From The Experts
There is a moment in every transition from corporate health to corporate distress when failure can be averted. Act early and the company has options, act late and the company may not be able to avoid the sometimes crushing burden of bankruptcy.
Determining the extent of foreign government influence over a prospective non-U.S. business partner should comprise a key component of the due diligence checklist.
There is a new strategy for enhancing a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Inter Partes Review petition and increasing the chances of a review being instituted: the use of recorded live technical tutorials and expert testimony.
Corporate officials are once again uncertain of whether they can be dragged into long and expensive litigation, with the threat of ruinous potential liability, for statements they merely touched in the normal course of their jobs.
Considering the potential liability and delays in closing that can arise if the real estate component of an M&A transaction is not properly handled, companies would be wise to do everything in their power to avoid this omission.
Company management and its board of directors find themselves in a precarious situation when an impropriety is known or alleged. A credible and thorough investigation can be conducted cost efficiently if it is properly planned and overseen.
There are some proven methods for increasing efficiency and decreasing costs that can make general counsel and their staff more productive while adhering to spending constraints.
Many U.S. companies may be eligible for a refund of value-added tax paid on legal fees, but they don't bother, assuming they don't spend enough and wouldn't reclaim enough to justify the reclamation effort.
When a competitor's advertising verges from truth to falsehood, marketing personnel and executives are likely to ask: "Should we sue those shameless liars for false advertising?"
Water-cooler conversation between football fans seems harmless. But could it be a federal crime?
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