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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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 7

    Franchise Attorney or Local Business Attorney?

    Franchise Attorney or Local Business Attorney?
    Understanding of franchise law I often get asked by a prospective franchisee client why they should use experienced franchise attorneys like those at Lanard and Associates and not their local business attorney.  My answer is very simple.…
  • Aug 1

    What Is The Difference Between a License and a Franchise?

    What Is The Difference Between a License and a Franchise?
    What is the difference between a license and a franchise? Many people confuse a trademark license and a franchise.  Even attorneys who are not experienced in the niche area of franchise law may find it confusing to differentiate between…
Rank this Week: 1895

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/
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Maryland Business Law and…

Maryland Business Law and Corporate Litigation Blog

By The Law Office of William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
  • Sep 11

    The Elements of a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim in Maryland

    The Elements of a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim in Maryland
    While under Maryland law there generally is not an independent claim for breach of a fiduciary duty, a breach of such duties can certainly be used by an individual in conjunction with other claims to obtain a recovery. Maryland courts... The…
  • Aug 31

    Recent Maryland Court of Special Appeals Opinion is Having an Unintended Effect on Certain Ratified Foreclosure Sale

    Recent Maryland Court of Special Appeals Opinion is Having an Unintended Effect on Certain Ratified Foreclosure Sale
    Recently, some Maryland trustees and secured parties have refused to close on ratified foreclosure sales out of concern that the Maryland Court of Special Appeals’ decisions in the consolidated cases Shanahan v. Marvastian and…
  • Aug 24

    The Statute of Limitations on Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Maryland

    The Statute of Limitations on Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Maryland
    It is commonly said that the Maryland courts do not recognize an independent cause of action for breach of fiduciary duty. Although that stated rule is subject to interpretation beyond the scope of this article (with some opinions indicating…
Rank this Week: 2014

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
  • Sep 8

    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 report from the U.N. Working Group on Business and Human…
  • Aug 24

    Proposed Dutch Legislation on Child Labor Due Diligence: What You Need to Know

    Proposed Dutch Legislation on Child Labor Due Diligence: What You Need to Know
    On February 7, the Dutch Parliament adopted a bill that would require companies to conduct due diligence as to whether child labor is occurring in their own operations or in their supply chains. The Dutch Senate is expected to review the…
  • Aug 18

    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: an announcement by the Government of Australia that it will move…
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Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 8

    OK, Blogger. I give up.

    OK, Blogger. I give up.
    You're not letting me update my links, so I'm not posting to this blog any more.
  • Apr 28

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.
    How do we count the ways in which the Westin Cincinnati is a very, very bad hotel?First, the good news:  friendly staff and great location.  That, however, is the only good news.1.  Let's start with safety.  There should…
  • Apr 20

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
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NC Business & Banking Law Blog

NC Business & Banking Law Blog

Legal news and analysis on matters affecting financial institutions and other businesses, with an emphasis on North Carolina. By Matt Cordell.

http://bizlawnc.com/
  • Sep 8

    What You Should Do Today In Response To The Equifax Breach

    What You Should Do Today In Response To The Equifax Breach
    You've probably heard that Equifax revealed on Thursday that it was the subject of a data security breach that resulted in the exposure of 143 million Americans--almost half the population.  It is likely the largest data security breach…
  • Jul 27

    Reflections on a Rewarding Year with the NCBA YLD

    Reflections on a Rewarding Year with the NCBA YLD
    I'm no longer a young lawyer.A few days ago, I handed over an enormous gavel, signifying the end of my term as leader of the more than 6,400 members of the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association. It has been an…
  • Jul 27

    It's Time for a Change

    It's Time for a Change
    Over the past six years, I have really enjoyed sharing thoughts with you on this blog and participating in some of the conversations that have arisen from the posts.Having recently departed private practice to work as in-house counsel, my…
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Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    Newly Formed Unit Will Investigate and Prosecute Fraud Related to Opioid Prescribing and Dispensing

    Newly Formed Unit Will Investigate and Prosecute Fraud Related to Opioid Prescribing and Dispensing
    Combatting the opioid epidemic in the U.S. is a top priority for federal and state agencies in 2017. On August 10, 2017, President Donald Trump declared the country’s opioid epidemic a national emergency and committed to expending a lot…
  • Sep 5

    New EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Requirements On Hold, Under Review

    New EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Requirements On Hold, Under Review
    On August 29th, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) issued a memo to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), stating that recent changes to the EEO-1 form were on an immediate hold pending review by the OIRA.…
  • Sep 1

    DOL Final Rule on Exempt Status Invalidated

    DOL Final Rule on Exempt Status Invalidated
    On August 31, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued an Order invalidating the Final Rule of the Department of Labor (DOL) finding that it exceeded the DOL’s authority by failing to implement…
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New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, foreclosures, and business law. By The Silber Law Firm LLC.

http://www.thesilberlawfirm.com/
  • Sep 7

    How Apple Uses Foreign Trademark Applications to Hide New Products and Name

    How Apple Uses Foreign Trademark Applications to Hide New Products and Name
    What do Trinidad, Tobago, Barbados, Peru and Jamaica have in common?  By filing for trademark registration in those venues, Apple, and other large companies, are able to hide up and coming products and their names from the public, for…
  • Aug 21

    Modified Brokerage Agreement Enforced as Settlement Agreement

    Modified Brokerage Agreement Enforced as Settlement Agreement
    In an interesting recent case, the First Department affirmed the viability of a broker’s claim for a commission despite the fact that there were questions as to the broker’s actual role in procuring a buyer. After Waterbridge…
  • Aug 14

    Failure to Review Insurance Policy Does Not Bar Insured’s Potential Recovery

    Failure to Review Insurance Policy Does Not Bar Insured’s Potential Recovery
    Plaintiffs own a number of commercial properties in Brooklyn. In connection with that ownership, plaintiffs retained defendant broker to arrange for insurance coverage for the buildings. At the time of issuance, in 2002, the policies did not…
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Creative Arts Advocate

Creative Arts Advocate

Covers intellectual property, entrepreneurship, technology, social media, fashion and entertainment

http://creativeartsadvocate.com/
  • Sep 6

    (Drum)Sticks and Stones: Free Speech in Trademarks after Matal v. Tam

    (Drum)Sticks and Stones: Free Speech in Trademarks after Matal v. Tam
    The First Amendment and boundaries of free speech are on everyone’s minds these days, and the trademark world is no exception. In what is being considered a touchdown (pun 100% intended) for trademark owners, the Supreme Court recently…
  • Apr 24

    Body Painter, Natalie Fletcher, Discusses her ‘Bodies Across America” Project

    Body Painter, Natalie Fletcher, Discusses her ‘Bodies Across America” Project
    Body artist Natalie Fletcher blurs the line between landscape and portrait painting: using living, breathing canvases, she blends the human body seamlessly into its surroundings. In an exclusive interview with Creative Arts Advocate, she…
  • Apr 5

    2017 Film Festival Schedule

    2017 Film Festival Schedule
    The film festival circuit is a crucial way for independent filmmakers to have their voices heard. Festivals can be a few days long or spread out over a week, and frequently feature musical performances, art installations, and other events, in…
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North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
Rank this Week: 2234

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/
  • Sep 6

    IRS Notice Provides Penalty Relief to Certain Partnership Return Filing Taxpayer

    IRS Notice Provides Penalty Relief to Certain Partnership Return Filing Taxpayer
    by Monte L. Schatz The IRS has issued Notice 2017-47 that provides penalty relief to partnerships that filed certain untimely returns or untimely requests for extension of time who filed those returns for the first taxable year that began…
  • Jul 28

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Prohibits Certain Arbitration Clause

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Prohibits Certain Arbitration Clause
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) released a final rule that prohibits certain financial service companies from blocking class action lawsuits with pre-dispute arbitration clauses and class action waiver clauses in…
  • Jul 15

    Department of Labor Clarifies Stance on Still-Pending Overtime Rule

    Department of Labor Clarifies Stance on Still-Pending Overtime Rule
    By James Pieper In 2016, a dramatic overhaul of the rules for eligibility and payment of overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was on the verge of taking effect before being halted by an injunction issued by a federal judge. With…
Rank this Week: 2348

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
  • Sep 5

    Circuit Court Finds Putative Class Affidavits, Combined With Other Records, May Satisfy Ascertainability Requirement

    Circuit Court Finds Putative Class Affidavits, Combined With Other Records, May Satisfy Ascertainability Requirement
    Defendants BMW and Creditsmarts were parties to a marketing agreement through which BMW offered its direct automotive “up2drive” loans to borrowers at participating independent car dealers through Creditsmarts’…
  • Aug 30

    Still Standing: Ninth Circuit Again Finds Standing in Spokeo Remand

    Still Standing: Ninth Circuit Again Finds Standing in Spokeo Remand
    The Ninth Circuit recently issued its latest opinion in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, the closely-watched putative class action dating back to 2010. The plaintiff initiated the lawsuit against Spokeo, which aggregates publicly available data about…
  • Aug 24

    Kansas Judge Rejects Discovery From Putative Class Member

    Kansas Judge Rejects Discovery From Putative Class Member
    A magistrate judge in Kansas denied the defendant’s request to conduct discovery of putative class members via a voluntary questionnaire. Plaintiff Hapka filed a class action against home health care provider CareCentrix stemming from a…
Rank this Week: 1798

DBL Law Blog

DBL Law Blog

Covers business, construction, employment and real estate law in Ohio and Kentucky. By Dressman Benzinger LaVelle.

http://www.dbllaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 5

    Overtime Rule

    Overtime Rule
    In a significant ruling for employers throughout the country, a federal judge in Texas yesterday declared that the Obama administration’s 2016 rule that would have significantly changed the overtime rule for all employers is…
  • Sep 5

    May a Treating Physician Be Compelled to Give Expert Opinion Testimony in Kentucky?

    May a Treating Physician Be Compelled to Give Expert Opinion Testimony in Kentucky?
    The issue sometimes arises in Kentucky medical negligence cases whether a treating physician who is giving a deposition may be compelled to answer questions that seek to elicit expert opinion that goes beyond factual testimony about the…
  • Aug 30

    DBL Law Announces Four New Hire

    DBL Law Announces Four New Hire
    CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – August 29, 2017 – Dressman Benzinger Lavelle psc has added Kayla Campbell, Jon Connor, Olivia Keller, Mickey Sutton to the firm. The four had previously provided service as 2016 Summer Associates through DBL…
Rank this Week: 3003

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
  • 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…
  • Aug 27

    Big Pharma Faces More Pay-for-Delay Fallout

    Big Pharma Faces More Pay-for-Delay Fallout
    Pay-for-delay Listen up, direct purchasers of pharmaceuticals. Since 2013, pay-for-delay antitrust cases against Big Pharma could succeed if they alleged that a brand-name drug company had made “large and unjustified”…
Rank this Week: 1610

Asset Protection Law Journal

Asset Protection Law Journal

Covers asset protection laws. By Kenneth J. Laino.

http://www.assetprotectionlawjournal.com
  • Sep 1

    Ohio Ranked in the Top 5 For Asset Protection Trust Law

    Ohio Ranked in the Top 5 For Asset Protection Trust Law
    A recent release by a well-known Nevada asset protection lawyer ranks states by their domestic asset protection trust laws.  Ohio was ranked in the top 5 nationwide, at number 4 (behind only Nevada – in which the ranking lawyer…
  • Aug 11

    Asset Protection Beyond the Grave: Claims Against a Deceased Person’s Asset

    Asset Protection Beyond the Grave: Claims Against a Deceased Person’s Asset
    In 2017 there have been a variety of discussions among leading estate planning attorneys about the extent to which Ohio law now protects a deceased person’s assets from the claims of a creditor.  For many years it has been clear…
  • Dec 13

    Reflections on 2016 Ohio Asset Protection Development

    Reflections on 2016 Ohio Asset Protection Development
    During 2016, Ohio continued to stand out as one of the best asset protection jurisdictions in the country.  I have noticed that more people are becoming aware of the significant opportunities offered by Ohio’s Legacy Trust…
Rank this Week: 3242

ihwlaw blog

ihwlaw blog

Addressing common and not-so-common issues in business law and litigation. By Isaac H Winer.

http://ihwlaw.me/
  • Sep 1

    Selling stock for a promissory note may be unlawful

    Selling stock for a promissory note may be unlawful
    Did you know that selling stock in exchange for an unsecured promissory note may be unlawful, void or voidable?  In an area like Silicon Valley where stock may be worth a fortune from the second a company is born,…
  • May 13

    Is Your Company Kosher in California?

    Is Your Company Kosher in California?
    Did you know that your company or the one that you represent may not have the right to enter into contracts, sue or defend itself against a lawsuit in California?  Well-settled law, ignored by many businesses and even lawyers…
  • May 13

    Dress Your App Smartly

    Dress Your App Smartly
    As evidenced by the recent hype about the new Instagram smart app icon, companies invest a lot of time and money to develop the look and feel of a smart device application (“app”) in order to promote brand recognition.…
Rank this Week: 3076

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/
  • 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…
  • Aug 25

    Is Your Liability Completely Limited When You Form a Limited Liability Company?

    Is Your Liability Completely Limited When You Form a Limited Liability Company?
    Limited liability companies, or LLCs, are one of the various types of business entities from which you can choose when forming a company.  Generally speaking, limited liability companies combine the tax advantages and flexibility of a…
  • Aug 18

    What Are The Pros And Cons Of Venture Capital Financing?

    What Are The Pros And Cons Of Venture Capital Financing?
    Venture capital (VC) is a form of financing that is provided to early-stage companies that have been deemed to have high-growth potential by venture capital firms or funds.  Typically, venture capital financing is attractive to smaller,…
Rank this Week: 2939

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/
  • Aug 31

    Chancery Denies Motion to Vacate Arbitration Award

    Chancery Denies Motion to Vacate Arbitration Award
    In the recent decision of Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc. v. REFAC Holdings, Inc., C.A. No. 11513-VCS (Del. Ch. Aug. 24, 2017), Vice Chancellor Slights denied a motion to vacate an arbitration award.  Noting that the “standard of…
  • Aug 29

    How a POA Can Change Your Will

    How a POA Can Change Your Will
    The Delaware Supreme Court has just reached a decision that highlights the importance of taking the time to review your estate planning documents each and every year to ensure that the documents still fit, and not inadvertently allowing your…
  • Aug 26

    Chancery Grants Dissolution Under Section 18-802 of the LLC Act

    Chancery Grants Dissolution Under Section 18-802 of the LLC Act
    In the recent decision of In re: GR Burgr, LLC; GR US Licensing, LP v. Rowen Seibel, C.A. No. 12825-VCS (Del. Ch. Aug. 25, 2017), Vice Chancellor Slights entered an order judicially dissolving a Delaware limited liability company under…
Rank this Week: 2462

The Federal Government Contracts &…

The Federal Government Contracts & Procurement Blog

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

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

    SBA Size Update: Strategies for Contesting Affiliation based on Economic Dependence

    SBA Size Update: Strategies for Contesting Affiliation based on Economic Dependence
      Today, we take a look at the culmination of a long fight over the size status of a joint venture competing for a Federal contract.  After losing battles at the Small Business Administration (SBA) Area Office and Office of…
  • Aug 25

    Proposal Prep Tips: Better Does Not (Necessarily) Mean “Best Value”

    Proposal Prep Tips: Better Does Not (Necessarily) Mean “Best Value”
    In a recent post, I discussed new legislation that could signal an uptick in Best Value procurements for complex service-based contracts.  In the view of many (including me), more Best Value RFPs is a win/win for both contractors and the…
  • Aug 21

    Update: Fox Speaks on the SBA’s All Small Mentor-Protégé Program (8/24)

    Update: Fox Speaks on the SBA’s All Small Mentor-Protégé Program (8/24)
    A short reminder to join me on Thursday, August 24, 2017 for lunch (11:30 am to 1:30 pm) and learn about the Small Business Administration’s All Small Mentor Protégé Program. The event is sponsored by Design-Build…
Rank this Week: 1993

Franchise Law Update

Franchise Law Update

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://franchiselaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 31

    At the buzzer: FDA (again) extends compliance deadline for menu labeling rule

    At the buzzer: FDA (again) extends compliance deadline for menu labeling rule
    Just four days shy of the enforcement deadline, the FDA extended the date for restaurants and similar retail food establishments to comply with its menu labeling rule. The rule was originally published on December 1, 2014 and requires certain…
  • Aug 31

    Drafting Matters: When non-competes and renewal provisions collide

    Drafting Matters: When non-competes and renewal provisions collide
    If a franchisor waives the non-compete provision in its current franchise agreement, can it enforce a non-compete when the franchise agreement is renewed? According to a recent decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the answer is yes,…
  • Aug 31

    Cities of the Wisconsin, BEWARE!

    Cities of the Wisconsin, BEWARE!
    A recent decision by the Wisconsin Supreme Court (“Court”) has potentially far-reaching consequences for municipalities and how they conduct certain business. In Benson v. City of Madison, the Court analyzed whether the Wisconsin…
Rank this Week: 1988

Eric Morton's Legal Blog

Eric Morton's Legal Blog

Provides insights into business and intellectual property issues.

http://ericmortonlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4593

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • Aug 30

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina
    Tags: NC Estate LitigationNC Estate Litigation AttorneyHow to Contest a Will in North Carolina? These links to our NC Estate Litigation videos may help. Willcaveat.com is our site dedicated to estate litigation matters, including Will…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
Rank this Week: 3101

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Aug 30

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina
    Tags: NC Estate LitigationNC Estate Litigation AttorneyHow to Contest a Will in North Carolina? These links to our NC Estate Litigation videos may help. Willcaveat.com is our site dedicated to estate litigation matters, including Will…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
Rank this Week: 2665

J. Paye in Brief

J. Paye in Brief

Profiles athletes, business professionals and celebrities and discusses current events and entertainment news.

http://jpaye.com/in-brief/
  • Aug 29

    Second Annual Gala 4 Goal

    Second Annual Gala 4 Goal
    J. Paye & Associates is a proud sponsor of The Sanneh Foundation Second Annual Gala 4 Goals. The Sanneh Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation established by Tony Sanneh, Former Major League Soccer Player and member of the 2002 U.S.…
  • Aug 29

    Legal Breakdown of why Quincy Turned Down Role on Empire

    Legal Breakdown of why Quincy Turned Down Role on Empire
    “The Lucious Lyon I knew would tell those idiots the streets aren’t made for everybody. That’s why they made sidewalks.” -Cookie Lyon Every Wednesday night,  Cookie Lyon on FOX’s hit show Empire shows us…
  • Feb 25

    Legal Breakdown of why Quincy Turned Down Role on Empire

    Legal Breakdown of why Quincy Turned Down Role on Empire
        “The Lucious Lyon I knew would tell those idiots the streets aren’t made for everybody. That’s why they made sidewalks.” -Cookie Lyon Every Wednesday night,  Cookie Lyon on FOX’s hit show…
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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
  • 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…
  • Aug 21

    Need To Amend Your Personal Tax Return? File Form 1040X

    Need To Amend Your Personal Tax Return? File Form 1040X
    File an amended tax return to correct information that changes tax calculations.  This includes making changes to filing status and dependents, or correcting income credits or deductions. Don’t file an amended return to fix…
  • Aug 11

    IRS Tax Tips For Starting A New Busine

    IRS Tax Tips For Starting A New Busine
     If summer plans include starting a business, be sure to visit our detailed information page for entity selection, formation, and startup considerations. New business owners may also find the following five IRS tax tips…
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Investment Law Blog

Investment Law Blog

Covers business, real estate and property law. By Catherine DeBono Holmes of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://www.investmentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2514

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business law. By Klapper & Fass.

http://www.newyorkbusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
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Small Business Investment Lawyers

Small Business Investment Lawyers

Covers business law. By Parker MacIntyre.

https://www.smallbusinessinvestmentlawyers.com/
  • Aug 25

    Georgia Securities Commissioner Holds Second “Fairness Hearing” in Recent M&A Deal

    Georgia Securities Commissioner Holds Second “Fairness Hearing” in Recent M&A Deal
    The Georgia Securities Commissioner’s office recently held a fairness hearing pursuant to a request by two merging local banks seeking to facilitate their merger by forgoing the need to register newly issued securities at both the state…
  • Jul 17

    SEC Chairman Delivers Speech Affirming Agency’s Role in Facilitating Capital Formation

    SEC Chairman Delivers Speech Affirming Agency’s Role in Facilitating Capital Formation
    In his first public speech as the newly-appointed head of the SEC, Chairman Jay Clayton delivered an outline of the “guiding principles” that he will look to in guiding his leadership of that agency going forward. Clayton…
  • Jul 17

    Georgia Amends State “Crowdfunding” Rule to Conform to New SEC Rule 147A

    Georgia Amends State “Crowdfunding” Rule to Conform to New SEC Rule 147A
    Approximately 35 states have created exemptions in their securities acts or rules in order to allow businesses seeking relatively small amounts of capital to raise funds locally without undergoing an expensive and complicated registration…
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Arkansas Legal Issues

Arkansas Legal Issues

By Wilson & Haubert, PLLC.

http://whlawoffices.com/little-rock-lawyer-arkansas-law-blog/
  • Aug 25

    What is a Fathers Rights’ Lawyer?

    What is a Fathers Rights’ Lawyer?
    I think the best material for a blog is straightforward, clear answers to common questions. I have been getting a lot of questions lately about the Fathers’ Rights Movement and whether I am a Fathers’ Right Lawyer. So here’s…
  • Aug 11

    The Good Kind of Legalese

    The Good Kind of Legalese
    This is a guest post by Cecelia, who manages the office. We recently expanded our Firm’s square footage and have finally moved into the newly renovated space.  Our hope is the new office not only functions well for all of us that…
  • Jul 28

    How a Business Attorney Can Help Your Struggling Busine

    How a Business Attorney Can Help Your Struggling Busine
    If your business has been struggling and you simply can’t pay your debts, it’s time to take stock and consider your options. What’s the first thing you should do? Consult with a business attorney. If you continue on the path…
Rank this Week: 2600

Business and Corporate Disputes

Business and Corporate Disputes

Features litigation information and insight for business owners, corporate management, directors, officers, members, managers, and shareholders. By Matt McKinney.

http://corporatedispute.com
  • Aug 25

    Proxies & Voting in an Iowa Corporation

    Proxies & Voting in an Iowa Corporation
    Iowa law allows shareholders in a for-profit corporation to vote their shares in one of two ways: (1) in person; or (2) by proxy.  Notably, while the Iowa Code contains very specific requirements governing many shareholder actions, the…
  • Aug 18

    Shareholder Oppression and “Mistreatment” in Iowa Corporations – The Reasonable (And Variable) Expectations Test

    Shareholder Oppression and “Mistreatment” in Iowa Corporations – The Reasonable (And Variable) Expectations Test
    Are the actions that constitute shareholder oppression (i.e. mistreatment) the same across all Iowa businesses? Put differently, are shareholders in ABC, Corp. entitled to the same rights and “reasonable expectations” of…
  • Jul 28

    Open Records Requests – Fees & Policie

    Open Records Requests – Fees & Policie
    Utilizing Iowa’s Open Records laws is often one avenue businesses, news media, and individuals use to obtain information.  On July 19, 2017, the Iowa Court of Appeals reiterated that Iowa law permits public entities to recover…
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Austin TX Business Law Blog

Austin TX Business Law Blog

By Sanjeev Kumar.

https://thekumarlawfirm.com/lawyer/blog/Austin-TX-Business-Law-Blog.htm
  • Aug 25

    Forming a Corporation for Your New Texas Busine

    Forming a Corporation for Your New Texas Busine
    How do I form a corporation in Texas?Selecting a business entity for your new venture is a critical step.  While there are several potential business structures to choose from, corporations have long been one of the most popular business…
  • Aug 20

    Selecting a Registered Agent for Your Texas Busine

    Selecting a Registered Agent for Your Texas Busine
    What is a registered agent?You’ve taken the first steps towards starting your new business by selecting a business entity, but now you need to choose a registered agent for your business.  Naming a registered agent may seem like a…
  • Jul 23

    Knowing How to Sell Your Small Business in Texa

    Knowing How to Sell Your Small Business in Texa
    How do I get my business ready for sale?Selling your business can be just as complex as developing it.  If you are considering selling your small business in Texas, it is important that you understand the sales process, how to prepare…
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Tilting the Scales

Tilting the Scales

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

http://www.tiltingthescales.com/
  • Aug 24

    Can I “Chip” Away at my Employees’ Privacy?

    Can I “Chip” Away at my Employees’ Privacy?
    “Big” Bob Brothers is concerned that his company, Big Brothers Security Systems, is losing out on customers because his salesmen and installation teams are slacking when they are out of the office.  Brothers reads a newspaper…
  • Aug 24

    Returning “Power” to the Power of Attorney

    Returning “Power” to the Power of Attorney
    A number of years ago John Drane, owner of Drane Plumbing & Supply, executed a Power of Attorney (POA) naming his eldest daughter LaTrina Drane as his attorney in fact. John’s debilitating stroke last weekend risks placing him in…
  • Jul 27

    Some Quick Thoughts on Opening Statements, Closing Arguments and Jury Deliberation

    Some Quick Thoughts on Opening Statements, Closing Arguments and Jury Deliberation
    This will likely be the last piece I write on last month’s trial.  We are scheduled to start another trial in January 2018, with additional trials in April and May, and they may gin up some additional insights that I think are…
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Kalia Law P.C. Business Law Blog

Kalia Law P.C. Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to starting and running a business.

http://www.kalialawpc.com/from-the-blog/
  • Aug 18

    Some things to Consider Before Signing a Commercial Lease

    Some things to Consider Before Signing a Commercial Lease
    Startup owners may become overwhelmed in their search for commercial office space. Most often, entrepreneurs will need to lease office space because they neither own nor have the finances for purchasing the space they require. As a result,…
  • Jul 3

    Protecting the Technology Sector from Policy Changes to the H-1B Visa

    Protecting the Technology Sector from Policy Changes to the H-1B Visa
    On April 18, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at reforming the visa program for foreign technical workers. While the order itself calls for relatively tame measures, it signals a larger trend in the visa program…
  • Jun 19

    LLC or Corporation: Which is Right for my Startup?

    LLC or Corporation: Which is Right for my Startup?
    When forming a startup, owners face the challenge of selecting a business entity that best fits with their personal and professional objectives. Although there are several business entities in the State of California, most startups elect to…
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Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

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

http://cybersecurity.jmbm.com/
  • Aug 17

    HBO Hack Illustrates That It’s Hard to Tell Exactly What’s Been Compromised

    HBO Hack Illustrates That It’s Hard to Tell Exactly What’s Been Compromised
    There may be much more missing than the headlines suggest. Some 30 million people watched the Season 7 premiere of “Game of Thrones,” according to its creator, HBO. It’s one of the hottest media properties in years. The…
  • Aug 3

    Why Data Security Is So Hard (and what to do about it)

    Why Data Security Is So Hard (and what to do about it)
    It’s ironic: when global threats are in the news every day, their ubiquity makes them easy to ignore. Whether they be political threats, climate threats, or data security threats, we can become numb to ever-present risk. Add in the…
  • Jul 7

    Beyond Breach Notification

    Beyond Breach Notification
    Ever since California adopted the nation’s first breach notification law in 2002, companies that have suffered a data breach have focused on whether and how to notify their customers, employees and others of the nature and extent of the…
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Odgers Law Group Blog

Odgers Law Group Blog

Covers California business and estate planning law.

https://odgerslawgroup.com/blog/
  • Aug 11

    Things to Know About Health Care Power of Attorney in California

    Things to Know About Health Care Power of Attorney in California
    What is a Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPOA) Making health care power of attorney means designating someone as your spokesperson for your health care decisions; if you are not in a position to make communicative decisions about aspects of…
  • May 1

    What is a HIPAA Authorization?

    What is a HIPAA Authorization?
    HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is an ordinance that protects and provides rights to individuals over their health information. This rule restricts physicians and the business associates to disclose the health…
  • Apr 20

    How to start a business in Los Angele

    How to start a business in Los Angele
    How do I Start a Business in Los Angeles? Have you considered what it would be like to start a business in Los Angeles but are unsure where to begin? Without the proper knowledge, this can be an exhausting process. This blog post should be a…
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California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
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The Virtual Attorney Blog

The Virtual Attorney Blog

Covers estate planning and business law. By Michael Brennan.

http://thevirtualattorney.com/blog
  • Aug 10

    Considerations When Selecting a Guardian for Minor Children

    Considerations When Selecting a Guardian for Minor Children
    It is something every parent thinks about—what will happen to my kids if I die? It’s, understandably not one of the most pleasant things to think about, but having a contingency plan in place in the event something happens can be…
  • Jul 14

    Give Your Business a Legal Checkup

    Give Your Business a Legal Checkup
    In the words of Benjamin Franklin, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."  Few places is that more evident than in the field of law, where taking proper measures to protect one's interests preeminently can ward off…
  • Jul 10

    An Excerpt from Solo out of Law School | Turn Downsides Upside Down

    An Excerpt from Solo out of Law School | Turn Downsides Upside Down
    There are endless reasons not to start a law firm. Think about it. After all, you have no experience, no paying clients, stiff competition from alternative legal service providers with massive marketing budgets and worst of all, a very real…
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Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business transactions and international small business law. By Daniel H. Erskine.

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 10

    Starting & Growing Business in New York State

    Starting & Growing Business in New York State
    The New York Empire State Development’s Small Business Division has put together a unified website collecting various New York State programs/services offered to New York small business to start-up or expand their small businesses. The…
  • Apr 21

    Technological Innovation Government Program

    Technological Innovation Government Program
    For small businesses looking to conduct research and development, while needing funds to realize their small business technology, check out The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The SBIR "is a highly competitive program that…
  • Feb 17

    Barriers to Digital Trade

    Barriers to Digital Trade
    In January 2017 the Congressional Research Service drafted a report entitled Digital Trade and U.S. Trade Policy. The Report (43 pages long) complies information from across various sectors to describe barriers faced by US companies in…
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Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Jul 26

    FLSA an WAGE/HOUR laws -- what if the check got lost?

    FLSA an WAGE/HOUR laws -- what if the check got lost?
    From https://timewellspent.kronos.com/2016/10/31/flsa-compliance/ This is a common question for small businesses. I recently commented on a nation law board concerning this, and I think the question/answer is worth sharing. QUESTION: I have…
  • Jul 8

    How to attack an ICE detainer -- a discussion

    How to attack an ICE detainer -- a discussion
    ICE Attorneys contemplating detainer law...or lack of it.From a recent question by a fellow practioner -- worth sharing! FACTSClient given a 30 sentence in county jail with a 5 consecutive days at beginning and 13 weekends thereafter as per…
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SullivanLawNet

SullivanLawNet

Legal news and analysis, with an emphasis on international and domestic intellectual property developments. By Shawn Sullivan.

http://sullivanlaw.net/
  • Aug 8

    Malaysia Passes Access to Biological Resources and Benefit Sharing Bill

    Malaysia Passes Access to Biological Resources and Benefit Sharing Bill
    Last week, the House of Representatives (Dewan Rakyat) in Malaysia’s Parliament passed the Access to Biological Resources and Benefit Sharing Bill 2017. The bill implements the provisions of the Convention on Biological…
  • May 4

    Louisiana Seeks Fed Help to Get Generic Hep C Drug

    Louisiana Seeks Fed Help to Get Generic Hep C Drug
    Louisiana’s Secretary of Health, Dr. Rebekah Gee, is attempting to persuade politicians to support the use of 28 USC § 1498, a federal statute that allows the federal government intentionally to infringe patents, to arrange for…
  • Jun 20

    EU Court: 3-D Toothbrush Shape not Registrable as Trademark

    EU Court: 3-D Toothbrush Shape not Registrable as Trademark
    In Loops, LLC v EUIPO, Case T‑385/15 (14 June 2016), the General Court of the European Union held that held that the three dimensional shape of a toothbrush lacked any distinctive character and could not be registered as an EU ……
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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…
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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/
  • Aug 8

    Get the right licences for playing and screening

    Get the right licences for playing and screening
    What licences do you need to screen entertainment and play music in your venue?These requirements apply if you are entertaining the public in your venue or just entertaining your staff.Screening TV and filmsFirst of all you may need…
  • Aug 1

    It's important to get an agreement in writing

    It's important to get an agreement in writing
    The recent high profile case between Jeffrey Blue and Mike Ashley has brought a reminder from the High Court on how a contract is formed in English law and why it is so important to record any agreement in writing.On 26 July 2017 Mr Justice…
  • Jul 13

    Questions to ask your advisor in a business partner dispute

    Questions to ask your advisor in a business partner dispute
    Whom do you turn to when you’re in dispute with yourbusiness partner(s) and what should you ask them? How do you know whether your accountant or local solicitor isthe best person to advise you? For many business owners and…
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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/
  • Aug 7

    Antitrust Analysis of Joint Ventures – Ancillary Restraint

    Antitrust Analysis of Joint Ventures – Ancillary Restraint
    My latest piece on joint ventures — and the ancillary restraints doctrine — is available here.
  • Aug 1

    Speaking on Joint Venture

    Speaking on Joint Venture
    I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, “Antitrust Concerns With Joint Ventures and Other Collaborations: Balancing Competitive vs. Anti-Competitive Effects” scheduled for Thursday,…
  • Jul 3

    Happy Fourth of July!

    Happy Fourth of July!
    More blog entries to come soon.
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Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • Aug 6

    Big Woes for Zillo

    Big Woes for Zillo
    BIG WOES FOR ZILLO Zillo, the gigantic online real-estate database company, has a gigantic headache, legally speaking. It is currently the target of a class action lawsuit in Illinois. Zillow is the website that allows a person to search…
  • Jul 29

    CYBER-SECURITY- A VITAL PRECAUTION

    CYBER-SECURITY- A VITAL PRECAUTION
    CYBER-SECURITY–A VITAL PRECAUTION It is time for businesses to give cyber-crime protection high priority; the sooner the better.  The mounting numbers of cyber-attacks on businesses are a serious threat to every sort of commercial…
  • Jul 22

    Threats on Social Media: Are They Protected Free Speech?

    Threats on Social Media: Are They Protected Free Speech?
    Are Threats on Social Media Protected Free Speech? In our information age – the Age of Google, you might say – everybody knows that free speech is protected by the first amendment.  And many believe that one can say whatever…
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Private Business Counsel

Private Business Counsel

Covers private company management, business succession, formation, capital venture funding, tax structuring, startup counseling, and operations. By Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP.

https://corporateblog.mmwr.com/
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