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    When “Big Data” Takes A Vacation

    Attorneys general and private attorneys in more than a dozen states have opened a new front in the battle against opioid abuse. They are suing drug and drug distribution companies, alleging they created a public hazard by...

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  • Survey: How Law Departments are Working Smarter

    The 2016 HBR Consulting survey found that worldwide corporate law department spending increased a modest one percent from the prior year. Behind this seemingly minor change is a significant shift in law department strategy. In addition to...

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  • Regulatory Enforcement Post-Election

    The Trump Administration will likely seek to scale back many forms of regulatory enforcement. However, President Trump campaigned on a law-and-order platform, and that makes it likely that prosecutors will continue focusing on cases involving fraud, corruption...

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  • Implications of the SEC’s Universal Proxy Card Rules

    In October 2016, the SEC proposed amendments to the federal proxy rules that would require universal proxies in connection with a contested election of directors. The proposal would require the use of proxy cards that include the...

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  • The Four “Cs” of Drafting an Effective Arbitration Clause

    Arbitration is not suited for every contract, dispute, or business. However, a comprehensive and well-drafted arbitration clause will allow the parties to reap the benefits of arbitration, which are a faster, more efficient and lower-cost resolution of...

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  • Preparing the Expert Witness for Deposition

    Most civil cases today involve the use of testifying experts to address both liability and damages issues. The presence of experts has become so pervasive that modern trials are now often viewed as a “war of experts,”...

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    Big Batteries Could Shake Up Power Industry

    Two electrical power crises in California have nurtured a fledgling big battery industry, which could solve some of the most...

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  • Inside/Outside Attorneys Often Not on the Same Page

    The International Association of Defense Counsel recently released its 2016 Inside/Outside Counsel Relationship Survey. The survey found major differences in how inside and outside counsel perceive some important relationship issues, including how much outsourcing has increased and...

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  • Two Governance Studies Confirm Expanded Role for General Counsel

    Within the space of less than one month in 2016, two important commentaries on corporate governance were released by two constituent groups. Both propose thoughtful suggestions on a wide variety of governance elements that are relevant not...

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  • Changing Rules for Foreign Arbitral Awards

    Counsel charged with prosecuting or defending against actions involving foreign arbitral awards should be aware of rapidly evolving rule changes that may define foreign arbitration recognition and enforcement law for years to come. The Second Circuit in...

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