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Changes to Federal and Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms

Significant changes in the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure become effective on December 1, 2017.  For example:

  • Secured creditors will be required to file claims by the bar date.
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Panel Meeting – Cross-Border Commerce – How to deal with indirect taxes?

I would like to invite you to the panel meeting – Cross-Border Commerce – How to deal with indirect taxes which will take place in Zunfthaus zur Meisen in Zürich on 23 May 2017. 274 more words


The No Red Rule

Did you ever notice when you travel to a new place, there are local traffic rules that everyone but you seems to know? These rules are not written down, but you tend to learn them as you drive. 413 more words

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New Residency Law in Qatar: some clarifications.

On the last 13th December 2016 a new residency and sponsorship law has come into force in Qatar, with many expectations and speculations concerning the changes of the existing Kafala sponsorship system, replaced with an updated and contract-based system, and the new rules regulating the exit, entry and residency of foreign workers. 472 more words


Labor law reforms in Qatar: Wage Protection System.

Following some previous scandals concerning the treatment of migrant workers in Qatar, it has been implemented since November 2015 the new WPS – Wage protection system, which was necessary after this country have been largely criticised by international rights groups and organizations. 405 more words


Practice Tip: Dealing With Court Orders, ECF Deficiency Notices, and Show Cause Orders

I see A LOT of what I call “fixit” court orders:  orders directing parties to fix something or to do something.  What really surprises me is the number of show cause orders entered when the parties don’t comply with the first order.  736 more words

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Talking Local Rules

I’ve never heard of such a thing … “Local Rules”, really?  You mean you can just make up your own golf rules because you live locally? 1,182 more words