The Deal Video: Pepper Hamilton's Ed Dartley Talks Valuations
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA): Recap and What to Expect in 2014
Polsinelli Podcast - The State of Bank Deals in 2014
Thomson Reuters Session 2: Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Registered Mutual Funds: What's Happening Now?
Thomson Reuters Session 1: Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Registered Mutual Funds: What's Happening Now?
Not Dead Yet? How BigLaw's Best Firms Are Finding Growth
The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 66, Visit with Virna De Palma from TRACE
Did the IRS Just Help or Hurt the Bitcoin Economy?
Legal Tech Startups: Separating Hype from Opportunity
Polsinelli Podcast - Claims Trading: Opportunity or Hazard?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 43, Interview with Neil Swidey, author of Trapped Under the Sea
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 42, Interview with Patrick Taylor of Oversight Systems on Transaction Monitoring
Zimmermann: Dewey Charges Send 'Warning' To Struggling Law Firms
New Manager Forum Panel III – Post-launch Matters
New Manager Forum Panel II – Launch Issues
New Manager Forum Panel I - Critical Pre-launch Considerations
Highlights from the Oral Argument in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund
Episode 41-Interview with John Champion, leadership lessons from Captain Kirk
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 40, Interview with Adam Turteltaub
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The European Commission has held Goldman Sachs jointly and severally liable for a cartel infringement committed by Prysmian, an Italian cable maker formerly owned by Goldman Sachs’ private equity arm. The decision is a stark...more
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Swipe Fee Settlement Yields More Litigation -
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The Federal Trade Commission announced last week that it had entered into proposed consent orders with nine auto dealers in six states that were charged with deceptive advertising in violation of Section 5 of the FTC Act....more
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These publications will cover the key decisions from the Takeovers Panel and break them down to highlight the key implications and learning points relevant to you.
The Briefing Notes will all feature practical takeaway...more
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