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.
Tim Freudenberger and Nancy Lubrano
In May 2014, class action defense attorney Tim Freudenberger from Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, obtained a very favorable decision from the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat. Assn., 59 Cal. 4th 1 (2014).
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.
Sharpening business acumen in shifting environments—and reaping the fruits.
Michael B. Fein
A guide to navigating copyright claims on famous songs.
Benjamin H. Whitley
None of these cases were class actions. In fact, they are known in the legal world as mass torts.
Caplin & Drysdale
JCOPE's new comprehensive lobbying regulations will close loopholes and make key changes to grassroots and direct lobbying starting January 2019.
Bone McAllester Norton
Five action areas that should be on the board's agenda now.
Jacques Iffland and Ariel Ben Hattar
The law of unintended consequences.
Matthew G. Kaiser
The United States government has not been shy about bringing criminal cases in the United States based on conduct that happened abroad.
Beatriz Paulo de Frontin and Márcio Pereira
An overview of the Paris Climate Agreement.
Steven R. Jaffe
The Senate mulls sweeping changes proposed in the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017.
Lawsuits about a blood-thinning drug that prevents platelets from clumping together now prevents plaintiffs from joining together to bring state law claims against a corporation when not every plaintiff was harmed in that state.
Fortunately, for procuring authorities, process contracts can generally be excluded with a well-drafted exclusion clause in the tender.
Bernt Elsner and Molly Kos
The Austrian Cartel Amendment Act (Kartell- und Wettbewerbsrechts-Änderungsgesetz) 2017 might be put up for its first high-class practicability test sooner than expected.
Artem Zhavoronkov and Oleg Lovtsov
Introducing significant changes in the legal regulation of foreign investment in the Russian Federation.
Patrick Monahan and Andrew Tulloch talk about their work with Colin Biggers & Paisley.
Robyn Shapiro of Health Sciences Law Group shares about her work and achievements in the health care law sector.
Murphy & McGonigle
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
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.
The FTC, on Jan. 5, 2017, filed a complaint in the Northern District of California against an IoT device manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary for failure to take reasonable steps to secure the products that they sell to the United States market.
Victorian courts have long been reluctant to disrupt the status quo when it comes to appointing expert referees in proceedings. But a recent decision by a Supreme Court of Victoria judge in Construction Engineering could signal a shift in the court’s attitude to appointing expert referees in complex or technical cases.
Potential risks and legal considerations.
Diane M. Saunders
The public-facing nature of their businesses also has an enormous impact on employment issues within retail establishments.
Elizabeth L. White
How courts are interpreting Title VII to protect LGBT workers.
Michael P. Nowlan
The president cannot unilaterally change immigration laws and regulations currently in place.
Ivette Montero and Paulina Bojalil
Among other important features, ProBono.MX encourages pro bono work by defining a policy for each law firm, according to its areas of expertise, preferred social causes, and by filtrating cases through a scrupulous study in which they verify the vulnerability of the beneficiary and if pro bono work is needed.
Alston & Bird
Trade in the First Hundred Days of the Trump Administration