2020 Fall Business Edition

The Best Lawyers Business Edition highlights current events, business, and legal trends on a global scale. Listed lawyers offer their professional feedback on progressions within their practice areas relative to their specific location.

Cover Story

Attacks on companies’ email systems are common, and losses are staggering. How can a business fight back against third-party fraud—and what are the risks of choosing to go to battle?

Scammers’ Delight

Santosh Aravind

Attacks on companies’ email systems are common, and losses are staggering. How can a business fight back against third-party fraud—and what are the risks of choosing to go to battle?

Spotlight

Without Delay

Ashish Mahendru and Darren Braun

Remote testimony? Virtual evidence presentation? Been there, done that: Why even international arbitration proceedings have, for the most part, weathered the pandemic just fine.

In Focus

Powering Up

George H. Lugrin IV

Regulation, consumption trends, global population growth, and the pandemic’s many earth-shaking effects make this moment highly uncertain for the upstream-energy industry—and the only way forward is to change with the times.

Clash Across the Channel

Peter Rosher and Clément Fouchard

The diametric opposition of decisions reached by French and English courts in a recent arbitration case shows how profound cultural differences between international jurisdictions can lead to maddening legal uncertainty.