Legal Briefing | Brexit |

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Since late August 2018, against a backdrop of growing concern over the prospects for the Brexit negotiations as the clock ticks down, the UK has published batches of ‘Technical Notices’1 on the steps it is taking, and what steps organisations and individuals should consider taking, to prepare for the possibility of a ‘no deal’ Brexit. … Continue reading “Brexit: deal or no deal”

Legal Briefing | Dispute Resolution |

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Technology is at the heart of the legal sector’s current, well-publicised drive for innovation. With the demands placed on in-house legal teams increasing, and legal budgets trending downwards, the pressure on outside counsel to provide genuine value to their corporate clients has never been greater. GCs are rightly challenging firms in pitches, panel reviews and … Continue reading “Revolutionising dispute resolution”

Legal Briefing | Global Outlook: Disputes |

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After the landmark decision by a Chinese court finding reciprocity between China and the US, and recognising and enforcing a US judgment for the first time, there have been heated discussions on whether this case signals a genuine broader trend towards recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in China. The term ‘foreign judgments’ does not … Continue reading “Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in China”

Legal Briefing | Global Outlook: Disputes |

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For a number of decades, The Bahamas has been one of a number of select jurisdictions utilised by high net worth individuals to manage their wealth. In prior times, terms such as tax evasion, and banking secrecy were, in some cases, attached to such practices. As such, these terms became increasingly stigmatic. More euphemistic terms … Continue reading “Whose money is it? Financial disclosure and judicial assistance in changing times”

Legal Briefing | Global Outlook: Disputes |

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When companies face financial difficulties in Mexico, our legislation provides a formal procedure known as concurso mercantil (insolvency) to restructure its finances and provide legal security to their creditors. This procedure is divided into two phases: i) conciliation and ii) bankruptcy or liquidation. The purpose of the conciliation phase is to achieve the continuation of … Continue reading “A general view of bankruptcy in Mexico”

Legal Briefing | Global Outlook: Disputes |

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There are many differences between UK and Norwegian litigation. In this article, we will give a brief outline of some of the possibilities in Norwegian litigation, as well as some issues that one needs to avoid. Since the language before the court is Norwegian, there is a need to seek out Norwegian counsel, but this … Continue reading “Litigation in Norway: traps and possibilities”