'The Market Is Virtually Dead': International Law Firms Are Struggling to Hire in China

[ad_1] China’s lateral market for lawyers is worse than it’s been in more than 15 years, rivaling the turmoil of the global financial crisis in 2009, legal recruiters say. International firms are struggling to hire, with many operating on the ground with a bare minimum number of lawyers. Domestic Chinese firms are still growing but … Read more

Cooley Invests in Equity Compensation Startup Easop

[ad_1] Easop, a startup that offers equity compensation management and compliance software, announced Thursday that it has received funding from Cooley’s investment fund and tech-focused venture capital fund SemperVirens. The deal’s financial details were not disclosed, but in a press release announcing the investment, Easop noted that it will work closely with Cooley’s lawyers. “The investment … Read more

AIG Lauds GC Lucy Fato for 'Pivotal Role' in Rebound, Hands Her Promotion

[ad_1] American International Group has elevated Lucy Fato, already one of the most powerful executives at the insurance giant, to vice chair, a newly created role. Lucy Fato/courtesy photo Fato will transition from her current role as executive vice president, general counsel and global head of communications and government affairs on Oct. 1. She’s held … Read more

Canada: Changes To Termination Notice Period For Interprovincial And Cross-Border Trucking Companies As Of February 1, 2024 – Gardiner Roberts LLP

[ad_1] 07 September 2023 Gardiner Roberts LLP To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. Federally regulated trucking companies should be aware of changes to the termination provisions under Part III of the Canada Labour Code (“Code“) that are coming into effect as of … Read more

UK: Client Update September 2023 – Old Mill

[ad_1] In this month’s Enews we look at the latest data on UK inflation and warnings for this winter’s energy bills. We also update you on the Government’s new Business Climate Hub and the increase in savers being caught in the tax net. With guidance for employers and the latest advisory fuel rates, there is … Read more

United States: A Primer On When A Cause Of Action Accrues For Statute Of Limitations Purposes – Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

[ad_1] 07 September 2023 Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. In Bennett v. Ohio Nat’l Life Assur. Corp., 92 Cal. App. 5th 723, the California Court of Appeal addressed when the statute of limitations runs for a … Read more

Starting A Purpose-Driven Law Firm

[ad_1] Lawyers Are Unhappy…But Not for the Reasons You Think One of the most common sources of lawyer unhappiness that’s also least discussed is the soul-crushing nature of the work that many of us do.  Whether it’s defending large companies with racist or sexist policies, or churning through cookie-cutter cases that are all the same, … Read more

Switzerland: Newsletter Du 21 Au 25 Août 2023 | N° 46 – Monfrini Bitton Klein

[ad_1] To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. Quelques propos introductifs La présente Newsletter de Monfrini Bitton Klein vise à offrir, de manière hebdomadaire, un tour d’horizon de la jurisprudence rendue par le Tribunal fédéral dans les principaux domaines d’activité de l’Etude, soit le droit pénal … Read more