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Post date: Posted on: October 7, 2014

Amendments to the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act adopted earlier this year by the Delaware General Assembly went into effect August 1, 2014. 

The amendments are as follows:

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Equity / Chancery, Legislation, Limited Liability Companies
Post date: Posted on: September 20, 2014

New Hampshire has become the latest state to enact a social media access statute, the Use of Social Media and Electronic Mail, NH RSA 275:73–75. The law takes effect on September 30.

Tags: Labor and Employment, Legislation, Social Media, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: September 8, 2014

Professor Todd Zywicki blogs on the Volokh Conspiracy:

Tags: Administrative Law, Consumer Protection, Law & Economics, Legislation
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