Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for June 2 - 12, 2017

On The MoveThe Lawyers of Tomorrow: 5 Trends Changing the IndustryLaw school renews career, mentorship program in New York after successful launchTaking Stock in BlockchainsFrom law partner to nonprofit: Election spurs one woman to fight for kids' health careWhat's next for Comey? Maybe law, corporate work, politicsLaw, corporate work, politics? What's next for James ComeyGC Cheat Sheet: The Hottest Corporate News Of The WeekFinTech: Taking Stock in BlockchainsReferring To Extraneous Agreements In Corporate Articles of IncorporationSmall is lucrative for Wachtell, corporate America's legal defense forceTrump FBI Nominee's Corporate Legal Work Could Exclude Him From Some ProbesTrump FBI nominee's corporate legal work could exclude him from some probesCorporate Law & Governance Update - June 2017Major Changes on Corporate Law in Azerbaijan

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From law partner to nonprofit: Election spurs one woman to fight for kids' health care
The TennesseanJune 11, 2017

The TJC wouldn't be able to pay the money a partner at a corporate law firm makes. But Young was serious, and the TJC was close to getting a three-year $200,000 grant from the David & Lucile Packard Foundation to fund a new program to protect and ...more »

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On The Move
Albany Times UnionJune 12, 2017

Galeano has more than 24 years of corporate law experience, advising and representing corporations and organizations in the areas of corporate formation, governance, restructuring, mergers, acquisitions, private and government. She previously served as ...more »

The Lawyers of Tomorrow: 5 Trends Changing the Industry
Lexology (registration)June 12, 2017

By: Olga V. Mack, General Counsel at ClearSlide, and Katia Bloom, associate general counsel at ForgeRock. Undoubtedly, the practice of law is changing rapidly. Lawyers are going in-house faster, in-house legal departments are impacting the business ...more »

Law school renews career, mentorship program in New York after successful launch
GW Hatchet (subscription)June 12, 2017

The elective classes during the first semester of the program covered topics like banking law, securities regulation, bankruptcy law and legal drafting. “They all were very engaged, they learned a tremendous amount, obviously academically, but also ...more »

Taking Stock in Blockchains
Lexology (registration)June 11, 2017

On March 27, 2017, the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association approved proposed amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) that had been proposed by the DSBA Corporation Law Council. These amendments ...more »

From law partner to nonprofit: Election spurs one woman to fight for kids' health care
The TennesseanJune 11, 2017

The TJC wouldn't be able to pay the money a partner at a corporate law firm makes. But Young was serious, and the TJC was close to getting a three-year $200,000 grant from the David & Lucile Packard Foundation to fund a new program to protect and ...more »

What's next for Comey? Maybe law, corporate work, politics
Washington PostJune 11, 2017

WASHINGTON — So what's next for James Comey? The former FBI director boldly challenged the president who fired him, accused the Trump administration of lying and supplied material that could be used to build a case against President Donald Trump.more »

Law, corporate work, politics? What's next for James Comey
SFGateJune 10, 2017

He may be called upon to provide more detail about his interactions with Trump even as he turns attention to potential opportunities in law, corporate work or perhaps even politics. "There's some jobs where the controversy would not be a benefit, but ...more »

GC Cheat Sheet: The Hottest Corporate News Of The Week
Law360 (subscription)June 9, 2017

... counsel leaders at 3M Co. and Sears Holding Management Corp. spoke this week at a legal operations conference sponsored by the Associate for Corporate Counsel and shared their companies' strategies for minimizing their reliance on outside law firms.more »

FinTech: Taking Stock in Blockchains
The National Law ReviewJune 9, 2017

Thou Shall Nots: Protective Provisions and Restrictive Covenants. Every day, often including weekends, corporate law associates relish the opportunity to draft rights of first refusal, rights to “tag-along” offerings, vesting provisions, obligations to ...more »

Referring To Extraneous Agreements In Corporate Articles of Incorporation
The National Law ReviewJune 9, 2017

Eventually, the author's office explained that it was unaware of the fact that “shareholders' agreement” is a defined term under the General Corporation Law. As defined in Section 186, a “shareholders' agreement” only pertains to statutory close ...more »

Small is lucrative for Wachtell, corporate America's legal defense force
ReutersJune 8, 2017

Besides Lipton, two of the other three founding partners, Leonard Rosen and George Katz, have died. However, like Lipton, founding partner Herbert Wachtell remains active at 84 practicing law, focusing on corporate litigation, which is the firm's other ...more »

Trump FBI Nominee's Corporate Legal Work Could Exclude Him From Some Probes
U.S. News & World ReportJune 7, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's pick for FBI chief, corporate lawyer Christopher Wray, would likely face conflicts of interest at the agency due to his defense work for many big companies and be forced to step aside from some ...more »

Trump FBI nominee's corporate legal work could exclude him from some probes
ReutersJune 7, 2017

Kathleen Clark, a professor at Washington University School of law, said professional ethics rules would specifically bar Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director from participating in investigations of former clients who shared confidential ...more »

Corporate Law & Governance Update - June 2017
JD Supra (press release)June 5, 2017

The survey results are suggestive of a growing climate of accountability in corporate boardrooms across the globe. Boards are now more willing to terminate CEOs for conduct they regard as unethical or otherwise inconsistent with corporate values. This ...more »

Major Changes on Corporate Law in Azerbaijan
Lexology (registration)June 2, 2017

On 25 April 2017, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan signed a decree approving the Law on Amendments to the Civil Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan (the Amendments to the Civil Code). The Amendments to the Civil Code are designed to ...more »

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