Many corporations called for change and taking on responsibility for their role in addressing racial and social justice issues. Now, many in-house counsel departments are re-evaluating their outside counsels’ diversity commitments.
It may be time to reevaluate your business’ cybersecurity protocols, but according to a panel of area experts, you could already have access to many of the tools to make your network that much safer.
Although much of the work preparing for mediation will be done by the parties’ lawyers, clients should keep in mind the following considerations to maximize the possibility of a successful outcome.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a wide range of impacts on commercial real estate sectors.
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare obstacles small businesses face that go beyond financial.
Given the broad range of impacts of the pandemic, it is important to review contract and subcontract forms with legal counsel to ensure that the risk allocation contained therein appropriately allocates the risk for COVID-related delays.
Commercial leasing attorneys have been awaiting judicial clarification on the impact state-ordered shutdowns have on a business’s obligation to pay rent since the COVID pandemic hit early last year. That wait is over — at least in terms of one Massachusett's judge’s take on the issue.
Every employer should coordinate with the company’s human resources department or an external consultant to review current policies. Putting your internal complaint policies down in writing helps clarify employee expectations, lets employees know they have a voice, and ensures consistency.
As the pandemic has been impacting our nation for almost 12 months now, another half year or more can seem both doable and daunting for many. The key is to continue fostering a resilient mindset, and truly understand that brighter days are ahead.