Articles and Interviews http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles-view en Stepping Up Offshore Governance: Director duties move to the fore in Cayman and other offshore centers http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/34034/stepping-offshore-governance-director-duties-move-fore-cayman-and-other-offshore-cent <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Mourant Ozannes</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Hayden Isbister</div> <div class="field-item">Simon Dickson</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/34034/stepping-offshore-governance-director-duties-move-fore-cayman-and-other-offshore-cent#comments Corporate Governance Corporate Secretaries Litigation Offshore Financial Centers Tue, 31 May 2016 02:10:08 +0000 admin 34034 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Publisher's Note May 2016 http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33933/publishers-note-may-2016 <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">Kristin Calve</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33933/publishers-note-may-2016#comments Change In-house Tech Life Sciences Panama Papers Publisher's Note Thu, 12 May 2016 15:33:15 +0000 admin 33933 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Backstory: Piling On: A Simple Matter of Injustice http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33931/backstory-piling-simple-matter-injustice <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Lisa A. Rickard</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33931/backstory-piling-simple-matter-injustice#comments Backstory CFPB Consumer Financial Protection Bureau DOJ Justice Wed, 11 May 2016 02:39:05 +0000 admin 33931 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Civil Justice Playbook: This Court Means Business http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33932/civil-justice-playbook-court-means-business <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"></div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33932/civil-justice-playbook-court-means-business#comments Civil Justice Civil Justice Playbook Commercial Division Driver Kaye Wed, 11 May 2016 03:35:10 +0000 admin 33932 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Litigation Support Requires Both Talent and Technology: Document review works best when all players can bring their skills to the fore http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33870/litigation-support-requires-both-talent-and-technology-document-review-works-best-whe <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Inventus, LLC</div> <div class="field-item">Perkins Coie</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Al Sisemore</div> <div class="field-item">Janelle Eveland Belling</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33870/litigation-support-requires-both-talent-and-technology-document-review-works-best-whe#comments Thu, 05 May 2016 14:56:16 +0000 jhussar 33870 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Assigning Value Is More Than a Number: Proper valuations for S corporations and limited-liability companies have critical consequences http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33876/assigning-value-more-number-proper-valuations-s-corporations-and-limited-liability-co <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://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33876/assigning-value-more-number-proper-valuations-s-corporations-and-limited-liability-co#comments Thu, 05 May 2016 15:18:41 +0000 jhussar 33876 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Effective Boards Discipline Themselves to Think More Like Activist Outsiders http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33879/effective-boards-discipline-themselves-think-more-activist-outsiders <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">Friso van der Oord</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33879/effective-boards-discipline-themselves-think-more-activist-outsiders#comments Board of Directors Shareholder Activists Thu, 05 May 2016 16:06:28 +0000 jhussar 33879 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Change is More Than Just Talk at Panasonic: Creating a Culture of Compliance and Collaboration http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33884/change-more-just-talk-panasonic-creating-culture-compliance-and-collaboration <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Panasonic Corporation of North America</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Damien Atkins</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33884/change-more-just-talk-panasonic-creating-culture-compliance-and-collaboration#comments Thu, 05 May 2016 16:36:54 +0000 jhussar 33884 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Congress, The Courts And the Patent Office Weigh In on Post-Grant Review http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33886/congress-courts-and-patent-office-weigh-post-grant-review <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">Manish K. Mehta</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33886/congress-courts-and-patent-office-weigh-post-grant-review#comments Thu, 05 May 2016 16:55:23 +0000 jhussar 33886 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com A Portal to Action: UBIC’s business intelligence tool lets customers control their project’s destiny http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33888/portal-action-ubic%E2%80%99s-business-intelligence-tool-lets-customers-control-their-project%E2%80%99 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">UBIC NA</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Shamir Colloff</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33888/portal-action-ubic%E2%80%99s-business-intelligence-tool-lets-customers-control-their-project%E2%80%99#comments Thu, 05 May 2016 17:31:38 +0000 jhussar 33888 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Participation, Collaboration, Quality: The CDRH engages to advance its updated strategic priorities http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33890/participation-collaboration-quality-cdrh-engages-advance-its-updated-strategic-priori <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">Debra M. Perry</div> <div class="field-item">Elizabeth K. Monahan</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33890/participation-collaboration-quality-cdrh-engages-advance-its-updated-strategic-priori#comments CDRH FDA Life Sciences MDIC Patient-Centered Benefit-Risk Framework Scientific research Thu, 05 May 2016 17:43:17 +0000 admin 33890 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com DOJ’s Suit Against Hedge Fund for HSR Act Violations May Clarify the HSR “Investment-Only” Exemption http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33899/doj%E2%80%99s-suit-against-hedge-fund-hsr-act-violations-may-clarify-hsr-%E2%80%9Cinvestment-only%E2%80%9D-ex <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">Vadim Brusser</div> <div class="field-item">Jonathan Cheng</div> <div class="field-item">Alexis Brown-Reilly</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33899/doj%E2%80%99s-suit-against-hedge-fund-hsr-act-violations-may-clarify-hsr-%E2%80%9Cinvestment-only%E2%80%9D-ex#comments Thu, 05 May 2016 18:14:37 +0000 jhussar 33899 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com The IRS’ Position on HRAs: How the Affordable Care Act and HRAs interact http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33903/irs%E2%80%99-position-hras-how-affordable-care-act-and-hras-interact <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">Stephen R. Kern</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33903/irs%E2%80%99-position-hras-how-affordable-care-act-and-hras-interact#comments ACA Health Insurance HRA Insurance IRS Life Sciences Thu, 05 May 2016 18:51:13 +0000 admin 33903 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Another Successful “Clear Evidence” Preemption Defense http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33906/another-successful-%E2%80%9Cclear-evidence%E2%80%9D-preemption-defense <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">Emily Pincow</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33906/another-successful-%E2%80%9Cclear-evidence%E2%80%9D-preemption-defense#comments Life Sciences Thu, 05 May 2016 20:47:36 +0000 jhussar 33906 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Cash Register Receipts: The Newest Prop 65 Violator: The latest culprit of Proposition 65 violations includes everyday items like receipts http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33909/cash-register-receipts-newest-prop-65-violator-latest-culprit-proposition-65-violatio <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 class="field-item">AMEC Foster Wheeler</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Meredith Jones-McKeown</div> <div class="field-item">Chris Mackay</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33909/cash-register-receipts-newest-prop-65-violator-latest-culprit-proposition-65-violatio#comments AMEC Foster Wheeler BPA OEHHA Proposition 65 Thermal Paper Technology Thu, 05 May 2016 21:01:14 +0000 jhussar 33909 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Community First: A specialized networking organization provides in-house counsel with opportunities to thrive http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33911/community-first-specialized-networking-organization-provides-house-counsel-opportunit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">In the House</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Chris Colvin</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33911/community-first-specialized-networking-organization-provides-house-counsel-opportunit#comments In-house counsel In-House Ops legal admin legal operations Thu, 05 May 2016 21:14:11 +0000 jhussar 33911 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Temporary Status as an Interim Solution: Employers look to TPS to expand their pool of foreign nationals authorized for work http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33861/temporary-status-interim-solution-employers-look-tps-expand-their-pool-foreign-nation <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">Michael D. Patrick</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33861/temporary-status-interim-solution-employers-look-tps-expand-their-pool-foreign-nation#comments Wed, 04 May 2016 17:25:21 +0000 jhussar 33861 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Hallmarks of a Successful Deal: Frontier’s recent acquisition offers a road map to M&A planning and execution http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33863/hallmarks-successful-deal-frontier%E2%80%99s-recent-acquisition-offers-road-map-ma-planning-a <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Frontier Communications Corporation</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Mark Nielsen</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33863/hallmarks-successful-deal-frontier%E2%80%99s-recent-acquisition-offers-road-map-ma-planning-a#comments Frontier M&A Verizon Wed, 04 May 2016 17:50:34 +0000 jhussar 33863 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Big Data Yields Big Results: Marshal the facts, tell a compelling story, and build a winning case http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33865/big-data-yields-big-results-marshal-facts-tell-compelling-story-and-build-winning-cas <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">iDiscovery Solutions</div> <div class="field-item">Littler Mendelson P.C.</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Charles Platt</div> <div class="field-item">Donald W. Myers</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33865/big-data-yields-big-results-marshal-facts-tell-compelling-story-and-build-winning-cas#comments Wed, 04 May 2016 19:31:12 +0000 jhussar 33865 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Technology Is a Tool, Not the Solution: Successful managed review requires both legal and technology experts http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33824/technology-tool-not-solution-successful-managed-review-requires-both-legal-and-techno <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">RVM Enterprises, Inc.</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Sanjay Manocha, Esq.</div> <div class="field-item">Shelley Brown, Esq.</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33824/technology-tool-not-solution-successful-managed-review-requires-both-legal-and-techno#comments Tue, 03 May 2016 14:36:48 +0000 jhussar 33824 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Enforcement Goes Into Hyperdrive: In today’s stormy risk environment, a strong culture is the safest harbor http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33823/enforcement-goes-hyperdrive-today%E2%80%99s-stormy-risk-environment-strong-culture-safest-har <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">KPMG LLP</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Richard H. Girgenti</div> <div class="field-item">Timothy P. Hedley</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33823/enforcement-goes-hyperdrive-today%E2%80%99s-stormy-risk-environment-strong-culture-safest-har#comments Risk Management Tue, 03 May 2016 04:20:40 +0000 admin 33823 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Hedge Fund Scrutiny Continues: Heightened attention is driving up costs and increasing transparency http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33826/hedge-fund-scrutiny-continues-heightened-attention-driving-costs-and-increasing-trans <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">Kelli Moll</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33826/hedge-fund-scrutiny-continues-heightened-attention-driving-costs-and-increasing-trans#comments AIFMD Cayman FACTA Hedge Fund Offshore Financial Centers SEC Weavering Tue, 03 May 2016 18:08:05 +0000 jhussar 33826 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Tackling the Human Element in Transformation: Nothing will change until your people do http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33857/tackling-human-element-transformation-nothing-will-change-until-your-people-do <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://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33857/tackling-human-element-transformation-nothing-will-change-until-your-people-do#comments Tue, 03 May 2016 20:30:45 +0000 jhussar 33857 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Crafting IP for Medical Devices: Targeted patent strategies can help companies gain a competitive advantage http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33859/crafting-ip-medical-devices-targeted-patent-strategies-can-help-companies-gain-compet <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-firm"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Fish &amp; Richardson</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item">Stephen Schaefer</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33859/crafting-ip-medical-devices-targeted-patent-strategies-can-help-companies-gain-compet#comments Tue, 03 May 2016 20:55:15 +0000 jhussar 33859 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com Balancing Revenue Against Risk: Education and zero tolerance for deficiencies are key http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33858/balancing-revenue-against-risk-education-and-zero-tolerance-deficiencies-are-key <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">John Pennett</div> </div> </div> http://metrocorpcounsel.com/articles/33858/balancing-revenue-against-risk-education-and-zero-tolerance-deficiencies-are-key#comments Tue, 03 May 2016 20:44:23 +0000 jhussar 33858 at http://metrocorpcounsel.com