Companies looking to save money on outside legal advice are adopting a process of competitive bidding, whereby they solicit proposals for legal services via digital auction and choose the candidate that offers the best
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The Government has made amendments to the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Rules by raising the threshold for public shareholding in the listed companies.
In the recession, some major companies are fighting back against law firms' practice of billing them by the hour. A survey found an increase of more than 50% this year in corporate spending on alternatives to the
Spending on outside law firms by corporate legal departments dropped by a median of 9.1 percent last year, while outlays for in-house legal departments increased by 11 percent, the American Lawyer reports.
China, Russia and Canada are the main violators of US copyright law, according to report issued Monday by a US-based industry group. The International Intellectual Property Alliance, a consortium of seven trade
The most striking finding of the BTI Consulting Group's recently released national Survey of Client Service Performance for Law Firms is the relatively small number that were highly rated. Out of more than 500 law firms
The good old days of preferential tax treatment for foreign companies in China are set to end as of January 1, 2008, but Chinese tax advisers say they may see some light amid the pending financial gloom - that is if the