From The Experts
Providing services to health care companies just got a lot more complicated.
If it is news to you or your company or clients that we are now in a State Attorney General Enforcement Era, take note: State AGs have been wielding new powers in novel ways to regulate business like never before.
Recent court decisions represent a positive trend for reporting companies with respect to the threat posed by shareholder proxy litigation.
Two key issues for courts and attorneys faced with social media evidence have been proper authentication of the evidence and access to that evidence in the face of digital privacy laws. Recent decisions reveal a trend toward admission.
Overbilling is something that all consumers of legal services should know about and protect themselves from. There are several actions that a client can and should take to protect itself from possible overbilling abuses such as those alleged in the DLA Piper matter.
Some lament that arbitration has become too much like litigation: protracted and expensive. But there are ways that corporate counsel can keep domestic arbitration on track.
A good document review depends on the intersection of people, process, and technology. It is essential that everyone, starting with corporate counsel and extending to individual reviewers, understands document review expectations and outcomes.
Given the potential loss of the most sensitive assets, information, and trade secrets, companies must develop an integrated, proactive strategy to prevent, respond to, and deter the massive and growing problem of cybercrime.
The pharmaceutical and medical device industries remain subject to increased anticorruption scrutiny by regulators around the world, largely because of their business models.
Surviving in today's litigious business environment, particularly given the instantaneous and 24/7 media, requires careful planning. The key to survival may be found in the 2,500-year-old Chinese masterpiece, The Art of War, by Sun Tzu.
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