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:

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. 

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. 

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