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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: 8

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: 10

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    False endorsement: some bad questions to ask in a survey

    False endorsement: some bad questions to ask in a survey
    Gibson v. BTS North, Inc., 2018 WL 888872, No. 16-24548 (S.D. Fla. Feb. 14, 2018)Plaintiffs are professional models, actresses, and/or businesswoman who earn their livings by promoting her image, likeness, and/or identity to select clients,…
  • Feb 22

    Zazzle injunction reversed: irreparable harm is hard to show

    Zazzle injunction reversed: irreparable harm is hard to show
    Greg Young Pub’g, Inc. v. Zazzle, Inc., No. 16-cv-04587 (C.D. Cal. Feb. 8, 2018)After a jury trial finding Zazzle liable for copyright infringement for producing goods with user-uploaded images, the court granted a preliminary…
  • Feb 22

    The other Redbox case: the color may fade, but not the mark

    The other Redbox case: the color may fade, but not the mark
    Redbox Automated Retail, LLC v. Xpress Retail LLC, 2018 WL 950098, No. 17 C 5596 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 20, 2018)Redbox sued defendant DVDXpress alleging trademark infringement and false advertising; DVDXpress moved to dismiss and asserted…
Rank this Week: 62

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Feb 22

    News Headlines for Feb 22, 2018

    News Headlines for Feb 22, 2018
    Woodbridge Ponzi Defendant Seeks Toss Of SEC Charges – Law360 ,Vox Media lays off 5% of its staff as the pivot-to-video bloodbath con ,Walmart has big year of e-commerce investments planned ,Tesla Sells $546 Million of Bonds as Buyers…
  • Feb 22

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 22, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 22, 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 21

    News Headlines for Feb 21, 2018

    News Headlines for Feb 21, 2018
    E-Commerce Retail Sales as a Percent of Total Sales | FRED | St. Louis Fed ,Advance Real Retail and Food Services Sales | FRED | St. Louis Fed ,Eleventh Circuit Follows Ninth Circuit in Awarding Appellate Fees for Automatic Stay Violation |…
Rank this Week: 86

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/
  • Feb 21

    Tenure Rights of Part-Time New Jersey Teacher

    Tenure Rights of Part-Time New Jersey Teacher
    One of the areas which counterintuitively generates among the most questions in New Jersey employment law is teachers’ tenure.  Although teacher tenure dates  back over a century, tenure is still an area of the law which…
  • Feb 13

    Restrictive Covenants in Employment Agreements and Business Law

    Restrictive Covenants in Employment Agreements and Business Law
    What is a Restrictive Covenant? A restrictive covenant is a contractual agreement in which one party receives something of value in exchange for a promise not to engage in a particular type of behavior.  Restrictive covenants can bind…
  • Feb 6

    Mandatory Pay for Breaks Under the Fair Labor Standard Act

    Mandatory Pay for Breaks Under the Fair Labor Standard Act
    The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is a federal statute enacted in 1938 with the goal of setting national minimum requirements for employee compensation.  It covers areas such as minimum wage and overtime, among other…
Rank this Week: 68

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 316

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 22

    Skip Your Compliance Department and Go Directly to the SEC

    Skip Your Compliance Department and Go Directly to the SEC
    The Supreme Court just released its opinion in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers. The case resolves a controversy over whether employees making internal reports of securities law violations qualify for Dodd-Frank's whistleblower…
  • Feb 21

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (Feb. 21, 2018)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (Feb. 21, 2018)
    "Citizens United gave virtually no weight to Congress's findings .... Instead, the Court summarily concluded 'that independent expenditures, including those made by corporations, do not give rise to corruption or the appearance of…
  • Feb 20

    Fellowship Announcement

    Fellowship Announcement
    The Columbia Law School/Columbia Business School Program in the Law and Economics of Capital Markets is seeking a full time Capital Markets Research Fellow. The incumbent would be appointed as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar. The appointment…
Rank this Week: 103

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 21

    What was the Second Circuit doing to Securities Regulation in the Sixties?

    What was the Second Circuit doing to Securities Regulation in the Sixties?
    Adam Pritchard and Robert Thompson have an interesting new paper addressing the titular question: This articles analyzes the Supreme Court’s leading securities cases from 1962 to 1972—Capital Gains,... [[ This is a content summary…
  • Feb 21

    UND STEP Course on Catholic Social Thought Week 1 Discussion Question

    UND STEP Course on Catholic Social Thought Week 1 Discussion Question
    As previously explained, I've enrolled in the University of Notre Dame's Satellite Theological Education Program (STEP) to pursue their Certificate in Doctrine. I've already taken three of the six... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Feb 21

    The Economist on boardroom diversity quota

    The Economist on boardroom diversity quota
    From last week's issue: In 2008 Norway obliged listed companies to reserve at least 40% of their director seats for women on pain of dissolution. In the following five years more than a dozen... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 153

Florida Business Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business and employment law. By Mavrick Law Firm.

https://www.mavricklaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    FEDERAL WAGE LAW: EMPLOYER AGREEMENT FOR OVERTIME

    FEDERAL WAGE LAW: EMPLOYER AGREEMENT FOR OVERTIME
    Managing overtime is a constant struggle for many businesses especially when the employee’s duties necessitate irregular work hours or the typical work shift simply cannot be anticipated with reasonable certainty.  Businesses that…
  • Feb 16

    PROTECTION OF TRADE SECRETS FROM LITIGATION DISCOVERY

    PROTECTION OF TRADE SECRETS FROM LITIGATION DISCOVERY
    Businesses often envision that litigation over trade secrets will generally involve a direct lawsuit by or against a person or company that steals or divulges such information in violation of a position of trust.  However, trade secrets…
  • Feb 16

    OVERTIME WAGE LAW: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR VS. EMPLOYEE

    OVERTIME WAGE LAW: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR VS. EMPLOYEE
    Under the federal overtime wage law, i.e., the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), it is not always clear whether the law considers someone an “employee,” and it is not always clear who the law considers someone’s…
Rank this Week: 309

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 289

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

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

    The LLC Equitable Buyout: Past, Present, Future

    The LLC Equitable Buyout: Past, Present, Future
    In less than a decade the LLC "equitable buyout" doctrine went from non-existent to settled law in New York. How did it happen? What happens next? Read on in this week's New York Business Divorce. Continue Reading…
  • Feb 12

    Will Someone Please Re-Name the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing?

    Will Someone Please Re-Name the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing?
    The implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing continues to sow confusion as to its utility and application in disputes among business co-owners, in which often it is misconceived as a quasi-fiduciary claim invoking the court’s…
  • Feb 5

    The Purposeless Purpose Clause Makes a Comeback — Or Does It?

    The Purposeless Purpose Clause Makes a Comeback — Or Does It?
    Remember the "purposeless purpose clause" that featured prominently in last summer's appellate ruling in the LLC dissolution case, Mace v Tunick? On remand, following a trial, Justice Alan Scheinkman once again dismissed the case. Find out…
Rank this Week: 282

The Virtual Attorney Blog

The Virtual Attorney Blog

Covers estate planning and business law. By Michael Brennan.

http://thevirtualattorney.com/blog
  • Feb 8

    This is the Right Way to Make Gifts to Children

    This is the Right Way to Make Gifts to Children
    There are numerous considerations for parents and grandparents when contemplating making gifts to minor children. Outright gifts are frowned upon because, under the eyes of the law, children are under a legal disability, which means that they…
  • Feb 1

    Tune Out the Negative Speak | An Excerpt from "Solo out of Law School"

    Tune Out the Negative Speak | An Excerpt from "Solo out of Law School"
    The following is an excerpt from "Solo Out of Law School--A How Can Guide to Starting a Law Firm as a New Attorney" Solo out of Law School is a book for both law students thinking about a solo career and attorneys looking to open their own…
  • Jan 29

    Estate Tax Changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    Estate Tax Changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    The newly passed tax reform bill includes some significant changes to the estate tax. Here’s what you can expect. While the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made sweeping changes to the estate tax limits, in reality, unless you have significant…
Rank this Week: 315

The Startup Lawyer

The Startup Lawyer

Covers entrepreneurship and startup companies. By Ryan Roberts.

http://startuplawyer.com/
  • Jan 27

    Voting Rights of Vesting Share

    Voting Rights of Vesting Share
    One of the most asked questions I receive when setting up new startup companies is “Do my vesting shares have any voting rights?”  Or in other words,  does a stockholder only get to vote based on their amount of vested…
  • Jan 27

    Voting Rights of Vesting Share

    Voting Rights of Vesting Share
    One of the most asked questions I receive when setting up new startup companies is “Do my vesting shares have any voting rights?”  Or in other words,  does a stockholder only get to vote based on their amount of vested…
  • Jul 20

    U.S. VC Process for Indian Startup

    U.S. VC Process for Indian 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…
Rank this Week: 307

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, foreclosures, and business law. By The Silber Law Firm LLC.

http://www.thesilberlawfirm.com/
  • Jan 25

    Don’t Ask for a “Lawyer Dog”

    Don’t Ask for a “Lawyer Dog”
    While we don’t have a criminal practice, a decision out of Louisiana’s high court highlights the importance of demanding counsel — clearly. From the Washington Post: “[W]hen a suspect in an interrogation told…
  • Jan 22

    Another Case Where Non-Compete/Confidentiality Provisions are Found Unenforceable

    Another Case Where Non-Compete/Confidentiality Provisions are Found Unenforceable
    As promised, we write about another recent trade-secret case where the court refused to enforce an employer’s claims that its information was secret. After plaintiff was indicted for a host of crimes, some of its employees left to form…
  • Dec 11

    Anticipatory Breach Allegation Dressed as Declaratory Relief

    Anticipatory Breach Allegation Dressed as Declaratory Relief
    Earlier this year, we wrote about the First Department’s decision addressing the question, as framed by the Court of Appeals, of “whether the mere commencement of an action seeking ‘rescission and/or reformation’ of a…
Rank this Week: 190

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: 269

Legal Update

Legal Update

Covers real estate law and business law. By Peter Moulinos.

http://www.moulinos.com/category/legal-update-peter-moulinos/
  • Nov 13

    Residential Buildings Required to Adopt Written Smoking Policy by August 2018

    Residential Buildings Required to Adopt Written Smoking Policy by August 2018
    On August 28, 2017, the New York City Council enacted Local Law 147 (LL 147), which expressly requires that every […] The post Residential Buildings Required to Adopt Written Smoking Policy by August 2018 appeared first on MOULINOS…
  • Nov 3

    Lawsuits Against Foreign Companies Doing Business in New York

    Lawsuits Against Foreign Companies Doing Business in New York
    Just passing through New York?  Is your company soliciting business here?   Companies often question whether engaging in these actions allow […] The post Lawsuits Against Foreign Companies Doing Business in New York…
  • Oct 22

    Douglas Elliman Sues Competitor For Poaching Real Estate Broker

    Douglas Elliman Sues Competitor For Poaching Real Estate Broker
    New York real estate brokerage powerhouse Douglas Elliman has filed a lawsuit against another competing brokerage, Compass, and two of […]
Rank this Week: 220

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: 221

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: 320

Towson Tax Attorney

Towson Tax Attorney

Covers taxes, business law, and estate planning. By Jeffrey Rogyom.

http://towsontax.com
  • Jul 16

    Income and Salary to an S-Corp Owner

    Income and Salary to an S-Corp Owner
    The owner of an s-corporation is quickly introduced to some very complicated tax issues.  The s-corporation has “flow-through taxation”.  This means the s-corporation itself generally pays no income taxes.  The…
  • Dec 29

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)
    An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust, or ILIT, should be of interest to any person buying life insurance. The ILIT is not just for people with estate tax issues. The ILIT can allow you to control how and when insurance proceeds are distributed…
  • Dec 29

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)
    An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust, or ILIT, should be of interest to any person buying life insurance. The ILIT is not just for people with estate tax issues. The ILIT can allow you to control how and when insurance proceeds are distributed…
Rank this Week: 242

Unfair Business Practices

Unfair Business Practices

Focuses on unfair business and trade practices. By Williams Mullen.

http://unfairbusinesspractices.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 211

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 264

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: 312

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: 322

You and Yours Blawg

You and Yours Blawg

Covers business law, elder law, estate planning and tax law. By Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss.

http://youandyoursblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    You and Yours Blawg is Moving

    You and Yours Blawg is Moving
    Category: Elder Law, Estate Planning, Estate and Inheritance Tax, Business Law and Planning, Tax Law and Planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Financial Planning, Miscellaneous Musing
  • Mar 20

    Haven't Paid NJ Taxes? Now Might Be the Time

    Haven't Paid NJ Taxes? Now Might Be the Time
    Category: Tax Law and PlanningCourtesy of JH Cohn:New Jersey Enacts Tax Amnesty Program"New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine has signed a bill creating a 45-day New Jersey state tax amnesty period that will end no later than June 15, 2009.…
  • Mar 16

    Lets get Banks Lending - SBA Loan Guarantee Amount to 90%

    Lets get Banks Lending - SBA Loan Guarantee Amount to 90%
    Category: Business Law and Planning
Rank this Week: 232

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 22

    SEC Releases Cybersecurity Disclosure Guidance

    SEC Releases Cybersecurity Disclosure Guidance
    After a bit of last-minute drama, the SEC on Wednesday issued its guidance for public company cybersecurity disclosures. The Commission’s guidance document emphasizes companies’ disclosure obligations under existing law and…
  • Feb 21

    U.S. Supreme Court Adopts Narrow View of Who Can Rely on Dodd-Frank Act’s Anti-Retaliation Protection

    U.S. Supreme Court Adopts Narrow View of Who Can Rely on Dodd-Frank Act’s Anti-Retaliation Protection
    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on February 21, 2018 that the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation provisions protect only whistleblowers that make a report to the SEC, and do not apply to whistleblowers who report internally. The…
  • Feb 20

    Company Capitalizing on Blockchain Mania Draws Securities Suit

    Company Capitalizing on Blockchain Mania Draws Securities Suit
    One of the most distinct phenomena at the peak of the Internet bubble in the late 90s was the way that so many otherwise entirely ordinary companies added “dot com” to their names to try to cash in on the frenzy. It now looks as…
Rank this Week: 3964

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/
  • Feb 22

    Jesse Small v. Monty J. Bennett, et al. (Cir. Ct. Balto. City)

    Jesse Small v. Monty J. Bennett, et al. (Cir. Ct. Balto. City)
    Filed:  February 5, 2018 Opinion by:  Pamela J. WhiteHolding:  Demand for attorney's fees and costs incurred prior to the mooting of a shareholder derivative suit (1) failed to satisfy the requirements of the "corporate…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4419

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Covers business and privacy law. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://cybersecurity.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 1390

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

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

http://www.cftclaw.com/
  • Feb 22

    CFTC Issues Its First Virtual Currency “Pump-and-Dump” Schemes Warning

    CFTC Issues Its First Virtual Currency “Pump-and-Dump” Schemes Warning
    CFTC Issues Its First Virtual Currency “Pump-and-Dump” Schemes Warning The Commission continues its involvement in the virtual currency market. On February 15th the CFTC issued its first ever Costumer Advisory warning against…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 2674

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: 1642

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Covers North Carolina contract and tort law. By Maginnis Law.

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Feb 22

    Torn and Detached Retina Personal Injury Attorneys in North Carolina

    Torn and Detached Retina Personal Injury Attorneys in North Carolina
    High velocity automobile crashes can injure just about any part of the human body and the eyes are no exception. Among the eye injuries that a person can suffer in a tractor trailer or car wreck is a torn retina or a detached retina. These…
  • Feb 12

    Aggravation and Exacerbation of Pre-Existing Condition Injuries under North Carolina Law

    Aggravation and Exacerbation of Pre-Existing Condition Injuries under North Carolina Law
    Not everyone who is injured in an automobile crash is in perfect health. Nearly everyone among us has some health condition or another. Whether it’s degenerative disc disease or a prior traumatic brain injury, a person’s health…
  • Feb 9

    Failure to Pay Commissions to Car Sales Employees – North Carolina Wage and Hour Attorney

    Failure to Pay Commissions to Car Sales Employees – North Carolina Wage and Hour Attorney
    Most car salesmen work on a commission where they receive between 20-30% of the profit for the dealership. However, Maginnis Law is investigating situations in which dealerships are not paying their sales employees a percentage of their…
Rank this Week: 4172

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Palm Springs Retail Revitalization Potentially at Risk

    Palm Springs Retail Revitalization Potentially at Risk
    Palm Springs, California, is experiencing an economic revitalization; however, this retail revitalization may be under threat, with “retail, recreation and entertainment, and food services” being most at risk. … Continue…
  • Feb 20

    Houses Passes Bill Aimed at Curbing Abuse of ADA Public Accommodations Lawsuit

    Houses Passes Bill Aimed at Curbing Abuse of ADA Public Accommodations Lawsuit
    On February 15, 2018, by a vote of 225 to 192, the House of Representatives passed the ADA Education and Reform Act. If passed, the bill would amend the ADA to provide a notice and cure period. … Continue Reading
  • Feb 13

    Raising the Bar on Class Action Certifications in California

    Raising the Bar on Class Action Certifications in California
    Two recent decisions out of California—one in state court and one in federal—provide defendants new ammunition for defeating class certification. Continue reading to see what this means for retailers. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1314

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1457

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

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

https://dataprivacy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 22

    Latest Estimate Puts Cybercrime Tab at $600 Billion and Rising

    Latest Estimate Puts Cybercrime Tab at $600 Billion and Rising
    The cost of cybercrime continues to rise, driven by increasingly sophisticated cybercriminals and a growing pool of new and often unsophisticated internet users, according to a new report from internet security firm McAfee and the Center for…
  • Feb 19

    Why GDPR Matters to U.S. Companie

    Why GDPR Matters to U.S. Companie
    With the European’s Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR) taking effect in less than 100 days, the interest of many U.S. Companies has been piqued as to how the GDPR may affect their overseas and internet-based…
  • Feb 6

    Major Portion of January Data Breaches Target Health Care

    Major Portion of January Data Breaches Target Health Care
    According to the monthly report from the Identity Theft Resource Center, the health care industry suffered more data breaches in January than government, educational and financial sectors combined. Medical and health care-related data…
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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: 3071

NY Commercial Division Blog

NY Commercial Division Blog

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

https://www.pbwt.com/ny-commercial-division-blog/
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InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Feb 22

    How to Get an In-House Counsel Job

    How to Get an In-House Counsel Job
    If you are like many lawyers, at one or more times in your life you will ask yourself a simple question: “How do I get an in-house counsel job?”. This may happen after a soul-crushing week... The post How to Get an In-House…
  • Feb 21

    How Lawyers Can Learn From Failure

    How Lawyers Can Learn From Failure
    Lawyers spend a lot of time learning and “practicing”, so it should come as no surprise that, like everyone else, lawyers can learn from failure: “Before SpaceX’s successful launch of its giant Falcon Heavy…
  • Feb 20

    Fifteenth Blawgiversary of DennisKennedy.Blog

    Fifteenth Blawgiversary of DennisKennedy.Blog
    If you are an in-house counsel, you should be reading DennisKennedy.Blog. A guru, thought leader, attorney and blawger, Dennis is not only insightful and witty, but he is often the first to write or speak... The post Fifteenth Blawgiversary…
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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 22

    Statement on Cybersecurity Interpretive Guidance

    Statement on Cybersecurity Interpretive Guidance
    Yesterday [Feb. 20, 2018], the Commission approved the issuance of an interpretive release to provide guidance to public companies when preparing disclosures about cybersecurity risks and incidents. The release also communicates the…
  • Feb 22

    Why Dual-Class Stock: A Brief Response to Commissioners Jackson and Stein

    Why Dual-Class Stock: A Brief Response to Commissioners Jackson and Stein
    Two SEC Commissioners—Robert Jackson and Kara Stein—separately visited Silicon Valley last week, and both used the opportunity to sharply criticize the practice among some companies—most notably but not exclusively…
  • Feb 22

    The SEC and Mandatory Shareholder Arbitration

    The SEC and Mandatory Shareholder Arbitration
    Depending on your point of view, you may have experienced either heart palpitations or increased serotonin levels when you heard, back in July 2017, that SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar had, in a speech before the Heritage Foundation,…
Rank this Week: 927

iVLG Business Law Blog

iVLG Business Law Blog

Covers news, strategy and legal services of businesses and entrepreneurs. By inVigor Law Group PLLC.

http://www.invigorlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 22

    Ask a CPA: How the Recent Tax Reform Affects Small Businesse

    Ask a CPA: How the Recent Tax Reform Affects Small Businesse
    Since Congress passed the new tax bill at the end of 2017, many business owners have been trying to determine just how the legislation will affect them going forward. We took a few of the top questions our clients are asking and posed them to…
  • Feb 21

    Initial Coin Offerings in SEC Spotlight

    Initial Coin Offerings in SEC Spotlight
    This month, Telegram reported raising $850,000,000 in a cryptocurrency offering. As companies like Telegram are demonstrating, initial coin offerings (sometimes called ICOs) are a viable way to raise capital. As ICOs become increasingly…
  • Oct 9

    Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave

    Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave
    Washington State has passed a bill that grants paid family and medical leave to eligible employees. We explain how it works, how it will be funded, and how it will affect small businesses.... Read More The post Washington State Paid Family…
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Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

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

    The Limit of Whistleblower

    The Limit of Whistleblower
    The Supreme Court just decided a case that limits the whistleblower anti-retaliation provisions in Dodd-Frank. The Court handed down its decision in Digital Realty Trust v. Somers. Dodd-Frank defines “whistleblower” as a person…
  • Feb 21

    Read SEC.gov on Your Phone

    Read SEC.gov on Your Phone
    I had given up on trying to access the SEC’s online resources through my phone a long time ago. Frankly, it was hard to use with a full computer screen at times. It was nearly impossible to use on my phone’s small screen. But the…
  • 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.…
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Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Covers estate planning, real property acquisition, personal injury, will disputes, commercial litigation, business and corporate law, and institutional lending.

http://gouldcooksey.com/blog/
  • Feb 22

    CONGRESS MAY REFORM ADA PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS LAW

    CONGRESS MAY REFORM ADA PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS LAW
    In recent years, our local business community has been hit with a wave of lawsuits by ADA accessibility testers claiming, for example, that the business’s restrooms were not accessible to the disabled and demanding thousands of dollars…
  • Feb 16

    Florida Appeals Court Upholds Verdict for Vero Beach Family Against Big Tobacco

    Florida Appeals Court Upholds Verdict for Vero Beach Family Against Big Tobacco
    Wednesday morning a Florida Appeals Court upheld a verdict issued in 2015 by a jury in Indian River County that awarded Gould Cooksey Fennell client Robert Gore $2,000,000 in damages for the premature death of his beloved wife.  Gloria,…
  • Feb 2

    Employer-owned Life Insurance: Notice and Reporting to Avoid Tax

    Employer-owned Life Insurance: Notice and Reporting to Avoid Tax
    Many employers maintain life insurance policies on key employees. In addition to the obvious emotional toll the loss of a team member may have on the employer, a key employee’s sudden and permanent absence can also cause the employer…
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TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

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

    SEC Approves Cybersecurity Guidance! Our Big Webcast Coming Soon!

    SEC Approves Cybersecurity Guidance! Our Big Webcast Coming Soon!
    Despite a dose of drama when the SEC cancelled its open Commission meeting, the SEC released its 24-page interpretive release on cybersecurity disclosures in the early afternoon yesterday by seritim. Here’s a statement by SEC Chair…
  • Feb 21

    Cancelled: Today’s “Cybersecurity Disclosure” Open Meeting

    Cancelled: Today’s “Cybersecurity Disclosure” Open Meeting
    Just 90 minutes before the meeting was supposed to start, the SEC posted a simple note saying today’s open Commission meeting – which would have given us interpretive guidance on cybersecurity disclosure – has been…
  • Feb 21

    Three Women on Every Board! That’s Progress?

    Three Women on Every Board! That’s Progress?
    I blogged a few weeks ago about BlackRock’s desire for a quota of two women on every board. I’m glad that BlackRock is advocating for two women on every board – but I’m sad that an investor has to advocate for such a…
Rank this Week: 524

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 22

    Disclosure: Delaware Says Reasons for Director’s Abstention are “Material”

    Disclosure: Delaware Says Reasons for Director’s Abstention are “Material”
    Last year, I blogged about a Chancery Court decision holding that the reasons for a director’s abstention from voting on a proposed sale weren’t material. Earlier this week, in Appel v. Berkman (Del.…
  • Feb 21

    How ISS Analyzes Proxy Fight

    How ISS Analyzes Proxy Fight
    Here’s a recent “Institutional Investor” article about ISS’s role in proxy contests.  The article sheds some light on ISS’s recommendation process & highlights its…
  • Feb 20

    Appraisal: Another Very Bad Day for Hedge Fund

    Appraisal: Another Very Bad Day for Hedge Fund
    Last week, the Delaware Chancery Court ruined the day of yet another hedge fund hoping to hit the appraisal jackpot. In Verition Partners Master Fund v. Aruba Networks (Del. Ch.; 2/18), Vice Chancellor Laster’s award…
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Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
Rank this Week: 1470

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
Rank this Week: 1465

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
  • Feb 21

    Implications of Granting Infrastructure Status to the Logistics Sector

    Implications of Granting Infrastructure Status to the Logistics Sector
    [Harini Sutaria is a final year student at ILS Law College, Pune] Introduction In a bid to boost the logistics sector in the country, the Government has granted it an infrastructure status. This grant of status is a positive move by…
  • 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.,…
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