Diversity-Driven RFPs Can Help Secure Your Preferred Outside Firm

“Diversity” has become a watchword in the corporate world. Its meaning has broadened to include categories such as professional background, age, socio-economic class and […]

TCPA Coverage Depends On How "Advertising Injury" Is Defined In The Policy

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act protects consumers from unwanted phone calls, faxes and texts, and limits the use of certain automatic dialing and artificial […]

More With Less For Corporate Legal

The author’s company conducted a study to learn how corporate legal departments are operating and gauge their perceptions about the future. They reported conflicting […]

Plaintiff-Friendly Competition Decisions From Canada

Canada’s competition class-action jurisprudence has been tilting in plaintiffs’ favor in recent years. Canadian courts have been recognizing low thresholds for certification class-action and […]

Insurance Considerations When Negotiating Commercial Contracts

Insurance implications are routinely overlooked in commercial contracts. Contracts to receive or perform services, to supply or receive goods or raw materials, and contracts […]

Nuts & Bolts Of Representations And Warranties Insurance

Representations and warranties insurance (RWI) is highly customized insurance for risk in M&A transactions. This article provides a brief primer on the structure, coverage, […]

What The Pao Case Says About Diversity

A jury rejected gender discrimination claims lodged by Ellen Pao, a former employee at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, […]

Supreme Court Leaves Pregnancy Discrimination Claim Unresolved

In March 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its first pregnancy discrimination decision since 1991. The issue was an employer’s obligation to accommodate […]

How To Navigate The Treacherous World Of Social Media

Widespread employee use of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media has drawn the attention of both the NLRB and the EEOC, and employers […]

Law Schools Lag In Teaching E-Discovery

Why are law schools paying minimal attention to e-discovery when e-discovery expenses often approach half or more of the total cost of litigation? According […]