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- Blog: Capital Markets LitigationCapital Markets Litigation Team Defeats Jurisdictional Challenge to Ponzi Scheme DisputePosted on November 27, 2019 by Carly ColemanLowenstein Sandler’s Capital Markets Litigation team recently defeated a fund administrator’s renewed motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, a second key victory in an action for common law fraud, securities fraud, and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act violations, among other claims. The plaintiffs, investors in a tax lien fund, seek to recoup millions of...… Continue Reading The post Capital Markets Litigation Team Defeats Jurisdictional Challenge to Ponzi Scheme Dispute appeared first on Capital Markets Litigation.
- Blog: Hunton Immigration and Nationality LawThe Business Traveler’s ChecklistPosted on November 26, 2019 by Lieselot K. WhitbeckWhen traveling abroad for business, there are many things to remember – meeting schedules, presentation materials, business cards, dress clothes, etc. While immigration requirements can get lost in the shuffle, immigration documents should be on any business traveler’s pre-trip checklist. Forgetting required documentation can result in experiences that range from slightly inconvenient to potentially disastrous. Continue Reading
- Blog: Appellate InsightSettlements, Consent, and Final Settlement AgreementsPosted on November 21, 2019 by Neil BardackThere is a common belief among some lawyers that a settlement is not complete until there is a formal written agreement signed by the parties that has all the “bells and whistles” typical of a settlement agreement. Not always so. In J.B.B. Investment Partners LTD v. Fair (2019) 37 Cal.App.5th 1, Division 2 of the […]
- Blog: Tennessee Appellate ReviewSay Whaaat? The Sixth Circuit Debates “Corpus Linguistics” as a Tool for Statutory InterpretationPosted on September 11, 2019 by Nicholas A. DanellaA seemingly routine Sixth Circuit appeal involving the interpretation of the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act statute (ERISA) recently sparked an interesting debate between two Circuit Judges — Amul Thapar and Jane Stranch — on the use of “corpus linguistics” in statutory interpretation. In Wilson v. Safelite Group, Inc., the court affirmed summary judgment...Continue Reading
- Blog: Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law BlogGovernor Gives Sole Members the BootPosted on January 7, 2019 by Tanvi Mirani, Megan E. Bell, Tomer J. InbarWe previously reported on A.B. 10336-A (Paulin) / S.B. 8699 (Gallivan) (the “Bill”), which would amend Section 601(a) of the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law to raise the minimum number of members of a not-for-profit membership corporation from one to three. The Bill was signed into law by Governor Cuomo on December 21, 2018. It [...]
- Blog: INGOTS: Raw Thoughts and Unpolished IdeasBusiness Model and Computer Program Will Soon be Patentable in ChinaPosted on March 30, 2017 by Spilman AdministratorWe recently received an informational white paper from our agents in China, Lynn Wang and Zhou Jiaxin at NTD Intellectual Property, with news about a change to make software and business methods patentable as long as certain conditions are met. … Continue reading →