• Investors Pushing Environmental And Social Proposals

    An increasing number of institutional investors have begun to include environmental and social (E&S) considerations within their established risk-return analysis framework, and investors will likely articulate their concerns much more often by voting against specific directors, committee...

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  • MN Climate Lawsuit First To Target Koch

    A lawsuit filed by the state of Minnesota names as a defendant, for the first time in the short history of climate change litigation, Koch Industries, whose principals Charles Koch and the late David Koch have been...

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  • Survey: How Covid Is Affecting In-House Legal

    Among the findings: Twenty-five percent said their budgets had been reduced. Workloads haven’t, however, in a few areas in particular...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • DOJ Prosecutors Revise Guidance On Compliance Programs

    DOJ has released a revised “ECCP” guidance, a document that specifies how it will evaluate compliance programs when make charging or sentencing decisions...

    • 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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  • Companies Pledge To Forego IP Rights For Covid Projects

    Sixteen Japanese companies, including Toyota, Honda and Canon, as well as two major diagnostic firms that provide Covid-19 testing, have signed a pledge declaring they would not “assert any patent, utility model, design or copyright during the...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Securities Class Actions Hit World Wrestling

    World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., the wrestling empire headed by Vince McMahon, has been hit with several securities class action lawsuits. One alleges a multi-faceted “fraudulent scheme,” with executives selling more than “$282 million worth of their personally...

    • Posted 3 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 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 4 months ago
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  • Oil Industry Corruption

    In an interview with Alexandra Gillies, Richard Bistrong discusses her work and her recently-published book, Crude Intentions: How Oil Corruption Contaminates the World. She decided to write the book after researching governance issues in the oil sector...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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