Corporate Records Management Q&A

Jul 31, 2015 By: Ed Dietel

This is a conversation with a lawyer who is new to the field of counseling clients about the practice of managing corporate records.

Employers: Your independent contractors may actually be employees

Jul 22, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

Under a new Administrative Interpretation published by the Department of Labor, “independent contractors” may, in fact, be properly classified as “employees.”

“Trust Falls” and Hiring Processes in Legal Departments

Jul 21, 2015 By: Bernadette Bulacan, Esq.

More law firms and legal departments are hiring differently, focusing on new factors different from those more traditional ones.

After Abercrombie, employers must use serious caution regarding applicants’ religion

Jun 17, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

At the beginning of this month, the Supreme Court ruled in EEOC v. Abercrombie, expanding prospective employee rights to religious accommodations under Title VII

The Fog of Information Overload

Jun 15, 2015 By: Bernadette Bulacan, Esq.

The abundance of information doesn’t build confidence; rather, it instills fear that something has been missed or something better lies beyond.

Survey of Fee-Shifting Bylaws Suggests DGCL Amendments Won’t End Debate

Jun 5, 2015 By: Craig Eastland

Corporate fee-shifting bylaws, which require losing plaintiff shareholders in derivitive actions to reimburse the corporation for its legal costs, are becoming more common.

What Law School Didn’t Teach You: Observations from ACC’s Corporate Counsel University

May 20, 2015 By: Bernadette Bulacan, Esq.

After recently attending 2015 ACC Corporate Counsel University, I was reminded of the host of non-legal practice skills that are absent in law school curriculum, but essential to be effective in the corporate counsel practice.

New 2015 notification requirements for Hart-Scott-Rodino Act become effective

May 12, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act provides that certain mergers and acquisitions of voting securities or assets may not take place unless prior notification has been filed and the specified waiting period has expired

The “New Order” of GCs and the Law: Comments on the Results of the 2015 General Counsel Excellence Report

May 8, 2015 By: Bernadette Bulacan, Esq.

The recent 2015 General Counsel Excellence Report highlighted how the dynamics of authority between large law firms and in-house counsel have reversed.

Drafting and use of preincorporation agreements

Apr 21, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman

Preincorporation agreements include various contracts entered into by incorporators, promoters, subscribers and the principals regarding the future organization of a corporation.

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