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  • The Supreme Court's Labor and Employment Agenda

    There are always at least a few labor and employment related cases on the docket, and this term is no exception. Here are some oral arguments to follow and rulings to look out for.

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Settles China Bribery Case for $14.7 Million

    The New York-based company agreed to settle civil charges that its joint venture in China bribed health care providers at state-controlled hospitals in order to promote drug sales.

  • What to Think About Before the Monitor Arrives at Your Company

    The appointment of a monitor is one of the most common features of any corporate criminal resolution today, and can also be found in a number of civil resolutions. As a company enters into this process, there are a numerous places where its decisions, one way or another, can dramatically affect how it plays out.

  • 3 Ways to Keep Good Employees From Leaving

    What do you do when a recruiter is chasing one of your top employees? Here are some suggestions about what to do and say, without having to rely on enforcing noncompete agreements.

  • There Really Is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

    This is especially true when it comes to employment law.

  • You Call This Retirement? Ex-AT&T Lawyer Battles Texas Over Released Inmate Detentions

    William Schlect, a former in-house transactional counsel at AT&T Inc., didn't set out to be a hard-charging civil rights lawyer in his retirement. It just sort of happened.

  • Feelin' Queasy: Survey Finds In-House Lawyers Can Do Much Better With Contracts

    Our affiliate writes that Exari recently surveyed over 90 in-house lawyers and general counsel to better understand the impact of contracts trends and pain points on productivity and risk assessment at organizations handling large volumes of contracts.

  • Class Actions Teed Up for the Supreme Court's New Term

    Class action filings, together with reported damages and settlement figures, continue to rise. But this trend may soon be subject to dramatic changes in the form of significant court rulings and new procedural rules.

  • Hey, You, Get Those Trade Secrets Off the Cloud

    Since a trade secret is, by definition under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, a secret that is valuable because it is unknown and is subject to reasonable efforts to maintain its secrecy, storing it on a remote server could jeopardize this.

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