InsideCounsel Magazine July 2006
Because Americans spend more time at the office than practically any other place, coworkers are bound to forge close relationships. And often, these friendships can blossom into something more. According to a 2003 American Management Association survey, 12 percent of managers admitted to dating a subordinate. These are the relationships...
It's easy to describe Sarbanes-Oxley as the worst thing that has happened to companies in the history of regulation. Reams of reports and white papers have been written about the potential risks in-house counsel face under SOX. But SOX hasn't been all bad news for general counsel. As recently as...
Steinway's GC fine-tunes his role as both general counsel and CFO.
Government requests for customer information create liabilities.
Ocean Tomo brokers first-ever IP auction.
New EEOC guidelines explain subtle forms of discrimination.
Hidden data in e-documents trips up GCs.
Propsed lobbying laws increase scrutiny of political activities.
Ford Canada's minority shareholders sued Ford for using an unfair internal transfer-pricing system to dilute Ford Canada's value.
Patient brewing pays off in Glenlivet's special edition Scotch.
From The Editor
The way for firms to differentiate themselves from the pack is by improving customer service and reducing legal fees.
Patents take center stage in business litigation and the global business environment.
The Free Speech Coalitions brought suit against the Utah Child Protection Registry seeking to enjoin enforcement.
Eight Latina women have filed a class action civil rights suit against ABM Industries Inc. alleging years of sexual harassment.
Ford and the UAW have been in talks for years about how to settle health benefit problems in light of dropping sales and closing plants.
Nine West Footwear Corp. and Jones Apparel Group Inc. reached a $600,000 settlement with the EEOC ending a 2004 suit accusing the shoe companies of sexual harassment, national origin discrimination and retaliation.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments that could expand the reach of civil RICO to companies that knowingly employ illegal immigrants.
The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of the employer where a free flow of ideas--however crude--is essential to the job can be held to a different standard.
Pending Title VII case puts immigration inquiries on hold.
Plaintiffs flock to Marshall, Texas courtrooms.
Reaction to C-SPAN video of Stephen Colbert reveals the 'truthiness' about copyrights.
For most people, a hobby is a way to indulge in an activity unrelated to their jobs. But Dennis Crouch is not one of these people.
The 17th Annual Survey of General Counsel reveals the flaws in the GC-law firm relationship.
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