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Shut down and shut out: Businesses seek insurance coverage for COVID losses (access required)

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Many businesses that shuttered because of the COVID-19 pandemic expected their business interruption insurance would provide some financial relief. But lawyers and insurance experts say it will be an uphill battle to obtain benefits without showing unusual circumstances. At least ...

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Unambiguous lease not modified by other documents (access required)

A lease was not modified by a subsequent letter or estoppel certificate because neither document was signed by all parties and thus lacked mutual assent. Nor could subsequent conduct vary the unambiguous lease. Although the lease allowed the landlords to ...

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Business valuation in the time of the plague (access required)

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Say your client or their spouse has an ownership interest in a business, and that business is marital property. Since the nationwide shutdown began, the value of that business has gone down. What do you do now? Everyone hopes this ...

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The late-payment culture (access required)

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By Phil Muscato BridgeTower Media Newswires There’s a troubling issue plaguing business to business suppliers and service providers. A recent study by Mastercard found that 74% of business owners and employees think late payments are an inevitable part of business ...

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EDVA: Privilege doesn’t attach to valuation documents (access required)

Financial documents submitted to a valuation company and later sought by subpoena were not privileged under either attorney-client privilege or the work-product doctrine. In any event, the defendant’s motion to quash the subpoena was untimely filed. Background This action revolves ...

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EDVA: Privilege doesn’t attach to valuation documents (access required)

Financial documents submitted to a valuation company and later sought by subpoena were not privileged under either attorney-client privilege or the work-product doctrine. In any event, the defendant’s motion to quash the subpoena was untimely filed. Background This action revolves ...

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EDVA: Anticompetitive effects present jury questions (access required)

Several genuine disputes prevented summary judgment in a door manufacturer’s antitrust suit against the company that provided its manufacturing equipment. Background Plaintiff Steves and Sons Inc. and Defendant Jeld-Wen are both participants in the U.S. interior molded doorskin market. Doorskins ...

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