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Corporate Business Compliance: More risk, less time, higher stakes. How are you coping?
Are you risking a forced business shut-down or losing name rights? Increased government and business pressures are making compliance risk management harder for governance and compliance professionals. First in a series of three. Learn more and download.
Up your risk management game: New benchmarks for corporate business compliance
Second in a series on reducing corporate business compliance risk, this white paper demonstrates the dramatic impact a systemic compliance management approach can have on efficiency and risk mitigation. A case example shows how you can safeguard your organization from today’s compliance risks. Second in a series of three. Learn more and download.
To choose the right entity management platform, zero in on the essential elements
Good entity management is proven to be the most effective way to reduce corporate business compliance failures. Find out how to be sure that you get the essential features for success. Third in a series of three. Learn more and download.
“GOOD STANDING” — It's Essential For Every Business Doing Business
If monitoring the status of your business entities isn't on your checklist of “essentials for doing business,” you run the risk of losing access to financing, to the courts, or even your company name. Learn more and download.
Ten Steps To More Efficient Business Compliance for Small and Medium Sized Businesses
Find out what are the most common pitfalls for falling out of compliance. Then learn how you can adopt best practices to stay ahead of the game. Learn more and download.
Entity Management 101
Manage compliance for multiple entities across multiple jurisdictions. This comprehensive overview offers hands-on advice for staying ahead of state requirements. Originally published in Corporate Secretary magazine. Learn more and download.
Your Registered Agent: Compliance Partner and First Line of Defense Against Risk
Find out how to best leverage your commercial registered agent to help ensure jurisdictional compliance, gain visibility into corporate governance and streamline litigation preparations. Learn more and download.
Fines, Risk, and Ruin: The Costs of Business License Mismanagement—and How to Avoid Them
Business licenses, permits and tax registrations are only as good as their expiration dates. Find out how you can implement a fully compliant program. Learn more and download.
Assessing the Legislative Reform Agenda
A distinguished panel of legal experts reviewed three of the federal government’s leading 2009 proposals for reforming corporate governance, executive compensation and securities. Read a summary of their roundtable. Learn more and download.
Hidden Costs and Pitfalls—What Attorneys Must Know about Acting as Registered Agents for Their Legal Clients
Law firms and attorneys who act as registered agent for their corporate clients should be aware of the potential risks and costs they assume. Learn more about them and how to mitigate them. Learn more and download.
Transparency, Governance and Visibility: Minimize Lending Risk with Web-Based Lien Portfolio Management
To reduce risk, banks can incorporate Integrated Risk Management values into their loan operations. Find out how to leverage existing Web-based lien portfolio technology and implement a preemptive due diligence program. Learn more and download.
Managing Risk with Advanced Due Diligence
Lenders must go beyond routine due diligence to reveal hidden threats. Learn seven essential areas to include in your due diligence plan, and practical tips to ensure accurate results. Learn more and download.
Nine Best Practices for Managing Outside Counsel
Corporate law departments can achieve strategic utilization of outside counsel using these nine best practices. Learn ways to rein in the corporate law department’s highest cost areas while increasing valuable internal core competencies. Learn more and download.
Embracing and Leveraging Technology While Maintaining Legal Compliance
Technology has redefined compliance, legal and regulatory issues and transformed day-to-day operations. It’s also raised new risks. Make sure technology remains an asset, not a liability, for your law firm or corporation with this thoughtful review. Learn more and download.
The Intersection of Law and Technology
Technology advances have created unique challenges in the areas of electronic filing, electronic service of process, email discovery, e-storage, and e-security. Consider the implications for your practice with this thought-provoking white paper. Learn more and download.
Compliant Legal E-Billing
This white paper discusses the advantages of the newer LEDES XML 2.0 and 2.1 formats for meeting the Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs regulations (HMRC) requirements. Learn how to implement a compliant legal e-billing system in the U.K. Learn more and download.
Searching to Safeguard: The Importance of Proper Trademark Clearance and Protection Practices
Failing to fully clear product or service names can be extremely expensive. Read real case examples of cost effective routes for avoiding risks. Learn how trademark search experts can help you keep your brands protected and your costs contained. Learn more and download.
The Basics of Global Brand Protection
Trademark search and watch services are crucial for expansion into foreign markets. Learn essential steps to take for avoiding brand dilution, lower profits and costly legal battles overseas. Learn more and download.
Protecting Your Brand in a Brand-New Domain Name Marketplace
The upcoming availability of customized, top-level domains creates both trademark risks and the opportunity to gain first-mover advantage for all companies. Learn about the opportunities and pitfalls ahead and what you can do now to prepare for them. Learn more and download.