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28/04/2015

What is the difference between a partnership, a corporation and an LLC for the purposes of asset protection?

For those students of LEGAL ENGLISH, I suggest you firstly go through unit 2 of the book INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH. You should have a clear notion of the different business organization types.  Then, click on the definition of revocable and irrevocabler trust: http://www.answers.com/topic/revocable-trust

Finally, watch this video and analyse how each business type leads to...

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28/02/2015

INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH CERTIFICATE - 2015

The ILEC course (INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH CERTIFICATE). leads to to an exam that could be described as ‘the First Certificate for the legal profession’. The exam is structured around the four skills of the language traditionally assessed by Cambridge English, but with a deep focus on law-related content. That is the reason why your level of...

27/12/2014

AMERICAN LEGAL ENGLISH - SUMMER COURSE

AN INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN LEGAL ENGLISH This is a brief course for legal professionals and translators who want to gain further insights into the language of lawyers prevailing in the US. They will then be introduced to the functioning of the American legal system, they will analyze actual cases and go through the vocabulary of three important areas of American Law. It may...

27/12/2014

DRAFTING CONTRACTS - BRIEF SUMMER COURSE 2015

This course is addressed to those legal professionals who need to acquire or improve their writing skills in a field-specific environment. When lawyers draft contracts, they do not do it from scratch, as they usually deal with templates and documents that have already been drafted. Still, they have a labor-intensive task that requires an understanding of legal documents, training ...

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27/12/2014

THE LANGUAGE OF LITIGATION

- AN INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL and CRIMINAL PROCEDURE IN THE US AND UK. - THE STAGES OF CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION & A BRIEF COMPARISON WITH THE ARGENTINE SYSTEM - READING SAMPLE AND AUTHENTIC COMPLAINTS, ANSWERS TO COMPLAINT, SUMMONS AND FURTHER PLEADINGS & COURT DOCUMENTS. - BRIEF TRANSLATION EXERCISES and CASE STUDIES. - WATCHING VIDEOS: RUNNAWAY JURY AND...

24/12/2014

THE LANGUAGE OF LITIGATION - 2015

- AN INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL and CRIMINAL PROCEDURE IN THE US. - THE STAGES OF CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION & A BRIEF COMPARISON WITH THE ARGENTINE SYSTEM - READING SAMPLE AND AUTHENTIC COMPLAINTS, ANSWERS TO COMPLAINT, SUMMONS AND FURTHER PLEADINGS & COURT DOCUMENTS. - BRIEF TRANSLATION EXERCISES and CASE STUDIES. - WATCHING VIDEOS: RUNNAWAY JURY AND...

23/12/2014

HAPPY 2015 - BRIEF SUMMER COURSES

Dear Professsionals, You are kindly invited to consider the following training options, in case you’d like to devote some of your time to brief courses during the summer, especially after your holidays. There are three main proposals: contract drafting, litigation and an American legal english. Those who are considering sitting for CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH ...

20/12/2014

INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH - VOCABULARY TRAINER

Hi, there. Those who would like to go over the vocabulary for the ILEC test can profit from the vocabulary trainer. Worth going over during the summer in case there are candidates for early 2015. 

http://www.cambridge.org/mx/elt/catalogue/subject/project/custom/resourceview/item2271332/?site_locale=es_MX&currentResourceID=5586955&currentProjectID=404951

9/12/2014

THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE

Have you ever read the Uniform Commercial Code? It is a wonderful source of legal vocabulary and one of the major attempts in US law to harmonize the law of commercial transactions.

 You can find it at: http://www.law.cornell.edu/ucc

And by the way, those who study for the ILEC test, units 9 and 13 of the book INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH can be reinforced by reading CHAPTERS...

3/11/2014

BRIEF SPRING COURSES

THE LANGUAGE OF LITIGATION - AN INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL and CRIMINAL PROCEDURE IN THE US. - THE STAGES OF CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION & A BRIEF COMPARISON WITH THE ARGENTINE SYSTEM - READING SAMPLE AND AUTHENTIC COMPLAINTS, ANSWERS TO COMPLAINT, SUMMONS AND FURTHER PLEADINGS & COURT DOCUMENTS. - BRIEF TRANSLATION EXERCISES and CASE STUDIES. - WATCHING...