Trade Secrets in the “Social” World

Many companies use social media to promote their business, but in doing so they may be putting their trade secrets at risk. In the […]

Unconscionability Claims Still Breathing

Before the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, states often overturned arbitration agreements with class action waivers based on the […]

Top Five Mistakes Companies Make When Confronted With a Search Warrant

If your company is ever the subject of a search warrant, there are several mistakes that are certain to make a bad situation worse, […]

Many Defective Mortgages Are Salvageable

A mortgage may be legally defective for a variety of reasons: The property description may be flawed; it may lack an essential affidavit; or […]

Law Departments Leverage Analytics

The metrics gleaned from analyzing data can help the law department emerge as a strategic partner in the business. Outside counsel fees represent a […]

Aggressive Fcpa Enforcement Getting Mixed Results

The government has been both aggressive and expansive in its enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. However, it has encountered challenges that demonstrate […]

Private Equity Looks South

Canadian financial institutions are doing better than their U.S. counterparts, so they are buyers in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. They are acquiring capital and […]

Canadian Pension Plans Are Private Equity Heavyweights

Canada’s public pension plans continue to be involved in high profile mergers and acquisitions globally despite the recent economic turmoil. They have developed a […]

Carrots, Not Sticks, to Fend Off Unions

New federal labor rules concerning unionization alter the current regime by limiting pre-election hearings to determining whether there is a “question concerning representation.” That […]

Can Internal Investigations be Kept From Shareholders?

Addressing the question that titles this article, the author first considers the case of Mark Hurd, former chairman, president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard Company, […]