Top five strategy considerations for managing cross-border litigation

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The increasingly rapid development, adoption, and proliferation of technology has put in motion a strong trend toward globalisation. As companies expand sales into new markets, they may find themselves facing litigation in more than one jurisdiction. This article provides five strategy considerations when facing cross-border litigation and explores potential pitfalls to avoid. Cross-border litigation can …

The challenge of you

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Assembling a group of senior GCs and partners, The In-House Lawyer explores what it takes for women lawyers to reshape commercial law

Ashfords’ retail roundup

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  Brand management Brands are one of the most valuable assets of any business. They act as ‘badges of origin’, distinguishing products and services of one business from those of competing businesses. They also impart a message to customers, acting as a guarantee of quality and authenticity. In this article, we consider five important aspects …

Data protection in Japan

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In Japan, in cases of privacy violation or defamation, personal information/privacy was once protected mainly by injunctions or claims for damages based on tort law. However, the situation changed dramatically with the enactment of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (the APPI) in 2005. When large-scale leakage of personal information occurs, a number …

No more firsts

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The In-House Lawyer sat down with Beth Nolan, the first female to be appointed White House counsel, to get an insight into life as Clinton’s presidential lawyer

State your intentions – first impressions on the revised Takeover Code

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It has been a year since the Takeover Panel updated its rules regarding statements by an offeror company of its intentions for a target’s business. The first formal reports by offeror companies on whether they have complied with the new regime are beginning to filter through, so now seems an appropriate moment to analyse the …