October 2010 saw the release of the latest editions of
two influential surveys on trends in the international disputes arena. Both
surveys provide support for the widely-held perception...
By Rosa Margarita Santacruz
A few months ago, the Colombian government, by law 1343
of 2009, had approved the "Treaty on the Law of Trademarks" and
"Regulation" 1994-TLT" (adopted on October 27, 1994,
D. Herlach, Beverly J. Rudy, Christer L. Mossberg, Matthew L. Hazlett, Leanne
Sobel, Christina J. Galus and Inna Zaltsman
In recent months, there have been major developments
regarding the economic sanctions imposed on Iran. In an effort...
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I was recently browsing through discussions and postings
on LinkedIn groups and found an interesting article that I would like to share
with you. It was posted on FizzLaw group's bulletin, a group dedicated to
providing small businesses with access...
Information that your business believes is confidential,
including foreign product sources and distribution, is not necessarily treated
confidentially at U.S. ports of entry. This article explains how, with a bit of
planning, the confidentiality of...
There are different ways for an employer to bring a
foreign employee to the Netherlands. A specific group consists of so-called
highly skilled migrants. Under the highly skilled migrants program, employers
can more easily hire highly educated employees...
In December, The Times reported an increase in reports to
the Insolvency Service about directors from 3539 in 2002 to 7030 in 2009. The
number of directors disqualified has decreased from 1594 to 1387.
The Insolvency Service budget has fallen...
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Switzerland has long profited from its status as a small, reliable and neutral
country, to be a major venue for international arbitration. In addition, Swiss
substantive law is often chosen as a "neutral"...
On April 29, 2010, the Standing Committee of National
People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) promulgated the
revised Law of the People's Republic of China for Protection of State Secrets
("State Secrets Law"...
The Queen's Bench Division recently passed judgment in
Cambridge v Makin  EWHC 12 (QB) available here . The
case made reference to but did not decide upon a director's conflict of
interest including a conflict of duties.