This week's round up covers some hot topics in the news this week - the untimely passing of actor James Gandolfini (who coincidentally shares a hometown with me) and the Supreme Court's strike down of DOMA:
- The Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA—Benefit Plan Sponsors Have Much to Consider from Epstein Becker & Green: There are a lot of legal angles to examine in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision, and EBG looks at the impact on employers in their latest piece.
- Planning for the Unexpected from Clark Wilson: Following James Gandolfini's death, Canadian firm Clark Wilson looks at how estate planning is much more than just having a will.
- Court Orders Anonymous Blogger to Pay Executive $200K in Damages from Fogler Rubinoff: Blair Bowen gives us all a warning about what we're saying online when he looks at the case of a blogger posting defamatory statements online about an executive.
- Securitizing Litigation Claims for Fun and Profit from Epstein Becker & Green: Bill Ruskin looks at the growing trend of third-party financing of litigation claims.
- Mega brands invest in solar energy from McDonald Hopkins: Some major companies are investing in solar energy, and McDonald Hopkins examines why now.
Enjoy your weekend!