Corporate Law

2422 ABA Journal articles on Corporate Law.

Here are tips to uncomplicate litigation fact management software
Complex litigation is just that: complex. Cases involve in-depth fact patterns, ever-growing lists of parties and witnesses, multiple attorneys and firms, convoluted legal issues, and reams of documents. Lengthy depositions result in stacks of transcripts that need to be reviewed, annotated and analyzed.
Uncovering the secret history of how corporations gained their civil rights (podcast)
When we think of civil rights movements, the first to spring to mind might be the battles against African-American segregation or for women's suffrage. But one of the longest, most successful–and least-known–of these movements in America has been made on behalf of corporations. In this episode of the Modern Law Library, professor Adam Winkler, author of We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights, shares what he learned from his investigation into how corporations have achieved constitutional protections ranging from the right to sue and be sued, to individual rights like religious liberty protections and free speech.
CEO of blood testing company Theranos is accused of ‘massive fraud’ in SEC complaint

The founder and CEO of blood testing company Theranos has agreed to settle civil fraud charges filed Wednesday by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The SEC says Theranos CEO…

Lawyers argue over apportionment after $1M verdict in BigLaw malpractice case

Lawyers were arguing over how to apportion damages and fees after jurors awarded more than $1 million on Wednesday in a malpractice suit against Alston & Bird.

Jurors in Atlanta…

Tabloid reportedly delayed Stormy Daniels story for 6 years after litigation threat by Trump lawyer

In Touch magazine reportedly delayed publishing an interview with porn star Stormy Daniels for six years after Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen threatened litigation.

Four former employees of In Touch’s…

ABA opposes legislation requiring lawyers to frequently report small-business ownership data

The ABA has taken a stand opposing an anti-terrorism bill under congressional consideration, saying it would impose unreasonable regulations on lawyers and their small-business clients while actually weakening efforts to…

Paradise Papers leaked from law firm show commerce secretary’s business link to Putin associates
Leaked documents from the offshore Appleby law firm show U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ business link to associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Colorado’s marijuana business is a criminal conspiracy to the feds
Under federal law, the decriminalized marijuana industry is in a slightly precarious position. Congress has prevented the Department of Justice from interfering with state-legal medical marijuana, but it left the DOJ free to enforce federal law against state-legal recreational marijuana businesses.
Bloomberg Law trains machine to highlight legal points

Bloomberg Law is the latest legal research provider to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to help lawyers analyze and cite legal opinions more effectively.

Equifax is reportedly reviewing actions of its top lawyer, who oversaw security and stock sales
Equifax’s board of directors is reportedly scrutinizing the actions of the company’s chief legal officer, John Kelley, because of two of his duties—overseeing security and approving stock sales by executives.
How Can GCs Be a Force for Change?
Despite decades of lip service to the importance of diversity in the legal community, the upper ranks of most law firms fail to reflect the gender and ethnic makeup of practitioners or the population at large.
SEC discloses hackers accessed EDGAR system and may have traded on the information

The Securities and Exchange Commission disclosed on Wednesday evening that its EDGAR corporate filing system was hacked in 2016.

The hack of nonpublic information “may have provided the basis for…

Charles Kenji Whitehead: Teaching startup law as startup products start up
From the late 1980s to mid-2000s, Cornell Law School professor Charles Kenji “Chuck” Whitehead was steeped in BigLaw securities and deals work. He also had top leadership positions as a hybrid banker and a lawyer in big finance companies involved in venture capital and securities.
Lainey Feingold: Negotiating better access for the disabled
The word compliance is frequently used in legal matters related to the Americans with Disabilities Act. But Lainey Feingold says simply meeting the law’s standard is not enough.
Venture-backed, technology-focused law firm launches

With $10.5 million, serial entrepreneur Justin Kan is about to take on Big Law.

After three months operating under the radar, Atrium LLP publicly launched on Thursday with the…

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