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InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jun 18

    How to Negotiate a Big Signing Bonu

    How to Negotiate a Big Signing Bonu
    Want a big signing bonus? You may need to use a little “strategery” to get one, and negotiate for yourself even if you hate doing so. Check out some tips from Parker + Lynch. “Imagine...
  • Jun 15

    Staying Where You Are Is a Decision

    Staying Where You Are Is a Decision
    Staying where you are is a decision, as Kate Reder Sheikh of MLAGlobal points out in a recent article. In a hot legal market, not even considering new opportunities can be a decision you may regret...
  • Jun 14

    First Lawyer at a Startup – How to Prevent a GC Hire Above You

    First Lawyer at a Startup – How to Prevent a GC Hire Above You
    If you are the first lawyer at a startup, the time will come when the company may look to hire a GC. And that GC may end up being above you. How do you prevent...
Rank this Week: 194

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jun 18

    Arrest, Guilt, and the Difference Between the Two

    Arrest, Guilt, and the Difference Between the Two
    Anna Roberts, Arrests as Guilt, __ Ala L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN. Elizabeth Joh We live in a world in which the most detailed information is used to identify and make judgments about us. Facebook wants to know whether…
  • Jun 18

    Arrest, Guilt, and the Difference Between the Two

    Arrest, Guilt, and the Difference Between the Two
    Anna Roberts, Arrests as Guilt, __ Ala L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN. Elizabeth Joh We live in a world in which the most detailed information is used to identify and make judgments about us. Facebook wants to know whether…
  • Jun 15

    Hail to the Chief Justice

    Hail to the Chief Justice
    Jeffrey Rosen, William Howard Taft (2018). Jordan Singer A bellicose politician is on the warpath. His target: the judiciary. On the stump, he mocks individual judges by name and castigates their rulings. The courts, he declares, should…
Rank this Week: 2952

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jun 17

    A Q&A on Wage & Hour Insurance

    A Q&A on Wage & Hour Insurance
    My recent post about wage and hour exposure and insurance triggered an email exchange with one of the blog’s readers, Machua Millett, who is the Chief Innovation Officer for the financial and professional unit (FINPRO) at Marsh.…
  • Jun 13

    Is a Digital Coin that Functions as a Medium of Exchange a “Security”?

    Is a Digital Coin that Functions as a Medium of Exchange a “Security”?
    One of the cutting-edge legal issues – one that is raised in a number of pending securities class action lawsuits – is the question of whether cryptocurrencies are “securities” and therefore required to be registered…
  • Jun 12

    Litigants Have to Disclose Insurance, Does That Mean Litigation Financing Should be Disclosed, Too?

    Litigants Have to Disclose Insurance, Does That Mean Litigation Financing Should be Disclosed, Too?
    One of the hot topics in the litigation arena these day is the question of whether or not litigants should be obliged to disclose their litigation funding arrangements to opposing parties. Indeed, as discussed here, last month three U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1015

High Tech Policy Blog

High Tech Policy Blog

From Cisco Systems.

http://blogs.cisco.com/gov
  • Jun 15

    CLOUD Act Forecast: Opportunity for Greater Transparency

    CLOUD Act Forecast: Opportunity for Greater Transparency
    Passage of the CLOUD Act in the U.S. and the subsequent dismissal of the “Ireland Warrant” litigation raises two important questions. First, does the law grant sweeping new powers to reach...
  • Dec 21

    US Justice Department Advises Prosecutors: Seek Data from Enterprises Rather than Cloud Service Provider

    US Justice Department Advises Prosecutors: Seek Data from Enterprises Rather than Cloud Service Provider
    At Cisco, we have long advocated that “data and communications stored in the cloud should receive equivalent protections against unreasonable government search and seizure just like documents stored on premises or in paper…
  • Dec 6

    Cisco Weighs in on Mobile Privacy Case

    Cisco Weighs in on Mobile Privacy Case
    Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court took up a case, U.S. v. Carpenter, that turns upon the “third-party doctrine.” The question before the court is whether cell phone location information obtained from a third-party mobile service…
Rank this Week: 1318

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Blog

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Blog

Discusses topics related to business law, commercial litigation, employment law, estate planning, internet/cyber law, and real estate.

https://www.dbllawyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    MLB Advanced Media Sued Over Pitch-Tracking System

    MLB Advanced Media Sued Over Pitch-Tracking System
    Back in the day, baseball was said to be “a game of inches.” Today it’s largely driven by statistical data, such as the length of home runs, bat speeds and ... The post MLB Advanced Media Sued Over Pitch-Tracking System…
  • Jun 1

    Third Party Content and Copyright Infringement: The Case of Goldman v. Breitbart News Network

    Third Party Content and Copyright Infringement: The Case of Goldman v. Breitbart News Network
    Websites, blogs, and other internet content providers may be facing a radical shift how they present third-party content, such as photographs, following a ruling out of New York. This past ... The post Third Party Content and Copyright…
  • Jun 1

    Legal Issues to Consider Before Purchasing an Aircraft

    Legal Issues to Consider Before Purchasing an Aircraft
    What is the legal process for acquiring an aircraft? There are many legal and tax considerations when it comes to purchasing or selling an aircraft. All airplane related transactions must ... The post Legal Issues to Consider Before…
Rank this Week: 1910

Special Situations Law

Special Situations Law

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Covers shareholder activist and defence mandates, as well as complex reorganization transactions.

http://www.specialsituationslaw.com/
  • Jun 14

    Changes coming to Canadian Business Corporations Act (CBCA)

    Changes coming to Canadian Business Corporations Act (CBCA)
    Bill C-25 received Royal Assent on May 1, 2018. The bill will amend the CBCA by: reforming certain aspects of director elections; creating requirements for public companies to disclose officer and director diversity representation; and…
  • Jun 14

    The Gender Question: BC Securities Commission asks for comment on disclosure requirements with respect to board gender diversity

    The Gender Question: BC Securities Commission asks for comment on disclosure requirements with respect to board gender diversity
    In late 2014, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published “comply or explain” rules regarding female representation in director and executive officer positions. The requirements were codified in National Instrument…
  • Jun 13

    TSX Adds New Website Disclosure Requirement

    TSX Adds New Website Disclosure Requirement
    In October 2017, the TSX published updates under section 473 of the TSX Company Manual placing additional disclosure obligation requirements on non-exempted TSX-listed issuers. These updates became effective on April 1, 2018. The TSX’s…
Rank this Week: 986

Littman Krooks LLP Blog

Littman Krooks LLP Blog

Covers corporate, elder law, estate planning and special needs planning.

http://www.littmankrooks.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Wealth Alone Cannot Protect Vulnerable Elder

    Wealth Alone Cannot Protect Vulnerable Elder
    Wealth alone is no guarantee that older individuals will enjoy a safe and happy retirement. While Americans enjoy well-planned senior years, some older individuals live alone with no one to care for them. According to the U.S. Census Bureau,…
  • Jun 1

    Yonkers First Responders Disability Registry Aims to Provide Better Emergency Care for Special Needs Resident

    Yonkers First Responders Disability Registry Aims to Provide Better Emergency Care for Special Needs Resident
    ­Emergency first responders often possess little more than the information contained in a 911 call and a street address. While this might suffice for most situations, when the emergency involves a resident with special needs, customary…
  • May 29

    Key Considerations for a Medicaid Spend-down

    Key Considerations for a Medicaid Spend-down
    Annual nursing home costs in Westchester County are $149,136 on average, according to the most recent information published by the New York Department of Health. This is a significant expenditure, especially when multiplied for each year of…
Rank this Week: 1794

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Jun 14

    Competition Bureau opens consultation on revised immunity and leniency program

    Competition Bureau opens consultation on revised immunity and leniency program
    Last month, the Competition Bureau issued its revised immunity and leniency programs for public consultation (open until June 29), an important development as it represents the culmination of a process that began in 2015. An initial draft of…
  • Jun 12

    Streamlining due diligence 101 – establish your virtual data room early

    Streamlining due diligence 101 – establish your virtual data room early
    Whether you are gearing up for an acquisition or are in the early rounds of fundraising, one of the most valuable tools is often the most overlooked: the use of a Virtual Data Room (VDR). VDRs are not uncommon (gone are the days of physical…
  • Jun 7

    Private equity and Canadian partnerships: tax consideration

    Private equity and Canadian partnerships: tax consideration
    Canada continues to be an attractive market for private equity (“PE“) investors with recent transactions highlighting significant investments into Canadian real estate and energy infrastructure assets. Partnerships (particularly,…
Rank this Week: 1724

Governance & Compliance Insider

Governance & Compliance Insider

Tracks the latest developments, trends and best practices in compliance, corporate governance, and disclosure. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice Group.

http://governancecomplianceinsider.com
Rank this Week: 1866

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

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

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 680

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Apr 23

    Call for Papers: Contractual Governance

    Call for Papers: Contractual Governance
    From our friends at the AALS Section on Business Associations: Call for Papers for Section on Business Association Program on Contractual Governance: the Role of Private Ordering at the 2019 AALS Annual Meeting The AALS Section on Business…
  • Apr 2

    Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop - Call for Paper

    Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop - Call for Paper
    From our friends at the Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: The University of Richmond School of Law, in conjunction with Boston University School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, and UCLA School of Law, invites…
  • Aug 18

    Faculty Position - Richmond

    Faculty Position - Richmond
    Richmond is seeking to fill slots in the corporate area. See notice below: The University of Richmond School of Law seeks to fill three tenure-track positions for the 2018-2019 academic year, including one in corporate/securities law.…
Rank this Week: 869

Ajamie LLP Blog

Ajamie LLP Blog

Covers topics related to Complex Commercial Litigation (including but not limited to: Bankruptcy Reorganization, Corporate Compliance, Financial Fraud, Insurance Litigation, Real Estate, White Collar Litigation), Cross-Border Disputes, Employment Litigation, and Estate Litigation. Blog topics are primarily related to New York and Texas law.

https://ajamie.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Congratulations to The New York Times and New Yorker Magazine

    Congratulations to The New York Times and New Yorker Magazine
    Congratulations to The New York Times and the New Yorker for winning the Pulitzer Prize for public service with their […] The post Congratulations to The New York Times and New Yorker Magazine appeared first on Ajamie LLP.
  • Mar 25

    An Overview of Non-Competition Agreements in Texa

    An Overview of Non-Competition Agreements in Texa
    Non-competition agreements are typically included in business sale and employment contracts. Although a number of restraints on competition are unlawful […] The post An Overview of Non-Competition Agreements in Texas appeared first on…
  • Mar 20

    Remedies for Breach of Contract

    Remedies for Breach of Contract
    Breach of contract is a legal cause of action for failing to honor the terms of an agreement. When this […] The post Remedies for Breach of Contract appeared first on Ajamie LLP.
Rank this Week: 1906

Andrew Abramowitz, PLLC

Andrew Abramowitz, PLLC

News, advice, and trends from the corporate law world.

http://aalegalnyc.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Share Buybacks as a Political Issue

    Share Buybacks as a Political Issue
    A year or two ago, the phrase “share buybacks” was a phrase only known to those in and around the world of corporate finance. It refers to a company’s use of available cash to purchase its own shares in the open market. The…
  • Feb 23

    Secondary Market Trading by Private Companie

    Secondary Market Trading by Private Companie
    Matt Levine, writing in Bloomberg View, makes a good point about Spotify’s reported direct listing plan: When Spotify flips the switch, and trading of its shares on a public stock exchange commences, that won’t be the first time…
  • Jan 29

    Saving Time with Online Cap Table Service

    Saving Time with Online Cap Table Service
    In the past few years, my private company clients have been flocking to online, cloud-based cap table services, such as Capshare and Carta (formerly eShares), as a platform to manage the company’s back-office functions for their capital…
Rank this Week: 2092

Howard & Howard's Blawg For…

Howard & Howard's Blawg For Business

Covers business law.

https://howardandhoward.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1823

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…
Rank this Week: 4053

InnovaCounsel Blog

InnovaCounsel Blog

Covers legal and compliance issues faced by executives and general counsels.

http://innovacounsel.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    The Managerial Overtime Exemption, and How to Keep It

    The Managerial Overtime Exemption, and How to Keep It
    The federal Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to pay employees at least minimum wage for every hour (or fraction) worked, and to pay overtime (at time-and-a-half) for all time exceeding 40 hours in a week.   Some states and…
  • May 30

    Does Your Employee Handbook Undermine Your Company Culture?

    Does Your Employee Handbook Undermine Your Company Culture?
    In a tightening market for talent (especially tech talent), your company’s culture is a key differentiator. The CEO of Scentsy, (a company known for being a great place to work) recently said: “The right company culture attracts…
  • May 23

    No Harm, No Foul? No Way!

    No Harm, No Foul? No Way!
    Here’s a risk management tip for employers who aren’t located in California but decide they need to hire people residing in the Golden State.   Many states permit employers to include non-compete clauses in their employment…
Rank this Week: 1261

Lawdable

Lawdable

Discusses cost-effective and flexible legal solutions for corporate legal departments and law firm. By Counsel on Call.

http://www.lawdable.com/
  • Mar 30

    So Much to Read, So Little Time ...

    So Much to Read, So Little Time ...
    There is a lot going on in the legal industry these days. And while much of the talk is about Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity at the moment, we all know that technological progress isn't limited to just one practice area. We at…
  • Mar 17

    Artificial Intelligence, Lawyers and What The Future Might Hold

    Artificial Intelligence, Lawyers and What The Future Might Hold
    The following post is related to the upcoming Vanderbilt Law School’s conference on artificial intelligence, April 13-14 in Nashville. More information and registration can be found on the event website. Our robot overlords are…
  • Oct 9

    The 'Doers' Perspective: Fully Deploy the Integrative Law Model

    The 'Doers' Perspective: Fully Deploy the Integrative Law Model
    Change requires “doers.” I’ve been fortunate to work with some of the brightest minds in the legal industry—attorneys who have a real sense of where we are as a profession and where we need to go. However, in meeting…
Rank this Week: 3864

InHouseOwl

InHouseOwl

Provides employee legal training guidance to corporate counsel.

http://www.inhouseowl.com/blog
  • Mar 8

    How long does it take to set up a compliance training program?

    How long does it take to set up a compliance training program?
    Employees are bored. The company is expanding internationally or entering a new market. No matter the reason, you will outgrow your current compliance training program at some point. Unfortunately, once you see the need for new compliance…
  • Feb 8

    5 Reasons Why Employees Are Tuning Out Your Compliance Training

    5 Reasons Why Employees Are Tuning Out Your Compliance Training
    Annual compliance training - words that can strike fear into your employees' hearts. Unfortunately, annual compliance training is often met with low enthusiasm. Uninterested and disengaged employees will often tune out your carefully…
  • Feb 1

    Can you over-prepare for a presentation?

    Can you over-prepare for a presentation?
    We‘ve all had the same nightmare. You wake up an hour before your alarm goes off and realize you forgot to prepare for your huge presentation. You frantically race around to room to cram in all the information you can (hopefully to…
Rank this Week: 2453

Law Department Management Blog

Law Department Management Blog

Covers managing in-house counsel groups. By Rees Morrison.

http://www.lawdepartmentmanagementblog.com/
Rank this Week: 848

The Wired GC

The Wired GC

Covers compliance, corporate governance, management, regulations, tactics and technology.

http://www.wiredgc.com
  • May 16

    The Predictions For 2017 Will Be Coming Soon

    The Predictions For 2017 Will Be Coming Soon
    When you fire up your blog after an extended hiatus, you realize that some things have changed.  And also how much hasn’t.
  • May 16

    The Predictions For 2017 Will Be Coming Soon

    The Predictions For 2017 Will Be Coming Soon
    When you fire up your blog after an extended hiatus, you realize that some things have changed.  And also how much hasn’t.
  • May 16

    The Predictions For 2016 Will Be Coming Soon

    The Predictions For 2016 Will Be Coming Soon
    When you fire up your blog after 18 months, you realize that some things have changed.  And also how much hasn’t.
Rank this Week: 1510

Jonathan B. Wilson

Jonathan B. Wilson

By the Senior Vice President, Legal and Corporate Development for Web.com, Inc.

http://www.jonathanbwilson.com/index.html
Rank this Week: 678

Corporate Law and Democracy

Corporate Law and Democracy

A repository of ideas, comments and papers on a range of issues related to corporate law and democracy. By Boston College Law School Professor Renee Jones.

http://reneejones.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 18

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?
    Susan Antilla of Bloomberg news published a recent column  revisiting the question of the continued viability of state securities regulators’ enforcement authority.  I spoke to Susan about my research  on the issue and I am quoted in…
  • Nov 18

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?
    Susan Antilla of Bloomberg news published a recent column  revisiting the question of the continued viability of state securities regulators’ enforcement authority.  I spoke to Susan about my research  on the issue…
  • Sep 19

    Bailout-palooza

    Bailout-palooza
    The federal goverment’s proposal for a bailout of the financial industry sounded somewhat familiar to me.  I remembered that I had blogged about a similar proposal about a year ago on Conglomerate.
Rank this Week: 278