Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for April 30 - 30, 2012

The Law Firm of Weiss & Lurie Investigates Sunoco, Inc.D4 Adds Chief Operating Officer to Its Growing TeamThe Law Firm of Weiss & Lurie Investigates Gen-Probe Inc.Chicago Tribune's Steve Chapman Defends Bribery And Corporate CorruptionGE Sues Two Advertising Companies Over Internet PatentsDewey LeBoeuf Is Said to Be Near Extending Credit DeadlineLaw Firm of Wohl & Fruchter Commences Investigation into Proposed Acquisition ...Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Gen-Probe ...Cannabis, Collectives, Cooperatives And The California Corporations CodeProminent International Employment Law Resource Joins Jackson LewisReducing the company law burdenLaw Firms Are No Longer Seen as a Safe Bet for LendersLexisNexis CounselLink Software Adds New Matter Journal Tool and Enhanced ...Oce Business Services brings Electronic Discovery Onsite with its dataDeliver ...China Business Culture Means Countless Bribery Risks For US Businesses

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Law Firms Split Over Nonlawyer Investors
Wall Street JournalApril 1, 2012

To some, the proposal would simply codify arrangements that are already common at many large law firms, where lawyers regularly work alongside nonlawyer professionals who help guide business decisions. Many of those professionals sit in on partnership ...more »

JOBS Act Gives Full Employment To Journalists
ForbesApril 4, 2012

With the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”) awaiting President Obama's signature tomorrow, the pundits are out in full force debating whether the new law will hurt investors. It certainly will. As a personal finance writer whose job ...more »

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The Law Firm of Weiss & Lurie Investigates Sunoco, Inc.
SunHerald.comApril 30, 2012

We have recovered over a billion dollars for defrauded institutions and individuals and obtained important corporate governance in these cases. If you have information or would like legal advice concerning possible corporate wrongdoing, consumer fraud, ...more »

D4 Adds Chief Operating Officer to Its Growing Team
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)April 30, 2012

About D4 D4 is the national leader in litigation support and eDiscovery services to law firms and corporate law departments. D4 covers the spectrum of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), from identification and preservation of data through ...more »

The Law Firm of Weiss & Lurie Investigates Gen-Probe Inc.
MarketWatch (press release)April 30, 2012

NEW YORK, Apr 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Weiss & Lurie, a national class action and shareholder rights law firm with offices in New York City and Los Angeles, is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the ...more »

Chicago Tribune's Steve Chapman Defends Bribery And Corporate Corruption
Media Matters for America (blog)April 30, 2012

The New York Times reported: In September 2005, a senior Wal-Mart lawyer received an alarming e-mail from a former executive at the company's largest foreign subsidiary, Wal-Mart de Mexico. In the e-mail and follow-up conversations, ...more »

GE Sues Two Advertising Companies Over Internet Patents
BusinessWeekApril 30, 2012

The law firm does have something to sell -- groups of strong practices, he said. Dewey's most profitable practices include bankruptcy, corporate law, litigation and public policy, the firm has said. The plan remains uncertain because firms considering ...more »

Dewey LeBoeuf Is Said to Be Near Extending Credit Deadline
BloombergApril 30, 2012

The law firm does have something to sell -- groups of strong practices, he said. Dewey's most profitable practices include bankruptcy, corporate law, litigation and public policy, the firm has said. The plan remains uncertain because firms considering ...more »

Law Firm of Wohl & Fruchter Commences Investigation into Proposed Acquisition ...
MarketWatch (press release)April 30, 2012

NEW YORK, Apr 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The law firm of Wohl & Fruchter LLP has commenced an investigation into a non-binding proposal ("Proposal") by the Anderson family to acquire all of the outstanding publicly-held shares of Books-A-Million, ...more »

Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Gen-Probe ...
MarketWatch (press release)April 30, 2012

The Pomerantz Firm, with offices in New York and Chicago, is acknowledged as one of the premier firms in the areas of corporate, securities, and antitrust class litigation. Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action ...more »

Cannabis, Collectives, Cooperatives And The California Corporations Code
JD Supra (press release)April 30, 2012

by Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP on 4/30/2012 In reviewing recent California cases involving the Corporations Code, I was surprised to see several recent, published and and unpublished opinions dealing with marijuana dispensaries.more »

Prominent International Employment Law Resource Joins Jackson Lewis
MarketWatch (press release)April 30, 2012

He also managed the compliance, commercial litigation, and corporate security groups at various times while with Schering-Plough. Before going in-house, Mr. Sander practiced law at the Paul Hastings and Cahill Gordon firms. "John's experience in the ...more »

Reducing the company law burden
International Law OfficeApril 30, 2012

The legislature recently introduced a diverse package of measures designed to modernise French company law by introducing simplified procedures and removing constraints across a wide range of areas. The law came into force at the end of March 2012, ...more »

Law Firms Are No Longer Seen as a Safe Bet for Lenders
Wall Street Journal (blog)April 30, 2012

The past decade has seen the once-unthinkable dissolution and bankruptcies of large corporate law firms. At least one other–New York giant Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP — is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. A report in today's WSJ looks at how the ...more »

LexisNexis CounselLink Software Adds New Matter Journal Tool and Enhanced ...
MarketWatch (press release)April 30, 2012

NEW YORK, Apr 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- LexisNexis ( www.lexisnexis.com ), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced today enhancements to its LexisNexis(R) CounselLink(R) legal software that make it easier for corporate legal ...more »

Oce Business Services brings Electronic Discovery Onsite with its dataDeliver ...
MarketWatch (press release)April 30, 2012

NEW YORK, Apr 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Oce Business Services, a Canon Group company and a leader in managed business process services and electronic discovery (eDiscovery), today announced that one of the nation's largest law firms has signed a ...more »

China Business Culture Means Countless Bribery Risks For US Businesses
Huffington PostApril 30, 2012

"Any industry that you see that is heavily regulated typically is high-risk," said Meg Utterback, a partner at the law firm King and Wood Mallesons in Shanghai who frequently deals with corporate investigations. Utterback named health care, ...more »

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