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Have Large Law Firms Met Their Waterloo?

The list of large law firms laying off lawyers and support staff is snowballing ... services. With lower overhead costs, little debt, and more personal client contact, boutique law firms ... , business law, patent attorneys, patent lawyer, registered trademark, trademark registration Related [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 17:48:33

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The Situation of Credit Card Regulation

Situationist Contributor Adam Benforado recently published the following op-ed, titled “Time to Rein in Tricks of the Financial Trade,” in Cap Times . * * * I have a confession: I teach contract law, and I do not understand everything in my credit card agreement. If business law professors are getting lost in the fine print of consumer financial products, we have a fundamental problem. Back in the early 1980s, the average credit card contract filled up a single page. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 04:01:16

What up Party People?

Firstly...Happy New Year to all.Secondly...I know what you're thinking...where are the baby bump pics?? ... the scrappy little fighter that I am, I did my research on the collection laws, the agency suing ... laws and loopholes of the collection business and am willing to share this knowledge with anyone facing [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 20:33:00

linklings, around the blogworld edition

I’ve had a busy week, with the in-laws visiting and the external Big 4 auditors a-peckin’ away at work, but I did make a little bit of time for a walk around the blog world. I read a lot of blogs and articles, and I’d divide all of what I read into three categories:  worthless, interesting but not not life-affecting, and interesting and worth keeping in mind.  It’s hard to split the latter two categories, but Guaranteed Goal Achievement: Your Daily, No-Excuses Target from Ali Hale, of [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 20:25:57

How to Project a Professional Image

People who get paid to conduct profession are called professionals. They follow a code of ethics set down by business law, morals, public policy, and even rules set ... of the majority and for the common good. Though we have different ways of ruling a team, it must be necessary [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 02:49:29

What We’re Bailing Out: Citigroup Buys Spanish Highway Operator

Fresh off a big, fat federal bailout and while they’re busy lobbying Congress to rewrite bankruptcy laws so that they can get extra special treatment from bankruptcy judges Citigroup has been busy buying up companies over in Europe. Your tax dollars hard at work. MADRID, Spain—Spanish construction company Sacyr Vallehermoso said [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 05:12:03

Report: College Students, Professors Getting Raw Deal

Everyone knows that college is getting more expensive, ... and international students, or from professional schools such as business, law and engineering where full-cost pricing is increasingly common. Institutions are also turning to user fees to fund many [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 20:46:59

Delaware: Another Credit Crunch Casualty

When Corporate America suffers, Delaware suffers. The tiny state’s business-friendly laws have made it the legal home of many U.S ... attention from Washington for bad decision making. That’s why it gets so much positive press on the value [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 17:09:25

Delaware: Another Credit Crunch Casualty

When Corporate America suffers, Delaware suffers. The tiny state’s business-friendly laws have made it the legal home of many U.S ... attention from Washington for bad decision making. That’s why it gets so much positive press on the value [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 20:05:40

Gannett?s Unpaid Furlough: No Work Emails While On Leave

iStockphoto In the latest dramatic move in the woe-beset media business, ... and state labor laws require employees on an unpaid furlough to refrain from anything related at all to work [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 15:42:21

Firms Find Sunnier Prospects in Mexico

Are there business opportunities for U.S. law firms, just lurking in the neighborhood, south of the border? Jones Day certainly thinks so. The firm is opening an office in Mexico City [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:21:38

VI Headliner - Sponsor Feature - This Charming Girl

With laws passing that affect our small business owners it's so important to continue to support them. That's why we'll continue to support our sponsors here every month, with their VI Headliners [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 16:54:07

Roland Burris is Blagojevich Senate Appointee

Roland Burris is the former Illinois Attorney General that Illinois Governor Rod R ... University Carbondale. He then was an exchange student and studied International Law at the University ... guaranteed loans and minority business banking. From 1973 to 1977, he was appointed by Illinois [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 20:07:35

Roni Deutch Tax Center on Entrepreneur.com

Elizabeth Wilson of Entrepreneur.com recently interviewed me, and I was ecstatic to see how well the resulting article turned out ... school. In 1991 at the age of 26, with $120,000 in law school debt, Deutch rented a two-bedroom ... business services: credit card restoration, bookkeeping [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 19:58:00

everyone likes to ask edley what to do. even the uc.

Boalt’s Dean Chris Edley has taken on a new job. No, he’s not leaving Berkeley’s law school, but he does seem to have a busy year ahead, having been appointed “special adviser” to Mark Yudof, president of the UC system. An email announcement [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 03:11:10

Shredding To Avoid A Security Maelstrom

Shredding To Avoid A Security Maelstrom By Dominic Donaldson on Jan 14, 2009 in Security | comments(0) ... was exclusive to the business world and governmental departments; until it was stated that there was no law in place to prosecute anyone rummaging through residential waste and taking what they found. With credit [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 03:21:48

BizWeek: Leading Arbitration Firm Favors Creditors Over Individuals

scales In its cover story this week, BusinessWeek offers up a lengthy critique of the National Arbitration Forum, one of the nation’s largest arbitration firms. The story focuses on credit-card collection ... that NAF enlisted law firms with ties to credit-card companies to help NAF win business from creditors ─ [more...]

Date: 2008-06-10 08:45:00

Greek E-conomic Diplomacy

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)     In an effort to meet the challenges of the digital era, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs  presented yesterday January 13, its two internet portals for both the business community and civil society. Addressing the event ... guide to foreign bureaucracy and investment incentives law. Together with the enhancement of economic [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 01:06:16

Should Talking on Cell Phones While Driving be Banned?

Do you ever make business or personal calls on your cell phone while driving? ... of their motor-vehicle laws. This idea goes way beyond the efforts that have taken place in many states [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 16:00:53

Follow the debt

From the Times of Trenton: Bankruptcy lawyers’ business booming With real estate activity in a deep freeze, ... the debt. McCarter & English, the state’s largest law firm, will announce today it’s ramping ... with expertise in restructuring and debt management,” McCarter & English chairman Drew Barry said. Lawyers [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 11:34:51

A Poor Business Model

A Poor Business Model Reid Cramer - June 4, 2008 - 10:16am  Well, it's now official: ... to 400%, this law will effectively shut down the payday loan industry in Ohio. Here's an article ... Ohio Governor Ted Strickland signed into law a 28% cap on what payday lendings can charge [more...]

Date: 2008-06-04 19:16:00

Some Accurate Reviews on Legal Matters

by Gift Mabuza Unlike the law of gravity, however, which is difficult to understand and explain; interdependence is relatively easy to explain ... in business or legal matters on his behalf and this is called a letter of attorney, or power of attorney in common law. A durable power of attorney is given by a person to another person to act in their [more...]

Date: 2008-12-03 00:09:19

What to do if a retailer goes bankrupt

From the Better Business Bureau As a result of the declining economy, the number of retailers closing their doors has increased substantially, ... Bankruptcy law is specific regarding who will benefit first in the case of a retailer’s liquidation ... . Customers who paid with credit cards, though, may be able to dispute the charge with the credit card [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 14:12:16

Income Diversification

Diversification is a concept that I’ve embraced most of my life ... a business.  However, it could be as simple as building up your investment portfolio, starting a CD Ladder ... and 2007 Tax Law ChangesShould You Invest In REIT?My Second P2P Loan On ProsperIs Now The Right Time [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 02:17:08

Chickens, rainwater and line drying - I'm ranting

I try to maintain a balanced view in my life and on my blog and I generally believe that what others do is their own business and not anything that I ... are just plain wrong. Is this only happening in the USA or do other countries have similar laws ... will; raising chickens in the backyard is a form of sustainable protection against hunger and debt [more...]

Date: 2008-08-06 05:44:00

There Is An Angel After All For Folks Facing Foreclosure

It seems there is at least one lawyer who is in business to help people facing foreclosure. Her name is April Charney ... to take possession of those homes. Her encyclopedic knowledge of contract law, debt-collection practice ... she help people in Florida, her knowledge is shared with lawyers in other states. She has given one day [more...]

Date: 2008-12-19 21:00:50

FHA Mortgage Insurance Fund Down 40%

Mortgage Law Central reports today on FHA’s Oversight Capability.  The House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing to look into the recent Business Week story alleging that predatory lenders are alive and well originating FHA loans. The committee listened to testimony from HUD on the approval process for FHA lenders, [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 22:30:06

Small business loans for women entrepreneurs

Women mostly have a notice which appropriation small commercial operation loans is a painful, difficult and extensive process. However, a law is utterly a contrary. A commercial operation woman will have to outlay more or reduction a same time and efforts as a office worker to get a loan.Loans have been accessible for women entrepreneurs in a accumulation of fields such as catering, consulting, beauty care, bed & breakfasts, print studios, house pet supplies, nod cards, etc.Things to Keep In Mind [more...]

Date: 2009-09-19 20:53:36

How Tax Debt Relief Companies Can Help You Or Your Business

Author : Vlavladi Vishnu It is important to note, first, that most people are capable of working out thier own tax debt solutions with the IRS No firm, company, or representative is capable of getting a better deal for you from the IRS than you can for yourswelf Any claims to this affect should be thought of as untruths, and the person claiming thse untruths should not be handling your sensitive tax matters The IRS is a goevrnment entity which treats everyone exaclty the same under the laws [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 05:06:03

Which reward are you seeking?

I gave notice at my tax job today. As of April 15th, I will officially be out of the tax business. It was the hardest thing I've done in a long time ... year and I wanted to cry because they're such special people and I care about them. I find tax law fascinating. I love empowering people with knowledge so that they don't fear the IRS but understand [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 05:03:00

CPSIA threatens Kelly Neylan’s Organic Baby Clothing Business

[ This is the first of a series of posts by Susan Maphis covering the impact of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) ... of this law. Kelly Neylan, of BuddhiWear.com, says that the law was written hastily without input ... . Neylan’s company currently sells organic clothing for women, men, and children. “If the law [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 04:06:26

Review of Lexington Law Firm

by John Cooper Lexington Law is headquartered out of Salt Lake City, Utah. They are a credit repair firm ... . What else should I do to repair my credit? We suggest you open a new revolving line of credit ... . There are over 400 employees and 22 credit attorneys. Their business started in 1991 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 00:15:45

Review of Lexington Law Firm

by John Cooper Lexington Law is a credit repair firm that is headquartered out of Salt Lake, Utah ... ? Yes, this is legal and credit repair is your responsibility. The Fair Credit Reporting Act gives ... . There are over 400 employees and 22 credit attorneys. Their business started in 1991 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 00:09:02

Small Business and Large Business Tips for Avoiding Product Liability Problems

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Florida ... in your company understands. Keep written records of it and make sure that it complies with state laws [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 02:33:32

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