Can Transaction Parties Rely on the Common Interest Privilege?

In many situations, parties to a transaction want to share legal advice among themselves. Parties whose interests are aligned can save money by sharing […]

Preparing the Designated Corporate Representative for Deposition

In most commercial, IP, employment and product liability litigation, it is common for some deponents to be corporate representatives rather than individual fact witnesses. […]

PR Mill Shuts Down When DOJ Loses a Case

The authors discuss a case in which the U.S. Department of Justice indicted four retired Army National Guard colonels, one of whom became their […]

Diversity in the Legal Profession

The legal profession as a whole isn’t doing a very good job at diversity. A Washington Post article noted that 88 percent of lawyers […]

Tips for Conducting Internal Fraud Investigations

Decisions made at the beginning of an internal fraud investigation will either enhance the possibility of a swift and successful resolution or pave the […]

Five Tips for Retention of Expert Witnesses

The right expert witness can be the linchpin of a successful litigation strategy, whether a case goes to trial or is resolved before reaching […]

Governance Above and Beyond Compliance

It was once possible to satisfy regulators by having a compliance officer check a series of boxes indicating compliance with applicable regulations, but this […]

Protecting Your Company from Ransomware

Ransomware has become so lucrative that an industry has developed around it, with commission-based ransomware-as-a-service programs that allow the malware to be deployed by […]

Key Takeaways from the New Trade Secrets Act

In May 2016 the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 was signed into law. It amends the Economic Espionage Act, creating a federal civil […]

Address Information Governance Now to Avoid Legal Headaches Later

New research by the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) found that 98 percent of 400 information management professionals surveyed had records that needed to be […]