Helping corporate legal departments and compliance professionals be more confident and efficient every day.

Relationships with Governmental Officials: Understanding and Managing the Legal and Ethical Issues

Aug 10, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman

U.S. companies are subject to a wide range of laws and regulations that focus on identifying and controlling activities and relationships involving government officials.

Documenting the Termination of a Joint Venture

Aug 2, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman

Most joint ventures reach an end within five to ten years after formation and the parties will need to consider the steps required for an orderly termination.

Preparing Effective Employee Handbooks and Policies

Jun 17, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman

Since employees are obviously essential to any business, companies typically try and avoid misunderstanding by laying out the rules of their relationship with their employees through personnel handbooks.

I.R.S. rules fail to curb expatriation, administration tries indifference

Jun 6, 2016 By: Craig Eastland

Corporate expatriations – transactions that lead a U.S. company to become the subsidiary of a foreign parent – present two problems for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (I.R.S.).

Are Your Compliance Training Dollars Going to Waste?

May 31, 2016 By: Karen Deuschle

According to the DLA Piper 2016 Compliance and Risk Report, most companies require compliance training, but less than half penalize those employees who don’t complete those trainings.

Law Firm Memo Survey: Q1 2016

May 18, 2016 By: Craig Eastland

Q1 2016 found firms in a pensive mood. Our latest law firm memo survey identified 37 memoranda chewing, mulling, and ruminating over various aspects of 2015’s corporate law landscape – from capital markets and M&A to proxy season, and FCPA enforcement.

By the Numbers: Observations from Inaugural Corporate Legal Operations Institute

May 6, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Legal department operations professionals are the true change agents, not only in their individual legal departments but throughout the industry.

Cone of Silence: What’s Market (and what’s not) in Transactional Nondisclosure Agreements

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.

The Role of Business Counselors in Creating Effective Compliance Programs

Apr 12, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman

Companies need “compliance programs” almost from the moment they are formed.

International Joint Ventures: A Showcase Activity for Business Counselors

Mar 24, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman

While cross-border relationships with foreign customers, agents, distributors, manufacturers and other business partners involve substantial levels of interaction and exchange between the parties, perhaps the most challenging transnational collaboration is the “international joint venture.”

Page 4 of 29<<1234567>>Last