Thomas Dickerson writes: This year, the Appellate Division, First Department sought to protect shareholder interests in “merger tax” litigation by enhancing the standards for the approval of disclosure-only class action settlements, and sought to protect employees by declining to enforce an arbitration agreement as violative of the National Labor Relations Act. But that's not all.
In the Goulston & Storrs 2017 General Counsel Survey, fifteen percent of GCs or in-house counsel say they have the most difficulty identifying exposures, and this emerging risk is reshaping their role.
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