Case commentsBy Ethel SypratosDecember 2002Whether the Industrial Commission acts outside its statutory authority when it pierces the corporate veil and imposes liability on the stockholders when a company does not pay an award.
CPAs as investment advisorsBy Earl B. Johnston & David F. WildingMay 2002There is a growing trend in the CPA community. Increasingly, CPAs are expanding their accounting practices to provide investment advisory services to their clients.
From the chairJuly 2002This edition of the newsletter has several interesting articles, including one that describes the concept of protected cell companies and their use in finance transactions.
From the editorBy David E. DoyleMay 2002This edition of the newsletter has several interesting articles, including one that describes some of the problems that employers can have as a result of whistle blowing by former employees.
From the editorFebruary 2002This edition of the newsletter has several interesting articles, including one that discusses the recent case of Gallagher v. Abbott Laboratories et al, 269 F.3d 806 (7th Circuit 2001).
The protected cell companies in a nutshellBy Francisco Perez FerreiraJuly 2002Among the different factors that contribute to economic growth are the roles played by "offshore" jurisdictions, which in many ways assist or ease different business activities (of commercial, financial or patrimonial nature) around the globe.
The trouble-shooter’s checklistBy Donna J. CunninghamJuly 2002This checklist is meant to list those non-tax factors that most often lead to trouble, disagreement, or failure of the business.
What’s new in corporate filings and business entity lawsBy William A. PriceJuly 2002The following news is an extract from the first quarter update to my treatise Limited Liability Organizations (http://www.stpub.com/pubs/llo.htm), which provides detailed url's for the state business entity registration sites from which these notes were gleaned, and a variety of other information on business trust, federal tax, state tax, and drafting issues relevant to the many variants of limited liability business entities.