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
Kraig J. Marton
Arbitration might seem like an appealing alternative, but it could cost you time and money.
Lawyers from the Canadian firm discus their employment law practice and the changes coming to the Canadain legal market.
It’s not just a matter of experience—often you need to look deeper than what's on the resume.
Jamie Gorelick and Ari Holtzblatt
Charges of anti-right bias notwithstanding, online platforms are on solid ground when they defend their policies and procedures as neutral and protected by the First Amendment.
Krista K. McIntyre
Success in any legal space requires total commitment to your clients. Here’s a meaningful mnemonic to help you get it done.
Peter Denton, Anthony LaRocca, Sarah Nural, and Linda Stein
A broad-gauge look at the latest trends in U.S. railroad law.
Kim F. Ebert
Impeccable skills are no longer enough: Why lawyers must increasingly take into account clients’ expectations about representation’s true worth.
Jon Henderson, Andrew Kinworthy, Kevin McDonell, and Bobby Guy
How will M&A shape the American health industry going forward? By adhering to the Amazon model.
Tariffs on construction materials are capricious, unpredictable, and often spectacularly ill-timed. How can the industry prepare?
Kerrin Slattery and Dale Van Demark
More health care companies than ever see the value of robust partnerships in a constantly changing industry.
Legault Joly Thiffault (LJT) Avocats / Lawyers
Robert B. Legault discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Advertising Law in Canada with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.
Leading cases on the Supreme Court’s 2018 business docket.
Jeff Biederman and Gary Gilbert
These are heady days for music publishers and catalog owners. How much longer can the good times roll?
Catherine M. Brennan and Nora R. Udell
The fintech revolution has spurred a host of legal questions concerning online lending. Developments at both the federal and state level are beginning to provide some answers.