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International Ocean Bills of Lading- Lost In Translation

September 18, 2018

Vincent DeOrchis

An ocean bill of lading is truly a remarkable creature, born of commerce and the law. One sheet of paper…

Pioneer of Corporate Governance Shares Experience

August 20, 2018

Philadelphia Bar Reporter

Ann C. Mulé, associate director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, and…

Go East, Angel Investors: Tax Incentives In Delaware Tech

June 11, 2018

Law360

On May 24, 2018, Delaware Gov. John Carney signed into law House Bill 170, the Angel Investor Job Creation and…

Pennsylvania Superior Court Looks to Electronic Media Precedent to Adopt a Standard for Authenticating Social Media Posts

June 1, 2018

Pennsylvania Bar Association

This post was co-authored by Michael C. Witsch and Robert H. Bender, associates in the firm’s Business Litigation and Products Liability practice group….

SEC Enforcement Measures to Change for 2018

April 13, 2018

Philadelphia Bar Reporter

With the significant 2017 Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement results, practitioners should understand SEC enforcement trends what to expect from…

Paging Doctor Amazon: The impact of tech’s assault on healthcare

April 9, 2018

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The tech industry is tackling healthcare. Recently, corporate giants Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced that they will be…

The Eagles are back in the big game – don’t get sued over it

January 31, 2018

Philadelphia Business Journal

The two-week period between the National Football League® (“NFL”) Conference Championship games and the Super Bowl® always results in two…

More unicorns might finally IPO in 2018

January 17, 2018

Technical.ly

If the end of 2017 and beginning of 2018 represent an accurate implication of what is to come throughout the…

Getting A ‘Fair Share’ Of Asbestos Liability In Pa.

January 16, 2018

Law360

Enacted on June 28, 2011, and immediately applicable to most tort causes of actions that accrued on or after that…

JOBS Act changes could coax more ‘unicorns’ to IPO in 2018

January 15, 2018

Venture Beat

In just a one month span between December 2017 and January 2018, two late-stage unicorns (privately held companies that have…

Recent Verdict on Bunker Spill Case Brings Clarity to Third-Party Fault and Limitation of Liability Defense

December 18, 2017

Ship & Bunker

The case of US v. American Commercial Lines, LLC, No. 16-31150 (5th Cir. Nov. 7, 2017), is the latest chapter…

Do it now! Tax reform actions that may be taken before Dec. 31

December 18, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal

It’s the holiday season and everyone has plenty of items on their “to do” list. The proposed tax reforms have created…

SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies Completes Final Report and Recommendations

November 29, 2017

ABA Business Law Today

The SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (the Committee) has recently issued its Final Report, which includes several recommended…

Love in the time of open enrollment: Should you marry for health insurance?

November 22, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Montgomery McCracken attorney Mara I. Smith discusses what couples should consider before choosing their health insurance plans. […] With the Dec….

Rauenhorst, Ferguson, and Assignment of Income to Charity

November 6, 2017

Tax Notes

I. Introduction Under the venerable doctrine of Lucas v. Earl, a taxpayer who completes a gift of appreciated property after…

Spotlight on Diversity, Advisory Role of General Counsel

November 3, 2017

Philadelphia Bar Reporter

Though the topic is often discussed, diversity in the legal profession remains a challenge. The Business Law Section’s Corporate In-House…

The End May Be Nigh For FACTA Claims

October 11, 2017

Law360

Until last month, the Eleventh Circuit appeared to be the last place for class action plaintiffs to pursue run-of-the-mill statutory…

Second Impact Syndrome: Diagnosis versus Myth

September 13, 2017

Concussion Litigation Reporter

On November 5, 2005, La Salle University’s Preston Plevretes took a massive blow to the head during a college football…

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Restricts Sale of Parklands

July 26, 2017

Montgomery McCracken

This article was authored by Brandon Matsnev, a summer associate with Montgomery McCracken. Last month, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania decided…

Why Exxon’s $20 million Clean Air Act penalty assessment loss is really a victory

July 17, 2017

Westlaw Journal Environmental

ExxonMobil Corp. was hit with the largest civil penalty assessment ever seen in a Clean Air Act citizen suit when…