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Dealing With Violations In Export and Import Transactions

Dealing With Violations In Export and Import Transactions

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Williams Mullen has posted a white paper on steps to take in dealing with export and import violations.

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Managing Legal Risks and Cultural Issues in Cross-Border and Whistleblower Investigations

Managing Legal Risks and Cultural Issues in Cross-Border and Whistleblower Investigations

Event, July 26, 2017, 12 p.m. EDT
AltaClaro will present a complimentary webinar focusing on managing legal and cultural risks in cross-border investigations. The event will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017, beginning at noon Eastern time.

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Reducing the Challenges of Cross-Border eDiscovery

Reducing the Challenges of Cross-Border eDiscovery

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Due to the nature of litigation, cross-border eDiscovery often places U.S. corporations in the tumultuous position of potentially violating foreign privacy laws, writes Greg Mitchell on the website of UnitedLex.

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London Calling: The Law and Politics of Brexit

London Calling: The Law and Politics of Brexit

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David Willink, a barrister with Lamb Chambers, takes a look at the legal and political implications of the recent British High Court ruling on Brexit – a ruling that Parliament should have a say before the UK invokes Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – which triggers up to two years of formal EU withdrawal talks.

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China – Compliance Risks and Solutions

China – Compliance Risks and Solutions

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Vendor kickback schemes are endemic throughout China and only increasing. Theft of intellectual property remains a major issue for global businesses in China. Theft, embezzlement and fraud continue on as if no one is watching, writes Jeffrey Klink, a former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and CEO of Klink & Co.

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China Contracts: Why Choice of Foreign Law is So Often a Bad Idea

China Contracts: Why Choice of Foreign Law is So Often a Bad Idea

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What will actually happen is that the parties will be required to prove Chinese law in a U.S. court, a difficult, time consuming and expensive process, writes Dan Harris in the China Law Blog.

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Obama Takes Aim at U.S. Corporations Shifting Profit Overseas

Obama Takes Aim at U.S. Corporations Shifting Profit Overseas

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Reuters is reporting that U.S. regulations, proposed by the Treasury to crack down on companies that try to reduce taxes by rebasing abroad, have begun a White House review and could be finalized shortly.

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Why Apple’s $14.5 Billion Tax Fine Is Worse for Shareholders Than it Looks

Why Apple’s $14.5 Billion Tax Fine Is Worse for Shareholders Than it Looks

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A European tax commission said Apple more than $14.5 billion in back taxes and interest that it had avoided paying European governments for years because of a sweetheart deal with Ireland, reports Fortune.

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Chevron’s Pollution Victory Opens Door for Companies to Shirk Foreign Verdicts

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Corporations seeking to avoid enforcement of foreign judgments they contend are based on corrupt proceedings may have a new weapon now, thanks to a ruling by a federal appeals court over Chevron’s long-running Ecuadorian pollution litigation, reports BloombergBusinessWeek.

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Survey of International Litigation Procedures: A Reference Guide

Survey of International Litigation Procedures: A Reference Guide

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The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Foundation has published its first Survey of International Litigation Procedures: A Reference Guide that offers an overview of the civil justice systems of 49 countries, including key aspects of litigation in each jurisdiction.

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Greenberg Traurig Global Gaming Group Co-Chairs to Speak at Gaming Summit in Malta

Greenberg Traurig Global Gaming Group Co-Chairs to Speak at Gaming Summit in Malta

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Global Gaming Group co-chairs Martha A. Sabol and Mark A. Clayton will participate in this year’s International Gaming Summit, which brings together leaders from all global gaming sectors to meet and discuss the top issues and challenges facing gaming today.

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