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PGA TOUR's Response to LIV Golf: Is it Competition or an Antitrust Violation?

As I was driving home on Interstate 70 from Kansas on August 28, I was listening to the radio broadcast of the final day of the PGA Tour.. Read More

Navigating Non-Compete Agreements in Ohio (and elsewhere) – 2022 Update (Co-Authored by Melinda K. Burton)

Protection of a company's competitive advantage is vital.  This is particularly true in today's age and labor market environment where Covid-19 has.. Read More

Protecting Yourself from Liability: How to form an LLC in Ohio (Authored by Faruki Law Clerk Terrel P. Benne)

Thinking about launching a new business, being your own boss? Congratulations! You had an idea for a business, completed research, put some money.. Read More

Kicking a Contract Dispute to Federal Court

A soccer player's agent files a lawsuit for about $10,000 in unpaid agent fees, allegedly owed under a player's contract.  Both the player and the.. Read More

Attorneys: Please Don't Steal Your Client's Money. Will You be Permanently Disbarred? In Ohio, Maybe. In New Jersey, Absolutely – For Now.

The Supreme Court of New Jersey made the legal news this month with its opinion In the Matter of Dionne Larrel Wade, an Attorney at Law, N.J. Supreme.. Read More

Badgerow v. Walters, 596 U.S. – (2022) – Jurisdiction under the FAA to Confirm or Vacate Awards is Severely Limited

It is well-settled that the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"), 9 U.S.C. § 1, et. seq., does not, by itself, confer a federal court with jurisdiction to.. Read More

Unexpected Shift on Tort Reform May Foreshadow a Changing Ohio Supreme Court

Contrary to the predictions of most observers, the Supreme Court of Ohio has once again agreed to consider a constitutional challenge to a key.. Read More

Constitutional Standing and Statutory Injury:  The Sixth Circuit Weighs in on the "Concrete Injury" Requirement under Spokeo

The "well-worn yet enduring standards" of Article III standing – constitutionally required to bring a case in federal court -- are (1) the plaintiff.. Read More

Still Standing: The Supreme Court Dismisses an Affordable Care Act Challenge on Standing Grounds

On June 17, 2021, the Supreme Court, in California, et al. v. Texas, et al., ruled on the third attempt to dismantle the Affordable Care Act ("ACA")... Read More

Preliminary Injunctions in Recent Ohio Non-Compete Cases

Non-compete agreements are a powerful tool for businesses to protect their interests when employment relationships end. Although their treatment.. Read More
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