We live in a world full of high-stakes, high-profile corporate crises – environmental disasters, product liability issues, data breaches and government investigations, to name a few. No company is immune. Therefore, advance...more
Irrespective of the size of a company, whether for-profit or non-profit, being able to respond to crisis situations quickly and effectively is important. Indeed, the welfare of an organization’s employees and protection of...more
The massive cyber-security breach at Target put the company in the media spotlight with as many as 110 million customers potentially at risk. With another security breach reported at Neiman Marcus, dozens of lawsuits have...more
What's the one thing missing from most corporate compliance programs?
For a legal perspective, that's the question we put to corporate attorneys writing on JD Supra, asking each to commit to just one essential element...more
Activists. You’ve heard of them. A lot. And, as a board member of a public company you should be wondering to yourself: will they ring our bell? And if they ring, do we answer? And if we answer, what do we say?...more
Asiana’s public response to Saturday’s crash in San Francisco is raising more than a few eyebrows....more
The King & Spalding Energy Forum on Crisis Management took place in Houston on March 28, 2013, and was broadcast live via webinar. Tracie Renfroe, a partner at King & Spalding’s Houston office, moderated the panel discussion...more
Food blogger Vani Hari has Kraft Macaroni & Cheese in her sights.
Earlier this month, she delivered a 270,000-signature petition to Kraft’s corporate headquarters asking the global food company to remove the dyes yellow 5...more
Employers should update their Crisis Management procedures and related training because the Court of Appeal has ruled that any critical injury at a workplace, whether suffered by a customer, visitor, or another employee, may...more
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