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.
Patrick J. Perotti
In the world of class actions, one well-executed idea can make an entire career.
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.
Mariano Roca López
How Spain is paving the way for self-sufficient homes.
Rob Scavone, Pat Forgione, Tayleigh Armstrong, and Kelly Kan
Regulating the Revolution
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.
Brand owners seeking to obtain exclusive rights in their advertising slogans for campaigns encompassing the United States and Europe should bear in mind certain well-established principles.
Chad W. King
In Ernest Cline’s dystopian novel "Ready Player One," the world’s population is addicted to a virtual reality game called the OASIS.
Paul C. Van Slyke
Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.
Holly K. Towle
One answer is that it’s bleak.
Alston & Bird
Michelle V. Rafter
Plunging prices have decimated energy industry profits and jobs, but have given consumers more power at the pump.
What are ‘Reasonable Steps’ to Protect Personal Information’? 5 Key Lessons from the Privacy Commissioner’s Determinations
It is important to implement reasonable steps to protect any personal information they hold against misuse, interference, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
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.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
It is always important to remember that our world is largely the result of fortunate accidents.
Eight years after the financial crisis, aftereffects continue to ripple through the financial sector.
Tariffs on construction materials are capricious, unpredictable, and often spectacularly ill-timed. How can the industry prepare?
Michael R. Greco
Will autonomous vehicles drive employers crazy?
Sean M. Cleary
In the case of tort laws and legal reform, for instance, Trump seems to side with "the little guy.”
Trademark clearance for craft breweries.
Robert B. Legault discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Advertising Law in Canada with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.
FinTech companies are disrupting traditional financial models—and creating new data privacy concerns.
Steven R. Jaffe
The Senate mulls sweeping changes proposed in the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Andrew Smulian at Akerman.
Insurance Coverage to Protect the Health Care Industry from the Increasing Risks Associated with the Internet of Things
Meghan Magruder and Amy Dehnel
While this connectivity can provide great benefits to patients and physicians, the security issues inherent in these devices are critical.
Rohen Cullen and Caroline O’Connor
The wilfully blind beware.