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.
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.
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”?
In today’s changing legal landscape, businesses and private individuals are demanding greater service delivered in a more transparent way.
John F. Martin
Under the interim rule, the maximum penalties for workplace safety violations issued by OSHA will spike by 78.16 percent, effective August 1, 2016.
So, what should business borrowers – private equity or otherwise - keep front of mind right now when it comes to financing debt?
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.
Steven G. Wigrizer
Around 70 percent of people currently turning 65 will require long-term care in their lifetime, and they will receive care for an average of three years.
Mariano Roca López
With a new government in Spain, big changes are coming to taxpayers.
Andrew J. Edelberg
As successful as I became these past years, the very harsh and stark reality of my clients’ positions and lives sank in more than ever.
A Q&A with Ad Board member Andrey Goltsblat of Goltsblat BLP LLP discussing the legal climate in Russia.
Mariano Roca López
New tax incentives show the Spanish government investing in audiovisual production in the Canary Islands and beyond.
The Russian courts are, with increasing frequency, upholding challenges brought by real estate owners who are indignant about unfair cadastral valuations placed on their immovable property.
The country’s economic upheaval is grabbing headlines—and raising eyebrows—around the world. What comes next seems far from certain.
Economists are very robust in pushing their ideas forward into legislation, and lawyers often pay no attention to the legal inconsistency of such innovations.
Frank L. Branson
Hardworking Americans in the oil patch live and toil in a perilous environment, performing some of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. today.
Violeta Saranciuc and Cosmin Vasile
This is how it may affect your ongoing dispute.
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.
Real work-life balance and sophisiticated practice at a women-owned law firm.
The head of Baker McKenzie's Real Estate practice group in Ukraine discusses the firm's standout attorneys.
Mariano Roca López
How the Spanish Stability Program is tapping new sources of tax revenue.
Diego Felipe Valdivieso Rueda
When police deny detainees the right to counsel, taxpayers cover costs.
San Francisco nonprofit specialist Rosemary Fei on advice for young careerist women and helping make the world a better place.
Kim David Lexner
Treat Me Like the Managing Partner of Your Firm
Valuable insights into how DOJ is thinking about compliance programs
Kathleen Campbell Walker
Stove-piped legal representation is not advisable (e.g., only focusing on one agency segment or one portion of a filing process).
Megan Erickson Moritz
We finally know details of the Department of Labor’s long-awaited Final Rule updating the executive, administrative, professional, and outside sales exemptions – i.e., the so-called “white collar” exemptions.