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ADR SPOTLIGHT-ADR and the Business Courts: Value added and innovation

August 29, 2014

By Richard L. Hurford Two articles in the August 2014 edition of the Michigan Bar Journal are worthy of your consideration. Brian Einhorn's President's Page entitled, The Future of the Species, is a call for all counsel to critically question the efficacy ...

ADR SPOTLIGHT - ADR and the Business Courts: Value added and innovation

August 29, 2014

By Richard L. Hurford Two Two articles in the August 2014 edition of the Michigan Bar Journal are worthy of your consideration.  Brian Einhorn’s President’s Page entitled, The Future of the Species, is a call for all counsel to critically ...

TAKING STOCK: Taxes and the Internet

August 29, 2014

Dear Mr. Berko: I have a carefully selected growth portfolio, about 16 percent of which is invested in Internet-related and broadband issues. Please tell me what effect this new tax on Internet and broadband usage will have on their values. I'm ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: I put that **** on everything

August 29, 2014

By Nick Roumel At the movies recently, I stopped by the snack counter where they had the usual selection of Raisinets, Swedish Fish, popcorn and soda. There was a bottle of Frank's Red Hot Sauce on the counter. "What's that for?" I asked. "Popcorn," ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: I put that **** on everything

August 29, 2014

By Nick Roumel At the movies recently, I stopped by the snack counter where they had the usual selection of Raisinets, Swedish Fish, popcorn and soda. There was a bottle of Frank's Red Hot Sauce on the counter. "What's that for?" I asked. "Popcorn," ...

TAKING STOCK: Merck and Zogenix

August 29, 2014

Dear Mr. Berko: My broker wants me to sell my 600 shares of Merck because he believes that the company will be sued by people who have consumed beef cattle that were fed with Merck's Zilmax. The literature says this drug produces bad side effects ...