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.
Holly M. Polglase and Matthew E. Bown
The Supreme Court decides the meaning of Article 10(A) of the Hague Service Convention.
M. Thomas Arceneaux
A return to the lender liability days?
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
The adoption by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of Matter of V-S-G- Inc., Adopted Decision 2017-06 (AAO Nov. 11, 2017), finally positions foreign workers with pending Form I-485 applications and green card applicants to realize the full potential of the law.
How Benefit Corporations are leading the charge to save the world.
Christopher B. Kende
In a nutshell, the Convention makes an airline strictly liable for bodily injury or death of a passenger caused by an “accident” occurring while embarking, on board the aircraft, or disembarking.
Charles F. Seemann III
ERISA plan fiduciaries face new challenges to their decision-making.
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
By themselves, desalination, conservation, and system re-engineering won't solve our water puzzle. But together, they just might work.
"Profit with a purpose."
Quarles & Brady
Grady S. Hurley
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has primary regulatory jurisdiction over OCS oil and gas operations. Following the Deepwater Horizon incident in 2011, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) was created to issue leases and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) established to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve national resources.
On 23 March 2016, the Turnbull Government announced the establishment of a $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund (CEIF) to provide debt and equity funding for clean energy projects.
The primary legislation for the investments on solar energy resources is the Law on Utilization of Renewable Energy Resources for Generating Electrical Energy2 ("RER Law").
Joseph K. Reinhart, Esq. and Meredith Odato Graham, Esq.
Expanding the scope of environmental review for the energy sector.
Eight years after the financial crisis, aftereffects continue to ripple through the financial sector.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Andrew Smulian at Akerman.
Lyle D. Larson
The untold story of “congestion charges.”
Lee D. Hoffman
As the environmental movement challenged the energy industry to move “beyond coal” and later to move “beyond gas” to a carbonless energy future, investment in renewable energy skyrocketed.
Lyle D. Larson
Looking at the future of Chevron deference following Kennedy's unexpected departure.
While it might surprise you, too much caffeine could trigger a false positive on a breathalyzer test.
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.
Ann Holden Kendell
In Cooper Tire & Rubber Company v. NLRB (Case 08–CA–087155), a bargaining unit employee yelled racist statements to African-American replacement workers while he was on a picket line.
Mariano Roca López
How Spain is paving the way for self-sufficient homes.
Carol Steinour Young and Emily Hart
On June 19, 2017, the United States Supreme Court settled the issue of whether an offensive name—in this case, an Asian-American rock band called “The Slants”—can properly be registered as a trademark.
Lizzie Fletcher was a star lawyer in Houston before defeating a nine-term incumbent to win a seat in Congress last November. What the much-lauded work she did in her first career teach her about how to succeed in this new one?
Tim Freudenberger and Nancy Lubrano
In May 2014, class action defense attorney Tim Freudenberger from Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, obtained a very favorable decision from the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat. Assn., 59 Cal. 4th 1 (2014).
What improvements do art buyers want to see in the future when it comes to resolving art disputes?