It is not common to produce a forward-looking guide to the law as there are very few sources that consider what lies ahead. The legal community tends to look to the past and present, writing and presenting on recent cases and the current state of the law. And yet the questions we hear from clients are often future-oriented. What trends are emerging? What's around the corner? How can I position my organization for what comes next ?
With more than 1100 disputes lawyers in 77 offices and 46 countries around the world, Baker McKenzie is well positioned to consider future developments on a truly global basis. In compiling this guide to the coming year, we draw upon the collective knowledge of our disputes lawyers around the world, embedded in their local markets, experts in their industries