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David Gibbs
Majority Rule: But Not as You Know It

In company law those who hold the majority of shares "rule" the company. This has been the case since the court in Foss v Harbottle (1843) 2 Hare 46 recognised the principle. If the majority have made a decision to take or not take certain action...

International & Foreign Law Community Staff
Saqueo de Recursos Naturales en Cadenas de Aprovisionamiento Global

Autores Elise Groulx y Lew H. Diggs La globalización puede ser una fuente de violaciones a los derechos humanos y al medio ambiente que desencadenan la responsabilidad penal y civil de las empresas y sus ejecutivos. En zonas afectadas por...

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Lisa M. Hickey
U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Precondition to Arbitration Issue

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 10 granted a petition for writ of certiorari filed by a U.K. investor in a dispute with the Republic of Argentina over whether courts, rather than arbitrators, should decide whether a...

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Florida Federal Judge Compels Arbitration Of Crewman's Claims In Panama

MIAMI - A Florida federal judge on April 3 granted a ship owner's motion to compel arbitration of a crewmember's injury-related claims under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, finding that his public...

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English Court Confirms That It Does Not Have Exclusive Jurisdiction To Grant Interim Relief In Support Of An English Arbitration

By Thomas Yates, Carinne Maisel and Anna Sokolovskaya Summary In U&M Mining Zambia Ltd v Konkola Copper Mines Plc $(2013$) EWHC 260 (Comm), the Commercial Court of the High Court of England and Wales recently considered whether, pending the formation...

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K&L Gates Appoints International Arbitration And Trade Practices Group Partner

WASHINGTON, D.C. - K&L Gates on March 13 announced the appointment of a new partner in its international arbitration and international trade practices group.

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