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whistleblogger

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryA whistleblower who raises concerns about a company's misconduct or wrongdoing on a blog.

Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.

White-collar crime

Overview

White-collar crime generally encompasses a variety of nonviolent crimes usually committed in commercial situations for financial gain.

The following is an inclusive list of white-collar offenses : antitrust violations, bankruptcy...

Will Contract

Though transfers by will are normally donative, it is possible to use a will to form an obligatory, legally enforceable contract. A will contract is created when a promise is made and supported by consideration to leave property by will to the promisee...

Winding up

Definition

The settlement of debts and liquidation of assets, done with the goal of dissolving a partnership or corporation.

See: Dissolution of corporation.

Winding up a corporation

Definition

See: Dissolution of corporation.

WIPO Copyright and Performances and Phonograms Treaties Implementation Act

Title I of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the “WIPO Copyright and Performances and Phonograms Treaties Implementation Act of 1998” added Chapter 12, Copyright Protection and Management Systems, to the Copyright Act.

At the time of the DMCA...

Withdrawal of a corporation

Definition

See: Dissolution of corporation.

Without recourse

A phrase meaning that one party has no legal claim against another party. It is often used in two contexts:

1. In litigation, someone without recourse against another party cannot sue that party, or at least cannot obtain adequate relief even...

work for hire

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionarySee: work made for hire

Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.

work made for hire

Under the Copyright Act, a work made for hire is:

"1) A work prepared by an employee within the scope of his/her employment; or

2) A work specially ordered or commissioned for use as a contribution to a collective work, as a part of a mo-...

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