business law

Southern Life & Health Ins. Co. v. Morgan

Southern Life & Health Ins. Co. v. Morgan, 21 Ala. App. 5 (Ala. Ct. App. 1925), is an Alabama Court of Appeals case that established that spouses can lose their rights in the honoring of the deceased if they do not act within a reasonable...

Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List

The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is primarily responsible for regulating the export of commodities and related technology whose widespread release could compromise U.S. national security. BIS maintains a list of “...

specific performance

A contractual remedy in which the court orders a party to actually perform its promise as closely as possible, because monetary damages are somehow inadequate to fix the harm. Most commonly ordered in cases involving real property and rare chattels....


A sponsor refers to a person who takes the responsibility for another person or thing. The common uses of the term “sponsor” in a legal sense include:

In the context of legislation, a sponsor refers to a person who introduces or...

sports law

sports law: an overview

Sports Law encompasses a multitude areas of law brought together in unique ways. Issues such as antitrust, contracts, and torts are quite common. For further information in these areas see:

Antitrust Contracts...

spot month

The month in which a futures contract matures and becomes deliverable.


Squeeze-out is the forced sale of stock owned by minority shareholders in a joint-stock company, usually in the context of an acquisition. State law governs squeeze-outs and requires fair cash value be paid to the minority shareholders from the...


In business law, a stakeholder is a party who has an interest and might be affected by the performance and outcome of an entity’s business, project, or enterprise. Common examples of some of a corporation’s stakeholders are shareholders,...

Stambovsky v. Ackley

Stambovsky v. Ackley


Appellant/Plaintiff: Jeffrey M. Stambovsky

Respondent/Defendant: Helen V. Ackley et al.

Court and Date

Appellate Division 1st Department of the Supreme Court...

Standard and Poor’s 500 (S&P 500)

Standard and Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) is an index of the 500 largest U.S. public companies. It measures companies’ size by their market capitalization. The S&P 500 is generally seen as a gauge as to how America’s largest companies and...