Interview with Dr. Jonathan Burmeister. He is attorney at law in Berlin, where he runs his own law firm and is specialized in criminal law, migration law and tenancy law. The focus of his work is the success of his clients. In which legal matters do you represent the interests of your clients? We represent our clients in the areas of criminal law, administrative law and civil law. In the… Read More »Interview with Dr. Jonathan Burmeister, attorney at law in Berlin
Today’s interview is with Mr. Oghale Enuku, a Startup Lawyer and Corporate Governance Consultant who runs his own law firm in Lagos. He advises clients from Nigeria and across three continents regarding the areas of law that relate to starting, protecting and scaling a business. Mr. Enuku, what do you do as a lawyer in Lagos? I advise entrepreneurs and MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) on the areas of… Read More »Interview with Oghale Enuku, Cofounder of Affordable Law and Wingman Legal
Today we start a series of interviews with lawyers around the world, beginning in Thailand. The first interview is with Artemis (Archie) Glikakis. He is a Senior Business Consultant at JUSLAWS & CONSULT, Bangkok. He handles client inquiries and explains how the situation can be handled. Mr. Glikakis, what types of cases does Juslaws & Consult mostly handle? Our firm handles a variety of cases for individuals or corporations ranging from civil to criminal,… Read More »Interview with Artemis (Archie) Glikakis, JUSLAWS & CONSULT, Bangkok
Free legal advice is not easy to find. In addition, the provider of legal services must be competent and experienced. If you search for free legal advice in the world wide web, innumerable results will appear. However, clicking on a search result often leads to some questionable websites. Even if you are able to find a trustworthy page, you will most likely have to click through a series of links. In the end, right before you think you finally will get an answer, you are… Read More »Free legal advice from the right lawyer
It was also one of the very first questions which we were asking ourselves at LAWGATE in the beginning. Do we want to go with the proven way and wrap our processes around a physical office? Or do we want to take a more decentralised way of handling things? Why should clients and law firms actually be interested in requesting or providing online legal services? A Real Life Example Let’s… Read More »Why Should Large Companies Embrace Online Legal Services?
How hard is it to open a bank account in Thailand. Until a few years ago, this process used to be simple and did not take much time and effort. Times have changed definitely for the worse. This process, once simple and easy, is now hard and complicated.This change is the result of increase of regulation affecting the banking sector. Emerging issues are cross-border banking and serving of non resident… Read More »How to Open a Bank Account in Thailand?
Not yet a very long ago even a short trip to Asia seemed to be a herculean task. The flights were expensive, contacting and finding an accommodation non-transparent and you had no idea where to begin planning. Everything changed. Visiting Thailand or Asia in general is so convenient, that it’s obvious to retire in an Asian country. There are various reasons to retire in Thailand: Maybe you have found a… Read More »Moving to Thailand – Expats and Their Retirement Visa
On the 28th of Mai 2019 the Federal Court of Switzerland made a decision in the field of international law. Subject of the ruling was, if the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG; the Vienna Convention) was applicable to purchase contracts between a public institute domiciled in Bale (Switzerland, hereinafter “the complainant”) and a Slovenian company (hereinafter “the opponent 1”) and its Swiss subsidiary (hereinafter… Read More »The Applicability of the Vienna Convention
In civil procedure law exists the principle that parallel ongoing proceedings must be avoided. For this purpose, civil procedure law awards a barrier effect towards a proceeding, that has been filed later elsewhere, but concerns the same matter. This will avoid two different rulings for the same matter. If a party is threatened by proceedings the party in question could be tempted to file a case in front of a… Read More »Forum Running – Dispute of Competence
This June the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) published the statistics of the year 2018. With 842 trials in 2018 the arbitral court set a new record in the number of registered new cases. Concerning the geographical origins, the filings in the year 2018 came from 135 countries with a total of 2’282 parties worldwide. Noticeable was the increase of 25% of the number of parties coming from Central and… Read More »Icc Statistics of the Year 2018, 4th of August 2019