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.
Some franchisors do not fully appreciate the importance of record-keeping during the negotiation stage, but as the Guirguis family discovered, this might be the most crucial step until opening day.
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.
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.
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Emerging legal trends are a relished opportunity for reorganization, while natural disasters present an opportunity for innovation.
Ryan Robichaux and David Stewart
Why you need a political law compliance program.
David Denisenko and Alexei Dingin
The procedure applies only to infringements committed by users who make available to the public and upload content or works for which they do not own/control the copyrights. However, it does not apply to infringements committed by end users by downloading, peer to peer file sharing, streaming, or cloud computing.
Work injuries result in many questions and concerns by employees who may be facing the situation for the first time
Are bricks being stacked up against employment-based immigration?
The approval is only required if it is requested by a member of the supervisory board, a member of the executive board, a CEO, or a 1 percent shareholder.
Taking into account the existing problems in the Russian Federation’s economy, which were caused by both global slowdown and the sanction policy of the foreign countries toward Russia, the public function of development and support of competition becomes increasingly significant.
Gelu Maravela, Mirela Metea, and Dana Rădulescu
From both a legal and business perspective, the critical period in any insolvency proceeding is the observation period, which is the period between the opening of the insolvency and the approval and implementation of a reorganization plan.
Michael A. Kahn
The unrealistic expectation to “govern yourself accordingly” in the new digital age of snap judgements.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Beyond the Basics
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.
Amy Kirkland Myers
Studies show that on average immigrants are generally law-abiding—more so than native-born Americans.
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.
Georgia, Alabama, Missouri, and Ohio are among the states fighting to overturn legal abortion in America. With a favorable bench, how might Roe v. Wade look in the future?
Manuel Carvallo of Estudio Carvallo Abogados discusses his firm's 130-year-old history, adapting to the latest technologies, and its 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Insurance Law in Chile.
Gowling WLG won the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Aboriginal Law in Canada.
To truly flourish, the smart cities of tomorrow must harness their data—but make sure they are doing so legally, ethically, and securely.