Ownership[ edit ] Rolls-Royce grew from the engineering business of F H Royce which was established in and ten years later began to manufacture dynamos and electric cranes. C S Rolls established a separate business with F H Royce in because Royce had developed a range of cars which Rolls wanted to sell.
Events James Schurz represents clients in federal and state courts in the areas of consumer protection, advertising, product liability, environmental, and food law.
Schurz has broad experience representing manufacturers, retailers, and resource companies involving a diverse range of consumer products, technologies, and industries. His recent cases have involved fruit juice, coffee, soft drinks, dietary supplements, baby food, over-the-counter drugs, home electronics, and semiconductor chips.
Schurz has served as trial counsel in class actions, MDL proceedings, jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations. He recently prevailed in Environmental Law Foundation v. He regularly handles litigation and trial of suits brought by private litigants and law enforcement officials for unfair business practices and false advertising claims against manufacturers and retailers.
He has handled arbitrations involving intellectual property, distribution contracts, fuel contracts, joint ventures, and the development of infrastructure projects. He also has broad experience litigating the enforceability of arbitration clauses in federal and state courts. Legal US recognized Mr.
Schurz in the areas of product liability and mass tort defense: Legal Services for Children also presented him with its Pro Bono Leadership Award in recognition of his advocacy, leadership, and extraordinary commitment to Bay Area children.
Schurz received his B. He received his J. Immediately following graduation, Mr. Superior Court, Los Angeles.
Represent virtually every major producer of packaged or brewed coffee sold in California—including Folgers, Green Mountain Roasters, illy, and Maxwell House—in two lawsuits brought by CERT regarding the presence of acrylamide in coffee.
Matter is submitted and awaiting decision. Environmental Law Foundation v. Superior Court, Alameda County. Smucker Company, Dole Food Company, and 4 other food manufacturers of seven class actions centralized in the District of Massachusetts asserting claims for violations of state consumer-protection laws, breach of warranty, and unjust enrichment, alleging that defendants misled consumers into believing their fruit juice products and purees were safe.
Dismissed as to all defendants on all claims. Won dismissal of a class action against Walgreen Co.
Successfully defended Amway in a two-week bench-trial, class action lawsuit in which former Amway independent business operators claimed that Amway sought to improperly bind them to their agreements, including noncompetition, nonsolicitation, and nondisclosure provisions.
The matter proceeded to trial and an appeal.Furthermore, the positive external joint venture effect is larger if the foreign firm is from the U.S.
rather than from Japan or Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, while this effect is virtually absent in broad sectors that include economic activities for which China’s FDI policy has prohibited joint ventures.
The relationships of distributive justice and compensation system fairness to employee attitudes in international joint ventures we examined perceptions of the fairness of the compensation systems of international joint ventures in China.
It is argued that perceptions of compensation system fairness are positively related to the three. The new center will expand research on the issues central to doing business in China, from supply-chain management in rapidly developing economies to emerging innovation networks, corporate governance, logistics infrastructure and economic development.
at the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise has led development of the joint venture. Management practices and the perception of organizational and market performance of the firm;" Human Resource Management.
38(3): Hiltop J.M () "The impact of HRM on Oragnisational performance: Theory and Research" European Management Journal, 14(6): Zhiang "John" LIN Professor Organizations, Strategy, and International Management American Joint Ventures," Advances in International Comparative Management, Zhiang Lin and Chun Hui, (), "Should Lean Replace Mass Organization Systems: Management Best Papers Proceedings, The Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
International Joint Ventures and Internal vs. External Technology Transfer: Evidence from China with Kun Jiang, Wolfgang Keller, Larry D.
Qiu: w This paper studies international joint ventures, where foreign direct investment is performed by a foreign and a domestic firm that together set up a new firm, the joint venture.