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Lawsuit Regarding Computer-Generated Advice to 401(k) Participants Revs Up Against Financial Engines

Last week, in a complaint dated August 8, 2014, plaintiffs commenced a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Financial Engines, Inc. and Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. asserting a...more

Protecting Your Value: The Importance of the Employee NDA

Where is your company’s value? If you are a young start-up company, it’s probably in ideas. Any new invention, new way of attracting business, new way of streamlining a process, or anything else “new” starts with an...more

Moody’s: Energy Future Holdings in Danger of Bankruptcy

Moody’s: Energy Future Holdings in Danger of Bankruptcy by Joel R. Glucksman on September 24, 2013 Energy Future Holdings Corp. is facing a "high probability" of being forced to seek protection due to the danger of...more

John Hancock Loses $560 Million Tax Lawsuit

John Hancock Loses $560 Million Tax Lawsuit by Joseph M. Donegan on August 23, 2013 The U.S. Tax Court recently ruled against the John Hancock Life Insurance Co. in a tax lawsuit involving hundreds of millions in...more

NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Legal Standard for Retaliation Claims Under LAD

NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Legal Standard for Retaliation Claims Under LAD by Gary S. Young on August 5, 2013 The Supreme Court of New Jersey recently issued a key decision regarding the proofs required under the...more

Carrying on Business in Canada

In This Publication: - Preface - General Information - Immigration - Investment Factors - Intellectual Property - Principal Forms of Business Entities - Taxation -...more

China 20/20 Legal Regulatory Developments - February 2013

In This Issue: - The Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Revising the Labor Contract Law of the People's Republic of China Released - MOFCOM Solicits for Public Comments on the...more

Around the Virtual World - January 21, 2013

A weekly wrap up of interesting news about virtual worlds, virtual goods and other social media. In This Issue: - USPTO Dives Into Software Patent Debate With New Group - The Hidden Risks Behind Facebook's...more

The Life Sciences Report - Fall 2012

In this issue: - First-Mover Advantage: The Case for Investing in Life Science - Medical Device User Fee Amendments of 2012: A Fact Sheet - Life Science Venture Financings for WSGR Clients - Eight...more

Legal Considerations for Proprietary Traders Participating in a Lift-Out

As a result of the Volcker Rule's restrictions on the proprietary trading activities of Wall Street’s biggest banks, many traders at such proprietary trading desks are departing for better opportunities at investment...more

Week of January 9, 2012 on ILNToday - A Roundup

It has been one busy week on ILNToday, with some excellent contributions from our members around the world! My top five posts for this week are: •Intellectual Property Bulletin of Kochanski Zieba Rapala & Partners: Our...more

RANJ eNewsletter-Corporate Updates March 2012

Overview of latest updates under Corporate Laws, Securities Laws, FEMA, Taxation Laws and other laws/regulations....more

The Legal Counselor - November 2011

In this Issue: Hooters Sues Competitors for Trade Secret Theft; Things to Consider Before Hiring Employees in Brazil; Legal Issues With Appointing Commercial Agents in Colombia; Sanctions in Iran: Are They Effective?; and...more

Doing Business in Massachusetts -- A Guide to U.S. and Massachusetts Law for Non-U.S. Businesses

Introduction This guide is intended to provide foreign business-people with an introduction to the basic kinds of laws and regulations that affect the conduct of business in the United States, and particularly in The...more

Business News Digest- July 2011

IN THIS ISSUE: Breaking News: Historic Change to Domain Name System — What You Should Know CFPB Targets Debt Relief Services Market for Supervision Chambers, Legal 500 Name Venable Top Advertising Law...more

Carrying on Business in Canada: An Overview of the Canadian Legal and Business Landscape for Investing, Starting and Operating a...

Carrying on Business in Canada is a general overview of, and introduction to, Canadian legislative and business considerations involving starting and operating a business, and investing in Canada. Carrying on Business in...more

Lang Michener InBrief Spring 2009

In This Issue LAW NOTES discuss a number of topics including the fiduciary duty of directors, shareholder approval and new Internet domains that can be used to provide customers, colleagues and family with...more

Acquiring Restaurants in Turbulent Times

Investors with liquid financial resources are finding seemingly endless opportunities to acquire businesses and assets at significant discounts to prices seen in recent years. One industry of note that has more than its share...more

Lang Michener InBrief Winter 2008/2009

LAW NOTES provide an excellent summary of a variety of interesting topics, including managing corporate reputation, business initiatives for innovators and entrepreneurs, and a look at biologics as a new growth...more

Keeping Your Jurors Organized

Our society values spontaneous creativity: We marvel at jazz improvisations, delight in a stand-up comic?s ability to create something out of nothing and admire an artist who quickly turns a blank canvas into a gorgeous...more

InBrief Fall 2008

In This Issue LAW NOTES highlight a number of current issues: In the employment context, failure to acknowledge one’s mistakes is discussed as grounds for dismissal, and two other NOTES look at the likely rise in the cost...more

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