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Corporate Governance Issues for 2015

Dec 18, 2014 By: Holly J. Gregory

In her regular column on corporate governance, Holly Gregory explores the issues that will define the state of corporate governance in the year ahead, including shareholder activism, litigation and protectionism, ISS policy changes and key focus areas for board oversight in 2015.

Settlement Tactics Series: Knowing when to walk away

Dec 18, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

How do you know when the time is right to walk away from settlement?

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Dec 18, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a suit against HSBC over Bernie

“Night” Is the Time Between Sunset and Sunrise

Dec 18, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

“After dark” means “night”

Insurance Policies and Coverage Toolkit

Dec 17, 2014 By: Helen K. Michael

Companies often face the risk of significant financial exposure for damages or injuries occurring in the course of their business including, for

They were against it before they were for it: Fladell (Part 1 of 3)

Dec 17, 2014 By: Dennis Wall

What you are about to read is the result of a forensic investigation into the electronic Court Files of a class action settlement

Changes in Washington Practice (#24) / Right to medical care for jail and prison inmates

Dec 17, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

A new chapter has been added to Criminal Practice and Procedure by Ferguson (volumes 12-13 of Washington Practice), regarding an “Inmate’s Right to Adequate Medical Care”

It’s a bad day when you cut down a tree and it lands on a truck

Dec 17, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A worker hired to fell trees is negligent if one he cuts falls on someone else’s truck.

Top Insurance Law Posts

Dec 16, 2014 By: Casey Hall

Here are some of the top insurance law posts from these great authors in the last few weeks.

Protections to employees of contractors and subcontractors of public companies

Dec 16, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act OF 2002 was designed to provide certain protections for corporate “whistleblowers.”