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.
Maria Crimi Speth & Aaron Haar
If you aren't registering your copyrights with the United States Copyright Office, you're missing out on additional protections.
Caroline Helbronner and Sean Maxwell
The case serves as a reminder of the importance of carefully drafting the benefit provisions in supplemental plan texts where members of the underlying registered plan are subject to pension legislation that provides for grow-in benefits on termination of employment.
Navigating your startup amid Canada's changing unemployment law.
Patricia Brown Holmes and Leslie Davis
Alston & Bird
Navigating the Winding Highway of Wellness Program Compliance: A GPS for the EEOC’s Wellness Program Rules
Potential risks and legal considerations.
Tina M. Bengs
Issues Raised by Non-FMLA Reduced Schedules and Leaves of Absence
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).
Charles F. Seemann III
ERISA plan fiduciaries face new challenges to their decision-making.
D. Finn Pressly & Judith Wethall
The rise in employer-sponsored wellness programs has been accompanied by an even steeper rise in government regulation.
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, multiple plaintiffs sued Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMS) in a California state court to recover damages allegedly caused by their use of BMS’ anti-clotting drug, Plavix.
Christine M. Thomlinson
Bill 132 includes amendments to sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario which deal with workplace harassment.
A look at the headlines featuring Best Lawyers listed lawyers for the week of July 22.
Will more women in law school mean more women in the law?
Heather A. Owen
In fact, the representation of women and minorities in leadership positions has decreased over recent years.
What is "use" in commerce?
A roundup of hirings, awards, and industry news relevant to our listed lawyers.
Mariano Roca López
With a new government in Spain, big changes are coming to taxpayers.
Gary L. Sasso
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?
Krista K. McIntyre
Success in any legal space requires total commitment to your clients. Here’s a meaningful mnemonic to help you get it done.
Jeff Biederman and Gary Gilbert
These are heady days for music publishers and catalog owners. How much longer can the good times roll?
What law firms need to know about translator credentials.
Patricia Brown Holmes
Volunteer organizations are the lifeblood of the legal profession. Their model ought to be embraced by all.
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.
Stephen G.A. Myers and Kelly E. Brilleaux
How will liability issues evolve as product liability lawsuits begin to surface involving 3D-printed products?
Jaye L. Rancourt
Without media attention, would the decisions have been the same?