Pillsbury's Legal Blogs & Microsites

Pillsbury's Legal Blogs provide quick information and insight on legal and business developments in specific industries, drawing on the knowledge and experience of leading lawyers who have focused on these industries for years.

Gravel2Gavel

Gravel2Gavel is a comprehensive blog covering a wide range of business and legal issues affecting the construction industry, real estate industry and related sectors such as real estate and infrastructure development. Gravel2Gavel covers trends in the construction economy, public-private partnerships, insurance and liability news, notes on landmark projects and the impact of key court cases. The blog’s contributors include lawyers from among several Pillsbury practices, including the firm’s Construction Counseling & Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Real Estate, Energy, Government Contracts & Disputes, Insurance Recovery & Advisory and other teams. Lawyers in Pillsbury's construction litigation practice were awarded the “Law Firm of the Year” award in the Construction Law category from 2015 from U.S. News/Best Lawyers, reflecting their preeminence in the field of construction law. The firm’s real estate litigation practice was nationally ranked in 2015 by U.S. News/Best Lawyers. Gravel2Gavel also features RSS support and links to widely-recognized construction news resources and industry organizations.

PolicyHolder Pulse

The Policyholder Pulse blog provides news and insights on all issues related to insurance recovery law and is focused solely on policyholders. Contributors are members of Pillsbury’s award-winning Insurance Recovery & Advisory practice, honored by Law360 as “Insurance Group of the Year” for 2015 and 2016.

Internet & Social Media Law Blog

The Internet & Social Media Law Blog covers interesting business and legal issues and upcoming events in the virtual world, social media and video game industries. Pillsbury was the first major law firm to develop a team dedicated to the unique legal issues involved in virtual worlds, video games, social networking sites and other online communities. Our multidisciplinary team includes lawyers with hands-on experience in virtual worlds and games, along with a broad array of legal backgrounds.

CommLawCenter

The CommLaw Center covers the political, economic, and regulatory environment for media companies, program networks, station owners and numerous other players in the communications industry. With timely analysis of the industry's business pressures, strategies and legal issues, Pillsbury's CommLaw Center attorneys provide valuable alerts and insights to help businesses better manage their operations, engage policymakers and update strategic plans.

Global Trade & Sanctions Law

Pillsbury’s Global Trade & Sanctions Blog provides news and insights on all issues related to international trade and sanctions activity. These topics include export controls and embargoes; regulation of foreign investment; customs compliance and enforcement; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance; the interpretation of international trade agreements and litigation or settlement of trade disputes; trade remedy proceedings (such as antidumping investigations); and trade issues that arise in transactions. Contributors to this blog possess a sophisticated knowledge of the countless ways in which trade concerns affect a wide range of industries.

SourcingSpeak

Pillsbury Global Sourcing advises buyers on all aspects of outsourcing and complex technology acquisitions. We have architected and negotiated deals worth over a half a trillion dollars on behalf of Fortune 500 clients. Blog content taps the insight of our people based in London, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.

Investment Fund Law Blog

Pillsbury's Investment Fund Law Blog provides updates and insights on legal issues for fund managers, investment advisers and investment companies seeking the latest information and analysis about the Dodd-Frank Act, SEC registration and examinations, alternative investments, due diligence, disclosure, Form ADV, derivatives and other issues. The blog, written by members of Pillsbury’s nationally ranked Investment Funds team, also links to SEC rules and reviews, government statues and current news articles.

Cybersecurity.law

A collection of insights and resources from Pillsbury’s cross-disciplinary, multi-national Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy solutions team, which includes regulatory authorities, litigators, transactional lawyers, intellectual property counsel, seasoned government contracts practitioners and legislative strategists, all of whom work closely with clients to monitor the ever-evolving cyberthreat landscape.

Regulatory Playbook

Welcome to Pillsbury’s Regulatory Playbook, where you’ll find news and insights on the regulatory trends that are driving markets and shaping businesses. Here, Pillsbury’s market-leading regulatory group illuminates critical developments at the intersection of law and policy. If you need to know what’s happening, why it’s happening and how to respond, consult the Playbook.

Crisis Management Resource Center

Every business faces the possibility of a crisis—whether it's insider trading, a data breach or a major accident. To land on your feet, you need to plan up front and be prepared to react swiftly and with confidence. Pillsbury’s Crisis Management Resource Center lays out best practices in both prevention and response for a wide range of crisis types.

Tips for Startup Success

In this video series, several of our emerging growth counsel discuss some of the pitfalls and opportunities they have seen entrepreneurs encounter—and what you might do to smooth your own path.

Insurance Recovery & Advisory Resource Center

Hurricanes. Wildfires. Winter storms. No business is immune from the potentially devastating immediate and long-term consequences that accompany catastrophic natural events. Pillsbury’s nationally recognized team of insurance recovery lawyers has a long history of helping commercial enterprises and institutions recover from the worst that Mother Nature has to offer. Visit the Resource Center for additional information.

Perspectivas Juridicas

Perspectivas Juridicas will share insights in Spanish on topics that include Banking & Finance, Insurance Recovery, Cybersecurity, Real Estate and Tax issues, as well as countless other areas of cross-border concern.