Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for November 28 - 28, 2011

Simpson Thacher Elects Twelve New PartnersLegal cloud starting to lift for FastowNine in 10 US Lawyers Now Using Smart Phones for Work Tasks, According to ALM ...HARMAN Gets Ratings Upgrade and Positive Outlook from Standard & Poor'sTeletouch Subsidiary Progressive Concepts, Inc. (dba Hawk Electronics ...Commentary: Some 'one-percenters' aim to give backTwo Florida cities ask Supreme Court to reconsider Citizens United rulingCommercial legal services set for rapid growthMoved Below Lower Keltner Channel - EPIQ, ERIC, EXEL, FELE, FOSLZimbabwe: The Corporate - Citizenship Versus Social ResponsibilityAllied against corporate driver for profitsSunbelt International Corporate UpdateSkilling's fall was nothing short of epicCritics Target Bribery LawWhy can't lefties be honest about the First Amendment?

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PR Newswire (press release)November 2, 2011

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Atlantic Power Corporation and Capital Power Income L.P. Announce Court ...
Sacramento BeeNovember 2, 2011

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Simpson Thacher Elects Twelve New Partners
MarketWatch (press release)November 28, 2011

... a wide range of private investment funds, including buyout funds, real estate funds, distressed, mezzanine and other debt funds, energy/infrastructure funds, hedge funds and hybrid funds. Mr. Herman received his JD from Harvard Law School in 2001. ...more »

Legal cloud starting to lift for Fastow
FuelFix (blog)November 28, 2011

He works as document review clerk for a Houston law firm. (Brett Coomer / Getty Images) Lea Fastow was the assistant treasurer and CFO Andrew Fastow's wife. She pleaded guilty to lying on her tax return and served a 1-year sentence. ...more »

Nine in 10 US Lawyers Now Using Smart Phones for Work Tasks, According to ALM ...
MarketWatch (press release)November 28, 2011

ALM Legal Intelligence offers detailed business information for and about the legal industry, focused on the top US and international law firms. The division's online research Web service, www.almlegalintelligence.com , provides subscribers with direct ...more »

HARMAN Gets Ratings Upgrade and Positive Outlook from Standard & Poor's
MarketWatch (press release)November 28, 2011

We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement except as required by law. This news release also makes reference to the Company's sales backlog. The Company's sales backlog reflects anticipated net sales from ...more »

Teletouch Subsidiary Progressive Concepts, Inc. (dba Hawk Electronics ...
MarketWatch (press release)November 28, 2011

All statements from Teletouch Communications, Inc. in this news release that are not based on historical fact are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the PSLRA of 1995 and the provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, ...more »

Commentary: Some 'one-percenters' aim to give back
Kansas City StarNovember 28, 2011

She quit high-dollar corporate law and became a staff attorney at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. In 1999, she and four friends, including civil rights lawyer Connie Rice, created the nonprofit Advancement Project. ...more »

Two Florida cities ask Supreme Court to reconsider Citizens United ruling
Sacramento BeeNovember 28, 2011

But the Supreme Court decided that corporations (and labor unions) had the same rights to advertise as individuals, striking down a key portion of the McCain-Feingold law, an election reform passed in 2002 . The ruling has become a rallying point of ...more »

Commercial legal services set for rapid growth
Emirates 24/7November 28, 2011

In this changing environment, law firms that can respond appropriately to client needs have new opportunities to expand their business, said Jimmy Haoula, Managing Partner, BSA. “Only regional law firms that broaden their expertise and raise service ...more »

Moved Below Lower Keltner Channel - EPIQ, ERIC, EXEL, FELE, FOSL
Retirement PlanningNovember 28, 2011

It offers technology solutions for e-discovery, document review, legal notification, claims administration and controlled disbursement of funds. The Company's clients include law firms, corporate legal departments, bankruptcy trustees, ...more »

Zimbabwe: The Corporate - Citizenship Versus Social Responsibility
AllAfrica.comNovember 28, 2011

Carroll, a renowned CSR authority, in one of his publications, described corporate social responsibility as involving the conduct of a business so that it is economically profitable, law-abiding, ethical and socially supportive. ...more »

Allied against corporate driver for profits
NorthJersey.comNovember 28, 2011

The national discussion needs to protect people over corporate greed and profit. Garry R. Salomon, an attorney, is a partner in a Teaneck law firm that has represented the public in consumer-based class actions against the tobacco and pharmaceutical ...more »

Sunbelt International Corporate Update
MarketWatch (press release)November 28, 2011

Over the course of the past 60 days, several meetings and presentations have occurred between Sunbelt International and various corporations and governmental agencies, both private and public. As a result of these meetings, several business...more »

Skilling's fall was nothing short of epic
Houston ChronicleNovember 28, 2011

"There was nothing they should have been prosecuted for criminally," said Larry Ribstein, a law professor at the University of Illinois and expert on business law and white-collar crime. "There was enough question as to whether there were ...more »

Critics Target Bribery Law
Wall Street JournalNovember 28, 2011

In the past five years, a remarkable run of enforcement of the US law has led to about $4 billion in penalties against corporations. The law prohibits companies from paying bribes to foreign officials to win business. A violation can result in criminal ...more »

Why can't lefties be honest about the First Amendment?
Washington ExaminerNovember 28, 2011

The Grosjean decision makes for especially interesting reading because it struck down a Louisiana tax on the state's five largest newspapers that accepted paid advertising. Justice George Sutherland – one of the Four Horsemen on the bench who opposed ...more »

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