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The Language of Value posted by 10/11/2010 Shakespeare may have been right that a rose will emit the same fragrance whatever you call it, but when it comes to concepts such as "value," the choice of words can matter. In order to discuss the concept with any chance of reaching a mutual...

From Cost To Profit Centre: Redefining The Role Of The Legal Department

LONDON, 2 November 2010 - Management boards and general counsel are urged to revaluate the remit of their legal teams in a thought-provoking new report, "The Profitable Legal Department: How legal departments can prosper by generating revenue for their company." The report examines global...

From Cost To Profit Centre: Redefining The Role Of The Legal Department

LONDON, 2 November 2010 - Management boards and general counsel are urged to revaluate the remit of their legal teams in a thought-provoking new report, "The Profitable Legal Department: How legal departments can prosper by generating revenue for their company." The report examines global...

From Cost To Profit Centre: Redefining The Role Of The Legal Department

LONDON, 2 November 2010 - Management boards and general counsel are urged to revaluate the remit of their legal teams in a thought-provoking new report, "The Profitable Legal Department: How legal departments can prosper by generating revenue for their company." The report examines global...

New Agreement Makes LexisNexis Exclusive Third-Party Distributor Of Industry-Leading Legal Content From ALM

Agreement provides legal professionals unmatched legal news, business and practice area information and early case assessment content to help them create better outcomes NEW YORK - ( BUSINESS WIRE ) LexisNexis ( www.lexisnexis.com ), a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions...

How Insurance Coverage Lawyers Can Assist Other Lawyers in Helping Their Clients

By John L. Watkins, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP As an insurance coverage lawyer, I am often asked to assist other lawyers in dealing with insurance issues that affect their clients. Insurance coverage is not intuitive. In many instances, counsel may not realize that a claim or dispute is...

John Watkins on Assistance Insurance Coverage Lawyers Can Provide to Other Attorneys

By John L. Watkins, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP As an insurance coverage lawyer, I am often asked to assist other lawyers in dealing with insurance issues that affect their clients. Insurance coverage is not intuitive. In many instances, counsel may not realize that a claim or dispute is...

Attorneys May Seek Guidance from Insurance Coverage Attorneys In Order to Better Assist Their Clients

By John L. Watkins, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP As an insurance coverage lawyer, I am often asked to assist other lawyers in dealing with insurance issues that affect their clients. Insurance coverage is not intuitive. In many instances, counsel may not realize that a claim or dispute is...

John Watkins On Assistance Insurance Coverage Lawyers Can Provide To Other Attorneys

By John L. Watkins, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP As an insurance coverage lawyer, I am often asked to assist other lawyers in dealing with insurance issues that affect their clients. Insurance coverage is not intuitive. In many instances, counsel may not realize that a claim or dispute is covered...

The five skills of highly effective in-house lawyers

I spent some time this week with a group of in-house lawyers facilitating a discussion around the skills and capabilities that corporate counsel need to be a success, particularly if they are just making the transition from private practice. The group itself was very diverse, ranging from a...

The in-house law firm – the future of corporate law departments?

I'm a big fan of Tom Peters . Not just because he genuinely interacts with his followers on Twitter , not just because he's passionate about what he writes about, and not just because he presents (presentations, books) in some pretty cool ways. I'm a fan because he has some great ideas...

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Integration is a term loosely used by legal technology companies. So you might ask, what is integration and why does it matter? Let's start with defining what integration means. According to http://dictionary.refrence.com integration is the act of combining or adding parts to make a unified whole...

ABA Offers Guidance On Ethical, Legal Duties When Lawyer Receives Copies Of Third Party's E-mail Communications With Counsel

By David Sorensen Another in Our Series of Hinshaw Lawyers for the Profession® Alerts American Bar Association Formal Opinion 11-460 : Duty When Lawyer Receives Copies of Third Party's E-mail Communications With Counsel (August 4, 2011) Hinshaw's legal ethics and risk management...

Martindale's Counsel to Counsel Forum - Managing Investigations, Compliance and Audits in Today's Tough Markets

I have facilitated Martindale Counsel to Counsel forums all over the world since 2000. These discussions are "best practice" exchanges by corporate counsel and law firm lawyers about a particular topic. Consistently, they are the best received CLE programs by buyers of legal services and...

LexisNexis Launches Corporate In-House Newsletter

LexisNexis on Feb. 29 launched its corporate counsel in-house newsletter. This is your one-stop shop for all of the compliance , litigation and transactional topics that matter most to you. We would love to hear from you on the topics you'd like to see us cover as well as articles you would like...

LexisNexis Releases Second Issue Of Corporate In-House Newsletter

LexisNexis has released the second issue of its corporate counsel in-house newsletter. This is your one-stop shop for all of the compliance , litigation and transactional topics that matter most to you. We would love to hear from you on the topics you'd like to see us cover as well as articles you...

The LexisNexis In-House Advisory Newsletter For June 2012 Is Released

LexisNexis® In-House Advisory—your complimentary newsletter exclusively for corporate counsel. | View online > Compliance | Litigation | Transactional | Did You Know? June 2012, Issue III ...

D&O Corporate Counsel Checklist Published by ABA

In the August edition of the ABA's Business Law Today, the Business Section's Committee on Director and Officer Liability (under the very capable direction of James Wing of Holland & Knight) has just issued a brief commentary and a checklist for use by corporate counsel who must manage the...

Crowell & Moring Releases Report, 'Litigation Forecast 2013'

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Crowell & Moring LLP has announced the publication of "Litigation Forecast 2013: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know in the Coming Year." The report explores critical litigation issues, provides concise, forward-looking perspectives on trends affecting a wide range of...

Complimentary CLE Webinar: Doing Business in China: A Legal & Business Overview for In-House Teams

China continues its ascent as a world economic power, rocketing to the position of #2 on the world business stage with an average annual GDP growth rate of 10%. Doing business with Chinese companies-or simply doing business alongside or in competition with Chinese companies in the global marketplace...