Legal

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?

Mitigating Litigation Risk For Businesses Reopening In The Near-Term

Even as businesses reopen, the virus continues to spread—and lawsuits will inevitably follow. Consider these steps to safeguard your company.

The Case That Could Change Product Liability

"Ford v. Bandemer," playing out in an obscure Minnesota jurisdiction, could bring companies across the U.S. a reprieve from product liability lawsuits.

Force Majeure In The Time Of Coronavirus

With no end in sight to the outbreak, companies may want to consider this legal option to mitigate the impact of the crisis on their business.

For An Emerging Class Of Lawyer Kings, Litigation Is A Cash Cow

The legal fees they earn for class-action suits will come from the companies they sue—and, ultimately, from the consumers who buy their products.

Opioid Litigation Has Liability Lessons Every CEO Should Worry About

When an Oklahoma judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for causing that state’s opioid crisis, business leaders were understandably distressed. Not...
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