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Post date: Posted on: January 28, 2014

Berger Harris partner and Business Law Basics co-author Brian Gottesman was interviewed by Tibor Dani of Family BusinessCast on the issue of operating agreements/governing instruments for closely-held (particularly family-owned) businesses.

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Ethics, Comparative Law, Contracts, Corporations, Creditor / Debtor Law, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Limited Liability Companies, Mergers and Acquisitions, Partnerships, Social Media, Wills & Estates
Post date: Posted on: November 4, 2013

Freakonomics links to an intriguing 30-minute presentation by Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Ass

Tags: Commerce, Comparative Law, Law & Economics, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: October 3, 2013

Last week, Brian Gottesman noted that Avvo.com has series of free webinars that can be viewed online, including “Someone Online Hates You,” which focuses on lawyers and their compliance with ethi

Tags: Business Ethics, Legal Ethics, Legal Industry, Social Media, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: September 25, 2013

Avvo.com has a series of free webinars that can be viewed online.

Tags: Business Ethics, Legal Ethics, Legal Industry, Social Media, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: September 20, 2013

Berger Harris partner Lisa Stark authored an article in Business Law Today, a publication of the American Bar Association. The piece, "Side-Stepping Fiduciary Issues in Negotiating Exit Strategies for Preferred Stock Investments after Trados," appeared in the September 2013 issue. Stark's article analyzes the Delaware Court of Chancery's recent decision in In re Trados Inc. Shareholders Litig., C.A. No. 1512-VCL (Del. Ch. Aug. 16, 2013).

Tags: Corporations, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Mergers and Acquisitions
Post date: Posted on: July 29, 2013

Delaware holding companies are a byproduct of Delaware state income tax law that allows out-of-state companies to exempt some of their income from taxation.  Specifically, the Delaware Code provides that: 

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Corporations, Intellectual Property, Taxation
Post date: Posted on: July 22, 2013

Bruce Belenky, a Texas attorney, has strong criticisms regarding online legal document services.

Tags: Legal Ethics, Legal Industry, Torts

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