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 law firm is honoring the diversity and inclusivity of all employees with a new policy for preferred names and pronouns.
Alexei Zakharko and Mathieu Fabre-Magnan disscuss how they are preparing for emerging trends in the next couple of years.
Carolyn Pugsley, the Joint Global Head of Practice for Corporate, Australia at Herbert Smith and Freehills, discusses policy changes affecting the M&A market in Australia as well as the impact of the pandemic on the practice.
Attorney Manuel Lobato from the Spanish firm Bird & Bird discusses the firm's 2019 award, changes coming to privacy rights in the EU and Spain, and more.
Leonard Bennett & Paul Bland
JPMorgan Chase's policy of forced arbitration hurts customers by keeping them from their day in court, consumer protection attorneys warn.
Alejandro Touriño looks at the policy changes impacting information technology law in Spain in this "Law Firm of the Year" interview with Phillip Greer.
Garry L. Davis, Jr.
The justification is that it was an overreach of executive authority by President Obama and an illegal amnesty.
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.
Davorin J. Odrcic
I watched Donald Trump’s speech announcing his candidacy while waiting for a client’s interview at the Milwaukee office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
David P. Berry
Why it makes sense to protect the Dreamers.
The attorneys from Canada's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winning Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt look at their achievements over the past year.
Bennett R. Savitz
The adjudication strategy achieved the change the Trump administration wanted to make to the H-1B program without having to amend the regulations.
The Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban and its end of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) attracted widespread comment and protest.
Amy Kirkland Myers
Studies show that on average immigrants are generally law-abiding—more so than native-born Americans.
In this novel atmosphere of denials and obstacles, the damage is two-fold: our nation is not only denying its righteous legacy, but also its rightful destiny.
Brad J. Hendrick
Last year, USCIS received approximately 199,000 applications for the 85,000 H-1B visas allocated each year.
Joel H. Paget
His war also is already impacting businesses that need foreign skilled workers.
Fausta M. Albi
New laws that impact California employers.
Karen Gabriel Moss
USCIS is considering the reinterpretation of “may grant” language contained in the statute deeming it discretionary rather than mandatory.
The way the existing laws and regulations are being applied is clearly changing under the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order.
For many U.S. employers, the new year means the beginning of H-1B cap season.
Diana Vellos Coker
The H-1B category has undergone significant changes recently, and more are anticipated in 2018.
Employers should be prepared to pivot.
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.
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
Kathleen Campbell Walker
Stove-piped legal representation is not advisable (e.g., only focusing on one agency segment or one portion of a filing process).
Michael P. Nowlan
The president cannot unilaterally change immigration laws and regulations currently in place.
Martha J. Schoonover
The recent raids of dozens of 7-Eleven stores by U.S. immigration agents and the corresponding arrest of 21 individuals for immigration-related violations were widely covered as the largest immigrant enforcement crackdown undertaken by the Trump administration to date.