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  • Sour View Of Lawyers From Multinational Corporate Group

    A jaundiced take on the legal profession from its purported origin as a loose association of medieval scribes, in an age when few could write, to an ignoble present, “preying on the insecurity of someone trying to...

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  • Trump “Opportunity Zones” Are A Bonanza For High-End Real Estate Lawyers

    The opportunity was supposed to accrue to people living in low-income areas of certain cities, but this investigative piece from the New York Times says those people appear to be at the bottom of the beneficiary list....

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • An Old Judge Kavanaugh Opinion Prevails In A GC Privilege Case

    In the Northern District of Illinois, a general counsel’s emails to various in-house parties were ruled privileged when the court declined to apply “the primary purpose” test as requested by the plaintiffs. The plaintiffs wanted the defendant...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • GC’s Several Roles Require Disparate Skill Sets

    The general counsel typically has three identifiable and separate roles: senior executive and strategist, legal advisor, and resource manager, whose job includes determining how much of the department’s budget will be allocated to an outside legal spend....

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Is The ABA Defending Money Laundering?

    A British lawyer and specialist in investigations and asset recovery says the ABA has come out against proposed legislation that would make it more difficult for company principals to hide their identities.

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • What General Counsel Should Ask Tax Directors

    Tax departments report up through finance rather than the legal function in most companies, so it’s easy for chief legal officers to be disconnected from one of the most legally complex and risky parts of any enterprise....

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Census Case A Bust For Trump; Opposing Lawyers Now Awarded Legal Fees

    In a nonpublic settlement, the Justice Department has agreed to pay $2.7 million in legal fees for the New York Immigration Coalition, which successfully opposed the Trump administration’s attempt to get a citizenship question on the 2020...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Data And Business Litigation

    Data retention is a double-edged sword. Data can be a treasure trove of evidence, notably in matters involving trade secrets and non-compete agreements, but in virtually any type of litigation. At the same time, data – holding...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Cohen Wants Trump To Pay His Legal Fees, Judge Skeptical

    Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s attempt to get the Trump Organization to pay his legal fees ran into a skeptical judge at a hearing in a New York state court last week. Cohen wants the Trump Organization...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Harnessing Market Forces To Confront Cyber Risk

    Corporations are currently not doing enough to address cyber risks, nor are those risks being addressed appropriately by the markets – specifically by investors, credit rating agencies and insurers – according an article from the Lawfare Institute....

    • Posted 1 month ago
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