LAW Week 2 What are the legal issues involved in determining the best way to resolve legal disputes in international transactions?
Previous Next Suing a Foreign Company Jurisdiction refers to the ability of a particular court to hear a matter which has been brought before it and to grant the appropriate relief in respect thereof. In South Africa, a company is said to reside at its principle place of business or registered office.
This article will focus on establishing jurisdiction over foreign defendant companies when suing for a claim sounding in money. We can illustrate the above principles as follows: Company A decides to seek an award for compensation in the form of damages and wants to institute action against Company B.
How does Company A go about doing this?
Company A must decide from which court to institute its action, and in essence has 2 options: Here, it would be unnecessarily burdensome for Company A to attach such property in order to found jurisdiction.
Company A is however, in such a context, advised to make application for an interdict preventing Company B from transferring such property to someone else. As seen from the above, it is important to be knowledgeable of the various jurisdictional principles when instituting legal proceedings, especially when dealing with a foreign company, as proceeding in an incorrect court result in the matter being thrown out.Practical guide to the ATO Code of settlement This material provides further details and practical examples to assist tax officers and taxpayers in considering settlement.
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Addressing International Legal and Ethical Issues Addressing International Legal and Ethical Issues LAW/ Addressing International Legal and Ethical Issues When conducting business international it can be difficult . July 1, Business owners who operate an international business need to be aware of both the legal aspects of doing business locally, .
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The same considerations are equally applicable in reviewing the ethical implications of partnerships with foreign requirements as well as the compatibility of the standards of professional conduct and discipline that govern the foreign lawyer’s provision of legal services.
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