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Post date: Posted on: September 11, 2014

Consider the persimmon. No wild fruits are so sweet and delectable as ripe persimmons after the first fall freeze, if you can beat the birds to them. But a green persimmon is not just less tasty; it is inedible. Not even a ‘possum will eat a green persimmon.

Tags: Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Courts, Equity / Chancery
Post date: Posted on: August 28, 2014

Some types of business entities (most famously, corporations) offer limited liability to their managers, owners, and officers. That is, under most circumstances such parties will have no personal liability for debts incurred (through tort or contract) by the business entity.

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Contracts, Corporations, Courts, Creditor / Debtor Law, Equity / Chancery, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, Real Estate / Real Property, Torts
Post date: Posted on: July 9, 2014

The Delaware General Assembly recently passed several bills which could have a substantial impact on financing transactions involving Delaware entities.  Some of the noteworthy bills are amendments to the

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Commercial Litigation, Contracts, Corporations, Legislation, Limited Liability Companies, Mergers and Acquisitions, Partnerships, Securities, Structured Finance
Post date: Posted on: June 20, 2014

At the Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog, Francis Pileggi analyzes the Delaware Court of Chancery’s opinion in In re: El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. Derivative Litigation.[1]

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Transactions, Contracts, Corporations, Courts, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Theory, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships
Post date: Posted on: May 30, 2014

The Freakonomics Blog has re-posted a podcast discussion between Steve Levitt and Stephen Dubner about sunk costs and when, in economic analysis, it is beneficial to quit one's course of action.  Many litigators would benefit from a better understanding of sunk costs and what they represent.

Tags: Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Law & Economics, Legal Industry, Legal Theory

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