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.
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, multiple plaintiffs sued Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMS) in a California state court to recover damages allegedly caused by their use of BMS’ anti-clotting drug, Plavix.
“If this is the law, nobody is safe.”
What Strata Occupants and Investors Need to Be Aware of Regarding the Strata Reform Due to Commence on November 30, 2016
For property investors, these changes have the potential to make life better or worse, depending largely on how well you understand and can work with these changes.
How Benefit Corporations are leading the charge to save the world.
Victor Jimenez Carbayo
Four issues must be fulfilled: a legal person can be punished for the crime, the individual who has committed the crime is a member of the organization, the corporation directly or indirectly benefits, and the corporation has not implemented any measures to prevent the commission of the crime.
Lisa S. Zebovitz
The United States Climate Alliance, currently comprised of 14 states, is “committed to the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement.”
Robert A. Royal
So many things can lead business owners to divorce, but there are persistent commonalities.
Henry Skene and Mitchell Brennan
Reshaping the boundaries of trade union conduct: recent Australian developments.
Navigating your startup amid Canada's changing unemployment law.
The era of "no comment" to social and political questions is over. But what risk does the rise of so-called activist CEOs hold for a company?
Business immigration attorneys have a challenging task. Clients, typically large multinationals, have high expectations.
Ryan Robichaux and David Stewart
Why you need a political law compliance program.
Elizabeth J. Atkinson
Extensive changes to U.S. tax law will have significant effects on the nonprofit sector. What to expect—and how to cope.
Stephen G.A. Myers and Kelly E. Brilleaux
How will liability issues evolve as product liability lawsuits begin to surface involving 3D-printed products?
An interview with Bob Bostrom, general counsel of Abercrombie & Fitch and Best Lawyers Advisory Board member.
Heather A. Owen
In fact, the representation of women and minorities in leadership positions has decreased over recent years.
David P. Berry
Why it makes sense to protect the Dreamers.
Anthony J. Enea
There are numerous legitimate and logical reasons for the creation of a joint account. However, when an Article 81 Guardianship Proceeding is commenced and the Alleged Incapacitated Person (“AIP”) has accounts jointly owned with another person, it is imperative for the Petitioner to determine the reason the joint account(s) was created ...
Edward D. Gehres
Four things every tribe and its partners can’t miss.
The Euro Park decision is bound to facilitate the application of the French favorable tax regime to cross border mergers and spin-offs.
Celia Huber and Sara O'Rourke
Slow progress in adding more women to boards has dominated the conversation. But tips from standout companies are more likely to inspire others to take firmer action.
Arguedas, Cassman & Headley
Cris Arguedas on defending the accused.
On April 19, 2017, after a two-week trial, a federal jury unanimously acquitted Revolutions Medical Corporation (RMCP) CEO Rondald Wheet on all three counts of securities fraud and false filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Martha J. Schoonover
The recent raids of dozens of 7-Eleven stores by U.S. immigration agents and the corresponding arrest of 21 individuals for immigration-related violations were widely covered as the largest immigrant enforcement crackdown undertaken by the Trump administration to date.
Multiple Category 5 hurricanes. Drought. Wildfires. Climate change isn’t just damaging the environment and our health. It’s impacting the bottom line.
Berry Appleman & Leiden
Attorneys from across the world consider what the future holds for businesses and individuals with foreign holdings and investments.