(by Ricardo Cortés-Monroy) I am currently involved in a fascinating project at the university where I study the Classical Antiquity field. It concerns exploring the extent to which representations of women in Augustan literature can be seen as exempla. The time frame is, of course, from 27 BC to 14 AD and we are mostly analyzing historian Livy and poets Vergil, Ovid, Horace and Propertius.
(by Ricardo Cortés-Monroy) There are many reasons why it is a good (excellent) practice to regularly review your company’s panel of preferred law firms and external counsel. And there are better ways to
by Ricardo Cortés-Monroy - The end of the calendar year usually brings a number of very interesting events led by professional associations. This year was no exception, albeit most were by teleconferencing systems of
by Ricardo Cortés-Monroy - During the period covering the middle Republic and the Principate, the Roman ruling elite had established what is known as the cursus honorum. A mostly unavoidable sequential order of public
by Ricardo Cortés-Monroy - Don’t you get the feeling that politics is omnipresent? That the political lens has invaded everything and everywhere? Few topics can be discussed without somebody in your entourage looking
(by Ricardo Cortés-Monroy) « Amicitiae tam superiores quam minores » (Pliny the Younger, Letter 7.3). When a couple of weeks ago I was deepening my study of the Roman institution of patronage, I encountered this revealing phrase
(by Ricardo Cortés-Monroy) As the economic and business pandemic driven multi-faceted difficulties become part of a revised “new normal”, many General Counsel continue to face new challenges in their day-to-day operations
(by Ricardo Cortés-Monroy) The staggering, shocking, figures we have seen the last days reveal an unprecedented rise of unemployment in most economies in the world.