How to Gain an Edge in Your Next Negotiation

Negotiating on behalf of a client is part of everyday business for attorneys in every type of law practice. Each negotiation presents a unique set of challenges. How should attorneys prepare for negotiations to get the best outcome for their clients? Client-Ready CLE Source asked Ellie Vilendrer, Vilendrer Law, PC, about the best negotiation strategies […]

SEC’s Long-Awaited Final Rules on Crowdfunding: A New Age for Investments

This is not your grandmother’s capital market. Gone are the days when only angels or venture capitalists were the main investors in business start-ups. Enter this new era, where everyday people (non-accredited investors) can buy into start-ups, collectively with each other — and/or with the traditional angels and venture capitalists — in the process now […]

Important Issues to Consider When Creating Employee Handbooks – Q&A with Mona Stone, Greenberg Traurig LLP

Employee handbooks are essential to defining the employment relationship between employers and employees. A well drafted employee handbook serves the dual purpose of communicating important policies, procedures, and benefits to employees while limiting employers exposure to liability claims. Client-Ready CLE Source asked Mona Stone, Greenberg Traurig LLP, about some of the challenges employers face when […]

Big Win for Google -- Big Loss for Authors -- in Hotly Contested Copyright Case

Big Win for Google — Big Loss for Authors — in Hotly Contested Copyright Case

In 2005, The Authors Guild (the country’s largest organization of book authors) and individual plaintiffs sued Google Inc. for violation of the Copyright Act. The plaintiffs alleged that Google engaged in “massive copyright infringement” when it scanned the digital copies of books and made the reproductions available to the public. You may be familiar with […]

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