Legal

In a Gender vs. CEO Lawsuit, Facts Are Sometimes Optional

The CEO of an Indian consulting company celebrated the company’s 20th anniversary where cake was served. The outcome was more than melted candles; he was charged with gender discrimination.

When Lawyers Run Wild

Multimillion dollar settlements that benefit no one who was actually harmed have the Supreme Court asking: Should lawyers earn money for nothing?

Tactical Considerations In Preemptive #MeToo Investigations

When it comes to #MeToo, should CEOs undertake preemptive strikes and get ahead of potential issues by commissioning “clean bill of health” investigations before allegations arise?

How Plaintiff Counsel Ads Create A Mass Tort Fiasco

A recent case involving Johnson & Johnson shows how lawyers will run ads to sway juries against companies in lawsuits. Here’s what you have to know.
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Brett Kavanaugh Would Mean A Pro-Business Court For Decades

Lost in the dramatics of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation is hearing is how Justice Kennedy’s hand-picked replacement would give the highest court a pro-business slant for years to come.

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.
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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 Plunges In August Amid Growing Trade Worries And Slowdown Fears

CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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