Virtual Round Table


Legal & Regulatory

Virtual Round Table - Corporate Governance 2017

Corporate Governance Roundtable 2017 discusses the latest trends and regulatory trends around the world. Highlighted topics include: discussion of gender bias on boards, the highest ranked topics on board agendas, and tips on how governance mistakes can be avoided as well as how to successfully implement CEO succession plans. Featured Countries are: Australia, Brazil, Romania and the United States ... Read more...

Virtual Round Table - Competition & Antitrust 2017

Competition & Antitrust Roundtable 2017 features five experts from around the world. The chosen experts discuss regulatory changes and developing trends, including landmark cases and lawsuits. Other highlighted topics include high profile challenges to mergers & acquisitions in the US; how companies conduct effective risk assessment and compliance programs; and assessing previously ... Read more...

Virtual Round Table - Fraud & White Collar Crime 2017

Fraud & White Collar Crime Roundtable 2017 features six experts from around the world. In this roundtable we identify the most important trends and regulatory developments; detail the implications of notable case studies, including an insider trading case in the United States; and also discover why it is ‘vital’ that we have a strong awareness of the links between fraud ... Read more...

Labour & Employment Law 2017

Labour & Employment Roundtable features five experts who outline the latest regulatory changes and interesting developments in their jurisdiction. Our chosen experts provide a helpful insight into employee retention strategies, termination process, and legal requirements for under-represented groups in the work force. Other highlighted topics include the impact of globalisation, social med ... Read more...

Franchise Law 2016

The Franchise Law Roundtable 2016 features six experts from around the world who outline the current landscape in their jurisdiction with reference to the latest regulatory changes and interesting trends and developments. Our chosen experts provide useful guidance on important contractual matters such as establishing business standards, systems and requirements, as well as intellectual property ri ... Read more...

Product Liability 2016

Product Liability Roundtable 2016 features five experts from around the world who discuss the latest changes and interesting developments in their jurisdiction. We discover which industries are currently causing product liability lawyers most problems, identify the challenges of a convoluted and complex supply chain, and highlight existing risk management myths and misconceptions. Featured countri ... Read more...

Immigration Law - Europe 2016

In this special Immigration Law Roundtable we feature the views and opinions of six experts from within the European Union. Our chosen experts share their knowledge and experience regarding the latest trends and interesting developments within their jurisdiction. This roundtable analyses the current labour market, highlights skill shortages and outlines the visa application process. Other highligh ... Read more...

Immigration Law - The Americas 2016

In this special Immigration Law Roundtable 2016 we feature the views and opinions of eight experts from North America. Our chosen experts share their knowledge and experiences regarding the latest trends and interesting developments. This roundtable discusses the development of immigration law under President Obama and how the landscape can change following the upcoming election. It features an in ... Read more...

Cyber Security 2016

Cybersecurity Roundtable 2016 discusses the latest trends and regulatory changes around the world, including significant changes to data protection compliance obligations for EU Member States and new rules in four US States relating to personal information and identity protection services. Our six experts highlight which industries they feel are most at risk from cybercrime. We also discover which ... Read more...

Gaming Law 2016

The Gaming Law Roundtable 2016 is an essential tool for better understanding the recent regulatory changes and current trends. Highlighted topics include: the responsibilities of the licensee to tackle the issue of gambling addiction, a discussion on how mobile devices are revolutionising the gaming industry, and an outlook on the gaming industry from the perspective of bingo operations in the Uni ... Read more...

Corporate Governance 2016

In our Corporate Governance Roundtable 2016 we spoke with five experts from around the world to discuss the latest developments and noteworthy trends in their jurisdiction. Highlighted topics include: tackling cyber security, the impact of shareholder activism, and the advantages and disadvantages of separating audit and risk committees. Featured countries are: Bulgaria, Belgium, Indonesia, and th ... Read more...

Divorce Law 2016

In our Divorce Law Roundtable 2016 we spoke with seven experts from around the world to discuss the latest regulatory changes and interesting developments in their jurisdiction. Highlighted topics include: the impact of cohabitation on divorce law, details on an important new surrogacy case and the reasons as to why one expert believes social media is the “new marriage minefield&rdqu ... Read more...

Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2016

In our Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2016 Roundtable we spoke with six experts from around the world. We discover which centres are preferred for international litigation and arbitration, the implications of the new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), major regulatory changes in Belarus and an analysis of international dispute resolution mechanisms with case study reference to the Ukrainian ... Read more...

Fraud & White Collar Crime 2016

In our Fraud & White Collar Crime 2016 Roundtable we spoke with 10 experts from around the world. We discover which jurisdiction is experiencing increased levels of sophisticated white collar crime and where technology is shaping the landscape. Other highlighted topics include: cybersecurity, whistleblowing, data and analytics in risk management and court experts and expert witnesses. Feat ... Read more...

Competition & Antitrust 2016

In our Competition & Antitrust 2016 Roundtable we spoke with 11 experts from around the world. We discover whether the appointment of Margrethe Vestager as the EU Antitrust Commissioner has shifted the landscape. Other highlighted topics include a discussion on platform regulation, how to respond to an antitrust raid and a summary on key regulatory changes and interesting developments. Fea ... Read more...

Labour & Employment Law 2016

In our Labour & Employment 2016 Roundtable we spoke with eight experts from around the world. We discover which jurisdiction has record low unemployment, which country has seen a fall in private sector wage growth and which labour market condition is influenced by anti-terrorist operation. Other highlighted topics include: The impact of foreign workforce on regulation and difficulties surr ... Read more...

Franchise Law 2015

In our Franchise Law 2015 Roundtable we spoke with seven experts from around the world to discuss a broad range of topics including: labour and joint-employer issues in Spain, recent franchising trends in Canada, and an outlook on the advantages and disadvantages of owning a franchise. Featured regions are: the Philippines, Spain, Sweden, Canada, Brazil, Colombia and New Zealand. ... Read more...

Immigration Law 2015

In our Immigration Law Roundtable 2015 we spoke with eight experts from around the world to discuss recent developments in their jurisdiction. Highlighted topics include: the impact the upcoming Presidential election will have on immigration in the United States, incentives available to encourage high-quality migrants, and a discussion on which skilled occupations are most in demand. Our chosen ex ... Read more...

Cyber Security 2015

In our Cybersecurity Roundtable we spoke with six experts from around the world to discuss recent regulatory changes and interesting developments in their jurisdiction. Our chosen experts discuss key topics including: understanding the various motives behind cyber-attacks, outlining the different models companies are adopting to manage cybersecurity, and discussing opportunities and obstacles of b ... Read more...

Corporate Governance 2015

In our Corporate Governance Roundtable we spoke with four experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and key strategies being implemented in their jurisdiction. Our chosen experts have outlined why corporate governance is important to ensure a company is not left behind. This includes a conversation on the prevailing risk of cybersecurity as well as the impact of the rise of share ... Read more...

Healthcare Law 2015

In our Healthcare Law Roundtable we spoke with five experts to discuss recent regulatory changes, interesting developments and key trends in their jurisdiction. The chosen experts outline how the healthcare market is composed including an analysis on the role of Medicaid and Obamacare in New York and California. Other highlights include a discussion on the complex issues surrounding rising costs i ... Read more...

Competition & Antitrust 2015

In our Competition & Antitrust Roundtable we spoke with six experts to discuss interesting developments in their jurisdiction. The chosen experts outline noteworthy case studies, litigation trends and detail the regulatory framework across Turkey, Australia, South Africa, Italy and the United States. Other highlighted topics include the competition and antitrust challenges posed by mergers ... Read more...

Environment Law 2015

In our Environment Law Roundtable we spoke with seven experts to discuss recent changes and interesting developments in their jurisdiction. We discover the opportunities and challenges of conducting business in the United States, Indonesia, New Zealand, Mexico, Italy and Portugal. Highlighted topics include: a look at the compliance risks in Indonesia including how to avoid receiving a fine of up ... Read more...

Auditing 2015

In our Auditing Roundtable we spoke with four experts to discuss the latest trends and developments. Highlighted topics include: a summary of the main regulators and legislations, the role of auditing during mergers and acquisitions and a discussion on the best methodology for international audit engagements. ... Read more...

Divorce Law 2015

In our Divorce Law Roundtable we spoke with seven experts from around the world to discuss the current divorce law landscape in their respective jurisdictions. Highlighted topics include: a summary of regulatory developments in Australia, an analysis of legal case precedent with regards to Wright v Wright and Wyatt (Appellant) v Vince (Respondent) in the United Kingdom, and a discussion on when it ... Read more...

Labour & Employment Law 2015

Our Labour & Employment Roundtable 2015 provides in-depth analysis on the latest trends and recent developments. We spoke with five experts from around the world with highlighted topics including: the issues surrounding zero-hour contracts, current labour market conditions in Germany and changes to maternity and paternity leave in the United Kingdom. ... Read more...

Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2015

Our Litigation & Dispute Resolution Roundtable 2015 provides in-depth analysis on the latest trends and recent developments. We spoke with eight experts from around the world with highlighted topics including: the landscape in the United Kingdom post-Jackson reforms, the rationale behind drafting a dispute resolution clause into contracts, and the advantages and disadvantages of alternativ ... Read more...

Fraud & White Collar Crime 2015 - Rest Of The World

Our Fraud & White Collar Crime Roundtable 2015 provides in depth analysis on the latest trends and recent developments. We spoke with nine experts from around the world with highlighted topics including: the belief that ‘surprise audits’ could remove the temptation of fraud, the trend towards ‘prosecution by sound-bite’ and a discussion on the increa ... Read more...

Fraud & White Collar Crime 2015 - The Americas

2014 was a huge year for Fraud & White Collar Crime lawyers in the United States. The DOJ appointed a new Criminal Division Chief. The implications of the Dodd Frank Act started to take its course. And the SEC announced its largest ever award (in excess of $30 million) in connection with a whistleblower tip. In this United States special we spoke with seven Fraud & White Collar Cri ... Read more...

Consumer Law 2015

Our Consumer Law Roundtable 2014 provides in depth analysis of the latest trends and recent developments. We spoke with four experts from around the world with highlighted topics including: The enforcement of mandatory reporting requirements for suppliers of consumer goods in Australia, the lack of product recall strategies in Spain, and the violation of consumer rights relating to student loan de ... Read more...

Eminent Domain & Condemnation 2014

Eminent Domain & Condemnation has been a hot topic in the United States ever since the 2005 Supreme Court ruling in Kelo v. City of New London. In this roundtable we spoke with experts in Alabama, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Illinois to discuss the latest changes and developments in their State. We also explore the Eminent Domain & Condemnation la ... Read more...

Franchise Law 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with eight experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and developments in Franchise Law. Among the highlighted topics our chosen experts outline the challenges relating to cross-border franchise agreements, discuss the most frequent disputes in their jurisdiction and explain how to safeguard the image of the franchised brand.  ... Read more...

Personal Injury Law 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with six experts from around the world to discuss the current Personal Injury Law landscape. Highlighted topics include a discussion on the effects of the recent Jackson Reforms in the  ... Read more...

Wills, Trusts & Estates 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with eight experts from around the world to discuss the current Wills, Trusts & Estates landscape. Among the highlighted topics our chosen experts discuss the comprehensive tax regulations in  ... Read more...

Insurance & Risk Management 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with eight experts from around the world to discuss the current Insurance & Risk Management landscape. Among the highlighted topics, our chosen experts discuss challenges relating to  ... Read more...

Immigration Law 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with eight experts from around the world to discuss the current Immigration Law landscape. Highlighted topics include regulatory changes and developments in the UK, USA, Canada, China and the  ... Read more...

Criminal Law 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with six experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and developments in Criminal Law. Highlighted topics include dealing with fraud, outlining how to conduct an internal  ... Read more...

Cyber Security 2014

Cyber Security has presented itself as a major thorn in the side of many companies in recent years, which has demanded firms go the extra length to mitigate any potential risks.  In this Roundtable we take a look at some of the trends of the past year as well taking a look at what the future holds.  Nine experts from around the world have come together to offer opinion on the pre ... Read more...

Cyber Security 2014

Cyber Security has presented itself as a major thorn in the side of many companies in recent years, which has demanded firms go the extra length to mitigate any potential risks.  In this Roundtable we take a look at some of the trends of the past year as well taking a look at what the future holds.  Nine experts from around the world have come together to offer opinion on the pre ... Read more...

Cyber Security 2014

Cyber Security has presented itself as a major thorn in the side of many companies in recent years, which has demanded firms go the extra length to mitigate any potential risks.  In this Roundtable we take a look at some of the trends of the past year as well taking a look at what the future holds.  Nine experts from around the world have come together to offer opinion on the pre ... Read more...

Environment Law 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with seven experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and developments in Environmental Law. Our chosen experts analyse key regulatory changes including the revised WEEE Directive in the EU, and note important case studies such as the 2014 Coventry Speedway noise pollution case in the UK. Other important topics include a focus on standards for ... Read more...

Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with 12 experts from around the world about the latest changes and developments in Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Our chosen experts discuss key topics including the recently implemented Jackson Reforms, litigation funding and the advantages and disadvantages of alternative dispute resolution. ... Read more...

Fraud & White Collar Crime 2014

The Fraud & White Collar Crime landscape has changed - and continues to change - significantly, particularly in the aftermath of the Libor scandal.  We spoke with 12 experts from around the world to discuss recent regulatory changes ... Read more...

Corporate Governance 2013

In the Corporate Governance roundtable we spoke with seven experts from around the world to discuss key issues including; diversity in the boardroom, resolving issues with shareholders and the benefits of separating the roles of CEO and Cha ... Read more...

Labour & Employment Law 2013

Ever since the Financial Crisis in 2008, Labour & Employment Law has been a prominent global concern. At the start of the year the International Labour Organisation warned that a record 202 million people could be unemployed across the world whilst global youth unemployment is expected to continue to rise until at least 2017. We spoke to seven experts from around the world to find discuss ... Read more...

Family Law 2013

Family Law proceedings can be both mentally and financially draining which is why we spoke with six experts from around the world to acquire their advice on issues such as drafting child support, deciding whether court or dispute resolution is the most appropriate method and contemporary matters including the role of the media in family courts and the use of private investigators or ... Read more...

Accounting & Auditing Practices 2013

In the Accounting & Auditing roundtable we spoke with eight experts from around the world to acquire their advice on issues such as fraud prevention, recent regulatory changes and accounting negligence as well as analysing trends such as forensic accounting and the increased automation of accounting practices. ... Read more...

Administrative & Public Law 2013

In the Administrative & Public Law roundtable we spoke with seven experts from around the world to acquire their advice on issues such as tackling an ageing labour market, overcoming barriers for foreign investment and understanding the benefits and challenges surrounding recent regulatory changes and developments. ... Read more...

Franchise Law 2013

Franchising is an excellent tool for establishing a recognisable brand and expanding a business. In this roundtable we spoke with 11 experts from around the world to discuss the advantages and disadvantages, find out more about setting up a franchise and how to assess whether a business has franchise potential. ... Read more...

Company Formations 2013

In our Company Formations roundtable we spoke to seven experts from around the world to discuss important industry criteria such as the process and administration involved in their jurisdiction along with regulatory changes, trending strategies and much more. ... Read more...

Trusts & Estates 2013

In this roundtable we spoke to seven experts from around the world to analyse and discuss the idiosyncrasies within the domain of Trusts & Estates. Our experts cover a range of topics with highlights including global complexities such as offshore entities, through to an evaluation on regional matters like regulatory changes and tax and probate laws within their jurisdiction.& ... Read more...

Immigration Law 2013

In our Corporate Immigration Law roundtable we spoke to ten experts from around the world. Throughout the discussion, the chosen experts cover a range of topics including: the latest regulatory changes and developments, the bureaucratic process in their jurisdiction and an analysis on how the events of 9/11 continue to affect global policy. ... Read more...

International Trade 2013

In this roundtable, seven experts from around the world discuss the current state of International Trade; including discussions on the Doha Round and World Trade Organization, which jurisdictions to keep an eye on, and the impact of bilateral agreements, amongst much more. ... Read more...

Cyber Security 2013

In our Cyber Security roundtable eight experts from around the world discuss new regulatory changes and developments in their jurisdiction as well as providing an insightful understanding on how to tackle copyright breach, data protection issues and outlining the best methods to ensure security when outsourcing work. ... Read more...

Litigation and Dispute Resolution 2013

Litigation and Dispute Resolution costs companies millions each year.  We spoke to 11 leading experts from around the world to find out how to keep costs at a minimum while also resolving issues quickly.  In this roundtable we also discuss the importance of alternative dispute resolution, the advantages of arbitration, third party funding in litigation and much more. ... Read more...

Corporate Governance 2012

The Corporate Governance landscape has changes significantly in recent years following a number of corporate scandals and collapses.  This Roundtable tackles the key issues such as compliance with new regulations along with tacklin ... Read more...

Product Liability 2012

Product Liability is an essential part of manufacturing, importing or selling consumer goods. We spoke to 12 leading experts from around the world to find out the latest trends and interesting developments, the importance of risk management, the most effective method to instigate a product recall and much more.  ... Read more...

Competition & Antitrust 2012

Competition Law & Anti Trust has seen a number of interesting developments and changes around the world and has become a very important issue for businesses and business owners in recent years. We spoke to seven of the worlds leading experts to cast their views on everything from cross-border jurisdictions to anti-monopoly laws. ... Read more...

Fraud & White Collar Crime 2012

Fraud & White Collar Crime has become a very important issue for businesses and business owners in recent times.  With the complexity of both local and international laws it can be difficult to make sense of things.  We spoke with eleven of the worlds respected experts on some of the recent developments within this area and what we can anticipate on the horizon. ... Read more...

Transfer Pricing 2012

In recent years Transfer Pricing has become an issue of growing interest to tax authorities of many developed and emerging countries. The risk of being subject to an audit on intercompany transactions has brought transfer pricing to the forefront of most tax departments in Multi National Enterprises. With many different regulations between regions and countries the world of Transfer Pricing is a c ... Read more...