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Section Newsletter Articles From Anthony J. Jacob

Using an ESOP as a possible exit strategy for privately owned businesses By Anthony J. Jacob Business and Securities Law, February 2013 Selling some or all of a privately held company to an ESOP offers significant tax incentives not available in traditional sales transactions.
Checklist for third-party attorney opinions By Anthony J. Jacob Business and Securities Law, January 2011 A list of considerations and actions a lawyer should take when conducting the due diligence needed to issue a third-party opinion.
When are public school teachers eligible to receive unemployment benefits from the state? By Anthony J. Jacob Young Lawyers Division, August 2003 This article discusses the circumstances when a public school teacher may be eligible to receive unemployment benefits under the Illinois Unemployment Insurance Act (the Act) and its regulations, which are administered by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES).
Don’t be fooled: Tips for school board candidates for the 2003 Illinois consolidated election By Anthony J. Jacob Young Lawyers Division, October 2002 With the 2003 Consolidated Election being held in April, school board candidates should be wary of being fooled by Illinois' statutory election procedures.
How will certification affect young lawyers? By Anthony J. Jacob Young Lawyers Division, January 2001 Your ISBA is currently considering whether to implement a certification program for estate planning, trust and probate lawyers.
Use of a tape-recorded voice sampling as a basis for an employment termination may violate the Employee Polygraph Protection Act By Anthony J. Jacob Young Lawyers Division, January 2000 Courts have consistently held that lie detector tests are unreliable to find whether a person is innocent or guilty of committing a crime or unauthorized act that would lead to the termination of the person's employment.

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