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.
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.
The Burden of Substantiation and Proof in Continental European Civil Procedure and the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration
Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Katharina Walter
Civil procedures in Germany are governed by the principles of factual substantiation and burden of proof.
Attorneys from across the world consider what the future holds for businesses and individuals with foreign holdings and investments.
Bernt Elsner and Molly Kos
The Austrian Cartel Amendment Act (Kartell- und Wettbewerbsrechts-Änderungsgesetz) 2017 might be put up for its first high-class practicability test sooner than expected.
Brian P. Rickert
In drafting contracts, one provision that must be considered for inclusion is the way disputes are resolved.
The Defendant Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (“DTSA”), was signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016. The new statute creates broad private federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation and has been hailed as “the most sweeping change to the nation’s intellectual property laws in a generation or more.”
NYC employers can no longer ask job applicants about their compensation history.
How to market yourself to get new clients and keep your old ones after starting a new firm.
Jeffrey E. Stone, John Huang, and Michelle Gon
Turning risk into opportunity.
The FTC, on Jan. 5, 2017, filed a complaint in the Northern District of California against an IoT device manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary for failure to take reasonable steps to secure the products that they sell to the United States market.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
Robert A. Clifford
Discovery has become more expansive in litigation, despite the fact that the vast majority of civil cases settle before trial.
Rob Scavone, Pat Forgione, Tayleigh Armstrong, and Kelly Kan
Regulating the Revolution
A Way Forward
Comprehensive screenings and instituting a "dose ceiling" are two ways to tackle care for at-risk patients.
Listed environmental lawyers share their thoughts on who should be leading the current sustainability movement.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy won the "Law Firm of the Year" award in 2019 for Private Equity Law in Germany.
The head of Baker McKenzie's Real Estate practice group in Ukraine discusses the firm's standout attorneys.
This week, hirings at King & Spalding, and a profile of civil rights attorney Debra Katz.
An Interview With Bastian Finkel of BLD Bach Langheid Dallmayr, Germany's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Winner in Insurance Law
A look at the new European policies changing the insurance landscape in Germany.
Samuel G. Kramer
Can bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ever be adequate widespread substitutes for fiat money?
Ideas can be stolen, just like the machines or products they were used to create.
Mariano Roca López
New tax incentives show the Spanish government investing in audiovisual production in the Canary Islands and beyond.
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 rapidly developing technology is good for much more than just cryptocurrency exchange. What do lawyers need to know?
Attorneys should follow these steps to get the most for their clients following a car accident.
Victims of accidents in California can receive damages for their injury, whether that be physical, emotional, or financial.
For decades, supply chains have been getting increasingly intricate. Now the Trump administration’s trade policies and other disruptions are challenging those systems