Alerts & Publications
Often in the case of a business bankruptcy, rights under an intellectual property license or franchise agreement represent a significant asset of the debtor’s estate or an important centerpiece of any reorganization effort. Any struggling business with a valuable license or franchise agreement should carefully consider the possible effects of bankruptcy prior to filing.
Because of its flexibility, a wide variety of companies, from large publicly-held companies to small privately-held companies, have adopted ESOPs. However, ESOPs are used differently for different types of companies, so it’s essential to determine (i) whether an ESOP is suitable for your company, and (ii) the general steps in the feasibility analysis and implementation of an ESOP and ESOP transaction.
The Tennessee Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Act affords healthcare providers certain protections, including privilege from discovery and immunity from any liability.
- October 28, 2011
On September 21, 2011, the IRS announced a new amnesty program that permits employers to voluntarily reclassify workers for federal employment tax purposes without full penalties.
- August 17, 2011
A recent survey of 583 businesses reports that 90% of respondents' networks were breached at least once by hackers, and more than half had two or more breaches in the past 12 months. Learn the simple steps you can take to help prevent a data security breach.
- July 7, 2011
If you are an advisor to a venture capital fund, the SEC recently adopted final rules implementing part of the Dodd-Frank Act that may apply to you.
- June 16, 2011
When a public company insider creates GRAT using the public company stock, the insider needs to consider the Section 16 implications to the structure of the GRAT.
- June 9, 2011