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Intercreditor Agreements

Intercreditor Agreements

Intercreditor agreements play a pivotal role in establishing the rights and obligations between multiple creditors. These agreements are essential for ensuring a clear approach…

AI and Hotel Security

AI and Hotel Security

It is unsurprising that many people have asked me whether the hotel could be held liable in some way for P. Diddy assaulting Cassie…

AI and Defamation

AI and Defamation

While ChatGPT 4.0 is far more cautious about making statements about specific individuals, it still hallucinates to disseminate damaging misinformation about people.  Litigation concerning…

AI and TRADE SECRETS

AI and TRADE SECRETS

Almost one year has passed since news broke about Samsung employees sharing highly sensitive trade secrets with ChatGPT while testing software. As one of…

Predictions on Future State-Level AI and Data Privacy Legal Frameworks

Predictions on Future State-Level AI and Data Privacy Legal Frameworks

Greater public debate is necessary for society to determine how much more privacy it is willing cede. This includes the ability to learn information…

AI: Choice of Law Provisions

AI: Choice of Law Provisions

One of my favorite “boilerplate” provisions now needs even more analysis. With state legislatures passing legislation and state court starting to issue rulings the…

AI Update: New FTC Proposed Rules

AI Update: New FTC Proposed Rules

Earlier this month the Federal Trade Commission shared a notice seeking comments from the public about proposed rules concerning potential liability for generative AI…

Commercial Forbearance Agreements: Borrower Considerations

Commercial Forbearance Agreements: Borrower Considerations

            Forbearance is the act of temporarily refraining from taking action against someone or something.   In the commercial lending context, forbearance means the lender…

Protecting Limited Liability

Protecting Limited Liability

A recent case in New York serves as an important reminder to follow corporate formalities to protect against “piercing of the corporate veil.”  In…

Appraising the Choice of Appraiser

Appraising the Choice of Appraiser

Business and real estate appraisals determine the damages awarded in larger commercial cases. Therefore, the credibility and quality of the appraisal report are paramount.…

Supply Chain and Pricing

Supply Chain and Pricing

            “Supply chain issues” is the post-Covid version of saying “the check is the mail.”  It is a perfect analogy.  When a person blames…

General Thoughts on Remote Work

General Thoughts on Remote Work

Rejecting all requests for remote work is the easiest legal solution.  But it might leave a company with few or no employees.  A less…

SaaS Agreements – Part 3

SaaS Agreements – Part 3

And now for the conclusion of SaaS agreements…. 8. Warranties. Software providers try to disclaim every possible warranty in their agreements. When they are…

SaaS Agreements Part 2

SaaS Agreements Part 2

For those of you who missed part one, please click here. I am diving right in. 5. Customer Support. For software companies, there is…

SaaS Agreements – Part 1

SaaS Agreements – Part 1

Everyone knows software rules the world. Few people know how to draft and to negotiate Software as a Service (SaaS) Agreements. Before analyzing any…

IP Licenses Are IP Leases

IP Licenses Are IP Leases

An intellectual property license is a lease for use of Intellectual property.  If attorneys and their clients understood this elemental principle, then licensing negotiations…

Recording Virtual Meetings

Recording Virtual Meetings

The general advice from risk-averse attorneys is straightforward: don’t do it! This advice is premised on four key considerations. First, litigators and corporate counsel…

When Good Non-Recourse Loans Go Bad

When Good Non-Recourse Loans Go Bad

More than $5 trillion of commercial real estate-related debt is scheduled to mature by the end of 2024.  Significant demand to refinance debt over…

Delving Into Hotel Management Agreements

Delving Into Hotel Management Agreements

Third party management companies provide great value for hotel owners. Yet owners and their attorneys often do not look for third party managers that…

Trade Secret Insurance Considerations

Trade Secret Insurance Considerations

Trade secret insurance protects businesses from financial losses resulting from the theft, misappropriation, or unauthorized disclosure of their trade secrets.  A broad definition of…

AI And Data Security In The News (But Not In The News)

AI And Data Security In The News (But Not In The News)

It is impossible for me to read the news and case law without thinking about how AI and Data Security issues impact today and…

The Fan Is Being Hit

The Fan Is Being Hit

The title says it all: Overdue Office Loans Are New Pain Point for Banks in FDIC Report (yahoo.com) This makes it even more important…

Successor Liability

Buyers of businesses prefer asset sale transactions to avoid inheriting some or all of the liabilities of the seller. It is commonly known buyers…

Commercial Real Estate

Our law firm protects the investments of both individuals and businesses. We understand that each real estate transaction is unique and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Every real estate transaction, regardless of market conditions, involves a significant amount of money and various third parties who are primarily focused on protecting their own interests. 

Therefore, we take a comprehensive approach that combines significant experience from a wide range of sectors to represent clients before, during, and after they sit down at the closing table. Practical solutions are employed to meet our clients’ business goals and manage risk. By providing a coordinated approach to real estate transactions, our clients are able to succeed in today’s complex and volatile real estate market.