Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for January 22 - 30, 2016

Corporate Control And Idiosyncratic VisionExpert on Corporate Law Weighs In On Xerox SplitUnfamiliar Terrain for Corporate Lawyer in Planned Parenthood DramaWake Up Call: Corporate Legal Spending Rises, and Other NewsWarren Releases Rigged Justice Report Detailing Lax Corporate Crime EnforcementLegal body seeks views on enforcement and corporate offencesLegal Technology And Innovation: 3 Key PointsCorporate Lawyers Say They Are Spending More In-HouseCorporate Law Departments: Symptom or Cause of Cracks in the Partnership Model?This Law School Is Bringing An Outsourcing Company On CampusWith help of corporate law firm, small pro-Israel group derails historic UAW union vote endorsing boycottDelaware law helps corporations avoid multiforum litigation headachesBirketts receives corporate law awardLeeds corporate law firm helps secure expansion of Bramley medical facilityTata Sons stresses for convergence of business laws in Asia

Top Picks in News

Delaware law helps corporations avoid multiforum litigation headaches
Business InsuranceJanuary 24, 2016

Of all the strategies used by firms to diminish the number of stockholder derivative lawsuits, forum selection is likely to be most successful and effective, experts say. Legislation approved by Delaware lawmakers last year validates that Delaware ...more »

Corporate Lawyers Say They Are Spending More In-House
New York TimesJanuary 28, 2016

While multinationals are still outsourcing complex litigation, “corporate law departments are spending more on internal budgets than on law firms or other external legal service providers,” the association's 2016 study found. Currently, 53 percent of ...more »

Professional Corporations. News and Stories

Corporate Control And Idiosyncratic Vision
ValueWalkJanuary 30, 2016

Our framework provides important insights for investor protection and corporate law doctrine and policy. We argue that corporate law for publicly traded firms with controlling shareholders should balance the controller's need to secure her ...more »

Expert on Corporate Law Weighs In On Xerox Split
TWC NewsJanuary 30, 2016

Payroll has to be set up for the new company, but the real challenge is to try and make that seamless and make that as easy as possible for thousands of employees." As far as the footprint Xerox has in the community, he doesn't see much change in that ...more »

Unfamiliar Terrain for Corporate Lawyer in Planned Parenthood Drama
New York TimesJanuary 30, 2016

The organization, the National Abortion Federation, had trouble finding a law firm to represent it pro bono. Morrison & Foerster, which previously handled abortion-rights cases, received the request and emailed lawyers at the firm about the inquiry. Mr ...more »

Wake Up Call: Corporate Legal Spending Rises, and Other News
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessJanuary 29, 2016

Corporate legal chiefs in 41 countries are spending more and hiring more in-house, according to a new survey by the Association of Corporate Counsel. (New York Times). • Some 95 percent of law students who worked as summer associates at firms in 2015 ...more »

Warren Releases Rigged Justice Report Detailing Lax Corporate Crime Enforcement
Corporate Crime ReporterJanuary 29, 2016

“When government regulators and prosecutors fail to pursue big corporations or their executives who violate the law, or when the government lets them off with a slap on the wrist, corporate criminals have free rein to operate outside the law. They can ...more »

Legal body seeks views on enforcement and corporate offences
Irish TimesJanuary 29, 2016

In a consultative document, called an issues paper, published earlier this week, the Law Reform Commission asks that question and whether we need further reform of our laws on corporate crime and of the enforcement powers available to our financial and ...more »

Legal Technology And Innovation: 3 Key Points
Above the LawJanuary 28, 2016

Rushton talked about TR's history as an acquisitive company, picking up “best of breed” companies in the legal space — Serengeti, Pangea3, Practical Law Company, and, of course, West itself — and then putting them under one roof. But merely owning a ...more »

Corporate Lawyers Say They Are Spending More In-House
New York TimesJanuary 28, 2016

While multinationals are still outsourcing complex litigation, “corporate law departments are spending more on internal budgets than on law firms or other external legal service providers,” the association's 2016 study found. Currently, 53 percent of ...more »

Corporate Law Departments: Symptom or Cause of Cracks in the Partnership Model?
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessJanuary 27, 2016

While law firms still represent the lion's share of the $437 billion dollar US legal pie- far eclipsing the rapidly growing provider total- the real story is corporate legal departments. They now comprise about $160 billion- over 35 percent- of the ...more »

This Law School Is Bringing An Outsourcing Company On Campus
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessJanuary 26, 2016

In a nod to the shifting job prospects that U.S. law school graduates face, Suffolk University Law School is partnering with an outsourcing company to convert an underused room in the back of its library into a legal delivery center. Through a ...more »

With help of corporate law firm, small pro-Israel group derails historic UAW union vote endorsing boycott
SalonJanuary 25, 2016

“Nullifying UAW 2865's vote on this basis contradicts the IEB's necessary role in supporting UAW and other workers who may be harmed not only by exploitative labor relations but also by socially irresponsible foreign investment,” the BDS Caucus added.more »

Delaware law helps corporations avoid multiforum litigation headaches
Business InsuranceJanuary 24, 2016

Of all the strategies used by firms to diminish the number of stockholder derivative lawsuits, forum selection is likely to be most successful and effective, experts say. Legislation approved by Delaware lawmakers last year validates that Delaware ...more »

Birketts receives corporate law award
Cambridge NetworkJanuary 22, 2016

Adrian Seagers, head of Birketts' corporate/commercial division said: “We are delighted to receive further endorsement of our credentials. Our corporate teams have been involved in some major deals over the last year with international elements ...more »

Leeds corporate law firm helps secure expansion of Bramley medical facility
BdailyJanuary 22, 2016

Leeds-based corporate law firm, Shulmans' LLP played a major role in the expansion of Manor Park Practice with its newly-developed NHS surgery in Bramley. The surgery, which was officially re-opened by Leeds West MP, Rachel Reeves, has added an ...more »

Tata Sons stresses for convergence of business laws in Asia
Economic TimesJanuary 22, 2016

Speaking before some 500 delegates from 40 countries at a conference on 'Doing Businesses Across Asia: Legal Convergence In An Asian Century' here yesterday, Vasani said it was impractical to strive for uniformity in all areas of law, but "we need to ...more »

123

Archive

Legal and Criminal News in 2017
Legal and Criminal News in 2016
Legal and Criminal News in 2015
Legal and Criminal News in 2014
Legal and Criminal News in 2013
Legal and Criminal News in 2012
Legal and Criminal News in 2011
Legal and Criminal News in 2010
Legal and Criminal News in 2009
Legal and Criminal News in 2008
Legal and Criminal News in 2007
Legal and Criminal News in 2006
Legal and Criminal News in 2005
Legal and Criminal News in 2004
Legal and Criminal News in 2003
Legal and Criminal News in 2002
Legal and Criminal News in 2001
Book of the Day in our Store
Share it on TwitterFacebook
Euthanasia: Ethical And Human Aspects (Ethical Eye)Euthanasia: Ethical And Human Aspects (Ethical Eye)
by Not Available
View
Charles V LonconAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Real Estate Law, Industrial Development Law
Michael C LaceyAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Real Estate Law, Wills & Probate, Trusts & Estate Planning, Litigation, Industrial Development Law