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.
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...
While the FCPA doesn’t mention charitable contributions explicitly, the statute does prohibit giving “anything of value” to a foreign official to induce an official action to obtain or retain business.
Andrew R. Young
The top three causes of truck crashes are rear end collisions, lane departures, and rollover accidents.
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.
Until the law enters into force in 2018, stock companies will continue to be unable to voluntarily delist from the stock market and are compelled to find other ways to do so.
Business immigration attorneys have a challenging task. Clients, typically large multinationals, have high expectations.
Is it a good deal and a safe opportunity for investors?
C. Richard Newsome
Well-developed negligence and strict products liability law already provide the best solution for those instances where self-driving technology fails and results in injury or death.
Salvador Espinosa de los Monteros Garde
Both in Spain and internationally, this attention has led in recent years to the publication of (i) good practice recommendations; (ii) good governance codes; and (iii) legislative rules on compensation.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Panayotis Bernitsas at Bernitsas Law.
When business partners head to splitsville.
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.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Beyond the Basics
Briol & Benson
While Scott Benson and Mark Briol are different from one another, they’ve used their passions to help form a trial firm full of extraordinary attorneys.
Mike Androvett & Mark Annick
Planning your strategy in advance, and having a team ready to handle a disaster, can help you tackle a problem before it starts.
Sean T. McGee
Union-side counsel provides information about the safety of Uber.
Mike Androvett, Mark Annick, & Mary Flood
During a company crisis, you need to be forthcoming. But you also need to tailor your message to a range of different stakeholders.
Work injuries result in many questions and concerns by employees who may be facing the situation for the first time
An interview with Bob Bostrom, general counsel of Abercrombie & Fitch and Best Lawyers Advisory Board member.
Jacques Iffland and Ariel Ben Hattar
The law of unintended consequences.
Hera S. Arsen
John W.H. Denton AO
Globalization and technology are converging in a way that challenges orthodoxy.
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.”
Is it discrimination for a workplace to ban employees from display political, philosophical, and religious symbols in the work environment?
Roberto Guerrero V. and Tomás Kubick
A significant change in law and practice.
Patti C. Perez
Another day, another political scandal involving a politician accused of having had an extramarital affair. The latest such story concerns an alleged inappropriate relationship that the governor of Alabama had with a top aide—once again raising issues related to investigating allegations of bad behavior at work.
Lessons from the birthplace of modern environmentalism.