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MFI stockholders retain attorney-client privilege in acquisition by Post

Apr 18, 2014 By: Michael Glasser

Under the parties’ agreement and plan of merger, the stockholders and option holders of MFI Holding Corp. will retain the attorney-client privilege in the company’s acquisition by Post Holdings Inc.

News in Brief: IRS issues guidance for virtual currency

Apr 18, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

The Internal Revenue Service issued guidance March 25 on how U.S. federal tax laws apply to virtual currency that is convertible to

Today in 2007: The Supreme Court upholds Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act

Apr 18, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

On April 18, 2007, the Supreme Court ruled in Gonzales v. Carhart, upholding the federal partial birth abortion ban, despite it lack an exception for the mother’s health.

Is it a good thing that ‘Boston Strong’ can’t be trademarked?

Apr 18, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

Around the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, you probably saw a multitude of products bearing the words “Boston Strong.” Despite

Statutory Interpretation, Part 2: The basics, using Westlaw’s statutory enhancements

Apr 18, 2014 By: David Hollins

Defining terms in statutes and regulations is a common task given to attorneys, and this three part lesson teaches strategies to simplify this process.

From “Dis” to Disciplined

Apr 18, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Conduct of disrespectful and confrontational remarks to district judge, which are disruptive and personally insulting to judge, warrants suspension from…

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Securities, April 17, 2014

Apr 17, 2014 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Topical Highlights for Securities provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Securities law.

Proxy supplements seek shareholder support for say-on-pay proposals

Apr 17, 2014 By: Pamela S. Park

With mandatory say-on-pay votes in their fourth year, issuers are actively advocating to justify their compensation structures to shareholders.

“Actual Innocence” Under Schlup v. Delo / McQuiggin v. Perkins as Excusing Statute of Limitations Established by AEDPA 28 U.S.C.A. § 2244(d)(1) for Habeas Corpus Claims

Apr 17, 2014 By: ALR

Generally, a petitioner seeking federal habeas review must file his petition within a one-year statute of limitations, but the Supreme Court has recognized various exceptions.

Oblivious Witness

Apr 17, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Witnesses to a will need not know that the document they have witnessed is a will…

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