Strategic Considerations in Cross-Border Joint Ventures

Joint ventures are the preferred strategy for cross-border M&A. There are several strategic considerations when entering into cross-border joint ventures, and for documenting JV […]

Mediation Strategies and Considerations

In order to direct a case toward mediation in a way that gives your company the best opportunity for settlement at the earliest point […]

Enforcement Trends in Eu Competition Law

During the last ten years, competition law enforcers in Europe have been busy “waging a war on cartels,” as former Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes […]

Mega-Deals Up in Canada

Reports indicate that M&A deal count volume has been down in 2014. However, deal values have increased by 26 percent, a bright spot in […]

Legal Department Delivered Big Results on a Flat Budget

Pennsylvania-based Kennametal, a global industrial technology company that conducts business in more than 60 countries and has 80,000 customers worldwide, defined a new mission: […]

Seeing and Believing Key for Compliance Regulators

With the sharp rise in anti-bribery enforcement in recent years, many companies have sought protection by putting compliance programs in place. The problem for […]

Your Vendor Can Be an Attack Vector

It is impossible to implement effective information security until you address the “vanishing perimeter” in policies and agreements. This term refers to the porous […]

Burying Bribes in the Books and Records

This article reviews the books and records and internal controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and it analyzes 70 FCPA enforcement actions […]

The Complexities of Leave of Absence Law

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides eligible employees with 12 weeks of unpaid medical leave per year, but employers must consider additional leave […]

Communicating About Risk

Productive risk assessment requires clear, direct communication among CEO, CFO, CLO and other executives. But when each member of an executive team is focused […]