Executive Summaries

Ten Mistakes Lawyers Make in Mediation

First on the list, not nailing down the deal at the mediation. After a long day of haggling that ends in a tentative agreement, parties […]

A Women-Owned Law Firm’s Perspective

The authors, co-founders of a woman-owned and operated firm, note that while women-owned businesses comprise almost 40 percent of privately owned businesses in the United […]

Cutting Litigation Costs in a Post-Covid World

Attorneys who do not create litigation analyses and budgets early in the case cost clients’ money in wasted effort and unnecessary tasks. Attorneys are sometimes […]

Investors Pushing Environmental and Social Proposals

An increasing number of institutional investors have begun to include environmental and social (E&S) considerations within their established risk-return analysis framework. Pledges by asset managers State […]

Covid Brings Transfer Pricing Issues

As multinational groups respond to the challenges presented by the coronavirus outbreak, many of them need to update their transfer pricing policies and internal supply […]

New York Latest State to Enact Cybersecurity Law

With its Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act. New York joins a growing number of states that have enacted cybersecurity mandates. Potentially […]

A Checklist for FCPA Compliance

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act contains two key provisions: (1) a prohibition on bribery of foreign officials and (2) accounting and reporting provisions for companies […]

How In-House Counsel Can Protect Trade Secrets

As bring-your-own device policies proliferate, and digital storage become cheaper and more prevalent, it has gotten easier to pilfer trade secrets. A key point in […]

Overcoming Budget Hurdles Due to Covid-19 Litigation

Three months into the pandemic, expectations about budgeting in legal departments have changed. Survey data shows that only 19 percent of in-house legal departments expected […]

Gen Z Joins the Workforce

A fresh crop of entry-level workers is about to join the workforce. “Generation Z” is currently the term most accepted to define those born in […]