Representing the Corporation: Strategies for Legal Counsel

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Aspen Publishers Online, 1995 - Law - 2200 pages
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Representing the Corporation gives you the inside track on understanding the legal services the corporation is really seeking from its counsel. Richard H. Weise shares his 30 years of experience in corporate legal affairs to show you how to develop practices that are in tune with the needs and requirements of the client. Weise offers valuable guidance to in-house counsel and practitioners on: Getting client feedback effectively -- Developing a healthy interdependent relationship with the client -- Implementing an effective dispute resolution strategy...an important client satisfier -- Helping a client with ethics management issues -- Offering the client a "no surprises" covenant. -- Working with the client on important compliance issues and crisis management. -- Plus leading-edge coverage of vital topics such as the law of the Internet, international corporate practice, intellectual property, securities law, government contracting, tax, mergers and acquisitions, and more.Representing the Corporation contains a wealth of adaptable sample forms, checklists, spreadsheets, in-house reports, and manuals for your particular situation.
  

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Contents

LEGAL INTEGRITY PERSONSTRUCTURE
1-1
INTEGRITY OF PERSON
1-7
Legal Integrity PersonStructureProcess Chapter 1A Standardizing the Process for Representing the Corporation The Corporate Legal Standard Inc Str...
1-73
SETTING THE STANDARD 1A10
1-82
THE PROCESS TECHNOLOGY CONTENT CHANGE
1-88
EXHIBITS 1AEX1
1-157
Strategies for Law FirmsWhat Lawyers Need to Do Differently to Earn Business
2-1
PENALTIES FROM THE SARBANESOXLEY
2-20
UNDERSTANDING THE CORPORATIONS FEDERAL
xii
DEALING WITH SECURITIES ANALYSTS AND EARNINGS
20-1
SECURITIES LAWS 203
20-3
SALES OF COMPANY STOCK BY REPORTING PERSONS 209
20-9
CASHLESS EXERCISE BY EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
20-20
RELEASES AND REGULATION FD 2021
20-21
ACTOF2002 2033
20-43
THE PROBLEM 114
20-47

NEW STRATEGIC GOALS FOR THE LAW FIRM 224
2-24
CLIENT RELATIONS AND CLIENT SATISFACTION 230
2-30
Volume 2
2-36
EXHIBITS 2EX1
1
ACCESSTOTHECOURTS 238
23
Law Department Strategic Management and Leadership Plan
72
MARKETING TO YOUR INTERNAL CLIENTS 2A15
86
PART OF THE PLAN 2A36
107
REPARATION
124
EXHIBITS 2AEX1
130
Criteria and Analysis
3-1
ASCERTAINING THE CORPORATE CLIENTS
3-10
TRANSACTIONS IN A CORPORATE
3-19
EXHIBITS 3EX1
3-25
Designing a Management System for Corporate Counseling
4-1
THE MINDSET ADJUSTMENT
4-9
EXHIBITS 4EX1
1
Social Aspects of Quality Control
5-1
EXHIBITS 5EX1
5-11
Setting Priorities
6-1
ANALYSIS AND INFORMED DECISION MAKING
6-7
Full Client Utilization
7-1
A FULL CLIENT UTILIZATION CASE HISTORY 712
7-12
Alternative Dispute Resolution
8-1
OVERVIEW OF ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF DISPUTE
8-7
SPECIFIC AREAS OF APPLICATION FOR ALTERNATIVE
8-21
Knowledge Reuse Automated Document Assembly and Substantive Advice Reuse
9-1
Annual Client Operations Review
10-1
EXHIBITS 10EX1
10-13
Corporate Ethics Management
11-1
AVOID THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION AT ALL COSTS 117
11-7
ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE ETHICS PROGRAM 1114
11-14
INTERNAL INVESTIGATION OF PERCEIVED CODE
11-26
StepbyStep Implementation of a Corporate Ethics Program
11-181
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE INITIATIVES 11A7
11-187
EXHIBITS 11EX1
A-1
SUGGESTED APPROACH TO CREATE A NEW CORPORATE
A-12
A PROGRAM 11AEX27
A-27
PROCESS 111
1
Development of Attorneys
12-1
A TOTALLY NEW AND COMPREHENSIVE ATTORNEY
12-7
CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION 1223
12-23
Introduction
2
Organizing and Managing the Department
13-1
A SINGLE STANDARD OF PROFESSIONAL CAPABILITY 137
13-7
EXHIBITS 13EX1
13-15
Information Technology in the Law Department
14-1
INTRODUCTION 11A3
14-3
SEVERAL FINAL SUGGESTIONS 1431
14-31
The Electronic Library Meeting Research Needs in the Corporate Law Department
14-53
ONLINE BUSINESS RESOURCES 14A15
14-67
CDROM 14A32
14-84
EXHIBITS 14AEX1
14-115
Outside Counsel Relationship
15-1
LITIGATION AND LITIGATION MANAGEMENT 1517
10
CREATING COMPETITION AMONG FIRMS BEAUTY
20
A LITIGATION COST CONTROL SYSTEM 1543
36
COUNSEL 1546
78
EXHIBITS 15EX1
116
Communications
16-1
EXHIBITS 16EX1
16-14
Quality Process Inventory
14
Metrics Measurement and Charting for Management to Numerical Goals
18-1
THE CAUSE OF CORPORATE AMERICAS EMPLOYEE
4
Systems Analysis Critique And Proposal
5
MULTISUBJECT TRACKINGTHE SPYDER GRAPH 1840
27
Transactions in a Corporate Law Department
19-1
INTRODUCTION 193
19-3
TRANSACTION SUBJECTS 1910
19-10
EXHIBITS 19EX1
19-28
VOLUME 2
2
MANAGEMENT 1519
15
SECURITIES PRACTICE IN A CORPORATE
20
ANTITRUST PRACTICE IN A CORPORATE
32
Securities Practice in a Corporate Law Department Chapter 21 Government Contract Practice Chapter 21A Government Contract Fraud and Governm...
iv
FILING OBLIGATIONS OF DIRECTORS OFFICERS AND
v
A CHANGE IN THE ASSUMPTION 114
21-1
Compliance Programs
21-15
THE FALSE CLAIMS STATUTE 21A2
21-16
GOVERNMENT CONTRACT FRAUD CASE 21A9
21-23
OTHER CONSEQUENCESSUSPENSION
21-26
DEVELOPING A COMPLIANCE PROGRAM 21A17
21-31
Corporate ComplianceSentencing Guidelines
22-1
ROLE OF CORPORATE COUNSEL 228
22-8
THE ROLE OF THE LAW DEPARTMENT 2214
22-14
The Civil Justice System and Legal Education
23-1
REFORM OF THE CIVIL JUSTICE SYSTEM 238
23-8
EXHIBITS 23EX1
1
ORGANIZATIONAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES 2017
20
Crisis Management
24-1
CRISIS IDENTIFICATION AND ANTICIPATION 247
24-7
CLIENTS CRISIS MANAGEMENT PLAN 2415
24-15
IDNAPPING 2418
24
Patents
25-1
IDENTIFYING THE INVENTION 257
25-7
Trademarks
26-1
CORPORATE ORGANIZATION 265
26-5
ROLE OF TRADEMARK COUNSEL 2614
26-14
WORKING WITH OTHER CORPORATE DEPARTMENTS 2617
26-17
CHARGES OF INFRINGEMENT 2619
26-19
EXHIBITS 26EX1
26-44
Copyrights
27-1
FAIRUSE 2714
27-15
FAIRUSE 2714
27
INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT PROTECTION 2716
135
Tax Matters
28-1
INCOME TAX OBJECTIVES 286
28-6
Strategies for Law FirmsWhat Lawyers Need to Do Differently
28-11
ROLE OF THE OUTSIDE TAX PROFESSIONAL 2814
28-14
COSTEFFECTIVE REPRESENTATION 2822
28-22
CASE STUDY 2INTERCOMPANY TRANSFER PRICING 2829
28-29
BIOGRAPHIES 2835
6
ISSUES 284
28
The Internet Its WorldWide Web and the
29-1
LAW FIRM MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ANALYSIS 216
29-2
EMPLOYERS 2979
29-10
THE VARIOUS WAYS
29-12
POLICIES 2927
29-29
INTRODUCTION 323
29-32
CONTRACT FORMATION IN CYBERSPACE 2958
29-58
ISSUES RELATING TO CONSUMERS
29-79
THE PROBLEMS AND NECESSITIES OF CRYPTOGRAPHY 2984
29-84
LEGISLATIVE RESTRICTIONS
29-89
EXHIBITS 29EX1
29-104
The International Corporate Practice Managing the Mix
30-1
MODUS OPERANDI FOR INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT 3010
30-10
PRACTICES POLICIES PROCEDURES AND PROCESSES 3013
30-13
TRAINING 2411
30-24
EXHIBITS 30EX1
1
PHYSICAL PLANT AND OFFICE SECURITY 3411
34
Corporate Governance
31-1
AND RANKING 3112
31-31
Antitrust Practice in a Corporate Law Department
32-1
DEALINGS WITH CUSTOMERS AND THE DISTRIBUTION
32-26
COUNSELING CLIENTS ON PRICE DISCRIMINATION
32-40
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 3254
32-54
MONOPOLIZATION AND ATTEMPT
32-68
Employment
33-1
LABORMANAGEMENT RELATIONS
33-25
The Legal Aspects of Corporate Security
34-1
PHYSICAL PLANT AND OFFICE SECURITY 3411
34-11
WORKPLACE VIOLENCETHREAT ASSESSMENT
34-16
INTANGIBLE ASSET SECURITY 3418
34-18
EXECUTIVE SECURITY SAFETY
34-24
EXECUTIVESECURITYSAFETYPROGRAMSSYSTEMS 3424
34-25
A LAW FIRM SURVIVAL
34-28
Index
I-1
Law Department Strategic Management and Leadership Plan
I-6
Knowledge Reuse Automated Document Assembly
I-16
Information Technology in the Law Department
I-22
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