Legal

A Wrong Poison Pill

Delaware Court invalidates Williams’ Poison Pill and finds that Williams’ board has breached its fiduciary duties. What directors and CEOs need to know.

New York’s Biometric Privacy Law The Latest To Curb Facial Recognition

Companies should take steps now to minimize risk in a rapidly evolving legal landscape governing the use of biometric technology, which is sure to see many significant changes over the course of 2021.

Justice Barrett Brings A Badly Needed Voice Of Reason To SCOTUS’s Bench

Her brief track record as a federal appeals court judge includes a number of decisions that come down firmly on the side of keeping judges out of policymaking, enforcing contracts and observing strict limits on the jurisdiction of federal courts to hear cases at all.

3 Cautions For CEOs Involved In Employment Decisions In Volatile Times

In the current chaotic environment, CEOs can prevent and manage some uncertainties by anticipating potential legal pitfalls.

Bayer’s Monsanto Headaches Continue

An attempt to rationalize Roundup litigation gets stuck at the gate—thanks to the U.S. constitution.

Can My Company Pay Higher Bonuses To Employees Who Refer Diverse Candidates?

The answer to avoiding a legal challenge lies in the distinction between recruiting practices and hiring practices.

Victims’ Rights In FCPA Settlement—When Is Final Truly Final?

Think your corporate Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlement with the U.S. Justice Department has given you some certainty and finality? Not so fast.

Preparing For The Wave Of Covid Lawsuits

It's hard to imagine a company that won’t have a worker who contracts the coronavirus before this is over. CEOs and their boards should begin mapping out strategies now.

A Litigation Pandemic

Never let it be said that American trial lawyers let a crisis go to waste.

Emerging Risks And The C-Suite: Where Have The GCs Gone?

Events unfolding in 2020 have propelled issues of risk management to the forefront of conversations. So why are some legal chiefs still sitting on the sidelines?
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