FCPA Needs Fine Tuning, Says Former AG

Use of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to level the playing field among domestic companies doing business abroad has led to complaints that the […]

Summary Jury Trials as an Alternative to Litigation

Trials have become so expensive that few clients choose to go through them. A modified version of so-called “summary jury trials” could provide an […]

Resolving Criminal Investigations Prior to Indictment

The authors present a hypothetical in which a corporation has been served with a federal grand jury subpoena seeking documents and emails relating to […]

Ensuring a Cost-Efficient Arbitration

The cost of arbitration is one advantage it has over litigation, but with the encroachment of the U.S. litigation process into the arbitration process […]

Good Reasons to Weigh in for the Lame Duck Session

The next several months represent an opportunity for advocates to disseminate their message on Capitol Hill, in advance of what may be the most […]

The Globalization of Corporate Responsibility

In today’s global marketplace, where ideas are as coveted as any other commodity, emerging market corporations are showing Europe and North American-based companies new […]

New Threats, New Legal Developments, in Cybersecurity

Our economic activities, social lives and physical safety increasingly depend on computers and other devices linked through the Internet. Protecting those systems and the […]

Business-Method Patent Law in U.S., Canada, Seemingly in Synch

The decision of the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal in Inc. v. Canada provides the latest word on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions […]

Reducing Corporate Retiree Health Care Costs

The cost of post-retirement health benefits must be set forth in a company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Depending on the size […]

Valuation Key to Managing IP

This article summarizes procedures to measure, control and exploit a company’s intellectual property. The author, a certified public accountant accredited in business valuation, says […]