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FROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE

Road Map for Insurance Coverage

By Susan F. Friedman

In today's regulatory world, what is the safest course?

Protecting a Web Site Design

By Dyan Finguerra-Ducharme

Litigants and courts explore copyright and trade dress theories.

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Arbitrating Outsourcing and Technology Disputes

By William A. Tanenbaum

Setting out the process when drafting clauses allows parties to take control.

FROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE

Government Oversight

Confusion on Corporate Criminal Liability

By C. Evan Stewart

If a visitor were to ask how stands the current state of corporate criminal liability in the U.S., an opaque "fine" might be an appropriate response. But what does that mean?

A Partnership Born of Necessity

By Richard B. Friedman and Carla M. Miller

As court matters loom, outside and in-house litigation counsel need to create the right working relationship.

Law Department Management

Most-Favored Nation: Least-Favored Arrangement

By Rees W. Morrison

Requesting the best rates has its problems.

FROM THE OCTOBER ISSUE

Employment Matters

Religious Expression and Gay Rights

By Judith Moldover

Employers face a dilemma in accommodating all beliefs when they include views against homosexuality.

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Targeting GCs In Stock Options Backdating Actions

By Steven N. Machtinger and Kenneth I. Schacter

Government continues to focus on 'gatekeeper' role.

Contract Drafting

Making Sense of 'Shall'

By Kenneth A. Adams

A fresh look at an overused word.

FROM THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE

Privacy and Data Protection

By William A. Tanenbaum and Rafael Echegoyen

Transferring Personal Data From Europe: Corporations Take Charge

Securities Class Action Settlements

By Anthony Marchetta, Jeffrey Plotkin and Jeffrey Manis

How corporate governance reform has been inserted into the process.

Law Department Management

Dueling Documents

By Rees W. Morrison

Law firm retention letters versus law department guidelines.

Post-Transaction Review of Newly Acquired Entity

By Bridget Rohde

Companies should look behind the policies and documents to find potential for fraud and abuse.

FROM THE AUGUST ISSUE

Government Oversight

The Policies and Politics of Antitrust

By C. Evan Stewart

Challenges have not always hit the mark, but courts are taking a step in the right direction.

Work Force Reductions

By Jonathan Stoler and James R. Hays

Thoughtful planning helps take the sting out of the process - and reduces the risk of lawsuits.

Contract Drafting

Revisiting Materiality

By Kenneth A. Adams

The ambiguity at the heart of a fundamental contract concept.

FROM THE JULY ISSUE

Employment Matters

Equal Pay for Equal Work

By Judith Moldover

Assessing prospects for gender-based claims after 'Ledbetter.'

True Tales From the Law Department

By Susan F. Friedman

Typical claims in-house counsel face don't make the front pages.

Law Department Management

Staffing Using Core Teams

By Rees W. Morrison

Dedicating the same outside lawyers to most matters has more advantages than drawbacks.

FROM THE JUNE ISSUE

Privacy and Data Protection

Collecting Employee Data in Europe

By William A. Tanenbaum and Catherine Youssef Kassenoff

Companies must grapple with multiple layers of consent.

Getting Ahead of Fraud and Abuse

By Bridget Rohde

Methods used to investigate organized crime shed light on how to prevent corporate wrongdoing.

Contract Drafting

'Wordsmithing'

By Kenneth A. Adams

Why contract language shouldn't be an afterthought.

FROM THE MAY ISSUE

Government Oversight

The SEC's Setbacks in Litigation

By C. Evan Stewart

Civil cases have turned into relatively fair fights.

Facing Down Computer Security Threats

By Mauro M. Wolfe

Being knowledgeable about technology is now part of the job.

Law Department Management

The Money Flow

By Rees W. Morrison

Ten ways to analyze spending data on outside counsel beyond the usual trio of annual reports.

FROM THE APRIL ISSUE

Employment Matters: When the Empire Strikes Back

By Judith A. Moldover

In light of 'Burlington Northern,' could employer suits or counterclaims constitute retaliation?<

Compliance Officers Take Their Own Path

By Julie Goldberg

Position has beome visible and independent of GC's office.

Contract Drafting: Sending Contracts Offshore

By Kenneth A. Adams

Certain tasks suit a long-distance relationship better than others.

FROM THE MARCH ISSUE

Sharing Business Information In a High-Risk World

By William A. Tanenbaum

Contemporary business practices require a corporation to provide access to its data and computer systems to a range of third parties. Which is, you know, scary.

Law Department Management: Practical Tips on E-Billing

By Rees W. Morrison

Over time, more and more invoices of law firms both large and small will flow electronically.

Self-Disclosure of Export Violation Laws

By Jon David Ivey

Revealing errors often works to companies' benefit.

FROM THE FEBRUARY ISSUE

'Carnacking' the Future

By C. Evan Stewart

Do you have one of those Magic Eightballs in your office? You really, really should.

Contract Drafting

By Kenneth A. Adams

Technology has spawned yet another vehicle that can be used in crafting agreements - the wiki.

The Metamorphosis of In-House Counsel

By Susan F. Friedman

The transformation from confidante to gatekeeper continues.

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