Member Directory
SCG Legal is an association of independent law firms founded in 1989 by the former governors of 17 states for the purpose of providing an effective and reliable means of identifying competent local counsel worldwide. Today, SCG Legal is the only network of its kind with a firm in every state capital. It also has firms in Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, and in capitals and leading commercial centers in over 60 countries around the globe.

SCG Legal Bylaws

Lobbying Handbook
Lobbying, PACs and Campaign Finance: 50 State Handbook
 provides timely information regarding regulations and laws covering campaign contributions and proper contact with elected officials in each of the 50 states and the federal government. Each state and the federal government has its own chapter and includes, detailed coverage of prohibited lobbying practices, enforcement, and penalties, discussion of registration, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements, as well as lists of state-specific forms and names, addresses, and phone numbers of local commissioners and compliance officers. For ordering information, click here.

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Diversity Policy
The SCG Legal network is committed to fostering among its member firms an environment where diversity and inclusion are encouraged and to facilitating each member firm’s reputation for excellence, experience and connection not only in the jurisdictions in which they operate, but across jurisdictions as they collaborate with one another to support their respective clients.

In furtherance of those objectives, SCG Legal encourages its member firms to institute and implement policies to promote diversity and inclusion in the profession and at their respective firms. 

As a modern network invested in the success of its member firms, SCG Legal’s commitment to diversity and inclusion extends to its professional development opportunities, the composition of its board of directors and committees, and its relationships with others.

Meeting Documentation

ADR
pdf  Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards – China (May 2017)
pdf  Is Arbitration Losing Its Luster (May 2016)
pdf  Is Arbitration Losing Its Luster 2(May 2016)
pdf  Furthering Efficiency in International Arbitration (May 2016)
pdf  Introduction to 28 U.S.C. § 1782 (Sept 2014) 
pdf  Handout Introduction to 28 U.S.C. § 1782 (Sept. 2014)
pdf  Trends & Developments in International Arbitration & Transnational Litigation (Sept. 2014)
pdf  Resolving Complex International Disputes: Use of the English Jurisdiction for Effective Dispute Resolution (Sept. 2014)
pdf  International Arbitration: Play to Win! (Sept. 2014)
pdf  International Arbitration: Pitfalls and Possibilities (May. 2014)
pdf  What Does CIETAC Mean to Its Users? (May. 2014)
pdf  How is Arbitration Faring as a Means of Resolving International Business Disputes (June 2013)
pdf  International Investment Arbitration (June 2013)
pdf  Legal & Practical Considerations in Choosing a Venue for International Arbitration (June 2013)
pdf  Negotiation (June 2012)

Antitrust
pdf  Sherman Act Jurisdiction: FTAIA (Sept. 2014)
pdf  Recent E-invoicing Developments in the EU (June 2012)

Bankruptcy and Insolvency
pdf  Trademark Issues in Bankruptcy (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Hypothetical Re. Pasta Prima Inc. (Oct. 2013)
pdf  What to Do When Your Client’s Being Sued by a U.S. Insolvency Fiduciary (Oct. 2012)
pdf  Alternatives to Formal Insolvency in England & Wales (Oct. 2011)
pdf  Exploring Non-Bankruptcy Alternatives (Oct. 2011)
pdf  Alternatives to Bankruptcy (Oct. 2011)
pdf  Alternatives to Formal Insolvency Bankruptcy Proceedings in Germany (Oct. 2011)

Business, Corporate and Securities
pdf  Centara: Central Group of Companies (May 2017)
pdf  Legal Issues and Political Developments in the Franchise Industry (Sept. 2015)
pdf Delaware: The “Go To” Forum for Global Business (Sept. 2014)
pdf  How are Compliance Programs Changing the Latin American Business Landscape (June 2013)

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
pdf  The General Data Protection Regulation (Sept. 2018)
pdf  A Primer on U.S. Privacy and Security Law (Sept. 2018)
pdf  Global Perspectives on Data Privacy: Canadian Context (Sept. 2018)
pdf  Technology, Privacy & Lawyer Ethics (Sept. 2017)
pdf  Overview of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Industry (Sept. 2016)
pdf  Changing Norms in Global Privacy: Emerging Issues & Law Firm Risks (Sept. 2016)
pdf  Legislating Cyber Risk Management (Jan. 2016)
pdf  Cybersecurity: Limiting the Harm to Lawyers and Their Clients (Sept. 2014)
pdf  Tips for Conducting an Internal Investigation (Sept. 2014)
pdf  ABA Cybersecurity Program Resolution (Sept. 2014)
pdf  ACC Cyber Top 10 (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Global Security Practice SAFETY ACT Cyber Security Capabilities (Oct. 2013)
pdf  State Attorneys General Are Crucial Force In Enforcement of Data Breach Statutes
 (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Patient Privacy in the U.S. (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Data Protection in the EU (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Australian Privacy Laws and Health Information (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Australian Privacy Laws and Health Information Articles
 (Oct. 2013)

Healthcare and Hospital Law
pdf  Life Science Law (June 2018)
pdf  Healthcare’s Key Challenge: Keeping Patient Information Private and Secure (Sept. 2015)
pdf  HIPAA Overview (Sept. 2015)
pdf  Patient Privacy in the U.S. (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Data Protection in the EU (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Australian Privacy Laws and Health Information (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Australian Privacy Laws and Health Information Articles
 (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Medical Tourism: A Legal Issues Roadmap (Oct. 2012)
pdf  Overview of Drug Regulation in Europe (Oct. 2011)

Higher Education
pdf  Global Hot Topics in Higher Education Law & Policy: Perspectives from the UK (Sept. 2016)
pdf  Transforming the Federal Regulation of Higher Education as America Prepares for the Challenges of Tomorrow (Jan. 2016)

Hospitality Leisure and Tourism
pdf  Food and Beverage Sector (June 2018)
pdf  M&A Activity in the F&B Sector (June 2018)
pdf  Issues and Developments in the Hospitality Industry (Jan. 2017)
pdf  Medical Tourism: A Legal Issues Roadmap (Oct. 2012)

Insurance
pdf  Natural Perils Insurance in Switzerland (May 2016)
pdf  Is a Captive Insurance Company a Solution for Your Client’s Insurance Needs? (Sept. 2015)
pdf  Elements of a Captive Insurance Company (Sept. 2015)
pdf  Captive Insurance: Regulatory Perspective (Sept. 2015)

Intellectual Property
pdf  Fighting Fakes: Strategies to Enforce IP Rights in Thailand (May 2017)
pdf  Bloomberg Law, Protecting the Rights of Trademark Licensee (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Riverside Lawyer Article: Effect of BK Rights to IP (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Trademark Issues in Bankruptcy (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Hypothetical Re. Pasta Prima Inc. (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Bloomberg Law, Protecting the Rights of Trademark Licensee (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Riverside Lawyer Article, Effect of BK Rights to IP (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Recent E-invoicing Developments in the EU (June 2012)
pdf  Internet and Branding:  Protecting Your Trademarks and Managing Your Client’s Brand Presence Online (Oct. 2011)
pdf  AIA Table (Oct. 2011)

International
pdf  ACM Annual Report (May 2019)
pdf  GDPR: Next Steps (June 2018)
pdf  Brexit & the Future of London (June 2018)
pdf  Doing Business in Singapore (May 2017)
pdf  Brexit – What Happens Next (Sept. 2016)
pdf  Brexit Handout (Sept. 2016)
pdf  Can the EU Be Saved: Brexit (May 2016)
pdf  Doing Business in India (Sept. 2015)
pdf  Foreign Holding Companies and Domestic Taxes: US, Canada and India (Sept. 2015)
pdf  Doing Business in Canada (Sept. 2015)
pdf  Ukraine Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, – Quo Vadis? (June 2015)
pdf  One Country, Two Systems: Legend or Reality (May 2014)
pdf  Evolving with China: An Introduction to Significant Developments in China’s Judiciary and Enforcement Actions (May 2014)
pdf  Global Trends in the Legal Market and Asia’s Influence: Critical Factors for Success (May 2014)
pdf  Where Business Goes to Grow (May 2014)
pdf  Leveraging Hong Kong’s Cooperative Arrangements with Mainland China (May 2014)
pdf  Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games (June 2013)
pdf  The Regulation of Infrastructure in Brazil (June 2013)
pdf  Why Latin America (June 2013)
pdf  How are Compliance Programs Changing the Latin American Business Landscape (June 2013)
pdf  How is Arbitration Faring as a Means of Resolving International Business Disputes (June 2013)
pdf  International Investment Arbitration (June 2013)
pdf  Legal & Practical Considerations in Choosing a Venue for International Arbitration (June 2013)
pdf  Kicking the Can? (June 2012)
pdf  Negotiating Europe’s LBO Debt Mountain (June 2012)

Law Firm Management
pdf  Business Plan Form (Sept. 2019)
pdf  Summary Review Form (Sept. 2019)
pdf  Reference Questions (Sept. 2019)
pdf  Annual Review Process Summary Memo (Sept. 2019)
pdf  Anti-Sexual Harassment Requirements in the Post #MeToo Workplace (Sept. 2019)
pdf  Arbitration Back on the Table: NY State Ban on Compelled Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Claims Rolled Back (Sept. 2019)
pdf  Investigations of Sexual Harassment Arise (Sept. 2019)
pdf  It’s the Law: New York State Expands Workplace Protections Against Sexual Harassment and Other Forms of Discrimination (Sept. 2019)
pdf  Sexual Misconduct: Lesson Learned from Investigations in the Workplace (Sept. 2019)
pdf  The #MeToo Movement Marches On (Sept. 2019)
pdf  Time’s Up: New York Legislature Passes Sweeping Reform to Increase Workplace Protections Against Sexual Harassment and Other Forms of Discrimination (Sept. 2019)
pdf Managing the Risk of Lateral Partner Hiring (Sept. 2019)
pdf  Women, Leadership & the Law (May 2019)
pdf  Constructing a More Diverse and Inclusive Law Firm: A Primer (Sept. 2018)
pdf  Motivating Millennials (Sept. 2018)
pdf  Innovation in Law Firms (Sept. 2018)
pdf  Innovation and Smarter Law (Sept. 2018)
pdf  Innovation of Law Firm Operations (Sept. 2018)
pdf  Developing a Culture of Innovation (Sept. 2018)
pdf  Reinvigorating the Idea Behind Law Firm Networks (June 2018)
pdf  SCG Legal in Today’s Legal Market: Time to Adapt & Innovate (May 2017)
pdf  Mining Our Strengths Through Cross-Selling (March 2017)
vid  Mills & Reeve Video (March 2017)
pdf  “Future-proofing” Your Firm: Keys to Developing an Effective Succession Plan (March 2017)
vid  Jyoti Sagar (March 2017)
vid  Jorge Sanchez Devanny (March 2017)
pdf  Becoming More than a Chowder & Marching Club: What’s It Going to Take? (March 2017)
pdf  Practicing Law at the Speed of Light: Coping in an Era of Hyper-change (March 2017)
pdf  The Ethical Implications of Using Social Networking in the Practice of Law (Sept. 2016)
pdf  CEO Remarks (Sept. 2016)
pdf  Business Interruption and Catastrophes (May 2016)
pdf  Winning In The New Legal Economy: What Profitable Firms Are Doing to Keep Their Competitive Edge (Sept. 2015)
pdf  Technology: Changing The Attorney-Client Relationship for the Better (Sept. 2015)
pdf  Using Commercial Litigation Funding to Generate Business and Increase Law Firm Profitability (Sept. 2015)
pdf  Social Media Marketing: What’s In It for You? (June 2015)
pdf  A New Look at Law Firms (March 2015)
pdf  Accelerate Profits and Reduce Risk: New Tools for Law Firm Success (March 2015)
pdf  Five Things to Do Today to Improve Your Law Firm’s Tomorrow (March 2015)
pdf  The New Realities in Law Land and How to Thrive (March 2015)
pdf  Law Firm Strategy in Turbulent Times (March 2014)
pdf  2014 Report on the State of the Legal Market (March 2014)
pdf  Mid-Size Firms Peer Monitor April 2014 (March 2014)
pdf  Client Service Standards (March 2014)
pdf  Lawyers’ Service on Nonprofit Boards (March 2014)
pdf  Team Canada (March 2014)
pdf  Legal Services to Multinational Corporations (June 2013)
pdf  Vetria Mining: Iron Project in Corumbá with Integrated Logistics (June 2013)
pdf  Dewey Learn from Our Mistakes? (Oct. 2012)
pdf  Legal Process Outsourcing at UBS (Oct. 2012)
pdf  Legal Services Outsourcing:  What It Is & How It Could Help Your Legal Practice (Oct. 2012)
pdf  When Disaster Strikes: Recovery Strategies for Law Firms Part I (Oct. 2012)
pdf  When Disaster Strikes: Recovery Strategies for Law Firms Part II (Oct. 2012)
pdf  A World of Opportunity: The Importance of the Client Lifecycle (June 2012)
pdf  How Well is Legal Education Serving Law Firms (June 2012)
pdf  UK Perspective: How Well is Legal Education Serving Law Firms and Their Clients (June 2012)
pdf  How Lawyers Can Benefit From Using Social Media (June 2012)
pdf  Legal Process Outsourcing: The Savvy Law Firm’s Strategy for Driving Growth, Revenue, and Cutting Costs (June 2012)
pdf  Benchmarks Criteria Extending Offer to Purchase Shares (Oct. 2011)

Litigation
pdf  Complex Litigation (Sept. 2017)
pdf  Commercial Litigation Finance: A Primer For Counsel and Clients (Sept. 2017)
pdf  Common Sense Often Makes Good Law (Sept. 2017)
pdf  Using Commercial Litigation Funding to Generate Business and Increase Law Firm Profitability (Sept. 2015)
pdf  Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: A New Scope of Discovery? (Sept. 2015)
pdf  Introduction to 28 U.S.C. § 1782 (Sept 2014) 
pdf  Handout Introduction to 28 U.S.C. § 1782 (Sept. 2014)
pdf  Trends & Developments in International Arbitration & Transnational Litigation (Sept. 2014)
pdf  Resolving Complex International Disputes: Use of the English Jurisdiction for Effective Dispute Resolution (Sept. 2014)
pdf  International Arbitration: Play to Win! (Sept. 2014)
pdf  Sherman Act Jurisdiction: FTAIA (Sept. 2014)
pdf  Negotiations Bibliography (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Introduction to the Law of Litigation Finance (Oct. 2012)

Media, Sports and Entertainment
pdf  Professional and Collegiate Sports Governance: Emerging Legal Trends and Issues (Sept. 2016)
pdf  Cracks in the Armor: Recent Legal Challenges to Professional and Collegiate Sports Governance Associations (Sept. 2016)
pdf  The Secret of Magic (Sept. 2016)
pdf  The CAS: Its Role in Resolving Disputes in Modern Sports (May 2016)
pdf  The Dispute Resolution System Within the Framework of FIFA (May 2016)
pdf  Doping Disputes (May 2016)
pdf  Evolution of the Relations Between Sport, Legal Order and Society (May 2016)
pdf  Time Beautifully Filled in a Legally Challenging Market (May 2016)
pdf  Protecting Client Reputation in a Changing Landscape (Oct. 2012)

Pension
pdf  Municipal Pension Reform (Oct. 2012)

Regulatory and Compliance
pdf Important Changes to the Committee of Foreign Investment in the United States and US Export Controls (Sept. 2019)
pdf  Trade Policy & U.S. National Security in the Trump Era (Sept. 2019)
pdf  Compliance and Local Buy In (May 2019)
pdf  Corruption: The U.K. Perspective (May 2017)
pdf  Navigating the ACA in the Trump Era (Jan. 2017)
pdf  Airlines Need Protection Too (Jan. 2017)
pdf  Negotiated Rulemaking in the Context of Part 382: A Worthy Alternative to Traditional Rulemaking or an Impossible Dream? (Jan. 2017)
pdf  Are We All Going to Pot?: Legal Issues Arising from Cannabis-Industry Growth from the Canadian Perspective (Sept. 2016)
pdf  Colorado’s Marijuana Law: History and Status (Sept. 2016)
pdf  Analysis of PA Dept. of Health Draft Medical Marijuana Reguations (Sept. 2016)
pdf  A Closer Look at Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Legalization (Sept. 2016)
pdf  When Will the Haze Clear?: Marijuana Legalization and the States (Jan. 2016)
pdf  Lobbying, Gift, and Campaign Finance Compliance Briefing (Jan. 2016)
pdf  In the Haze: The Impact of Marijuana Legalization (March 2014)
pdf  Tracking Legislation and Regulations Campaign Finance: A Case Study (Oct. 2012)

State Attorneys General
pdf  Multistate Investigations and Litigation (Sept. 2014)
pdf  Guide to State Attorneys General (Sept. 2014)
pdf  ACC Cyber Top 10 (Oct. 2013)
pdf  Global Security Practice SAFETY ACT Cyber Security Capabilities (Oct. 2013)
pdf  State Attorneys General Are Crucial Force In Enforcement of Data Breach Statutes
 (Oct. 2013)

Technology and IoT
pdf  Understanding Smart Contracts and How They Work
pdf  Global Prospects for the Energy Sector (May 2019)
pdf  Law, Technology & Autonomous Vehicles (Sept. 2018)
pdf  Law, Technology & Autonomous Vehicles – Materials (Sept. 2018)
pdf  Blockchain: Fundamentals & Opportunities (Sept. 2018)
pdf  Tomorrow’s Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future (June 2018)
pdf  Artificial Intelligence is Grabbing the Attention of Lawmakers But Do They Have the Answers? (June 2018)
pdf  Why Driverless Cars Will Save Lives (June 2018)
pdf  Multi-State Taxation: What Your Clients (and You!) Need to Know in the Internet Age (Sept. 2017)
pdf  The Next Industrial Revolution: How IoT Will Change the Way People Live Work & Play (Sept. 2017)
pdf  IoT: Understanding the Regulatory Framework (Sept. 2017)
pdf  Who’s in Charge of Regulating the Internet of Things? (Sept. 2017)
pdf  The Internet of Things: The EU Legal Framework (Sept. 2017)
pdf The IoT Revolution and Our Digital Security: Principles for IoT Security (Sept. 2017)