In This Issue - January 2012
A 1980s law that seemed pro forma is suddenly prominent in the M&A landscape, as Ottawa asks foreign investors: What's our net benefit, eh?
One company is finding out the hard way that the Canadian government doesn't like getting dumped.
GCs fret about bad economic times as they look to the new year.
In The News
McAfee's former GC beat the rap, but his lawsuit was swatted down.
A user's guide on how to avoid the dangerous help of Nigerian touts.
The National Labor Relation Board's acting GC, under nearly constant fire, racks up a win.
In the wake of the sex abuse scandal, the school scrambles to respond.
Getting disciplined by a state bar committee is a lot harder than you think.
IBM's general counsel argues that lawyers have special obligations that should rule out nonlawyer investors.
On The Job
Security concerns take center stage in The American Lawyer's annual technology survey.
When it comes to trade secrets theft, the culprits are more likely to be homegrown.
Evan Johnston, The Churchill Corporation's first general counsel.
The service issues guidelines for its name that are longer than 140 characters.
Google's interests in copyright, privacy, and antitrust matters spelled good business for several Washington lobbying shops.
The CFPB says it will give targets a chance to respond before filing enforcement actions.
The firms atop The National Law Journal's list of highest-grossing lobbyists.
Last year was a record-breaker for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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