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General Counsels: “You’re Perfect, We Love You, Now Change”

Sep 11, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

These days, a Large Law firm could be forgiven for being a little confused by its relationship with some of its corporate

A Pyramid scheme or a Ponzi scheme?

Sep 11, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

“Pyramid scheme” rewards participants for inducing other people to join the program, and a “Ponzi scheme” operates strictly by paying earlier investors with money tendered by later investors

Taking Steps to Fight Human Trafficking in America

Sep 10, 2014 By: Michele Engdahl

The Thomson Reuters Foundation has worked to address global women’s rights issues ranging from domestic workers’ rights to laws on human trafficking and prostitution

The Couch-Jumping Partner, Part II

Sep 10, 2014 By: Janet Bennett

In the first part of this post, I discussed my experience working with law firms and how partners have really seized on

Professional conduct: Intellectual Property-Related Insurance Issues

Sep 10, 2014 By: David A. Gauntlett

Intellectual property insurance is an area fraught with potential risk for insured and their brokers and counsel, starting with the first question to ask when analyzing coverage

Washington Elder Law Practice Report (#21) / “Transfer on Death” deeds now authorized

Sep 10, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Effective June 12, 2014, Washington state adopted new “Transfer on Death” (TOD) deed legislation. The new statutes will often affect Elder Law Practices.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Sep 10, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a judge’s dismissal of an ex-inmate’s suit

Lessons for the 2015 Proxy Season

Sep 10, 2014 By: Holly J. Gregory

This article examines trends emerging from the 2014 proxy season and related developments and suggests steps companies can take now to prepare for the 2015 season.

Harmless Mountain Bike

Sep 10, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Erroneous admission of the mountain bike in evidence was harmless error.

Indiana Jury Awards $1.2M for Our Lady of America Religious Artifacts Dispute

Sep 9, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

McCarthy v. Fuller (S.D. Ind.) Indiana Jury Awards $1.2M for Our Lady of America Religious Artifacts Dispute

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