Articles and Interviews http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles-view en Amid Much Uncertainty, Hope for Medtech Innovation: New Administration and Congress positioned to drive innovation in medical technology http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34460/amid-much-uncertainty-hope-medtech-innovation-new-administration-and-congress-positio <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">Nathan A. Brown</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34460/amid-much-uncertainty-hope-medtech-innovation-new-administration-and-congress-positio#comments Akin Gump Congress Healthcare Medical Technology New Administration Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:24:04 +0000 admin 34460 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Influencing the C-Suite: Advice for in-house counsel on the fine arts of influence and persuasion http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34462/influencing-c-suite-advice-house-counsel-fine-arts-influence-and-persuasion <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://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34462/influencing-c-suite-advice-house-counsel-fine-arts-influence-and-persuasion#comments C-suite Chief Legal Executive In-House Ops WIHCL Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:40:07 +0000 admin 34462 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com The Art & Science of Tax Carryovers: Section 382 studies are far too important to leave to amateurs http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34464/art-science-tax-carryovers-section-382-studies-are-far-too-important-leave-amateurs <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">Jeffrey Kelson</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34464/art-science-tax-carryovers-section-382-studies-are-far-too-important-leave-amateurs#comments Eisner Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:53:26 +0000 admin 34464 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com E-discovery is About More Than Technology…It’s the People! Specialized service providers can offer advantages in cross-border litigation http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34465/e-discovery-about-more-technology%E2%80%A6it%E2%80%99s-people-specialized-service-providers-can-offer <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">FRONTEO (FKA UBIC NA)</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Andy Jimenez</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34465/e-discovery-about-more-technology%E2%80%A6it%E2%80%99s-people-specialized-service-providers-can-offer#comments E-discovery; Discovery E-discovery; Information Management Fronteo; Ubic Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:25:35 +0000 admin 34465 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Attacking Patent Litigation with Data: Insuring the uninsurable by knowing the unknowable http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34467/attacking-patent-litigation-data-insuring-uninsurable-knowing-unknowable <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">RPX Corporation</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Paul Scola</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34467/attacking-patent-litigation-data-insuring-uninsurable-knowing-unknowable#comments Patents; Litigation Risk Management & Insurance RPX; Inventus Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:35:41 +0000 admin 34467 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Key Considerations in Pay Equity and Compliance: What efforts are required to close the wage gap? http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34450/key-considerations-pay-equity-and-compliance-what-efforts-are-required-close-wage-gap <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">Andrew Levy</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34450/key-considerations-pay-equity-and-compliance-what-efforts-are-required-close-wage-gap#comments Compliance Compliance Programs Corporate Compliance Equal Pay McNees Pay Equity Wage Gap Women's Initiatives Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:56:27 +0000 admin 34450 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Before the Millennial Deluge: Corporate law departments are overwhelmingly unprepared for a seismic generational shift http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34452/millennial-deluge-corporate-law-departments-are-overwhelmingly-unprepared-seismic-gen <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">Bernadette Bulacan</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34452/millennial-deluge-corporate-law-departments-are-overwhelmingly-unprepared-seismic-gen#comments Baby Boomers Millennials Thomson Reuters Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:09:01 +0000 admin 34452 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com New DRI President Focuses on Next Generation: “Voice of the Defense Bar” readies new voices for future http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34454/new-dri-president-focuses-next-generation-%E2%80%9Cvoice-defense-bar%E2%80%9D-readies-new-voices-futu <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">DRI (Voice of the Defense Bar)</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">John Cuttino</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34454/new-dri-president-focuses-next-generation-%E2%80%9Cvoice-defense-bar%E2%80%9D-readies-new-voices-futu#comments Defense Counsel Organizations DRI Gallivan Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:20:44 +0000 admin 34454 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Information Governance Insights: Diving into the Dark Web http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34456/information-governance-insights-diving-dark-web <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://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34456/information-governance-insights-diving-dark-web#comments AlixPartners Dark Web Deep Web Information Governance Internet Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:27:24 +0000 admin 34456 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com A Unique Storm Spawns Unique Insurance Issues: In Hurricane Matthew’s Aftermath, Lessons from Superstorm Sandy http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34457/unique-storm-spawns-unique-insurance-issues-hurricane-matthew%E2%80%99s-aftermath-lessons-sup <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">Finley T. Harckham</div> <div class="field-item">Marshall Gilinsky</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34457/unique-storm-spawns-unique-insurance-issues-hurricane-matthew%E2%80%99s-aftermath-lessons-sup#comments Anderson Kill Business Interruption Disaster Recovery Risk Management & Insurance Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:37:37 +0000 admin 34457 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com IoT Data: Objective, Consistent & Pervasive: Using metadata to build compelling narratives for litigation http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34448/iot-data-objective-consistent-pervasive-using-metadata-build-compelling-narratives-li <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">iDiscovery Solutions</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Charlie Platt</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34448/iot-data-objective-consistent-pervasive-using-metadata-build-compelling-narratives-li#comments iDiscovery Solutions Internet of Things IoT Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:24:45 +0000 admin 34448 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Robust Midwest Markets Fuel Strategic Expansion: Jones Day’s new Minneapolis office set to service local and global clients http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34412/robust-midwest-markets-fuel-strategic-expansion-jones-day%E2%80%99s-new-minneapolis-office-se <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">Brian West Easley</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34412/robust-midwest-markets-fuel-strategic-expansion-jones-day%E2%80%99s-new-minneapolis-office-se#comments Employment and Labor Legal Administration Legal Industry Innovation Mon, 07 Nov 2016 05:21:28 +0000 becky 34412 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Law Departments Stick with Firms They Know: Report reveals exception for significant corporate and litigation matters http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34413/law-departments-stick-firms-they-know-report-reveals-exception-significant-corporate- <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">LexisNexis CounselLink </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Kris Satkunas</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34413/law-departments-stick-firms-they-know-report-reveals-exception-significant-corporate-#comments Legal Industry Innovation legal operations Litigation and Litigation Support Systems Mon, 07 Nov 2016 05:27:24 +0000 becky 34413 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Developing Appropriate Valuation Provisions: Defuse ticking time bombs in shareholder agreements before they explode http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34414/developing-appropriate-valuation-provisions-defuse-ticking-time-bombs-shareholder-agr <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">Eric J. Barr</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34414/developing-appropriate-valuation-provisions-defuse-ticking-time-bombs-shareholder-agr#comments Financial Planning Marketing & False Claims Shareholder Activists Mon, 07 Nov 2016 05:37:57 +0000 becky 34414 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com The Flipside of Federal Contracts: Pursue government bids fully aware of the complications and compliance nuances http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34416/flipside-federal-contracts-pursue-government-bids-fully-aware-complications-and-compl <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">Alexander W. Major </div> <div class="field-item">Franklin C. Turner</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34416/flipside-federal-contracts-pursue-government-bids-fully-aware-complications-and-compl#comments Compliance False Claims Act Government Contracts Mon, 07 Nov 2016 05:52:21 +0000 becky 34416 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Government Contractors Face Enhanced Enforcement: But opportunities abound for companies willing to confront risks and requirements others do not face http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34419/government-contractors-face-enhanced-enforcement-opportunities-abound-companies-willi <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">McGuireWoods LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Todd Steggerda </div> <div class="field-item">Edwin O. Childs </div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34419/government-contractors-face-enhanced-enforcement-opportunities-abound-companies-willi#comments Enforcement Government Contracts Risk Management Mon, 07 Nov 2016 06:53:40 +0000 becky 34419 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com One LPM Size Does Not Fit All: A nuanced approach that begins and ends with the client’s goals is the surest path to success http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34421/one-lpm-size-does-not-fit-all-nuanced-approach-begins-and-ends-client%E2%80%99s-goals-surest- <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">McGuireWoods LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Angela H. Zimmern </div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34421/one-lpm-size-does-not-fit-all-nuanced-approach-begins-and-ends-client%E2%80%99s-goals-surest-#comments Legal Administration Legal Project Management Litigation Mon, 07 Nov 2016 07:08:22 +0000 becky 34421 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Medical Marijuana Impacts the Workplace: Use involves more than patients – employers must confront the effects. http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34423/medical-marijuana-impacts-workplace-use-involves-more-patients-%E2%80%93-employers-must-confr <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">Joseph Sileo</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34423/medical-marijuana-impacts-workplace-use-involves-more-patients-%E2%80%93-employers-must-confr#comments Employee Benefits Employment and Labor Food & Drug Medical Marijuana Workplace Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:57:52 +0000 becky 34423 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com A Considered Look at a Post-Brexit Business Environment: The Office of the Consul General at the British Consulate in NY lays out the government’s agenda http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34427/considered-look-post-brexit-business-environment-office-consul-general-british-consul <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">British Consulate General</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Antonia Romeo</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34427/considered-look-post-brexit-business-environment-office-consul-general-british-consul#comments Brexit EU United Kingdom Mon, 07 Nov 2016 18:54:23 +0000 becky 34427 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Technological Advances Breed E-Discovery Collaboration: Survey reveals growing alignments and continuing disconnects between firms and clients http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34428/technological-advances-breed-e-discovery-collaboration-survey-reveals-growing-alignme <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Recommind, an OpenText Company</div> <div class="field-item">Ari Kaplan Advisors</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Hal Marcus </div> <div class="field-item">Ari Kaplan</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34428/technological-advances-breed-e-discovery-collaboration-survey-reveals-growing-alignme#comments General Counsel Technology Mon, 07 Nov 2016 19:04:34 +0000 becky 34428 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Change in the Boardroom: Evolution or Revolution?: Commission seeks to transform boards into high-impact strategic assets http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34431/change-boardroom-evolution-or-revolution-commission-seeks-transform-boards-high-impac <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">Bonnie Hill </div> <div class="field-item">Richard Koppes </div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34431/change-boardroom-evolution-or-revolution-commission-seeks-transform-boards-high-impac#comments Board of Directors Boardroom Legal Administration Tue, 08 Nov 2016 02:42:40 +0000 becky 34431 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com The Enemy Within: The Soft Underbelly of Cybersecurity http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34434/enemy-within-soft-underbelly-cybersecurity <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">John W. Chierichella </div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34434/enemy-within-soft-underbelly-cybersecurity#comments Advanced Persistent Threat Cybersecurity Risk Management Tue, 08 Nov 2016 03:00:30 +0000 becky 34434 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Improving In-House Efficiency: The increasing role of legal department operations professionals http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34435/improving-house-efficiency-increasing-role-legal-department-operations-professionals <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">Mark Haddad</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34435/improving-house-efficiency-increasing-role-legal-department-operations-professionals#comments Employment and Labor In-House Ops Legal Department Operations Tue, 08 Nov 2016 03:05:41 +0000 becky 34435 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Upstanding Allies in Diversity: Taking its inclusive approach to new heights, Weil actively engages employees – and clients – in its program’s efforts http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34436/upstanding-allies-diversity-taking-its-inclusive-approach-new-heights-weil-actively-e <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">Meredith Moore</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34436/upstanding-allies-diversity-taking-its-inclusive-approach-new-heights-weil-actively-e#comments Campaign Diversity Initiatives Tue, 08 Nov 2016 03:10:50 +0000 becky 34436 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com Doing Business with the Government – Importance of Accounting Compliance: Be well-prepared to meet all compliance requirements http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34405/doing-business-government-%E2%80%93-importance-accounting-compliance-be-well-prepared-meet-al <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">Anthony Faugno</div> </div> </div> http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com/articles/34405/doing-business-government-%E2%80%93-importance-accounting-compliance-be-well-prepared-meet-al#comments Commercial & Business Compliance Government Regulation Mon, 07 Nov 2016 04:01:24 +0000 becky 34405 at http://metropolitancorporatecounsel.com