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Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 11:00 AM ET, 3:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation
Last month‰s Legal Quick Hit focused on the risks inherent in the use of different product labeling in different countries. In June, we will hear about a related, but different issue that arises when your product labeling in the U.S. is the same as your product labeling in another country. The issue arises when ex-U.S. regulatory agencies have challenged the labeling and the U.S. counterpart agency has not. This presentation will discuss litigation strategies when plaintiffs‰ counsel want to introduce foreign regulatory actions in U.S. litigation and what inside counsel ‹ both inside and outside the U.S. ‹ should consider both to exclude that evidence and to diffuse its impact. Kara L. McCall, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Recent Committee-Developed Resources
Mar 2015 QuickCounsel
This QuickCounsel examines the diversity and the efficiency of provisions that drafters of international contracts may dedicate to customs costs and formalities.
Feb 2015 QuickCounsel
This QuickCounsel outlines the importance of foreseeing exchange rate risks by including provisions in a contract between parties involved in overseas transactions.
Dec 2014 Article Download pdf
This article summarises the legislative framework for the protection of personally
identifiable information (PII).
Sep 2014 InfoPAKSponsored by Practical Law
The Public Procurement Multi-Jurisdictional InfoPak Guide provides practical analysis of topical cross-border issues and country-specific Q&A guides on public procurement law and practice worldwide. ...