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Law Firm Memo Survey: Q3 2015

Oct 22, 2015 By: Craig Eastland

A periodic series surveying law firm memoranda to identify trends in corporate, securities, and other areas of transactional law. In preparing this

Team Design Principles for Law Firms and Law Departments

Oct 21, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman

Designing and managing effective teams is one of several important topics that are covered in Chapter 25 of Business Transactions Solutions (“Organizational Design and Structure”), which is available on Westlaw.

October Business Counselor Institute Program on “Risk Assessments”

Oct 12, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman

All companies, regardless of their size and the industries in which they operate, are facing greater challenges with respect to identifying and

New EU high court ruling may end all data transfers to U.S.

Oct 7, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

Yesterday, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Europe’s highest court, invalidated the 15-year-old Safe Harbour agreement that allowed the free exchange of electronic data between the U.S. and EU.

Fasten Your Seatbelts: All About E-Verify

Sep 29, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Join Practical Law and Jackson Lewis P.C. for a free 75-minute webinar that will address what employers and their counsel need to know about the E-Verify program.

New slide deck presentations from from Business Counselor Institute Programs supplement additional practice materials

Sep 16, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman

This month’s Business Counselor update includes new slide deck presentations from recent Business Counselor Institute programs as additional practice materials in several chapters.

West Legal Ed Center and Business Counselor Institute Present Program on “Conducting an Effective Compliance Audit”

Sep 3, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman

Extensive information on Compliance Audits is available in Chapter 225 of Business Transactions Solutions. In addition, a Business Counselor Institute program on “Conducting Compliance Audits” is being presented on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at noon, Central time.

New NLRB ruling is game-changer for employment and labor law

Sep 2, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a new decision, Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc. (BFI), changing the standard for determining joint-employer status.

SEC adopts final rules for new Regulation A+ exception from Securities Act registration requirements

Aug 20, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman

The SEC has adopted final rules for a new “Regulation A+” exception from the Securities Act’s registration requirements.

Documentary requirements for dissolving and liquidating a corporation

Aug 18, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman

Although it doesn’t happen often, when a corporation needs to be dissolved, it is important to be aware of all the documents needed to complete the process.