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.
Tim Freudenberger and Nancy Lubrano
In May 2014, class action defense attorney Tim Freudenberger from Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, obtained a very favorable decision from the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat. Assn., 59 Cal. 4th 1 (2014).
Tracy A. Miller
On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum directing the Department to update and modernize the Part 541 regulations.
Kathryn A. Graves
The practice of family law has changed substantially in recent decades. How is it different—and how does that affect the lawyers who specialize in it?
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?
How France Aims to Be a Leader on Crypto
Anthony J. Enea
Your cryptocurrency assets could pose problems when it comes to your income and estate taxes.
Harlan G. York
Deportations aren’t up, but the people who are being deported are more “newsworthy.”
S. Benjamin Pleune
Inter partes review (IPR) has become the procedure of choice to resolve the validity of patents, with or without a co-pending litigation.
Fortunately, for procuring authorities, process contracts can generally be excluded with a well-drafted exclusion clause in the tender.
Harold P. Coxson
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.
Diane M. Saunders
The public-facing nature of their businesses also has an enormous impact on employment issues within retail establishments.
What Strata Occupants and Investors Need to Be Aware of Regarding the Strata Reform Due to Commence on November 30, 2016
For property investors, these changes have the potential to make life better or worse, depending largely on how well you understand and can work with these changes.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Preparation and Filing of Sensitive Tax and Information Returns, and the Practitioner’s Dilemma
Richard J. Sapinski
Richard J. Sapinski and Eric L. Green discuss defending someone under investigation in a criminal tax case and examine how these cases can get complicated by “sensitive tax returns.
Robert D. Boyd and K. Jeanette Holmes
From one smartphone, an image can be made available to millions of people in an instant.
C. Richard Newsome
Well-developed negligence and strict products liability law already provide the best solution for those instances where self-driving technology fails and results in injury or death.
Brand owners seeking to obtain exclusive rights in their advertising slogans for campaigns encompassing the United States and Europe should bear in mind certain well-established principles.
Legal Uncertainty Permeates the Cannabis Industry
Benjamin Caddaye, Law Clerk and Alicia Hill
With the changing of a contract in a franchise agreement, certain rights you thought you were entitled to might get lost in translation.
The Russian courts are, with increasing frequency, upholding challenges brought by real estate owners who are indignant about unfair cadastral valuations placed on their immovable property.
Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva and Camila Taliberti Ribeiro da Silva
A change of paradigm is urgent and requires a robust legislation on personal data protection.
Tina M. Bengs
Issues Raised by Non-FMLA Reduced Schedules and Leaves of Absence
Anthony J. Enea
Having a basic understanding of these common mistakes can help reduce the risk of making some unfortunate errors.
Sean T. McGee
Union-side counsel provides information about the safety of Uber.
Jon Henderson, Andrew Kinworthy, Kevin McDonell, and Bobby Guy
How will M&A shape the American health industry going forward? By adhering to the Amazon model.
Anthony J. Enea
How should you talk to your parents about long-term care options? Estate planning can make for a difficult conversation, but wills and trusts are necessary documents for anyone growing older.
How long do patent applications take? Consider what you're filing for, and the strength of your proposal.
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.
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.