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In this issue . . .  
November/December 2014
Print & Digital Issue

This issue of Facts & Findings takes you on a fantastic voyage through International Law. You will be well-prepared for your journey with great articles on inter-national law, contracts, airplane transac-tions, import/export issues, discovery, cloud computing, translations, export controls and FCPA.


November/December 2014
International Law

Volume XLI, Issue 2 (Digital and Print)

Click to download the entire issue

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
By Nanci Lilja, ACP

Import and Export Issues
By Dana G. Welcker, ACP, FRP

A Learning Exercise
By Michael A. Hatfield, Jr, Esq.

Cloud Computing and International Jurisdiction
By  Todd C. Richardson, Esq.

What you don’t know can hurt you and your client!
By Jean G. Schokal, Esq. and
Ida Farhat, ACP

Working with Local Counsel in
International Transactions

By Lorna J. Virts

Translation in the Legal Field 
    By Kelly J. Preuss, CP

Challenges in Discovery Practice
    By Karin M. Scheehle, ACP, MBA

The Tao of Discovery
By Lisa DiMonte

The Growing Practice of International Law
    By Angela M. King

Ethics Tips

Ten Ethics Considerations
Before Using Technology (Part 2)

By Lynda C.Shely, Esq.

Communication Corner
The "Write" Word

By Virginia Koerselman-Newman, Esq.

President’s Message –
Happy Holidays!
By Kelly A.LaGrave, ACP

From the Editor –
Let's Take a Journey
By Nancy Jordahl, ACP

Breaking News

Making a Difference
Brian T. Candelaria

Education Tips –
The Paralegal Challenge
By Jacqueline Thurman, ACP

Practice Tips-

Effectively Managing Discovery
By Christi McGowen and Karen Miller

Professional Development -
Relax – It’s Just a Career!
By Susan A. Earl, CP

iPad and Other Tablet Apps for Paralegals
By Patricia F. Clapper, ACP, NCCP

Be Active in NALA
By Jill I. Francisco, ACP

Affiliates Column
Passing the Ball Forward 
Wins the Game

By Debby Sawyer, ACP