Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for April 9 - 11, 2017

Corporate Counsel Group Issues Law Firm Cyber GuidanceTrump Targets the Legal Services CorporationWhere Is Delaware Corporate Litigation Going?Companies, their directors and the long arm of the lawEmployees, Corporate Governance And A Grand Day OutWells Fargo Lawyers Were Too Cost Focused, Report SaysCalifornia Corporate Law Firm, Structure Law Group, LLP, Welcomes Two New AttorneysPeople in the News—April 11, 2017—Pepper HamiltonPeople in the News—April 11, 2017—Pepper HamiltonCorporate Close-Up: Arkansas Adopts Entity-level Apportionment for Partnerships, Conforming Law to PracticeCompany Registration Procedures In UzbekistanDoxly Launches Automated Signature Solution for Corporate Law TransactionsDoxly Launches Automated Signature Solution for Corporate Law TransactionsSpotify May Go Public With "Self-Filing"Just Askin': First Busey Corp.'s incorporation location

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Brazil: Substantive Consolidation under Brazilian Insolvency Law
Lexology (registration)April 6, 2017

[1] Nevertheless, the possibility of a judicial recovery claim being filed by more than one claimant (procedural consolidation) is not to be mistaken with the unification of assets of different legal entities (material consolidation). ... The general ...more »

Trump Targets the Legal Services Corporation
The American ProspectApril 11, 2017

The so-called “skinny budget,” released last month by the Office of Management and Budget, proposes wiping out all federal financing for the 43-year-old Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the publicly funded but independently run nonprofit that is the ...more »

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Corporate Counsel Group Issues Law Firm Cyber Guidance
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessApril 11, 2017

Zurich also requires its retained law firms to undergo an audit of their data security measures, similar to the audits vendors must undergo, Paulis said in an email. “The threat of a cybersecurity breach is a crucial issue, and should be addressed up ...more »

Trump Targets the Legal Services Corporation
The American ProspectApril 11, 2017

The so-called “skinny budget,” released last month by the Office of Management and Budget, proposes wiping out all federal financing for the 43-year-old Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the publicly funded but independently run nonprofit that is the ...more »

Where Is Delaware Corporate Litigation Going?
JD Supra (press release)April 11, 2017

Litigation involving Delaware corporate law is undergoing major changes. Some commentators predict that Delaware will cease to be the favored forum for M&A litigation. While we disagree with that forecast, it is important to understand what is going on ...more »

Companies, their directors and the long arm of the law
Lexology (registration)April 11, 2017

A consultation paper in 2000 eventually led to the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (CMCHA). Prior to 6th April 2008, it was possible for a corporate entity to be prosecuted for a number of criminal offences, including the common ...more »

Employees, Corporate Governance And A Grand Day Out
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 11, 2017

Crucially, ELA members represent employers and employees: we are drawn from large commercial law firms, companies, trade unions, the voluntary sector and local government. We have no ideological axe to grind. When I chaired L&P, a major part of the ...more »

Wells Fargo Lawyers Were Too Cost Focused, Report Says
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessApril 11, 2017

The fact that it is written by a law firm, and critiques a corporate law department for focusing too much on cost containment and not seeing the big picture marks an “intriguing turnaround” from the normal roles, he added. It is more common to hear ...more »

California Corporate Law Firm, Structure Law Group, LLP, Welcomes Two New Attorneys
PR Web (press release)April 11, 2017

Mr. Gurer represents corporations and business owners in a wide variety of business and real estate disputes, including breach of contract, mechanics liens, creditors' rights, and shareholder, member and partnership disputes. Mr. Gurer handles all ...more »

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

... of complex business litigation, intellectual property litigation (including patent and trademark infringement cases and trade secret disputes), franchise litigation, securities litigation and products liability. He received his law degree and ...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 »

Corporate Close-Up: Arkansas Adopts Entity-level Apportionment for Partnerships, Conforming Law to Practice
Bloomberg BNAApril 10, 2017

Recent Arkansas legislation (H.B. 1562, enacted March 14, 2017) requires partnerships with income both within and outside the state to apportion income to Arkansas under the Uniform Division of Income for Tax Purposes Act, as adopted by the state.more »

Company Registration Procedures In Uzbekistan
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 10, 2017

'Single Window' centers ('one-stop shops') under the Ministry of Justice will become a single registration authority for all types of business entities (except for banks and credit bureaus registered by the Central Bank). Registration documents: It is ...more »

Doxly Launches Automated Signature Solution for Corporate Law Transactions
Yahoo FinanceApril 10, 2017

Doxly, a secure portal for end to end corporate transactions, continues to expand their platform capabilities with the launch of their new Signatures Simplified solution. This game-changing new feature will eliminate the need to create signature blocks ...more »

Doxly Launches Automated Signature Solution for Corporate Law Transactions
Business Wire (press release)April 10, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Doxly, a secure portal for end to end corporate transactions, continues to expand their platform capabilities with the launch of their new Signatures Simplified solution. This game-changing new feature will eliminate the ...more »

Spotify May Go Public With "Self-Filing"
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 10, 2017

IPO alternatives appear to be alive and well as we learn from press reports that unicorn music service Spotify may go public through a "self-filing," also known as a "direct listing." In my first book, over 10 years ago, I talked at length about the ...more »

Just Askin': First Busey Corp.'s incorporation location
Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteApril 9, 2017

"While not as popular as Delaware, Nevada is a relatively common choice for firms to incorporate," he said. "Nevada has consciously emulated Delaware law, and updates it to continue to attract corporations. Since Nevada corporate law is similar to ...more »

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