Laying Down the Law: Accountant Edition

Billy Declercq, Esq.

Billy DeClercq, Esq. - a real lawyer - invites comedians and improvisers to discuss real legal cases and concepts. He helps them dissect the case, then they throw it in the improv blender to create comedic magic in completely original scenes. Then, Billy throws off his gloves and goes for the jugular by asking heavyweight questions to find out what makes his guests tick. read less
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The Only Ship that Doesn't Sail
Jun 8 2023
The Only Ship that Doesn't Sail
In this episode of Laying Down the Law: Accountant Edition, the hosts delve into the 1945 court case Fenwick v. Unemployment Compensation Committee. The case centered around the employment status of Arline Cheshire, who worked at John Fenwick's beauty shop. The court ultimately ruled that Cheshire was an employee, not a partner, and Fenwick was required to pay unemployment insurance. This case emphasizes the significance of comprehending the legal consequences of partnership agreements and carefully considering their terms. The Cases in Question: Fenwick v. Unemployment Comp. Com - 132 N.J.L. 185, 38 A.2d 849 (1944)https://www.lexisnexis.com/community/casebrief/p/casebrief-fenwick-v-unemployment-comp-com-848616300Fenwick v. Unemployment Comp. Com. - 133 N.J.L. 295, 44 A.2d 172 (1945)https://www.lexisnexis.com/community/casebrief/p/casebrief-fenwick-v-unemployment-comp-com#:~:text=Conclusion%3A,Chesire.HOW TO EARN FREE CPEIn less than 10 minutes, you can earn 1 hour of NASBA-approved accounting CPE after listening to this episode. Download our mobile app, sign up, and look for The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Accounting channel. Register for the course, complete a short quiz, and get your CPE certificate.Launch the course on EarmarkCPE to get free CPE/CE for listening to this episode.Download the app:Apple: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/earmark-cpe/id1562599728Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.earmarkcpe.appQuestions? Need help? Email support@earmarkcpe.com.Connect With Billy :LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/declercqwb Website : https://declercq.law/
Basia, the Brats and Nina Zagat
May 25 2023
Basia, the Brats and Nina Zagat
In this course, prepare to be astounded as we dive into the intriguing world of undue influence in the probate area. Join us as we unravel the case of the century involving Seward Johnson, the heir to the Johnson & Johnson fortune. Seward's life seemed like a seamless glide through prosperity—until the unexpected twist in his family's tale. Discover the captivating concept of undue influence, where a will or trust can be contested due to claims that the person who created it was unduly influenced by a cunning beneficiary. Picture this: a subsequent spouse, disinherited children, and a fortune hanging in the balance. The drama!More Reading: Barbara Piasecka Johnsonhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Piasecka_JohnsonAgreement Reached in Johnson Will Casehttps://apnews.com/article/13318f579a5dc920a6104271eca3d1d2HOW TO EARN FREE CPEIn less than 10 minutes, you can earn 1 hour of NASBA-approved accounting CPE after listening to this episode. Download our mobile app, sign up, and look for The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Accounting channel. Register for the course, complete a short quiz, and get your CPE certificate.Launch the course on EarmarkCPE to get free CPE/CE for listening to this episode.Download the app:Apple: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/earmark-cpe/id1562599728Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.earmarkcpe.appQuestions? Need help? Email support@earmarkcpe.com.Connect With Billy :LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/declercqwb Website : https://declercq.law/