Asian Lawyer

For Chinese Companies Facing U.S. Class Actions, Déjà Vu All Over Again?

Not necessarily, lawyers say. Alibaba and other Chinese newcomers to U.S. exchanges are far different from the companies, like now-defunct Sino Forest, that came before. Here’s why.


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  • Emerging Markets, Europe

    Court Denies Gibson Dunn Partner's Initial Appeal in Djibouti Case UPDATED

    By Jennifer Henderson

    Peter Gray sought permission to appeal a British high court's finding last month that the Dubai-based partner deliberately misled the court in presenting inaccurately dated evidence that implicated Djibouti businessman Abdourahman Boreh in a 2009 grenade attack. Justice Julian Flaux on Tuesday rejected Gray's request, which will now go to the Court of Appeal.

  • Europe

    From the Experts: The Legal Department's Role in Mitigating Data Privacy Risk

    By Kristoph Gustovich and Joe Schwarze

    For companies that do business in both the U.S. and E.U., legal departments need to help devise an approach that will comply with the very different rules they impose.

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