Announcements http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com/organizations-view en Wolters Kluwer Announces Game-Changing Acquisition of Effacts Legal Management Software http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com/announcements/33125/wolters-kluwer-announces-game-changing-acquisition-effacts-legal-management-soft <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item"><a href="/company/215/wolters-kluwer">Wolters Kluwer</a></div> </div> </div><p><a href="http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com/announcements/33125/wolters-kluwer-announces-game-changing-acquisition-effacts-legal-management-soft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com/announcements/33125/wolters-kluwer-announces-game-changing-acquisition-effacts-legal-management-soft#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:16:57 +0000 cpierson 33125 at http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com NACD Survey Finds That 20 Percent of Boards Were Approached by an Activist Investor in the Past Year 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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:20:16 +0000 cpierson 32783 at http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com House Spending Bill Cuts LSC Budget By 20 Percent http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com/announcements/32560/house-spending-bill-cuts-lsc-budget-20-percent <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item"><a href="/company/30030/legal-services-corporation-lsc">Legal Services Corporation (LSC)</a></div> </div> </div><p><a href="http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com/announcements/32560/house-spending-bill-cuts-lsc-budget-20-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com/announcements/32560/house-spending-bill-cuts-lsc-budget-20-percent#comments Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:31:00 +0000 cpierson 32560 at http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com The National Association of Women Lawyers Hosts 2015 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon 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