Inside Insights

  • Do you have your second request playbook?

    Not so long ago, responding to a Second Request was a three-to-six month endeavor; now, 30-to-60 days is more common. Yet the amount of information subject to production is exploding – organizations create more data in more formats (email, instant messaging, software applications, mobile devices, etc.) and keep much of...

  • Out of sight, out of mind: What don’t you know and when should you find out?

    When you are preparing to sell property — or your business — a variety of issues should be considered in advance to make for a smoother and more reasoned sale. The environmental condition of your real property, for example, and the status of your company’s compliance with environmental laws, should...

  • China’s aviation industry is set for takeoff!

    That roar you hear in the distance may be China’s air industry shooting up into the stratosphere. Thanks to its growing engagement in international business, surging tourism, and lower fuel costs, more people than ever are flying into China. As reported in Business Insider, inbound tourists topped 128 million in...

  • Hearing the signal before it alarms

    Implementing internal companywide proactive measures is the most important action businesses can take to prevent whistleblower headlines on the front page of the newspapers.

  • How to deliver a knockout presentation

    Fortunately, presenting is a skill just like anything else. Sure, some people are born with a flair for public speaking, but that advantage will only go so far. In fact, if you’re too slick, it can work against you. Practice and repetition is the great leveler if you do so...

  • Advice for directors and officers of distressed corporations: Part 3

    This is the third in a series of four articles that provide a basic understanding of the issues directors and officers of distressed corporations are likely to confront. While the earlier articles focused on fiduciary duties and corporate governance under Delaware law, this one addresses considerations regarding retention of good...

  • 6 tech hacks to help attorneys achieve work/life balance (yes, really!)

    Here are six tech hacks you can use to supercharge your productivity and get back to the things you enjoy.

  • Risk assessment: A primer for corporate counsel

    What exactly does risk management mean, and what does it encompass? Furthermore, once the definition of risk management has been established and accepted by the company’s management team, how can in-house counsel efficiently and comprehensively assess all possible risks?

  • Managing data privacy issues in commercial and M&A transactions

    Properly protecting a business from the risks of data breaches remains a moving target as hackers become more sophisticated and the technologies change. Understanding the risks inherent in acquiring or developing technologies that gather, process, and store data has become essential for businesses, both in the commercial transactions and M&A...

  • The changing face of neutral evaluation

    A neutral evaluator is not an advocate for the side which retains him or her. Indeed, as is increasingly common, the evaluator may even be retained by a lawyer’s agent who may not disclose the lawyer or the firm seeking the advice at all. In such a case, the...

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