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Proxy Statement Trends

proxy trends

Public companies recognize the importance of the proxy statement, using it to communicate with shareholders, big and small. But how do you successfully accommodate […]

Things You Should Know About Background Checks

background checks

If you are a general counsel, the topic of background checks may cross your desk. This can occur when an employer contracts with a […]

Sharpen Your Axe for Board Minutes and Reports

Privelege Place - Presnell

The great frontier lawyer Abraham Lincoln once made the thought-provoking statement that if asked to chop down a tree in six hours, he would […]

Including Remote Arbitration Clauses in Commercial Contracts

remote arbitration

The pandemic forced many businesses to adapt to remote work. For arbitration practitioners, that meant using videoconferencing technology to conduct arbitration hearings. Although remote […]

Data Mining Your Contracts

data mining contracts

If you had to name the one most valuable aspect of a contract, what would that be?  Responses to that question vary, but responders […]

Risks and Advantages of Using Offshore Vendors

offshore vendors

For years now, engaging vendors in other countries to provide business process or technical services has been a potentially useful way for U.S.-based companies […]

Attorney-Client Privilege in Communications with Outside Directors

attorney client privelege

Corporate counsel should pay close attention to a recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision that addresses the potential for outside directors to waive attorney-client […]

Transforming Legal Service Delivery

digital workflow

In 2018 and 2019, the Airbus Legal and Compliance Agile Commercial Team (ACT) launched an initiative to transform its legal service delivery model to […]

French Supreme Court Reverses on Successor Liability

liability, fire, warehouse

On November 25, 2020, the French Court of Cassation, or French Supreme Court, reversed its case law regarding criminal successor liability. The facts are […]

General Counsel Interview with Bruce Czachor

general counsel interview Bruce Czachor

What are the key issues you deal with?  Czachor: We’re a relatively young company, but we’re hoping the geographic proximity of our resources, production […]