Tag Archives: Perspective

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Components of Effective Partner Compensation: Long-Term Focus (Perspective)

Components of Effective Partner Compensation: Long-Term Focus (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: This article ties into a series by author, who is the former chair of a large U.S. law firm, on management principles. By Donald Mrozek, Former Chairman, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP Earlier this year, I published an article titled Enduring Principles of an Effective Partner Compensation System, where I set forth certain governing principles for

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Shifting Trends in US inbound M&A So Far In 2017 (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is a member of his firm’s U.S. leadership team. By Jeff Haidet, Chairman, Dentons US Though the volume and value of global mergers and acquisitions has declined for H1 2017 compared to the same period last year, the US remains one of the strongest markets for cross-border dealmaking.

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The Risk of Border Searches for Lawyers (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is the Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics. By Bruce A. Green, Fordham Law School The public is accustomed to traveling, including internationally, with electronic devices (cell phones, laptop computers, etc.) that potentially store, or provide access to, vast amounts

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How to Prepare for New Data Regulations in Europe (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is a managing director at HBR Consulting and focuses on IT services. By Laurie Fischer, Managing Director of Information Governance, HBR Consulting A surprising 80 percent of international IT professionals say they know little to nothing about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to a Dell survey. And a staggering 97

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Big Law’s Bid to Improve Access to Justice Through Pro Bono (Perspective)

By Lisa Dewey and Sara Andrews, DLA Piper, and Eve Runyon, Pro Bono Institute For decades, lawyers in the United States have collaborated on pro bono efforts. Being a U.S. legal practitioner carries with it an ethical obligation to serve underprivileged clients – lawyers recognize this and also acknowledge that sharing ideas, resources and best

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How to Plan and Execute a Successful Partners Meeting (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is a consultant to law firms and a former practice leader of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. James D. Pagliaro, Partner, Bernero & Press, LLC For most law firms, the annual partners meeting (or retreat) is a time for law firm partners to socialize, take stock, benchmark against peers, celebrate successes, and set goals.

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Six Steps for Lawyers to Secure their Cyber Walls (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author of this post works in-house for Microsoft and is based in Chicago.  By Dennis Garcia, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Corporation Last month business magnate, investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett made this comment during Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting: “I don’t know that much about cyber, but I do think that’s the number

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