Alternative index funds are hot. While traditional index funds are tied to market-capitalization, or total-stock market value, alternative index (or, smart beta) funds have elected to weigh portfolios on other factors like volatility or global…More
In recent weeks, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which has jurisdiction over cases from federal district courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, clarified the standard that governs whether a hostile…More
Kleinbard business and finance partner, Eric Pritchard, writes a monthly column for securityinfowatch.com. His latest column – Legal Watch: So You Want to Open a Franchise… focuses on franchising in the electronic security alarm industry.
On July 5th, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed down a unanimous opinion that the Uniformity Clause of the Pennsylvania Constitution prohibited a school district’s systematic policy of challenging the assessments only of large-scale commercial and…More
The Tax Court recently issued an opinion on an issue of significance to companies that are S corporations for federal tax purposes, that use some form of accrual method of accounting, and that have, or…More