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February 5, 2016 By Gehres Law Group, P.C.
Many clients contact business litigation attorneys when it is too late to avoid a dispute. When that happens, the costs and stress of litigation can mount. Here are some relatively simple and cost-effective measures to help you avoid an ownership dispute down the road.
February 5, 2016 By Angela Wang & Co.
Recent updates to the Hong Kong stock exchange listing rules.
February 5, 2016 By The Sehat Law Firm, PLC
Protecting your rights while cooperating with police can feel like walking a tightrope—one wrong move and you plunge to your doom. You should remember that even well intentioned police are nervous during traffic stops. You want to cooperate and defuse a potential conflict while not incriminating yourself or giving the police information that you do not have to share.
February 5, 2016 By Gill Nadel Law Office
At the end of 2007, the Defense Export Control Law, 2007 (hereinafter: the "Law") entered into effect.
February 4, 2016 By LPA Law Firm
Register an LLC in Albania and register a Foreign Company Branch in Albania
February 4, 2016 By LPA Law Firm
There are no specialised courts in Albania dealing with IPR infringements. Interested parties should address their claim to the Commercial Section of the First Instance Court of Tirana.
February 4, 2016 By Summerfield Browne Solicitors
Are you being threatened with a patent infringement claim in the UK? If so, we consider how to respond to such a claim including analysing possible defences to the claim.
February 4, 2016 By Gehres Law Group, P.C.
The California Labor Code and the Orders promulgated by the Industrial Wage Commission impose various wage and hour requirements on employers for the benefit of their employees. As pointed out by our employment law attorneys, below, employers are well-advised to follow legal requirements in order to avoid potentially devastating penalties which may be assessed against them.
February 4, 2016 By Murphy Law Group, LLC
Court decision may open floodgates for more age discrimination cases.
February 4, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
If a partner of a GmbH (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung) [limited liability company] sells his ownership interest, he thus becomes excluded from contingent liability and is not liable for the other partners’ outstanding capital contributions.
February 4, 2016 By Pardini & Associates
Such rules shall not be applicable to natural or legal persons which income is exempted by reason of treaties, law-contracts or special laws such as multinationals registered under the multinational headquarters regime.
February 4, 2016 By Pardini & Associates
The Law responds to the continuous international claims and the listing of Panama in the FATF gray list.
February 4, 2016 By Crosley Law Firm, PC
Wearable technology has gone from calculator watch to Apple Watch in the last few decades. Now we can tweet from our T-shirts, view the world through Google Glass, and keep track of our health and habits second by second with a Fitbit – and these wearable tech trends are only predicted to continue growing and advancing.
February 4, 2016 By Crosley Law Firm, PC
With the increasingly widespread availability and ownership of personal recording devices such as dash cams, there seems to be a corresponding increase in reports of police misconduct, profiling, and even outright violence occurring during what seem to be routine traffic stops.
February 4, 2016 By Gill Nadel Law Office
Parallel import in Israel is a growing and expanding phenomenon. Many brands are imported not only by official/exclusive importers, but by other importers as well.
February 4, 2016 By Michael Panish
A worker is performing a duty near the ceiling within the path of travel of an automatic door. Without warning, the door begins to move and the top edge of the door collides with the worker or what he is standing on, causing the worker to fall to the ground. This article addresses many case scenarios and responsibility.
February 3, 2016 By Aaron Waxman & Associates
Further to the Making Ontario’s Roads Safer Act, there are certain regulations that came into effect as of January 1, 2016. These rules apply to pedestrian crossovers and school crossings. These rules do not apply at all intersections.
February 2, 2016 By Schultz & Myers
Car accidents that cause neck and back injuries happen every day. When you're the person in the wrong place at the wronge time, it can be a troublesome experience.
February 2, 2016 By Pardini & Associates
Every declaration of bankruptcy, represent certain effects over the person declared bankrupt. Some of them will generally apply to every person as of the moment of declaration, we will call those general effects, and some others will depend on other facts like the qualification of the bankruptcy.
February 2, 2016 By Mariscal Abogados
A trade mark is a distinctive sign indicating products and services. Registration confers an exploitation monopoly to the depositor who can prohibit use of his or her distinctive sign by any third party. To protect his or her brand is essential; it prevents a third party from taking advantage of efforts invested in the product or service. In Spain, rights in trademarks are acquired with registration. A trademark is protected for ten years and is renewable infinitely.
Cyprus: Warrant of Search Issued against a Lawyer Cancelled Due to Violation of Legal Professional Priviledge
February 2, 2016 By Soteris Pittas & Co L.L.C.
In the recent case, Antonakis Andreou & Co LLC, a Supreme Court Judge, in Certiorari proceedings, cancelled a warrant issued against a lawyer and his law firm, for the search of the lawyer’s premises, on the ground that the law firm withheld certain important documents, relating to the alleged commission of serious crimes, by a client of the law firm.
February 2, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
It is possible for children who are appointed as final heirs in a Berliner Testament (Berlin will) to ultimately come away empty-handed. To afford the children greater protection, a so-called Wiederverheiratungsklausel (remarriage clause) can be inserted into the will.
February 2, 2016 By Masson de Morfontaine
Hong Kong and Russia have entered into a Comprehensive Double Tax Agreement (“CDTA”) on Jan 18, 2016. This is the 34th CDTA that Hong Kong has signed with its trading partners. The CDTA sets out clearly the allocation of taxing rights between the two jurisdictions and thus will help investors better assess their potential tax liabilities from cross-border economic activities.
February 2, 2016 By Crosley Law Firm, PC
Extreme or unexpected events occur much more frequently than most of us like to admit. Car wrecks, workplace injuries, or even major trucking crashes occur every day. It is often the case that these tragedies – though unexpected – could have been prevented if someone had been more diligent by putting their phone down while driving, by promptly addressing a workplace safety issue, or by performing their required duties.
February 1, 2016 By Crosley Law Firm, PC
Negligence is the failure on the part of an individual or group to act in a fashion that would reasonably prevent injury being inflicted on any other individual or group.
February 1, 2016 By Crosley Law Firm, PC
For years, the American public has bought Volkswagens in large part due to their excellent fuel efficiency, low emissions, and environmental friendliness. Unfortunately, not only do these vehicles emit higher amounts of pollutants, but they actually expel volumes of nitrogen oxides more than 40 times greater than allowable limits in the United States.
February 1, 2016 By Buford & Gonzalez
It is a truism that has to be accepted that those with no criminal record generally have a better chance at getting a job than those with one. However, if you have a DWI on your record, it is no longer the serious problem that it once was. More employers are adjusting their thinking, and there are also more legal options with which you may be able to clean up your record.
February 1, 2016 By Canosa Abogados
On January 1, 2015, Law No. 5493 entered into force, introducing amendments to the Tax Code of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (“TC”) concerning the Stamp Tax.
February 1, 2016 By Kydalov & Partners
The facsimile is a technical way of signing documents that reproduces the signature of empowered person; actually it confirms the validity of certain transactions or relationships. Is it legally to use a facsimile?
February 1, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
Assets are not a given when it comes to an inheritance; it is also possible for the estate to include debts. If that is the case, it may make more sense to reject rather than accept the legacy.
February 1, 2016 By Heygood Orr & Pearson
The FDA has warned that patients taking antibiotic drugs known as fluoroquinolones (or FQ antibiotics) may be at risk of developing a serious type of nerve damage known as peripheral neuropathy. Patients taking FQ antibiotics such as Levaquin, Cipro, Avelox, Noroxin, Floxin, and Factive may be at risk of developing serious and potentially permanent nerve damage in the extremities.
Did you know that in our province in 2013, more than 4000 pedestrians were injured in road accidents? Tragically, 91 of those pedestrians lost their lives in these accidents. Unfortunately, as long as there are vehicles on the road, there will always be a danger to pedestrians. But is a driver always liable for causing injuries? Is a pedestrian always cleared of fault?
If you have been injured and advance an insurance claim, there is a good chance that your insurer will ask you to attend a medical examination with a doctor or specialist of their choosing. These exams are known as IMEs (Independent Medical Examinations).
If you are badly injured, you may wish to file a lawsuit with the goal of getting financial compensation for your pain, suffering and other expenses you now have as a result of your injury.
January 31, 2016 By Agnihotri & Jha Associates
A detailed analysis on cases that outlines the importance of compulsory license in India and clear the myths surrounding it.
January 31, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
A lot of investors are entitled to claim damages after an investment has gone wrong. It is possible to suspend the statute of limitations for these claims by properly submitting applications for conciliation.
January 31, 2016 By The Law Office of William W. Hurst
Recently, the Indiana Supreme Court handed down a decision on whether Indiana's General Wrongful Death Statute provides for attorneys fees. Here, we break down the Supreme Court's analysis.
January 30, 2016 By Hackard Law
What does residue mean as a legal definition, and how is it important in a California probate lawsuit?
January 30, 2016 By Thomas Shawn Lupella PA
There are two ways for law enforcement to determine whether a driver is impaired. The Breath Analyzer and Field Sobriety Tests. Field Sobriety Test results are not always reliable, there are often other elements, such as the weather, or the ground surface in which the tests are performed. The question is are the results admissible in Court?
January 30, 2016 By Van Dyke Law Office
A term that is often heard in the context of auto accidents, insurance, and lawsuits is “catastrophic injury”. As you’d imagine, a catastrophic injury is very serious, but there’s an actual definition in Ontario legislation, found in section 3 (2) of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule – Effective September 1, 2010, which is a regulation under the Insurance Act.
January 30, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
The Bundesgerichtshof (German Federal Court of Justice) has strengthened the rights of commercial agents after their agency agreements have been terminated with its ruling of November 5, 2015 (Az.: VII ZR 59/14).
January 30, 2016 By Gill Nadel Law Office
Those who are engaged in the import of goods from countries with which Israel has entered into trade agreements, enjoy customs exemption on a regular basis, but are constantly exposed to the risk that such customs benefits will be revoked retroactively.
January 30, 2016 By Dudkowiak & Kopec Law Firm
Key rules and regulations of Polish Employment Law.
January 28, 2016 By Murphy Law Group, LLC
Statistics shows that wage and hour lawsuits have risen by 30% since 2011.
January 28, 2016 By Law Office of Julie Johnson, PLLC
If you are in a car accident in Texas, the degree of fault plays an important role in determining whose insurance pays for your damages. If you were at fault, you can file a claim with your own insurance, and if another driver was at fault, you should be able to file a claim with his insurance. For crashes with uninsured drivers or hit and run accidents, insurance claims can get much more complicated.
January 28, 2016 By Kydalov & Partners
The legal war of Ukraine against Russia was announced in 2014 but in the second half of 2015 took the unwrapped and massive character. On October 21, 2015, Ukraine sent the claim to the World Trade Organization against the Russian Federation, which put forward the issue for the imposition of Russian limitations on the supply of rail cars, switch equipment for railways and other products in the industry, because of which revenues of Ukrainian companies have fallen to 96%. What should we wait?
January 28, 2016 By Charlotte Law Firm
The simple truth of the matter is this: Refugees are the most thoroughly vetted class of immigrants in the U.S., and state governors have no legal authority to refuse them. Here’s an overview of the procedure a refugee must undergoes before relocating to the U.S.
January 28, 2016 By Villagran Lara, Attorneys
A Comparative Analysis in Relation to Marine Insurance Cover.
January 28, 2016 By Krasimira Kadieva
According to Article 9, paragraph 1 of the Law on Trademarks and Geographical Indications, trademark is a graphically represented sign used to identify and distinguish the goods of one manufacturer or seller from those of another. Such signs may be words, including names of persons; letters; numerals; drawings; figures; the shape of goods or of their packaging; combination of colors; sound signals or any combination of such signs.
January 28, 2016 By Grungo Colarulo
In the city of Philadelphia, the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) regulates construction and demolition projects to maintain the safety of workers and the public.
January 27, 2016 By Charlotte Law Firm
Reports of these ICE raids have spread fear throughout immigrant communities. In light of these fears, it is important for immigrants, their families, and advocates to know the facts about these current ICE raids and of what rights immigrants have when ICE comes knocking.
January 27, 2016 By Gill Nadel Law Office
On September 7, 2014, the Israel Tax Authority published a new procedure for voluntary disclosure of previously unreported income and assets, as well as a temporary order to replace the previous procedure, which was in effect since 2005, and the temporary order, which was in effect since 2011.
January 27, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
Audio books have attracted the attention of the Bundeskartellamt (German Federal Cartel Office). The competition watchdog is investigating whether an online mail order company and a manufacturer of consumer electronics are acting contrary to competition law.
January 27, 2016 By Huesman, Jones and Miles, LLC
One of the most frequent questions that divorcing couples ask is “how long will this take?”
January 27, 2016 By Grungo Colarulo
People around the world enter and inhabit residential and commercial buildings every day.
January 27, 2016 By Eichen, Crutchlow, Zaslow & McElroy, LLP
Slips, trips and fall accidents can cause serious injury. Head trauma, cuts, lacerations, broken bones and internal injuries can result when victims fall down a stairway, slip on ice or wet surfaces, or trip over a loose carpet edge.
Actions that Should be Taken by Trademark Owners for the Successful Protection of their Trademarks in Bulgaria
January 27, 2016 By Krasimira Kadieva
What actions trademark owners should take for the successful protection of their trademarks over the years. It is important to be noted that the present material reflects the applicable Bulgarian legislation.
January 26, 2016 By Gehres Law Group, P.C.
Introduction: When People You Have a Right to Trust Cheat You Ours is a world of contractual relationships, written and oral. We hire people to help us, and we hire people to act on our behalf. We enter into business associations, like becoming partners and shareholders of partnerships and corporations.
January 26, 2016 By APC Law Company
Lately, by force of some intrinsic reasons, the problem of marriage consummation by the citizens of Ukraine with foreigners became more topical. Still, in this issue there are lots of nuances that are necessary to take into account to avoid problems in the future.
January 26, 2016 By Hammond, Minciu and Associates
Since 1989, Romania has passed from the command economy of socialism to commerce based on the free market and capitalism.
January 26, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
The managing directors of a German Unternehmergesellschaft (entrepreneurial company), UG for short, are liable for the company’s trade tax debts. That was the decision of the Verwaltungsgericht Koblenz (Administrative Court of Koblenz) (Az.: 5 K 526/15.KO).
January 26, 2016 By Dudkowiak & Kopec Law Firm
The Polish Corporate Law provisions which define duties and powers of Supervisory Board Members of Polish Companies, and the rules of appointing, dismissing and remunerating Supervisory Board Members of Joint Stock Companies in Poland.
January 26, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
The Landgericht Berlin (Regional Court of Berlin) ruled on April 14, 2015 that blanket advertising of savings is misleading to consumers (Az.: 103 O 124/14).
January 26, 2016 By Blake Wilson Law Group
Foreclosure is a scary, cumbersome process that often renders homeowners desperate for help, and all too often they call upon unqualified, or unethical, self-proclaimed foreclosure defense attorneys or advocates.
January 25, 2016 By The Berkman Law Firm
It is commonplace for start-ups and emerging companies to offer stock option to employees, consultants and service providers in conjunction with, or often in lieu of, cash compensation. The potential recipient of stock options should be aware of certain important considerations before simply accepting stock options in a start-up or emerging companies.
January 25, 2016 By Huesman, Jones and Miles, LLC
A new Maryland law will now make it easier for couples without minor children to divorce.
January 25, 2016 By Grungo Colarulo
When a consumer uses a product that causes them harm or injury, the manufacturer, retailer or distributor of that product can be held liable if they failed to warn the consumer of the potential for injury.
January 25, 2016 By Krasimira Kadieva
Ideas for applicants who want to file an application for registration of a trademark in Bulgaria, and which are the most important actions that should be taken prior filing of the application.
January 24, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
Specifications regarding the energy consumption of empty vacuum cleaners do not infringe competition law. That was the decision of the General Court of the European Union (EGC) in its ruling of November 11 (Az.: T-544/13).
January 24, 2016 By Murphy Law Group, LLC
Lawsuit alleged pattern of shortchanging employees of women’s athletics program.
January 23, 2016 By HG.org
A will is considered the final words of an individual and as such, it is given much consideration by the court. Trusts are created during the lifetime of the settlor. If a person believes that a will or trust does not reflect the desires of the testator or grantor, he or she may choose to contest the will or trust.
January 22, 2016 By Michael B Schulman and Associates PC
What happens when a construction company or a contractor put's a lien on your property for unpaid services? What if the lien is invalid? Do you have any recourse?
January 22, 2016 By HG.org
Determining which party is at fault for an accident is a critical step in the process of filing an insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit. The determination of fault has a direct connection with the outcome of a claim and case. Parties may disagree as to who was at fault for the accident, but some of the following principles may apply.
January 22, 2016 By Syutkin and Partners
Asset securitization is the development and implementation of a set of legal measures aimed at the preservation of property. This practice has evolved in a separate area in connection with the increasing number of raiders, corporate conflicts with Ukrainian partners, lots of losses of already privatized objects, return of previously purchased objects from private property to the State, etc.
January 22, 2016 By CSB Advocates
Under Maltese law, all sorts of vessels can be registered under the Malta flag, hence the type of vessel which may be considered for registration can vary and amongst others may include yachts, oil rigs, and also vessels under construction.
January 22, 2016 By Krasimira Kadieva
It is important to be noted that the present material reflects the applicable Bulgarian legislation. This article describes why trademark monitoring is an important preventive tool, which every owner of a trademark is advised to use and which Bulletins should be monitored.
January 22, 2016 By Krasimira Kadieva
Why it is important a preliminary trademark search to be performed.
January 22, 2016 By Diamond Law Practice, PLLC
The Defense Base Act is a federal workers' compensation program, which provides medical and wage-replacement benefits to military contractors injured while working on a wide variety of U.S. defense projects worldwide.
January 22, 2016 By Crisp Video Group
Our team has worked with numerous attorneys over the years, and by far the most common goals have been generating more leads, which convert to clients, and more time, so attorneys can focus on growing their practices. By following the inbound marketing methodology and the buyer’s journey, you can do just that.
January 22, 2016 By Youssry Saleh Law Firm
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued a decision to establish a register at the General Authority for Control on Exports and Imports for the eligible factories to export a number of finished products to the Egyptian Markets.
January 22, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
While it is of course permissible to criticise one’s employer, excessively abusive criticism can lead to termination of one’s employment contract. It can even potentially justify termination without notice.
January 22, 2016 By Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C.
On November 12, 2015, a class action lawsuit was filed against global oilfield services company, MudTech Services, alleging that the company did not pay overtime wages as required by law. A former MudTech employee has filed the lawsuit individually and on behalf of all other MudTech employees who claim that they were not paid overtime wages.
January 21, 2016 By Klurfeld & Associates, PA.
Recently foreclosure defense attorneys have argued that FL Stat. 559.715 is a condition precedent to foreclosure and a defense to foreclosure. Recently the 2nd DCA finally rules on the issue and held otherwise.
January 21, 2016 By Mirandah Asia
When a patent owner desires to abandon a patent, usually they simply do so by non-action, i.e. by stopping payment of the annuity fees. However, the same may not be true in Indonesia, and this has now become one of the most debated subjects among IP practitioners in this territory.
Former EPA Official: VW Plea Of Ignorance Over Dieselgate Emissions Scandal "Doesn't Pass The Laugh Test"
January 21, 2016 By Heygood Orr & Pearson
A former EPA official says that Volkswagen’s claims that executives at the company were unaware of the emissions cheating that led to the Dieselgate scandal “just doesn’t pass the laugh test”. Volkswagen recalled 11 million VW and Audi diesel-powered vehicles worldwide after admitting that it had installed a "defeat device" that hid the high emissions levels of these vehicles from regulators.
January 21, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
Employment contracts can be terminated without notice for good cause. Whether a serious cause justifies termination is ultimately decided on a case-by-case basis.
January 21, 2016 By Diamond Law Practice, PLLC
The Zone of Special Danger Doctrine has been the subject of numerous lawsuits under the Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, and the Defense Base Act. What is it? How have the courts applied it to claims? Where did it originate?
January 21, 2016 By Gehres Law Group, P.C.
The short answer to this question is “sometimes” regarding California state law on the subject of exempt versus non-exempt status of employees. However, before making decisions concerning the status of an employee, and whether to pay an employee a salary, or instead by the hour, an employer should consult with an employment law attorney who handles wage and hour issues.
January 20, 2016 By HG.org
With the advance in technology, many individuals are able to work for employers completely or partially on a remote basis. They can often stay just as engaged in the workplace with phones, computers and other technological aids. This working relationship complicates questions of liability, such as determining whether workers’ compensation will pay for the injuries sustained by an employee.
January 20, 2016 By Krasimira Kadieva
A detailed description of the trademarks registration procedure in Bulgaria.
January 20, 2016 By GRP Rainer LLP
In many cases, it is necessary for an employer to issue the employee in question with a final warning before the former can effectively give notice of dismissal. In the absence of a formal warning, the dismissal may be invalid.
January 20, 2016 By Siam Legal International
The right of superficies is found in Sections 1410 to 1416 of the Civil and Commercial Code. It is a right in land granted by the owner to the holder of the right, called the superficiary, in order to own structures built upon or under the land.
January 20, 2016 By LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, PA
One of the most challenging positions in the medical profession is that of an emergency room physician.
January 20, 2016 By Eichen, Crutchlow, Zaslow & McElroy, LLP
When hospitalization is necessary to treat a medical condition many patients fear the loss of control that will inevitably follow.
January 20, 2016 By Law Desk India
Indian trademark law adopts a cogent approach in dealing with the identification, granting and executing well known Trademark. The Indian Trademark takes a comprehensive approach in its efforts to segregate marks into well known Trademarks and normal Trademarks. The backdrop of the proposed amendments to the Trademark law of India which would be discussed in detail in the remainder of this discussion.
January 20, 2016 By Gehres Law Group, P.C.
California anti-SLAPP laws are are designed to protect the public right to petition and free speech in matters of public interest and concern, including in connection with lawsuits, legislation, in public forums and discussions, and generally in matters of public interest. Where anti-SLAPP law applies, however, it can spell disaster for a plaintiff who is found to have filed a contravening lawsuit as illustrated by the example below.
January 19, 2016 By LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, PA
If you were hurt in a workplace accident or have recently been diagnosed with an occupational illness or injury, the actions you take during the first few days will set the tone for the rest of your claim.
January 19, 2016 By Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C.
A New Jersey whistleblower formerly employed by the J-M Manufacturing Company, the leading supplier of PVC pipes in the United States and Canada, is in line to receive over six million dollars from a settlement reached in negotiations with J-M’s parent company, Formosa Plastics Corporation, USA (FPC-USA). The case alleges that the company knowingly supplied sub-standard piping to over 80 plaintiffs in California, Massachusetts, Nevada, and Virginia
January 19, 2016 By Law Desk India
"Marriages are settled in heaven and they are performed on earth."
January 19, 2016 By Gehres Law Group, P.C.
While many states have repealed their bulk sales laws, California’s Bulk Sales Law remains in full force and effect. The primary stated purpose of this law is to protect buyers and creditors following the purchase of more than half of a business’s assets. If a buyer makes a bulk sale purchase but does not adhere to the requirements set out in the bulk sales law, the buyer will typically remain liable to the seller’s creditors.