Does global economics affect your law practice? The, perhaps surprising, answer is a resounding ‘Yes’! On this month’s show, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes to the Legal Toolkit Susan Cartier Liebel, the Founder & CEO of Solo Practice University®, to address the effect that global economics and changing demographics have on attorneys and their practices. Susan and Jared discuss the present economic downturn in the context of the history of the United States, talk about why it is so important for the modern attorney to apply a client-centric viewpoint and consider potential growth opportunities in a compromised economy.
How did franchising develop? In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Attorney Morton Aronson, Of Counsel at the firm of Federal & Hasson, LLP, to spotlight the practice of franchising. Dan and Mort discuss the key elements of successful franchising, domestic vs. international franchising and how franchising can help in our difficult economic times.
One of the most visible examples of the recent economic crisis, was the U.S. government’s investment in American International Group (AIG). On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Mary Jane Fortin, president and chief executive officer of American General Life, to discuss how AIG is going about repaying the government. Mary Jane talks about AIG’s strategy and the progress being made and takes a look at American General’s financial strength, structured settlements as a financial part of the portfolio of American General and how the company is performing since the crisis.
The legal job market has been greatly impacted by the down economy, but has there been a turnaround? Attorney and co-host J. Craig Williams welcomes Attorney Charles “Chad” Volkert, Executive Director of Robert Half Legal, to give an update on the legal job market. Attorney Volkert talks about the current job market for lawyers and recent law school graduates and offers advice for job seekers.
In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes BU Law Professor Tamar Frankel to discuss her new book entitled, Fiduciary Law. Dan and Tamar explore fiduciary law, the power of trust and honesty and the impact of new legislation.
In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes BU Law Professor David I. Walker, to discuss executive compensation. Dan and Professor Walker take a look at big corporation executive compensation, shift from salary to equity pay, the Dodd Frank Reform Act and several provisions addressing executive pay and its potential impact on the economic landscape of 2011.
Michael Widmer, President of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, discusses the Massachusetts state budget in light of the global economic downturn with Professor Alasdair Roberts in this week’s Rappaport Center public policy podcast.
On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Mark McVeigh, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Distribution for Liberty Life, to discuss how structured settlements can be a smart financial choice in today’s challenging economic climate. Mark and Larry look at some of the challenges in the structured settlement arena today, writing annuities to support taxable settlements and the security of a structured settlement.
In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Cornelius K. Hurley, Professor of the Practice of Banking Law at Boston University School of Law and Director of the Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law, to explore financial reform. Dan and Professor Hurley look at the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the “too big to fail” concept, the creation and function of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the future of our economy.