From The Experts
Significant changes are coming for compensation committee members.
The new post-grant procedures created by the America Invents Act could, and likely will, have a direct effect on patent valuation and how firms conduct due diligence.
A recent opinion from the Southern District of New York has opened the door for the United States federal judiciary to exercise jurisdiction over virtually any Internet communication, even when the communication both originates and terminates outside the physical jurisdiction of the U.S.
Ombuds are a potentially valuable early-warning mechanism for averting risk, and one that organizational leaders should give consideration as a worthy investment of company resources.
Beginning in 2014, compensation committee members will face enhanced independence requirements under new governance listing standards for the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq, as well as other national exchanges.
What is the proper balance between defending employee rights and protecting the company's reputation when creating a social media policy?
While recording customer service calls is commonly viewed as a risk management tool, a recent wave of class action cases brought under California's Invasion of Privacy Act has challenged this common practice, claiming that the plaintiffs are entitled to $5,000 per call.
Recent changes to the America Invents Act have created an opportunity for businesses to develop new patenting strategies that promote and enhance the value patents provide to the company. One area of value generation comes from extending the enforceable lifespan of a patent.
An update to key health care privacy and security rules has made providing services to health care companies a lot more complicated.
If your company engages with consumers, handles consumer information, or otherwise participates in business activities that could potentially trigger a privacy violation, you should be aware of specific exclusions for privacy statute violations when purchasing liability policies.
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