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Public Chapter 1051 became effective January 1, 2013, and it makes changes to the Tennessee Business Corporation Act.

You can read Public Chapter 1051 here: pc1051-1.


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The New Year is less than 48 hours old, so is it too early to speculate on the course of business law in Tennessee this year?


Still, we can look forward to developments in a number of areas.

First, with Obamacare set to reach full implementation in 2014, health laws will be high on […]

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Today’s Wall Street Journal reports that the FBI has 120 persons targeted for violations of insider trading. And, in a blast from the past, the actor, Michael Douglas, who portrayed Gordon Gekko in the 1980’s movie, Wall Street, is the new spokesman for the FBI.

He can be seen in a television commercial asking people […]

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A pair of Tennessee bills currently in committee in the state legislature would make a big change in how businesses in Tennessee deal with litigation if they eventually make their way out of committee and into law.

Under the tandem bills of Senate Bill 2586 and House Bill 2942, a party to a lawsuit would […]

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Welcome to DPS Legal Counsel’s Tennessee Business Law Blog.

Here, you will find recent developments and important points of law of interest to Tennessee business.

Check back often. It is my hope that you will find much here to not only be interesting and educational in nature, but also of practical use to you as […]

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