Following up on this blog about the challenges of being in-house and handling your emotional intelligence, here’s another excerpt from this piece that I wrote with Sarah Kalgaard, General Counsel of Vital Images, for the Association of Corporate Counsel – this excerpt is our #1 point, “Building Relationships”:

With your supervisor: Depending on the law

Recently, we started a new feature of this blog – where our in-house readers share tips, anecdotes and thoughts about things that come up in their daily practice. Last week, we blogged about the practice of dealing with shareholder proposals. We will be blogging Part 2 on that topic soon [feel free to ping me

Last week, we started a new feature of this blog – where our in-house readers share tips, anecdotes and thoughts about things that come up in their daily practice.

We received so much feedback on that first blog about the practice of sending compliance reminders to insiders about their Section 16 obligations that we now

“Ms. In-House Lawyer, can you tell me whether this is material?” If I hear that one more time (*shakes fist*). [This is one more in a series of blogs about “materiality” – here’s the last one.]

Determining whether something is “material” seems to dominate every question in every form. It shows up in

A few weeks ago, my colleague Allison Handy blogged about Nasdaq’s new board diversity disclosure requirements, now approved by the SEC.  The new rules are discussed in more depth in our upcoming article in the “Corporate Governance Advisor”: “Nasdaq’s New Board Diversity Rules—a Booster Rocket for Increased Board Diversity.”

Nasdaq’s new board diversity rules will

Welcome to a new feature of this blog – where our in-house readers share tips, anecdotes and thoughts about things that come up in their daily practice. Feel free to ping me and join the group that shares their thoughts – they will be posted anonymously or with attribution, whichever you desire.

This particular batch