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Articles and Interviews

Tone At The Top - Part I
Justin P. Klein and John C. Grugan
Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP
[P. 05]
The Key Message: Do It Right!
The Editor interviews former Senator Mike DeWine , Of Counsel, and James E. Burke , Partner, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL. Messrs. DeWine and Burke co-chair the firm's Corporate Investigations Group. [P. 07]
The Long Arm Of Sarbanes-Oxley: Extending To Private And Non-Profit Organizations
The Editor interviews John Pennett, CPA , Amper, Politziner & Mattia, P.C. [P. 08]
Bloomberg Real-Time Message Monitoring
Brendan Goldstein and Amy Wilson
[P. 10]
A Specialized Risk: IP Coverage No Longer Available Under CGL Policies
Robert D. Chesler and Stefan B. Kalina
Lowenstein Sandler PC
[P. 22]
Insurance Industry Practice Group (IIPG): A Dynamic Approach To Client Service
The Editor interviews Edward A. Peterson , Chair of Winstead's Business and Transactions Department and Stuart M. Reynolds, Jr. , Chair of the Insurance Industry Practice Group, Winstead PC. [P. 23]
Bad Faith Claims Under New Jersey Law
John P. Scordo and Kristine Russo Begley
Day Pitney LLP
[P. 24]
An Insurance Practice Group Meeting The Challenges Of A Changing Industry
The Editor interviews Steven B. Davis , Partner and Co-Chair of Stradley Ronon's Insurance Practice Group. [P. 26A]
Sea Changes In Our Patent System: Has The Pendulum Reversed? - Part I
Arthur Bookstein
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP
[P. 28]
Recent Patent Law Changes: Good Or Bad For Business?
Edward H. Rice and Marina N. Saito
Loeb & Loeb LLP
[P. 30]
Who Has Title To Statistics?
Noel D. Humphreys
Connell Foley LLP
[P. 31]
International Outsourcing Transactions: How To Advise Your Advisors
Marc D'Annunzio and Chris Baugher
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
[P. 32]
In-House Perspectives On Managing Your Legal Operations In India
The Editor is fortunate to report on a discussion between Aradhana Das , Corporate Counsel, Guardian Industries Corp., and Mark L. Shwartz , Senior Vice President & Senior Counsel, Capmark Finance, Inc., from the Practicing Law Institute web program entitled Doing Business In India 2007: Critical Legal Issues For U.S. Companies . To hear full remarks and other leading experts' commentary, visit [P. 33]
China's Antitrust Regime: A New Statute Announces The Country's Increasing Importance In The Global Economy
The Editor interviews Peter J. Wang , Partner, Jones Day, Shanghai. [P. 35]
How A Talented Team Can Assist Investors
The Editor interviews Mark B. Joachim , and Robert T. Carey , Partners, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP. [P. 36]
SEC Proposes New Rules Directed At Hedge Funds And Their Advisers - Part II
Rita M. Molesworth
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
[P. 37]
SPACs - Continuing To Grow And Evolve
M. Ridgway Barker and Randi-Jean G. Hedin
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
[P. 38]
Winning Without A Fight: Steps For Activist Shareholders To Change Management
Adam J. Kansler and Leila Zahedani
Proskauer Rose LLP
[P. 39]
Do You Know Who Has Your Proprietary Information?
The Editor interviews Holly H. Williamson , Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. [P. 41]
Lingering Issues In Employment Discrimination Class Action Law
Jeffrey S. Klein and Nicholas J. Pappas
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
[P. 42]
A Revolutionary New Software Product Benefits Employment Law Practitioners And Their Clients
The Editor interviews Allan H. Weitzman , Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, and Alan Rolnick , DecisionMaker Software, LLC. [P. 43]
Attracting And Retaining Key Employees By Offering Equity-Based Incentive Compensation
Brad J. Schwartzberg and Evan Weiner
Davis & Gilbert LLP
[P. 44]
Advancing U.S.-India Synergy In The Health Care Sector
The Editor interviews Purvi B. Maniar , Senior Associate in the Health Care and Life Sciences Practice at Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. [P. 45]
Chadbourne Returns To Dubai: The New Global Center
The Editor interviews Jack Greenwald , Partner, Chadbourne & Parke LLP. [P. 47]
Maximizing The Utility Of Law Department Metrics
The Editor interviews Jeffrey W. Carr , General Counsel of FMC Technologies, Inc.; Steven A. Lauer , Corporate Counsel of Global Compliance Services and Co-Chair of the Open Legal Standards Initiative; Albert C. Peters II , Assistant Chief Counsel of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, and Meredith B. Stone , Vice President and General Counsel Americas of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. [P. 51]
Tips For Complying With E-Discovery Retention Requirements
The Editor interviews Douglas Herman , Managing Director, eDiscovery & Digital Forensics Practice Group, UHY Advisors FLVS, Inc. [P. 52]
ONSITE3's eView: Improving Document Review Management Through Workflow Automation And Streamlining Of Processes
The Editor interviews Debra Rozier , Vice President of ASP Services, ONSITE3. [P. 54]
Current Trends In Global Real Estate Investing
The Editor interviews Scott J. Arnold and William B. Fryer , Partners, King & Spalding. [P. 55]
Don't Take Property, At Least Not Without Telling Someone!
Douglas J. Janacek and Jason R. Tuvel
Gibbons P.C.
[P. 56]


A Wise Investment In The Integrity Of Our Criminal Justice System
Karen J. Mathis
American Bar Association
[P. 3]

Special Sections

Global Competitiveness

Bloomberg/Schumer Report: A Focus On Talent
Interview: Greg Wilson. [P. 11]
Good Corporate Behavior Redux - The Federal Self-Evaluative Privilege
Christine A. Edwards and John E. Court
Winston & Strawn LLP
[P. 13]
Do Small Companies Get Short Shrift?
The Editor interviews John D. Hogoboom , Member, Lowenstein Sandler PC. [P. 14]
Reining In Government Actions That Deter Self-Regulation -- A Question Of National Survival In The Global Competition
The Editor interviews R. William "Bill" Ide , Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP. Mr. Ide is Chair, ABA Task Force on Attorney-Client Privilege (ABA Task Force), a former President of the ABA and the former Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of the Monsanto Company. [P. 15]
Unmeritorious Lawsuits Identified As Deterrents To Foreign Investment - How DRI Works To Reduce Such Litigation
The Editor interviews John H. Martin , President-Elect, DRI, and Partner, Thompson & Knight LLP. [P. 16]
Immigration Reform: A Wake-Up Call
Interview And Commentary With Austin T. Fragomen .
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy  
[P. 17]
Business Immigration: Bringing The Best And Brightest Into The U.S. In The Face Of Increasingly Stringent Restrictions
The Editor interviews Ted Ruthizer , Chair of the Business Immigration Department, and Mark D. Koestler , Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP. [P. 18]
Professional Liability Insurance: A Key Factor In The Post-Sarbanes Arena
The Editor interviews Daniel J. Standish , Partner, Wiley Rein LLP. [P. 18A]
Sarbanes-Oxley Reform
Neil Goldenberg
Eisner LLP
[P. 19]
The New Order Of SOX Compliance
Eric S. Martinez
RSM McGladrey, Inc.
[P. 20]
Surviving Global Competition: Help Your Company And The Nation Succeed
Al Driver
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
[P. 21]

The Midwest

How The Bench And Bar See Each Other: A Spousal Dialogue
The Editor interviews The Hon. James B. Zagel , District Judge, United States District Court for the District of Northern Illinois, and Margaret Maxwell "Peggy" Zagel , National Managing Principal Risk, Regulatory & Legal Affairs, General Counsel, Grant Thornton LLP. Peggy and Jim are married. [P. 57]
Looking To The Midwest As A Business Venue
The Editor interviews Josh Kantrow , member, Cozen O'Connor, Enterprise Risks Practice Group, Chicago. Mr. Kantrow concentrates his practice on complex business litigation and "rescue counsel" work. [P. 58]
How The Truncation Provision Of The Fair Credit Reporting Act Brings Grief To Some Retailers
The Editor interviews Luis A. Berrones and Rick Stock , Partners, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. [P. 59]
Holland & Knight: Continuing Its Strong Commitment To Client Service And Community Involvement In Chicago
The Editor interviews Elias Matsakis , Executive Partner, Holland & Knight LLP, Chicago. [P. 60]
Kelley Drye's Chicago Office: Success From Small Beginnings
The Editor interviews Henry T. Kelly , Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, Chicago. [P. 61]
Jones Day's Chicago Office: A Strong Part Of A Regional, National And Global Enterprise
The Editor interviews William P. Ritchie , Partner, Jones Day, Chicago. [P. 62]


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