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.
Annesley H. DeGaris
China Plays by Its Rules
Attorney Adrián Vázquez from the Mexican firm Vázquez Tercero & Zepeda discusses the firm's 2019 award, changes coming to the WTO, Mexico's shifting trade strategy, and more.
For decades, supply chains have been getting increasingly intricate. Now the Trump administration’s trade policies and other disruptions are challenging those systems
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.
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.
Which one is right for you?
The country’s economic upheaval is grabbing headlines—and raising eyebrows—around the world. What comes next seems far from certain.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
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.”
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) has been touted as a game changer.
Henry Skene and Mitchell Brennan
Reshaping the boundaries of trade union conduct: recent Australian developments.
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.
Bertrand Cardi and Cyril Bonan discuss M&A, protectionism, and the trade wars' impact in France.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Political pressures between the United States and China have led to a trade war and tariffs on aluminum and steel, which are driving up the cost of construction back home.
Frederic M. Wilf
Cloud computing continues to be a powerful and cost-effective means to build a business with international reach.
Johannes Heselberger discusses theft of trade secrets, the pharmaceutical industry, and fake goods.
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.
Russia's 2020 "Law Firm of the Year" in Arbitration & Mediation Law
Attorneys Costas Condoleon and Sam Nickless from the Australian firm Gilbert + Tobin discuss the firm's 2020 award, how Australia’s Corporate Law practice is preparing for the world’s transforming economic landscape, and the international community’s demands of its businesses.
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.
Suzanne K. Sukkar
The assessments of President Donald J. Trump’s first year in office have had a recurring stormy theme.
Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm
Developing and retaining an international workforce is essential to competing in the global marketplace.
Michell Nader discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Capital Markets Law in Mexico.
What is "use" in commerce?
Attorney Manuel Lobato from the Spanish firm Bird & Bird discusses the firm's 2019 award, changes coming to privacy rights in the EU and Spain, and more.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
New technologies open up new ways for children to be exploited online. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act offers a solution.
The president of Ackert Inc. offers his insights on business development to Best Lawyers following the 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference.
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