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.
A court in Brazil temporarily blocked access to WhatsApp on the basis that its owner had shown “total disrespect for Brazilian laws." What happens now?
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
It is always important to remember that our world is largely the result of fortunate accidents.
Michelle V. Rafter
Organizations are changing how they find, manage, and review workers to keep up with shifts in demographics, new technology, competition for top talent, and the evolving nature of work.
Michelle V. Rafter
Judge Shira A. Scheindlin means it when she says social media is “totally disrupting the court system.”
The FTC, on Jan. 5, 2017, filed a complaint in the Northern District of California against an IoT device manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary for failure to take reasonable steps to secure the products that they sell to the United States market.
William W. Hurst
"Distracted driving is the single most cited reason for car accidents, especially among younger drivers. This means companies who produce products targeted toward younger peoples and especially those of driving age must be extra careful about how their products may their consumers while driving."
Is it a problem to use an app on your phone, such as TapeACall or Automatic Call Recorder, to record a call?
"Profit with a purpose."
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.
Five things executives and HR should do.
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.
Aaron George and Laura Jehl
Elizabeth S. Fitch and Theodore M. Schaer
Cybersecurity and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s School of Cyber Claims
Employers should be prepared to pivot.
To truly flourish, the smart cities of tomorrow must harness their data—but make sure they are doing so legally, ethically, and securely.
Lyle D. Larson
Looking at the future of Chevron deference following Kennedy's unexpected departure.
Bradley L. Ortman
Last month, the DHS implemented a new rule to systematize its efforts to monitor social media use of intending immigrants and travelers to the United States.
Stephen J. Cullen
After several years of negotiations, the treaty—the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction—came into existence.
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
Joel H. Paget
His war also is already impacting businesses that need foreign skilled workers.
Legalist launched a two-week campaign to help consumers sue Equifax—in small claims court.
Frederic M. Wilf
Cloud computing continues to be a powerful and cost-effective means to build a business with international reach.
Jim Steinberg and Lance McCord
Unlike most traditionally licensed software, cloud solutions also put the customer at risk by transmitting, storing, and processing the customer’s data outside of the customer’s networks.
Ryan Robichaux and David Stewart
Why you need a political law compliance program.
Sarah E. Coyne
The physician's opioid prescribing dilemma.
Benjamin H. Whitley
None of these cases were class actions. In fact, they are known in the legal world as mass torts.
Uber drivers are not required to obtain a personal injury insurance plan.
When courts make determinations about child custody they will make the decision based on what they believe is in the best interest of the child.