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  • Best Practices for Streamlining M&A

    Most M&A activity is conducted using processes that do not take advantage of current technology. Deal attorneys and legal analysts rely on spreadsheets-based checklists to track the complexities of deal flow. Spreadsheets still have a role to...

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  • Supreme Court Changing Where You Can Be Sued

    In three decisions over the past five years, the Supreme Court has curtailed the power of courts over out-of-state and international defendants by restricting both general personal jurisdiction and specific personal jurisdiction. In Daimler AG v. Bauman,...

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  • The Most Saturated Legal Market in the World

    One of the most prominent characteristics of the Israeli legal market is the sheer number of attorneys, one for every 160 people, making it the most saturated legal market per capita in the world. Since a legislation...

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  • Delivering Client Value With Technology

    Beyond managing legal matters, in-house counsel must understand their larger role in driving revenue to the business. This requires an investment of time to understand each department’s function, goals and challenges. The business partners and leaders trust...

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  • English Courts Possess Powerful Tools for U.S. Litigation

    This article focuses on two potent interim remedies that an English court can grant in aid of U.S. court proceedings: (1) obtaining evidence or documents from a witness/non-party resident in England or Wales through the 1970 Hague...

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  • Contractual Potholes on the Road to M&A

    Ambiguity, not clarity, can emerge from the complex documentation prepared in an M&A deal. A Delaware case, LSVC Holdings, LLC v. Vestcom Parent Holdings, Inc. made this clear. As a first step, a Delaware court will look...

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  • Supreme Court PDR Decision Could Upend Regulatory Ground Rules

    In PDR Network, LLC v. Carlton & Harris Chiropractic, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the question of whether district courts need to adhere to statutory interpretations made by federal agencies with national reach. A West...

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  • SEC Zeros in on Celebrity Promotions

    The enhanced publicity garnered from celebrity involvement in an SEC action can help the agency warn and educate a broader segment of the public of the consequences of securities violations, thus deterring more would-be violators and alerting...

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  • Insider Trading and the Personal Benefit Requirement

    A recent decision from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York illustrates the broad reach of prosecutors in pursuing recipients of insider trading tips, despite the case-law requirement that the tipper has...

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  • Keys to a Successful Joint Defense Group

    A joint in-house counsel defense group can maximize effectiveness and position the defense for the best possible outcome in litigation. The initial challenge for a joint defense group (JDG) is that membership is often effectively involuntary. Plaintiffs’...

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