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Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
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

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 35

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 14

    Three little words make a fair use

    Three little words make a fair use
    Oyewole v. Ora, 291 F.Supp.3d 422 (S.D.N.Y. 2018)This case grants a motion to dismiss on fair use grounds, though it should have been on lack of substantial similarity in protected expression.Oyewole is a founding member of the spoken-word…
  • Jun 13

    Second Circuit rejects falsity by necessary implication claim for UL certification

    Second Circuit rejects falsity by necessary implication claim for UL certification
    Board-Tech Electronic Co. v. Eaton Corporation, Cooper Wiring Devices, Inc., --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2018 WL 2901336, No. 17-3829-cv (2d Cir. Jun. 11, 2018)Board-Tech and Eaton compete in the market for decorative light switches. Underwriters…
  • Jun 4

    Industry magazine publisher can be sued under Lanham Act due to allegations of financial interest in competing businesse

    Industry magazine publisher can be sued under Lanham Act due to allegations of financial interest in competing businesse
    NY Machinery Inc. v. Korean Cleaners Monthly, No. 17-cv-12269, 2018 WL 2455926 (D.N.J. May 31, 2018)Plaintiff Lee is the President of NY Machinery (NYM), which sells washing machines and dry-cleaning products, and also owns Kleaners LLC, a…
Rank this Week: 43

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
  • Jun 17

    Political, Social, and Environmental Shareholder Resolutions: Do they Create or Destroy Shareholder Value?

    Political, Social, and Environmental Shareholder Resolutions: Do they Create or Destroy Shareholder Value?
    The increased use of politically-charged shareholder resolutions has garnered considerable attention in recent years, as shareholder meetings have become venues for discussion and debate regarding corporate positions and actions on issues of…
  • Jun 17

    Untangling the Tangled Web of Cybersecurity Disclosure Requirements: A Practical Guide

    Untangling the Tangled Web of Cybersecurity Disclosure Requirements: A Practical Guide
    The consequences of a cybersecurity incident can be severe. The economic loss associated with an incident can often be compounded by reputational damage, loss of trade secrets, destruction of assets, operational impairment, lost revenue…
  • Jun 16

    The Law and Finance of Initial Coin Offering

    The Law and Finance of Initial Coin Offering
    The rise of new technologies is changing the way companies raise funds. Along with the increase of crowdfunding in recent years, the use of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) has emerged more recently as a new form to raise capital. Companies in…
Rank this Week: 174

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/
Rank this Week: 132

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jun 11

    University Boardrooms Need Corporate Governance-Style Reform

    University Boardrooms Need Corporate Governance-Style Reform
    Universities are in many ways the worst run institutions in our society, with basically lousy governance.We see this in the way administrative bloat drives university tuition increases at well above... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jun 9

    "The Insincerity of Activists Touting Good Corporate Governance".

    "The Insincerity of Activists Touting Good Corporate Governance".
    Interesting article from Sidley. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jun 5

    Third Circuit Veil Piercing Decision in Indagro SA v. Nilva

    Third Circuit Veil Piercing Decision in Indagro SA v. Nilva
    US Third Circuit Senior Judge Jane Richards Roth issued a bizarre pronouncement in a recent veil piercing opinion: ... it is unclear that merely using a corporation to limit personal liability rises... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 62

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/
  • May 10

    Historical abuses of incorporation and solicitation regulation

    Historical abuses of incorporation and solicitation regulation
    Continuing the prior post about Congressional warfare against a gay rights organization, today I highlight some of the other examples in which governments in the United States have abused laws providing for incorporation of nonprofits or…
  • May 10

    New Slate Series on the Largest Nonprofit

    New Slate Series on the Largest Nonprofit
    Slate has started a new series -- Slate 90 -- that "examines the multibillion-dollar nonprofit sector" by scrutinizing the behavior of the largest nonprofits. As the introductory article explains: The Slate 90 represents the top 10…
  • May 9

    Nonprofit Law Flashback: US House Votes to Outlaw Gay Rights Organization

    Nonprofit Law Flashback: US House Votes to Outlaw Gay Rights Organization
    Yesterday I wrote about the discretion New Zealand gives to administrators to assess the benefit of policy views, and I mentioned that this is not usually the approach we follow in the United States. But this has not always been...
Rank this Week: 140

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/
  • Apr 23

    Call for Papers: Contractual Governance

    Call for Papers: Contractual Governance
    From our friends at the AALS Section on Business Associations: Call for Papers for Section on Business Association Program on Contractual Governance: the Role of Private Ordering at the 2019 AALS Annual Meeting The AALS Section on Business…
  • Apr 2

    Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop - Call for Paper

    Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop - Call for Paper
    From our friends at the Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: The University of Richmond School of Law, in conjunction with Boston University School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, and UCLA School of Law, invites…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 79

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: 99

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: 70

BizzBangBuzz

BizzBangBuzz

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

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

    The World is Being Flattened

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

    The MBA Oath

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

    Business Plan Basic

    Business Plan Basic
    What makes for a successful business plan? This post from Noah Parsons covers the essentials:"Executive summaries need to be short, direct, and provide an overview of the business opportunity ... A good plan will communicate what the business…
Rank this Week: 128

Trade and Sanctions Law

Trade and Sanctions Law

Recent developments in U.S. import, export, and sanctions laws and regulations. By Christine Abely.

http://tradeandsanctionslaw.com
Rank this Week: 1576

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/
  • Jun 17

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (June 17, 2018)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (June 17, 2018)
    "banks have been ... warned ... to stay out of social debates and stick to their core businesses like lending to consumers. Piwowar ... reminded the bank that it had received billions of dollars in government aid during the financial...
  • Jun 17

    Possible Items for your Summer Reading List: Insider Trading and Legal Writing

    Possible Items for your Summer Reading List: Insider Trading and Legal Writing
    Two law scholar/teacher friends have recently published books that deserve attention. The first is a labor of scholarly love from my Association of American Law Schools and Southeastern Association of Law Schools co-conspirator John Anderson.…
  • Jun 15

    Beware of the Warning

    Beware of the Warning
    Last week, a district court in California dismissed a securities fraud lawsuit brought by Snap shareholders. See In re Snap Inc. Secs. Litig., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97704 (C.D. Cal. June 7, 2018). The shareholders alleged that the Snap IPO...
Rank this Week: 409

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jun 17

    A Q&A on Wage & Hour Insurance

    A Q&A on Wage & Hour Insurance
    My recent post about wage and hour exposure and insurance triggered an email exchange with one of the blog’s readers, Machua Millett, who is the Chief Innovation Officer for the financial and professional unit (FINPRO) at Marsh.…
  • Jun 13

    Is a Digital Coin that Functions as a Medium of Exchange a “Security”?

    Is a Digital Coin that Functions as a Medium of Exchange a “Security”?
    One of the cutting-edge legal issues – one that is raised in a number of pending securities class action lawsuits – is the question of whether cryptocurrencies are “securities” and therefore required to be registered…
  • Jun 12

    Litigants Have to Disclose Insurance, Does That Mean Litigation Financing Should be Disclosed, Too?

    Litigants Have to Disclose Insurance, Does That Mean Litigation Financing Should be Disclosed, Too?
    One of the hot topics in the litigation arena these day is the question of whether or not litigants should be obliged to disclose their litigation funding arrangements to opposing parties. Indeed, as discussed here, last month three U.S.…
Rank this Week: 3811

Controlling Corporate Legal Costs

Controlling Corporate Legal Costs

Covers business law. By Joel A. Webber, P.C.

https://www.controllingcorporatelegalcosts.com/
Rank this Week: 1513

Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante…

Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield LLC Blog

Covers real estate law.

http://www.robbinsfirm.com/in-the-news/
  • Jun 15

    Big concrete makers mix it up in federal court

    Big concrete makers mix it up in federal court
    Two of the Southeast’s biggest concrete companies are accusing each other in federal lawsuits of illegal or improper business practices. On June 7, Alpharetta-based Argos USA LLC filed a complaint in federal court in Atlanta alleging…
  • Jun 12

    Who’s Repping Chris Carr and Charlie Bailey, Georgia’s AG Candidates?

    Who’s Repping Chris Carr and Charlie Bailey, Georgia’s AG Candidates?
    Over the past 18 months or so, Republican Attorney General Chris Carr has turned to a couple of high-powered political law firms for campaign-related legal work. In contrast, Democratic opponent Charlie Bailey has eschewed outside legal help,…
  • May 18

    Robbins Firm attorneys obtain procurement victory – before documents even produced by government entity

    Robbins Firm attorneys obtain procurement victory – before documents even produced by government entity
    Josh Belinfante recently obtained a victory for a Speech and Rehabilitation Therapy company bidding for work with the a Georgia school district.  The school system initially scored the proposal 5.5 points too low to be considered for…
Rank this Week: 1730

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/
  • Jun 15

    It's True: People Really Are Getting Dumber and Dumber

    It's True: People Really Are Getting Dumber and Dumber
    New scientific studies have proven what we might all have been jokingly saying, but which apparently is true: the world population is increasing, but IQ levels are decreasing. The reason? Nurture, not nature. The studies claim that after…
  • Jun 13

    Employees Beware: You are Contractually Presumed to be At-will

    Employees Beware: You are Contractually Presumed to be At-will
    A new case out of Minnesota and subsequently the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit once again confirms what we suspect already: if there is any doubt about an employee’s status, he or she is likely to...
  • Jun 13

    Arbitration clause enforceability seems like a pretty safe bet these day

    Arbitration clause enforceability seems like a pretty safe bet these day
    There is very little you can bet on in life but it seems like the continued prevalence of arbitration clauses is one of them. We just had a Supreme Court ruling confirming that, and a recent case out of Nebraska,...
Rank this Week: 420

In the Weeds

In the Weeds

Covers cannabis law and businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://cannabislaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 15

    Treasury Department Data Shows Continuing Increase in Availability of Marijuana Banking

    Treasury Department Data Shows Continuing Increase in Availability of Marijuana Banking
    The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has released updated quarterly statistics showing a continuing increase in the number of depository institutions that actively bank U.S. marijuana businesses. As of…
  • Jun 15

    Tax Controversy For Cannabis Businesse

    Tax Controversy For Cannabis Businesse
    Jennifer Benda wrote a recent blog on tax controversy in the cannabis business space. This is an important issue for anyone in the business. Check it our here.Continue Reading…
  • Jun 12

    Promising Federal Legislation Could Give Protection to Cannabis Businesse

    Promising Federal Legislation Could Give Protection to Cannabis Businesse
    Few things are as bi-partisan as constructing a snazzy acronym for federal legislation, and Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Cory Garnder (R-CO) did not disappoint with the “Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting…
Rank this Week: 1648

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 2116

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

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

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Jun 15

    SmallGovCon Week in Review: June 11 – 15, 2018

    SmallGovCon Week in Review: June 11 – 15, 2018
    In honor of Father’s Day, how about a dad joke? What kind of train eats too much? A chew-chew train! . . . Now that you’ve stopped laughing, let’s dig into the SmallGovCon Week in Review. This week’s edition…
  • Jun 14

    Claim of Bad Faith Termination by Government Requires Strong Evidence, says CBCA

    Claim of Bad Faith Termination by Government Requires Strong Evidence, says CBCA
    An agency has broad discretion to terminate a contract for convenience. But sometimes, a contractor will challenge the termination for convenience by arguing that the agency acted in bad faith in terminating the contract. A recent CBCA…
  • Jun 14

    Bid Protest Filed After “Non-Required” Debriefing Was Untimely, Says GAO

    Bid Protest Filed After “Non-Required” Debriefing Was Untimely, Says GAO
    GAO’s bid protest regulations provide strict timelines for filing a protest. Typically, a protest challenging an award must be filed within 10 days after the basis of the protest is known or should have been known. There is an exception…
Rank this Week: 2996

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan…

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan Blog

Covers business disputes, employment law matters and oil and gas law matters throughout Texas.

http://www.theaustintriallawyer.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1430

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

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

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    How do I file an annual business report?

    How do I file an annual business report?
    Part of owning a business in Kentucky is learning all the legal requirements you must fulfill each year. One of those is filing an annual business report. Unless you have a sole proprietorship, One Stop explains that you are required...
  • Jun 8

    Protect your company trademark

    Protect your company trademark
    Trademarks are a valuable form of intellectual property that help businesses brand themselves in the eyes of the public. From slogans to images to taglines, companies can register many sorts of different identifiers as trademarks. But…
  • Jun 6

    What to know when filing a workers' compensation claim

    What to know when filing a workers' compensation claim
    As you may be well aware, having workers' compensation is a critical part of any well-rounded benefits package. Its primary purpose is to protect you and provide financial support to you and your family should you ever be involved in...
Rank this Week: 1488

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Protecting My Intellectual Property

    Protecting My Intellectual Property
    Palo Alto business owners are faced with heavy competition in the Silicon Valley, all of which are looking for the best practices, methods, and trade secrets. Some of a company’s most valuable assets can be found in your intellectual…
  • May 25

    What Can I Do if a Lis Pendens is Wrongfully filed?

    What Can I Do if a Lis Pendens is Wrongfully filed?
    If you have reached this page, it is likely that you have recently received a lis pendens notice and are unsure of what to do next. This area of law can be complicated, but at a minimum, it is important to understand that a lis pendens action…
  • May 18

    Foreign Corporations in California

    Foreign Corporations in California
    Many companies conduct business in California without having incorporated under the laws of this state. While this is entirely lawful, it does expose such businesses to civil liability. This risk can be mitigated by filing a Certificate of…
Rank this Week: 2897

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: 4059

Lucas Law Blog

Lucas Law Blog

Covers personal injury and family law. By Joseph M. Lucas & Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.lucaslaw.com/barrington-lawyer
  • Jun 15

    Trucks Backing Up Can Cause Serious Construction Site Injurie

    Trucks Backing Up Can Cause Serious Construction Site Injurie
    A large truck is one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment that you will commonly find at a construction site. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there were 962 fatalities at road construction sites from 2003 to 2010. Among…
  • May 15

    Four Misconceptions About Divorce Parenting Agreement

    Four Misconceptions About Divorce Parenting Agreement
    Entering a divorce with misconceptions about how the allocation of parental responsibilities will be settled is doing a disservice to yourself. Some misconceptions are myths, while others are based on antiquated ideas about parenting…
  • Apr 13

    Dram Shop Law Allows Drunk Driving Victims to Sue Alcohol Server

    Dram Shop Law Allows Drunk Driving Victims to Sue Alcohol Server
    Motor vehicle accidents involving intoxicated drivers can cause serious injuries and death. The victim in a drunk driving crash can sue the driver for personal injury compensation and the loss of a loved one. There is a third-party…
Rank this Week: 1326

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
  • Jun 15

    Chamber630: 2018 Scholorship Award

    Chamber630: 2018 Scholorship Award
    Chamber630 presents their 2018 Scholarship Awards to students who have showed above and beyond dedication to academic, community and personal leadership. Congratulations to all the students and their families!
  • Jun 13

    Making Real Estate Fun #25: Outtakes, Music, and Teases for the Future

    Making Real Estate Fun #25: Outtakes, Music, and Teases for the Future
    In this special episode of Making Real Estate Fun, we look back at the footage from recent episodes that didn't make the cut - and tease the future of guests and topics for the podcast. Let us know in the comments what topics you hope to see…
  • Jun 13

    Logical Logistics: Shipping, Cargo and Airport Stories with Wally Devereaux

    Logical Logistics: Shipping, Cargo and Airport Stories with Wally Devereaux
    In this audio episode of Logical Logistics, host Joe Becht talks with Wally Devereaux of SouthWest Airlines. They discuss shipping and cargo, as well as life as an airport employee.
Rank this Week: 1544

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jun 15

    How to Get Clients Involved in Discovery

    How to Get Clients Involved in Discovery
    Before you start discovery, you need to have a plan. Your client should be an integral part of that plan. Here are four ways to get your client involved in discovery decisions. Interview your client. Your client is an essential and relatively…
  • Jun 13

    8 Steps to Preparing a 3-Day Notice of Eviction

    8 Steps to Preparing a 3-Day Notice of Eviction
    Preparing a 3-day notice to pay rent or quit? Use this checklist to be sure that you get the form and content of the notice right. ___ Put it in writing, but signing is optional. Under CCP §1161, the 3-day notice to quit must be in…
  • Jun 11

    What You Can’t Ask a Juror During Voir Dire

    What You Can’t Ask a Juror During Voir Dire
    When selecting a jury for a civil trial, counsel has pretty wide latitude in terms of the scope of voir dire questions. But there are limits. Counsel has a basic right to examine prospective jurors to ascertain whether grounds exist to…
Rank this Week: 604

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jun 15

    Staying Where You Are Is a Decision

    Staying Where You Are Is a Decision
    Staying where you are is a decision, as Kate Reder Sheikh of MLAGlobal points out in a recent article. In a hot legal market, not even considering new opportunities can be a decision you may regret...
  • Jun 14

    First Lawyer at a Startup – How to Prevent a GC Hire Above You

    First Lawyer at a Startup – How to Prevent a GC Hire Above You
    If you are the first lawyer at a startup, the time will come when the company may look to hire a GC. And that GC may end up being above you. How do you prevent...
  • Jun 12

    These 5 Time-Wasters are Killing your Job Search

    These 5 Time-Wasters are Killing your Job Search
    Don’t shoot yourself in the foot – wasting time is the best way to go about killing your job search. For in-house counsel jobs or even General Counsel jobs, you have to work methodically and...
Rank this Week: 400

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/
  • Jun 15

    Sports Gambling in New Jersey

    Sports Gambling in New Jersey
    New Jersey has been trying to legalize sports betting for years. One of the primary hurdles for that legalization has been the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA).  That law, enacted by Congress in 1992, make…
  • Jun 1

    The Use of Custom and Usage in Interpreting Commercial Contracts Under New Jersey Business Law

    The Use of Custom and Usage in Interpreting Commercial Contracts Under New Jersey Business Law
    Enforceable contracts are the bedrock of a strong economy. If contracts were not enforced, parties could not rely on the other side performing because there would be no remedy if they breached. Therefore, commerce would break down.…
  • May 21

    Pay for Suspended Teachers in New Jersey

    Pay for Suspended Teachers in New Jersey
    Under New Jersey employment law, specifically Section 6-14 of Title 18A of New Jersey Statutes, tenured teachers may be suspended on disciplinary charges with or without pay while their tenure charges are pending a determination. …
Rank this Week: 3498

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: 2201

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: 2190

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Jun 15

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for June 15

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for June 15
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Is Over-Regulation Really the Reason There are Fewer IPOs? by Kevin LaCroix There is one aspect of Coffee’s analysis that in my mind warrants further…
  • Jun 14

    The Pay to Play Rule and Political Endorsement

    The Pay to Play Rule and Political Endorsement
    It’s not often that I open The Boston Globe and see a front page story about compliance with Security and Exchange Commission’s Rule 206(4)-5: Patrick stays quiet as his former aide runs for governor. Jay Gonzalez was the former…
  • Jun 13

    The Sergeant Shultz View on Inadvertent Custody

    The Sergeant Shultz View on Inadvertent Custody
    There has been a problem floating around for custody for investment advisers. Custody agreement between the client and qualified custodian may permit the adviser to do things with the assets in the account that create a custody problem. The…
Rank this Week: 3521

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/
  • Jun 15

    First Universal Proxy Card!

    First Universal Proxy Card!
    For years there’s been a debate over universal proxy cards. The SEC hasn’t acted on its 2016 proposal. But according to this press release, we now we have the first US-incorporated company using one – SandRidge Energy. The…
  • Jun 14

    Federal Court Clears AT&T/Time Warner Merger

    Federal Court Clears AT&T/Time Warner Merger
    Here’s the news from this Wachtell Lipton memo: In a much-anticipated decision, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today declined to enjoin AT&T’s $108 billion acquisition of Time Warner, rejecting the…
  • Jun 13

    Besieged by Activist Investors? Goldman Has an App for That

    Besieged by Activist Investors? Goldman Has an App for That
    Here’s the intro of this Bloomberg article: It used to take Goldman Sachs bankers days to analyze a company’s vulnerability to activist investors. Now, the firm is launching an app that lets clients do it themselves in seconds.…
Rank this Week: 636

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Jun 15

    Generic Risk Factors: PSLRA & Comment Letter Benefits?

    Generic Risk Factors: PSLRA & Comment Letter Benefits?
    This research analyzes why companies continue to use long, generic risk factors despite negative capital market consequences, a decline in the ability of analysts to assess fundamental risks and Corp Fin’s criticism of boilerplate…
  • Jun 14

    First Universal Proxy Card!

    First Universal Proxy Card!
    For years there’s been a debate over universal proxy cards. The SEC hasn’t acted on its 2016 proposal. But according to this press release, we now we have the first US-incorporated company using one – SandRidge Energy. The…
  • Jun 13

    Eliminating Quarterly Guidance: BRT & NACD Join Bandwagon

    Eliminating Quarterly Guidance: BRT & NACD Join Bandwagon
    For quite some time, there has been a movement away from quarterly earnings guidance – and maybe towards foregoing quarterly reporting altogether (for example, see this blog from a few years back) – and John recently ran a blog…
Rank this Week: 623

AG Deal Diary

AG Deal Diary

A collection of insights and analysis on hot topics impacting companies, funds, dealmakers and directors. By Akin Gump.

http://www.akingump.com/en/experience/practices/corporate/ag-deal-diary/index.html
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California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Jun 14

    Jury Awards Former Students $540,000 in Nevada Lawsuit

    Jury Awards Former Students $540,000 in Nevada Lawsuit
    The Clark County School District in Nevada has been ordered by a jury to pay some former students $540,000 because of an attack that happened on school property in 2013. Plaintiffs in the case say that Canyon Springs High School, Principal…
  • Jun 4

    Kohl’s Defends Itself Against Multiple ADA Lawsuit

    Kohl’s Defends Itself Against Multiple ADA Lawsuit
    Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc. is fighting lawsuits brought by disabled individuals. Initially, the individuals sought class action status against the Wisconsin-based stores, but a judge felt that separate actions would advance more…
  • May 25

    A Memorial Day Message: Pause to Remember and Honor America’s Fallen

    A Memorial Day Message: Pause to Remember and Honor America’s Fallen
    Pausing to remember and honor America’s fallen service members is a practice dating back more than 100 years. Since the days of the Civil War, humble Americans have gathered together on Memorial Day to remember and pay tribute to all…
Rank this Week: 729

Pleasanton Business & Commercial…

Pleasanton Business & Commercial Law Blog

Covers Pleasanton business and commercial law. By Law Offices of James G. Schwartz P.C.

http://www.jgschwartzlawblog.com/
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Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers taxes and business law. By Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin and White.

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Five Most Common Legal Pitfalls for Marketing Entrepreneur

    Five Most Common Legal Pitfalls for Marketing Entrepreneur
    Marketing entrepreneurs’ greatest strengths are their creativity and vision. It is this vision that drives many to take the leap to start their own agency/consultancy or join a start-up venture to market an exciting new product.…
  • May 1

    SECURITIES LITIGATION UPDATE: CYAN V. BEAVER COUNTY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND

    SECURITIES LITIGATION UPDATE: CYAN V. BEAVER COUNTY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND
    In the midst of the Great Depression, Congress enacted two laws to shore up practices that were considered to have led in part to the Market Crash of 1929: the Securities Act of 1933 (“1933 Act”), which governs initial securities…
  • Oct 24

    STSW’s Ned Parent Publishes Article on Undue Influence in MSBA Bar Bulletin

    STSW’s Ned Parent Publishes Article on Undue Influence in MSBA Bar Bulletin
    Ned Parent, a member of STSW’s Business Litigation Group, published an article in the September 2017 issue of the Maryland State Bar Association’s “Bar Bulletin” publication.  Mr. Parent’s article discussed…
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UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • Jun 14

    How to Perform a Delaware Entity Search

    How to Perform a Delaware Entity Search
    Searching for a name in Delaware is simple, but be sure to follow these guidelines so you can avoid trademark issues and include all required elements.
  • Jun 12

    Essential Questions to Ask Your Attorney

    Essential Questions to Ask Your Attorney
    Starting a new business? UpCounsel attorney Linda Awkard explains what every startup should be asking their legal team about hiring an attorney and startup tips.
  • Jun 7

    How to Get Your Startup Acquired

    How to Get Your Startup Acquired
    UpCounsel attorney Roger Glovsky explains what you can do to give your startup the best possible chance of getting acquired.
Rank this Week: 2195

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/
  • Jun 14

    For LabMD, the Devil Is in the Not-So-Well Specified Detail

    For LabMD, the Devil Is in the Not-So-Well Specified Detail
    The Eleventh Circuit’s LabMD opinion came out last week and has been something of a rorschach test for those of us who study consumer protection law. Neil Chilson found the result to be a disturbing sign of slippage in Congress’s…
  • Jun 12

    AT&T-Time Warner merger approved

    AT&T-Time Warner merger approved
    AT&T’s merger with Time Warner has lead to one of the most important, but least interesting, antitrust trials in recent history. The merger itself is somewhat unimportant to consumers. It’s about a close to a…
  • Jun 11

    More on a possible Comcast/Fox deal: Reports of the death of vertical mergers have been greatly exaggerated

    More on a possible Comcast/Fox deal: Reports of the death of vertical mergers have been greatly exaggerated
    A few weeks ago I posted a preliminary assessment of the relative antitrust risk of a Comcast vs Disney purchase of 21st Century Fox assets. (Also available in pdf as an ICLE Issue brief, here). On the eve of Judge Leon’s decision…
Rank this Week: 643

Trade Secrets Watch

Trade Secrets Watch

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/trade-secrets-watch/
  • Jun 14

    Revised Trade Secrets Disclosures May Be Costly

    Revised Trade Secrets Disclosures May Be Costly
    In some cases, there may be a severe cost – even a monetary cost – for plaintiffs who seek to materially amend their trade secrets disclosure following discovery.  This is what happened to the plaintiff, Swarmify, in its…
  • Jun 6

    Federal Circuit Illuminates Right to Disgorgement as Remedy for Trade Secret Misappropriation

    Federal Circuit Illuminates Right to Disgorgement as Remedy for Trade Secret Misappropriation
    The Federal Circuit recently issued an opinion, Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc. v. Renesas Electronics America, Inc., that addressed several interesting issues impacting the calculation of damages in trade secret actions. …
  • Jun 1

    In the Ninth Circuit, Your Fate (and Documents) May Not Be Sealed

    In the Ninth Circuit, Your Fate (and Documents) May Not Be Sealed
    Judge Vince Chhabria of the Northern District of California handed down a strongly worded order denying a motion to seal alleged trade secret information, and sanctioning counsel for defendant for the frivolous request. The order is a stern…
Rank this Week: 1667

Delaware Non-Compete Law Blog

Delaware Non-Compete Law Blog

By Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP.

http://www.delawarenoncompetelawblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    YOUNG CONAWAY FORMS NEW TRADE SECRET AND EMPLOYEE MOBILITY PRACTICE

    YOUNG CONAWAY FORMS NEW TRADE SECRET AND EMPLOYEE MOBILITY PRACTICE
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP recently unveiled the formation of its Trade Secret and Employee Mobility practice.   Our practice is comprised of a team of intellectual property, employment,…
  • May 21

    WHAT LAW APPLIES TO YOUR NONCOMPETE? DELAWARE COURT UPHOLDS PARTIES’ CHOICE OF LAW PROVISION

    WHAT LAW APPLIES TO YOUR NONCOMPETE? DELAWARE COURT UPHOLDS PARTIES’ CHOICE OF LAW PROVISION
    Enforcement of noncompete agreements is typically governed by state law, so knowing which state’s law applies is an important question both for drafting and enforcement purposes.  Knowing what law will apply is particularly…
  • Dec 26

    MITIGATING THE RISKS OF HIRING AN EMPLOYEE WITH A DELAWARE NONCOMPETE

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

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 2122

Delaware Chancery Law Blog

Delaware Chancery Law Blog

Covers corporate and commercial practice in the Delaware Court of Chancery. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarechancery.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 14

    Chancery Dismisses Claims that are Duplicative of Breach of Contract Claim

    Chancery Dismisses Claims that are Duplicative of Breach of Contract Claim
    In the recent decision of Edinburgh Holdings, Inc. v. Education Affiliates, Inc., C.A. No. 2017-0500-JRS (Del. Ch. June 6, 2018), the Delaware Court of Chancery considered whether claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty…
  • Jun 8

    Fox Expands Presence in Wilmington Through Merger With Shaw Fishman

    Fox Expands Presence in Wilmington Through Merger With Shaw Fishman
    Fox Rothschild is pleased to announce that, effective June 11, it will merge with Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC, a 23-attorney firm with robust practices in bankruptcy, commercial litigation and real estate. The merger with the…
  • May 31

    Chancery Denies Reargument of Aruba Appraisal Decision

    Chancery Denies Reargument of Aruba Appraisal Decision
    On May 21, 2018, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied Petitioners’ motion for reargument in the Aruba Networks appraisal litigation, styled as Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd. v. Aruba Networks Inc., C.A. No. 11448-VCL…
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