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Another process server. Someone else is suing your company. How tiresome. Let's see the complaint. Wait -isn't that our counsel who appears to be the plaintiff's counsel? Is that possible? Is it ethical? Here comes the head of litigation trotting in with their retainer letter-containing an advance waiver. Now you remember. The law firm did discuss this with you. But the question remains: Is it enforceable?
Discusses available options when your company sees its stock price go down, then receives a class action alleging securities fraud, and it sounds like plaintiffs' counsel is getting, and using, confidential information from one of your employees—a corporate mole.
This article discusses the opportunities and challenges of highly disruptive technologies and how the lessons learned from roads already taken remain relevant and instructive.
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