CorpCast Episode 2: Advancement 101
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Homebuilder Series Webinar: Fiduciary Duties & Auditor Liability
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Why Every Day Is Proxy Season for Public Companies
Do Employers Have to Pay For All Time Worked?
Do I need an attorney if I am buying or selling a business?
Corcoran: Infighting on Compensation Costs BigLaw Time and Money
Conducting Corporate Internal Investigations
Zimmermann: "Two Class" Partnership Culture Emerging in BigLaw
Appel: Corporate Inversions Could Mean Big Tax Bills For Shareholders
WORD OF THE DAY® for Hedge Funds – Accelerated Share Repurchase
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
Planning For The Exit – What’s Your Exit Strategy?
WORD OF THE DAY® for Hedge Funds – CFTC
What are the Implications of Alice v. CLS?
What Questions CEOs and Board Members Should Be Asking Themselves About Tax Inversions
WORD OF THE DAY® for Hedge Funds – Derivative
Legal Considerations for Web-Based Start-Ups
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How Your Business or Company Can Benefit From an Asset Search
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But the Process can go a whole lot smoother and faster if the opposing
counsel knows the area well enough to tell and advise the client as to the
reality of the situation and reject spurious arguments that just waste...more
When I was a young man starting in business I read the
book “Winning Through Intimidation” by Robert J. Ringer. The book,
though denounced by some at the time, was not really about
intimidating people, but of not being...more
Dear Client/Potential Client,
Somebody once said (probably my mother): “If it’s worth
doing, it’s worth doing right.”
If the project, the contract and the business model they represent
are that important, you may...more
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Productive relationships between corporate and outside counsel are essential to efficient management of corporate legal matters. Effective communication is even more important when working with cross-cultural issues and...more
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D. Measuring (Or, Standardized test scores as a...more
A new ruling that could affect how Phoenix law offices advise their
clients on contract law is currently in the news. In September, an
Arizona appellate court advised that a trial court needed to determine
The firm often receives calls asking about the price of X, where "X"is, say, forming an "LLC." This question presents a number of issues; for example:
How do you know you need "X?"
Who are you?
What problem are you...more
A business law firm in today’s economy needs to respond nimbly and
effectively to meet the urgent demands of start up companies and its
entrepreneurs. We strive to meet the pressing needs of raising capital,
Sept. 6 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia talks with Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist and editor-at-large Bill Rochelle about how a strategy backfired on the pilots' union at American Airlines. Bill also...more
In selecting a law firm for an owner-operated small or medium sized business (aka “SMB’s”), we can start with some basic positions:
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This brief article can get you started. The underlying question is whether you are cut out for owning and operating your own practice. I have had brilliant attorneys who wanted to practice law, not...more
Confusion and Frustration Hiring Counsel for the First Time
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A comprehensive NDA to be used with most mutual business arangements that involve the sharing of intellectual property for the purpose of business, marketing, product, development, et. al....more
In Australia engineers can be found accountable in common law, under statute in certain contexts and in some jurisdictions they can be found liable for professional misconduct. This paper will focus upon the emerging...more
There is termination done correctly, and on the other hand there is incorrect or wrongful termination. The later form of termination is commonly known as “repudiation” of contract....more
Legal Project Management (LPM) assigns extraordinary importance to providing legal services that deliver value as perceived by the client. Yet over and again we observe that while in-house counsel tend to view legal matters...more
For those who are antagonistic about the imposition of a minimum level of fee regulation I say this - when Building Surveyors are afforded time and resources to do the job properly, the as-built product will be superior. ...more
All law firms need to ask clients about their needs and priorities. This is a simple but extremely powerful list of 10 questions that will help law firms better align themselves with clients....more
In House Counsel and the AC Privilege-- Adhering to the Lawyer's Creed and Aspirational Ideals While Wearing "Two Hats"
An Ohio Approved Professionalism CLE Covering the following topics:
Your Two Clients:...more
What do clients value in outside counsel? Lex, practice group leader of the Transactional Group in a global law firm, explains how Legal Project Management approaches have made him indispensable to clients....more
Lex, the practice group leader of a global law firm's transactional practice, talks about preparing for the unexpected in every deal. Lex is a fan of using Legal Project Management approaches and tools in his sophisticated,...more
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