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Securities Litigation Cases At Record High

The number of securities litigation cases nearly doubled in the third quarter of 2003 compared to the same period during the previous year and remains well above historical averages, according PricewaterhouseCoopers. The 69 cases marked the highest total for a ...

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Transition Tips For New General Counsel

Ask the Coach appears regularly in New England In-House. Two expert executive coaches, Dr. Lew Stern and Linda Lerner, share their thoughts and ideas in answering your questions on complex management and leadership issues and difficult work situations. We are ...

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The New 8-K In A Nutshell

The Securities and Exchange Commission had planned to overhaul the 8-K reporting requirements before Wall Street stock scandals dominated the commission’s attention over the past few years. The initiative was put on hold when the focus turned to drafting the ...

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Maine Firm Expands To Boston

The Portland, Maine-based law firm of Verill & Dana is set to expand to Boston with the opening of its newest office in September. The Boston office will be the firm’s sixth, with five existing locations in Portland, Augusta, and ...

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New Overtime Rules 'Cheat Sheet'

The following summarizes the Fair Labor Standards Act regulations that will go into effect Aug. 23. The Act establishes the federal minimum wage (currently $5.15 per hour) and requires the payment of overtime at 1.5 times the regular rate of ...

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