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LexMundi


Lex Mundi is the 2014 sponsor of ACC's International Legal Affairs Committee.

The International Legal Affairs Committee helps ACC members working in international legal and business affairs to develop professionally and serve their clients in a cost and time-effective manner. Resources provided include tips for managing global legal departments and hiring foreign nationals.

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Special AnnouncementS

ILA COMMITTEE CALL: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014, AT 11:00 AM ET

Legal Quick Hit (PRESENTATION DURING THE MEETING)

"Regulation of Virtual Currencies: Polish and European Perspective and Beyond"

As in most other jurisdictions, trading in virtual currencies (Bitcoin) in Poland and in the EU is practically unregulated. This legal quick hit presentation will identify the main legal challenges related to the growing use of virtual currencies, the potential initiatives to regulate this market and the main advantages that new forms of currency bring to business.

ILA Committee Call: Thursday, November 13, 2014, at 11:00 AM ET

Legal Quick Hit (PRESENTATION DURING THE MEETING)
"United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods"

This legal quick hit topic will provide a review of the differing legal regimes potentially covering sales of goods within and outside of the United States as well as the practical approaches to establishing, terminating and re-establishing sales agency and distribution relationships. Jeffrey S. Dunn, Partner with Michael Best & Friedrich LLP and Lex Mundi member firm will present.

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Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 2:15 PM ET, 6:15 PM GMT
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 11:00 AM ET, 4:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

This legal quick hit will provide an overview of the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (,CISGŠ). The presentation will also highlight some of the more significant differences between the CISG and to its U.S. counterpart, the Uniform Commercial Code. Jeffrey S. Dunn, Partner with Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Lex Mundi member firm for USA, Wisconsin

Recent Committee-Developed Resources

Top 10 Things to Keep in Mind About the New Rules for Acquiring Agricultural Land in Slovakia

Sep 2014 Top Ten
Sponsored by Peterka & Partners
New rules for acquiring agricultural land in Slovakia

New Conditions for Construction Activities in Belarus

Sep 2014 QuickCounsel
Sponsored by Peterka & Partners
Construction Activity

Top Ten: Dealing with Antitrust Concerns Regarding Agreements with Competitors and the Role of Trade Associations in Colombia

Sep 2014 Top Ten
Sponsored by Lloreda Camacho & Co.
Dealing with Antitrust Concerns

InfoPaks

Public Procurement Multi-Jurisdictional Guide

Sep 2014 InfoPAK
Sponsored 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. ...