Archive for September 25th, 2009

What is the Status of the Estate Tax? (2009-9-25)

I attended the 2009 annual American Agricultural Law Association conference in Williamsburg, Virginia.   The lunch speaker on September 25th was Tom Vilsack, the Secretary of Agriculture.  He’s a good speaker:  he measures his words carefully and is a smart guy. Mr. Vilsack spent a couple of hours with us and took questions at the end.  […]






Mary Szto – Limited Liability Company Morality (2009-9-25)

This is part two of a discussion of an intriguing law review article on fiduciary duties as applied in the context of limited liability companies.  The prior blog considered the theological roots cited by Ms. Szto.  This part examines other roots for fiduciary duties. Ms. Szto starts again with a religious analysis.  Says she, “Canon […]