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.
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Artem Zhavoronkov and Oleg Lovtsov
Introducing significant changes in the legal regulation of foreign investment in the Russian Federation.
Lessons from the birthplace of modern environmentalism.
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.
Jeffrey E. Stone, John Huang, and Michelle Gon
Turning risk into opportunity.
Making these mistakes will seriously impact your ability to claim damages following an accident.
Ajamie attorney Courtney D. Scobie discusses her practice.
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?
Alejandro Vergara Blanco
Mariano Roca López
How the Spanish Stability Program is tapping new sources of tax revenue.
David P. Berry
Why it makes sense to protect the Dreamers.
Mariano Roca López
With a new government in Spain, big changes are coming to taxpayers.
José Vinícius Bicalho Costa, Jr.
Often we come across statements about the complex business environment in Brazil—questions about the difficulties of starting a business, the slowness of the judiciary, and the legal aspects of tax, labor, and business.
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.
Sean M. Cleary
Cases brought against the manufacturer of goods, following an injury caused by an inherent defect within the good, are not based on a theory of negligence, but on a theory of products liability.
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.
Hank Matri co-chairs the corporate department at Cole Schotz that he founded nearly three decades ago.
Business immigration attorneys have a challenging task. Clients, typically large multinationals, have high expectations.
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.
Salvador Espinosa de los Monteros Garde
Both in Spain and internationally, this attention has led in recent years to the publication of (i) good practice recommendations; (ii) good governance codes; and (iii) legislative rules on compensation.
Thomas R. Julin
Corporations now use federal law to fight regulation.
Michelle V. Rafter
Plunging prices have decimated energy industry profits and jobs, but have given consumers more power at the pump.
The first new artist 360 deal was created by him, along with attorneys Jim Zumwalt, Kent Marcus, and Jim’s partner Orville Almon in 2004.
Jeffrey M. Kimmel
Where do the victims of these events turn? Make as many jokes as you’d like, but without lawyers, they’d be on their own. Medical malpractice insurance carriers, using their formidable assets and power, flex their muscles and bully their way through defending these inconvenient “events,” which may affect their bottom line.
FinTech companies are disrupting traditional financial models—and creating new data privacy concerns.
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.”
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.