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Business Law

A collection of blogs written by Backus, Carranza, & Burden that cover issues surrounding Nevada business law.

 


Educating Lawyers

Backus, Carranza & Burden prides itself in being called upon to educate their colleagues.  Mr. Backus had...

Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure

On August 30, 2016, Mr. Backus will be a presenter for National Business Institute in Las Vegas on a...

Nevada Supreme Court bars negligent misrepresentation claims against design professionals

​Today, the Nevada Supreme Court granted a petition for writ of mandamus in the CityCenter Litigation...

Small Business Entitled to Day in Court

Written by: Gene Backus

In Las Vegas, Nevada, small businesses have always been able to seek resolution of...

Proposed Changes to Bankruptcy A Mixed Bag for Creditors

Written by: Edgar Carranza

Proposed changes to federal bankruptcy law will make it easier for unsecured...

Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Enforceability Of Restrictive Covenants When Employer Is Acquired

Tough economic climates often bring with them opportunities for companies to acquire competitors that can...

New (And Differing) Statutes Of Limitation For Equitable Indemnity And Contribution Claims

Equitable Indemnity and contribution are two common causes of action available to a defendant seeking...

The Alter Ego Doctrine and Limited Liability Companies

Business Formation Concerns:  The Problem of the Applicability to Limited Liability Companies of the “Alter...

Admission of Arbitrator’s Findings in Jury Trial Following Short Trial is Constitutional

 The Nevada Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of NRS 38.259(2) which required the admission into...