International Litigation Posts


Of International Interest: World Weather Report

Posted: March, 2014 in Legal News

Extreme weather is causing concern around the world — find out what’s happening in California, Australia and the UK.

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Notaries and Notarios — Dramatic and Perilous Differences

Posted: February, 2014 in Immigration Issues, International Law, Legal News, News

The differences between notaries in civil law and common law countries can lead to dangerous misunderstandings for immigrants to the US.

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The Myth of Informal Service of Process

Posted: February, 2014 in Service of Process

Many believe that there are “formal” and “informal” methods of service recognized under the treaty. However, this classification is a myth.

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Of International Interest: Around the Middle East

Posted: February, 2014 in Legal News, Service of Process

In this week’s legal news, the Middle East takes the spotlight.

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Foodstuffs and a Nation by Chance: Why Language Matters

Posted: January, 2014 in International Law, Legal Translation

Context and precise language are critical to clear communication, and nowhere is this idea more true than in the law, especially when multiple languages are involved.

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Of International Interest: Smog in China and Soviet Ghost Ships

Posted: January, 2014 in Legal News

In this week’s legal news, smog from China is making its way across the Pacific onto US soil, and a Soviet ghost ship may be looming near the UK.

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Of International Interest: Olympic Edition

Posted: January, 2014 in Legal News

This week’s legal news focuses on the Olympics, including the upcoming Winter Games in Russia, the 2010 Olympics in London, and the torch’s journey into outer space.

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How to Serve Process Within “Unincorporated” US Territories

Posted: January, 2014 in Service of Process

Many attorneys approach LLS with questions about serving process on defendants who are located in “unincorporated, organized territories” of the US.

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Of International Interest: Venezuela, Macao and Zambia

Posted: January, 2014 in Legal News

In this week’s legal news, read up on violence in Venezuela, gambling in Macao and defamation charges in Zambia.

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After 20 Years, Is NAFTA a Success?

Posted: January, 2014 in Immigration Issues, International Law, Legal News, News, Service of Process

Looking back on the actual effects of NAFTA after 20 years, it appears to have met some of its goals, while other problems it was designed to solve still exist.

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