Seventh Circuit Rejects Heightened “Ascertainability” Requirement in Class Actions – Part 1

Jul 31, 2015 By: Mark P. Chalos

The Seventh Circuit recently refused to adopt a heightened ascertainability standard that would effectively preclude certification of a wide variety of class actions – including many consumer class actions.

Will History Repeat? Greece, Germany and Gold Revisited

Jul 29, 2015 By: Doug Johnston

Will Athens, at the very cradle of Western Civilization, now default on its debts and turn East for financial relief?

What to do when you disagree with your client

Jul 29, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

What do you do when you have a moral or ethical disagreement with your client or his or her case?

The Fraught World of Social Media and Employee Privacy

Jul 27, 2015 By: Matthew Bodie

Social media is making the separation between the personal and the professional even more difficult.

Being a Lawyer Married to a Lawyer

Jul 7, 2015 By: Susan Byellin

Being a lawyer married to another lawyer offers unique difficulties and perks.

Survey of Fee-Shifting Bylaws Suggests DGCL Amendments Won’t End Debate

Jun 5, 2015 By: Craig Eastland

Corporate fee-shifting bylaws, which require losing plaintiff shareholders in derivitive actions to reimburse the corporation for its legal costs, are becoming more common.

Data Breaches and Medical Identity Theft

Jun 1, 2015 By: Bruce Provda

Anthem Healthcare of California is in the middle of a lawsuit over hacked computer systems that exposed millions of individual’s data to cyber thieves.

New On-Demand Recording of Reg. A+ Webinar

May 29, 2015 By: Craig Eastland

A recording of Andy Duggan’s webinar explaining the operation of “Reg. A+” is now available on the Business Law Center archive page.

Using legal blogging to develop your presence online – and your firm’s business

May 27, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

Legal blogging is a great way to establish a visible online presence and further develop your firm’s business.

The Paperless Law Practice: Creating your own customizable forms

May 12, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

Having your own personalized forms saves time and effort, and further helps ensure uniformity with all court filings from your firm.

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