Articles and Interviews http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles-view en Preparing for the Next Hotel Industry Downturn: How lenders, managers and franchisors can protect their interests http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34275/preparing-next-hotel-industry-downturn-how-lenders-managers-and-franchisors-can-prote <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Sheppard Mullin Richter &amp; Hampton LLP </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Carren B. Shulman</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34275/preparing-next-hotel-industry-downturn-how-lenders-managers-and-franchisors-can-prote#comments Franchising Hospitality Hospitality & Gaming Risk Management Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:59:33 +0000 becky 34275 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com GCs Hold Frank Discussion Around Crisis, Reputation Risk http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34273/gcs-hold-frank-discussion-around-crisis-reputation-risk <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Clifford Chance US LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item"></div> <div class="field-item">Edward C. O&#039;Callaghan</div> <div class="field-item">Guy Norman</div> <div class="field-item">David DiBari</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34273/gcs-hold-frank-discussion-around-crisis-reputation-risk#comments Enforcement General Counsel Risk Management Tue, 06 Sep 2016 17:13:16 +0000 becky 34273 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Ask and Ye Shall … Get More! http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34271/ask-and-ye-shall-%E2%80%A6-get-more <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Metropolitan Corporate Counsel</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Joe Calve</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34271/ask-and-ye-shall-%E2%80%A6-get-more#comments Backstory In-house counsel legal operations Legal Project Management Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:34:03 +0000 becky 34271 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com A Call for Customer-Centric Courts http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34272/call-customer-centric-courts <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Metropolitan Corporate Counsel</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Joe Calve</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34272/call-customer-centric-courts#comments Chief Justices Civil Justice Playbook Civil Justice Reform Courts Fri, 02 Sep 2016 18:40:53 +0000 becky 34272 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com On the Road to Parity in the Boardroom: The Thirty Percent Coalition makes a strong case for more women, including women of color, becoming corporate directors http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34257/road-parity-boardroom-thirty-percent-coalition-makes-strong-case-more-women-including <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Thirty Percent Coalition</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Vicki Kramer</div> <div class="field-item">Marcy Cohen</div> <div class="field-item">Mary Quazzo</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34257/road-parity-boardroom-thirty-percent-coalition-makes-strong-case-more-women-including#comments Boardroom Diversity Women's Initiatives Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:36:06 +0000 becky 34257 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com The Cyberthreat Within: As companies wake up to insider threats, C-suite executives are looking beyond IT for help http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34259/cyberthreat-within-companies-wake-insider-threats-c-suite-executives-are-looking-beyo <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">FRONTEO (FKA UBIC, Inc.)</div> <div class="field-item">BakerHostetler</div> <div class="field-item">Deutsche Bank AG</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Jenny Le</div> <div class="field-item">James A. Sherer</div> <div class="field-item">Amie Taal</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34259/cyberthreat-within-companies-wake-insider-threats-c-suite-executives-are-looking-beyo#comments Communications and Information Technology Cybersecurity; Risk Management In House Ops Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:41:12 +0000 becky 34259 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com A Game Changer: How your company crafts and implements a compliance program makes all the difference http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34265/game-changer-how-your-company-crafts-and-implements-compliance-program-makes-all-diff <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">McNees Wallace &amp; Nurick LLC</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Barbara Darkes </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34265/game-changer-how-your-company-crafts-and-implements-compliance-program-makes-all-diff#comments Compliance Programs Corporate Compliance Corporate Counsel In House Ops Thu, 01 Sep 2016 20:00:26 +0000 becky 34265 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Optimizing General Counsel–Board Relations: In corporate M&A, working together as partners in skepticism can advance a company’s long-term strategic interests http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34267/optimizing-general-counsel%E2%80%93board-relations-corporate-ma-working-together-partners-ske <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Stephanie Mullette </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34267/optimizing-general-counsel%E2%80%93board-relations-corporate-ma-working-together-partners-ske#comments Board Lens Board of Directors General Counsel Thu, 01 Sep 2016 20:40:28 +0000 becky 34267 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Tightening Up Links Drives Down Risks: Integrated infrastructure facilitates GRC-Legal compliance cooperation http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34269/tightening-links-drives-down-risks-integrated-infrastructure-facilitates-grc-legal-co <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">ELM Solutions, a Wolters Kluwer business</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Matt Kivlin </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34269/tightening-links-drives-down-risks-integrated-infrastructure-facilitates-grc-legal-co#comments Compliance legal operations Risk Management Thu, 01 Sep 2016 21:46:28 +0000 becky 34269 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Get to the Back of the Line: Delaware Bankruptcy Court Holds C-Suite Stock Compensation was Equity Security Not General Unsecured Claim http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34246/get-back-line-delaware-bankruptcy-court-holds-c-suite-stock-compensation-was-equity-s <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Weil, Gotshal &amp; Manges LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Andriana Georgallas </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34246/get-back-line-delaware-bankruptcy-court-holds-c-suite-stock-compensation-was-equity-s#comments Bankruptcy Compensation Courts Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:28:25 +0000 becky 34246 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Finding the Needle in the Anti-Corruption Haystack http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34247/finding-needle-anti-corruption-haystack <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">AlixPartners LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">David White</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34247/finding-needle-anti-corruption-haystack#comments Anti-Corruption data management Global Compliance Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:53:06 +0000 becky 34247 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Hospitality Investors Adjust to Shifting Realities: As ownership and operations diverge and hard assets are privatized, millennials drive growth http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34249/hospitality-investors-adjust-shifting-realities-ownership-and-operations-diverge-and- <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Akin Gump Strauss Hauer &amp; Feld LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">David Stone Phelps </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34249/hospitality-investors-adjust-shifting-realities-ownership-and-operations-diverge-and-#comments Hospitality Hospitality & Gaming Investors Millennials Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:13:45 +0000 becky 34249 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Hospitality Industry Should Welcome Web Accessibility: Compliance can be challenging, but the gains can be significant http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34251/hospitality-industry-should-welcome-web-accessibility-compliance-can-be-challenging-g <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">McCarter &amp; English, LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Gregory S. Shatan </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34251/hospitality-industry-should-welcome-web-accessibility-compliance-can-be-challenging-g#comments Hospitality Hospitality & Gaming Media and Technology (TMT) Web Access Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:31:25 +0000 becky 34251 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Encouraging the Power to Dismiss Indictments: Courts should embrace the criminal analogue to the civil power to dismiss http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34253/encouraging-power-dismiss-indictments-courts-should-embrace-criminal-analogue-civil-p <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Jones Day</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Noel J. Francisco</div> <div class="field-item">James Burnham</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34253/encouraging-power-dismiss-indictments-courts-should-embrace-criminal-analogue-civil-p#comments Courts Criminal Law Legal Industry Innovation Wed, 31 Aug 2016 21:57:59 +0000 becky 34253 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com An On-Ramp to the C-Suite: A joint initiative aims to return motivated female lawyers to corporate counsel roles nationwide http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34255/ramp-c-suite-joint-initiative-aims-return-motivated-female-lawyers-corporate-counsel- <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">ACC - Association of Corporate Counsel </div> <div class="field-item">OnRamp Fellowship</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Veta T. Richardson</div> <div class="field-item">Caren Ulrich Stacy </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34255/ramp-c-suite-joint-initiative-aims-return-motivated-female-lawyers-corporate-counsel-#comments Corporate Counsel Legal Industry Innovation Women's Initiatives Wed, 31 Aug 2016 22:10:07 +0000 becky 34255 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Getting to Declination: Achieve quick wins for remediation during an investigation http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34221/getting-declination-achieve-quick-wins-remediation-during-investigation <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">AlixPartners LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Stephanie Anderson</div> <div class="field-item">Brooke Hopkins</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34221/getting-declination-achieve-quick-wins-remediation-during-investigation#comments Compliance Programs DOJ Investigations Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:50:48 +0000 becky 34221 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com The Federal Tools of Civil Procedure: The FRCP amendments are waiting to be used by litigants and judges to build a better litigation system http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34224/federal-tools-civil-procedure-frcp-amendments-are-waiting-be-used-litigants-and-judge <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS)</div> <div class="field-item">Ford Motor Company</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Rebecca Love Kourlis</div> <div class="field-item">Brittany Shultz</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34224/federal-tools-civil-procedure-frcp-amendments-are-waiting-be-used-litigants-and-judge#comments Amendments Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) Litigation Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:21:50 +0000 becky 34224 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Are We There Yet?: The road ahead for the hospitality industry and what it means http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34229/are-we-there-yet-road-ahead-hospitality-industry-and-what-it-means <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Marks Paneth LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Lawrence Cohen</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34229/are-we-there-yet-road-ahead-hospitality-industry-and-what-it-means#comments Economic Recovery Hospitality Hospitality & Gaming Risk Management Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:46:21 +0000 becky 34229 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Gain Confidence by Controlling E-discovery: Law Departments Should Insist on Solutions that Deliver Clear Pricing Info http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34231/gain-confidence-controlling-e-discovery-law-departments-should-insist-solutions-deliv <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Thomson Reuters</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Steve Schneider </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34231/gain-confidence-controlling-e-discovery-law-departments-should-insist-solutions-deliv#comments E-discovery EDA In House Ops Information Management Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:07:17 +0000 becky 34231 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com One for Two or Two for Two with CCOs?: The Chief Compliance Officer Debate http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34233/one-two-or-two-two-ccos-chief-compliance-officer-debate <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">AccessData</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Carolyn Casey</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34233/one-two-or-two-two-ccos-chief-compliance-officer-debate#comments Chief Compliance Officers Compliance General Counsel In House Ops Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:31:55 +0000 becky 34233 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com The Right to Settle: Protecting the right to control your case http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34234/right-settle-protecting-right-control-your-case <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Anderson Kill</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Diana Shafter Gliedman </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34234/right-settle-protecting-right-control-your-case#comments Courtroom Hospitality Hospitality & Gaming Insurance Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:38:14 +0000 becky 34234 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com NetApp Legal Team Races Ahead: Playing a key role in achieving the company’s business goals http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34235/netapp-legal-team-races-ahead-playing-key-role-achieving-company%E2%80%99s-business-goals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Chief Legal Executive LLC</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Lloyd M. Johnson Jr. </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34235/netapp-legal-team-races-ahead-playing-key-role-achieving-company%E2%80%99s-business-goals#comments General Counsel Technology In House Ops In-House Ops Legal Industry Innovation Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:44:10 +0000 becky 34235 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Increase the Odds of Licensing Success: Leveraging a brand in the gaming industry can be a lucrative bet with proper controls in place http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34236/increase-odds-licensing-success-leveraging-brand-gaming-industry-can-be-lucrative-bet <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">EisnerAmper LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Lewis Stark</div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34236/increase-odds-licensing-success-leveraging-brand-gaming-industry-can-be-lucrative-bet#comments Gaming Hospitality & Gaming Intellectual Property Licensing & Technology Transactions Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:56:12 +0000 becky 34236 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Preparing for the Immigration Consequences of Brexit: Although the only certainty is uncertainty, companies should prepare immigration contingency plans http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34238/preparing-immigration-consequences-brexit-although-only-certainty-uncertainty-compani <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen &amp; Loewy, LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">George Koureas </div> <div class="field-item">Amy Cococcia </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34238/preparing-immigration-consequences-brexit-although-only-certainty-uncertainty-compani#comments Brexit EU Immigration IMMIGRATION COMPASS Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:05:46 +0000 becky 34238 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com After the Data Deluge: “Keep it all, keep it forever” won’t do any longer. As paradigms shift, information governance, including defensible data remediation, takes center stage http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34241/after-data-deluge-%E2%80%9Ckeep-it-all-keep-it-forever%E2%80%9D-won%E2%80%99t-do-any-longer-paradigms-shift-i <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">iDiscovery Solutions</div> <div class="field-item">Reed Smith LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Brian Y. Kim</div> <div class="field-item">Therese Craparo </div> </div> </div> http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34241/after-data-deluge-%E2%80%9Ckeep-it-all-keep-it-forever%E2%80%9D-won%E2%80%99t-do-any-longer-paradigms-shift-i#comments Cybersecurity; Risk Management Data Governance In House Ops Information Governance Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:21:33 +0000 becky 34241 at http://www.metropolitancorporatecounsel.com