Jeremy D. Morley will be speaking at the International Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements Symposium 2011 in London on 8 March 2011. Please click here to book or for more information.
Drafting prenuptial agreements is always challenging but the complexities are greatly magnified when the clients are international whether in their citizenship the location of assets their employment or their residency or because such international connections are anticipated or reasonably on the horizon.
In such situations lawyers have a responsibility to consider the impact of the different laws of the various jurisdictions with which the parties are connected or are likely to become connected. To do so they work with international counsel who have sophistication and experience in handling international prenuptial agreements and who can bring in appropriate local counsel in selected jurisdictions relevant to the issues that the clients has raised or should have raised.
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