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In recent first, Chiquita shareholders kill inversion deal

Oct 24, 2014 By: Michael Glasser

The planned acquisition of Fyffes PLC by Chiquita Brands International Inc. is the latest deal to join the list of terminated corporate inversions

Two Steps for Better Exam Prep

Oct 24, 2014 By: Samuel Berbano

Better hypos by using WestlawNext!

Today in 1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act takes effect

Oct 24, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Seventy-six years ago today, the Fair Labor Standards Act took effect, bringing such labor reforms as the minimum wage, the 40-hour workweek, and overtime pay.

Don’t blame the 3-year-old tricyclist

Oct 24, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Don’t expect to recover from a 3-year-old tricyclist who runs into you without pleading and proving some fault

Drafting effective and legally compliant consumer warranties

Oct 23, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

Clients involved in consumer sales transactions need to be mindful of all the federal and state law requirements applicable to consumer warranties

“Shake-y Ground”: Multi-Level Marketing, Pyramid Schemes, and False Advertising

Oct 23, 2014 By: Jill VanderZiel

Companes sometimes use “multi-level marketing” in an effort to shield themselves from liability for false advertising and other misrepresentation claims

The treacherous waters of the family law attorney-client relationship

Oct 23, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Your clients are generally going to be far more emotional in a family law dispute than in virtually any other area of law, requiring a different attitude from you as the attorney.

Pumpkin pie is not inherently dangerous

Oct 23, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Supermarket’s giving away samples of pumpkin pie covered with whipped cream did not constitute an inherently dangerous activity

Midsized Law Firm Market Update: Forecast Brightens, But No Blue Sky Yet

Oct 22, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

After years of economic turbulence, Midsized Law firms may be able to look forward to a period of relative calm and stability,

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, October 22, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting labor and employment law.

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