• SIFMA Unveils Cyber Securities Tips

    SIFMA Unveils Cyber Securities Tips Posted on Friday, July 3, 2015 at 11:19 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A single security breach can have detrimental effects on a small advisory firm. Small firms often face more difficulty as they lack resources or technical expertise to implement a sound defense system.

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  • How to Take a Vacation as a Lawyer

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  • Due Process Required in Guardianship Proceedings

    Due Process Required in Guardianship Proceedings Written by Brian Spiro • July 2nd, 2015 • Guardianship Litigation, In the recent decision of Zemel v. Zemel, No. 4D14-1858 (Fla. 4th DCA July 1, 2015), the Court held that a non-party to a guardianship proceeding must be afforded due process, which includes sufficient prior notice and a full and fair opportunity to be heard.

    Florida Probate, Trust and Estate Blog- 4 readers -
  • Some clarity and bad news regarding taxation of cloud computing in Chicago

    A trap for the unwary has been the Chicago Personal Property Lease Transaction Tax, which is currently imposed at the rate of 9% on certain leases of tangible personal property. The Chicago Department of Finance, which enforces the Chicago Personal Property Lease Transaction Tax, interprets the term “lease of tangible personal property” broadly, to include use of computers.

    Brann & Isaacson- 7 readers -
  • FATCA Leaves No Land Untouched

    FATCA Leaves No Land Untouched By Veronica Pamoukaghlian, Senior Journalist During the first half of 2015, 11 new countries have signed effective inter-governmental agreements (IGAs) with the US to reciprocally exchange information about offshore accounts. The new IGA signees include large financial markets like Qatar, South Korea, Colombia, and Iceland.

    Due Diligence- 3 readers -
  • Foreclosure Protection through Bankruptcy

    Stopping a potential foreclosure of your home is one of the primary benefits of filing for bankruptcy relief. As discussed by my colleagues in other posts, filing bankruptcy puts in place the Automatic Stay. This stay stops all creditors from making any attempts to collect debts from you (including foreclosures) while your bankruptcy case is ongoing.

    Nick Gajewski/ Bond and Botes- 3 readers -
  • Judges Tosses Jury Verdict in DuPont Whistleblower Case

    We thought Jeffrey Simoneaux’ whistleblower case against DuPont was dead. On January 23rd of this year a federal jury in Baton Rogue, Louisiana ruled in favor of DuPont and tossed the False Claims Act and anti-retaliation suit brought by the former long time employee. Ordinarily, when a jury renders its verdict the case is over. Jeffrey Simoneaux isn’t an ordinary whistleblower, however.

    Due Diligence- 6 readers -
  • The Five Best Law Firm Logos We Have Found (So Far)

    At ONE400, we frequently ask ourselves, “What makes a great law firm logo?” An effective logo should be memorable, timeless, and unique, but an effective law firm logo has the added challenge of being professional yet approachable, and conservative but relevant. It’s not an easy task to meet all of this criteria, but we managed to find five logos that inspire us and hopefully you as well.

    Meagan Chin/ One 400- 5 readers -
  • New Designer Drug in Texas: Flakka

    Will flakka become the newest Penalty Group 2 Substance in Texas? Many people have heard of designer drugs such as Molly or Ecstasy, but the latest drug to hit the streets goes by a different name, Flakka or Flocka. The name comes from the Spanish slang term for a beautiful woman (“la flaca”), This new drug, also known “gravel” based on its physical appearance, can be snorted, s ...

    Benson Varghese/ Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney- 5 readers -
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