• Nest Of Legal Issues Will Confront Higher Ed This Fall

    Uppermost is likely to be liability for students, staff or employees who contract the Covid-19 virus. In those cases the expert prognosis – as it has been for public-facing businesses in general – is that plaintiffs will...

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  • Law Professor Accused Of Rape Wins Million Dollar Defamation Case

    A University of Minnesota law professor who had been accused by a woman of raping her in a startlingly violent encounter has won more than $1 million in a defamation suit. The judge ruled that the woman’s...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • 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. Difficult as it may be, some elements of office life and its routine...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Status Report: Pandemic-Related Class Actions In Four Areas

    In the banking sector, small businesses and some individuals have claimed lenders are imposing their own criteria for processing PPP loans, in addition to those mandated by the CARES Act. The first of these targeted....

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Employees Working At Home? Read Your Cyber Policy

    Some policies exclude devices not owned by the “named insured"; some require that the named insured have an on-the-record....

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Litigation Pandemic May Be Next For Italy

    Victims’ families are coalescing on Facebook and weighing their options. Prosecutors in some nursing home cases are considering manslaughter charges, while conservative authorities, in the area of Lombardy where the coronavirus outbreak first appeared, are being cited...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • GC Should Lead Security Management And Risk

    Information security needs to be a high-priority collaborative effort involving IT, representatives from major business units, HR, corporate communications, internal and security experts and in some cases outside consultants

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Whistleblowing To In-House Counsel

    Complex privilege questions can arise when an employee has a whistleblowing discussion with in-house counsel. Will the privilege apply, and if so under what circumstances? Answers to these questions arise from some of the same threshold issues...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Business Risk And The Evolving Role Of The CLO

    Having come from a position of primarily providing legal expertise, the CLO/GC is now a key figure in business strategy, overseeing a much broader scope of responsibilities. “A good way to think about the CLO’s changing role...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • End Times Near? Executives Cutting Their Own Salaries

    By the end of March, hundreds of companies worldwide had announced “drastic cuts" to the pay of senior executives...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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