Tag Archives: Hard

First Time Funds: The fundraising environment is strong; the fundraising process is hard

Raising capital for a first time private equity fund is difficult. First time fund managers often are surprised by how long it takes to secure enough capital commitments to hold a fund’s initial closing, particularly when seeking commitments from institutional … Continue reading

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Court trims passengers’ claims in case alleging hard landing injuries

Callahan v. United Airlines, Inc. (W.D. Okla. Sept. 28, 2017).  In their amended complaint, the passengers/plaintiffs alleged that the hard landing of their flight from Cancun, Mexico, to Houston caused permanent injuries to plaintiff Sylvia Callahan’s spine.  The other plaintiff, … Continue reading

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District Court Tries Too Hard To Duck Emoluments Clause Case

by Michael DorfLast week Federal District Judge George B. Daniels of the SDNY dismissed the lawsuit pending in his court against President Trump alleging violations of the (foreign and domestic) Emoluments Clauses on multiple procedural grounds. In under 30 double-spaced … Continue reading

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Hard To Pick A Winner

Kevin Gale, Editor-in-Chief of the South Florida Business Journal, asks a very intelligent question in a recent article about the lawsuit that the FHFA filed against Bank of America and other large financial institutions: Who gets stuck with the tab? … Continue reading

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Grand Junction, Colorado Man Learns New YorK Gun & Weapon Laws the Hard Way

Unfortunately for a man from Grand Junction Colorado, a lesson in New York State gun laws did not come early enough. Far from an atypical story, Dustin Forsling was jailed and lost his gun after he attempted to check his … Continue reading

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