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International Patent Laws – Interview with Julian Crump, Managing Member, Mintz Levin's London, UK Office
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Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Who's to Blame for the Hostess Liquidation?
Weekly Brief: Google Antitrust Suit?; Legal Weed; Law Firm Mega-Merger Mania
Appeal Trial Court - What To Do When a Party Loses or is Unhappy with a Decision Made by the Trial Court - Kathi Sandweiss discuss
The Apellate Process Explained - Kathi Sandweiss discusses the appeals process and what it can and can't do for your situation.
Northern Mariana Islands Retirement Fund Files For Bankruptcy
In This Issue:
- Factors in Forfeiture: Eleventh Circuit Rules in Seizure of Rothstein Ponzi Assets
- Health Care False Statement Statute Serves as Backstop for Government In Nearly Failed Prosecution
There are many branches, agencies, and subsidiaries of foreign banks licensed to conduct banking business here in New York. These foreign-bank offices are often the targets of civil discovery requests seeking production of...more
Argentina filed a petition for writ of certiorari in US Supreme Court: what Argentina wants, when the Supreme Court will answer, and whether or not Argentina will get its day in the high Court.
On June 24, the Republic...more
On May 24, 2013, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB” or the “Board”) announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Chinese securities regulators that would enable the PCAOB under...more
The New York Court of Appeals has held that where a contract contains a New York choice-of-law provision and is otherwise subject to New York General Obligations Law Section 5-1401, New York substantive law will apply and the...more
Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- What did the Hostess Brands Inc. labor unions and management know about the company's imminent failure and when did they know it? That's the first topic for discussion on this week's Bloomberg...more
This article highlights the legal framework introduced by the new Turkish Commercial Code No 6102 on registered share capital system in non-publicly traded joint stock companies....more
This note outlines General Assembly of Partners Decision and Meeting Quorums, as amended by the new Turkish Commercial Code No 6102, which entered into force on 1 July 2012....more
AS the June 30 deadline for filing a Report of Foreign Bank Account (FBAR) approaches the risks of non-compliance increase. A recent Petition to the U.S. Supreme Court illustrates the problem. The case, M.H. v. U.S arises...more
Business implications of Greece leaving the Euro - would you get paid,and in what currency? What should you do if selling to Greece or if you have assets there? An English lawyer's perspective....more
On May 2, 2012, the California Assembly Insurance Committee approved a bill that would direct the insurance commissioner to treat a domestic insurer’s investment in a company that has business operations in Iran as a...more
Section 2(a)(iii) of every standard International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Master Agreement provides in relevant part that a non-defaulting party does not have to perform so long as any event of default or...more
The question of attorney-client privilege (herein “the privilege”) for in-house counsel can be a vexing one, yet one that has significant implications for investigations and enforcement actions under the Foreign...more
Protection against creditor litigation enables China to successfully compete for natural resources around the world and that route need to be followed by the Democratic Republic of Congo...more
Earlier, I wrote this post about the exemption from registration found in Section 3(a)(2) of the Securities Act for “any security issued or guaranteed by any bank”. For purposes of this statute, a “bank” generally means “any...more
This month marks the first anniversary of the entry into force in Aruba of the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Protocol thereto on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment (together...more
This month marks the first anniversary of the entry into force in Aruba of the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Protocol thereto on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment. The Cape...more
In four related cases, Merrill Lynch Capital Markets AG and Merrill Lynch Capital Services, Inc. v. Controladora Comercial Mexicana S.A.B. De C.V., Index No. 603214/2008 (Sup. Ct., NY County, March 16, 2010), JPMorgan Chase...more
Speech at the United Nations to the Ambassadors of the 57 Member States of the Organization of the Islamic Conference on the inherent obstacles to capital formation in classical Islamic law, the Shari'a....more