Ten Ways to Improve Your Arbitration Clause

Many companies use arbitration clauses in their contracts. One of the primary reasons is the desire to avoid class actions. Another is the understanding […]

Best Practices and Priorities for GCs

General counsel must look for ways to protect the company’s legal and business interests while managing costs and maintaining efficiency in the department. Changing […]

How to Maximize Your Business Interruption Insurance Recovery

Each year nearly one in five companies suffers a catastrophic event that leads to two general categories of loss: physical property damage and business […]

Sustainability Accounting Standards as the New GAAP

It took the 1929 crash, fueled in part by misleading financial reports, to prod congress to create the SEC and mandate reporting for publicly […]

Becoming a Third-Party Witness When Competitors or Suppliers Merge

To determine if a merger is good or bad for competition, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice Antitrust Division need information […]

Major Issues in Real Estate Transactions

It is incumbent upon general counsel to have a full understanding of the major issues involved in an office lease. This article identifies those […]

General Counsel and the Headquarters Lease

A general counsel is often asked to spearhead a company’s efforts in connection with a headquarters lease. There are numerous traps for the unwary […]

Legal Competence and the Role of Technological Expertise

Twenty-six states have now adopted some version of the 2013 ABA Model Rule 1.1, which requires awareness of “the changes in the law and […]

Keep Your Third-Party Communications Privileged

Corporations increasingly rely on third parties in global bribery investigations, data security incidents and other investigations. The extent to which communications with these third […]

The Regulatory Challenge of Autonomous Vehicles

The autonomous vehicle is one of the most important technological innovations of the last several decades. One thing that separates the AV industry from […]