There has been a large amount written in law firm memoranda and news articles on how the Dodd-Frank Act impacts major banks and broker dealers, attempts to control derivative securities, and otherwise impacts Wall Street’s financial practices. Read this article by Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. to learn more.

Good Faith and Fair Dealing

By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. All of our clients are parties to contracts. These contracts may be a page or two in length; they may be a hundred or more pages. The contract may be for a home improvement project or for a complex business transaction. The contract may even be on the back of […]

Undoubtedly one of the best methods of deferring capital gains taxes is through the use of Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code, commonly known as the 1031 Exchange. However, as popularity of the 1031 Exchange increases so do concerns. In today’s market, a basic understanding of 1031 Exchanges is invaluable and thorough due diligence […]

Most directors and officers of non-U.S. companies cringe at the thought of subjecting their company to the U.S. securities laws, especially the onerous requirements that were imposed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and subsequent regulation. However, there are certain benefits to non-U.S. companies if they register their common stock or other class of securities […]

John Gleason was selected to speak at the American Conference Institute National Malpractice Conference, New York City, New York, November 19-20, 2014

Dana Eismeier addressed the La Plata/Archuleta Cattlemen’s Association meeting in Durango on October 27.  He discussed tips for avoiding lawsuits in contract negotiations.

John Gleason was a speaker at the 2014 Colorado State Public Defender Conference September, 2014

Entrepreneurs and other business owners have a variety of choices when it comes to choosing the legal entity through which to implement a new venture. In Colorado, those choices are found in Title 7 of the Colorado Revised Statutes. Read more

The protection of trade secrets starts at the beginning of any new employment relationship and is a continual process. While Colorado law provides protection to employers under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, C.R.S. § 7-74-101, et seq., there are several protective measures that an employer should undertake to help ensure its trade secrets are secure. […]

John Gleason was asked to do an on-sight Evaluation of Wisconsin Attorney Regulatory System at the request of the Wisconsin Chief Justice and the Director of the Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation, July, 2014.

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