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.
Victorian courts have long been reluctant to disrupt the status quo when it comes to appointing expert referees in proceedings. But a recent decision by a Supreme Court of Victoria judge in Construction Engineering could signal a shift in the court’s attitude to appointing expert referees in complex or technical cases.
Victims of accidents in California can receive damages for their injury, whether that be physical, emotional, or financial.
An Interview With Jan Bernd Nordemann of Boehmert & Boehmert, Winner of the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Award for Intellectual Property Law in Germany
The international property law attorney discusses his firm's recent successes and the trends taking over the IP field.
What are legal rankings, and how can you get your name in the top spot?
Sean M. Cleary
Cases brought against the manufacturer of goods, following an injury caused by an inherent defect within the good, are not based on a theory of negligence, but on a theory of products liability.
Things to look for and things to avoid when choosing a medical expert for trial.
Jeff S. Korek
The dramatic difference between these two states in obtaining the opinion of a qualified medical expert has made it much more difficult for those injured in the state of New Jersey by medical negligence.
A look back at the 1983 Nilssen case, and what it means for patent law today.
For decades, supply chains have been getting increasingly intricate. Now the Trump administration’s trade policies and other disruptions are challenging those systems
Benjamin Slater III
Taking a measured approach during expert witness depositions is sometimes the most challenging aspect.
Data breaches have become inevitable. Here’s what you can do to respond.
Roberto Guerrero V. and Tomás Kubick
A significant change in law and practice.
Michelle V. Rafter
While overall business bankruptcies dropped 5.4 percent through Q3, in excess of 300 stores filed for Chapter 7 or 11 in the same period, including big names like Toys “R” Us, Gymboree, and Payless ShoeSource.
"Very often, people deem criminal law is tougher than criminal business law. I don’t agree; I believe that practicing criminal business law implies facing specific difficulties, in particular, the high technicity of cases."
Lessons from the birthplace of modern environmentalism.
Mariano Roca López
How the Spanish Stability Program is tapping new sources of tax revenue.
Karen Gail Treece
While estimates vary, it is believed that the top 5 percent of opioid users likely account for more than half of total opioid use.
A Q&A with Ad Board member Andrey Goltsblat of Goltsblat BLP LLP discussing the legal climate in Russia.
The country’s economic upheaval is grabbing headlines—and raising eyebrows—around the world. What comes next seems far from certain.
In this novel atmosphere of denials and obstacles, the damage is two-fold: our nation is not only denying its righteous legacy, but also its rightful destiny.
Douglas J. Halpert
Both the “mirror test” and the USCIS regulatory standard impose exacting standards subject to interpretation.
Police body camera footage can offer criminal defense attorneys a new perspective and evidentiary tool.
S. Benjamin Pleune
Inter partes review (IPR) has become the procedure of choice to resolve the validity of patents, with or without a co-pending litigation.
Mollie G. Caplis
Lawyers looking to maximize their M&A leverage need to keep one person (after their client) in mind above all: local counsel.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Beyond the Basics
Eight years after the financial crisis, aftereffects continue to ripple through the financial sector.