Posted on: May 24, 2013

Part 1 of this series, "Introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution," can be found here.

One form of ADR is mediation.  Mediation is a process by which a third party neutral selected by the parties (called a “mediator”) assists the parties to a lawsuit with reaching a mutually agreed upon resolution. 

Tag: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation
Posted on: May 21, 2013

Professor Stephen Bainbridge raises the issue of whether the use of Bitcoin and other e-currencies violates the Delaware General Corporation Law (as others have argued that it violates California's corporate statute).

Tag: Business Ethics, Commerce, Commercial Transactions, Corporations, Equity / Chancery, Law & Economics, Legal Theory, Social Media, Taxation, Technology & Law
Posted on: May 21, 2013

Scotusblog has an analysis of PPL Corp. & Subsidiaries v. Commissioner, a recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court.  In PPL Corp., the Court held that a U.S. company that owned a large interest in a U.K. energy concern is allowed to credit against its “windfall tax” paid to the U.K. government in 1997 against its U.S. income tax. The ruling reversed the judgment of the U.S.

Tag: Administrative Law, Appeals, Corporations, International Law, Taxation
Posted on: May 21, 2013

For with law shall our land be built up and settled, and with lawlessness wasted and spoiled.
- Njal's Saga, ch.69

When truth and fairness are different from what is law, better it is to follow truth and fairness.
Bandamanna Saga, ch.6

Tag: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Legal History, Real Estate / Real Property, Torts
Posted on: May 20, 2013

Wilmington - Berger Harris partners and Business Law Basics co-bloggers Brian Gottesman and Suzanne Holly have been named 2013 Delaware Super Lawyers Rising Stars.  This is the second consecutive year that both Brian and Suzanne were awarded this honor.  In 1998, Super Lawyers launched Rising Stars to recognize top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

Tag: Professional News