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Lippes Mathias taps former Mars Incorporated Senior Leader to Co-Lead Intellectual Property Team
April 20, 2021
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The Corporate Transparency Act: New Beneficial Ownership Reporting Requirements for Companies
April 13, 2021
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Dealing With Disclosure Requirements for Franchises and Business Opportunities
April 12, 2021
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Investing in Cannabis Ventures: Risk Factors and Pitfalls
March 25, 2021
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SEC Proposed Order Exempts Certain Finders From Registering as Broker
November 4, 2020
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Best Practices for Directors / Owners – Documenting SBA PPP Loan Need
May 7, 2020
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The CARES Act: a summary on the expanded SBA Loan Program and certain changes to personal and business income taxes
March 27, 2020
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Recent Legislation Requires Tax Exempt Organizations to E-File
February 18, 2020
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USPTO Requires That Foreign Trademark Applicants Engage a U.S. Licensed Attorney
July 24, 2019
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Top 10 “Jackpots” from the Qualified Opportunity Zone Expo in Las Vegas
May 14, 2019
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Breaking the Long Silence: The SEC Provides Guidance on Tokens (Part I)
May 8, 2019
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Automotive Industry: Enforcement Trends Regarding Aftermarket Auto Parts
December 28, 2018
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Welcome to the “No Tax” Zone
December 10, 2018
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GDPR affects companies globally not just when operating in the EU
November 30, 2018
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Market Trends in Fund Raising
March 5, 2018
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BitLicense Challenge Dead in the Water
January 11, 2018
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Allegations of “Insider Trading” at Major Cryptocurrency Exchange Send Ripples Through Market
December 21, 2017
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The Net-Net of the Net Neutrality Repeal
December 20, 2017
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Fradulent Trademark Notices Proliferate
August 7, 2017
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SEC Demonstrates Its Continuing Focus on Complete Perks Disclosure: Charges CEO with Failing to Disclose Perks
May 19, 2017
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Seven Private Equity Deal Trends in 2017
March 20, 2017
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M&A Representation & Warranty Insurance Trends
March 13, 2017
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4 Important Contract Considerations When Transacting Business Internationally
March 9, 2017
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Distressed Deals Update: The Erosion of Brick and Mortar Retailers
March 9, 2017
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Business Carve-Outs: Best Practices
March 7, 2017
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Employers Should Revisit How They Draft and Present Certain Provisions in Their Employment Agreements
March 2, 2017
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SEC Amendments Require Additional Form ADV Disclosures
January 17, 2017
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New strategies for family businesses
January 6, 2017
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Private Equity Fund Formation - Latest Regulatory and Market Trends
January 3, 2017
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Outlook for Buying or Selling a Company in 2017
January 2, 2017
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Sale of a Business – 2017 Trends and Top Planning Tips (10 minute podcast) – John J. Koeppel and HighTower Advisors
December 21, 2016
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An Introduction to Stage 4 Planning™ for Family Businesses
November 16, 2016
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Whistleblowers Protected Even If Their Concerns Prove Unfounded
October 27, 2016
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Securities and Exchange Commission Settles Another Administrative Proceeding Against Investment Adviser for Inadequate Material Nonpublic Information Policies and Procedures
October 21, 2016
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Another Pharmaceutical Company Settles FCPA Matter with SEC
September 23, 2016
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Buffalo lawyer helps shepherd medical breakthroughs to market
September 15, 2016
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Family Business Planning: A New Approach at LMWF
August 17, 2016
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Non-GAAP Financial Measures Subject to Additional Guidance
August 11, 2016
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M&A lawyers busy with robust market
July 25, 2016
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Effective turnaround programs for distressed health-care systems
July 21, 2016
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New NASDAQ Rule Requires Disclosure of Director Compensation from Third Parties
July 19, 2016
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What You Need to do Before Providing Network Access to a Third Party
July 11, 2016
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Maximizing Protection for Lenders of an Equity Interest Pledge
June 22, 2016
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Which are the Current Opportunities and Challenges in Closing a Middle Market Deal?
June 13, 2016
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What Happens after the Deal Closes – M&A Representation and Warranty Insurance Claims
June 10, 2016
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Amendment to SEC Form 10-K
June 8, 2016
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Potential Pitfalls of Legal Factoring
May 31, 2016
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Click-Throughs – The Limits of Enforceability
May 23, 2016
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Leasing Rules About to Get a Makeover
May 20, 2016
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M&A Survey Practice Pointers
May 19, 2016
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Funding for Women Entrepreneurs
May 17, 2016
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Simple Agreements for Future Equity (SAFE)
May 16, 2016
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