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Post date: Posted on: August 13, 2014

New Hampshire has become the latest state to enact a benefit corporations statute. In July 2014, Governor Maggie Hassan signed into law the New Hampshire Benefit Corporation Act, NH RSA 293-C.

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Business Ethics, Corporations, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Theory, Legislation, Social Entrepreneurship
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: May 9, 2014

Stephen Landsburg has an economic and legal analysis of the pros and cons of homeownership versus rent.

Of particular interest is this point:

Tags: Law & Economics, Legislation, Real Estate / Real Property, Taxation
Post date: Posted on: April 2, 2014

The Alabama Legislature has passed the Alabama Limited Liability Company Law of 2014, a substantially revised and restated version of their prior LLC law.

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Comparative Law, Contracts, Legislation, Limited Liability Companies
Post date: Posted on: April 1, 2014

Corporate and business entity taxation is a complex area, fraught with nuance. As most businesspeople are aware, however (and speaking by way of broad overgeneralization), business entities are generally taxed either as corporate or as pass-through entities.

Tags: Administrative Law, Alternative Business Entities, Commerce, Corporations, Law & Economics, Legislation, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, Taxation
Post date: Posted on: March 23, 2014

Jonathan Adler blogs on the Volokh Conspiracy about these two issues.

Tags: Administrative Law, Labor and Employment, Taxation
Post date: Posted on: March 19, 2014

At Truth on the Market, Dan Crane has thoughts on the recent moves in New Jersey to restrict direct sales of automobiles to consumers.

Tags: Administrative Law, Commerce, Consumer Protection, Law & Economics, Legal Theory, Legislation
Post date: Posted on: March 14, 2014

Behavior, Paternalism, and Policy: Evaluating Consumer Financial Protection, a new behavioral law and economics paper by law professor Todd Zywicki and economics professor Adam Smith (really!), is available

Tags: Administrative Law, Consumer Protection, Law & Economics, Legislation
Post date: Posted on: November 19, 2013

Adam Mossoff offered testimony on November 19, 2013 before the Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance Subcommittee of the Senat

Tags: Intellectual Property, Law & Economics, Legislation
Post date: Posted on: September 25, 2013

California has adopted a substantially revised Limited Liability Company Act, which goes into effect January 1, 2014.

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Commercial Transactions, Comparative Law, Legal Opinions, Legislation, Limited Liability Companies, Structured Finance

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