Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for August 25 - 31, 2015

Legal Industry Rapidly Adopting Hybrid Cloud Stance, iManage SaysSurveys Find Mixed Demand, Moderate Pay for Corporate CounselPort Authority adds two legal counselsNew Legal Process Management Practice for Law Firms and Corporate Legal ...Discord tests Delaware's corporate-friendly imageGrammatical Gender And The General Corporation LawGrammatical Gender And The General Corporation LawCourt of Chancery Affirms Director Primacy in Delaware Corporate LawEric Holder's corporate law firm is turning into a 'shadow Justice Department'New UAE Commercial Companies LawLeading Kenyan Law Firm Anjarwalla & Khanna Selects Deltek MaconomyHow Eric Holder's Corporate Law Firm Is Turning Into a 'Shadow Justice Department'Nevada Enacts Provisions Permitting Ratification Of Corporate ActsWyndham vs. FTC: Corporate security pros need to lawyer up about data breach ...Law Firms' Grueling Hours Are Turning Defectors into Competitors

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Corporate giants support Comprehensive Federal LGBT Non-Discrimination Law
Windy City TimesAugust 6, 2015

WASHINGTON — Four new major American companies have become the latest to endorse the Equality Act, federal legislation that would establish full, federal equality for all LGBT Americans. In doing so, these leading companies - IBM, Oracle, Orbitz, and ...more »

New UAE Commercial Companies Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)August 26, 2015

The much anticipated new UAE Commercial Companies Law (Federal Law No. 2 of 2015) (the "New CCL") was published in the UAE Federal Official Gazette on 31 March 2015 and will come into force on 1 July 2015. The new CCL replaces the existing ...more »

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Legal Industry Rapidly Adopting Hybrid Cloud Stance, iManage Says
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessAugust 31, 2015

The company iManage, which produces content management software for law firms and corporate law departments, said its cloud services have grown by more than 150 percent in the past year, when the total number of new customers is measured.more »

Surveys Find Mixed Demand, Moderate Pay for Corporate Counsel
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessAugust 31, 2015

The in-house job market has been growing, largely fueled by corporate law departments' desire to bring more legal projects in-house, according to Veta T. Richardson, president and CEO, Association of Corporate Counsel, a professional organization.more »

Port Authority adds two legal counsels
WCPOAugust 31, 2015

The Port Authority, an economic development agency, initiates projects to increase jobs and regional prosperity through real estate and community redevelopment. The authority actively owns and manages hundreds of properties throughout Hamilton County ...more »

New Legal Process Management Practice for Law Firms and Corporate Legal ...
BenzingaAugust 31, 2015

Kraft Kennedy, a leading IT and strategy consulting company, has announced the launch of a Legal Process Management (LPM) practice. The new group specializes in maximizing profitability and streamlining workflows for law firms and corporate legal ...more »

Discord tests Delaware's corporate-friendly image
The News JournalAugust 28, 2015

Delaware's billion-dollar corporate brand, the state's bread-and-butter, is facing an unusual amount of pressure. The state's unclaimed property law — which requires companies to turn over assets like uncashed checks and dormant stock accounts when ...more »

Grammatical Gender And The General Corporation Law
JD Supra (press release)August 28, 2015

What does grammatical gender have to do with California corporate law? It turns out that the California General Corporation Law, which was enacted in 1975, was the first major California code revision to eliminate all male pronouns. Today, you can find ...more »

Grammatical Gender And The General Corporation Law
The National Law ReviewAugust 28, 2015

... wide range of corporate transactions, including public and private securities offerings of debt and equity, mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests and tender offers, corporate governance matters and federal and state securities laws (including ...more »

Court of Chancery Affirms Director Primacy in Delaware Corporate Law
JD Supra (press release)August 28, 2015

The Court of Chancery recently affirmed the primacy of the board of directors in Delaware corporate law in a case that involved an attempt by the majority stockholder of a Delaware corporation to amend the corporation's bylaws so that he could appoint ...more »

Eric Holder's corporate law firm is turning into a 'shadow Justice Department'
Business InsiderAugust 26, 2015

"It's not coincidence that the higher up you are at the DOJ, when you leave, the more prestigious or elite the law firm you land at," Bartlett Naylor, a former chief of investigations for the US Senate Banking Committee, told VICE News. Naylor now ...more »

New UAE Commercial Companies Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)August 26, 2015

The much anticipated new UAE Commercial Companies Law (Federal Law No. 2 of 2015) (the "New CCL") was published in the UAE Federal Official Gazette on 31 March 2015 and will come into force on 1 July 2015. The new CCL replaces the existing ...more »

Leading Kenyan Law Firm Anjarwalla & Khanna Selects Deltek Maconomy
Business Wire (press release)August 26, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses, today announced that Kenyan law firm Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) has chosen Deltek Maconomy to ...more »

How Eric Holder's Corporate Law Firm Is Turning Into a 'Shadow Justice Department'
VICE NewsAugust 25, 2015

A spokesperson for Covington told VICE News that the firm has "a strict conflicts check process," which it does not discuss in public, adding that its recruitment of former government officials is something it is "most proud of." Holder and ... Under ...more »

Nevada Enacts Provisions Permitting Ratification Of Corporate Acts
The National Law ReviewAugust 25, 2015

Two years ago, Delaware added two statutes intended to facilitate ratification of corporate acts, Del. Code Ann. tit. 8, §§ 204–205 (2013) (effective Apr. 1, 2014). The Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada was ...more »

Wyndham vs. FTC: Corporate security pros need to lawyer up about data breach ...
Network WorldAugust 25, 2015

Corporate security executives need to meet with their legal teams to find out whether the way they protect customer data will keep them out of trouble with the Federal Trade Commission should that information be compromised in a data breach. Based on a ...more »

Law Firms' Grueling Hours Are Turning Defectors into Competitors
blogs.hbr.org (blog)August 25, 2015

The behemoth of “legal process outsourcing” is Axiom, which has commodified large companies' contracting and certain litigation functions. Counsel on Call does e-discovery, contract review and abstraction, and other managed services, Raymond Law ...more »

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