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.
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”?
The first step for a company looking to go public is to assess its viability by establishing whether or not it has the critical mass required to be a publically traded entity.
Brand owners seeking to obtain exclusive rights in their advertising slogans for campaigns encompassing the United States and Europe should bear in mind certain well-established principles.
John W.H. Denton AO
"How do we make intelligent choices and decisions now when US policy is unclear? Inauguration Day is 20 January 2017. It is useful to look at the key policy approach identified in the campaign."
FinTech companies use finance and technology in efficient ways that will disrupt traditional financial models used in financial services.
Ryan Robichaux and David Stewart
Why you need a political law compliance program.
Economists are very robust in pushing their ideas forward into legislation, and lawyers often pay no attention to the legal inconsistency of such innovations.
The objective is to identify the “final or effective beneficiary,” defined as a natural person who exercises substantive influence or direct or indirect control, to the legal vehicle taxable because it has the majority of the voting rights and therefore voice and decision in the entity.
Environmental Impact Bonds offer governments, investors and non-government participants the opportunity to focus on outcomes rather than activities.
Vincent D. Louwagie
Jury service is one of the most important civic duties a citizen is called upon to perform. Juries help protect our rights and liberties in a fundamental way; through the jury system members of the public decide civil and criminal disputes.
Eight years after the financial crisis, aftereffects continue to ripple through the financial sector.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Panayotis Bernitsas at Bernitsas Law.
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.
An interview with Franklin Hoet-Linares of Venezuela’s Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque.
Mariano Roca López
How the Spanish Stability Program is tapping new sources of tax revenue.
Recent news from Best Lawyers listed lawyers and firms. New hires at Akerman and King & Spalding, and a win for Greenberg Traurig.
Quarles & Brady
Patrick Monahan and Andrew Tulloch talk about their work with Colin Biggers & Paisley.
Copyright is an exclusive right to do things like copying, reproduction, performance or communication of subject matter that qualifies for copyright protection.
A roundup of relevant news, partnerships, and publications from our listed law firms.
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.
"Very often, people deem criminal law is tougher than criminal business law. I don’t agree; I believe that practicing criminal business law implies facing specific difficulties, in particular, the high technicity of cases."
By themselves, desalination, conservation, and system re-engineering won't solve our water puzzle. But together, they just might work.
D. Rodney Kight Jr.
The hemp industry emerges as a powerful global force in natural health care.
A roundup of recent news of listed lawyers across the country.
News from our listed lawyers. This week: New leadership at Richards, Layton & Finger, and developments in the Supreme Court.
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.