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Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

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

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Feb 19

    What is a class action lawsuit?

    What is a class action lawsuit?
    At one point, you have probably received something in the mail about a class action lawsuit in Kentucky or Ohio, but you may not have understood exactly what it is. Class action lawsuits can be confusing because, according to the…
  • Feb 12

    Understanding how non-compete agreements can benefit your company

    Understanding how non-compete agreements can benefit your company
    When you are working to build your business in Kentucky, chances are you have spent considerable time looking for ways to strategically market your product or service without compromising sensitive business concepts. One of your primary…
  • Feb 12

    Does your business need non-compete agreements?

    Does your business need non-compete agreements?
    As a Kentucky business owner, you know it is prudent to understand the various ways you can protect your legal and financial interests. One of the ways you can do this is by having employee contracts as well as non-compete...
Rank this Week: 2289

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

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

https://dataprivacy.foxrothschild.com/
  • 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…
  • Jan 22

    Comptroller Sounds Alarm About Banks’ Vulnerability to Cyberattack

    Comptroller Sounds Alarm About Banks’ Vulnerability to Cyberattack
    The U.S. Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is out with its first Semiannual Risk Perspective report under Trump appointee Joseph Otting. It’s not terribly rosy from a cybersecurity perspective, reports…
Rank this Week: 2331

Beer Law Blog

Beer Law Blog

Blog devoted to the legal issues of the craft brewer, winemaker, and distiller.

http://beerlawcenter.com/craft-beer-blog/
  • Feb 19

    Alcohol on Road Signs?!

    Alcohol on Road Signs?!
    *Please keep in mind that this is information is specific to North Carolina law. Contact an attorney in your state to find out specific information about this. *This information is provided by the NC Craft Brewers Guild. Read the original…
  • Feb 12

    Remember: Your “Premises” for Beer Sales May Not Extend to Your Parking Lot

    Remember: Your “Premises” for Beer Sales May Not Extend to Your Parking Lot
    *Please keep in mind that this is information is specific to North Carolina law. Contact an attorney in your state to find out specific information about this. *This information is provided by the NC Craft Brewers Guild. Read the original…
  • Feb 6

    What Happens if My Trademark Contains a Name, Signature, or Portrait?

    What Happens if My Trademark Contains a Name, Signature, or Portrait?
    *The information for this blog can be found here.   If your mark includes a name, portrait, or signature that is of a living individual and you want to register the mark at the USPTO, you must provide the USPTO certain information…
Rank this Week: 1290

Strictly Business

Strictly Business

Covers business law for entrepreneurs, emerging companies and the investment management industry. By Alexander J. Davie.

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

    Intro to Private Equity Fund

    Intro to Private Equity Fund
    A private equity fund is an investment entity formed by an investment adviser (often also referred to as a fund manager or sponsor), that raises capital from investors to make investments in private companies under a specified investment…
  • Jan 31

    The Legal Pitfalls of Rewards-Based Crowdfunding Campaign

    The Legal Pitfalls of Rewards-Based Crowdfunding Campaign
    Rewards-based crowdfunding sites, such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo have become a common way to get innovative businesses and products off the ground. The premise behind these crowdfunding sites is that, by raising small monetary…
  • Nov 29

    Using Side Letters in Private Fund

    Using Side Letters in Private Fund
    At some point while raising capital for a private fund, you will likely be asked by one or more potential investors to enter into a side letter. A side letter is an agreement between the fund and one particular investor to vary the terms of…
Rank this Week: 3188

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

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

    The LLC Equitable Buyout: Past, Present, Future

    The LLC Equitable Buyout: Past, Present, Future
    In less than a decade the LLC "equitable buyout" doctrine went from non-existent to settled law in New York. How did it happen? What happens next? Read on in this week's New York Business Divorce. Continue Reading…
  • Feb 12

    Will Someone Please Re-Name the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing?

    Will Someone Please Re-Name the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing?
    The implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing continues to sow confusion as to its utility and application in disputes among business co-owners, in which often it is misconceived as a quasi-fiduciary claim invoking the court’s…
  • Feb 5

    The Purposeless Purpose Clause Makes a Comeback — Or Does It?

    The Purposeless Purpose Clause Makes a Comeback — Or Does It?
    Remember the "purposeless purpose clause" that featured prominently in last summer's appellate ruling in the LLC dissolution case, Mace v Tunick? On remand, following a trial, Justice Alan Scheinkman once again dismissed the case. Find out…
Rank this Week: 3821

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/
  • Feb 18

    Chancery Approves Sale of TransPerfect Global, Inc.

    Chancery Approves Sale of TransPerfect Global, Inc.
    The Delaware Court of Chancery recently approved a plan to sell TransPerfect Global, Inc. (“TransPerfect” or the “Company”) to co-owner Philip Shawe. In the Court’s most recent opinion issued earlier on…
  • Jan 31

    Conspiracy Theory of Personal Jurisdiction Analyzed by Chancery

    Conspiracy Theory of Personal Jurisdiction Analyzed by Chancery
    In the recent decision of Reid v. Siniscalchi, C.A. No. 2874-VCS (Del. Ch. Jan. 30, 2018), the Court of Chancery analyzed the “conspiracy theory” of personal jurisdiction. According to the Court: Under the conspiracy theory…
  • Dec 20

    Dell Appraisal Decision Overturned – Deal Price Given Substantial Weight

    Dell Appraisal Decision Overturned – Deal Price Given Substantial Weight
    In a long awaited and highly anticipated ruling, the Delaware Supreme Court overturned the Court of Chancery’s decision in the Dell appraisal action, Dell v. Magnetar Global Event Driven Master Fund, No. 565, 2016 (Del. Supr.…
Rank this Week: 2408

Trade Secrets Watch

Trade Secrets Watch

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/trade-secrets-watch/
Rank this Week: 2346

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

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

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 2726

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 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…
  • Jan 31

    The New Wealth Transfer Tax Laws and Their Impacts On Existing Estate Plan

    The New Wealth Transfer Tax Laws and Their Impacts On Existing Estate Plan
    NEW ESTATE, GIFT AND GST TAX LAWS On January 1, 2018, the current federal estate tax, gift tax, and generation skipping transfer (GST) tax exemption levels were increased dramatically to $11,180,000 per person ($22,360,000 combined for a…
Rank this Week: 2551

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
  • Feb 16

    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 new venture fund intended to support companies trying to increase…
  • Feb 14

    Watch: Brand Management for In-House Counsel

    Watch: Brand Management for In-House Counsel
    The Intersection of Trademarks, Advertising and Corporate Social Responsibility Protecting the value of your corporate brand is a critical mission. As companies are increasingly asked to make disclosures regarding their efforts to address…
  • Jan 19

    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 lawsuit by the City of New York seeking compensation for the costs…
Rank this Week: 3999

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

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

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3094

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/
  • Feb 16

    When Should I Have My Employees Sign A Non-Disclosure Agreement?

    When Should I Have My Employees Sign A Non-Disclosure Agreement?
    California is one of the most innovative and creative job markets in the world. Every year, advances in a wide variety of industries reach consumers as a direct result of work done by California employees. Fashion, entertainment, technology…
  • Feb 9

    Understanding Investor Qualifications: Accredited Investors vs. Qualified Purchaser

    Understanding Investor Qualifications: Accredited Investors vs. Qualified Purchaser
    Hedge funds are defined as a limited partnership of investors that use high risk methods to realize large capital gains. Without an applicable exemption, the hedge fund must register with the Securities and Exchange Commission and meet…
  • Feb 2

    Shell Corporations Versus Holding Companie

    Shell Corporations Versus Holding Companie
    The sale of a business can be far more complicated than simply signing contracts and transferring assets from one side to the other. Tax and civil liability can be incurred in a traditional sale, anonymity may be required for a host of…
Rank this Week: 3522

Business Law Post

Business Law Post

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

http://www.businesslawpost.com
  • Feb 16

    State Securities Regulators Crack Down on Crypto

    State Securities Regulators Crack Down on Crypto
    In recent months, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) have issued warnings to those involved in cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings, and…
  • Feb 12

    Overview of the SEC Regulation of Virtual Currency: Do Utility Tokens Still Exist?

    Overview of the SEC Regulation of Virtual Currency: Do Utility Tokens Still Exist?
    In this post, I would like to analyze the trend in the regulation (including guidance) by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") of the virtual currencies offerings, often referred to as ICOs (initial coin offerings) or TGEs…
  • Feb 11

    Recent CFTC enforcement actions related to digital asset

    Recent CFTC enforcement actions related to digital asset
    The recent CFTC enforcement actions have highlighted the fact that the US regulators are paying increased attention to the conduct of ICOs and the trading of digital assets.All three cases involve fraud.  The January 16, 2018 enforcement…
Rank this Week: 3355

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Feb 16

    Court Of Chancery Resolves Allocation Issues In Advancement Case

    Court Of Chancery Resolves Allocation Issues In Advancement Case
    Weil v. Vereit Operating Partnership LP, C.A. 2017-0613-JTL (February 13, 2018) This decision clearly sets out how to allocate fees for claims subject to advancement of attorney fees from those that are not covered by an advancement…
  • Feb 16

    Court Of Chancery Provides Definitive Guidelines On Judicial Sale Proce

    Court Of Chancery Provides Definitive Guidelines On Judicial Sale Proce
    In re: TransPerfect Global Inc., C.A. 9700-CB (February 15, 2018) In what it is hoped is the final act in the TransPerfect case, this decision upholds the sale process used by the Custodian to sell TransPerfect. While certainly a unique…
  • Feb 16

    Court Of Chancery Adopts Market Price In Appraisal Valuation

    Court Of Chancery Adopts Market Price In Appraisal Valuation
    Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd. V. Aruba Networks Inc., C.A. 11448-VCL (February 15, 2018) This appraisal case adopts the target’s market price as its fair value. This confirms that the Court of Chancery may well interpret Dell and…
Rank this Week: 2704

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 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…
  • Feb 11

    Top 10 Topics for Directors in 2018: Trade and sanction

    Top 10 Topics for Directors in 2018: Trade and sanction
    Trade and sanctions U.S. sanctions administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) apply to U.S. persons, including companies incorporated in the U.S. and U.S. citizens and permanent…
Rank this Week: 2364

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

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

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Feb 15

    Foreign Export Cartels, Comity, and the Separation of Power

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

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

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

    A Windfall for Insurers in the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap

    A Windfall for Insurers in the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap
    The two-year budget plan passed last week makes important changes to payment obligations in the Medicare Part D coverage gap, also known as the donut hole.  While the new plan produces a one-year benefit for seniors by reducing what they…
Rank this Week: 1735

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Covers the intersection of customs law and asset seizures, with a particular focus on reporting on news of U.S. Customs & Border Protection currency seizures from international travelers for failure to report, bulk cash smuggling, or structuring.

http://greatlakescustomslaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Customs at Dulles Seized $124k Cash in 3 Incident

    Customs at Dulles Seized $124k Cash in 3 Incident
    Dulles continues to lead the nation in news releases about money seized by Customs officers at their airport for violations ... The post Customs at Dulles Seized $124k Cash in 3 Incidents appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Feb 8

    CBP Seizes $11k Cash from Vietnamese Couple at Dulle

    CBP Seizes $11k Cash from Vietnamese Couple at Dulle
    Customs officers at Dulles airport seized more than $11,000 from a couple traveling to Vietnam. According to the story, they ... The post CBP Seizes $11k Cash from Vietnamese Couple at Dulles appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Feb 5

    3 Airport Cash Seizures at Dulles Result in $140,000 Seized

    3 Airport Cash Seizures at Dulles Result in $140,000 Seized
    Customs officers in Dulles continue their high-profile cash seizures, by seizing more than nearly $150,000 in three separate seizure incidents ... The post 3 Airport Cash Seizures at Dulles Result in $140,000 Seized appeared first on Great…
Rank this Week: 2107

Canadian M&A Perspectives

Canadian M&A Perspectives

Covers developments in private and public mergers and acquisitions, and private equity. By McCarthy Tetrault.

http://www.canadianmergersacquisitions.com
  • Feb 15

    New 2018 Investment Canada Act Threshold for State-Owned Enterprise WTO Investment

    New 2018 Investment Canada Act Threshold for State-Owned Enterprise WTO Investment
    By Oliver J. Borgers and Michele F. Siu The pre-closing review threshold for direct acquisitions of Canadian businesses by non-Canadian, WTO investors that are state-owned for 2018 has increased to C$398 million in asset value of the…
  • Feb 15

    Competition Act Update

    Competition Act Update
    By Oliver J. Borgers and Michele F. Siu New 2018 Competition Act Merger Notification Threshold The pre-merger notification transaction-size threshold for 2018 has increased to C$92 million from the 2017 threshold of C$88 million.1  The…
  • Feb 12

    “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”: Whether to Form a Limited Partnership in Manitoba rather than Ontario

    “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”: Whether to Form a Limited Partnership in Manitoba rather than Ontario
    By Matthew Cumming, Nicole Rumble and Paulina Bogdanova Limited partnerships are widely used in Ontario (and other Canadian jurisdictions) and have many benefits, including limited liability for limited partners. However, this benefit is…
Rank this Week: 1627

Austin TX Business Law Blog

Austin TX Business Law Blog

By Sanjeev Kumar.

https://thekumarlawfirm.com/lawyer/blog/Austin-TX-Business-Law-Blog.htm
  • Feb 15

    Protecting Your Business’s Website

    Protecting Your Business’s Website
    Can I copyright my website?In today’s internet driven world, your website will often be a customer or client’s first introduction to your business.  Your website is one of your business’s most valuable assets and, as…
  • Feb 1

    Turning Your Concept into a Startup

    Turning Your Concept into a Startup
    How do I start up a small business?Owning your own small business is the American dream for many.  While coming up with a dynamic concept is an important step to any startup, your idea is just the launching point for your successful…
  • Jan 22

    Business Disputes: Arbitration vs. Mediation

    Business Disputes: Arbitration vs. Mediation
    Is arbitration or mediation the best method for resolving my business dispute?For business owners, disputes are inevitable.  Often, business disputes will arise between business partners or between two businesses when they disagree about…
Rank this Week: 2643

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
  • Feb 14

    What Are the Types of Partnerships?

    What Are the Types of Partnerships?
    I am writing this post about types of partnerships because of a question that I answered on Quora. Please see Why would a group of people organize their business as a partnership? in the U.S.,  there are different types of…
  • Feb 6

    How to Form an LLC

    How to Form an LLC
    I am writing this post about how to form an LLC (limited liability company) because of a question that I answered on Quora. Please see What are the basic requirements for forming of a LLC in US? The following is an overview of the steps…
  • Jan 24

    Is an Operating Agreement Required for an LLC?

    Is an Operating Agreement Required for an LLC?
    I have written many times about limited liability company operating agreements. This post answers the following question: Is an operating agreement required? As is the case for many issues pertaining to limited liability companies, the answer…
Rank this Week: 3245

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: 2415

In the Weeds

In the Weeds

Covers cannabis law and businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://cannabislaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 14

    A Pennsylvania Physician’s Guide to Navigating Medical Marijuana Registration

    A Pennsylvania Physician’s Guide to Navigating Medical Marijuana Registration
    On Fox’s Physician Law blog, associate Richard Holzworth recently outlined the requirements for physicians in Pennsylvania who wish to issue medical marijuana “certifications” to their patients under Act 16, the…
  • Feb 13

    Will Florida Trade Orange Trees for Hemp Fields?

    Will Florida Trade Orange Trees for Hemp Fields?
    Citrus greening, a disease that has been slowly spreading throughout Florida since 2004, has been putting the squeeze on Florida’s key agricultural crop (the citrus industry in Florida is worth $10.7 billion).  Citrus greening…
  • Jan 23

    New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Signs Executive Order Expanding Access to Medical Marijuana

    New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Signs Executive Order Expanding Access to Medical Marijuana
    New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order directing the New Jersey Department of Health and the Board of Medical Examiners to review the state’s existing medical marijuana program with a focus on ways to expand access to…
Rank this Week: 2340

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: 1779

Dahman's Law

Dahman's Law

Covers business issues.

http://dahmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 14

    Dahman Obtains Successful Outcome in 2 Week Jury Trial

    Dahman Obtains Successful Outcome in 2 Week Jury Trial
    As lead trial counsel in a two-week jury trial defending a small business and its CEO from allegations originally by six plaintiffs seeking more than $3 million, KJK attorney Samir Dahman obtained a jury outcome essentially giving only…
  • Dec 7

    Dahman and Ten Other KJK Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyer

    Dahman and Ten Other KJK Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyer
    Samir Dahman, the Partner in Charge of Kohrman Jackson & Krantz, LLP’s Columbus office, was selected for the fifth consecutive year as a 2018 Business Litigation Super Lawyers in Columbus by Ohio Super…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2027

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
  • Feb 13

    Avoid Talking to Insurance Companies Before Your Personal Injury Attorney

    Avoid Talking to Insurance Companies Before Your Personal Injury Attorney
    The initial conversations you have with an insurance company after an injury can determine how much the company will cover your health expenses. The goal of an insurance adjuster is to get you to admit fault or downplay your injuries so…
  • Jan 16

    Understanding Trends in Divorce Rate

    Understanding Trends in Divorce Rate
    It is too early to have complete statistics related to marriage and divorce in the U.S. for 2017. Researchers have had enough time to compile their 2016 data and get a snapshot of what the 2017 data may be. For decades, people in the…
  • Dec 15

    Watching for Child Injuries After Car Accident

    Watching for Child Injuries After Car Accident
    Being involved in a car accident can become a nightmare if you have a child with you in the vehicle. Your immediate concern will be to check for any visible injuries on your child, followed by medical attention. As with adults, some injuries…
Rank this Week: 1944

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: 2711

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: 2639

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

Covers business law, government law, and immigration law. By Brian Silber, Esq.

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Feb 13

    Creditors Call Cuba’s Debt

    Creditors Call Cuba’s Debt
    Once upon a time, Cuba accumulated billions of dollars in debt, and hasn’t paid it off in decades; a handful of countries worldwide lent Cuba money under the late Fidel Castro. Despite restructuring some of these loans within the past 5…
  • Feb 6

    US Internet Endeavor in Cuba Under Criticism

    US Internet Endeavor in Cuba Under Criticism
    Alan Gross was arrested and jailed in Cuba in the year 2009 for doing his job. He was a United States government contractor employed by USAID – the United States Agency for International Development. Gross was held until his trial in…
  • Jan 30

    Castro and Successor Attend Unveiling of US-Sponsored Statue

    Castro and Successor Attend Unveiling of US-Sponsored Statue
    When it comes to US-Cuba relations, it is rare these days to see a sign that relations are improving. And it’s even rarer to see government officials from both countries sharing a positive moment together. But that’s just what…
Rank this Week: 1992

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Feb 12

    Interview with Bailey Roese on the KDP 

    Interview with Bailey Roese on the KDP 
    Bailey Roese may not be a native Kentuckian, but her commitment to community and social justice in the Commonwealth was apparent when she joined BGD in 2013.
  • Feb 6

    Sixth Circuit’s Asylum Ruling Vacates Board of Immigration Appeals Decision Under High Abuse of Discretion Standard

    Sixth Circuit’s Asylum Ruling Vacates Board of Immigration Appeals Decision Under High Abuse of Discretion Standard
    Adding to the growing list of courts ruling on immigration cases this month, the Sixth Circuit recently vacated a Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) decision to deny a woman’s motion to reopen her immigration proceedings.…
  • Dec 19

    Event Recap: 2017 BGD Legislative Conference

    Event Recap: 2017 BGD Legislative Conference
    Thank you for being a part of the authoritative policy discussions on issues impacting life and business in Indiana during the 26th Annual BGD Legislative Conference at the Indiana Convention Center on Dec. 13, 2017.
Rank this Week: 1380

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Feb 11

    WollmanJames.html - Franchise Prospect

    WollmanJames.html - Franchise Prospect
    James Wollman Email- Telephone- James Wollman Vice President of Franchising NTY Franchise Company Male Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States...
  • Feb 11

    WoodruffBen.html - Franchise Prospect

    WoodruffBen.html - Franchise Prospect
    Fran Hise Fran Hise WOOPS! New York, New York, United States...
  • Feb 11

    WrightPeter.html - Franchise Prospect

    WrightPeter.html - Franchise Prospect
    Peter Wright Email- Telephone- Peter Wright Director, Branded Solutions, West Division Starbucks Coffee Co. Male United States Other Organizations: VP, Franchising and Development, Chief Executive Officer, Project Pie, LLC Regional Sales…
Rank this Week: 3637

TexLaw Today Blog

TexLaw Today Blog

Covers how businesses growth in North Texas intersects with current legal developments. By Mark L. Hill of Scheef & Stone, LLP.

http://www.markhilltx.com
  • Feb 11

    Arbitration – Friend or Foe

    Arbitration – Friend or Foe
    Arbitration is an increasingly common alternative to traditional resolution of business disputes in state and federal courts.  Most sophisticated businesses have used or experienced contracts with arbitration clauses at some point in the…
  • Nov 15

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret
    A business commonly has all sorts of valuable assets. Most businesses have some combination of assets such as real estate, equipment, inventory, cash, receivables and patents just to name a few. One class of assets that can be…
  • Nov 15

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret
    A business commonly has all sorts of valuable assets. Most businesses have some combination of assets such as real estate, equipment, inventory, cash, receivables and patents just to name a few. One class of assets that can be…
Rank this Week: 1919

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 1026

The Virtual Attorney Blog

The Virtual Attorney Blog

Covers estate planning and business law. By Michael Brennan.

http://thevirtualattorney.com/blog
  • Feb 8

    This is the Right Way to Make Gifts to Children

    This is the Right Way to Make Gifts to Children
    There are numerous considerations for parents and grandparents when contemplating making gifts to minor children. Outright gifts are frowned upon because, under the eyes of the law, children are under a legal disability, which means that they…
  • Feb 1

    Tune Out the Negative Speak | An Excerpt from "Solo out of Law School"

    Tune Out the Negative Speak | An Excerpt from "Solo out of Law School"
    The following is an excerpt from "Solo Out of Law School--A How Can Guide to Starting a Law Firm as a New Attorney" Solo out of Law School is a book for both law students thinking about a solo career and attorneys looking to open their own…
  • Jan 29

    Estate Tax Changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    Estate Tax Changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    The newly passed tax reform bill includes some significant changes to the estate tax. Here’s what you can expect. While the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made sweeping changes to the estate tax limits, in reality, unless you have significant…
Rank this Week: 1889

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

Provides practical insights from quantitative legal research on corporate law, capital markets, finance, and mergers & acquisitions, as well as law schools and legal education. By Professor Robert Anderson.

http://witnesseth.typepad.com
  • Feb 8

    Scholarly Residuals for Faculty Compensation

    Scholarly Residuals for Faculty Compensation
    In many law schools and other university departments, faculty are recruited, evaluated, and granted tenure largely based on their research productivity and influence. That system works reasonably well to motivate faculty members prior to…
  • Feb 1

    Calibrating law school rankings for performance

    Calibrating law school rankings for performance
    The US News ranking system determines much of how law schools currently admit students. Schools are ranked in large part based on the incoming student medians for undergraduate GPA and LSAT. As a result, many schools attempt to maximize these…
  • Nov 27

    The turbulent future of law school admission

    The turbulent future of law school admission
    The most significant change in law school admissions in a generation is silently underway. A couple dozen law schools undertook a pilot program to determine whether the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) predicted law school grades as well as…
Rank this Week: 2414

Federal Securities Law Blog

Federal Securities Law Blog

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

http://www.fedseclaw.com/
  • Feb 7

    SEC seeks to regulate transactions utilizing cryptocurrencies under federal securities law

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

    How to structure a joint venture

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

    Boilerplate provisions in a contract

    Boilerplate provisions in a contract
    The term “boilerplate” refers to standardized language in a contract that usually appears at the end of the agreement (often in a section titled “miscellaneous” or “general terms”). While boilerplate…
Rank this Week: 4529

Lanard and Associates Blog

Lanard and Associates Blog

Franchise law information and tips for franchisors, franchisees and the franchise industry; commercial lease information for prospective and existing tenants; and other business legal news and information.

http://lanardandassociates.com/blog/
  • Feb 6

    Florida Small Business Parity Act

    Florida Small Business Parity Act
    Florida Senate had recently passed SB 1076 known as the Florida Small Business Parity Act.  The Florida Small Business Parity Act is an attempt by the Florida legislature to ensure that Franchisees owning a Franchise are on a more even…
  • Dec 11

    What Is A Franchise Earnings Claim?

    What Is A Franchise Earnings Claim?
    DEFINITION OF A FRANCHISE EARNINGS CLAIM What is a franchise earnings claim? As a prospective franchisee, you want to know how much money  you can expect to generate from the franchise business in which you are investing.  A…
  • Sep 11

    What States Have Franchise Laws?

    What States Have Franchise Laws?
    If you are a new franchisor, you must be aware of not only the federal franchise law that requires disclosure of certain information to a prospective investor in a franchise, but you must also be aware of state franchise laws. FEDERAL…
Rank this Week: 2278

CBL Business Law Blog

CBL Business Law Blog

Explores business law issues as they relate to SMEs in the UK and any international business wanting to trade in Britain. By Cousins Business Law.

http://www.business-lawfirm.co.uk/blog/
  • Feb 6

    Party Wall Act Notices and Dispute

    Party Wall Act Notices and Dispute
    Prior to 1996 therewas no regulation outside of London which gave a statutory mechanism for resolvingbuilding issues with Party Walls and other structures against a boundary. ByParty Walls I mean walls and structures which are shared by…
  • Jan 31

    Licensing Review February 2018

    Licensing Review February 2018
    Here isa brief overview of recent news affecting the alcohol entertainment and latenight sectors.Licensinglaw changes?InNovember 2017 the Government gave its response to the House of Lords SelectCommittee report on the Licensing Act 2003. By…
  • Dec 5

    Apply for your TENs now!

    Apply for your TENs now!
    Christmas is nearly upon us so if you have not yet applied for any TENs (Temporary Event Notices) for any events which are not covered by a Premises Licence, then you need to act now. Soon it will be too late.Remember that Christmas Eve and…
Rank this Week: 2911

Blog: News & Legal Articles from…

Blog: News & Legal Articles from Our Team

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.ds-l.com/blog/
  • Feb 5

    DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S NEW UNPAID INTERN TEST

    DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S NEW UNPAID INTERN TEST
    Photo: Doug Leavitt Last month the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division officially rejected the 6-part test it had been using to determine if an employer who had an unpaid intern was violating the Fair Labor Standards Act…
  • Dec 5

    DELAWARE ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT

    DELAWARE ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT
    Image of courthouse pillars A Delaware business client recently asked me to review his commercial privacy policy to see if his website complied with current online privacy protection requirements.  Not surprisingly in this fast pace and…
  • Oct 19

    Employer Must Pay For All Non-Exempt Employee Breaks of 20 Minutes or Le

    Employer Must Pay For All Non-Exempt Employee Breaks of 20 Minutes or Le
    Last week on October 13 the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that an employer must pay a non-exempt employee for all rest breaks of 20 minutes or less.  This is nothing new and has been the law of the land under the Fair Labor…
Rank this Week: 3533

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: 1896

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Inconsistency Between Terms of Will and Payable on Death Designations Not Enough to Prove Undue Influence

    Inconsistency Between Terms of Will and Payable on Death Designations Not Enough to Prove Undue Influence
    In a fairly recent Tennessee undue influence case, relatives claiming undue influence by another relative argued that there was undue influence because the provisions of the decedent’s last will were inconsistent with payable on death…
  • Jan 21

    Lien Lis Pendens in Tennesssee

    Lien Lis Pendens in Tennesssee
    A lien lis pendens can be a very effective tool not only to preserve a claim against real estate, but also, to create leverage in litigation. Tennessee’s lien lis pendens statute is about as clear as mud, even to those of us accustomed…
  • Jan 3

    Proving Fraudulent Transfers under Tennessee Law

    Proving Fraudulent Transfers under Tennessee Law
    A recent opinion of the Court of Appeals of Tennessee in a fraudulent transfer case provides an excellent summary and roadmap of what it takes to prove a fraudulent transfer under Tennessee law. The Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, which has…
Rank this Week: 3342

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

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

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
Rank this Week: 4069

The Federal Government Contracts &…

The Federal Government Contracts & Procurement Blog

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://governmentcontracts.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jan 31

    Failure to Meaningfully Consider OCI

    Failure to Meaningfully Consider OCI
    For contractors, defending (and overcoming) bid protests that challenge contract awards based on alleged Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI) may hinge on what a contractor does at the very beginning of the procurement…
  • Jan 3

    New COFC Decision Highlights Danger of Contract Modifications on CDA Claim

    New COFC Decision Highlights Danger of Contract Modifications on CDA Claim
    The Contract Disputes Act (CDA) provides a remedy for contractors seeking to recover additional time or costs on a government contract (as part of a Claim or Request for Equitable Adjustment).  But when the basis for recovery is…
  • Nov 30

    Fox Speaks: Interpreting Government Contract

    Fox Speaks: Interpreting Government Contract
    If you are interested in an overview of the unique framework of laws, regulations, and rules that govern the interpretation of government contracts, I invite you to join me for a live webinar on Monday, December 18.…
Rank this Week: 2336

Eric Morton's Legal Blog

Eric Morton's Legal Blog

Provides insights into business and intellectual property issues.

http://ericmortonlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 31

    Our latest newsletter with an article…

    Our latest newsletter with an article about managing social media accounts.  http://clearskylaw.com/social-media-avoiding-traps/
  • Nov 29

    Trade Secrets: What you must do to protect them

    Trade Secrets: What you must do to protect them
    Our latest newsletter, The Sky Report for November 2017.  http://clearskylaw.com/trade-secrets/
  • Aug 30

    Real Estate Disclosure

    Real Estate Disclosure
    Our latest newsletter, The Sky Report August 2017. Articles by attorney Michael H. Ritter about Real Estate Disclosures.
Rank this Week: 3220

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    2018 EU Competition & Regulatory Trend

    2018 EU Competition & Regulatory Trend
    Introduction Our “trends for 2018” are only a selection of interesting developments to watch for in 2018. Within the political and legislative cycle of the European Union, 2018 promises to be an eventful year, given that it is the…
Rank this Week: 1110

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

Covers issues that concern business entities, taxation, and employment law. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 31

    Business Entities as Parties to Real Estate Transactions: Who Has Authority?

    Business Entities as Parties to Real Estate Transactions: Who Has Authority?
    Business entities buy and sell real estate on a regular basis. A successful transaction hinges, in part, on the proper parties executing the requisite documents. Because failing to correctly identify the parties and obtain proper signatures…
  • Dec 29

    End of the Year Tax Planning Considerations: New Issues Arise from Tax Legislation

    End of the Year Tax Planning Considerations: New Issues Arise from Tax Legislation
                With the passage of new tax legislation by Congress, the usual gamut of year-end tax considerations has been made more complicated this year.  The timing of this…
  • Nov 29

    SSA Updates Social Security Taxable Wage Base for 2018

    SSA Updates Social Security Taxable Wage Base for 2018
    By Joshua A. Diveley In October, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced an adjustment to the Social Security taxable wage base to take effect in January based on an increase in average wages. Based on the wage data Social Security…
Rank this Week: 984