An Expert’s Look at the Automotive Industry in 2024
2024 is projected to be a year of significant transformation across the American automotive market. To better understand what types of conflicts we should expect to see throughout 2024 and beyond, we asked WIT Panel Member and highly regarded automotive industry expert, Julie Wurmlinger, for her thoughts on the industry’s legal landscape.
In the News
What Do Apple’s Recent Legal Battles Signal About Technology Litigation in 2024?
Apple's high-profile legal battles in 2023 mark a turning point in technology litigation. And with a DOJ investigation into the tech giant’s practices set to come to a close in the first part of the year, we wonder: how will these actions against Apple impact the legal landscape of the broader tech industry?
Antitrust Litigation in Full Throttle Calls for Qualified Industry Experts to Consult on Cases
Attorneys should look beyond only retaining economists to refute or support claims in antitrust matters. A diverse team of expert witnesses can bolster credibility and insight in highly scrutinized areas of business practices.
Case Study- Technology
Case Study: Automotive Engineering Experts Needed for Theft of Trade Secrets Dispute
For this case, two luxury electric vehicle makers battled over claims of trade secret theft and employee poaching. Our client approached WIT to provide an expert who possessed a deep understanding of electrical/ electronic (EE) architectures in addition to an expert proficient in source code.
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December 19, 2023 — Blog
Maximizing the Impact of Expert Witnesses in Legal Proceedings
Whether it's a business-savvy c-suite executive, highly-credentialed academic, knowledgeable industry insider, or technical specialist, experts can make all the difference in achieving a favorable outcome in a case.
October 18, 2023 — Blog
Securities Laws Spark Conflicts in NFT Space for the Next Wave of Digital Asset Litigation
As we know, Binance, Coinbase, FTX, and other major cryptocurrency industry players have long been engaged in hefty lawsuits brought on by the Securities Exchange Commission and investors; but recently, litigators have had their sights on another volatile digital asset: NFTs. Let's evaluate the NFT landscape as it stands today, and take a look at where litigation may lie as the digital assest industry evolves.
August 1, 2023 — In the News
Rough Waters Ahead: Proposed Antitrust Guidelines Spell Trouble for Big Tech, Big Pharma, and More
As the FTC and DOJ attempt to slow anticompetitive practices in the tech space, life sciences sector, and more, how will these regulators' latest proposal affect M&As among major industry players if it comes to pass?
July 12, 2023 — In the News
QUICK LOOK: Coinbase Conflict with SEC Heats Up After Lawsuit Response
After the Securities and Exchange Commission sued Coinbase at the beginning of June, the United States’ largest crypto exchange has pushed back, claiming that the SEC lacks the authority to govern the assets on their platform as they are technically not defined as securities. As these crypto exchanges continue to feud with federal regulators, many in the industry are wondering: how will the market shift if the SEC wins their suits?
May 18, 2023 — Article
Expert Assessment: How the Crypto Crackdown Could Propel Conflict
As crypto market players continue looking for concrete guidance regarding industry regulations, how will regulators respond to their requests for action? Read fintech expert Dr. Peter Vinella's insights on what he thinks is next for those in the digital assets space.
April 27, 2023 — In the News
QUICK LOOK: Crypto Conflicts Intensify as Coinbase Files Suit Against the SEC
While 2022 was undoubtedly a tumultuous year for the cryptocurrency industry, it was simply a preview of what’s to come in this corner of the fintech space as Coinbase is now suing the SEC after the regulator failed to respond to the company’s July petition requesting that the agency begin making rules for the crypto industry.
February 24, 2023 — Blog
Buy Now, Pay Later Market Looks Ahead to Looming Regulations and Neobank Entry
As the U.S.’s uncertain economic climate continues to shift consumer spending, how will the uber-successful 'buy now, pay later' platforms prevail in the face of waning investor support, impending regulations, and more?
February 10, 2023 — Blog
Crypto Enforcement Actions Rose Significantly in 2022. Law Firms – Now’s the Time to Build Your Expert Team.
As government regulatory agencies and legislators coalesce around investigations into and regulations against potential crypto-related fraud and other financial misconduct, the actions taken thus far look to be just a precursor for what’s to come.
January 13, 2023 — Blog
3 Potential Points of Inflection for the Crypto Market in the Wake of SBF’s FTX Scandal
Amid the current bombardment of updates surrounding FTX bankruptcy, criminal charges, and fraudulent activity, let's consider three potential points of inflection as these proceedings move forward.
November 28, 2022 — In the News
QUICK LOOK: Crypto’s Market Penetration and Who Might be Next Following the FTX Collapse
As FTX’s implosion continues to unfold and ultimately reshape the cryptocurrency industry as we know it, it’s hard not to wonder where that will leave major investors in the space. Let's take a quick look at who's investing and what is to come in crypto.
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