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On November 20, 2014, the District Court for the District of Columbia once again ordered Kellogg, Brown and Root (“KBR”) to produce all documents prepared as part of an internal investigation. The District Court’s decision...more
The Delaware Supreme Court recently held that, in certain circumstances, shareholders may be able to obtain access to privileged, internal documents in order to investigate potential breaches of fiduciary duty. In Wal-Mart...more
In a widely anticipated decision, today, the D.C. Circuit granted a writ of mandamus and vacated a district court order requiring the production of a company's internal investigation documents presumed to be protected by the...more
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A comprehensive NDA to be used with most mutual business arangements that involve the sharing of intellectual property for the purpose of business, marketing, product, development, et. al....more
The primary drive toward a more efficient electronic discovery process boils down to a concern for the bottom line: Costs skyrocket as e-discovery drags on, or if early stages of the electronic discovery reference model...more
As alternative fee arrangements continue to snowball and gain real popularity, as law firms get their arms around the subject, they are getting down to a fundamental series of basics. One question that has come up, rather...more
(Almost) everything you need to know to get started and start thinking seriously and on an informed basis about Alternative Fee Arrangements. What is the underlying reasons for the growing demand for Alternative Fee...more
The Great Recession has revolutionized the practice of law. It has had a profound impact on recruiting - at every level, from recent graduates to partners. Clients' refusal to pay for time billed by recent graduates requires...more
It was the opening subject of the IBA's Managing Complex Litigation conference, held recently in Washington DC, where counsel from companies including GE, 3M and Ernst & Young exchanged notes on how they choose external...more
Televised debates between presidential candidates have produced few memorable phrases. One exception came in 1980, when Ronald Reagan, exasperated by Jimmy Carter's assertions, shook his head and declared, "There you go...more
Businesses should invest in a carefully thought-out document retention plan that takes into account the savings that can be achieved in litigation--particularly due to the high costs of electronic discovery--by striking a...more
Given that he is one of the world's leading experts in digital video, audio and imaging, it is ironic that Dr. Cliff Reader believes lawyers often come to him wearing blinders.
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