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August 2016 Archives

The Ohio Supreme Court Brings the Sunshine Laws into the Technological Age

In May, the Ohio Supreme Court in White v. King, 2016-Ohio-2770, expressly provided that a meeting of a public body does not have to occur face to face. A meeting includes discussions that occur "telephonically, by video conference, or electronically by e-mail, text, tweet, or other form of communication."

Are sexual harassment policies unnecessary for small businesses?

There are many advantages to operating a small business as opposed to a large corporation. Smaller businesses can be more agile and quick to respond to consumer needs, they often have a strong knowledge of local markets and it can be easier to take ownership over certain aspects of a product of business when there are fewer people to pass the buck.

DOJ: Proposed healthcare mergers not healthy for economy

In this blog, we have discussed the various complexities and legal challenges that are presented when a company attempts to acquire or merge with another company. In this post, we noted that vast majority of these deals are approved. In fact, just 5 percent of filings for mergers lead to challenges from agencies like the Department of Justice.