The first-ever global Crisis Management Benchmarking Report was issued Thursday by law firm Morrison & Foerster in partnership with the Ethisphere Institute. The law firm said the report is designed to give corporate legal departments insights into trends in crisis management and to highlight best practices for crisis planning.
As CBS considers the legal fallout after findings from an internal investigation of sexual misconduct allegations went public last week, two major law firms leading the probe face questions about their efforts to protect confidential witnesses. For Debevoise & Plimpton, this marks the second time this year the firm has been thrust into the spotlight for such a failure.
"District judges must require a showing of nationwide impact or sufficient similarity to the plaintiff states to foreclose litigation in other districts, from Alaska to Puerto Rico to Maine to Guam," wrote Judge J. Clifford Wallace in narrowing an injunction barring changes to rules affecting contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.