Buyers of consumer debt are flooding the dockets of Chapter 13 bankruptcy courts with claims for debts that are unenforceable under state
Jul 30, 2014 By: Marc Schneier
With all due respect to Willie Nelson, three Texas Supreme Courts decisions in combination virtually guarantee financial ruin for Texas general contractors.
Jul 30, 2014 By: Craig Eastland
For 20 years, a steady trickle of U.S. corporations has chosen exile – renouncing U.S. corporate citizenship and reincorporating abroad. From Fruit of the Loom to Chiquita to AbbVie, a broad range of companies has sought asylum in a variety of exotic locales, from The Cayman Islands to Australia.
Jul 30, 2014 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann
The U.S. Supreme Court, in its unanimous decision in Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp., echoed its previous words in its landmark decision in Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles
Jul 30, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin
As mentioned in an earlier post, being tenacious is important to surviving in today’s legal job market. Of course, after the eighth or ninth rejection letter, that’s easier said than done.
Jul 30, 2014 By: Loren Singer
Sherlock Holmes, famously, deduced something from the curious incident of the dog that didn’t bark during the night. In Hobby Lobby and
Jul 30, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell
This is installment #19 in a continuing series of Changes in Washington Practice Reports. Differences between the treatments of consumer transaction disputes
Jul 30, 2014 By: Mark P. Chalos
Three of the state’s five Supreme Court justices are standing for retention election this year, which means voters can choose to “retain” or “replace” them.