Advising Family BusinessesBy Christine OrganJuly 2012Article, Page 372Family businesses are the backbone of today's corporate world, but lawyers who counsel them must deal with some very "noncorporate" emotional and psychological issues.
Advancing D&O Litigation Expenses: The Power of the PerkBy Jennifer A. Waters and Peter V. BaugherJanuary 2011Article, Page 36Many companies promise officers and directors an advance of litigation expenses for suits filed against them. But employers may be surprised by the potential costs of this perk.
(Asset) Buyer BewareBy Sherwin D. AbramsDecember 2010Column, Page 644Warning to buyers of going businesses: you may be buying some of your sellers' liabilities.
Puelo v Topel: the Court Got It WrongBy Lin Hanson and Charles (Bud) W. MurdockMarch 2008Column, Page 158Puelo wrongly held that a dissolved LLC was on the hook for liabilities incurred after the dissolution.
Successor Liability in IllinoisBy George W. KuneyMarch 2008Article, Page 148Find out when creditors and tort victims can sue the buyer of a business for the debts and torts of the seller.
LLCs and Asset ProtectionBy Lin HansonDecember 2007Column, Page 662LLCs afford clients protection from creditors, but not unlimited protection.