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.
Martin C. Brook
The Michigan Supreme Court, in a 2002 case, has commented that a “cent or a pepper corn, in legal estimation, would constitute a valuable consideration.” Essentially, this means that courts refrain from evaluating the quality of the deal, i.e., whether it was good or bad for one party.
Christopher L. Thomas
Worksite enforcement is likely to take center stage in 2018.
Q&A with 2018 Portuguese Labor and Employment and Technology Law “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ Advogados
A Q&A with 2018 Portuguese “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ
Matthew T. Phillips
A look back at 2017 and what to expect in 2018.
Diego Felipe Valdivieso Rueda
Navigating your startup amid Canada's changing unemployment law.
The Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban and its end of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) attracted widespread comment and protest.
Martha J. Schoonover
The recent raids of dozens of 7-Eleven stores by U.S. immigration agents and the corresponding arrest of 21 individuals for immigration-related violations were widely covered as the largest immigrant enforcement crackdown undertaken by the Trump administration to date.
Andrew B. Greenfield
Upon termination, these professionals had no time to finalize their affairs, were unable to remain in the country lawfully in order to seek alternate employment or a new visa status, and immediately became deportable from the United States.
Michael P. Nowlan
The president cannot unilaterally change immigration laws and regulations currently in place.
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
Karen Gabriel Moss
USCIS is considering the reinterpretation of “may grant” language contained in the statute deeming it discretionary rather than mandatory.
Potential risks and legal considerations.
Nonnie L. Shivers
Top employment cases of 2017 with a look at 2018.
NYC employers can no longer ask job applicants about their compensation history.
Are bricks being stacked up against employment-based immigration?
Marlene Z. Stanger
Last year saw an unprecedented rise in the number of requests for evidence issued by the USCIS for H-1B cases that were filed as part of the annual “Cap Case” lottery.
Diana Vellos Coker
The H-1B category has undergone significant changes recently, and more are anticipated in 2018.
This virtual wall has not just adversely impacted undocumented immigrants; it has adversely impacted those seeking legal immigrant and nonimmigrant status and those wishing to extend nonimmigrant status.
Timothy C. Kamin
The NLRB will now permit a single bargaining unit to include employees who are solely employed by an employer along with other employees who are jointly employed by that employer and a staffing provider, all without the consent of either employer.
Michael J. Wildes
The H-1B visa program allows U.S. companies to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations, including jobs in technology, engineering, science, architecture, accounting, and business.
Locke Lord is expanding its London office; Bodman attorney elected to The Federalist Society; Comings and goings at Schiff Hardin.
The country’s economic upheaval is grabbing headlines—and raising eyebrows—around the world. What comes next seems far from certain.
Barry M. Heller
That result would strike at the core of franchising and would risk the loss of all of the benefits that franchising has provided to franchisees, employees, and society in general.
Sarah E. Coyne
The way the existing laws and regulations are being applied is clearly changing under the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order.