Who’s Who Legal brings together Ana Caetano of Veirano Advogados, Brazil, and Edwin Vermulst of VVGB Advocaten, Belgium, to discuss issues facing trade and customs lawyers and their clients in 2016.
By Bettina Knötzl, Knoetzl As international commercial links increase, it becomes more and more important for creditors to collect on claims across international borders, to be able to locate assets and – with the assistance of the courts – to act quickly to attach them. Litigators find themselves more frequently engaged in cases where their clients are victims of white-collar crime such as fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, deceit and corruption, or they may be simply asked to collect outstanding receivables in various jurisdictions.
By Meir Linzen, Herzog, Fox & Neeman For practitioners who deal with private clients in Israel, 2016 has been a very significant year – there have been major changes in the legislation and the case law affecting many private clients. This article summarises the main developments on both the tax and the family law side.
By Mark Abell, Bird & Bird The decision of the United Kingdom on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union will have a very real, but not yet fully known, impact upon all those franchisors around the world that have a presence in the UK and possibly many of those which have a presence in the rest of the EU. This will present challenges for franchise lawyers, who will need to understand the potential implications as they change and develop over the coming years and advise their franchise clients how best to deal with them.
Who’s Who Legal brings together Lee Plave of Plave Koch, Penny Ward of Baker & McKenzie and Jennifer Dolman of Osler Hoskin & Harcourt to discuss issues facing franchise lawyers and their clients today.
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