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.
Holly M. Polglase and Matthew E. Bown
The Supreme Court decides the meaning of Article 10(A) of the Hague Service Convention.
By themselves, desalination, conservation, and system re-engineering won't solve our water puzzle. But together, they just might work.
Donald C. Bluedorn II
Practical points for lawyers (and others).
An interview with Brazil "Law Firm of the Year" SVMFA's Rogério Miranda.
Daniela Rivera Bravo, Gonzalo Muñoz Escudero, and Alejandro Vergara Blanco
Chile has an unequal distribution of water in its territory; the water legislation, however, is the same for the whole country.
Nicholas K. Kile
As utilities have undertaken the task of replacing the mains, which the utility owns and to which the customer service line connects, an increased risk from lead in that customer line is exposed.
Megan Erickson Moritz
The Department of Labor is proposing a hike to the salary threshold requirement for exempted employees.
Tracy A. Miller
On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum directing the Department to update and modernize the Part 541 regulations.
Gilbert + Tobin
Bribery and Corruption Know No Boundaries. Increasingly, Neither Do the Laws Designed to Combat Them.
An interview with Pablo Perezalonso Eguía of 2018 Mexican "Law Firm of the Year" Ritch Mueller.
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
Michelle V. Rafter
Organizations are changing how they find, manage, and review workers to keep up with shifts in demographics, new technology, competition for top talent, and the evolving nature of work.
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.
Grady S. Hurley
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has primary regulatory jurisdiction over OCS oil and gas operations. Following the Deepwater Horizon incident in 2011, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) was created to issue leases and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) established to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve national resources.
Australia's 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree in Energy Law
Megan Erickson Moritz
We finally know details of the Department of Labor’s long-awaited Final Rule updating the executive, administrative, professional, and outside sales exemptions – i.e., the so-called “white collar” exemptions.
Matthew G. Kaiser
The United States government has not been shy about bringing criminal cases in the United States based on conduct that happened abroad.
Richard R. Meneghello
Last week’s election of Donald Trump and the expected shift to a more business-friendly U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) in the new year should resolve any doubt about the future of this rule.
Registering and investigating trademarks are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your intellectual property safe.
Kerri L. Barsh
The ability to move a water treatment plant closer to the populations that the plant would serve and then re-locate that facility to another location as demographics change or in the event of a natural disaster could prove invaluable.
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Five things executives and HR should do.
On 23 March 2016, the Turnbull Government announced the establishment of a $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund (CEIF) to provide debt and equity funding for clean energy projects.
Navigating your startup amid Canada's changing unemployment law.
The Legal Risks to Deep-Pocketed Entities Are Only Growing
Diana Vellos Coker
The H-1B category has undergone significant changes recently, and more are anticipated in 2018.
Ethan Price-Livingston & David Y. Loh
One of the hallmarks of American admiralty and maritime law is the Limitation of Liability Act, which has been in existence since 1851 and permits a shipowner to limit its liability to the value of the vessel after the casualty.