Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for August 28 - 31, 2013

Strong bankruptcy law needed to develop corporate bond market: RBITwitter General Counsel Leaves as Company Prepares to Go PublicAdvisory committee looks at corporate farming lawTwitter Lawyer Resigns From PositionTwitter's top lawyer and free speech advocate leaves the companyStrong bankruptcy law needed to develop corporate bond market: RBICommodities And The Corporate Securities Law of 1968 (CSL)Bloomberg Law Event: Outlook on Tax--The Future of Corporate TaxationNeed efficient bankruptcy law in corporate bond market: Reserve Bank of IndiaRBI exec: Need efficient bankruptcy law in corporate bond marketWhy It's So Incredibly Depressing To Be A LawyerBusiness Attorney Mary Edquist joins McDonald Hopkins law firmKing & Spalding, Winston & Strawn: Business of LawPomerantz Law Firm has filed a Class Action Against NuVasive, Inc. and Certain ...PETROCHINA COMPANY LIMITED : SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law...

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New Civil Code And Associated Changes
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)August 5, 2013

A "knock out" rule as a result for the battle of forms is introduced to the Czech law. If agreed in a contract while respecting certain legal requirements, contracting parties are entitled to alter or adjust commercial terms. Exceptional provisions of ...more »

Public Benefit Corporations Open For Business In Delaware
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)August 8, 2013

The new Delaware law for public benefit corporations requires the board of directors to manage or direct the business and affairs of the company in a manner that balances the pecuniary interests of the stockholders, the best interests of those ...more »

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Strong bankruptcy law needed to develop corporate bond market: RBI
NDTVAugust 31, 2013

Mumbai: An efficient bankruptcy law was a prerequisite for development of the corporate bond market in the country, a senior Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official has said. "A robust bankruptcy regime is essential for development of corporate debt ...more »

Twitter General Counsel Leaves as Company Prepares to Go Public
New York Times (blog)August 31, 2013

Alex MacGillivray, Twitter's chief lawyer and the Internet industry's most prominent champion of free speech rights, announced on Friday that he would step down from his post, as the company expands its global footprint and prepares for a widely ...more »

Advisory committee looks at corporate farming law
Topeka Capital JournalAugust 30, 2013

A group of six lawyers and two legislators discussed Friday the constitutionality of the state's corporate farming law — a law targeted for elimination recently. An effort to roll back the 82-year-old law that restricts corporate farming in Kansas ...more »

Twitter Lawyer Resigns From Position
ValueWalkAugust 30, 2013

The lawyer said that Vijaya Gadde, the company's head of international and corporate law, will eventually take over his position, but he will stay on as an adviser to the company's legal team for the medium term. Macgillivray said that he will ...more »

Twitter's top lawyer and free speech advocate leaves the company
The VergeAugust 30, 2013

Alex Macgillivray, who championed users' right to free speech as general counsel for Twitter, said today he would leave the company after four years. Known universally by his Twitter handle, Amac, Macgillivray said he would continue to advise the ...more »

Strong bankruptcy law needed to develop corporate bond market: RBI
Economic TimesAugust 30, 2013

"A robust bankruptcy regime is essential for development of corporate debt market...this can enable reissuance of bonds," RBI Executive Director R Gandhi told reporters on the sidelines of a function organised by industry lobby Ficci here. He did not ...more »

Commodities And The Corporate Securities Law of 1968 (CSL)
The National Law ReviewAugust 30, 2013

A recent unpublished opinion by Justice William W. Bedsworth set me to cogitating on the status of commodities under the Corporate Securities Law of 1968. In Kelly v. Monex Co., 2013 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 5903 (Aug. 21, 2013), the plaintiff had lost ...more »

Bloomberg Law Event: Outlook on Tax--The Future of Corporate Taxation
Bloomberg BNAAugust 30, 2013

On September 18, 2013, Bloomberg Law will host a discussion, featuring former U.S. Congressman Phil English and former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan, just as Congress begins to prepare for the release of legislation to rewrite the tax code. The event ...more »

Need efficient bankruptcy law in corporate bond market: Reserve Bank of India
Economic TimesAugust 30, 2013

MUMBAI: India needs an efficient bankruptcy law in the corporate bond market, Reserve Bank of India Executive Director R. Gandhi said on Friday. There is a need to encourage public issuance of bonds, he said, adding that the private placement of bonds ...more »

RBI exec: Need efficient bankruptcy law in corporate bond market
Reuters IndiaAugust 30, 2013

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India needs an efficient bankruptcy law in the corporate bond market, Reserve Bank of India Executive Director R. Gandhi said on Friday. There is a need to encourage public issuance of bonds, he said, adding that the private ...more »

Why It's So Incredibly Depressing To Be A Lawyer
Business InsiderAugust 29, 2013

Even corporate/contract lawyers are paid to think of all the things that could go wrong. The role of corporate and in-house counsel is to tell the business people the legal constraints and risks they face. Often, we're seen as the ones trying, at worst ...more »

Business Attorney Mary Edquist joins McDonald Hopkins law firm
PR Newswire (press release)August 29, 2013

Edquist's experience includes international transactions, with a particular focus on export control and compliance matters, national security issues, government disclosures, corporate investigations, and audits. She has handled numerous matters ...more »

King & Spalding, Winston & Strawn: Business of Law
BloombergAugust 29, 2013

Some of the banks distinguished between litigation costs and legal fees, which could include routine expenses of running a business, such as drawing up contracts, rather than lawsuits. Still, most outlays at JPMorgan, Bank of America and Citigroup were ...more »

Pomerantz Law Firm has filed a Class Action Against NuVasive, Inc. and Certain ...
PR Newswire (press release)August 28, 2013

This class action seeks to recover damages against the Company and certain of its officers and directors as a result of alleged violations of the federal securities laws pursuant to Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and ...more »

PETROCHINA COMPANY LIMITED : SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law...
4-traders (press release)August 28, 2013

PetroChina Company Limited : SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Petrochina Co., Ltd. - PTR. 08/28/2013 | 05:30pm US/Eastern. Recommend: 0. NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz ...more »

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