The newsletter of the ISBA’s Corporate Law Departments Section
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Copyright in the digital age
In the information age the risk of infringing another's copyright protected work has never been higher.
Corporate assumed name basics
You heard it in your high school freshman literature class and hundreds of times since: Juliet speaks this line, intent on convincing Romeo that his last name means nothing to her. “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”
IRS issues guidance on new nonqualified deferred compensation rules
On December 20, 2004, the IRS released Notice 2005-1, containing guidance on new Internal Revenue Code Section 409A, which accelerates income taxation and imposes penalty taxes on individuals covered by deferred compensation plans that do not comply with its requirements.
The wrong model
Item: According to the Spring 2004 edition of The University of Chicago Law School's Campaign Record, "When the tuition of the Law School was $375 per year, new government lawyers were paid $100 per month, or more than three times the tuition rate.