One Generation Firms

Janet Stanton co-authored this article.   Corporate endurance should not be an end in itself. That said, in a very real sense, survival is the ultimate performance measure. –Ian Davis, Managing Director, McKinsey, writing in Reflections on Corporate... read more +

Sarbanes-Oxley in the EU?

Sarbanes-Oxley "lite" in the European Union?  CFO Magazine has a nice discussion of the state of financial regulatory reform in Europe, especially in the wake of the Parmalat meltdown and scandal, which deeply implicated some of the key banks funding... read more +

Multinational or Global? US or UK?

Is the Atlantic "pond" bridge-able by Wall Street and Magic Circle firms?  Or are the cultural and financial schisms simply too large? This provocative Legal Week article argues that the difference in approach and attitude between US and UK firms is... read more +

It’s Irresistible to Speculate

Rumors of the death of the binary distribution trend have been exaggerated.  By "binary" we mean the increasing dominance of the multinational-or-boutique model, with less and less room for the mid-sized firm.*  Speculation about who’s next... read more +

Game the Numbers? Moi?

Profits per partner?  Would that be equity-only or equity and non-equity?   How about revenue per lawyer?  And have you accounted for recourse and non-recourse debt?  Don’t New York billing rates skew the numbers? And, most important, is the... read more +

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Janet Stanton, Partner
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