Sorted by Popularity | Sort by Name | Sort by Last Post Date
Today | This Week | This Month | All Time |

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Apr 26

    Japanese Approaches to Extraterritoriality in Competition Law

    Japanese Approaches to Extraterritoriality in Competition Law
    Marek Martyniszyn, Queen's University Belfast offers Japanese Approaches to Extraterritoriality in Competition Law. ABSTRACT: Extraterritorial application of domestic competition law is an important feature of the current regulatory framework…
  • Apr 26

    The Future of Article 102 TFEU after Intel

    The Future of Article 102 TFEU after Intel
    Pablo Ibáñez Colomo, London School of Economics looks into The Future of Article 102 TFEU after Intel. ABSTRACT: The Court judgment in Intel clarifies two crucial aspects relating to the interpretation of Article 102 TFEU. As a matter of…
  • Apr 26

    Key Developments in State Aid Law in 2017

    Key Developments in State Aid Law in 2017
    Falk Schöning, David Dauchez, and Myrto Tagara offer Key Developments in State Aid Law in 2017. ABSTRACT: The European Commission enforcement policy regarding national tax rulings and restructuring aid measures triggered particular media…
Rank this Week: 14

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Apr 26

    A Look Under the Hood of Spotify’s Direct Listing

    A Look Under the Hood of Spotify’s Direct Listing
    Spotify finally went public on April 3, following an unusual path known as “direct listing”—the shares started trading on the New York Stock Exchange, without any of the contractual or marketing arrangements that attend a…
  • Apr 26

    Controlling Shareholder Transaction

    Controlling Shareholder Transaction
    We have discussed in recent Fried Frank M&A/PE Briefings the dramatic transformation in Delaware law since about 2014—with a trend toward clearer paths to more certain judicial outcomes. This has been accompanied by a continued…
  • Apr 25

    Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation: 2017 Full-Year Review

    Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation: 2017 Full-Year Review
    In the 25th anniversary edition of NERA’s annual study, Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation, we examine trends in securities class action filings and resolutions in 2017. New findings discussed in this year’s…
Rank this Week: 18

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 26

    News Headlines for Apr 26, 2018

    News Headlines for Apr 26, 2018
    Ted Gavin Takes Over Presidency of The American Bankruptcy Institute @tedgavin @abiworld ,Kirsten Gillibrand Unveils A Public Option For Banking Which Would Compete With Payday Loans ,Franchisor Bankruptcy Case Dismissed as a Bad Faith Filing…
  • Apr 26

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 26, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 26, 2018
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Apr 25

    News Headlines for Apr 25, 2018

    News Headlines for Apr 25, 2018
    Toys ‘R’ Us sets up $156 million fund for trade claims: lawyer ,Sohn Investing 2018: An Insider’s Recap – TheStreet ,CARW retail event presenters talk Bonton fallout – Milwaukee – Milwaukee Business Journal…
Rank this Week: 33

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
Rank this Week: 56

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
Rank this Week: 61

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Apr 24

    CFP: AALS BA Section

    CFP: AALS BA Section
    Contractual Governance: the Role of Private Ordering at the 2019 AALS Annual Meeting The AALS Section on Business Associations is...
  • Apr 16

    Lynn Stout

    Lynn Stout
    Shocked and terribly sad to learn that Lynn Stout has died. Stephen Bainbridge shares emails from the UCLA and Cornell...
  • Apr 3

    CFP: Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop

    CFP: Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop
    Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop: Call for Papers The University of Richmond School of Law, in conjunction with Boston University...
Rank this Week: 74

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/
  • Apr 23

    Call for Papers: Contractual Governance

    Call for Papers: Contractual Governance
    From our friends at the AALS Section on Business Associations: Call for Papers for Section on Business Association Program on Contractual Governance: the Role of Private Ordering at the 2019 AALS Annual Meeting The AALS Section on Business…
  • Apr 2

    Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop - Call for Paper

    Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop - Call for Paper
    From our friends at the Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: The University of Richmond School of Law, in conjunction with Boston University School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, and UCLA School of Law, invites…
  • Aug 18

    Faculty Position - Richmond

    Faculty Position - Richmond
    Richmond is seeking to fill slots in the corporate area. See notice below: The University of Richmond School of Law seeks to fill three tenure-track positions for the 2018-2019 academic year, including one in corporate/securities law.…
Rank this Week: 88

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Apr 10

    David Bowman, "Alternative Reference Rates: SOFR, LIBOR, and Issues for Transitions"

    David Bowman, "Alternative Reference Rates: SOFR, LIBOR, and Issues for Transitions"
    The choice of new benchmark interest rate should be of special importance to practitioners as well as academics that study law and economics. As new alternative rates are being considered in the United States, this half day conference,…
  • Mar 28

    John G. Malcolm, "Current Topics in Criminal Justice Reform"

    John G. Malcolm, "Current Topics in Criminal Justice Reform"
    With commentary by Professor Jonathan Masur John G. Malcolm oversees The Heritage Foundation’s work to increase understanding of the Constitution and the rule of law as director of the think tank’s Edwin Meese III Center for…
  • Feb 27

    Mary Anne Case, "Cultivating an Incest Taboo in the Workplace"

    Mary Anne Case, "Cultivating an Incest Taboo in the Workplace"
    The idea that workplaces could benefit from an incest taboo is not one of Chicago’s best, but one of Margaret Mead’s. Professor Mary Anne Case has been promoting it and explaining its relevance to Title VII enforcement long before…
Rank this Week: 86

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Apr 16

    The illiberal vision of neo-Brandeisian antitrust

    The illiberal vision of neo-Brandeisian antitrust
    Following is the (slightly expanded and edited) text of my remarks from the panel, Antitrust and the Tech Industry: What Is at Stake?, hosted last Thursday by CCIA. Bruce Hoffman (keynote), Bill Kovacic, Nicolas Petit, and Christine Caffarra…
  • Mar 29

    Farewell

    Farewell
    On Monday, April 2, I will leave the Heritage Foundation to enter federal government service.  Accordingly, today I am signing off as a regular contributor to Truth on the Market.  First and foremost, I owe a great debt of gratitude…
  • Mar 29

    Farewell

    Farewell
    On Monday, April 2, I will leave the Heritage Foundation to enter federal government service.  Accordingly, today I am signing off as a regular contributor to Truth on the Market.  First and foremost, I owe a great debt of gratitude…
Rank this Week: 95

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Apr 26

    Get an In-House Job with No In-House Experience

    Get an In-House Job with No In-House Experience
    If you have no in-house experience, landing an in-house counsel job can be more challenging. Fortunately, the Lawyer Whisperer has some suggestions for persuading an employer that you are an attractive candidate despite having no... The post…
  • Apr 25

    Avoid Burnout With These Small Change

    Avoid Burnout With These Small Change
    Avoid burnout in a law department? Pshaw. Most law firm associates think of in-house life as Sunshine, rainbows and the occasional Unicorn. The reality is that most in-house counsel work as hard, if not harder,... The post Avoid Burnout With…
  • Apr 23

    The 5 Most Important Negotiation Skills You Must Master

    The 5 Most Important Negotiation Skills You Must Master
    For in-house counsel, negotiation is part of your essential skill-set. Everyone has their own favorite negotiation skills and tactics. Here are some of the most important negotiation skills according to a business coach with decades... The…
Rank this Week: 137

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Apr 25

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (Apr. 25, 2018)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (Apr. 25, 2018)
    The First Amendment's Press Clause: "the Press Clause's checking value is distinct from the self-governance, enlightenment, and autonomy values protected by the Free Speech Clause" Helen Norton, Government Lies and the Press Clause,…
  • Apr 24

    The (WV) Code Police: The Scourge of the Misdefined LLC

    The (WV) Code Police: The Scourge of the Misdefined LLC
    As I am inclined to do with cases and statutes, I spent some time this week chasing down incorrect definitions of the LLC (correctly defined as a "limited liability company"). I did some perusing of the Code of my home...
  • Apr 23

    AALS 2019 - Section on Business Associations Call for Paper

    AALS 2019 - Section on Business Associations Call for Paper
    Call for Papers for the Section on Business Associations Program on Contractual Governance: the Role of Private Ordering at the 2019 Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting The AALS Section on Business Associations is pleased to…
Rank this Week: 232

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Apr 25

    Lying about age in sport

    Lying about age in sport
    I fell down a rabbit hole recently looking at athletes who had lied about their ages. You can find a flurry of pieces about this online, from lists purporting to gather names together (I found some here and here and...
  • Apr 21

    In which we all learn a little bit about the business behind horse-drawn carriages in Nashville

    In which we all learn a little bit about the business behind horse-drawn carriages in Nashville
    A recent case out of Tennessee, Sugar Creek Carriages v. Hat Creek Carriages, No. M2017-00963-COA-R3-CV, lets us peek behind the scenes at the competition between horse-drawn carriage operators in Nashville, Tennessee. (You can listen to the…
  • Apr 18

    Assumption of risk stymies builder's impossibility argument

    Assumption of risk stymies builder's impossibility argument
    A recent case out of the District of Maryland, Green v. Jenkins Services, LLC, Case No. PWG-16-2572 (behind paywall), has something to say about impossibility and assumption of risk. In the case, Green hired Jenkins to demolish their…
Rank this Week: 221

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Apr 9

    "Class action objectors defend 9th Circuit's infamous Hyundai ruling"

    "Class action objectors defend 9th Circuit's infamous Hyundai ruling"
    This article includes links to some of the briefs filed in connection with the rehearing petitions in the Hyundai case (discussed here). According to the article, both the plaintiffs and the defendants have petitioned for rehearing, leaving…
  • Mar 14

    American Pipe tolling issue pending in U.S. Supreme Court: China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh

    American Pipe tolling issue pending in U.S. Supreme Court: China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh
    Many thanks to the blog reader who pointed out that in December of last year, the U.S. Supreme Court granted cert. in China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh, No. 17-432, a securities class action involving American Pipe tolling. Reuters had an...
  • Mar 13

    "We agreeth with the trial court" that the wine buyer is out of luck

    "We agreeth with the trial court" that the wine buyer is out of luck
    Neither of these recent cases is a UCL or a class action matter, but I can't resist sharing them. Here is the Fourth Appellate District, Division Three, in an opinion handed down last week: “O thou invisible spirit of wine,...
Rank this Week: 201

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Apr 26

    Guest  Post: Plaintiffs Can Keep Their D&O Claims But They Cannot Touch The Insurance Proceed

    Guest  Post: Plaintiffs Can Keep Their D&O Claims But They Cannot Touch The Insurance Proceed
    D&O insurance issues can be particularly difficult in the bankruptcy context. A number of issues can arise in the bankruptcy context that are not usually involved in ordinary claims circumstances. In the following guest post, Trinitee…
  • Apr 25

    First-Ever SEC Data Breach Disclosure Enforcement Penalty Imposed

    First-Ever SEC Data Breach Disclosure Enforcement Penalty Imposed
    In a development in an enforcement action that is the first of its kind, the SEC has levied a $35 million penalty against Altaba, Inc. as successor in interest to Yahoo, for Yahoo’s two-year delay in reporting the massive data breach…
  • Apr 23

    Guest  Post: The State of Securities Litigation After Cyan

    Guest  Post: The State of Securities Litigation After Cyan
    As I noted at the time, on March 20, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its unanimous decision in Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, holding that state courts retain concurrent jurisdiction for liability actions under the…
Rank this Week: 262

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Apr 25

    Proposed Enhanced Investment Adviser Regulation

    Proposed Enhanced Investment Adviser Regulation
    Yesterday I pointed out the fiduciary duty obligations laid out in the SEC’s new release. The other half of the release is a request for comment on three new proposals to enhance investment adviser regulation. Federal Licensing and…
  • Apr 24

    All of Your Fiduciary Duty in One Place

    All of Your Fiduciary Duty in One Place
    Of the trio of regulatory releases from the Securities and Exchange Commission last week, the one targeted at registered investment advisers is a little weird. It sets out the fiduciary duty of investment advisers, sort of, and proposes some…
  • Apr 23

    The New Standards for Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealer

    The New Standards for Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealer
    One of the challenges that consumers face when dealing with a financial adviser is what it means to be a “financial adviser.” The terms financial planner, wealth consultant, stockbroker, investment adviser, financial consultant,…
Rank this Week: 266

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

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

    1201 hearings, LA, streamlined video exemption

    1201 hearings, LA, streamlined video exemption
    IN SUPPORTArt Neill New Media RightsElizabeth Rosenblatt Organization for Transformative WorksJack Lerner, Brian Tamsut, and Jovan C. Ardy UCI Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology ClinicTisha Turk University of Minnesota, Morris…
  • Apr 23

    Merchandising right violation?

    Merchandising right violation?
    In the footsteps (so to speak) of Boston Athletic Association v. Sullivan, 867 F.2d 22 (1st Cir. 1989), how should we analyze these T-shirts, sold at Boston's Logan Airport around the time of the Boston…
  • Apr 18

    Leval on fair use

    Leval on fair use
    At a talk today (should be posted in about a week), Judge Leval gave a beautiful explanation of why good faith/bad faith shouldn’t matter to fair use. Boiled down and stripped of its eloquence: (1) A publisher should be able to examine…
Rank this Week: 242

Rush On Business

Rush On Business

Covers business litigation, employment law, franchise law, incorporation and starting a business. By Rush Nigut.

http://www.rushonbusiness.com/
  • Apr 17

    Franchise Attorneys Discuss Buying a Franchise

    Franchise Attorneys Discuss Buying a Franchise
    I had the distinct pleasure of being interviewed by Joel Libava (aka “The Franchise King”) for his exclusive article on buying a franchise. It was a fascinating article for me as well because Joel interviewed fellow franchise…
  • Feb 16

    What if Franchisors Did Not Terminate Franchisees for Poor Performance?

    What if Franchisors Did Not Terminate Franchisees for Poor Performance?
    I recently saw an interesting TED talk on how to be a great leader from Simon Sinek. In the talk he told a story about a business owner who refuses to fire any employees for poor performance. Instead, the company coaches their employees to…
  • Feb 13

    Assault on Iowa Courts Should Worry Everyone

    Assault on Iowa Courts Should Worry Everyone
    A year ago I joked that I didn’t know the governor (Branstad at the time) and the legislature could cut another $7.7 million from our judiciary. While my comment was tongue-in-cheek, my worries were not. Our Iowa judiciary is facing…
Rank this Week: 256

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Jan 26

    Branding Your Marijuana Busine

    Branding Your Marijuana Busine
    One of the predominant ways businesses protect their brands is through Federal trademark registration at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In order to federally register a trademark, the trademark must be used in…
  • Jan 8

    Perspective from a Pernod Lawyer

    Perspective from a Pernod Lawyer
    There is lots of focus on what the craft people are up to, and certainly there is much movement in that regard. But here we turn back to the big companies, and how they see things. Artisan Spirit magazine recently published my email interview…
  • Dec 7

    Crafty, In a Good Way

    Crafty, In a Good Way
    I heard about this on the radio this morning, on the way in. Apparently it’s illegal to allow farms, or picking fruit for free, on New York City lands — so these guys put it on a barge. It struck me as pretty crafty. That is,…
Rank this Week: 268

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 8

    OK, Blogger. I give up.

    OK, Blogger. I give up.
    You're not letting me update my links, so I'm not posting to this blog any more.
  • Apr 28

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.
    How do we count the ways in which the Westin Cincinnati is a very, very bad hotel?First, the good news:  friendly staff and great location.  That, however, is the only good news.1.  Let's start with safety.  There should…
  • Apr 20

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
Rank this Week: 272

China Hearsay

China Hearsay

Covers China law, business and economics. By Stan Abrams.

http://www.chinahearsay.com/
  • Jan 13

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…
    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs | Fox News fxn.ws/1xkkv7z — I really hope oversight is done correctly © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….
    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A. Students – WSJ on.wsj.com/1IGDS0Z – hmm, that never occurred to me © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…
    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine how much better the world so far this year would be without religion. © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
Rank this Week: 263

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 25

    IRS Issues 2018 Work Plan for Tax Exempt Organization

    IRS Issues 2018 Work Plan for Tax Exempt Organization
    In this article, Laura Kalick, discusses the IRS’ Fiscal Year 2018 work plan for tax exempt organizations. She begins the article by explaining that the work plan builds upon the IRS’ mission to refine, realign, and improve their…
  • Apr 22

    Tax Abuse Rampant in Nonprofits, IRS Say

    Tax Abuse Rampant in Nonprofits, IRS Say
    In his article Albert Crenshaw discusses tax abuse in nonprofit organizations. He explains that the IRS is finding problems with every type of nonprofit organization, from charities to pension plans. He also says that the IRS has no precise…
  • Apr 22

    Charities and Political Activity-Steering Clear of Risks in an Election Year

    Charities and Political Activity-Steering Clear of Risks in an Election Year
    In this article, Joan Renner discusses how charities can engage in political activity while maintaining tax-exempt status. She first explains that board members and CEOs of nonprofits must speak as individuals and not as the nonprofit itself.…
Rank this Week: 353

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    [Study] Virginia Counties with the Highest Drunk Driving Fatality Rate

    [Study] Virginia Counties with the Highest Drunk Driving Fatality Rate
    I regularly defend folks who are charged with DUI in Virginia. Our criminal justice system depends upon criminal defense lawyers fighting hard to limit the government’s reach and protect individual rights. At the same time, I recognize…
  • Mar 6

    [Infographic] Virginia’s Most Shocking DUI Statistic

    [Infographic] Virginia’s Most Shocking DUI Statistic
    Virginia is known for having tough laws against drunk driving and has made efforts to reduce the rates of drunk driving and alcohol-involved crashes. Despite everything that is done to discourage drivers from drinking and driving, drivers…
  • Feb 10

    How much does a VA reckless driving lawyer cost?

    How much does a VA reckless driving lawyer cost?
    If you received a reckless driving ticket, you are probably wondering what to do about it and how much does it even cost to hire a VA reckless driving lawyer? Many of my clients have never needed a lawyer before, so it’s not unusual to…
Rank this Week: 335

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

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

    Blockchain Technology and Delaware Corporate Law

    Blockchain Technology and Delaware Corporate Law
    The Delaware General Corporation Law was amended last year to allow companies to maintain their corporate records using blockchain technology. The purpose of this short post is to provide a high-level overview of this evolving intersection of…
  • Apr 17

    Mere Act of Forming Delaware Entity Not Basis for Personal Jurisdiction

    Mere Act of Forming Delaware Entity Not Basis for Personal Jurisdiction
    A recent decision from the Delaware Court of Chancery provides practical insights into the requirements for imposing personal jurisdiction in Delaware over non-residents involved in the formation of a Delaware entity. The act of forming a…
  • Apr 8

    Delaware Choice-of-Law Provision Upheld

    Delaware Choice-of-Law Provision Upheld
    Delaware case law is replete with decisions upholding provisions in contracts that choose Delaware as the governing law for any disputes related to an agreement. A recent Delaware decision adds to the large body of Delaware jurisprudence on…
Rank this Week: 412

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

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

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Dec 29

    The Form 8-Ks That The SEC May Have Overlooked

    The Form 8-Ks That The SEC May Have Overlooked
    As reported by Cydney Posner, Broc Romanek and undoubtedly many others, Corporation Finance staff issued a new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation addressing whether a re-measurement of a deferred tax asset to incorporate the…
  • Dec 28

    Does Choice Of Law Include The Parol Evidence Rule?

    Does Choice Of Law Include The Parol Evidence Rule?
    On the antepenultimate day before Christmas, the California Court of Appeal issued an opinion that should be of interest and concern to lawyers documenting merger and acquisition agreements.  Kanno v. Marwit Capital, No. G052348, 2017…
  • Dec 22

    Nevada Supreme Court Won’t Allow Advisory Mandamus Escape Hatch

    Nevada Supreme Court Won’t Allow Advisory Mandamus Escape Hatch
    In Archon v. Eight Jud. Dist. Ct., 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 101 (2017), the Nevada Supreme Court provides a concise explanation of the uses of mandamus and administrative mandamus as escape hatches from the final judgment rule.  The…
Rank this Week: 372

Law Blog

Law Blog

A blog of legal issues and discussions. By Sean R. Hanover.

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 27

    So your employee wants to sue you over wages...

    So your employee wants to sue you over wages...
    Hanover Law was contacted by a local business owner who was suffering from an FLSA problem. I share this hear, as it may be helpful to others suffering from the same issue. I am a deli owner and one of my employee sued me for minimum wage…
  • Dec 20

    Competency to stand trial - criminal law

    Competency to stand trial - criminal law
    I recently answered a question posted by a fellow attorney on the criminal defense chat boards. I'll share the discussion here: Question: I have an initial appearance for a client in Ohio state court charged with rape of a four month old. He…
  • Oct 14

    DUI, Drugs, and travel outside the US (immigration) -- what the heck!?

    DUI, Drugs, and travel outside the US (immigration) -- what the heck!?
    The Trump Administration has nothing on anti-immigrant sentiment from the lat 19th century. Mr. William Windom was Treasury secretary at the end of the 19th century. In the 1880's, he proposed making Ellis Island a holding location for…
Rank this Week: 341

Class Action Defense Blog

Class Action Defense Blog

Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. By Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 360

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog

Covers constitutional law, copyright/technology, corporate law, criminal law, free speech, genetic testing, international law, national security and more.

http://uchicagolaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Jan 22

    Notice and Comment, Behavioral Economics, and United States v. Texa

    Notice and Comment, Behavioral Economics, and United States v. Texa
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel on the Supreme Court’s certiorari grant in United States v. Texas: In many respects, the Supreme Court’s cert grant earlier this week in United States v. Texas was utterly unsurprising. The Fifth Circuit…
  • Jan 6

    Friedrichs, Free-Riding, and Life After the Agency Shop

    Friedrichs, Free-Riding, and Life After the Agency Shop
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel and UC Berkeley Jurisprudence & Social Policy Ph.D. candidate David Louk on next Monday’s Supreme Court oral argument in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association: The Supreme Court will soon decide…
  • Jan 1

    The Tax Returns of the Top 400: A Deeper Dive

    The Tax Returns of the Top 400: A Deeper Dive
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel on taxes paid by the highest earners in the United States: The IRS released data this week on the 400 individual income tax returns with the highest adjusted gross incomes (AGIs). According to the IRS data,...
Rank this Week: 351

Blawgletter

Blawgletter

Offers business trial law with a sense of humor. By Barry Barnett.

http://blawgletter.typepad.com/bbarnett/
  • Jun 28

    Join The Contingency

    Join The Contingency
    Dear Blawgletterati Member, You, a special person You belong to an elite group – the highly intelligent readers of Blawgletter, one of the 10 all-time most popular Trials and Litigation law blogs on Justia. With Blawgletter’s farewell,…
  • Jun 16

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!
    Blawgletter® has moved to a new location, and is now The Contingency. You will be redirected shortly.
  • Jun 14

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice
    Unpatentable subject matter A pair of Federal Circuit opinions last week rejected patents involving patent-ineligible subject matter. What does that include, you ask? As Blawgletter noted last year in "You Still Can't Patent Ideas":…
Rank this Week: 407

Swedish Law Blog

Swedish Law Blog

Covers Swedish law, with an emphasis on Swedish business law. By Krister Bruzelius.

http://swedishlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 31

    Swedish Law - Severance Compensation to Sales Agents - 31 § Sales Agency Act

    Swedish Law - Severance Compensation to Sales Agents - 31 § Sales Agency Act
    According to § 31 of the Sales Agency Act a request for severance compensation must be lodged within one year from the termination of the agreement, which is consistent with the EC directive regulating. The provision is mandatory in the…
  • Aug 30

    Swedish Law - Severance Compensation to Sales Agents - 30 § Sales Agency Act

    Swedish Law - Severance Compensation to Sales Agents - 30 § Sales Agency Act
    30 § of the Sales Agency Act deals with the right to severance compensation, if the agent terminates the contract himself. The provision is mandatory to the sales agent's benefit and is based Article 18 of the EC Directive. The agent is…
  • Aug 26

    Swedish Law - Severance Compensation to Sales Agents - 29 § Sales Agency Act

    Swedish Law - Severance Compensation to Sales Agents - 29 § Sales Agency Act
    According to § 29, the sales agent is not entitled to severance compensation, if 1. the principal has terminated the agreement because the agent's breach of contract, provided the sales agent has acted intentionally or recklessly; 2. the…
Rank this Week: 391

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Apr 26

    GE’s Auditor Ratification: This Season’s Big Story!

    GE’s Auditor Ratification: This Season’s Big Story!
    As Liz foretold in a recent blog, the auditor ratification vote at yesterday’s annual meeting for General Electric is the big story of this proxy season. While shareholders at GE ratified KPMG for another year, as noted in this WSJ…
  • Apr 25

    Cybersecurity: SEC Sends Yahoo! a $35 Million Message

    Cybersecurity: SEC Sends Yahoo! a $35 Million Message
    When the SEC issued new cybersecurity disclosure guidance earlier this year, you just knew that a “message” enforcement action couldn’t be too far behind.  Yesterday, the SEC delivered that message to Altaba…
  • Apr 24

    E&S Shareholder Proposals: “We’re No. 1!”

    E&S Shareholder Proposals: “We’re No. 1!”
    This “Corporate Secretary” article says that – for the first time in a generation – E&S shareholder proposals topped governance proposals during 2017. This excerpt provides some of the details: In 2017, E&S…
Rank this Week: 593

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 26

    Tender Offers: 9th Cir. Says Negligence Enough for 14(e) Claim

    Tender Offers: 9th Cir. Says Negligence Enough for 14(e) Claim
    This O’Melveny memo addresses the 9th Circuit’s recent decision in Varibedijian v. Emulex – in which the Court held that liability under Section 14(e) of the Exchange Act may be based upon…
  • Apr 25

    M&A Activism: Buyer-Side Arbitrage

    M&A Activism: Buyer-Side Arbitrage
    Over the past several years, some activists have pursued a strategy of buying a potential acquirer’s stock after the announcement of a deal and initiating public campaigns designed to influence the deal’s terms – or even…
  • Apr 24

    Private Equity: The Sub-$1 Billion Fund Environment

    Private Equity: The Sub-$1 Billion Fund Environment
    This Akerman memo reports on the environment for private equity funds under $1 billion in size. The memo addresses deal flow, exit flow & fundraising for funds below $1 billion and those below $500 million in…
Rank this Week: 575

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Apr 25

    3 Times Not to Ask Leading Questions on Cro

    3 Times Not to Ask Leading Questions on Cro
    Leading questions are the main tool of the cross-examiner—they tell a witness how to answer by suggesting an answer. See Evid C §764. But you should also know when using leading questions on cross-examination isn’t the best…
  • Apr 23

    Make Sure Your Client’s Will and Lifetime Decisions Are In Sync

    Make Sure Your Client’s Will and Lifetime Decisions Are In Sync
    People expect that their property will be distributed according to their will when they die. This is generally true, but the testator may have made decisions during his or her lifetime that override the will provisions. The client’s…
  • Apr 20

    10 Tips for Attorneys on a CEQA Project

    10 Tips for Attorneys on a CEQA Project
    The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)(Pub Res C §§21000–21189.3) applies to most public agency decisions to carry out, authorize, or approve projects that could have adverse effects on the environment. Attorneys are…
Rank this Week: 458

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
  • Apr 25

    Exchange of Information under Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement

    Exchange of Information under Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement
    [Dheeresh Kumar Dwivedi is a lawyer at APJ SLG Law Offices New Delhi] With globalization, India has been entering into various double taxation avoidance agreements (“DTAAs”) with the countries across the globe. This is…
  • Apr 19

    Being Facebook ‘friends’/’likes’ on each other’s photos deemed sufficient by SEBI to allege ‘connection’ for insider trading

    Being Facebook ‘friends’/’likes’ on each other’s photos deemed sufficient by SEBI to allege ‘connection’ for insider trading
    In an earlier post, I had written about how being connected as ‘friends’ on Facebook was deemed by SEBI to be significant enough to allege that the parties were ‘connected’ for purposes of insider trading. In that…
  • Apr 18

    CSR Provisions in Operation

    CSR Provisions in Operation
    In the latest NSE quarterly briefing titled “Statutory CSR Under the Companies Act – Stylized Facts and the Way Forward”, Professor Subrata Sarkar examines the manner in which companies have complied with the provisions…
Rank this Week: 555

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.ficlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 642

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

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

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
  • Apr 18

    DC Court Weighs Whether Bristol-Myers Squibb Applies to Class Actions in Whole Foods Case

    DC Court Weighs Whether Bristol-Myers Squibb Applies to Class Actions in Whole Foods Case
    The District of Columbia district court added to the growing collection of orders opining on whether and to what extent the Supreme Court’s decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb applies to class actions. This case involved a putative class…
  • Apr 12

    No Celebration For Yahoo!: Data Breach Claims Survive Motion to Dismi

    No Celebration For Yahoo!: Data Breach Claims Survive Motion to Dismi
    After Yahoo! Inc. suffered three data breaches in a span of four years, plaintiffs brought a putative class action lawsuit against the internet service provider and a subsidiary (collectively, “Yahoo”), alleging defendants failed…
  • Apr 10

    Student-Athletes Score Partial Win on Challenge to NCAA’s Scholarship Cap

    Student-Athletes Score Partial Win on Challenge to NCAA’s Scholarship Cap
    A nationwide class action currently consolidated in multidistrict litigation filed by current and former student-athletes received a boost from a ruling on the parties’ cross motions for summary judgment. The athletes, from…
Rank this Week: 588

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Focuses on complliance, corporate governance, disclosure, mergers and tax issues. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Second Circuit Limits Reach of SLUSA Preclusion in State Law Variable Annuity Class Action

    Second Circuit Limits Reach of SLUSA Preclusion in State Law Variable Annuity Class Action
    In O’Donnell v. AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co., No. 17-cv-1085, 2018 WL 1720808 (2d Cir. Apr. 10, 2018), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed an order dismissing a variable annuity policyholder’s…
  • Mar 1

    SEC Takes Baby Steps on Cyber, but Signals Greater Vigilance

    SEC Takes Baby Steps on Cyber, but Signals Greater Vigilance
    On February 21, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued new Interpretive Guidance regarding disclosures of cybersecurity-related information by publicly traded companies. This guidance comes in the context of public pressure on the SEC…
  • Jan 26

    Higher Filing Thresholds for HSR Act Premerger Notifications and Interlocking Directorates Announced

    Higher Filing Thresholds for HSR Act Premerger Notifications and Interlocking Directorates Announced
    Higher Thresholds For HSR Filings On January 26, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission announced revised, higher thresholds for premerger filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. The filing thresholds are revised…
Rank this Week: 634

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 584

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Florida Elective Share Statute Change

    Florida Elective Share Statute Change
    The Florida Elective Share statutes has made it almost impossible to disinherit a spouse from your estate outside of a premarital, prenuptial, or post-nuptial agreement. In 1999, the Florida Legislature enacted what we now call the Florida…
  • Jan 3

    Tortious interference of a testamentary expectancy

    Tortious interference of a testamentary expectancy
    Tortious interference of a testamentary expectancy is a “tort” or a wrongful act that causes economic harm to another person, and allows for compensatory and punitive damages. The plaintiff must prove the following elements…
  • Sep 29

    5 Estate Planning Tips for Your Retirement

    5 Estate Planning Tips for Your Retirement
    Are you getting close to retirement? Do you want to develop an effective estate plan but you are not sure how to start? If your answer to one of these two questions is affirmative, you have come to the right resource. We are all aware how…
Rank this Week: 448

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

https://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisblj/
Rank this Week: 535

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again
    With Shell Oil Company pulling out as the Houston Open’s title sponsor after a successful 26-year run, the Houston Golf Association finds itself in an all too familiar position — what must be done to make the venerable tournament…
  • Feb 13

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
Rank this Week: 521

Australian Regulatory Compliance…

Australian Regulatory Compliance Review

Covers legal and regulatory impacts on Australian businesses. By David Jacobson.

http://www.djacobson.com/australian_regulatory_rev/
  • Jun 15

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?
    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private? Not automatically. In dealing with ASIC and other regulators it is important to understand that the Freedom of Information Act 1982 applies to government agency records and…
  • Jun 15

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?
    In the matter of Re1 Limited (ABN 80 145 743 862) and Re2 Limited as responsible entities for Westfield Retail Trust 1 and Westfield Retail Trust 2 (No 3) [2014] NSWSC 762 the NSW Supreme Court considered the adjournment of the adjournment of…
  • Jun 15

    Small amount credit change

    Small amount credit change
    The National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Small Amount Credit Contracts) Regulation 2014 was registered on 12 June 2014. The Regulation clarifies the changes introduced on 1 July 2013 which imposed a cap on costs and a limit on fees…
Rank this Week: 456

The Becker-Posner Blog

The Becker-Posner Blog

A law and economics blog by University of Chicago Law School Professors Gary Becker and Senior Lecturer Judge Richard Posner

http://uchicagolaw.typepad.com/beckerposner/
  • May 10

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In memoriam: Gary S. Becker, 1930-2014. The Becker-Posner blog is terminated. Richard A. Posner
  • Mar 14

    Sabbatical Notice

    Sabbatical Notice
    Starting this weekend, we will be taking a one-month sabbatical from blogging. We will resume at the end of that period.
  • Mar 3

    The Embargo of Cuba: Time to Go- Becker

    The Embargo of Cuba: Time to Go- Becker
    The US embargo of Cuba began in 1960, a year after Fidel Castro turned this island toward communism. It was extended to food and medicines in 1962, the same year as the showdown with Russia over the installation of missiles there. The embargo…
Rank this Week: 522

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: 631

BizzBangBuzz

BizzBangBuzz

Covers small business, venture capital, entrepreneurship and technology. By Anthony Cerminaro.

http://bizzbangbuzz.blogspot.com/
  • May 8

    The World is Being Flattened

    The World is Being Flattened
    ... by Ten Forces Collapse of Berlin Wall--11/89: The event not only symbolized the end of the Cold war, it allowed people from other side of the wall to join the economic mainstream.
  • Jan 9

    The MBA Oath

    The MBA Oath
    The MBA Oath is a voluntary pledge for graduating MBAs and current MBAs to “create value responsibly and ethically.” The MBA Oath As a business leader I recognize my role in society. My purpose is to lead people and manage resources to…
  • Oct 5

    Business Plan Basic

    Business Plan Basic
    What makes for a successful business plan? This post from Noah Parsons covers the essentials:"Executive summaries need to be short, direct, and provide an overview of the business opportunity ... A good plan will communicate what the business…
Rank this Week: 563