Drafting agreements for the sale of goods

Nov 6, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

One of the most common business transactions for any business is the “sale of goods.”

Business counselors need to be aware of the Federal Trade Commission regulation of advertising

Oct 31, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

Business counselors need to be in a position to remind clients about the scope of regulation of advertising activities by the Federal Trade Commission

General warranty policies and agreements

Oct 28, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

While specific requirements must be adhered with respect to consumer warranties, warranty issues arise in any sale and purchase of goods transaction

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

Advising a small business on litigation holds

Oct 21, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

When a smaller company gets sued, it likely has very few, if any procedures in place to respond — meaning it will rely on outside counsel for assistance.

Advising business clients on product liability and safety

Oct 21, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

This issue of Business Counselor Update includes new material that focuses on what should be considered in advising a business client how to prevent the distribution of dangerous products

Prohibitions on insider trades during pension fund blackout periods

Oct 16, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

A number of new rules and regulations were adopted to curb the incentives for senior managers of public companies to engage in activities that might be harmful to investors.

Tax considerations in the entity selection process: IRS Form 8832

Oct 14, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

A legal or tax professional should be able to explain the default rules that apply under the tax laws with respect to completing and filing Form 8832 with the IRS

Structural Components of Equity Joint Ventures

Oct 9, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

So-called “equity joint ventures” are collaborations between two or more business partners that involve the formation of a separate legal entity, such as a corporation or LLC, within which the joint activities will occur.

“The trigger” for litigation hold notices: When?

Oct 2, 2014 By: Jennifer Thibodaux

Although most attorneys know that there is a duty to preserve documents and data when litigation is “reasonably anticipated,” what does that really mean?