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Owning Success: Six Choices That Empower Underrepresented Talent to Achieve
Korn Ferry
Organizations that want to develop or retain a competitive advantage should create a diverse and inclusive environment where all can thrive. This means addressing both the company-wide structural and
Is Your Family Office Ready for a Cyber Incident?
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Family offices and family businesses are frequent targets for cyberattacks because they do not realize their vulnerabilities and often do not have a cybersecurity plan in place. There are six steps
An Employee Leaves ... Now What?
Kevin E. Hyde, Foley & Lardner LLP
Whether an employee leaves for another job or because the employer decided it was time for the employee to go, employers typically need to figure out how to replace a departing worker. Sometimes, the
The Talent Trifecta: Recruiting and Retaining the Right Single Family Office Employees
Pitcairn
Finding the right talent to lead a single family office (SFO) is a bit like hunting an elusive, mythical creature. Legend has it they’re out there, but sightings are few and far between.
Marijuana is Now Legal in My State, but Is it a 'Lawful Product'?
Patrick J. McMahon, Foley & Lardner LLP
The trend of states legalizing both medical and recreational marijuana use continues to gain momentum. Unfortunately for employers, this also means having to wade through an ever-growing patchwork of
4 Signs It's Time to Rethink Your SFO (Infographic)
Pitcairn
Single family offices (SFOs) have long been an established way for wealthy families to create accountability and structure around the myriad needs of family members. Yet decades of experience have
Tools and Strategies for Navigating Difficult Conversations
One of – if not THE – most essential skills necessary in our profession is the ability to influence the outcome of our interactions with clients and colleagues. Ultimately, we need to be aware of the
New York Expands Pay Equity Law
James M. Nicholas, Foley & Lardner LLP
On the day that New York State honored the U.S. women’s soccer team for their World Cup victory—a team whose members have publicly demanded pay equity with the U.S. men’s soccer
All Employers Should Have a Leave of Absence Policy
Suzanne Dodge, Risk Strategies Company
Employers of all sizes inadvertently put themselves at risk by not having a policy establishing how long to continue benefits during a leave of absence (LOA). So, before the important questions arise
Expect More Class Action Lawsuits after CCPA
Rob Rosenzweig, Risk Strategies Company
With the implementation of California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) set to go into effect January 1, 2020, anyone doing businesses with California residents should not only be preparing their digital