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Pomerantz Law Firm has Filed a Class Action Against Autonomy Corporation...A Warning for Airbnb HostsBig Fish: GC Rides the Wave at Fast-Growing Online BusinessNY Law Firm Nelson Levine Hires Attorneys From Harleysville, MetLifeNow hiring: Corporate legal departmentsScripps Networks Interactive Names Chief Legal OfficerSCRIPPS NETWORKS INTERACTIVE, INC. : Scripps Networks Interactive ...Dechert Recognized Among Financial Times' Top 25 US Innovative Law Firms ...Irwin Mitchell expands its corporate teamDuane Morris, Milberg, Ernst & Young: Business of LawGeorge C. Kern Jr., Expert in Merger Law, Dies at 86State law would require Illinois corporations to disclose taxesUK inquiry calls for press lawMagIndustries Announces Changes to Its Board of DirectorsWhy I Chose Corporate

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Everyone Deserves Legal Representation
New York Times (blog)November 1, 2012

In 2007, Cully Stimson, the Pentagon official in charge of detainee affairs in the Bush administration, tried to rally corporate America to stop doing business with law firms whose employees represented inmates at the Guantanamo Bay internment camp.more »

Securities Law Expert Craig D. Linder Joins Coral Gables-Based Law Firm
Sacramento BeeNovember 1, 2012

Ramon Rasco, firm co-founder and chair, stated "Because of his many years of practice experience in the areas of securities law and sophisticated corporate transactions, Craig brings a very significant dimension to our corporate practice. ... Its ...more »

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Pomerantz Law Firm has Filed a Class Action Against Autonomy Corporation...
NASDAQNovember 30, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard Company ("HP" or the "Company") (NYSE:HPQ) and certain of its officers. The class action filed ...more »

A Warning for Airbnb Hosts
New York TimesNovember 30, 2012

In fact, local laws may prohibit most or all short-term rentals under many circumstances, though enforcement can be sporadic and you have no way of knowing how tough your local authorities will be. ... Still, he was breaking the law. And that law says ...more »

Big Fish: GC Rides the Wave at Fast-Growing Online Business
Texas LawyerNovember 30, 2012

'Tis the season for bargain hunting, which means that Lou Agnese is in high gear, advising sales and management teams at his company on marketing and trademark issues and promotional campaigns with merchants. "The holiday season is a busy period ...more »

NY Law Firm Nelson Levine Hires Attorneys From Harleysville, MetLife
Insurance JournalNovember 30, 2012

During his tenure with Harleysville Insurance, Kozloff also managed an in-house litigation department of 35 attorneys and oversaw the company's relationship with more than 75 law firms on its approved panel for claims and coverage litigation, including ...more »

Now hiring: Corporate legal departments
Minnesota LawyerNovember 30, 2012

Christopher Lenhart, who left Dorsey & Whitney to join U.S. Bank, says companies value private-practice candidates because they know how outside counsel works. “I know how long it takes to draft something. And I can see when a bill is being padded.more »

Scripps Networks Interactive Names Chief Legal Officer
Investor's Business DailyNovember 30, 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cynthia L. Gibson, a member of the senior management team at Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NYSE: SNI) and an accomplished media attorney with more than 20 years of experience, has been named as the company's chief legal ...more »

SCRIPPS NETWORKS INTERACTIVE, INC. : Scripps Networks Interactive ...
4-tradersNovember 30, 2012

"The company and all of its stakeholders have benefitted from her extensive knowledge and understanding of media law as well as her common sense, exceptionally strong leadership qualities and her commitment to helping Scripps Networks Interactive ...more »

Dechert Recognized Among Financial Times' Top 25 US Innovative Law Firms ...
Equities.comNovember 30, 2012

In the Corporate Law category, Dechert was honored for securing unconditional clearance for Medco Health Solutions in its $29.1 billion merger with Express Scripts Inc., the largest and most closely scrutinized deal of the year. Medco and Express ...more »

Irwin Mitchell expands its corporate team
The StarNovember 30, 2012

LEADING corporate lawyer Andrea Cropley has joined the Sheffield office of Irwin Mitchell from rivals Nabarro as a corporate partner. Andrea Cropley specialises in mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, capital reorganisations, joint ...more »

Duane Morris, Milberg, Ernst & Young: Business of Law
BloombergNovember 30, 2012

The legal dispute between Argentina and Paul Singer's Elliott Management Corp. has largely overshadowed the claims of hundreds of Italian pensioners who also hold bonds of the South American country. Milberg LLP and Duane Morris LLP separately are ...more »

George C. Kern Jr., Expert in Merger Law, Dies at 86
New York TimesNovember 30, 2012

... Expert in Merger Law, Dies at 86. By CHRISTOPHER DREW. Published: November 29, 2012. George C. Kern Jr., an innovative lawyer who played a major role in the corporate takeover battles of the 1980s, died on Tuesday at his home in Manhattan.more »

State law would require Illinois corporations to disclose taxes
WBEZNovember 30, 2012

The Illinois Senate narrowly passed a bill last night that would require publicly-traded companies in Illinois to disclose their corporate tax liability. It's an unusual move as the federal government, and most states, have a longstanding tradition of ...more »

UK inquiry calls for press law
Sydney Morning HeraldNovember 29, 2012

The Murdoch-owned company News International seriously failed in corporate governance over phone-hacking and James Murdoch's account of a key event was less credible than that of an executive who told a different story, the Leveson inquiry has found.more »

MagIndustries Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors
Equities.comNovember 29, 2012

Mr. He also teaches a course entitled "Introduction to Canadian Business Laws" at the Professional and Management Program of Simon Fraser University. He has published approximately ten articles on aspects of the law. Mr. He has earned several ...more »

Why I Chose Corporate
Harvard Law RecordNovember 29, 2012

Finance had never much appealed to me, and my background prior to law school had been largely in academia, not business. Litigation seemed like a natural fit. But for a variety of reasons, I ended up choosing to begin my career doing corporate work.more »

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