Fenwick & West LLP, which tracks initial public offerings in technology and the life sciences, says the number of IPOs in those sectors rose 62 percent in 2013 from the previous year.
Lawrence Walsh, the former prosecutor who spent seven years investigating officials in President Ronald Reagan’s administration for their roles in the Iran-Contra scandal, has died. He was 102.
Andre Bouchard was nominated as the new head of Delaware’s chancery court, the nation’s leading court for business disputes.
The American Bar Association , the nation’s largest legal professional association, said U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan is well qualified to be on the Supreme Court.
U.S. Senators Carl Levin and John McCain urged the Justice Department to seek extradition of about 30 Swiss bankers and others who are charged with enabling offshore tax evasion and haven’t appeared in federal courts.
One-third of Swiss banks offered amnesty by the U.S. for helping Americans evade taxes have applied for the program, a federal prosecutor stated at a Jan. 25 conference, according to three lawyers.
Behind the glazed white terra cotta facade of the Ritz-Carlton hotel in New Orleans is a 16-year legal battle with the Internal Revenue Service.
The Virginia State Bar is seeking to ease the pain for clients who find themselves caught in the middle of a lawfirm breakup or their own attorney’s departure from a law office.
Enrollment of first-year students at U.S. law schools this academic year fell 11 percent to 39,675, the lowest since 1977, according to a report released by the American Bar Association.
About a third of Swiss banks have applied for amnesty from the U.S. for helping Americans cheat the Internal Revenue Service, the top U.S. federal tax prosecutor said.