Tag Archives: Division

Distributed Ledgers, Traceable Shares, and the Division of Power in Corporate Law

George S. Geis, Traceable Shares and Corporate Law, 113 Nw. U. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN. Christopher M. Bruner Theories of corporate governance, and associated normative claims about the optimal balance of power between shareholders and boards … Continue reading

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Appellate Division Reverses Trial Court’s Denial of Payor’s Motion to Terminate Alimony in Unique Cohabitation Scenario

Demonstrating yet again that cohabitation cases are almost always a creature of their specific facts and circumstances, the Appellate Division in the recently unpublished, Salvatore v. Salvatore, reversed a trial court’s decision denying a payor former husband’s motion to terminate his … Continue reading

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United Kingdom: Edwards Lifesciences LLC v Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc., High Court of Justice of England and Wales, Chancery Division, Patents Court, [2017] EWHC 405 (Pat), 03 March 2017

Sara MoranIn a case concerning two divisional patents derived from the same parent application relating to  ‘transcatheter heart valves’ or THVs, which can be introduced via a blood vessel, rather than through open heart surgery, the Court held one patent … Continue reading

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Appellate Division Rules That Entire Controversy Doctrine Has Limited Applicability to Arbitration of Tenure Charges Under New Jersey’s TEACHNJ Act of 2012

The Appellate Division of New Jersey’s Superior Court recently addressed a procedural question with significant implications for New Jersey teachers and other teaching staff members fighting tenure charges under the TEACHNJ Act of 2012. The TEACHNJ Act changed the system … Continue reading

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USCIS Creates New Internal Division to Crack Down on Lenient Immigration Caseworkers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced to that it is creating an internal division designed to more closely oversee its own immigration caseworkers. According to information obtained by the Washington Post, this move may be prompted by a … Continue reading

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