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New amendments to Delaware law impacts mergers and defective corporate actsBusiness Lawyer To Revise LLC Law HandbookExpanded Liability Of Officers In Russian CompaniesSimpson Thacher Advises KKR on Panasonic: Business of LawMinistry of Commerce issues corporate law statuteKalamazoo office of the Honigman law firm celebrates anniversary at home and ...Business PeopleBusiness Milestones: Sunday, September 29It's just business: healthcare law's effect on the workplaceIt's just business: healthcare law's effect on the workplaceFashion Law and Business: Brands & RetailersBusiness Owners Concerned About New Marijuana LawRights Lawyer Allred Joins NY Bar: Business of LawMU School of Law receives $1.57 million giftBaker Donelson Among Top 10 Law Firms On Corporate Counsel's "Who ...

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Law to be toughened up to stop companies benefiting from fraud
The GuardianSeptember 2, 2013

Banks and other businesses benefiting from fraudulent behaviour will be more likely to join their employees in the dock under proposals being considered by ministers, borrowing from a tough US approach to corporate offending. Plans to reform the test ...more »

Top NY Court Upholds 'Cocky' Corporate Lawyer's Suspension
Law360 (subscription)September 18, 2013

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 5:10 PM ET) -- The New York State Court of Appeals on Tuesday rejected an appeal by a former NBTY Inc. attorney state and federal authorities called “cocky,” affirming his July suspension from practicing law for ...more »

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New amendments to Delaware law impacts mergers and defective corporate acts
Lexology (registration)September 30, 2013

Delaware recently passed amendments to its General Corporation Law, which will impact corporate and acquisition rules for the automotive industry. The amendments add several new provisions to the DGCL, including provisions that (1) allow a corporation ...more »

Business Lawyer To Revise LLC Law Handbook
PR Web (press release)September 30, 2013

Seasoned California business attorney Richard Burt will help guide lawyers in a future edition of a widely used handbook. Burt has been selected by Continuing Education of the Bar to revise part of “Forming and Operating California Limited Liability ...more »

Expanded Liability Of Officers In Russian Companies
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)September 30, 2013

... the chief executive officer and members of the management board, the board of directors and certain other management personnel of a Russian company (collectively the "Directors") must act "reasonably, in a good faith and in the interests of the ...more »

Simpson Thacher Advises KKR on Panasonic: Business of Law
BloombergSeptember 30, 2013

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and Nishimura & Asahi are representing KKR & Co. (KKR), which agreed to buy Panasonic Corp. (6752)'s health-care unit for about 165 billion yen ($1.67 billion). Panasonic received legal advice from Nagashima Ohno ...more »

Ministry of Commerce issues corporate law statute
Kuwait News AgencySeptember 29, 2013

KUWAIT, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Minister of Commerce and Industry Anas Al-Saleh announced on Sunday issuance of executive statute of the law on commercial companies (NO 424/2013) as a fulfillment by the ministry for law requirements, and compliance to the ...more »

Kalamazoo office of the Honigman law firm celebrates anniversary at home and ...
Mlive KalamazooSeptember 29, 2013

The Kalamazoo office of the firm specializes in intellectual property work (particularly patent work in the pharmaceutical industry), corporate law and real estate law. Located on the third and fourth floors of the Columbia Plaza Building in downtown ...more »

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Worcester TelegramSeptember 29, 2013

Dennis F. Gorman was selected in the fields of both tax law and trusts and estates. Mr. Gorman is an officer of the firm and a senior member of the estate, trust, tax, charitable organization and corporate practice groups. Frederick M. Misilo was ...more »

Business Milestones: Sunday, September 29
Winston-Salem JournalSeptember 29, 2013

The 16 Winston-Salem attorneys are: Stephen R. Berlin , environmental law, litigation—environmental; Susan H. Boyles , commercial litigation, insurance law, litigation—banking and finance, personal injury litigation—defendants; Mark Boynton ...more »

It's just business: healthcare law's effect on the workplace
WTVMSeptember 27, 2013

(RNN) - The list of major companies publicly pleading their case over rising prices and inability to retain workers once the new healthcare law takes effect has become like a row of dominoes. First, one company said raising prices was an almost ...more »

It's just business: healthcare law's effect on the workplace
WDAM-TVSeptember 27, 2013

(RNN) - The list of major companies publicly pleading their case over rising prices and inability to retain workers once the new healthcare law takes effect has become like a row of dominoes. First, one company said raising prices was an almost ...more »

Fashion Law and Business: Brands & Retailers
IPWatchdog.comSeptember 27, 2013

Since the mid 1990's, the fashion industry has experienced a retail revolution. Prior to 1995, most retailers had a single distribution channel – brick-and-mortar stores. Beginning in 1995, with the launch of Amazon and eBay, and the creation of search ...more »

Business Owners Concerned About New Marijuana Law
Alton Daily NewsSeptember 27, 2013

Business owners have some concerns when it comes to the state's new medical marijuana program. With the law going into effect Jan. 1, businesses are still unclear as to how it will affect existing policies, such as drug testing and zero-tolerance rules.more »

Rights Lawyer Allred Joins NY Bar: Business of Law
BloombergSeptember 27, 2013

Civil-rights lawyer Gloria Allred, known for handling high-profile cases involving women's issues, joined the New York State bar. “I look forward to asserting, protecting and vindicating the legal rights of women and minorities in New York and ...more »

MU School of Law receives $1.57 million gift
Columbia MissourianSeptember 26, 2013

So we're really privileged to have, and honored to have, his name on the chair." Law professor Thomas Lambert will be the inaugural Wall Chair in Corporate Law and Governance. The Nancy and Charles Wall Family Foundation, which Charles Wall heads ...more »

Baker Donelson Among Top 10 Law Firms On Corporate Counsel's "Who ...
The ChattanooganSeptember 26, 2013

Baker Donelson is ranked in the top 10 among a select group of law firms that most often represent the nation's largest corporations, according to the recently-released "Who Represents America's Biggest Companies," Corporate Counsel's annual survey of ...more »

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