Corporate Finance Cases And Materials

Author: William Bratton
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 1634593014
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This revised corporate finance casebook updates old topics, opens up new topics, and revisits, revises and rationalizes basic materials. The introduction to basic financial economics in the first part of the book has been integrated and simplified. Where the exposition in previous editions relied heavily on excerpts from finance textbooks, this edition deletes much of that material and introduces its own textual treatment. The result is more focus on basics and a more orderly progression of points. In addition, the algebraic designations of valuation are now uniform throughout the book. Reports on practice in the chapters on long-term debt securities and convertible bonds have been updated substantially. Finally, the deal documents in the Appendix have been updated and rationalized and more effectively reflect current practice. Users will find that all of these changes can be interpolated without significant disruption of existing pedagogy. The new edition begins with Huff Fund v. CKx, one of the recent appraisal cases in which Vice-Chancellor Glasscock uses the merger price as the value measure. With CKx, the book finally has a current touchstone case on valuation to replace Atlas Pipeline, which led off in editions 1 through 4. Other new cases include Financial Guaranty Insurance v. Putnam Advisory, a synthetic securitization case accompanied by a note on the Goldman Sachs ABACUS scandal; Kallick v. Sandridge Energy, one of the âeoeproxy putâe cases; MeehanCombs v. Ceasarâe(tm)s Entertainment (currently on appeal), in which the Southern District reads teeth into the Trust Indenture Act; Third Point v. Ruprecht, the Sothebyâe(tm)s poison pill case; MFW Shareholders Litigation, which holds out business judgment review in a cash-out merger; Del Monte Foods Shareholder Litigation, one of the recent investment banker cases under Revlon: and Corwin v. KKR, under which a fully-informed shareholder vote trumps a Revlon claim.

Copyright Patent Trademark And Related State Doctrines

Author: Paul Goldstein
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 1634598946
Size: 16.85 MB
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The 8th Edition of Goldstein & Reese, Copyright, Patent, Trademark, and Related State Doctrines brings the coverage of all these fields up to date with new principal cases and notes. Among the changes are: New note materials on the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 Trademark: Added note on how to evaluate the distinctiveness of nonverbal marks Updated discussion of Pro-Football v. Blackhorse and the Federal Circuit's en banc decision that the bar on registering disparaging marks is unconstitutional Updated case law on dilution Added note on the Ninth Circuit's use of the Rogers v. Grimaldi test in trademark claims involving expressive works Updated case law on likelihood of confusion Updated case law on trademark infringement and online search results Patent: Added note on new Supreme Court case on the definiteness requirement Added substantial new note material on new Supreme Court cases on inducement liability Added substantial new note material on new Supreme Court cases on awards of attorney's fees and enhanced damages Updated discussion of Brulotte v. Thys to reflect Supreme Court adherence to the decision Added discussion of new Supreme Court case on appellate review of claim construction Copyright: Added new background on registration process Added new principal case-UMG v. Augusto-and notes, including Kirtsaeng, on distribution right Added ABC v. Aereo as principal case Added Bill Graham Archives v. Dorling Kindersley as principal case, along with new note material on the expansion of transformative use Software Protection: Completely revamped section on patent protection for software-related inventions, centering on the Supreme Court's Alice decision and including the USPTO's 2014 Interim Guidelines on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Industrial Design: Added Apple v. Samsung as principal case on both design patent and trade dress protection

Federal Income Taxation

Author: Michael J. Graetz
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 1609301838
Size: 17.56 MB
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This casebook on federal income taxation contains detailed text and explanatory materials. The seventh edition covers recent regulations, rulings, cases and other new developments, including the many changes made to the Internal Revenue Code by the several tax acts that Congress passed since the prior edition.

Cases And Materials On Sales

Author: Marion Benfield, Jr.
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 1628103523
Size: 18.95 MB
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The objectives of the Seventh Edition are twofold: to help the student understand the substantive law of sales and develop the skills of statutory analysis in the context of a comprehensive statute that contains critical definitions and numerous cross references. The materials consist of cases, text, and problems. The cases are selected because of their effectiveness as teaching materials, presenting difficult legal questions and explaining the business background of the disputes. The notes elaborate on the background and push the student to question the rationale of the court. The problems further explore the soundness of the court's decision and present new issues of statutory analysis for the student to consider. They require the student to dig deeply into the language of the statute and the Official Comments, working back and forth among the various sections that are relevant to solving the problem. For teachers who so prefer, the course can be taught almost entirely through use of the problems.

Introduction To Advocacy

Author: David Ware
Publisher:
ISBN: 158778419X
Size: 11.77 MB
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This overview of the use of litigation in dispute resolution is particularly well-suited for use in an introductory lawyering course. It instructs students on efficient preparation, proper form, and effective presentation of arguments. Content covers interpreting facts and developing core theory, legal research, writing a legal research memorandum, writing a brief, and oral argument.

Fundamentals Of Partnership Taxation

Author: Stephen Schwarz
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 1609300696
Size: 16.47 MB
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The ninth edition of this leading casebook continues the long tradition of teaching the "fundamentals" of a highly complex subject through the use of clear and lively explanatory text, skillfully drafted problems, and a selective mix of original source materials to accompany the Code and regulations. Important highlights of the ninth edition include: * Coverage of all significant developments since the last edition, including proposed regulations interpreting the § 706 varying interest rule and defining "interest in a limited partnership" for purposes of the § 469 passive loss limitations. * A fresh perspective on choice of entity, including employment tax considerations for partners and LLC members. * New author's text discussing series LLCs and partnership debt-for-equity exchanges. * Revised text on special allocations under § 704(b) with a new section on target allocations. * An update on the partnership "carried interest" controvers