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August 31, 2009
Legal Outsourcing – A Non-Traditional Approach for Fast-Growing & Mid-Sized Companies

These days just about any business function can be outsourced.  When it comes to legal services, most companies have historically outsourced their legal work to law firms well before outsourcing became popular. But as hourly rates have skyrocketed ($400 – $800 in some markets), traditional law firms have become cost prohibitive, especially for the regular and routine types of matters generated by fast-growing and middle market companies.

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August 14, 2009
Prudent Governance Practices in Troubled Times

The directors, as well as the senior officers of every corporation have specific duties with respect to identifying and managing the risks associated with the business activities of the corporation.

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August 14, 2009
Responsibilities of Corporate Directors

The overall responsibilities of the board of directors have been succinctly described in various editions of the Corporate Director’s Guidebook prepared and revised from time-to-time by the Committee on Corporate Laws of the ABA Section of Business Law.

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August 10, 2009
Legal Strategies Every CEO Should Know

July 10, 2009
Tips for Dealing with Union Organizing Activity

No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, there is no denying that the Obama administration is decidedly pro-union. Most visibly, the administration forced Chrysler into deal granting a UAW trust fund 55% control of the auto company.

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