By adopting a clear anti-harassment policy and process for handling complaints, an employer may be able to fend off or reduce a costly judgment.
Key points that must be remembered when considering arbitration in an international business dispute.
An overview of employer legal obligations when an employee is called to active military duty or is a member of the United States National Guard or Reserves.
An exploration of contemporary Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods to the resolution of worker’s compensation claims, avoiding conventional litigation.
Shareholder suits against public companies have become big business but in two cases in less than a year, the Supreme Court ruled against shareholders.
An exploration of how to best maximize D & O coverage programs in the wake of recent corporate scandals.
Knowledge regarding the types of basic arrangements for legal billing and costs, as well as some thoughts about how to select an attorney.
In recent corporate scandals, some executives have learned the hard way that lying is still a crime in corporate America.
Proving that a competitor’s similar trademark causes actual dilution in order to obtain an injunction against it can be an expensive and time-consuming endeavor.
Supreme Court case State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Campbell provides some relief for businesses facing punitive damages lawsuits.
A pattern of regular inspection, upkeep, and repair will help prevent accidents and offer a defense against liability should an accident occur.
As a seller or a buyer, you must understand when and how a buyer may reject defective goods—and apply common sense as well as the law in these situations.
Businesspersons beware. Corporate attorneys “appearing and practicing” before the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) are now required to comply with stringent new responsibilities for reporting corporate wrongdoing “up the ladder” inside the company, with the possibility that those duties might eventually include “reporting out” outside of the company in the near future. Chalk this up … Continued
The new law seeks to require greater accountability by management and boards in the reporting of financial data. Will it be enough?