by Sara Van Deusen The abundance of television programs based on the legal profession leads many people to believe that any and all communications with their lawyer are protected from disclosure pursuant to the attorney-client privilege.  However, the privilege is not nearly as broad or far reaching as most presume it to be.  In essence, […]

On Feb. 4, 2013 the Colorado Supreme Court issued two important decisions for business lawyers. Read about these two important cases—Colorado Trust Fund Statute and Forum Selection Clauses for Securities Claims, in an article by Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. published in Colorado Bar Association Business Law Newsletter in March 2013. Click here to read the article.

From enhancing capital formation to increasing investor protection, authored by Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr.

On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the “Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act” (H.R. 3606; the “JOBS Act”), a bipartisan effort to ease burdens on capital formation by start-up companies. Much attention has been paid to the crowdfunding provisions of Title III of the JOBS Act and the potential it creates for fraud. Learn more in […]

Tablets and Tablets – May 2011

A tablet is not a desktop or notebook computer. It has limitations! Click here to read more of this article by Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr.

Learn the basic rules for dealing with tax grants, and learn how to avoid common mistakes. Click here to read the article authored by Theresa M. Mehringer.

The corporation is a legal entity or “person,” separate from its officers, directors, shareholders and employees. One advantage of doing business in the corporate form is to prevent the corporation’s obligations from becoming the obligations of its officers, directors and shareholders by a third party attempting to “pierce the corporate veil.” Click here to read […]

Single member limited liability companies (“single member LLCs”) are a unique creature authorized by the Colorado limited liability company act (the “Colorado Act”) and the limited liability acts of many other states. Learn about how single member LLCs are not an effective asset protection device, especially in Colorado. Click here for article authored by Herrrick K. Lidstone, Jr..

The 2000’s have not been nice to law firms, including some old, venerable, firms and a local firm in one case addressed by the Colorado Court of Appeals. When senior lawyers pick up their computers and leave a law firm, sometimes leaving it in extremis, there are a number of issues that may arise. Click here […]

by Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr., Lee E. Miller, and Alix L. Joseph Corporate environmental disclosures are receiving greater scrutiny by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) as a result of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and a Congressional investigative report. GAO Report In July 2004, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) issued a report to Congress […]

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