November 2017


The full text of 14 international trade agreements between the United States and Australia, Bahrain, CAFTA-DR (Central America), Chile, Colombia, Israel, Jordan, South Korea, Morocco, NAFTA, Oman, Panama, Peru, and Singapore are now available on Bloomberg Law. Included are the full text of the agreement, annexes, side letters, and other documents. They can be accessed by entering the name of the country/group and free trade agreement into the global search bar at the top of Bloomberg Law.


Labor & Employment Practice Center

State Law Summaries on Separation Procedures, outlining separation-related requirements and restrictions on employers, have been published on the HR Library and the Labor and Employment Practice Center. New coverage of Separation Procedures appears under the Termination entry for each state

The 2017 Labor & Employment Practice Benchmarks Report is now available on the L&E Practice Center. The report offers practitioners a comprehensive review of how law firm labor & employment attorneys conduct many aspects of their practice, from use of technology and knowledge management to billing rates and fees, business development, and compensation structures.


Bloomberg Law: Corporate Transaction

New Practical Guidance on Capital Equipment Leasing has been added to the Finance suite on Bloomberg Law: Corporate Transactions. The new transactional coverage contains overviews, annotated timelines and checklists, forms, document overviews, precedents, and additional equipment lease-specific information that will be of particular interest to finance attorneys working on large leasing transactions at law firms or in-house

Additional materials focusing on Equipment Leveraged Leasing will be added in the next few weeks.

Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Cente

New Practice Guidance – Designing a Health Plan Incorporating a Flexible Spending
Account – has been added to the Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice


Bloomberg Law: Corporate Transactions now includes In Focus: Deal Points, a
curated collection of deal points studies. This resource displays key analyses
identifying current market standards in drafting and negotiating public and private
mergers & acquisitions and capital markets deals. In Focus: Deal Points is available
through a link on the right rail of our Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions and
Capital Markets pages on Bloomberg Law: Corporate Transactions.


The Corporate Practice Center now includes a new state corporate law chart builder
Qualifying To Do Business in Other States – under Practice Tools on the Home
Page. The new chart builder covers the requirements corporations must meet when
doing business in states other than their state of incorporation.


Bloomberg Law and Patterson Belknap have published a new Litigation Practice
Portfolio Series, Portfolio 801, New York Commercial Division Practice
Guide, providing an in-depth look at litigation in the Commercial Division of the New
York Supreme Court. This publication provides comprehensive practical guidance for
the Commercial Division and will be of particular interest to New York litigators.


Bloomberg Law’s Doc Viewer 2.0 enhanced functionality has been applied to
additional content, including:

  • Court Pleadings
  • Jury Instructions
  • Court Briefs
  • Practice Guides & Finding Aids
  • Guidance & Interpretation (excluding those that fall within EDGAR)
  • Reports & Publications
  • Administrative Actions (excluding those that fall within EDGAR)
  • Charters & Bylaws
  • Legislative Records
  • Bills
  • Treaties
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules & Guidance
  • Court Forms
  • Court Publications
  • Law Notes
  • Regulatory & Administrative Forms
  • Testimony & Speeches
  • News Releases
  • Fee Schedules

Doc Viewer 2.0 features an upgraded Right Rail design, enhanced Jump-To and
Pagination features, and a Left Rail Table of Contents that enables users to navigate
directly to specific sections of a document.