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Pandemic Primes Law Departments for a New Normal

Pandemic Primes Law Departments for a New Normal

The Covid-19 pandemic has stress-tested the current operations of corporate law departments and legal professionals generally, placing increased pressure on the people, processes and technology […]

Including Remote Arbitration Clauses in Commercial Contracts

remote arbitration

The pandemic forced many businesses to adapt to remote work. For arbitration practitioners, that meant using videoconferencing technology to conduct arbitration hearings. Although remote arbitration […]

Data Mining Your Contracts

data mining contracts

If you had to name the one most valuable aspect of a contract, what would that be?  Responses to that question vary, but responders typically […]

Risks and Advantages of Using Offshore Vendors

offshore vendors

For years now, engaging vendors in other countries to provide business process or technical services has been a potentially useful way for U.S.-based companies to […]

Attorney-Client Privilege in Communications with Outside Directors

attorney client privelege

Corporate counsel should pay close attention to a recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision that addresses the potential for outside directors to waive attorney-client privilege. […]

Transforming Legal Service Delivery

digital workflow

In 2018 and 2019, the Airbus Legal and Compliance Agile Commercial Team (ACT) launched an initiative to transform its legal service delivery model to bring […]

French Supreme Court Reverses on Successor Liability

liability, fire, warehouse

On November 25, 2020, the French Court of Cassation, or French Supreme Court, reversed its case law regarding criminal successor liability. The facts are as […]

Liability for Products Manufactured by Other Companies

maritime

A 2019 Supreme Court ruling in a case dealing with liability related to asbestos has been cited as introducing new liability to manufacturers for dangers […]

New Legislation Makes Panama an E-Commerce Hub

New Legislation Makes Panama an E-Commerce Hub

The coronavirus has claimed an unexpected victim — the independent international distributor in Latin American and Caribbean markets. Small and mid-sized manufacturers and brand owners […]

A Business You Have a Contract With Files Chapter 11: What Do You Do?

A Business You Have a Contract With Files Chapter 11: What Do You Do?

A business in financial trouble may file Chapter 11 in bankruptcy court to get a breathing spell and try to settle its debts. While in […]

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