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Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
  • Oct 17

    SEBI Circular on Minimum Public Shareholding

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

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

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Law] The Board of Editors of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law (IJIEL) is pleased to invite original and unpublished manuscripts for publication in Volume…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

    FDI in the Aviation Sector

    FDI in the Aviation Sector
    Jae Woon Lee and I have a working paper titled “Skies Half Open: Foreign Investment in India’s Airline Industry”, the abstract of which is as follows: The foreign investment regime governing the airline industry has been the…
Rank this Week: 722

AG Deal Diary

AG Deal Diary

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

http://www.akingump.com/en/experience/practices/corporate/ag-deal-diary/index.html
  • Oct 16

    SEC Proposes Amendments to Modernize and Simplify Regulation S-K

    SEC Proposes Amendments to Modernize and Simplify Regulation S-K
    On October 11, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to adopt proposed amendments to Regulation S-K that are intended to modernize and simplify certain disclosure requirements and related rules and forms. Below are…
  • Oct 11

    Nasdaq Proposes Changes to SPAC Listing Rule

    Nasdaq Proposes Changes to SPAC Listing Rule
    On October 11, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published for comment a proposal by NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq) to modify its initial and continued listing requirements for special purpose acquisition companies…
  • Sep 28

    Updated SEC Guidance Emphasizes Flexibility in Complying with Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule

    Updated SEC Guidance Emphasizes Flexibility in Complying with Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule
    Beginning in 2018, U.S. public companies will generally need to comply with the pay ratio disclosure rule under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which requires that each such company disclose the annual total…
Rank this Week: 2115

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 533

Portland Business & Commercial Law…

Portland Business & Commercial Law Blog

By Slinde Nelson Stanford.

http://www.slindenelson.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    License revocation proceedings are business litigation matter

    License revocation proceedings are business litigation matter
    In Oregon and all other states, the Federal Communications Commission is the federal agency that regulates the licensing of the broadcast media. The agency oversees and enforces the body of federal regulations that govern the…
  • Oct 8

    Government contracts may be secure income for some businesse

    Government contracts may be secure income for some businesse
    Small and medium-size businesses in Oregon may benefit greatly from obtaining government contracts to give the company a steady flow of secure income. This area of income development may work well also for minority-owned companies and those…
  • Oct 4

    Business disputes may deal with the enforcement of contract

    Business disputes may deal with the enforcement of contract
    Many business transactions in Oregon and elsewhere are evidenced by a contract between the parties. A contract can be a formal, single document called a contract or an agreement, which has been written up by one or more attorneys. In...
Rank this Week: 2903

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

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

https://dataprivacy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Oct 16

    Siri: What Should Doctors Know About the Risks of Using a Voice Assistant?

    Siri: What Should Doctors Know About the Risks of Using a Voice Assistant?
    Physicians have their hands full on the best of days. It’s not difficult to imagine why using a voice assistant such as Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri might be attractive. In fact, a recent survey showed nearly one in…
  • Oct 13

    Is Your Business in Compliance with the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

    Is Your Business in Compliance with the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act
    A number of employers in Illinois are involved in pending class action litigation regarding violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. The BIPA, which was enacted in 2008, addresses the collection, use and retention of…
  • Oct 12

    FTC Invests in Technology to Prepare for Busy Year of Litigation and Investigation

    FTC Invests in Technology to Prepare for Busy Year of Litigation and Investigation
    The Federal Trade Commission is investing nearly $3 million in technology to support an increasing need for e-discovery driven by massive data breaches such as the one disclosed recently by Equifax. The news comes from the National…
Rank this Week: 1663

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan…

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan Blog

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

http://www.theaustintriallawyer.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Texas appeals court rules on consent provision in oil lease case

    Texas appeals court rules on consent provision in oil lease case
    A Texas appeals court eliminated a $27.7 million judgment against an oil and gas company in a dispute over a drilling farmout agreement, ruling that the contract permitted the company to withhold consent to an assignment of the agreement.…
  • Sep 29

    Texas telecommunications company sues Comcast claiming tortious interference

    Texas telecommunications company sues Comcast claiming tortious interference
    A small Texas telecommunications company has filed a lawsuit against cable giant Comcast, alleging tortious interference with contract. In the lawsuit, Anthony Luna claims Comcast dug up and destroyed cables owned by his company, Telecom…
  • Jul 26

    Texas appellate court rules against owner of royalty interest in fraudulent inducement lawsuit

    Texas appellate court rules against owner of royalty interest in fraudulent inducement lawsuit
    A Texas appellate court held that the owner of a royalty interest could not claim fraudulent inducement with regard to its settlement with a Shell Oil affiliate that operated the oil and gas property. In 2014, a Texas state court jury found…
Rank this Week: 1710

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

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

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 522

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers commercial law and litigation, employment contracts, and consumer law. By The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman.

http://www.newyorkbusinesslitigationattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    New York Employers Will Soon Be Required to Provide Paid Family Leave

    New York Employers Will Soon Be Required to Provide Paid Family Leave
    Paid family leave (PFL) has been becoming more and more popular across the United States, with many employers voluntarily offering PFL programs. In a more recent development, some states are now beginning to require employers to offer PFL in…
  • Oct 9

    New York Court of Appeals Clarifies There Is No Right to “Aid in Dying”

    New York Court of Appeals Clarifies There Is No Right to “Aid in Dying”
    Earlier this month, the state’s high court issued a written opinion in a New York civil rights case involving the rights of mentally competent, terminally ill patients to seek prescription medication to end their life. Ultimately, the…
  • May 5

    New York Wage and Hour Lawsuit Nets $2M to Pizza Delivery Worker

    New York Wage and Hour Lawsuit Nets $2M to Pizza Delivery Worker
    Workers in New York have a right to be paid fairly, not only according to minimum wage and overtime laws, but also in accordance with their employment contracts and agreements. Failure to abide by these agreements is a form of wage theft, and…
Rank this Week: 2515

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
Rank this Week: 1251

Delaware Chancery Law Blog

Delaware Chancery Law Blog

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

http://delawarechancery.foxrothschild.com/
  • Oct 16

    Incorporation Condition in Confidentiality Agreement Upheld in Books and Records Action

    Incorporation Condition in Confidentiality Agreement Upheld in Books and Records Action
    In the recent DGCL Section 220 books and records decision of The City of Cambridge Retirement System v. Universal Health Services, Inc., C.A. No. 2017-0322-SG (Del. Ch. Oct. 12, 2017), the Court of Chancery considered the…
  • Oct 4

    Court of Chancery Examines Books and Records Inspection Demand

    Court of Chancery Examines Books and Records Inspection Demand
    In the recent decision of Mehta v. Kaazing Corporation, C.A. No. 2017-0087-JRS (Del. Ch.), Vice Chancellor Slights examined a stockholder’s books and records request upon a Delaware corporation pursuant to 8 Del.…
  • Sep 10

    Conspiracy Theory of Jurisdiction Examined by Court of Chancery

    Conspiracy Theory of Jurisdiction Examined by Court of Chancery
    The recent decision of LVI Group Investments LLC v. NCM Group Holdings LLC, C.A. No. 12067-VCG (Del. Ch. Sept. 7, 2017) addresses the concept of conspiracy theory of jurisdiction, under which which a non-resident may be subject to…
Rank this Week: 2162

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/
  • Oct 16

    A Member By Any Other Name . . . May Have Access to LLC Books and Record

    A Member By Any Other Name . . . May Have Access to LLC Books and Record
    Is a “Management Member” of an LLC, who holds only an economic interest, a “Member” for purposes of demanding access to the LLC’s books and records? Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich, applying Delaware law,…
  • Oct 9

    Court Defines “True Deadlock”

    Court Defines “True Deadlock”
    The Supreme Court of Massachusetts recently formulated a useful, four-factor test for "true deadlock" in corporate dissolution cases. Learn more in this week's New York Business Divorce. Continue Reading…
  • Oct 2

    LLC’s Purpose Being Achieved? Business Doing Fine? Good Luck Getting Judicial Dissolution

    LLC’s Purpose Being Achieved? Business Doing Fine? Good Luck Getting Judicial Dissolution
    A minority member of an LLC that operates a Manhattan restaurant learned how tough it can be to get judicial dissolution of a financially sound LLC that's achieving its intended purpose, notwithstanding allegations of majority oppression.…
Rank this Week: 740

The Contingency

The Contingency

The Contingency offers insights on sharing the risks and rewards of high-stakes business disputes. By Barry Barnett.

http://www.thecontingency.com
  • Oct 15

    Preparing Difficult Witnesses for Trial — Part 1

    Preparing Difficult Witnesses for Trial — Part 1
    For your client to win at trial, the trial lawyer in you must tell a human story, one that moves jurors to decide in your client’s favor. Flesh-and-blood witnesses fill essential roles in the drama. So-so ones will turn the story to…
  • Sep 4

    Multiples for Pharma Buyers Pursuing Opt-Out Antitrust Claim

    Multiples for Pharma Buyers Pursuing Opt-Out Antitrust Claim
    Existential threshold The number of companies that can bring treble-damages claims against drug manufacturers for violating federal antitrust law has dwindled. The scarcity has grown so acute that last week it crossed an existential…
  • Aug 28

    Pharma Buyers Too Few for Cla

    Pharma Buyers Too Few for Cla
    U.S. District Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg ruled on August 28, 2017 that a class of 24 to 25 direct purchasers did not satisfy the “numerosity” requirement of Rule 23(a)(1) for class certification. Florence Drug Co. of…
Rank this Week: 1497

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1882

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Oct 15

    Sales Representative Who Was Paid $900,000 Can Still Claim Violation of Overtime Law, Says Federal Court

    Sales Representative Who Was Paid $900,000 Can Still Claim Violation of Overtime Law, Says Federal Court
    Under federal law, employers must pay employees time-and-a-half if they work over 40 hours in a workweek, unless the employees are exempt from the overtime law. Employers don’t usually think of an employee who takes home $900,000 in a…
  • Sep 27

    Pro Wrestling Photo Not Enough to Pin Employer

    Pro Wrestling Photo Not Enough to Pin Employer
    An employer isn’t immune from a discrimination claim when an employee quits instead of being fired. An employee who quits can still bring a “constructive discharge” claim, arguing that his working conditions were intolerable…
  • Sep 7

    Swimming Pool Company’s Non-Compete Claim Takes a Dive

    Swimming Pool Company’s Non-Compete Claim Takes a Dive
    When a company believes that an employee has breached a non-compete agreement by going to work for a competitor, one remedy it can seek is a preliminary injunction. A preliminary injunction is meant to preserve the status quo in a case…
Rank this Week: 544

Law Blog

Law Blog

A blog of legal issues and discussions. By Sean R. Hanover.

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 14

    DUI, Drugs, and travel outside the US (immigration) -- what the heck!?

    DUI, Drugs, and travel outside the US (immigration) -- what the heck!?
    The Trump Administration has nothing on anti-immigrant sentiment from the lat 19th century. Mr. William Windom was Treasury secretary at the end of the 19th century. In the 1880's, he proposed making Ellis Island a holding location for…
  • Oct 13

    Exception to Discharge -- attacking bankruptcy filings in Federal Court

    Exception to Discharge -- attacking bankruptcy filings in Federal Court
    Source: https://www.americanbar.org/publications/blt/2016/10/02_maurice.htmlI was recently asked to discuss how the heck you could challenge a person filing for bankruptcy. The most obvious answer is by showing they are hiding money. Nail…
  • Aug 9

    Analyzing Prior Removal Orders -- or are they? (immigration law)

    Analyzing Prior Removal Orders -- or are they? (immigration law)
    by LALO ALCARAZ on JULY 3, 2014 in CARTOONS, EL NOW. See: http://www.pocho.com/la-cucaracha-you-must-be-this-tall-toon/A fellow practitioner asked a question regarding deportation and future relief. I thought the topic was worth discussing…
Rank this Week: 503

Corporate Social Responsibility…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Covers corporate governance, human rights, trade and transparency. By Foley Hoag LLP.

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

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely
    It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: a paper from on the proposed draft elements for an international…
  • Oct 12

    Jesner v. Arab Bank – Highlights from the Oral Argument

    Jesner v. Arab Bank – Highlights from the Oral Argument
    On Wednesday, October 11, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Jesner v. Arab Bank. The case may once and for all determine whether companies are appropriate defendants in cases filed pursuant to the Alien Tort Statute…
  • Oct 9

    New Standards of Conduct for Companies Seeking to Operate with Respect for the Rights of LGBTI People

    New Standards of Conduct for Companies Seeking to Operate with Respect for the Rights of LGBTI People
    On September 26, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights released new Standards of Conduct intended to support the business community in tackling discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex…
Rank this Week: 3476

ACA Review

ACA Review

Covers labor and employment, tax, employee benefits and healthcare law issues associated with the Affordable Care Act. By Balch & Bingham LLP.

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Oct 13

    Association Health Plans … Someday … Maybe

    Association Health Plans … Someday … Maybe
    The October 12, 2017 “Executive Order Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States” gets things rolling, but this ball will have to roll up hill for months before it can roll downhill.  Here’s…
  • Oct 12

    ACA Transgender Accommodation Mandate?

    ACA Transgender Accommodation Mandate?
    Readers will recall our surprise that so much of the rule-making under ACA § 1557 addressed transgender issues.  We now have decisions from two federal district courts taking polar opposite positions on whether § 1557…
  • Sep 14

    “Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter”

    “Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter”
    That’s the title of a web page that employers may find helpful upon receipt of an IRS communication asserting liability for employer mandate taxes under Code § 4980H.  It should have an official notice (“CP”)…
Rank this Week: 2091

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/
  • Oct 13

    L.L. Bean Sued By Competitor for Trademark Infringement

    L.L. Bean Sued By Competitor for Trademark Infringement
    When an individual or a company obtains a trademark registration in the U.S., they are granted certain rights and protections. If they discover that another party is using a mark that is the same as or confusingly similar to their registered…
  • Oct 6

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great
    One of the questions people ask me frequently is about whether we are accepting new clients. While the short answer is “Yes”, here is some additional information which many people find interesting . . .
  • Sep 29

    Blind Man Sues Winn-Dixie Over Website ADA Compliance

    Blind Man Sues Winn-Dixie Over Website ADA Compliance
    Most companies have websites today. In fact, there are few business owners who would consider operating without one. That is because consumers are placing increasing reliance as websites to serve as proxies for brick-and-mortar locations.…
Rank this Week: 1129

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

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

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

    How Do You File A Lien In A Construction Payment Dispute?

    How Do You File A Lien In A Construction Payment Dispute?
    Contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers deserve to be paid for the work they complete and the supplies they provide. All too often, however, they are not adequately or promptly paid and find themselves in a payment dispute. Fortunately,…
  • Sep 29

    How Do I Write The Bylaws Of A Company?

    How Do I Write The Bylaws Of A Company?
    Of the many challenges faced when starting a business, creation of a company’s bylaws can be one of the more complex, technical, and overwhelming challenges of them all. While daunting, such agreements can protect startup companies from…
  • Sep 1

    What Happens When An Acquisition Fails?

    What Happens When An Acquisition Fails?
    Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are complex business transactions with much on the line.  If a merger or acquisition is not successful, a business can lose substantial assets.  Of course, no one would intentionally enter into an…
Rank this Week: 2926

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: 654

Delaware Non-Compete Law Blog

Delaware Non-Compete Law Blog

By Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP.

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

    DON’T LET THE METER RUN ON YOUR NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT

    DON’T LET THE METER RUN ON YOUR NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT
    When a key employee resigns, the question always asked is “what are your plans?” If the employee is subject to a non-compete agreement, the answer may not always be truthful, particularly if the employee plans to work for a…
  • Jun 12

    IS THE STIPULATED IRREPARABLE HARM CLAUSE IN YOUR COVENANT NOT TO COMPETE WORTH THE PAPER IT IS WRITTEN ON?

    IS THE STIPULATED IRREPARABLE HARM CLAUSE IN YOUR COVENANT NOT TO COMPETE WORTH THE PAPER IT IS WRITTEN ON?
    Business agreements often contain a provision that provides the parties agree that a breach constitutes irreparable harm entitling the non-breaching party to injunctive relief to enforce the agreement.  These provisions are designed to…
  • May 18

    USING NONCOMPETITION AGREEMENTS EFFECTIVELY: KNOW YOUR LIMITS IN DELAWARE

    USING NONCOMPETITION AGREEMENTS EFFECTIVELY: KNOW YOUR LIMITS IN DELAWARE
    The proliferation of the use of non-compete agreements was highlighted in a recent article in the New York Times (see, “How Noncompete Clauses Keep Workers Locked In”, May 13, 2017).  The article referenced a survey which…
Rank this Week: 4376

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2125

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • Oct 12

    A REVIEW OF 2016 PROPOSITION 65 SETTLEMENTS

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

    Emotional Intelligence and Why It’s Important In Mediation

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

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

    PROPOSITION 65 SIXTY DAY NOTICES ARE SKYROCKETING – AND WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE WHY!
    It’s been more than a year since CBL did an analysis of the frequency various chemicals were the subjects of Proposition 65 Sixty Day Notices / Notices of Violation. As most readers will know, before private party enforcer can bring...
Rank this Week: 1003

Lucas Law Blog

Lucas Law Blog

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

http://www.lucaslaw.com/barrington-lawyer
  • Oct 12

    Woman Awarded $4.5 Million in Premises Liability Lawsuit

    Woman Awarded $4.5 Million in Premises Liability Lawsuit
    An Aurora, Ill., woman recently received a $4.5 million judgment as a result of a personal injury lawsuit filed against Wells Fargo. The injury took place in 2012, when the woman was walking into a Wells Fargo mortgage retail office…
  • Sep 12

    Chemical Exposure Has Long-Term Effect

    Chemical Exposure Has Long-Term Effect
    Exposure to hazardous substances is a serious risk that some construction workers face on the job. The immediate danger is most apparent when disastrous events occur, such as explosions. However, chemical exposure can cause medical…
  • Aug 17

    Gender Roles No Longer Define Men's Divorce

    Gender Roles No Longer Define Men's Divorce
    Even with the advancements in gender equality, many men and women in relationships cling to the traditional gender roles of previous generations. Men are supposed to be the providers, and women give support at home. These expected roles…
Rank this Week: 1567

Business Law Blog

Business Law Blog

Covers California business law. By Richard G. Burt.

http://richardburtlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1824

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 594

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

Provides information about the law for startup and early-stage companies. By Dana H. Shultz.

http://danashultz.com/blog
  • Oct 12

    Can We Have a Corporate Incorporator?

    Can We Have a Corporate Incorporator?
    Most of us think about an individual being the party that forms a corporation. As an alternative, this post discusses the corporate incorporator, i.e., a corporation that forms another corporation. (For information about incorporators…
  • Oct 9

    Units are to LLCs as Shares are to Corporation

    Units are to LLCs as Shares are to Corporation
    I am writing this post about limited liability company (LLC) units because of a question that I answered on Quora. Please see Why would an operating agreement for an LLC have a Schedule A and also a quantity of Class A interests? LLC…
  • Oct 4

    At-will Employment – Why It Is the Norm in the U.S.

    At-will Employment – Why It Is the Norm in the U.S.
    At-will employment permits either an employer or an employee to terminate their relationship at any time for almost any reason. This post explains why at-will employment is the norm in the U.S. I am basing this post on a Quora question that I…
Rank this Week: 4474

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • Oct 12

    NC Business Court Rules On What Constitutes An "Arbitration"

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

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

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

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

    NC Legislature Decides To Legislate Choice Of Law Provisions In "Business Contracts"
    The North Carolina General Assembly has decided to legislate choice of law in commercial transactions.  The new statute, enacted in June, is called the "North Carolina Choice of Law and Forum in Business Contracts Act." It will…
Rank this Week: 881

Business Litigation Trends For…

Business Litigation Trends For Lawyers

Covers business law. By Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt.

https://www.businesslitigationtrends.com/
Rank this Week: 1624

Austin Business Lawyer

Austin Business Lawyer

Commentary and information regarding the laws and regulations applicable to individuals, corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies (LLCs). By Gary L. Britt.

http://www.austinbusinesslawyer.info
  • Oct 12

    IRS Tips For Business Owners Whose Records Are Destroyed In Hurricane Or Flood

    IRS Tips For Business Owners Whose Records Are Destroyed In Hurricane Or Flood
    Tips for Business Owners Who Need to Reconstruct Records After a Disaster After a disaster, many business owners might need to reconstruct records to prove a loss. This may be essential for tax purposes, getting federal assistance, or…
  • Oct 9

    CELEBRATE COLUMBUS DAY AND HOW WHITE EUROPEANS MADE THIS COUNTRY GREAT FOR ALL PEOPLE

    CELEBRATE COLUMBUS DAY AND HOW WHITE EUROPEANS MADE THIS COUNTRY GREAT FOR ALL PEOPLE
    CELEBRATE COLUMBUS DAY AND HOW WHITE EUROPEANS MADE THIS COUNTRY SO GREAT AND FREE THAT PEOPLE OF COLOR AND MINORITIES WANT TO COME AND LIVE HERE RATHER THAN IN THEIR OWN COUNTRIES !!So obsessed are these anti-historians that they’ve…
  • Aug 28

    IRS Issues Urgent Warning: Beware IRS/FBI Ransomware Scam

    IRS Issues Urgent Warning: Beware IRS/FBI Ransomware Scam
    Avoid a new phishing scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransomware scam to take computer data hostage. The scam email uses the emblems of both the IRS and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It tries to entice…
Rank this Week: 2323

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

Provides best practice tips, checklists and updates designed to keep organizations of all sizes in compliance with federal and state employment laws. By Holland & Hart.

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    Top Five Ongoing Challenges For Collective Bargaining and Organizing

    Top Five Ongoing Challenges For Collective Bargaining and Organizing
    By Steve Gutierrez Most expect that the White House and federal agencies will take a more business-friendly approach than in recent years. Employers hope that will mean they can now look forward to a potential rollback of regulations and…
  • Oct 5

    ADA Does Not Mandate Multi-month Leave of Absence As Accommodation, Says Seventh Circuit Court

    ADA Does Not Mandate Multi-month Leave of Absence As Accommodation, Says Seventh Circuit Court
    By Mark Wiletsky Rarely do we receive definitive guidance on reasonable accommodations. But the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals came very close to providing that when it recently ruled that a multi-month leave of absence is beyond the scope…
  • Sep 25

    Reminder: New I-9 Form Now Mandatory

    Reminder: New I-9 Form Now Mandatory
    By Roger Tsai Beginning September 18, 2017, U.S. employers are required to use the revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification form. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the revised form on July 17, 2017 but…
Rank this Week: 1986

Austin TX Business Law Blog

Austin TX Business Law Blog

By Sanjeev Kumar.

https://thekumarlawfirm.com/lawyer/blog/Austin-TX-Business-Law-Blog.htm
  • Oct 12

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Buying a Franchise

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Buying a Franchise
    Should I buy a franchise business in Texas?When it comes to starting your own business, you have numerous options available to you.  Budding entrepreneurs may consider buying a franchise, rather than starting your own concept. …
  • Sep 26

    Texas Businesses Struggle to Rebuild After Hurricane Harvey

    Texas Businesses Struggle to Rebuild After Hurricane Harvey
    Is financial assistance available to help my business recover after a disaster?Hurricane Harvey struck the state of Texas on August 25, 2017.  This destructive storm brought over 40 inches of rain to areas in Texas, causing massive…
  • Sep 23

    Protecting Your Idea or Concept with a Patent

    Protecting Your Idea or Concept with a Patent
    What types of inventions can be patented?Many businesses rely on a unique process or concept to achieve success.  Without legal protection, your novel idea is at risk of being copied or stolen.  Thankfully, some small business…
Rank this Week: 1487

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/
  • Oct 12

    Litigation provisions v. arbitration provisions in business contract

    Litigation provisions v. arbitration provisions in business contract
    Arbitration is an increasingly popular method of resolving disputes but drafter of business contracts need to be aware that arbitration may not be suitable for every dispute. The question of whether or not to arbitrate often comes down to…
  • Oct 2

    Delaware limits appraisal rights, but at what cost?

    Delaware limits appraisal rights, but at what cost?
    Back in August 2016, Delaware amended Section 262 of the Delaware General Corporation Law to address the rise of the appraisal arbitrage strategy where certain sophisticated investors would find a target company that is involved in a merger…
  • Sep 7

    Rate increases for issuers registering securitie

    Rate increases for issuers registering securitie
    New rates will take effect at the beginning of the next fiscal year, Oct. 1, 2017, for public companies and other issuers to register their securities with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC announced on Aug. 24, 2017,…
Rank this Week: 3921

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.ficlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 12

    Ben Dusing Argues for Dismissal of Wire Fraud Charges Against Evans Landscaping

    Ben Dusing Argues for Dismissal of Wire Fraud Charges Against Evans Landscaping
    Asserting novel legal issues and government overreach, Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing partner, Ben Dusing, argued for dismissal of fraud and other felony charges against Evans Landscaping and its owner and vice president of…
  • Oct 5

    Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC — Supreme Court to Soon Consider Corporate Liability under the Alien Tort Statute

    Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC — Supreme Court to Soon Consider Corporate Liability under the Alien Tort Statute
    The U.S. Supreme Court will soon be taking a second crack at determining whether corporations can be liable under the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”), 28 U.S.C. §1350.  The ATS, which is a unique statute passed by the very…
  • Sep 28

    Trademark Infringement: High Fashion v. Google

    Trademark Infringement: High Fashion v. Google
    Remember the pre-internet, pre-Google days of counterfeit products? When street vendors peddled Caca-Cola sunglasses (only one vowel away from the Real Thing!) and a Burberry purse with the plaid only slightly askew?  Gone are those days…
Rank this Week: 3369

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    SEC Issues Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Rule

    SEC Issues Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Rule
    On September 21, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the staff of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued interpretive guidance to assist public companies with complying with the “pay ratio” rule…
  • Oct 5

    Recall Roundup: September

    Recall Roundup: September
    Last month, the solar eclipse captivated the United States and many consumers flocked to purchase solar eclipse glasses to safely observe the astronomical phenomenon. We discussed how NASA issued a safety alert advising consumers on the…
  • Oct 3

    Leveraged Loans Raise Bankruptcy Fear

    Leveraged Loans Raise Bankruptcy Fear
    Leveraged loans may have a role in recent retail bankruptcies. Leveraged loan volume is nearing pre-recession highs and is on track to surpass 2007 levels, concerning many regulators and investors. Leveraged loans are typically offered to…
Rank this Week: 1346

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    Sprye v. Ace Motor Acceptance Corp. (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)

    Sprye v. Ace Motor Acceptance Corp. (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)
    Filed:  September 29, 2017Opinion by:  Judge Anne K. AlbrightHolding:  Although Maryland is a “two-party” consent state under the Maryland Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act and therefore requires prior…
  • Oct 10

    Small Business Financial Solutions, LLC v. Pearl Beta Funding, LLC (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)

    Small Business Financial Solutions, LLC v. Pearl Beta Funding, LLC (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)
    Filed: September 29, 2017Opinion by: Harry C. StormHolding: A claim that a small business finance lender tortiously interfered with a contract and with the rights of a senior secured lender under the UCC could not be resolved on summary…
  • Oct 9

    Bainbridge St. Elmo Apts v. White Flint Express Realty (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Bainbridge St. Elmo Apts v. White Flint Express Realty (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed: July 18, 2017Opinion By: RakerHolding: Bainbridge was liable for White Flint's attorney's fees under an express attorney fees shifting provision found in the indemnification agreement between the parties.Facts: The case involves a…
Rank this Week: 4463

Business Law Post

Business Law Post

Covers corporate law, securities law, intellectual property, and social entrepreneurship. By Arina Shulga.

http://www.businesslawpost.com
  • Oct 11

    Are Real Estate Syndications Available to Non-Accredited Investors (NY perspective)?

    Are Real Estate Syndications Available to Non-Accredited Investors (NY perspective)?
    A real estate syndication, although a fancy term, simply means pulling money and expertise together to invest in real estate properties.  It often so happens that some people possess the wealth of knowledge about the real estate market…
  • Oct 2

    Cryptocurrency: the Origin and Growth of Coinopoly

    Cryptocurrency: the Origin and Growth of Coinopoly
    Mired in the aftermath of the U.S. financial crisis, the year 2009 may have started one of the largest financial revolutions since the birth of paper currency in 1690. Much like its predecessors, cryptocurrency faces an uphill battle of…
  • Sep 19

    Endorsement Guidelines for Social Media Influencer

    Endorsement Guidelines for Social Media Influencer
    Social media influencers have become an essential component of many marketing campaigns.  Influencers have audience that listens to what they say.  Building a relationship with an influencer enables the brand to reach the…
Rank this Week: 2794

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

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

http://cybersecurity.jmbm.com/
  • Oct 11

    Think Twice Before Logging on to Public Wi-Fi

    Think Twice Before Logging on to Public Wi-Fi
    At the airport, in a coffee shop or hotel lobby? Think twice before logging on to that free Wi-Fi. What’s not to love about free, public Wi-Fi?  It’s free. It’s easy. A couple of clicks and you’re connected to the…
  • Oct 5

    Michael Gold Nominated as a Leader in Cybersecurity Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal

    Michael Gold Nominated as a Leader in Cybersecurity Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal
    LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that Michael A. Gold, co-chair of JMBM’s Cybersecurity & Privacy Group and co-author of the Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum, has been nominated by…
  • Sep 29

    Responding to a Data Breach: CEOs Should Develop a Narrative That Responds to Customers and Regulator

    Responding to a Data Breach: CEOs Should Develop a Narrative That Responds to Customers and Regulator
    The cybersecurity breaches this month of Equifax and Deloitte—both firms that tout the value of their data and security acumen—show that no company is immune to hacking. But there is one thing that smart companies can do, both…
Rank this Week: 1687

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

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

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Oct 11

    Non-disclosure agreement

    Non-disclosure agreement
    Businesses can request employees, contractors, distributors, or other related individuals to sign non-disclosure agreements. These are intended to protect “legitimate business interests” such as trade secrets, business or…
  • Oct 8

    Climate Change & Miami Real Estate

    Climate Change & Miami Real Estate
    Regardless of its causes, climate change is a poses real problems for Florida businesses. When it comes to sea level rise, Miami is the 9th most at-risk city in the world. (Source: The post Climate Change & Miami Real Estate appeared…
  • Oct 5

    Pay your FL property taxes early

    Pay your FL property taxes early
    Real Estate Property Taxes Longtime owners of Florida real estate know that property taxes are due by March 31 each year. However, savvy owners know they can get a discount on taxes simply by paying them early. By paying your…
Rank this Week: 2756

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Oct 11

    Can an employer require employees to repay training costs in Texas?

    Can an employer require employees to repay training costs in Texas?
    Generally, training repayment provisions in employment agreements are enforceable in Texas.  Employers should make sure that such clauses are written in a clear and understandable manner and are not hidden within employment…
  • Oct 3

    Is Your Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable?

    Is Your Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable?
    Enforcing non-compete agreements is as much of a business decision as it is a legal one. Having a non-compete agreement that is legally enforceable, allows you to decide whether it makes business sense to enforce it against a particular…
  • Oct 3

    If Your Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable?

    If Your Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable?
    Enforcing non-compete agreements is as much of a business decision as it is a legal one. Having a non-compete agreement that is legally enforceable, allows you to decide whether it makes business sense to enforce it against a particular…
Rank this Week: 2062

Dahman's Law

Dahman's Law

Covers business issues.

http://dahmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 11

    To the Victor Go the Spoils (and the Calzones)!

    To the Victor Go the Spoils (and the Calzones)!
    Samir Dahman and his client are savoring a recent victory in a bitter intellectual property dispute between a franchisor and former franchisee who both serve calzones. The franchisor – D.P. Dough – asserted claims for trademark…
  • Jul 24

    Berkshire Triathlon Raises $21,000 for Flying Horse Farms and Ronald McDonald House

    Berkshire Triathlon Raises $21,000 for Flying Horse Farms and Ronald McDonald House
    Mr. Dahman, as co-founder of the Berkshire Triathlon, is pleased to announce that the 2017 Berkshire Triathlon raised $21,000 for Flying Horse Farms and Ronald McDonald House of Central Ohio. This year was the Berkshire Triathlon’s most…
  • Jun 29

    Dahman Presents on M&A of Privately Held Businesse

    Dahman Presents on M&A of Privately Held Businesse
    I enjoyed presenting at the National Business Institute’s continuing legal education seminar Business Law: From Start to Finish on June 27, 2017.  My segment was on Clarifying Procedures in Mergers and Acquisitions of…
Rank this Week: 3120

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Oct 11

    Defamation suits against Southern Poverty Law Center

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

    NASCO Conference: Impact of Technology on Charities Regulation

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

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

    Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund sued for using Audrey Hepburn's Name
    Sean Hepburn Ferrer, son of Audrey Hepburn, recently sued the charity bearing his mother's name over a dispute over the charity's use of Hepburn's name on merchandise. From Reuters: Sean Hepburn Ferrer, who once chaired the Audrey Hepburn…
Rank this Week: 4017

Texas Business Law Blog

Texas Business Law Blog

Covers events affecting small and mid-sized businesses in Texas. By David Willis.

http://www.dbwillislaw.com/texas-business-law-blog/
  • Oct 10

    Forming a Texas Corporation – Other Documents You Should Know About

    Forming a Texas Corporation – Other Documents You Should Know About
      Most folks forming a corporation are aware that you file a certificate of formation with the Secretary of State’s office in order to legally form the corporation and then adopt bylaws to govern the corporation’s day to day…
  • Sep 27

    Basic Estate Planning Issues for New Parent

    Basic Estate Planning Issues for New Parent
    The feeling of being a new parent is exhilarating, a little scary, and often very tiring – I know, I did it twice.  I still remember walking out of the hospital when my son was born thinking, “That’s it? They really…
  • Sep 21

    Tips & Resources for Homeowners Recovering from Hurricane Harvey

    Tips & Resources for Homeowners Recovering from Hurricane Harvey
    There are countless legal issues that will arise in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  This article is aimed at providing some tips and resources specifically for homeowners with property damage requiring repair.  The first few…
Rank this Week: 3977

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

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

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
  • Oct 10

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination
    The IRS recently released the Tax Exempt and Government Entities FY 2018 Work Plan (the “2018 Work Plan”) which provides helpful information for sponsors of tax-qualified retirement plans about the focus of the IRS’ 2018…
  • Sep 11

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized
    Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Marc A. Mandelman, and Nancy L. Gunzenhauser, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services…
  • Aug 10

    Managing Workforce Compliance in an Unpredictable World – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Sept. 14)

    Managing Workforce Compliance in an Unpredictable World – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Sept. 14)
    When:  Thursday, September 14, 2017    8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where:  New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019 Epstein Becker Green’s Annual Workforce Management…
Rank this Week: 2671

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business and insurance litigation. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    Basic Points about Tennessee Consumer Protection Act Case

    Basic Points about Tennessee Consumer Protection Act Case
    In 1977, the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act was enacted. In 2011, the legislature of Tennessee modified it significantly. Here are some basic points to remember with respect to potential Tennessee Consumer Protection Act lawsuits: Since…
  • Oct 1

    Partition Case Goes Forward After Trial Court Reversed

    Partition Case Goes Forward After Trial Court Reversed
    In a recent Tennessee partition case, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee reversed the trial court’s finding that the plaintiff did not have an interest in the farm which he sought to partition by sale. The trial court held that, even…
  • Sep 19

    The Tennessee Statute of Frauds Can Apply to Contract Modification

    The Tennessee Statute of Frauds Can Apply to Contract Modification
    The Tennessee Statute of Frauds requires several types of contracts to be memorialized in a writing (or combination of writings) and signed in order to be enforceable. The three most important types of contracts covered by the Statute of…
Rank this Week: 2875