Day: <span>May 20, 2020</span>

Life As A Litigation Lawyer

LitigationWhether or not you initiate a lawsuit or end up on the receiving end of 1, litigation can disrupt your online business operations and forestall you from concentrating on your lengthy-time period enterprise technique. With leading practices across a spread of key litigation specialties, Ropes & Grey’s litigators consistently deliver profitable outcomes for clients, together with multinational conglomerates, non-public equity companies, pharmaceutical and biotech corporations, monetary establishments, mutual funds, and hospital methods, in addition to their officers and administrators.

BNP Paribas and HSBC in profitable dismissal of $5.5 billion civil RICO and related state regulation claims asserted against our purchasers in the U.S. District Court docket for the Southern District of New York based mostly upon allegations that the banks are responsible for helping Cuba keep away from U.S. sanctions thereby frustrating plaintiffs’ skill to collect on judgments in opposition to Cuba.

BeIN Corporation, a worldwide sports activities and entertainment broadcaster, in an investment arbitration claiming greater than US$1 billion in opposition to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for unlawfully forcing the Qatar-headquartered broadcaster out of the local market and supporting a notorious broadcast pirate known as beoutQ, including the coordination of a multifaceted international technique involving legal proceedings in numerous fora and government advocacy within the U.S. and EU.

Bayer HealthCare LLC in obtaining an award of more than US$155 million in damages, ranking among the many 10 largest patent verdicts within the federal courtroom in Delaware in the past decade and constituting the largest biotech patent verdict in that court docket.

Generally speaking, the plaintiff has the burden of proof in making his claims, nevertheless, the defendant could have the burden of proof on different issues, resembling affirmative defenses The attorneys are held accountable in devising a trial technique that ensures they meet the necessary components of their case or (when the opposing party has the burden of proof) to make sure the opponent will be unable to meet his or her burden.