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Dentons Global Chair Eyes Growth Through Law Firm Mergers  [Video]

June 27, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Joseph Andrew, Global Chair at Dentons, talks with Lee Pacchia about his firm's decision to stop reporting Profits Per Equity Partner to media organizations tracking and ranking the financial...more

Not Dead Yet? How BigLaw's Best Firms Are Finding Growth  [Video]

Apr. 2, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Kent Zimmermann, consultant to law firms for The Zeughauser Group, tells Lee Pacchia that despite years of negative press heralding the end of BigLaw's best years, there are tangible signs of...more

Ex-Kirkland Partner: Rainmakers Are Paid Too Much [Video]

May 30 (Bloomberg Law) -- The spread between the highest- and lowest-paid equity partners at the nation's biggest firms has grown too large, according to Steven J. Harper, an adjunct professor at Northwestern University...more

Zimmermann: Up to 20% of AmLaw 200 "Badly Weakened"  [Video]

April 25 (Bloomberg Law) -- A substantial percentage of the nation's largest law firms enter the sixth year of the Great Recession "badly weakened," and more firms are expected to fail, according to law firm consultant Kent...more

Weekly Brief: UBS Smacked in LIBORgate Settlement [Video]

Dec. 20 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. UBS announced a major settlement with US, UK and Swiss authorities for its role in rigging global interest rates. Also, Goldman...more

Weekly Brief: M&A Heats Up; Intrade Shuts Down; BigLaw Bonuses [Video]

Nov. 29 (Bloomberg Law) -- The search for life in the M&A universe has yielded some encouraging signs. Deals are back, Dechert M&A partner Bill Lawlor tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia in the Weekly Brief - especially as...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: NewPage, Dewey, Lehman and more! [Video]

Oct. 11 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia talks with Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist and editor-at-large Bill Rochelle about recent developments in bankruptcy law including NewPage, Dewey & LeBoeuf, Lehman,...more

Consultant: Law Firm Revenues & Profits Dropping, Layoffs Ahead [Video]

Sept. 5 (Bloomberg Law) -- Kent Zimmermann, consultant to law firms for the Zeughauser Group, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the prospects for the legal services industry in 2013. Kent says that law firms have...more

Grubby Money - Lawyers’ Reluctance to Talk About Fees

It’s no secret – and no surprise – that in today’s competitive and cost-constrained legal landscape price has taken center stage: clients are increasingly fixated on tightened budgets and efficient service delivery. It’s also...more

Dewey Need to Take a Pledge?

Dewey & LeBoeuf continues to be daily battered in the media. Too many of the slings and arrows now being shot Dewey’s way are self inflicted. Those with the most to lose seem to be trying to get this ship of state back on...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

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

Australian Firms and the international challenge

One thing is for certain: the legal services sector is in the early stages of a seismic shift. Law firms that do nothing in the face of this changing landscape, do so at their peril. Let me describe the context of the...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

Why Attorneys Should Care About Their Clients' Retirement Plans

While plan sponsors, financial advisors, and accountants should know about the potential pitfalls of plan sponsor liability or the need to have a plan design that fits the plan sponsor’s needs, I am amazed that many attorneys...more

How do I sell my company? The state of the unquoted M&A market in the UK

An overview of the UK M&A market for private companies and their lawyers - when will it improve?...more

How One Law Firm Successfully Revamped its Associate Training Program

ALIGNING ASSOCIATE TRAINING WITH CLIENT NEEDS: A CASE STUDY A recent survey by ALM Legal Intelligence shows that 61% of law firms feel pressured by clients to exclude junior associate hours on their matters. See how one...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

Finding Safe Harbor for Your eDiscovery Data as EDD Vendors Navigate Stormy Economy

A recent report from the Integreon Blog highlights the importance of understanding the financial stability of EDD vendors as a criterion for vendor selection. This is critical in light of the present economic downturn in...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

Considering Second Requests?

Adopted in 1976 as a way to provide the federal government a formal process in which to help ensure anti-competitive outcomes during the course of mergers, acquisitions, or consolidations, the Hart Scott Rodino Act (HSR) is...more

The Bullet"iln" Volume 6 Issue 2 - September 14, 2007

In this Issue: *Peter Crystal, One of ILN's Founding Members Steps Down as Managing Partner - Thanks for the Memories Memery Crystal LLP, London *2007 Annual Meeting New York, New York *ILN Sponsors Law Firm Management...more

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