Governing law: Unrelated Member State

in Law

Irish client contracting out assets for hire to Romanian customer seeks to put English law as governing law in its contract. Question. Can it? Our gut answer: Hell no! No nexus at all. What’s England got to do with it? Ireland got its independence long ago! Good answer? No. Wrong advice! Here is why: Romanian Civil…


In Melania’s Defense…

There is some media fuss out there on account of Melania Trump’s seeking legal remedies in the form of monetary damages against the British tabloid The Daily Mail online. Melania, or rather the Trump household, seeks $150 M from said tabloid for its publication of a disparaging story about Melania’s past, later deemed unfounded and…