Appeals Court rules that FMLA regulation is invalidBy Sharon R. Cohen & Kathleen RosenowDecember 1999In Cox v. AutoZone, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled that a portion of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations was invalid.
Are your documents protected by the work product doctrine?By Michael Todd ScottFebruary 1999Most large corporations face litigation in many different jurisdictions. As a result, those corporations may have documents which are work product in a case in one jurisdiction which are at issue in another jurisdiction in subsequent litigation
Book review: China Law DeskbookBy Frank M. GrenardDecember 1999If your company transacts, plans to transact, or is thinking about transacting business in or with the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), James M. Zimmerman's newly published treatise China Law Deskbook - A Legal Guide for Foreign-Invested Enterprises is a "must have, must read."
Daubert opinion standards rejectedBy Hon. Donald R. ParkinsonAugust 1999In a 60-page slip opinion written by Justice Steigmann, the Fourth District rejected the Daubert standards (Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 509 U.S. 579, 125 L.Ed. 2d 469, 113 S.Ct. 2786 (1993)).
Income tax treatment of state and federal grantsBy Don JohnsonOctober 1999Various state and federal agencies make grants of funds to both public and private corporations for economic development, improvement of public facilities and related purposes.
Introduction from the chairBy Kimberly MattheiAugust 1999Welcome to the first issue of the Corporate Law Departments (CLD) newsletter for the 1999-2000 Bar year.
Letter from the editorBy Michael Todd ScottDecember 1999This is the third edition of The Corporate Lawyer for the 1999-2000 year, and we are on track of meeting our goal of bringing you six editions this year.
Letter from the editorOctober 1999In this issue of The Corporate Lawyer, we have several articles that I think our readers will find interesting. First, we have an article on basics of the income tax treatment of state and federal grants by Don Johnson of the Pinkneyville firm Johnson, Seibert & Bigham.
Letter from the editorBy Michael Todd ScottAugust 1999This is the first issue of the 1999-2000 fiscal year. Our goal this year is to once again increase the number of issues of The Corporate Lawyer we bring you.
Letter from the editorBy Michael Todd ScottJune 1999This is the fifth and final edition of The Corporate Lawyer for the 1998-1999 year. I sincerely hope that our section members found volume 36 to be both interesting and informative and worth the price of membership in the Corporate Law Departments Section.
Letter from the editorBy Michael Todd ScottApril 1999As this forth edition of The Corporate Lawyer for the 1998-99 year goes to press, we are already completing the fifth edition. Thus, I can now state for certain that we will make our goal of providing you with five newsletters this year.
Letter from the editorBy Michael Todd ScottFebruary 1999This is the third edition of The Corporate Lawyer for the 1998-1999 year and we are still on track to meet our goal of five newsletters this year.
Message from the chairBy Gregory G. ThiessJune 1999
With your receipt of this edition of The Corporate Lawyer, my term as chairperson of the Corporate Law Departments Section Council comes to a close.
Message from the chairBy Gregory G. ThiessApril 1999The change of seasons brings with it many changes, but the energetic work of your Corporate Law Departments Section Council on many projects and initiatives has continued unabated.
Message from the chairBy Gregory G. ThiessFebruary 1999As we begin the New Year, I would like to take this opportunity to update section members on some of the initiatives and activities your Corporate Law Department Section Council has been pursuing in recent months.
The millennium bug: Will it bite you?By Dixie Lee LaswellApril 1999It is Friday night, December 31, 1999, and midnight is fast approaching. Have you found and exterminated all the bugs in the embedded systems yet, or, like Cinderella's coach at the stroke of midnight, will your pollution control equipment turn into a pollution pumpkin?