An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
Update on Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Delaware Bankruptcy Court’s Decision in the Fisker Automotive Holdings Inc. Bankruptcy Case
Only in DC: Ethics Rule Permits Non-lawyers to Own Law Firms
What do creditors need to know about litigation in state court and bankruptcy court?
The M&A Word of the Day™ from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Poison Pill
Can business partner disputes be defused? Can a client avoid expensive litigation?
The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Best Efforts
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Lamson Comments on Volcker Rule
Which types of employers are more susceptible to get sued?
The M&A Word of the Day™ from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Inversion
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Dealmaker's Dish: Corporate Dealmaker Update
The 2013 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
How can business owners manage legal risks?
What is at will employment law?
Lease Negotiations – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Structuring an MLP Finance
In a story right out of the movies, complete with “poison pills” and “white squires,” the SEC announced on March 13, 2014 that motion picture company Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation settled charges that it failed to...more
The franchise model can offer restaurateurs plenty of upside, which is precisely why franchise restaurants blanket the country. As growth vehicles go, however, franchising works better for some concepts than for others. Is...more
One of the incentives that Delaware law offers founders of business entities is the ability to tinker with the fiduciary duties that the managers of the business owe. While the duties owed by corporate...more
The use of limited liability companies, or LLCs, is pervasive in the entertainment industry. Writers, actors, directors and other “talent” often render their creative services through single-member “loan-out” LLCs. Providers...more
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The race is on between the New Jersey Legislature and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Both are considering legislation to permit entrepreneurs to raise funds through equity crowdfunding.
New Jersey has some of the toughest bullying laws in the country, but could annihilating your opponent in a high school football game really constitute a violation?
In Texas, school officials were forced to consider such...more
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On October 21, 2013, Caesars Entertainment Corp. (“Caesars”) announced in its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that its subsidiary Desert Palace, Inc. (owner of Caesars Palace) was under investigation for...more
>LABJ Forum -- Go Westwood Angelenos?
>Ian Imrich, Chief Executive, Law Offices of Ian J. Imrich, APC:
"I've been working in Westwood for a decade and visiting longer, and it's not the cat's meow it once was. ...more
On January 15, 2013, Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, LLC (“Applicant” or “SSR”) filed an application for a Category 1 gaming license with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (“Commission”). The proposed...more
Region C Contenders Have Lingering Process Questions.
The Commission held its 77th open public meeting on September 19. Highlights from the meeting included a discussion regarding Region C. Karen Wells, the...more
Alex Rodriguez Files Lawsuit Against MLB
by Anthony Caruso on October 9, 2013
After several weeks of speculation, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez announced that he has filed a lawsuit against Major League...more
Do You Know What Day It Is? The Risks and Benefits of the Animal Spokesperson
by Dan Brecher on October 9, 2013
Does Grumpy Cat have more Twitter followers than your business? If so, maybe it’s time for an animal...more
Former Chapel Hill Tutor Indicted in Sports Agent Investigation
by Anthony Caruso on October 7, 2013
A former UNC-Chapel Hill tutor who worked closely with Tar Heels football players has been indicted on charges of...more
Will Yankees Give In To Cano’s $300-Million Contract Request?
by Anthony Caruso on October 4, 2013
New York Yankee's second basemen Robinson Cano is reportedly requesting a record $300-million contract to be spread out...more
Atari Files Reorganization Plan to Exit Bankruptcy
by Joel R. Glucksman on October 4, 2013
Video-game maker Atari, Inc. has filed a reorganization plan in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan with the support of its...more
EA Sports Enters Into Settlement Agreement With College Athletes
by Anthony Caruso on October 2, 2013
Video game producer Electronic Arts Sports and Collegiate Licensing Company have agreed to pay out roughly $40...more
NCAA Lifts Certain Penn State Sanctions
by Anthony Caruso on September 30, 2013
The National Collegiate Athletic Association recently announced its decision to reduce several of the sanctions it levied against Penn...more
Apple Offers Refunds in Response to “Breaking Bad” Lawsuit
by Dan Brecher on September 27, 2013
Fans of AMC’s hit series “Breaking Bad” will not have to call in “attorney” Saul Goodman after all. Facing a class-action...more
Madison Square Garden Lawsuit May Have Far-Reaching Implications For Sports Industry
by Anthony Caruso on September 25, 2013
Several entertainment companies have been hit with lawsuits lately from unpaid interns...more
The USDC for Western District of Texas (Austin Division) found that the Texas "in-person" gaming requirement with respect to advanced deposit wagering does not discriminate against or unduly burden interstate commerce. The...more
Court Upholds Law Prohibiting Sports Betting in New Jersey
by Anthony Caruso on September 20, 2013
The legalization of sports betting in New Jersey is becoming more bleak, following a court's recent decision to uphold a...more
Will D.J. Fluker, Luther Davis Controversy Have Wider Implications for Sports Agent Laws in Certain States?
by Anthony Caruso on September 18, 2013
In the aftermath of an exclusive Yahoo! Sports report, which implicates...more
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