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Reverse or vendor due diligence is a great strategy for sell-side businesses to perform, allowing them to correct or modify issues prior to exit.

When big clients come into town and it’s your job to keep them entertained, there are many things you can do right… but a lot of things you can do wrong, too. Face time between business partners is an essential part...
IT Due Diligence: Advice for the CIO

After a record-setting year in 2013, the pace of US law firm mergers carries on unabated, with 22 deals announced as of April 2014. So with potential merger activity in your firm's future, how does IT best prepare?

The focus of M&A is often on closing a deal, not the related costs of doing so. However, these costs can add up. What are the most wasteful costs during M&A, and what should you definitely not skimp on?

Selling a mid-market company often comes with a unique set of issues due to the company’s stage of development. Samuel Whitley, Partner at Whitley LLP Attorneys at Law, outlines some of the most common sale terms for mid-market companies.
Can Lawyers Learn to Love IT?

According to ILTA's new Legal Technology Future Horizons report, learning to love IT will be the most difficult emotional shift for lawyers in the next decade. Jeff Brandt explores the role of fear and deficiencies in Legal IT adoption.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings makes an appearance during a keynote address by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Facebook f8 conference on September 22, 2011 in San Francisco, California

What legal issues are at play when a public company makes required disclosures via social media? Corporate and securities lawyer, Samuel Whitley, reviews what lessons can be learned from Netflix.

Bidding for the Olympics isn’t all that different to the deal-making process. Olympic officials must evaluate each city's offering, just like an M&A deal.

It is the time of year for reflection, projections and resolutions. What was 2013 like? What will we do in 2014? What kind acts can we promise to do, or what self-improvements can we instigate? 2013 was an interesting year. I think 2014 promises to...