With UK’s surprise vote last Thursday to leave the EU, politicians, businessmen and women and pundits are scrambling to understand and predict the ramifications of the UK withdrawal, and there will be many. Of particular interest will be the response of global business with EU base operations in London. Financial, pharma and technology companies are especially concerned.
United States, Chinese and other global businesses have over the years established a base of operations in London to access the EU market. » Read More
Bob Mahoney of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, along with Mario Aieta of Satterlee Stephens, Jennifer Stone of McGuireWoods, and Russell Glazer of TroyGould, discussed international business litigation this afternoon at the Legal Network International‘s Spring Conference held at the historic New York City Bar Association. They discussed insightful ways to structure and present your case for jury trials.
To learn more about the session, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.» Read More
Robert Guest, Foreign Editor of The Economist, delivered the Keynote Speech this morning at the Meritas Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Guest addressed the conference on “Making Sense of a Tumultuous World”. How does the price of oil and gas affect governments and markets? What’s the impact of debt? What’s the impact on state-owned companies?
Look at what’s happened to the economies in countries like Venezuela, Russia, China.» Read More
The below post is authored by UK law firm Moore Blatch.
As you are most probably aware by now as it has been widely reported, from 6 April this year, most UK companies and LLPs will be required to take active steps to identify any individuals or legal entities that have ‘significant influence or control’ over them and record their details on a ‘register of people with significant control’ (known as a PSC register).» Read More
In the past, class actions were most prevalent in the United States and Canada. With class action and similar procedures spreading throughout the globe, it pays to track and learn from developments in the U.S. In the U.S., defendants have tried to defeat class actions by offering the class representative full value in settlement of that individual’s claim. A putative class action typically needs an adequate representative to proceed to class action status.» Read More