Rethinking The Legal Function

For many heads of legal departments, the opportunity to further develop their business acumen is one of the major incentives […]

What General Counsel Should Know About Legionnaires’ Disease

Legionnaires’ disease poses a serious liability risk to those responsible for the development, design, engineering, construction, manufacture, installation, maintenance and […]

Don’t Get Ambushed By Administrative Dissolution

“Administrative dissolution” means taking away the rights, powers, and authority of a corporation. Administrative dissolution is an action taken by […]

FTC’s New Scrutiny Of Social Media Campaigns

Fresh on the heels of recent enforcement actions involving endorsements on social media, the Federal Trade Commission updated its answers […]

Analytics Can Detect FCPA And Other Risks

The DOJ and SEC are imposing record penalties and settlements under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, including a record-breaking $772 […]

Lessons From Delaware’s Recent El Paso Decision

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently awarded $171 million in damages against the general partner of a master limited partnership […]

Feds Seeking Fact Admissions In False Claims Cases

The False Claims Act settlement process typically involves two steps: agreement on the principal terms, and negotiating the written settlement […]

Contractors Brace For “Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces”

Executive Order E.O. 13673 (“Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces”) was issued in July of 2014. Given the breadth of this […]

Hard Lessons From A Grisly Accident

Following the horrific death of an employee, Bumble Bee Foods announced its agreement to pay $6 million in a criminal […]

Criminal Background Checks A Dilemma For Employers

There is currently no federal law that prohibits using conviction information in the hire decision or refusing to hire someone […]

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