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Affordable Care Act requirements for employers: although mandate delayed, action still required

August 30 2013 The impending need for compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 has been a source of great concern for employers…

Litwin v. The Blackstone Group, L.P.

March 23 2011 In Litwin v. The Blackstone Group, L.P. the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit considered whether the plaintiffs -- investors in Blackstone's June 2007 IPO -- had adequately alleged that the registration statement and prospectus issued in connection with Blackstone's IPO omitted material information required to be disclosed by Item 303(a) of Regulation S-K.

When giving depositions, make sure you complete the errata sheet in a timely manner

January 27 2010 As many seasoned HR professionals may know, oftentimes when a deposition is taken of a party or witness in litigation, the lawyer may request that the deponent or witness will "read and sign" the deposition.

Key provisions in a "software as a service" contract: what every customer should be negotiating

May 29 2012 Cloud computing is very tempting:  cheap and flexible.

The newly released AIA A312-2010 performance and payment bond forms

June 4 2010 Green Building contractors and subcontractors should be aware that The American Institute of Architects recently released updated versions of its widely used A312 Performance and Payment Bonds and A310 Bid Bond.

Investors in distressed debt: recent legal developments to be aware of

February 24 2014 Recent rulings in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for District of Delaware will be of interest to purchasers of…

Reserve funds for Community Associations: understanding the why, how and when of reserves

February 12 2014 Community Associations maintain reserve accounts as a means of funding their long term needs for repair and replacement of major capital items. These…

Flagpoles - recent changes in Delaware law and a summary comparison to Maryland and Virginia

February 10 2014 Under the Freedom to Display the American Flag Act of 2005 (the "Act") community associations are not permitted to ban owners from displaying the…

Control your board meetings

February 10 2014 There are many circumstances under which litigation can arise between members of a community association and the community association or its board…

FTC increases HSR Act thresholds: size of transaction test increased $5 million to $75.9 million

January 31 2014 The Federal Trade Commission has revised the filing and other dollar-denominated thresholds contained in the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements…