Rail cartel: Bundeskartellamt imposes fine running into millions of euros

Germany’s Federal Cartel Office, the Bundeskartellamt, has brought a close to the so-called “Schienenfall” (rail case) and imposed a fine amounting to millions of euros on a rail company for illegal price-fixing agreements. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: In what has been […]

Michael RainerManaging Partner, MTR Rechtsanwälte

Employee Monitoring

Personal Use by Employees of Employer Systems: Mr Bogdan Barbulescu vs the State of Romania Mr Barbulescu used certain business systems to send personal messages in breach of his employer’s stated Policy in this regard. The Employer monitored employee communications to ensure compliance with its Policy. Mr Barbelescu was found to have been in breach […]

Katherine EvansSenior Partner, Mirkwood Evans Vincent

Keller Sloan Roman Holland LLP joins IR as the exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright Member in US – California

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Chris Holland of Keller Sloan Roman Holland LLP. Chis has joined IR as our exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright Member in US – California Chris Holland is a licensed patent attorney who specializes in trial practice. Throughout his legal career, Chris has […]

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados joins IR as the exclusive Energy Law Member in Brazil

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Frederico Fonseca of Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados. Frederico has joined IR as our exclusive Energy Law Member in Brazil. Areas of Practice: Tax Law, Foreign Investments Law and Corporate Law Partner of the RV&LC Advogados law firm. Master’s degree in Company Law […]

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados joins IR as the exclusive Energy Law Member in Brazil

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce João Dácio Rolima of Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados. João has joined IR as our exclusive Energy Law Member in Brazil. Areas of Practice: Dispute Resolution and Tax Law Dr João Dácio Rolim, a seasoned partner highly recognized domestically and abroad with two […]

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados joins IR as the exclusive Energy Law Member in Brazil

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Maria João Rolim of Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados. Maria has joined IR as our exclusive Energy Law Member in Brazil. Career: Partner of the RV&LC Advogados. Lawyer and economist with wide experience in the sector acquired over 20 years of practice representing […]

Vázquez Tercero & Zepeda Abogados joins IR as the exclusive Trade Law Member in Mexico

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Adrian Vazquez of Vázquez Tercero & Zepeda Abogados. Adrian has joined IR as our exclusive Trade Law Member in Mexico. Adrián Vázquez is a partner with Vázquez Tercero & Zepeda in México, a highly sophisticated firm, which emphasizes in trade and customs law practice. […]

Major Differences When Litigating Under Common Law Or Civil Law

Many clients, and even lawyers, assume that litigation, particularly in Western or European jurisdictions, will be broadly similar.  However this is far from true and there are many significant differences in approach between Common Law jurisdictions and those under Civil Law. Disclosure This is perhaps the most significant difference.  Common Law systems require substantial disclosure […]

Howard ColmanManaging Partner, Colman Coyle

Friedman & Springwater LLP joins IR Global as the exclusive Insolvency member in California

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Ellen Friedman of Friedman & Springwater LLP. Ellen has joined IR as our exclusive Insolvency Member in California. Ellen A. Friedman practices in the areas of commercial transactions, bankruptcy and insolvency.Ellen has extensive experience representing both debtors and creditors. She has […]

Ellen FriedmanPartner, Friedman & Springwater LLP