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.
Germany's 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree in Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Juan Pablo Matus of Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos, 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Corporate and M&A Law in Chile, discusses his firm's joint venture with Cognitiva in creating Lexnova, a legal AI system.
Roberto Guerrero V. and Tomás Kubick
A significant change in law and practice.
An interview with Franklin Hoet-Linares of Venezuela’s Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque.
Bertrand Cardi and Cyril Bonan discuss M&A, protectionism, and the trade wars' impact in France.
Hank Matri co-chairs the corporate department at Cole Schotz that he founded nearly three decades ago.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Preparation and Filing of Sensitive Tax and Information Returns, and the Practitioner’s Dilemma
Richard J. Sapinski
Richard J. Sapinski and Eric L. Green discuss defending someone under investigation in a criminal tax case and examine how these cases can get complicated by “sensitive tax returns.
How an Unwinnable Case was Won
Ryan Robichaux and David Stewart
Why you need a political law compliance program.
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.
An interview with Bob Bostrom, general counsel of Abercrombie & Fitch and Best Lawyers Advisory Board member.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Antonio M. Romanucci
The Warning Signs and Legal Remedies of Mass Shootings
Attorneys Costas Condoleon and Sam Nickless from the Australian firm Gilbert + Tobin discuss the firm's 2020 award, how Australia’s Corporate Law practice is preparing for the world’s transforming economic landscape, and the international community’s demands of its businesses.
Legal Uncertainty Permeates the Cannabis Industry
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.
Lawyers looking to maximize their M&A leverage need to keep one person (after their client) in mind above all: local counsel.
Bradley A. Klein, Gretchen M. Wolf, Peter Y. Cheun, and Mayra C. Suárez
The Department of Justice, in pursuit of companies whose transgressions cross borders, increasingly credits other countries’ fines to avoid “piling on.”
"There is national mobility in Canada, so there is, in essence, free movement of lawyers across the country."
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Panayotis Bernitsas at Bernitsas Law.
Q&A with 2018 Portuguese Labor and Employment and Technology Law “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ Advogados
A Q&A with 2018 Portuguese “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ
Robert M. Steeg
The Louisiana state Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit's recent ruling could spell big things for written arguments in the future.
In an interview with Best Lawyers, Adriano Gómez of "Law Firm of the Year" Garrigues in Spain offers a look at his career success, labor and employment law, and embracing a millennial workforce.
An Interview With Rainer Krause of Hengeler Mueller, 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” Award Recipient for Corporate Law in Germany
Rainer Krause discusses the unique training approaches that make Hengeler Mueller one of Germany's top firms.
The approval is only required if it is requested by a member of the supervisory board, a member of the executive board, a CEO, or a 1 percent shareholder.
Igor Svechkar of Asters talks with Best lawyers about his firm's 2019 Antitrust "Law Firm of the Year" award for Ukraine.
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.