2018 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

For decades, supply chains have been getting increasingly intricate. Now the Trump administration’s trade policies and other disruptions are challenging those systems

Stress-Testing Global Trade

John Ettorre

For decades, supply chains have been getting increasingly intricate. Now the Trump administration’s trade policies and other disruptions are challenging those systems

Spotlight

Lost in Legal Translation

Terena Bell

What law firms need to know about translator credentials.

In Focus

Are Consumer-Driven Sustainability Efforts Effective?

Best Lawyers

Listed environmental lawyers share their thoughts on who should be leading the current sustainability movement.

Taking the Local

Jason Quintana

Lawyers looking to maximize their M&A leverage need to keep one person (after their client) in mind above all: local counsel.

Motion Sustained

Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott

Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.

All Eyes on Italy

Kate Rockwood

The country’s economic upheaval is grabbing headlines—and raising eyebrows—around the world. What comes next seems far from certain.

Viewpoints

Collateral Damage

Samuel G. Kramer

Can bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ever be adequate widespread substitutes for fiat money?

Blockchain 101

Peter Brown

The rapidly developing technology is good for much more than just cryptocurrency exchange. What do lawyers need to know?