Index of newsletter articles

Accounting

Bridging the GAAP: Understanding References to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in Business Transaction Documents
Jay Richardson, Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP
December 2018

Bankruptcy

Distressed Small Businesses Have New Bankruptcy Option
Arnold Wuhrman, The Wuhrman Law Office
December 2019

An Introduction to Receiverships
Stephanie Davidson and Colin Andries, Black Helterline
December 2019

Buying and Selling the Assets of a Bankrupt Company
Britta Warren and Tim Crippen, Black Helterline LLP
December 2020

Legislative and Regulatory Responses to Business Bankruptcy Risk Due to COVID-19
Erich M. Paetsch, Saalfeld Griggs PC
December 2020

Case Law

Idaho case spotlights issues with interstate transport of hemp
Kristie N. Cromwell, Demland & Cromwell 
June 2019

Consumer Law

Understanding and Preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
Eric Beach and Parna Mehrbani, Tonkon Torp LLP

September 2019

Contracts

May the Force Majeure Be With You: 
Examining Emerging Trends in Contract Disputes Related to COVID-19
Matthew Yium and Thomas Scott, Foster Garvey, PC
September 2020

Electronic-Signature Enforceability in Oregon Contracts
Nic Mayne, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
March 2021

Corporations

New Statute Allows Corporations to Ratify Defective Corporate Actions
Justin Denton, Tonkon Torp LLP, and David Ludwig, Farleigh Wada Witt
September 2019

New Legislation Focuses on Shell Companies
Ryan Flatley, Thede Culpepper Moore Munro & Silliman LLP
September 2018

Employment

Independent Contractors versus Employees: The Latest from the Oregon Supreme Court
Nicole Elgin, Barran Liebman
September 2018

Ten Things Every Corporate Lawyer Should Know About Employment Law
Melissa Healy and Alisha Kormondy, Stoel Rives
June 2019

Ethics

Risky Business: Ethical & Risk-management Issues for Business Lawyers
Mark J. Fucile, Fucile & Reising LLP
March 2019

Step One: Know Your Client
David J. Elkanich and Calon N. Russell, Holland & Knight LLP
March 2021

Finance

ICOs in the Spotlight:  Securities Aspects of Fundraising with Cryptocurrency
Jacob Gill, Stoll Berne
September 2018

Investor-ready? How to Prepare Your Clients for Success in Raising Capital
Meredith Fox, Senior Associate, White Summers Caffee & James, LLP
March 2019

PPP Loan Forgiveness: The Basics    
Shanna Knight, Lewis & Clark Law School Small Business Legal Clinic, and Darin D. Honn, Sussman Shank LLP
September 2020

Government Regulation

Federal Agencies Signal Changes to CBD Regulation and Enforcement   
Max Yoklic, Stoel Rives LLP
September 2020

New COVID-19 Workplace Safety Requirements for Oregon Employers  
Elizabeth A. Semler, Sussman Shank LLP
December 2020

Insurance

Representations and Warranties Insurance: Go On, Take the Money and Run
Adam Adkin and Jeff Woodcox, Tonkon Torp LLP
December 2018

Landlord and Tenant Law
Relief from Eviction During COVID-19 Crisis
Pete Meyers, Meyers Law LLC
December 2020

Litigation

Avoiding Litigation: Tips for Transactional Lawyers
David B. Markowitz and Stanton R. Gallegos, Markowitz Herbold PC
December 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

Choosing a Dance Partner in a Cyber-Connected World
Dalia Nagati, Tripwire
September 2019

PPP Loans in M&A: Required Consents and Other Considerations for Keeping the Deal on Track
Drea Schmidt and Ferdie Ruplin, Tonkon Torp LLP
March 2021

Securities Law

Securities Law Updates for Equity Compensation
Steven J. Boender and William J. Goodling, Stoel Rives
June 2019

Taxes

How Will Tax Reform Affect Entity Selection? Should You Advise Your Clients to Become a C Corporation? 
Ayla Ercin, White Summers Caffee & James LLP
September 2018

Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds
Thomas B. Eriksen, Jordan Ramis PC
December 2018

2018: The Year in Tax
Valerie H. Sasaki, Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP
March 2019

Oregon’s New Corporate Activity Tax
Valerie Sasaki, Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP
December 2019

Corporate Activity is Still Taxing: The CAT is Out of the Bag 
Valerie H. Sasaki, Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP
June 2020

What Business Lawyers Need to Know About the Tax Aspects of Fixing Mistakes
Gwendolyn Griffith, Tonkon Torp LLP
June 2020

There and Back Again: A Tax-Focused Tale of COVID Relief for Businesses
Steven D. Nofziger and Peter A. Evalds, Foster Garvey PC
March 2021

Technology

Using Technology in Your Law Practice Today and Tomorrow
By Gwyn McAlpine, Perkins Coie LLP
March 2020

Remote Online Notarization Comes to Oregon, For a While
Mark B. Comstock, Commissioner, Oregon Law Commission and Comstock Law & Consulting PC
September 2020

Writing

Drafting Contracts: Back to Basics
By Elizabeth Ruiz Frost, University of Oregon School of Law
March 2020