Blogs

Reed Smith Blogs

  • For over a decade, Adlaw By Request has been providing timely information, news and updates on legal and regulatory activities affecting the advertising and marketing industries. In January 2015, Adlaw By Request merged with the firm's ReACTS blog to include its in-depth commentary on recent UK cases and ASA adjudications, creating a truly comprehensive, global resource with practical insight and analysis from Reed Smith's Advertising & Marketing attorneys.
  • Drafting Points is a blog dedicated to all things contract drafting and will provide a structured approach for drafting, analyzing, and interpreting all manner of contracts.
  • Employment Law Watch is designed to provide regular news on employment law developments in the United States and the United Kingdom, with practical commentary and analysis from the Reed Smith Employment Group. 
  • The Financial Regulatory Report is focused on providing updates and insights on issues in financial services regulation, compliance, enforcement and litigation. This blog features the best thinking and insights from Reed Smith's Financial Services Regulatory Group, a team that combines vast experience across the range of regulatory issues facing financial institutions, including bank regulation, consumer financial services and more, from both sides of the Atlantic.
  • Global clients in major markets increasingly encounter parallel regulatory enforcement regimes and proceedings with cross-border impacts. Reed Smith offers the Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog, which regularly reports and analyzes key regulatory and enforcement legal issues in the United States and across the globe, including issues affecting antitrust and competition, international trade and national security, government contracts, government and white collar investigations, public policy, and securities.
  • Global Restructuring Watch will draw upon Reed Smith's resources and experience to keep you informed of the latest developments and emerging trends within global restructuring and bankruptcy law.
  • Washington Watch provides brief reports on legislative and regulatory developments affecting such areas as Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, new benefits such as Medicare prescription drug coverage, and fraud and abuse developments.
  • Legal Bytes is a fun, fast-paced account of what's happening in the digital world of business. In this blog, stories cover technology-related issues from around the globe, ranging in topic from business continuity to privacy. If you like to stay on top of cutting-edge legal bits and bytes in technology, you'll love Legal Bytes.
  • The Lending Law Report, your one-stop thought leadership shop for all matters involving debt finance. Its goal is to discuss current issues in finance, and to present thoughtful analysis and practical solutions to those issues.
  • Life Sciences Legal Update is published to keep clients and friends informed of legal developments affecting the life sciences and health care industries.
  • Massachusetts SALT provides updates and commentary on Massachusetts state tax, with a focus on Massachusetts corporate excise, and sales and use taxes.
  • The Private Funds Law Update offers cutting-edge commentary and updates on significant legal and industry developments in the private funds and alternatives sectors in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA). Posts will primarily be of interest to investors in and managers of hedge, private equity, real estate and other alternatives funds.
  • PTAB Musings will keep you informed on, and provide insight into, the latest post grant decisions and procedures. This blog features regular updates, commentary and analysis from Reed Smith’s Patent Post Grant Proceedings Team.
  • Real Estate Legal Update provides regular updates and developments on Real Estate law in the United States and England and Wales. The content of the Real Estate Legal Update informs of news and developments, but does not provide legal advice for use in a specific situation.
  • Ship Law Log is designed to be a useful resource and information centre for all those involved in and interested in the shipping industry, with updates regarding the latest relevant developments in the industry, and comments on recent court cases and arbitration decisions, and current topics of most concern to the shipping industry, including sanctions and piracy.
  • To ensure that our clients and friends of the firm are receiving timely updates on the structured finance issues affecting their different practices and industries, the Structured Finance in Brief blog provides updates and analysis on current structured finance issues that we are all facing, our news on upcoming events, and activities of our group.
  • Taxing Tech provides coverage and analysis of the intersection of taxation and emerging technologies, in topical areas including Clouds; software; digital goods and services; hosting; E-Comm; and ... what's next.
  • Through the Technology Law Dispatch, we will share updates and observations on practical issues impacting the industry, technology legal trends including regulatory changes and developments in the courts, to a discussion of the operational and compliance issues that practitioners deal with every day – in short, a regular report on the legal and business news involving data protection and privacy and security, information governance, intellectual property, social media, and other types of information technology.
  • The Exchange Report discusses regulatory and business developments related to exchange-traded products, including exchange-traded funds (ETFs), closed-end funds and listed commodity pools. It aims to provide a regular report on the legal and business news involving ETFs and other types of exchange-traded products.
  • The Policyholder Perspective provides regular updates on insurance coverage issues affecting commercial policyholders. This blog features commentary and analysis from Reed Smith Insurance Recovery Group attorneys from around the world, although posts are not intended to provide legal advice to be used in a specific fact situation.
  • The Swap Report provides perspective to Reed Smith clients and friends on a variety of regulatory and transactional issues relating to derivatives.