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.
Ryan B. Bormaster
You don't need to go to court to handle a civil suit. Find out your alternative options.
2019 "Women in the Law" by the numbers.
Susan A. Hansen and Lindsey A. Kujawa
Marriage is changing—and so is divorce. Family lawyers must be there for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health.
Susan A. Hansen
Kitchen-table contracts and divorce litigation can both hurt families. Mediation offers a middle ground.
Margaret E. W. Sager
Property Rights of Surviving Spouses
Timothy E. Weiler
The anticipated outcome of the adoption of the increased income threshold is to reduce litigation about the amount of maintenance to be paid by simply applying the statutorily mandated calculation to more individuals with a much higher annual income.
Leonce A. Richard III
Drafting a premarital agreement should instead focus on a collaborative effort of two people coming together to create a “life plan” with regard to forming a lifetime partnership.
The president of Ackert Inc. offers his insights on business development to Best Lawyers following the 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference.
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
South African Firm CDH Is Equipping the Community With Legal Agency.
The procedure applies only to infringements committed by users who make available to the public and upload content or works for which they do not own/control the copyrights. However, it does not apply to infringements committed by end users by downloading, peer to peer file sharing, streaming, or cloud computing.
Amy Kirkland Myers
Studies show that on average immigrants are generally law-abiding—more so than native-born Americans.
Certain issues are more “hot” than others, both because they have jumped to the forefront in operational decisions, as well as because the state of the law is somewhat in flux.
Catherine M. Brennan
If a true lender challenge is successful, the Fintech company may face significant civil and criminal penalties for failing to be licensed as a lender, and the loans may be usurious and void in some jurisdictions.
Russia’s 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” in Labor and Employment Law
Diogo Ortigão Ramos discusses Cuatrecasas' 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for tax law in Portugal.
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
Igor Svechkar of Asters talks with Best lawyers about his firm's 2019 Antitrust "Law Firm of the Year" award for Ukraine.
Ideas can be stolen, just like the machines or products they were used to create.
Start by identifying your target audience. Then, tailor your message to fit.
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.
The Euro Park decision is bound to facilitate the application of the French favorable tax regime to cross border mergers and spin-offs.
Deborah Drooz and Barry Langberg
Pedro Pardal Goulão of Morais Leitão discusses the big changes coming to Portugal in his "Law Firm of the Year" interview.
Ryan Robichaux and David Stewart
Why you need a political law compliance program.
Esther R. Donald
In 1967, the Beatles asked: “Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m Sixty Four?” Today, Sir Paul, the answer increasingly is “No.”
John L. Rivkin
That Legal Bulletin highlighted a variety of issues frequently faced in STOLI litigation and discussed the growing life settlement market, which involves the sale of life insurance policies by owners to third parties.