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Missouri Supreme Court weighs unusual workers’ compensation claims

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The Missouri Supreme Court once again is considering at what point an injury connected somehow to the workplace becomes a work-related injury. The court heard back-to-back cases in February involving two women who sought workers’ compensation after they fell and ...

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Ransomware and cloud attacks expected to increase in 2020

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On average, hackers attack every 29 seconds — that’s 2,244 times every day. And they’re not anywhere close to slowing down. That’s why businesses around the globe need to have a holistic cybersecurity strategy in place. In 2020, the best ...

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Will 2020 be an anxious year for corporate counsel?

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Given their level of responsibility, corporate counsel are a nervous lot as a rule. But according to recent survey, corporate litigators might spend the coming year feeling jumpier than usual. Houston-based law firm Norton Rose Fulbright reached out to 287 ...

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General counsel in the news

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Benson Hill adds Bortolotti as general counsel Rebecca Bortolotti joined St. Louis-based plant science firm Benson Hill as general counsel and corporate secretary. Bortolotti supports business strategies for Benson Hill’s growing engagement with food and ingredient companies, grocery retailers and others. Prior ...

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Commentary: COVID-19 presents urgent challenges for businesses, industries

Anne Baggott

The outbreak of a novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is presenting a multitude of challenges for businesses. Many industries are grappling with its impact, but businesses that require significant travel, in-person contact and those in health care are especially impacted. ...

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Revisiting force majeure and dispute resolution clauses in light of the recent outbreak of the coronavirus

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The recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has had and continues to have a devastating impact on human health and life around the globe, with significant repercussions for businesses worldwide. This client alert highlights some of the contractual issues ...

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In-house contract lawyers explore what tech can do for them

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Corporate counsel John Griffin of Alliance Data Systems Corp. envisions a day soon when smart computer programs can peruse thousands of company contracts and flag when there’s a problem created by changing events. In the case of in-house counsel, they ...

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