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.
Harold P. Coxson, Jr.
On January 20, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, with an ambitious agenda set for the first 100 days, including the confirmation of his cabinet appointees and a yet-to-be-named Supreme Court nominee.
Berry Appleman & Leiden
Angelique M. Montano
This is affecting U.S. companies’ ability to hire the best qualified employees to promote their services and products.
Justice Neil Gorsuch wasn’t a member of the U.S. Supreme Court back in 2004, when the justices ruled in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain (124 S.Ct. 2739) that in certain limited circumstances, foreign nationals can use a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute, to sue in U.S. courts for violations of the law of nations.
Eight years after the financial crisis, aftereffects continue to ripple through the financial sector.
Christian S. Allen
For more reasons than are probably appropriate to include here today, 2017 will be forever be burned into the memories of everybody in the U.S. immigration industry, and all HR and legal professionals who were involved in hiring and/or employing foreign workers in the U.S. No matter your political persuasion, 2017 turned out to not be anything like we all expected at the beginning of the year, fol
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.
The way the existing laws and regulations are being applied is clearly changing under the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order.
Karen Gabriel Moss
USCIS is considering the reinterpretation of “may grant” language contained in the statute deeming it discretionary rather than mandatory.
G. Christian Roux
Everyone agrees U.S. infrastructure is in lamentable shape. Can Congress and the Trump administration muster the courage to do something about it?
David P. Berry
Why it makes sense to protect the Dreamers.
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.
What is "use" in commerce?
Comprehensive screenings and instituting a "dose ceiling" are two ways to tackle care for at-risk patients.
Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners
Jeff C. Dodd, Tonya Gray, Ben Setnick, John R. Hutchins, Rose Cordero Prey, and Mark A. Chapman
This week, in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, the Supreme Court undid the settled practice of virtually nationwide venue for patent infringement cases.
Thomas R. Julin
Corporations now use federal law to fight regulation.
Garry L. Davis, Jr.
The justification is that it was an overreach of executive authority by President Obama and an illegal amnesty.
Alston & Bird
Trade in the First Hundred Days of the Trump Administration
William W. Hurst
Some Uber drivers earn well below the minimum wage rate per hour.
Matthew T. Phillips
A look back at 2017 and what to expect in 2018.
John F. Martin
Under the interim rule, the maximum penalties for workplace safety violations issued by OSHA will spike by 78.16 percent, effective August 1, 2016.
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.
Suzanne K. Sukkar
The assessments of President Donald J. Trump’s first year in office have had a recurring stormy theme.
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.
The gig economy is here to stay. Here's how to manage.
An interview with Franklin Hoet-Linares of Venezuela’s Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque.