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.
What improvements do art buyers want to see in the future when it comes to resolving art disputes?
Kevin P. Ray
For composers hoping to work on French films, the state subsidy system and tax advantages offer a point of leverage in the notoriously tough industry.
Antonio Muñoz Vico
It is beyond question that personality rights expire with death and that post-mortem protection of such a personal sphere should be limited to preserving memory.
Registering and investigating trademarks are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your intellectual property safe.
News from our listed lawyers. This week: New leadership at Richards, Layton & Finger, and developments in the Supreme Court.
José Vinícius Bicalho Costa, Jr.
Often we come across statements about the complex business environment in Brazil—questions about the difficulties of starting a business, the slowness of the judiciary, and the legal aspects of tax, labor, and business.
While the FCPA doesn’t mention charitable contributions explicitly, the statute does prohibit giving “anything of value” to a foreign official to induce an official action to obtain or retain business.
Samuel G. Kramer
Can bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ever be adequate widespread substitutes for fiat money?
Christian S. Allen
For more reasons than are probably appropriate to include here today, 2017 will be forever be burned into the memories of everybody in the U.S. immigration industry, and all HR and legal professionals who were involved in hiring and/or employing foreign workers in the U.S. No matter your political persuasion, 2017 turned out to not be anything like we all expected at the beginning of the year, fol
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 Franklin Hoet-Linares of Venezuela’s Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque.
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.
Peter W. Kryworuk
Whether it be the result of a devastating fire loss, a significant errors and omissions claim, or as a victim of fraudulent activity by a trusted employee, insurance coverage is hugely important.
Michael B. Fein
Where can you be sued for patent infringement?
Manuel Carvallo of Estudio Carvallo Abogados discusses his firm's 130-year-old history, adapting to the latest technologies, and its 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Insurance Law in Chile.
Jeff Biederman and Gary Gilbert
These are heady days for music publishers and catalog owners. How much longer can the good times roll?
An Interview With Jan Bernd Nordemann of Boehmert & Boehmert, Winner of the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Award for Intellectual Property Law in Germany
The international property law attorney discusses his firm's recent successes and the trends taking over the IP field.
A law firm that cannot meet deadlines, stay within page limits, and answer all parts of a question in an RFP is providing important information regarding the firm’s ability to meet client requirements.
Robert M. Steeg
A recent case in the Louisiana Court of Appeal highlights an area of law anyone in real estate needs to know.
When business partners head to splitsville.
Patricia H. Thompson
Very simply, delay in dispute resolution is bad for business.
Roberto Arochi discusses Arochi & Lindner’s 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” award for Intellectual Property Law in Mexico in an interview with Best Lawyers.
Sharpening business acumen in shifting environments—and reaping the fruits.
Meredith Aldridge, Colleen Welch, and Alicia Hall
Forty-five years of progress with Title IX.
Multilingual E-Discovery Can Present Beaucoup Problems If Managed Incorrectly.
In a community property state like California, credit card debt may be shared between partners.
Five things executives and HR should do.