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Baker & McKenzie

5 essential elements of corporate compliance : a global template

Global - May 15 2015 Enforcement authorities across the globe are placing an increased emphasis on the importance of establishing robust and risk-based corporate

Managing legal risks in an interconnected world

Global - May 13 2015 Today more than ever, companies are leveraging the transformational power of the digital network, signifying a shift towards a new era of "digital

Remember: upcoming changes to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act

Canada - May 7 2015 Our regular readers may remember our previous posts on upcoming changes to the Employment Standards Act. Soon, some of these changes will be coming

Iran's markets opening up for Australia

Australia, Iran - May 14 2015 Julie Bishop's recent visit to Iran - the first by an Australian foreign minister in over a decade - marks an important step in the development of

Canadian telecom faces class action lawsuit for online behavioural advertising practices

Canada - May 13 2015 In April 2015, a consortium of law firms commenced a national class action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against a national Canadian

Kazakhstan's new international financial center

Kazakhstan - May 22 2015 In an effort to attract further investment into Kazakhstan, President Nursultan Nazarbayev on 19 May issued a decree (the "Financial Center Decree"

Forum non conveniens. District court grants Defendants' motion to dismiss on forum non conveniens grounds after determining that most of the purported unlawful activities and essential nonparty witnesses were located in Russia

USA - May 21 2015 Plaintiff manufactures and services flow-control systems for oil and gas companies. Defendants ITT Corp. ("ITT") and Gould Pumps Inc. ("GPI"), a

Foreign currency judgment. District court holds that, in a judgment for breach of contract, the exchange rate at the date of the breach applies, not the exchange rate at entry of judgment

USA - May 21 2015 Plaintiff, a Norwegian company, filed a claim for breach of contract against a New York based defendant for failure to comply with a notice and

Section 1782. Use of Section 1782 in aid of arbitration. Magistrate Judge holds that Section 1782 may not be used in aid of private international arbitration

USA - May 21 2015 The controversy underlying this proceeding is the project for the expansion of the Panama Canal. When a dispute arose relating to that project, it