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Western European Laws Toolbox
Welcome to our Western European Laws Toolbox, our collection of laws and legal analysis for the nations of this important region. Please note that nations with an asterisk after their name are also members of the European Union and that you will want to visit our EU...
The AmLaw Daily reports that Proskauer Rose announced on
Wednesday that the firm plans to supply the bulk of its 700-plus lawyers with
I'm a straying out of my comfort
zone in this post today-I am not a hardwired techie-but I am all for
technologies that enrich our lives and...
I spent some time this week with a
group of in-house lawyers facilitating a discussion around the skills and
capabilities that corporate counsel need to be a success, particularly if they
are just making the transition from private practice.
The group itself was very diverse,
ranging from a...
Differentiation is getting harder
for law firms. We all know that.
Clients constantly state that they
want their lawyers to have deeper knowledge of their business and environment.
As the market changes, more and more
firms are re-examining their
business model and questioning how they are...
When you look at the legal marketplace,
what do you see?
With the implementation of the
far reaching Legal Services Act finally happening in the UK (albeit with
some fairly significant delays in related regulation), it seems the
right time to step back and assess the state of the market.
"Georgia’s tough new immigration law could have the unintended effect of making
annual business license renewals and other routine transactions more costly
and complicated, local government and business leaders fear."
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct. 7, 2011 .
"In a discussion of the state's
new anti-illegal immigration bill Monday, more than one member of the
Hall County Board of Commissioners used the term "unfunded mandate." Commissioners' discussion of the multifaceted Illegal Immigration
Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011...
"The weak economy has
hurt business. But nothing has battered Discount Grocery and Variety
worse than Alabama's newly enacted immigration law, owner Andres Miguel
says. The law — which has made Alabama the toughest state in the USA
for undocumented immigrants to live and find work...
"A bipartisan coalition of religious, business, and law-enforcement leaders is asking for federal comprehensive immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship for those in the country illegally. The group met in Washington on Tuesday to pressure Congress and the White House to make immigration...
"President Barack Obama urged a group of business leaders including McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Donald Thompson and Marriott International Inc. CEO Arne Sorenson to put pressure on congressional Republicans to pass a new immigration law by year’s end. Companies are “deeply...
"Business Community Engagement
Thursday, July 17, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Central) Nebraska Service Center 1301 W. Highlands Boulevard, Lincoln, NE 68521
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate in a stakeholder engagement with the Nebraska and Texas...
Acceptance Casualty Insurance Company (Acceptance) sought review of a published decision of the court of appeals that had affirmed the circuit court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Great West Casualty Company (Great West). Both Acceptance and Great West issued liability insurance policies...
By David Smith
Last month's Napa earthquake served as a wake-up call for everyone living and working in the Greater Bay Area. As with all natural disasters, after the immediate clean-up is over the analysis will begin as to how to make buildings safer and how to prevent and minimize injuries...
"Several of the President’s initiatives for improving our broken immigration system will provide much needed relief to foreign entrepreneurs, researchers, inventors, highly-skilled workers, STEM graduates and students, and the U.S. businesses and investors that require their skills and expertise...
In Ragonese v. Racing Corporation of West Virginia , d/b/a Mardi Gras Casino and Resort , the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia was asked to determine whether a guest’s decision to take an unmarked detour around casino property, and which ultimately led to the guest’s alleged injuries...
I have been writing “Coverage for Dummies” for the past six years. It is published at the beginning of the year and looks back at the best examples, from the year just completed, of people who did really dumb stuff and then attempted to secure insurance coverage for the harm caused.
Coverage Opinions Gets A Mention In The Wall Street Journal Law Blog
Cases involving coverage under automobile policies do not usually get a lot of play in Coverage Opinions (what is “use of an auto” cases are sometimes an exception; see infra). But the Supreme Court of Virginia’s...
A Homeowners policy provides worldwide liability insurance coverage to the homeowners subject to various exclusions and limitations. In Perry v. Hartford Underwriters Insurance Company , Not Reported in A.3d, 2015 Del. Super. LEXIS 267 (Del.Super., 6/3/2015), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com...