As news about U.S. government surveillance programs continues to unfold, the International Association of Privacy Professionals and University of Maine School of Law hosted a two-week privacy boot camp.
The legal department at TeleTech Holdings Inc., a business practices and outsourcing company, has a new top lawyer, senior vice president and general counsel Margaret McLean.
Because compliance professionals are always on the job, they need something more substantive than the average beach read.
The embattled News Corporation has promoted Janet Nova to executive vice president and deputy group general counsel for its newly created media and entertainment entity, 21st Century Fox.
When most employers think of whistleblowers, they likely envision employees like Sherron Watkins and Cynthia Cooper, the Enron and WorldCom whistleblowers who helped bring to light the accounting irregularities that led to the collapses of their respective employers.
The Securities and Exchange Commission just announced the issuance of the agency's second Dodd-Frank whistleblower award—serving as a reminder to in-house counsel to bolster their companies' own internal reporting programs
The tech-savvy marketing professionals that are entrusted to represent a brand on social media are often unaware of the complex legal overlay of the digital world and the potential pitfalls for their company?s failure to comply.
The U.S. Supreme Court gave something to both sides in a closely watched dispute over so-called "pay-for-delay" agreements between brand-name and generic drug manufacturers that put off the production of generics in return payments by brand-name patent holders.
In the rare cases where courts allow discovery on discovery (i.e., how the opponent preserved, collected, and produced responsive documents), it should be presumed that the requester pays for the responding party's costs to produce this information.
The big question for law firms is how to forecast their prices with the precision required for clients' budgets. TyMetrix recently hosted a LegalVIEW Forum event in Washington, D.C., where corporate counsel and outside firms discussed billing challenges.
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