Posted on: May 29, 2013

The Commission on Theft of American Intellectual Property hs released its 2013 report. The Commission is composed of a bipartisan group of American businesspeople, national security and foreign affairs experts, politicians and academics including:

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Tag: Business Ethics, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Law & Economics, Legislation, Technology & Law
Posted on: May 28, 2013

LLC Law Monitor has a story about Davis v. Winning Streak Sports, LLC, 2013 WL 1010622 (Kan. Ct. App.), which addresses and applies a Kansas statute requiring indemnification of an LLC member or manager litigating to enforce his or her rights under the Kansas LLC Act or the operating agreement. 

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Tag: Alternative Business Entities, Comparative Law, Limited Liability Companies
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. 

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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.

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Tag: Administrative Law, Appeals, Corporations, International Law, Taxation

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