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Robert Ryan
Aer Lingus & Ryanair "Corporate Conundrum"

Can an obligation to convene an extraordinary meeting of shareholders be forestalled by reference to an alleged illegality under another branch of law? Robert Ryan, an expert and the author of numerous publications on corporate, banking and competition...

Paul E. Mason
Whether Arbitration Rules Should be Applied by the Issuing Arbitral Institution

Should parties provide in their arbitration clause for application of rules of an arbitral institution without corresponding oversight by that institution? This Commentary, written by international arbitrator and business lawyer Paul E. Mason, discusses...

Tags: Arbitration
Paul E. Mason
Unclear Arbitration Clauses Leading to Unwanted Court Intervention

A primary goal of arbitration is to reduce the time and costs involved in settling disputes by resolving matters out of court. A well-drafted arbitration clause is the key to ensuring that the arbitration meets its primary goal of avoiding unwanted court...

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Steven M. Dickinson & Daniel P. Harris
Dickinson & Harris on China: Foreign Investment in Service Businesses

Though some restrictions remain in sensitive areas, such as media and communications, the service industry in China is now largely open to some form of foreign participation. In this Expert Commentary, Steven M. Dickinson and Daniel P. Harris, attorneys...

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International & Foreign Law Community Staff
Ropes & Gray Partners Alison Bomberg and Scott Jalowayski Help Launch New Hong Kong Office

HONG KONG – (AP) Marking its continued expansion into dynamic centers of commerce and finance, Ropes & Gray announces the opening of its Hong Kong office. Two private equity partners -- Alison T. Bomberg, an expert in private equity transactions...

Steven M. Dickinson & Daniel P. Harris
Forming A Wholly Foreign Owned Entity (WFOE) In China

Every form of foreign invested enterprise (FIE) in China is subject to its own specific laws and to numerous regulations that apply to all FIEs. Every FIE is formed as a Chinese limited liability company (LLC). This Expert Commentary details the four...

Tags: China