In-House Management

 
 
  • Cyber Insurance Said To Be Fueling Ransomware Attacks

    An article from ProPublica makes the case that the economics of the insurance business is resulting in decisions that effectively fuel ransomware attacks, and there is evidence that ransomware hackers are specifically targeting companies that do have...

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  • Re-Purposing E-Discovery Software To Field DSARs

    Among the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act will be a requirement for affected companies to respond to a Data Subject Access Request. The “subject” of a Data Subject Access Request could be any consumer who...

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  • A Few Rules Of Thumb About Press Releases

    Press releases, even social media posts, can draw attention from both regulators and the plaintiff bar. “Treat your posts on social media with the same caution as SEC filings and formal press releases,” say the authors of...

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  • Sour View Of Lawyers From Multinational Corporate Group

    A jaundiced take on the legal profession from its purported origin as a loose association of medieval scribes, in an age when few could write, to an ignoble present, “preying on the insecurity of someone trying to...

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  • GC’s Several Roles Require Disparate Skill Sets

    The general counsel typically has three identifiable and separate roles: senior executive and strategist, legal advisor, and resource manager, whose job includes determining how much of the department’s budget will be allocated to an outside legal spend....

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  • What General Counsel Should Ask Tax Directors

    Tax departments report up through finance rather than the legal function in most companies, so it’s easy for chief legal officers to be disconnected from one of the most legally complex and risky parts of any enterprise....

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  • Why Won’t U.S. Law Enforcement Promote Anti-Ransom Tools?

    According to Europol, the police agency of the European Union, its library of free online tools has helped more than 200,000 ransomware victims recover their files, saving victims roughly $108 million in ransom since the initiative, dubbed...

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  • Data And Business Litigation

    Data retention is a double-edged sword. Data can be a treasure trove of evidence, notably in matters involving trade secrets and non-compete agreements, but in virtually any type of litigation. At the same time, data – holding...

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  • In Kansas, ACLU Defends Fossil Fuel Critics Accused of Unauthorized Practice Of Law

    After two fossil-fuel critics helped make the case against proposed injection wells before the Kansas Corporation Commission, the KCC deputy general counsel had them investigated for the unauthorized practice of law and possible criminal referral. Now the...

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  • Supreme Court Changing Where You Can Be Sued

    In three decisions over the past five years, the Supreme Court has curtailed the power of U.S. courts over out-of-state and international defendants by restricting both general and specific jurisdiction. Litigation is being routed to where the...

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