From The Experts
When faced with multi-pronged litigation, there are benefits to successfully dismissing most claims while leaving properly pled ones alone.
When planning any large transaction, counsel needs to evaluate the likelihood of a private challenge—and consider the steps to take to reduce the chances of a suit and how to be best positioned if it occurs.
For in-house counsel, a corporate spin-off transaction is uniquely challenging and provides a rare and exciting opportunity to exercise significant leadership and organizational capabilities, as well as sophisticated and diverse legal capabilities.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act presents employers with crucial compliance-related choices to make regarding their employer-provided health coverage. It also provides plenty of options to employers with respect to the delivery of health benefits.
With the increasing use of arbitration as an alternative to full-blown litigation, the risk of a conflict of interest by an individual arbitrator has grown, too.
Trademarks are designed to foster a company's reputation and goodwill. But individuals and small businesses accused of infringement are using social media campaigns to label legitimate trademark enforcement as "trademark bullying."
The Securities and Exchange Commission turned up the pressure on auditors in China when it recently initiated enforcement proceedings against the Chinese affiliates of the Big Four accounting firms and BDO.
Class litigation guarantees years of headaches for in-house counsel and ever-increasing legal costs in even the best-case scenarios. There are steps corporate counsel can take to ensure that the nightmare of a class action discrimination lawsuit never becomes a reality.
Employers have some hard choices to make in light of health care reform.
Using the newfound credibility of mainstream blogging, Internet short sellers have found a way to make money that pushes the envelope on securities fraudbut that in many cases is legal.
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