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Assets or Stock: The Form of Purchase DOES Make a Difference

Purchasing or selling a business can be accomplished in a number of ways. While the objective of the transaction is always the same – transfer of ownership from a seller to a buyer – the form of the transaction does make a difference. When it comes to the purchase or sale of a business, the form of the sale has significant implications, not only at the time of sale but with regard to operations going forward.

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Regina Robson named to Beta Gamma Sigma

Regina Robson was recently made a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma chapter at St. Joseph’s University. Beta Gamma Sigma is an academic honor society whose purpose is to foster personal and professional excellence among its members with a particular emphasis on ethical leadership. Congratulations, Regina on this wonderful honor.

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Pa. Supreme Court Tackles Attorney-Client Privilege Issues in Derivative Cases

he Pennsylvania Supreme Court subsequently granted petitions for allowance of appeal in the case, setting the stage for the court’s first decision addressing derivative litigation in more than 20 years. The court’s Jan. 23 decision in Pittsburgh History emphasized the strength of the attorney-client privilege in Pennsylvania but its narrow holding leaves significant questions related the application of the privilege in derivative cases unanswered.

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