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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: 3

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: 17

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Feb 15

    Foreign Export Cartels, Comity, and the Separation of Power

    Foreign Export Cartels, Comity, and the Separation of Power
    Over the last two decades, the United States government has taken the lead in convincing jurisdictions around the world to outlaw “hard core” cartel conduct.  Such cartel activity reduces economic welfare by artificially…
  • Feb 15

    Trade Agreements and Restatements as End Runs Around the Rule of Law

    Trade Agreements and Restatements as End Runs Around the Rule of Law
    The Internet is a modern miracle: from providing all varieties of entertainment, to facilitating life-saving technologies, to keeping us connected with distant loved ones, the scope of the Internet’s contribution to our daily lives is…
  • Feb 13

    A Windfall for Insurers in the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap

    A Windfall for Insurers in the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap
    The two-year budget plan passed last week makes important changes to payment obligations in the Medicare Part D coverage gap, also known as the donut hole.  While the new plan produces a one-year benefit for seniors by reducing what they…
Rank this Week: 48

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    WIPIP concurrent 3 (most of it)

    WIPIP concurrent 3 (most of it)
    Annemarie Bridy, Fearless Girl Meets Charging Bull: Copyright and the Regulation of IntertextualityDiModica (who made Charging Bull) complained that Fearless Girl’s placement created an unauthorized derivative work and violated VARA by…
  • Feb 16

    WIPIP Concurrent 2

    WIPIP Concurrent 2
    Nancy Kim, The License v. Sale Puzzle after Impressions v. LexmarkSales exhaust the patentee’s rights to any item regardless of what the contract says. But restrictions on licensees are different because a license doesn’t…
  • Feb 16

    WIPIP panel one: TM tarnishment and (c)

    WIPIP panel one: TM tarnishment and (c)
    [title fixed because I can't keep seasons straight]Suneal Bedi, Bad Brands: Experimental Studies in Trademark TarnishmentWhat is the reputation of a mark?  Working on PhD in marketing at Penn; marketing is the best discipline to answer…
Rank this Week: 67

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: 84

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/
  • Feb 19

    Social Enterprise and Impact Investing: 2018 Grunin Center Prize and Conference

    Social Enterprise and Impact Investing: 2018 Grunin Center Prize and Conference
    Mark your calendars! March 1, 2018 is the deadline for nominations for the inaugural award of the Grunin Prize. The Grunin Prize has been created to recognize the variety and impact of lawyers’ participation in the ways in which…
  • Feb 18

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (Feb. 18, 2018)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (Feb. 18, 2018)
    "study suggests ... the whole share-trading system is rigged" https://t.co/G6IrAwQFtG via #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) February 13, 2018 "striking to encounter ... successful companies ... under the ... control…
  • Feb 17

    Dell's Other Shoe

    Dell's Other Shoe
    The possibility lurking in Dell, Inc. v. Magnetar Glob. Event Driven Master Fund Ltd, 2017 WL 6375829 (Del. Dec. 14, 2017), has now materialized. For those of you just joining us, in Dell and DFC Glob. Corp. v. Muirfield Value...
Rank this Week: 91

Class Action Defense Blog

Class Action Defense Blog

Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. By Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 96

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Feb 19

    News Headlines for Feb 19, 2018

    News Headlines for Feb 19, 2018
    Menswear Retailer Bachrach to Seek Bankruptcy Protection Again – WSJ ,U.S. retail sales post biggest decline in 11 months ,Winn-Dixie Owner Bi-Lo Prepares for Bankruptcy Filing – Bloomberg
  • Feb 19

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 19, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 19, 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.…
  • Feb 18

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 18, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 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.…
Rank this Week: 97

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 101

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Feb 15

    Shareholder activists pester airlines on behalf of those of us who are, shall we say, horizontally challenged

    Shareholder activists pester airlines on behalf of those of us who are, shall we say, horizontally challenged
    Bloomberg: American Airlines Group Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc., and United Continental Holdings Inc. are being asked by a group that advocates on behalf of flyers to report on potential business risks... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Feb 15

    Ed Rock on MOM Approval

    Ed Rock on MOM Approval
    Ed Rock is always worth reading, but this article is particularly interesting: Majority of Minority (MOM) approval is a common mechanism used in many jurisdictions to control conflicts of interest in... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Feb 15

    "Fed Economists Say Bitcoin Can't Compete in World of Trust"

    "Fed Economists Say Bitcoin Can't Compete in World of Trust"
    This is sort of interesting: Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies solve the problem of making payments in an environment where trust is broken -- but it's unclear whether that's a dilemma that needs to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 102

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
  • Feb 19

    SEC Enforcement in Financial Reporting and Disclosure—2017 Year-End Update

    SEC Enforcement in Financial Reporting and Disclosure—2017 Year-End Update
    We are pleased to present our annual review of enforcement activity relating to financial reporting and issuer disclosures. Much like prior reviews, this update focuses principally on the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”)…
  • Feb 19

    Sustainability and Liability Risk

    Sustainability and Liability Risk
    As the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) marches forward with its standard-setting efforts, public companies are not always receptive, with responses that are reminiscent of the rabbi’s prayer in Fiddler on the Roof:…
  • Feb 18

    Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choice

    Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choice
    Does liquidity—the ability of shareholders to sell their shares easily—improve or harm corporate governance? Coffee (1991) and Bhide (1993) argue that liquidity is harmful for corporate governance because investors can more…
Rank this Week: 103

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Aug 18

    Faculty Position - Richmond

    Faculty Position - Richmond
    Richmond is seeking to fill slots in the corporate area. See notice below: The University of Richmond School of Law seeks to fill three tenure-track positions for the 2018-2019 academic year, including one in corporate/securities law.…
  • Apr 21

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting
    CALL FOR PAPERS AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to…
  • Apr 4

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation
    Fifth Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: Call for Papers UCLA School of Law, in conjunction with the University of Richmond School of Law, Boston University School of Law, and University of Illinois College of Law,…
Rank this Week: 110

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again
    With Shell Oil Company pulling out as the Houston Open’s title sponsor after a successful 26-year run, the Houston Golf Association finds itself in an all too familiar position — what must be done to make the venerable tournament…
  • Feb 13

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • Feb 18

    Conference announcement

    Conference announcement
    CALL FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS Institute for Law Teaching and Learning—Summer 2018 Conference Exploring the Use of Technology in the Law School Classroom June 18-20 Gonzaga University School of Law Spokane, Washington The Institute for Law…
  • Feb 18

    Conference announcement

    Conference announcement
    Conference Announcement Law Teaching for Adjunct Faculty and New Professors is a one-day conference for new and experienced adjunct faculty, new full-time professors, and others who are interested in developing and supporting those…
  • Feb 17

    The Met Can Keep Picasso Sold During Nazi Flight

    The Met Can Keep Picasso Sold During Nazi Flight
    A U.S. judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking the return by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan of a Pablo Picasso masterpiece that a German Jewish businessman was allegedly forced to sell at a low price in order...
Rank this Week: 129

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

Covers legal and investment issues facing emerging tech companies.

http://www.wac6.com/wac6/
  • Mar 16

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi
    Dear Readers: This is a post I co-wrote with Joe Wallin, who has published the almost identical post here. If you are investing in early stage companies, there are certain deal terms you want. Most you probably know already: if...
  • Mar 11

    A Gift from Congress to Angel

    A Gift from Congress to Angel
    The picture here was taken by Joe Wallin, who was on a panel with me, Gary Kocher of K&L Gates, Tom Alberg of Madrona Ventures, and Dan Rosen of the Alliance of Angels, talking to the Angel Capital Association's NW...
  • Mar 3

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)
    "On a relative basis, issuances claiming the new Rule 506(c) exemption have accounted for only 2.1% of the reported capital raised pursuant to Rule 506 since becoming effective in September 2014." So reads a key finding of a report,…
Rank this Week: 131

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: 138

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Feb 18

    New York Court Rejects “Utterly Useless” Disclosure-Only Merger Objection Suit Settlement

    New York Court Rejects “Utterly Useless” Disclosure-Only Merger Objection Suit Settlement
    In a series of rulings culminating in the January 2016 decision in Trulia (about which refer here), Delaware’s courts have evinced their hostility to the kind of disclosure-only settlement in which merger objection suits are frequently…
  • Feb 15

    Guest Post: Court Requires Insurers to Advance Insureds’ Defense Cost

    Guest Post: Court Requires Insurers to Advance Insureds’ Defense Cost
    In the following guest post, Syed Ahmad, Brittany Davidson, and Andrea DeField of Hunton & Williams LLP take a look at a very interesting New York trial court decision relating to D&O insurers’ duty to advance defense costs. I…
  • Feb 14

    Guest Post: 2017 Year in Review — Securities Litigation

    Guest Post: 2017 Year in Review — Securities Litigation
    This past year was an eventful one in the corporate and securities litigation arena. In the following guest post, Haynes and Boone, LLP Partners Dan Gold, Kit Addleman, Thad Behrens, Emily Westridge Black, Carrie Huff, Tim Newman, David…
Rank this Week: 141

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/
  • Feb 19

    Advancement Claim Partially Denied Based on L.P. Agreement

    Advancement Claim Partially Denied Based on L.P. Agreement
    A recent decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery contrasted the difference between advancement rights based on an L.P. agreement as compared to the right of a corporate director or officer to receive advancement of fees and costs to defend…
  • Feb 14

    Chancery Interprets “Reasonable Efforts” Clause

    Chancery Interprets “Reasonable Efforts” Clause
    Several recent Delaware decisions, as noted on these pages earlier this week here, and commented on here, have added to the case law that still only amounts to a relatively modest body of law in Delaware, interpreting the phrase:…
  • Feb 14

    Collection of Cases on Earn Out Dispute

    Collection of Cases on Earn Out Dispute
    A recent article on The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog collected decisions, mostly based on Delaware law, that address Earn Outs disputes, which generally involve agreements for the sale of a company…
Rank this Week: 172

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog

Covers constitutional law, copyright/technology, corporate law, criminal law, free speech, genetic testing, international law, national security and more.

http://uchicagolaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Jan 22

    Notice and Comment, Behavioral Economics, and United States v. Texa

    Notice and Comment, Behavioral Economics, and United States v. Texa
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel on the Supreme Court’s certiorari grant in United States v. Texas: In many respects, the Supreme Court’s cert grant earlier this week in United States v. Texas was utterly unsurprising. The Fifth Circuit…
  • Jan 6

    Friedrichs, Free-Riding, and Life After the Agency Shop

    Friedrichs, Free-Riding, and Life After the Agency Shop
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel and UC Berkeley Jurisprudence & Social Policy Ph.D. candidate David Louk on next Monday’s Supreme Court oral argument in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association: The Supreme Court will soon decide…
  • Jan 1

    The Tax Returns of the Top 400: A Deeper Dive

    The Tax Returns of the Top 400: A Deeper Dive
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel on taxes paid by the highest earners in the United States: The IRS released data this week on the 400 individual income tax returns with the highest adjusted gross incomes (AGIs). According to the IRS data,...
Rank this Week: 180

Australian Regulatory Compliance…

Australian Regulatory Compliance Review

Covers legal and regulatory impacts on Australian businesses. By David Jacobson.

http://www.djacobson.com/australian_regulatory_rev/
  • Jun 15

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?
    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private? Not automatically. In dealing with ASIC and other regulators it is important to understand that the Freedom of Information Act 1982 applies to government agency records and…
  • Jun 15

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?
    In the matter of Re1 Limited (ABN 80 145 743 862) and Re2 Limited as responsible entities for Westfield Retail Trust 1 and Westfield Retail Trust 2 (No 3) [2014] NSWSC 762 the NSW Supreme Court considered the adjournment of the adjournment of…
  • Jun 15

    Small amount credit change

    Small amount credit change
    The National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Small Amount Credit Contracts) Regulation 2014 was registered on 12 June 2014. The Regulation clarifies the changes introduced on 1 July 2013 which imposed a cap on costs and a limit on fees…
Rank this Week: 182

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

https://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisblj/
Rank this Week: 207

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
  • Feb 19

    Jonathan S. Masur, "The Behavioral Law & Economics of Happiness"

    Jonathan S. Masur, "The Behavioral Law & Economics of Happiness"
    A central question in law and economics is how people will behave in the presence of legal rules. An essential part of that inquiry is what makes people happy or unhappy – what increases or decreases their “subjective…
  • Feb 12

    Lior Jacob Strahilevitz, “Interpreting Contracts via Surveys and Experiments”

    Lior Jacob Strahilevitz, “Interpreting Contracts via Surveys and Experiments”
    Interpreting the language of contracts is the most common and least satisfactory task courts perform in contract disputes. In this Chicago’s Best Ideas lecture Professor Strahilevitz proposes to take much of this task out of the hands…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 209

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Feb 19

    Nonprofits, Governance, and #MeToo

    Nonprofits, Governance, and #MeToo
    The #MeToo movement has reached several major nonprofit organizations, raising serious accountability and governance questions. For example: According to NPR, the General Counsel and Chief International Officer of the American Red Cross…
  • Feb 18

    Cornering the Art Market?

    Cornering the Art Market?
    On February 6, 2018, Robert Cenedella filed an antitrust class action complaint against the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the New Museum, alleging a…
  • Feb 16

    More on Newman's Own: Drafting Fail or Planning Opportunity? Or Yes...

    More on Newman's Own: Drafting Fail or Planning Opportunity? Or Yes...
    So I teased yesterday that I was looking at the statutory language of new Code Section 4943 with my estate planning hat on. I fully admit I'm spitballing here and haven't taken this all the way through, so work with...
Rank this Week: 211

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/
  • Feb 9

    Florida Elective Share Statute Change

    Florida Elective Share Statute Change
    The Florida Elective Share statutes has made it almost impossible to disinherit a spouse from your estate outside of a premarital, prenuptial, or post-nuptial agreement. In 1999, the Florida Legislature enacted what we now call the Florida…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 217

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Feb 19

    What Do We Know About In-House Counsel Career Satisfaction?

    What Do We Know About In-House Counsel Career Satisfaction?
    In-house counsel career satisfaction – some would say it is a given and that in-house life is sunshine and rainbows. But to face reality and delve deeper, data is needed. Help Evers Legal Search by... The post What Do We Know About…
  • Feb 14

    How To Get Recruiters and Jobs to Come to You

    How To Get Recruiters and Jobs to Come to You
    A slideshow detailing strategies to get recruiters and jobs to come to you. If you are looking for in-house counsel jobs you already may be doing some of these, but it’s always a good idea... The post How To Get Recruiters and Jobs to…
  • Feb 13

    How to Deal With a Bossy Coworker

    How to Deal With a Bossy Coworker
    Dealing with a bossy coworker? Highly unlikely, right, because you are surrounded by mild-mannered attorneys who rarely voice their opinions. Or, as in many hectic legal departments, you may be dealing with a bossy coworker... The post How to…
Rank this Week: 224

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Feb 16

    SEC to Issue Cybersecurity Guidance on Wednesday!

    SEC to Issue Cybersecurity Guidance on Wednesday!
    Perhaps a long time coming, as noted in this Sunshine Act notice, the SEC will hold an open Commission meeting on Wednesday to issue an interpretive release providing cybersecurity disclosure guidance. The last cybersecurity guidance came…
  • Feb 15

    Should We Lose the 10-Qs?

    Should We Lose the 10-Qs?
    In recent years, some prominent governance commentators have advocated that the SEC follow the lead of EU & UK regulators and eliminate mandated quarterly reporting.  A recent study published in the March issue of “The…
  • Feb 14

    Proxy Access: Game Over?

    Proxy Access: Game Over?
    Wasn’t it was only yesterday that proxy access was one of the most hotly contested corporate governance issues? Now this Sidley memo says the game’s pretty much over – and proxy access has become mainstream: As of…
Rank this Week: 280

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
  • Feb 19

    Why SEBI is Failing at Regulating Insider Trading in India

    Why SEBI is Failing at Regulating Insider Trading in India
    [Bhavya Bhandari is currently pursuing an LLM. in Corporation Law at NYU School of Law. She can be reached at bnb288@nyu.edu. The Indian securities market regulator has been criticized in the last two decades for its failure to investigate…
  • Feb 19

    Crossholding in Credit Rating Agencies: An Insight into the SEBI Consultation Paper

    Crossholding in Credit Rating Agencies: An Insight into the SEBI Consultation Paper
    [Kashish Jain is a 4th year B.B.A L.L.B (Hons.) student at Jindal Global Law School in Sonipat, Haryana] A credit rating agency (CRA) is a service provider that assesses the creditworthiness of an entity (issuer) or a debt instrument (e.g.,…
  • Feb 16

    Market Dominance: The Inadequacy of Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002

    Market Dominance: The Inadequacy of Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002
    [Gokul Plaha is a 4th year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) student at the National Law University, Delhi] Introduction Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002 prohibits the abuse of a “dominant position” in the market but does not…
Rank this Week: 286

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 8

    OK, Blogger. I give up.

    OK, Blogger. I give up.
    You're not letting me update my links, so I'm not posting to this blog any more.
  • Apr 28

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.
    How do we count the ways in which the Westin Cincinnati is a very, very bad hotel?First, the good news:  friendly staff and great location.  That, however, is the only good news.1.  Let's start with safety.  There should…
  • Apr 20

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
Rank this Week: 297

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/
  • Dec 29

    The Form 8-Ks That The SEC May Have Overlooked

    The Form 8-Ks That The SEC May Have Overlooked
    As reported by Cydney Posner, Broc Romanek and undoubtedly many others, Corporation Finance staff issued a new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation addressing whether a re-measurement of a deferred tax asset to incorporate the…
  • Dec 28

    Does Choice Of Law Include The Parol Evidence Rule?

    Does Choice Of Law Include The Parol Evidence Rule?
    On the antepenultimate day before Christmas, the California Court of Appeal issued an opinion that should be of interest and concern to lawyers documenting merger and acquisition agreements.  Kanno v. Marwit Capital, No. G052348, 2017…
  • Dec 22

    Nevada Supreme Court Won’t Allow Advisory Mandamus Escape Hatch

    Nevada Supreme Court Won’t Allow Advisory Mandamus Escape Hatch
    In Archon v. Eight Jud. Dist. Ct., 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 101 (2017), the Nevada Supreme Court provides a concise explanation of the uses of mandamus and administrative mandamus as escape hatches from the final judgment rule.  The…
Rank this Week: 350

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Feb 14

    Compliance and the Olympic

    Compliance and the Olympic
    I’m a  big fan of the Winter Olympics. I’ve been spending many hours watching coverage of curling, snowboarding, cross-county skiing and the biathalon, so far. A story about compliance at the Olympics caught my attention.…
  • Feb 9

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for February 9

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for February 9
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Asset Managers Show Less Concern About Compliance by Ben DiPietro More than three-quarters of respondents said the reduced regulatory concern meant compliance…
  • Feb 8

    SEC Exam Priorities for 2018

    SEC Exam Priorities for 2018
    The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations announced its 2018 examination priorities. This year, the examination priorities are broken down into five categories: Compliance and risks…
Rank this Week: 400

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: 419

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: 429

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/
Rank this Week: 456

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Jan 26

    Branding Your Marijuana Busine

    Branding Your Marijuana Busine
    One of the predominant ways businesses protect their brands is through Federal trademark registration at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In order to federally register a trademark, the trademark must be used in…
  • Jan 8

    Perspective from a Pernod Lawyer

    Perspective from a Pernod Lawyer
    There is lots of focus on what the craft people are up to, and certainly there is much movement in that regard. But here we turn back to the big companies, and how they see things. Artisan Spirit magazine recently published my email interview…
  • Dec 7

    Crafty, In a Good Way

    Crafty, In a Good Way
    I heard about this on the radio this morning, on the way in. Apparently it’s illegal to allow farms, or picking fruit for free, on New York City lands — so these guys put it on a barge. It struck me as pretty crafty. That is,…
Rank this Week: 459

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

Covers futures, commodities and forex regulation. By Shipkevich Law Firm.

http://www.cftclaw.com/
  • Jan 22

    Government Shutdown Causes CFTC to Reschedule TAC Meeting on Cryptocurrency

    Government Shutdown Causes CFTC to Reschedule TAC Meeting on Cryptocurrency
    Government Shutdown Causes CFTC to Reschedule TAC Meeting on Cryptocurrency The CFTC had scheduled their Technology Advisory Committee ( TAC meeting ) on Cryptocurrency for January 23rd (Tomorrow), but today issued the following press…
  • Jan 19

    CFTC and SEC Joint Statement Against Virtual Currency Fraud

    CFTC and SEC Joint Statement Against Virtual Currency Fraud
    Joint Statement Addressing Virtual Currency by CFTC and SEC Enforcement Directors. Both the CFTC and the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) became increasingly active last year enforcing their jurisdiction in the virtual currency landscape.…
  • Jan 19

    CFTC Charges Two Companies on Bitcoin and Virtual Currency Fraud

    CFTC Charges Two Companies on Bitcoin and Virtual Currency Fraud
    On January 18, 2018 the CFTC filed a civil enforcement action and a federal civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York against The Entrepreneurs Headquarters Ltd., and CabbageTech, Corp.…
Rank this Week: 465

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • Feb 19

    NC Business Court: Choice Of Law Dooms Trade Secrets Claim

    NC Business Court: Choice Of Law Dooms Trade Secrets Claim
    What choice of law rule applies to trade secrets claims?  No North Carolina appellate court has answered that question, but Judge Robinson of the NC Business Court stepped into that breach in his Opinion in SciGrip v. Osae, 2018…
  • Feb 7

    "Holding All The Cards" And Fiduciary Duty Claim

    "Holding All The Cards" And Fiduciary Duty Claim
    It is hard to base your case on a breach of fiduciary duty when there is a contract in place between the parties.  Contracting parties owe no special duties to each other beyond the terms of the contract.  Branch Banking & …
  • Jan 23

    A Case Doesn't Have To Be "Complex" To Be Designated To The NC Business Court

    A Case Doesn't Have To Be "Complex" To Be Designated To The NC Business Court
    The North Carolina Business Court sent a message to all lawyers practicing in the Business Court last week in Barclift v. Martin, 2018 NCBC 5.  Judge Gale said in the ruling that: The  Court is publishing this Order & …
Rank this Week: 486

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
  • Feb 13

    Verdeva Signs Deal with E-ZPass to Test Automatic Payment

    Verdeva Signs Deal with E-ZPass to Test Automatic Payment
    MBBP client Verdeva, Inc. has partnered with E-ZPass to test automatic payments with E-ZPass toll transponders in a new service called PayByCar. The service will allow E-ZPass users to pay for goods and services at participating businesses…
  • Feb 12

    Joe Hunt Speaking at BU School of Law Tax Reform Roundtable

    Joe Hunt Speaking at BU School of Law Tax Reform Roundtable
    Tax attorney Joe Hunt will participate on a panel about tax reform at Boston University School of Law on Friday, February 16. The “Tax Reform Roundtable – Corporations” is being hosted by the Graduate Tax Program and is…
  • Feb 8

    The Olympics Are Coming, the Olympics Are Coming – But Don’t Tell Your Customers!

    The Olympics Are Coming, the Olympics Are Coming – But Don’t Tell Your Customers!
    By: Howard Zaharoff Yes, the Winter Games start this week. But before you decide to use this exciting event to promote your products or services or to communicate with customers, be aware that commercial use of Olympic indicia without the…
Rank this Week: 494

Indiana Civil & Business…

Indiana Civil & Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning and intellectual property. By Sam Hasler.

http://haslerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogs to Check Out

    Blogs to Check Out
    Some law blogs that may be interests to some businesses:FDA Law Update - just what says it is, a way to keep up to date on happenings at the FDA.OSHA Law Blog. This may be of more interest to more businesses. Jackson Lewis hosts the blog so…
  • Feb 25

    Georgia

    Georgia
    Georgia Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Blog: Estate Planning: A Three-Step StrategyThe estate planning pyramid gives a hierarchy of goals for estate planning. This pyramid is useful in developing an estate planning strategy based on…
  • Jan 26

    Garden Leave in Action

    Garden Leave in Action
    Considering garden leave's novelty, I thought a collection of news articles descring the use of garden leave might be of some help and interest.
Rank this Week: 542

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/
  • Feb 16

    Disclosure-Only Settlements: Is New York Warming to Trulia?

    Disclosure-Only Settlements: Is New York Warming to Trulia?
    About this time last year, we blogged about a New York appellate court’s refusal to adopt Delaware’s hard line approach to disclosure-only settlements.  However, this Paul Weiss memo says a recent…
  • Feb 15

    Activism: Recap of ’17’s Second Half Campaign

    Activism: Recap of ’17’s Second Half Campaign
    This Gibson Dunn memo reviews the state-of-play in shareholder activism during the second half of 2017.  The firm surveyed activist campaigns targeting NYSE & Nasdaq companies with a market cap of at least $1 billion from July…
  • Feb 14

    Your Deal’s the One You Sign, Not the One You Shake On

    Your Deal’s the One You Sign, Not the One You Shake On
    This Weil blog says that the worst words ever spoken by a deal professional are ““We have a deal, let’s let the lawyers work out the details.”  With that as a jumping-off point, the blog reviews  LSVC…
Rank this Week: 549

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: 573

China Hearsay

China Hearsay

Covers China law, business and economics. By Stan Abrams.

http://www.chinahearsay.com/
  • Jan 13

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…
    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs | Fox News fxn.ws/1xkkv7z — I really hope oversight is done correctly © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….
    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A. Students – WSJ on.wsj.com/1IGDS0Z – hmm, that never occurred to me © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…
    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine how much better the world so far this year would be without religion. © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
Rank this Week: 575

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
Rank this Week: 582

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Covers collection agencies, collection law firms, and debt collection. By Nitzkin & Associates.

http://michigancollectionlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 591

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

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

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    HSR and Antitrust Considerations for Private Equity Firms in M&A Transaction

    HSR and Antitrust Considerations for Private Equity Firms in M&A Transaction
    An increasing number of M&A transactions each year involve private equity firms. Like any other transaction, the parties in private equity deals must be cognizant of the filing requirements under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust…
  • Jan 26

    Higher Filing Thresholds for HSR Act Premerger Notifications and Interlocking Directorates Announced

    Higher Filing Thresholds for HSR Act Premerger Notifications and Interlocking Directorates Announced
    Higher Thresholds For HSR Filings On January 26, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission announced revised, higher thresholds for premerger filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. The filing thresholds are revised…
  • Jan 23

    2018 EU Competition & Regulatory Trend

    2018 EU Competition & Regulatory Trend
    Introduction Our “trends for 2018” are only a selection of interesting developments to watch for in 2018. Within the political and legislative cycle of the European Union, 2018 promises to be an eventful year, given that it is the…
Rank this Week: 600