Boardroom Brief Exclusives

  1. Pros & cons of noncompete agreements

    Three of the most valuable assets of businesses are trade secrets, customer relationships and employees. Noncompete agreements can be an effective tool to protect these assets.

    by Michael Freed, January 26, 2016

  2. Issues to watch in Florida’s 2016 legislative session

    Here are the top issues for Florida legislators this session, according to Gunster’s government affairs law & lobbying team.

    by Joanna Bonfanti, January 13, 2016

  3. January 05, 2016

    Q. To what extent should we memorialize the goings-on at executive sessions of our company’s board of directors?

    by Robert B. Lamm

  4. Update on EPA’s ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule

    Significant recent developments for the EPA rule defining waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) include adverse GAO findings & a defunding attempt. Most important for Florida, the WOTUS rule will decide what waters are considered federal wetlands and require a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers before being altered (as well as involving review under the Endangered Species Act).

    by Gregory M. Munson, December 18, 2015

  5. Using demonstrative evidence at trial

    Litigators often depend on demonstrative evidence and exhibits to help make a persuasive argument, and to help increase understanding and retention levels of juries. However, too little time and effort is spent on the creation of such evidence – especially when, to be effective, demonstrative evidence requires meticulous preparation.

    by Boardroom Brief Staff, December 04, 2015

  6. In the business of licensing patents? Creative deal structuring may be required

    Spidey sense needed on long-term patent licensing deals in light of the recent Supreme Court decision in Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment.

    by Preethi Sekharan, November 10, 2015

  7. October 27, 2015

    Q. Will the U.S.-EU ‘Safe Harbor’ data transfer ruling affect my business?

    by Stacie K. Townsend

  8. Developers’ permitting, mitigation requirements in flux now that EPA ‘Waters of U.S.’ rule on hold

    The Oct. 9 ruling raises real questions about whether the rule will ultimately survive the court’s scrutiny.

    by Boardroom Brief Staff, October 13, 2015

  9. October 06, 2015

    Q. What’s the best way to prepare my business for a possible cyberattack?

    by Cassidy Bergstrom

  10. Courts split on racial ‘misperceptions’ in workplace discrimination claims

    Employers and human resource professionals should tread cautiously when it comes to racial discrimination claims in the workplace – regardless of an employee’s appearance or claims of ethnicity.

    by Boardroom Brief Staff, September 21, 2015
February 12, 2016

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