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.
In the latest issue of NH Bar News, attorney Matthew Snyder discusses Revenue Procedure 2014-12, which the IRS issued in response to the decision of the US Court of Appeals (for the 3rd Circuit) in
Io9 has a feature on an interesting and developing legal field: the tort liability associated with injuries to person and property caused by autonomous robots.
Jeremy Gordon, director of China Business Services and author of Risky Bus
Professor Benjamin Means of the University of South Carolina School of Law has written an article on the relationship between contract law and family businesses.
In an article in the April 4 – 17 issue of the New Hampshire Business Review, attorney John Cunningham offers suggestions on how to reduce liability for the 8.5 percent Business
At Above the Law, Dan Harris of the law firm of Harris Moure has thoughts about the futility of attempting to enforce U.S. court judgments against defendants located in China:
In an article in the March 21 – April 3 issue of the New Hampshire Business Review, attorney Beth Deragon notes that “the answer is not as clearly drawn as an employer might like.”
We have previously looked at issues surrounding the contractual enforceability of settlement agreements.
In the latest issue of NH Bar News, an official publication of the New Hampshire Bar Association, intellectual property attorney Ross Krutsinger discusses transferring patent rights and Section 1235 of the Internal Revenue Code: