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Service Of Process Through Facebook
Posted on 10 Mar 2011 by Lisa McManus

Foreign courts are increasingly willing to accept service through Facebook when other methods fail. Australia Rule 116(1) of the Australian Uniform Civil Procedure Rules permit substituted service "where, in effect, there is a practical... Read More

DLA Piper: Tougher Product Liability Provisions Following The Release Of Long-awaited Amendments To Consumer Rights And Interests Protection Law In China
Posted on 6 Dec 2013 by DLA Piper

By Sammy Fang and Moore Lu Download PDF The rise of consumerism in China over the past ten years, accompanied by huge increases in domestic consumption, has spurred greater regulatory enforcement in the area of product liability, as well as greater... Read More

'Recent Antitrust Enforcement in Latin America: What Every U.S. Company Needs to Know' Webcast Is Feb. 24 (CLE)
Posted on 18 Feb 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

Presented by Association of Corporate Counsel's International Legal Affairs Committee and Sponsored by Crowell & Moring LLP Latin American antitrust enforcers are now more active than ever. In Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina - Latin America's... Read More

Jonathan Drimmer on Cross-Border Corporate Investigations and Prosecutions Involving the Department of Justice
Posted on 31 Mar 2008 by Jonathan Drimmer

Over the past decade, there has been a dramatic increase in cross-border corporate investigations and prosecutions involving the Department of Justice (DOJ), and it has become critical for companies and executives involved in any investigation to understand... Read More

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US Discovery in Foreign Proceedings
Posted on 7 Dec 2009 by Geoffrey Gauci & Andrew Waters

NOTE: The case and statute links below may be accessed by lexis.com subscribers. Non-subscribers may obtain research packages by the day, week, or month at lexisONE In the United States, 28 U.S.C. § 1782 is a federal statute that allows an interested... Read More

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Pfleiderer Decision: Potentially Grave Impact on EU Cartel Enforcement
Posted on 11 Jul 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

The ECJ Judgement in Pfleiderer : A Tension more Imaginary than real By Dr. Frank L. Fine Summary: On June 14, 2011, the European Court of Justice handed down a ruling which will have negative repercussions for cartel enforcement for Germany... Read More

Jonathan Drimmer on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Shell Petroleum Co. and the Alien Tort Statute
Posted on 14 Dec 2010 by Jonathan Drimmer

In this Emerging Issues commentary, Jonathan Drimmer, a partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Washington, D.C., discusses a decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., 621 F.3d 111 (2d Cir. 2010)... Read More

Resolution of International Boundary Disputes Involving Quasi-States
Posted on 26 Jan 2010 by Jonathan Drimmer

As "quasi-states" continue to emerge as relevant and common entities, uncertainty over their boundaries, especially those that seem likely to be accepted by the international community, can create substantial economic and political instabilities... Read More

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Drimmer on Khulumani v. Barclay Nat'l Bank, LTD.
Posted on 28 Apr 2008 by Jonathan Drimmer

The recent decision in Khulumani v. Barclay Nat'l Bank, LTD, 2007 U.S. App. Lexis 24370 (Oct. 12, 2007), underscores the need for multinational corporations and their executive officers to focus closely on Alien Tort Claims Act-compliance issues.... Read More

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