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License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
Federal Economic Espionage Act Overview
The Eli Lilly FCPA Enforcement Action-Lessons Learned
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Nach jahrelanger Vorbereitung hat der belgische Gesetzgeber das sogenannte Corporate-Governance-Prinzip am 02.08.2002 im belgischen Gesellschaftsrechtsgesetzbuch verankert.
Mit der Vorarbeit für dieses Gesetz wurde...more
Die Europäische Aktiengesellschaft (Societas Europaeis-SE) ist eine Voraussetzung für die Verwirklichung des Binnenmarkts und für die damit angestrebte Verbesserung der wirtschaftlichen und sozialen Lage in der gesamten...more
This is a précis and update of Business Vehicles available for establishing a business in Poland, written by renowned Warsaw attorney, and my colleague, Jaroslaw Kruk....more
In Sarei v. Rio Tinto, PLC, Nos. 02-56256, 02-56390, 09-56381, 2011 WL 5041927 (9th Cir. Oct. 25, 2011), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit became the latest Circuit to hold that corporations may be held...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. The Cape...more
First legal issue in this case is the ‘choice of law clauses’. BP and PetroEcuador dispute whether the domestic law of Ecuador or the CISG applies. Before, BP’s appeal, The District Court of Texas decided to...more
DISTRIBUTORSHIP OR AGENCY?
There are different ways to expand your business into a new market or territory. Two common methods are distributorship and agency. It is important to be aware of the key differences between...more
In this post from last November, I mentioned two New Jersey decisions applying New Jersey law rather than the law of the state of incorporation. Krzastek v. Global Resource Industrial & Power, Inc., No. A-1815-06T2 (N.J....more
US Bankruptcy Code Chapter 15, which incorporates the United Nations Model Cross-Border Insolvency Law, became effective October 2005. Designed to assist non-US proceedings in need of enforcement within the United States,...more
The ability to convert capital expenditures to operating expenses, tax considerations and other cost-savings benefits are sending businesses to the cloud with glee, the legal profession lagging behind but getting the hint....more
Am 26 Juni 2008 wurde die gesellschaftsrechtliche Komponente der Richtlinie 2005/56/EG des Europäischen Parlaments und des Rates vom 26. Oktober 2005 über die Verschmelzung von Kapitalgesellschaften aus verschiedenen...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
Switzerland and the US Wednesday 31 March both signed an “amending protocol” to their 19 August 2009 agreement whereby the Swiss promised to issue final decisions on some 4,450 UBS bank clients whose account information was...more
This is the transcript of oral argument heard by the Supreme Court in Morrison v. National Bank of Australia on March 29, 2010. The case centers on so called “F-Cubed” securities class actions.
The issue to be determined...more
August 2009 agreement whereby Switzerland promised to issue final decisions on some 4,450 UBS bank clients whose account information was requested by US tax authorities. An Amended Protocol was signed on March 31, 2010....more
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