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First the Thought Police, Then the Lawyers: Navigating Social Media

Social media strategy can be tricky, especially when it comes to its legal implications. Here are four tips for sorting through the new issues that your company is facing on the social media front.

Nick Balletta Governance/Compliance , Legal , Technology February 28 2012

The “America Destroys Jobs” Act

President Obama’s signing of the “America Invents Act” is supposed to spur job creation, but in reality, the act will destroy jobs. Successful entrepreneur and author, Hank Nothhaft, writes exclusively for Chief Executive on why this act will only make the U.S. unemployment problem worse.

Hank Nothhaft Governance/Compliance , Legal , Regulatory September 26 2011
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Making Litigation Management Work for You

Legal fees can be astronomical, and executives sometimes find themselves overwhelmed by legal actions they don’t understand. Some disputes can be resolved with a lot lower cost in legal fees, but more importantly than lowering fees, litigation management can help align legal strategy with business goals.

James Shields Governance/Compliance , Legal July 22 2011

How to Evaluate Legal Risk in Acquisitions

Litigation does not have to be an uncontrollable factor in the valuation of any business. By properly evaluating the potential for materiality and future litigation, and the connection between the litigation and the business plan, investors can make informed decisions, with a full understanding of the legal risk associated with a potential company.

James Shields Governance/Compliance , Legal October 6 2011

States and Tax Incentives — What You Need to Know

When deciding where to establish or relocate a business, tax rates, credits, and incentives are an important consideration. And as corporate and income tax rates vary by state, it’s crucial to know the landscape before entering a market. Here’s an in-depth guide and what you should focus on.

Dean Zerbe Governance/Compliance , Legal , Regulatory July 14 2011
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The New UK Bribery Act: A Legal Minefield for CEOs

New UK law, the harshest anti-corruption legislation ever enacted, poses serious legal risks for corporate officers and directors regardless of nationality or domicile. Timothy Ashby outlines the new law and lets CEOs know how to stay in compliance.

Timothy Ashby Global Business , Governance/Compliance , Legal May 6 2011
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Kill Economic Freedom; Kill Job Creation

After Boeing announced its plans to locate a Dreamliner production site in South Carolina, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) stated its position that Boeing should restrict production to Washington state. The NLRB was against the airline manufacturer creating jobs in South Carolina (there were no plans to eliminate the jobs in Washington) where there are lower costs and business conditions are stable.

ChiefExecutive.net Governance/Compliance , Legal , Regulatory July 29 2011
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Harnessing Litigation Legal Fees

You just stepped into your office on a Monday morning and lying in your inbox is a complaint for patent [...]

Laura Lee Norris Governance/Compliance , Legal January 23 2007

Increasing Liability Risks Threaten Growth and Trouble Boards

A study conducted by Lloyds, a London based insurance market, reveals that board members are increasingly concerned about the increasing [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi Governance/Compliance , Legal July 29 2008
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Are You a Federal Criminal?

Are we relying on the rule of law or the judgment of men to protect our liberty?

JP Donlon Governance/Compliance , Legal November 3 2009

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