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East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
Rank this Week: 472

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Aug 20

    ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting in Buenos Aire

    ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting in Buenos Aire
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law will hold its first Fall Meeting in South Amreica. The event will be held from October 20-25 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For those of you going to the meeting, and those who...
  • Aug 19

    UN Secretary-General Urges Missouri to Respect Right to Peaceful Assembly

    UN Secretary-General Urges Missouri to Respect Right to Peaceful Assembly
    As protests intensify over the killing of an American teenager in Missouri, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged all parties to exercise restraint and for authorities to respect the right to peaceful assembly. According to…
  • Aug 18

    ECHR Rules that UK Violated Prisoners' Human Rights by Denying Vote

    ECHR Rules that UK Violated Prisoners' Human Rights by Denying Vote
    The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued a judgment last week in the case of Firth and others v. United Kingdom in which it held that the United Kingdom violated the human rights of prisoners by denying them the...
Rank this Week: 677

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    How To Get Legal In China. Now.

    How To Get Legal In China. Now.
    During the past year, the number of calls from American (sometimes European) SMEs pushed out of China for having operated there without a legal entity (such as a WFOE) have doubled? What is causing this increase of foreign companies getting…
  • Aug 19

    China Contracts and the Unknown Counterparty

    China Contracts and the Unknown Counterparty
    Whenever one of our China lawyers drafts an agreement for a client doing business in China, one of the first things we ask is the identity of the Chinese counterparty. It’s a deceptively simple question. The typical Chinese manufacturer…
  • Aug 18

    Vietnam As China Replacement

    Vietnam As China Replacement
    You know how when you buy a particular kind of car you all of a sudden see that particular brand of car everywhere? A similar thing has been happening to our law firm with respect to Vietnam. As soon as we brought on a really experienced…
Rank this Week: 2608

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 20

    Call For Papers: AALS International Human Rights Section

    Call For Papers: AALS International Human Rights Section
    The AALS Section on International Human Rights is pleased to announce that it will sponsor a call for papers for its program during the 2015 AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The program will be called Global Perspectives on Human…
  • Aug 18

    When May States Lawfully Recruit Internally Displaced Persons into Civil Militias?

    When May States Lawfully Recruit Internally Displaced Persons into Civil Militias?
    All states have an intrinsic right to call upon their citizens to undertake military service, but under what circumstances may states recruit citizens into irregular forces or civil militias? And what if the citizens are internally displaced…
  • Aug 15

    Aid Workers Could Secure Better Protection under the Protection of Civilians Mandate

    Aid Workers Could Secure Better Protection under the Protection of Civilians Mandate
    When two aid workers were shot dead in Afghanistan last month, the world’s media focused its attention on the dangers of 21st century humanitarianism and the challenges that assistance agencies face in protecting their personnel. Those…
Rank this Week: 12

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 68

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    eJOURNAL:New Journal of European Criminal Law

    eJOURNAL:New Journal of European Criminal Law
    New Journal of European Criminal LawVolume 5  / 2014 / 02EDITORIALGary Becker and the Economics of Traffi cking in Human BeingsPAUL DE HERT AND JULIA MURASZKIEWICZARTICLESSuicide in Detention in the Light of the Human Rights…
  • Aug 20

    ARTICLE: Privileging (Some Forms of) Interdisciplinarity and Interpretation: Methods in Comparative Law

    ARTICLE: Privileging (Some Forms of) Interdisciplinarity and Interpretation: Methods in Comparative Law
    A new articlefrom SSRN:Privileging (Some Forms of) Interdisciplinarity and Interpretation: Methods in Comparative LawBy Suryapratim Roy University of Groningen - Faculty of LawAbstract:      How should…
  • Aug 18

    eJOURNAL: German Law Journal - Special Issue on: EU Citizenship: Twenty Years On

    eJOURNAL: German Law Journal - Special Issue on: EU Citizenship: Twenty Years On
    Patricia Mindus of Uppsala University has assembled a special issue on European Citizenship - marking the 20th anniversary of the introduction of the concept in the Maastricht Treaty - that treats the question in all its complexity. …
Rank this Week: 460

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    New Issue: International Legal Material

    New Issue: International Legal Material
    The latest issue of International Legal Materials (Vol. 53, no. 2, 2014) is out. Contents include:Prosecutor v. Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah Al-Senussi (Int’l Crim. Ct.), with introductory note by Gabriela…
  • Aug 20

    New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution

    New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution
    The latest issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution (Vol. 58, no. 6, September 2014) is out. Contents include:Daniel Mirza & Thierry Verdier, Are Lives a Substitute for Livelihoods? Terrorism, Security, and US Bilateral ImportsDaina…
  • Aug 20

    New Issue: Ocean Development & International Law

    New Issue: Ocean Development & International Law
    The latest issue of Ocean Development & International Law (Vol. 45, no. 3, 2014) is out. Contents include:J. Ashley Roach, Today's Customary International Law of the Sea James Kraska, Governance of Ice-Covered Areas: Rule Construction…
Rank this Week: 71

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    “No just God would stand for what they did yesterday and what they do every single day,” President Obama said earlier this afternoon, in reaction to the appalling video of the beheading of American journalist James Foley by an…
  • Aug 20

    Another Clue on Anwar Al-Aulaqi

    Another Clue on Anwar Al-Aulaqi
    A few weeks ago, I wrote a pair of posts analyzing where the notion of imminence comes from in the government’s thinking about targeted killing—and in David Barron’s OLC memo on the Al-Aulaqi strike. In one, I wrote: I…
  • Aug 20

    The Politics of War Powers in Iraq

    The Politics of War Powers in Iraq
    The WSJ reports that the initial success of American airstrikes in Iraq is spurring a push for broader military engagement against the Islamic State (IS, or ISIS, or ISIL) in Iraq.  Our deepening military involvement in Iraq accentuates…
Rank this Week: 28

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Covers cultural heritage law and policy topics. By Ricardo A. St. Hilaire.

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4917

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Aug 20

    A Summer of Shifting Alliances?

    A Summer of Shifting Alliances?
    by Deborah Pearlstein by Deborah Pearlstein Just keeping up with the news on international terrorism/counterterrorism this summer could be a full time job. Among many other potentially significant reports, I wanted to highlight this statement…
  • Aug 20

    Emerging Voices: Controversy on the Definition of the Cambodian Genocide at the ECCC

    Emerging Voices: Controversy on the Definition of the Cambodian Genocide at the ECCC
    by Melanie Vianney-Liaud by Melanie Vianney-Liaud [Mélanie Vianney-Liaud is a PhD Candidate in International Law at the Aix-Marseille University in France.] Many international Human Rights authorities, including the United Nations…
  • Aug 19

    A Tale of Two Baarles: Crazy-Quilt Maps and Sovereignty Over Certain Frontier Land

    A Tale of Two Baarles: Crazy-Quilt Maps and Sovereignty Over Certain Frontier Land
    by Chris Borgen by Chris Borgen Radiolab has  posted an informative and entertaining essay entitled “How to Cross 5 International Borders in 1 Minute without Sweating.” It describes the intertwined municipalities of the Dutch…
Rank this Week: 82

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Aug 20

    Legal Aspects of Domestic Economic Integration: Canadian Reform Proposal

    Legal Aspects of Domestic Economic Integration: Canadian Reform Proposal
    This is from a paper by some Canadian business groups on promoting internal free trade within Canada through reform of Canada's Agreement on Internal Trade: A more effective and efficient dispute resolution mechanism should include ... a…
  • Aug 18

    APEC’s Complementarity to the WTO via Plurilateral Agreement

    APEC’s Complementarity to the WTO via Plurilateral Agreement
    Now that the WTO members failed to adopt the protocol on the Trade Facilitation (TF) Agreement, APEC members try to fill in the gap. APEC Leaders instructed their officials to work toward the APEC TF Agreement between APEC members and...
  • Aug 18

    What Should the U.S. Judge in the Argentina Debt Case Have Done?

    What Should the U.S. Judge in the Argentina Debt Case Have Done?
    I'm still trying to sort out what I think should happen in the Argentina debt crisis case. I gather that a lot of people are mad at the U.S. judge who prevented Argentina from making payments to those creditors who...
Rank this Week: 445

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Aug 20

    Sital Kalantry reports on UN CERD Committee and Chicago Public School

    Sital Kalantry reports on UN CERD Committee and Chicago Public School
    The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Expresses Concern Over Public Education in Chicago Chicago’s recent public school closings are one of the most frequently cited specific instances of racial discrimination…
  • Aug 19

    Upcoming Human Rights Conference

    Upcoming Human Rights Conference
    We highlight two upcoming human rights conferences. First, the Fifth International Conference on Human Rights Education, "Advancing UNiversal Human Rights Culture," will be held December 4-6, 2014, at American University Washington College of…
  • Aug 18

    Law Profs Critique the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Right

    Law Profs Critique the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Right
    Two recent SSRN postings offer provocative critiques of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. First, Professor Tara J. Melish has posted, "Putting 'Human Rights' Back into the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights:…
Rank this Week: 1857

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 684

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 19

    Valde Mirum

    Valde Mirum
    This is soooo weird: Krebs on Security, Lorem Ipsum: Of Good & Evil, Google & China.
  • Aug 18

    Ferguson’s Backstory

    Ferguson’s Backstory
    Amazing Whitepaper by ArchCity Defenders, a legal aid organization representing indigent defendants in the St. Louis metropolitan area, on how Ferguson police/prosecutors/judiciary are in league to milk poor defendants of large fines on the…
  • Aug 18

    Jotwell Needs a Student Editor

    Jotwell Needs a Student Editor
    Apologies, blog readers, but this announcement is for UM Law 2L and 3L students only: Jotwell, the online journal of reviews of recent faculty scholarship relating to the law, needs a third student editor. The ideal candidate will be…
Rank this Week: 39

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 2716

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4006

TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Aug 19

    The Role of Academia in Anti-Corruption Collective Action

    The Role of Academia in Anti-Corruption Collective Action
    Last week TRACE joined leading anti-corruption experts and academics from all over the world in Vienna, Austria to discuss effective teaching and pedagogy in anti-corruption studies within institutions of higher learning. The workshop, which…
  • Aug 11

    Demystifying Anti-Bribery Certification

    Demystifying Anti-Bribery Certification
    Over the past few weeks, we here at TRACEblog have noticed a few interesting critiques of anti-bribery certifications. Harvard Law Professor Matthew Stephenson writes on his blog that he holds “a fair amount of skepticism”…
  • Aug 6

    Research Call for Case Studies to Advance Third Party Due Diligence

    Research Call for Case Studies to Advance Third Party Due Diligence
    Until now, if ten companies all work with the same ten distributors, these relationships generated a total of 100 due diligence reports.   Each company paid ten times and each distributor completed ten labor-intensive…
Rank this Week: 1788

Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

Covers Middle East banking and finance law. By Latham & Watkins LLP.

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
  • Aug 19

    New EU Sanctions Target Russian Oil Sector, State-Owned Banks and Military Export

    New EU Sanctions Target Russian Oil Sector, State-Owned Banks and Military Export
    The European Union (EU) enacted Council Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 (the Regulation), which contains ‘Stage 3’ sanctions against Russia. These sanctions resemble – but in other ways are different – from the latest US…
  • Aug 4

    How Project Bonds Can Release Asset Value

    How Project Bonds Can Release Asset Value
    Whilst project bonds have for some time been a popular source of financing for projects in the US, they have historically been slow to gain momentum in other parts of the world, including the Middle East. A number of explanations have been…
  • Jul 27

    Saudi Opens Market to Foreign Financial Institution

    Saudi Opens Market to Foreign Financial Institution
    In a long anticipated measure, the Saudi Council of Ministers (which is the highest authority in the Kingdom) issued a resolution on 21 July, 2014 authorizing foreign financial institutions to directly buy and sell stocks listed on the Saudi…
Rank this Week: 3663

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Hi, I'm Back

    Hi, I'm Back
    Domain issue fixed. Return to your normal activities. My fear of having my domain hijacked by a competitor has passed.
  • Aug 18

    GRK Canada: Wood Screws, Fly Swatters, and Butter Knive

    GRK Canada: Wood Screws, Fly Swatters, and Butter Knive
    Is it possible that I failed to report on the Court of International Trade decision in GRK Canada, Ltd. v. United States? I can't find it on my own blog, so that seems to be true. Well, the Federal Circuit has vacated and remanded that…
  • Aug 15

    Ruling of the Week 4: Gelato

    Ruling of the Week 4: Gelato
    I need to give you a post on GRK Canada v. United States, which is a recent decision of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on the classification of screws. It is interesting and deserves attention. You'll have to wait a bit.In the…
Rank this Week: 2575

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 18

    Protecting your IP in China: the on-line game

    Protecting your IP in China: the on-line game
    Yes, there really is an on-line game (also available in downloadable form) about protecting your IP in China - brought to you by the European Commission's China IPR SME Helpdesk. It's available here. HT to the China Law Blog, which...
  • Aug 12

    The Peter Humphrey case: my (preliminary) take

    The Peter Humphrey case: my (preliminary) take
    I have now had time to read quickly thro...
  • Aug 12

    Stanley Lubman on police powers in China

    Stanley Lubman on police powers in China
    What with the government's crackdown on just about everyone (with the exception of Certain People's Relatives), the well-prepared citizen and visitor will certainly want to read Stanley Lubman's timely explanation of the various rubrics -…
Rank this Week: 2605

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    BBC: “Julian Assange speaks of ‘leaving’ Ecuador embassy”

    BBC: “Julian Assange speaks of ‘leaving’ Ecuador embassy”
    BBC on August 18, 2014 released the following: “Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has suggested he will be leaving London’s Ecuadorean embassy “soon”. He said he understood from Wikileaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson he…
  • Dec 10

    “Extradited Briton Babar Ahmad admits terrorism offences”

    “Extradited Briton Babar Ahmad admits terrorism offences”
    BBC on December 10, 2013 released the following: By: Dominic Casciani “A British man who spent eight years fighting extradition to the US has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges. Babar Ahmad, 39, from south London, admitted conspiracy…
  • Oct 3

    “Alleged Al-Qaeda Member Extradited to U.S. to Face Charges in Terrorism Conspiracy”

    “Alleged Al-Qaeda Member Extradited to U.S. to Face Charges in Terrorism Conspiracy”
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on October 3, 2013 released the following: “Defendant and Others Planned Suicide Bomb Attack Against Americans in Europe WASHINGTON— Nizar Trabelsi, a Tunisian national, has been…
Rank this Week: 451

Bribery Library Blog

Bribery Library Blog

Cover the UK Bribery Act and its impact on international business. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.briberylibrary.com
Rank this Week: 3547

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Aug 18

    Judicial Speeches, Gaza Boycotts and Social Media Crimes – the Human Rights Roundup

    Judicial Speeches, Gaza Boycotts and Social Media Crimes – the Human Rights Roundup
    Welcome back to the UK Human Rights Roundup, your regular sizzling summer show of human rights news and views. The full list of links can be found here. You can find previous roundups here. Links compiled by Adam Wagner, post by…
  • Aug 15

    The right outcome: Tricycle Theatre reverses UK Jewish Film Festival ban

    The right outcome: Tricycle Theatre reverses UK Jewish Film Festival ban
    As a brief update to my post from last week. The Tricycle Theatre and the UK Jewish Film Festival have settled their differences after an agreement was struck to end the theatre’s refusal to host the festival. Despite its…
  • Aug 14

    Another human rights zombie myth

    Another human rights zombie myth
    Here is a good example of how human rights myths spread. In October 2013 the Daily Mail and other newspapers published some totally misleading and inaccurate figures about European Court of Human Rights damages. The following month, after a…
Rank this Week: 578

Comparative Law Prof Blog

Comparative Law Prof Blog

Edited by Shawn Marie Boyne, Monica Eppinger, Lissa Griffin and Shitong Qiao.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/comparative_law/
  • Aug 17

    The Global Fight against Corruption

    The Global Fight against Corruption
    In October, I will be visiting China for the first time to appear at a Global Conference on Corruption in Jinan. I have come to corruption through the backdoor of writing about whistleblowing legislation in the U.S. and am still...
  • Aug 9

    Occupations, Evictions, and Summer in the Field

    Occupations, Evictions, and Summer in the Field
    Many of us working in comparative law, especially those of us engaged in long-term qualitative research, rely on summer for getting intensive fieldwork done. I'm curious how others have spent their summers, what "the field" looked like this…
  • Aug 3

    The Future of the Right to Remain Silent in Europe

    The Future of the Right to Remain Silent in Europe
    During my most recent trip to Germany in July, I asked several German law professors whether there were any “wrongful convictions” in Germany. The widely agreed answer was “no.” That led me to wonder whether…
Rank this Week: 1865

INTERPOL Red Notice Removal…

INTERPOL Red Notice Removal Lawyers

By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://interpolnoticeremoval.com/
  • Aug 15

    INTERPOL: “INTERPOL training in Indonesia supports police in investigating migrant smuggling”

    INTERPOL: “INTERPOL training in Indonesia supports police in investigating migrant smuggling”
    INTERPOL on August 13, 2014 released the following: “SEMARANG, Indonesia – The first training session of the INTERPOL Capacity Building Programme on Enhancing Migrant Smuggling Investigation in Southeast Asia is being held in…
  • Jul 9

    “FBI, Interpol Host Critical Infrastructure Symposium”

    “FBI, Interpol Host Critical Infrastructure Symposium”
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on July 8, 2014 released the following: “Director Comey Addresses the Importance of Partnerships 07/08/14 FBI Director James Comey was in Miami yesterday, where he spoke at the opening of the…
  • Dec 10

    “Nepal requests INTERPOL Red Notice for wanted rhino poacher”

    “Nepal requests INTERPOL Red Notice for wanted rhino poacher”
    INTERPOL on December 6, 2013 released the following: “LYON, France – At the request of Nepal, INTERPOL has issued a Red Notice, or international wanted persons alert, for Rajkumar Praja wanted for rhino poaching and trading…
Rank this Week: 2717

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 15

    Dialogus de Beijing Consensus -- Pessimo on Ramo's idea of a 'Beijing Consensus'

    Dialogus de Beijing Consensus -- Pessimo on Ramo's idea of a 'Beijing Consensus'
    Question:  Does the so-called ‘Beijing Consensus’ present a meaningful ‘model’ or blueprint for development?Pessimo:No, it does not.As noted in the introduction, the “Beijing Consensus’ was a term…
  • Aug 9

    Dialogus de Beijing Consensus -- Prologue

    Dialogus de Beijing Consensus -- Prologue
    Over the next two months or so, Mariana Prado and myself will be using this blog to construct a scholastic dialogue about the Beijing Consensus, which we will then have published as a chapter for a forthcoming book on the Beijing Consensus…
  • Jul 31

    Between Trade and Development

    Between Trade and Development
    by Michael J. Trebilcock In my recent Robert Hudec public lecture to the Society for International Economic Law at its biannual conference in Bern, Switzerland (“Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World…
Rank this Week: 1030

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • Aug 13

    Smuggling in Korea (밀수출입죄)

    Smuggling in Korea (밀수출입죄)
    The Offense of Smuggling, in Korea, is proscribed by Article 269 of the Custom Act - along with various other Korean acts. Article 269(2) notes that: "Any of the following persons shall be punished... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Aug 8

    Korean Distribution Agreements: So you Want to Work with a Korean Distributor

    Korean Distribution Agreements: So you Want to Work with a Korean Distributor
    We have noted, on a number of occasions, that the drafting of a Korea-centric distribution agreement and a good deal of due diligence of the anticipated distributor/agent is necessary for avoiding... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Aug 6

    So you Want to Hire a Korean Independent Contractor?

    So you Want to Hire a Korean Independent Contractor?
    We receive many requests for drafting independent contractor agreements and we, normally, decide with the client, that it is better to have a distribution or agency agreement with a company, because... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
Rank this Week: 2689

ECHR-online

ECHR-online

Covers the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

http://echr-online.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3492

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

Covers the history of both international and domestic wine laws and developing legal issues in the wine industry. By Lindsey A. Zahn.

http://www.winelawonreserve.com
  • Aug 12

    Introducing LabelVision: The 21st Century COLA Search

    Introducing LabelVision: The 21st Century COLA Search
    Last week, the folks at ShipCompliant officially rolled out a new service called LabelVision. To many in the wine, beer, or spirits industry, this new resource is a game changer. Instantly, we have access to over 1.5 million…
  • Aug 12

    The Rudy Kurniawan Sentencing and the Wine Label Certification Statement

    The Rudy Kurniawan Sentencing and the Wine Label Certification Statement
    On Thursday, August 7, 2014, Indonesian wine collector Rudy Kurniawan was sentenced to ten years in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman. Mr. Kurniawan is purported to have swindled more than $20 million worth of fake wine that…
  • Aug 6

    How Are Organic Wine Labels Regulated in the U.S.?

    How Are Organic Wine Labels Regulated in the U.S.?
    Here is a good, and relevant, question. What happens if a wine label boasts the term, “ORGANIC,” or “CERTIFIED ORGANIC” but is neither organic nor certified as such? As organic products—including…
Rank this Week: 774

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
  • Aug 8

    Canada’s Continued Push for Global Free Trade

    Canada’s Continued Push for Global Free Trade
    Canada EU Free Trade Agreement The post Canada’s Continued Push for Global Free Trade appeared first on Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein - Law Blog.
  • Jul 2

    Changes in Trademark Legislation – Canada

    Changes in Trademark Legislation – Canada
    On June 19th 2014 the Government of Canada's Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 was given Royal Assent and with it comes amendments to the Trade-marks Act. The post Changes in Trademark Legislation – Canada appeared first on Barbeau,…
  • Jun 26

    Zahra Seyed Ali Joins Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein

    Zahra Seyed Ali Joins Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein
    Zahra Seyed Ali Joins Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein The post Zahra Seyed Ali Joins Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein appeared first on Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein - Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 2102

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

Provides news and analysis of outsourcing, insourcing and beyond. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Aug 7

    FCA warns firms on use of social media to promote financial product

    FCA warns firms on use of social media to promote financial product
    The UK financial services regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has launched a guidance consultation in order to clarify and confirm its approach to the supervision of financial promotions in social media, including the use of…
  • Aug 4

    The EU's Right to be Forgotten: Overly Burdensome?

    The EU's Right to be Forgotten: Overly Burdensome?
    In May earlier this year, the European Union's top court held in favor of an individual who requested that Google remove the search results associated with his name.  In this particular case, a Spanish citizen requested that Google Spain…
  • Jul 30

    UK telecoms regulator issues call for input on Internet of Thing

    UK telecoms regulator issues call for input on Internet of Thing
    Ofcom has published a call for input, entitled "Promoting investment and innovation in the Internet of Things", regarding issues that might affect the development of the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) sector in the United Kingdom. Ofcom is…
Rank this Week: 3052

Chinese Direct Investment Law Blog

Chinese Direct Investment Law Blog

By Hill Wallack LLP.

http://www.uschinalawblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    Federal Appeals Court Reverses CFIUS Veto of Chinese Investment in U.S. Wind Farm

    Federal Appeals Court Reverses CFIUS Veto of Chinese Investment in U.S. Wind Farm
    By: Henry T. Chou, Esq. Ralls Corp – a Chinese-owned renewable energy company – has won a significant victory over the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS), the interagency government body responsible for reviewing…
  • May 14

    U.S. International Trade Commission Approves Anti-Dumping Probe of Chinese Steel Wire Rod Import

    U.S. International Trade Commission Approves Anti-Dumping Probe of Chinese Steel Wire Rod Import
    By Henry T. Chou, Esq. The U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) has decided that there is “a reasonable indication” that carbon and alloy steel wire imported from China could materially injure a U.S. industry,…
  • Sep 24

    Smithfield Shareholders Approve Shuanghui Takeover

    Smithfield Shareholders Approve Shuanghui Takeover
    By: Henry T. Chou, Esq. On Tuesday, September 24, 2013, the shareholders of the U.S. pork giant Smithfield Foods voted by a margin of 96% to 4% to approve the acquisition of the company by Shuanghui International, a Chinese meat processing…
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International Business Law Advisor

International Business Law Advisor

Covers international litigation and transactions. By Cueto Law Group P.L.

http://www.internationalbusinesslawadvisor.com
  • Aug 4

    4 Reasons Why a Lawsuit Over Flight MH17 Will Not Succeed in U.S. Courts.

    4 Reasons Why a Lawsuit Over Flight MH17 Will Not Succeed in U.S. Courts.
    “I opened the door and it was raining people. One fell in my vegetable patch” –Irina Tipunova, Rozsypne, Ukraine That horrific account captures only part of the tragedy that ended the lives of 298 passengers aboard Malaysia…
  • Jun 12

    35 International Business Etiquette Rules that Might Surprise You.

    35 International Business Etiquette Rules that Might Surprise You.
    Besides that one time in Switzerland that I yodeled my lunch order, I’ve had a good stretch of luck with not running afoul of any major rules of etiquette when doing business in other countries. Whether I’m at Breakfast with a…
  • Mar 23

    4 Steps to Effectuate Service of Process Under the Inter-American Service Convention

    4 Steps to Effectuate Service of Process Under the Inter-American Service Convention
    Out of the hundreds of articles I’ve written for this blog, one of the most widely read has been 7 Steps to Effectuate International Service of Process under the Hague Service Convention. That’s hardly a surprise given the complex…
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International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Aug 3

    Getting Your Child Back After a Summer Visit Oversea

    Getting Your Child Back After a Summer Visit Oversea
    by Jeremy D. Morley*Many children whose parents are separated are spending this summer away from home on vacation in the country of origin of one of their parents. Usually such visits are great, providing excellent and important benefits to…
  • Jul 22

    The Hague Abduction Convention in South Africa

    The Hague Abduction Convention in South Africa
    The following are excerpts, without footnotes, of an article published in the Judges’ Newsletter on International Child Protection Vol. XX, Summer – Autumn 2013.The full article is available on the website of the Hague Conference…
  • Jul 21

    The Hague Abduction Convention in Paraguay

    The Hague Abduction Convention in Paraguay
    The following are excerpts, without footnotes, of an article published in the Judges’ Newsletter on International Child Protection Vol. XX, Summer – Autumn 2013.The full article is available on the website of the Hague Conference…
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Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business transactions and international small business law. By Daniel H. Erskine.

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Importing into the US; Made sure to exercise "Reasonable Care"

    Importing into the US; Made sure to exercise "Reasonable Care"
    If your small business is importing goods into the United States check out the US Customs and Broader Protection's Reasonable Care Checklist to help meet your regulatory burden of ensuring reasonable care is exercised when importing…
  • Jul 22

    Small Business Cyber Security for UK Small Businesse

    Small Business Cyber Security for UK Small Businesse
    With the explosion of cloud computing and general internet online activity (think social media) small businesses need to assess their security from business and compliance perspectives. Small businesses in the UK need to be extra vigilant…
  • Jun 26

    Check Out The Intellectual Property Awareness Assessment Tool

    Check Out The Intellectual Property Awareness Assessment Tool
    The United States Patent and Trademark Office hosts an Intellectual Property Awareness Assessment Tool that covers the following categories: "IP Strategies & Best Practices[;] International IP Rights[;] IP Asset Tracking[;] Licensing…
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Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Jul 27

    Latest on Spanish Journals (II)

    Latest on Spanish Journals (II)
    The last issue of La Ley. Unión Europea (July 2014) has also been released this month.  Prof. P. de Miguel Asensio (Universidad Complutense of Madrid) is the author of the first contribution, entitled “El tratamiento de…
  • Jul 27

    Latest on Spanish Journals (I)

    Latest on Spanish Journals (I)
     Vol. VII (2014, 2) of the Spanish journal Arbitraje. Revista de Arbitraje Comercial y de Inversiones has just been released. The following contributions are to be found therein: Under the heading Estudios Franco FERRARI: Forum shopping:…
  • Jul 24

    Save the Date: Next Conference of the German Academic Association for International Procedural Law

    Save the Date: Next Conference of the German Academic Association for International Procedural Law
    The next biannual conference of the German Academic Association for International Procedural Law (Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht e.V.) will take place from 25 to 28 March 2015 in Luxemburg. It will…
Rank this Week: 77

ECJBlog

ECJBlog

Features news about the European Court of Justice. By Allard Knook.

http://courtofjustice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Case C-600/12, Commission v Greece

    Case C-600/12, Commission v Greece
    Greek infringing EU law by not prohibiting uncontrolled management of landfill site at Natura 2000 site>> The Waste Framework Directive (Directive 2008/98, herinafter: „ WFD”) requires Member States to take the necessary…
  • Jul 25

    Case C‑338/13, Noorzia

    Case C‑338/13, Noorzia
    Requiring minimum age 21 by date of application reunification of spouses not infringing Directive on right to family reunification>> The Directive on the right to family reunification (Directive 2003/86/EC) lays down the conditions…
  • Jul 15

    Case C-573/12, Ålands Vindkraft

    Case C-573/12, Ålands Vindkraft
    Swedish support scheme promoting green energy production in national territory compatible with EU law>> The Renewable Energy Directive (Directive 2009/28) allows Member States to support the production of green energy. Member States…
Rank this Week: 2238

Claimer.org

Claimer.org

Covers environmental and climate change liability theories and current practical climate change Litigation applications in court cases in the U.S., Europe, and international jurisdictions.

http://news.claimer.org/
  • Jul 25

    Multi-national NGOs finally turning towards climate change liability?

    Multi-national NGOs finally turning towards climate change liability?
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  • Jun 16

    A new role for insurers in climate change compensation?

    A new role for insurers in climate change compensation?
    So far insurance companies were mainly on the passive side of climate change litigation lawsuits. However, this might change. The Article “Responding to Litigation Risk from Climate Change – Informed Decision making“ of Mark Baker-Jones…
  • May 29

    Recent articles on climate change litigation

    Recent articles on climate change litigation
    Current state of climate change litigation  “Legal avenues to fight climate change are limited, but growing”, says Sharon Turner. She stresses “the injustices of climate change”, for which she assumes that the victims of climate…
Rank this Week: 3752

Cardozo Law Student Chapter -…

Cardozo Law Student Chapter - Children's Rights Institute

Cardozo law student division of CRI founded by 2010 Cardozo graduates Danielle Goldstein and Benjamin Ryberg. CRI-Cardozo has over 40 student members and is dedicated to raising awareness about human rights abuses against children.

http://www.childrensrightsinstitute.org/blog/
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Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Focuses on China's highest court. By Susan Finder.

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Jul 16

    More on the Supreme People’s Court’s Judicial Reform Plan

    More on the Supreme People’s Court’s Judicial Reform Plan
    On 16 July the Supreme People’s Court’s (Court’s) newspaper and social media outlets headlined two articles important for observers seeking to understand the judicial reforms: a  report on statements by Meng Jianzhu,…
  • Jul 14

    More on lifting the cloak of invisibility over the Chinese military court

    More on lifting the cloak of invisibility over the Chinese military court
    The Supreme People’s Court Observer contributed another post to the Global Military Justice Reform blog. It commented on an article in the July 9, 2014 edition of the South China Morning Post.  The newspaper article quoted several…
  • Jul 9

    The Supreme People’s Court Issues its Newest Five Year Reform Plan for the Court

    The Supreme People’s Court Issues its Newest Five Year Reform Plan for the Court
    On 9 July, the Supreme People’s Court issued its fourth five year reform plan for the courts, approved by the Party leadership, which sets out 4 broad areas of reform, relating to 8 general areas. An overview has been released on Wechat…
Rank this Week: 1905

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Covers intellectual property (IP) law topics, including copyright law, trademark law, patent licensing, patent enforcement, and inter party matters.

http://vklaw.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 15

    Television Companies Almost Lose Billion

    Television Companies Almost Lose Billion
    By: Gerald B. Halt Jr. with special thanks to Emily A. Denisco, Intern at Volpe and Koenig, P.C. for her contribution to this post In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme... read more
  • Jul 1

    Patent Filing Strategies for Life Sciences Startup

    Patent Filing Strategies for Life Sciences Startup
    By: Marina Sigareva, Ph.D. The most valuable assets that startup life science companies may have are patents to protect their discoveries. Yet tight financial budgets and long development timelines, particularly... read more
  • Jun 20

    Post Alice v. CLS Bank – Some Software is Still Patent-Eligible

    Post Alice v. CLS Bank – Some Software is Still Patent-Eligible
    By: Steven J. Gelman On June 19, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-awaited opinion on the patent eligibility of software, in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International. The... read more
Rank this Week: 1705

Climate Change and Carbon…

Climate Change and Carbon Management Blog

Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP. Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP.Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP. Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP.

http://climate.alston.com/blog.aspx
  • Jul 11

    Vote For Us For Best Legal Blog

    Vote For Us For Best Legal Blog
    The American Bar Association (ABA) is accepting entries for their 100 best legal blogs. If you enjoy the content we produce, we ask that you please take the time to submit our blog for consideration. You can do so by visiting their site:…
  • May 30

    White House Set to Release Carbon Rules for Existing Power Plant

    White House Set to Release Carbon Rules for Existing Power Plant
    President Barack Obama is expected to release rules that will put a cap on carbon emissions from existing power plants on June 2. The rules will likely provide many contentious issues. One to keep an eye on is how states handle the rules as…
  • May 15

    CCS Bills In the Senate

    CCS Bills In the Senate
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) is trying to gain support from her colleagues for S. 2152, legislation that would increase the commercial availability of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology. The “Advanced Clean Coal Technology…
Rank this Week: 3884

Fossum Law Office Blawg

Fossum Law Office Blawg

Covers Minnesota law, federal law, international criminal law, criminal law, and trends.

http://fossumlaw.com/blog/blawg/
  • Jul 7

    John Fossum Selected to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers List

    John Fossum Selected to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers List
    John L. Fossum has been selected to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson…
  • Sep 17

    Cannon River Watershed Cleanup

    Cannon River Watershed Cleanup
    Fossum Law Office, LLC is a proud sponsor of the Cannon River Watershed Partnership and invites everyone to join in the Cannon River Watershed Cleanup this Saturday, September 21, from 9 to Noon. Cleanup locations include Waterville,…
  • May 1

    Fossum Named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer.”

    Fossum Named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer.”
      Attorney John L. Fossum, of the Fossum Law Office, LLC has been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers. According to their website: The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 an invitation-only organization composed of the…
Rank this Week: 3802

Fossum Law Office Blawg

Fossum Law Office Blawg

Covers Minnesota Law, federal law, criminal law, and international law.

http://www.fossumlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 7

    John Fossum Selected to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers List

    John Fossum Selected to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers List
    John L. Fossum has been selected to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson…
  • Sep 17

    Cannon River Watershed Cleanup

    Cannon River Watershed Cleanup
    Fossum Law Office, LLC is a proud sponsor of the Cannon River Watershed Partnership and invites everyone to join in the Cannon River Watershed Cleanup this Saturday, September 21, from 9 to Noon. Cleanup locations include Waterville,…
  • May 1

    Fossum Named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer.”

    Fossum Named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer.”
      Attorney John L. Fossum, of the Fossum Law Office, LLC has been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers. According to their website: The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 an invitation-only organization composed of the…
Rank this Week: 3164

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Jul 2

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014
    I was invited to deliver a keynote address at the ISCRAM Asia Conference 2014 held in Sri Lanka from 20 – 21 June 2014. My session was held at the University of Colombo’s School of Computing and was titled ‘The more the…
  • Jul 2

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014
    I was invited to deliver a keynote address at the ISCRAM Asia Conference 2014 held in Sri Lanka from 20 – 21 June 2014. My session was held at the University of Colombo’s School of Computing and was titled ‘The more the…
  • Jun 10

    Remixing Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ in Sri Lanka

    Remixing Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ in Sri Lanka
    Intrigued by the production of several geo-remixed (a term borrowed from Ethan Zuckerman) videos in Sri Lanka of Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ song, I penned an article for Groundviews. I submit, Happiness is clearly present and…
Rank this Week: 25