BVR 6th Edition Of The Comprehensive Guide To Economic Damages

Nevium’s founders Doug Bania and Brian Buss have updated their two chapters in BVR’s 6th edition of The Comprehensive Guide to Economic Damages, 2021. Chapter 33 Using Internet Analytic Tools for Valuation and Damages Calculations in Internet IP Infringement and Defamation Cases discusses ways in which internet and social media analytics can be used to accurately measure the spread, awareness, and impact of […]

Brian BussPrincipal, NEVIUM

Clear Articulation and the Classic Antitrust Case of FTC v. Phoebe Putney Health System

Authors: Luke Hasskamp and Aaron Gott This article briefly explores the applicability of federal antitrust laws to actions taken by municipalities or other state subdivisions and, specifically, whether they have acted pursuant to a clearly articulated state policy to displace competition in the marketplace. Federal antitrust laws are designed to prevent anticompetitive conduct in the market. Yet, the Supreme Court long ago […]

Aaron GottOf Counsel, Bona Law PC

Trademark Protection for Product Shapes and Containers

American law has long granted trademark protection to the shapes of products and containers. Perhaps the most famous example is the instantly recognizable Coca-Cola bottle, which is almost as important a trademark as the soft drink company’s stylized name logo (Trademark protection for the product shapes and containers should not be confused with the safeguards afforded by design […]

William H. ShawnCo-Managing Partner, ShawnCoulson

Gaining a Wealth of Knowledge with a Strategic Wealth Management Solution Advisor

Similar to a financial consultant, a strategic wealth management solution advisor is a crucial component in navigating wealth management and long-term financial goals. As global systems become more interconnected and complex, finding the right comprehensive financial services to meet an evolving business and finance landscape is key in finding success for this generation and successive […]

Marina ZevedeouCEO, Aspen Trust Group

McCarthy Lebit Welcomes Rebekah A. Branham as an Associate

CLEVELAND, OH (February 18, 2021) – McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA is pleased to welcome Rebekah A. Branham to the firm as an associate in the Family Law group. Branham focuses her practice on assisting clients in all areas of domestic relations law including divorce, dissolution, spousal support and child support, post-decree litigation […]

Payments from a Closely Held Corporation to its Shareholders Can be Questioned by the IRS

The issue is if compensation paid to its owners by a closely held C corporation may be reclassified as a disguised distribution of profits (dividend).  For example, a corporation paid a large, year-end management fee to each of its three owners. The Tax Court determined, based on the facts and circumstances, that the payments to […]

Robert HobermanManaging Partner, Hoberman & Lesser CPAs, LLP

SFC Enforcement Action and Investigative Powers

The SFC and Its Scope of Power The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is an independent non-governmental statutory body whose authority is to regulate Hong Kong’s financial markets. The Securities and Futures Ordinance (SFO)_came into operation in April 2003 and it contains civil and criminal provisions for dealing with financial misconduct. Commencement of SFC Enforcement […]

Nick GallSenior Partner, Gall Solicitors

Theo Coulen participates in the IR Global Guide – Getting to know the UBO & selecting the right advisor

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers When the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive was introduced into law by the UK and EU in January 2020, for many professionals it was a much needed addition to legislation that would significantly help business transparency and combat money laundering. In essence, it was good for business and for public and professional […]

Theo CoulenPartner, Maprima

Dave Thompson & Kimberly Hatfield participate in the IR Global Guide – Getting to know the UBO & selecting the right advisor

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers When the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive was introduced into law by the UK and EU in January 2020, for many professionals it was a much needed addition to legislation that would significantly help business transparency and combat money laundering. In essence, it was good for business and for public and professional […]

Dave ThompsonPartner, Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP

Force majeure and MAC/MAE clauses during the period of Covid-19 in Hungary

author: dr. Balázs József FERENCZY What force majeure means? Force majeure (in the Hungarian legal language: “vis maior”) is a legal institution dating back to Roman law, and “means a force or event that human weakness cannot resist.”[1] The legal literature includes both overwhelming natural forces, such as earthquakes, floods, shipwrecks, other natural disasters, and certain […]

Sándor HabóczkyPartner, Kapolyi Law Firm