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FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 181-Gar Hurst on Using Social Media Tools In Your Compliance Program [Video]

by Thomas Fox on

In this episode I visit with Gar Hurst, a partner at Givens and Johnston, an import/export compliance firm. He and his firm have developed a SW app, which capitalizes on social media concepts to assist his clients in import...more

FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 175-Debra Bruce on new methods for law firm funding and its implications [Video]

by Thomas Fox on

In this episode I visit with Debra Bruce, Principle at Lawyer-Coach. She discusses the recent IPO of the English law firm Gately and alternative funding vehicles available to UK law firms. She explains how these new models...more

MacEwen: Law Firm M&A Demands 'Cultural Due Diligence'  [Video]

by Mimesis Law on

Jan. 14, 2015 (Mimesis Law) -- Bruce MacEwen, president at Adam Smith, Esq., talks with Lee Pacchia about the concept of 'cultural due diligence' in law firm mergers and acquisitions. According to Bruce, clients don't care...more

Bingham McCutchen Reaches Out For BigLaw Merger Partners [Video]

by Mimesis Law on

July 22, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Casey Sullivan, reporter at Reuters, talks with Lee Pacchia about Bingham McCutchen's recent efforts to merge with another large law firm. According to Sullivan, the Boston based firm has made...more

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

by Mimesis Law on

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]

by Mimesis Law on

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]

by Bloomberg Law on

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]

by Bloomberg Law on

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]

by Bloomberg Law on

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]

by Bloomberg Law on

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]

by Bloomberg Law on

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]

by Bloomberg Law on

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

by Pamela Woldow on

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?

by Jerome Kowalski on

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

by Melissa Forbes on

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

by Melissa Forbes on

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

by stephen moss on

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

by Riggs Davie PLC on

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

by RAUL GARCIA MIRON on

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

by Ary Rosenbaum on

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

by Chris Robinson on

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

by Practical Law Company on

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

by Barry Epstein on

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

by ONSITE3 on

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

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