U.S. gross domestic product – the strongest measure of economic growth – expanded at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.7 percent in the second quarter, more than the 2.3 percent originally estimated, the Commerce Department said Thursday. Read more … Continue reading →
Series: Newbie Litigator School This webinar will highlight tips and tools of the trade when taking and defending a deposition. New litigators will gain insight from litigation experts how to effectively participate in a deposition. Read more here.
Series: Newbie Litigator School You have the evidence that you need to prove your case. Now, how do you get it admitted? Our panel will explore evidentiary foundations related to authentication of records, competency and credibility of witnesses, hearsay rules … Continue reading →
Series: The Start-Up Guide 2015 A great start-up needs great people. How can you help your start-up client attract and retain great people? And should these people be employees or independent contractors? Should they be offered equity as an incentive … Continue reading →
Series: Newbie Litigator School How do I get the information that I need to prove my case? This session will dive into discovery methods and procedures. We will get into the nitty-gritty on the timing and procedures for the initial … Continue reading →
On August 6, 2015, the SEC issued new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (CDIs) that clarify the conditions under which “pitch events,” such as demo days and venture fairs, would not be considered general solicitation. Read more here.
The U.S. hit a record $56.4B in venture capital spending last year and is on track to break $70B in VC activity by the end of 2015, with Internet companies claiming the lion’s share of the funds. With $36.9B already … Continue reading →
Two Citigroup affiliates have agreed to pay nearly $180 million to settle charges they defrauded investors in two hedge funds that collapsed during the financial crisis by claiming they were safe, low-risk investments, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday. … Continue reading →
On July 15, 2015, David Weil, Administrator for the United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, issued an “Administrator’s Interpretation” regarding independent contractor misclassification—essentially firing a warning shot at the armada of rising independent-contractor-model businesses navigating the current … Continue reading →
If return on investment is your primary reason for angel investing, then you should assess a company’s long-term growth potential before buying its shares. Invest only in companies with high growth potential, among other positive characteristics such as strong management … Continue reading →