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Bill on Bankruptcy: Make-Whole Premiums, Lehman, ResCap
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Supreme Court Cases Will Have Wide Impact
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Spitzer "Disappointed" in Wall Street's Regulators
NALP: 18-Year Low for Law Grad Employment
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Goldstein: Expect More Litigation in Wake of Myriad Gene Patent Decision
Too Big To Fail in the Dodd-Frank Era
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Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Client Biz Dev: You're Doing It Wrong
Like a strong marriage, a strong franchise relationship must be built on shared success. In the end, no relationship is likely to work out when one side holds all the cards.
Originally published in Franchise Post on...more
THE CURRENT ERA OF AMERICAN POLITICS IS OFTEN LAMENTED AS EXCESSIVELY PARTISAN, IDEOLOGICAL, AND RANCOROUS. And Texas politics has often held its own in those regards. But to many observers, the recently completed 2013 Texas...more
Proposed franchise legislation featured prominently in “An Agenda for Justice,” a report recently released by the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). The document, released on February 5, 2013 in...more
California has not one, but two franchise laws. The Franchise Investment Law (“FIL”), Corporations Code Section 31000 et seq., is administered and enforced by the the Commissioner of Corporations. The Franchise Relations Act...more
Although it is coming up on two years since Manitoba’s Franchises Act received royal assent in June of 2010, the legislation is not yet in force. There have been no developments since the public consultation period for...more
Tennessee’s legislative session is in full swing, and based on the current pace of the session, legislators should finish their work during the first week of May, at the latest, and return to their districts for the November...more
Sanity must be made to prevail in Zimbabwe – Lloyd Msipa
“We are enveloped in the politics of hate. The amount of hate that is being preached today in this country is frightful. What Zimbabwe fought for was peace,...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*The Month in Brief: General Election Results Will Affect Oversight of Telecom Industry
*Closed Captioning and Distributed Transmission Orders Get Unanimous Support
*California PUC Decision Helps CLECs...more