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Geschäfte in den USA

Eine Zusammenfassung relevanter Aspekte für deutsche Unternehmen Als nach wie vor größter Einzelmarkt der Welt sind die USA traditionell einer der wichtigsten Märkte für deutsche Unternehmen. Oft stellt sich nach einigen Jahren erfolgreichen Imports in die USA dem deutschen Unternehmen, die Frage, ob eine eigene Präsenz im US Markt sinnvoll ist. Der folgende Beitrag soll hier in Kurzform Entscheidungshilfen bieten:  I. Bundes- und Einzelstaatsrecht In den USA bestehen, nicht unähnlich zu Deutschland, Gesetze und Urteile sowohl auf bundesstaatlicher Ebene als auch auf Einzelstaatsebene. Die Kompetenzen der einzelnen Bundesstaaten sind allerdings ausgeprägter als in Deutschland, wo die Regelungskompetenz der Länder auf

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Pre-Construction Contract Termination and Deposit Return Litigation

Pre-Construction Contract Termination and Deposit Return Litigation

The law firm of Urban Thier & Federer, P.A., continues to represent clients throughout the United States and Europe who wish to terminate their pre-construction contracts and purchase agreements for condominiums and homes located in the Central Florida area and to receive back their deposits. The firm is most active in the Greater Orlando area (throughout Orange and Osceola County, Florida).

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Urban Thier Federer (UTF) Joins High Quality International Lawyer Network, as Representative of the United States

Urban Thier & Federer (UTF) Joins High Quality International Lawyer Network, as Representative of the United States
Galexy International
Representing Urban Thier & Federer P.A., Attorney Carl Christian Thier attended the Galexy International Annual Conference in Athens, Greece in July 2014. Galexy International is an association of international law firms that focuses on providing client services between the countries within the network.

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International Arbitration

International Arbitration
Arbitration is a form of dispute resolution. It is the private, out of court determination of a dispute, by an independent third party. An arbitration hearing may involve the use of an individual arbitrator or a tribunal. A tribunal may consist of any number of arbitrators though some legal systems insist on an odd number (trying to avoid a tie).

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litigation myths usa

Dispelling the Myths of Litigation in the United States of America

Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurants, also known as the “McDonald’s coffee case” and “the hot coffee lawsuit,” was a 1994 product liability lawsuit that became a flashpoint in the debate in the United States over tort reform. A New Mexico civil jury awarded $2.86 million to plaintiff Stella Liebeck, a 79-year-old woman who suffered from third-degree burns in her pelvic region when she accidentally spilled hot coffee in her lap after purchasing it from a McDonald’s restaurant. Liebeck was hospitalized for eight days while she underwent skin grafting, followed by two years of medical treatment.

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Geschäfte in den USA

Eine Zusammenfassung relevanter Aspekte für deutsche Unternehmen Als nach wie vor größter Einzelmarkt der Welt sind die USA traditionell einer der wichtigsten Märkte für deutsche Unternehmen. Oft stellt sich nach einigen Jahren erfolgreichen Imports in die USA dem deutschen Unternehmen, die Frage, ob eine eigene Präsenz im US Markt sinnvoll ist. Der folgende Beitrag soll hier in Kurzform Entscheidungshilfen bieten:  I. Bundes- und Einzelstaatsrecht In den USA bestehen, nicht unähnlich zu Deutschland, Gesetze und Urteile sowohl auf bundesstaatlicher Ebene als auch auf Einzelstaatsebene. Die Kompetenzen der einzelnen Bundesstaaten sind allerdings ausgeprägter als in Deutschland, wo die Regelungskompetenz der Länder auf

Read More »

Pre-Construction Contract Termination and Deposit Return Litigation

Pre-Construction Contract Termination and Deposit Return Litigation

The law firm of Urban Thier & Federer, P.A., continues to represent clients throughout the United States and Europe who wish to terminate their pre-construction contracts and purchase agreements for condominiums and homes located in the Central Florida area and to receive back their deposits. The firm is most active in the Greater Orlando area (throughout Orange and Osceola County, Florida).

Read More »

Urban Thier Federer (UTF) Joins High Quality International Lawyer Network, as Representative of the United States

Urban Thier & Federer (UTF) Joins High Quality International Lawyer Network, as Representative of the United States
Galexy International
Representing Urban Thier & Federer P.A., Attorney Carl Christian Thier attended the Galexy International Annual Conference in Athens, Greece in July 2014. Galexy International is an association of international law firms that focuses on providing client services between the countries within the network.

Read More »

International Arbitration

International Arbitration
Arbitration is a form of dispute resolution. It is the private, out of court determination of a dispute, by an independent third party. An arbitration hearing may involve the use of an individual arbitrator or a tribunal. A tribunal may consist of any number of arbitrators though some legal systems insist on an odd number (trying to avoid a tie).

Read More »
litigation myths usa

Dispelling the Myths of Litigation in the United States of America

Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurants, also known as the “McDonald’s coffee case” and “the hot coffee lawsuit,” was a 1994 product liability lawsuit that became a flashpoint in the debate in the United States over tort reform. A New Mexico civil jury awarded $2.86 million to plaintiff Stella Liebeck, a 79-year-old woman who suffered from third-degree burns in her pelvic region when she accidentally spilled hot coffee in her lap after purchasing it from a McDonald’s restaurant. Liebeck was hospitalized for eight days while she underwent skin grafting, followed by two years of medical treatment.

Read More »