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Linda Worton Jackson Leaves Salazar Jackson to Join Pardo Gainsburg as Name PartnerVeteran Miami Attorney Luis Salazar Launches Salazar Law, LLPFrom Cabinet Room to Board Room: Advice for Lawyers Looking to Move From Government Into Corporate JobsFrom Cabinet Room to Board Room: Advice for Lawyers Looking to Move From Government Into Corporate JobsThe Netherlands Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017Costa Rica: Innovación en Gobierno CorporativoShould Corporate Law Preserve Honor Of Salmon Or Fairness To Meinhard?Troy Paredes Joins CamberView Partners as Senior AdvisorUK: Measuring The Pulse - Consumer Products M&A Insights: Winter 2017UK: Should Family Be Involved In The Enterprise?Bill Seeks Clarity on Court Jurisdiction Over Corporate DisputesBill Seeks Clarity on Court Jurisdiction Over Corporate DisputesFrom Cabinet Room to Board Room: Advice for Lawyers Looking to Move From Government Into Corporate JobsSEC Opinions Underused by Enforcement Targets, Official SaysUK: Amendments To Trust (Jersey) Law Act 1984

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An Architectural Approach to Law Department Diversity
Corporate Counsel (registration)February 1, 2017

Diversity in corporate legal departments is generally more developed than diversity in law firms. However, legal departments still have a long way to go, especially when looking at the ranks of senior leadership. If sustainable progress regarding ...more »

Alternative Legal Service Provider Adoption All About Cost Savings? Perhaps Not
Law.com (subscription)February 9, 2017

You've seen them around—they're the companies that offer a range of legal-oriented services, such as document review, e-discovery, contract management, and regulatory and compliance litigation support, but aren't law firms themselves. These providers ...more »

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Linda Worton Jackson Leaves Salazar Jackson to Join Pardo Gainsburg as Name Partner
Daily Business Review (registration)February 28, 2017

At her new firm, Worton Jackson will lead the corporate, financial services and bankruptcy departments. The boutique firm specializes in complex commercial deals, litigation, construction law, real estate law and construction and hotel management ...more »

Veteran Miami Attorney Luis Salazar Launches Salazar Law, LLP
Miami's Community NewspapersFebruary 28, 2017

Seasoned corporate and bankruptcy lawyer, Luis Salazar, announces the launch of Salazar Law, LLP, a Coral Gables-based, minority-owned boutique law firm. Formerly known as Salazar Jackson, the firm will continue to serve individuals and businesses ...more »

From Cabinet Room to Board Room: Advice for Lawyers Looking to Move From Government Into Corporate Jobs
InsideCounselFebruary 28, 2017

For one thing, the prestige of corporate law departments has grown considerably, meaning that competition for corporate legal jobs has also surged. When I was in law school, I don't remember a single law student saying that he or she wanted to be an ...more »

From Cabinet Room to Board Room: Advice for Lawyers Looking to Move From Government Into Corporate Jobs
InsideCounselFebruary 28, 2017

For one thing, the prestige of corporate law departments has grown considerably, meaning that competition for corporate legal jobs has also surged. When I was in law school, I don't remember a single law student saying that he or she wanted to be an ...more »

The Netherlands Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
Lexology (registration)February 28, 2017

Modernisation Corporate Law: On 9 December 2016, the Minister of Safety and Justice announced that Dutch corporate law will be further modernised by: (i) introducing rules to combat undue behaviour in public take-overs; (ii) abolishing bearer shares ...more »

Costa Rica: Innovación en Gobierno Corporativo
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)February 28, 2017

Although both duties exist in Costa Rica as derived from basic commercial law principles, this would be an attempt put them black and white. The draft provides for a series of duties incumbent upon boards of directors, sets minimum guidance on the ...more »

Should Corporate Law Preserve Honor Of Salmon Or Fairness To Meinhard?
The National Law ReviewFebruary 28, 2017

But even here there may be a tension between the honor of the fiduciary and interests of the corporation. This tension is illustrated by two Nevada Supreme Court decisions applying Nevada law. In Schoff v. Clough, 79 Nev. 193 (1963), the Court ...more »

Troy Paredes Joins CamberView Partners as Senior Advisor
Yahoo FinanceFebruary 28, 2017

"His expertise in securities and corporate law and leadership experience as a former SEC Commissioner will be an invaluable resource for our clients seeking to understand the changing dynamics in Washington. Troy will be an important addition to our ...more »

UK: Measuring The Pulse - Consumer Products M&A Insights: Winter 2017
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)February 28, 2017

M&A activity in the personal, apparel and homecare space continued its positive trajectory with personal care being the most active segment in terms of large deal activity and corporate acquirers leading the acquisition march in the segment. 2017 deal ...more »

UK: Should Family Be Involved In The Enterprise?
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)February 28, 2017

A question we are commonly asked is whether family members, in particular the next generation, should be involved in the family business. Some families choose to have a blanket rule that no family members can work in their business; they leave the ...more »

Bill Seeks Clarity on Court Jurisdiction Over Corporate Disputes
New York Law Journal (registration)February 27, 2017

While some measures are new, others are returning after failing to win passage in recent years, including one to expunge juvenile offenders' records in certain cases, and another to expand the terms of New York City Housing Court judges to 10 years ...more »

Bill Seeks Clarity on Court Jurisdiction Over Corporate Disputes
New York Law Journal (registration)February 27, 2017

ALBANY - State court administrators are championing a bill that they say would override a 2014 U.S. Supreme Court decision and affirm a 100-year-old state ruling that New York courts have jurisdiction over companies with any commercial nexus to the state.more »

From Cabinet Room to Board Room: Advice for Lawyers Looking to Move From Government Into Corporate Jobs
Corporate Counsel (registration)February 27, 2017

For one thing, the prestige of corporate law departments has grown considerably, meaning that competition for corporate legal jobs has also surged. When I was in law school, I don't remember a single law student saying that he or she wanted to be an ...more »

SEC Opinions Underused by Enforcement Targets, Official Says
Bloomberg BNAFebruary 27, 2017

SEC enforcers bring many cases before administrative law judges, and appeals from that forum are decided by the commissioners. When the commissioners weigh in, they release often lengthy legal opinions in support of their decision. They also review ...more »

UK: Amendments To Trust (Jersey) Law Act 1984
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)February 27, 2017

Following our coverage in the September 2016 newsletter, a Consultation Response and Policy Paper has been released following a three month consultation on the Trusts (Jersey) Law Act 1984. A summary of the conclusions made in this paper are set out ...more »

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