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Corporate income tax revenues drop in Missouri, but not because of the economyReinventing Professionals: Why are 'legal operations' pros important to corporate law departments?Why are legal operations pros important to corporate law departments?The Art Of Successful Succession: Part 2Not A Harmless Slip UpSessions Puts White-Collar Focus on Individual ProsecutionA 15% corporate tax rate could be very expensiveSessions: DOJ to Target Individuals Responsible for Bad Corporate BehaviorNC charter school seats should be perks for corporate employees ...Neil Eggleston, Ex-White House Counsel to Obama, Returns to Kirkland & EllisOn the move: Professionals succeedDemocrats plan to press Trump's competition cop on his ties to AT&T, tech giantsKCB adopts bearish outlook as rate cap law reduces incomeCorporate Law: The Synergy of Law and FinanceLaw firms cultivate cannabis practices

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The 2017 Corporate Scorecard
The American LawyerApril 3, 2017

Corporate Scorecard is published by The American Lawyer each April and details the performance of the U.S. law firms with the most active corporate finance and capital markets practices. The information, which is culled by a number of third-party ...more »

People in the News—April 11, 2017—Pepper Hamilton
The Legal IntelligencerApril 10, 2017

Charles S. Marion, a partner in the commercial litigation and intellectual property litigation practice groups of Pepper Hamilton, joined the advisory council of the Salvation Army Kroc Center of Philadelphia. Marion practices primarily in the areas of ...more »

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Corporate income tax revenues drop in Missouri, but not because of the economy
KBIAApril 25, 2017

But the state's Acting Budget Director Dan Haug also pointed to the corporate tax law change during an interview with St. Louis Public Radio back in December. Haug, who did not respond to recent calls for comment, said the slide in corporate income tax ...more »

Reinventing Professionals: Why are 'legal operations' pros important to corporate law departments?
ABA JournalApril 25, 2017

Ari Kaplan speaks with Connie Brenton, the senior director of legal operations at NetApp, and president and chairman of the board of the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium. She is joined by fellow leadership members Mary O'Carroll, head of legal ...more »

Why are legal operations pros important to corporate law departments?
ABA JournalApril 25, 2017

We've got what I characterize as a bit of a centerpiece session, and the goal is really to start refining the conversation around how we change the way legal departments within corporations do business. What are the different expectations we have from ...more »

The Art Of Successful Succession: Part 2
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 25, 2017

One of the central tenets of the UK Corporate Governance Code is the division of responsibilities, and the creation of a clear difference between the roles of chairman and chief executive. Principle A2 states: 'There should be a clear division of ...more »

Not A Harmless Slip Up
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 25, 2017

Hargreaves Lansdown, the Bristol-based listed broker, which sells funds, shares and related financial products, has been found in breach of the Companies Act 2006 by the Financial Reporting Council after it failed to file the necessary interim accounts ...more »

Sessions Puts White-Collar Focus on Individual Prosecution
The National Law Journal (registration)April 24, 2017

Gorelick and David Ogden, an Obama-era deputy AG also at Wilmer, said they felt encouraged that Sessions did not appear to stray much from his predecessors' approaches to corporate law enforcement. Larry Thompson, who served in the George W. Bush ...more »

A 15% corporate tax rate could be very expensive
CNNMoneyApril 24, 2017

The cost could jump to nearly $4 trillion if Trump also chooses to extend the 15% rate to so-called pass-through businesses, which include everything from small businesses to big law firms and investment partnerships. The owners and ... Senate Finance ...more »

Sessions: DOJ to Target Individuals Responsible for Bad Corporate Behavior
TheStreet.comApril 24, 2017

... continue to emphasize the importance of holding individuals accountable for corporate misconduct," Sessions said in remarks to a gathering of corporate ethics and compliance officers. "It is not merely companies, but specific individuals, who break ...more »

NC charter school seats should be perks for corporate employees ...
News & ObserverApril 24, 2017

North Carolina legislators seek major changes in who runs charter schools and how quickly the schools can expand.more »

Neil Eggleston, Ex-White House Counsel to Obama, Returns to Kirkland & Ellis
New York TimesApril 24, 2017

Mr. Eggleston, 63, was a partner at Kirkland, a 1,900-lawyer corporate law firm, in 2014 when Mr. Obama named him to the White House post. In that job, he advised the president on legal and constitutional issues involving foreign policy and domestic ...more »

On the move: Professionals succeed
Hometownlife.comApril 24, 2017

He is a member of the American Bar Association and its Business Law Section and the State Bar of Michigan's Young Lawyers Section, including currently serving as an executive council member and as the executive council diversity committee co-chair.more »

Democrats plan to press Trump's competition cop on his ties to AT&T, tech giants
RecodeApril 23, 2017

Trump's selection for the post — Makan Delrahim — previously spent years working at a Washington, D.C.-focused corporate law firm, where his legal and lobbying clients included such companies as AT&T, Comcast, Google and Qualcomm, according to ...more »

KCB adopts bearish outlook as rate cap law reduces income
Business Daily (press release) (blog)April 23, 2017

Corporate News. KCB adopts bearish outlook as rate cap law reduces income. Sunday, April 23, 2017 18:25. By HERBLING DAVID. KCB chief executive Joshua Oigara. photo | Salaton Njau. Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn · Google · Whatsapp · Messenger.more »

Corporate Law: The Synergy of Law and Finance
The CommentatorApril 23, 2017

In order to do this, they must have a detailed knowledge of the aspects of contract law, tax law, accounting, bankruptcy, accounting, securities law, and intellectual property rights, and the laws specific to the business of the corporations that they ...more »

Law firms cultivate cannabis practices
Herald & ReviewApril 23, 2017

"A cannabis business needs not just a cannabis-focused lawyer but also one that really understands litigation and corporate law and intellectual property law and all these different types of practices," said Morgan, who was the first coordinator of ...more »

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