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A Tax Lesson from Kansas

By: Ansell Fernandez, Articles Editor, J.D. Candidate, May 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

In 2011, former Senator Sam Brownback was inaugurated as governor of Kansas.  He had been elected on a pledge to drastically cut taxes and reduce unemployment. Having the state legislature firmly in his party’s control he sat out to conduct a “supply-side” […]

October 5th, 2017|Blog, Business, Financial, Governments, Tax|0 Comments

Whose Data Is It Anyway? How Large Companies Handle (Or Don’t) Their Breaches

By: Brian Saenz, J.D. Candidate, May 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Recently, one of the three credit giants, Equifax, informed the public that about 143 million customers had their private data breached by hackers. This ‘private data’ includes names, birth dates, social security numbers, and addresses. This pretty much covers everything a hacker would need […]

September 25th, 2017|Blog, Business, Financial, Trending|0 Comments

Books-A-Million Decision May Further Undermine Fairness for Minority Shareholders

By: Amanda Spencer, J.D. Candidate, May 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

On October 10, 2016, the Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit brought on behalf of the shareholders of Books-A-Million Inc., a Delaware Corporation engaged in the retail book business.  A minority shareholder sued, alleging the price paid by Books-A-Million’s Chairman […]

April 11th, 2017|Blog, Business|0 Comments

Who is REALLY paying for the high rises in South Florida?

By: Jeremy Solorzano, J.D. Candidate, May 2017, St. Thomas University School of Law.

In a recent trip to New York, I, like everyone around me was marveled at the height of all the sky-scrappers in Manhattan.  At one point in my trip, my neck hurt from staring up to the top of each building.  When I got […]

April 10th, 2017|Blog, Business|0 Comments