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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: 5

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 23

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Feb 19

    News Headlines for Feb 19, 2018

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

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 19, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 19, 2018
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Feb 18

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 18, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 18, 2018
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 54

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: 78

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

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

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

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

    Ed Rock on MOM Approval

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

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

    "Fed Economists Say Bitcoin Can't Compete in World of Trust"
    This is sort of interesting: Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies solve the problem of making payments in an environment where trust is broken -- but it's unclear whether that's a dilemma that needs to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 94

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

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

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

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

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

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

    Dell's Other Shoe

    Dell's Other Shoe
    The possibility lurking in Dell, Inc. v. Magnetar Glob. Event Driven Master Fund Ltd, 2017 WL 6375829 (Del. Dec. 14, 2017), has now materialized. For those of you just joining us, in Dell and DFC Glob. Corp. v. Muirfield Value...
Rank this Week: 114

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Feb 19

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

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

    Sustainability and Liability Risk

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

    Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choice

    Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choice
    Does liquidity—the ability of shareholders to sell their shares easily—improve or harm corporate governance? Coffee (1991) and Bhide (1993) argue that liquidity is harmful for corporate governance because investors can more…
Rank this Week: 120

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    WIPIP concurrent 3 (most of it)

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

    WIPIP Concurrent 2

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

    WIPIP panel one: TM tarnishment and (c)

    WIPIP panel one: TM tarnishment and (c)
    [title fixed because I can't keep seasons straight]Suneal Bedi, Bad Brands: Experimental Studies in Trademark TarnishmentWhat is the reputation of a mark?  Working on PhD in marketing at Penn; marketing is the best discipline to answer…
Rank this Week: 158

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Focuses on complliance, corporate governance, disclosure, mergers and tax issues. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 159

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    How much does a VA reckless driving lawyer cost?

    How much does a VA reckless driving lawyer cost?
    If you received a reckless driving ticket, you are probably wondering what to do about it and how much does it even cost to hire a VA reckless driving lawyer? Many of my clients have never needed a lawyer before, so it’s not unusual to…
  • Jan 19

    Can a cop pull you over for no reason?

    Can a cop pull you over for no reason?
    One big question that many motorists have is how the officers can pull you over. Do they need a reason to do so? In other words, can a cop pull you over for no reason? The answer to this question is kind of complicated, but it starts with a…
  • Jan 16

    What is a capias warrant?

    What is a capias warrant?
    In Virginia there are certain options the judge has if you miss court when you’re summons to be there as a witness or as a defendant. One of those options is to issue what’s called a capias. A capias is a bench warrant for your…
Rank this Week: 194

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Feb 19

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

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

    How To Get Recruiters and Jobs to Come to You

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

    How to Deal With a Bossy Coworker

    How to Deal With a Bossy Coworker
    Dealing with a bossy coworker? Highly unlikely, right, because you are surrounded by mild-mannered attorneys who rarely voice their opinions. Or, as in many hectic legal departments, you may be dealing with a bossy coworker... The post How to…
Rank this Week: 223

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: 221

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: 255

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
  • Feb 16

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception
    The “dying declaration” exception to the hearsay rule just jumped from law school textbooks onto California newspapers: A young woman who was stabbed and bleeding told officers who had assaulted her shortly before she died,…
  • Feb 14

    When Marriage Is Not About Love

    When Marriage Is Not About Love
    Valentine’s Day is about romance and love—and a lot of marriage proposals are made on that day. But sometimes there’s fraud lurking among the roses and chocolates. Marriage fraud under immigration law is a big issue for…
  • Feb 12

    Checklist for Employers Conducting Misconduct Investigation

    Checklist for Employers Conducting Misconduct Investigation
    Whenever an employer learns of employee behavior that’s inappropriate, unlawful, or violates company policies, it’s time to investigate. California law may require an employer investigation (e.g., for harassment), but even if not…
Rank this Week: 292

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: 276

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Feb 13

    Verdeva Signs Deal with E-ZPass to Test Automatic Payment

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

    Joe Hunt Speaking at BU School of Law Tax Reform Roundtable

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

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

    The Olympics Are Coming, the Olympics Are Coming – But Don’t Tell Your Customers!
    By: Howard Zaharoff Yes, the Winter Games start this week. But before you decide to use this exciting event to promote your products or services or to communicate with customers, be aware that commercial use of Olympic indicia without the…
Rank this Week: 340

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 15

    AN IMMIGRATION ODDITY: THE 21-YEAR-OLD “CHILD”.

    AN IMMIGRATION ODDITY: THE 21-YEAR-OLD “CHILD”.
    Under the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”), an unmarried individual under 21 years of age is considered a “child” for immigration purposes. (INA §101(b)). Before 2002, once an individual turned 21 years of…
  • Nov 15

    UNA RAREZA DE INMIGRACIÓN: EL “NIÑO” DE 21 AÑOS.

    UNA RAREZA DE INMIGRACIÓN: EL “NIÑO” DE 21 AÑOS.
    Bajo la Ley de Inmigración y Nacionalidad (“INA” por sus siglas en Inglés), una persona soltera menor de 21 años se considera un “niño” para fines de inmigración. (INA §101 (b)).…
  • Aug 11

    BECOMING A U.S. CITIZEN: THE PATH FROM LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT TO UNITED STATES CITIZEN IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS YOU MAY THINK

    BECOMING A U.S. CITIZEN: THE PATH FROM LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT TO UNITED STATES CITIZEN IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS YOU MAY THINK
    Have you been a legal permanent resident for at least five years? If so, why not take the next step and become a naturalized U.S. citizen? An applicant who wants to become an American citizen must, generally, meet the following requirements:…
Rank this Week: 334

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: 331

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

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

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Feb 19

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

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

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

    Lior Jacob Strahilevitz, “Interpreting Contracts via Surveys and Experiments”
    Interpreting the language of contracts is the most common and least satisfactory task courts perform in contract disputes. In this Chicago’s Best Ideas lecture Professor Strahilevitz proposes to take much of this task out of the hands…
  • Nov 21

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

    Henry Shue, "Gambling with Their Climate: Future Generations, Negative Emissions, & Risk Transfers"
    This lecture defends three main theses: (I) that all decisions about the degree of ambition for emissions mitigation are unavoidably also decisions about how to distribute risk across generations and, more specifically, (II) that the less…
Rank this Week: 374

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Feb 18

    Conference announcement

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

    Conference announcement

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

    The Met Can Keep Picasso Sold During Nazi Flight

    The Met Can Keep Picasso Sold During Nazi Flight
    A U.S. judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking the return by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan of a Pablo Picasso masterpiece that a German Jewish businessman was allegedly forced to sell at a low price in order...
Rank this Week: 357

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike…

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike Shovan

Covers filing bankruptcy in Michigan.

http://bankruptcy-in-michigan.com/
Rank this Week: 389

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/
  • Feb 16

    What if Franchisors Did Not Terminate Franchisees for Poor Performance?

    What if Franchisors Did Not Terminate Franchisees for Poor Performance?
    I recently saw an interesting TED talk on how to be a great leader from Simon Sinek. In the talk he told a story about a business owner who refuses to fire any employees for poor performance. Instead, the company coaches their employees to…
  • Feb 13

    Assault on Iowa Courts Should Worry Everyone

    Assault on Iowa Courts Should Worry Everyone
    A year ago I joked that I didn’t know the governor (Branstad at the time) and the legislature could cut another $7.7 million from our judiciary. While my comment was tongue-in-cheek, my worries were not. Our Iowa judiciary is facing…
  • Feb 1

    Starting a Business in Iowa: Do I Really Need a Lawyer?

    Starting a Business in Iowa: Do I Really Need a Lawyer?
    You want to start a business in Iowa.  Do you really need a lawyer? My answer may surprise you. Absolutely not! Every day, many entrepreneurs do exactly that by using online incorporation kits.  There is definitely a segment of the…
Rank this Week: 409

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

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

    SEC to Issue Cybersecurity Guidance on Wednesday!

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

    Should We Lose the 10-Qs?

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

    Proxy Access: Game Over?

    Proxy Access: Game Over?
    Wasn’t it was only yesterday that proxy access was one of the most hotly contested corporate governance issues? Now this Sidley memo says the game’s pretty much over – and proxy access has become mainstream: As of…
Rank this Week: 420

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: 450

The Virginia Business Litigation…

The Virginia Business Litigation Blog

Covers news and updates in business litigation, IP, trademark, copyright law. By BerlikLaw, LLC.

http://www.virginiabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Feb 12

    Loss or Damage Is Sufficient Under CFAA

    Loss or Damage Is Sufficient Under CFAA
    Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, “loss” and “damage” are not synonyms. The CFAA provides that “any person who suffers damage or loss” caused by a violation of its terms can sue for compensatory…
  • Jan 5

    How a Strategic Counterclaim Can Backfire

    How a Strategic Counterclaim Can Backfire
    Nobody likes to get sued. It can be an expensive and soul-draining proposition, even if you win. Under the so-called “American Rule,” litigants are responsible for paying their own legal fees, regardless of which party wins the…
  • Nov 30

    Focus on Fraud: The Expectation of Influencing Conduct

    Focus on Fraud: The Expectation of Influencing Conduct
    Fraud is a confusing and widely misunderstood tort. I wrote about the elements of fraud on this blog a few years ago, and last month I dug deeper into what it means to make a fraudulent misrepresentation. This month, I’m going to…
Rank this Week: 400

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: 444

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: 527

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Feb 18

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

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

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

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

    Guest Post: 2017 Year in Review — Securities Litigation

    Guest Post: 2017 Year in Review — Securities Litigation
    This past year was an eventful one in the corporate and securities litigation arena. In the following guest post, Haynes and Boone, LLP Partners Dan Gold, Kit Addleman, Thad Behrens, Emily Westridge Black, Carrie Huff, Tim Newman, David…
Rank this Week: 492

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/
  • Feb 15

    American Airlines Settles Lawsuit Over Veteran’s Support Dog

    American Airlines Settles Lawsuit Over Veteran’s Support Dog
    Service and support animals are becoming an increasingly common sight, especially with so many veterans suffering from PTSD. These animals are trained to meet the physical, psychological or emotional needs of disabled people. This makes them…
  • Feb 6

    Former Fox Exec Sues for Gender Discrimination & Harassment

    Former Fox Exec Sues for Gender Discrimination & Harassment
    When a corporation hires a coach for an executive, that executive probably expects to hone skills that enable her to take on a more advanced role. However, that was not the experience had by Denise Stilwell, a former executive at Twentieth…
  • Jan 26

    Former Employee Sues Target for National Origin Discrimination

    Former Employee Sues Target for National Origin Discrimination
    A former employee of a Chicago-area Target store is suing the retail chain based on numerous claims. Perhaps most explosive among them is the accusation that Target systematically accuses Hispanic employees of using fake Social Security…
Rank this Week: 475

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Feb 15

    Foreign Export Cartels, Comity, and the Separation of Power

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

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

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

    A Windfall for Insurers in the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap

    A Windfall for Insurers in the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap
    The two-year budget plan passed last week makes important changes to payment obligations in the Medicare Part D coverage gap, also known as the donut hole.  While the new plan produces a one-year benefit for seniors by reducing what they…
Rank this Week: 553

Federal Securities Law Blog

Federal Securities Law Blog

FedSecLaw.com is devoted to highlighting current issues in securities laws, discussing the ramifications of those issues for today’s businesses, and providing bottom-line takeaways for busy owners, managers, and executives. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.fedseclaw.com/
  • Feb 7

    SEC seeks to regulate transactions utilizing cryptocurrencies under federal securities law

    SEC seeks to regulate transactions utilizing cryptocurrencies under federal securities law
    Any person who regularly monitors the U.S. financial markets has likely noticed the recent emergence of digital currency, also referred to as “cryptocurrency,” in recent months. For example, the price of bitcoin, the most widely…
  • Jan 24

    How to structure a joint venture

    How to structure a joint venture
    Joint ventures should be considered as an alternative to an acquisition if the acquiring party feels it does not have the experience or the business risk appetite to do it individually. They have the benefit of allowing parties to have…
  • Dec 8

    Boilerplate provisions in a contract

    Boilerplate provisions in a contract
    The term “boilerplate” refers to standardized language in a contract that usually appears at the end of the agreement (often in a section titled “miscellaneous” or “general terms”). While boilerplate…
Rank this Week: 482

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    2018 EU Competition & Regulatory Trend

    2018 EU Competition & Regulatory Trend
    Introduction Our “trends for 2018” are only a selection of interesting developments to watch for in 2018. Within the political and legislative cycle of the European Union, 2018 promises to be an eventful year, given that it is the…
Rank this Week: 546

Tilting the Scales

Tilting the Scales

Shares advice for business owners & executives. By Cleve Clinton and Jamie Ribman.

http://www.tiltingthescales.com/
  • Jan 23

    New Tax Law – Impacting Your Small Business and You

    New Tax Law – Impacting Your Small Business and You
    Agreeing with Benjamin Franklin that there is nothing certain except death and taxes, Sketch Wood and his partner Minnie Brix, owners of Wood & Brix, and their 200 employees are certain that the new tax law will affect them, but they…
  • Jan 23

    Should You Accept Customer Payments in Bitcoin?

    Should You Accept Customer Payments in Bitcoin?
    After not meeting his 2017 sales goals, Ollie B. Celling knows he might get fired from Duncey’s Caps, Inc. if he doesn’t get his numbers up in 2018.  Celling begins marketing Duncey’s through his personal Facebook,…
  • Dec 14

    Sticking it to Your Employees During Flu Season

    Sticking it to Your Employees During Flu Season
    Frustrated with the high number of employees that did not show up for work in the fall and winter last year, Jim Duncey, the owner of Duncey’s Caps, Inc., issues a memo to all employees that they must provide proof that they got a flu…
Rank this Week: 496

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer…

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business law. By Brick Business Law, P.A.

http://www.tampabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jan 17

    Brick Business Law wins Summary Final Judgment in Business Litigation Case

    Brick Business Law wins Summary Final Judgment in Business Litigation Case
    On January 15, 2018, Brick Business Law won a summary judgment motion for approximately $75,000 on behalf of the Plaintiff in the case of Lozon v. FFR Global Inc., et al.  The damages awarded included approximately $10,000 in…
  • Dec 23

    Can You Win Your Attorney’s Fees In a Florida Lawsuit?

    Can You Win Your Attorney’s Fees In a Florida Lawsuit?
    One of the questions I get asked most often by new clients is whether someone who files a lawsuit in Florida (or is sued in Florida) can win their attorney’s fees from the opposing party.  Like many legal topics the answer is…
  • Oct 31

    Depositions: Preparing for Business Litigation Succe

    Depositions: Preparing for Business Litigation Succe
    A deposition is a discovery tool used by attorneys to compel witnesses and opposing parties to answer questions under oath.  Generally, they should be used for three purposes: to gather information, to gain admissions and to test out…
Rank this Week: 586

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    The Diversity Visa Lottery Program

    The Diversity Visa Lottery Program
    Who Qualifies for a Diversity Visa? The U.S. The post The Diversity Visa Lottery Program appeared first on boyerlawfirmblog.com.
  • Dec 29

    What is a Business plan?

    What is a Business plan?
    The Benefits of a Business Plan in 2018 December is National Write a Business Plan Month! With 2017 coming to a close, it is time to start thinking about the future of your business in 2018.  Now is a better time than ever to revisit…
  • Dec 26

    When is the Right Time for Estate Planning?

    When is the Right Time for Estate Planning?
    Is Estate Planning Important? The process of estate planning is more than just creating a will. Effective estate planning is vitally important. The post When is the Right Time for Estate Planning? appeared first on boyerlawfirmblog.com.
Rank this Week: 529

Planning Notes

Planning Notes

Covers fundamental concepts relevant to estate planning, business law, real estate law, and tax law. By Cook & Cook.

http://cooklaw.co/blog
  • Feb 16

    LLC, Corporation, Trade Name, Trademark: Which Do I Need?

    LLC, Corporation, Trade Name, Trademark: Which Do I Need?
    You want to protect your business, but what legal strategy will help you to protect it best? This might sound a little like something Yoda would say, but the particular strategy or strategies will depend upon what you are most interested in…
  • Feb 9

    Fraudulent Conveyances & Asset Protection

    Fraudulent Conveyances & Asset Protection
    Although the idea of asset protection, i.e. protecting assets from creditors of the a person who owns them, may seem simple at first glance, it's not. In reality, implicit in asset protection is a rather nuanced process of dealing with the…
  • Feb 7

    Adopted Children & Arizona’s Intestacy Statute

    Adopted Children & Arizona’s Intestacy Statute
    If a person dies without a will in Arizona, can that person's children who were adopted by another person or persons still inherit from the decedent's probate estate? It depends. Arizona's Intestacy statue provides the following, in part: B.…
Rank this Week: 536

Northern California Bankruptcy…

Northern California Bankruptcy Attorneys Blog

Covers bankruptcy, business and real state law. By Binder & Malter, LLP.

http://www.northerncaliforniabankruptcyattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)
    In Mejia v. Reed, 31 Cal. 4th 657 (2003), the California Supreme Court held that: 1) transfers of real property under a Marital Settlement Agreement ("MSA") may be fraudulent transfers under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act ("UFTA"); 2)…
  • Oct 28

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)
    In Mejia v. Reed, 31 Cal. 4th 657 (2003), the California Supreme Court held that: 1) transfers of real property under a Marital Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) may be fraudulent transfers under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act…
  • Oct 28

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)
    In Mejia v. Reed, 31 Cal. 4th 657 (2003), the California Supreme Court held that: 1) transfers of real property under a Marital Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) may be fraudulent transfers under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act…
Rank this Week: 580

Chicago-Kent Corporate Law Society…

Chicago-Kent Corporate Law Society Blog

Covers corporate and business law news.

http://corporatelawsociety.wordpress.com
  • Mar 6

    The Law of Non-Existent Market

    The Law of Non-Existent Market
    Written by: Todd Stevens International borders are increasingly blending together in the corporate world, so it would seem natural that this would also be the case in corporate law. However, this is frequently far from reality, as securities…
  • Mar 6

    The Law of Non-Existent Market

    The Law of Non-Existent Market
    International borders are increasingly blending together in the corporate world, so it would seem natural that this would also be the case in corporate law. However, this is frequently far from reality, as securities regulations across the…
  • Feb 25

    The Global Regulation of Financial Market

    The Global Regulation of Financial Market
Rank this Week: 466

Less than the Least

Less than the Least

Covers crime and criminal justice (Stuntz), corporate governance, credit, and bankruptcy (Skeel), the culture wars, politics, literature and the arts, and other topics. By Professors David Skeel and William Stuntz.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/dskeel/
  • Feb 26

    The Latest on Bill and his Work

    The Latest on Bill and his Work
    Here is a lovely article in the Boston Globe about Bill's rush to finish The Collapse of American Criminal Justice in the final months of his life.Adam Gopnik discusses Bill's book in some detail in the a New Yorker piece...
  • Feb 26

    Odds and Ends--2012

    Odds and Ends--2012
    In case anyone might be interested, here are a few recent op-eds and articles:Op-Eds:A recent op-ed on the mortgage settlements is here.An op-ed from the beginning of the contraception crisis (before the more recent…
  • Jan 13

    New Book of Essays on Bill's Work

    New Book of Essays on Bill's Work
    "The Political Heart of Criminal Procedure: Essays on Themes of William J. Stuntz" has just been published by Cambridge University Press: here.  The book is based on the papers written by a number of the…
Rank this Week: 540

Florida Collection Law Blog

Florida Collection Law Blog

Covers consumer, commercial, and medical debt collection in Florida. By Jorge M. Abril.

http://floridacollectionlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 456

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: 507

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
  • Feb 19

    Why SEBI is Failing at Regulating Insider Trading in India

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

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

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

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

    Market Dominance: The Inadequacy of Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002
    [Gokul Plaha is a 4th year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) student at the National Law University, Delhi] Introduction Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002 prohibits the abuse of a “dominant position” in the market but does not…
Rank this Week: 621

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

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

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

    Advancement Claim Partially Denied Based on L.P. Agreement

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

    Chancery Interprets “Reasonable Efforts” Clause

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

    Collection of Cases on Earn Out Dispute

    Collection of Cases on Earn Out Dispute
    A recent article on The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog collected decisions, mostly based on Delaware law, that address Earn Outs disputes, which generally involve agreements for the sale of a company…
Rank this Week: 640

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/
  • Feb 16

    What Would Barbra Do? A Business Lesson from Barbra Streisand

    What Would Barbra Do? A Business Lesson from Barbra Streisand
    When you think of Barbra Streisand, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it a career spanning six decades, including ten Grammy Awards, five Emmy Awards, a Special Tony Award, and more? The unique spelling of her first name? Is…
  • Feb 9

    Your Website and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act – Part II – Compliance Overview

    Your Website and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act – Part II – Compliance Overview
    In Part I, we discussed what the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) is, when it applies, and the consequences of failure to comply with the law. Below, we’ll discuss further questions and answers regarding an…
  • Feb 7

    Zoning for Agricultural Projects: Every Detail Matter

    Zoning for Agricultural Projects: Every Detail Matter
    Whenever a farmer needs zoning approval for an agricultural project, they cannot leave any detail to chance.  If anyone opposes the project – be it the Zoning Hearing Board, the Board of Supervisors or a group of neighbors –…
Rank this Week: 650