Women lawyers work longer hours but bill fewer, earn less money than their male counterparts, and get less credit for generating business, according to a new study published by four Stanford University law students. full story
2016 Annual Meeting
Thursday, September 15 and Friday, September 16, 2016
District of Columbia member firm Wiley Rein and Ohio member firm Kegler Brown are jointly hosting a private reception for SCG Legal member attorneys and their clients attending the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland next month. full story
In a reversal of what has long been a controversial interpretation by the Tanzania Revenue Authority of Tanzania's Income Tax Act, the Tanzania Court of Appeal last month ruled that withholding tax does not apply to services rendered by a non-resident service provider from outside Tanzania to a Tanzanian-based entity, dismissing TRA's appeal and finding in favor of the taxpayer, PanAfrican Energy Tanzania Limited, which was represented by FAyaz Bhojani, managing partner of Tanzania member firm FB Attorneys. full story
Germany member firm GvW Graf von Westphalen advised Red Gate Software in connection with its acquisition of Berlin-based 3T Software Labs GmbH. The firm handled all aspects of German law. It was joined in representing Red Gate by England member firm Mills & Reeve. full story
New York's highest court ruled June 9th that Bank of America must disclose to an insurer communications it had with Countrywide Financial six months before the bank bought the mortgage lending company in 2008. The insurer, Ambac Assurance Corp., which is represented by New York City member firm Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler partner Stephen Younger, claims in a lawsuit that Countrywide illegally misrepresented its mortgage-backed securities. full story
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