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Is Your Role as GC Being Redefined?

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The GC {RE}DEFINED Morrison & Foerster – The one constant in business today is change. Nonstop developments in technology, politics, regulation, culture, legislation, and financial markets now require all organizations to respond at unprecedented speed. To thrive in this environment, organizations need business leaders who are change agents; those who can inspire their own teams …

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The UK Wild West Approach to the Law Business

The UK Wild West Approach to the Law Business 1

Deregulating the legal market is an issue that has occupied the minds of politicians and lawyers in several countries, but the UK has generally lead the way with law marketplace reform. The use of Alternative Business Structures (ABSs) to provide legal services via supermarkets, estate agents and others, has lead to doubts over the effect …

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Growing Trend For Law Firms To Splash Out on Office Surroundings

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There’s a lot law firms are doing these days to attract and retain business.  And quality staff, for that matter. A good office environment has always been one of the keys and in the increasingly competitive world of modern law practice, the physical surroundings of the firms is all-important – never more so than today. While firms …

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New Zealand Solicitor General Quits in Surprise Move

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New Zealand Solicitor General Michael Heron QC has quit in an announcment made by the Attorney General today. LawFuel had been told that Mr Heron was unhappy with his position although the reason given in the official statement from the Attorney General was that he had provided the three years service he had promised and …

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Eric Holder Returns to Law Firm Repping “Big Banks”

Eric Holder Returns to Law Firm Repping "Big Banks" 10

Former Attorney General Eric Holder enjoyed mixed success – if ‘success’ can be used – in his role but now he’s turning from gamekeeper to poacher, some might say. Writing on The Intercept, Lee Fangs says: After failing to criminally prosecute any of the financial firms responsible for the market collapse in 2008, former Attorney …

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