Why Some Small Deals Are Getting A Lot Of Antitrust Scrutiny

What’s drawings government attention to deals that come in far below the Hart-Scott-Rodino threshold?

Settlement Negotiations May Not Be Confidential

During lawsuit settlement negotiations, parties often have candid and what they consider off-the-record discussions, sometimes under the mistaken impression that these discussions cannot be […]

Local Jurisdiction Over Foreign Companies

Two Supreme Court decisions from last term could have a large impact on the business community. Both involved the scope of personal jurisdiction over […]

Declining Dollar Impacts Outsourcing Market

Recent changes in the global economy, the Federal Reserve’s loose monetary policy and historically high U.S. deficits have contributed to a rapid decline in […]

Euro-Crisis Brings Endemic Problems to the Surface

Both the EU and the eurozone (the countries that have adopted the Euro) remain decentralized and weak, the author says, and the constituent national […]

Crisis Management Should Precede the Crisis

In a communications environment increasingly driven by social media, the traditional conflict between corporate communicators and lawyers during corporate crises has abated, with both […]

Trial Tactics in International Arbitrations

International arbitrations are unique proceedings that can make successful advocacy a challenge. But by implementing tactics trial lawyers use to achieve courtroom success, parties […]

Canadian Real Estate Firms Eye U.S. Properties

U.S.-Canada M&A activity maintained strong numbers in 2011, with over 180 announced deals as of the end of November. The energy, mining and utilities […]

Capital Migrating to Canada

The federal EB-5 program was created to entice foreign investors to open businesses in the United States. When it is utilized, the United States […]

Monetizing Canadian Patents

Canadian patents are relatively cheap to procure. Costs can be deferred by delaying the request for patent examination for five years, but expedited examination […]