Clement Osimetha joins Grable Martin Fulton PLLC after spending many years in-house at Mary Kay Inc., Accor, NA, and Ciber Inc. His chief focus is on compliance, having overseen a wide array of compliance operations both domestically and globally for almost two decades. At its heart, he says, “compliance” is just legalese for promoting ethical behavior. [...]
Congratulations to our own Brad Gold for being named a finalist for the Austin Young Chamber of Commerce’s ChangeMaker award. Brad Gold The 5th Annual ChangeMaker Luncheon, which will honor inspiring leaders who have made an impact in their community, will be February 16 at the Westin in Downtown Austin as part of [...]
This article was originally published in the January 1, 2018, edition of Texas Lawyer. It is reprinted here with permission. The blockchain concept has been around for some time now, but recently has begun to creep into the popular dialogue. If you are an attorney working outside the technology area, whether in house or in a [...]
Sales incentives are a great way to motivate sales teams, and they can be a boon to corporate bottom lines, but without the proper safeguards, they can also be ripe for fraud and abuse. Here’s one such tale of woe: A large company, Gree D, Inc., implements a sales plan designed to drive more revenue [...]
During a recent trip to Austin’s sister city, Angers, France, to attend the World Electronic Forum, I learned about an interesting and relatively new trade association: AFNUM, or Alliance Française des Industries du Numérique (or French Alliance for Digital Industries). Liz Wiley AFNUM represents a large cross-section of technology sectors comprising the bedrock [...]
Commercial litigator Brian Farlow joined Garble Martin Fulton after stints at some of the most prestigious law firms in Texas. A former Olympic swimmer, West Point graduate and veteran of Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Brian brings a wealth of discipline, resilience and determination to the practice of law. We asked Brian about his athletic career and military service, what drew him to Grable Martin Fulton, and his work with Heroes on the Water, a non-profit that helps veterans with PTSD heal through kayaking and fishing.
UPDATE: We’re happy to report this post made the Texas Bar Today’s list of the Top 10 blog posts of the week. An organization that has or uses intellectual property (IP), or is considering investing in a company that does so, should honestly asses its capability in five competency areas, in order to improve the [...]
You might think that good cybersecurity is expensive, and you would probably be correct – unless you can be smart about your efforts. Kelce Wilson Some good news here is that you can slash your likelihood of being hacked by following some simple ideas that should be free in most situations. There may [...]
In swift response to the widespread destruction and disorder caused by Hurricane Harvey and Irma, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is offering both regulatory relief and enforcement warnings.
Like it or not, an employer cannot control all employee communications, but employers have a right to protect their businesses. Incorporating a clear, concise, and specific social media policy into your Employee Handbook is a good place to start.