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.
Mike Androvett & Mark Annick
Planning your strategy in advance, and having a team ready to handle a disaster, can help you tackle a problem before it starts.
Joseph K. Reinhart, Esq. and Meredith Odato Graham, Esq.
Expanding the scope of environmental review for the energy sector.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Andrew Smulian at Akerman.
“If this is the law, nobody is safe.”
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.
How to market yourself to get new clients and keep your old ones after starting a new firm.
Start by identifying your target audience. Then, tailor your message to fit.
Navigating your startup amid Canada's changing unemployment law.
Aaron C. Hall
The White House insists that any new law giving Dreamers a permanent place in the United States also stop what it refers to as the chain migration problem.
Put your most relevant information first. Make it sound like you.
Elizabeth J. Atkinson
Extensive changes to U.S. tax law will have significant effects on the nonprofit sector. What to expect—and how to cope.
The era of "no comment" to social and political questions is over. But what risk does the rise of so-called activist CEOs hold for a company?
Mike Androvett, Mark Annick, & Mary Flood
During a company crisis, you need to be forthcoming. But you also need to tailor your message to a range of different stakeholders.
Anthony J. Enea
The question most pet owners’ face is what steps they can undertake to ensure that their pet or other domestic animal is properly provided for in the event of their demise.
Business immigration attorneys have a challenging task. Clients, typically large multinationals, have high expectations.
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.
Benjamin Slater III
Taking a measured approach during expert witness depositions is sometimes the most challenging aspect.
Things to look for and things to avoid when choosing a medical expert for trial.
When is the dog's owner responsible for your injury, and what might that win you in court?
Mariano Roca López
New tax incentives show the Spanish government investing in audiovisual production in the Canary Islands and beyond.
George M. Riter
Only 25 percent of American households have estate planning documents in place. A Power of Attorney for Assets will secure your financial affairs should you be unable to do so yourself.
Karen Gail Treece
While estimates vary, it is believed that the top 5 percent of opioid users likely account for more than half of total opioid use.
Michelle V. Rafter
While overall business bankruptcies dropped 5.4 percent through Q3, in excess of 300 stores filed for Chapter 7 or 11 in the same period, including big names like Toys “R” Us, Gymboree, and Payless ShoeSource.
All these new regulations share certain common features: they impact on almost all areas of a bank across the board (legal counsel, legislative compliance, business, technology, etc.).
According to the Rules for Certification and Auditing of Entities in Charge of Maintenance (the "Regulation") of the Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail ("OTIF"), which came into force on June 1, 2013, the ECMs must be evaluated and certified by an independent institution. Every freight wagon used by an international entity must be maintained by a particular ECM.
Divide and Conquer: Plaintiffs Need a Single Forum that Accommodates the Realities of Contemporary Economic Activity
David A. Mazie and David M. Estes
The growth of mass tort litigation tracks with industries’ shift to mass marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical and consumer products on a national scale.
Talking to the press doesn't have to hurt you. Follow these tips to get the most for your client.
There are reasons to hire an expert with 30-plus years of experience, but don't underestimate the skills of a first timer.