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Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
  • Sep 23

    Ascertaining Legal Ramifications of Compensation Agreements- Part III (In Search of Common Law Defences to Statutory Violations)

    Ascertaining Legal Ramifications of Compensation Agreements- Part III (In Search of Common Law Defences to Statutory Violations)
    [The following post, the third in a series, has been contributed by Rahul Sibal and Megha Mehrotra who are 4th year and 3rd year students respectively of NALSAR Hyderabad. The first two posts in the series are available here and here.] In the…
  • Sep 23

    Restrictions on Layering of Subsidiaries Now Effective

    Restrictions on Layering of Subsidiaries Now Effective
    In two earlier posts published in July (here and here), our guest contributors had voiced their trenchant criticism of the Government’s move to introduce restrictions of the ability of companies to create layers of subsidiaries. After a…
  • Sep 23

    NCLAT Ruling on Maintainability in the Tata Sons Case

    NCLAT Ruling on Maintainability in the Tata Sons Case
    Earlier this week, the National Company Law Tribunal (“NCLAT”) issued its ruling in Cyrus Investments Pvt Ltd v. Tata Sons Ltd on whether the Mistry group’s action for oppression and mismanagement in respect of Tata Sons is…
Rank this Week: 3976

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: 445

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/
  • Sep 23

    Chancery Reviews Fiduciary Duties of Independent Board of Director

    Chancery Reviews Fiduciary Duties of Independent Board of Director
    A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision addressed how the court will review claims against an independent and disinterested board for breach of the duty of loyalty in connection with a merger transaction. The opinion…
  • Sep 5

    Court of Chancery Jurist Co-Authors Article on Drafting

    Court of Chancery Jurist Co-Authors Article on Drafting
    Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery co-authored with Ken Adams, an article about agreements that attempt to preempt judicial discretion.  Copious footnotes to court decisions and treatises support the…
  • Aug 24

    Court Enforces Post-Mediation Settlement Term

    Court Enforces Post-Mediation Settlement Term
    A recent letter ruling is useful for commercial litigators for two contract interpretation principles that the Court of Chancery addresses in a business-like manner. In Frank Robino III v. Paul Robino; Charles Robino, et al. (Del. Ch. Aug.…
Rank this Week: 749

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Sep 23

    New Disclosure Requirements in Form ADV

    New Disclosure Requirements in Form ADV
    The compliance date is fast approaching for the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) recently adopted amendments to Part 1A of Form ADV. Initial or amended Form ADVs filed on or after October 1, 2017 (with limited…
  • Sep 23

    Activism: The State of Play

    Activism: The State of Play
    As we approach the start of the 2018 proxy season, developments since January 2015 prompt a brief review of the state of play. There has been no slowdown in the U.S.; there has been a significant increase in other countries. Perhaps the most…
  • Sep 22

    Weekly Roundup: September 15–21, 2017

    Weekly Roundup: September 15–21, 2017
    Equifax Data Breach: Preliminary Lessons for the Adoption and Implementation of Insider Trading Policies Posted by Cam C. Hoang and Gary L. Tygesson, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, on Friday, September 15, 2017 Tags: Compliance &…
Rank this Week: 435

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Sep 23

    A New Front in the Race to the Bottom

    A New Front in the Race to the Bottom
    States frequently compete with each other to attract businesses. They’ll offer tax credits, subsidies, and regulatory waivers to persuade corporations to set up shop locally. (Right now, Amazon is asking cities to compete to host its second…
  • Sep 22

    Students and Wellne

    Students and Wellne
    Below are a few wellness tips, with a focus on student life. I didn’t do all, or even many, of these things consistently well when I was in school, but I was better off when I did, and I paid...
  • Sep 21

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (Sep. 21, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (Sep. 21, 2017)
    CT Statute: private employers “who..discipline..on account of..rights guaranteed by..1A” liable for damages https://t.co/sz4pRBf1hQ #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) September 18, 2017 "conflict minerals..rules might have…
Rank this Week: 712

Austin TX Business Law Blog

Austin TX Business Law Blog

By Sanjeev Kumar.

https://thekumarlawfirm.com/lawyer/blog/Austin-TX-Business-Law-Blog.htm
  • Sep 23

    Protecting Your Idea or Concept with a Patent

    Protecting Your Idea or Concept with a Patent
    What types of inventions can be patented?Many businesses rely on a unique process or concept to achieve success.  Without legal protection, your novel idea is at risk of being copied or stolen.  Thankfully, some small business…
  • Aug 25

    Forming a Corporation for Your New Texas Busine

    Forming a Corporation for Your New Texas Busine
    How do I form a corporation in Texas?Selecting a business entity for your new venture is a critical step.  While there are several potential business structures to choose from, corporations have long been one of the most popular business…
  • Aug 20

    Selecting a Registered Agent for Your Texas Busine

    Selecting a Registered Agent for Your Texas Busine
    What is a registered agent?You’ve taken the first steps towards starting your new business by selecting a business entity, but now you need to choose a registered agent for your business.  Naming a registered agent may seem like a…
Rank this Week: 1670

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Sep 23

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Sep 23, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Sep 23, 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.…
  • Sep 22

    Read Issue #165 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #165 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #165) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Sep 22

    News Headlines for Sep 22, 2017

    News Headlines for Sep 22, 2017
    Future Looks Bleak For Cabbies As Rides Dip 41%: ‘The Worst It’s Ever Been’ ,Verso Corporation Board of Directors Forms Strategic Alternative Committee ,Samson Resources Preference Actions Filed In Delaware | Fox Rothschild…
Rank this Week: 10

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 7

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

Provides information about the law for startup and early-stage companies. By Dana H. Shultz.

http://danashultz.com/blog
  • Sep 22

    Creativity and Copyright

    Creativity and Copyright
    Creativity is important socially and aesthetically. It also is required for a work to be copyrightable. The Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices is the administrative manual of the Register of Copyrights. The Compendium…
  • Jul 14

    What Does It Mean to Hold X Shares?

    What Does It Mean to Hold X Shares?
    I am writing this post because of a Quora question that I answered. Please see What does it mean when you have X shares in a company? Before addressing the significance of the number of shares, I will address the significance of…
  • Jul 14

    What Does It Mean to Hold X Shares?

    What Does It Mean to Hold X Shares?
    I am writing this post because of a Quora question that I answered. Please see What does it mean when you have X shares in a company? Before addressing the significance of the number of shares, I will address the significance of…
Rank this Week: 4396

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

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

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Sep 22

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: September 18-22, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: September 18-22, 2017
    Greetings from Omaha, where I’ve just wrapped up a great half-day training session sponsored by the Nebraska PTAC.  If you haven’t been to Omaha, you’re missing out: I’m enjoying exploring the Old Market District,…
  • Sep 20

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

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

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

    Is A Lease A CDA “Contract?” Federal Circuit Says Ye
    Although a lease may be a “contract” in common parlance, does a lease qualify as a contract under the Contract Disputes Act? The answer is important, because the Contract Disputes Act provides jurisdiction for the Court of Federal…
Rank this Week: 3151

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Covers government contract issues including contract formation, strategies, bid protests and contract interpretation. By Crowell Moring.

http://www.governmentcontractslegalforum.com/
  • Sep 22

    Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without

    Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without
    Crowell & Moring’s “Fastest 5 Minutes” is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be…
  • Sep 7

    Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without

    Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without
    Crowell & Moring’s “Fastest 5 Minutes” is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be…
  • Aug 23

    Risks Posed by Third Party Vendors Increasingly a Challenge for Businesse

    Risks Posed by Third Party Vendors Increasingly a Challenge for Businesse
    This week it was reported that Indian police arrested four people accused of leaking a pre-release episode of the blockbuster HBO show, “Game of Thrones.”  The leak is supposedly the result of employees from a Mumbai-based…
Rank this Week: 4153

Trade Secrets Watch

Trade Secrets Watch

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/trade-secrets-watch/
  • Sep 22

    New Measures to Combat Chinese Trade Secrets Theft: Will They Work?

    New Measures to Combat Chinese Trade Secrets Theft: Will They Work?
    For trade secret owners, international IP theft is of particular concern because of the difficulty in catching and enforcing remedies against the thieves.  For many U.S. companies with a global reach, an overriding concern has been how…
  • Sep 7

    Back to School Edition: Trade Secrets Go Off to College

    Back to School Edition: Trade Secrets Go Off to College
    After the long break, students have returned to colleges and universities across the country where they will trade late summer nights out with friends for tossing Frisbees on the quad.  As classes begin, we at TSW wanted to take a moment…
  • Aug 30

    EU Study: Trade Secrets Top Patents in European Union

    EU Study: Trade Secrets Top Patents in European Union
    Just as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has shown a keen interest in better understanding policy concerns and the needs of business stakeholders in the area of trade secrets (see our coverage of both USPTO symposia here and here) against…
Rank this Week: 1909

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/
Rank this Week: 226

McNamee Lochner P.C. Firm News &…

McNamee Lochner P.C. Firm News & Events

Covers business law. By McNamee Lochner P.C.

http://www.mltw.com/news-events/
Rank this Week: 1872

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 38

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Sep 22

    What to Tell a Client When the Case Lacks Merit

    What to Tell a Client When the Case Lacks Merit
    When you’re hired to make an initial case evaluation, make sure you have an understanding with the client that, if you find that the case lacks merit, you won’t provide any further representation on it. A case may seem compelling…
  • Sep 20

    How Tenants Can Get Remedies for Habitability Violations and Nuisance

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

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied
    You moved for summary judgment but your motion was denied. Here’s a checklist of four things to ask yourself. __   1.  Are there any new or different facts, circumstances, or law that couldn’t have been presented…
Rank this Week: 258

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    What are 3 reasons why I should create estate plans today?

    What are 3 reasons why I should create estate plans today?
    You may not think that having a will and estate plans are all that important. According to USA Today, you are not alone; 15 percent of Americans do not feel they need estate plans and 27 percent of them are not...
  • Sep 15

    Can unpaid child support interfere with tax refunds?

    Can unpaid child support interfere with tax refunds?
    If you are required to pay child support, you could find yourself facing an array of financial problems that make it difficult to stay current. For example, you might have lost your job or been through an unexpected accident that...
  • Sep 9

    How can I protect my business from divorce?

    How can I protect my business from divorce?
    Before you file your divorce papers in Fort Mitchell, think about how it can affect your business. If you are not careful, you could risk everything you have worked so hard for to a spouse who contributed considerably less or...
Rank this Week: 700

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    It stinks to high heaven: knockoff fragrances infringing, diluting, falsely advertised, but not counterfeit

    It stinks to high heaven: knockoff fragrances infringing, diluting, falsely advertised, but not counterfeit
    Coty Inc. v. Excell Brands, LLC, No. 15-CV-7029, 2017 WL 4155402 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 18, 2017)Coty and a number of other producers and distributors of well-known fragrances sued Excell, which produced cheap “versions” of Coty’s…
  • Sep 22

    False advertising case stomped by ambiguity of "original"

    False advertising case stomped by ambiguity of "original"
    Not Dead Yet Manufacturing Inc. v. Pride Solutions, LLC, 2017 WL 4150720, No. 13 C 3418 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 19, 2017)Patent case with a side order of false advertising.  NDY owns patents concerning ‘quick connect and disconnect’…
  • Sep 21

    9th Circuit is sour on sugar-sweetened beverage disclosure

    9th Circuit is sour on sugar-sweetened beverage disclosure
    American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, No. 16-16072 (9th Cir. Sept. 19, 2017) Plaintiffs challenged a SF ordinance requiring warnings about the health effects of certain sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on certain…
Rank this Week: 69

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

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

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Sep 22

    Did The SEC’s Pay Ratio Guidance Miss Conjunction Junction?

    Did The SEC’s Pay Ratio Guidance Miss Conjunction Junction?
    Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued interpretive guidance to assist issuers in complying with the pay ratio rule.  At the same time, the Division of Corporation Finance staff issued guidance concerning how companies…
  • Sep 21

    California Bill May Spur Rewriting Gender Boilerplate

    California Bill May Spur Rewriting Gender Boilerplate
    On the penultimate day of the current session, the California legislature passed SB 179 (Atkins & Wiener).  If signed into law by Governor Brown, this bill would enact the California Gender Recognition Act.  In general, SB…
  • Sep 20

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

    Does California Side With Delaware Or New York On Special Litigation Committee Reviews?
    As discussed in the two preceding posts, Nevada’s Supreme Court last week decided to adopt New York’s standard of review of special litigation committee recommendations to dismiss stockholder derivative suits.  In re Dish…
Rank this Week: 2963

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Deutsch v. G&D Furniture Holdings (Ct. of Special Appeals, Unreported)

    Deutsch v. G&D Furniture Holdings (Ct. of Special Appeals, Unreported)
    Filed: August 28, 2017Opinion by: Judge NazarianHolding:A business owner’s requests for inspection of financial books and records relating to the management of a corporation and for the appointment of a receiver fall within…
  • Aug 31

    Ceccone v. Carroll Home Servs. (Ct. of Appeals)

    Ceccone v. Carroll Home Servs. (Ct. of Appeals)
    Filed: July 28, 2017Opinion by: Judge Robert N. McDonaldHolding: Under Maryland law, contractual provisions which purport to shorten the statutorily-prescribed period of time within which a civil action must be brought are enforceable…
  • Aug 24

    Open Text Communication v. Steven Grimes (D. Md. 2017)

    Open Text Communication v. Steven Grimes (D. Md. 2017)
    Opinion by Judge Richard BennettHolding: A contracting party may unilaterally waive a provision of a contract that was placed in the contract for its’ own benefit. Facts: Plaintiff brought suit against its former employee and his new…
Rank this Week: 4391

Portland Business & Commercial Law…

Portland Business & Commercial Law Blog

By Slinde Nelson Stanford.

http://www.slindenelson.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Business litigation among family members can sometimes be avoided

    Business litigation among family members can sometimes be avoided
    It is a sad fact of American life that families that work together do not always stay together. Some of the most ruthless, prolonged and bitter controversies are conducted by family members, including by parents, children and siblings,…
  • Sep 11

    Spilling the secrets of Non-disclosure Agreement

    Spilling the secrets of Non-disclosure Agreement
    As a business owner or intellectual property holder, how you handle proprietary information is key to protecting your interests. Thankfully, countless laws related to copyright, trademark and communications secure your information. One common…
  • Sep 11

    Business & commercial law purchases enhance buyers' diversity

    Business & commercial law purchases enhance buyers' diversity
    Oregon has its fair share of commercial law transactions that contain an international aspect. Many companies that are worldwide leaders in their industry purchase a segment of another company to enhance a division of the purchaser's…
Rank this Week: 618

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Sep 22

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for September 22

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for September 22
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Other People’s Money: SEC Disgorgement After Kokesh by Daniel R. Walfish in NYU’s Compliance & Enforcement…
  • Sep 21

    When You Look And Find That You Are The Problem

    When You Look And Find That You Are The Problem
    Cybersecurity is hard. It’s nearly impossible to stop an attack. If someone really wants in, they can continue to attack and attack until they find a gap. It’s hard to know that you have been breached until well after the breach.…
  • Sep 20

    The One With the Scalping

    The One With the Scalping
    An investment adviser should not buy positions on their own behalf shortly before recommending that position to its clients. Nor should the adviser make recommendations to buy when the adviser is selling in the adviser’s personal…
Rank this Week: 193

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

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

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Sep 22

    OCIE Issues Risk Alert on Misleading Advertising Practice

    OCIE Issues Risk Alert on Misleading Advertising Practice
    By: Josh Watson The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a risk alert on September 14, 2017 identifying misleading advertising practices that examiners have found during examinations of registered…
  • Sep 21

    Attack of the Indirect Investor

    Attack of the Indirect Investor
    A company’s indirect investors may sue the company and its principals for fraud, according to a recent federal court ruling in Robert Colman et al. v. Theranos Inc. et al. Private funds attorney Josh Watson discusses the case…
  • Sep 19

    John Hession Speaking on Panel at AUTM 2017 Eastern Region Meeting

    John Hession Speaking on Panel at AUTM 2017 Eastern Region Meeting
    At the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Eastern Region Meeting, corporate attorney John Hession will participate on the panel “Title Founders and Initial Equity Distribution for Startups.” The panel will…
Rank this Week: 4524

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

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

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Sep 22

    California Non-Competes: Delaware Governing Law Not a Fix

    California Non-Competes: Delaware Governing Law Not a Fix
    California is notoriously tough on non-competes. Sometimes, buyers try to work around California’s hard line approach by including the desired non-competes in a shareholders agreement…
  • Sep 21

    Non-GAAP: Does Reg G Apply to M&A Projections?

    Non-GAAP: Does Reg G Apply to M&A Projections?
    Most public company M&A disclosure documents include a section addressing the forecasts provided to the board and the company’s financial advisors in connection with their evaluation of the transaction.  These forecasts…
  • Sep 20

    Activism: Where Things Stand Today

    Activism: Where Things Stand Today
    This Wachtell memo addresses where things stand today in the world of shareholder activism.  New capital continues to flow into activist hedge funds, & attacks on large companies have increased – but efforts to promote a more…
Rank this Week: 2298

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Sep 22

    The SEC (& Corp Fin) Issue Boatloads of New Pay Ratio Guidance

    The SEC (& Corp Fin) Issue Boatloads of New Pay Ratio Guidance
    Yesterday, the SEC – and Corp Fin – unleashed a torrent of guidance on the pay ratio rule – including this 7-page interpretive release, this detailed guidance from Corp Fin on calculating pay ratios – and one new, one…
  • Sep 21

    Wow! Edgar Hacked!

    Wow! Edgar Hacked!
    Last night, SEC Chair Jay Clayton issued a statement on cybersecurity disclosing a 2016 hack of the SEC’s Edgar system.  Here’s an excerpt: In August 2017, the Commission learned that an incident previously detected…
  • Sep 20

    The Kid & the “Proxy Season Disclosure Treatise”

    The Kid & the “Proxy Season Disclosure Treatise”
    I was excited to get my “feet wet” by editing the new 2018 Edition of the popular “Proxy Season Disclosure Treatise.” It just came back from the printers – and you can order now so that you receive it hot off the…
Rank this Week: 352

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
  • Sep 21

    Recommended Reading: Buzzword

    Recommended Reading: Buzzword
    This week, we share a group of short videos put together by Goldman Sachs that we found very interesting. Their experts shed light some of the new and emerging words and phrases that are important to know in today’s economy.  We…
  • Sep 20

    Deadlines Approach for Government Contractors on Cybersecurity Compliance

    Deadlines Approach for Government Contractors on Cybersecurity Compliance
    Government contractors are subject to cybersecurity requirements, found in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and each agency’s supplement to the FAR, and some important deadlines are fast approaching. Set forth below is a…
  • Sep 14

    Senate Democrats Introduce “Better Deal” Antitrust Enforcement Legislation

    Senate Democrats Introduce “Better Deal” Antitrust Enforcement Legislation
    As part of the effort to rebrand the party and reconnect with working-class voters who were lost in the presidential election, congressional Democrats revealed a new populist policy agenda, titled “A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better…
Rank this Week: 2458

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: 708

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

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

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1120

Strictly Business

Strictly Business

Covers business law for entrepreneurs, emerging companies and the investment management industry. By Alexander J. Davie.

http://www.strictlybusinesslawblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    3(c)(1) Funds vs. 3(c)(7) Fund

    3(c)(1) Funds vs. 3(c)(7) Fund
    The process of starting a new hedge fund or private equity fund involves choosing whether the fund will be structured as a “3(c)(1) fund” or a “3(c)(7) fund.” Many new fund managers are confused by the difference…
  • Aug 29

    Can Initial Coin Offerings Be Regulated As Securities? The SEC Says Yes.

    Can Initial Coin Offerings Be Regulated As Securities? The SEC Says Yes.
    Recently, there has been a lot of buzz involving so-called “Initial Coin Offerings” (ICOs), which are crowdfunded offerings powered by distributed ledger technology (a.k.a. “the blockchain”), which is also the…
  • Aug 17

    Accredited Investors vs. Qualified Clients vs. Qualified Purchasers: Understanding Investor Qualification

    Accredited Investors vs. Qualified Clients vs. Qualified Purchasers: Understanding Investor Qualification
    Private funds, such has hedge funds, private equity funds, and venture capital funds, are governed by a host of intersecting federal laws that impact who can invest in these fund, including the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange…
Rank this Week: 2675

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Retail Insureds Should Act Now to Ensure Insurance Coverage for Lost Income Due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

    Retail Insureds Should Act Now to Ensure Insurance Coverage for Lost Income Due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
    Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have devastated portions of Texas, Louisiana, and Florida. For retail insureds in particular, the losses due to property damage and business interruption will be staggering. In an article published September 12,…
  • Sep 20

    DOL Drops Appellate Defense of Overtime Rule

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

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

    FTC Allows Amazon/Whole Foods Deal to Go Through, but Not Everyone Agree
    As consumers celebrated lower avocado prices at Whole Foods during the last week in August, the FTC faced controversy for its decision not to challenge the Amazon/Whole Foods merger. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1984

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • Sep 21

    Everything You Need to Know About Software Patent Application

    Everything You Need to Know About Software Patent Application
    Patenting software recently got much more complicated. UpCounsel patent attorney Joseph Gross explains what these changes mean and how to navigate them.
  • Sep 18

    4 Tips From a DreamWorks Lawyer who Risked Everything

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

    The ABCs of Provisional Patent

    The ABCs of Provisional Patent
    UpCounsel patent attorney Ashkon Cyrus explains how provisional patents can help you protect your valuable intellectual property.
Rank this Week: 1597

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Canadian Appeals Monitor

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

http://www.canadianappeals.com
  • Sep 21

    BCCA Rules Civil Jury Fees Are Constitutional

    BCCA Rules Civil Jury Fees Are Constitutional
    By Byron Shaw   On September 15, 2017, the B.C. Court of Appeal rejected a challenge by the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (“TLA”) to the constitutionality of legislation requiring civil litigants opting for a…
  • Sep 20

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

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

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

    Does the Duty to Inform Apply Solely to the Contracting Parties?
    By Gabrielle Baracat and Paul Blanchard In Camions Daimler Canada ltée v. Camions Sterling de Lévis inc., 2017 QCCA 798, the Quebec Court of Appeal confirmed that the duty to inform that exists between contracting parties, which…
Rank this Week: 3546

New York & New Jersey Business…

New York & New Jersey Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business startup law. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseybusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3485

Texas Business Law Blog

Texas Business Law Blog

Covers events affecting small and mid-sized businesses in Texas. By David Willis.

http://www.dbwillislaw.com/texas-business-law-blog/
  • Sep 21

    Tips & Resources for Homeowners Recovering from Hurricane Harvey

    Tips & Resources for Homeowners Recovering from Hurricane Harvey
    There are countless legal issues that will arise in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  This article is aimed at providing some tips and resources specifically for homeowners with property damage requiring repair.  The first few…
  • Sep 13

    Texas AG Issues Opinion Requiring County Clerks to Record Affidavits of Adverse Possession

    Texas AG Issues Opinion Requiring County Clerks to Record Affidavits of Adverse Possession
    The Texas Attorney General recently issued opinion KP-0165 addressing whether county clerks in Texas are required to accept and file affidavits of adverse possession.  The Opinion concludes that yes, county clerks are required to accept…
  • Sep 13

    Texas AG Issues Opinion Requiring County Clerks to Record Affidavits of Adverse Possession

    Texas AG Issues Opinion Requiring County Clerks to Record Affidavits of Adverse Possession
    The Texas Attorney General recently issued opinion KP-0165 addressing whether county clerks in Texas are required to accept and file affidavits of adverse possession.  The Opinion concludes that yes, county clerks are required to accept…
Rank this Week: 3658

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: 3429

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Post-hurricane assessment issue

    Post-hurricane assessment issue
    Commercial leases are different than residential agreements. Boyer Law Firm, P.L. The post Post-hurricane assessment issues appeared first on boyerlawfirmblog.com.
  • Sep 19

    Rebuilding after Irma & Harvey

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

    E-2 Visa Adjust Status vs. Consular Processing

    E-2 Visa Adjust Status vs. Consular Processing
    If you are outside the United States, the only way to immigrate to the U.S. is to obtain an immigration visa from a U. The post E-2 Visa Adjust Status vs. Consular Processing appeared first on boyerlawfirmblog.com.
Rank this Week: 2972

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Sep 21

    Insurance bad faith and the UCL

    Insurance bad faith and the UCL
    The September 2017 issue of Plaintiff magazine has an article by Jeffrey I. Ehrlich called "Be an insurance Myth Buster!" One of the busted myths relates to the UCL. The myth is this: "An insurer's breach of its common-law…
  • Sep 18

    Ninth Circuit holds Rule 23(f) time limit not jurisdictional: Lambert v. Neutraceutical Corp.

    Ninth Circuit holds Rule 23(f) time limit not jurisdictional: Lambert v. Neutraceutical Corp.
    In Lambert v. Neutraceutical Corp., ___ F.3d ___ (9th Cir. Sept. 14, 2017), the Ninth Circuit considered a UCL, FAL and CLRA action against the manufacturer of an "aphrodisiac dietary supplement." Slip op. at 5. The complaint…
  • Sep 13

    Interesting webinar next week on UCL and CLRA omissions case

    Interesting webinar next week on UCL and CLRA omissions case
    Next Wednesday, September 20, 2017, from noon to 1:00 p.m., the Antitrust, UCL and Privacy Section of the State Bar of California will hold a webinar entitled: "Material Omission Claims Under California's UCL, FAL, and CLRA." The…
Rank this Week: 146

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Covers commercial and civil litigation in New York.

http://www.nylitigationfirm.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2477

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

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

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1946

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

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

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Sep 20

    Supreme Court Preview 2017: Highlights and Perspective

    Supreme Court Preview 2017: Highlights and Perspective
    On the first Monday in October, the Supreme Court session opens. Professors Adam Chilton, Aziz Huq, and Daniel Hemel offer insight into some of the issues the Court will hear in the upcoming year. Recorded on September 18, 2017, in…
  • May 2

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"
    With commentary by Professor Daniel Hemel Professor Nielson is a law professor at Brigham Young University and teaches/writes in the areas of administrative law, civil procedure, federal courts, and antitrust. Before joining the faculty,…
  • Apr 21

    To POE or Not to POE: The Proper Evidentiary Standard for Campus Sexual Misconduct (A Debate)

    To POE or Not to POE: The Proper Evidentiary Standard for Campus Sexual Misconduct (A Debate)
    Featuring Professors Nancy Chi Cantalupo, Katharine Baker, Daniel Hemel, and Richard Epstein. Moderated by Professor Emily Buss. Presented by the Domestic and Sexual Violence Project, Defenders, Law Women's Caucus, Education and Child…
Rank this Week: 200

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
  • 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…
  • Sep 6

    Out of the (Maine Beer) Box: Standing Out in a Global Marketplace

    Out of the (Maine Beer) Box: Standing Out in a Global Marketplace
    After traveling to Iceland with more than a dozen of Maine’s brewers to greet the Maine Beer Box at the Bjorfestival in Reykijavik, Verrill Dana Attorney Tawny Alvarez reflected on the importance of standing out in a global marketplace…
  • Jul 21

    B as in “Benefit”: The “New Kid on the Block” of Corporate Governance

    B as in “Benefit”: The “New Kid on the Block” of Corporate Governance
    With an alphabet soup of corporate structures available to U.S. businesses (think C-corp, S-corp, LLC, LLP, etc.) you might guess that creating another would be the last thing on the minds of new business owners.  However, the success of…
Rank this Week: 1994

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

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

http://fashioncounsel.com
Rank this Week: 2507

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Sep 19

    Guest Post: Surge in ERISA Fee Litigation

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

    Insurance Coverage for Subpoena Response Cost

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

    Thinking About the Growth of Third-Party Litigation Financing

    Thinking About the Growth of Third-Party Litigation Financing
    Third-party litigation funding has its critics and detractors (refer, for example, here and here). The fact is that third-party litigation funding is now well-established and is here to stay. A recent survey by one of the leading funding…
Rank this Week: 488

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Sep 19

    How To Stop Doing Your Coworkers’ Work For Them

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

    Inhouse Counsel Salaries – 2018 Guide

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

    Avoid Sabotaging Your In-House Counsel Job Search

    Avoid Sabotaging Your In-House Counsel Job Search
    Kimberly Lerman, a Director in Major, Lindsey & Africa’s In-House Practice Group, specializes in placing attorneys in corporate legal departments in a wide range of industries, shares her thoughts on how lawyers can avoid…
Rank this Week: 524

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

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

https://dataprivacy.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1934