May 5, 2016 By: Craig Eastland
Meaningful evaluation of a proposed deal often requires revealing confidential information, and rather than rely on the other side’s rectitude, negotiating parties enter into a nondisclosure agreement (NDA) to safeguard and prevent misuse of confidential disclosures.
Mar 24, 2016 By: Bernadette Bulacan, Esq.
Corporate legal departments gathered at the 2016 Pro Bono Institute Conference this week to discuss best practices in managing a pro bono program.
Mar 17, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin
Despite a slowdown in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement in 2015, 2016 is shaping up to be a particularly active year.
Mar 17, 2016 By: Ed Dietel
What Should Attorneys Who Practice Corporate Records Management Know about the Information and Knowledge They Contain?
Jan 21, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman
As with many seemingly mundane and routine activities associated with representing corporate clients, lawyers often ignore the opportunities that bylaw preparation provide for education and issue spotting.
Sep 16, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman
This month’s Business Counselor update includes new slide deck presentations from recent Business Counselor Institute programs as additional practice materials in several chapters.
Sep 3, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman
Extensive information on Compliance Audits is available in Chapter 225 of Business Transactions Solutions. In addition, a Business Counselor Institute program on “Conducting Compliance Audits” is being presented on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at noon, Central time.
Aug 26, 2015 By: Ed Dietel
Improving an existing Corporate Records Management Program or establishing a new one in a new organization are two radically different challenges.
Aug 5, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin
Due to a failure to review a termination statement, JP Morgan Chase and large law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett may have lost $1.5 billion.
Aug 3, 2015 By: Ed Dietel
This post describes the fundamentals of effective corporate records management to lawyers who are just beginning to advise clients about what they need to understand about how to effectively managing their corporate records.