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Drafting Employment Agreements – What Can We Learn from Ralph Lauren

One of the little facts that’s not widely known is that the SEC typically publishes all sorts of executive employment agreements for publicly-traded companies. They’re ready and available for download....more

Delaware Supreme Court Rules That Privileged Documents Must Be Produced To Shareholders Investigating Corporate Misconduct

The Delaware Supreme Court recently held that, in certain circumstances, shareholders may be able to obtain access to privileged, internal documents in order to investigate potential breaches of fiduciary duty. In Wal-Mart...more

KM Triumphs at the Lex & Larry LPM Showdown

As law firms begin exploring and implementing Legal Project Management (LPM), the corporate transactional practice groups tend to be quite resistant to the application of improved process and efficiency. This article...more

Are Law Firms Going to be Replaced By Internet Based Providers of Legal Services?

Well, chicken little, the sky may indeed be falling. No, it’s not the specter of an unlikely global economic collapse, nor the danger of a double dip recession. Rather, it’s the new potent competition from Internet based...more

Private Equity Investment in Law Firms: While Busy Planning for the Royal Wedding Our UK Colleagues Seem to Already be Counting...

Our cousins across the pond are in a bit of a dither, engaging in anxious planning and preparation. No, I’m not referring to the nuptials planned by the royal family for Prince William and Kate Middleton. I refer to planning...more

FINRA – Overseer of the USA Securities Industry – A Fantastic Free Online Resource for “Joe/Sue Investor”

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is defined as a private corporation that acts as a self-regulatory organization (SRO). FINRA is the successor to the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and is...more

Are We Ready to Have Law Firms Publicly Owned and Shares in Law Firms Publicly Traded?

As the United Kingdom marches towards the date upon which law firms may be owned by non-lawyers and the date upon which law firms may actually be publicly traded, the time has come to more seriously consider the viability of...more

Arizona Business Partnerships

Arizona Business Partnerships The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth are prepared to help with all business-related matters, no matter what form your business takes. We will help you decide whether a partnership is the...more

The Failure of Crowds

Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme is a stark reminder of our collective inability to discern wisdom from crowd behavior, especially in financial decisions....more

Why Busines People Get Frustrated With Lawyers

Why do business people get frustrated with lawyers? Because lawyers often do not understand their business strategy and management issues. As a result, corporate and intellectual property lawyers are unable to integrated...more

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