The European Securities and Markets Authority has published data
on the amount of approved, sent and received prospectuses throughout the EU
between 1 Jul 10-31st Dec 10.
The last data (CESR/07-225) collected was between
the period 1st July 05...
Ready for more of the same? The Green
Paper published by the Commission on corporate governance for European
Companies was published yesterday.
This paper aims to address three key issues... (stop me if you have heard this before)
1. Board of...
Valence Technology (Valence) is an Austin, Texas,
energy storage technology developer that makes lithium iron magnesium phosphate
According to this piece in the Austin Business Journal ,
Valence recently won a four-year patent infringement...
The European Commission announced that there will be
in Brussels 16-17th May.
This two day conference will cover areas including:
1) Corporate mobility and European company law
2) A European Model Company Act
3) Workers' participation...
World Justice Forum lll – Barcelona, Spain
June 20 – 23, 2011
Leading a global, multidisciplinary effort to strengthen the Rule of Law for the development of communities of opportunity and equity
LexisNexis is proud to be a Lead...
On February 25, the Obama administration imposed economic
sanctions on the Qadhafi regime, freezing the assets of the Libyan government,
as well as the personal assets of Muammar Qadhafi and his family. Executive
Order (Feb. 25, 2011).
Foreign courts are increasingly willing to accept service through Facebook when other methods fail.
Rule 116(1) of the Australian Uniform Civil Procedure Rules permit substituted service "where, in effect, there is a practical...
Nearly five years after issuing the first rules on the
subject,1 and following several years of merger control business concentration
filings,2 on February 3, 2011 the PRC State Council promulgated the Circular
on Establishing the Security Examination...
The Third International Congress of the World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists
"Methodology and Innvoation in Mixed Legal Systems"
June 20-23, 2011 - Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Mixed legal systems, both the classical...
The Ministry of Defence ("the MOD") recently
published a second consultation on the implementation of the EU's Directive on
the coordination of procedures for the award of certain works contracts, supply
contracts and services by contracting...
On 14 December 2010, the European Commission (the " Commission ")
adopted a new suite of rules governing co-operation between actual or potential
competitors, consisting of (i) guidelines on the applicability of EU
competition law to horizontal...
Under REACH, the European Commission makes the decision
on whether to move substances from the Candidate List to the Annex XIV
(Authorisation List). The Decision is made by the Member State Committee
procedure based on recommendations by the European...
The Foreign, Comparative and International Law-Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries is now accepting applications for the 2011 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians. The FCIL Schaffer Grant for the...
Now that the 2010 Registration deadline for high volume
and high risk substances has passed, the European Commission, the European
Chemicals Agency (ECHA), and the Member State Competent Authorities are gearing
up for Authorisation - the true "Heart...
With the end of the 30 November 2010 registration
deadline under REACH for high volume and high risk substances, there is now
available in Europe an unprecedented level of information about the hazards and
risks associated with chemicals. The information...
In late December of 2010, in a case involving a Czech
subsidiary of the Business Software Alliance and the Czech authorities, the
European Court held that user interface copyright is a separate copyright not
included in computer program copyright....
This issue features the following articles:
supplies of goods - which transaction is VAT exempted?
Court of Justice rules on case involving TIR carnets
Court clarifies restrictions on sale of medical devices...
issue features the following articles:
Direct Investment | State Council Promulgates Regulations on the
Administration of Registrations by Resident Representative Offices of
| State Council Modifies...
Estreicher and Marcus Navin-Jones
The Korean Ministry of the Environment ("MOE")
has released a draft of the "Act on the Registration and Evaluation of
Chemicals" ("Draft Act"), a Korean version of REACH. The...
"A little bird told me." It's an oldie, but it has new life in the UK, particularly in the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom today published guidance on its practice relating to the use of "live text based communications"...
Subject turned over to Rwandan authorities on
international arrest warrant
CHICAGO - An alleged human rights violator, wanted by
Rwandan authorities on charges he committed crimes against humanity during the
1994 genocide, was deported to Rwanda...
This QR Code makes it simple to access the International
& Foreign Law Community instantly by scanning from your iPhone or
Smartphone! Using any one of the free QR Code reader apps for
smartphones, such as ScanLife
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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.