Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for May 31 - 31, 2012

Hawker Beechcraft exploring sale, lawyer tells bankruptcy courtJustice Stevens Believes Supreme Court Has 'Second Thoughts' on Citizens UnitedWal-Mart Joins Companies Cutting Ties With 'Free-Market' GroupBusiness Benefits and Risks of Social Media Are Explored in New ACE Canada ...New survey: taxmageddon paralyzes business plansMorvillo Abramowitz Named Global Business Crime Defense Law Firm of the YearWal-Mart withdraws from American Legislative Exchange Council, follows other ...Virginia Police Law Enforcement to Tackle Identity Theft IssuesDraft law may restrict Russian internet firmsMorvillo Abramowitz Named Global Business Crime Defense Law Firm of the YearThe American Lawyer Finds "Second Hundred" Firms' Revenue per Lawyer Grew ...New Survey: Taxmageddon Paralyzes Business PlansPrivacy Law Pioneer Dr. Alan F. Westin of Arnall Golden Gregory to be HonoredRobert Half Legal Awarded "Best National Legal Recruiter" By The National Law...Republicans Target Dental Bill That Private Equity Hates

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Law Survey | Most lawyers happy with their job, but will still shift
LivemintMay 10, 2012

Nevertheless, the corporate law profession faces a crisis of confidence. In a survey of 536 lawyers conducted by Legally India, only a small minority see themselves staying in their current jobs. Only 15% of the law firm lawyers said they could see ...more »

Annual Legal Study Ranks Top 25 Law Firms in the United States
MarketWatch (press release)May 10, 2012

... on this reputable industry study, which salutes the impressive achievements of the nation's top-performing law firms," said Neal Hochberg, Senior Managing Director and Global Leader of the FTI Consulting Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice.more »

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Hawker Beechcraft exploring sale, lawyer tells bankruptcy court
Kansas.comMay 31, 2012

The planemaker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection May 3. The company has been hurt by a prolonged downturn in the business jet industry and from its heavy debt load taken on in 2007 when Goldman Sachs and Onex Partners bought the company from ...more »

Justice Stevens Believes Supreme Court Has 'Second Thoughts' on Citizens United
Wall Street Journal (blog)May 31, 2012

By Joe Palazzolo We've seen it discussed by legal experts, political bloggers and in every newspaper in America, but now, someone who could actually claim to be an insider is talking about what he feels the Supreme Court could do when it revisits the ...more »

Wal-Mart Joins Companies Cutting Ties With 'Free-Market' Group
BusinessWeekMay 31, 2012

Working through ALEC, corporate representatives belonging to the group have helped state lawmakers draft bills that the legislators then try to enact. ALEC has been under fire for its support of state laws such as requiring voters to show photo IDs ...more »

Business Benefits and Risks of Social Media Are Explored in New ACE Canada ...
PR Newswire (press release)May 31, 2012

Mr. Dolden added his perspective, "Organizations seeking to incorporate social media into their business strategy may want to follow certain practices to ensure their corporate safety online -- including identifying the laws and legal risks that may ...more »

New survey: taxmageddon paralyzes business plans
MSN MoneyMay 31, 2012

A survey released Tuesday by tax firm Alvarez & Marsal Taxand shows that of 302 chief financial officers surveyed by, a majority said eliminating uncertainty in the tax code topped lowering tax rates on their wish lists.. About three-quarters of ...more »

Morvillo Abramowitz Named Global Business Crime Defense Law Firm of the Year
Sacramento BeeMay 31, 2012

About Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer, PC Morvillo Abramowitz delivers White-Collar Defense; Securities Enforcement, Regulatory & Government Investigations; and Civil Litigation on a scale that is unique in the US legal market.more »

Wal-Mart withdraws from American Legislative Exchange Council, follows other ...
Washington PostMay 31, 2012

Liberal activists complain that ALEC, which has been around for nearly 40 years, improperly influences legislation around the country by allowing corporate leaders to develop model legislation alongside state lawmakers. They also point to some of the ...more »

Virginia Police Law Enforcement to Tackle Identity Theft Issues
MarketWatch (press release)May 31, 2012

To help combat scams and identity theft in the community, Sheriff E. Hargis and the Portsmouth Police Department will be hosting a free, one-day identity theft summit presented by the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (FBI-LEEDA) ...more »

Draft law may restrict Russian internet firms
Chicago TribuneMay 31, 2012

Ru and Vkontakte may be included in a list of the country's strategic assets, meaning they must obtain official permission before selling stakes to foreign investors, according to a draft law. The initiative could dent the attractiveness of Russian web ...more »

Morvillo Abramowitz Named Global Business Crime Defense Law Firm of the Year
MarketWatch (press release)May 31, 2012

Who's Who Legal is the official research partner of the International Bar Association and strategic research partner of the ABA Section of International Law. In 2012, Who's Who Legal's parent company Law Business Research was recognized for the second ...more »

The American Lawyer Finds "Second Hundred" Firms' Revenue per Lawyer Grew ...
MarketWatch (press release)May 31, 2012

ALM, an integrated media company, is a leading provider of specialized business news and information, focused primarily on the legal and commercial real estate sectors. ALM's market-leading brands include The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, ...more »

New Survey: Taxmageddon Paralyzes Business Plans
The Fiscal TimesMay 31, 2012

A survey released Tuesday by tax firm Alvarez & Marsal Taxand shows that of 302 chief financial officers surveyed by, a majority said eliminating uncertainty in the tax code topped lowering tax rates on their wish lists.. About three-quarters of ...more »

Privacy Law Pioneer Dr. Alan F. Westin of Arnall Golden Gregory to be Honored
MarketWatch (press release)May 31, 2012

One of Dr. Westin's law student research assistants was Robert R. Belair, who chairs Arnall Golden Gregory's Privacy Practice Team. Belair notes: "In 1890, Harvard Law graduate Louis Brandeis looked at photography and changes in the news media and, ...more »

Robert Half Legal Awarded "Best National Legal Recruiter" By The National Law...
MarketWatch (press release)May 31, 2012

The company provides law firms and corporate legal departments with highly skilled professionals, including lawyers, paralegals and legal support personnel, on a project and full-time basis. With North American and global locations, Robert Half Legal ...more »

Republicans Target Dental Bill That Private Equity Hates
BusinessWeekMay 31, 2012

The law firm lobbies for private equity interests and the industry's leading trade group. Thompson also reported receiving a $50000 consulting fee from TA Associates, a Boston-based private equity firm. It had an investment in the 1990s in Monarch ...more »

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