by Lawrence Kogan
This article has been divided into two parts. Part 1 will analyze these restrictions under the terms of the Technical Barriers to Trade ("TBT") Agreement, focusing on how the the Philippine breastmilk substitute and breastmilk...
By Erik Zietse
In today's global economy, the number of international
transactions increases every year. Unfortunately, so do the number of court
proceedings relating to these cross-border transactions. For example, the VAT
A new national survey reveals deep divisions between corporate counsel and private practice attorneys over the current state of the legal industry, the impact of the economic downturn and what the future holds for the law firm business model. The just...
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...
Until October 1, 2000, competition law in Denmark was based on the
Competition Act of 1997, which entered into force on January 1, 1998. At the
time that it was enacted, the Act represented a significant change in Danish
competition law because it...
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On April 29, 2010, in the case of I ZR 69/08,
the German Federal Supreme Court examined whether Google...
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...
Craig Smith , John
E. Kelly , Fatema
Merchant and Rabeha
On May 19, 2011, the United States
Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that Jorge Granados, the former Chief
St. Petersburg International Legal Forum is an annual
event that has taken place since 2011. It has already become one of the
largest international debate platforms for legal experts.
Representatives of almost all legal areas of specialization and...
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...
Second Circuit Finds Mid-Case Default Forfeits Defendants' Right to Appeal from Rulings That Statute Creates a Cause of Action and that Personal Jurisdiction Was Present; Remands for Reconsideration of Remedy
By Louis M.
In cases where...
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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...
By Martin Ouwehand
Recently, the European Court of Auditors ("the Court") published
a special report on their website concerning the effectiveness of controls on
simplified customs procedures for imports. Simplified customs procedures for...
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...
By: Heidi Salow | Erik Vollebregt
In November 2009, the European
Parliament amended the 2003 Privacy and Electronic Communications
("e-Privacy") Directive. These revisions have caused considerable
By Louis M. Solomon
re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1738 (BMC)(JO) (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], addresses on summary judgment the
Vitamin C cartel's arguments over the so-called "foreign...
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...
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).
By: Keith Etherington
Keith Etherington, head of the Litigation Department at Mellor &
Jackson, presented the program, Judicial Appointments: Balancing
Independence, Accountability and Legitimacy, recently at
the ABA Young Lawyers Division...
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...
The State Council of the People's Republic of China
announced the revised Regulation on the Control over Safety of Dangerous
Chemicals  , hereafter referred to as "the
revised Regulation") on March 02, 2011. It will become effective...
With this summer's passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer
Protection Act , it's Europe's turn to address financial regulation. This
morning, the European Commission released its Proposal for Regulation on OTC Derivatives...
The Financial Services Authority in the U.K. has been
aggressively prosecuting insider trading cases as part of its efforts to shed
its lackluster image. Until last week, the regulator had prevailed in four
successive insider trading trials.