This month's faculty spotlight is on Tomilola Adebiyi, instructor for Law 204/704 Corporate Law course.
Peter Kissick, Corporate Law course developer discusses how “force majeure” is rarely used and often consigned to contract fine print. Now it’s suddenly worth understanding.
When Santa makes a deal with children to give them toys for being good... is it a legally binding contract? Peter Kissick weighs in, and the news isn't good (for kids).
Your coat's been stolen at a club or restaurant. Does that establishment owe you anything? Do businesses have a duty of care over guests' belongings? And does that equation change if they have a coat check (and does it change more if you pay for the coat check)?
With more and more of our interactions happening online you have probably clicked yes to hundreds of terms of service agreements. It is a running joke that no one ever reads these. For many of us the question becomes: what have we agreed to, and more importantly, are we bound by clicking yes on a Terms of Service contract?
What’s in a comma? A lot of zeroes, sometimes — Law 204/704 developer Peter Kissick joins us to talk about a legendary case involving a comma, utility poles and $2.1 million dollars.
Is partnership the right business move? Could you be in a partnership without even knowing it?
Partnership is a foundational element of the law of business organization. To understand a partnership, you have to consider four simple and foundational questions.
Contract. It’s a word that is both ubiquitous (sports fans hear nightly about athletes’ multi-million dollar contracts) and for some, scary or intimidating (he needs me to sign a contract about that!).