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Common Question Friday - Why Do I Need D&O Insurance?

Each week, I take a common question I get from clients and prospects about insurance and answer it.  If you have a question you would like me to answer please feel free to shoot me an email at… 747 more words


What's with the queues at the NSW Supreme Court?

Anyone passing the Law Courts Building in Queens Square, Sydney recently will have noticed the  queue at the security checkpoint.   Anyone with business in the Supreme Court  will have waited  longer than usual for their turn at the registry counter.    416 more words

Commercial Law

Court Limits Enforcement of Public Sleeping Ordinances

September 2018
Number 50

A federal appeals court has held that a city could not enforce local ordinances that prohibit homeless persons from sleeping outside when shelter is not available. 1,023 more words

Local Government

Grand Rapids Combats the Affordable Housing Crisis through the Rental Assistance Center

Today was my first day back mentoring my student at a local elementary school in the City of Grand Rapids.

I was excited to catch up with my student, what had changed over the summer? 479 more words

Real Estate

Supreme Court of India: Interpretation of a multi-tier dispute resolution clause in India

In the case of M/s. Zhejiang Bonly Elevator Guide v. M/s. Jade Elevator Components Arb. Pet (Civil) No. 22 of 2018, the Supreme Court of India, while dealing with an application for the appointment of an arbitrator under Section 11(5) of the Indian Arbitration Act (the Act) interpreted a multi-tier dispute resolution containing a choice to refer the dispute either to arbitration or to Court. 618 more words

International Commercial Arbitration

Labor of (Fashion) Love: Fashion and Labor Considerations

The global nature of the fashion business means that labor, human resource issues, and workplace safety draws on a variety of legal disciplines, including contracts, tax law, international trade, immigration law, and employment law.  512 more words

Fashion Law