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Business Law Post

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

http://www.businesslawpost.com
  • Oct 21

    Blockchain: Recordkeeping in the 21st Century

    Blockchain: Recordkeeping in the 21st Century
    Since our last post on cryptocurrency, the price of Bitcoin has risen nearly $1,500. This rapid rise in the value of cryptocurrency is representative of the extreme volatility that has given many investors pause. While cryptocurrency still…
  • Oct 11

    Are Real Estate Syndications Available to Non-Accredited Investors (NY perspective)?

    Are Real Estate Syndications Available to Non-Accredited Investors (NY perspective)?
    A real estate syndication, although a fancy term, simply means pulling money and expertise together to invest in real estate properties.  It often so happens that some people possess the wealth of knowledge about the real estate market…
  • Oct 2

    Cryptocurrency: the Origin and Growth of Coinopoly

    Cryptocurrency: the Origin and Growth of Coinopoly
    Mired in the aftermath of the U.S. financial crisis, the year 2009 may have started one of the largest financial revolutions since the birth of paper currency in 1690. Much like its predecessors, cryptocurrency faces an uphill battle of…
Rank this Week: 3401

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 21

    Fire Sale Discount: Evidence from the Sale of Minority Equity Stake

    Fire Sale Discount: Evidence from the Sale of Minority Equity Stake
    Asset fire sales—namely, the forced sales by distressed sellers at prices lower than what the highest potential bidder could bid if it were not financially constrained as studied by Shleifer and Vishny (1992)—have attracted much…
  • Oct 20

    Protecting Shareholder Ownership and Governance Right

    Protecting Shareholder Ownership and Governance Right
    Various efforts to reform the shareholder proposal process, SEC Rule 14a-8, ask the Securities and Exchange Commission to formally curb the ability of share owners to file proposals. The proposed reforms, including a 2014 petition by a…
  • Oct 20

    Director Networks, Turnover, and Appointment

    Director Networks, Turnover, and Appointment
    A company’s shareholders are to elect or approve the appointment of the non-executive (or supervisory) directors whose fiduciary duties include monitoring the CEO and the other executive directors. In case of continued poor corporate…
Rank this Week: 133

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Oct 21

    Weekend Reading: Brothers at War

    Weekend Reading: Brothers at War
    With the threat of war (or the crazy rantings about war) with North Korea, I thought I should learn more about the history of the conflict. I realized that most of what I knew about Korea and the Korean War I had learned from MASH. In…
  • Oct 20

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for October 20

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for October 20
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. 6 Trends in AML Compliance by Ambreesh Khanna Anti-money laundering regulations (AML), including Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements, are hardly a new…
  • Oct 19

    Is a TIC a security?

    Is a TIC a security?
    TIC refers to Tenancy in Common, not the blood-sucking insect. A TIC is a completely legal way of owning real estate that has been around for hundreds of years. When one of the parties owning real estate dies, that ownership interest passes…
Rank this Week: 780

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/
  • Oct 21

    New Essay on Mutual Funds' Fiduciary Obligations When Voting Share

    New Essay on Mutual Funds' Fiduciary Obligations When Voting Share
    Readers of the blog know that a few months ago, the University of Tennessee hosted a BLPB symposium, with essays to be published in a forthcoming volume of Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law. It was a terrific amount...
  • Oct 20

    American University Washington Seeks Business Law Application

    American University Washington Seeks Business Law Application
    American University Washington College of Law is seeking applications, both entry-level and lateral, for tenure-track or tenured appointment to the faculty. The law school is looking at several areas, but fields of particular need are…
  • Oct 20

    Atlantic Law Journal - Call for Article

    Atlantic Law Journal - Call for Article
    Below the line is a call for papers that I just received. The Atlantic Law Journal is a double-blind peer-reviewed law journal, and it is one of the regional publications of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. ------------ The...
Rank this Week: 239

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Oct 21

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 21, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 21, 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.…
  • Oct 20

    News Headlines for Oct 20, 2017

    News Headlines for Oct 20, 2017
    WeWork: A $20 Billion Startup Fueled by Silicon Valley Pixie Dust
  • Oct 20

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 20, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 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: 14

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

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

    Proposed Changes to California’s Hazardous Waste Regulations Could Significantly Impact Your Operation

    Proposed Changes to California’s Hazardous Waste Regulations Could Significantly Impact Your Operation
    As reported in The Nickel Report, our Trends and Developments in Energy and Environmental Law blog, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) continues to make California’s hazardous waste management program more…
  • Oct 12

    SEC Issues Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Rule

    SEC Issues Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Rule
    On September 21, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the staff of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued interpretive guidance to assist public companies with complying with the “pay ratio” rule…
  • Oct 5

    Recall Roundup: September

    Recall Roundup: September
    Last month, the solar eclipse captivated the United States and many consumers flocked to purchase solar eclipse glasses to safely observe the astronomical phenomenon. We discussed how NASA issued a safety alert advising consumers on the…
Rank this Week: 833

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/
  • Oct 20

    Ninth Circuit Ruling on Whistleblower Protections in Dodd-Frank Headed to Supreme Court

    Ninth Circuit Ruling on Whistleblower Protections in Dodd-Frank Headed to Supreme Court
    Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) in 2010. The statute amended existing statutes like the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and it referenced other major financial reform…
  • Oct 3

    Cybersecurity Obligations of California Businesse

    Cybersecurity Obligations of California Businesse
    Computer technology and the internet have created countless opportunities for both businesses and consumers. As more and more commercial activity moves online, however, the risks to the integrity of a company’s digital records grow…
  • Sep 19

    Cereal Maker Cannot Trademark the Color Yellow, According to Trademark Appeals Board

    Cereal Maker Cannot Trademark the Color Yellow, According to Trademark Appeals Board
    Businesses rely on name and product recognition to develop customer loyalty and stand out in the marketplace. Products and services introduced into the market may have distinctive names, logos, or designs—known as trademarks or service…
Rank this Week: 3119

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

Covers business and employment law.

http://www.sacattorneys.com/san-jose-business-lawyer
  • Oct 20

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant
    When the state of California enacted new laws designed at protecting undocumented immigrants, it prompted a stern response from federal authorities. Now, neighborhoods and workplaces face the threat of more frequent raids by Immigration and…
  • Sep 15

    DACA and Your Busine

    DACA and Your Busine
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy has become a hot-button issue lately for politicians, immigration activists and business owners. The primary concern for business owners is that employees who obtain work…
  • Aug 15

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member
    There is perhaps no better feeling than the unification of family members from across borders. Whether for work, school, or simply to enjoy life together as a family, immigration laws in California are designed to protect the civil and labor…
Rank this Week: 2360

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 20

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan
    I can’t tell you how many times I hear “Oh I don’t have anything but debt, why do I need to plan?” or “I’ll get around to it, besides it is not like I am rich or anything.”  People tend to think…
  • Oct 20

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan
    I can’t tell you how many times I hear “Oh I don’t have anything but debt, why do I need to plan?” or “I’ll get around to it, besides it is not like I am rich or anything.”  People tend to think…
  • Oct 20

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Five

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Five
    What should I discuss with my family? Discussing your eventual death is not a pleasant conversation to have, but it is a necessary one.  It is important to let your family know what your wishes are.  Depending on what your documents…
Rank this Week: 309

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Recovering Punitive Damages In Breach of Contract Case

    Recovering Punitive Damages In Breach of Contract Case
    A breach of contract can be a costly expense which causes an array of legal damages to a business. In some cases, this damage can be mitigated by negotiating a settlement with the breaching party in advance. In other situations, the contract…
  • Oct 13

    How Do You File A Lien In A Construction Payment Dispute?

    How Do You File A Lien In A Construction Payment Dispute?
    Contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers deserve to be paid for the work they complete and the supplies they provide. All too often, however, they are not adequately or promptly paid and find themselves in a payment dispute. Fortunately,…
  • Sep 29

    How Do I Write The Bylaws Of A Company?

    How Do I Write The Bylaws Of A Company?
    Of the many challenges faced when starting a business, creation of a company’s bylaws can be one of the more complex, technical, and overwhelming challenges of them all. While daunting, such agreements can protect startup companies from…
Rank this Week: 3543

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: 1300

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 15

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 20

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: October 16-20, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: October 16-20, 2017
    My Cubs couldn’t pull off the World Series repeat, losing badly to the Dodgers last night in the National League Championship Series.  And you know what?  I’m okay with it.  We Cubs fans are a different breed: after…
  • Oct 19

    WOSB Program: Company Ineligible Because Husband Managed Busine

    WOSB Program: Company Ineligible Because Husband Managed Busine
    A self-certified woman-owned small business was ineligible for a WOSB set-aside contract because the woman owner’s husband held the company’s highest officer position and appeared to manage its day-to-day operations. A recent SBA…
  • Oct 18

    5 Things You Should Know: SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program (The Basics)

    5 Things You Should Know: SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program (The Basics)
    If you’re a small business owner interested in government contracts, you’ve probably heard about the SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program. The 8(a) Program itself is complex, but its potential benefits are tremendous. In…
Rank this Week: 3569

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 20

    Settlors and Shareholders: Who Has Standing to Sue for Elder Abuse?

    Settlors and Shareholders: Who Has Standing to Sue for Elder Abuse?
    The Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (EADACPA) (Welf & I C §§15600–15675) provides enhanced remedies for “financial abuse” that results in a loss of property of someone over age 65. This can…
  • Oct 18

    How to Get Your Client Paid for Work on Construction Project

    How to Get Your Client Paid for Work on Construction Project
    You’ve got a client who didn’t get paid for work done on a construction project. You could file a breach of contract action, but there may be other ways to get your client paid, especially if the contracting party who didn’t…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 263

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 20

    Sale of NPS Preneed Contract Approved

    Sale of NPS Preneed Contract Approved
    A Texas court has approved the sale of a majority of the NPS preneed business to a Texas insurance company and its subsidiary.  As we reported a few weeks ago, Liberty Bankers Life Insurance and Capitol Life Insurance Company will…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4087

NY Commercial Division Blog

NY Commercial Division Blog

Analyzes key developments in the New York Commercial Division, including important decisions handed down by the Commercial Division and appellate court decisions reviewing Commercial Division decisions. By Stephen P. Younger and Muhammad U. Faridi of Patterson Belknap.

https://www.pbwt.com/ny-commercial-division-blog/
Rank this Week: 2579

DealBook

DealBook

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

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

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

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

    Edgar Woes Piling Up? Fee Problems & Delayed Offering Filings?

    Edgar Woes Piling Up? Fee Problems & Delayed Offering Filings?
    The title of this blog includes multiple question marks because the SEC continues to keep us in the dark when Edgar has problems. I’m not talking about the cyber breach that was recently announced. I’ve been harping for some time…
  • Oct 19

    Revenue Recognition: PCAOB Guidance on New FASB Standard

    Revenue Recognition: PCAOB Guidance on New FASB Standard
    Recently, the PCAOB issued this Staff audit alert to assist independent auditors in applying PCAOB standards when they audit their client’s implementation of FASB’s new revenue recognition standard.  Topics covered…
  • Oct 18

    Today: “Say-on-Pay Workshop – 14th Annual Executive Compensation Conference”

    Today: “Say-on-Pay Workshop – 14th Annual Executive Compensation Conference”
    Today is the “Say-on-Pay Workshop: 14th Annual Executive Compensation Conference”; yesterday was the “Pay Ratio & Proxy Disclosure Conference” (video archive is posted). Note you can still register to watch online…
Rank this Week: 381

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 20

    Transcript: “Cybersecurity Due Diligence in M&A”

    Transcript: “Cybersecurity Due Diligence in M&A”
    We have posted the transcript for our recent webcast: “Cybersecurity Due Diligence in M&A.” – John Jenkin
  • Oct 19

    Efforts Clauses: The Delaware Chancery Court Speaks!

    Efforts Clauses: The Delaware Chancery Court Speaks!
    Lawyers like to fight over whether a party to a contract has to exercise “best efforts,” “commercially reasonable efforts” or some other level of efforts – but as we’ve noted in the past, courts either…
  • Oct 18

    Non-GAAP: New CDI Clarifies Exemption for M&A Forecast

    Non-GAAP: New CDI Clarifies Exemption for M&A Forecast
    We recently blogged about the uncertainty surrounding the scope of Reg G’s exemption for disclosure of non-GAAP information contained in projections provided to financial advisors.  Yesterday, Corp Fin…
Rank this Week: 1691

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 20

    Professor Bainbridge Precises Corporate Philanthropy

    Professor Bainbridge Precises Corporate Philanthropy
    Earlier this week, UCLA Law School Professor Stephen Bainbridge precised the question of corporate philanthropy.  He notes “Virtually all states have adopted statutes specifically granting corporations the power to make…
  • Oct 19

    California And Virtual Annual Meeting

    California And Virtual Annual Meeting
    Seventeen years ago, Delaware amended Section 211 of the Delaware General Corporation Law to permit corporations to hold electronic meetings of stockholders.  72 Del. Laws, c. 343, §§ 7, 8.  In the ensuing years,…
  • Oct 18

    Las Vegas’ Airport And The Lawyer Who Went “All In” For His Client

    Las Vegas’ Airport And The Lawyer Who Went “All In” For His Client
    Passengers flying to Las Vegas arrive at the McCarran International Airport.  Having spent my youth in Las Vegas, I have many memories of going to the airport to greet arriving family or to fly East for school.  Then,…
Rank this Week: 175

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/
  • Oct 19

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (October 19, 2017)

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (October 19, 2017)
    Top Downloads for: Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 20 Aug 2017 - 19 Oct 2017 Rank Paper Downloads 1. Smart Contracts and the Cost of Inflexibility Jeremy M. Sklaroff University of Pennsylvania Law...
  • Oct 19

    Will They Ever Learn?

    Will They Ever Learn?
    Will They Ever Learn? Insurance companies have a notorious reputation for failing to uphold contracts with their insureds. Such was the case for Ms. Laura Dziadek when she tried to have the Charter Oak Fire Ins. Co. pay for her...
  • Oct 16

    Take That! Outstanding Contractual Balance, Not Just Profits, Due in Case of Asserted Commercial Impracticability

    Take That! Outstanding Contractual Balance, Not Just Profits, Due in Case of Asserted Commercial Impracticability
    In Hemlock Semiconductor Operations, LLC v. Solarworld Industries Sachsen GmbH, 867 F.3d 692 (Sixth Cir. 2017), Hemlock contracted to provide Sachsen in Germany set quantities of polysilicon at fixed prices between 2006 and 2019. The market…
Rank this Week: 179

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 19

    Tokyo

    Tokyo
    The D&O Diary is on assignment in Asia this week, with the first stop for meetings in Tokyo, Japan’s capital city. Tokyo is such an amazing place. With a population of 13.8 million in the city itself and a total of 37.8 million in…
  • Oct 18

    Guest Post: FAQs about Regulation A+ Securities Offering

    Guest Post: FAQs about Regulation A+ Securities Offering
    In March 2015, the SEC released its final rules implementing the provision of the JOBS Act to try to facilitate small companies’ access to capital and to provide new investors with new investment choices, in the form of Regulation A+.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 215

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • Oct 19

    Practical Tips for Implementing Radical Candor: A Q&A with Kim Scott

    Practical Tips for Implementing Radical Candor: A Q&A with Kim Scott
    Radical Candor sounds great in theory, but it’s not always easy to put into practice. Here, Radical Candor co-founder Kim Scott reveals how to roll out Radical Candor in the workplace.
  • Oct 17

    What Type of Patent Application is Best for My Invention?

    What Type of Patent Application is Best for My Invention?
    Top UpCounsel patent attorney Andrew Morabito breaks down the many kinds of patent applications that exist so that inventors can pick the one that best protects their invention.
  • Oct 12

    The California Employer’s Guide to Navigating Non-Compete Provision

    The California Employer’s Guide to Navigating Non-Compete Provision
    Non-compete provisions are hard to enforce in California, so what's an employer to do? UpCounsel attorney Jamie Davenport explains how employers can protect their trade secrets anyway.
Rank this Week: 3030

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Oct 19

    General Counsel Reap Pay Rewards for Enhanced Role

    General Counsel Reap Pay Rewards for Enhanced Role
    For some, getting more responsibility means more money to their bottom-line.  Not the case for all in-house counsel, unfortunately. “The changing role of top legal officers is leading to increases in compensation with many…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 247

Blog: News & Legal Articles from…

Blog: News & Legal Articles from Our Team

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.ds-l.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Employer Must Pay For All Non-Exempt Employee Breaks of 20 Minutes or Le

    Employer Must Pay For All Non-Exempt Employee Breaks of 20 Minutes or Le
    Last week on October 13 the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that an employer must pay a non-exempt employee for all rest breaks of 20 minutes or less.  This is nothing new and has been the law of the land under the Fair Labor…
  • Sep 11

    Equifax Data Breach

    Equifax Data Breach
    Typing The recent Equifax data breach has been called the worst personal data breach in history. Over 143 million people have been affected.  Experts are saying that is it safer to assume you were affected and take preventative measures…
  • Aug 15

    New I-9 Form – Employment Eligibility Verification

    New I-9 Form – Employment Eligibility Verification
    Employment Eligibility Verification Form The I-9 form is used by employers to verify both the identity and eligibility of individuals for employment in the United States.  The new form goes into effect on September 18, 2017.  You…
Rank this Week: 4423

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    When the specifics are misleading: medical test stats draw false advertising claim

    When the specifics are misleading: medical test stats draw false advertising claim
    Quidel Corp. v. Siemens Med. Solutions USA, Inc., 2017 WL 4654644, No. 16-cv-3059 (S.D. Cal. Oct. 16, 2017)Quidel is a “diagnostic healthcare manufacturer” that “developed, promotes and sells the Thyretain TSI Reporter…
  • Oct 18

    Reading list: scientific claims and anti-fraud law

    Reading list: scientific claims and anti-fraud law
    Shannon Roesler, Evaluating Corporate Speech About Science (forthcoming, Geo. L.J. 2018)Pull quote: “[C]onsumer protection laws should encourage accurate representations of contemporaneous scientific knowledge, rather than lucky guesses…
  • Oct 17

    Undisclosed, and disclosed, influence when going to the mattresse

    Undisclosed, and disclosed, influence when going to the mattresse
    Fast Company has a great story about the intricate operations and arguable shenanigans of mattress reviewers who are also paid affiliates.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
Rank this Week: 131

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
  • Oct 19

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner
    It is highly likely that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”) will adopt a model data cyber security law premised largely on the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYSDFS”) cyber…
  • Oct 10

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination
    The IRS recently released the Tax Exempt and Government Entities FY 2018 Work Plan (the “2018 Work Plan”) which provides helpful information for sponsors of tax-qualified retirement plans about the focus of the IRS’ 2018…
  • Sep 11

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized
    Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Marc A. Mandelman, and Nancy L. Gunzenhauser, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services…
Rank this Week: 2070

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 125

Trade Secrets Watch

Trade Secrets Watch

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/trade-secrets-watch/
  • Oct 19

    Trade Secret Misappropriation by Ex-Employees in China: How to Confront “Inside Theft”

    Trade Secret Misappropriation by Ex-Employees in China: How to Confront “Inside Theft”
    Article 123 of the General Provisions of the Civil Law of the People’s Republic of China (effective Oct. 1, 2017) confirmed that trade secrets are intellectual property, signifying China’s recognition of the importance of trade…
  • Oct 3

    Nosal Reply Brief Sets Stage for SCOTUS Cert Decision

    Nosal Reply Brief Sets Stage for SCOTUS Cert Decision
    The U.S. Supreme Court, which just began a new term on Monday with a full complement of nine justices, is expected to soon decide whether it will hear the appeal of David Nosal, the former Korn Ferry executive whose conviction under the…
  • Sep 29

    Accounts Frozen: DOJ Alleges Seven Defendants Conspired To Misappropriate Trade Secret

    Accounts Frozen: DOJ Alleges Seven Defendants Conspired To Misappropriate Trade Secret
    Competition from Chinese companies shows no signs of slowing. Likewise, allegations of trade secret theft against Chinese companies are increasingly common. In this case, the U.S. Department of Justice linked allegations of trade secret theft…
Rank this Week: 2454

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 18

    Preparing Difficult Witnesses for Trial — Part 2

    Preparing Difficult Witnesses for Trial — Part 2
    In Preparing Difficult Witnesses for Trial — Part 1, we looked at the four major types of trial witnesses. We also sketched “some of the more significant ethical considerations that govern your dealings with each category”.…
  • 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…
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Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

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

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
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WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

Provides practical insights from quantitative legal research on corporate law, capital markets, finance, and mergers & acquisitions, as well as law schools and legal education. By Professor Robert Anderson.

http://witnesseth.typepad.com
  • Oct 18

    The California bar exam: time for some accountability from law school dean

    The California bar exam: time for some accountability from law school dean
    The California Supreme Court announced today that it will leave the California bar examination passing score at 1440 (144 on the national scale) for now. The Court said that "balancing all considerations, the court is not persuaded that the…
  • Sep 12

    Predicting the future of US News law school rankings with revealed preference rankings?

    Predicting the future of US News law school rankings with revealed preference rankings?
    A new entrant has emerged in the law school rankings debate, as Christopher Ryan and Brian Frye recently posted their paper, A Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools (forthcoming in the Alabama Law Review). The paper presents a ranking…
  • Sep 5

    The California bar exam and attorney discipline debate takes a strange turn

    The California bar exam and attorney discipline debate takes a strange turn
    The State Bar of California and the California Supreme Court are currently considering reducing the passing score of the California Bar Examination, possibly with retroactive effect to July 2017. To provide additional evidence that had been…
Rank this Week: 2711

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

Covers business law. By Law Offices of Tony T. Liu.

http://www.orangecountybusinessattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    When a Good Relationship Turn Bad: Suing a Supplier

    When a Good Relationship Turn Bad: Suing a Supplier
    No business is an island. Without trusted suppliers businesses would close shop. What happens when that trust is breached and you’re left holding the bag? If disagreements can’t be worked out and your company is facing or may face…
  • Oct 18

    Trademark Law: You Snooze You May Lose

    Trademark Law: You Snooze You May Lose
    Whether you’re starting a new business, launching a new product or service or just haven’t gotten around to getting trademark protection for your logo, the names of your company or what you provide your customers, acting sooner is…
  • Sep 5

    Keeping Information Confidential While Selling Your Busine

    Keeping Information Confidential While Selling Your Busine
    If you’re trying to sell your business it’s always good news to hear that a party is interested in buying. But what’s the next step? What happens if after the party looks you, your business and your books over, they decide…
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Portland Business & Commercial Law…

Portland Business & Commercial Law Blog

By Slinde Nelson Stanford.

http://www.slindenelson.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Challenges for startups posed by Big Tech: 5 FAQ

    Challenges for startups posed by Big Tech: 5 FAQ
    In an age of technological revolution, the success of startup businesses in all sorts of industries is often greatly dependent on tech. No matter what your product or service is, in the internet age there may very well be a...
  • 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…
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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 18

    The Law and Economics of the “Special” Problem of Corporate Philanthropy

    The Law and Economics of the “Special” Problem of Corporate Philanthropy
    I've been kicking around corporate philanthropy with a friend and fellow corporate law academic. For what it's worth, I think I offer a pretty good summary of the state of the law in my book on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Oct 18

    The difference between class actions and derivative suits.

    The difference between class actions and derivative suits.
    A Business Associations student posed this question: Can class actions be either a derivative suit or a direct suit or are they one or the other? They are, of course, quite different. Here's a good... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • 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…
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Small Business Investment Lawyers

Small Business Investment Lawyers

Covers business law. By Parker MacIntyre.

https://www.smallbusinessinvestmentlawyers.com/
  • Oct 18

    Crowdfunding Portals – If You Build It, Will They Come?

    Crowdfunding Portals – If You Build It, Will They Come?
    If you build it, will they come? In the movie Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner’s character Ray Kinsella was promised by a mysterious Voice that if he built a baseball field in the middle of an Iowa cornfield, “they”- ghost…
  • Oct 3

    Parker MacIntyre Publishes Whitepaper on Private Investment Fund Formation

    Parker MacIntyre Publishes Whitepaper on Private Investment Fund Formation
    Parker MacIntyre has recently published a whitepaper entitled Forming a Hedge Fund or other Private Investment Fund: A Top 10 List for the Entrepreneurial Fund Manager.  If you are a money management or other financial services…
  • Aug 25

    Georgia Securities Commissioner Holds Second “Fairness Hearing” in Recent M&A Deal

    Georgia Securities Commissioner Holds Second “Fairness Hearing” in Recent M&A Deal
    The Georgia Securities Commissioner’s office recently held a fairness hearing pursuant to a request by two merging local banks seeking to facilitate their merger by forgoing the need to register newly issued securities at both the state…
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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/
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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 18

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse
         In recent days, an online campaign designed to highlight the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment has spread across social media.  Frustrated by the number of women stepping forward with allegations of sexual…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1962

Wisconsin Business Law Blog

Wisconsin Business Law Blog

By Schober & Mitchell, S.C.

http://www.wisconsinbusinesslawblog.com
  • Oct 18

    Wisconsin Residential Weatherization Program Eliminated

    Wisconsin Residential Weatherization Program Eliminated
    A recent Wisconsin law change in Wisconsin has a big impact for those interested in investment property in Wisconsin. As part of the Wisconsin biannual budget signed into law in September 2017, the State of Wisconsin has discontinued its…
  • Apr 18

    Corporation vs. LLC: Which Should You Choose?

    Corporation vs. LLC: Which Should You Choose?
    If you’ve decided to create a startup business, one of the many decisions you face is the choice of what type of limited liability entity to form. In Wisconsin, the most typical choices are either the Limited…
  • Mar 2

    Business Docket Coming to a Courthouse Near You!

    Business Docket Coming to a Courthouse Near You!
    The attorneys at Schober Schober & Mitchell, S.C. are excited about the recent news that a Commercial Court Docket (“CCD”) will be coming to circuit courts in the Fox Valley, as well as in Southeastern Wisconsin–…
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Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    FL small claims court

    FL small claims court
    In Florida, people use small claims court to settle minor legal disputes concerning $5,000 or less. However, that amount doesn’t include attorney’s fees or filing fees.  Small claims filing fee can vary, but the FL Clerks…
  • Oct 11

    Non-disclosure agreement

    Non-disclosure agreement
    Businesses can request employees, contractors, distributors, or other related individuals to sign non-disclosure agreements. These are intended to protect “legitimate business interests” such as trade secrets, business or…
  • Oct 8

    Climate Change & Miami Real Estate

    Climate Change & Miami Real Estate
    Regardless of its causes, climate change is a poses real problems for Florida businesses. When it comes to sea level rise, Miami is the 9th most at-risk city in the world. (Source: The post Climate Change & Miami Real Estate appeared…
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Odgers Law Group Blog

Odgers Law Group Blog

Covers California business and estate planning law.

https://odgerslawgroup.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    The Importance of Not Commingling fund

    The Importance of Not Commingling fund
    Set Boundaries between your Business and Personal Finances to Avoid Commingling Funds. No matter whether you have used your asset as the capital investment for your startup or personal credit score to get a startup loan, creating a clear…
  • Aug 11

    Things to Know About Health Care Power of Attorney in California

    Things to Know About Health Care Power of Attorney in California
    What is a Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPOA) Making health care power of attorney means designating someone as your spokesperson for your health care decisions; if you are not in a position to make communicative decisions about aspects of…
  • May 1

    What is a HIPAA Authorization?

    What is a HIPAA Authorization?
    HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is an ordinance that protects and provides rights to individuals over their health information. This rule restricts physicians and the business associates to disclose the health…
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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/
  • Oct 18

    Kombucha Q & A: Top 10 Question

    Kombucha Q & A: Top 10 Question
    Everything you need to know and probably more than you want to know about kombucha. I admit, I don’t think we have a client that produces kombucha. But, there must be a brewer out there who wants to know more about kombucha. Here you…
  • 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…
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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 18

    CBP Takes $90k in Cash Outbound to Mexico

    CBP Takes $90k in Cash Outbound to Mexico
    CBP officers took over $90,000 cash in a seizure action in Laredo, Texas, of money heading into Mexico from the ... The post CBP Takes $90k in Cash Outbound to Mexico appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • 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.
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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
  • Oct 18

    TTB Opens Comment Period for Three Proposed Wine Rule

    TTB Opens Comment Period for Three Proposed Wine Rule
    On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, TTB announced that it would reopen comment period for three relevant proposed rules for the wine industry. The proposed rules were originally published in the Federal Register in 2016. The following rules…
  • 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)…
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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…
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