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Franchise 2017: Roundtable

Who’s Who Legal brings together Brian Schnell at Faegre Baker Daniels, Jennifer Dolman at Osler Hoskin & Harcourt and Melissa Murray at Bird & Bird to discuss some of the most important issues facing franchise lawyers and their clients today, including recent political changes around the world, the internationalisation of brands and the impact of new technologies on the practice area.

The Impact of the Internet on Franchising: What the Future Holds

Richard Rosen

Richard L Rosen, The Richard  L Rosen Law Firm PLLC Some 20 years ago, while delivering a presentation on “The State of Franchising”, I communicated my belief that the internet, then in its infancy, would have a profound impact on both retail franchising generally, and on shopping centre development and the real estate market. That prediction has proven accurate. 

International Franchising versus National Legislation

Anders Fernlund

Anders Fernlund, Advokatfirman NOVA AB Advokatfirman NOVA’s Anders Fernlund discusses the importance of the harmonisation of different franchise laws around the world when it comes to the development of franchise business. 

Corporate Tax 2017: Roundtable

Who’s Who Legal brings together Thierry Lesage at Arendt & Medernach, Niklas Schmidt at Wolf Theiss and Peter Maher at A&L Goodbody to discuss issues facing corporate tax lawyers and their clients in the industry today, including the effects of geopolitical changes, the development of tax regulation and the role of non-traditional service providers in the field. 

Some Observations on International Developments in White-Collar Cases

Robert de bree

Robbert de Bree, Wladimiroff Advocaten In this article, Robbert de Bree at Wladimiroff Advocaten explores the challenges posed by the ever-increasing internationalisation of white-collar cases. 

Business Crime Defence 2017: Discussion

Who’s Who Legal brings together Saverio Lembo at Bär & Karrer and Louise Hodges at Kingsley Napley to discuss some of the key issues facing business crime practitioners today, including the effects of the Panama Papers, the role of regulation authorities and the nature of the practice in developing economies. 

The Effects of the Petrochemical Projects Boom in the US Gulf Coast on Real Estate Practices

Susan Talley

Susan Talley, Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann  Susan Talley at Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann explores the impact of the growth in petrochemical infrastructure spending across the US Gulf Coast on real estate practices.

Globalisation versus Populism, and the Future for Environmental Regulation

Travers Smith

Douglas Bryden and John Buttanshaw, Travers Smith Douglas Bryden and John Buttanshaw at Travers Smith explore how the UK’s exit from the EU may affect its approach to environmental regulation. 

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