Disputes in Perspective
Biometrics 201: Why it matters and how to safeguard your company

Biometrics 201: Why it matters and how to safeguard your company

August 17, 2022

Michael GaliboisNatsayi Mawere, and Ginevra Ventre describe the importance of biometric data and provide an overview of relevant state and federal regulations, including the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. They go on to discuss recent litigation in this ever-evolving space.

Biometrics 101: Fingerprints, faces and more

Biometrics 101: Fingerprints, faces and more

August 3, 2022

Reed Smith’s Michael Galibois, Natsayi Mawere, and Ginevra Ventre discuss the ever-evolving landscape of biometric data, including what biometric data is, how it’s used, the data’s advantages and disadvantages, and trending topics.

‘Pushbacks’ pushed back: Challenging a key UK government policy

‘Pushbacks’ pushed back: Challenging a key UK government policy

July 21, 2022

Reed Smith represented Channel Rescue in a claim for judicial review of the UK government’s policy to push refugees and other migrants seeking to cross the English Channel in small boats back to France. Reed Smith’s lead lawyers in this case, Michael Skrein, Richard Gunn and Ellie Ruiz outline how the firm used its public and maritime law expertise to bring this important challenge to court, resulting in the government withdrawing the policy.

Back to square one? Class actions in England & Wales following Lloyd v. Google

Back to square one? Class actions in England & Wales following Lloyd v. Google

December 9, 2021

Reed Smith’s Oliver Rawkins and Daniel Newbound discuss the future of class actions in England & Wales following the UK Supreme Court decision in Lloyd v. Google.

Recent changes to the UAE foreign ownership laws and what this means for shareholders

Recent changes to the UAE foreign ownership laws and what this means for shareholders

August 25, 2021

Reed Smith's Waseem Khokhar and Adela Mues outline critical changes in the UAE's foreign ownership laws and how they might trigger potential disputes.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Litigation & Dispute Resolution page.

Mergers by absorption and transfer of criminal liability in France

Mergers by absorption and transfer of criminal liability in France

July 7, 2021

Following the landmark decision handed down by the criminal division of the French Supreme Court (Cour de Cassation) in November 2020, Daniel Kadar and Pierre-Céols Fischer discuss the ground-breaking way the Court treated the transfer of criminal liability between legal entities in a merger-absorption transaction.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Litigation & Dispute Resolution page.

Remote work during COVID-19 and legal implications of working overseas

Remote work during COVID-19 and legal implications of working overseas

June 16, 2021

Labor & employment partner David Ashmore and special counsel Peter Ferrigno, specializing in taxation, discuss the legal implications and risks of employees working abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Litigation & Dispute Resolution page.

The dynamics of cross-border litigation involving the U.K. and Germany

The dynamics of cross-border litigation involving the U.K. and Germany

June 9, 2021

In this episode, we illustrate some interesting contrasts between litigation proceedings in England and Germany. Gautam Bhattacharyya and Christina Nitsche draw on their experiences to highlight key differences between the English common law system and German civil law system, in relation to procedure, documentary disclosure, privilege, security for costs, and more.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Litigation & Dispute Resolution page.

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