Wednesday, February 25, 2009

New China Tax Regulation: Withholding from Non-resident Enterprises

Stephen Nelson from King & Wood's China Tax Group: "Recently, a new regulation was issued that sets out the procedural rules for withholding income tax, the Provisional Administrative Measures on Withholding Enterprise Income Tax for Non-resident Enterprises"

See: China Takes Action on Non-resident Enterprises Withholding from the firm's official blog, China Law Insight.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Law Librarian Blog: Tough Times Ahead for Law Library Budgets

New data from LLB on upcoming law library budgets.

Mesothelioma Lawyers Help Launched

Stem client Hissey Kientz LLP has launched a new website, Mesothelioma Lawyers Help, that tracks the latest information regarding asbestos exposure lawsuits, including related causes, symptoms, and types of mesothelioma.

The goals of this site were to:
  • provides a wealth of information on the disease and its connection to asbestos exposure;
  • help monitor current litigation in the news;
  • and to explain the mesothelioma lawsuit process.
Congratulations to everyone at HK LLP on the launch!


Friday, February 20, 2009

Boomers and Social Media

Stephen Abram summarizes a new report from Forrester Research, and warns, "Don't ignore Boomers in your social media strategies."

82 Million User-Generated Content Creators and Counting

New survey from emarketer.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Rosenfeld Survey on Nursing Homes

Stem client and Nursing Home Attorney Jonathan Rosenfeld is conducting a readership survey on the nursing home selection process, among other issues.

If you have a loved one in a nursing home facility, or have gone through the selection process in recent memory, please consider dropping by to participate.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Stem Welcomes John Hochfelder

Stem Legal is proud to welcome new client John Hochfelder. John is an accomplished New York injury lawyer with more than 25 years experience. From his bio:
"About John Hochfelder: John Hochfelder is a New York traumatic injury trial attorney who handles all types of personal injury claims and lawsuits. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and served as a Judge for five years in Westchester County. Actively involved in his community, Mr. Hochfelder has been a certified Emergency Medical Technician and is regularly called upon to lecture area Ambulance Corps on EMS liability issues and lawsuits."
More information and commentary can be found on John's newly launched New York Injury Cases blog.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

TP Wire Service: Farewell

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

'Secret' life insurance triggers suits

Mike Myers, who practices with Stem client McClanahan Myers LLP, is interviewed in this article on recent and upcoming cases involving corporate-owned life insurance (COLI).

Ahead of the Curve: In 2009, Your Lawyers Are Your Best Knowledge Management Resource

Gretta Rusanow suggests using time freed up by the economic downturn to work on knowledge management initiatives, and offers six practical guidelines for making the most out of the opportunity.