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Further legislation belies simpler regulatory regimeMar 02 2012

A NEWLY announced package set to simplify regulation and reduce the compliance burden on businesses actually adds further complexity to corp

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Mar 02 2012The numbers on pro bono

THE NATIONAL Pro Bono Resource Centre (NPBRC) is currently undertaking a survey of the pro bono work...

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Mar 02 2012Law firms do badly on diversity

ONLY ONE-THIRD of the UK’s 100 top legal firms are willing to publish data about the diversity of ...

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Mar 02 2012International law firm acts to push women into senior roles

REED SMITH, a top-25 international law firm, has launched a new program to help its female staff mak...

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Mar 02 2012Euro firms boot SOX, but Coles de-list isolated

AS AUSTRALIAN companies required to comply with the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) begin compliance, it...

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Regulation, credit risk dominate banking worriesMar 02 2012

By Stuart FaggOVER REGULATION, political interference and credit risk are the topics keeping bankers awake at night, according to a major gl...

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Australian firm calls US homeMar 02 2012

AUSTRALIA’S ONLY law firm with offices in the United States is enjoying the fruit of Silicon Valley’s comeback. Minter Ellison opened it...

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Panel-beaten on takeoversMar 02 2012

THE FUTURE operation of the Takeovers Panel is under question despite last week’s Melbourne University report that sang the body’s prais...

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The partnership droughtMar 02 2012

It takes longer to make partner, and there’s more competition to get there, in the Land of the Long White Cloud, writes lawyer Stephen Le...

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The fun of the fairMar 03 2012

Armed with brochures and goodies, law firms at the fair will be trying to fill your arms with information, and your head with ideas, on wha...

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