Corporate Counsel

When you work on legal issues for a company, either in-house or as outside counsel, you quickly learn that there’s a lot of ground to cover. From employment, operations, bylaws, litigation, to substantive issues, corporate counsel must be prepared for it all. FindLaw’s Corporate Counsel Center is here to help, with legal articles and news on topics that will help you support your business: Intellectual Property, Human Resources, Business Operations, Finance, Corporate Governance, and Litigation & Disputes. Our Law Library provides a collection of articles written by legal professionals for businesses about many different areas of substantive law. We also provide free access to a large archive of sample contracts from public companies spanning a wide variety of practice areas.

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    • Privacy Law in Q1 2002
      Internet privacy is one of the top policy issues facing Congress, state legislatures and regulators. At the federal level, several bills are pending. Additionally, a growing number of state legislators have concluded that industry self-regulation ...

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    • Marriage and Divorce
      Yes. Both parties must be at least 18 years old to obtain a marriage license. If either party is under 18 years of age, parental consent or a court order is required. It depends. You may not marry (1) someone who is and ancestor (mother, father ...

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    • How do you Create an Employee Handbook?

      You have finally decided to write a personnel handbook or to revise the one that has been laying around for years. But what policies should you include? And how do you guarantee that the manual will become a useful tool, and not your worst enemy? This article contains a helpful list of seven important rules to keep in mind when creating your employee handbook.

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    • What Should Be Included In Your Personnel Handbook

      Employee handbooks are one way that companies can better structure their workforce and workflow. Along with a company's internal policies and procedures, a personnel handbook should also address other basic rules and guidelines. With this article, FindLaw addresses some of these crucial elements in more detail.

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    • An Introduction to California Trade Secrets Law

      With the increasing theft of trade secrets and the costs it creates for industries, it's critical for companies to have an understanding of how trade secrets laws work, especially in states with large international economies like California. This article will help you get a handle on California's trade secrets laws, with useful definitions and tips for employers.

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