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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
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
Ransomware and Business Email Compromise Trends
Risk Strategies Company
Ransomware has become prevalent and can cause significant downtime and leaving businesses with no choice but to pay the ransom. The bad actors aren’t just trying to steal personal, identifiable
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
The Internet of Insecure Things is Changing Risk Profiles
Aaron Turner, Risk Strategies Company
While far-reaching cyberattacks targeting the Internet of Things (IoT) devices hasn’t happened yet, it will in the not-too-distant future. Given the rapid pace of change and possibility, cyber
National Fine Art Practice: State of the Market
DeWitt Stern, a Division of Risk Strategies Company
The Fine Art insurance market is beginning to harden. Personal insurance companies are offering less coverage in catastrophic areas and Lloyd is closing some of their business units, including some
It's Time to Get Smart about Your Social Media Exposure
Bob Courtemanche, Risk Strategies Company
Posting fabulous vacation moments on Facebook—from a boat in Belize, to the top of a mountain at Chamonix—might be a fun way to share experiences with your friends, but it’s also a
3 Questions to Ask Your Insurance Broker Before Completing a Merger or Acquisition
Joanne Censullo, Risk Strategies Company
When a company is acquired, the buyer takes on new risks and exposure. In today’s M&A marketplace, EBITDA multiples, or the way a company’s value is measured, are at peak levels. With
Users Beware: Personal Conversations Are Not So Personal in Court
Warner Norcross & Judd
Much of a company’s communication occurs through email these days, and most professionals know that, in the event of a lawsuit, courts can order companies to turn over files and emails during