The wizards in Harry Potter’s world have Time-Turners. The characters in Outlander use the stones at Craigh Na Dun to jump between the 1940s and 18th century Scotland. In the Back to the Future franchise, Marty and Doc need 1.21 gigawatts of power to get their DeLorean time machine moving. Those of us not living in a fantasy world have Congress to thank for our time traveling … [Read more...] about Who Gave Congress the Power To Control Time Travel?
What Will Your Internal Investigation Uncover?
When CNN asked its long-time law firm to look into the activity of popular anchor Chris Cuomo, nobody predicted the investigation would lead to the ouster of the media company’s president. Then the arrival of an anonymous note alleging sexual assault led to a broader inquiry, and some major corporate house cleaning. It’s a shocking turn of events, but it highlights exactly why … [Read more...] about What Will Your Internal Investigation Uncover?
3 Things You Need To Know About Palin’s Libel Lawsuit
New Jerseyans are known for telling you like it is. But words can have consequences, which is why the Dressel/Malikschmitt team fields a lot of questions about defamation, libel, and slander. Interest in this area of law has ticked up over the past few weeks as former Vice-Presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s libel lawsuit against the New York Times made headlines. It’s an … [Read more...] about 3 Things You Need To Know About Palin’s Libel Lawsuit
New Jersey Bills Would Regulate the Blockchain
The new session of the New Jersey legislature is just getting underway, but two bills that could have a profound impact on the use of digital currency in the Garden State have already been introduced. As one of the state’s leading law firms in the cryptocurrency and blockchain-related litigation space, Dressel/Malikschmitt is closely following this year’s legislative action. … [Read more...] about New Jersey Bills Would Regulate the Blockchain
First Steps to Starting Your Business
Start With the Paperwork The first step in starting your business—besides the business concept itself—is to initiate the proper filings with the relevant Secretary of State. These are the formational documents that will bring your business into the world as a distinct legal entity of its own. Generally speaking, these documents are simple enough to draft and file, but they are … [Read more...] about First Steps to Starting Your Business