Oot Offers Tips for Rules-Based Advocacy in Legal Tech News
Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partner Patrick Oot has authored a Legal Tech News article that offers tips for those advocating "broader standards of proportional standards in litigation."
Barkett Comments on Sanctions Authority in Domestic Arbitrations
In commentary for the Daily Business Review, Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partner John Barkett explains when arbitrators have the authority to sanction a party or its counsel in domestic arbitration.
Eppenauer Describes Eligible Software Patent Claims in IAM BlogInsight | Retail
Failure to Comply with Wage Notice Provisions of New York Law Brings Steep Penalties
With the recent flurry of litigation surrounding wage statement requirements, many employers are taking the opportunity to review their compliance with wage statement and wage notification laws. The New York law is significant in that it signifies a growing trend at the state level to ensure greater wage transparency.
EU Product Liability Directive - Update and Restart?
The European Commission has announced an ‘evaluation and fitness check’ of Directive 85/374/EEC which provides for the strict liability of producers under a consumer expectations test. This initiative will be the first formal examination of the Directive’s function and performance since its adoption in 1985 and is prompted in part by liability questions that arise from fast moving technological developments.