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Insolvency in the Cayman Islands: Setting Aside Antecedent Transactions

  February 8, 2018     By Loeb Smith Attorneys
The Trade Marks Regulations, 2017 were finally published on 26th May 2017, and the new regime is now scheduled to become effective 1st August...
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Mandatory Mediation in California Divorce

  February 6, 2018     By HG.org
Some processes for California divorce require mediation before the parties are able to proceed to litigation, if that is even possible based on...

Protecting the Rights of Minority Shareholders and Dissenting Shareholders in San Diego

  January 31, 2018     By Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
What should you know about protecting the rights of minority shareholders and dissenting shareholders in San Diego California? California has...

Do Not Play Big Brother at Workplace! Recent Judgment of European Court of Human Rights

  January 29, 2018     By SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in his fresh decision established that the camera surveillance of lecture halls violated the...

Recognition of a Tanzanian Arbitral Award in the Netherlands under European Regulations

  January 24, 2018     By AMS Advocaten
It is rare for a foreign arbitral award to be recognised in the Netherlands on the basis of a regulation other than the New York Convention....

Top 3 Legal Pitfalls Small Businesses Encounter

  January 23, 2018     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
With an industrial spirit, and enviable ambition, many small business owners leave no stone unturned in the marketplace. They see opportunity at...

What Are Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Services?

  January 18, 2018     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a remedy that can be used to help you resolve your business disputes without litigation. It is a good...

Billing Arrangements Common in Expert Witness Cases

  January 17, 2018     By HG.org
Expert witness hires come with billing arrangements that are usually set before the professional becomes part of the case. However, sometimes,...

Disclosure Requirements under Insurance Contracts Governed by English Law

  January 11, 2018     By Summerfield Browne Solicitors
If you do not comply with Disclosure Requirements in relation to an Insurance Contract then this may Invalidate the Insurance Policy and/ or...

What Are the Elements for a Tortious Interference Claim under California Law?

  January 11, 2018     By Bona Law PC
The law of contracts governs a wide range of business and commercial activity, allowing individuals and businesses to take risks with the...

What are the Illinois Time Limits For A Lawsuit for an Adult or Minor’s Personal Injury Case?

  January 9, 2018     By HG.org
Illinois has a statute of limitations that acts as a time limit by which a lawsuit must be filed if a minor or adult is injured in a personal...

Freezing Orders in UK Maritime Case: Third Party Creditors

  December 29, 2017     By Parris Whittaker, Attorney at Law
The courts will be sympathetic to third parties who are seeking to enforce their security in respect of property subject to a freezing order.

Dram Shop Law and Car Accidents in Texas

  December 15, 2017     By HG.org
Dram shop laws hold responsible bars and other entities that provide alcohol to people who cause drunk driving accidents. If a person is injured...

Filing a Small Claim When the Subject Matter Is in a Different State

  December 11, 2017     By HG.org
Small claims courts provide an abbreviated version of litigating a case when parties are involved in a dispute. However, there are limitations...

Receipt of Romanian Court Proceedings

  December 11, 2017     By Hammond, Minciu and Associates
Civil law is by it’s very nature is rule driven. There is little or no discretion in relation to the implementation and the interpretation of...

Make Clear the Arbitration Establishment in Drawing Up an Arbitration Clause in China

  December 7, 2017     By Tianjin Bozhuan Law Firm
If there is two and above arbitration establishment in a place, parties must make it clear which one arbitration establishment are chosed for...

Non-Economic Damages in Texas Personal Injury Cases

  December 6, 2017     By HG.org
Texas personal injury victims can often recover non-economic damages in their personal injury case in addition to their economic damages....

Chuck and Gena Norris File Lawsuit Alleging Gadolinium Deposition Disease

  December 5, 2017     By Cutter Law P.C.
Cutter Law, P.C., along with Chuck and Gena Norris, announce the filing of a gadolinium lawsuit against McKesson Corporation and other...

Suing the Government in a Texas Personal Injury Case

  December 5, 2017     By HG.org
Suing the government instead of a private actor in a personal injury case in Texas can be complicated. Special rules apply to the government...

Yes, Urban Area Is Transforming in Turkey; But How about the Elaboration of Risks?

  December 4, 2017     By Serap Zuvin Law Offices
As a rapidly developing country with an emerging economy, Turkey spends substantial efforts to increase its activities in a variety of sectors;...

Maritime Trade in Jordan

  December 4, 2017     By Abdullah & Partners Law Firm
Maritime Law is solely applicable to sea navigation excluding domestic or river navigation.

What Constitutes “Product Misuse” in a Product Liability Case?

  November 29, 2017     By Farrar, Hennesy & Tanner, LLC
In a product liability case, a product has malfunctioned in a way that causes serious injuries to an individual.

Trademark Infringement in the Netherlands: Assess Your Chances of Success in a Lawsuit!

  November 28, 2017     By AMS Advocaten
Recently, a trademark owner in the Netherlands stood up against an (alleged) trademark infringement.

Insurance Companies Taken to Task Over Handling of California Wildfires

  November 27, 2017     By Cutter Law P.C.
Thousands of people have been affected by the California wildfires and must face the stressful task of putting their lives back together. Some...

Spell Legally: Font Designs as Intellectual Property Object in Russia

  November 27, 2017     By IPStyle
In Russia, copyright protection goes beyond the traditionally protected works of authorship, such as computer software or images. The recent...

Use of Force Experts Testify in Police Brutality Cases

  By HG.org
Police brutality cases are often experienced when officers are not trained properly, have been subjected to pressure or abuse in their lives or...

Cherry Picking the Governing Law in Turkey

Legal system probably has the biggest say in one’s life, as it governs almost everything from daily life of a person to his business...

GM Faces Lawsuits over Alleged Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra Duramax Diesel Emissions Cheating

In May 2017, a class action lawsuit was filed against GM on behalf of drivers of the affected Chevy and GMC diesel trucks. The lawsuit accuses...

Auto Manufacturers Face Emissions Cheating Litigation in the Wake of the VW Dieselgate Scandal

In September 2015, Volkswagen admitted that it had lied to consumers and federal regulators about the performance and emissions levels of its...

Construction Delays - Are Damages Available?

  By HG.org
Construction contracts usually provide a date, materials used, amount needed to finish the project and similar factors that could affect the...

Bipartite Dispute Resolution for Labour Disputes in Indonesia

  By BP Lawyers
To anyone who works in the industry business, the term Bipartite Dispute Resolution for Labor Disputes in Indonesia may be more familiar to...

Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in The Netherlands: Permission of the Court Is Required

In the Netherlands, enforcement of an arbitral award requires the permission of the court. A ruling of the Court of Utrecht under the previous...

Hong Kong Court Clarifies the Meaning of “Insider Dealing” in SFC v. Yiu Hoi Ying Charles and Others

On 29 January 2014, the SFC commenced proceedings in the Market Misconduct Tribunal (“MMT”) against the former chairman of Asia TeleMedia...

Mandatory Arbitration Clause in a Real Estate Agreement - Should I Sign?

  By HG.org
When a person is buying commercial or residential real estate, he or she may sign a lot of papers. Often, the person may not know the substance...

Nursing License Suspended Due to Disciplinary Action: Renewal with Legal Assistance

  By HG.org
When a professional must go through a disciplinary meeting because an issue has arisen that causes his or her license suspension, he or she may...

GPS App Failed to Warn of Road Situation - Can I Sue for Damage to Vehicle?

  By HG.org
Every day millions of Americans rely on GPS apps to get them to where they need to go. Most often, drivers arrive at their destination...

Right of Prior Use in Russia: How to Prove?

  By IPStyle
Sometimes, to protect themselves from probable claims of patent holders in future, businesses “go on the offensive”. This is the situation where...

Federal and State Agency Hearing Defense for San Diego Employers

Employers in San Diego and across California face an ever-increasing landscape of employee based claims and litigation. Federal cases with the...

The Attachment of Bank Accounts in Cross-Border Cases According to the European Regulation 655/2014

The new European Regulation 655/2014 which establishes a European Account Preservation Order procedure to facilitate cross-border debt recovery...

Failure to Disclose Rare and Serious Side Effects of a Prescribed Medication

  By HG.org
Every year individuals are injured by prescription medications that they use to treat another condition. Injured victims may consider seeking...

Mandatory Arbitration Clause in a Real Estate Agreements - Should You Sign?

  By HG.org
When a person is buying commercial or residential real estate, he or she may sign a lot of papers. Often, the person may not know the substance...

Arbitration of Business Disputes: Ins and Outs

  By HG.org
Arbitration is often a better alternative to litigation for those that lack the funding or time necessary for a long drawn out lawsuit. This...

Non-Disclosure Agreements as a Prevention - or Settlement - to the Release of Private Information

  By HG.org
In many situations, individuals may be asked to sign a nondisclosure agreement that prevents them from revealing confidential information....

Time Limitations Imposed by the East African Court of Justice

  By HG.org
Private litigation has time restrictions imposed by the East African Court of Justice that limits how the African regional community in economic...

What is Discovery in a Civil Case?

  By HG.org
Discovery is the pre-trial phase in a lawsuit in which each party investigates the facts of a case, through the rules of civil procedure, by...

Lawsuit Filed in Tennessee Over Defective Ethicon Hernia Mesh

The plaintiff claims that complications with the mesh lead caused his severe page and permanent injuries.

Trademark Use in Domain Names in Russia

  By IPStyle
Trademarks may be used on the Internet, including domain names and other methods of addressing. The signs similar to trademarks may not be...

Remembering to Factor in Attorney’s Fees for Service Contract

  By HG.org
Lawyer services must be considered when creating and utilizing a service contract. When a company has need of a legal representative, there is...

Michigan Birth Injury Litigation 101

You spent nine months dreaming about what your baby would look like. You eagerly anticipated holding him for the first time. Hearing that first...

What Types of Damages Do Product Liability Cases Recover?

Serious medical issues and debilitating complications can result from product malfunctions and faulty equipment. These circumstances can put...

Enforcement in Italy of Sentences Issued by European Courts

The EC Regulation No. 44/2001 of Dec. 22, 2000 (which substituted Brussel Convention of 27th September 1968) allows the recognition and...

Seller's Duty to Disclose Known Defects to Home Buyers

You’ve hired the best real estate broker, so you thought, now your home is sold. You go on and soon forget about the old and bring in the new....

Your Lawsuit May Have Multiple Other Defendants

Lawsuits often involve multiple other defendants, which can complicate a case. When North Carolina defendants find themselves subject to a...

Discovery and Document Review in Business Litigation

Businesses can find discover requests unsettling. A good business litigation attorney will be able to educate businesses on what information...

My Teenage Daughter Used Her Sister’s Passport. Can I Sue the Airline for Negligence?

  By HG.org
Flights from one country to another require a passport that is checked by the airline to ensure the right person is traveling. However, if the...

Top Five Deposition Tips

If you are a party in a lawsuit, and sometimes even if you are only a witness, you are probably going to be deposed. A deposition can be...

Is It Too late to Sue: Statutes of Limitation and Repose in Michigan

Lawyers receive calls every day from people who are injured but waited too long to sue. Don't sleep on your rights. There are time limits that...

FDA Acknowledges Link Between Breast Implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

Twenty years ago, over $4 billion was paid to victims who became sick from silicone and other toxic chemicals leaking from their silicone breast...

What Is the Defend Trade Secrets Act?

  By HG.org
The Defend Trade Secrets Act put in place a standardized understanding of what a trade secret is, and it has given the ability for those that...

Role of an Intellectual Property Lawyer in Today’s World

  By HG.org
Intellectual property is the backbone for many business owners, and this means numerous lawyers are hired to assist with company matters. The...

What Is Power of Attorney? How to Prepare a Power of Attorney in UAE

There can be a lot of use for a Power of Attorney, and it is especially handy when it comes to having someone else do tasks for you when you are...

How Does the Toxic Substances Control Act Limit Asbestos Use?

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was enacted in 1976, and it grants the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the necessary...

Using a Trial Consultant to Vet Expert Witness

  By HG.org
There are times when the initial expert witness hired does not make it through the interview the judge or opposing legal counsel. When this...

Risks of Ignoring a Subpoena and Refusing to Attend a Deposition

  By HG.org
Subpoenas must be served in person to someone that is required in court. This means the individual must accept the paperwork and his or her...

Recommended Policy for Teachers and School Districts to Avoid Litigation

While it may be unfortunate for educators to have to think in these terms, teachers and school districts need to take steps to protect...

How Does Business Mediation Work?

  By HG.org
When business partners or co-owners are unable to agree upon a decision, it is important to seek a resolution so a deadlock or other problems do...

Patent Law Case in Russia: No Registration, No Rights

  By IPStyle
It is not uncommon for businesses to execute mixed agreements that can combine a number of general agreements envisaged by the law of Russia. In...

Finality of Arbitral Awards under Ethiopian Arbitration Law

Ethiopian arbitration is law is under explored. Among the issues that need careful attention and proper explanation is the meaning of finality...

Most Common Ways of Piercing Corporate Veil and Impose Personal Liability

  By HG.org
Piercing the corporate veil is important when certain issues arise where the individual has been harmed by the owner or manager of a company....

Equifax Data Beach: Can They be Sued for Negligence?

  By HG.org
A data breach to a company is usually the result of someone that hacked into the secured files and then distributed the information to another...

Copyright Protection in Russia: Book Cover Designs

  By IPStyle
Books are copyrightable works protected under IP law. In addition, they may contain a number of certain copyrightable items, including...

How To Prevent an International Child Abduction of a Minor in Italy

When a parent suspects that the other parent (genitore) may illicitly carry away from Italy abroad their child (figlio) or he/she is afraid that...

Debt Collection for a Foreign Company which Works with Italian and Foreign Companies in Italy

A foreign company, which imports products from Italy (import) as well as the foreign company, which works bringing products in Italy (export) or...

Foreign LLCs Doing Business in California

Foreign LLCs should qualify and register with the California Secretary of State before conducting business in California. Failure to do so may...

What To Do If an Italian Child Is Carried Away Abroad Without Previous Express Consent of Other Parent

Discovering that his/her own child (figlio), Italian and resident (residente) in Italy, has been carried away abroad by the other parent without...

Update on Romanian Labour Law

As a Romanian law firm dealing with Labour related issues it is interesting to see the amendments to the Labour Code recently introduced by the...

Alternative Dispute Resolution Options for Business Disputes

  By HG.org
Resolving disputes for arguments in business is both important and may keep the company from being split apart or sold. This means that the...

Can You Terminate a Contract for Breach of Contract in English Law?

Are you aware that in English Law you can in certain circumstances terminate a contract for breach where there is no express clause in the...

Trademark Law: How Heineken “Hunted” in Russia

  By IPStyle
Trademark registration enables right holders to legitimately use their marks when introducing the goods under such marks into civil circulation....

Avoiding Collateral Estoppel through a Timely Appeal

  By HG.org
Collateral estoppel is a concept that prevents persons in a criminal defense proceeding from being tried for the exact same charges more than...

Mandatory Mediation Process Employed in Cases in Italy

  By HG.org
In Italy, mandatory mediation was necessary for many different cases. The regulation was removed for almost a year only to become adopted again...

Germany Adopts Choice of Law Rule

  By HG.org
In 2017, Legislature in Germany has adopted a new regulation of choice of law for legal agencies and entities. It is based on formerly held...

GM Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Emissions Cheating on Chevy and GMC Duramax Diesel Trucks

A class action lawsuit has been filed against General Motors accusing the company of installing an diesel emissions "defeat device" on thousands...

New Litigation Options under the Defend Trade Secrets Act

  By HG.org
Changes to the Defend Trade Secrets Act occurred in 2016 that are to assist businesses through protections against trade secret theft and...

Are Whatsapp Messages Admissible in a Malaysian Court?

It is a misconception that Whatsapp messages are not admisisble in court due to their "informal" nature. On the contrary, Malaysian courts have...

Bid-Rigging Is a Per Se Violation of the Antitrust Laws

Bid rigging violates the U.S. antitrust laws.

Personal Liability for LLC Owners

Limited liability companies (or LLCs) offer protections against personal liability, similar to corporations, and provide advantageous...

How To Know If Your Broker Is Churning Your Account

Churning claims arise out of the inherent conflict of interest involved because a financial advisor is compensated by commissions earned in...

How to Appeal a Professional License Matter

  By HG.org
Various actions while working may incur a hearing with the department officials or board in the corresponding company where the incident...

New Rules for Employment and Personal Disputes Arbitration Becomes Effective in China

  By MMLC Group
On July 1, 2017, the latest “Rules for Handling Arbitration Cases about Employment and Personnel Disputes” (“Rules”) issued by the Ministry of...

Key Considerations in International Litigation

  By HG.org
Business with products and services has spanned the globe, and countries are connected through sales and company interactions. Because of this,...

When Your California LLC Ceases to Exist

There are many legal ramifications that stem from a non- active California LLC. It is important to understand what the different status types of...

AbbVie Hit With $15 Million Jury Verdict in Depakote Spina Bifida Case

Plaintiff claims the child’s spina bifida was due to his mother taking Depakote during her pregnancy.

The Constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) - Reinforced by Historical Precedent

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) was created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act [12 U.S.C. §...

Patent Trolls in Ukraine. Right of Prior Use: Defense or Attack?

  By IPStyle
A patent, as a title of protection, constitutes a sort of a ‘shield’ guaranteeing its holder a temporary monopoly on the use of a particular...

When a Startup’s Name Leads to Litigation

  By HG.org
Many that start new businesses may not be aware that there are several steps necessary to complete before a company’s name may become public. It...

Mexican Supreme Court Recognizes Punitive Damages in a Wrongful Death Case

On February 26 of 2014, the First Chamber of the Mexican Supreme Court issued a historic decision recognizing punitive damages as part of the...

Why the UN's Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) Matters in Mexico

It has been over twenty-five years since the United Nation’s Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (“CISG” or...

Recognition of Russian Court Decisions in Turkey

Under Turkish Law, there is a difference between recognition of foreign decision and enforcement of the decision. Applicant may ask recognition...

Legal Remedies when a Spouse Has Stopped Paying Spousal Support

  By HG.org
When a former spouse does not comply with a court order to pay spousal support, there may be a number of remedies available to the recipient...


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