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Practice Notes provide you with comprehensive and practical explanations of aspects of law or transactions

Practice Notes can take several different forms. They can be a broad-brush overview or a single, focused exploration. These fundamental resource types get you up to speed quickly and set you up for success. Our team of more than 260 attorney-editors regularly maintain these resources, ensuring they are updated on an ongoing basis to reflect significant changes in the law or practice.

Some of our Practice Notes include:

•  Hart-Scott-Rodino Act: Overview
•  Buying Assets in a Section 363 Bankruptcy Sale: Overview 
•  Section 4(a)(2) and Regulation D Private Placements 
•  Indemnification Clauses in Commercial Contracts 
•  Fiduciary Duties of the Board of Directors 
•  Section 409A: Deferred Compensation Tax Rules: Overview
•  Investment Company Act of 1940 Exceptions: Guide for Transactional Lawyers 

•  US Privacy and Data Security Law: Overview 
•  Paid Sick Leave State and Local Laws Chart: Overview 
•  Understanding the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) 
•  Office Lease Negotiations for Tenants Practice note 
•  Understanding Revocable Trusts (CA)

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Employee Handbooks Best Practices

General Formatting Rules in Federal District Court

Indemnification Clauses in Commercial Contracts

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