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Practical Law Tip - Using the Q&A comparison tool to compare the law between countries

Last Published: December 02, 2022

The Country Q&A comparison tool allows you to compare the law across multiple jurisdictions, find the leading piece of legislation in a different country, or access a brief summary of the law in that country.

Global Home is where you can access Practical Law’s international materials, including the Q&A Comparison tool.

  1. From the homepage, click on Global Home.
  2. You can search or browse the global resources, or click on the Country Q&A comparison tool’s Start Comparing button.
  1. From the comparison tool, select a topic from the list, e.g., Joint Ventures
  1. Tick the questions that you would like answered.
  1. Select your jurisdictions and click Compare.

Your comparison report will provide an answer to the questions ticked in the jurisdictions selected.

  1. Answers are written by local law firm experts and reviewed regularly to ensure currency.
  2. Navigate between the questions using the arrows at the top of the screen.
  3. Edit the questions at the top of the screen or the jurisdictions on the left.
  4. Use the delivery options to save to your Practical Law folders, or email, print or download for future reference.

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