Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for September 26 - 30, 2014

A leader in competition law issuesExcerpt: 'Law of the Jungle'Facing continued client scrutiny, law firm rates stayed constant in 2013 ...The “rubber stamp” SCOTUS: How corporations' ugly myth became lawChile Enacts Law To Hike Corporate Income Tax RateCommonwealth Court: Pension Offset Inures to Parent CompanyCorporate law and mergers and acquisitionsAssociation of Corporate Counsel Global Report Addresses State of Work-Life ...Selected issues of Swiss law in finance transactionsCorporate Whistleblowing, From the Whistler's POVNashville People in Business: Sept. 28Corporate India's legal costs increase 17.5% in 2013-14Corporate India's legal costs increase 17.5% in 2013-14Diocese to reorganize corporate structureWeston Solo Named Chair of Key ABA Committee

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The Alibaba IPO Is Coming With A $15.8 Million Fee Bonanza For Lawyers
Business InsiderSeptember 7, 2014

Simpson, a leading Wall Street law firm with strong corporate, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets practices, has advised on 76 IPOs over the past ten years, and its record fee before Alibaba was $15 million, for the 2007 IPO of private equity ...more »

Gov. Scott asks for change in condo termination law that allows corporate...
Palm Beach Post (blog)September 5, 2014

20130821_met_vialugano_0018 Florida Gov. Rick Scott has asked the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Secretary Ken Lawson to come up with recommendations on changing a 2007 law that can force condominium owners to sell ...more »

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A leader in competition law issues
AsiaOneSeptember 30, 2014

Lawyer Kala Anandarajah has dabbled in a variety of practice areas, including litigation and corporate law, and even went off the beaten path to specialise in environmental law in Singapore. But Ms Anandarajah, who received the Public Service Medal at ...more »

Excerpt: 'Law of the Jungle'
Marketplace.orgSeptember 30, 2014

Impressed by the potential for gargantuan legal fees, Patton Boggs, a tough corporate law firm, had joined Donziger. Together, they were seeking liens against refineries, terminals, and tankers worldwide. He'd retained a famous white-collar defense ...more »

Facing continued client scrutiny, law firm rates stayed constant in 2013 ...
Boston Business JournalSeptember 30, 2014

The data in the report, which is called the Real Rate Report, are based on legal bills provided by corporate law departments for services in 2013 only. For law firm partners in Boston, the average hourly billing rate in 2013 rose less than 1 percent in ...more »

The “rubber stamp” SCOTUS: How corporations' ugly myth became law
SalonSeptember 30, 2014

As anyone who's been paying attention to the liberal activist class over the past few years knows well, Ginsburg's concern over how the 2010 decision has changed — and will continue to change — U.S. politics is not hers alone. ... significant mainly ...more »

Chile Enacts Law To Hike Corporate Income Tax Rate
Tax-news.comSeptember 30, 2014

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has signed into law the tax reform package that had been one of her main campaign promises in the lead up to this year's election. The new legislation, which was signed by Bachelet on September 26, 2014, aims to lift ...more »

Commonwealth Court: Pension Offset Inures to Parent Company
The Legal IntelligencerSeptember 29, 2014

Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (FairPoint Communications), No. 2270 C.D. 2013, the Commonwealth Court dealt with the meaning of the phrase "the extent funded by ... The court also appealed to Section 1929 of the Business Corporation Law of 1988 for ...more »

Corporate law and mergers and acquisitions
The LawyerSeptember 29, 2014

As part of its activity, the firm counsels on M&A transactions, in which foreign clients acquire local companies and transactions in which Israeli companies merge with foreign corporations. The firm's extensive legal services in this area includes ...more »

Association of Corporate Counsel Global Report Addresses State of Work-Life ...
Business Wire (press release)September 29, 2014

The 2014 ACC Global Work-Life Balance Report received insight from 2,004 corporate counsel in 41 countries, including Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, Asia Pacific region, Canada and Latin America. According to the report, work-life ...more »

Selected issues of Swiss law in finance transactions
Lexology (registration)September 29, 2014

In order to verify that a Swiss company is existing and duly incorporated and that the agreements have been signed by the authorised signatories, an up-to-date certified copy of the excerpt from the Commercial Register should be requested as a ...more »

Corporate Whistleblowing, From the Whistler's POV
Law.comSeptember 28, 2014

“The point for corporate counsel is to be very careful and make sure they don't go drafting confidentiality agreements without looking carefully at the case law and these rules, so that they can make sure that they remain within the requirements of the ...more »

Nashville People in Business: Sept. 28
The TennesseanSeptember 28, 2014

Gene L. Humphreysin bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights / insolvency and reorganization law; litigation — bankruptcy. J. James Jenkins Jr.in banking and finance law; corporate governance law; corporate law; health care law; mergers and acquisitions ...more »

Corporate India's legal costs increase 17.5% in 2013-14
ET AutoSeptember 27, 2014

MUMBAI: An overhead cost is steadily expanding for Indian companies as they aggressively push in overseas markets and regulations become tougher at home and abroad. More than 1,800 listed companies that the ET Intelligence Group has analysed have ...more »

Corporate India's legal costs increase 17.5% in 2013-14
Economic TimesSeptember 26, 2014

"Many companies are training their legal staff to do certain work and negotiating hard with law firms to bring down the cost. Also, companies are asking firms to quote on project bases rather than hourly bases." The legal costs also indicate higher ...more »

Diocese to reorganize corporate structure
The Catholic KeySeptember 26, 2014

Under canon law, each parish is a separate juridic person. Since 1911, the Vatican has encouraged U.S. dioceses to create separate, non-profit parish corporations in order to reflect in civil law the reality in canon law that parishes are distinct ...more »

Weston Solo Named Chair of Key ABA Committee
Connecticut Law TribuneSeptember 26, 2014

Amy Lin Meyerson, a solo practitioner in Weston who focuses on business and general corporate law, says that many companies have been moving to hire smaller law firms with lower overhead—and fees—in the wake of the 2008 recession. Technology also ...more »

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