This short list explains the ten most significant cases, and provides some insightful practical takeaways, involving in-house counsel and ethical issues from the past 25 years within the United States.
Independent Contractors are an attractive complement to most businesses. In this short Top Ten article, learn key Intellectual Property issues and practical tips related to the use of independent contractors (under US law).
In some instances, in-house lawyers can let their guard down, ethics wise. This brief article explains some complex ethics rules that in-house counsel should be aware of since they may affect your company, in the United States.
Learn about legal issues that frequently arise in social media advertising, at an era where negative posts can be extremely damaging and hard to effectively control after their release. This short article discusses commercial social media posts, giveaways, contests, sweepstakes and similar promotions, confidential information, copyright and trademark infringement, rights of publicity and privacy, user generated content, endorsements, direct messages, privacy and data security, records retention and spoliation.
This top ten list addresses certain issues when managing employee social media use in the United States.
This QuickCounsel is intended to assist counsel and human resource professionals in quickly understanding the basic concepts of social media employment issues.
This brief resource (Top Ten) outlines the top considerations for existing ASTM standards for environmental due diligence, their intersection with the law and the advent of new standards.
As social media use in the workplace continues to increase, it should come as no surprise that employers are increasingly disciplining employees for their social media activity. Because social media workplace issues continue to be a “hot topic” among practitioners, human resource professionals, media, and the public, this InfoPAK deciphers the concepts in recent National Labor Relations Board social media memoranda by simplifying several key concepts of labor and employment law as it relates to social media activity, analyzes how those concepts are applied to situations involving employee social media activity, and categorizes lawful and unlawful social media policies. The InfoPAK also provides best practices for drafting, implementing, and enforcing an National Labor Relations Act-complaint social media policy.