Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for November 25 - 27, 2011

Too big for their britchesChanges to law could force some out of town; council likely to revise ordinanceOccupy New Port Richey Performs Flash Mob at Area BusinessesPromote youth empowerment to reduce brain drainGovernor's letter to law school dean disappointingA Tax Code for TomorrowAre corporations the same as people?Legal Education ReformNew legal battle for Fiesta BowlExecutive education: Partners in lawLaw and business: A marriage of convenienceAnother View: Sarbanes-Oxley and the Legacy of EnronTories keep 'as many things secret as the CBC,' watchdog saysMurky Signals for Congress on Insider Trading3P International Energy Corp. Announces Closing of Previously Announced ...

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Hiring of lawyers is rising slowly, survey shows | Philadelphia Inquirer ...
Philadelphia InquirerNovember 1, 2011

The demand is for lawyers with several years of experience in litigation, commercial transactions and health care, reflecting a modest uptick in work in those practice areas, the survey said. "Signs of a tightening talent market are becoming more ...more »

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

UN) ("CPILP") jointly announced today that the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta has granted the final order to approve the previously announced plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the "Arrangement") involving the proposed ...more »

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Too big for their britches
Pittsburgh Post GazetteNovember 27, 2011

Now that everyone is paying attention, this would be the perfect moment to overhaul the laws that govern, or fail to govern, nonprofit charities in Pennsylvania. This region has seen what happens when hugely profitable companies operating under the ...more »

Changes to law could force some out of town; council likely to revise ordinance
The Hudson ReporterNovember 27, 2011

Another part of the legislation would say that if the truck does not operate for 14 days, the license can be revoked. This portion of the law caused concern for Sayed “Ali” Gomah, who has operated a truck on Newark and River streets for the past 17 ...more »

Occupy New Port Richey Performs Flash Mob at Area Businesses
Patch.comNovember 26, 2011

They were interrupted by security and law enforcement shortly after they began decrying consumerism and corporate influence on politics. The Occupy members left and moved on to a nearby Wal-mart, in which they performed the complete routine. ...more »

Promote youth empowerment to reduce brain drain
Nassau GuardianNovember 26, 2011

I then worked in New York for a few years before returning to school to get my law degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. In January, I will move to New York to work at a large corporate law firm practicing in the areas of mergers and ...more »

Governor's letter to law school dean disappointing
Baltimore SunNovember 26, 2011

Instead of chastising law students for doing their job, I hope Governor O'Malley will stand up to corporate agribusiness polluters and defend every Marylander's right to clean water and a healthy Chesapeake Bay. The writer is campaign director for ...more »

A Tax Code for Tomorrow
Right Side NewsNovember 26, 2011

Tax the income of a corporate lawyer, and he'll probably keep working, at least up to a certain point. Tax the stocks of an investor, and he may consider investing in firms located abroad, thus avoiding the corporate tax altogether and depriving the US ...more »

Are corporations the same as people?
MiamiHerald.comNovember 26, 2011

A non-profit had produced a documentary highly critical of Hillary Clinton, who was then running to be the Democratic nominee for president. A federal court ruled that the corporation could not advertise the film too close to the time when people would ...more »

Legal Education Reform
New York TimesNovember 26, 2011

Potential business models include legal degrees based on two years of classes, followed by third-year apprenticeship programs. In American law schools, the choice is not between teaching legal theory or practice; the task is to teach useful legal ideas ...more »

New legal battle for Fiesta Bowl
Verde IndependentNovember 25, 2011

State law, however, prohibits legislators from getting tickets to sporting events, regardless of whether the value is reported. Separately, the Bowl Championship Series fined the Fiesta Bowl $1 million for financial improprieties but opted not to ...more »

Executive education: Partners in law
Financial TimesNovember 25, 2011

For now, he argues that the US system wins because of its accessibility, and unlike the UK, there is no requirement of a training contract in order to become an attorney. Scrapping a training contract and making law school more vocational may seem ...more »

Law and business: A marriage of convenience
Financial TimesNovember 25, 2011

Designed for mid-career legal and business professionals, the Executive Master of European and International Business Law comprises nine one-week modules, taught over 18 months. Each module is taught in a different location, taking students to eight ...more »

Another View: Sarbanes-Oxley and the Legacy of Enron
New York TimesNovember 25, 2011

When viewed from that lens, the law has been spectacularly successful; Sarbanes-Oxley has changed the landscape of corporate governance, not only for public companies, but also by extension for nonprofit and other nonpublic companies. ...more »

Tories keep 'as many things secret as the CBC,' watchdog says
Globe and Mail (blog)November 25, 2011

Conservative MPs are expressing concern about the CBC and its reluctance to release its corporate secrets under access-to-information laws – but the government itself has something to answer for on this issue, a leading democracy advocate says. ...more »

Murky Signals for Congress on Insider Trading
New York Times (blog)November 25, 2011

But even if Congress does pass legislation tightening the rules, there are significant political and constitutional hurdles that would make it difficult to effectively enforce the new law. It is not clear whether members of Congress are in fact exempt ...more »

3P International Energy Corp. Announces Closing of Previously Announced ...
MarketWatch (press release)November 25, 2011

3P International Energy Corp. is a Canadian-based company focused on the exploration and development of oil and gas reserves in Eastern Europe. In the Transcarpathian basin of Ukraine, 3P is the 100% owner and operator of a 20-year production licence ...more »

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