Legal

A New Era Of Innovation – In The Legal Department

While litigation finance is still in its infancy in the U.S., it is growing explosively: its use has grown five-fold since 2013.

When Your Law Firm Becomes The News

CEOs shouldn’t avoid a good law firm simply because one of its clients is the subject of bad publicity, experts say, but be advised of the challenges it will pose to your company.

White Flag At Wells Fargo

For the last 18 months, Wells Fargo and its CEO Timothy Sloan has faced every sling and arrow that can be fired at a U.S. company.

Ignorance Is No Defense In The Wake Of Wells Fargo

U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar’s decision to hold Wells Fargo directors accountable for missing signs of fraudulent practices is shaking up boardrooms.

How Lenovo Navigates The Patent Gauntlet

Unlike in the real property business, intellectual property licensing offers little transparency in pricing, no independent appraisal of the assets, rarely any information on what others have paid, and few if any ground rules.

Legal Steps To Assure Brand Protection

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. Click here for part 1. Despite all best efforts, brands are imitated which is why taking the...

Innovator Brand Protection: Key Steps To Promote And Protect Your Brand

This is Part 1 of a 2-part series. Click here for part 2. When the first iPhone launched in 2007, many prominent tech CEOs and...

Using Trade Secret Protection to Build Shareholder Value

Many companies fail to capture the trade secrets in their own organizations, but by deliberately identifying and protecting them, companies can increase profits and shareholder value.

The Good and the Bad of the Supreme Court’s Landmark Patent Ruling

Executives at some of America's biggest tech companies and retailers are breathing a sigh of relief, while many in the pharmaceutical sector aren't happy. The...

A New Way for Product Makers to Overcome Patent Roadblocks

Patent pools allow licensors to reach more customers with less intellectual property risk, and allow licensees to speed new products to market by giving them access to more patents without a lot of time-consuming, one-off negotiations.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Remains Solid In March, But Trails 2018 Levels

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in current business conditions remains flat month-over-month, at 7.3 out of 10, while confidence in future conditions decreased slightly to 6.7/10, from 6.8 in February.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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