The Internet’s effects on geographic markets and competition barriers

Apr 8, 2013 By: Nyssa Gesch

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) have a history of getting involved in M&A deals over geographic market

Insight for 2013 proxy access proposals

Mar 11, 2013 By: Nyssa Gesch

Now that we are deep into proxy season, companies and their advisers are no doubt consumed by issues that are likely to

Make sure employees acknowledge their obligations under the employer’s trade secret protection program

Feb 15, 2013 By: Alan Gutterman

To strengthen the enforceability of employee intellectual property agreements, it’s important to ensure that employees intend to comply with the terms of the employer’s trade secret protection program.

Bilateral Investment Treaties: Mitigating Political Risks to Foreign Capital Investments

Jan 29, 2013 By: Andrew Pieper

When companies make significant capital investments in foreign countries, they accept any risks to the ongoing political stability—or the occurrence of instability—in those countries.

Tips for strengthening the enforceability of employee intellectual property agreements

Jan 22, 2013 By: Alan Gutterman

Employees are heavily involved in the creation and use of the intellectual property rights of any business and it is imperative for

What Kind of Lawyer Are You Actually?

Jan 8, 2013 By: Alexa Sherr Hartley

Is the kind of lawyer that you are practicing as currently the same kind of lawyer that you are actually?

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: The More You Know, The Better For Your Business

Dec 28, 2012 By: Andrew Pieper

When it comes to limiting FCPA liability, prevention is crucial. And the only way to prevent FCPA liability is to know as much as possible about your company’s foreign business practices.

FCPA Guidance Round-Up

Dec 27, 2012 By: Mary Grams

Since last month, practitioners who worry about what went bribe in the night have been digesting the FCPA Guidance issued jointly by

Guidelines for successfully managing independent foreign sales representatives

Dec 12, 2012 By: Alan Gutterman

While a relationship with a foreign sales representative can be an easy and cost-effective method of accessing new foreign markets, several factors require that companies establish and follow guidelines for successfully managing the relationship.

Maintaining Jurisdictional Advantage In International Business Agreements: Forum-Selection and Arbitration Clauses

Dec 4, 2012 By: Andrew Pieper

Forum-selection and arbitration clauses in international agreements are one area where both the complexity and uncertainty in those agreements can become magnified when disputes arise.