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.
Clifford J. Zatz and Josh Thomas Foust
The decision “may make it impossible to bring certain mass actions at all.”
Rafael Quirós Bustamante
The objective is to identify the “final or effective beneficiary,” defined as a natural person who exercises substantive influence or direct or indirect control, to the legal vehicle taxable because it has the majority of the voting rights and therefore voice and decision in the entity.
Roberto Guerrero V. and Tomás Kubick
A significant change in law and practice.
Lisa S. Zebovitz
The United States Climate Alliance, currently comprised of 14 states, is “committed to the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement.”
Heather A. Owen
In fact, the representation of women and minorities in leadership positions has decreased over recent years.
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.
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?
Violaine du Pontavice
What will be the future for the world’s climate issue?
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.
Thomas R. Julin
Corporations now use federal law to fight regulation.
Listed environmental lawyers share their thoughts on who should be leading the current sustainability movement.
Business immigration attorneys have a challenging task. Clients, typically large multinationals, have high expectations.
In recent years, there’s been a significant increase in product liability lawsuits filed in California.
Navigating your startup amid Canada's changing unemployment law.
Lyle D. Larson
The untold story of “congestion charges.”
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.
Elizabeth J. Atkinson
Extensive changes to U.S. tax law will have significant effects on the nonprofit sector. What to expect—and how to cope.
Stephen G.A. Myers and Kelly E. Brilleaux
How will liability issues evolve as product liability lawsuits begin to surface involving 3D-printed products?
Arguedas, Cassman & Headley
Cris Arguedas on defending the accused.
Noerr received the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Information Tehcnology Law in Germany.
Edward D. Gehres
Four things every tribe and its partners can’t miss.
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.
Lawsuits about a blood-thinning drug that prevents platelets from clumping together now prevents plaintiffs from joining together to bring state law claims against a corporation when not every plaintiff was harmed in that state.
How Benefit Corporations are leading the charge to save the world.