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How CEOs Can Navigate Legal Challenges

Most of us would rather not be involved in combative legal proceedings; it’s not what we do best. However, if such proceedings are unavoidable, be ‘Spock’-like in your leadership. 

To Fight New Breed Of California Lawsuits, Manufacturing CEOs Need A...

Recent lawsuits suggest courts have a new requirement for manufacturers: clairvoyance. You can guess where these lawsuits are happening (hint: think West Coast), but do CEOs have to worry about liability law across the country?

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?

Anything Goes AGs Target Corporate Independence

The Martin Act in New York is a pretty broad mandate, perfectly suited for an AG who wants to attack a politically unpopular company—or an entire industry.

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.

Just Say Pay: Public/Private Lawsuits Threaten Companies With Rough Justice

Some of the biggest lawsuits pending in federal courts today involve products that are completely legal, heavily regulated and used by millions of consumers every day. But none of that matters when private lawyers join forces with public entities to sue.

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.

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.
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