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.
News from our listed lawyers. This week: New leadership at Richards, Layton & Finger, and developments in the Supreme Court.
Justice Neil Gorsuch wasn’t a member of the U.S. Supreme Court back in 2004, when the justices ruled in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain (124 S.Ct. 2739) that in certain limited circumstances, foreign nationals can use a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute, to sue in U.S. courts for violations of the law of nations.
Michael R. Greco
Will autonomous vehicles drive employers crazy?
New document could be liability trap for unsuspecting employers.
A time of changes, challenges, and opportunities.
Greenberg and Fisher Phillips make new hires, and Children's Law Center recognizes McDermott Will & Emery.
Founding partner in Taylor English Duma sees success with remote lawyer program.
Richard R. Meneghello
Last week’s election of Donald Trump and the expected shift to a more business-friendly U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) in the new year should resolve any doubt about the future of this rule.
Christopher L. Sallay
Due to the statute of limitations, individuals who have been injured in a sidewalk fall should not hesitate to contact an experienced premises liability attorney.
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."
Ethan Price-Livingston & David Y. Loh
One of the hallmarks of American admiralty and maritime law is the Limitation of Liability Act, which has been in existence since 1851 and permits a shipowner to limit its liability to the value of the vessel after the casualty.
A classic managerial mistake is to focus so much on the present that you ignore what’s about to come around the corner. And what’s about to come around the corner at your workplace is the next generation of American worker.
The gig economy is here to stay. Here's how to manage.
Potential risks and legal considerations.
Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard's policy of holistic admissions—and might change the future of affirmative action.
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.
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.
Glen D. Wieland
The shorter actual testing time may make the FCE less reliable and allow for challenging its validity.
Chad W. King
In Ernest Cline’s dystopian novel "Ready Player One," the world’s population is addicted to a virtual reality game called the OASIS.
Thomas J. Nichols
So you're thinking of going into business with somebody else? Maybe a friend or a family member. Or perhaps somebody who already is a business acquaintance. There are a couple things that you might want to consider as you think about going into a venture with a partner.
More lawsuits mean more opportunities for expert witnesses in all industries and specialties.
Anthony J. Enea
Your cryptocurrency assets could pose problems when it comes to your income and estate taxes.
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.