Video Client Alerts


Crowell & Moring produces a variety of video client alerts on key developments and other topics affecting the legal industry. Please scroll below to view and access the latest updates or visit our YouTube channel.



Suspension and Debarment in Government Contracting

June 2016 - In this three-part video alert series, Crowell & Moring Partner David Robbins discusses suspensions and debarment, administrative actions to remove government contractors and prevent recipients from receiving new federal contracts and funds, along with his own experiences as a former debarring official and provides some tips on how best to navigate these challenging sets of circumstances.

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Suspension & Debarment - David Robbins



The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement

May 2016 - In this three-part video alert series, Crowell & Moring International Director Paul Davies breaks down the individual elements of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement and what the potential benefits are to both domestic and foreign companies.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership - Paul Davies



Clean Power Plan

April 2016 - In this two-part video alert series, Crowell & Moring Partner Thomas Lorenzen provides an update on the current status of the Obama administration’s aggressive Clean Power Plan climate change initiative, touching on recent Supreme Court actions and upcoming litigation. He discusses what kind of companies need to be paying attention to these proceedings and the issues they need to be aware of, no matter the outcome of the rule’s eventual status.

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Clean Power Plan - Thomas Lorenzen



False Claims Act Litigation: Hot Issues & Trends

August 2015 - In this three-part video alert series, Crowell & Moring partner Mark Troy provides an overview of the trends in False Claims Act litigation that are likely to affect companies in the coming year, including the proper measure of damages and how to deal with whistleblower employees and enforce contractual releases.

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False Claims Act Litigation: Hot Issues & Trends - Mark Troy


Corporate State Tax Outlook

July 2015 - In this three-part video alert series, Crowell & Moring Tax partner Don Griswold discusses various international and federal tax reform proposals that could have a major impact on companies' state tax posture and their planning for audit defense litigation around the country. These include the International Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD's) BEPS action plan relating to corporate tax base erosion and profit shifting, as well as the federal thin capitalization and earning stripping rules affecting interest deductions. Don also discusses the prospects for legislation that might allow another repatriation of some corporate earnings from overseas, what is on the horizon for corporate taxpayers, and how they can begin to prepare for potential changes.

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Corporate State Tax Outlook - Don Griswold


Alternative Fees in Law

June 2015 - In this three-part video alert series, Crowell & Moring senior director of practice management, Matt Laws, discusses the evolution of pricing and legal project management, how companies and their law firms can make alternative pricing work, and the growth and future of alternative fees in legal work. Matt covers several best practices to advance the use of AFA's for in-house legal departments, focusing primarily on fixed fees and success-based pricing options.

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Alternative Fees in Law - Matt Laws


Trends in Bid Protest Litigation

June 2015 - In this two-part video alert series, Crowell & Moring partner Amy O'Sullivan discusses the impact that a smaller pool of procurement dollars has had on bid protest litigation, recent trends in bid protest litigation, and corrective action that is more frequently a procuring agency's response to a bid protest.

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Amy O'Sullivan: Trends in Bid Protest Litigation - Government Contracts


California's Proposition 65 - The Latest Developments and What They Mean for Business

June 2015 - In this three-part video alert series, Crowell & Moring partner Kevin Mayer provides an overview of the proposed updated rules under Proposition 65, their potential impact on industry, including the plaintiffs bar's likely actions, the status of the proposed changes, and what business can expect next.

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Kevin Mayer: California's Proposition 65 - The Latest Developments and What They Mean for Business


Is Your Company Prepared for a Cyber-Incident?

May 2015 - In this three-part video alert series, Evan Wolff, Crowell & Moring partner and former Department of Homeland Security adviser, discusses the trends he's seeing in cybersecurity, how companies should prepare for cybersecurity breaches or incidents, and what companies should do when a cyber-incident or breach occurs.

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Evan Wolff: Is Your Company Prepared for a Cyber-Incident?


Crisis Management for Government Contractors

April 2015 - In this three-part video alert series, Crowell & Moring partner David Hammond offers practical guidance on how government contractors should act before and during a crisis, including planning in advance, taking into consideration the many variables at play in a crisis situation, dealing with the media, and managing the expectations of company executives.

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David Hammond: Crisis Management for Government Contractors


Supreme Court to Decide Lawfulness of Receiving Post-Expiration Royalties on Licensed Patents

March 2015 - In this four-part video series, in which San Francisco partner Mark Jansen explores the issues at play in this case and discusses its potential impact on business.

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Mark Jansen: Supreme Court to Decide Lawfulness of Receiving Post-Expiration Royalties on Licensed Patents


Consumer Product Safety: Compliance Programs and Risk Mitigation Strategies

February 2015 - Cheryl A. Falvey, former general counsel for the Consumer Product Safety Commission and a Washington, D.C.-based partner and co-chair of Crowell & Moring's Advertising & Product Risk Management Group, discusses compliance programs and risk mitigation strategies for consumer products companies in a three-part video series.

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Cheri Falvey: Consumer Product Safety: Compliance Programs and Risk Mitigation Strategies


EPA's Proposed WOTUS Rule – What Industry Needs to Know

February 2015 - Crowell & Moring partner Kirsten Nathanson discusses the federal rulemaking proposal to define "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) in a three-part video series.

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Kirsten Nathanson: EPA's Proposed WOTUS Rule – What Industry Needs to Know


Patents Under The AIA: Basics, Trends & Strategies

January 2015 - Terry Rea, Crowell & Moring partner, C&M International director, and former acting and deputy director at the USPTO, discusses patents under the America Invents Act (AIA) in a three-part video series.

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Terry Rea: Patents Under The AIA: Basics, Trends & Strategies