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.
Tim Freudenberger and Nancy Lubrano
In May 2014, class action defense attorney Tim Freudenberger from Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, obtained a very favorable decision from the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat. Assn., 59 Cal. 4th 1 (2014).
Beatriz Paulo de Frontin and Márcio Pereira
An overview of the Paris Climate Agreement.
Sharpening business acumen in shifting environments—and reaping the fruits.
Benjamin H. Whitley
None of these cases were class actions. In fact, they are known in the legal world as mass torts.
Violeta Saranciuc and Cosmin Vasile
This is how it may affect your ongoing dispute.
Sean M. Cleary
In the case of tort laws and legal reform, for instance, Trump seems to side with "the little guy.”
Matthew G. Kaiser
The United States government has not been shy about bringing criminal cases in the United States based on conduct that happened abroad.
Sarah E. Coyne
The physician's opioid prescribing dilemma.
Fortunately, for procuring authorities, process contracts can generally be excluded with a well-drafted exclusion clause in the tender.
Bernt Elsner and Molly Kos
The Austrian Cartel Amendment Act (Kartell- und Wettbewerbsrechts-Änderungsgesetz) 2017 might be put up for its first high-class practicability test sooner than expected.
Patrick Monahan and Andrew Tulloch talk about their work with Colin Biggers & Paisley.
Artem Zhavoronkov and Oleg Lovtsov
Introducing significant changes in the legal regulation of foreign investment in the Russian Federation.
Fine, Kaplan and Black
Roberta Liebenberg discusses her first-of-its-kind empirical study.
Robyn Shapiro of Health Sciences Law Group shares about her work and achievements in the health care law sector.
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.
Steven R. Jaffe
The Senate mulls sweeping changes proposed in the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017.
Bone McAllester Norton
Five action areas that should be on the board's agenda now.
Paul C. Van Slyke
Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another.
Patrick J. Perotti
In the world of class actions, one well-executed idea can make an entire career.
Things to look for and things to avoid when choosing a medical expert for trial.
The FTC, on Jan. 5, 2017, filed a complaint in the Northern District of California against an IoT device manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary for failure to take reasonable steps to secure the products that they sell to the United States market.
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Justice Neil Gorsuch wasn’t a member of the U.S. Supreme Court back in 2004, when the justices ruled in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain (124 S.Ct. 2739) that in certain limited circumstances, foreign nationals can use a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute, to sue in U.S. courts for violations of the law of nations.
Elizabeth L. White
How courts are interpreting Title VII to protect LGBT workers.
Ivette Montero and Paulina Bojalil
Among other important features, ProBono.MX encourages pro bono work by defining a policy for each law firm, according to its areas of expertise, preferred social causes, and by filtrating cases through a scrupulous study in which they verify the vulnerability of the beneficiary and if pro bono work is needed.
This week, hirings at King & Spalding, and a profile of civil rights attorney Debra Katz.
Clifford J. Zatz and Josh Thomas Foust
The decision “may make it impossible to bring certain mass actions at all.”