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:
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.
Francis Pileggi has a very detailed analysis of the Delaware Court of Chancery's recent verdict in In Re China Agritech, Inc. Shareholder Derivative Litigation, C.A. No. 7163-VCL (Del. Ch.), which is worth reading in its entirety.
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.
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.