Insurance Coverage for Fcpa Investigations

Many companies faced with an FCPA investigation will have to rely on their Directors and Officers liability coverage. Other policies (e.g., Errors and Omissions) […]

A Primer for Chinese Investment in America

Chinese investors seeking to establish business in the United States should initially invest in minority shares of non-threatening industries that are remote from national […]

One Way to Manage Risk When Contracting for it Service Workers

Service providers are increasingly using contingent workers, mostly independent contractors, to handle on-site IT service work. This strategy enables the fulfillment of work on […]

Jury Still Out on Email Notification of a Class Action

Under Rule 23, individual notice in class action cases has been required as the best notice practicable under the circumstances since 1974. Although notice […]

Ways Attorneys Waste Money

In order to trim legal bills, attorneys have to look for creative ways to keep overhead low while still en-suring the quality of their […]

Canada Seeing Influx of Retailers

Many retailers are establishing subsidiary operations in Canada because the economic situation there is better than in most countries, and retail spending remains relatively […]

What to Expect in the 2013 
Say-On-Pay Season

The introduction of mandatory say-on-pay pressured companies and compensation committees to ensure that pay programs were aligned with company performance and strong governance practices. […]

New Protections for 
Transgender Status

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has reversed its own precedent and extended the anti-discrimination protections of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of […]

Minimizing Risk When Hiring a Competitor’s Executive

Hiring a competitor’s employees entails risks that must be managed, particularly when the employees are executives. Contractual arrangements between a company and its executives […]

How to Look at Patent Case Juries

The number of words in the description section of a patent has increased exponentially over the past 20 years. Patent disputes often boil down […]