In-House News

Cybersecurity Legislation Introduced

Three pieces of legislation addressing cybersecurity, particularly within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), were introduced in the House on July 13. Concerns about […]

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 […]

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. […]

A Giant Canary In The Digital Coal Mine

Virtually all law firms and companies with legal departments, and even most businesses with no in-house lawyers, by now are aware of the increased […]

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…

Working From Home Underscores Need For Contract Management

To facilitate informed decision-making, a company’s contracts need to be understandable and potentially accessible across multiple areas of the organization. “Far too often, however, […]

Executing Contracts and Deeds From Home

For a simple contract, executed under English law, it’s relatively simple and electronic signatures are usually valid. However, if the other party is overseas…

How To Pay A Ransom

You have decided your best option under the circumstances is to pay up. But that decision is far from the last…

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. […]

In Celebrity Law Firm Ransom Attack, Hackers Up The Ante, Threaten Trump

New York’s Grubman, Shire, Meiselas & Sacks has been hit with a crippling ransom attack by the hacker group REvil, which is threatening to […]