International Transactions. Legal news and articles for October 30 - 31, 2011

What Would Really Happen If Ron Paul Were To Be Elected President?Douglas Panzer Named to American University Law School's Advisory CouncilFed Didn't Fully Document Authority to Rescue AIG, GAO SaysAn Energy In-House Lawyer Sails Into a Clean HarborGlobal Law Firm Greenberg Traurig Receives North America M&A Law Firm of the ...Argentina Launches New Measure Amid Capital FlightCenter for Negotiation and Justice Unveils Deals and Dispute Resolution: A One ...Iranian Police Seizing Dissidents Get Aid Of Western CompaniesNCBA Members Elect New Board and OfficersAcross the border, beyond the lawLaw to smooth EU trade could face a rough rideIranian Police Seizing Dissidents Get Aid Of Western CompaniesOct. 31: Transactions, foreclosures, etc.TMX Group and Maple Group enter into support agreementColonel Sanders Devours Little Sheep in China

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Turning overseas legal disputes into smart business
Smart Business NetworkOctober 1, 2011

Punitive damages are also not available in Germany and in most other civil law countries. And, perhaps most importantly, a good foreign forum may present excellent opportunities to seize the initiative from litigation opponents and knock them back on ...more »

Suite justice at last for fobbed-off furniture customer
Independent Online (blog)October 3, 2011

I spend most of my work week investigating reader complaints about companies failing to honour their Consumer Protection Act (CPA) rights. The complaints pour in – from bus and train coupons and pre-paid data expiring within a short time, ...more »

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What Would Really Happen If Ron Paul Were To Be Elected President?
Auburn JournalOctober 31, 2011

Financial gains are contrived and there is no real value created out of these phony transactions, nor is any employment created. The lending classes will have to face reality. Phony numbers would not likely be a part of a Ron Paul Presidency. ...more »

Douglas Panzer Named to American University Law School's Advisory Council
Citybizlist (press release)October 31, 2011

Doug Panzer's practice focuses on intellectual property law transactions and litigation related to computer software, e-commerce and the Internet. Doug advises his clients and helps them achieve their legal, business and technology goals with a ...more »

Fed Didn't Fully Document Authority to Rescue AIG, GAO Says
BusinessWeekOctober 31, 2011

While the Fed wasn't required to document its interpretation of the law allowing lending to non-banks under “unusual and exigent circumstances,” the Fed's analysis of the authority for the AIG bailout “was absent in some cases and incomplete in others ...more »

An Energy In-House Lawyer Sails Into a Clean Harbor
Corporate CounselOctober 31, 2011

He also worked on mergers and acquisitions, including the divestiture of a power plant and the company's wind farm purchases. Musselman continued with M&A as vice president and general counsel at International Power America Inc., the North American arm ...more »

Global Law Firm Greenberg Traurig Receives North America M&A Law Firm of the ...
MarketWatch (press release)October 31, 2011

NEW YORK, Oct 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received the 2011 North America M&A Law Firm of the Year and The 2011 Energy Deal of the Year awards at the Americas Atlas Award Gala presented by the Global M&A ...more »

Argentina Launches New Measure Amid Capital Flight
Wall Street JournalOctober 31, 2011

BUENOS AIRES—Argentina followed through with its pledge to tighten controls on the foreign-exchange market by requiring individuals and businesses to receive prior authorization from the tax authority before buying foreign currencies. ...more »

Center for Negotiation and Justice Unveils Deals and Dispute Resolution: A One ...
William Mitchell College of LawOctober 31, 2011

However, each student will focus on one subject matter in a simulation, chosen from (i) intellectual property law; (ii) international business transactions; (iii) employment law; and (iv) public interest law. Additionally, students will experience the ...more »

Iranian Police Seizing Dissidents Get Aid Of Western Companies
BusinessWeekOctober 31, 2011

AdaptiveMobile says its technologies are for fighting spam, viruses and “inappropriate content,” not designed or sold for law enforcement. It says it plans to cease doing business in Iran when its contract is up in late 2012, because continuing in ...more »

NCBA Members Elect New Board and Officers
MarketWatch (press release)October 31, 2011

At Dorsey, he chairs the Agribusiness, Rural electric and Cooperatives Law practice group. For 20 years, Swanson's practice has focused on organizational issues, financing and transactions for agricultural, rural electric and purchasing cooperatives as ...more »

Across the border, beyond the law
WGNtv.comOctober 31, 2011

Some who fled sustained themselves or enriched their families by selling property or conducting other financial transactions in Illinois while on the run. •Gaps riddle the patchwork of local and international warrants meant to alert authorities that a ...more »

Law to smooth EU trade could face a rough ride
The LawyerOctober 31, 2011

It carried out a survey suggesting that 55 per cent of companies wanting to sell to consumers in other countries were held back by contract law issues, while 49 per cent of companies in business-to-business transactions said the same. ...more »

Iranian Police Seizing Dissidents Get Aid Of Western Companies
BusinessWeekOctober 31, 2011

AdaptiveMobile says its technologies are for fighting spam, viruses and “inappropriate content,” not designed or sold for law enforcement. It says it plans to cease doing business in Iran when its contract is up in late 2012, because continuing in ...more »

Oct. 31: Transactions, foreclosures, etc.
Sarasota Herald-TribuneOctober 31, 2011

2251 Sarasota Center Blvd. LLC and Stearns Bank, $115500, 2011122297, Unit C-101, 2251 Sarasota Center Blvd. Sitc Inc. and Standard Insurance Company, $690000, 2011122317, 7337 International Pl. Store Master Funding I LLC and Citibank NA, $1280000, ...more »

TMX Group and Maple Group enter into support agreement
DigitalJournal.com (press release)October 31, 2011

Stronger Position to Pursue Growth and International Acquisitions. The completion of the Maple transaction on the terms proposed, including the proposed acquisition of Alpha and CDS, will augment the international competitiveness of the combined ...more »

Colonel Sanders Devours Little Sheep in China
BloombergOctober 30, 2011

Jonathan Blum, a spokesman at Yum, didn't immediately respond to telephone or e-mail messages requesting comment on whether it expects the transaction to gain approval. Zhang Zhanhai, chief operating officer at Baotou, Inner Mongolia-based Little Sheep ...more »

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