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Regular people, regular problems

About 40 percent of the time, the kind of people that come into my law library are the kind of people that have ZERO legal experience.  Zip, nada, nothing, not a clue what to do.  The one good thing they … Continue reading

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Facebook’s Problems Spotlight Elevated Role of In-House Lawyers

Those studying the role of in-house lawyers would be wise to watch Facebook’s team as they respond to the many challenges the company is facing. Developing strategy and acting as a company’s public face to governmental entities are often key … Continue reading

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Common U.S. Securities Problems with Canadian Stock-Based Compensation Plans

We are frequently asked to review Canadian companies’ stock option, restricted share unit (RSU), performance share unit (PSU), deferred share unit (DSU), and other stock-based compensation plans for U.S. securities law purposes, because awards are expected to be made to … Continue reading

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Only you can prevent legal problems

Remember Smokey the Bear PSAs promoting campfire safety? Among other things, he told us to make sure the fire was out (instead of letting it go out on its own), because, he said, “Only you can prevent forest fires”. Preventing … Continue reading

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Can text message ads bring you more clients – or more problems?

I have no personal experience with this, but there are studies that have found that text message advertising is more effective than email campaigns. I hear that it works better because it is simple, fast, and won’t break the bank. … Continue reading

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