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.
John W.H. Denton AO
"How do we make intelligent choices and decisions now when US policy is unclear? Inauguration Day is 20 January 2017. It is useful to look at the key policy approach identified in the campaign."
José Vinícius Bicalho Costa, Jr.
Often we come across statements about the complex business environment in Brazil—questions about the difficulties of starting a business, the slowness of the judiciary, and the legal aspects of tax, labor, and business.
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.
Catherine M. Brennan
If a true lender challenge is successful, the Fintech company may face significant civil and criminal penalties for failing to be licensed as a lender, and the loans may be usurious and void in some jurisdictions.
Elizabeth L. White
How courts are interpreting Title VII to protect LGBT workers.
Esther R. Donald
In 1967, the Beatles asked: “Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m Sixty Four?” Today, Sir Paul, the answer increasingly is “No.”
Gelu Maravela, Mirela Metea, and Dana Rădulescu
From both a legal and business perspective, the critical period in any insolvency proceeding is the observation period, which is the period between the opening of the insolvency and the approval and implementation of a reorganization plan.
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Patrick Monahan and Damian Clancy
While corporate administrators often operate in firms, their appointment is personal. When an administrator leaves the employ of their firm, their appointment is unaffected by that departure.
A roundup of relevant news, partnerships, and publications from our listed law firms.
Sharpening business acumen in shifting environments—and reaping the fruits.
Lessons from the birthplace of modern environmentalism.
Andrew J. Edelberg
As successful as I became these past years, the very harsh and stark reality of my clients’ positions and lives sank in more than ever.
Ryan Robichaux and David Stewart
Why you need a political law compliance program.
Uber drivers are not required to obtain a personal injury insurance plan.
Edward D. Gehres
Four things every tribe and its partners can’t miss.
Steven M. Charney
This strong return to activity, in both public and private works, has taken place in an environment marked by an equally striking evolution.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Andrew Smulian at Akerman.
Ivette Montero and Paulina Bojalil
Among other important features, ProBono.MX encourages pro bono work by defining a policy for each law firm, according to its areas of expertise, preferred social causes, and by filtrating cases through a scrupulous study in which they verify the vulnerability of the beneficiary and if pro bono work is needed.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Panayotis Bernitsas at Bernitsas Law.
Alston & Bird
A look at the headlines featuring Best Lawyers listed lawyers for the week of July 22.
A Q&A with Renê Medrado, José Alexandre Buaiz Neto, and Leonardo Rocha e Silva of 2018 Brazilian “Law Firm of the Year” Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ Competition Antitrust Law Division
Have you noticed any changes in Brazil over the years in the competition and antitrust law area?
A law firm that cannot meet deadlines, stay within page limits, and answer all parts of a question in an RFP is providing important information regarding the firm’s ability to meet client requirements.
Fortunately, for procuring authorities, process contracts can generally be excluded with a well-drafted exclusion clause in the tender.