From The Experts
Every year, the U.S. Congress and state legislatures enact employment laws placing new obligations and restrictions on businesses; these enactments, in turn, create new ways for companies to find themselves confronting charges of wrongdoing.
There are many perks when you work in-house, but there's still one big negative: companies have very little room at the top.
With the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy bearing down upon the Northeast, now is the time for business owners across the country to review insurance coverage and prepare for the next big weather event.
Source code discovery presents a significant risk of resource waste because the size and complexity of the data makes it difficult to review. However, with initial planning and a clear understanding of the end point, significant resources can be saved.
The costs associated with computer source code discovery can mount quickly. Efficient investigation may be impeded by misconceptions about the source code and related documents.
A general counsel and a litigator sit down to discuss what things GCs would like to see more of from their outside counsel, and what litigators would like GCs to appreciate about the vagaries of litigation.
Contractual choice-of-law provisions are one of the most frequently used yet repeatedly misunderstood provisions in modern contracts. The intricacies of these provisions can trip up drafters and litigators alike.
Too frequently, companies and individuals facing congressional inquiries have a number of misconceptions about what is involved in managing a congressional inquiry and misapprehend what is expected of them, the purpose of the inquiry, and its likely outcome.
In connection with a sale of the company, the board of directors of the target faces the formidable task of discharging its fiduciary duties to its stockholders in a context in which the board's actions are likely to be scrutinized in subsequent litigation.
Lawsuits from non-practicing entities are an increasing expense for companies. Most of them settle, but the cost-benefit analysis of early settlement is complicated.
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