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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: 8

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 11

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 23

    Elon Musk and the Control of Tesla

    Elon Musk and the Control of Tesla
    Recently in In re Tesla Motors, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery (in an opinion by Vice Chancellor Slights) declined to grant defendants’ motion to dismiss because the court found it reasonably conceivable…
  • Apr 23

    Threat of Falling High Status and Corporate Bribery: South Korean Evidence

    Threat of Falling High Status and Corporate Bribery: South Korean Evidence
    What leads firms to engage in large-scale bribery of politicians? High-level politicians make decisions that shape the competitive landscape in the private sector, and recent years have witnessed a global surge in cases of blatant corruption…
  • Apr 22

    Corporate Governance Deviance

    Corporate Governance Deviance
    Societies throughout the world utilize a wide range of corporate governance mechanisms to govern their corporations. Normally, most societies use rules and norms to get corporations to conform to traditional corporate governance practices;…
Rank this Week: 24

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 23

    News Headlines for Apr 23, 2018

    News Headlines for Apr 23, 2018
    Sears is closing 24 stores in 17 states — here’s the list ,North Carolina sweet potato grower-shipper files Chapter 11 ,UW System and UW-Oshkosh Foundation case will move to trial | The Daily Cardinal
  • Apr 23

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 23, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 23, 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 22

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 22, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 22, 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.…
Rank this Week: 36

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 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...
  • Oct 13

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference
    National Business Law Scholars Conference Thursday & Friday, June 21-22, 2018 Call for Papers The National Business Law Scholars Conference...
Rank this Week: 68

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 23

    Daniel Sokol on the Bible and the Antitrust

    Daniel Sokol on the Bible and the Antitrust
    Danny sent along this note: This is a clip from part of an interview that I did at the ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting two weeks ago:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 23

    Daniel Sokol on the Bible and the Antitrust

    Daniel Sokol on the Bible and the Antitrust
    Danny sent along this note: This is a clip from part of an interview that I did at the ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting two weeks ago:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 22

    A Ridge Vineyards Trifecta Weekend

    A Ridge Vineyards Trifecta Weekend
    @RidgeVineyards 2015 Three Valleys is a wonderful wine for current drinking. Rich, warm, jammy blackberry, blueberry, and cherry. Soft tannins. Good acidity. Not for the cellar but I’m going to buy... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 74

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: 75

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: 109

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: 103

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: 120

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: 197

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Apr 16

    allowing TM to be used to describe a different entity could be literally false lawyer advertising

    allowing TM to be used to describe a different entity could be literally false lawyer advertising
    Rosenbaum & Associates, P.C. v. Morgan & Morgan, 2018 WL 1768050, No. 17-4250 (E.D. Pa. Apr. 12, 2018)Rosenbaum sued various Morgan defendants for false advertising of personal injury lawyering services in Philadelphia. …
Rank this Week: 297

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 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…
  • Apr 22

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (Apr. 22, 2018)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (Apr. 22, 2018)
    "Corporate Practice Commentator's top 10 corporate and securities law articles of 2017 announced" https://t.co/VCQaUsHEi0 #corpgov ht (and congratulations to) @cathyhwang47— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) April 19, 2018 "By…
  • Apr 21

    Can Contract Clauses Stop Human Trafficking?

    Can Contract Clauses Stop Human Trafficking?
    Last week, I blogged blogged about lawsuits against chocolate makers alleging unfair and deceptive trade practices for failure to disclose that the companies may have used child slaves to harvest their products. Today, I want to discuss steps…
Rank this Week: 243

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 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…
  • Apr 19

    Images of London

    Images of London
    The D&O Diary is on assignment in Europe this week, with a first stop for meetings and events in London. In between, l had time for some touring around the city. I have visited London many times before, but just the same, I made a…
  • Apr 18

    Guest Post: Sexual Misconduct Claims: How Charitable is Your D&O Policy?

    Guest Post: Sexual Misconduct Claims: How Charitable is Your D&O Policy?
    Among other things, the media clamor about claims of sexual misconduct involving high profile politicians and business executives has in some instances led to D&O claims, as I recently noted. In the following guest post, Mark Sutton and…
Rank this Week: 296

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 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…
  • Apr 17

    "Similar in concept" IHOP diner follow-up!

    "Similar in concept" IHOP diner follow-up!
    Thanks to Andy Feldstein of Huntington Technology Finance, who sent me an email after reading yesterday's IHOP post. Reading the opinion left me confused, but Andy points out that a visit to the Gunther Toody's website sheds a lot of...
Rank this Week: 253

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: 249

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: 241

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: 262

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: 245

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • 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…
  • Apr 19

    86% of Brits Prefer Legal Advice from Human

    86% of Brits Prefer Legal Advice from Human
    Our friends across the pond prefer legal advice from humans, rather than robots. If this holds up globally, perhaps the robopocalypse that is rocking industries will have a softer touch on the legal profession and... The post 86% of Brits…
  • Apr 17

    The Realities Of Going In-House As A Litigator

    The Realities Of Going In-House As A Litigator
    Are you considering going in-house as a litigator? Read this insightful piece by Melissa Peters of Princeton Legal Search Group, who gives guidance on what can give you an advantage and best utilize your litigation... The post The Realities…
Rank this Week: 424

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 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.…
  • Apr 20

    Key Tax Reform Issues for Nonprofit Membership Organization

    Key Tax Reform Issues for Nonprofit Membership Organization
    In this article, Robert Logan discusses the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act recently signed by President Trump. He begins by explaining that the new act contains features that adversely affect many nonprofit organizations. He first discusses how…
Rank this Week: 436

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 392

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: 411

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: 440

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: 324

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jan 19

    Can a cop pull you over for no reason?

    Can a cop pull you over for no reason?
    One big question that many motorists have is how the officers can pull you over. Do they need a reason to do so? In other words, can a cop pull you over for no reason? The answer to this question is kind of complicated, but it starts with a…
Rank this Week: 414

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: 421

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: 353

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: 344

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: 360

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: 700

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 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…
  • Apr 18

    How To Effectively Cite Authority: Tips from a Judge

    How To Effectively Cite Authority: Tips from a Judge
    How you include legal citations in a motion’s supporting memorandum can make the difference between being successfully persuasive and losing credibility. Here is citation advice from the Honorable W.F. Rylaarsdam, retired Justice of the…
Rank this Week: 639

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • 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,…
  • Apr 17

    Most Frequent Advisory Fee and Expense Compliance Issue

    Most Frequent Advisory Fee and Expense Compliance Issue
    Last week, the SEC’s office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations released a risk alert on Most Frequent Advisory Fee and Expense Compliance Issues Identified in Examinations of Investment Advisers. It was a bit shocking. Shocking…
  • Apr 16

    Happy Patriots’ Day

    Happy Patriots’ Day
    The Redcoats are coming! The Redcoats are coming! Patriots’ Day is a Massachusetts state holiday commemorating the opening battles of the American Revolutionary War in Lexington and Concord in April, 1775. In the morning there is a…
Rank this Week: 611

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Apr 23

    Insider Trading: “Good Guess! You’re Under Arrest.”

    Insider Trading: “Good Guess! You’re Under Arrest.”
    Broc recently blogged about the insider trading case involving an Equifax executive. While it appears on the surface to be pretty plain vanilla, this McGuireWoods blog says that the case may be pushing the envelope when it comes to what…
  • Apr 23

    Insider Trading: “Good Guess! You’re Under Arrest.”

    Insider Trading: “Good Guess! You’re Under Arrest.”
    Broc recently blogged about the insider trading case involving an Equifax executive. While it appears on the surface to be pretty plain vanilla, this McGuireWoods blog says that the case may be pushing the envelope when it comes to what…
  • Apr 20

    Cybersecurity: NIST’s New Framework (Version 1.1)

    Cybersecurity: NIST’s New Framework (Version 1.1)
    Recently, NIST released an updated cybersecurity framework. This popular framework is entitled “Version 1.1” rather than the “2.0” that some have been calling it (including us) when the proposal was released last year.…
Rank this Week: 658

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

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

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

    PE Funds & CEOs: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

    PE Funds & CEOs: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
    This AlixPartners report says that the relationship between portfolio company CEOs & their private equity owners is often pretty rocky – and that it too often leads to disruptive & costly departures. Here’s an excerpt: For…
  • Apr 20

    Due Diligence: Will Artificial Intelligence Change the Game?

    Due Diligence: Will Artificial Intelligence Change the Game?
    Listening to Alexa laugh at me while I pound away on my keyboard doesn’t make me real excited about the prospect of this – but this recent Norton Rose Fulbright blog says that the future of M&A due diligence belongs to…
  • Apr 19

    Antitrust: Shorter M&A Investigations in Q1 – But More Enforcement

    Antitrust: Shorter M&A Investigations in Q1 – But More Enforcement
    Dechert’s latest report on the timing of antitrust merger investigations says that average duration of significant investigations declined during Q1 2018 in both the U.S. & the EU. Significant U.S.…
Rank this Week: 653

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: 667

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: 460

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: 682

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: 554

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

Covers business, employment, trust & estates family, real estate, regulatory compliance and utility law. By Sullivan & Ward, PC.

http://www.iowa-lawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court
    In this day of technology, it is no surprise that the court systems are moving to using an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS for short) for parties to file documents with the Court, without even setting foot in the Courthouse. The…
  • Apr 14

    Service by Facebook?

    Service by Facebook?
    A New York judge recently entered an Order allowing a woman to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook.  In Iowa, generally, a competent adult must accept service or be served in-person in order accomplish proper…
  • Mar 19

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
Rank this Week: 578

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: 587

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: 502

Responsabilidad y Derecho

Responsabilidad y Derecho

Covers the development of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Colombia.

http://responsabilidadyderecho.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    Sobre el "Registro de Contribuyentes Socialmente Responsables" de la AFIP... Y una pregunta para hacerse.

    Sobre el "Registro de Contribuyentes Socialmente Responsables" de la AFIP... Y una pregunta para hacerse.
    A finales del 2012, la Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos de Argentina, mejor conocida como la AFIP *, expidió la resolución Nº 3424 de 2012 (vigente desde el 2 de enero 2013), mediante la cual se…
  • Mar 18

    La materia ambiental en la Constitución Política Colombiana

    La materia ambiental en la Constitución Política Colombiana
    El reconocimiento que el Constituyente de 1991 hizo del Medio Ambiente como elemento esencial para el desarrollo humano, al igual que el establecimiento de su defensa como objetivo de principio dentro de la forma organizativa del Estado…
  • Jan 17

    Buen Gobierno en las Relaciones Laborale

    Buen Gobierno en las Relaciones Laborale
    Entrevista al abogado y filósofo colombiano, Julio César Carrillo, especialista en Derecho Laboral y en Pedagogía de los Valores, en la que habla sobre la importancia de humanizar tanto la concepción como la…
Rank this Week: 573

Indiana Civil & Business…

Indiana Civil & Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning and intellectual property. By Sam Hasler.

http://haslerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogs to Check Out

    Blogs to Check Out
    Some law blogs that may be interests to some businesses:FDA Law Update - just what says it is, a way to keep up to date on happenings at the FDA.OSHA Law Blog. This may be of more interest to more businesses. Jackson Lewis hosts the blog so…
  • Feb 25

    Georgia

    Georgia
    Georgia Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Blog: Estate Planning: A Three-Step StrategyThe estate planning pyramid gives a hierarchy of goals for estate planning. This pyramid is useful in developing an estate planning strategy based on…
  • Jan 26

    Garden Leave in Action

    Garden Leave in Action
    Considering garden leave's novelty, I thought a collection of news articles descring the use of garden leave might be of some help and interest.
Rank this Week: 612

Corporate Law and Democracy

Corporate Law and Democracy

A repository of ideas, comments and papers on a range of issues related to corporate law and democracy. By Boston College Law School Professor Renee Jones.

http://reneejones.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 18

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?
    Susan Antilla of Bloomberg news published a recent column  revisiting the question of the continued viability of state securities regulators’ enforcement authority.  I spoke to Susan about my research  on the issue and I am quoted in…
  • Nov 18

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?
    Susan Antilla of Bloomberg news published a recent column  revisiting the question of the continued viability of state securities regulators’ enforcement authority.  I spoke to Susan about my research  on the issue…
  • Sep 19

    Bailout-palooza

    Bailout-palooza
    The federal goverment’s proposal for a bailout of the financial industry sounded somewhat familiar to me.  I remembered that I had blogged about a similar proposal about a year ago on Conglomerate.
Rank this Week: 493