I like Consumer Reports, and, though I wish they would take a more active stance in supporting consumers’ legal rights, I think they’ve done a fine service for American consumers over the past 70-odd years with their independent reviews.
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Every fall, I take a step back and survey the most important current trends and developments in the world of Directors’ and Officers’ liability and D&O insurance. This year’s survey is set out below. Once again, there are a myriad of things worth watching in the world of D&O.
A Business Insider article last week examined why so many lawyers are unhappy with their jobs. Reasons given included…
If you’re a professional doubting the importance of having a strong online presence then you may not be in sync with your future clients. Here’s some advice…
The failure of the now-deceased wife to disclose that she was suffering from terminal cancer at the time the parties entered their divorce settlement agreement was not a basis to set aside that agreement. So held the Appellate Division Second Department in its August 28, 2013 decision in Petrozza v. Franzen.
Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson (pictured) has announced that he will be departing the Texas Supreme Court effective October 1, 2013. The Texas Lawbook, a Dallas Morning News affiliate, first reported the announcement.
According to Forbes contributor John Wasik, brokers and advisers may not be the biggest fans of any new rules related to fiduciary conduct. In “Why Wall Street, Insurers Don’t Want Fiduciary Duty” (August 23, 2013), he asserts that “brokers and the insurance industry hate the idea,” touting higher costs that would “price investors out of the market for advisory services.”
Texas recently adopted a version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“UTSA”). The new act will be known as the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“TUTSA”). New York and Massachusetts are now the only two states to not adopt some form or variation of the UTSA.
The prospects seem better than ever that Congress may soon transform our nation’s immigration laws. The Senate has passed a massive bill, S. 744, that (among many other measures) creates a Registered Provisional Immigrant status allowing the roughly 11 million undocumented foreign citizens in the U.S. to obtain work permits and travel documents as they meander along on a snails-pace trek to citizenship.