Proving (and Disproving) Damages in a Business Case CLE
A review of quantifying damages in business cases with a focus on cases involving new businesses, lost profits, minority shareholder interests, and punitive damages.
The practice of American companies using corporate vehicles to hold profits offshore, primarily in an effort to decrease taxes, is now being critiqued by presidential nominees, journalists, and the public. Perception blurs the lines between what is legal and what is popular, placing officers and directors of corporations, and the lawyers who represent them, in difficult positions. Lawyers face an especially difficult challenge in achieving the lawful goals of their clients when those goals border ethical considerations. Lawyers face an even greater challenge when their services are used to achieve an unlawful purpose after they have achieved the lawful purpose for which they were hired. Click here to read more.
The Business Law Committee was newly formed in 2016. For those interested in joining please contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453. For questions about the committee please email Alicia Bendana.