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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/
  • Oct 17

    Chancery Finds Breach of Obligation to Use “Diligent Efforts”

    Chancery Finds Breach of Obligation to Use “Diligent Efforts”
    A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion is useful for commercial litigators who encounter the frequent situation where one party is required to use some variation on the standard of “best efforts” to either sell a product or…
  • Oct 4

    Chancery Rules on Stock Transfer Restriction

    Chancery Rules on Stock Transfer Restriction
    In my latest column for the National Association of Corporate Directors’ publication called Directorship, I provide an overview of a recent opinion from the Delaware Court of Chancery which examined the nuances of stock…
  • Oct 3

    Chancery Refuses to Seal Courtroom for Allegedly Confidential Trial Exhibit

    Chancery Refuses to Seal Courtroom for Allegedly Confidential Trial Exhibit
    The Court of Chancery recently rejected a request by a non-party to seal certain trial exhibits so that they would not become part of the public trial record.  The court also rejected a request to close the courtroom to the public…
Rank this Week: 441

Silicon Valley Law Group Blog

Silicon Valley Law Group Blog

Covers business law. By Silicon Valley Law Group

http://blog.svlg.com/
  • Oct 17

    Beware the Pro Se Litigant

    Beware the Pro Se Litigant
    People sometimes file lawsuits without the assistance of an attorney at law.  People who represent themselves in a court case are called “pro se litigants.”  Complaints filed by pro se litigants are common, including in…
  • Oct 13

    Meetup on Lessons Learned from the Equifax Data Breach

    Meetup on Lessons Learned from the Equifax Data Breach
    SVLG Shareholder Stephen Wu will host a conference call program on the recent Equifax data breach on October 25, 2017 at 10 am Pacific/1 pm Eastern. While the Equifax is not the largest ever in terms of the total number of records affected,…
  • Oct 7

    Is Your Company a HIPAA Business Associate?

    Is Your Company a HIPAA Business Associate?
    By Stephen Wu If your business provides services to healthcare providers or health insurance companies, your business may have data privacy and security requirements under a federal law called “HIPAA.” If your business offers…
Rank this Week: 1802

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: 64

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/
  • Oct 17

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day Two

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day Two
    What is Probate? The formal definition is the process by which an estate is formally established for a decedent and representatives are appointed to handle the decedent’s affairs.  Probate is not always necessary.  Depending…
  • Oct 17

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day One

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day One
    What is a Special Needs Trust and why would I need one? A Special Needs Trust is a device that allows for those receiving public benefits for a disability to still be able to enjoy the benefit of inheritance, gifts, or other transfers of…
  • Oct 16

    10th Annual National Estate Planning Awareness Week

    10th Annual National Estate Planning Awareness Week
    Today kicks off the 10th annual National Estate Planning Awareness Week.  I will do my best to help promote estate planning awareness by using this important week to address your questions and common myths about estate planning. I am…
Rank this Week: 117

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/
  • Oct 17

    Stay Out of Jail Card: A Workout Plan to Keep Consumers Whole

    Stay Out of Jail Card: A Workout Plan to Keep Consumers Whole
    A few weeks ago we reported on a legislative auditor’s recommendation to sunset the West Virginia Funeral Board because of its poor handling of consumer fraud complaints.   Criticism of the Board focused primarily on the…
  • Oct 2

    West Virginia Funeral Board: Flagged for Expedience

    West Virginia Funeral Board: Flagged for Expedience
    The West Virginia Legislature’s Audit Office has given that state’s Funeral Board a failing grade.   The audit report was covered in detail in the September 25th editions of the Memorial Business Journal and the Funeral…
  • Sep 28

    The New Owner of NPS: Liberty Banker Life

    The New Owner of NPS: Liberty Banker Life
    The Special Deputy Receiver over National Prearranged Services recently filed an application to assign a significant portion of the NPS preneed contracts to Liberty Bankers Life Insurance, and a subsidiary, Capitol Life Insurance…
Rank this Week: 403

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: 3465

Maryland Business Law & Corporate…

Maryland Business Law & Corporate Litigation Blog

By William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
  • Oct 17

    Jennifer S. Lubinski Wins Trial Verdict in Maryland Hazardous Materials Case

    Jennifer S. Lubinski Wins Trial Verdict in Maryland Hazardous Materials Case
    Attorney Jennifer S. Lubinski recently won a verdict of $124,000 at trial on behalf of a client. The property value of the client’s home was significantly impaired by hazardous materials installed at the property by plumbing…
  • Sep 28

    Lubinski Successfully Prosecutes Before MD Board of Contract Appeal

    Lubinski Successfully Prosecutes Before MD Board of Contract Appeal
    Jennifer S. Lubinski recently successfully prosecuted an appeal before the Maryland Board of Contract Appeals. The litigation concerned the constitutional and contractual  authority of the state to unilaterally claim that a debt is owed…
  • Sep 11

    The Elements of a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim in Maryland

    The Elements of a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim in Maryland
    While under Maryland law there generally is not an independent claim for breach of a fiduciary duty, a breach of such duties can certainly be used by an individual in conjunction with other claims to obtain a recovery. Maryland courts... The…
Rank this Week: 1336

Maryland Business Law and…

Maryland Business Law and Corporate Litigation Blog

By The Law Office of William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
  • Oct 17

    Jennifer S. Lubinski Wins Trial Verdict in Maryland Hazardous Materials Case

    Jennifer S. Lubinski Wins Trial Verdict in Maryland Hazardous Materials Case
    Attorney Jennifer S. Lubinski recently won a verdict of $124,000 at trial on behalf of a client. The property value of the client’s home was significantly impaired by hazardous materials installed at the property by plumbing…
  • Sep 28

    Lubinski Successfully Prosecutes Before MD Board of Contract Appeal

    Lubinski Successfully Prosecutes Before MD Board of Contract Appeal
    Jennifer S. Lubinski recently successfully prosecuted an appeal before the Maryland Board of Contract Appeals. The litigation concerned the constitutional and contractual  authority of the state to unilaterally claim that a debt is owed…
  • Sep 11

    The Elements of a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim in Maryland

    The Elements of a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim in Maryland
    While under Maryland law there generally is not an independent claim for breach of a fiduciary duty, a breach of such duties can certainly be used by an individual in conjunction with other claims to obtain a recovery. Maryland courts... The…
Rank this Week: 1313

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
  • Oct 17

    The Problem With Emoji

    The Problem With Emoji
    We may not all know the term emoji, but we have all seen them or used them. Emojis are small digital images or icons used to express an idea or emotion onine. The term is only a couple of decades old and derives from the Japanese words e, a…
  • Oct 5

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!
    A recent survey shows that the majority of Americans do not have an estate plan – in the form of either a will or a living trust – in place. Among Americans 72 years old and above, 81 percent do have an estate plan, but 78 percent…
  • Oct 4

    Expert Testimony is Changing in Maryland

    Expert Testimony is Changing in Maryland
                Two recent rulings from Maryland’s highest court have clarified the legal sufficiency of the data underlying expert causation testimony in lead paint cases.Share:…
Rank this Week: 2107

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 91

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1488

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 36

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
Rank this Week: 4637

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Oct 17

    Read Issue #175 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #175 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #175) 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:…
  • Oct 17

    News Headlines for Oct 17, 2017

    News Headlines for Oct 17, 2017
    An Alternate Universe of Shopping, in Ohio – The New York Times ,Third Quarter Marked by Uncertainty for Puerto Rico and Slower Retail Sector ,Nordstrom Suspends Buyout After Struggling to Get Financing ,Sears’ stock sinks after…
  • Oct 17

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 17, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 17, 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: 10

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://beveragelawupdate.com
  • Oct 17

    Arctic Opportunities: Exploring New Passages for Business Growth in the Arctic & North Atlantic

    Arctic Opportunities: Exploring New Passages for Business Growth in the Arctic & North Atlantic
    Changes in the shipping routes have placed Maine businesses on the doorstep of the Arctic and Northern Europe. Thanks to the addition of Eimskip, it now costs less to ship a container to Norway than it does to truck it to Maryland. On…
  • Sep 25

    Lawyers on Tap: Risk Management Podcast Serie

    Lawyers on Tap: Risk Management Podcast Serie
    In a special three-part miniseries for the Verrill Voices podcast, attorney Jonathan Dunitz discusses risk management for breweries and brewpubs with a successful brewery owner, a leading insurance agent in the craft beverage industry, and an…
  • Sep 20

    Social Media is an (age) gated community

    Social Media is an (age) gated community
    Few brewers would dream of serving someone in their brewery or tasting room without checking an ID to ensure that all the craft beer lovers in the room are of legal drinking age.  When it comes to their virtual breweries and tasting…
Rank this Week: 1320

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/
  • Oct 17

    Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case: 8(a) Program Survives Constitutional Challenge

    Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case: 8(a) Program Survives Constitutional Challenge
    In a big victory for proponents of the 8(a) program, the Supreme Court of the United States has denied the Petition for Certiorari filed by Rothe Development, Inc. Consequently, the decision of the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit…
  • Oct 16

    NHO Prime Gets “Experience” Weakness Despite Experienced Affiliate

    NHO Prime Gets “Experience” Weakness Despite Experienced Affiliate
    An agency was allowed to assign a Native Hawaiian-owned prime contractor a weakness for its experience because the NHO prime lacked relevant experience–even though the prime’s proposal indicated that it would rely in part on the…
  • Oct 13

    Protesting IDIQ Solicitation Ambiguities at the Task Order Level? Too Late, Says GAO

    Protesting IDIQ Solicitation Ambiguities at the Task Order Level? Too Late, Says GAO
    Patent ambiguities present in the solicitation for an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity procurement must be protested prior to the close of proposal submission for the base contract—waiting to protest at the task order level may…
Rank this Week: 2971

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: 3846

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/
  • Oct 17

    Strong Patent Protection Promotes Strong Economie

    Strong Patent Protection Promotes Strong Economie
    In her distinguished tenure as a Commissioner and as Acting Chairman of the FTC, Maureen Ohlhausen has done an outstanding job in explaining the tie between robust patent protection and economic growth and innovation (see, for example, her…
  • Oct 6

    IMG-Learfield: An antitrust reality check on two-sided market merger

    IMG-Learfield: An antitrust reality check on two-sided market merger
    Yesterday Learfield and IMG College inked their recently announced merger. Since the negotiations were made public several weeks ago, the deal has garnered some wild speculation and potentially negative attention. Now that the merger has been…
  • Sep 28

    Single Firm Conduct: European Competition Policy, the European Court of Justice, and Brexit

    Single Firm Conduct: European Competition Policy, the European Court of Justice, and Brexit
    In recent years, the European Union’s (EU) administrative body, the European Commission (EC), increasingly has applied European competition law in a manner that undermines free market dynamics.  In particular, its approach to…
Rank this Week: 487

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Oct 17

    PwC launches Temporary Lawyer Service

    PwC launches Temporary Lawyer Service
    More news from the accounting front, and it looks like they are continuing their expansion into legal: “Pricewaterhouse Coopers is launching a new service that will provide temporary lawyers for large in-house law departments.…
  • Oct 17

    How To Bypass The HR Department And Get The Job

    How To Bypass The HR Department And Get The Job
    Sometimes you have to get creative to get the job: “I’ve been an HR leader since 1984 so I am not the first person one would expect to recommend that job-seekers avoid the HR department when... The post How To Bypass The HR…
  • Oct 11

    7 Best Candidate Questions (from 100k Interviews!)

    7 Best Candidate Questions (from 100k Interviews!)
    You know you should come prepared with questions to ask your interviewers, but what to ask? Here are 7 best candidate questions culled from over 100,000 interviews! “There comes a point in every interview when... The post 7 Best…
Rank this Week: 290

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Oct 17

    Trump Blames Cuba for Sonic Attack

    Trump Blames Cuba for Sonic Attack
    Fifty-five years after the United States and Russia went to the brink of war over the Cuban Missile Crisis, another critical event in the relationship between the United States and Cuba has been reached as President Trump openly blamed Cuba…
  • Oct 10

    Cleveland Latest City To Sign Port Agreement With Cuba

    Cleveland Latest City To Sign Port Agreement With Cuba
    Cleveland, Ohio became the latest city to sign a port agreement with Cuba this week, making it the first agreement since the US State Department’s decision to remove American diplomats from Cuba and request the removal of Cuban…
  • Oct 3

    US to Expel Majority of Cuban Diplomat

    US to Expel Majority of Cuban Diplomat
    Amidst all of the confusion revolving around the mysterious health ailments experienced by US diplomats and relatives in Cuba over the past few months, the Trump administration has taken an even harder line on US-Cuba relations. After an…
Rank this Week: 1765

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/
Rank this Week: 534

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
  • Oct 17

    Is Pollution Value Maximizing?

    Is Pollution Value Maximizing?
    Why do firms pollute even when polluting is socially inefficient (i.e., the harm caused greatly exceeds the cost of curbing the toxic emissions)? Is this undesirable outcome the result of corporate myopia, bad internal governance, or weak…
  • Oct 17

    Proposed Overhaul of Disclosure and Shareholder Proposal Rule

    Proposed Overhaul of Disclosure and Shareholder Proposal Rule
    The U.S. Department of Treasury issued a comprehensive report last week with recommendations to reform the U.S. capital markets regulatory system. The Report to President Trump recommends sweeping changes, including ones aimed to roll back…
  • Oct 17

    Pay Ratio: The Time Has Come

    Pay Ratio: The Time Has Come
    For anyone involved in the preparation of an issuer’s compensation disclosures as part of its annual proxy statement or Form 10-K filing, the time has come to tackle the “pay ratio” calculation and disclosure requirements.…
Rank this Week: 908

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/
  • Oct 17

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate The controlling shareholder—i.e., the shareholder with a majority of the voting power— in a closely-held corporation has significant influence over the…
  • Oct 16

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida
    Sometimes it is necessary to remove someone from your property. There are a number of legal theories that involve someone entering upon real property and the claim that a landowner ultimately asserts depends on the relationship it has with…
  • Oct 12

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Francisco J. Rolon, J.D. Candidate Judges have an ethical obligation to be fair and impartial, but sometimes there are circumstances where attorneys are within their rights to move to disqualify judges to…
Rank this Week: 1512

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/
  • Oct 17

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate The controlling shareholder—i.e., the shareholder with a majority of the voting power— in a closely-held corporation has significant influence over the…
  • Oct 16

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida
    Sometimes it is necessary to remove someone from your property. There are a number of legal theories that involve someone entering upon real property and the claim that a landowner ultimately asserts depends on the relationship it has with…
  • Oct 12

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Francisco J. Rolon, J.D. Candidate Judges have an ethical obligation to be fair and impartial, but sometimes there are circumstances where attorneys are within their rights to move to disqualify judges to…
Rank this Week: 1481

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/
Rank this Week: 1437

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/
  • Oct 17

    National Security: Takeaways from the CFIUS Annual Report

    National Security: Takeaways from the CFIUS Annual Report
    CFIUS recently released its “Annual Report to Congress for 2015.”  That’s not a typo – the report was issued much later than in prior years. The report provides an overview of the…
  • Oct 16

    Golden Parachutes: Mitigating the Tax Bite

    Golden Parachutes: Mitigating the Tax Bite
    Payments to executives that are triggered by a change in control can involve a big tax bite if they exceed 3x an executive’s “base amount” of comp as determined under IRC Section 280G’s “Golden…
  • Oct 13

    Revenue Recognition: Deal Terms Address New Standard

    Revenue Recognition: Deal Terms Address New Standard
    Steve Quinlivan has been closely following the impact of FASB’s new revenue recognition standard on the terms of M&A transactions.  Steve recently blogged about a public company acquisition – NYSE-listed Envestnet’s…
Rank this Week: 492

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Oct 17

    Today: “Pay Ratio & Proxy Disclosure Conference”

    Today: “Pay Ratio & Proxy Disclosure Conference”
    Today is the “Pay Ratio & Proxy Disclosure Conference”; tomorrow is the “Say-on-Pay Workshop: 14th Annual Executive Compensation Conference.” Note you can still register to watch online by using your credit card…
  • Oct 16

    What If the Reg Flex Agenda Became “Real”?

    What If the Reg Flex Agenda Became “Real”?
    One of the things that I’ve blogged about more than I would like is how the Reg Flex Agenda is merely aspirational – and people should pay little mind to it (here’s one of my more recent entries). History certainly has borne…
  • Oct 13

    Edgar Vulnerable to “Denial of Service Attacks”!

    Edgar Vulnerable to “Denial of Service Attacks”!
    Recently, I blogged how the SEC’s Edgar is critical to a transparent financial market – and how the recent hack of Edgar is serious business. This Reuters article notes that Edgar could be at risk from “denial of…
Rank this Week: 468

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/
  • Oct 17

    What Kind Of California Corporation Must Include A Salary Limitation In Its Articles Or Bylaws?

    What Kind Of California Corporation Must Include A Salary Limitation In Its Articles Or Bylaws?
    I suspect that at least a few California corporate lawyers are unaware of a provision in the California Corporations Code requiring the articles or bylaws of certain corporations to contain a limitation on the salaries paid to…
  • Oct 16

    Filing Statements Of Information Online

    Filing Statements Of Information Online
    Last June, the California Secretary of State’s office announced bizfile California, which it described as “a new online portal to help businesses file, search, and order business records quickly and conveniently from one…
  • Oct 13

    What Is A Foreign Registrant And Why Must They Translate Their Names?

    What Is A Foreign Registrant And Why Must They Translate Their Names?
    Earlier this week, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed amendments to Regulation S-K, and related rules and forms.  According to the SEC, these are intended to modernize and simplify certain disclosure requirements in a manner…
Rank this Week: 2755

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
  • Oct 17

    SEBI Circular on Minimum Public Shareholding

    SEBI Circular on Minimum Public Shareholding
    [Sarthak Karol is an associate at a law firm in Mumbai] By way of a Circular dated October 10, 2017, (“Circular”), the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) issued directions to stock exchanges to come down…
  • Oct 15

    Call for submissions for the 10th volume of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law

    Call for submissions for the 10th volume of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law
    [Announcement on behalf of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law] The Board of Editors of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law (IJIEL) is pleased to invite original and unpublished manuscripts for publication in Volume…
  • Oct 15

    FDI in the Aviation Sector

    FDI in the Aviation Sector
    Jae Woon Lee and I have a working paper titled “Skies Half Open: Foreign Investment in India’s Airline Industry”, the abstract of which is as follows: The foreign investment regime governing the airline industry has been the…
Rank this Week: 927

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

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

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1543

AG Deal Diary

AG Deal Diary

A collection of insights and analysis on hot topics impacting companies, funds, dealmakers and directors. By Akin Gump.

http://www.akingump.com/en/experience/practices/corporate/ag-deal-diary/index.html
  • Oct 16

    SEC Proposes Amendments to Modernize and Simplify Regulation S-K

    SEC Proposes Amendments to Modernize and Simplify Regulation S-K
    On October 11, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to adopt proposed amendments to Regulation S-K that are intended to modernize and simplify certain disclosure requirements and related rules and forms. Below are…
  • Oct 11

    Nasdaq Proposes Changes to SPAC Listing Rule

    Nasdaq Proposes Changes to SPAC Listing Rule
    On October 11, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published for comment a proposal by NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq) to modify its initial and continued listing requirements for special purpose acquisition companies…
  • Sep 28

    Updated SEC Guidance Emphasizes Flexibility in Complying with Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule

    Updated SEC Guidance Emphasizes Flexibility in Complying with Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule
    Beginning in 2018, U.S. public companies will generally need to comply with the pay ratio disclosure rule under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which requires that each such company disclose the annual total…
Rank this Week: 2116

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Oct 16

    The Case for Disallowing the Necessity Defense in Climate Change Case

    The Case for Disallowing the Necessity Defense in Climate Change Case
    I got an email today from an outfit called Kent Com LLC, which states in part that: I've been fascinated by the necessity defense since I read Cannibalism and the Common Law: The Story of the Tragic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Oct 16

    Various appreciations of my late friend Fred McChesney

    Various appreciations of my late friend Fred McChesney
    The #MiamiLaw community mourns the passing of Professor Fred McChesney, J.D. ’78 https://t.co/CtJmcDRpFe pic.twitter.com/dDDj2dCH5c— Miami Law School (@MiamiLawSchool) October 13, 2017 "The concept... [[ This is a content summary…
  • Oct 14

    Fred McChesney, RIP

    Fred McChesney, RIP
    Sad news from Brian Leiter, who reports that Fred McChesney has passed: A leading law & economics and antitrust scholar, Professor McChesney taught at Emory, Cornell, and Northwestern... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
Rank this Week: 34

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/
Rank this Week: 540

Portland Business & Commercial Law…

Portland Business & Commercial Law Blog

By Slinde Nelson Stanford.

http://www.slindenelson.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    License revocation proceedings are business litigation matter

    License revocation proceedings are business litigation matter
    In Oregon and all other states, the Federal Communications Commission is the federal agency that regulates the licensing of the broadcast media. The agency oversees and enforces the body of federal regulations that govern the…
  • Oct 8

    Government contracts may be secure income for some businesse

    Government contracts may be secure income for some businesse
    Small and medium-size businesses in Oregon may benefit greatly from obtaining government contracts to give the company a steady flow of secure income. This area of income development may work well also for minority-owned companies and those…
  • Oct 4

    Business disputes may deal with the enforcement of contract

    Business disputes may deal with the enforcement of contract
    Many business transactions in Oregon and elsewhere are evidenced by a contract between the parties. A contract can be a formal, single document called a contract or an agreement, which has been written up by one or more attorneys. In...
Rank this Week: 2924

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

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

https://dataprivacy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Oct 16

    Siri: What Should Doctors Know About the Risks of Using a Voice Assistant?

    Siri: What Should Doctors Know About the Risks of Using a Voice Assistant?
    Physicians have their hands full on the best of days. It’s not difficult to imagine why using a voice assistant such as Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri might be attractive. In fact, a recent survey showed nearly one in…
  • Oct 13

    Is Your Business in Compliance with the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

    Is Your Business in Compliance with the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act
    A number of employers in Illinois are involved in pending class action litigation regarding violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. The BIPA, which was enacted in 2008, addresses the collection, use and retention of…
  • Oct 12

    FTC Invests in Technology to Prepare for Busy Year of Litigation and Investigation

    FTC Invests in Technology to Prepare for Busy Year of Litigation and Investigation
    The Federal Trade Commission is investing nearly $3 million in technology to support an increasing need for e-discovery driven by massive data breaches such as the one disclosed recently by Equifax. The news comes from the National…
Rank this Week: 1666

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan…

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan Blog

Covers business disputes, employment law matters and oil and gas law matters throughout Texas.

http://www.theaustintriallawyer.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Texas appeals court rules on consent provision in oil lease case

    Texas appeals court rules on consent provision in oil lease case
    A Texas appeals court eliminated a $27.7 million judgment against an oil and gas company in a dispute over a drilling farmout agreement, ruling that the contract permitted the company to withhold consent to an assignment of the agreement.…
  • Sep 29

    Texas telecommunications company sues Comcast claiming tortious interference

    Texas telecommunications company sues Comcast claiming tortious interference
    A small Texas telecommunications company has filed a lawsuit against cable giant Comcast, alleging tortious interference with contract. In the lawsuit, Anthony Luna claims Comcast dug up and destroyed cables owned by his company, Telecom…
  • Jul 26

    Texas appellate court rules against owner of royalty interest in fraudulent inducement lawsuit

    Texas appellate court rules against owner of royalty interest in fraudulent inducement lawsuit
    A Texas appellate court held that the owner of a royalty interest could not claim fraudulent inducement with regard to its settlement with a Shell Oil affiliate that operated the oil and gas property. In 2014, a Texas state court jury found…
Rank this Week: 1706

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

Covers current antitrust news and regulatory developments. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 531

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers commercial law and litigation, employment contracts, and consumer law. By The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman.

http://www.newyorkbusinesslitigationattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    New York Employers Will Soon Be Required to Provide Paid Family Leave

    New York Employers Will Soon Be Required to Provide Paid Family Leave
    Paid family leave (PFL) has been becoming more and more popular across the United States, with many employers voluntarily offering PFL programs. In a more recent development, some states are now beginning to require employers to offer PFL in…
  • Oct 9

    New York Court of Appeals Clarifies There Is No Right to “Aid in Dying”

    New York Court of Appeals Clarifies There Is No Right to “Aid in Dying”
    Earlier this month, the state’s high court issued a written opinion in a New York civil rights case involving the rights of mentally competent, terminally ill patients to seek prescription medication to end their life. Ultimately, the…
  • May 5

    New York Wage and Hour Lawsuit Nets $2M to Pizza Delivery Worker

    New York Wage and Hour Lawsuit Nets $2M to Pizza Delivery Worker
    Workers in New York have a right to be paid fairly, not only according to minimum wage and overtime laws, but also in accordance with their employment contracts and agreements. Failure to abide by these agreements is a form of wage theft, and…
Rank this Week: 2508

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
Rank this Week: 1253

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
  • Oct 16

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion
    Just because you successfully handled the merits of a case doesn’t mean that you should take on a large or complex fee motion that arises from it. It may be time to bring in someone with fee motion expertise. Here are four reasons to…
  • Oct 13

    Can Opinion Come In Under the Business-Records Exception?

    Can Opinion Come In Under the Business-Records Exception?
    Here’s a common evidence question: Are opinions admissible when they’re in business records? The answer is generally “yes,” as long as the statement of opinion is in a writing that qualifies otherwise for the…
  • Oct 11

    5 Things to Include in Every Estate Plan

    5 Things to Include in Every Estate Plan
    So you’ve gathered the client’s data—personal and financial—and know the client’s objectives. What do you do? Here are 5 typical documents you’ll need for the estate plan. Will. A client who needs an estate…
Rank this Week: 1963

Delaware Chancery Law Blog

Delaware Chancery Law Blog

Covers corporate and commercial practice in the Delaware Court of Chancery. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarechancery.foxrothschild.com/
  • Oct 16

    Incorporation Condition in Confidentiality Agreement Upheld in Books and Records Action

    Incorporation Condition in Confidentiality Agreement Upheld in Books and Records Action
    In the recent DGCL Section 220 books and records decision of The City of Cambridge Retirement System v. Universal Health Services, Inc., C.A. No. 2017-0322-SG (Del. Ch. Oct. 12, 2017), the Court of Chancery considered the…
  • Oct 4

    Court of Chancery Examines Books and Records Inspection Demand

    Court of Chancery Examines Books and Records Inspection Demand
    In the recent decision of Mehta v. Kaazing Corporation, C.A. No. 2017-0087-JRS (Del. Ch.), Vice Chancellor Slights examined a stockholder’s books and records request upon a Delaware corporation pursuant to 8 Del.…
  • Sep 10

    Conspiracy Theory of Jurisdiction Examined by Court of Chancery

    Conspiracy Theory of Jurisdiction Examined by Court of Chancery
    The recent decision of LVI Group Investments LLC v. NCM Group Holdings LLC, C.A. No. 12067-VCG (Del. Ch. Sept. 7, 2017) addresses the concept of conspiracy theory of jurisdiction, under which which a non-resident may be subject to…
Rank this Week: 2158

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Covers the intersection of customs law and asset seizures, with a particular focus on reporting on news of U.S. Customs & Border Protection currency seizures from international travelers for failure to report, bulk cash smuggling, or structuring.

http://greatlakescustomslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    CBP Texas Discovers $300k in Hidden Cash

    CBP Texas Discovers $300k in Hidden Cash
    Here is a tale from CBP of over a quarter-million dollars, unreported cash, seized by U.S. Customs officers at the ... The post CBP Texas Discovers $300k in Hidden Cash appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Oct 12

    Baltimore Customs Seized Cash on Private Flight

    Baltimore Customs Seized Cash on Private Flight
    Baltimore CBP doesn’t make it into the news too much for cash seizures, but recently it was reported that they ... The post Baltimore Customs Seized Cash on Private Flight appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Oct 9

    3rd Largest Dulles Customs Cash Seizure of $150,000

    3rd Largest Dulles Customs Cash Seizure of $150,000
    CBP in Dulles recently made a very large cash seizure from an airline passenger headed to Ghana. It is CBP ... The post 3rd Largest Dulles Customs Cash Seizure of $150,000 appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
Rank this Week: 1734

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/
  • Oct 16

    A Member By Any Other Name . . . May Have Access to LLC Books and Record

    A Member By Any Other Name . . . May Have Access to LLC Books and Record
    Is a “Management Member” of an LLC, who holds only an economic interest, a “Member” for purposes of demanding access to the LLC’s books and records? Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich, applying Delaware law,…
  • Oct 9

    Court Defines “True Deadlock”

    Court Defines “True Deadlock”
    The Supreme Court of Massachusetts recently formulated a useful, four-factor test for "true deadlock" in corporate dissolution cases. Learn more in this week's New York Business Divorce. Continue Reading…
  • Oct 2

    LLC’s Purpose Being Achieved? Business Doing Fine? Good Luck Getting Judicial Dissolution

    LLC’s Purpose Being Achieved? Business Doing Fine? Good Luck Getting Judicial Dissolution
    A minority member of an LLC that operates a Manhattan restaurant learned how tough it can be to get judicial dissolution of a financially sound LLC that's achieving its intended purpose, notwithstanding allegations of majority oppression.…
Rank this Week: 734

The Contingency

The Contingency

The Contingency offers insights on sharing the risks and rewards of high-stakes business disputes. By Barry Barnett.

http://www.thecontingency.com
  • Oct 15

    Preparing Difficult Witnesses for Trial — Part 1

    Preparing Difficult Witnesses for Trial — Part 1
    For your client to win at trial, the trial lawyer in you must tell a human story, one that moves jurors to decide in your client’s favor. Flesh-and-blood witnesses fill essential roles in the drama. So-so ones will turn the story to…
  • Sep 4

    Multiples for Pharma Buyers Pursuing Opt-Out Antitrust Claim

    Multiples for Pharma Buyers Pursuing Opt-Out Antitrust Claim
    Existential threshold The number of companies that can bring treble-damages claims against drug manufacturers for violating federal antitrust law has dwindled. The scarcity has grown so acute that last week it crossed an existential…
  • Aug 28

    Pharma Buyers Too Few for Cla

    Pharma Buyers Too Few for Cla
    U.S. District Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg ruled on August 28, 2017 that a class of 24 to 25 direct purchasers did not satisfy the “numerosity” requirement of Rule 23(a)(1) for class certification. Florence Drug Co. of…
Rank this Week: 1506

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Oct 15

    On the Meaning of “War”

    On the Meaning of “War”
    Many insurance policies contain a war exclusion precluding coverage for loss caused by war. But in world where violent conflicts involve a wide variety of different groups and parties, what exactly constitutes “war”? In a recent…
  • Oct 11

    D&O Insurance Coverage and the Rise of Appraisal Litigation

    D&O Insurance Coverage and the Rise of Appraisal Litigation
    As I have detailed on this blog (most recently here), due to two Delaware court decisions — the Delaware Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Corwin v. KKR Financial Holdings LLC  (here) and the Delaware Chancery…
  • Oct 9

    Supreme Court Docket: Is the Leidos Case a “Nothing Burger”?

    Supreme Court Docket: Is the Leidos Case a “Nothing Burger”?
    In a post earlier this month, I summarized the three securities law cases that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear its current term. Among the three cases on the Court’s docket is Leidos, Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System. As…
Rank this Week: 235