Termination Liability Update: PBGC Enforcement in connection with a Substantial Cessation of Operations
Posted on 10-27-2016 by Jae Lee

By Summer Conley, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and Lexis Practice Advisor Attorney Team Upon a distress or involuntary termination of a single-employer ERISA Title IV defined benefit plan, the plan sponsor (or a member of the plan sponsor’s controlled group) generally incurs liability to the... Read More

No Clawbacks for Oil Services Company in Accounting Fraud Case [SecuritiesMosaic]
Posted on 10-04-2016 by Miriam Robin

This article is part of the bi-weekly Corporate Counsel Report Newsletter, republished here courtesy of the Lexis Securities Mosaic editorial team. Between 2007 and 2012, oil services company Weatherford International allegedly issued false financial statements that inflated its earnings by over ... Read More

Divorce Attorney for Business Owners in New Jersey
Posted on 03-12-2016 by Santo Artusa

Owning a business requires getting their first, leaving last, wearing multiple hats, juggling tasks, giving it your heart and soul. When a business owner goes through a divorce, it makes it that much harder to be the "general in chief" and much harder to perform at a top level. A divorce is... Read More

One App for all your needs!
Posted on 10-22-2015 by Boss Note

BossNote is your personal assistant in the Cloud available on iPhone, iPad and Web. Organize and keep your information together with BossNote - it is a simple application that combines the functions of Notepad, Calendar, and Cloud Storage. BossNote allows you to create notes, set alarms for important... Read More

5 Amelia Earhart lessons for businesswomen #WomensEqualityDay
Posted on 08-24-2015 by Christina Alge

Famous female aviator Amelia Earhart once said “ Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others. ”. The obstacles that she overcame in route to the numerous milestones she achieved have been able to serve as lessons for women... Read More

Tips for Divorced Taxpayers
Posted on 03-05-2015 by Rosanne M. Beach

By now, it's likely that you've heard the H&R Block commercials or you are at least aware of their well-advertised "Get Your Billion Back America" campaign. H&R Block, like many other tax service companies, is clearly committed to pushing for consumers to use their services... Read More

The Neely's File for Divorce
Posted on 10-15-2014 by Jaime Teuchert-Cage

Stars of the hit Food Network show Down Home with the Neelys , Gina and Pat Neely are getting divorced after twenty (20) years of marriage. Gina and Pat were high school sweethearts and have built a family brand consisting of products and restaurants across the United States. The Neely's show Down... Read More

Tax Deductability of Lump Sum Spousal Support Payment
Posted on 08-30-2014 by Jaime Teuchert-Cage

In California divorce cases parties often overlook the tax treatment of their proposed actions when negotiating settlement agreements. A husband might say, "I will pay you more spousal support than child support because our child is turning eighteen (18) soon and child support will terminate."... Read More

How Do Digital Assets Get Divided in a Divorce?
Posted on 08-30-2014 by Rosanne M. Beach

During a divorce, a judge, a mediator or the parties will make decisions regarding how to divide the marital property , like the residence, the vehicle, savings accounts, and stocks accounts. But what about the couple's digital assets, like their iTunes music library, MP3s, Kindle eBooks library... Read More

Protecting Your Career During Divorce - San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog
Posted on 08-07-2014 by Rosanne M. Beach

As one would expect, going through a divorce is typically a time of emotional upheaval and chaos. You will likely be required to spend a significant amount of time preparing legal paperwork, attending court hearings, going to your attorney's office and dealing with the day-to-day drama that comes... Read More

5 tips that'll help your law firm get "the right things done" & increase profitability
Posted on 08-05-2014 by Travis Burchart

Management guru Peter Drucker wrote his book The Effective Executive in 1967 yet it’s amazing how well his principles stand, the legal industry notwithstanding, in the current business environment. Law is, as Drucker might agree, knowledge work, and the sure path to improving efficiency in knowledge... Read More

Insights on Implementing Obamacare at Your Company
Posted on 07-01-2014 by Vanessa Lloyd

Just hearing the words “Affordable Care Act” can make you cringe. And that’s not even counting your political or economic views on the subject. You may have so many questions about how to keep your company compliant such as: Does the ACA apply to my company? Which new rules apply... Read More

This the season for summer interns, but should you pay them?
Posted on 06-30-2014 by rheamalhotra

With over 35 lawsuits being filed against companies holding unpaid internships, it’s time to delve into the pros of paying your interns. Yes, it is the company’s money – I agree. But you could end up paying a lot more after one intern ventures to sue. With research, I’ve composed... Read More

Seattle approves $15 minimum wage. The Wage & Hour Conversation Continues.
Posted on 06-18-2014 by Mia Smith

Conversations about whether to raise the minimum wage have been trending for the past several months, and Vermont raised the state’s minimum wage to the highest in the United States at $10.50 per hour. Hawaii became the third state to raise the minimum wage to over $10 per hour. Recently, Seattle’s... Read More

Backstreet Boys, Bankruptcy Trustee Set For Trial Over $3 Million Claim
Posted on 03-21-2014 by Doug Esten

A trial date has been set for a $3 million dispute between former boy band the Backstreet Boys (the "Band") and the bankruptcy trustee for the Band's former manager, Lou Pearlman, who is currently serving a 25-year prison sentence for operating a $300 million Ponzi scheme. Read the complete... Read More

Apple's Ebooks monitor
Posted on 12-02-2013 by Hans Thielman

http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2013/12/02/apple-ebook-court-monitor/ Read More

Microsoft and discovery reform
Posted on 11-26-2013 by Hans Thielman

According to Microsoft, it is obligated to store an average of 60 million pages of documents for every lawsuit brought against it, even though only 88 of those pages will be used in court. The company supports a change to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that would narrow what documents need to be... Read More

Silence Is Golden – Sometimes
Posted on 11-08-2013 by Steve Berstler

The Supreme Court earlier this year (June 17) held that an individual must affirmatively invoke his Fifth Amendment right if voluntarily participating in an interview with authorities. In a 5-4 ruling upholding a murder conviction, the court found the petitioner’s Fifth Amendment claim failed... Read More