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The following Terms and Conditions of Use apply to you when you view, access, or otherwise use the blog located at www.internationalpractice.org (the “blog”). Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (“CWT”) grants you a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited right to access, use, and display the blog and the materials provided hereon, provided that you comply fully with these Terms and Conditions of Use.

This blog is presented by CWT for informational purposes only and does not constitute and is not intended to constitute advertising, solicitation, or legal advice. By using the blog, you agree that the information on this blog does not constitute legal or other professional advice and no attorney-client or other relationship is created between you and CWT. The purpose of this blog site is to assist in the dissemination of general information about international practice. No representation is made regarding the accuracy of the information, which may or may not reflect the views of CWT or of the current state of the law or of the most current legal developments. The information on the blog may be changed without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up-to-date. Blog topics may or may not be updated subsequent to their initial posting.

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