In 2019, The American Law Institute completed and approved Restatement of the Law, The U.S. Law of International Commercial and Investor-State Arbitration, a 19-year project in the making and the first of its kind. The Restatement identifies the role of the national courts over the life cycle ...Continue Reading
Multidistrict litigation, or MDL, is more common than many believe. Technically, MDL can include all types of cases: antitrust cases, securities cases, employment cases, and even intellectual property cases. MDL cases are not only procedurally complex, but also much of what happens during a case is nuanced and ...Continue Reading
The treatment of children in two distinct areas of the law—child welfare and juvenile justice—is fraught with difficulty even under the best of circumstances. But with the onslaught of the COVID pandemic, the regular challenges and the need to protect children have only been compounded. What ...Continue Reading
COVID-19 has evolved into a worldwide health and economic crisis, triggering insurance claims and coverage disputes at unprecedented rates. This pandemic demands businesses, insurance companies, and their legal counsel consider alternative dispute resolution (ADR) — especially virtual solutions — to address and resolve insurance disputes. On Thursday, May 7, ALI ...Continue Reading
In response to concerns arising from the spread of COVID-19 Laura A. Foggan of Crowell & Moring and Lorelie S. Masters of Hunton Andrews Kurth have teamed up with ALI CLE to offer the course “Insurance Issues Arising from Coronavirus: Business Interruption and Other Possible Claims.” Ms. Foggan ...