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International Labor and Employment Law: The Continuing Conflicts
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

Thomas L. Friedman in his book, The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century (Farrar Straus and Giroux, New York 2005) at page 114 quoted the following African proverb: “Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must... Read More

Deal Management: Multijurisdictional Cross-Border Transactions
Posted on 20 Jun 2008 by AME3bg

Benjamin K. Sibbett addresses the situation in which an attorney is representing a nationally-focused, non-U.S. company without an international presence in connection with its acquisition of an international business division from a large U.S. company... Read More

Adapting Offshoring to Your Business
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

Frequently, companies that are considering offshoring find themselves conforming their sourcing strategies to existing alternatives offered by service providers rather than constructing alternatives more suited to their unique requirements. Read... Read More

Contracting in the Global Marketplace: The UN Conventions on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is not merely a codification of the status quo in international trade, but is part of a progressive effort toward harmonizing diverse approaches to international law... Read More

The Importance of Clear Drafting in Outsourcing Arrangements
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

Outsourcing arrangements inevitably involve mutual interdependence between the customer and the supplier. The supplier is unable to perform some of the services in accordance with the service level requirements unless the customer performs some obligations... Read More

Foreign Affairs 101: Tax and Estate Planning Issues for U.S. Clients Who Own Foreign Property
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

When a U.S. citizen or resident client owns property in a foreign country, that client will face a number of U.S. and foreign legal and tax issues, and these issues sometimes are complicated or simplified by treaties between the United States and the... Read More

Could you repeat that, please?
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

Just starting out in the International Law field? A basic knowledge of the terms of art is key to impressing your client or managing partner with your ability to handle International Law matters competently. Read on for a quick primer! Anti-Dumping... Read More

Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

Situation: Ensuring management and employees at every level understand and obey the rules of governance is difficult for foreign subsidiaries operating in emerging markets, such as China, where local regulations and business practices may be inconsistent... Read More

Relationships with First Nations
Posted on 15 Jan 2009 by LexisHub Staff

Businesses working outside large urban areas in British Columbia (and, in some cases, within them as well) often need good working relationships with neighbouring First Nations, whose aboriginal claims could be affected by provincial permitting decisions... Read More

Drafting Clauses for International Arbitration
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

Typically the parties are little concerned about a dispute resolution clause. Some clause may be picked from another unrelated and dissimilar contract and inserted. Once any dispute occurs this clause can become the most important clause in the contract... Read More

Facilitating Payments under the FCPA: Questions You Must Ask to Avoid Liability
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

Every international business faces the issue of what to do when a foreign bureaucrat demands "a little something extra" for doing his job in a timely manner. While one might simply consider this a cost of doing business in a different culture... Read More

International Distribution Overview of Relevant Distribution Laws: Europe
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

Whilst many aspects of the distribution relationship will be similar when distributing within the EU there are important differences to bear in mind and which can be costly to ignore. This paper attempts to be informative as regards the general context... Read More

Applicability of U.S. Labor Law to Issues, Disputes and Relationships that Include Foreign Conduct of Components
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

Relationships between U.S. employers and employees are no longer confined to activities occurring within the borders of the United States. The shifting of work overseas, the development of relationships between U.S. and foreign companies, and the involvement... Read More

The Fundamentals of Admiralty Law
Posted on 22 Dec 2008 by AME3bg

The threat to international shipping posed by the recent spike in piracy off the Somali coast has been making headlines. Reports of passengers falling ill while on cruise ships also dot the news, as do stories concerning workers on oil drilling rigs who... Read More

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  • Blog Post: Drafting Clauses for International Arbitration

    Typically the parties are little concerned about a dispute resolution clause. Some clause may be picked from another unrelated and dissimilar contract and inserted. Once any dispute occurs this clause can become the most important clause in the contract. In arbitration, the parties have great flexibility...
  • Blog Post: Contracting in the Global Marketplace: The UN Conventions on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods

    The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is not merely a codification of the status quo in international trade, but is part of a progressive effort toward harmonizing diverse approaches to international law. As of July 2005, some 65 countries had ratified...
  • Blog Post: Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets

    Situation: Ensuring management and employees at every level understand and obey the rules of governance is difficult for foreign subsidiaries operating in emerging markets, such as China, where local regulations and business practices may be inconsistent with those in the home office. Click the link...
  • Blog Post: Facilitating Payments under the FCPA: Questions You Must Ask to Avoid Liability

    Every international business faces the issue of what to do when a foreign bureaucrat demands "a little something extra" for doing his job in a timely manner. While one might simply consider this a cost of doing business in a different culture, it would be a mistake to make such payments......
  • Blog Post: The Importance of Clear Drafting in Outsourcing Arrangements

    Outsourcing arrangements inevitably involve mutual interdependence between the customer and the supplier. The supplier is unable to perform some of the services in accordance with the service level requirements unless the customer performs some obligations, just as the customer may be unable to... ...
  • Blog Post: Adapting Offshoring to Your Business

    Frequently, companies that are considering offshoring find themselves conforming their sourcing strategies to existing alternatives offered by service providers rather than constructing alternatives more suited to their unique requirements. Read the full article on martindale.com®.
  • Blog Post: International Labor and Employment Law: The Continuing Conflicts

    Thomas L. Friedman in his book, The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century (Farrar Straus and Giroux, New York 2005) at page 114 quoted the following African proverb: “Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be...
  • Blog Post: International Distribution Overview of Relevant Distribution Laws: Europe

    Whilst many aspects of the distribution relationship will be similar when distributing within the EU there are important differences to bear in mind and which can be costly to ignore. This paper attempts to be informative as regards the general context of the laws affecting distribution as well as providing...
  • Blog Post: Applicability of U.S. Labor Law to Issues, Disputes and Relationships that Include Foreign Conduct of Components

    Relationships between U.S. employers and employees are no longer confined to activities occurring within the borders of the United States. The shifting of work overseas, the development of relationships between U.S. and foreign companies, and the involvement of governments of different nations in matters...
  • Blog Post: Foreign Affairs 101: Tax and Estate Planning Issues for U.S. Clients Who Own Foreign Property

    When a U.S. citizen or resident client owns property in a foreign country, that client will face a number of U.S. and foreign legal and tax issues, and these issues sometimes are complicated or simplified by treaties between the United States and the foreign country involved. The most obvious situation...
  • Blog Post: Could you repeat that, please?

    Just starting out in the International Law field? A basic knowledge of the terms of art is key to impressing your client or managing partner with your ability to handle International Law matters competently. Read on for a quick primer! Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty: The U.S. antidumping and...
  • Blog Post: Deal Management: Multijurisdictional Cross-Border Transactions

    Benjamin K. Sibbett addresses the situation in which an attorney is representing a nationally-focused, non-U.S. company without an international presence in connection with its acquisition of an international business division from a large U.S. company. In this Best Practices piece, he explains “...
  • Blog Post: The Fundamentals of Admiralty Law

    The threat to international shipping posed by the recent spike in piracy off the Somali coast has been making headlines. Reports of passengers falling ill while on cruise ships also dot the news, as do stories concerning workers on oil drilling rigs who are injured when disasters befall their vessels...
  • Blog Post: Relationships with First Nations

    Businesses working outside large urban areas in British Columbia (and, in some cases, within them as well) often need good working relationships with neighbouring First Nations, whose aboriginal claims could be affected by provincial permitting decisions. There are many reasons for good relations with...