Who Should Handle That Crucial Internal Investigation?

By Pamela J. Bethel When a company faces the necessary task of conducting a thorough internal investigation into some form of wrongdoing or questionable behavior that has been uncovered in the company‚Äôs past, to whom should it turn to handle the investigation? The subject matter of the probe might be an allegation of illegal payments […]

No Confidentiality Agreement, No Trade-Secret Protection

By Anthony Marchese A Massachusetts lower-court ruling from earlier this year in the area of trade secrets law has drawn a good deal of attention and is worth noting here. In this case, C.R.T.R., Inc. v. Lao, a recycling company called C.R.T.R. hired Kenneth Lao as an independent contractor to help run the business. Lao […]