Because ’tis the season to give, The In-House Advisor would like to give in-house counsel the following reminders so as to limit their companies’ holiday exposure:
Scoundrels often get away with their crimes by scamming lots of victims for small amounts, so that no one investor can afford to prosecute his claim. Big Rock Investors Association v. Big Rock Petroleum, Inc. was an unsuccessful effort by investors to overcome this hurdle.
Every week or two, the federal court in Connecticut is asked to decide a motion for summary judgment in a discrimination case. I’ve yet to discuss what these motions are in detail on this blog, but a recent federal case in Connecticut provides a good learning example.
It is not news that the choices CEOs make can significantly impact the companies they lead. But at least according to a recent academic study, CEOs’ ability to affect their companies is not limited just to the decisions they make in their corporate posts, but also includes decisions they make in their personal lives.
“Formula retail” has been a popular buzz phrase in San Francisco this year, as restrictions over formula retail (more commonly known as chain stores) have thwarted such businesses as American Apparel,Chipotle and Jack Spade from opening locations in certain areas of the city.
The Army’s development of clean domestic energy resources strengthens national security and plays an important role in helping it to achieve its primary mission.
The United States Supreme Court decided a number of important employment law cases during the 2013 calendar year. The Court’s current docket indicates that the trend of the high court hearing and deciding critical employment law issues will continue into the new year.
USEPA released an updated regulatory agenda on November 27, 2013. The Fall 2013 agenda contains only a handful of new rulemaking proposals, indicating that USEPA will be focused in 2014 on completing the long list of regulatory actions already in progress
A few days ago, I came across a thoughtful post from Work Matters, a longtime blog run by Michael Maslanka.
The Roads Were Icy, a Deer Jumped into My Path, I Had a Diabetic Reaction — The Defense of Sudden Emergency in a Car Accident Case
Let’s start this discussion with how the law handles sudden emergencies. Tennessee law recognizes that a driver faced with an unexpected or sudden emergency which calls for immediate action is unlikely to exercise the same good judgment as a driver who is operating his vehicle under normal circumstances.