January 27, 2012

Making Nice: The Benefits of Positive Peer Review

This article is reprinted with the permission of the NC State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

Regardless of the…

July 8, 2008

Who’s Afraid of the CISG?– Contracts for the International Sale of Goods


The 1980 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is the first model commercial law to gain widespread international acceptance. Over 60 states, including…

October 2, 2007

Who’s Minding the (Small Business) Mint?

The world of the typical small business owner can be a hectic place. The days are filled with seemingly endless activities, most of which are designed with the same goal…

May 1, 2007

E-Discovery: A New Wrinkle In Litigation

To say that businesses now rely upon electronic communication and data storage is an understatement – nearly every business communicates or does business electronically. What businesses rarely consider, however, is…

January 2, 2007

Grand Opening, Grand Closing

Many times the excitement of starting a new business is blinding – you have planned, hoped and dreamed for the opportunity to start your version of the next Microsoft and…

June 1, 2004

None of Your Business? NOT HARDLY!

A common slip-up can undo the benefits of setting up a separate business entity, such as a corporation, a limited partnership, or a limited liability company. Failing to notify your…

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