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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: 7

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 20

    When Demand Increases Cause Shakeout

    When Demand Increases Cause Shakeout
    Thomas N. Hubbard, Northwestern University - Department of Management & Strategy; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Michael J. Mazzeo, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management investigate When Demand Increases…
  • Sep 20

    Duopolistic competition in markets where consumers have switching cost

    Duopolistic competition in markets where consumers have switching cost
    Guillem Roig examines Duopolistic competition in markets where consumers have switching costs. ABSTRACT: In a dynamic competition model where firms initially share half of the market and consumers have switching costs, consumers'…
  • Sep 20

    Unlocking the Promise of Antitrust Enforcement, Friday October 27, 2017, 08:45AM - 03:30PM

    Unlocking the Promise of Antitrust Enforcement, Friday October 27, 2017, 08:45AM - 03:30PM
    Unlocking the Promise of Antitrust Enforcement 08:45AM - 03:30PM Friday, October 27, 2017 Presented by the Program on Law and Government, Washington College of Law and the Washington Center for Equitable Growth Antitrust is a hot topic today,…
Rank this Week: 23

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

Arent Fox's fashion law blog highlights critical issues for designers, retailers, and manufacturers.

http://fashioncounsel.com
Rank this Week: 2574

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Covers upcoming and decided appeals of interest to Canadian businesses and professions. By McCarthy Tétrault LLP

http://www.canadianappeals.com
  • Sep 20

    The duty to disclose Mary Carter agreements immediately: new guidance from the BC Court of Appeal

    The duty to disclose Mary Carter agreements immediately: new guidance from the BC Court of Appeal
    By Connor Bildfell Mary Carter agreements are settlement agreements between a plaintiff and defendant in multiparty litigation wherein the defendant ostensibly remains an active party to the litigation while the plaintiff’s claim in…
  • Sep 5

    Does the Duty to Inform Apply Solely to the Contracting Parties?

    Does the Duty to Inform Apply Solely to the Contracting Parties?
    By Gabrielle Baracat and Paul Blanchard In Camions Daimler Canada ltée v. Camions Sterling de Lévis inc., 2017 QCCA 798, the Quebec Court of Appeal confirmed that the duty to inform that exists between contracting parties, which…
  • Aug 16

    Ivic. v. Lakovic: vicarious liability is no short-cut to compensation

    Ivic. v. Lakovic: vicarious liability is no short-cut to compensation
    By Kosta Kalogiros On June 2, 2017, the Ontario Court of Appeal decided, in what it described as a case of first impression, that a taxi company was not vicariously liable for a sexual assault allegedly committed by one of its employees,…
Rank this Week: 3584

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    DOL Drops Appellate Defense of Overtime Rule

    DOL Drops Appellate Defense of Overtime Rule
    Earlier this month, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) dropped its defense of an Obama-era regulation that sought to increase the salary level for overtime-exempt employees from $23,660 per year to $47,476 per year.  That…
  • Sep 15

    FTC Allows Amazon/Whole Foods Deal to Go Through, but Not Everyone Agree

    FTC Allows Amazon/Whole Foods Deal to Go Through, but Not Everyone Agree
    As consumers celebrated lower avocado prices at Whole Foods during the last week in August, the FTC faced controversy for its decision not to challenge the Amazon/Whole Foods merger. … Continue Reading
  • Sep 13

    Federal Judge Invalidates Obama-Era Department of Labor Overtime Rule

    Federal Judge Invalidates Obama-Era Department of Labor Overtime Rule
    In an opinion that could have a wide effect on retailers and other employers, a federal district court judge in Texas recently struck down the Department of Labor’s Obama-era controversial 2016 rule that raised the minimum salary…
Rank this Week: 2051

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Sep 20

    Read Issue #164 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #164 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #164) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Sep 20

    News Headlines for Sep 20, 2017

    News Headlines for Sep 20, 2017
    UBS is building a new restructuring team in New York ,Little-Known Lender’s Stand Threatens a $29 Billion Solar Market ,Rolling Stone, Once a Counterculture Bible, Will Be Put Up for Sale ,How Toys ‘R’ Us Collapsed So…
  • Sep 20

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Sep 20, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Sep 20, 2017
    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: 11

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/
  • Sep 20

    Don't worry, corporate entities themselves get confused about their corporate structure...

    Don't worry, corporate entities themselves get confused about their corporate structure...
    I have actually seen a bunch of cases lately where people have either sued the wrong company in a complicated corporate structure (understandable) or where they have brought suit on behalf of the wrong company, which seems less understandable…
  • Sep 19

    “Making Money is Still Allowed” – As Are False Pricing Strategie

    “Making Money is Still Allowed” – As Are False Pricing Strategie
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has held that retail stores, including online vendors, are free to advertise “before” prices that might in reality never have been used. Although the particular plaintiff’s…
  • Sep 18

    Negotiations falling apart =/= a breach of contract

    Negotiations falling apart =/= a breach of contract
    If you, like me, just taught about letters of intent and also promissory estoppel, then here's a case with both for you, out of the District of Minnesota, City Center Realty Partners v. Macy's Retail Holdings, Civil No. 17-CV-528…
Rank this Week: 223

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: 360

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Sep 20

    5 Things You Should Know: All-Small Mentor-Protege Program

    5 Things You Should Know: All-Small Mentor-Protege Program
    In late 2016, the SBA rolled out a fantastic tool to help small business grow in the marketplace. Here are five things you should know about the SBA All Small Mentor-Protégé Program: It’s a business development program.…
  • Sep 19

    Is A Lease A CDA “Contract?” Federal Circuit Says Ye

    Is A Lease A CDA “Contract?” Federal Circuit Says Ye
    Although a lease may be a “contract” in common parlance, does a lease qualify as a contract under the Contract Disputes Act? The answer is important, because the Contract Disputes Act provides jurisdiction for the Court of Federal…
  • Sep 19

    SBA OHA Confirms Strict SDVOSB “Unconditional Ownership” Requirement

    SBA OHA Confirms Strict SDVOSB “Unconditional Ownership” Requirement
    Provisions in a company’s Shareholders Agreement, requiring the service-disabled veteran to sell his shares back to the company in the event of the veteran’s death or incapacity, were contrary to the SBA’s SDVOSB…
Rank this Week: 3196

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
  • Sep 20

    How Tenants Can Get Remedies for Habitability Violations and Nuisance

    How Tenants Can Get Remedies for Habitability Violations and Nuisance
    When a landlord severely neglects maintenance issues or another tenant’s behavior causes a nuisance, California law gives tenants several ways to get relief. Tenants dealing with habitability violations or nuisances can bring an…
  • Sep 18

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied
    You moved for summary judgment but your motion was denied. Here’s a checklist of four things to ask yourself. __   1.  Are there any new or different facts, circumstances, or law that couldn’t have been presented…
  • Sep 15

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud
    The following is a guest blog post by Perry L. Segal, an attorney and management consultant at Charon Law, Redwood City. Mr. Segal has over 25 years of combined experience in law and technology. He is co-chair of the California Council of…
Rank this Week: 52

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Sep 20

    The One With the Scalping

    The One With the Scalping
    An investment adviser should not buy positions on their own behalf shortly before recommending that position to its clients. Nor should the adviser make recommendations to buy when the adviser is selling in the adviser’s personal…
  • Sep 19

    Most Frequent Advertising Rule Compliance Issue

    Most Frequent Advertising Rule Compliance Issue
    It looks like the Securities and Exchange Commission has been taking a close look at advertising by investment advisers. The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations issued a risk alert on The Most Frequent Advertising Rule…
  • Sep 14

    Another One with Improper Fees Charged to a Private Fund

    Another One with Improper Fees Charged to a Private Fund
    For years, the Securities and Exchange Commission has been focused on fees and expenses allocated by a private fund managers to their sponsored funds. The latest to be caught improperly allocating fees and expenses is Potomac Asset…
Rank this Week: 178

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
  • Sep 20

    Sharing the Lead: Examining the Causes and Consequences of Lead Independent Director Appointment

    Sharing the Lead: Examining the Causes and Consequences of Lead Independent Director Appointment
    Many companies now use lead independent directors, yet little is known about when they are elected, who is selected, what impact their selection has on performance and if their selection prevents the future separation of the CEO and…
  • Sep 19

    Reforms to UK Corporate Governance

    Reforms to UK Corporate Governance
    On 29 August 2017, the UK Government published its response (the “Response Document”) to its consultation on UK corporate governance reform. The consultation was launched following the Government’s publication of a green…
  • Sep 19

    NYC Pension Funds Boardroom Accountability Project Version 2.0

    NYC Pension Funds Boardroom Accountability Project Version 2.0
    On Friday, September 8, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer sent a letter to 151 companies seeking engagement around a range of disclosures regarding the race and gender of company directors, the creation of a…
Rank this Week: 527

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/
  • Sep 20

    Professor Leahy on "Loftium Unwittingly Forms General Partnerships with Homebuyers"

    Professor Leahy on "Loftium Unwittingly Forms General Partnerships with Homebuyers"
    Friend of the blog and South Texas College of Law (Houston) Professor Joe Leahy sent over the following post he authored. It is cross-posted at UberLaw.Net and Medium. Embarrassingly, I had not heard about Loftium before reading this post,…
  • Sep 19

    The Magical LLC, Part 1

    The Magical LLC, Part 1
    A recent New Republic article states: The Community Law Center, a local legal services group, launched an investigation into 1906 Boone and hundreds of other vacant properties around Baltimore. The hunt took more than a year. In many cases,…
  • Sep 18

    The New Yale Law School Entrepreneurial Law Clinic Needs a Director . . . .

    The New Yale Law School Entrepreneurial Law Clinic Needs a Director . . . .
    Yale Law School invites applications for an inaugural, full time faculty director for its new Entrepreneurship Clinic. The position, which will be at the rank of Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor of Law, will begin on July 1,…
Rank this Week: 240

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/
  • Sep 20

    Activism: Where Things Stand Today

    Activism: Where Things Stand Today
    This Wachtell memo addresses where things stand today in the world of shareholder activism.  New capital continues to flow into activist hedge funds, & attacks on large companies have increased – but efforts to promote a more…
  • Sep 19

    Revenue Recognition: Effects of New FASB Standard on M&A

    Revenue Recognition: Effects of New FASB Standard on M&A
    This recent blog from Steve Quinlivan addresses the wide-ranging impact that FASB’s new revenue recognition standard may have on M&A. Public companies will begin implementation of the new standard on January 1,…
  • Sep 18

    Controllers: “To MFW or Not to MFW, That is the Question. . .”

    Controllers: “To MFW or Not to MFW, That is the Question. . .”
    The Delaware Supreme Court’s 2014 MFW decision laid out a route to business judgment review for controlling shareholder buyouts.  That decision gave companies a choice – either implement MFW’s…
Rank this Week: 2345

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Sep 20

    The Kid & the “Proxy Season Disclosure Treatise”

    The Kid & the “Proxy Season Disclosure Treatise”
    I was excited to get my “feet wet” by editing the new 2018 Edition of the popular “Proxy Season Disclosure Treatise.” It just came back from the printers – and you can order now so that you receive it hot off the…
  • Sep 19

    Course Materials: The “Pay Ratio Employee Considerations” Guide

    Course Materials: The “Pay Ratio Employee Considerations” Guide
    For those registered for the upcoming “Pay Ratio & Proxy Disclosure Conference,” we have just posted this invaluable set of course materials: The “Pay Ratio Employee Considerations” Guide. For many companies, the…
  • Sep 18

    The Big News! SEC Won’t Delay Pay Ratio!

    The Big News! SEC Won’t Delay Pay Ratio!
    It’s big news – although not surprising if you’ve been paying attention. On Friday, at the ABA Annual Meeting, Corp Fin Director Bill Hinman said that the SEC won’t be delaying the implementation of pay ratio (as…
Rank this Week: 342

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/
  • Sep 20

    Does California Side With Delaware Or New York On Special Litigation Committee Reviews?

    Does California Side With Delaware Or New York On Special Litigation Committee Reviews?
    As discussed in the two preceding posts, Nevada’s Supreme Court last week decided to adopt New York’s standard of review of special litigation committee recommendations to dismiss stockholder derivative suits.  In re Dish…
  • Sep 19

    Review Of Special Litigation Committee Recommendation

    Review Of Special Litigation Committee Recommendation
    Yesterday’s post limned the Nevada Supreme Court’s adoption of New York’s Auerbach standard of review for special litigation committee recommendations.  In re Dish Network Derivative Litigation, 133 Nev. Adv.…
  • Sep 18

    Nevada Favors New York Over Delaware Precedent For SLC Review

    Nevada Favors New York Over Delaware Precedent For SLC Review
    Nevada law endows a board of directors “full control over the affairs of the corporation”.  NRS 78.120(1).  This control is subject only to such limitations as may be provided by NRS chapter 7, or the articles…
Rank this Week: 4326

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

Covers new reinsurance-related and arbitration developments. By Carlton Fields.

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 2006

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Sep 19

    Guest Post: Surge in ERISA Fee Litigation

    Guest Post: Surge in ERISA Fee Litigation
    The last couple of years have seen a wave of ERISA suits aimed at 401(k) plan sponsors and targeting plan fees. In the following guest post, Rhonda Prussack, Head of Fiduciary and Employment Practices Liability at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty…
  • Sep 18

    Insurance Coverage for Subpoena Response Cost

    Insurance Coverage for Subpoena Response Cost
    One of the perennial D&O insurance coverage questions is the issue of whether or not the D&O policy provides coverage for costs incurred in responding to a subpoena, as I have discussed in prior posts (refer here and here).…
  • Sep 17

    Thinking About the Growth of Third-Party Litigation Financing

    Thinking About the Growth of Third-Party Litigation Financing
    Third-party litigation funding has its critics and detractors (refer, for example, here and here). The fact is that third-party litigation funding is now well-established and is here to stay. A recent survey by one of the leading funding…
Rank this Week: 150

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Sep 19

    How To Stop Doing Your Coworkers’ Work For Them

    How To Stop Doing Your Coworkers’ Work For Them
    No, there is not a flipped article that teaches you how to get your coworkers to do all of your work: “Have you ever found yourself in the middle of an activity at work that... The post How To Stop Doing Your Coworkers’ Work For…
  • Sep 18

    Inhouse Counsel Salaries – 2018 Guide

    Inhouse Counsel Salaries – 2018 Guide
    Robert Half Legal has released its latest report which contains data on projected inhouse counsel salaries for 2018. The report uses percentage tiers this year as a way to present in-house counsel salary data.  For... The post Inhouse…
  • Sep 15

    Avoid Sabotaging Your In-House Counsel Job Search

    Avoid Sabotaging Your In-House Counsel Job Search
    Kimberly Lerman, a Director in Major, Lindsey & Africa’s In-House Practice Group, specializes in placing attorneys in corporate legal departments in a wide range of industries, shares her thoughts on how lawyers can avoid…
Rank this Week: 258

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

Covers data breach prevention and responses. By Fox & Rothschild LLP.

https://dataprivacy.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1970

Pleasanton Business & Commercial…

Pleasanton Business & Commercial Law Blog

Covers Pleasanton business and commercial law. By Law Offices of James G. Schwartz P.C.

http://www.jgschwartzlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2362

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    "Herbal" doesn't include animal product

    "Herbal" doesn't include animal product
    VBS Distribution, Inc. v. Nutrivita Laboratories, Inc., --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2017 WL 4118381, No. 17-55198 (9th Cir. Sept. 15, 2017)VBS makes a commercial television live auction show named “DAU GIA TREN TRUYEN HINH” (“Fight…
  • Sep 19

    Adding clickbait title isn't false advertising or fraud on author

    Adding clickbait title isn't false advertising or fraud on author
    Dankovich v. Keller, 2017 WL 4081852, No. 16-13395 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 15, 2017)Interesting dispute: the pro se litigant didn’t like the editing of his essay, including the clickbaity headline added by the editors, and sued for various…
  • Sep 18

    Reading list: consequences of 1A protections for off-label promotion

    Reading list: consequences of 1A protections for off-label promotion
    Patricia J. Zettler, The Indirect Consequences of Expanded Off-Label Promotion, Ohio State Law Journal, Forthcoming  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) policies have been a battleground for litigation about First…
Rank this Week: 153

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 19

    The college kids are turning away from free speech and I find that scary

    The college kids are turning away from free speech and I find that scary
    WaPo: A fifth of undergrads now say it’s acceptable to use physical force to silence a speaker who makes “offensive and hurtful statements.” That’s one finding from a disturbing new survey of... [[ This is a content…
  • Sep 18

    One size does not fit all: The case of staggered board

    One size does not fit all: The case of staggered board
    Amihud, Yakov and Schmid, Markus and Davidoff Solomon, Steven, Settling the Staggered Board Debate (September 8, 2017). University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 16

    Latham lawyers brief the Second Circuit's Martoma decision

    Latham lawyers brief the Second Circuit's Martoma decision
    It's a good summary of the background, the history of the personal benefit requirement, and the Second Circuit decision. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 93

Beer Law Blog

Beer Law Blog

Blog devoted to the legal issues of the craft brewer, winemaker, and distiller.

http://beerlawcenter.com/craft-beer-blog/
  • Sep 19

    What is a Private Placement Memo?

    What is a Private Placement Memo?
    How do I sell private equity in my brewery? Do I need to present anything to investors? If you have these questions then keep reading! Any private equity or debt for sale is a . The Securities Act of 1933 created the Securities and Exchange…
  • Sep 14

    TTB Forms Galore! The Scoop about the Power of Attorney and Signing Authority Form

    TTB Forms Galore! The Scoop about the Power of Attorney and Signing Authority Form
    For this blog post I want to talk about two forms that are pretty standard for a TTB application, regardless of whether or not you’re a distillery or brewery. The forms are the Power of Attorney form and the Signing Authority form-both…
  • Aug 28

    Transporting Alcohol: Now that I have the booze how do I transport it?

    Transporting Alcohol: Now that I have the booze how do I transport it?
    Much like everything with alcohol it’s complicated. The ABC (specifically North Carolina General Statute §18-B-303 & §18B-400) details the exact rules, amounts, and volume of alcohol you can transport without getting a…
Rank this Week: 2680

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

Covers business law, government law, and immigration law. By Brian Silber, Esq.

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Sep 19

    US Company Gaining Traction in Cuba

    US Company Gaining Traction in Cuba
    Manufacturing has been a shrinking industry in the United States since the end of World War II, when the country’s galvanized work force undertook one of the greatest military industrial efforts in history. Although manufacturing still…
  • Sep 12

    Cubans Deal With Irma’s Aftermath

    Cubans Deal With Irma’s Aftermath
    Hurricane Irma charged through Cuba last weekend, demolishing buildings, uprooting trees, and leaving 10 dead in its wake. The Category 5 storm had winds as fast as 160 miles per hour when it made landfall in Cuba, making it the most powerful…
  • Sep 5

    Five Months To Go? Transition Period Likely Marks End of Castro Era

    Five Months To Go? Transition Period Likely Marks End of Castro Era
    Yesterday, Cuba began a five-month transition period that is likely to end the Castro dynasty to make way for elections at the local, provincial, and national levels. The first phase of the transition will take place during September, where…
Rank this Week: 1157

Business Law Post

Business Law Post

Covers corporate law, securities law, intellectual property, and social entrepreneurship. By Arina Shulga.

http://www.businesslawpost.com
  • Sep 19

    Endorsement Guidelines for Social Media Influencer

    Endorsement Guidelines for Social Media Influencer
    Social media influencers have become an essential component of many marketing campaigns.  Influencers have audience that listens to what they say.  Building a relationship with an influencer enables the brand to reach the…
  • Sep 17

    Why Small Businesses Need Buy-Sell Agreement

    Why Small Businesses Need Buy-Sell Agreement
    One of the agreements that comes up time over time in my practice is a buy-sell agreement.  These are contracts between shareholders of a corporation, partners of a partnership or members of a limited liability company and the business…
  • Mar 13

    SaaS Contracts vs Software License Agreement

    SaaS Contracts vs Software License Agreement
    Just like technology itself, technology contracts are becoming more and more complex.  Yet, the legal theories that apply to them remain the same. Understanding the technological aspects of the transaction allows attorneys to apply…
Rank this Week: 777

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

http://www.spadealaw.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    The Philadelphia Franchise Association's September Lunch & Learn Recap

    The Philadelphia Franchise Association's September Lunch & Learn Recap
    The Philadelphia Franchise Association Lunch & Learn took place on September, 13, 2017 at Maggiano's in King of Prussia. This was by far the best attended meeting with close to 120 participants, so a special thanks to all of those who…
  • Aug 25

    Timeline to Launch a Franchise

    Timeline to Launch a Franchise
    You can't launch a successful franchise system in one night; however, it also shouldn't take a year. If you plan properly, hire the right professionals and understand the necessary steps it can be done in 4 to 6 months. Most people either…
  • Aug 16

    1851 Recognizes Tom Spadea as a 2017 Legal Player

    1851 Recognizes Tom Spadea as a 2017 Legal Player
    1851 Franchise completed their nominations of the best of the best attorneys in franchising (Legal Player Awards) for 2017, and our own Tom Spadea was selected as a recipient. As part of this award, 1851 interviewed Tom to learn more about…
Rank this Week: 3128

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Rebuilding after Irma & Harvey

    Rebuilding after Irma & Harvey
    Florida is beautiful, but it is also very vulnerable. While we don’t have state income tax, it’s expensive for Florida businesses and individuals to recover from a natural disaster. Citigroup estimates the economic damage…
  • Sep 14

    E-2 Visa Adjust Status vs. Consular Processing

    E-2 Visa Adjust Status vs. Consular Processing
    If you are outside the United States, the only way to immigrate to the U.S. is to obtain an immigration visa from a U. The post E-2 Visa Adjust Status vs. Consular Processing appeared first on boyerlawfirmblog.com.
  • Sep 12

    A closer look: International Pre-Nup

    A closer look: International Pre-Nup
    Wise people anticipate their separation by drafting a prenuptial agreement. This agreement describes how a couple will split their assets in a divorce. Bi-national couples may want to consider planning for an international divorce – but…
Rank this Week: 4323

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

Covers the history of both international and domestic wine laws and developing legal issues in the wine industry. By Lindsey A. Zahn.

http://www.winelawonreserve.com
  • Sep 19

    2017 Wine & Law Program in Champagne, France this October

    2017 Wine & Law Program in Champagne, France this October
    This year, the University of Reims’ Wine & Law Program is in its seventh session and will discuss topics related to trademarks and intellectual property rights in the wine and spirits sector. The Program is a 6-day intensive course…
  • Aug 21

    USPTO Finds a Likelihood of Confusion for HOODWINKED for Beer and HOODWINKED for Wine

    USPTO Finds a Likelihood of Confusion for HOODWINKED for Beer and HOODWINKED for Wine
    Fetzer Vineyards (“Applicant”) recently sought registration in standard character mark for HOODWINKED on the Principal Register for wine in International Class 33. In re Fetzer Vineyards, Serial No. 86789970 (June 22, 2017)…
  • Aug 21

    New York Farm Distilleries Now Allowed to Serve Wine, Beer, and Cider for On-Premise Consumption

    New York Farm Distilleries Now Allowed to Serve Wine, Beer, and Cider for On-Premise Consumption
    On July 25, 2017, Governor Cuomo signed legislation to allow New York farm distilleries to sell wine, beer, and cider labelled as “New York State” for on-premises consumption. See Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Allow…
Rank this Week: 2639

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Sep 19

    John Hession Speaking on Panel at AUTM 2017 Eastern Region Meeting

    John Hession Speaking on Panel at AUTM 2017 Eastern Region Meeting
    At the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Eastern Region Meeting, corporate attorney John Hession will participate on the panel “Title Founders and Initial Equity Distribution for Startups.” The panel will…
  • Sep 18

    “Practicing TM, Copyright, IP & Related Areas of Law”: Amanda Schreyer Speaking at BPLA Event

    “Practicing TM, Copyright, IP & Related Areas of Law”: Amanda Schreyer Speaking at BPLA Event
    Intellectual property attorney Amanda Schreyer will speak at the Boston Patent Law Association’s “Making Connections in Boston’s IP Community” event on October 18. Amanda will speak on the panel “Practicing TM,…
  • Sep 18

    MBBP Welcomes Corporate Attorney Kevin McNiff

    MBBP Welcomes Corporate Attorney Kevin McNiff
    Kevin McNiff has joined MBBP as an associate in the Corporate Department. Kevin concentrates his practice on private fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, entity formation and financing, and has represented clients ranging from…
Rank this Week: 719

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business and insurance litigation. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    The Tennessee Statute of Frauds Can Apply to Contract Modification

    The Tennessee Statute of Frauds Can Apply to Contract Modification
    The Tennessee Statute of Frauds requires several types of contracts to be memorialized in a writing (or combination of writings) and signed in order to be enforceable. The three most important types of contracts covered by the Statute of…
  • Sep 12

    Parties Challenging the Validity of a Will Based on Undue Influence Lose Recent Will Contest Case

    Parties Challenging the Validity of a Will Based on Undue Influence Lose Recent Will Contest Case
    In Tennessee will contest cases where wills are challenged on the basis of undue influence, outcomes are often difficult to predict and depend on the unique facts of each case. A recent Tennessee case proves that point. As the Court of…
  • Sep 3

    Employee Claiming Stock Ownership Not Barred by Statute of Limitation

    Employee Claiming Stock Ownership Not Barred by Statute of Limitation
    In a recent breach of contract case involving a former employee who was promised 2.5% of the stock of the company which had employed him for twenty-six years, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee made some significant new law on the six year…
Rank this Week: 568

AMS Counsel Blawg

AMS Counsel Blawg

Covers business law, employment agreements, and start-up considerations. By Anne Marie Segal.

http://annemariesegal.com/
  • Sep 19

    Two Book Giveaways on Goodread

    Two Book Giveaways on Goodread
    If you are on Goodreads, here’s a chance for U.S. readers to enter the giveaway for a signed copy of one of my books: Know Yourself, Grow Your Career: The Value Proposition Workbook Master the Interview: A Guide for Working…
  • Sep 18

    Interview Prep: Finding an Authentic Answer to the “Weaknesses” Question

    Interview Prep: Finding an Authentic Answer to the “Weaknesses” Question
    What are your weaknesses? When I prepare clients for interviews, this is almost invariably at the top of people’s lists of questions that they are not prepared to answer. When they do have an answer, it is usually one of the “Top…
  • Sep 11

    Check Out My New Book on Amazon! Know Yourself, Grow Your Career

    Check Out My New Book on Amazon! Know Yourself, Grow Your Career
    I know many of you have been eagerly awaiting my second book. Here it is! Know Yourself, Grow Your Career provides a framework to reconnect with and enhance your skills, talents, interests and values and construct a personal value…
Rank this Week: 3404

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Sep 19

    Impleading Third Parties in Proceedings Supplementary

    Impleading Third Parties in Proceedings Supplementary
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate Proceedings supplementary are powerful procedural mechanisms for judgment creditors with unsatisfied judgments. (See previous blog post, Florida Proceedings Supplementary…
  • Sep 15

    Florida Proceedings Supplementary 101

    Florida Proceedings Supplementary 101
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate Winning a lawsuit and being rewarded a money judgment does not always lead to the plaintiff’s best day. For example, Plaintiff sues Defendant for…
  • Sep 6

    Are Attorney’s Fees Available for Fraudulent Transfers in Florida?

    Are Attorney’s Fees Available for Fraudulent Transfers in Florida?
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (“FUFTA”) provides creditors with various remedies. See Charles B. Jimerson’s blog post on the various…
Rank this Week: 1733

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Sep 19

    Impleading Third Parties in Proceedings Supplementary

    Impleading Third Parties in Proceedings Supplementary
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate Proceedings supplementary are powerful procedural mechanisms for judgment creditors with unsatisfied judgments. (See previous blog post, Florida Proceedings Supplementary…
  • Sep 15

    Florida Proceedings Supplementary 101

    Florida Proceedings Supplementary 101
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate Winning a lawsuit and being rewarded a money judgment does not always lead to the plaintiff’s best day. For example, Plaintiff sues Defendant for…
  • Sep 6

    Are Attorney’s Fees Available for Fraudulent Transfers in Florida?

    Are Attorney’s Fees Available for Fraudulent Transfers in Florida?
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate Florida’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (“FUFTA”) provides creditors with various remedies. See Charles B. Jimerson’s blog post on the various…
Rank this Week: 1651

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
  • Sep 18

    Hotel Lawyer: Tax Alert for Partnerships and LLC

    Hotel Lawyer: Tax Alert for Partnerships and LLC
    19 September 2017 As of January 1, 2018 owners of General Partnerships, Limited Partnerships or multi-member Limited Liability Companies may soon find themselves economically liable for the unpaid tax of former partners/members of those…
  • Sep 18

    Hotel Lawyers at The Lodging Conference 2017: EB-5, Mixed-Use Development and Deal Making

    Hotel Lawyers at The Lodging Conference 2017: EB-5, Mixed-Use Development and Deal Making
    17 September 2017 EB-5, Mixed-Use Development and Deal Making: See you at the 2017 Lodging Conference The Lodging Conference is taking place at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, October 30-November 2, 2017, and hotel lawyers from JMBM’s…
  • Sep 7

    EB-5 Finance Lawyer: President’s Trump’s budget deal includes extension of EB-5 through 12-8-17

    EB-5 Finance Lawyer: President’s Trump’s budget deal includes extension of EB-5 through 12-8-17
    07 September 2017 Click here for the latest articles on EB-5 Financing.  President Trump’s budget deal with Congress includes extension of EB-5 through December 8, 2017 In a message to members of the Public Policy Committee today,…
Rank this Week: 767

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Sep 18

    Maryland Court Expands Defenses Available to Battered Spouse

    Maryland Court Expands Defenses Available to Battered Spouse
    On August 7, 2017, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, handed down a decision that will open a new avenue of defense to battered spouses in the state – in the extreme case where the spouse hires a hit man to…
  • Sep 5

    Federal Medical Malpractice Legislation: Still a Bad Idea

    Federal Medical Malpractice Legislation: Still a Bad Idea
    Early this summer, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill (H.R. 1215 the deceptively titled “Protecting Access to Care Act”) that would limit the “non-economic” money damages available to patients in…
  • Jun 28

    Supreme Court Will Hear Key Case on Federal Whistleblower Law

    Supreme Court Will Hear Key Case on Federal Whistleblower Law
    The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Monday, June 26, that it plans to hear arguments later this year on a case that is of great importance to corporate whistleblowers and to people who support them. The case centers on the Dodd-Frank law,…
Rank this Week: 1795

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Lukewarm Is No Good – Turning Your Hobby into a Busine

    Lukewarm Is No Good – Turning Your Hobby into a Busine
    In celebration of Roald Dahl Day  last Wednesday, someone posted the above quote from the multi-talented British novelist (and short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot) on r/GetMotivated on Reddit. This quote describes…
  • Sep 15

    Marketers and Influencers: How Should You Make Disclosures Online?

    Marketers and Influencers: How Should You Make Disclosures Online?
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued an updated version of its Endorsement Guides, which includes important information about the FTC’s current thoughts on when and how material connections between brands and endorsers…
  • Sep 14

    Marketers and Influencers: When Should You Make Disclosures Online?

    Marketers and Influencers: When Should You Make Disclosures Online?
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued an updated version of its Endorsement Guides, which includes important information about the FTC’s current thoughts on when and how material connections between brands and endorsers…
Rank this Week: 4590

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: 3458

Death Care Law Blog

Death Care Law Blog

Covers laws relating to pre-need and death care compliance, serving banks, funeral homes, crematories, and cemetaries. By William Stalter.

http://www.deathcarelaw.com/
  • Sep 18

    Missouri Seller Records: 2017 Reboot?

    Missouri Seller Records: 2017 Reboot?
    This time last year, the hot topic before the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors was the staff’s proposed regulation to define what constitutes adequate records of a preneed seller.   The proposal was revised…
  • Sep 13

    Missouri’s State Board: the 2017 Sabbatical is Over

    Missouri’s State Board: the 2017 Sabbatical is Over
    After a 8 month sabbatical, the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors will be back at work soon.   Shortly after taking office in January, Governor Eric Greitens withdrew two interim appointments to the State…
  • Aug 27

    Missouri Preneed Annual Reports: Include Those Pre88 and Post88 Trust

    Missouri Preneed Annual Reports: Include Those Pre88 and Post88 Trust
    The Missouri Preneed Annual Report for 2017 is a little different from prior years.  Schedule H (trust funded contracts) now seeks information about Pre88 trusts and Post88 trusts.  Previously, Schedule H only referenced trusts…
Rank this Week: 4107

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1857

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/
  • Sep 18

    September 2017 Website Newsletter

    September 2017 Website Newsletter
    Charlie Faruki and Laura Sanom lead a team (Melinda Burton, Don Burton, Michael Mayer, Zach Heck, and Jason Palmer) that recently secured summary judgment in favor of one of the firm’s long-time clients, Premier Health, resulting in…
  • Sep 13

    Did Equifax Executives Commit Securities Fraud in the Wake of the Company’s Historic Data Breach?

    Did Equifax Executives Commit Securities Fraud in the Wake of the Company’s Historic Data Breach?
    Two corporate executives at Equifax sold over 10,000 of their shares in the corporation just three days after Equifax discovered hackers accessed the names and social security numbers of 143 million Americans. Equifax discovered the data…
  • Aug 30

    The Inverse Hearsay Exception

    The Inverse Hearsay Exception
    In a seminal public records exception case, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held that, where proffered hearsay evidence is inadmissible under the public records exception against a criminal defendant, the government cannot attempt to…
Rank this Week: 3498

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 103

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
  • Sep 18

    Don’t Let the Deal Get Ahead of the Document

    Don’t Let the Deal Get Ahead of the Document
    Eagle Force v. Campbell, decided earlier this month by the Delaware Chancery Court, is a fascinating cautionary tale of the perils of signing and then trying to enforce incomplete business formation agreements. Get the story in this week's…
  • Sep 11

    Business Divorce Stories: Podcast Interviews with Business Appraiser Tony Cotrupe and Attorney Jeffrey Eilender

    Business Divorce Stories: Podcast Interviews with Business Appraiser Tony Cotrupe and Attorney Jeffrey Eilender
    Business Divorce Stories is the title of the latest episode of the Business Divorce Roundtable podcast highlighted in this week's post, featuring short interviews with business appraiser Tony Cotrupe and attorney Jeffrey Eilender sharing…
  • Sep 5

    Superstorm Sandy Unable to Wash Away Sin of Contempt

    Superstorm Sandy Unable to Wash Away Sin of Contempt
    Corporation dissolved. Receiver appointed. Missing inventory. Contempt application. Blame it on Superstorm Sandy? Frank McRoberts explains in this week's New York Business Divorce. Continue Reading…
Rank this Week: 411

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • Sep 18

    4 Tips From a DreamWorks Lawyer who Risked Everything

    4 Tips From a DreamWorks Lawyer who Risked Everything
    We spoke with a DreamWorks lawyer who went back to law school after building a successful career. How did she find the courage to tackle something so life-changing, so huge?
  • Sep 14

    The ABCs of Provisional Patent

    The ABCs of Provisional Patent
    UpCounsel patent attorney Ashkon Cyrus explains how provisional patents can help you protect your valuable intellectual property.
  • Sep 12

    How to Increase Revenue by Calculating Lifetime Employee Value

    How to Increase Revenue by Calculating Lifetime Employee Value
    Vivienne Ming is only 45, yet her resume already includes more positions than most people hold in a lifetime. She earned a PhD in psychology and theoretical neuroscience from Carnegie Mellon University but her work spans several industries,…
Rank this Week: 1643

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
  • Sep 17

    Conversion of Tata Sons into a Private Limited Company: In Whose Interest?

    Conversion of Tata Sons into a Private Limited Company: In Whose Interest?
    The proposed conversion of Tata Sons Limited from a public limited company to a private limited company has reignited the corporate governance issues that the Tata Group has faced over the last year or so. Menaka Doshi has an interesting…
  • Sep 17

    Private Equity Investors as Promoters in an Initial Public Offer

    Private Equity Investors as Promoters in an Initial Public Offer
    [Guest post by Rashmi Ramanath, who is a 5th year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) student at Jindal Global Law School in Sonipat] The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of SKS Microfinance was a first of its kind. It was for the…
  • Sep 16

    Moratorium under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Code: Impact on Proceedings for Cheque Dishonour

    Moratorium under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Code: Impact on Proceedings for Cheque Dishonour
    [Guest post by Aayush Mitruka, a lawyer based in Delhi. An earlier version of this post was published in the newsletter of ICSI – Pune chapter.] The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (the “Code”) is an…
Rank this Week: 376