Tag Archives: Fines

Elon Musk, Tweets, Fines, and Deductibility

By Norio Nakayama, CC BY-SA 2.0By Sam Brunson In the beginning of August, Elon Musk tweeted that he had secured financing to take Tesla private at $420 per share. It turned out that he, um, hadn’t. In the meantime, though, … Continue reading

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Antitrust News: The European Commission imposes fines for the first time in 15 years as a result of online retail price restrictions (RPM)

Author: Luis Blanquez On July 24, 2018, the European Commission fined manufacturers Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer for over €111 million for restricting the ability of online retailers to set their own retail prices for a variety of … Continue reading

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Criminal Fines and the New Debt Peonage for Poor Fathers

Cortney Lollar, Criminalizing (Poor) Fatherhood, 70 Ala. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN. Rebecca Zietlow In the 1980s and 1990s, many scholars and advocates debated the best way to reform our country’s welfare system. During those debates, feminists called for increased … Continue reading

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A Brief History of the Impact of E.U. Antitrust Fines on Tech Stocks

European officials have fined Google a record $5.1 billion. History suggests the company’s share price won’t be affected. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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Federal Judge Rules Tennessee Must Stop Revoking Licenses If You Can’t Pay Your Fines

According to statistics provided by The Tennessean, more than 146,200 drivers have lost their license simply because they couldn’t afford to pay court costs. A ruling from U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger changes that. The criminal justice system relies heavily on court costs … Continue reading

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