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Do You Understand NFTs? An Introduction To Non-Fungible Tokens – McDermott Will & Emery

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LawFuel Briefing Add Yours McDermott Will & Emery – Andrea Kramer – As today’s hottest digital assets, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have taken the arts and investment worlds by storm. But what are they, exactly, and how are they to be treated for tax purposes? This article provides an overview of need-to-know information regarding these exciting—and …

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Bell Gully: What Is Fair When It Comes To Rent Suspension?

Under the Alert Level 4 lockdown, many businesses are prohibited from accessing their premises. Some leases suspend a “fair” proportion of rent and outgoings while the tenant is unable to gain access. But how do landlords and tenants calculate a fair amount? Prevention of access under the ADLS lease One of the common leases used …

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Briefing – Key Business and Legal Issues to Consider in Light of COVID-19

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Sidley Austin – The outbreak and rapid spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has roiled markets and disrupted supply chains, threatening the global economy. It is also forcing companies to confront a host of hard questions about how they can and should conduct business during a global public health crisis. Below, we outline questions that …

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Will the effects of the coronavirus allow you to avoid contractual obligations?

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Bell Gully – The first months of 2020 have seen the new coronavirus, COVID-19, grow in its scale and impact, including in New Zealand. The World Health Organisation has declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, and New Zealand has activated its pandemic response plan. The commercial impacts are likely to be significant,​​ with the …

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15 Big Legal Mistakes Made by Startups

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Orrick’s Lynne Hermle and Ellen Ehrenpreis co-authored an article in Forbes with Orrick alum Richard Harroch, Managing Director and Global Head of M&A at VantagePoint Capital Partners, offering guidance on common mistakes made by entrepreneurs and startup companies in the early stages of growth, covering everything from company formation to employment agreements. When launching a new startup, you can face significant …

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8 Rich Legal Lessons To Be Learnt From The Jurisprudence of Canine Replevin

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Bryan Cave – Some years ago, a judge in New York wrote that “the reported cases for replevin of a pet dog are few, in part because of the legal expense involved in maintaining such an action.” Webb v. Papaspiridakos, 889 N.Y.S.2d 884 (Sup. Ct. 2009). That statement was not entirely accurate then, for courts …

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