By Louis M. Solomon
American International Group Europe
S.A. (Italy) (AIGE) v. Franco Vago International, Inc. , 09 Civ. 6525 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 2010) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], succinctly addresses several issues of international...
China offers a wealth of opportunities to multinational
corporations looking to tap into the country's lucrative market for goods and
services. However, the combination of intense competition for China profits,
prevalence of state-controlled entities...
Standards for Use of Food Additives
On May 13, 2011, the Ministry of
Health of the People's Republic of China (MOH) published a new food additive
standard, entitled " Food Safety National Standards - Standards for Use of...
On March 12, in John Forster Emmott – and – Michael Wilson & Partners Ltd., (Case No: A3/2007/2785 & 2786, English App.) * , England’s Court of Appeal ruled that a party can disclose documents from an arbitration for the purposes...
by John M. B. Balouziyeh
The Syrian Civil War has triggered a humanitarian crisis of biblical proportions. At the time of this writing, 4.3 million Syrians had registered with UNHCR and at least 7.6 million more had been internally...
On September 9, 2010, REDLIGHT, the powerful feature
documentary by filmmaker and anti-human trafficking activist Guy Jacobson, made its television debut on SHOWTIME. As the result of LexisNexis'
support of this project, the company received an...
One month following the promulgation of the Opinion of
the State Council Concerning Further Improving the Work of Utilizing Foreign
Investment (the "State Council Opinions") by the PRC State Council on April
6, 2010, the PRC State Administration...
the British Intellectual Property Office published a discussion paper asking
the public for input on whether their might be a useful role for a new,
industry backed Digital Rights Agency in reducing illegal file sharing as well
By Louis M. Solomon
We have recently been focused on how
international law firms can offer more than just litigation help to clients -
that is, how corporate lawyers and drafters of contracts can avoid or at least
ameliorate some of the problems...
World Financial Crisis Descends, Nations Ascend and Descend, Hummus Wars Begin, While British Judges Fuss With Fabric
This week has seen a dramatic intersection of events. The mortgage crisis in the United States has had repercussions around the globe...
By Erik de Bie
The number of classification disputes regarding electronic
devices seems to keep growing. Companies continue to develop new products, and
existing products are constantly improved. As a result, customs classification
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.
By: Andrew Briggs | Stephen Gare | Lisa Navarro | Laura O'Neill
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the foreword to the Ministry of Justice's ("MoJ") recently released
guidance on the Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") reminds...
The International Team at LexisNexis Matthew Bender is pleased to bring you on-line our new international rule of law and human rights information center, dubbed “At the Corner of Here and Everywhere” . While our business depends intimately...
On June 27, 2011, the Supreme Court
of the United States issued opinions in Goodyear Luxembourg Tires v. Brown ,
564 U.S. ___  , [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free...
by Laxmi Stebbins Wordham
It's hard to believe it's
been one year since we launched Martindale-Hubbell Connected , now the
premier online professional network for the legal profession. The phenomenal
growth of the network over the past 12...
Ms. Gloria Marcela Orrego Hoyos, Winner of the 2011 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians.
Teresa Miguel, Chair of the 2011 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians Selection Committee, recently announced that Ms. Gloria Marcela Orrego...
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This year's Legal Tech is proving to be the hotspot of excitement in the world of legal information. LexisNexis announced a partnership with Microsoft to put legal research right at your fingertips, in the applications many of us use most. ABA Journal...
By: Rosa Margarita
Santacruz & Germán Marín, Marin Santacruz & Asociados
In Colombia the right to
exclusive use of the marks is obtained only by registration. Once registered, if this right is infringed,
the law provides mechanisms...
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...
Feb 1, 2010 - Mike Walsh, CEO of U.S. Legal Markets at LexisNexis, addresses viewers from the convention floor at LegalTech NY 2010. Feb 1, 2010 - LexisNexis' Mike Mintz interviews USLM CEO Mike Walsh at LegalTech NY 2010. Walsh discusses the business...
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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 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"...