From The Experts
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.
A Federal Trade Commission agreement with Google Inc. could profoundly impact IP litigation involving standard essential patents.
Sometimes the most efficient way to get relevant information to the government is to share work product. This comes with certain risks, the most serious of which is waiver.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ushered in a new era of systemic discrimination enforcement. Employers need to proactively assess selection procedures, statistical trends, compensation, and D&I programs and make changes now.
Tracking third-party and open source components in a software project helps manage the quality and security aspects of the project. It also ensures compliance with the terms specified in the license.
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