Executing Your Judgment In China

This year the Intermediate People’s Court in Wuhan (IPCW) became the first court in the People’s Republic of China (China or PRC) to recognize a United States judgment. In combination with previous recent developments in the PRC this could have a significant effect on the way foreign judgments are treated by PRC courts, and make

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Ally Law Publishes Global Attorney-Client Privilege Compendium

The members of Ally Law’s Litigation Specialty Group have prepared a multijurisdictional compendium of the law of attorney-client privilege as it relates to in-house counsel: “Attorney – Client Privilege in the Global Context: Practical Guidance For In-House Counsel.” Links to the compendium appear throughout the Ally Law website and on the websites of Ally Law

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Instant Messaging As Evidence In Spanish Judicial Proceedings

Phone calls and sms (text messages) are becoming less and less common and have, for the most part, been replaced by the use of instant messaging applications. Among these applications, WhatsApp® is the preeminent telecommunications network, although there are many others such as Telegram®, Line®, Hangouts® or Skype®, to name some other popular ones. While

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Social Media Sales And Litigation Risks

Social media provides a flexible platform for companies and sellers to constantly connect with consumers and has revolutionized the direct selling industry around the globe. The goals in employing social media for direct selling are: to remain relevant, to convert passive responses into active engagement, and to drive brand recognition and loyalty. However, there are legal

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U.S. Court Creates More Certainty In Enforcing Foreign Money Judgments

The U.S. Uniform Foreign Money-Judgments Recognition Act (UFMJRA) was intended to make enforcement of foreign country judgments more streamlined and predictable in this age of transborder disputes and multi-jurisdictional transactions. It also reassures foreign courts that their judgments are likely to be honored in the U.S. by removing the issue of comity and reciprocity from

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Rugby And Contract Law

Kemp Strang, Ally Law member firm in Sydney, Australia, recently prevailed for its client in a contractual dispute in which Kemp Strang represented rugby league football player Jordan Latham against the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles (Manly) team. Latham played for Manly in 2014 and 2015. Prior to the commencement of the 2016 season, Latham’s manager received

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U.S. Native Americans, Gaming, And Union Organizing

Large-scale gaming sponsored by Native American tribal governments started in the United States in the early 1980s and was recognized in 1988 by Congress by the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. Federally-recognized Native American tribes are considered domestic dependent nations in the United States and “tribal sovereignty” refers to tribes’ right to govern

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Ally Law Member Firm Rich May Super Honored By Super Lawyers

Sixteen Rich May, P.C. attorneys have been honored by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual Super Lawyer selections are made using a multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers,

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Ally Law Member Firm Wins Article 50 Brexit Challenge

David Greene, Head of Group Action Litigation in Ally Law Member Firm Edwin Coe, LLP, represented winning Claimant Dier Dos Santos in the high profile case of Santos and Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (known as the “Article 50 challenges”). Court hearings began in October and concluded last week with

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When Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination Illegal?

In the United States, Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex and national origin. Title VII, which applies to all employers with 15 or more employees, is one of several major U.S. employment statutes that is enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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