The Envelope, Please…

The American Lawyer has published its "Corporate Scorecard 2003" ranking the top firms in a broad range of transactional categories from IPO’s (you guessed it—dead) to bankruptcy (also counter-intuitively quiet) to municipal bond issuance...

Black Swans

This blog is apolitical (and there is zero likelihood of that changing if for no other reason than that the competition in that "blog-space" is murderous), but this Op-Ed about "category errors" in the way the 9/11 commission is proceeding holds...

Second Class Treatment?

Monica Bay, the incomparable editor of my favorite new publication, Law Firm Inc., leads off this month with a call for firms to start identifying their senior business-side managers (Executive Directors, COO’s, et al.) on the firms’ websites.  One...

How Not to Bid on an RFP (cont’d)

The Wall Street Journal picks up the story of the EDS/Navy outsourced-IT contract that has gone so horribly wrong. From a business perspective, it’s even worse than my original post on this (March 18) indicated.  Just as an example, if a serviceman...

You Can Check In, But….

In yet another triumph for the Law of Unintended Consequences, a group of European companies, led by the Confederation of British Industry, is calling on the SEC to relax its "de-listing" requirements for US stock exchanges so that they can do so and escape...
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