Corporate Governance

Data-Breach Conundrum For In-House Counsel Now Said To Include Potential Personal Liability

A data breach brings with it some of the most difficult calls in-house legal will ever have to make. What happened? How serious is it?…

Cybersecurity Legislation Introduced

Three pieces of legislation addressing cybersecurity, particularly within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), were introduced in the House on July 13. Concerns about cybersecurity…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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