Corporate Compliance

We’re just past the midpoint of the year, and all across the U.S., people are taking vacations, heading out on road trips, cooling off at the pool, or barbequing with friends and relatives. Physically stepping out of the office affords the perfect opportunity to metaphorically step back and take stock. Are we working on the right things? Are we spending time and effort where it matters? What could we be doing better? Ediscovery professionals making…
In our previous blog post about multidistrict litigation (MDL), we discussed the problem of identifying meritless claims and how social media evidence can help counsel identify those claims. But what happens next? After the universe of suitable claims has been determined, how do litigants and courts decide what to do with those consolidated cases? Should they be tried? Settled? Dismissed out of hand? The point of MDL is to bring “civil actions involving one…