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In Business & Corporate Law Avoiding a Messy Business Divorce is Important ...New York State Corporate Tax Law Reform: The Impact on Companies ...Local Corporation Promotes Scott Reinke to Chief Legal OfficerCompany directors push for stronger protections from legal actionJuly 2014 Corporate AlertThe Only Job With an Industry Devoted to Helping People QuitCorporate Firms Not So Spooked by NSA SnoopsTo corporate America, even French law looks invitingTo corporate America, even French law looks invitingWhen Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal EvolutionWhen Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal EvolutionRobots Are People, TooFinding a Cure for the Inversion VirusA Touchy Legal Question For FedEx, UPS: What's in the Box?2014 changes to Delaware corporate law

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A Very Bad Ruling on Hobby Lobby
New Yorker (blog)July 1, 2014

Alito, in one of this decision's many invitations to litigation, says “state corporate law” will help.) And anyway, Alito writes, there is nothing here that precludes a publicly held company, of any size, from bringing a suit making the exact same ...more »

Concept of corporations as people isn't new in US law
Buffalo NewsJuly 5, 2014

... the humans who own and control them.” In its ruling, the court said closely held corporations with religious objections cannot be forced to pay for their employees' insurance coverage for contraception, as required under President Obama's health ...more »

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In Business & Corporate Law Avoiding a Messy Business Divorce is Important ...
JD Supra (press release)July 31, 2014

When people come together to begin a business, they may not think the time will come when they will not get along. But if, after many years, you and your business partner no longer see eye-to-eye when it comes to how to operate your business, what is ...more »

New York State Corporate Tax Law Reform: The Impact on Companies ...
JD Supra (press release)July 31, 2014

The changes to estate tax, property tax, and additional tax credits mean these reforms will also affect other types of taxpayers. The main provisions of the Act are outlined below. At this time, the enacted reforms to the New York State tax law regime ...more »

Local Corporation Promotes Scott Reinke to Chief Legal Officer
Broadway WorldJuly 31, 2014

Reinke has more than 15 years of corporate law experience. Prior to Local Corporation, he served as executive vice president and general counsel for Emerging Media Group, Inc., which owns and operates TRAFFIQ, Inc., a leading digital media management ...more »

Company directors push for stronger protections from legal action
ABC OnlineJuly 31, 2014

PAT MCGRATH: The Institute of Company Directors is calling it the honest and reasonable director defence - a protection for board members who can prove they've acted with integrity and diligence even if they've broken the law or cost shareholders money.more »

July 2014 Corporate Alert
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)July 29, 2014

Under the law, a "commercial entity" may be any corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, association, organization, joint venture, or other legal entity ...more »

The Only Job With an Industry Devoted to Helping People Quit
The AtlanticJuly 29, 2014

And, as part of the millennial generation obsessed with test scores and academic achievement, I relished the spoils of a high LSAT score, admission to an Ivy League law school, and a job offer from a fancy corporate law firm. I spent my first year as ...more »

Corporate Firms Not So Spooked by NSA Snoops
The National Law Journal (registration)July 28, 2014

At least some of this disparity seems to stem from the confidence major corporate law firms have in systems they've developed to protect their information from government spies, according to "With Liberty to Monitor All: How Large-Scale U.S ...more »

To corporate America, even French law looks inviting
MarketWatchJuly 28, 2014

To corporate America, even French law looks inviting. Opinion: Pressure building for corporate tax reform as ... Various loopholes, deductions and international operations allow the effective rate for many companies to be far lower. Take, for example ...more »

To corporate America, even French law looks inviting
MarketWatchJuly 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The published reports that Hospira may merge with a division of Danone leads to a rather unsettling conclusion: To corporate America, even the famously hostile-to-business France looks more inviting. But it's true. According ...more »

When Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal Evolution
NPRJuly 28, 2014

The dictionary defines corporation as "a number of persons united in one body for a purpose." Corporate entities date back to medieval times, observes Columbia law professor John Coffee, an authority on corporate law. "You could think of the Catholic ...more »

When Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal Evolution
NET WebsiteJuly 28, 2014

In the early years of the republic, the only right given to corporations was the right to have their contracts respected by the government, according to legal historian Eben Moglen. The great industrialization of the United States in the 1800s, however ...more »

Robots Are People, Too
The SlatestJuly 28, 2014

After all, if we are dealing with robots like they are real people, the law should recognize that those interactions are like our interactions with real people. In some cases, that will require recognizing that the robots are insurable entities like ...more »

Finding a Cure for the Inversion Virus
FEI DailyJuly 25, 2014

Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT) agreed with the need to reform the corporate tax law. Sen. Hatch warned against punitive and retroactive measures which would build walls around the U.S. in an attempt to keep companies from inverting. Sen. Hatch said ...more »

A Touchy Legal Question For FedEx, UPS: What's in the Box?
Wall Street Journal (blog)July 25, 2014

That's the question carriers are mulling after the Department of Justice indicted FedEx last week with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances over its alleged role in transporting painkillers and other prescription drugs that had been sold ...more »

2014 changes to Delaware corporate law
Lexology (registration)July 25, 2014

Earlier this month, several significant amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (the DGCL) were approved. These amendments are substantially the same as the amendments originally proposed in April 2014 and will generally go into effect on ...more »

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