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2010 Articles

Litigation Jolt Digest, Harvard Journal of Law and Technology: Federal Appeals Court Affirms the Denial of A123’s Motion to Reopen

In Federal Appeals Court Affirms the Denial of A123’s Motion to Reopen, Stuart Tubis reports on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s affirmation of the judgment of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, which had denied A123’s motion to reopen and dismissed the court’s declaratory judgment against Hydro-Quebec (“HQ”). […]

Los Angeles Lawyer: Some Like it Hot

Some Like it Hot Digital technology has raised questions about the reach of the tort of the misappropriation of hot news This article was originally published in the December 2010 issue of Los Angeles Lawyer. This article was republished in the April 2011 issue of The Computer & Internet Lawyer. To download a PDF of […]

Taxation and Trusts & Estates Elite Advisor Forum: GRATs: Time Is Running Out

Burton Mitchell‘s article titled “GRATs: Time Is Running Out” was published in the Elite Advisor Forum. To view this article as a pdf, click here. “By transferring appreciating assets to a GRAT, individuals may transfer those assets free of gift or estate taxes, provided the grantor outlives the GRAT annuity term and the transferred assets […]

Los Angeles Business Journal: Reining In Area Planning Commissions

Reining In Area Planning Commissions OP-ED: Decision against planned Brentwood restaurant — later overturned — shows dangers of local control. This article originally ran in the Los Angeles Business Journal on Monday, November 15. Reprinted with permission. You can view the original version here. In 2000, the voters of the city of Los Angeles adopted […]