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Advisers should be aware of a growing identity theft scams that targets advisers to get to their clients’ money. The scams use email to trick advisers into wiring cash out of their clients’ accounts preying on the fact that...more
Standards for how advisers use designations to advertise the services they offer to seniors may be on the horizon. This all evolved after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) requested comments related to the...more
Advisers ready for the limelight, beware! The SEC recently announced charges against a nationally syndicated radio personality/investment adviser for spreading misleading information about a recommended investment strategy.
I have been encountering a lot of magical thinking recently when talking with law firm partners about Legal Project Management. One partner, hoping that the IT and KM folks can simply buy a tech solution so that he could...more
Civility, across the broad arch of a career, is a successful and lucrative business model. I believe it will enhance your professional career, better serve your clients, make you more profitable, and keep you sane. ...more
A judge “across the pond” ruled that an employee’s LinkedIn contacts were, in essence, trade secrets of his former employer where those contacts were created during the term of employment and mimicked the employer’s...more
Juries in this media age expect to see visuals and digital presentations at trial. Is this expectation giving big firms with significant litigation budgets an advantage at trial? Is it pricing small firms and solo litigators...more
A jury in Minneapolis held blogger John (Johnny Northside) Hoff liable for $60,000 in damages for a truthful post charging that the plaintiff was involved in a high-profile mortgage fraud case. The jury agreed with the...more
The launch of the “resolving workplace disputes” consultation by the Department for Innovation, Business and Skills (BIS) is described as being the next step in the Governments comprehensive review of employment laws. In...more
Ross Fishman's law firm marketing expert witness report in Habush Habush & Rottier vs. Cannon and Dunphy.
This report analyzes and details issues relating to the First Amendment; constitutional law, Google AdWords;...more
The law offices of Mark S. Cornwall have specialized in squeezing as much money as possible for clients out of Insurance Companies for the last 28 years. Our motto is, “Make the client happy.” This is sometimes...more
"Navigating the Perfect Storm: Recruiting, Training and Retaining Lawyers in the Coming Decade (Ark Press, 2010)
Is there a law school tuition loan bubble? Are law school applicants aware of the facts? Are law schools...more
The California Supreme Court ruled in Simpson Strong-Tie Co. v. Gore on May 17, 2010 that a plaintiff lawyer who was seeking clients for a possible class action lawsuit had a right to publish an advertisement regarding...more
"Gerald Posner Hires Attorney Mark Lane in Legal Fight Against Miami New Times' Plagiarism Claims," reports MediaBistro/GalleyCat this week. Seems that Gerald Posner believes that he's got a case for damages against The Miami...more
In this lawyer advertising case, attorney Pierce Gore published a two-sentence advertisement, warning wood deck owners about galvanized screws manufactured by three companies. The lawyer argues that he is protected by the...more
For at least two years there has been a raging debate concerning legal education in America. The New York Times, in a feature piece published January 9, 2011 poured an enormous amount of accelerant on the subject. The debate...more
Because of the economic crisis, law firms will see an increase in legal disputes and litigation in 2010, according to Fulbright & Jaworski’s 6th annual Litigation Trends Survey Report. Smart firms will adjust their law firm...more
The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has backed gripe site ConsumerAffairs.com in a defamation lawsuit filed by a car dealers. The appellate Court ruled that the federal Communications Decency Act gives the site immunity from...more
There are 1.3 million lawyers on LinkedIn as of December 2009, and if you're not one of them, you're missing out on a huge business development opportunity.
This checklist takes you through how to Create your profile,...more
Many attorneys receive email from international "clients," who have no desire to hire them, but instead to scam them. How can you tell which email comes from a potential client and not from a scammer? (A form of this...more
Press Release related to Complaint filing in the InfoMedia Inc v. Air-O-Matic Inc dispute over the use of "pull my finger" in InfoMedia's marketing efforts for its iPhone Application "iFart."...more
Corporations are retaining plaintiff law firms to pursue their cases and hiring them on a contingency basis. According to business development advisor Larry Bodine, the change in attitude by corporate America has opened a...more
Damages to an Injured Persons Credit Often Befall Victims after a car accident
§ 602. Congressional findings and statement of purpose [15 U.S.C. § 1681]the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
(1) The banking system is...more
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