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Law Firm

A law firm is a business entity formed by one or more lawyers to engage in the practice of law. The primary service provided by a law firm is to advise clients (individuals or corporations) about their legal rights and responsibilities, and to represent their clients in civil or criminal cases, business transactions, and other matters in which legal advice and other assistance are sought.

Headlines Around the Web

Hogan Lovells in South African move

Nov 20 - Financial Times

Cracking the Diversity Nut in Big Law

Oct 31 - Business Week

Mo Cowan to Mintz Levin's firm

Oct 10 - Politico

SJ Berwin merges with Asian rival

Aug 01 - Financial Times

Law firm to sue Boeing over Asiana crash

Jul 17 - The Times of India

Law firms: the new normal

Jun 29 - Financial Times

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Suits (Photo: Suits/Facebook Screengrab)
‘Suits’ Season 4 Spoilers: Mike Becomes an Investment Banker; Will there be a Donna-Harvey Romance?

By IBTimes IN

Season three finale of “Suits” had Mike informing Harvey that he is quitting the law firm to accept a job as an investment banker, leaving fans wondering how this will affect the duo’s relationship. (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: INVESTMENT

Holcim, Lafarge Agree to Merger to Create Cement Giant
Holcim, Lafarge Agree to Merger to Create Cement Giant

By Reuters

Holcim(HOLN.VX) of Switzerland unveiled a deal to buy France's Lafarge(LAFP.PA) on Monday to create the world's biggest cement maker, with $44 billion of annual sales, and launch asset sales worldwide to steer it over antitrust hurdles. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GERMANY, INDIA, MOROCCO, EMERGING MARKETS, ANTITRUST LAW

The Good Wife
‘Good Wife’ Season 5 Episode 17 Spoilers: Alicia, Diana Merge Firms; Alicia, Peter to Give Their Marriage Another Shot?

By IBTimes IN

The unexpected death of Will Gardner has come as a shock to both fans as well as “The Good Wife” characters whose attempts to move on with their lives was portrayed in the last episode. (Apr 03)

Former Australian MasterChef Star Accused of Embezzlement, Allegedly Stole Over $7M to Fund Lifestyle

By IBTimes AU

Aaron Thomas, a former contestant on MasterChef Australia, has been slapped with a lawsuit by the very own company he founded. Mining firm Oakmont Resources alleged the former CEO embezzled $7.57 million from company money to fund his lavish lifestyle. (Apr 02)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, NEW YORK, LAWSUIT

Robert H. Richards IV, Du Pont Heir Who Admitted To Raping His 3-Year-Old Daughter, Spared Prison Sentence Because He Would ‘Not Fare Well’ In Prison

By IBTimes AU

A wealthy man who admitted to raping his three-year-old daughter was only given probation instead of a jail sentence because he would “not fare well” in prison, it has been learned. Robert H. Richard IV, heir to the Du Pont chemical company, was sen... (Apr 01)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, LAWSUIT, CORPORATE LAW

The Good Wife
'The Good Wife' Season 5: Will Gardner's Death Followed by Heart Wrenching Episode; Top 4 Moments from 'The Last Call'

By IBTimes IN

"The Good Wife" had a historical moment by killing one of the lead characters Will Gardener (Josh Charles) in an open courtroom. The death came a shock to the viewers, as Gardener has been a prime character of the CBS drama. (Apr 01)

Maruti Suzuki
In Battling Maruti Suzuki, Fund Managers Find Voice

By Reuters

In forcing automaker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MRTI.NS) to backtrack on a controversial production deal with its Japanese parent, a group of Indian fund managers scored a rare win that heralds increased activism for an Indian fund industry long seen as timid. (Mar 31)

MORE TOPICS: NESTLE, RETAIL, INDIA, MANAGEMENT, ICICI, EMERGING MARKETS

Consulting materials engineer Mark Hood shows the serial numbers are the same for the 2006 ignition switch and a newer one in the mechanical testing laboratory at McSwain Engineering, Inc. in Florida.
General Motors Recall Process to be Under Congressional Microscope

By Reuters

General Motors (GM) Co Chief Executive Mary Barra will have to explain how the top brass at the biggest U.S. automaker can say they knew nothing for more than a decade about a faulty ignition switch linked to crashes and at least 12 deaths. (Mar 30)

MORE TOPICS: GENERAL MOTORS, CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA, MANAGEMENT, LAWYER, LAWSUIT

Malaysian authorities have finally confirmed that the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 has been 'lost' and all 239 passengers and crew members onboard are 'assumed dead'.
US Law Firm Plans to Bring Suit against Boeing, Malaysia Airlines

By Reuters

A U.S.-based law firm said it expects to represent families of more than half of the passengers on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight in a lawsuit against the carriers and Boeing Co (BA.N), alleging the plane had crashed due to mechanical failure. (Mar 27)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, COURT, LAWYER, LAWSUIT

‘Suits’ Season 3 Spoilers: Return Date, Watch Donna and Louis with Apolo Ohno [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

"Suit" will return after the 2014 Winter Olympics gets over. It is set to return on March 06, 2014, with final six episodes of Season 3. The remaining six episodes of the current season will deal with the consequences of Mike's law education fraud. (Feb 11)

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