I lived in Turkey for a year in 11th grade and I try to get back there as often as I can. At one time I was even fluent in Turkish, though my Turkish linguistic abilities are definitely not what they once were. Little known fact about Turkish: Kemal Ataturk (the name Ataturk was bestowed upon him […]
Over the weekend, a U.S. company emailed seeking our help in finding them a criminal lawyer to represent one of their employees who had been arrested in a foreign country for trying to buy cannabis. The employee’s excuse was that he “thought cannabis was legal.” I took this to mean he thought that because cannabis […]
One of my law firm’s international manufacturing lawyers was recently asked by a client about the warranty it should seek from its China manufacturer to go into the Manufacturing Agreement our lawyer is drafting for this client. Our lawyer responded by email as follows, and I am using that email as today’s post. There are two separate […]
by Dan Harris Our international manufacturing lawyers get a steady stream of emails from (mostly American/European/Australasian) companies wanting to sue their overseas manufacturers. Depending on the country, we typically respond by asking the potential client whether it has a written OEM Agreement with their manufacturer, whether that agreement is in the language of the country […]
By Dan Harris With Phase One of the US-China Trade deal requiring China to purchase large quantities of goods and services from the United States, it makes sense to write how to ensure payment when selling to China.