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Harlem Shake's Copyright Issues
Why Did Godzilla & James Bond Need Congress' Protection?
After Trademark Ruling, Yankees are Officially "The Evil Empire"
Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
Wanting Him to Stay Home, HS Running Back’s Mom Takes Letter of Intent to Lawyer
New Happy Birthday Song, Copyright-Free
NHL's Lawyer: Lockouts Are 'Necessary' Weapons
"A Great Day for New Jersey" - On Governor Christie's Move to Bring Online Gaming to NJ
Legal Fallout of an Armstrong Confession
Lance's Lawyer: Armstrong Didn't Betray Me
Lance's Lawyer: Armstrong Didn't Betray Me: Video
Jennifer Abril on The Story of Fragrances
Filmmaker's Lawyer Asserts Privilege to Oppose NYC Subpoena
Jeff Rosenblum on The Naked Brand
California Enacts “Student-Athletes Bill of Rights” For Collegiate Athletics
Jeff Ifrah on Historic DOJ/Poker Stars/Full Tilt Deal
Tom Cruise's Divorce Lawyer: Money Motivates Quick Settlements
Freeh Report Reveals Paterno & Penn State Officials Covered Up Sandusky Sexual Abuse—Joe Bahgat
Breaking Down the NFL Concussion Class Action and the Players’ “Warrior Mentality”—Eliot Wagonheim
Roger Clemens Perjury Re-Trial Begins, Will He End Up In Jail? — Joe Bahgat
In This Issue:
- MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL BOARD APPROVES ATHENS ACQUISITION TRANSACTION:
At its April 9 monthly meeting, the Michigan Gaming Control Board (“MGCB”) approved Athens Acquisition LLC’s acquisition...more
In This Issue:
- DOLLARS IN, DOLLARS OUT: DOES IT MAKE “CENTS” FOR TENNESSEE TO FURTHER LEGALIZE GAMBLING IN THE STATE?
Uniquely situated in the mid-south, the state of Tennessee and its “three grand divisions,” or...more
Canada has long been a pioneer in the international co-production area with numerous co-production treaties. Enclosed is a chart that provides a comparison of Canadian Content, Co-Ventures and Treaty...more
The IRS periodically issues tax tips, and some of them catch my eye. This time, it was "Five Important Tips on Gambling Income and Losses." I bet you can guess what the biggest tip was: Winnings from gambling are income,...more
Ernst & Young LLP earlier this month released a study assessing the "economic benefits of film production tax incentives". The study, entitled "Evaluating the effectiveness of state film tax credit programs" was commissioned...more
There is no clear consensus among the relevant rules of professional conduct, case law or the related ethics opinions interpreting the rules of the ethical responsibilities of attorneys regarding inadvertently sent or...more
Two items of note relating to the issue of international treaty co-productions which I believe indicate their re-emergence as a way of producing (especially in the current financial climate).
First, Telefilm Canada...more
In this issue: Should Filmmakers Be Content to Have Taxing Authorities Judge Their Content? Upcoming 2012 Speaking Engagements; Individual Liability for Company Taxes; Potential Unity and Business Income in California;...more
This is the eight (and final) installment in our series about the new Terms of Trade applicable to the English-language Canadian private broadcasting industry (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7). This...more
In this issue: Taxpayer May Subpoena State’s E-mails Interpreting Tax Law; Tribunal Finds Sufficient Business Purpose and Allows QEZE Credit; Tribunal Holds Interest Payable Only from Date of Amended Returns; Production...more
Whether you are a first-time buyer or an experienced collector, the electricity surrounding an international art fair can overwhelm the senses. Lavish parties, rich history, and the subtle buzz of thousands of business deals...more
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