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.
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Andrew E. Curto and Danielle E. Tricolla
Why some of the industry changes the pandemic has wrought—the advent of remote courthouse appearances chief among them—deserve to outlast the return to normal life.
Adrian L. Bastianelli III, Paulo Flores, Kevin J. O’Connor, and Robert S. Peckar
Mediation via Zoom is just one of the legal-industry oddities the pandemic has wrought. Here’s a cheat sheet for how to make it work for you—and some thoughts on whether it’s here to stay.
Christopher W. Martin
Without Congressional action, the years ahead will see a tsunami of suits filed against the insurance industry for COVID-19-related claims. Our intensive surveys shed some disturbing light on potential jurors’ attitudes and perspectives.
Robert A. Clifford and Bradley M. Cosgrove
Jury Research in High Profile Cases
With the pandemic still ongoing with no end in sight, one lawyer writes about how she stays sane working from home.
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What improvements do art buyers want to see in the future when it comes to resolving art disputes?
James L. Pray
Targeted cyber attacks, spear-phishing attacks, and ransomware attacks are increasing and could put your business's security on the line.
Linda Klein & Neel Gupta
Autonomous vehicles will revolutionize almost every area of the law. Here’s a look at what’s rapidly approaching.
Australia's 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree in Energy Law
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FinTech companies are disrupting traditional financial models—and creating new data privacy concerns.
Catherine M. Brennan and Nora R. Udell
The fintech revolution has spurred a host of legal questions concerning online lending. Developments at both the federal and state level are beginning to provide some answers.
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.
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.
Sarah E. Coyne
The privacy and security regulations under HIPAA have evolved into a long and winding regulatory road with more hurdles to come, as some of the rules are not yet promulgated.
Insurance Coverage to Protect the Health Care Industry from the Increasing Risks Associated with the Internet of Things
Meghan Magruder and Amy Dehnel
While this connectivity can provide great benefits to patients and physicians, the security issues inherent in these devices are critical.
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Holly K. Towle
One answer is that it’s bleak.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
It is always important to remember that our world is largely the result of fortunate accidents.
Leonce A. Richard III
The limited goal of preserving a spouse’s “nest egg” prior to retirement is simply to make sure that he or she has retirement assets to use at retirement.
Chad W. King
In Ernest Cline’s dystopian novel "Ready Player One," the world’s population is addicted to a virtual reality game called the OASIS.
Residential Security Deposits Provide Protection for a Landlord, but There can be Unexpected Pitfalls
Sander A. Rikleen
On tenant’s counterclaims, the court found that landlord had violated the security deposit statute by failing to provide tenant with a receipt acknowledging acceptance of the deposit, and failing to pay interest earned on the deposit over the multi-year tenancy.