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DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 8

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jan 18

    News Headlines for Jan 18, 2018

    News Headlines for Jan 18, 2018
    District Court Opinion Puts the Brakes on Involuntary Bankruptcy Petitions | eSQUIRE Global Crossings ,Exclusive: Westinghouse reaches deal to resolve bankruptcy – sources ,BitConnect Investors Left in the Lurch as Token’s Price…
  • Jan 18

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jan 18, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jan 18, 2018
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Jan 17

    News Headlines for Jan 17, 2018

    News Headlines for Jan 17, 2018
    Walmart shuttering stores a bad sign of things to come for retail workers | TheHill ,Potential Weinstein Co. Sale Structure Stokes Victim Concerns – WSJ ,B. Riley Takes Control of Bebe Stores Inc. – WSJ ,Albertsons Debt Falls on…
Rank this Week: 26

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
Rank this Week: 47

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
  • Nov 21

    Henry Shue, "Gambling with Their Climate: Future Generations, Negative Emissions, & Risk Transfers"

    Henry Shue, "Gambling with Their Climate: Future Generations, Negative Emissions, & Risk Transfers"
    This lecture defends three main theses: (I) that all decisions about the degree of ambition for emissions mitigation are unavoidably also decisions about how to distribute risk across generations and, more specifically, (II) that the less…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 45

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 63

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
Rank this Week: 73

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
  • Jan 18

    The New Digital Wild West: Regulating the Explosion of Initial Coin Offering

    The New Digital Wild West: Regulating the Explosion of Initial Coin Offering
    In 2017, initial coin offerings or ICOs raised a collective $4 billion for blockchain entities. While the rise of bitcoin has brought cryptocurrencies and the blockchain into recent media headlines, you could be forgiven if you are unfamiliar…
  • Jan 18

    BlackRock Supports Stakeholder Governance

    BlackRock Supports Stakeholder Governance
    BlackRock CEO, Larry Fink, who has been a leader in shaping corporate governance, has now firmly rejected Milton Friedman’s shareholder-primacy governance and embraced sustainability and stakeholder-focused governance. January 2018…
  • Jan 17

    A Sense of Purpose

    A Sense of Purpose
    Dear CEO, As BlackRock approaches its 30th anniversary this year, I have had the opportunity to reflect on the most pressing issues facing investors today and how BlackRock must adapt to serve our clients more effectively. It is a great…
Rank this Week: 115

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    CFP: Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum

    CFP: Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum
    Request for SubmissionsYale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty ForumJune 13-14, 2018, Harvard Law SchoolYale, Stanford, and Harvard Law Schools are soliciting submissions for the 19th session of the Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum, to…
  • Jan 16

    That's swell: court rules that NY doesn't impose "use in commerce" limit on unfair competition

    That's swell: court rules that NY doesn't impose "use in commerce" limit on unfair competition
    Can’t Live Without It, LLC v. ETS Express, Inc., --- F.Supp.3d ----, 2018 WL 401778, No. 17-cv-3506 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 15, 2018)Plaintiff S’well sued ETS for trademark infringement and related claims based on its sales of the Force…
  • Jan 16

    Beyond Belmora: foreign TM owner proceeds under Lanham Act and Inter-American Convention

    Beyond Belmora: foreign TM owner proceeds under Lanham Act and Inter-American Convention
    S.A.S. v. Latinfood U.S. Corp., Civ. No. 16-6576, --- F.Supp.3d ----, 2017 WL 6940696 (D.N.J. Dec. 29, 2017)Industria, a Colombian food corporation and Colombian owner of the Zenú and Ranchera marks, sued Latinfood, for reasons you can…
Rank this Week: 125

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/
  • Dec 31

    13th Annual List of Key Delaware Corporate and Commercial Decisions for 2017

    13th Annual List of Key Delaware Corporate and Commercial Decisions for 2017
    This is the 13th year that I have created an annual list of the key corporate and commercial decisions of the Delaware Supreme Court and the Delaware Court of Chancery. I chose the following rulings from among the more than 100 corporate and…
  • Dec 27

    Chancery Partially Denies Books and Records Request

    Chancery Partially Denies Books and Records Request
    This post was prepared by Brian E. O’Neill, Esq. of Eckert Seamans. The Court of Chancery recently granted some of plaintiff, Aloha Power Company’s (“Aloha”), books and records request largely based on the LLC’s…
  • Dec 26

    Violations of Directors’ Fiduciary Duty of Disclosure May Require Nominal Damage

    Violations of Directors’ Fiduciary Duty of Disclosure May Require Nominal Damage
    A recent decision from the Delaware Court of Chancery examines the liability that directors may face for failing to fulfill their fiduciary duty of disclosure to stockholders—including mandatory nominal damages when the violation causes…
Rank this Week: 221

BizzBangBuzz

BizzBangBuzz

Covers small business, venture capital, entrepreneurship and technology. By Anthony Cerminaro.

http://bizzbangbuzz.blogspot.com/
  • May 8

    The World is Being Flattened

    The World is Being Flattened
    ... by Ten Forces Collapse of Berlin Wall--11/89: The event not only symbolized the end of the Cold war, it allowed people from other side of the wall to join the economic mainstream.
  • Jan 9

    The MBA Oath

    The MBA Oath
    The MBA Oath is a voluntary pledge for graduating MBAs and current MBAs to “create value responsibly and ethically.” The MBA Oath As a business leader I recognize my role in society. My purpose is to lead people and manage resources to…
  • Oct 5

    Business Plan Basic

    Business Plan Basic
    What makes for a successful business plan? This post from Noah Parsons covers the essentials:"Executive summaries need to be short, direct, and provide an overview of the business opportunity ... A good plan will communicate what the business…
Rank this Week: 184

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jan 18

    New Tax Bill Bans Tax Deductibility of Confidential Sexual Misconduct Claims Settlement

    New Tax Bill Bans Tax Deductibility of Confidential Sexual Misconduct Claims Settlement
    At the start of the New Year, it has been interesting finding out more about the massive tax legislation that Congress enacted in December. It has been interesting to see the various impacts that the legislation is having on a variety of…
  • Jan 16

    Guest Post: From Corwin to Dell: Implications for Investors and Corporate Acquirer

    Guest Post: From Corwin to Dell: Implications for Investors and Corporate Acquirer
    As discussed in a guest post on this site last week (here), on December 14, 2018 the Delaware Supreme Court published its opinion in Dell, Inc. v. Magnetar Global Event Driven Master Fund Ltd. (here). In the following guest post, Mark…
  • Jan 15

    The Latest on Third-Party Litigation Financing

    The Latest on Third-Party Litigation Financing
    As I have previously noted (most recently here), third-party litigation financing is an increasingly important part of the litigation scene in the U.S. and around the world. In a series of articles in December, Law 360 took a comprehensive…
Rank this Week: 279

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/
  • Jan 18

    Retail Investors Driving Morgan Stanley's Profit

    Retail Investors Driving Morgan Stanley's Profit
    The Wall Street Journal has an article on Morgan Stanley's rising profits and stock price. Much of the profits come from servicing retail investor accounts. It's an increasingly profitable business line: Morgan Stanley’s X-Factor, though,…
  • Jan 17

    Call for Papers From The NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights and the Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association

    Call for Papers From The NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights and the Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association
    Call for Papers The NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights and the Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association invite you to submit papers: 4th Annual Conference of the Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association…
  • Jan 16

    A Look Back on LLCs: Ribstein Had It Right

    A Look Back on LLCs: Ribstein Had It Right
    I have had reason to look back on some foundational scholarship in LLCs recently, and one article really stood out for me. Larry Ribstein's The Deregulation of Limited Liability and the Death of Partnership. It's another snow day with…
Rank this Week: 246

Rush On Business

Rush On Business

Covers business litigation, employment law, franchise law, incorporation and starting a business. By Rush Nigut.

http://www.rushonbusiness.com/
  • Jan 12

    Franchise King Shares Top Franchise Trends and Predictions for 2018

    Franchise King Shares Top Franchise Trends and Predictions for 2018
    For this week’s franchise post I thought I would share an interesting article from Joel Libava a/k/a “The Franchise King”. Joel recently wrote his Top Franchise Trends and Predictions for 2018. It is really an insightful…
  • Jan 5

    Starting a Franchise Company? Have Systems and Investment Capital in Place

    Starting a Franchise Company? Have Systems and Investment Capital in Place
    I have received a number of calls recently about starting a franchise operation. On the one hand, it is awesome because the interest in franchising among Iowa business owners definitely seems to be growing. But on the other hand, most of…
  • Jan 2

    Sexual Harassment Claims will Continue to Climb in 2018

    Sexual Harassment Claims will Continue to Climb in 2018
    2017 was a watershed year for the publicity of sexual harassment claims. Time Magazine even named its “Person of the Year” as the Silence Breakers. Business owners should expect those claims to become even more prominent in 2018…
Rank this Week: 321

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

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

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 243

The Resource Blog

The Resource Blog

Covers tax law. By Samuel D. Brotman.

http://www.sambrotman.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    California Payroll Tax Audits and Defending Independent Contractor

    California Payroll Tax Audits and Defending Independent Contractor
      You may be familiar with or have heard of a twelve-factor test or a three-factor test or a lot of different tests that the EDD supposedly uses to classify independent contractors. Through my years of professional experience and time…
  • Oct 22

    EDD Independent Contractor Test

    EDD Independent Contractor Test
      After verifying payroll and payroll tax withholdings, the EDD will next go through and verify all the workers that the business issued 1099s to. This is what is known as the EDD Independent Contractor Test. First, the EDD auditor will…
  • Oct 22

    EDD Audit Payroll Tax Verification Test

    EDD Audit Payroll Tax Verification Test
      In addition to the payroll verification test, http://www.sambrotman.com/edd-audit-payroll-verification-test/, the EDD will also look at personal income tax withholdings and make sure that the amounts listed match what the state has on…
Rank this Week: 311

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Oct 13

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference
    National Business Law Scholars Conference Thursday & Friday, June 21-22, 2018 Call for Papers The National Business Law Scholars Conference...
  • Jun 26

    American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill

    American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill
    I know most bloggers today are consumed with the June avalanche of Supreme Court opinions and cert grants, but something...
  • May 25

    AALS BA Call for Paper

    AALS BA Call for Paper
    Call for Papers AALS Section on Business Associations Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance AALS Annual Meeting, January 5, 2018 The...
Rank this Week: 254

The Startup Lawyer

The Startup Lawyer

Covers entrepreneurship and startup companies. By Ryan Roberts.

http://startuplawyer.com/
  • Jul 20

    U.S. VC Process for India Startup

    U.S. VC Process for India Startup
    As an India-based startup, closing on U.S. venture capital is similar to doing so if your company was completely US-based, with a few notable differences. In the past several years, I’ve represented several India-based startups through…
  • May 18

    Accelerator Investments Should Be Convertible Equity

    Accelerator Investments Should Be Convertible Equity
    I previously wrote that accelerator documents should be easy.  At the time, I thought accelerator documents should be easy primarily because of the potential adverse selection problem for the accelerator.  In other words, the more…
  • May 16

    Tech Wildcatters Pitch Day May 2016

    Tech Wildcatters Pitch Day May 2016
    Tech Wildcatters, the original Dallas accelerator, is hosting their first pitch day of 2016 on May 26th at the House of Blues in Dallas. Here’s the streamlined agenda: 12:45pm — Accredited Investor Preview 1:30pm —…
Rank this Week: 307

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jan 18

    Hard Work May Not Be Enough

    Hard Work May Not Be Enough
    If you are getting in earlier and leaving later than your peers, and always the first to answer that weekend email, you may be surprised to learn that your hard work may not be enough.... The post Hard Work May Not Be Enough appeared first on…
  • Jan 17

    When You Make a Mistake at Work – 5 Strategie

    When You Make a Mistake at Work – 5 Strategie
    When you make a mistake at work, take a deep breath. Everyone makes mistakes. Even in-house counsel are not immune. The key is how you handle the aftermath, and doing so correctly can go a... The post When You Make a Mistake at Work – 5…
  • Jan 16

    Data: Team Players Don’t Get Hired

    Data: Team Players Don’t Get Hired
    Team players raise your hands. If you are trying to get an in-house counsel job, you may want to focus on how you can generate individual results instead of how you are a great team player.... The post Data: Team Players Don’t Get…
Rank this Week: 494

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/
  • Jan 17

    The Top Five Things to Know About the New Tax Law

    The Top Five Things to Know About the New Tax Law
    We have spent a month trying to study The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, reading analyses of the new tax laws, and talking to accountants, bankers and business owners about what the laws really mean. The most important thing that I have learned is…
  • Jan 15

    Support Guidelines and Unreimbursed Medical Expense

    Support Guidelines and Unreimbursed Medical Expense
    The Pennsylvania Support Guidelines contain provisions with regard to payment of unreimbursed medical expenses when parties have a support order through their local domestic relations office. The procedure for reimbursement of unreimbursed…
  • Jan 8

    Proper Planning Prevents Parking Problem

    Proper Planning Prevents Parking Problem
    Yes, this is a tongue twister and I’ll be impressed if you can say it five times fast, but parking is one of the biggest problems that community associations face.  No matter how the developer sets up the community, sooner or later…
Rank this Week: 340

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/
  • Jan 12

    Willow Grove Citizens Assoc. v. County Council of Prince George's County, Maryland (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Willow Grove Citizens Assoc. v. County Council of Prince George's County, Maryland (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed:  December 20, 2017Opinion by:  Stuart R. BergerHolding:  A Maryland LLC’s participation in an administrative proceeding by filing for a zoning special exception was valid even though the LLC had forfeited its right…
  • Jan 8

    Gary W. Stisser v. SP Bancorp, Inc. (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Gary W. Stisser v. SP Bancorp, Inc. (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed: November 29, 2017Opinion by: Andrea M. LeahyHolding: In a shareholder class action lawsuit for breach of directors’ fiduciary duties following a merger, Maryland did not have personal jurisdiction over directors of the company…
  • Dec 13

    Farm Fresh Direct by a Cut Above, LLC v. Downey (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    Farm Fresh Direct by a Cut Above, LLC v. Downey (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Farm Fresh Direct by a Cut Above, LLC v. Downey (Maryland U.S.D.C.)Filed: October 26, 2017Opinion by: Judge Ellen Lipton HollanderHolding: Under Maryland law, the liability protections afforded to limited liability company (“LLC”)…
Rank this Week: 449

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: 431

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 3

    Tortious interference of a testamentary expectancy

    Tortious interference of a testamentary expectancy
    Tortious interference of a testamentary expectancy is a “tort” or a wrongful act that causes economic harm to another person, and allows for compensatory and punitive damages. The plaintiff must prove the following elements…
  • Sep 29

    5 Estate Planning Tips for Your Retirement

    5 Estate Planning Tips for Your Retirement
    Are you getting close to retirement? Do you want to develop an effective estate plan but you are not sure how to start? If your answer to one of these two questions is affirmative, you have come to the right resource. We are all aware how…
  • Jul 10

    Probate and Long Term Health Care

    Probate and Long Term Health Care
    Most seniors do their best to prepare for the unfortunate, inevitable, outcome that one day they will pass away.  They create their will, and with painstaking detail allocate their hard-earned money and assets to spouses, children,…
Rank this Week: 416

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
Rank this Week: 522

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

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

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
  • Dec 12

    California Labor & Employment Law Update: Key Changes in 2017 and What’s Slated For 2018

    California Labor & Employment Law Update: Key Changes in 2017 and What’s Slated For 2018
    12 December 2017 California has enacted a number of new regulations related to labor and employment that go into effect when 2018 begins. Hotels owners and developers with properties in California need to be aware of how these rules apply to…
  • Nov 20

    ADA Compliance & Defense Lawyer Update: 99 ADA lawsuits dismissed as fraudulent and maliciou

    ADA Compliance & Defense Lawyer Update: 99 ADA lawsuits dismissed as fraudulent and maliciou
    20 November 2017 JMBM’s ADA Compliance and Defense team, led by my partner Marty Orlick, continues to help hotels and other businesses achieve compliance under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), and is actively defending…
  • Nov 17

    In Memoriam: Jerry Merkin

    In Memoriam: Jerry Merkin
    17 November 2017 We are saddened to learn of the death of Jerry Merkin, former publisher of Hotel Management and a well-known and admired industry leader. Jerry’s long career in hospitality helped shaped the industry and the…
Rank this Week: 491

IN THE (RED) - The Business…

IN THE (RED) - The Business Bankruptcy Blog

Covers business bankruptcy issues and developments. From Cooley Godward Kronish LLP's Bob Eisenbach.

http://bankruptcy.cooley.com/
Rank this Week: 410

Business Law Post

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: 374

Blawgletter

Blawgletter

Offers business trial law with a sense of humor. By Barry Barnett.

http://blawgletter.typepad.com/bbarnett/
  • Jun 28

    Join The Contingency

    Join The Contingency
    Dear Blawgletterati Member, You, a special person You belong to an elite group – the highly intelligent readers of Blawgletter, one of the 10 all-time most popular Trials and Litigation law blogs on Justia. With Blawgletter’s farewell,…
  • Jun 16

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!
    Blawgletter® has moved to a new location, and is now The Contingency. You will be redirected shortly.
  • Jun 14

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice
    Unpatentable subject matter A pair of Federal Circuit opinions last week rejected patents involving patent-ineligible subject matter. What does that include, you ask? As Blawgletter noted last year in "You Still Can't Patent Ideas":…
Rank this Week: 393

Dynamic Legal Forms Blog

Dynamic Legal Forms Blog

Covers Canadian legal forms. By Michael Carabash.

http://www.dynamiclegalforms.com/blog/
  • Jun 12

    Drafting a Will | Revoking and Altering a Will…

    Drafting a Will | Revoking and Altering a Will…
    Revoking a Will In the next series of blogs, I’m going to be talking about legal Wills. In a previous blog, I talked about what an “estate” is and what kinds of assets / properties go into it and what kinds of assets /…
  • Jun 12

    Formal Wills (Part 2): Formalities Required for a Canadian Will to be Valid

    Formal Wills (Part 2): Formalities Required for a Canadian Will to be Valid
    Formalities required for a Will to be valid In the next series of blogs, I’m going to be talking about legal Wills. In a previous blog, I talked about what an “estate” is and what kinds of assets / properties go into it and…
  • Jun 12

    Legal Wills: What is an Estate?

    Legal Wills: What is an Estate?
    Legal Wills | What is a deceased’s estate? In the next series of blogs, I’m going to be talking about legal Wills.  Everyone should have one, but they don’t.  Why?  Because people don’t want to be…
Rank this Week: 348

Responsabilidad y Derecho

Responsabilidad y Derecho

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

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

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

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

    La materia ambiental en la Constitución Política Colombiana

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

    Buen Gobierno en las Relaciones Laborale

    Buen Gobierno en las Relaciones Laborale
    Entrevista al abogado y filósofo colombiano, Julio César Carrillo, especialista en Derecho Laboral y en Pedagogía de los Valores, en la que habla sobre la importancia de humanizar tanto la concepción como la…
Rank this Week: 387

Reading Tea Leaves

Reading Tea Leaves

Covers business and legal news. By Randy Wilson.

http://rlwilsonconsulting.wordpress.com
  • Jun 4

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”
    I will no longer be updating Reading Tea Leaves and soon there will be a re-direct to “LawyersGetSocial”. The purpose of the change is to reflect the change in the emphasis of what I am blogging about and also to further brand “DSD Law…
  • Jun 4

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”

    Reading Tea Leaves Becomes “Lawyers Get Social”
    I will no longer be updating Reading Tea Leaves and soon there will be a re-direct to “LawyersGetSocial”. The purpose of the change is to reflect the change in the emphasis of what I am blogging about and also to further brand…
  • Jun 2

    Google Buzz Settlement Finally Final Final

    Google Buzz Settlement Finally Final Final
    This has been dragging out far longer than the time Buzz got itself in trouble long enough to be the target of class action privacy violation lawsuits.  At long last various privacy advocacy groups will receive funds along with more than $2…
Rank this Week: 409

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Jan 18

    The SEC Administrative Law Judges Are Heading to the Supreme Court

    The SEC Administrative Law Judges Are Heading to the Supreme Court
    The use of administrative law judges by the Securities and Exchange Commission has been strained since the jurisdiction was expanded under Dodd-Frank. There have been a series of cases challenging the ALJs under the the Appointments Clause of…
  • Jan 17

    Full Speed Ahead for the SEC

    Full Speed Ahead for the SEC
    Commissioners Hester M. Peirce and Robert J. Jackson, Jr. are, According to Jay Clayton’s math the 96th and 97th Commissioners of the Securities and Exchange Commission after being sworn in last week. It’s been two years since the…
  • Jan 12

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for January 12

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for January 12
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Five Things to Think About Before a Surprise SEC Exam by Joshua M. Newville, Robert E. Plaze, Christopher Wells and Alexandra V. Bargoot If a team from the…
Rank this Week: 939

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer…

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business law. By Brick Business Law, P.A.

http://www.tampabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jan 17

    Brick Business Law wins Summary Final Judgment in Business Litigation Case

    Brick Business Law wins Summary Final Judgment in Business Litigation Case
    On January 15, 2018, Brick Business Law won a summary judgment motion for approximately $75,000 on behalf of the Plaintiff in the case of Lozon v. FFR Global Inc., et al.  The damages awarded included approximately $10,000 in…
  • Dec 23

    Can You Win Your Attorney’s Fees In a Florida Lawsuit?

    Can You Win Your Attorney’s Fees In a Florida Lawsuit?
    One of the questions I get asked most often by new clients is whether someone who files a lawsuit in Florida (or is sued in Florida) can win their attorney’s fees from the opposing party.  Like many legal topics the answer is…
  • Oct 31

    Depositions: Preparing for Business Litigation Succe

    Depositions: Preparing for Business Litigation Succe
    A deposition is a discovery tool used by attorneys to compel witnesses and opposing parties to answer questions under oath.  Generally, they should be used for three purposes: to gather information, to gain admissions and to test out…
Rank this Week: 897

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
  • Jan 17

    You Should Have a Client File Retention Policy: Here’s a Sample

    You Should Have a Client File Retention Policy: Here’s a Sample
    Attorneys maintain files on their clients’ cases with documents (and sometimes other property) that clients have provided in connection with those cases. These files have to be returned to the client, at a client’s request, when…
  • Jan 12

    Employees Are Entitled to Rest

    Employees Are Entitled to Rest
    Under California law, employees are entitled to rest breaks based on time worked.  Here are five things every employer and employee should know about employee rest breaks. Employees get 10-minute breaks based on time worked. Employees…
  • Jan 10

    Alas Poor Urick: SLAPP-stick Comedy Relieves Probate Court Drama

    Alas Poor Urick: SLAPP-stick Comedy Relieves Probate Court Drama
    Despite its name, a statute designed to deter strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPP) has been applied to a variety of private disputes, including probate proceedings, as a recent decision illustrates. Under the so-called…
Rank this Week: 579

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
  • Jan 16

    First Time Funds: The fundraising environment is strong; the fundraising process is hard

    First Time Funds: The fundraising environment is strong; the fundraising process is hard
    Raising capital for a first time private equity fund is difficult. First time fund managers often are surprised by how long it takes to secure enough capital commitments to hold a fund’s initial closing, particularly when seeking…
  • Jan 16

    Top 11 Tips in Responding to a Subpoena

    Top 11 Tips in Responding to a Subpoena
    Most people react in one of two ways when they receive a subpoena: they either ignore it, or they panic. Of these two responses, panicking is the better one because it at least prompts you to call your attorney. In her article Top 11 Tips in…
  • Jan 11

    Adviser Sanctioned for False Statements to Prospective Investor

    Adviser Sanctioned for False Statements to Prospective Investor
    The Securities and Exchange Commission sanctioned a private equity fund adviser and its chief executive officer for making false statements about the other investors that had committed to invest in one of the adviser’s private equity…
Rank this Week: 595

Private Business Counsel

Private Business Counsel

Covers private company management, business succession, formation, capital venture funding, tax structuring, startup counseling, and operations. By Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP.

https://corporateblog.mmwr.com/
Rank this Week: 670

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Jan 12

    James Damore Sues Google for Discrimination

    James Damore Sues Google for Discrimination
    James Damore, a former Google employee who made headlines last year after his written diatribe regarding why women are barred biologically from being successful at engineering, is making headlines again for suing the company. In his long and…
  • Jan 5

    Changes to Federal Tax Laws Prohibit Employers from Deducting Sexual Harassment Cost

    Changes to Federal Tax Laws Prohibit Employers from Deducting Sexual Harassment Cost
    Sexual harassment and abuse in a wide range of industries has made major headlines in recent months. Heavyweights in Hollywood and the media, along with CEOs of major corporations, are all losing their reputations as allegations come to…
  • Dec 21

    Happy Holiday

    Happy Holiday
    The Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde Team Wish You and Yours a Wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New Year
Rank this Week: 822

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: 796

Wisconsin Business Law Blog

Wisconsin Business Law Blog

By Schober & Mitchell, S.C.

http://www.wisconsinbusinesslawblog.com
Rank this Week: 839

Governance & Compliance Insider

Governance & Compliance Insider

Tracks the latest developments, trends and best practices in compliance, corporate governance, and disclosure. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice Group.

http://governancecomplianceinsider.com
  • Jan 9

    SEC Staff provides Guidance for Public Companies on Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    SEC Staff provides Guidance for Public Companies on Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    On December 22, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced publication of staff guidance for issuers, auditors, and others to ensure timely public disclosures of the accounting impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the…
  • Jan 2

    Discretionary Equity Awards to Directors Subject to “Entire Fairness” Standard of Review

    Discretionary Equity Awards to Directors Subject to “Entire Fairness” Standard of Review
    Human nature being what it is, the law, in its wisdom, does not presume that directors will be competent judges of the fair treatment of their company where fairness must be at their own personal expense.[1] According to the Delaware Supreme…
  • Dec 4

    Upcoming CLE Seminar: Preparing for the 2018 Proxy Season

    Upcoming CLE Seminar: Preparing for the 2018 Proxy Season
    On Tuesday, December 12, Dorsey will present our annual review of developments and disclosure requirements for the upcoming proxy season, including practical advice on how to prepare your proxy statement and annual report in 2018. Click here…
Rank this Week: 926

The Virginia Business Litigation…

The Virginia Business Litigation Blog

Covers news and updates in business litigation, IP, trademark, copyright law. By BerlikLaw, LLC.

http://www.virginiabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jan 5

    How a Strategic Counterclaim Can Backfire

    How a Strategic Counterclaim Can Backfire
    Nobody likes to get sued. It can be an expensive and soul-draining proposition, even if you win. Under the so-called “American Rule,” litigants are responsible for paying their own legal fees, regardless of which party wins the…
  • Nov 30

    Focus on Fraud: The Expectation of Influencing Conduct

    Focus on Fraud: The Expectation of Influencing Conduct
    Fraud is a confusing and widely misunderstood tort. I wrote about the elements of fraud on this blog a few years ago, and last month I dug deeper into what it means to make a fraudulent misrepresentation. This month, I’m going to…
  • Nov 19

    VCPA Applies to Consumer Transactions, Not Consumer Good

    VCPA Applies to Consumer Transactions, Not Consumer Good
    The Virginia Consumer Protection Act is a Virginia law designed to protect consumers against fraudulent and deceptive business practices. In situations where it applies, defrauded consumers won’t be limited to suing for fraud; they will…
Rank this Week: 669

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 3

    Proving Fraudulent Transfers under Tennessee Law

    Proving Fraudulent Transfers under Tennessee Law
    A recent opinion of the Court of Appeals of Tennessee in a fraudulent transfer case provides an excellent summary and roadmap of what it takes to prove a fraudulent transfer under Tennessee law. The Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, which has…
  • Dec 15

    Partition Cases in Tennessee: Every Co-Owner is Entitled to a Sale of the Property

    Partition Cases in Tennessee: Every Co-Owner is Entitled to a Sale of the Property
    In Tennessee partition cases, a court has wide latitude in determining (and ordering) the sale of property. It can order an auction sale or that the property be listed and sold through an agent. What a Tennessee court cannot do is what one…
  • Dec 7

    Choice of Law Provisions in Contracts: When Tennessee Courts Might Not Enforce Them

    Choice of Law Provisions in Contracts: When Tennessee Courts Might Not Enforce Them
    In many Tennessee cases involving written contracts, the contracts will contain provisions whereby the parties agreed that the substantive law of a state other than Tennessee would apply in any litigation between them. (In the absence of such…
Rank this Week: 664

Seize Your Business

Seize Your Business

Interviews successful business owners to discuss strategies that can immediately be incorporated. By Kevin O'Flaherty and Jim Waszak.

https://www.oflaherty-law.com/seize-your-business
Rank this Week: 807

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    The Diversity Visa Lottery Program

    The Diversity Visa Lottery Program
    Who Qualifies for a Diversity Visa? The U.S. The post The Diversity Visa Lottery Program appeared first on boyerlawfirmblog.com.
  • Dec 29

    What is a Business plan?

    What is a Business plan?
    The Benefits of a Business Plan in 2018 December is National Write a Business Plan Month! With 2017 coming to a close, it is time to start thinking about the future of your business in 2018.  Now is a better time than ever to revisit…
  • Dec 26

    When is the Right Time for Estate Planning?

    When is the Right Time for Estate Planning?
    Is Estate Planning Important? The process of estate planning is more than just creating a will. Effective estate planning is vitally important. The post When is the Right Time for Estate Planning? appeared first on boyerlawfirmblog.com.
Rank this Week: 799

Law Blog

Law Blog

A blog of legal issues and discussions. By Sean R. Hanover.

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 27

    So your employee wants to sue you over wages...

    So your employee wants to sue you over wages...
    Hanover Law was contacted by a local business owner who was suffering from an FLSA problem. I share this hear, as it may be helpful to others suffering from the same issue. I am a deli owner and one of my employee sued me for minimum wage…
  • Dec 20

    Competency to stand trial - criminal law

    Competency to stand trial - criminal law
    I recently answered a question posted by a fellow attorney on the criminal defense chat boards. I'll share the discussion here: Question: I have an initial appearance for a client in Ohio state court charged with rape of a four month old. He…
  • Oct 14

    DUI, Drugs, and travel outside the US (immigration) -- what the heck!?

    DUI, Drugs, and travel outside the US (immigration) -- what the heck!?
    The Trump Administration has nothing on anti-immigrant sentiment from the lat 19th century. Mr. William Windom was Treasury secretary at the end of the 19th century. In the 1880's, he proposed making Ellis Island a holding location for…
Rank this Week: 1033

Delaware Non-Compete Law Blog

Delaware Non-Compete Law Blog

By Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP.

http://www.delawarenoncompetelawblog.com/
  • Dec 26

    MITIGATING THE RISKS OF HIRING AN EMPLOYEE WITH A DELAWARE NONCOMPETE

    MITIGATING THE RISKS OF HIRING AN EMPLOYEE WITH A DELAWARE NONCOMPETE
    The use of employee covenants not to compete – once restricted to salespeople and high-level management – has continued to expand into the ranks of ordinary employees. A recent survey suggests that as many as one in five employees…
  • Oct 13

    DON’T LET THE METER RUN ON YOUR NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT

    DON’T LET THE METER RUN ON YOUR NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT
    When a key employee resigns, the question always asked is “what are your plans?” If the employee is subject to a non-compete agreement, the answer may not always be truthful, particularly if the employee plans to work for a…
  • Jun 12

    IS THE STIPULATED IRREPARABLE HARM CLAUSE IN YOUR COVENANT NOT TO COMPETE WORTH THE PAPER IT IS WRITTEN ON?

    IS THE STIPULATED IRREPARABLE HARM CLAUSE IN YOUR COVENANT NOT TO COMPETE WORTH THE PAPER IT IS WRITTEN ON?
    Business agreements often contain a provision that provides the parties agree that a breach constitutes irreparable harm entitling the non-breaching party to injunctive relief to enforce the agreement.  These provisions are designed to…
Rank this Week: 865