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Order On Defendant's Motion To Dismiss (Mary Ann Digan Et Al.), Elizabeth E. Long Dec 2013

Order On Defendant's Motion To Dismiss (Mary Ann Digan Et Al.), Elizabeth E. Long

Georgia Business Court Opinions

No abstract provided.


Order On Defendants' Motion For Partial Summary Judgment (North Star Jefferson, Llc Et Al.), Elizabeth E. Long Dec 2013

Order On Defendants' Motion For Partial Summary Judgment (North Star Jefferson, Llc Et Al.), Elizabeth E. Long

Georgia Business Court Opinions

No abstract provided.


Order On Georgia-Pacific's Motion And Memorandum To Exclude Damages (Ezgreen Assoc. Llc), John J. Goger Dec 2013

Order On Georgia-Pacific's Motion And Memorandum To Exclude Damages (Ezgreen Assoc. Llc), John J. Goger

Georgia Business Court Opinions

No abstract provided.


Order On Nov. 14, 2013 Hearing (United Community Bank), John J. Goger Nov 2013

Order On Nov. 14, 2013 Hearing (United Community Bank), John J. Goger

Georgia Business Court Opinions

No abstract provided.


Order On Nov. 1, 2013 Hearing (Michael D. Sullivan), Elizabeth E. Long Nov 2013

Order On Nov. 1, 2013 Hearing (Michael D. Sullivan), Elizabeth E. Long

Georgia Business Court Opinions

No abstract provided.


I Want Out – Tax Considerations In Exiting A Partnership, James B. Sowell Nov 2013

I Want Out – Tax Considerations In Exiting A Partnership, James B. Sowell

William & Mary Annual Tax Conference

No abstract provided.


Partnership Current Developments, Robert J. Crnkovich, Steven M. Friedman Nov 2013

Partnership Current Developments, Robert J. Crnkovich, Steven M. Friedman

William & Mary Annual Tax Conference

No abstract provided.


Something Old, Something New: Structuring And Restructuring Deals In 2013 (And Beyond), Stephen L. Owen Nov 2013

Something Old, Something New: Structuring And Restructuring Deals In 2013 (And Beyond), Stephen L. Owen

William & Mary Annual Tax Conference

No abstract provided.


Compensating Owners And Key Employees Of Partnerships And Llc's, Elizabeth E. Drigotas, Steven R. Schneider Nov 2013

Compensating Owners And Key Employees Of Partnerships And Llc's, Elizabeth E. Drigotas, Steven R. Schneider

William & Mary Annual Tax Conference

No abstract provided.


Introduction To M&A Tax: S Corporations And Section 336(E), Robert G. Mcelroy, William M. Richardson Nov 2013

Introduction To M&A Tax: S Corporations And Section 336(E), Robert G. Mcelroy, William M. Richardson

William & Mary Annual Tax Conference

No abstract provided.


Tax Due Diligence, Warranties And Indemnification In Connection With Business Acquisitions Of Private Companies: Selected Topics, Jerald David August Nov 2013

Tax Due Diligence, Warranties And Indemnification In Connection With Business Acquisitions Of Private Companies: Selected Topics, Jerald David August

William & Mary Annual Tax Conference

No abstract provided.


Agenda: Free, Prior And Informed Consent: Pathways For A New Millennium, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment, University Of Colorado Boulder. School Of Law. American Indian Law Program Nov 2013

Agenda: Free, Prior And Informed Consent: Pathways For A New Millennium, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment, University Of Colorado Boulder. School Of Law. American Indian Law Program

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Pathways for a New Millennium (November 1)

Presented by the University of Colorado's American Indian Law Program and the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy & the Environment.

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), along with treaties, instruments, and decisions of international law, recognizes that indigenous peoples have the right to give "free, prior, and informed consent" to legislation and development affecting their lands, natural resources, and other interests, and to receive remedies for losses of property taken without such consent. With approximately 150 nations, including the United States, endorsing the UNDRIP, this requirement gives rise to emerging standards, obligations, and opportunities …


Indigenous Peoples’ Right Of Free Prior Informed Consent With Respect To Indigenous Lands, Territories And Resources (June 28, 2010), Indian Law Resource Center Nov 2013

Indigenous Peoples’ Right Of Free Prior Informed Consent With Respect To Indigenous Lands, Territories And Resources (June 28, 2010), Indian Law Resource Center

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Pathways for a New Millennium (November 1)

3 pages.

"June 28, 2010"


Indigenous Peoples’ Right Of Free Prior Informed Consent With Respect To Indigenous Lands, Territories And Resources (United Nations Workshop, 17-19 January 2005), Indian Law Resource Center Nov 2013

Indigenous Peoples’ Right Of Free Prior Informed Consent With Respect To Indigenous Lands, Territories And Resources (United Nations Workshop, 17-19 January 2005), Indian Law Resource Center

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Pathways for a New Millennium (November 1)

3 pages.

U.N. Doc PFII/2004/WS.2/6


Free, Prior And Informed Consent: Ilo 169 And Undrip, Kelsey Peterson Nov 2013

Free, Prior And Informed Consent: Ilo 169 And Undrip, Kelsey Peterson

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Pathways for a New Millennium (November 1)

2 pages.

"Kelsey Peterson, American Indian Law Program Fellow, University of Colorado Law School Class of 2015"


Principles Of International Law For Multilateral Development Banks: The Obligation To Respect Human Rights, Robert T. Coulter, Leonardo A. Crippa, Emily Wann Nov 2013

Principles Of International Law For Multilateral Development Banks: The Obligation To Respect Human Rights, Robert T. Coulter, Leonardo A. Crippa, Emily Wann

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Pathways for a New Millennium (November 1)

41 pages.

"January, 2009"

www.indianlaw.org


Legal Diversification, Kelli A. Alces Nov 2013

Legal Diversification, Kelli A. Alces

Scholarly Publications

The greatest protection investors have from the risks associated with capital investment is diversification. This Essay introduces a new dimension of diversification for investors: legal diversification. Legal diversification of investment means building a portfolio of securities that are governed by a variety of legal rules. Legal diversification protects investors from the risk that a particular method of minimizing agency costs will prove ineffective and allows investors to own securities in a variety of firms, with each security governed by the most efficient set of legal rules given the circumstances of the investment. Diversification of investment by legal rules is possible …


Acqui-Hiring, Gregg D. Polsky, John F. Coyle Nov 2013

Acqui-Hiring, Gregg D. Polsky, John F. Coyle

Scholarly Works

Facebook, Google, and other leading technology companies in Silicon Valley have been buying start-up companies at a brisk pace. In many of these transactions, the buyer has little interest in acquiring the startup’s projects or assets. Instead, the buyer’s primary motivation is to hire some or all of the startup’s software engineers. These so-called “acqui-hires” represent a novel — and increasingly common — tool by which the largest and most successful technology companies in the world satisfy their intense demand for engineering talent.

To date, the acqui-hire has attracted no attention in the academic or professional legal literature. With this …


Order On Motion To Compel Arbitration (Fulton County School District), Melvin K. Westmoreland Oct 2013

Order On Motion To Compel Arbitration (Fulton County School District), Melvin K. Westmoreland

Georgia Business Court Opinions

No abstract provided.


Order On Motion For An Order To Show Cause (Bennett L. Knight And William C. Lankford, Jr. As Trustee Of The Walter Bunzl Trusts), Melvin K. Westmoreland Oct 2013

Order On Motion For An Order To Show Cause (Bennett L. Knight And William C. Lankford, Jr. As Trustee Of The Walter Bunzl Trusts), Melvin K. Westmoreland

Georgia Business Court Opinions

No abstract provided.


Order And Judgment On Plaintiff's Motion (Hamilton State Bank), Melvin K. Westmoreland Oct 2013

Order And Judgment On Plaintiff's Motion (Hamilton State Bank), Melvin K. Westmoreland

Georgia Business Court Opinions

No abstract provided.


Order On Motion To Strike Expert Reinaldo Pascual (Anatoly Melamud Et Al.), Melvin K. Westmoreland Oct 2013

Order On Motion To Strike Expert Reinaldo Pascual (Anatoly Melamud Et Al.), Melvin K. Westmoreland

Georgia Business Court Opinions

No abstract provided.


The Outside Investor: Citizen Shareholders & Corporate Alienation, Anne M. Tucker Oct 2013

The Outside Investor: Citizen Shareholders & Corporate Alienation, Anne M. Tucker

Faculty Publications By Year

This Article explores the creation and conundrum of citizen shareholders - investors who enter the securities market primarily through employer-sponsored defined-contribution plans, invest in mutual or index funds, and are saving for long-term goals like retirement. Citizen shareholders are a consequence of a retirement revolution, and are the fastest growing group of investors.

Citizen shareholders are distinguishable from other shareholders on the grounds of choice, exit, and the number of intermediaries inserted into the investment chain in defined-contribution plans. They are largely missing from corporate policy and scholarship debates; few discussions have incorporated the growing reality that shareholder status has …


Shirking, Opportunism, Self-Delusion And More: The Agency Problem Today, Jayne W. Barnard Oct 2013

Shirking, Opportunism, Self-Delusion And More: The Agency Problem Today, Jayne W. Barnard

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Rwanda -- Cutting-Edge Vat Compliance, Richard Thompson Ainsworth, Goran Todorov Sep 2013

Rwanda -- Cutting-Edge Vat Compliance, Richard Thompson Ainsworth, Goran Todorov

Faculty Scholarship

On August 26, 2013 the Ministerial Order on Modalities of Use of Certified Electronic Billing Machine, No. 002/23/10TC of 31/07/2013, was published in the Official Gazette of Rwanda. This Order has set loose a technology revolution in VAT compliance that promises business efficiencies, and revenue enhancements that are only imagined in more developed countries. To open the door to technology Rwanda has taken the traditional digital invoice security model, and connected it to a central security portal at the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA). Rwanda will now be able to securely monitor transactions in close to real-time (oversight is on-demand).


The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act: Time To End The Corporate Welfare, Robert J. Rhee Sep 2013

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act: Time To End The Corporate Welfare, Robert J. Rhee

Faculty Scholarship

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, inflicted enormous losses on the insurance industry and businesses. In the wake of the disruptions occurring in the insurance market at the time, the government enacted the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 to create a “temporary” federal backstop against catastrophic losses. This program subsidized private risk with public funds through a cost-sharing program for which the government does not receive any compensation. The compelling need for the program was unclear even in the smoldering aftermath of 9/11. Yet in response to effective lobbying by the insurance industry and business interests, Congress has …


Dice – Digital Invoice Customs Exchange, Richard Thompson Ainsworth, Goran Todorov Aug 2013

Dice – Digital Invoice Customs Exchange, Richard Thompson Ainsworth, Goran Todorov

Faculty Scholarship

A digital invoice customs exchange (DICE) is a technology-intensive tax compliance regimen for VAT/GST that utilizes invoice encryption to safeguard transactional data exchanged between seller and buyer in both domestic and import/export contexts while simultaneously notifying concerned jurisdictions of the transaction details.

DICE facilitates real-time VAT/GST enforcement as well as real-time commercial contract verification. It is a commercial invoice validation system that prevents tax evasion, most notably missing trader fraud and the non-declared import of trade-able services. DICE mimics the most effective administrative enforcement effort ever undertaken by the US IRS – the requirement to disclose the social security numbers …


Vat -- East African Community: The Tradable Services Problem World-Class Solution, Richard Thompson Ainsworth, Goran Todorov Aug 2013

Vat -- East African Community: The Tradable Services Problem World-Class Solution, Richard Thompson Ainsworth, Goran Todorov

Faculty Scholarship

The value added taxes (VATs) of the East African Community (EAC) are open to manipulation and are leaking revenue from tradable services transactions. The EAC’s response has been to adopt a unique Reverse VAT mechanism. Something more is needed – a Digital Invoice Customs Exchange. Together these adjustments will provide a world-class solution to a world-wide problem. The EAC appears to be moving in this direction.

The vulnerability of the EAC VATs to tradable services is not surprising. The EAC borrowed VAT designs from the major VAT models, the EU VAT and the New Zealand Goods and Services Tax (NZ …


Order On Joint Motion To Seal Record (Zelby), Elizabeth E. Long Jul 2013

Order On Joint Motion To Seal Record (Zelby), Elizabeth E. Long

Georgia Business Court Opinions

No abstract provided.


The Evolution Of The Modern Corporation: Corporate Governance Reform In Context, Charles O'Kelley Jul 2013

The Evolution Of The Modern Corporation: Corporate Governance Reform In Context, Charles O'Kelley

Faculty Articles

This article traces the evolution of the modern corporation from the American Civil War to the present. Professor O’Kelley begins with a focus on the period from 1865 to the Great Depression. This was the era of the Great Tycoon, the time of the second industrial revolution and the transformation of America’s economy from small proprietorships and partnerships to the forerunner of the modern corporation. Professor O’Kelley then details the transformational crisis of the Great Depression and Adolf Berle’s central role in shaping America’s changed understanding of the proper relationship between government and the modern corporation. It was Berle, both …