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Canadian Corporate Law; Insurance; Blockchain: New blogs joining the LexBlog NetworkBring corporate corruption under anti-graft law: Parliamentary panel ...'Corporate Law Group' Is Generic, Trademark Board Says'Corporate Law Group' Is Generic, Trademark Board SaysLife Sciences Law Firm Index: Corporate Category UpdateNew Jersey Law Firm Receives SmartCEO Corporate Culture AwardCorporate Law & Governance Update - August 2016TTAB Finds "THE CORPORATE LAW GROUP" Generic for ... Guess What?Corporate Law Newsletter I July, 2016 : national case lawCorporate Law Newsletter I July, 2016 : I know-how and confidential commercial information (trade secret) protection ...Investing in new technologies: How corporate legal departments are leading the wayObamacare's Advocates Mostly Agree On The Facts But Suggest More Corporate Welfare To Prop Up LawSignificant Changes In Corporate LawThe amendments to the corporate lawCorporate Law Update: Your Auditor and You - The Impact of the New Statutory Audit Regulations

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Canadian Corporate Law; Insurance; Blockchain: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
Real Lawyers Have Blogs (blog)August 12, 2016

As a full-service, international law firm, DLA Piper is able to offer unique and key insights for people and companies doing business in Canada. And next is a new blog from Steptoe & Johnson, the Steptoe Blockchain Blog. The blog will feature opinions ...more »

Bring corporate corruption under anti-graft law: Parliamentary panel ...
The Indian ExpressAugust 12, 2016

corporate bribing, corporate corruption, private sector corruption, private sector bribing, private sector At present, there is no law in the country that covers ...more »

'Corporate Law Group' Is Generic, Trademark Board Says
Law360 (subscription)August 11, 2016

Law360, New York (August 11, 2016, 7:44 PM ET) -- A California law firm called "The Corporate Law Group" cannot register its name as a trademark because the term is generic, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has ruled. Bay Area lawyer Paul Marotta, ...more »

'Corporate Law Group' Is Generic, Trademark Board Says
Law360 (subscription)August 11, 2016

Bay Area lawyer Paul Marotta, who has used the name for his two-attorney firm for more than 25 years, applied to register it as a trademark for “legal services” in October 2013, but an examiner declared the name generic and refused the application this ...more »

Life Sciences Law Firm Index: Corporate Category Update
Above the LawAugust 11, 2016

In addition to collecting data in three practice categories — corporate, intellectual property, and regulatory — we also incorporated information on the firms' work with startup companies, as well as their thought leadership efforts in order to ...more »

New Jersey Law Firm Receives SmartCEO Corporate Culture Award
PR Newswire (press release)August 11, 2016

Under the leadership of Executive Director Russell Ascher, Scarinci Hollenbeck strives to provide a positive, corporate culture. Said Ascher, "Although we are a law firm, we have more of a corporate culture than a traditional 'old school' law firm setting.more »

Corporate Law & Governance Update - August 2016
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)August 11, 2016

DeCoster upheld three month prison sentences for two commercial farm executives who had pled guilty to misdemeanor violations of the Food Drug & Cosmetic Act (FDCA) for introducing into interstate commerce salmonella-tainted eggs. The executives had ...more »

TTAB Finds "THE CORPORATE LAW GROUP" Generic for ... Guess What?
Lexology (registration)August 10, 2016

The TTAB squelched Paul D. Marotta's attempt to register the designation THE CORPORATE LAW GROUP for various legal services, on the ground of genericness. For the sake of completeness, the Board also considered and rejected Marotta's claim that the ...more »

Corporate Law Newsletter I July, 2016 : national case law
Lexology (registration)August 10, 2016

On this ruling, the Court of Appeal of Lisbon has analyzed the validity of a resolution approved in a general meeting of a private limited company, having decided for the exceptional application of paragraph a) of number 1 of article 56 of the ...more »

Corporate Law Newsletter I July, 2016 : I know-how and confidential commercial information (trade secret) protection ...
Lexology (registration)August 10, 2016

On last June 8, 2016 the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have adopted Directive (EU) 2016/943 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and ...more »

Investing in new technologies: How corporate legal departments are leading the way
InsideCounselAugust 10, 2016

Connie Brenton is co-founder of Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC), a non-profit association of legal operations executives sharing best practices and driving guidelines, process, and innovation. She explains, "Corporate executives expect the ...more »

Obamacare's Advocates Mostly Agree On The Facts But Suggest More Corporate Welfare To Prop Up Law
ForbesAugust 9, 2016

This piece is co-authored by Doug Badger, Brian Blase, Seth Chandler and Ed Haislmaier. Humana recently announced that next year it is withdrawing from 88% of the counties where it sold Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange plans this year. United ...more »

Significant Changes In Corporate Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)August 9, 2016

For several years under the provisions of the Russian Tax Code and the decisions of the Higher State Commercial (Arbitrazh) Court, it was permitted to increase the net assets of a joint-stock company by asset contribution, similar to LLCs. This has ...more »

The amendments to the corporate law
Lexology (registration)August 8, 2016

Amendments have been made to Federal Law No. 14-FZ “On Limited Liability Companies” dated 8 February 1998 (the “LLC Law”) and Federal Law No. 208-FZ “On Joint-Stock Companies” dated 26 December 1995 (the “JSC Law”). They are aimed at ...more »

Corporate Law Update: Your Auditor and You - The Impact of the New Statutory Audit Regulations
Lexology (registration)August 8, 2016

New rules relating to statutory auditors will directly impact how you select, structure and manage the relationship with your auditor. The new Irish Statutory Audit Regulations, which give effect to the EU Statutory Audit Directive, and expand upon the ...more »

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