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.
On 23 March 2016, the Turnbull Government announced the establishment of a $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund (CEIF) to provide debt and equity funding for clean energy projects.
Hank Matri co-chairs the corporate department at Cole Schotz that he founded nearly three decades ago.
Aaron C. Hall
The White House insists that any new law giving Dreamers a permanent place in the United States also stop what it refers to as the chain migration problem.
Public Stadium Projects - Can They Be Made Into Economic Champions or Will They Always be Wooden Spooners?
Developing stadiums has numerous social and economic benefits that can be long-term and wide-ranging. But how can stadiums be developed given the current uncertainty of funding?
Thomas J. Nichols
So you're thinking of going into business with somebody else? Maybe a friend or a family member. Or perhaps somebody who already is a business acquaintance. There are a couple things that you might want to consider as you think about going into a venture with a partner.
Christopher R. Sackett
Why would you begin a business negotiation without knowing your objectives and acceptable outcomes? The answer: You shouldn’t.
Anthony J. Enea
A joint bank account is a ubiquitous and popular way to own an account with one’s spouse, children, loved ones and friends.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Many trade associations have little direct experience with union organizing and labor relations. When it comes to lobbying in Washington, D.C., however, trade associations know a thing or two about what it takes to be a successful persuader.
R. Scott Oswald
If a government supplier quietly ignores vital rules but still bills taxpayers as if it had complied, can it be held liable under the federal False Claims Act — even if it never directly lies about its compliance?
Esther R. Donald
In 1967, the Beatles asked: “Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m Sixty Four?” Today, Sir Paul, the answer increasingly is “No.”
Megan Erickson Moritz
We finally know details of the Department of Labor’s long-awaited Final Rule updating the executive, administrative, professional, and outside sales exemptions – i.e., the so-called “white collar” exemptions.
Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger
Chicago | Oak Brook | Deerfield Family Law
Susan A. Hansen
Kitchen-table contracts and divorce litigation can both hurt families. Mediation offers a middle ground.
The ancient Chinese belief is that the characteristics of the prevailing animal and element in a lunar year will heavily influence people’s behaviour and wider events in that year.
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.
John L. Pinnix
For immigration attorneys, this New Year needs more than routine reflection and the usual strategic planning.
William W. Hurst
Should SnapChat be held liable for injuries caused by drivers using their speed filter?
Weiler & Lengle
PA 100-0422 now requires a divorce judge to award one party or the other possession of and responsibility for the family pet or pets based upon a careful consideration of the animal’s “well-being.”
Eight attorneys from across the country weigh in.
Kathleen Ann Hogan
Timothy E. Weiler
The anticipated outcome of the adoption of the increased income threshold is to reduce litigation about the amount of maintenance to be paid by simply applying the statutorily mandated calculation to more individuals with a much higher annual income.
Miles & Stockbridge
Tips on minimizing holiday stress for divorced families.
Timothy E. Weiler
Sweeping changes to the way Illinois courts will calculate child support are set to take effect July 1, 2017.
Marlene Z. Stanger
Last year saw an unprecedented rise in the number of requests for evidence issued by the USCIS for H-1B cases that were filed as part of the annual “Cap Case” lottery.
Charles R. Lipcon
However, despite the emphasis on a family-friendly environment, one major issue has historically dominated the discussion of cruise ship safety: the presence (or lack thereof) of lifeguards on cruise ships.
Leonce A. Richard III
The result is one of the most emotional and traumatic issues in family law: child custody.
Which one is right for you?
Gregory Bubalo and Katherine A. Dunnington
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California will significantly impact the plaintiffs’ choices of forums for the filing of mass torts actions.
Stephen Cullen and Kelly Powers
There are three ways to get divorced—two of them should be avoided if possible—accepting, of course, that there are some spouses who insist on litigation and a trial.