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On the Move: New hires, promotions, recognitionStudy finds law firms and corporations increasingly turning to alternative legal service providersStudy finds law firms and corporations increasingly turning to alternative legal service providersCorporate Lagging in E-Discovery Metrics, but Beating Firms in Business Intelligence Tech AdoptionCorporate Lagging in E-Discovery Metrics, but Beating Firms in Business Intelligence Tech AdoptionModernizing federal corporate lawUnited States: Corporate Law Developments (January 24, 2017): Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB ...Chevron case is textbook application of Canadian corporate lawUnited States: Corporate Law & Governance UpdateSupreme Court Justice Valihura to speak at corporate law conferenceCorporate Law & Governance Update: January 2017California Corporate Law: Must A Security Be Written?

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On the Move: New hires, promotions, recognition
Jackson Clarion LedgerJanuary 31, 2017

... The firm received Metropolitan Tier 2 ranking in these practice areas: Gulfport — Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Jackson — Construction Law, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, and Transportation Law; Tupelo (Oxford) — Corporate ...more »

Study finds law firms and corporations increasingly turning to alternative legal service providers
ABA JournalJanuary 31, 2017

A majority of law firms and corporations are already using alternative legal service providers (ALSP) in at least one service category, and more intend to do so in the coming year. That was the main finding in a study (PDF) released Tuesday by the ...more »

Study finds law firms and corporations increasingly turning to alternative legal service providers
ABA JournalJanuary 31, 2017

A majority of law firms and corporations are already using alternative legal service providers (ALSP) in at least one service category, and more intend to do so in the coming year. That was the main finding in a study released Tuesday by the Thomson ...more »

Corporate Lagging in E-Discovery Metrics, but Beating Firms in Business Intelligence Tech Adoption
Corporate Counsel (registration)January 30, 2017

But are corporate counsel and law firm partners getting the most out of their metrics? One survey found a mixed bag. According to a study from FRONTEO and 451 Research titled, "The Ascent of Business Intelligence in the Legal Market," only 35 percent ...more »

Corporate Lagging in E-Discovery Metrics, but Beating Firms in Business Intelligence Tech Adoption
InsideCounselJanuary 30, 2017

But are corporate counsel and law firm partners getting the most out of their metrics? One survey found a mixed bag. According to a study from FRONTEO and 451 Research titled, "The Ascent of Business Intelligence in the Legal Market," only 35 percent ...more »

Modernizing federal corporate law
Canadian Lawyer MagazineJanuary 30, 2017

The amendments to the CBCA contained in the bill would modernize Canada's legal and regulatory framework for nearly 270,000 federally incorporated corporations, though the proposed changes would affect only those that issue stocks and report to a ...more »

United States: Corporate Law Developments (January 24, 2017): Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)January 26, 2017

This week's corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)'s first annual State of Disclosure Report (published December 1, 2016) providing an overview as to the quality of corporate ...more »

Chevron case is textbook application of Canadian corporate law
Financial PostJanuary 24, 2017

And he did so based on a bedrock principle of Canadian law called corporate separateness. The Chevron decision underscores how important this principle is — and not just for big corporations, but also small business people and entrepreneurs.more »

United States: Corporate Law & Governance Update
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)January 12, 2017

The board's compliance committee will encounter a particularly challenging agenda in 2017. Its activity will be impacted by a series of recent corporate controversies, regulatory developments and judicial decisions. These combine to prompt a close ...more »

Supreme Court Justice Valihura to speak at corporate law conference
The News JournalJanuary 12, 2017

Delaware Supreme Court Justice Karen Valihura will be the opening keynote speaker at the 12th Annual Directors Forum in San Diego. The three-day conference will run from Jan 22. to Jan. 24, 2017. The Corporate Directors Forum, a nonprofit whose ...more »

Corporate Law & Governance Update: January 2017
The National Law ReviewJanuary 7, 2017

The board's compliance committee will encounter a particularly challenging agenda in 2017. Its activity will be impacted by a series of recent corporate controversies, regulatory developments and judicial decisions. These combine to prompt a close ...more »

California Corporate Law: Must A Security Be Written?
The National Law ReviewJanuary 6, 2017

In yesterday's post, I covered some of the differences between the laundry lists of securities found in the California Corporate Securities Law of 1968 and the Securities Act of 1933. Both lists seem to contemplate instruments that are written. But ...more »

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