The Ethics of Representing CorporationsBy Christopher P. ClasbyJune 2016Article, Page 40When you represent a corporation, do you also represent the officers and directors? May you represent them individually? These and related ethical questions arise when your client or opponent is a corporation.
Changes to contracting with the OAGMay 2016Illinois Law Update, Page 16The Office passed the new rulemaking in order to bring the Attorney General's rule in line with amendments made by Pub. Act 0098-1076 to 30 ILCS 500, Illinois Procurement Code. 44 Ill. Adm. Code 1300 (eff. Feb. 11, 2016).
Changes to UCC formsDecember 2013Illinois Law Update, Page 612The Illinois Secretary of State recently updated the forms that may be used in UCC filings, and the font and case requirements for preparations of these forms. 14 Ill. Adm. Code 180.12.
Advising Family BusinessesBy Christine OrganJuly 2012Article, Page 372Family businesses are the backbone of today's corporate world, but lawyers who counsel them must deal with some very "noncorporate" emotional and psychological issues.
Advancing D&O Litigation Expenses: The Power of the PerkBy Jennifer A. Waters and Peter V. BaugherJanuary 2011Article, Page 36Many companies promise officers and directors an advance of litigation expenses for suits filed against them. But employers may be surprised by the potential costs of this perk.
(Asset) Buyer BewareBy Sherwin D. AbramsDecember 2010Column, Page 644Warning to buyers of going businesses: you may be buying some of your sellers' liabilities.