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International Law

Transactions Affected by the Russian/Ukrainian Conflict Since 2014

International Law
In 1989, seeking asylum, I immigrated to the United States from a country that no longer exists, the Soviet Union....

Serving Process in Brazil: Nascent Use of the Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters

International Law
On March 21, 2019, Brazil, through a presidential decree, perfected accession to the Hague Service Convention for serving process and...

From Russia with Love: 11th Circuit Affirms the Utility of 28 U.S.C. §1782 in International Discovery

International Law
The tool kit of the international litigator, both foreign and domestic, has long included the powerful discovery device set forth...

The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods — It’s Not Your Father’s Uniform Commercial Code

International Law
The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is exactly what its name suggests: It...

International Commercial Arbitration: Hurdles When Confirming a Foreign Arbitral Award in the U.S.

International Law
Over recent years, international commercial arbitration has gained worldwide acceptance as one of the preferred means of international dispute resolution....

Moving the “Management and Control” of a Foreign Corpration to Achieve Favorable U.S. Tax Results, Part I

International Law
There is a multitude of international tax provisions in the Internal Revenue Code (Code) where the U.S. federal income tax...

Does a Florida Minority Shareholder in a Closely Held Corporation Owe a Fiduciary Duty to Fellow Shareholders?

International Law
You and your friends form ABC Corp. After a lot of hard work, effort, and time, ABC Corp. becomes very...

International Parental Child Abduction Part II: The Respondent’s Case

Family Law
When a child is abducted1 by a parent to the U.S., there is a presumption the child should always be...

International Parental Child Abduction Part I: The Petitioner’s Case

International Law
Parental kidnappings are an unfortunate fact of life in this country and throughout the world. Through uniform adoption of the...

Cross-Border Legal Practice and Ethics Rule 4-8.5–Why Greater Guidance Is Needed

International Law
The Florida Rules of Professional Conduct provide little in the way of guidance for lawyers who engage in transnational work....