Nov. 3, 2012

What Obama Has Done, Not What He Says -- Matters

By Ed Pozzuoli

America is at a critical crossroads, and Obama just doesn’t get it.

Having steered the U.S. economy into a ditch that he created given his unfortunate reprise of big government spending and big regulation liberalism last in vogue in the 1930s, President Obama—remarkably—is asking voters for another term. Unfortunately, the problems created and worsened by our 44th President are far bigger than he is. Whom we elect in November will affect the course of our country, for better or worse, for decades to come. In 2008, candidate Obama was on the side of history and great promise. In 2012, history shows a trail of broken promises and gridlock that make President Obama appear small and wholly incapable of leading the American renewal we desperately need.

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Oct. 14, 2012

Why It's Time for the Voters to Fire President Obama

By Ed Pozzuoli

When you really think about economic growth, what first might appear mysterious on the surface quickly becomes easy to understand. Economic growth results from the hard-wired desire of the individual to produce in order to consume. We all pursue our individual economic specialties, and then we exchange the fruits of our labor for all the things – cars, houses, clothes, food – that we don’t specialize in producing.

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Sep. 6, 2012

The Path To Job Creation Runs Through Regulatory Reform

By Ed Pozzuoli

With rates of U.S. unemployment still stuck in the nosebleed range of 8%+, and economic growth limp, copious amounts of ink are being spilled by politicians and academics offering ways out of our economic slump.  Not surprisingly, most of the solutions involve tax and entitlement reform.

 

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Mar. 2, 2012

The Risks of Promoting Without Giving Raises

By PAUL O. LOPEZ

 

Cash is king, especially during difficult economic times. More and more business owners are thinking out of the box when it comes to trying to keep morale up in the workplace.

Promotions are an obvious way to try to boost morale, especially among key employees who generally are happy to have increased duties and status.

But how can you afford to do so when there is no extra money to provide raises? What if your revenues are way down, yet you cannot afford to lose your key people to the competition?

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Ignorance Is Not Bliss: Demystifying Executory Contracts in Bankruptcy Cases

An executory contract can create havoc for the unsuspecting counterparty. 

Most businesses are (reluctantly) required to deal with customers, suppliers and counterparties to agreements that enter bankruptcy proceedings, yet there is a great lack of knowledge as to how the concept of an executory contract can create havoc for the unsuspecting creditor/counterparty. Recent litigation in Delaware involving the sporting goods retailer Eastern Outfitters LLC (Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob’s Stores) points to some of the issues.

 

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Tuesday, February 28, 2015
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 
Timpano’s Italian Chophouse 

Lawyer Up: As Retail Bankruptcies Increase, Creditors Must Be Vigilant

Virtually no attention has been paid to what will soon be a big problem

While much has been written about the future of brick-and-mortar retailing as a result of the large number of retail bankruptcies during 2016 and even during the first weeks of 2017, virtually no attention has been paid to what will be a significant problem for creditors of those retailers that have sought bankruptcy court protection—even if some of the retail locations remain open.

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