Author Archives: Associated Press

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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New Labor Department rule clarifies ‘joint employer’ standard

This Nov. 25, 2019, file photo shows McDonald's sign above the fast food restaurant near downtown Los Angeles. The Labor Department issued a final rule Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, that clarifies when a worker is employed by more than one company, an issue that affects franchise businesses such as McDonald's and firms that have outsourced services such as cleaning and maintenance. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

The Labor Department issued a final rule Jan. 12 that clarifies when a worker is employed by more than one company, an issue that affects franchise businesses such as McDonald’s and firms that have outsourced services such as cleaning and maintenance. The ...

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Allianz identifies 5 risk trends for directors and officers in 2020

Risk Assessment

The range of risks facing company executives or directors and officers (D&Os) – as well as resulting insurance claims scenarios – has increased significantly in recent years. With corporate management under the spotlight like never before, a new report by ...

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