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Developments on the ongoing efforts to ensure internet companies are policing illegal content, such as child pornography, hosted on their servers.
Peter Rosher and Clément Fouchard
The diametric opposition of decisions reached by French and English courts in a recent arbitration case shows how profound cultural differences between international jurisdictions can lead to maddening legal uncertainty.
Ashish Mahendru and Darren Braun
Remote testimony? Virtual evidence presentation? Been there, done that: Why even international arbitration proceedings have, for the most part, weathered the pandemic just fine.
Michael Polkinghorne discusses why arbitration or mediation is a better option.
Karl Pörnbacher discusses how his firm stays at the forefront of advising clients.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos
What is the purpose of an anti-suit injunction, and how can it work with cases in different countries?
Featuring the top lawyers practicing in Family Law and Trusts & Estates.
Andrew E. Curto and Danielle E. Tricolla
Why some of the industry changes the pandemic has wrought—the advent of remote courthouse appearances chief among them—deserve to outlast the return to normal life.
Adrian L. Bastianelli III, Paulo Flores, Kevin J. O’Connor, and Robert S. Peckar
Mediation via Zoom is just one of the legal-industry oddities the pandemic has wrought. Here’s a cheat sheet for how to make it work for you—and some thoughts on whether it’s here to stay.
Christopher W. Martin
Without Congressional action, the years ahead will see a tsunami of suits filed against the insurance industry for COVID-19-related claims. Our intensive surveys shed some disturbing light on potential jurors’ attitudes and perspectives.
Robert A. Clifford and Bradley M. Cosgrove
Jury Research in High Profile Cases
With the pandemic still ongoing with no end in sight, one lawyer writes about how she stays sane working from home.
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Leonard Bennett & Paul Bland
JPMorgan Chase's policy of forced arbitration hurts customers by keeping them from their day in court, consumer protection attorneys warn.
Kraig J. Marton
Arbitration might seem like an appealing alternative, but it could cost you time and money.
Russia's 2020 "Law Firm of the Year" in Arbitration & Mediation Law
Attorney Adrián Vázquez from the Mexican firm Vázquez Tercero & Zepeda discusses the firm's 2019 award, changes coming to the WTO, Mexico's shifting trade strategy, and more.
Ryan B. Bormaster
You don't need to go to court to handle a civil suit. Find out your alternative options.
Benedict P. Morelli
Avoid the insurance companies
Stacey Reginald Ball
Mediation, Negotiation, Lawsuit
Attorney Manuel Lobato from the Spanish firm Bird & Bird discusses the firm's 2019 award, changes coming to privacy rights in the EU and Spain, and more.
Miguel de Almada and Frederico Bettencourt Ferreira from the Portuguese firm discuss their 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Litigation and Arbitration.