Editor’s note: This is an update to the original guide, (published May 1, 2000). There are numerous additions, changes for some Web site addresses, as well as some deletions. These additions and changes are indicated by (green background color) for easy identification.
Editor’s Note: This is a new update to the author’s original guide (published May 1, 2000), and to his subsequent update, July 2, 2001. There are numerous additions, changes for some Web site addresses, as well as some deletions, which will be indicated by the use of (green background color) for easy identification.
This guide by Prof. Jorge A. Vargas provides a general description of the major features and current characteristics of the Mexican legal system, its principal components, and some of its distinct legal institutions, including – as an introduction to what is an eminently descriptive work – a brief historical background and basic information about Mexico as a country, its territory, people, culture, and economy.
Australian Trade Marks attorney Nicholas Weston provides an overview of the Madrid System, administered by the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).
This comprehensive guide by Ruth Levush provides an overview of the country’s legal system along with its chief characteristics, documents the court system and structure, the legal profession, official and unofficial statutory and regulatory sources, major compilations, case reports, legal commentaries, law journals and legal databases.
Vikrant Singh Negi discusses how the role of cultural differences are crucial in cross border mediation. Although an individual’s nationality does not necessarily determine the attitudes and behavior brought to the table, it can provide valuable guidelines as to which negotiation strategies are likely to work and which are likely to end in failure.
Troy Simpson explains how good written advocacy can help lawyers in England, Australia and America to persuade judges, and providers readers with some practical tips to accomplish this challenging task.
Amin George Forji examines the history of this issue, theories for the lifting of the corporate veil, and significant case law.