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My Distribution Law

My Distribution Law

Focuses on distribution law issues for manufacturers, wholesalers, dealers, and retailers. By Howard M. Ullman.

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

    Are Monopolies the Cause of All Economic Problems?

    Are Monopolies the Cause of All Economic Problems?
    No.  But a couple articles are effectively raising the question. The pendulum usually swings between over-enforcement and under-enforcement.  The two recent articles are beating the drum for more vigorous Section 2 enforcement. The…
  • Jan 12

    Speaking on Antitrust Issues with Joint Ventures at Practicing Law Institute (PLI)

    Speaking on Antitrust Issues with Joint Ventures at Practicing Law Institute (PLI)
    I’ll be speaking in a Practicing Law Institute (PLI) One-Hour Briefing on “Antitrust Issues with Joint Ventures” on February 22, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  Here’s a link to the program information and…
  • Dec 11

    Antitrust Analysis of Joint Ventures : How Big Is Too Big?

    Antitrust Analysis of Joint Ventures : How Big Is Too Big?
    My latest piece on joint ventures — and the ancillary restraints doctrine — is available here.
Rank this Week: 931

New York Commercial and…

New York Commercial and Construction Lawyer Blog

Covers business and insurance law. By Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP.

http://www.newyorkcommercialconstructionlawyer.com/
  • Jan 3

    Varying Interpretations of Lien Law Section 3’s Consent Requirement

    Varying Interpretations of Lien Law Section 3’s Consent Requirement
    Last September, the New York Court of Appeals granted a motion for leave to appeal the Fourth Department’s decision in Ferrera v. Peaches Café LLC, 138 A.D.3d 1391, 30 N.Y.S.3d 765 (4th Dep’t 2016). In Peaches, the Fourth…
  • Oct 27

    How Contract Drafting Effects the Establishment of a Lien Fund

    How Contract Drafting Effects the Establishment of a Lien Fund
    According to the New York Lien Law, a mechanic’s lienor who is a subcontractor may only recover on its lien claim if it can establish there is a Lien Fund. That means the lienor must establish that funds were due and owing from the…
  • Sep 12

    When The Party Is Over For A Party Wall

    When The Party Is Over For A Party Wall
    A recent case from Supreme Court, New York County, clarifies a limit to the rights of a property owner that shares a party wall with a neighbor who redevelops its site without relying on the party wall. The post When The Party Is Over For A…
Rank this Week: 959

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: 641

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 846

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
  • Dec 1

    One-Stop Resource Center For Preparing, Filing And Paying IRS 2018 Income Taxe

    One-Stop Resource Center For Preparing, Filing And Paying IRS 2018 Income Taxe
    The Internal Revenue Service wants new small business owners, including those involved in the sharing economy, to know that IRS.gov has an online resource center to help them learn all they need to know about the tax implications of…
  • Dec 1

    Texas Case Shows Why Single Member LLCs Not Good For Asset Protection

    Texas Case Shows Why Single Member LLCs Not Good For Asset Protection
    COURT OF APPEALS SECOND DISTRICT OF TEXAS FORT WORTH NO. 02 - 16 - 00213 - CV JULIA TERESA HECKERT APPELLANT V. CLYDE L. HECKERT, JR . APPELLEE  MEMORANDUM OPINION  This appeal and cross - appeal involve the propriety of a…
  • Dec 1

    Get Ready For 2018 IRS Tax Filings: IRS.gov Offers Free Tax Help

    Get Ready For 2018 IRS Tax Filings: IRS.gov Offers Free Tax Help
    WASHINGTON – As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to visit IRS.gov first for tax tools and resources before calling. Nearly every tax issue can be resolved online. The recent IRS website…
Rank this Week: 590

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: 626

Nathan Roach

Nathan Roach

Covers technology, intellectual property, and business law.

http://www.nathanroach.com/
  • Aug 8

    The importance of honesty in crowdfunding.

    The importance of honesty in crowdfunding.
    There are some truly whimsical, fantastical ideas you see on product crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter. Sometimes they turn out to be the real thing. But often, if it seems to be too good to be true, it is. Exhibit A would be the Lily…
  • Aug 26

    Texas Investment Crowdfunding Due August 2014

    Texas Investment Crowdfunding Due August 2014
    After lots of advocacy, and a few false starts, investment crowdfunding is coming to Texas. Regardless of what happens with JOBS Act Title III crowdfunding, Texas is poised to be the first state to begin equity crowdfunding en masse. Because…
  • Aug 26

    Texas Investment Crowdfunding Due August 2014

    Texas Investment Crowdfunding Due August 2014
    After lots of advocacy, and a few false starts, investment crowdfunding is coming to Texas. Regardless of what happens with JOBS Act Title III crowdfunding, Texas is poised to be the first state to begin equity crowdfunding en masse. Because…
Rank this Week: 924

Towson Tax Attorney

Towson Tax Attorney

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

http://towsontax.com
  • Jul 16

    Income and Salary to an S-Corp Owner

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

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

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

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)
    An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust, or ILIT, should be of interest to any person buying life insurance. The ILIT is not just for people with estate tax issues. The ILIT can allow you to control how and when insurance proceeds are distributed…
Rank this Week: 727

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again
    With Shell Oil Company pulling out as the Houston Open’s title sponsor after a successful 26-year run, the Houston Golf Association finds itself in an all too familiar position — what must be done to make the venerable tournament…
  • Feb 13

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
Rank this Week: 799

Unfair Business Practices

Unfair Business Practices

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

http://unfairbusinesspractices.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 689

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 533

La pub et le droit

La pub et le droit

Covers advertising law. By Natalie Gauthier.

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

    La pub et le droit a 10 an

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

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

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

    Les multinationales de tabac

    Les multinationales de tabac
    Une décision importante qui est pourtant passée inaperçu en juillet dernier, celle concernant le droit du gouvernement du Québec de poursuivre les multinationales de tabac dont le siège social est…
Rank this Week: 658

Indian Company Law

Indian Company Law

Covers company law in India. By Durga Rao.

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

    RBI guidelines & SARFAESI proceedings?

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

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?

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

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?
    There is every need for the Government to enable/assist the Banks in reducing their NPAs (Non-performing Assets) and it is beyond doubt that the Banks are now well assisted/equipped through the legal frame-work in recovering their dues. The…
Rank this Week: 789

Atlanta Business Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Business Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate, contracts and agreements. By The Libby Law Firm.

http://www.atlantabusinesslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 860

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: 759

Perry Krumsiek & Jack Law Blog

Perry Krumsiek & Jack Law Blog

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

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

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On

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

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On

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

    The Lincoln Lawyer

    The Lincoln Lawyer
    Before Abraham Lincoln became our greatest president, he was a great corporate lawyer.  And before he was a corporate lawyer, he was a brilliant trial lawyer. In the 1840s, Lincoln represented a Revolutionary War widow who had been bilked…
Rank this Week: 893

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: 864

License Advocates Law Group

License Advocates Law Group

Provides information for professional and occupational licensees and license applicants in California who have been denied a license, credential, or certificate or who are at risk for disciplinary action (revocation, suspension, probation) against the license by the State.

http://licenseadvocateslawgroup.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 642

Indiana Civil & Business…

Indiana Civil & Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning and intellectual property. By Sam Hasler.

http://haslerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogs to Check Out

    Blogs to Check Out
    Some law blogs that may be interests to some businesses:FDA Law Update - just what says it is, a way to keep up to date on happenings at the FDA.OSHA Law Blog. This may be of more interest to more businesses. Jackson Lewis hosts the blog so…
  • Feb 25

    Georgia

    Georgia
    Georgia Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Blog: Estate Planning: A Three-Step StrategyThe estate planning pyramid gives a hierarchy of goals for estate planning. This pyramid is useful in developing an estate planning strategy based on…
  • Jan 26

    Garden Leave in Action

    Garden Leave in Action
    Considering garden leave's novelty, I thought a collection of news articles descring the use of garden leave might be of some help and interest.
Rank this Week: 623

You and Yours Blawg

You and Yours Blawg

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

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

    You and Yours Blawg is Moving

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

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

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

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

    Lets get Banks Lending - SBA Loan Guarantee Amount to 90%
    Category: Business Law and Planning
Rank this Week: 768

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

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

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

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

    Jesse Small v. Monty J. Bennett, et al. (Cir. Ct. Balto. City)
    Filed:  February 5, 2018 Opinion by:  Pamela J. WhiteHolding:  Demand for attorney's fees and costs incurred prior to the mooting of a shareholder derivative suit (1) failed to satisfy the requirements of the "corporate…
  • Jan 12

    Willow Grove Citizens Assoc. v. County Council of Prince George's County, Maryland (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Willow Grove Citizens Assoc. v. County Council of Prince George's County, Maryland (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed:  December 20, 2017Opinion by:  Stuart R. BergerHolding:  A Maryland LLC’s participation in an administrative proceeding by filing for a zoning special exception was valid even though the LLC had forfeited its right…
  • Jan 8

    Gary W. Stisser v. SP Bancorp, Inc. (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Gary W. Stisser v. SP Bancorp, Inc. (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed: November 29, 2017Opinion by: Andrea M. LeahyHolding: In a shareholder class action lawsuit for breach of directors’ fiduciary duties following a merger, Maryland did not have personal jurisdiction over directors of the company…
Rank this Week: 4694

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

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

http://cybersecurity.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 1186

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

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

    Palm Springs Retail Revitalization Potentially at Risk

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

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

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

    Raising the Bar on Class Action Certifications in California

    Raising the Bar on Class Action Certifications in California
    Two recent decisions out of California—one in state court and one in federal—provide defendants new ammunition for defeating class certification. Continue reading to see what this means for retailers. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 2419

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2520

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

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

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

    Latest Estimate Puts Cybercrime Tab at $600 Billion and Rising

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

    Why GDPR Matters to U.S. Companie

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

    Major Portion of January Data Breaches Target Health Care

    Major Portion of January Data Breaches Target Health Care
    According to the monthly report from the Identity Theft Resource Center, the health care industry suffered more data breaches in January than government, educational and financial sectors combined. Medical and health care-related data…
Rank this Week: 1750

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Covers upcoming and decided appeals of interest to Canadian businesses and professions. By McCarthy Tétrault LLP

http://www.canadianappeals.com
Rank this Week: 3247

NY Commercial Division Blog

NY Commercial Division Blog

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

https://www.pbwt.com/ny-commercial-division-blog/
Rank this Week: 1262

iVLG Business Law Blog

iVLG Business Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    Initial Coin Offerings in SEC Spotlight

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

    Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave

    Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave
    Washington State has passed a bill that grants paid family and medical leave to eligible employees. We explain how it works, how it will be funded, and how it will affect small businesses.... Read More The post Washington State Paid Family…
Rank this Week: 3443

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

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

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

    CONGRESS MAY REFORM ADA PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS LAW

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

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

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

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

    Employer-owned Life Insurance: Notice and Reporting to Avoid Tax
    Many employers maintain life insurance policies on key employees. In addition to the obvious emotional toll the loss of a team member may have on the employer, a key employee’s sudden and permanent absence can also cause the employer…
Rank this Week: 2030

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

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

    SEC Approves Cybersecurity Guidance! Our Big Webcast Coming Soon!

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

    Cancelled: Today’s “Cybersecurity Disclosure” Open Meeting

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

    Three Women on Every Board! That’s Progress?

    Three Women on Every Board! That’s Progress?
    I blogged a few weeks ago about BlackRock’s desire for a quota of two women on every board. I’m glad that BlackRock is advocating for two women on every board – but I’m sad that an investor has to advocate for such a…
Rank this Week: 2331

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
Rank this Week: 2513

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
Rank this Week: 2603

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

https://indiacorplaw.in/
  • Feb 21

    Implications of Granting Infrastructure Status to the Logistics Sector

    Implications of Granting Infrastructure Status to the Logistics Sector
    [Harini Sutaria is a final year student at ILS Law College, Pune] Introduction In a bid to boost the logistics sector in the country, the Government has granted it an infrastructure status. This grant of status is a positive move by…
  • Feb 19

    Why SEBI is Failing at Regulating Insider Trading in India

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

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

    Crossholding in Credit Rating Agencies: An Insight into the SEBI Consultation Paper
    [Kashish Jain is a 4th year B.B.A L.L.B (Hons.) student at Jindal Global Law School in Sonipat, Haryana] A credit rating agency (CRA) is a service provider that assesses the creditworthiness of an entity (issuer) or a debt instrument (e.g.,…
Rank this Week: 3939

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

Covers new reinsurance-related and arbitration developments. By Carlton Fields.

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1671

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
  • Feb 21

    How to Protect Against Cyber Risk

    How to Protect Against Cyber Risk
    Akin Gump recently attended a conference held by Advisen that focused on exploring cyber risks and how companies can mitigate potential exposure. The key takeaways and trends include reputational-harm coverage, strengthened laws for data…
  • Feb 15

    Recommended Reading: EY Report on 2018 Proxy Season Preview

    Recommended Reading: EY Report on 2018 Proxy Season Preview
    This week, we highlight a report by EY Center for Board Matters on the top five priorities for companies in 2018 based on outreach conversations with institutional investors. Investors offer that their top five priorities this year are: Board…
  • Feb 13

    President Trump Releases Infrastructure Plan

    President Trump Releases Infrastructure Plan
    The White House released its long-anticipated infrastructure plan on Monday, February 12. The plan would spend $200 billion over 10 years to leverage $1.5 trillion in total spending, give greater control and authority to state and local…
Rank this Week: 2091

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

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

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Feb 21

    Civilian Agencies May Increase Simplified Acquisition and Micro-Purchase Threshold

    Civilian Agencies May Increase Simplified Acquisition and Micro-Purchase Threshold
    Civilian agencies may issue class deviations to quickly implement provisions of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act increasing the micro-purchase threshold to $10,000 and the simplified acquisition threshold to $250,000. In a…
  • Feb 20

    5 Things You Should Know: Contract Claims (The Basics)

    5 Things You Should Know: Contract Claims (The Basics)
    As a contractor, you strive to do the best job for the fairest price and to develop a good working relationship with the government. But in government contracts—like in any other—disputes sometimes arise. So what’s the best…
  • Feb 20

    SBA Size Protests: Subsidiary Couldn’t File for Parent

    SBA Size Protests: Subsidiary Couldn’t File for Parent
    A subsidiary cannot file an SBA size protest on behalf of its parent company. Last week, I wrote about an SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals case holding that a parent couldn’t file a size appeal on behalf of its subsidiary. …
Rank this Week: 3209

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/
  • Feb 21

    Preparing For Your Consultation With A Divorce Attorney

    Preparing For Your Consultation With A Divorce Attorney
    After you make the decision to retain an attorney and file for divorce, or after you are served with a petition for divorce, you will soon find yourself preparing to meet with divorce lawyer.  There is a lot going on at this point. …
  • Jan 19

    Am I Required to Probate a Will in Texas?

    Am I Required to Probate a Will in Texas?
      The short answer is no – there is generally no legal requirement to probate a will in the State of Texas.  Having said that – there is a legal requirement to file a will with the county clerk upon learning of the…
  • Nov 29

    An Estate Planning Solution for Parents Whose Children Have Student Loan

    An Estate Planning Solution for Parents Whose Children Have Student Loan
    There has been a significant increase in student loan debt as well as default rates by borrowers leading to an increased risk that the estate a borrower’s parent intends to pass to their child could instead end up in the hands of a…
Rank this Week: 3886

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/
  • Feb 21

    Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Extends Only to Employees Who Report to SEC

    Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Extends Only to Employees Who Report to SEC
    By Brian Neil Hoffman and Jeremy Ben Merkelson The United States Supreme Court today narrowed the universe of plaintiffs who can claim protection under the whistleblower anti-retaliation provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform…
  • Jan 25

    Supreme Court Denies Review of FLSA Joint-Employer Test

    Supreme Court Denies Review of FLSA Joint-Employer Test
    By Jeremy Ben Merkelson It seems like an easy question: who is an “employer” liable for paying minimum wage and overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA or Act)? The answer is not always straightforward when there are two…
  • Jan 23

    New HHS Conscience and Religious Freedom Division to Aid Healthcare Workers With Moral Objection

    New HHS Conscience and Religious Freedom Division to Aid Healthcare Workers With Moral Objection
      By Steven T. Collis This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it created a new division within its Office for Civil Rights to “restore federal enforcement of our nation’s laws that…
Rank this Week: 2629

Portland Business & Commercial Law…

Portland Business & Commercial Law Blog

By Slinde Nelson Stanford.

http://www.slindenelson.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    Patent or trade secret?

    Patent or trade secret?
    Nearly every entrepreneur relies on intellectual property as the cornerstone of their business. Trademarks distinguish a brand and copyrights protect an artist’s craft. But as technology touches more fields than ever before, intellectual…
  • Feb 12

    Giant business litigation case between Waymo and Uber is settled

    Giant business litigation case between Waymo and Uber is settled
    High-profile cases litigated in Oregon and other states are interesting to watch because, for one thing, they usually exhibit certain principles of business litigation that apply universally. A recent high-stakes business litigation case was…
  • Feb 8

    Army vet enjoys business formation success after major setback

    Army vet enjoys business formation success after major setback
    Many Oregon business owners can recall what it was like when they first began their journeys toward success. For some, their dreams of launching businesses or products took years to actualize due to various types of setbacks, including major…
Rank this Week: 3046

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/
  • Feb 21

    Federal Appellate Court Upholds NY Donor Disclosure Regulation

    Federal Appellate Court Upholds NY Donor Disclosure Regulation
    Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an opinion rejecting federal constitutional and other challenges to New York regulations requiring "charitable organizations" to disclose the identities of their…
  • Feb 21

    Exemption Application Changes: IRS Removes Need to Reapply for Exemption for Some Changes in Legal Form & Revises Application Forms, Fee

    Exemption Application Changes: IRS Removes Need to Reapply for Exemption for Some Changes in Legal Form & Revises Application Forms, Fee
    The IRS has recently made a number of significant changes to the process for applying for recognition of exemption under Internal Revenue Code section 501. Probably the most important is found in Revenue Procedure 2018-15, which provides that…
  • Feb 19

    Nonprofits, Governance, and #MeToo

    Nonprofits, Governance, and #MeToo
    The #MeToo movement has reached several major nonprofit organizations, raising serious accountability and governance questions. For example: According to NPR, the General Counsel and Chief International Officer of the American Red Cross…
Rank this Week: 3870

Controlling Corporate Legal Costs

Controlling Corporate Legal Costs

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

https://www.controllingcorporatelegalcosts.com/
Rank this Week: 1508

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 21

    Tax Issues for Startup

    Tax Issues for Startup
    In his article, Tax Issues for Startups, tax attorney Chip Wry summarizes some of the more significant federal income tax issues that founders may encounter in forming their companies, hiring and compensating employees and other service…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4310

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://beveragelawupdate.com
  • Feb 21

    Are We Saying Goodbye to the Beer Babe?

    Are We Saying Goodbye to the Beer Babe?
    The #MeToo movement has produced constant headlines and has helped positively change corporate culture. Is it possible for its breadth to include beer ads? Sexist beer ads have traditionally been the norm. Give a scantily clad gal a beer…
  • Jan 17

    Trump’s Tax Plan WILL Affect You – But How?

    Trump’s Tax Plan WILL Affect You – But How?
    On December 22, 2017, in one of the fastest-moving pieces of legislation to come across a President’s desk, President Trump signed into law a bill generally known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” The Act will undoubtedly…
  • Jan 15

    America’s Craft Beer Community Springs into Nashville

    America’s Craft Beer Community Springs into Nashville
    This spring, the craft brewing community will take over America’s Music City for the Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America®, presented by the Brewers Association, from April 30 to May 3. Joining them at this year’s…
Rank this Week: 2416

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

Covers business and employment law.

http://www.sacattorneys.com/san-jose-business-lawyer
  • Feb 21

    Avoiding Post-Merger Mistake

    Avoiding Post-Merger Mistake
    Recently, we used this space to present a few ideas on how to avoid the pitfalls that could stall, slow, or even destroy merger activities. As a follow up to that discussion, we are presenting a few ideas you might find helpful in maintaining…
  • Feb 14

    Managing a Difficult Employee

    Managing a Difficult Employee
    It is not uncommon for any business, in any industry, to experience conflict with one or more of their employees. Whether their actions are disruptive in the workplace, disrespectful to co-workers, or damaging to the business’s…
  • Feb 9

    Ensuring Success In a Business Merger

    Ensuring Success In a Business Merger
    Whether to increase geographic expansion, take advantage of economies of scale, or for any number of other reasons, a business merger can be an important strategy in the growth and success of your company. Taking on such an endeavor includes…
Rank this Week: 1577

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 21

    Just Passing Through: New Deduction for Business Income Expires in 2026

    Just Passing Through: New Deduction for Business Income Expires in 2026
    Under new IRC §199A, business entity owners may be able to deduct 20 percent of passthrough income. This tax boon, which is set to sunset after December 31, 2025, has many lawyers wondering whether they might personally benefit. Almost…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2560