The world is becoming more globalized each day. Instant communication across oceans and time zones is simpler than ever. It’s becoming increasingly easy to set up a business in Detroit with a partner in Delhi.
Stranded in Dubai, a 377-foot yacht is being fought over by a Russian oligarch who refuses to hand over a penny to his ex-wife. With rounds of divorce proceedings in the ex-couple’s past, this case has family law complexities stacked on top of high asset business division complexities.
Public interest litigation (PIL) is an important concept in the Indian legal system. In a society with high income disparity and an ingrained caste system, PILs function as a means of supporting marginalized groups and giving voice to the common man.
You’ve probably seen one before. You get offered a new job, and your human resources liaison hands you a stack of documents to sign. Tucked away in the pile is an employment arbitration agreement—an innocuous-looking form which essentially states that if you have a legal dispute with your employer, you’ll agree to deal with it through arbitration (rather than litigation). “That’s fine,” you think. After all, everyone at the company seems perfectly honest and respectful—you don’t anticipate any problems at all.
Cybercrimes are becoming more commonplace and sophisticated every day, and they can cause serious damage to private citizens and businesses. National efforts are being executed to fight cybercrime, but some states are working on their own plans.
On February 16, thousands of people throughout the country took part in the “Day Without Immigrants” protests. Participants stayed home from work, skipped school, and closed their businesses to show their significant value in the community.
Frustration among divorcing parents over ongoing acts of parental alienation is all too common. Being denied time with children presents challenges that often reach the boiling point where parents at odds are not always at their best.