IMS Insights Podcast: Episode 6- Why have Quinn Emanuel and Manisha Sheth Launched the first BigLaw #MeToo Practice Group?
December 20, 2019
In our latest IMS Insights Podcast, Manisha Sheth joins us to explore what led her to leave public service in the New York Attorney General’s Office and return to private practice to lead the #MeToo group.
Disruption and Opportunity: 5G’s Impact on Counsel and the Commercial Litigation Community?
April 12, 2019
The implementation of 5G will be the next major evolution in wireless communications, propelling the development of Internet of Things (IoT) and the infrastructure needed to sustain it. These innovations will likely lead to intense competition among new businesses and disrupt existing ones.
Legal Analytics: A New Moneyball for Lawyers
February 13, 2018
Have you heard of CaseCrunch? The litigation predictor program that beat human lawyers with a margin of almost 25%. While we don't believe computers will soon, or ever should, replace lawyers entirely, do you see areas of the law where an AI approach to litigation prediction can prove beneficial to human lawyers and clients alike?
When a Musical Misstep by Disney Means Millions, It’s Hard to Let It Go!
December 27, 2017
How many times have you heard your kids singing Let It Go!, the pinnacle and pivotal song from Disney’s $1.3B hit, Frozen? Even with an Academy Award for Best Original Song, Chilean artist, Jamie Ciero, in his recent copyright infringement suit against Disney over the song that’s worth millions is claiming: it is not original. We’ll let you decide.
A Corporation as an Expert Witness?
March 21, 2015
The Delaware Chancery Court recently addressed a novel question that bordered on the metaphysical (or, perhaps more appropriately, the absurd): May a party designate a corporation to serve as an expert witness? Continue reading to learn how the court handled this peculiar expert witness request.
In Pari Delicto: Were Pricewaterhouse and MF Global Equally at Fault for Botched European Investments?
July 28, 2014
In a decision this month to partially reject PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s motion to dismiss a $1 billion lawsuit filed by MF Global, U.S. District Court Judge Victor Marrero found that simply relying on auditor PwC’s erroneous financial guidance in pursuit of MF Global’s ill-advised foreign transactions is not enough to trigger the “in pari delicto” doctrine.