Law Department Spend Tilting In-House

According to the 2014 HBR Law Department Survey, total legal spending, which includes money spent on inside and outside counsel, […]

Feds Crack Down on Dealing With Russia

As a result of sanctions, Americans now have limited ability to do business with certain sectors of the Russian economy, […]

Ten Commandments for Preparing the Deposition Witness

In most jurisdictions there are significant restrictions on what the defending lawyer can do with respect to objecting to questions, […]

Still Waiting for an FCPA Super Bowl

In a case that was closely watched by Foreign Corrupt Practices Act practitioners, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in […]

Social Media Assets in M&A Transactions

A company’s social media pages and profiles, and associated followers, friends and other connections, may constitute valuable business assets. However, […]

Billion Dollar Failures

2014 was an active year for the M&A market due to low interest rates and available capital. Last year saw […]

Law Department Staffing Trends

The survey captured information about legal department staffing trends for 2015. One-third of respondents came from departments of six to […]

Special Litigation Committee Good Defense Against Derivative Lawsuits

Every instance of data theft raises the possibility of litigation, and just as companies are building up their defenses against […]

Survey Highlights Cybersecurity Risk to Board

According to a recently released Thomson Reuters governance survey, corporate boards are increasingly exposed to cybersecurity risk. Respondents represented firms […]

National Limitations on Work Hours Complicate Multinational Projects

Multinational corporations face challenges ensuring compliance with jurisdictional variations on allowable worker hours. Several European nations limit the number of […]

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