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  • U.S. Companies and London’s AIM Exchange

    The London Stock Exchange’s AIM market is the world’s leading market for high-growth companies, popular with international companies that wish to source their equity capital financing needs from sophisticated institutional investors in one of the deepest capital...

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  • Gender-Biased General Counsel Bonuses Need Fixing

    Although female general counsel have a base salary that is, on average, 6.3 percent lower than their male counterparts, it is in their bonuses that the real disparity comes to light. Male general counsel bonuses were 31...

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  • Due Diligence for Socio-Economic Risk

    Today, investors and their diligence teams face the challenge of emerging socio-economic risk exposures. These risks are varied, and they are growing out of our divided cultural and business environment. This means that investors are bringing new...

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  • Tip Sheet for Commercial Leasing Transactions

    For various reasons, leasing space is more advantageous than buying space, so commercial leasing transactions are part of every thriving business. An advantageous lease adds value; a disadvantageous one is a burden. Leases are packed with detailed...

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  • Canadian Disclosure Obligations for United States Cannabis Companies

    In October 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published CSA Staff Notice 51-352 for companies with United States cannabis-related activities. It provided some long-sought commentary on the disclosure requirements and regulation of entities with ties to the...

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  • Developments in Corporate Litigation Finance

    The origins of the litigation finance industry lie in the distressed litigation space. Now the industry has become mainstream, and litigation funders have been increasingly focused on advertising the benefits of using external capital to blue chips...

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  • A Pitch for Boutiques

    In the post-recession era of “do more with less” the pressure is on to find alternatives. Focusing on alternative legal service providers is one strategy; but there is another strategy to consider — retaining solo practitioners and...

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  • What Story Will Your Metrics Tell?

    The need for analytics was spurred by the 2008 financial crisis. Legal spend was seen as overhead and a necessary evil. To better manage expenses, corporate clients became focused on cutting costs for legal services. The results...

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  • GDPR and Data Maps

    As corporations deal with the latest milestone in compliance, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), data maps will prove useful for getting rid of personal data that falls in scope of GDPR Article 17, commonly referred...

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  • Legal Departments Lead Industry-Wide Change

    About five years ago, a group of in-house counsel from large corporations started to meet informally. They expressed frustrations with how their departments were run, and surfaced issues surrounding the way legal services were delivered by law...

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