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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: 6

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Dec 11

    News Headlines for Dec 11, 2017

    News Headlines for Dec 11, 2017
    Boston Herald sold to Gatehouse, files for Chapter 11, company says – The Boston Globe ,Suburban Chicago hotel project survives Chapter 11 challenge | Bond Buyer ,Marion Halftermeyer on Twitter: “@ExproGroup to file pre-pack…
  • Dec 11

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 11, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 11, 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.…
  • Dec 10

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 10, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 10, 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.…
Rank this Week: 15

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Dec 11

    Algorithmic Pricing Agents and Tacit Collusion: A Technological Perspective

    Algorithmic Pricing Agents and Tacit Collusion: A Technological Perspective
    Ashwin Ittoo, University of Liege - HEC Management School, and Nicolas Petit, University of Liege - School of Law; International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE); University of South Australia - School of Law offer discuss Algorithmic…
  • Dec 11

    Competition Law (and Its Limits) in the Sharing Economy

    Competition Law (and Its Limits) in the Sharing Economy
    Niamh Dunne, London School of Economics - Law Department explores Competition Law (and Its Limits) in the Sharing Economy. ABSTRACT: This contribution considers the potential application of competition law—specifically, the EU…
  • Dec 11

    The Effects of Mandatory Disclosure of Supermarket Price

    The Effects of Mandatory Disclosure of Supermarket Price
    Itai Ater, Tel Aviv University - Coller School of Management and Oren Rigbi, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have written on The Effects of Mandatory Disclosure of Supermarket Prices. ABSTRACT: We study how mandatory online disclosure of…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 96

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
  • Dec 11

    Derivative Suits and Unlawful Business Practice

    Derivative Suits and Unlawful Business Practice
    A Delaware court recently allowed a stockholder’s derivative complaint to proceed where the board of directors allegedly breached their duty of loyalty by knowingly allowing the company to violate a federal regulation. In upholding the…
  • Dec 11

    Representations and Warranties Insurance in M&A Transaction

    Representations and Warranties Insurance in M&A Transaction
    Under a buy-side representations and warranties insurance (“RWI”) policy, the buyer in an M&A transaction recovers directly from an insurer for losses arising from certain breaches of the seller’s representations and…
  • Dec 11

    Leverage, CEO Risk-Taking Incentives, and Bank Failure During the 2007-2010 Financial Crisi

    Leverage, CEO Risk-Taking Incentives, and Bank Failure During the 2007-2010 Financial Crisi
    The view that bankers’ compensation created the incentives that led to the latest financial crisis has prompted numerous proposals to regulate pay at financial institutions.  However, despite the attention devoted to executive pay…
Rank this Week: 101

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: 119

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/
  • Dec 11

    Law and Entrepreneurship - Association Call for Papers - Near-Term Deadline!

    Law and Entrepreneurship - Association Call for Papers - Near-Term Deadline!
    The twelfth annual meeting of the Law and Entrepreneurship Association (LEA) will occur on February 9, 2018 at the University of Alabama School of Law The LEA is a group of legal scholars interested in the topic of entrepreneurship—broadly…
  • Dec 11

    Johnny Hallyday - French Rock 'n' Roll, Death, and Taxes . . . .

    Johnny Hallyday - French Rock 'n' Roll, Death, and Taxes . . . .
    While I was in France last week touring and attending an academic conference, a French music legend died and was mourned. Johnny Hallyday, the King of French rock 'n' roll (known widely as the "French Elvis"), died earlier this…
  • Dec 10

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (Dec. 10, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (Dec. 10, 2017)
    "Women, minorities capture most new board seats for first time" https://t.co/r8UYszNRoD ht @narineweldon #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) December 7, 2017 "An artificial intelligence program has become the world's…
Rank this Week: 130

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    Sazerac will pay fees for its buffalo stance

    Sazerac will pay fees for its buffalo stance
    Sazerac Company, Inc. v. Fetzer Vineyards, Inc., 2017 WL 6059271, No. 15-cv-04618 (N.D. Cal. Dec. 7, 2017)The court here awards defendants its fees for proceeding past summary judgment in this trademark infringement case. “This was an…
  • Dec 8

    Roundtable: The Right of Publicity in New York, St. John’s University

    Roundtable: The Right of Publicity in New York, St. John’s University
    An Academic Discussion of Policy Choices in Designing a Publicity/Privacy Rights Regime: Rothman, Buccafusco, & TushnetThe roundtable is on the proposed changes to NY's ROP, which are very extensive.[I didn't take notes early on, sorry,…
  • Dec 7

    Court says shoo to Scat's infringement claim against Dodge

    Court says shoo to Scat's infringement claim against Dodge
    Scat Enterprises, Inc. v. FCA US LLC, 2017 WL 5896182, No. CV 14-7995 (C.D. Cal. Jun. 8, 2017)Scat, a maker of aftermarket car parts, sued over FCA’s use of “Scat Pack” in connection with its Dodge Challenger and Dodge…
Rank this Week: 139

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
Rank this Week: 170

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 11

    Were The SEC’s Pay Ratio Rule Efforts Valiant?

    Were The SEC’s Pay Ratio Rule Efforts Valiant?
    James D.C. Barrall recently published a listing of ten consensuses on CEO pay ratio planning.  He begins with the following: “More than seven years after the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act, the CEO pay ratio rule is finally set to…
  • Dec 8

    Another Foolish Inconsistency – This Time For Broker-Dealer

    Another Foolish Inconsistency – This Time For Broker-Dealer
    Yesterday’s post chided Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC for its inconsistent positions on majority rule.  Today’s post tackles a foolish inconsistency in the California Codes.  Section 25217(c) of the California Corporations…
  • Dec 7

    Would Glass Lewis Have Anything To Do If It Were Consistent?

    Would Glass Lewis Have Anything To Do If It Were Consistent?
    Ralph Waldo Emerson famously derided a foolish consistency, famously writing in his essay, Self-Reliance: “With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak…
Rank this Week: 177

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Dec 8

    Ninth Circuit appealability opinion: Brown v. Cinemark USA, Inc.

    Ninth Circuit appealability opinion: Brown v. Cinemark USA, Inc.
    In Brown v. Cinemark USA, Inc., ___ F.3d ___ (9th Cir. Dec. 7, 2017), the Ninth Circuit held that the plaintiffs could pursue their appeal from the district court's order denying class certification, even though they had settled their…
  • Dec 5

    Interesting UCL "unlawful" prong opinion: Burd v. Barkley Court Reporters, Inc.

    Interesting UCL "unlawful" prong opinion: Burd v. Barkley Court Reporters, Inc.
    In Burd v. Barkley Court Reporters, Inc., ___ Cal.App.5th ___ (Nov. 29, 2017), the Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District, Division Two) considered a UCL "unlawful" prong class action predicated on violations of Government Code…
  • Nov 29

    New class certification opinion: Hefczyc v. Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego

    New class certification opinion: Hefczyc v. Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego
    In Hefczyc v. Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, ___ Cal.App.5th ___ (Nov. 17, 2017), the Court of Appeal (Fourth Appellate District, Division One) affirmed the trial court's denial of class certification in a declaratory relief action. The…
Rank this Week: 202

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Nov 21

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

    Henry Shue, "Gambling with Their Climate: Future Generations, Negative Emissions, & Risk Transfers"
    This lecture defends three main theses: (I) that all decisions about the degree of ambition for emissions mitigation are unavoidably also decisions about how to distribute risk across generations and, more specifically, (II) that the less…
  • Sep 20

    Supreme Court Preview 2017: Highlights and Perspective

    Supreme Court Preview 2017: Highlights and Perspective
    On the first Monday in October, the Supreme Court session opens. Professors Adam Chilton, Aziz Huq, and Daniel Hemel offer insight into some of the issues the Court will hear in the upcoming year. Recorded on September 18, 2017, in…
  • May 2

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"
    With commentary by Professor Daniel Hemel Professor Nielson is a law professor at Brigham Young University and teaches/writes in the areas of administrative law, civil procedure, federal courts, and antitrust. Before joining the faculty,…
Rank this Week: 219

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
  • Dec 11

    SEBI Clarifies Scope of Embargo Against Share Issuances Following Delisting

    SEBI Clarifies Scope of Embargo Against Share Issuances Following Delisting
    Companies that are undertaking a delisting of equity shares must be prepared to endure an embargo that would prevent them from listing their shares for a further period of time (five or ten years, depending upon the circumstances). Such a…
  • Dec 11

    Failure of a Creditor to Submit a Claim in an Insolvency Proce

    Failure of a Creditor to Submit a Claim in an Insolvency Proce
    [Bhavin Gada is a Partner at Economic Laws Practice, Advocates and Solicitors (“ELP”), and Manendra Singh an Associate Manager at ELP. The authors would like to thank Akshata Limaye, Associate at ELP, for her inputs] The corporate…
  • Dec 11

    Recovery Proceedings against Guarantors during the Insolvency of the Principal Debtor

    Recovery Proceedings against Guarantors during the Insolvency of the Principal Debtor
    [Milind Gaur is a 5th Year BBA LLB student of Symbiosis Law School, Pune.] Introduction With the dawn of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (the Code), a crucial and much needed framework was set in place for tackling the insolvency and…
Rank this Week: 238

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/
Rank this Week: 232

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: 226

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
  • Dec 11

    Do You Need a Discovery Referee?

    Do You Need a Discovery Referee?
    5 Ways to Defeat Deposition AbuseIt’s not feasible to stop a deposition every time an attorney or witness becomes obstructive, run to court to have a judge or discovery commissioner resolve the issue, and then resume the…
  • Dec 8

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment
    A hearing on a motion for summary judgment or summary adjudication presents opportunities you don’t want to miss. Here’s how to prepare for the hearing whether the tentative ruling is in your favor or not, and when there’s…
  • Dec 6

    Is Your Website Accessible?

    Is Your Website Accessible?
    There’s no clear legal requirement yet, but disability-rights groups are increasingly targeting Internet sites for failure to accommodate individuals with disabilities, particularly with respect to vision and hearing impairments. Before…
Rank this Week: 246

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/
  • Dec 11

    Operating Agreement Defeats Statutory Buyout Rights Upon LLC Member’s Withdrawal

    Operating Agreement Defeats Statutory Buyout Rights Upon LLC Member’s Withdrawal
    The Appellate Division, Second Department last week decided a trio of appeals in related cases concerning the consequences of an LLC member's withdrawal, holding that the member was not entitled to a fair-value buyout and that upon withdrawal…
  • Dec 4

    Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging

    Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging
    This week marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of the New York Business Divorce blog, an occasion to reflect on what I’ve learned from my blogging experience. Continue Reading…
  • Nov 27

    Surrogate’s Court Declines to Order Demise of Fashion Busine

    Surrogate’s Court Declines to Order Demise of Fashion Busine
    In a rare dissolution decision from the New York Surrogate's Court - a court for the affairs of the deceased - the court declines to kill off a clothing business based upon a claim of oppression brought by the estate of the former minority…
Rank this Week: 273

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Dec 11

    Lawyer Works and Sleeps in Shack to Raise Money for Her Nonprofit Law Firm

    Lawyer Works and Sleeps in Shack to Raise Money for Her Nonprofit Law Firm
    If you’re looking for a way to help, check out the link to the GoFundMe page.  Better yet, if you are in the Detroit area, reach out to the organizer to see how you can... The post Lawyer Works and Sleeps in Shack to Raise Money…
  • Dec 8

    Clients are Biggest Competitors to Law Firm

    Clients are Biggest Competitors to Law Firm
    Law firms are facing competition from their very own clients, who are taking work in-house and using technology to get work done efficiently: “Clients are the biggest competitors to law firms and are taking work... The post Clients are…
  • Dec 6

    Ten Tips For People Who Get Nervous At Job Interview

    Ten Tips For People Who Get Nervous At Job Interview
    If your teeth chatter and your knees knock at job interviews, you are not alone: “Virtually everyone gets nervous at a job interview sometimes. A job interview is an artificial situation. Everything in it is... The post Ten Tips For…
Rank this Week: 304

Indian Company Law

Indian Company Law

Covers company law in India. By Durga Rao.

http://indiancorporatelaws.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 8

    RBI guidelines & SARFAESI proceedings?

    RBI guidelines & SARFAESI proceedings?
    It is very clear that the Banks should follow RBI guidelines on Asset-Classification before classifying any loan account as ‘Non-performing Asset (NPA)’. There were judgments saying that it is mandatory for the Banks to follow RBI…
  • Feb 25

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?
    There is every need for the Government to enable/assist the Banks in reducing their NPAs (Non-performing Assets) and it is beyond doubt that the Banks are now well assisted/equipped through the legal frame-work in recovering their dues. The…
  • Feb 25

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?
    There is every need for the Government to enable/assist the Banks in reducing their NPAs (Non-performing Assets) and it is beyond doubt that the Banks are now well assisted/equipped through the legal frame-work in recovering their dues. The…
Rank this Week: 320

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/
  • Dec 11

    Contracts Law Contributing the Greatest to MBE Performance

    Contracts Law Contributing the Greatest to MBE Performance
    Were you aware of this? A first-of-its-kind study exploring the relationship between specific law school courses and components of the bar exam has identified Contracts as making the greatest contribution to performance on the Multistate Bar…
  • Dec 7

    Contracts & Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (December 7, 2017)

    Contracts & Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (December 7, 2017)
    Top Downloads For: Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 08 Oct 2017 - 07 Dec 2017 Rank Paper Downloads 1. Deterring Holdout Creditors in a Restructuring of PDVSA Bonds and Promissory Notes (¿Cómo…
  • Dec 6

    Emails can be enforceable, even if a contemplated contract is never signed

    Emails can be enforceable, even if a contemplated contract is never signed
    A recent case out of the Southern District of New York, Nusbaum v. E-Lo Sportswear LLC, 17-cv-3646 (KBF) (behind paywall), granted summary judgment based on a chain of emails between an employer and employee. The emails were discussing a…
Rank this Week: 359

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

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

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Dec 10

    Delaware Supreme Court Rules on Right to Bear Arms Outside One’s Home

    Delaware Supreme Court Rules on Right to Bear Arms Outside One’s Home
    The Delaware Supreme Court issued an important decision a few days ago on the right to bear arms outside one’s home. This right has at its core the right to self defense which is a natural right that every person is born…
  • Dec 2

    Chancery Rejects Challenge to State Contract Bid Award

    Chancery Rejects Challenge to State Contract Bid Award
    A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision rejected a challenge by an unsuccessful bidder to an award by the state of a professional services contract. This decision provides a helpful example of how difficult it remains to challenge…
  • Nov 30

    Chancery Denies Motion to Disqualify Counsel

    Chancery Denies Motion to Disqualify Counsel
    A recent decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery serves as a reminder of the high threshold that must be met before a motion to disqualify counsel will be granted–and why such motions are viewed with some skepticism by the…
Rank this Week: 362

The Startup Lawyer

The Startup Lawyer

Covers entrepreneurship and startup companies. By Ryan Roberts.

http://startuplawyer.com/
  • Jul 20

    U.S. VC Process for India Startup

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

    Accelerator Investments Should Be Convertible Equity

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

    Tech Wildcatters Pitch Day May 2016

    Tech Wildcatters Pitch Day May 2016
    Tech Wildcatters, the original Dallas accelerator, is hosting their first pitch day of 2016 on May 26th at the House of Blues in Dallas. Here’s the streamlined agenda: 12:45pm — Accredited Investor Preview 1:30pm —…
Rank this Week: 348

Rush On Business

Rush On Business

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

http://www.rushonbusiness.com/
  • Mar 8

    Protect Your Confidential Business Information

    Protect Your Confidential Business Information
    I often see cases involving the theft of confidential business information by former employees. Attorney Eric Roth has some helpful tips in a recent blog post on how to deal with the problem. The main take away reminder in my opinion is to…
  • Mar 8

    Protect Your Confidential Business Information

    Protect Your Confidential Business Information
    I often see cases involving the theft of confidential business information by former employees. Attorney Eric Roth has some helpful tips in a recent blog post on how to deal with the problem. The main take away reminder in my opinion is to…
  • Feb 14

    Roles of Shareholders, Directors and Officers in Closely Held Businesse

    Roles of Shareholders, Directors and Officers in Closely Held Businesse
    I came across this blog post from the Family Business Advocates Blog and thought it was worth sharing. The post describes the various roles of shareholders, directors and officers in closely held family businesses. It’s good information…
Rank this Week: 341

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/
  • Dec 7

    Tax Reform – The Current State of Play

    Tax Reform – The Current State of Play
    On December 2, the Senate passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The House of Representatives earlier approved a competing version of the Act on November 16. The Senate and House entered into conference this week to resolve…
  • Nov 20

    Second Circuit Affirms Class Certification Holding that Direct Evidence of Price Impact is Not Always Necessary to Demonstrate Market Efficiency

    Second Circuit Affirms Class Certification Holding that Direct Evidence of Price Impact is Not Always Necessary to Demonstrate Market Efficiency
    In Waggoner v. Barclays PLC, No. 16-1912 (2d Cir. Nov. 6, 2017), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a Rule 10b-5 securities fraud action, affirmed the district court’s order granting class certification and,…
  • Nov 16

    U.S. Tax Reform: The Current State of Play

    U.S. Tax Reform: The Current State of Play
    Earlier today the House of Representatives voted on and passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. If passed by the Senate, the Act would significantly change the current federal income tax regime in the United States. The legislation would impact all…
Rank this Week: 399

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: 395

Lightbulb Blog by Dilanchian

Lightbulb Blog by Dilanchian

Covers intellectual property law and business law from an Australian perspective. By Dilanchian Lawyers and Consultants.

http://www.dilanchian.com.au/legal-advice
  • Feb 28

    Social media lawyer favours online collaboration

    Social media lawyer favours online collaboration
    Web developments are providing new possibilities for collaboration. They involve new ways of using blogs, portals, extranets, intranets, podcasts, wikis or other forms of what might be broadly termed social media or social software. You could…
  • Feb 28

    Social media and the law - book review

    Social media and the law - book review
    Social media is an inevitable and integral part of the lives of most individuals around the world seeking to communicate and share information. In terms of businesses and other organisations, social media is  largely a marketing channel…
  • Feb 28

    Letter of Demand Specie

    Letter of Demand Specie
    Sending a letter of demand (cease and desist letter) is like laying the foundation of a very tall building. Everything that follows in that dispute is built upon that foundation. For disagreements with customers, clients, suppliers, service…
Rank this Week: 390

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: 366

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: 367

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: 387

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Dec 10

    U.S. Supreme Court Grants Cert in Yet Another Case Securities Law Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Grants Cert in Yet Another Case Securities Law Case
    I have had this perception for several years now that the U.S. Supreme Court recently has been particularly keen to take up securities cases. It turns out that this perception has a basis in objective fact. A recent paper by University of…
  • Dec 7

    Resort Company Hit with Follow-On Securities Suit in Australia

    Resort Company Hit with Follow-On Securities Suit in Australia
    In numerous prior posts, I have noted the phenomenon of securities suits following on in the wake of governmental regulatory or enforcement action. This phenomenon is well-established in the U.S.  Now it apparently is catching on outside…
  • Dec 6

    Investors File Data Breach-Related Securities Suit Against PayPal

    Investors File Data Breach-Related Securities Suit Against PayPal
    Commentators (including me) have long speculated about the possible future direction of data breach-related litigation. There have of course been a number of very high profile data breach-related consumer class action suits, but so far…
Rank this Week: 430

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    How to Interact with the Police – Scholarship Entries – Fall 2017

    How to Interact with the Police – Scholarship Entries – Fall 2017
    Two times a year we run a scholarship contest to help out college / trade school students. The fall 2017 theme was to create a PSA about how to interact with the police, and we received some great entries. We will announce the winner soon,…
  • Sep 15

    How to Pay Your Virginia Traffic Ticket Online

    How to Pay Your Virginia Traffic Ticket Online
    Looking to pay your Virginia traffic ticket online? If so, you may have already come across this page on the Virginia Judicial System website. Needless to say, the Commonwealth does exactly make the process intuitive. In an attempt to…
  • Aug 31

    What You Need to Know About School Zones and Buse

    What You Need to Know About School Zones and Buse
    © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2017. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh The post What You Need to Know About School Zones and Buses appeared first on Andrew Flusche.
Rank this Week: 407

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: 460

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: 464

La pub et le droit

La pub et le droit

Covers advertising law. By Natalie Gauthier.

http://publiciteetdroit.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 8

    La pub et le droit a 10 an

    La pub et le droit a 10 an
    La pub et le droit fêtera son 10eanniversaire le 1er août. Des centaines d'heures de recherches jurisprudentielles et législatives pour donner plus de 182 billets mensuels, vous donnant ainsi un rendez-vous le 1er jour du…
  • Jun 1

    La clause de non-concurrence et l'agence de placement

    La clause de non-concurrence et l'agence de placement
    Un rappel sur la portée de la clause de non-conurrence avec l’arrêt Soins santé Portneuf c. Savard, 2013 QCCQ 6961. Santé Portneuf est une agence de placement auprès des centres hospitaliers et…
  • May 1

    Les multinationales de tabac

    Les multinationales de tabac
    Une décision importante qui est pourtant passée inaperçu en juillet dernier, celle concernant le droit du gouvernement du Québec de poursuivre les multinationales de tabac dont le siège social est…
Rank this Week: 420

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Myth #8- I only need a Will.

    Myth #8- I only need a Will.
    If you come to see me asking for just a Will, I will ALWAYS discuss with you whether you need a Financial Power of Attorney and a Health Care Power of Attorney and Living Will.  It is not because I am trying to upsell my services or…
  • Dec 8

    How Can Associations Deal With Renters – Either Short Or Long Term?

    How Can Associations Deal With Renters – Either Short Or Long Term?
    I recently wrote about a trend in Pennsylvania case law that has permitted short-term vacation rentals, such as Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and others, in otherwise residential neighborhoods. In each of these cases, a homeowner rented out their…
  • Dec 7

    Is That a Scanner in Your Pocket? How to Scan Documents with Your iPhone or iPad

    Is That a Scanner in Your Pocket? How to Scan Documents with Your iPhone or iPad
    Earlier today a client emailed me and asked for my mailing address because her scanner wasn’t working. As I was replying (using my TextExpander snippet for my office mailing address), I thought to myself: there has to be a better…
Rank this Week: 486

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: 524

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/
  • Dec 1

    NC Business Court On Conversion Of Electronic Data

    NC Business Court On Conversion Of Electronic Data
    The Defendant in SQL Sentry, LLC v. ApexSQL, LLC, 2017 NCBC 105 was alleged to have copied the Plaintiff's software program which was designed to make "resource intensive T-SQL queries. . . in the Microsoft enterprise database platform,…
  • Oct 22

    Nc Business Court Stretches NCRCP 14 to Allow New Third Party Defendants To Be Added Years After The Commencement Of Litigation

    Nc Business Court Stretches NCRCP 14 to Allow New Third Party Defendants To Be Added Years After The Commencement Of Litigation
    The North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure are fairly identical to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.  In fact, I am hard pressed to think of any substantial differences. But the lack of one word contained in FRCP 14 -- "original" --…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 474

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: 478

The Wired GC

The Wired GC

Covers compliance, corporate governance, management, regulations, tactics and technology.

http://www.wiredgc.com
Rank this Week: 502

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/
  • Dec 10

    Congress Rejects Ban on Arbitration Agreement

    Congress Rejects Ban on Arbitration Agreement
    An arbitration clause is a section of a contract that states that any legal dispute between the parties will be settle via arbitration, rather than the courts. Although arbitration was initially set up for disputes between businesses,…
  • Dec 9

    Uber Faces Potential Sanctions For Allegedly Withholding Evidence in Waymo Trade Secret Theft Trial

    Uber Faces Potential Sanctions For Allegedly Withholding Evidence in Waymo Trade Secret Theft Trial
    None of that is actually illegal. Most companies have departments that specialize in spying on their competitors and trying to get hold of trade secrets. Using a messaging service that encrypts and/or deletes information is also legal, and…
  • Dec 8

    The Legal Repercussions of the #MeToo in the Workplace Environment

    The Legal Repercussions of the #MeToo in the Workplace Environment
    It also need be noted that trial courts were unable to exclude from trial in California so-called "me too" evidence of sexual harassment of other employees. The key issue at trial was whether evidence of harassment to other employees could be…
Rank this Week: 535

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/
  • Dec 4

    California Lawsuit Seeks Cancer Warning Label on Coffee

    California Lawsuit Seeks Cancer Warning Label on Coffee
    A majority of Americans rely on coffee to get them going. They expect to get a jolt, but should they also expect a cancer diagnosis? That’s the question behind a long-pending California lawsuit. In 2010, an advocacy group called Council…
  • Nov 22

    Happy Thanksgiving from Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde

    Happy Thanksgiving from Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde
    We at Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde would like to take a moment to wish our clients, family and friends (including our blog readers), a very joyous and happy Thanksgiving. Whether you are celebrating with a small gathering, or preparing…
  • Nov 17

    Clothing Company LuLaRoe Sued for Allegedly Being a Pyramid Scheme

    Clothing Company LuLaRoe Sued for Allegedly Being a Pyramid Scheme
    Where is the dividing line between an efficient money-making model and a pyramid scheme? That’s the question that may be answered in a new lawsuit filed against clothing company LuLaRoe. LuLaRoe began operations in 2012. They have…
Rank this Week: 584

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: 554

Perry Krumsiek & Jack Law Blog

Perry Krumsiek & Jack Law Blog

Covers business, health care, intellectual property and media law.

http://pkjlawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 2

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On
    If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of Americans permanently traumatized by the government’s highly lauded, but horribly executed, loan modification program, take heart.  I’m here to tell you that there’s another government…
  • Feb 2

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On
    If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of Americans permanently traumatized by the government’s highly lauded, but horribly executed, loan modification program, take heart.  I’m here to tell you that there’s…
  • Oct 27

    The Lincoln Lawyer

    The Lincoln Lawyer
    Before Abraham Lincoln became our greatest president, he was a great corporate lawyer.  And before he was a corporate lawyer, he was a brilliant trial lawyer. In the 1840s, Lincoln represented a Revolutionary War widow who had been bilked…
Rank this Week: 555

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/
  • Dec 11

    Disclosure Litigation: Life After Trulia

    Disclosure Litigation: Life After Trulia
    This Skadden memo surveys the state of M&A disclosure litigation nearly 2 years after the Delaware Supreme Court’s Trulia decision fundamentally altered Delaware’s approach to “disclosure only”…
  • Dec 8

    R&W Insurance: Private M&A’s “New Normal”

    R&W Insurance: Private M&A’s “New Normal”
    I recently had a conversation with one of my colleagues about negotiations with a seller’s counsel in a private company deal. He sent out a buyer-favorable purchase agreement to seller’s counsel – but the deal contemplated…
  • Dec 7

    Delaware: No Corwin? No Problem

    Delaware: No Corwin? No Problem
    This Paul Weiss memo reviews the Chancery Court’s recent decision in van der Fluit v. Yates, in which Vice Chancellor Montgomery-Reeves dismissed breach of fiduciary duty claims against a seller’s board…
Rank this Week: 674

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

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

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 673