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.
Schultze & Braun
The 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winning firm was recognized in Germany for Restructuring and Insolvency Law.
Is it a good deal and a safe opportunity for investors?
Gelu Maravela, Mirela Metea, and Dana Rădulescu
From both a legal and business perspective, the critical period in any insolvency proceeding is the observation period, which is the period between the opening of the insolvency and the approval and implementation of a reorganization plan.
Violeta Saranciuc and Cosmin Vasile
This is how it may affect your ongoing dispute.
Michelle V. Rafter
While overall business bankruptcies dropped 5.4 percent through Q3, in excess of 300 stores filed for Chapter 7 or 11 in the same period, including big names like Toys “R” Us, Gymboree, and Payless ShoeSource.
The approval is only required if it is requested by a member of the supervisory board, a member of the executive board, a CEO, or a 1 percent shareholder.
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.
Joan Antoni Borràs Abós
Although it is evident that the intent of the framers of the Insolvency Law was always to favor the conclusion of the insolvency by the debtor...
The Delaware bankruptcy judge presiding over the Takata case on Monday granted the debtors’ request to extend the freeze on lawsuits connected to its dangerously defective airbag inflators through late February for individual claims, but will revisit a stay on state enforcement actions in 30 days.
Michelle V. Rafter
Plunging prices have decimated energy industry profits and jobs, but have given consumers more power at the pump.
Samuel G. Kramer
Can bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ever be adequate widespread substitutes for fiat money?
News from our listed lawyers. This week: New leadership at Richards, Layton & Finger, and developments in the Supreme Court.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Panayotis Bernitsas at Bernitsas Law.
An interview with Franklin Hoet-Linares of Venezuela’s Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque.
Sean M. Cleary
In the case of tort laws and legal reform, for instance, Trump seems to side with "the little guy.”
"There is national mobility in Canada, so there is, in essence, free movement of lawyers across the country."
Real work-life balance and sophisiticated practice at a women-owned law firm.
"Very often, people deem criminal law is tougher than criminal business law. I don’t agree; I believe that practicing criminal business law implies facing specific difficulties, in particular, the high technicity of cases."
Campbell D. Barrett and Judge Lynda B. Munro
Every trial has the potential for an appeal. The likelihood of an appeal is enhanced when the judge has picked a clear winner and loser after a family bench trial.
Donald C. Bluedorn II
Practical points for lawyers (and others).
Rohen Cullen and Caroline O’Connor
The wilfully blind beware.
Legault Joly Thiffault (LJT) Avocats / Lawyers
Robert B. Legault discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Advertising Law in Canada with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.
Leading cases on the Supreme Court’s 2018 business docket.
Jeff Biederman and Gary Gilbert
These are heady days for music publishers and catalog owners. How much longer can the good times roll?
Catherine M. Brennan and Nora R. Udell
The fintech revolution has spurred a host of legal questions concerning online lending. Developments at both the federal and state level are beginning to provide some answers.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia)
The firm is the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winner for Real Estate Law in Russia.
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