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Litigation Analytics: An Advantage for In-House Counsel

When a contract dispute arises, in-house attorneys are often tasked with deciding whether litigation is worth the time, cost and human resources to take on…

Small Business Reorganization Act Is a Valuable Alternative

The Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA) of 2019 will become effective in February 2020. It is designed to foster successful restructurings of small businesses. Among…

Corporate Investigations: What a New Survey Tells Us

In a recent survey of more than 315 corporate professionals conducted by H5 and Above the Law, 63 percent believe that investigations will increase at…

Four Questions to Answer About New Privacy Regulations

The United States is introducing new privacy laws that apply to businesses that collect and store consumer and employees’ personal data. The California Consumer Privacy…

Cyberwarfare Does Not Equal Cyberwar, But Can Still Be Devastating

Many readers will remember the Stuxnet virus, which in 2010 infected computers in Iran and caused thousands of uranium enrichment centrifuges to spin out of…

Class Actions Are an M&A Deal Killer

Any time one company seeks to merge with or acquire another, the acquiring company is looking for a few critical factors. Strong financial potential, predictable…

Insider Trading Liability

Steep sanctions and reputation damage to the company often follow an insider trading event. To a certain degree, insider trading is an elusive concept, mostly…

A Platform-Based Approach to Operational Efficiency

Corporate law departments face demands to reduce costs and demonstrate digital readiness and innovation. Technology will be a key enabler, but the mere conviction that…

Making the 30(b)(6) Witness Work for the Defense

The plaintiff’s bar is enamored of Rule 30(b)(6). These days even the most basic lawsuits may see several 30(b)(6) notices. In multi-district litigation proceedings, they…

In-House Management of Appeals

Although larger in-house teams often include attorneys with a litigation background, managing cases on appeal can be out of the comfort zone for many. Trust…

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