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What Does Issue Engagement Mean for a Company?

Public trust for all institutions, whether private or public, is waning. Look no further than the 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer, which shows that trust in corporations around the globe continues to ero...

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9 Corporate Communications Changes to Anticipate for 2020

“The future always comes too fast and in the wrong order,” the late futurist Alvin Toffler once wrote. Mr. Toffler’s prophecy continues to vex corporations battling to manage risk and compete in today...

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Employee Activism Is On the Rise. How Can Companies Respond?

For most of its (immensely successful) existence, the tech sector has been the darling of corporate America, with many tech companies ranked as the best places to work. But recently, a tide of employe...

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When States Tax E-Commerce, Who Wins and Who Loses?

In late June, a divided U.S. Supreme Court overturned a quarter-century-old precedent by holding that states may collect sales taxes on retailers that have no brick-and-mortar presence in the state, s...

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Can Drones Escape the Coming Legal Minefields Unscathed?

Drones could play a huge part in our daily lives—if they can overcome the present patchwork of federal, state, and local regulatory barriers. According to Bill Gates, “Drones overall will be more imp...

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Does GDPR Matter If You’re Based in the U.S.?

This is the second piece in a week-long series exploring the implications of GDPR. You can find the first piece here.  How many United States firms are paying attention to what is happening across the...

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Hazards of Intellectual Property: What Smart Companies Should Do

This is the fifth piece in a week-long series on intellectual property. You can read the previous pieces here, here, here, and here. Whether it’s neglecting to study existing patents, procrastinating ...

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The Risk of Litigation Overseas—And How To Avoid It

Global expansion can be a lucrative enterprise for U.S. companies. Nearly 90 percent of U.S. firms believe international expansion is essential for their long-term success. But it can also be risky. M...

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How Can Foreign Firms Avoid Corruption in U.S.?

Born in the first year of the Carter administration, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has now entered middle age, a time when people and institutions begin showing signs of wear. Despite assum...

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