In what is being touted a historic move, Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Justice granted four women with the right to practice law earlier this month.
Late last week the European Union and Canada announced an agreement to enter into the far-reaching Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.
Online compliance training tools are popular with compliance professionals because they are easy to administer, multi-lingual, and auditable. But it can be difficult to strike the right balance between providing comprehensive information and keeping employees engaged.
The TPP would create a free trade zone encompassing a third of the world's economy, which could translate into a significant amount of new corporate legal work.
The cost of maritime piracy to the global economy in 2012 was between $5.7 and $6.1 billion. The good news? It's gone down.
A case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court this week could have important consequences for corporations with subsidiaries abroad, allowing significant expansion or reduction of the jurisdictions where multinationals can be sued.
OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, one of Brazil's largest oil companies, announced that it has replaced José Roberto Penna Chaves Faveret Cavalcanti as its chief legal officer, along with its chief executive officer.
Emerging data from the Business Roundtable suggests a free trade and investment agreement between Asia-Pacific countries would give California's economy a boost.
More than six-dozen members of the U.S. House of Representatives stood up for Japanese automakers as the manufactures battle their U.S. counterparts over the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade agreement.
The ongoing government shutdown isn't just putting federal employees out of work. Foreign workers in the U.S., especially those on H1-B visas, are being affected by the furlough too.
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