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Does Your Client Need a Short-Form Software License Agreement?

Aug 15, 2017 By: Rakiya Diggs

Licensors of mass-marketed, off-the-shelf software (software without customization or modification by a licensor for a particular licensee’s requirements) typically license their software

Remaining Confident In The Face Of Change: Practical Law

Jun 14, 2017 By: Thomson Reuters Practical Law™

The changes in regulatory and enforcement priorities usually brought with each new incoming presidential administration can signal a time of confusion and

The Last Frontier: Seeking Out-of-State Discovery in State Court

May 17, 2017 By: Brandon Levitt

A party in litigation often needs to obtain discovery from a witness located out-of-state. In federal court, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure

Interlocking Directorates

Apr 21, 2017 By: Jennifer Coon

Interlocking directorates (also called interlocks) occur where a person serves as an officer or a director of two corporations. While they generally

Deal Protections and Remedies: A Study of Public Merger Agreements in 2016

Apr 13, 2017 By: Daniel Rubin

Practical Law has published its fourth annual survey of deal-protection measures in public M&A deals. In this study we analyze the provisions

Spotlight on Practical Law What’s Market

Mar 22, 2017 By: Stephanie Backes

A spotlight on Practical Law What’s Market which allows subscribers to search, review, and compare summaries of recent deals and filings and

Social Media Tips and Ethics for Litigators

Mar 15, 2017 By: Lauren Sobel

Social media allows people to share all kinds of information with the public, and many use it to detail every aspect of

Year in Review: IPOs in 2016

Mar 15, 2017 By: Sandra Muscat

Following a lackluster year in 2015, IPO activity in the US continued to decline in 2016. There were 102 US IPOs in