Corporate Governance

MN Climate Lawsuit First To Target Koch

A lawsuit filed by the state of Minnesota names as a defendant, for the first time in the short history of climate change litigation, […]

Survey: How Covid Is Affecting In-House Legal

Among the findings: Twenty-five percent said their budgets had been reduced. Workloads haven’t, however, in a few areas in particular…

DOJ Prosecutors Revise Guidance On Compliance Programs

DOJ has released a revised “ECCP” guidance, a document that specifies how it will evaluate compliance programs when make charging or sentencing decisions…

Work-At-Home Strategies For In-House Lawyers And Contract Managers

A post from contract management firm ContractPodAi discusses some pitfalls in the work-from-home scenario and how to avoid them. Distractions are one of them. […]

Companies Pledge To Forego IP Rights For Covid Projects

Sixteen Japanese companies, including Toyota, Honda and Canon, as well as two major diagnostic firms that provide Covid-19 testing, have signed a pledge declaring […]

Securities Class Actions Hit World Wrestling

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., the wrestling empire headed by Vince McMahon, has been hit with several securities class action lawsuits. One alleges a multi-faceted […]

GC Should Lead Security Management And Risk

Information security needs to be a high-priority collaborative effort involving IT, representatives from major business units, HR, corporate communications, internal and security experts and in some cases outside consultants

Business Risk And The Evolving Role Of The CLO

Having come from a position of primarily providing legal expertise, the CLO/GC is now a key figure in business strategy, overseeing a much broader […]

Oil Industry Corruption

In an interview with Alexandra Gillies, Richard Bistrong discusses her work and her recently-published book, Crude Intentions: How Oil Corruption Contaminates the World. She […]

End Times Near? Executives Cutting Their Own Salaries

By the end of March, hundreds of companies worldwide had announced “drastic cuts” to the pay of senior executives…