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Resolving the Judicial Manager/Judicial Judge Debate: So What Would Help?

Resolving the Judicial Manager/Judicial Judge Debate: So What Would Help?

October 1, 2014

While every procedural system has its drawbacks, the various reforms to U.S. procedure have added their own problems, creating unintended impediment and expense to the process they were intended to aid. This four-part series adds a practical and thought-provoking element to a scholarly debate that has existed in the background for decades, and shows how the current ‘judicial management’ approach prolongs litigation and interferes with resolution either on the merits or through businesslike settlement.

The Corporate Representative’s Deposition Bill Of Rights (And Wrongs)

The Corporate Representative’s Deposition Bill Of Rights (And Wrongs)

October 1, 2014

A witness designated to testify at a deposition as a corporate representative has certain rights and obligations.

Resolving the Judicial Manager/Judicial Judge Debate: Theories and Fads of Civil Procedure

Resolving the Judicial Manager/Judicial Judge Debate: Theories and Fads of Civil Procedure

September 24, 2014

While every procedural system has its drawbacks, the various reforms to U.S. procedure have added their own problems, creating unintended impediment and expense to the process they were intended to aid. This four-part series adds a practical and thought-provoking element to a scholarly debate that has existed in the background for decades, and shows how the current ‘judicial management’ approach prolongs litigation and interferes with resolution either on the merits or through businesslike settlement.

Dealmakers Q&A: Carlton Fields' Greg Null

Dealmakers Q&A: Carlton Fields' Greg Null

September 23, 2014

Null shares his thoughts on his most challenging deal he has worked on, what aspects of regulation affect his practice and are in need of reform, what trends are coming down the pike, and what advice he would offer to an aspiring dealmaker.

Congress Exempts Condominiums from ILSA Registration

Congress Exempts Condominiums from ILSA Registration

September 19, 2014

New law means condominium projects can be developed without federal regulation.

Legislation Reforms California’s Insurance Community Investment Program

Legislation Reforms California’s Insurance Community Investment Program

September 19, 2014

In California, a new law seeks to encourage insurance industry investment in underserved communities.

Iowa Issues Bulletin on Index Annuity Marketing Materials

Iowa Issues Bulletin on Index Annuity Marketing Materials

September 17, 2014

The Iowa Insurance Commissioner has issued a bulletin that sets forth Iowa Insurance Division concerns with certain index annuity marketing practices.

Resolving the Judicial Manager/Judicial Judge Debate: The Effect of Early Issue Resolution

Resolving the Judicial Manager/Judicial Judge Debate: The Effect of Early Issue Resolution

September 17, 2014

While every procedural system has its drawbacks, the various reforms to U.S. procedure have added their own problems, creating unintended impediment and expense to the process they were intended to aid. This four-part series adds a practical and thought-provoking element to a scholarly debate that has existed in the background for decades, and shows how the current ‘judicial management’ approach prolongs litigation and interferes with resolution either on the merits or through businesslike settlement.

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