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.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
New technologies open up new ways for children to be exploited online. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act offers a solution.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Joseph K. Reinhart, Esq. and Meredith Odato Graham, Esq.
Expanding the scope of environmental review for the energy sector.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Many trade associations have little direct experience with union organizing and labor relations. When it comes to lobbying in Washington, D.C., however, trade associations know a thing or two about what it takes to be a successful persuader.
For decades, supply chains have been getting increasingly intricate. Now the Trump administration’s trade policies and other disruptions are challenging those systems
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) has been touted as a game changer.
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.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Political pressures between the United States and China have led to a trade war and tariffs on aluminum and steel, which are driving up the cost of construction back home.
If the trend of decriminalizing the use of small amounts of marijuana for recreational and/or medicinal purposes continues, marijuana may be widely available across the country within a matter of years.
C. Richard Newsome
Well-developed negligence and strict products liability law already provide the best solution for those instances where self-driving technology fails and results in injury or death.
Lynn Kappelman and Dawn Solowey
While the trial team’s deep knowledge of the trial record is an important resource, if that team does not also have appellate experience, consider an appellate specialist to lead the next phase of the case.
Sidney F. Ansbacher
New law requires FEMA to audit failed hurricane contracts.
Suzanne K. Sukkar
The assessments of President Donald J. Trump’s first year in office have had a recurring stormy theme.
Brian J. MacDonough
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination's new regulations offer a substantial overhaul from the past system.
Robert A. Clifford
Discovery has become more expansive in litigation, despite the fact that the vast majority of civil cases settle before trial.
Sebastian Chilco and Rachel Fendell Satinsky
G. Christian Roux
Everyone agrees U.S. infrastructure is in lamentable shape. Can Congress and the Trump administration muster the courage to do something about it?
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.
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.”
Michell Nader discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Capital Markets Law in Mexico.
On April 19, 2017, after a two-week trial, a federal jury unanimously acquitted Revolutions Medical Corporation (RMCP) CEO Rondald Wheet on all three counts of securities fraud and false filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
A Way Forward
Steven R. Jaffe
The Senate mulls sweeping changes proposed in the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017.
Brian J. MacDonough
A new case in Massachusetts clarifies something important about the standards to be met in workplace harassment cases.
Caplin & Drysdale
JCOPE's new comprehensive lobbying regulations will close loopholes and make key changes to grassroots and direct lobbying starting January 2019.
The country’s economic upheaval is grabbing headlines—and raising eyebrows—around the world. What comes next seems far from certain.
Will more women in law school mean more women in the law?
Fine, Kaplan and Black
Roberta Liebenberg discusses her first-of-its-kind empirical study.