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DECEMBER 2015
LAW Newsletter

Chairman's Corner:
The Times They Are A-Changing

By Brian Everett
Chairman, Lawyers Associated Worldwide

As one calendar year concludes and another begins for both Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) network and each of our member firms, indisputably, "the times they are a-changing". Therefore, our firms' and LAW's future require reflection. Read More »


Legal Articles

International Sales Contracts
Burke Warren MacKay & Serritella, P.C.
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Businesses large and small now routinely buy and sell goods across oceans and international boundaries. Often, the business people involved may not speak the same primary language, and the contracts they enter can be as simple as an e-mail exchange. They may also fail to take into account many of the intricacies of international law. Read More »

More than Just Tariffs - Korea Australia Free Trade Agreement
Koffels, Solicitors & Barristers
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

The Korea Australia Free Trade Agreement ("KAFTA") entered into force on 12 December 2014. This agreement did not just contain provisions for the removal of tariffs for the trade in goods it also aims to eliminate other barriers, which impedes on the trade relationship between the two countries. Set out below are a few of the significant behind-the-border barriers which KAFTA provisions have addressed. Read More »

Combating Grey Economy – Changes to Acts Governing Contractor's Obligations and Liability
Procopé & Hornborg Ltd, Attorneys at Law
Helsinki, Finland

The purpose of the 'Act on Contractor's Obligations and Liability when Work is Contracted Out' (1233/2006) is to prevent grey economy and to ensure that terms of employment are followed. 'Contractors' are companies using temporary agency workers/workers employed under a subcontract. A foreign organization establishing a branch in Finland or a European Company (SE) can also be a contractor. Read More »


New LAW Members

LAW is proud to recognize the seven new members that joined our network during 2015. We look forward to working with them again in 2016.

Jehyun Attorneys at LawSeoul, Korea – 15 lawyers (joined November 2015)

Liner LLPLos Angeles, California, USA – 75 lawyers (joined September 2015)

Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C.Chicago, Illinois, USA – 72 lawyers (joined August 2015)

Tarter Krinsky & DroginNew York City, New York, USA – 66 lawyers (joined July 2015)

GESSELWarsaw, Poland – 40 lawyers (joined March 2015)

hww hermann wienberg wilhelm RechtsänwalteFrankfurt, Germany – 45 lawyers (joined March 2015)

Procopé & Hornborg Ltd, Attorneys at Law – Helsinki, Finland – 21 lawyers (joined February 2015)


Member Highlights

Asia Pacific

Europe, Africa & Middle East

Americas