Businesses of all types and sizes throughout the United States, Mexico and beyond bring their disputes to Gardere's litigation team and receive practical, responsive, boutique-style attention in return. Our clients have access to the firepower and value of a well-known and highly-regarded Firm's capabilities and interdisciplinary strengths.
Gardere has a national and international energy practice formed around our Energy Industry Team, which is a multidisciplinary group of approximately 60 attorneys with diverse backgrounds, experience and skills specific to the energy industry. Our team includes attorneys who have served as in-house counsel for major energy companies, providing a depth of insight into our clients' needs, issues and concerns. We understand and regularly practice in virtually every sector of the energy, and we represent a wide variety of industry participants from multinational corporations to individuals.
From our offices in the United States and Mexico, our International Practice helps clients operate in today’s global economy. We have more than 30 professionals operating as a boutique within an Am Law 200 law firm and are able to provide focused service with the resources of a large firm. We understand that clients who are engaged in the global marketplace need lawyers who can operate seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions. Our international experts are multi-lingual, are culturally fluent and intimately familiar with various legal systems across the world, especially those in Latin America. Whether you need help with commercial transactions, regulatory matters, customs and import regulations, immigration matters, M&A and joint ventures, international disputes, or international tax planning, Gardere’s international team is here to assist you.
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“If you need absolute anonymity, don’t use the Internet” is the recommendation of InfoWorld although many Internet users believe that they can obscure their Internet identity. InfoWorld gave the following 6 reasons why no “...service or product can claim to give you absolute privacy or anonymity”:
Reason No. 1: Your location is traceable Reason No. 2: Your cloak has holes Reason No. 3: A password is still a password Reason No. 4: You don’t really know where your packets are Reason No. 5: People make mistakes Reason No. 6: You don’t really know who you’re talking to
Just to expand on one topic – passwords which most people take for granted InfoWorld made these observations:
The weakest link in most security software isn’t the code. It’s usually the password protecting the private keys....
Unfortunately, most users choose relatively weak passwords. Even those who enter what they think are strong passwords are fooling themselves — and it’s inherently easier to guess a user’s password than it is to try and crack the private key that does the protecting.
Surely we will see more litigation over anonymous postings, and those confident anonymous posters who think they have anonymity will be surprised to learn anonymity does not exist on the Internet.
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