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  • Trademark licensee denied preliminary injunction – Court finds license isn’t “perpetual”

    August / September 2020
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 596

    Abstract: Preliminary injunctions generally are considered extraordinary remedies, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit recently reminded a popcorn manufacturer. The manufacturer had sought a preliminary injunction against a trademark licensor that terminated its agreement. This article reviews a district court’s finding that an injunction was warranted because the manufacturer held a “perpetual license,” and why the appellate court disagreed. Mrs. Fields Franchising LLC v. MFGPC, Nos. 19-4046, -4063, Nov. 7, 2019, Fed. Cir.

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  • Executive compensation requires informed decision-making

    Spring 2020
    Newsletter: Business Matters

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 596

    Abstract: Business owners want to compensate themselves and their top executives fairly and competitively for their work, results and commitment. But how can they do so without attracting undue IRS scrutiny and claims of inappropriate compensation? This article explains some important factors to consider for both C corporations and flow-through entities.

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  • What’s in a name? Quantifying damages for reputational harm

    July / August 2018
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 596

    Abstract: Negative events — including defamation, securities fraud, product liability, intellectual property infringement, and data breach and other cybercrime proceedings — can seriously impair a company’s reputation. This article explains the types of damages and the tools financial experts use to quantify losses.

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  • Independent contractor vs. employee – Worker classification matters

    July / August 2017
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 596

    Abstract: Many employers mistakenly believe that the misclassification of employees as independent contractors doesn’t really matter, so long as contractors satisfy all of their tax obligations. This couldn’t be further from the truth. This article explains the stakes involved when employers classify workers as employees or independent contractors.

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  • Data analytics provides solutions to myriad nonprofit challenges

    Summer 2017
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 596

    Abstract: Data analytics is already considered invaluable in the for-profit world, but it can be just as useful to nonprofits. This article explains how this type of business intelligence enables informed decision making, including how data is collected. It also provides tips on purchasing a data analytics package.

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  • How paralegals affect your bottom line

    Spring 2017
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 596

    Abstract: Although the roles and responsibilities of paralegals (or legal assistants) can differ widely by firm, these employees ideally should spend minimal time performing clerical or other work suited to legal secretaries and administrative staff. By the same token, paralegals shouldn’t do work that’s best handled by lawyers. This article explains why this matters and how it can affect a law firm’s profitability.

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  • How risky is your portfolio? Using metrics to quantify it

    July / August 2015
    Newsletter: Planning for Prosperity / Wealth Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 596

    Abstract: When investors ask themselves how their portfolios have performed thus far this year, on the surface it seems like a straightforward question. However, that may not be the case, because a portfolio’s return over the short term provides little insight into whether the result was achieved through good decision making — or despite it. This article examines several metrics to help quantify a portfolio.

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  • New auditing standard hones in on related parties

    Year End 2014
    Newsletter: Public Company Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 596

    Abstract: As part of its continuing effort to combat financial reporting fraud, the PCAOB recently issued Release No. 2014-002, which adopted Auditing Standard No. 18, Related Parties, and amended certain existing standards. The new standard and amendments are designed to strengthen auditor performance in three critical areas that present a heightened risk of material misstatements in a company’s financial statements: related party transactions, significant unusual transactions, and financial relationships or transactions with executives. This article looks at the details.

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  • How to hold on to lateral hires

    Fall 2014
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

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    Word count: 596

    Abstract: Lateral hiring is an increasingly critical component of most law firms’ growth strategy. Among other things, lawyers hired from other firms can bring new clients, management experience and niche expertise to a firm. But recruiting and assimilating lateral hires can be expensive, so expectations need to be realistic. This article explains ways to integrate lateral hires successfully.

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  • Kick your 2014 tax strategies into gear

    Fall 2014
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 596

    Abstract: It may be possible to save money on 2014 taxes by making a few well-timed moves by Dec. 31. This article examines five areas to explore with one’s tax advisor before the end of the calendar year: deductible expenses, timing of income, the alternative minimum tax, retirement plan contributions, and Affordable Care Act expenses.

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  • Diagnosing health care fraud – What employers need to know

    January / February 2014
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 596

    Abstract: With so much money running through the health care system, it’s no surprise that some medical providers are practicing fraud. This article discusses five types of fraud to which public and private health insurers, including self-insured employers, are vulnerable. These involve various forms of misrepresentations of services rendered. The article also lists red flags that might signal fraud.

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  • How to view operating reserves

    October / November 2008
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 596

    Abstract: Nonprofits often ask their advisors how to look at an operating reserve: Is it cash set aside for a rainy day? Is it the same as an organization’s net worth? How much is too little — or too much? This article discusses what an operating reserve is — and isn’t — and how to determine its size and make-up.

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