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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Legal Issues Around Blockchain

Although most of blockchain’s success over the past decade has been linked to crypto-currencies, distributed ledger technology is poised to move into mainstream applications. As…

Supreme Court Will Finally Decide “Gateway” Issues of Arbitrability

Since the enactment of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) in 1925, volumes of case law have been generated in connection with disputes over the applicability,…

Planning Enables Legal Departments to Handle Pandemic-Related Litigation

It is not really true that no one saw the COVID-19 pandemic coming. Many lawyers, insurers, healthcare providers and others involved in risk management knew…

Climate Litigation Momentum Building in Europe

While 2020 will go down in history as “the year of pandemic,” decisions handed down in 2019 and the news at the beginning of the…

Is Internet Gaming Addictive?

Forty plus years ago, society used the label of addiction for few things — hard drugs being the most recognizable. Today people use “addicted” broadly…

Don’t Let the Expert’s Communications Become Discoverable

For attorneys practicing in Florida State and in federal courts, a typical litigation consists of two discovery phases: fact discovery and expert discovery. Most litigators…

Expect Pandemic-Related Addiction Among Employees

The coronavirus pandemic is dominating the news, but the current addiction epidemic is critical as well. In fact, the two are inextricably linked. Calls to…

Legal’s Role in Business Strategy

Lawyers are trusted advisors, but what happens when lawyers choose to be more? Can outside legal counsel be in a position to effectively advocate for…

Think You’ve Drafted an Airtight “No Oral Modifications” Clause? Think Again

A core tenet of contract law is that the contracting parties are masters of the agreement. Parties negotiate and ultimately agree upon terms that each…

Ten Mistakes Lawyers Make in Mediation

First on the list, not nailing down the deal at the mediation. After a long day of haggling that ends in a tentative agreement, parties…

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