Holistic Legal Strategies for Collaborative Enterprises (aka Social Businesses)

With so much emphasis on the consumer-facing social Web, you’d be forgiven for thinking this is pretty much all there is to the social Web. Well, almost. Somewhere on the fringes was some talk about “social media policies” so there’s that too, somewhere. The next challenge, as the consumer-oriented work matures to a large extent,Continue reading “Holistic Legal Strategies for Collaborative Enterprises (aka Social Businesses)”

Plain language complexities in contracts

As you probably know by now, the Consumer Protection Act mandates contracts written in plain language. That means al that legal jargon few people understand should be removed and replaced with more straightforward language that the average person can understand, not just multi-lingual lawyers with a strong grasp of conversational Latin, Old English and Dutch.Continue reading “Plain language complexities in contracts”

Smart companies are embracing innovative legal solutions

I noticed that what companies were talking about started to change towards the end of 2010. I noticed that companies were talking to me about how they can best manage the inevitable risks their employees pose as more and more employees embrace and use social media services like Twitter. What I found especially interesting wasContinue reading “Smart companies are embracing innovative legal solutions”