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Educoncours’ 1st International Essay Writing Competition on Corporate Law, 2018

[Announcement on behalf of Educoncours] About the Competition The competition aims at allowing law students to express their opinions with the world, which includes some suggestions, critical analysis of the present corporate world, their innovative ideas which might lead to some widespread contribution in this area of law. This is an opportunity for every law student to discover this wide ambit of corporate law. To ensure quality of our publication and to better serve the peers in the academic circle we have a strong and highly qualified editorial board of legal luminaries. Selected entries from this competition may be considered for the publication in our journal bearing ISSN number. Themes The theme of the Competition is General Corporate Laws Sub-Themes The following sub-themes have been identified as requiring academic consideration: Impact of FRDI Bill, 2017 Critical Analysis of Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017. Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Police Department Sued Over Taser Training and Discrimination

It is vital for employers to understand any physical limitations that their employees have. Not responding appropriately can lead to serious legal trouble. It’s a situation that happened recently in Union City, Georgia where a police detective sued her former employer. Jacqueline Lewis is an African-American woman who had been employed by the department for 10 years when her career stumbled. Lewis suffered a heart attack in 2009 and was diagnosed with a chronic heart condition. This condition didn’t render her unfit, so Lewis continued in her role until the department decided to require all employees to carry a Taser. As a part of the training, each employee was expected to submit to a five-second shock. Participants had to seek the consent of their physician prior to the training, but Lewis’ doctor refused permission because of her heart condition. Lewis’ superiors placed her on administrative leave, and a series of mishaps appears to have worsened….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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William Bain Jr., Business Consultant and Romney Mentor, Dies at 80

He made Bain & Company, in Boston, a fierce competitor to some of the country’s leading firms. Mitt Romney was one of his most significant hires... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Bankruptcy Basics (Part I) The Different Types of Bankruptcy Cases

The main goal of any bankruptcy case is getting a discharge of a large amount of debt. Getting a debt discharged means that the debtor is no longer obligated to repay the debt. Credit card debt and medical debt are generally dischargeable through bankruptcy. Taxes, alimony, child support, and student loan debts are typically not […] The post Bankruptcy Basics (Part I) The Different Types of Bankruptcy Cases appeared first on Knudsen Law... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Brick Business Law wins Summary Final Judgment in Business Litigation Case

On January 15, 2018, Brick Business Law won a summary judgment motion for approximately $75,000 on behalf of the Plaintiff in the case of Lozon v. FFR Global Inc., et al.  The damages awarded included approximately $10,000 in attorney’s fees and costs. The case involved a business financing arrangement between a Colorado distributor and a Florida supplier.  The complex structure applied credits, set-offs, interest and payments on inventory shipments to an underlying promissory note entered between the parties.  The founder of the Defendant corporation dissolved the company without repaying the amounts owed pursuant to the financing arrangement.  Brick Business Law sued the dissolved corporation as well as the founder, seeking to pierce the corporate veil, and a guarantor.  The corporation and the founder eventually filed bankruptcy, leaving the guarantor as the sole source of recovery for Brick Business Law’s client. The guarantor….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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