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Westlaw Topical Highlights: Securities, April 24, 2014

Apr 24, 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.

States Increase Medicaid Anti-Fraud Efforts

Apr 24, 2014 By: Lauren Jones

The Affordable Care Act offers states, including states that will not expand Medicaid, new authority to improve their anti-fraud, waste, and abuse measures.

Five tips for studying for law school final exams

Apr 24, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

How to prepare, study, and succeed on law school exams.

Get your client’s business launched correctly with carefully prepared directors’ organizational actions

Apr 24, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

Preparation of the resolutions for the initial organizational actions by the first directors of a new corporation is an opportunity to get them on the correct path toward effective corporate governance.

Mobster Semblance

Apr 24, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

As long as proprietor of horse race track is not excluding mobster look-alike because of his national origin or because of race, color, creed, or sex…

SCOTUS seems worried about impact on tech sector in TV streaming case

Apr 23, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday in American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo, and the Court appeared worried about the impact of a potential ruling against TV streamer Aereo.

Ideas for Law Firms On Providing Value

Apr 23, 2014 By: Janet Bennett

A few weeks ago, I attended the Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference. If I had to choose one word to describe the theme of the seminars I attended, that word would be “value.” Panels of partners, in-house counsels, chief marketing officers, vendors — they all talked in one way or another about building value.

Quick Comma Recap

Apr 23, 2014 By: Jason Steed

Here are a few tips for lawyers on comma usage in your writing!

Practical Law Featured Article: Understanding the False Claims Act

Apr 23, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

The False Claims Act has become the primary tool for the government to combat fraud, and understanding it is important for any entity doing business with the government.

Washington Elder Law Practice Report (#16) / HCA pushes toward “value” contracting

Apr 23, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The Washington State Health Care Authority is working to change how state health care services are delivered and purchased, affecting all health care services in the state.

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