Legal complexity and intensity. “There are 7,000 federal code sections, comprising more than 40,000 pages, of federal employment regulations plus thousands more pages of state and local regulations. (U.S. Small Business Administration)”, as cited on iCatchIT (See my post of Feb. 16, 2006 about the Internal Revenue Code.)
More British-American distinctions. What those in the UK call “solicitors” we call “lawyers” (“attorneys”); their “barristers” are our “litigators.” Where a British solicitor holds a “Practicing Certificate,” US lawyers are “admitted to practice in a state.” (See my post of Feb. 9, 2006.)
Conferences with law department management sessions. Further to my post of March 9, 2006, in Sydney, Australia, this coming June 26-27, Ark Group Asia will hold a conference entitled “Best Practice for In-House Counsel.