• #TimesUp

    “It’s time to ensure that your company has a strong policy prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace and that the policy is vigorously enforced,” writes Jennifer Robinson in this Today’s General Counsel column from the employment firm...

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  • Superstar Lawyers Eroding Partner Compensation System

    A corporate lawyer who advised on about $300 billion worth of transactions, generating $100 million in fees for his law firm, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, jumped ship and joined Paul, Weiss. His gripe? He had to settle...

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  • Resource Alignment Is A Big Law Department Challenge

    A survey found that legal departments, despite increased demand for their services, managed to keep their spending flat last year. How they managed to do that breaks down to two broad strategies: Pressuring outside firms to keep...

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  • Hold Software Developers Liable For Security Flaws, Says Senator

    Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, says that subjecting the software industry to legal exposure for flaws in their products is one way to get the private sector to improve...

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  • Does The Conflict-Minerals Law Hurt African Miners?

    Many companies will soon be fulfilling their SEC requirement to report on whether mining of certain minerals in their supply chain has fueled the continuing conflicts in Central Africa. The requirement, part of Dodd-Frank and a legacy...

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  • Big Awards For SEC Whistleblowers

    A whistleblower “whose information led to multiple successful enforcement actions” received a $2.1 million award on April 12. The SEC is required to protect the confidentiality of whistleblowers, but the person, described as “a former company insider,”...

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  • ISS Advises Vote Against Equifax Directors

    Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended that investors oppose the re-election of five Equifax directors. They all served on the company’s audit and technology committees prior to a 2017 data breach. Equifax says hackers stole names, Social Security...

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  • Dershowitz Assails ACLU For Defending Raid On Trump’s Lawyer

    Harvard law professor and civil liberties advocate Alan Dershowitz calls the ACLU to task for defending the FBI’s raid on the law office and hotel room of President Trump’s trusted attorney, Michael Cohen. Noting that he used...

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  • Bench Nominee Says Birth Control Causes Murder And Assault

    Wendy Vitter, Trump’s choice to become a federal judge in Lousiana, dissembled when asked whether she supported Brown v. Board of Education at her senate confirmation hearing. “I think I get into a difficult area when I...

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  • Woman Wins Equal Pay Suit In 9th Circuit Reversal

    In a rare turnaround after being petitioned for a rehearing, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that women cannot be paid less than men based on a work history of lesser pay. The court sided...

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