Elyse Hackney (@ecoopers), a customer success executive at Hearsay Social, recently shared 5 LinkedIn privacy tips for financial advisors. After Kevin O’Keefe of LexBlog shared her tips on Twitter, Hackney was kind enough...
The United States Supreme Court today will hear oral argument in a case that could have far-reaching and industry-changing effects on the television broadcasting and cable industries. Dubbed the Betamax case of the 21st century, the 1984 ruling that allowed consumers to record programming, American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo has the potential to tip the […]
Law firms and other businesses around the globe are voicing growing concern over the Russia-Ukraine crisis. In the short term, however, EU and U.S. sanctions are also creating work for lawyers on the ground. Although foreign firms have expressed trepidation about Russia’s actions in the region, many fearing it is destabilizing a large part of […]
London has long been known as a city where white men have largely run the show, although some say that changing. But is it in the legal market, which has seen dwindling female partnership numbers in recent years? To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Fiona Woolf, introduced the […]
The law firm SORAINEN has won the “Baltic Law Firm of the Year” award at the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) European Awards 2014, according to a firm statement. Reimo Hammerberg, regional head of the SORAINEN Banking & Finance Team, said, “during 2013 we advised our clients on many transactions of strategic significance in the […]
Law firm mergers have always been tricky and history has shown they often don’t work very well. But there is an uptick in merger activity with 88 firms merging in the United States last year, according to a study by legal consulting firm Altman Weill. The reason behind mergers is simple. Firms largely merge looking […]
Many say the answer is yes. Recent reports show that a growing number of law firms and general counsel clients are seeking alternative fee arrangements and many firms have dumped the practice altogether, leaving lawyers to say a shift away from the billable hour is inevitable and law firms need to rethink their decades-old business […]