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.
Rohen Cullen and Caroline O’Connor
The wilfully blind beware.
Work injuries result in many questions and concerns by employees who may be facing the situation for the first time
Potential risks and legal considerations.
Pedro Pardal Goulão of Morais Leitão discusses the big changes coming to Portugal in his "Law Firm of the Year" interview.
Fausta M. Albi
New laws that impact California employers.
A classic managerial mistake is to focus so much on the present that you ignore what’s about to come around the corner. And what’s about to come around the corner at your workplace is the next generation of American worker.
Heather A. Owen
In fact, the representation of women and minorities in leadership positions has decreased over recent years.
Ann E. Evanko and Katherine L. Wood
Can social change be sped up via legislation? A key provision of the recent tax-law overhaul, clearly written with #MeToo in mind, suggests it can.
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.
Is it discrimination for a workplace to ban employees from display political, philosophical, and religious symbols in the work environment?
Eight attorneys from across the country weigh in.
Brian J. MacDonough
A new case in Massachusetts clarifies something important about the standards to be met in workplace harassment cases.
Ryan Robichaux and David Stewart
Why you need a political law compliance program.
David Denisenko and Alexei Dingin
The procedure applies only to infringements committed by users who make available to the public and upload content or works for which they do not own/control the copyrights. However, it does not apply to infringements committed by end users by downloading, peer to peer file sharing, streaming, or cloud computing.
Are bricks being stacked up against employment-based immigration?
The approval is only required if it is requested by a member of the supervisory board, a member of the executive board, a CEO, or a 1 percent shareholder.
Taking into account the existing problems in the Russian Federation’s economy, which were caused by both global slowdown and the sanction policy of the foreign countries toward Russia, the public function of development and support of competition becomes increasingly significant.
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.
Michael A. Kahn
The unrealistic expectation to “govern yourself accordingly” in the new digital age of snap judgements.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Beyond the Basics
Thomas J. Nichols
So you're thinking of going into business with somebody else? Maybe a friend or a family member. Or perhaps somebody who already is a business acquaintance. There are a couple things that you might want to consider as you think about going into a venture with a partner.
Joanna Barsh, Lauren Brown, and Kayvan Kian
Burden, blessing, or both?
Amy Kirkland Myers
Studies show that on average immigrants are generally law-abiding—more so than native-born Americans.
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.