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.
Harold P. Coxson, Jr.
On January 20, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, with an ambitious agenda set for the first 100 days, including the confirmation of his cabinet appointees and a yet-to-be-named Supreme Court nominee.
Berry Appleman & Leiden
Eight years after the financial crisis, aftereffects continue to ripple through the financial sector.
Angelique M. Montano
This is affecting U.S. companies’ ability to hire the best qualified employees to promote their services and products.
Michelle V. Rafter
While overall business bankruptcies dropped 5.4 percent through Q3, in excess of 300 stores filed for Chapter 7 or 11 in the same period, including big names like Toys “R” Us, Gymboree, and Payless ShoeSource.
Catherine M. Brennan and Nora R. Udell
The fintech revolution has spurred a host of legal questions concerning online lending. Developments at both the federal and state level are beginning to provide some answers.
Justice Neil Gorsuch wasn’t a member of the U.S. Supreme Court back in 2004, when the justices ruled in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain (124 S.Ct. 2739) that in certain limited circumstances, foreign nationals can use a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute, to sue in U.S. courts for violations of the law of nations.
Harold P. Coxson, Jr.
"National popularity rating of 40 percent, according to a recent poll—the lowest rating of any new president on Inauguration Day over the past six most recent presidents."
An interview with Franklin Hoet-Linares of Venezuela’s Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque.
G. Christian Roux
Everyone agrees U.S. infrastructure is in lamentable shape. Can Congress and the Trump administration muster the courage to do something about it?
Comprehensive screenings and instituting a "dose ceiling" are two ways to tackle care for at-risk patients.
Harlan G. York
Deportations aren’t up, but the people who are being deported are more “newsworthy.”
William W. Hurst
Some Uber drivers earn well below the minimum wage rate per hour.
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.
David P. Berry
Why it makes sense to protect the Dreamers.
The gig economy is here to stay. Here's how to manage.
Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners
Christian S. Allen
For more reasons than are probably appropriate to include here today, 2017 will be forever be burned into the memories of everybody in the U.S. immigration industry, and all HR and legal professionals who were involved in hiring and/or employing foreign workers in the U.S. No matter your political persuasion, 2017 turned out to not be anything like we all expected at the beginning of the year, fol
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.
Karen Gabriel Moss
USCIS is considering the reinterpretation of “may grant” language contained in the statute deeming it discretionary rather than mandatory.
Linda A. Klein
Alston & Bird
Trade in the First Hundred Days of the Trump Administration
Diane M. Saunders
The public-facing nature of their businesses also has an enormous impact on employment issues within retail establishments.
Lyle D. Larson
Looking at the future of Chevron deference following Kennedy's unexpected departure.
Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva and Camila Taliberti Ribeiro da Silva
A change of paradigm is urgent and requires a robust legislation on personal data protection.
Jeff C. Dodd, Tonya Gray, Ben Setnick, John R. Hutchins, Rose Cordero Prey, and Mark A. Chapman
This week, in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, the Supreme Court undid the settled practice of virtually nationwide venue for patent infringement cases.
Q&A with Andrés Rodríguez & Juan Carlos de la Vega of 2018 Mexican Labor and Employment “Law Firm of the Year” Santamarina y Steta
A Q&A with 2018 Mexican Labor and Employment “Law Firm of the Year” Santamarina y Steta