Lee Plave of Plave Koch PLC looks at the impact of the digital revolution on the franchise industry. "The greatest change of the modern era – the digital revolution – presents an ever-evolving array of challenges for all players in society – companies, their counsel, their vendors, their customers and even their governments."
The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers has brought together three of the leading practitioners in the world to discuss key issues facing lawyers today.
The International Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators has brought together Alan Salpeter of Kaye Scholer, Des Williams of Werksmans Attorneys and Elizabeth Barrett of Slaughter and May to discuss the rise in popularity of alternative dispute resolution, levels of litigation, areas of activity and the impact of technological advancements on court processes.
Stefan Rützel, Stephan Wilske and Alexander Fritzsche of Gleiss Lutz look at collective redress mechanisms in Europe. "Even where national law does not foresee special collective redress mechanisms or where they are not available for the particular case, litigants are exploring ways to bundle their claims."
Guilherme Poggiali Almeida of Usiminas discusses his role as general counsel, how he hires private practice lawyers and developments in the Brazilian legal market. "The best way for law firms to stand out is to consider each client as a unique one, dedicating at least one or more senior partners to regularly oversee the company’s requests and getting closer to the company by being more available and getting to know its businesses and projects."
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