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.
While the FDA's authority has been extended to cover E-Cigarettes, no regulations have been put in place to govern the development and sale of e-cigarette batteries. This has made exploding E-Cigs a serious health threat on par with respiratory complications.
Roy D. Oppenheim
In an effort to save face and money, Monsanto, a biochemical subsidiary of the pharmaceutical company Bayer, is seeking to make a global settlement of $8 million to repay the public for their blatant manipulation of scientific research—which hid the fact that their product is cancerous.
In recent years, there’s been a significant increase in product liability lawsuits filed in California.
How an Unwinnable Case was Won
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.
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.
Brittany K. Lazzaro
How Supply-Chain Transparency—Legal, Regulatory, and via Increasing Consumer Scrutiny—Is Forcing Companies to Take a Hard Look at Forced Labor Worldwide.
Stephen G.A. Myers and Kelly E. Brilleaux
How will liability issues evolve as product liability lawsuits begin to surface involving 3D-printed products?
Antonio M. Romanucci
The Warning Signs and Legal Remedies of Mass Shootings
Gayatri Joshi & Alison Torbitt
Businesses’ Sense of Corporate Social Responsibility Is Increasingly Driving Long-Term Growth. Here’s How General Counsel Can Best Confront CSR’s Numerous Challenges and Opportunities.
Mariano Roca López
A union between two left-wing parties in Spain has led to a new budget agreement that could raise personal and corporate income taxes.
Registering and investigating trademarks are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your intellectual property safe.
Angelique M. Montano
This is affecting U.S. companies’ ability to hire the best qualified employees to promote their services and products.
Valuable insights into how DOJ is thinking about compliance programs
Divide and Conquer: Plaintiffs Need a Single Forum that Accommodates the Realities of Contemporary Economic Activity
David A. Mazie and David M. Estes
The growth of mass tort litigation tracks with industries’ shift to mass marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical and consumer products on a national scale.
Marc G. Brecher
When the harm is significant enough to raise major safety concerns, a recall may be issued, but that only goes so far. Many recalled items are never returned or repaired, leaving latent hazards everywhere.
Bertrand Cardi and Cyril Bonan discuss M&A, protectionism, and the trade wars' impact in France.
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.
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.
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.
Patricia Brown Holmes
What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?
Patrick Monahan and Damian Clancy
While corporate administrators often operate in firms, their appointment is personal. When an administrator leaves the employ of their firm, their appointment is unaffected by that departure.
Ryan Robichaux and David Stewart
Why you need a political law compliance program.
Legal Uncertainty Permeates the Cannabis Industry
For many women, a government job is an ideal—albeit necessary—springboard to a law-firm partnership.
The ancient Chinese belief is that the characteristics of the prevailing animal and element in a lunar year will heavily influence people’s behaviour and wider events in that year.
Hank Matri co-chairs the corporate department at Cole Schotz that he founded nearly three decades ago.