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Spitzer: Lanny Breuer at DOJ Was a "Disaster"
Compliance Advice on SEC’s Market Access Rule from Julie Dixon of Titan Regulation
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Ex-Kirkland Partner: Rainmakers Are Paid Too Much
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Bill on Bankruptcy: The Market's Unquenchable Thirst for Junk
License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Buying and Selling Businesses in Today's Economy, Stephen Opler
Bill on Bankruptcy: Kodak Plan Bumps the Debt, Craters Stock
Deloitte: Turnarounds and Democracy Don't Mix
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Zimmermann: Up to 20% of AmLaw 200 "Badly Weakened"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Easily Make Simple Words Complicated
Two major conclusions are found in a recent survey of economists by the Wall Street Journal:
1. Slow growth over the coming year
2. A recession is unlikely
As reported by the Los Angeles Times, the survey of 48...more
What three letters strike fear into the heart of small business owners across the United States?
I . . . R . . . S Internal . . . Revenue . . . Service.
And in 2013 there may be even greater reason for small...more
Small business often finds it difficult to borrow money for operations and growth from commercial banks or other traditional sources of financing. This is especially true in economically distressed communities.
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Have you ever missed your annual medical check up? Or forgotten to send your car for servicing? Recognise that your business is no different when it comes to a routine checkup to ensure that all is well. A Business Legal...more
Running a business is exciting. But without the right advice, it can also be a minefield, especially where legal matters are concerned. We provide some tips to guide you through the minefield....more
“Don’t Worry, it’s a Standard Contract. Please Sign Here” - we give you several reasons why you should not comply....more
In This Issue:
- Barry Kurtz Honored As Trusted Advisor
- Franchisor 101: Exploring Exemptions Under California's Franchise Investment Law - Part 1
- Franchisee 101: Taxes, 2013 and Selling Your Franchise...more
VISA and Mastercard have agreed to a $7.2 billion settlement in a class action lawsuit brought by merchants over credit card swipe fees. Swipe fees are the fees that VISA and Mastercard charge merchants each time a customer...more
A recent tax case won by the IRS has closed a loophole employed by S corporations to circumvent paying payroll taxes by characterizing their wages as distributions. This ruling might have serious repercussions in the business...more
As financing for real estate projects remains elusive, we take a look at alternatives for franchises in 2011....more
Still frozen market, rather onerous or non-existent funding channels and business uncertainty have made it rather impossible to launch a new business. Nonetheless, a rather novel funding option may relatively facilitate...more
Volatile economy, frozen credit market, high unemployment, competitive marketplace, fear of inflation or deflation, lackluster consumer spending, and fearless aggressive creditors are just some of the challenges businesses...more
Owning your own business is a rewarding and potentially lucrative endeavor. The freedom and sense of accomplishment of being self-employed is unmatched. However, business ownership can be a serious financial risk if you are...more
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