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on September 15, 2014
Xerox legal ‘leans’ on law firms for diversity statistics
Law firms who want to do business with Xerox Corp. Ltd. are well advised to complete its survey asking about the diversity of lawyers in their firms. If a firm fails to complete the survey three times, it will be eliminated from Xerox’s roster of legal providers.
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on September 8, 2014
Pre-planning a corporate virtual data room
The introduction of virtual data rooms some 10 years ago has had a major effect on shortening deal cycles, increasing valuations, and increasing productivity. They replaced labour-intensive, paper-based due diligence where lawyers, accountants, and executives flew across the globe to complete mergers and acquisitions and loan syndications. Undoubtedly, a lot of trees have also been saved.
on September 5, 2014
Innovatio Awards
In many ways, by virtue of necessity, in-house counsel have always needed to be more innovative than their private practice peers. Whether they are working solo or in a large department, the nature of in-house life is the constant demand to do more with less and find ways to be increasingly more involved in working with the business units while at the same time controlling costs. That kind of thinking and action requires a certain entrepreneurial spirit — one that is interested in cha

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