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Client Biz Dev: You're Doing It Wrong
Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
With Radical Changes, Law Firms Can Beat Recession
ABA Legal Education Conference: "Titanic Executives Meeting"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Northwestern Law Dean: Let Students "Vote With Their Feet"
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
New Data "Unmasks" Schools, Says US News Law School Rankings Czar
Weekly Brief: 78% of Law Schools Ignore ABA Rule
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Weekly Brief: Rakoff Orders Gupta To Pay Goldman Sachs' Legal Fees
Law Prof: I May File Law School Ethics Charges
Alabama Rolls Harvard At Law; Editor Explains Rankings
Higher Education Oversight and Governance: Role of a College Board of Trustees
Law School Applications Crater
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
Bill on Bankruptcy: Delaware to Continue Dominating Bankruptcy
Law Prof: Schools May Close if 2-Year Program Adopted
In This Issue:
- Global Banking Group Calls for Several Rates to Replace Libor
- U.S. Applies Money-Laundering Rules to "Virtual Currencies"
- SEC Says Big Banks Don't Have to Hold Shareholder Break-Up Votes
Feb. 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. Manhattan Federal Judge Jed Rakoff ordered former Goldman Sachs' director Rajat Gupta to reimburse the investment bank for fees...more
Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) -- The dominance of Delaware and New York bankruptcy courts is secure for another two years, for reasons Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist Bill Rochelle explain on their...more
An increasing number of states are passing laws that prohibit employers and academic institutions from requesting or requiring employees, job applicants, students, and prospective students to turn over their social media...more
Many offerings to investors require that forms be filed with one or more securities agencies within 15 days of the first sale. Still, even if the forms were not filed on time, it’s often possible to file them even though...more
Recent publication of the Discount for Lack of Marketability(DLOM) Job aid for IRS Valuation
Professionals has brought fresh scrutiny to the various methods used by valuation practitioners for determining discount for lack of...more
Since the 1960s, the trust has been under attack on two fronts in the American law school. First, the traditional Trusts course has been down-graded to elective status, a misguided curricular “reform” that Charles E. Rounds,...more
It is the conventional wisdom among today’s academics that law students are better off participating in clinical programs administered in-house by the law schools than taking traditional courses in agency and trust law....more
White Collar Crime; Jerome Kerviel; Graduate recruitment; Risk Management; Nick Leeson;
Risk management is built around greed. White collar criminals are uncovered due to excessive greed, or incompetence in the pursuit of...more
Many companies disclose the educational achievements of their directors, officers and key employees. These disclosures can be found on company websites, in company press releases and in filings made with the Securities and...more
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