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The United States Supreme Court has held that arbitrators, not courts, bear the primary responsibility for interpreting and applying a local litigation requirement of an investment treaty between the United Kingdom and...more
A common scenario in which the privilege against self-incrimination is threatened occurs when a person is party to criminal or regulatory proceedings in the United States (U.S.) and civil litigation in Canada....more
The recent decision in Secretary of State for Health and others v Servier Laboratories Ltd and others;; National Grid Electricity Transmission plc v ABB Ltd and others  EWCA Civ 1234, concerned an appeal by two...more
The recent Australian opposition decision of Merial Limited v Zoetis LLC  APO 59 highlights the differences between the Australian and New Zealand patent offices in the construction of “kit” claims in relation to the...more
This alert reports a French case that relates to a hedge fund registered in the Cayman Islands, the investment agreement of which was governed by Cayman law, and where the actions complained about (withdrawing from the fund)...more
On 30 September 2013, the President signed Federal Law No. 260-FZ amending Part III of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation.
The Law is the sixth set of amendments to the Russian Civil Code within the civil law...more
Attorney Julian Crump, Managing Member of Mintz Levin's London, UK office, talks about the differences between patent laws in the US and the EU and the importance of identifying those differences at the outset of the...more
The elephant in the room in West Africa, so to speak, and the suppression of piracy is corruption....more
The EU’s legislative landscape on failing banks is undergoing a fundamental shift. Cyprus was indeed the first Member State to experience and implement the resolution and bail-in approach with respect to failing banks, thus...more
In This Issue:
- Recent Significant Developments and Rulings
..VitaRain “Natural” Caffeine Claims Against Costco Rules Preempted
..Court Refuses To Certify Most “All Natural” Claims Against Kashi and Bear...more
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
UK Employment Appeal Tribunal issues decision that will require employers to collectively consult on all redundancies of 20 or more employees over a 90-day period.
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 the same day last week, two rival rubber resin companies issued press releases — each claiming legal victory in the same trade secret dispute....more
A. INTRODUCTION -
Courts in the Southern District of New York and elsewhere have issued conflicting decisions regarding the appropriate time period to consider in determining a foreign debtor’s “center of its main...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
Angola has become the go-to destination for all kinds of companies in recent years. With high GDP growth rates and plenty of natural resources, trade figures have reached impressive numbers. However, business needs a solid...more
Are social media companies based in the United States subject to European data privacy laws? Two recent judicial decisions – one in France and the other in Germany – arrived at different answers. The Civil Court of Paris held...more
RA Christoph Kocks und RÄin Uta Bröckerhoff
Die Anwendung des Gesetzes über vorvertragliche Informationen auf Franchiseverträge in Belgien
Das Gesetz vom 19. Dezember 2005 über vorvertragliche Information im...more
The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Belgium
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the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency SARIO and EsPartners would like to invite you to
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On February 22, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated the smuggling and conspiracy convictions of two importers of allegedly tainted cheese products in the case of United States of America v. Yuri...more
INTERPOL is dedicated to providing global cooperation between the law enforcement agencies for all of its member countries. Obviously, the primary goal of an organization such as INTERPOL is enforcement of the laws of its...more
In a case of first impression, the New York Court of Appeals has held that a court need not undertake a conflicts-of-laws analysis when there is an express choice of New York law in a contract pursuant to New York General...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
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