Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Fortunately, for procuring authorities, process contracts can generally be excluded with a well-drafted exclusion clause in the tender.
Kathleen M. Peregoy
This guide is intended to serve as a resource for management and human resources representatives when making decisions and advising employees/management on travel and immigration-related concerns.
Martin C. Brook
The Michigan Supreme Court, in a 2002 case, has commented that a “cent or a pepper corn, in legal estimation, would constitute a valuable consideration.” Essentially, this means that courts refrain from evaluating the quality of the deal, i.e., whether it was good or bad for one party.
The rapidly developing technology is good for much more than just cryptocurrency exchange. What do lawyers need to know?
Patricia Brown Holmes
What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
Rather than the cloud being a thing, it is actually a process.
Sidney F. Ansbacher
New law requires FEMA to audit failed hurricane contracts.
Tariffs on construction materials are capricious, unpredictable, and often spectacularly ill-timed. How can the industry prepare?
The first new artist 360 deal was created by him, along with attorneys Jim Zumwalt, Kent Marcus, and Jim’s partner Orville Almon in 2004.
Timothy C. Kamin
The NLRB will now permit a single bargaining unit to include employees who are solely employed by an employer along with other employees who are jointly employed by that employer and a staffing provider, all without the consent of either employer.
G. Christian Roux
Everyone agrees U.S. infrastructure is in lamentable shape. Can Congress and the Trump administration muster the courage to do something about it?
"The biggest challenge here is to master the complexity and sophistication of the French construction law."
Joan Roca Sagarra
From the public sector to the new cooperative private businesses, we will have to review the traditional legal institutions.
Leading cases on the Supreme Court’s 2018 business docket.
An interview with Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães of Brazilian "Law Firm of the Year" Pinheiro Guimarães.
All these new regulations share certain common features: they impact on almost all areas of a bank across the board (legal counsel, legislative compliance, business, technology, etc.).
Brian P. Rickert
In drafting contracts, one provision that must be considered for inclusion is the way disputes are resolved.
Robert M. Steeg
The Louisiana state Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit's recent ruling could spell big things for written arguments in the future.
To truly flourish, the smart cities of tomorrow must harness their data—but make sure they are doing so legally, ethically, and securely.
Frederic M. Wilf
Cloud computing continues to be a powerful and cost-effective means to build a business with international reach.
Sarah E. Coyne
The physician's opioid prescribing dilemma.
The Defendant Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (“DTSA”), was signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016. The new statute creates broad private federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation and has been hailed as “the most sweeping change to the nation’s intellectual property laws in a generation or more.”
John P. Hutchins
In most states, there is no general applicable rule of law forbidding one contracting party from waiving all recourse in the event of breach by the other.
Lyle D. Larson
Looking at the future of Chevron deference following Kennedy's unexpected departure.
Jim Steinberg and Lance McCord
Unlike most traditionally licensed software, cloud solutions also put the customer at risk by transmitting, storing, and processing the customer’s data outside of the customer’s networks.
Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva and Camila Taliberti Ribeiro da Silva
A change of paradigm is urgent and requires a robust legislation on personal data protection.
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