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Compliance, cybersecurity, and social media policies are on the minds of general counsel, according to a panel of GCs who discussed the issues at last week's ABA Section of Litigation's 2013 Annual Conference.
The hallmark of a franchise relationship is that the franchisor allows independent businesspeople to share in the good will represented by the trademarks in the distribution of goods or services.
Major-General Blaise Cathcart is an in-house lawyer for a global organization with plenty of firepower: the Canadian Forces. The approach he uses as a judge advocate general can be deployed by general counsel who are mobilizing their own in-house battalions.
A new database from TyMetrix Inc. shows that while total litigation numbers from 2010 to 2012 are up, total legal spend actually dipped in 2012.
Because there will never be a season of The Wire focusing on corporate crime, we've put together a quick reference guide for need-to-know corporate federal criminal procedure terms.
Most in-house lawyers, if they're fortunate, haven't bumped up against the Fifth Amendment and its related issues since the bar exam.
Too many bank lawyers sport an "unhealthy mindset" bent on finding loopholes in rules rather than on supporting the spirit of the law, according to law professor and former Federal Reserve lawyer Cornelius Hurley.
The Association of Corporate Counsel released a new digital resource, Guide to the ACC Value Challenge in Europe, an international offshoot of the group's ongoing efforts to better align the services outside counsel provide with what they charge for those services.
Parties to contracts routinely agree that the laws of a particular jurisdiction will govern their relationship. Despite their prevalence, choice-of-law provisions often do not apply when needed most.
The attention being paid to cybersecurity by both government and businesses in the U.S. has reached unprecedented heights, according to a new outlook report from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.
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