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.
The objects of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (hereinafter "Convention") are to "secure the prompt return of children wrongfully removed" from their country of habitual residence, and "ensure the rights of custody and of access under the law of one contracting state are effectively respected." Convention, Article 1.
Violaine du Pontavice
What will be the future for the world’s climate issue?
Stephen J. Cullen
After several years of negotiations, the treaty—the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction—came into existence.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Panayotis Bernitsas at Bernitsas Law.
Which one is right for you?
When the world (almost) united to fight climate change.
Charles Cardon, Carmen Maria Mozun Munoz, Tiago Ferriera de Lemos, and Lia de Pessoa Negrao
Attorneys from France, Spain, and Portugal weigh in on the effects that Brexit may have on their respective countries.
A time of changes, challenges, and opportunities.
The Burden of Substantiation and Proof in Continental European Civil Procedure and the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration
Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Katharina Walter
Civil procedures in Germany are governed by the principles of factual substantiation and burden of proof.
Attorneys from across the world consider what the future holds for businesses and individuals with foreign holdings and investments.
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.
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.
An Interview With Rainer Krause of Hengeler Mueller, 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” Award Recipient for Corporate Law in Germany
Rainer Krause discusses the unique training approaches that make Hengeler Mueller one of Germany's top firms.
"The biggest challenge here is to master the complexity and sophistication of the French construction law."
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.
A question and answer session with Florian Schneider, the managing partner of "Law Firm of the Year," Dentons Russia.
Q&A with Ricardo Coelho and Júlio César Bueno of 2018 Brazilian “Law Firm of the Year” Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ Project Finance and Development Practice
Can you tell me about the characteristics that make up your law firm and the project finance in development practice that led to being recognized as a “Law Firm of the Year”?
Business immigration attorneys have a challenging task. Clients, typically large multinationals, have high expectations.
An interview with Franklin Hoet-Linares of Venezuela’s Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Australia’s leading independent law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, has represented well-known comedian and actress, Rebel Wilson, in her successful defamation proceedings against Bauer Media, the German-based global media giant.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia)
The firm is the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winner for Real Estate Law in Russia.
Aver Lex won the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Criminal Defense in Ukraine.
Noerr received the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Information Tehcnology Law in Germany.
According to the Rules for Certification and Auditing of Entities in Charge of Maintenance (the "Regulation") of the Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail ("OTIF"), which came into force on June 1, 2013, the ECMs must be evaluated and certified by an independent institution. Every freight wagon used by an international entity must be maintained by a particular ECM.
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.