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Posts Tagged: Scotland

Gonzalo Zeballos: Universalism and cross-border insolvencies

The last few years have seen a decided trend toward nationalist and populist legislation and policies. Cross-border insolvency jurisprudence has not escaped this trend. Recent cases rejecting extraterritorial application of bankruptcy laws and limiting the remedies available to foreign liquidators seem to reflect an extension of this trend to insolvency jurisprudence, though this debate is not a new one.… Continue Reading

UK court decision: Bribery makes chief executive ‘a bad leaver’

Last month, the Scottish Court of Session Outer House delivered a decision that illustrates the pitfalls that await executive shareholders implicated in commercial bribery.

The case concerned whether or not the affairs of a transport and liquid freighting company were being carried on in an unfairly prejudicial manner to the interests of the former chief executive and associated shareholders. … Continue Reading

For Philip Fitzgerald, un voyage extraordinaire

Former international rugby star and current FCPA Blog contributing editor Philip Fitzgerald took the oath on January 8 to become a practicing lawyer in France.

His journey to avocat began in 1997 when he was an undergraduate at the University of Edinburgh (Scotland), working toward a 4-year joint honors degree in law and French.… Continue Reading