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Why Lawyers Are Lousy Collaborators

In an evolving legal profession in which the players are ever more functionally interdependent, the ability to collaborate has become a core competency. In managing law firms and legal departments…managing legal projects…in...more

Better Safe Than Sorry

As the Eurozone crisis continues to deepen, businesses should consider taking action to protect their position from the potential effects of the continuing drop in the value of the Euro and the possibility that one or more...more

Protecting Your Assets

As the Eurozone crisis continues, businesses should consider taking action to protect themselves from the potential effects of the continuing drop in the value of the Euro and the possibility that one or more countries may...more

The Euro trade

As the Eurozone crisis continues to deepen, businesses should consider taking action to protect their position from the potential effects of the continuing drop in the value of the Euro and the possibility that one or more...more

Call Me INDISPENSABLE

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

The Random Lunatic - Always an Unhappy Surprise (Part 4 of 5, Legal Project Management in Transactional Practices)

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

Working Effectively with Your Lawyer: Don't "Outsource" the Details of Your Deal

Having an effective relationship with your lawyer involves more than just hiring an attorney who is knowledgable and competent. You must also be able to work with your lawyer in a way that gets a deal done while protecting...more

FORMAS DE CONSTITUCION DE UN GRUPO EMPRESARIAL

Los grupos de empresas, se concretizan en la práctica, de diversas maneras. La doctrina comparada presenta variadas formas de constitución de grupos; pero por cuestiones de espacio, nos referiremos sólo...more

UN POCO SOBRE LOS GRUPOS DE EMPRESAS

Las principales razones de la existencia de los grupos, se debe a la complejidad y enorme cuantía del potencial económico financiero que se requiere para la explotación de las actividades...more

15 Tips To Find The Right Solicitor For You - 20 page report

We have prepared a 20 page Special Report providing impartial advice on how to find the right solicitor for your business, for example whether you go for a national firm or a local solicitor. This is an Insider’s...more

The Law Firm of the Twenty-first Century: A Survival Guide

For sixty years before the onset of The Great Recession, law firms experienced a golden age of growth in every area. The law firm of the 21st century has undergone cataclysmic changes. The 21st century law firm is, simply...more

Are you getting frustrated in marketing Alternative Fee Arrangements to potential new clients?

So, you've swallowed the Kool-Ade and worked out a schedule of Alternative Fee Arrangements. You expected block long lines to sign you up for your new AFA's and you're getting frustrated because your having trouble reeling...more

Using Accounting Experts: Four Tactics to Obtain Full Value

Corporate and securities attorneys can reduce overall litigation costs and enhance the value of working with an accounting expert by using four simple techniques outlined in this article. ...more

General Counsel Pressuring Firms Amid Recession - National Law Journal

Trying to pare their law department budgets amid the economic crisis, general counsel have cranked up the pressure on their outside law firms, demanding slashed fees, predictable bills and improved service. With a stronger...more

Due Diligence When Buying a Business

The paper was delivered at a Buying and Sale of Business Seminar in 2008. It looks a the due diligence process in the context of buying a business, how it can be used, and what lessons the Australian case law has in regards...more

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