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18 October, 2013
What Voltaire might have said about NewLaw
“Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road” -Voltaire, Dictionnaire Philosophique published in 1764. There are times when we at Beaton Capital wonder whether Voltaire might have said this about us based on our contributions to the debate […]
11 October, 2013
EU gets tough on auditors, but don’t hold your breath
The long awaited response from the EU about getting tough on auditors by insisting on rotation and removing the potential for conflicts of interest was announced last week. The headline is that the COREPER (European Council’s Committee of Permanent Representatives) is recommending to the EU legislative bodies that audit rotation for European public companies take […]
7 October, 2013
The rise and rise of the NewLaw business model
The rise and rise of the NewLaw business model is a sequel to Last days of the BigLaw business model. BigLaw is not about large law firms. Nor is NewLaw about new law firms. The issues are much deeper than the size or age of what are colloquially known as law firms. When The Lawyer […]
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