InsideCounsel Magazine November 2014


  • The strongest link

    Compliance departments exist, in part, to help manage risk and navigate the complex web of government regulations intended to keep companies operating in an above-board fashion. But sometimes, companies take action not solely based on risk, but because they are concerned about doing the right thing.

  • Spoliation sanctions shift

    You found time to read this article? Consider it an accomplishment. After all, most trial lawyers and discovery experts are bobbing in a virtual ocean of e-discovery-produced documents, simply trying to keep up with courts’ expectations without bankrupting the company in the process.

  • IP and the ITC

    Intellectual property disputes have a lot in common with wrestling matches. They can feature a couple of heavyweights, or perhaps one entity taking on scores of combatants. And, like wrestling matches, any IP dispute needs the proper venue to be successful.

  • Cloudy outlook

    Fortunately, in most forms of compliance, a concrete set of rules and regulations enforced by a government or state agency helps to shape corporate policies. Unfortunately, that rule of thumb goes out the window when approaching cloud compliance.

From The Editor

  • Milestones and giving thanks

    This edition of the magazine marks the 13th issue I’ve had the honor of putting together since I became editor-in-chief of InsideCounsel last year—certainly a milestone in my 16-year career as a writer and editor. Wherever you may be on your professional path, undoubtedly you did not arrive there on...

Inside Perspective


  • Labor & Employment Digest: November 2014

    The practice area of labor and employment presents a number of unique challenges for lawyers. Both inside and outside attorneys need to remain abreast of developments in workplace law if they’re to successfully handle issues.


  • Toward a more diverse workplace

    And I’ve also learned the importance of diversity. Many years of legal practice and in the business world have convinced me that diversity is a critical component of a robust, open and innovative workplace.


  • E-discovery: What is the optimal model for corporations?

    According to Science Daily, 90 percent of the data in the world has been created in the last two years. That is a sobering statistic for corporations trying to control the cost and risk of their litigation discovery.There are multiple ways to bring order to this chaos, but which is...

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