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The unprecedented rise of class actions against cosmetics companies has caused widespread concern in the market. James Muehlberger, Jennifer Stevenson and Madeleine McDonough of Shook Hardy & Bacon highlight how cosmetics can best position themselves to defend these actions.
Embedded systems have revolutionised consumer products. However, defects in these devices also open up new avenues of litigation against manufacturers. Joel Smith and Patrick Cleary of Bowman and Brooke explain how an accurate understanding of embedded systems is essential for effective defence against claims.
The Who's Who Legal Awards identify one individual and one firm as outstanding in each of our featured practice areas. We also recognise the leading firms in over 53 countries and five US states. Finally, we select one firm to receive the accolade Who's Who Legal: Global Law Firm of the Year.
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.