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.
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.
Catherine M. Brennan
If a true lender challenge is successful, the Fintech company may face significant civil and criminal penalties for failing to be licensed as a lender, and the loans may be usurious and void in some jurisdictions.
Rob Scavone, Pat Forgione, Tayleigh Armstrong, and Kelly Kan
Regulating the Revolution
FinTech companies are disrupting traditional financial models—and creating new data privacy concerns.
All these new regulations share certain common features: they impact on almost all areas of a bank across the board (legal counsel, legislative compliance, business, technology, etc.).
John W.H. Denton AO
Globalization and technology are converging in a way that challenges orthodoxy.
So, what should business borrowers – private equity or otherwise - keep front of mind right now when it comes to financing debt?
Anthony J. Enea
Your cryptocurrency assets could pose problems when it comes to your income and estate taxes.
Alston & Bird
Samuel G. Kramer
Can bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ever be adequate widespread substitutes for fiat money?
An interview with Pablo Perezalonso Eguía of 2018 Mexican "Law Firm of the Year" Ritch Mueller.
Brian J. MacDonough
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination's new regulations offer a substantial overhaul from the past system.
More lawsuits mean more opportunities for expert witnesses in all industries and specialties.
Florian Schneider of 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winner Dentons Russia discusses his career accomplishments.
Megan Erickson Moritz
The Department of Labor is proposing a hike to the salary threshold requirement for exempted employees.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Civil unrest in Venezuela could have repercussions in South Florida, where many Venezuelans currently live.
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
Ayala Gómez discusses Oliva-Ayala's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for criminal defense law in Spain.
Uria Menendez Abogados is committing itself to Spain's progressive environmental policies.
Mariano Roca López
Changes made by the Spanish Supreme Court could mean enhanced tax benefits to citizens.
Robert M. Steeg
The Louisiana state Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit's recent ruling could spell big things for written arguments in the future.
Anna Babych discusses AEQUO's 2019 Ukranian "Law Firm of the Year" award in Mergers & Acquisitions Law with Best Lawyers.
Anthony J. Enea
A health care agent can make medical decisions for you and see that your end of life wishes are respected.
Anastasia M. McCarthy
The new Child Victims Act is expected to have a profound and long-lasting impact on public school systems.
JP Bogden and Kurt Sarno of 2019 Canadian "Law Firm of the Year" award-winner Blakes discuss trends in the private equity sector.
Benjamin Caddaye, Law Clerk and Alicia Hill
With the changing of a contract in a franchise agreement, certain rights you thought you were entitled to might get lost in translation.
Anthony J. Enea
New Years resolutions don't always work, but these four reasonable suggestions will serve you well for many more years to come.
Igor Svechkar of Asters talks with Best lawyers about his firm's 2019 Antitrust "Law Firm of the Year" award for Ukraine.