October 2018


INTERNATIONAL TRADE PRACTICE CENTER

 

The International Trade Practice Center on Bloomberg Law® – launching October 15 – provides in one comprehensive, timesaving resource:

 

  • Coverage of import and export requirements
  • Relevant cases, dockets, statutes, and regulations
  • Country profiles
  • On-point analysis, including in-depth secondary coverage
  • Practical Guidance
  • Practice tools such as Country Chart Builders
  • International Trade News

 


ATTORNEY ANALYTICS

 

The latest enhancement to Bloomberg Law’s Litigation Analytics tool – Attorney Analytics – launches October 19. It provides data analysis of more than 100,000 attorneys representing clients in federal District Court.

 

Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law (Company, Law Firm, Judge, and now Attorney Analytics) allows you to identify meaningful patterns among infinite legal data points to inform your litigation strategy, predict possible outcomes, better advise clients, and size up the competition.

 

Litigation Analytics – including Attorney Analytics – is available under “Popular Links” on the Bloomberg Law homepage and on the Litigation Intelligence Center landing page (link to Litigation Analytics Dashboard).

 


NEWS

 

Bloomberg Law will launch International Trade News on October 15. The enhanced news product combines the editorial excellence of existing Law Reports – International Trade Daily™, International Trade Reporter™, WTO Reporter® – with new features and functionality, including real-time news coverage, custom alerts to monitor developments, a better mobile experience, and more.

International Trade News will provide coverage of the most significant developments affecting U.S. trade and international business policies and the policies of major U.S. trading partners across the globe.

 


PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

 

Corporate


Forty new Practical Guidance documents related to Legal Operations have been added to the Corporate Practice Center. The documents cover a range of subjects, including contract management, knowledge management, project management, change management, and e-discovery. They were developed in conjunction with an array of outside experts in the legal operations industry. The documents are available on two new pages:

 

 

They are also included on the Litigation Management & Support page; the Practical Guidance homepage; the Corporate Practical Guidance Library page; and the Corporate Legal Department practice page.

 

New jurisdiction-specific Alternative Entities Practical Guidance has been added to the Corporate Practice Center, including:

 

 

 

 

Labor & Employment

 

Several new practice tools have been added to the L&E Practical Guidance collection for use by employment law attorneys, in-house counsel, and HR practitioners, including:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In addition, the new material includes several sample litigation documents (pleadings, motions, and notices) as well as various checklists, sample letters, and explanatory overviews pertaining to compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

 

 


STATE CHART BUILDER

 

Health

 

A new State Chart Builder covering the Corporate Practice of Medicine has been added to the Health Care Practice Center. The chart examines state restrictions on the corporate practice of medicine, physician employment, and fee-splitting, as well as related laws governing professional corporations and similar entities.

 


TRACKERS & ANALYTICS

 

Analytics supporting our data on OCC Enforcement, Prepaid Access Developments, and SEC Shareholder Proposal No-Action Letters have been updated.

 


SECONDARY CONTENT

 

With retirement legislation being reviewed by Congress, retirement matters are a hot topic with benefits attorneys. The newly revamped Pension Plan Investment Administration Guide on the Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Center is one of several tools we offer to help practitioners navigate the complex legal landscape of pension plans. It consists of six new tabs, including revised checklists related to pension plan design, fiduciaries, and investment matters. This is a great collection to show attorneys who have been following the recent changes in fiduciary law or work with investments.

 


PRACTICE CENTERS

 

Labor & Employment

 

BCite℠ functionality has been added to NLRB and Regional Director decisions dating back to the 1950s. Complete coverage of Board decisions will be added later in 2018.