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.
James H. Chalat
Preventing Mass Shootings
Alejandro Vergara Blanco
Bobby Guy & Brook Bailey
The future of Obamacare is unclear, and what U.S. health care will look like when the political fuss is over is an inquiry punctuated by a very large question mark.
An Interview With Bastian Finkel of BLD Bach Langheid Dallmayr, Germany's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Winner in Insurance Law
A look at the new European policies changing the insurance landscape in Germany.
The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Act) has been amended by the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) (the Amending Act). The Amending Act introduces a mandatory data breach notification regime where an “eligible data breach” occurs. The amendments will commence on February 23, 2018, unless they are proclaimed to commence earlier.
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.
Who is responsible for gig economy car accidents?
What law firms need to know about translator credentials.
Until the law enters into force in 2018, stock companies will continue to be unable to voluntarily delist from the stock market and are compelled to find other ways to do so.
The claimants’ workers’ compensation bar in Pennsylvania scored a significant victory when the state’s high court issued its decision in Protz v. WCAB.
Mariano Roca López
A union between two left-wing parties in Spain has led to a new budget agreement that could raise personal and corporate income taxes.
Kim David Lexner
Treat Me Like the Managing Partner of Your Firm
Linda J. Chalat
Reports of serious injury raise questions over the legality of electric scooters—even as ridership grows.
hat will marijuana legalization mean for business, past conviction, and beyond?
How states determine the use of this specific criminal defense.
Jaye L. Rancourt
Without media attention, would the decisions have been the same?
Ayala Gómez discusses Oliva-Ayala's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for criminal defense law in Spain.
The primary question will likely come down to whether or not cell phone data and location records are protected interests under the Fourth Amendment.
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.
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
Hunton Andrews Kurth
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."
Increased government stewardship and a stronger user orientation are two of the key elements shaping this process.
John P. Hutchins
In most states, there is no general applicable rule of law forbidding one contracting party from waiving all recourse in the event of breach by the other.
Kim F. Ebert
Impeccable skills are no longer enough: Why lawyers must increasingly take into account clients’ expectations about representation’s true worth.
Anastasia M. McCarthy
The new Child Victims Act is expected to have a profound and long-lasting impact on public school systems.
Julie Desrosiers and Michael Shortt
The nine judges of the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the so-called “promise doctrine” was not part of Canadian patent law, and laid out a new approach to the utility requirement which substantially lowers the bar to proving usefulness of patented inventions.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.