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New Companies Law 2015 ApprovedFIEO holds session on corporate lawFIEO holds session on corporate lawChanges in corporate law resulting from an amendment to the Commercial CodePitfalls of Delaware Corporate LawLawyers use anti-piracy law to get website blocked over corporate ID brouhahaOnline legal disruptor attracts million dollar investment from top corporate...Be part of one of New Zealand's most well-known organisationsAM Roundup: Corporate Crime Probes Get PersonalCorporate law newsletter I October, 2015: the new legal regime of the ...Corporate law newsletter I October, 2015: internal legislationCorporate law newsletter I October, 2015: case lawWhy Corporate America Loves Mindfulness But Law Firms Resist ItLegal eagles earn a higher corporate pay perchLaw firms facing cuts from their biggest corporate clients — and here's why

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In-house legal departments plan to reduce spend on outside counsel
The Global Legal PostNovember 11, 2015

Nine per cent will use contract lawyers cover work previously performed by law firms. While in 2014 only 29 per cent of those law departments planning to decrease their outside spend indicated that some of the decrease would reflect work that they no ...more »

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New Companies Law 2015 Approved
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)November 23, 2015

The new Companies Law represents a significant overhaul and modernization of the Saudi Companies Law, aligning it closer to global trends and developments in corporate law and governance. Some of the key aspects of the new law are discussed below.more »

FIEO holds session on corporate law
Chandigarh TribuneNovember 21, 2015

... with the interest subvention scheme at 3 per cent which was believed to revive the exports in the coming months. Aparna Jain gave a presentation on international business practices, corporate laws, formation of companies, copy right, patents ...more »

FIEO holds session on corporate law
Chandigarh TribuneNovember 21, 2015

The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO), Punjab Chapter, Ludhiana, jointly organised a session with the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) on “International Business Practices and Corporate Law” here today. Forty representatives ...more »

Changes in corporate law resulting from an amendment to the Commercial Code
Lexology (registration)November 20, 2015

The Amendment will significantly affect the content of the corporate law in Slovakia. The Amendment was approved in priority legislative proceedings relating to the so-called Váhostav-SK case. Its main purpose is to prevent preferential treatment of ...more »

Pitfalls of Delaware Corporate Law
JD Supra (press release)November 19, 2015

In order to create the invaluable certainty that Delaware corporate law provides to boards of directors and stockholders with respect to corporate governance and capital structure, the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware (the “DGCL”), and ...more »

Lawyers use anti-piracy law to get website blocked over corporate ID brouhaha
The RegisterNovember 18, 2015

The Register has visited the allegedly infringing page and can report it contains the logo of an Australian home-building company mentioned in the letter sent to ISPs. The letter from the firm says its client “has not given any authority whatsoever for ...more »

Online legal disruptor attracts million dollar investment from top corporate...
Anthill onlineNovember 18, 2015

Tech-focused legal start-up, LegalVision, has taken on one of Australia's premier law firms, Gilbert + Tobin, as a strategic investment partner in its latest funding round to drive growth and an expansion of its services. The investment was more than ...more »

Be part of one of New Zealand's most well-known organisations
LawfuelNovember 18, 2015

The Legal & Risk team is responsible for legal services to both Public Trust's corporate and business divisions. The legal function is divided into a corporate legal function, and a separate specialist wills, trust and estates legal function (which is ...more »

AM Roundup: Corporate Crime Probes Get Personal
Wall Street Journal (blog)November 17, 2015

Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news: DOJ guidelines: The Justice Department spelled out new rules that would encourage more charges against individuals in corporate investigations. [WSJ]. Cy Vance setbacks: Recent defeats have led to ...more »

Corporate law newsletter I October, 2015: the new legal regime of the ...
Lexology (registration)November 16, 2015

On the last 1st of July, it has come into force Law No. 63/2015, which made the third change to Law No. 23/2007 of 4 July, approving the rules on foreign citizens entering, staying in and leaving Portugal and on their removal from the country ...more »

Corporate law newsletter I October, 2015: internal legislation
Lexology (registration)November 16, 2015

First amendment to Decree-Law no 57/2008 of 26 March, which establishes the legal regime applicable to unfair commercial practices of the companies in its relations with consumers, occurring before, during or after a commercial transaction regarding an ...more »

Corporate law newsletter I October, 2015: case law
Lexology (registration)November 16, 2015

The Constitutional Court ruled unconstitutional the provision of Article 100 of the Insolvency and Corporate Recovery Code, approved by Decree-Law No. 53/2004, of March 18, if interpreted as the declaration of insolvency provided therein suspends the ...more »

Why Corporate America Loves Mindfulness But Law Firms Resist It
Above the LawNovember 12, 2015

These are the lawyers that will roll their eyes or turn red from anger when I talk about having a balanced life or living an examined life. 2. Lawyers must be tough and mindfulness will turn them soft. Mindfulness and meditation is training for the ...more »

Legal eagles earn a higher corporate pay perch
Reuters Blogs (blog)November 12, 2015

The corporate pay perch is getting more crowded near the top. Median compensation for S&P 500 Index general counsels is up almost 23 percent since 2010, compared with 15 percent for chief executives and 17 percent for chief financial officers ...more »

Law firms facing cuts from their biggest corporate clients — and here's why
Birmingham Business JournalNovember 12, 2015

Some 40 percent of corporate legal departments expect to cut spending on law firms over the next 12 months and three-fourths of those will shift the work to their in-house staff. The remainder will use vendors or contract lawyers, according to ...more »

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