The newsletter of the ISBA’s Corporate Law Departments Section
Browse articles by year: 2015 (3)
Newsletter articles from 2014
Data security: No longer someone else’s problem
As hackers become more sophisticated at unlawfully accessing credit card data stored on your client’s computer systems, the number of lawsuits filed against businesses related to data security breaches has mushroomed.
Franchising: Appreciating its value
After doing his own research, the author shares his conclusions about franchises and why they might not be getting the credit they deserve.
The new tax on insurance premiums
Public Act 98-0978 will become law on January 1, 2015, and may have a significant negative effect on businesses, not-for-profit organizations and municipalities who qualify as Industrial Insureds and utilize captive insurance companies or other non-traditional insurance arrangements.
United States Supreme Court clarifies what it means to be at home
Last month’s United States Supreme Court ruling in Daimler AG v. Bauman clarified certain language from a previous case, the end result being that Illinois might be home to fewer businesses than it had previously thought—at least for purposes of personal jurisdiction.