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.
Roberta D. Liebenberg
In recent years, there has been extensive discussion about the continued under-representation of women on corporate boards.
Roberto Guerrero V. and Tomás Kubick
A significant change in law and practice.
Alejandro Vergara Blanco
Daniela Rivera Bravo, Gonzalo Muñoz Escudero, and Alejandro Vergara Blanco
Chile has an unequal distribution of water in its territory; the water legislation, however, is the same for the whole country.
The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Act) has been amended by the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) (the Amending Act). The Amending Act introduces a mandatory data breach notification regime where an “eligible data breach” occurs. The amendments will commence on February 23, 2018, unless they are proclaimed to commence earlier.
Until the law enters into force in 2018, stock companies will continue to be unable to voluntarily delist from the stock market and are compelled to find other ways to do so.
Heather A. Owen
In fact, the representation of women and minorities in leadership positions has decreased over recent years.
Anastasia M. McCarthy
The new Child Victims Act is expected to have a profound and long-lasting impact on public school systems.
What Does Corporate Environmental Concern Look Like in 2020?
Thomas R. Julin
Corporations now use federal law to fight regulation.
How Benefit Corporations are leading the charge to save the world.
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
Hunton Andrews Kurth
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."
Julie Desrosiers and Michael Shortt
The nine judges of the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the so-called “promise doctrine” was not part of Canadian patent law, and laid out a new approach to the utility requirement which substantially lowers the bar to proving usefulness of patented inventions.
Sarah E. Coyne
The privacy and security regulations under HIPAA have evolved into a long and winding regulatory road with more hurdles to come, as some of the rules are not yet promulgated.
Hugh F. Murray III
Another Challenge to NCAA’s Financial Structure
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.”
Tina M. Bengs
Issues Raised by Non-FMLA Reduced Schedules and Leaves of Absence
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) has been touted as a game changer.
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Mariano Roca López
Despite its apparent triviality, individuals’ tax residence can in practice have significant consequences for their pockets.
John L. Pinnix
For immigration attorneys, this New Year needs more than routine reflection and the usual strategic planning.
Bobby Guy & Brook Bailey
The future of Obamacare is unclear, and what U.S. health care will look like when the political fuss is over is an inquiry punctuated by a very large question mark.
Charles R. Lipcon
However, despite the emphasis on a family-friendly environment, one major issue has historically dominated the discussion of cruise ship safety: the presence (or lack thereof) of lifeguards on cruise ships.
Ann E. Evanko
New York's Stop Sexual Harassment Act goes into effect in October 2019.
Comprehensive screenings and instituting a "dose ceiling" are two ways to tackle care for at-risk patients.
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.
New Oregon employment laws.