International Labor Standards In The Global Economy

Over a period of years trade unions have exercised pressure on multinational companies to sign international framework agreements. IFAs are negotiated between a global union’s […]

Developments In International Employment Law

Employment law is high on the agenda of many governments worldwide. This Today’s General Counsel article looks at these developments in three international jurisdictions: The […]

Supreme Court Changing Where You Can Be Sued

In three decisions over the past five years, the Supreme Court has curtailed the power of U.S. courts over out-of-state and international defendants by restricting […]

Big Fines, Early Lessons, From The GDPR

The two biggest fines ever imposed under the General Data Protection Regulation were leveled by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office in July. Both dwarfed the €50 million ($56.3M) imposed by France against Google in January.

GDPR One Year Later

This year in May marked one year since the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. There had been a brief informal grace period, […]

New York Chef Rails Against Seed Patents

The chef and co-owner of two New York restaurants bemoans concentration in the seed industry and the power now wielded by the few remaining behemoth […]

Survivors Of London High-Rise Fire Are Suing In Philadelphia Court

Survivors and relatives of victims of the Grenfell Tower high-rise fire in London are suing in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. The fire, in […]

Huawei Banished? Private Right-Wing Venture Wants to Fill The Space

The business plan of a proposed 5G company, called Rivada Networks, would be dependent on a U.S. government contract that would give it access to […]

Trump’s Hard Line Includes Business Immigration

Media attention on President Trump’s immigration policy tends to focus on illegal border crossing. But Trump also has called for a big reduction in legal […]

E-Discovery Software That Cracked The Biggest Law Firm Leak In History

It’s been three years since the Panama Papers were released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). What was a nightmare for one law […]