Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
The objects of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (hereinafter "Convention") are to "secure the prompt return of children wrongfully removed" from their country of habitual residence, and "ensure the rights of custody and of access under the law of one contracting state are effectively respected." Convention, Article 1.
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Timothy E. Weiler
The anticipated outcome of the adoption of the increased income threshold is to reduce litigation about the amount of maintenance to be paid by simply applying the statutorily mandated calculation to more individuals with a much higher annual income.
Annesley H. DeGaris
China Plays by Its Rules
Attorney Adrián Vázquez from the Mexican firm Vázquez Tercero & Zepeda discusses the firm's 2019 award, changes coming to the WTO, Mexico's shifting trade strategy, and more.
According to the Rules for Certification and Auditing of Entities in Charge of Maintenance (the "Regulation") of the Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail ("OTIF"), which came into force on June 1, 2013, the ECMs must be evaluated and certified by an independent institution. Every freight wagon used by an international entity must be maintained by a particular ECM.
Stephen J. Cullen
After several years of negotiations, the treaty—the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction—came into existence.
Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm
Developing and retaining an international workforce is essential to competing in the global marketplace.
The Burden of Substantiation and Proof in Continental European Civil Procedure and the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration
Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Katharina Walter
Civil procedures in Germany are governed by the principles of factual substantiation and burden of proof.
Russia's 2020 "Law Firm of the Year" in Arbitration & Mediation Law
Attorneys from across the world consider what the future holds for businesses and individuals with foreign holdings and investments.
Attorney Manuel Lobato from the Spanish firm Bird & Bird discusses the firm's 2019 award, changes coming to privacy rights in the EU and Spain, and more.
Russia’s 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree for Real Estate Law
The president of Ackert Inc. offers his insights on business development to Best Lawyers following the 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference.
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Australia's 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree in Energy Law