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Tag: Litigation

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Does ‘Corporate Bullying’ Work?

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Nobody likes a bully, or so the saying goes. That may be true, but it has never stopped bullies from popping up in places ranging from playgrounds to office cubicles to the highest reaches of government. The modus operandi doesn’t change, r...

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Forum Shopping Debate Ties Stakeholders in Knots

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So-called forum shopping is a time-tested strategy of zealous litigators. Looking for the legal equivalent of home-field advantage, they file lawsuits in jurisdictions where they feel they will find a sympathetic ear on the bench. The power...

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Exxon Bypasses SEC, Seeks Court Order to Block ESG Shareholder Proposal

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As companies contemplate how best to respond to the rising number of environmental, social and governance (ESG) proposals from activist shareholders, Exxon Mobil has employed an unusual strategy to avoid such a vote. The oil giant is sidest...

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Are Companies Properly Preparing for AI Risks?

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Ready or not, as a former member of the hip hop group Fugees learned recently, artificial intelligence is leaving its mark through unexpected applications. Prakazrel “Pras” Michel, one of the trio of rappers known as The Fugees, and for hit...

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Golf Merger on LIV Support?

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Readers of this blog by now have become all too familiar with greenwashing, a scornful term critics use to paint business interests’ sustainability programs as public-relations ploys. Let us now introduce you to one of its lesser-known cous...

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