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Friday Factoid – 9.27.13

September 27, 2013

In July 2013, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Internet Policy Task Force issued a major green paper on copyright issues in…

A Franchise Lawyer’s Perspective: Six Myths of Franchising

September 27, 2013

By Brian A. Loffredo, Esq. Franchising is here to stay. From fast food to home health care, there are few…

Crowdfunding is coming…so we’re told.

September 26, 2013

Ever since President Obama signed the 2012 JOBS Act into law, we’ve been waiting for the SEC to publish crowdfunding…

Offit Kurman represents Summit Solutions, LLC in its acquisition by National Security Partners, LLC.

September 26, 2013

In January 2012, Offit Kurman business law and transactions attorney Michael N. Mercurio served as legal counsel to Summit Solutions,…

Is Marital Property Divided 50/50 Upon Divorce In Maryland?

September 24, 2013

Is marital property divided 50/50 upon divorce in Maryland? Not automatically.  The law in Maryland provides that, after the court…

Compliance with Maryland Home Improvement Laws

September 23, 2013

Any company or individual that performs construction work for homeowners in the state of Maryland is likely considered a Home…

Elie vs. Ifrah: Online Poker and the Black Friday Backlash

September 23, 2013

It seems not too long ago that online poker dominated the gambling world. Then it happened: “Black Friday,” the name…

The Weekly Scenario from Steve Shane – 9.23.13

September 23, 2013

Question:  I set up an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (or “ILIT”) a few years ago.  The trust owns a whole…

Friday Factoid – 9.20.13

September 20, 2013

Botox was originally invented to treat muscular disorders such as uncontrollable eye-blinking. In 1991, Allergan purchased the rights to make…

We Are Ready To Separate, What Do I Have To File To Make It Official?

September 20, 2013

We are ready to separate, what do I have to file to make it official? Nothing.  In Maryland, there is…