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.
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.
Roy D. Oppenheim
In an effort to save face and money, Monsanto, a biochemical subsidiary of the pharmaceutical company Bayer, is seeking to make a global settlement of $8 million to repay the public for their blatant manipulation of scientific research—which hid the fact that their product is cancerous.
Maureen E. Carr
Six strategies to avoid costly liability.
Emerging legal trends are a relished opportunity for reorganization, while natural disasters present an opportunity for innovation.
T. Luke Abel
The Beason family had a strong case, and the jury responded by awarding them a sizable payout. But, the court invoked a tort-reform statute that capped the family's winnings, much to the surprise of the jury.
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.
You're careful with your finances; do you still need asset protection?
Anthony J. Enea
A pooled community trust allows disabled people who have Medicaid coverage to spend their monthly income that is designated as "surplus" on their own immediate living expenses and daily needs.
While the FDA's authority has been extended to cover E-Cigarettes, no regulations have been put in place to govern the development and sale of e-cigarette batteries. This has made exploding E-Cigs a serious health threat on par with respiratory complications.
Some franchisors do not fully appreciate the importance of record-keeping during the negotiation stage, but as the Guirguis family discovered, this might be the most crucial step until opening day.
The impact of Trump's tariffs on the construction industry cannot be understated. Make sure your construction and real estate contracts are protected from the volatility sweeping through the industry.
For composers hoping to work on French films, the state subsidy system and tax advantages offer a point of leverage in the notoriously tough industry.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Political pressures between the United States and China have led to a trade war and tariffs on aluminum and steel, which are driving up the cost of construction back home.
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.
When approaching French film producers, film music composers need to have a grasp of available funding. The French state subsidy system and Tax Rebate for International Productions can give composers a leg up in the field.
Anthony J. Enea
How should you talk to your parents about long-term care options? Estate planning can make for a difficult conversation, but wills and trusts are necessary documents for anyone growing older.
Georgia, Alabama, Missouri, and Ohio are among the states fighting to overturn legal abortion in America. With a favorable bench, how might Roe v. Wade look in the future?
Manuel Carvallo of Estudio Carvallo Abogados discusses his firm's 130-year-old history, adapting to the latest technologies, and its 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Insurance Law in Chile.
George M. Riter
Only 25 percent of American households have estate planning documents in place. A Power of Attorney for Assets will secure your financial affairs should you be unable to do so yourself.
Robert M. Steeg
With hurricane season upon us, your home is not fully protected until you ensure your real estate documents are up to date and your property is legally secured against storm damages.
In an interview with Best Lawyers, Adriano Gómez of "Law Firm of the Year" Garrigues in Spain offers a look at his career success, labor and employment law, and embracing a millennial workforce.
Eric B. Smith
If you are involved in the co-ownership of property, there are a few common scenarios you should know to navigate. When it comes to real estate co-ownership, a partition is just one solution to look into.
Eric B. Smith
How the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA) can radically change the stakes of how you build. Learn what CASPA means for your construction projects and contract disputes.
Alejandro Touriño looks at the policy changes impacting information technology law in Spain in this "Law Firm of the Year" interview with Phillip Greer.
James L. Pray
Targeted cyber attacks, spear-phishing attacks, and ransomware attacks are increasing and could put your business's security on the line.
Denys Myrgorodskiy, the managing partner of Dynasty Law Firm, looks at the process of withdrawing insolvent banks from the market in Ukraine and its potential consequences.
Juan Pablo Matus of Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos, 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Corporate and M&A Law in Chile, discusses his firm's joint venture with Cognitiva in creating Lexnova, a legal AI system.
Juan Manuel Baraona of the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award-winner for Tax Law in Chile discusses forthcoming regulations, career highlights, and his secrets to success in an interview with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.