In this edition of In-House Legal presented by Lex Mundi, host Tim Corcoran with Hubbard One, explores what In-House Counsel should know about Off-Shore Outsourcing of Document Reviews. Special guests include Cindy Courtney, with Day Pitney LLP (Lex Mundi member firm for New Jersey), and Kate Bertini, Assistant General Counsel with United Technologies Corporation in Hartford, Connecticut. The group discusses the nuances of eDiscovery, factors to consider when deciding to use off-shore reviewers and helpful tips and safeguards for In-House Counsel
In this edition of In-House Legal presented by Lex Mundi, host Tim Corcoran with Hubbard One, explores what In-House Counsel should know in order to survive litigation. Special guests include Joe Sepulchre, Partner with Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick (Lex Mundi member firm for Belgium), and Carla Swansburg, Senior Counsel with RBC Law Group. The group discusses how to sue, whether you have a choice and why In-House Counsel should care.
In this edition of In-House Legal presented by Lex Mundi, host Tim Corcoran senior consultant with Altman Weil, welcomes John Vering with Armstrong Teasdale, Lex Mundi’s member firm for Missouri, and Kim Kmentt with Tomkins Industries, Inc., to discuss key employment laws and regulations. The group examines what In-House Counsel should know now and in the future about the Americans with Disabilities Act, Healthcare Reform and more.
In this edition of In-House Legal presented by Lex Mundi, host Tim Corcoran senior consultant with Altman Weil, explores the question of Litigation and builds a framework for In-house Counsel. Special guests include Kim Moses of Calfee, Halter & Griswold (Lex Mundi member firm for Ohio), and Kathy Vanderwist, Legal Director for Tarkett, North America. The group discusses whether and when it is in company’s best interest to pursue a litigation claim, the role of In-house Counsel as it relates to litigation, and factors to consider when deciding upon litigation.
In this edition of In-House Legal presented by Lex Mundi, host Tim Corcoran, senior consultant with Altman Weil, discusses the importance of the FCPA to any U.S. entity that conducts business internationally. Special guests include Ross Booher, of Bass, Berry & Sims (Lex Mundi member firm for Tennessee), and Carolyn Lindsey, Director of Member Services with Trace International. You’ll hear an overview of the FCPA, the latest in enforcement actions and trends, basic FCPA compliance information, and additional FCPA resources for in-house counsel.
In this edition of In-House Legal presented by Lex Mundi, host Tim Corcoran, senior consultant with Altman Weil, discusses the latest in compliance and internal investigations with special guests, Erin Reilly Lewis of Baker & Daniels (Lex Mundi member firm for Indiana), and Richard Korman, General Counsel/Organizational Integrity Officer for Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. The group explores the increased attention to compliance, the culture of compliance from the top – down and offers key advice for clients going through internal investigations.
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On this special edition of In-House Legal, Susan Hackett, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), explores important issues to in-house lawyers and to the outside counsel who provide services to them with two high profile guests. In the first segment, Susan welcomes David M. Dresden, a law department executive for McDonalds , to discuss the successful, global in-house management of legal services across country borders. In the second segment, Susan is joined by Jeffrey W. Carr, the Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of FMC Technologies , to discuss his innovative approach to managing in-house staff and outside counsel costs using performance metrics that reconnect value and cost. And you’ll hear about the new ACC Value Index, designed to help in-house counsel establish an online database for ACC members to share information and rate the firms they believe provide their clients with the greatest value.
Going green has gone mainstream, and companies everywhere are trying to cash in with eco-friendly product claims. Products labeled as green are flooding the market, but according to consumer advocates many of these products aren’t really green. In-House Legal host, Paul D. Boynton welcomes Attorney Eric Lane of San Diego-based Luce Forward to discuss the increase in “greenwashing” lawsuits and help us stay current on this rapidly evolving area of law.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is aggressively probing the financial world in the wake of the meltdown on Wall Street last fall. For the first time, the SEC filed an insider trading lawsuit involving the purchase of a credit default swap based on confidential, nonpublic material information. In-House Legal host, Paul D. Boynton welcomes Attorney David B. Bernsohn of Duane Morris LLP to help explain the underpinnings of the SEC’s case and the legal issues it raises.
The concern over a global pandemic of swine flu has been easing a bit since the first couple of weeks of its outbreak–but questions about healthcare compliance linger. In-House Legal host, Paul D. Boynton welcomes Attorney Jay Shepherd from the Shepherd Law Group to help explain what steps companies should be taking to be ready for a pandemic and what companies should be doing to ensure continued operations and to protect their employees.