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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/
  • Oct 17

    How Efficient is Dynamic Competition? The Case of Price as Investment

    How Efficient is Dynamic Competition? The Case of Price as Investment
    David Besanko, Ulrich Doraszelski, and Yaroslav Kryukov ask How Efficient is Dynamic Competition? The Case of Price as Investment. ABSTRACT: We study industries where the price that a firm sets serves as an investment into lower cost or…
  • Oct 17

    Search Engines and Data Retention: Implications for Privacy and Antitrust

    Search Engines and Data Retention: Implications for Privacy and Antitrust
    Lesley Chiou and Catherine Tucker have a new paper on Search Engines and Data Retention: Implications for Privacy and Antitrust. ABSTRACT: This paper investigates whether larger quantities of historical data affect a firm's ability to…
  • Oct 16

    The Political Economy of Competition Law in China

    The Political Economy of Competition Law in China
    Wendy Ng (Melbourne Law and one of the best junior competition law scholars in the world) has a new book forthcoming The Political Economy of Competition Law in China. BOOK ABSTRACT: The Political Economy of Competition Law in China…
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/
  • Oct 17

    Strong Patent Protection Promotes Strong Economie

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

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

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

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

    Single Firm Conduct: European Competition Policy, the European Court of Justice, and Brexit
    In recent years, the European Union’s (EU) administrative body, the European Commission (EC), increasingly has applied European competition law in a manner that undermines free market dynamics.  In particular, its approach to…
Rank this Week: 48

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
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/
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: 95

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Oct 17

    News Headlines for Oct 17, 2017

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

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 17, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 17, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Oct 16

    Read Issue #174 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #174 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #174) 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:…
Rank this Week: 100

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Sep 27

    San Francisco City Attorney invokes UCL in suit against Equifax

    San Francisco City Attorney invokes UCL in suit against Equifax
    Yesterday, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed suit in San Francisco Superior Court against Equifax. The complaint has a single cause of action: for violation of the UCL. In particular, the complaint alleges a series of UCL…
  • 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…
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/
  • Oct 16

    The Case for Disallowing the Necessity Defense in Climate Change Case

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

    Various appreciations of my late friend Fred McChesney

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

    Fred McChesney, RIP

    Fred McChesney, RIP
    Sad news from Brian Leiter, who reports that Fred McChesney has passed: A leading law & economics and antitrust scholar, Professor McChesney taught at Emory, Cornell, and Northwestern... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
Rank this Week: 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
  • Oct 17

    Is Pollution Value Maximizing?

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

    Proposed Overhaul of Disclosure and Shareholder Proposal Rule

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

    Pay Ratio: The Time Has Come

    Pay Ratio: The Time Has Come
    For anyone involved in the preparation of an issuer’s compensation disclosures as part of its annual proxy statement or Form 10-K filing, the time has come to tackle the “pay ratio” calculation and disclosure requirements.…
Rank this Week: 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: 108

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: 114

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: 126

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: 130

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: 135

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Oct 15

    On the Meaning of “War”

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

    D&O Insurance Coverage and the Rise of Appraisal Litigation

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

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

    Supreme Court Docket: Is the Leidos Case a “Nothing Burger”?
    In a post earlier this month, I summarized the three securities law cases that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear its current term. Among the three cases on the Court’s docket is Leidos, Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System. As…
Rank this Week: 140

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Oct 4

    Chancery Rules on Stock Transfer Restriction

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

    Chancery Refuses to Seal Courtroom for Allegedly Confidential Trial Exhibit

    Chancery Refuses to Seal Courtroom for Allegedly Confidential Trial Exhibit
    The Court of Chancery recently rejected a request by a non-party to seal certain trial exhibits so that they would not become part of the public trial record.  The court also rejected a request to close the courtroom to the public…
  • Oct 3

    33rd Annual Distinguished Lecture in Law

    33rd Annual Distinguished Lecture in Law
    The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law of Widener University Delaware Law School presents the 33rd Annual Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law Is Delaware Retreating? Randall S.Thomas John S. Beasley II Chair in Law and Business…
Rank this Week: 169

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: 179

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: 181

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: 206

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/
  • Oct 11

    Defamation suits against Southern Poverty Law Center

    Defamation suits against Southern Poverty Law Center
    When is criticism against your organization grounds for a defamation suit? In a handful of recent lawsuits filed in recent months, groups designated as "hate groups" by the Southern Poverty Law Center have sued both SPLC (and, in…
  • Oct 10

    NASCO Conference: Impact of Technology on Charities Regulation

    NASCO Conference: Impact of Technology on Charities Regulation
    Last week, the National Association of State Charities Officials held their annual conference on the impact of technology on charities regulation. It will be interesting to see if any new initiatives come out of this conference, but I hear…
  • Oct 10

    Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund sued for using Audrey Hepburn's Name

    Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund sued for using Audrey Hepburn's Name
    Sean Hepburn Ferrer, son of Audrey Hepburn, recently sued the charity bearing his mother's name over a dispute over the charity's use of Hepburn's name on merchandise. From Reuters: Sean Hepburn Ferrer, who once chaired the Audrey Hepburn…
Rank this Week: 208

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: 209

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/
  • 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,…
  • May 25

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction
    The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States is growing rapidly. So, too, are the number of myths surrounding the disease and other forms of dementia. Let’s begin by looking at what we do know about…
Rank this Week: 215

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Oct 17

    PwC launches Temporary Lawyer Service

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

    How To Bypass The HR Department And Get The Job

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

    7 Best Candidate Questions (from 100k Interviews!)

    7 Best Candidate Questions (from 100k Interviews!)
    You know you should come prepared with questions to ask your interviewers, but what to ask? Here are 7 best candidate questions culled from over 100,000 interviews! “There comes a point in every interview when... The post 7 Best…
Rank this Week: 221

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

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

    Today: “Pay Ratio & Proxy Disclosure Conference”

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

    What If the Reg Flex Agenda Became “Real”?

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

    Edgar Vulnerable to “Denial of Service Attacks”!

    Edgar Vulnerable to “Denial of Service Attacks”!
    Recently, I blogged how the SEC’s Edgar is critical to a transparent financial market – and how the recent hack of Edgar is serious business. This Reuters article notes that Edgar could be at risk from “denial of…
Rank this Week: 280

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
  • Oct 17

    SEBI Circular on Minimum Public Shareholding

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

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

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

    FDI in the Aviation Sector

    FDI in the Aviation Sector
    Jae Woon Lee and I have a working paper titled “Skies Half Open: Foreign Investment in India’s Airline Industry”, the abstract of which is as follows: The foreign investment regime governing the airline industry has been the…
Rank this Week: 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: 294

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

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

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Oct 17

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

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

    Filing Statements Of Information Online

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

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

    What Is A Foreign Registrant And Why Must They Translate Their Names?
    Earlier this week, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed amendments to Regulation S-K, and related rules and forms.  According to the SEC, these are intended to modernize and simplify certain disclosure requirements in a manner…
Rank this Week: 353

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Oct 13

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for October 13

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for October 13
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. In Defense of Compliance Checklists by Michael Volkov in Corruption, Crime & Compliance If a compliance officer can persuade the business side to take…
  • Oct 12

    Paper as a Sanctions Violation

    Paper as a Sanctions Violation
    The United States has a long arm in imposing financial restrictions. U.S. companies cannot assist their foreign subsidiaries or affiliates with sales to sanctioned countries or persons on the blocked persons list. A US company got caught…
  • Oct 11

    Home Court Advantage

    Home Court Advantage
    One of the arguments made by Lynn Tilton in her battle against the administrative law judges of the Securities and Exchange Commission was the inherent unfairness of that judicial system compared to the federal courts. She failed in her…
Rank this Week: 399

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: 421

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: 428

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: 451

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
  • Oct 9

    Prop 65 Warnings Pop Up on TTB Label

    Prop 65 Warnings Pop Up on TTB Label
    In the past, for a long time, TTB would say no warnings are allowed, but for those mandated by Congress:  “According to the Surgeon General…” (as to getting pregnant, driving and whatnot). Slowly but surely, however,…
  • Sep 12

    CBD Update

    CBD Update
    TTB approved this label July 18, 2017. There are very few other TTB labels that mention CANNABIS and SATIVA. Perhaps this product has hemp seeds, along the lines of this 2014 label approval. Then again, perhaps the Lithuanian product…
  • Sep 8

    Nutritious, Vitamin Wine

    Nutritious, Vitamin Wine
    This deftly navigates the differences between FDA and TTB rules. If it had a little more alcohol, or a different type of alcohol, at least these 5 noted things probably would not fly. So far as we know, TTB does not allow electrolyte…
Rank this Week: 460

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

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

http://www.cftclaw.com/
  • Sep 15

    Equivalence Agreement Might Be Imminent

    Equivalence Agreement Might Be Imminent
    Currently, CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo is on a 10-day trip in Europe. Derivatives industry attorneys speculate that an European equivalence pact on swap execution rules might come into fruition very soon. If this happens, it would…
  • Aug 18

    CFTC Approves LedgerX to Deal Bitcoin Option

    CFTC Approves LedgerX to Deal Bitcoin Option
    LedgerX Approved to Trade Bitcoin Futures LedgerX, a trading and clearing platform for Bitcoin, became the first company to be approved by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to trade Bitcoin futures. This is one of a few of…
  • Aug 4

    Senate Confirmed Christopher Giancarlo as Chairman of CFTC

    Senate Confirmed Christopher Giancarlo as Chairman of CFTC
    Christopher Giancarlo was nominated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as the Chairman of the regulatory agency. Moreover, Brian Quintenz and Rostin Behnam, both of who are Republican nominees, were confirmed as CFTC…
Rank this Week: 462

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/
  • Oct 12

    NC Business Court Rules On What Constitutes An "Arbitration"

    NC Business Court Rules On What Constitutes An "Arbitration"
    You've probably never had to decide what it means to agree to arbitrate.  Usually, there is a written provision that references the AAA Rules and includes a consent to AAA's procedures as to the appointment of the arbitrator(s) and the…
  • Sep 6

    Demand Futility Isn't Dead For Derivative Actions Against Non-Profit Corporation

    Demand Futility Isn't Dead For Derivative Actions Against Non-Profit Corporation
    You probably thought that you would never again have to argue that a demand on a corporation's board of directors before filing a derivative action should be excused because it would have been futile.  That's because the North Carolina…
  • Aug 8

    NC Legislature Decides To Legislate Choice Of Law Provisions In "Business Contracts"

    NC Legislature Decides To Legislate Choice Of Law Provisions In "Business Contracts"
    The North Carolina General Assembly has decided to legislate choice of law in commercial transactions.  The new statute, enacted in June, is called the "North Carolina Choice of Law and Forum in Business Contracts Act." It will…
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
Rank this Week: 495

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/
  • Oct 17

    National Security: Takeaways from the CFIUS Annual Report

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

    Golden Parachutes: Mitigating the Tax Bite

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

    Revenue Recognition: Deal Terms Address New Standard

    Revenue Recognition: Deal Terms Address New Standard
    Steve Quinlivan has been closely following the impact of FASB’s new revenue recognition standard on the terms of M&A transactions.  Steve recently blogged about a public company acquisition – NYSE-listed Envestnet’s…
Rank this Week: 550

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: 577

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: 579

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/
  • Oct 12

    A REVIEW OF 2016 PROPOSITION 65 SETTLEMENTS

    A REVIEW OF 2016 PROPOSITION 65 SETTLEMENTS
    For the past nine years, CalBizLit.com has tracked the Proposition 65 settlements posted on the Attorney General’s web site to determine, and publicize, the high, low and average settlement amounts paid to private party enforcers, their…
  • May 24

    Emotional Intelligence and Why It’s Important In Mediation

    Emotional Intelligence and Why It’s Important In Mediation
    The other day, CBL ran across an interesting mediation article in International Comparative Jurisprudence by Edward J. Kelly of the University of Tennessee and Natalija Kaminiskiené of Lithuania’s Mykolis Romeric University. The…
  • May 17

    PROPOSITION 65 SIXTY DAY NOTICES ARE SKYROCKETING – AND WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE WHY!

    PROPOSITION 65 SIXTY DAY NOTICES ARE SKYROCKETING – AND WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE WHY!
    It’s been more than a year since CBL did an analysis of the frequency various chemicals were the subjects of Proposition 65 Sixty Day Notices / Notices of Violation. As most readers will know, before private party enforcer can bring...
Rank this Week: 584

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: 590

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

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

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 602