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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/
  • Mar 26

    Supreme People’s Court’s Master Reform Plan for the Court

    Supreme People’s Court’s Master Reform Plan for the Court
    My article on the 4th Five Year Reform Plan for the courts appeared in the Diplomat earlier this week.  It gave me an opportunity to put court reforms in their systemic context.  This blog will focus on the some of the many…
  • Mar 21

    Advisory committee on cross-border legal issues for Hong Kong?

    Advisory committee on cross-border legal issues for Hong Kong?
    My article below was published in the 17 March edition of the South China Morning Post: To solve the many specific cross-border legal issues affecting the people of Hong Kong and the rule of law in  the special administrative…
  • Mar 15

    Supreme People’s Court president says court reforms in “deep water area”

    Supreme People’s Court president says court reforms in “deep water area”
    On 12 March 2015, Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People’s Court (Court) delivered his work report to the NPC, putting the best face on where the Chinese courts are and where they’re going. He described court reforms as being…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 26

    Write On! Call for Submissions: Theoretical Approaches to International Law, UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence (deadline 30 April)

    Write On! Call for Submissions: Theoretical Approaches to International Law, UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence (deadline 30 April)
    Call for Submissions Volume 4, Issue 2 (October 2015): Special Issue on Theoretical Approaches to International Law The UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence (UCLJLJ) is a law journal run by postgraduate students of the UCL Faculty of…
  • Mar 25

    Unleashing a wave

    Unleashing a wave
    Two weeks ago the Greek Defence Minister, Panos Kammenos, threatened to unleash a “wave of millions of economic migrants” and “jihadists of the Islamic State” on Europe if it failed to respond to Greece’s demands…
  • Mar 25

    Introducing Dina Townsend

    Introducing Dina Townsend
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Dina Townsend as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Dina is a PhD Fellow in the Department of Public and International Law at the University of Oslo. Her research focuses on the concept of human…
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • Mar 26

    Michigan Has Adopted Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act

    Michigan Has Adopted Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act
    The Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act is now in full force and effect in Michigan. The Michigan law reads as follows:M.C.L.A. § 722.1521Sec. 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the “uniform child abduction…
  • Mar 24

    Divorce Law in Korea

    Divorce Law in Korea
    ByJeremy D. Morley Grounds for Divorce in KoreaA divorce may be obtained in Korea based on the mutual consent of the spouses. Art. 834, Korean Civil Code. Both spouses need to agree and appear in court in Korea. Alternatively, the…
  • Mar 13

    Forum Selection and International Divorce

    Forum Selection and International Divorce
    by Jeremy D. Morley[1] In some quarters, forum-shopping is a dirty term, but in international family law it is often an essential process. In fact, it could even be considered gross negligence if a divorce lawyer were to select the…
Rank this Week: 2415

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 5014

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Lesage & Van de Graaf: Rising Powers and Multilateral Institution

    Lesage & Van de Graaf: Rising Powers and Multilateral Institution
    Dries Lesage (Ghent Univ. - Ghent Institute for International Studies) & Thijs Van de Graaf (Ghent Univ. - Ghent Institute for International Studies) have published Rising Powers and Multilateral Institutions (Palgrave Macmillan 2015).…
  • Mar 26

    Martha: The Financial Obligations in International Law

    Martha: The Financial Obligations in International Law
    Rutsel Silvestre J. Martha has published The Financial Obligations in International Law (Oxford Univ. Press 2015). Here's the abstract:Legal globalization has given rise to a number of financial issues in international law in areas as diverse…
  • Mar 25

    d'Aspremont: Epistemic Forces in International Law

    d'Aspremont: Epistemic Forces in International Law
    Jean d’Aspremont (Univ. of Manchester - Law; Univ. of Amsterdam - Law) has published Epistemic Forces in International Law: Foundational Doctrines and Techniques of International Legal Argumentation (Edward Elgar Publishing 2015).…
Rank this Week: 73

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Mar 26

    State-State as an Alternative to Investor-State

    State-State as an Alternative to Investor-State
    Getting back to academic discussions, here's more from Freya Baetans on ISDS: Four possible alternatives to the inclusion of ISDS in TTIP are frequently mentioned. The first would be to opt for state-to-state arbitration. However, such an…
  • Mar 26

    The Leaked TPP Investment Chapter: Minimum Standard of Treatment Issue

    The Leaked TPP Investment Chapter: Minimum Standard of Treatment Issue
    Here's the minimum standard of treatment provision in the leaked TPP investment chapter (which is basically the same as the U.S. model BIT): Article II.6: Minimum Standard of Treatment14 1. Each Party shall accord to covered investments…
  • Mar 26

    The Leaked TPP Investment Chapter: National Treatment Issue

    The Leaked TPP Investment Chapter: National Treatment Issue
    WikiLeaks has posted the Jan 20, 2015 version of the TPP investment chapter. The NY Times reports here. I'm going to do two short posts, one on national treatment and one on the minimum standard of treatment. Here's the national...
Rank this Week: 2629

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Mar 26

    So How Do We Assess Proportionality? (A Response to Blank, Corn, and Jensen)

    So How Do We Assess Proportionality? (A Response to Blank, Corn, and Jensen)
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Just Security published a post by Laurie Blank, Geoffrey Corn, and Eric Jensen yesterday criticizing two surveys that are interested in how laypeople think about IHL’s principle of…
  • Mar 24

    Responding to Rogier Bartels About Perfidy at Just Security

    Responding to Rogier Bartels About Perfidy at Just Security
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller My friend Rogier Bartels published two excellent posts at Just Security over the past few days (here and here) in which he argues that it is inherently perfidious to launch an attack from a…
  • Mar 24

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa Two Chadian army helicopters bombed Nigerian Boko Haram positions on Sunday, killing several…
Rank this Week: 299

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/
  • Mar 26

    For Your Listening Pleasure . . .

    For Your Listening Pleasure . . .
    Here is the latest episode of Rational Security: And here is the latest Chess Clock Debate, a discussion between Kori Schake of the Hoover Institution and Ryan Evans of the War on the Rocks site over whether or not the United States should…
  • Mar 26

    Private Defamation Action Dismissed on State Secrets Ground

    Private Defamation Action Dismissed on State Secrets Ground
    This is a very interesting case. The other day, federal district judge Edgardo Ramos in New York threw out a defamation lawsuit between two private parties on the government’s intervening motion asserting the state secrets…
  • Mar 26

    ISIS as Cult

    ISIS as Cult
    Editor’s Note: This is the final of four excerpts from the new book, ISIS: The State of Terror, by Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger. In case you missed them, here are Part I, Part II, and Part III. In a study that is widely…
Rank this Week: 60

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/
  • Mar 26

    Human Rights Cities Movement Continues to Expand

    Human Rights Cities Movement Continues to Expand
    The international Human Rights Cities movement continues to take hold in the United States. Boston, Washington, D.C., and Pittsburgh are among the large cities that have formally endorsed a human rights perspective as a matter of city policy,…
  • Mar 25

    The "Forever War Symposium" - Call for Paper

    The "Forever War Symposium" - Call for Paper
    Call for papers for Columbia Human Rights Law Review and Human Rights Institute symposium on Human Rights and the ‘Forever War’. The Columbia Human Rights Law Review (HRLR), in collaboration with the Columbia Law School Human…
  • Mar 24

    Update on Cameron Todd Willingham's Wrongful Execution

    Update on Cameron Todd Willingham's Wrongful Execution
    As discussed earlier on this blog, Cameron Todd Willingham was executed for murder by arson of his three young children. Throughout his trial and incarceration, Willingham claimed his innocence. Forensic evidence later proved that Willingham…
Rank this Week: 1993

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Mar 25

    Books We Think We Are Going to Like: The Assault on International Law

    Books We Think We Are Going to Like: The Assault on International Law
    The Chronicle of Higher Education tells us that Oxford University Press has published a new book called "The Assault on International Law" by Jens David Ohlin. We're told that the book "criticizes the arguments and influence of…
  • Mar 25

    Human Rights Watch - Votes Count: Monitoring the UN Human Rights Council

    Human Rights Watch - Votes Count: Monitoring the UN Human Rights Council
    Human Rights Watch (HRW) announced that it has updated its website that measures State action with respect to human rights issues. Called "Votes Count: Monitoring the UNHRC", the website keeps track of how the Members States of the…
  • Mar 24

    Career Advice for Intenational Lawyers and Law Student

    Career Advice for Intenational Lawyers and Law Student
    Looking for practical career advice for a career in international law? Click here for Practical Career Advice for Young International Lawyers: How to Build a Killer Resume, Network Effectively, Create Your Own Opportunities, and Live Happily…
Rank this Week: 5076

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
  • Mar 25

    Is Your Family Business Prepared for Succession?

    Is Your Family Business Prepared for Succession?
    Business owners should take cognizance of the fact that succession planning should be considered in a proactive and earlier stage. Often, small business owners do not look far enough forward because they are reluctant to come to terms with…
  • Mar 5

    Corrupt Capital and the UK Property Market – Lessons for Vancouver?

    Corrupt Capital and the UK Property Market – Lessons for Vancouver?
    There is much speculation, although little hard evidence, of the influence of corrupt capital on the Vancouver real estate market generally, and on the escalation of Vancouver housing prices, in particular. It is interesting, and perhaps…
  • Feb 20

    Removal of Duplicate Title

    Removal of Duplicate Title
    The legal effect of removal of the duplicate certificate of title from the Land Title Office. The post Removal of Duplicate Title appeared first on Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein - Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 1689

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
  • Mar 25

    How to sue in respect of abusive comments on the Internet

    How to sue in respect of abusive comments on the Internet
    The Bussey Law Firm PC & Anor v Page [2015] EWHC 563 (QB) – read judgment The facts of this case are simple. A defamatory comment was posted on the claimant’s Google maps directional page, implying that he was a…
  • Mar 23

    The true statistics behind judicial review’s success rate

    The true statistics behind judicial review’s success rate
    Avid readers of the legal press may have spotted the eye-catching statistic that in 2014 a meagre 1% of claims for judicial review were successful. The figure is derived from the statement in the MOJ’s overview of the Civil Justice…
  • Mar 22

    Car crash Euro-damages against government upheld by CA

    Car crash Euro-damages against government upheld by CA
    Delaney v. Secretary of State for Transport, Court of Appeal, 9 March 2015 – read judgment  The Court of Appeal has recently upheld the decision of Jay J here that a drug-dealer was entitled to compensation…
Rank this Week: 505

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    China Bank Technology Rules, Part 2: Go Local Or Go Home

    China Bank Technology Rules, Part 2: Go Local Or Go Home
    In my post last week, China Bank Technology Rules: Not the Same Old Thing, I said I would come back here with a solution to this bank software mess. How should U.S., European and Japanese bank software developers deal with this…
  • Mar 24

    How To Form A China WFOE: The Initial Information Required

    How To Form A China WFOE: The Initial Information Required
    Just cc’ed on an email from one of our China lawyers to a new client for whom we have been retained to form a China Wholly Foreign Owned Entity, or WFOE. One of the things that so often surprises American companies is how difficult it…
  • Mar 22

    China Contracts, But With Whom?

    China Contracts, But With Whom?
    One of the most important things to determine before entering into a contract with a Chinese company is to make sure that you are contracting with the right company The right company is usually the company with sufficient financial resources…
Rank this Week: 461

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 457

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2969

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    Ruling of the Week 2015.10: Getting an iHandle on iLuggage

    Ruling of the Week 2015.10: Getting an iHandle on iLuggage
    Heading 4202 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States sees lots of legal action for two reasons. First, the duty rates are very high; some as high as 20%. Second, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seems to find that many…
  • Mar 14

    Ruling of the Week 2015.9: Do Court Decisions Matter?

    Ruling of the Week 2015.9: Do Court Decisions Matter?
    We sometimes take it for granted that when the Court of International Trade or Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit makes a determination on the tariff classification of some item, the decision matters beyond the specifics of the case.…
  • Mar 6

    Ladies and Gentlemen: Pitcairn Island Honey

    Ladies and Gentlemen: Pitcairn Island Honey
    Because I have some of the best and well-traveled readers (and their relatives) in the compliance business, I have received a picture of a Pitcairn Island country of origin label. An anonymous reader had this jar of honey in a cabinet.So,…
Rank this Week: 2140

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/
  • Mar 22

    Legitimation Crisis?

    Legitimation Crisis?
    Looks like a duck…
  • Mar 17

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube
    Coral Gables Commission Candidates Group IV debate held March 16 at 7pm, as recorded by Coral Gables TV.
  • Mar 16

    News Flash: Agave Development to be Rushed Before Coral Gables Commission

    News Flash: Agave Development to be Rushed Before Coral Gables Commission
    Rather than the schedule I and (judging from the campaign talk) others expected, the Agave project — a big, big issue in this election — is going before the current, pre-election Commission, at a meeting on on March 25 at ……
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Mar 22

    Call for Participation: Internat'l & Comparative Urban Law Conference

    Call for Participation: Internat'l & Comparative Urban Law Conference
    The Fordham Urban Law Center and the Sorbonne Center for Study and Research on Environmental, Development, Urban and Tourism Law (SERDEAUT) are pleased to announce a call for participation for the 2nd Annual International & Comparative…
  • Mar 19

    Comparative Wrongful Convictions: The Irish Innocence Project Film Festival - June 2015

    Comparative Wrongful Convictions: The Irish Innocence Project Film Festival - June 2015
    Conviction of the innocent is an international issue, and there are innocent projects doing important work all over the world. The Irish Innocence Project, in Dublin, is hosting its annual conference in June 2015. Part of the conference is…
  • Mar 13

    Looking at Collateral Consequences of Conviction

    Looking at Collateral Consequences of Conviction
    As we continue to think about the larger social impact of extremely long sentences and supermax detention, we should include consideration of the social impact of collateral consequences of conviction. What are the pros and cons of imposing…
Rank this Week: 2006

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
  • Mar 22

    The Judgments Project Moves On

    The Judgments Project Moves On
    From 3 to 6 February 2015, the Working Group on the Judgments Project met in The Hague for its fourth meeting under the chairmanship of Mr David Goddard QC. The Working Group was composed of 28 participants from 15 Members. At its…
  • Mar 21

    Conference Report: “International Civil Procedure and Brussels Ibis” – 50th Anniversary of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Den Haag

    Conference Report: “International Civil Procedure and Brussels Ibis” – 50th Anniversary of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Den Haag
    In 2015, the T.M.C. Asser Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary (http://www.asser.nl/asser-50-years/). On this occasion, its Private International Law Section organized on 19 March 2015 the Symposium “International Civil Procedure…
  • Mar 19

    Fritz Sturm 13 June 1929 – 14 March 2015

    Fritz Sturm 13 June 1929 – 14 March 2015
    We just received the sad news that Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Fritz Sturm passed away on 14 March 2015. Fritz Sturm was professor emeritus at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and an internationally renowned expert on private international…
Rank this Week: 31

East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
  • Mar 22

    East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin closed

    East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin closed
    ETLJB 22 March 2015. ETLJB has closed and will no longer be published. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 31

    Dili Court sentences defendant to 5 years in prison for committing sexual acts with an adolescent

    Dili Court sentences defendant to 5 years in prison for committing sexual acts with an adolescent
    ETLJB 01/01/2015 Press Release Dili District Court 2 December 2014 - On 26 November 2014 the Dili District Court read out its decision against the defendant LAB and sentenced him to 5 years in prison... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Dec 31

    Dismissal of international officials and advisors in the Timor-Leste judicial sector

    Dismissal of international officials and advisors in the Timor-Leste judicial sector
    ETLJB 01/01/2015 From JSMP December 2014 An analysis of the constitutionality, legality and impact of Parliamentary Resolution No. 11/2014 and Government Resolutions No. 29/2014 and 32/2014 In... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
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Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

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

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Cultural Property Protection Bill Reintroduced in the House

    Cultural Property Protection Bill Reintroduced in the House
    "We need to strengthen our ability to stop history's looters from profiting off their crimes," declared Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.-16) on Friday after introducing H.R. 1493, whose stated purpose is to "protect and preserve…
  • Mar 19

    The Assyrian Head Repatriation: Filling in the Details of ICE's Investigation

    The Assyrian Head Repatriation: Filling in the Details of ICE's Investigation
    This week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) returned a looted fragmented limestone head of Assyrian King Sargon II to Iraq. The stone carving once sat atop a sculpted winged bull.In remarks…
  • Mar 16

    Cultural Property Crime on the U.N. Agenda: Upcoming Crime Conference Set to Tackle Heritage Trafficking

    Cultural Property Crime on the U.N. Agenda: Upcoming Crime Conference Set to Tackle Heritage Trafficking
    When the U.N. Security Council last month adopted a resolution targeting terrorists' ability to raise money, cultural heritage trafficking took a visible spot on the global stage. Now the U.N. Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice…
Rank this Week: 4967

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 2624

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
  • Mar 20

    Victory in Paraguay is a Big Step Forward for Domestic Violence Survivor

    Victory in Paraguay is a Big Step Forward for Domestic Violence Survivor
    By Debbie Sharnak, Argentina-Paraguay country specialist On August 27, 2014, Paraguay took a huge step forward in promoting the rights of domestic violence survivors when they released Lucia Sandoval from prison. Sandoval had been…
  • Mar 19

    Tech and Human Rights: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

    Tech and Human Rights: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
    As someone whose job it is to take advantage of technological progress for human rights research and advocacy, I am a strong proponent of using new tools and methods to advance Amnesty International’s goals. There is a proven track…
  • Mar 18

    The First Day of Spring Should Not Be Spent Behind Bars in Iran

    The First Day of Spring Should Not Be Spent Behind Bars in Iran
    Former Iranian prisoner of conscience Maziar Bahari said “the prisoner’s worst nightmare is the thought of being forgotten.”   The first day of spring is a particularly painful time for those incarcerated in Iran…
Rank this Week: 42

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Mar 20

    IT Services with Chinese Characteristic

    IT Services with Chinese Characteristic
    News of Alibaba's cloud investment and a recent software park tour indicate that China's IT services industry is evolving in its own way.Alibaba Invades Silicon ValleyThe "Amazon of China" is following Amazon's playbook yet again with their…
  • Mar 12

    FTC Chairs warns of threats from the Internet of Things (IoT)

    FTC Chairs warns of threats from the Internet of Things (IoT)
    The Internet of Things (IoT), whereby miniature computers are embedded into objects and devices and connected via the internet using wireless technology, offers many advantages, such as smart thermostats which have the ability to remotely…
  • Feb 25

    ERP Licensing: Positioning Your Company For the Future (Part 2)

    ERP Licensing: Positioning Your Company For the Future (Part 2)
    This is the second of two postings that outline key pricing protections you should consider negotiating with licensors of ERP software to provide flexibility and predictability in managing the ongoing license and maintenance costs…
Rank this Week: 3092

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
  • Mar 16

    Are AUREA and FINCA AUREA Confusingly Similar for Wine?

    Are AUREA and FINCA AUREA Confusingly Similar for Wine?
    Applicant Roberto Oreste Antonio Busnelli sought to register the mark FINCA AUREA on the Principal Register in standard characters, with FINCA disclaimed in International Class Type 33.  See In re Roberto Oreste Antonio Busnelli,…
  • Mar 16

    A Sight To See: Somerston Estate in Napa Valley

    A Sight To See: Somerston Estate in Napa Valley
    Last week I had the long overdue pleasure of spending some time in Napa Valley.  It was a short trip but a special one.  And well-timed too, with much of the North East covered in snow and slush. Special thanks to Somerston…
  • Mar 13

    Bill Introduced to New York State Assembly Supports Empire Wine

    Bill Introduced to New York State Assembly Supports Empire Wine
    As reported by The Albany Times Union and Capitol Confidential, a bill was introduced this week to the New York State Assembly by Assemblyman Phil Steck that proposes to amend New York State’s alcohol beverage…
Rank this Week: 1688

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/
Rank this Week: 604

International Commercial Law Blog

International Commercial Law Blog

Covers international commercial law in the European Union. By M D M Studio Legale.

http://www.internationalcommerciallawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4706

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1019

DIPr Argentina

DIPr Argentina

Covers international private law (conflicts of law) and international commercial arbitration law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). By Julio Cesar Cordoba and Maria B. Noodt Taquela.

http://www.diprargentina.com/
Rank this Week: 443

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Covers international taxation.

http://www.narellemackenziecpa.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    ADIT Network: Guest Article by Narelle MacKenzie

    ADIT Network: Guest Article by Narelle MacKenzie
    Ms. MacKenzie’s guest article has been featured in the February 2015 issues of the ADIT Student Newsletter. In the article, Ms. MacKenzie shares valuable exam preparation tips and strategies. These tips on studying for ADIT exams have…
  • Feb 12

    DJH International Tax – Live, Compact Training Courses – March 2015

    DJH International Tax – Live, Compact Training Courses – March 2015
    DJH International Tax Ltd. has been conducting short, intensive courses in international tax, US corporate tax and transfer pricing since 2011. Each course is 3-4 days in length, making them ideal for those who have limited free time. To…
  • Jan 28

    Help! My Client Has International Transaction

    Help! My Client Has International Transaction
    On January 27, 2015, Ms. MacKenzie presented to Hutchinson & Bloodgood, LLP on the US tax issues that may occur as a result of inbound transactions. Objectives of the presentation include: Gain an understanding of the tax issues for…
Rank this Week: 1752

International Law Blog

International Law Blog

international law news, analysis, journals, conferences, and background. By Renee Dopplick.

http://www.insidejustice.com/
Rank this Week: 2626

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

Press digest on transatlantic affairs. Edited by three German Fulbright Alumni.

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Feb 8

    Fulbright Alumna interviews Chancellor Merkel

    Fulbright Alumna interviews Chancellor Merkel
    Ahead of her US visit Chancellor Merkel answered questions from Fulbright Alumna Kate Lindemann on TTIP, the US funding cuts to an exchange program with Germany, and racism & xenophobia in the US and Germany. Video is in German:
  • Jan 22

    We Saved Fulbright, Now We Need to Save CBYX

    We Saved Fulbright, Now We Need to Save CBYX
    When the Obama administration wanted to cut $30 million from the Fulbright budget last March, the alumni started the Save Fulbright campaign. It was a success, the Senate and House voted to restore the funding and in December, President Obama…
  • Oct 10

    "Befreiung" ist was anderes als "Uebergabe"

    "Befreiung" ist was anderes als "Uebergabe"
    Schlechter Journalismus: Tagesschau, Focus und Bild schreiben über eine „Befreiung“ eines entführten Entwicklungshelfers, obwohl es sich um eine Übergabe handelte. Purer Zufall? Was könnte dahinter…
Rank this Week: 2386

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

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

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    Sanctions List to Check Before Doing Busine

    Sanctions List to Check Before Doing Busine
    Before doing business with a prospective new business partner or customer your US or UK small business should (and may be required) conduct due diligence on your new prospect. Some lists to check are UK-HM Treasury's Consolidated List, EU…
  • Jan 19

    SizeUp your Business & NY Business Financing

    SizeUp your Business & NY Business Financing
    Looking for market data on how your small business compares; check out the Small Business Administration's online tool Sizeup. The tool helps by "benchmarking [your small business] against competitors, mapping your customers, competitors and…
  • Nov 25

    Looking for Export Trade Leads...

    Looking for Export Trade Leads...
    If your small business is interested in export related sales leads take a look at the Empire State Development Marketing Assistance Service Program. There you will find a description of the sales and marketing assistance program offered by…
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Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
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Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

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

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
  • Jan 20

    How Oil and Gas Companies can Optimize Technology Performance and Costs During Oil Price Volatility

    How Oil and Gas Companies can Optimize Technology Performance and Costs During Oil Price Volatility
    An unexpected surge in production coupled with weakened global demand has resulted in a 50 percent drop in the price of crude oil since June 2014 and currently averaging US$50 a barrel. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries…
  • Jan 13

    What You Need to Know About Abu Dhabi Global Market’s New Draft Regulation

    What You Need to Know About Abu Dhabi Global Market’s New Draft Regulation
    The Abu Dhabi Global Market, Abu Dhabi’s new financial free zone, located on Al Maryah Island, recently issued a first wave of draft regulations and related consultation papers. The Global Market’s general approach in the draft…
  • Jan 12

    Navigating the Risks of Omnichannel Retail

    Navigating the Risks of Omnichannel Retail
    Digital innovation is reinventing the retail experience. IT is changing the way retailers interact with customers by integrating sales and communication channels, enabling in-store digital interfaces and diversifying payment platforms. As…
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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/
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The Yellow Shoe Civil Law Blog

The Yellow Shoe Civil Law Blog

Focuses on civil law developments throughout the world and general foreign, comparative and international law issues.

http://clyellowshoe.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    The LexisNexis Foreign Law Toolbox

    The LexisNexis Foreign Law Toolbox
    Your Toolbox7/11/2008 1:32:05 PM ESTCivil Law & Mixed Jurisdictions: The LexisNexis Foreign Law ToolboxWe're not just US anymore!Posted by Thomas J.R. Stadnik, Esq.LexisNexis Legal Editor/Site Coordinator LexisNexis International &…
  • Jan 17

    Access to the UN Treaty Series Collection

    Access to the UN Treaty Series Collection
    The UN Treaty Series Collection (UNTC) online is now be accessible without subscription. The UNTC homepage now gives a>Treaty Series on-line is FREE as of 1 October 2007.>>Please try to access Treaty Series on-line as…
  • Jan 17

    Catala Working Group Translation

    Catala Working Group Translation
    In addition to Prof. Levasseur's and Prof. Gruning's English translation of the proposal for the reform of the French Law of Obligations and the Law of Prescription sponsored by the Association Henri Capitant, which I reported in this blog on…
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ECJBlog

ECJBlog

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

http://courtofjustice.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy
    Where third-country nationals hold a ‘residence card of a family member of a Union citizen’, UK cannot make right of entry subject to requirement to first obtain visa>> McCarthy had dual British and Irish nationality. He and…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft
    EU law not laying down principle of non-discrimination on grounds of obesityThe Employment Equality Directive (Directive 2000/78/EC) prohibits discrimination based on religion, belief, disability, age or sexual orientation in relation to…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez
    Local rule setting maximum age for recruitment of police officers at 30 years contrary to EU law>> The Employment Equality Directive (The EE Directive, Directive 2000/78/EC)  prohibits any form of discrimination in employment based…
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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/
  • Dec 30

    New domain: echr-online.info

    New domain: echr-online.info
    I have moved this blog. It can now be found at echr-online.info
  • Oct 23

    Freedom of expression of employees - Matuz v Hungary

    Freedom of expression of employees - Matuz v Hungary
    In Matuz v Hungary, the European Court of Human Rights elaborated on extent to which journalists can invoke freedom of expression when criticizing their employer. FactsThe applicant was a journalist. He had been employed with a state…
  • Oct 22

    German blog on ECHR

    German blog on ECHR
    I have relaunched my German blog on the ECHR. You can find it here
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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
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Nov 25

    Technology and theatre in a library

    Technology and theatre in a library
    When I read Where Humbert Humbert Might Whisper in Your Ear in the New York Times on a flight back to Colombo from the US, I immediately thought of doing something along the same lines in Sri Lanka to explore to what degree, post-war, we…
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TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Dec 24

    Top 10 of 2014 – Vote on the Year’s Biggest Compliance Story

    Top 10 of 2014 – Vote on the Year’s Biggest Compliance Story
    It’s been quite a year in the world of anti-bribery compliance.  Here at TRACE, we’ve compiled our “Top 10 List” based on your poll results over the last twelve months. Read through the list below for a look…
  • Dec 19

    Day 10: Online Training

    Day 10: Online Training
    For the final day of our holiday promotion, TRACE is offering one company complimentary access to our online training for one year. Our system administrators will set the winner up with a branded platform to train up to 500…
  • Dec 18

    Day 9: In-Person Training

    Day 9: In-Person Training
    Supplement your training program with a customized, in-person training session conducted by one of our experienced FCPA attorneys. This half-day session will enable one lucky company to train their employees on anti-bribery regulations and…
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The Peoples' Right to…

The Peoples' Right to Self-Determination Project

Dedicated to the right to self-determination (laid down in the UN Charter), discussing new perspectives, arguments and the potential impacts of these. By Istvan David Toth.

http://selfdetproject.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 22

    Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace

    Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace
    Originally posted on Alfred de Zayas' Human Rights Corner:“Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace” “International law is universal and must always be uniformly applied” Interview with Professor Dr phil et iur Alfred…
  • Dec 22

    Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace

    Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace
    Originally posted on Alfred de Zayas' Human Rights Corner:“Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace” “International law is universal and must always be uniformly applied” Interview with Professor Dr phil et iur Alfred…
  • Nov 27

    Thoughts on Secession

    Thoughts on Secession
    I recently came across an audiolecture on secession by John Dugard, which is a bit lengthy, but summarises the topic really well. It is available at: http://webtv.un.org/news-features/watch/john-dugard-on-state-secession/2620925169001…
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Asian Law Blog

Asian Law Blog

Updates on Korean, Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, Laotian, Cambodian, Malaysian, Indonesian and The Philippines law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.theasianlawblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Wishing you a Happy and Safe Holiday Season

    Wishing you a Happy and Safe Holiday Season
    IPG is engaged in projects in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Korea, Laos, the Philippines, Myanmar, Vietnam and the U.S. SeanHayes@IPGLegal.com www.ipglegal.com
  • Apr 22

    IPG Legal's LAW BLOGS

    IPG Legal's LAW BLOGS
    The Asian Law Blog aggregates most of the content from:The Korean Law BlogThe Korean Entertainment Law BlogThe China Law Blog Please checkout these blogs for additional articles.  We have stopped aggregating content on 4/23/2014,…
  • Feb 20

    Weekly Asian Legal News from International Law Firm - IPG Legal

    Weekly Asian Legal News from International Law Firm - IPG Legal
    This Week's Asian Legal News Reported by the MediaObama to host Dalai Lama at White HouseNorth and South Koreans hold rare family reunionsChina tycoon Liu Han charged for 'mafia-style' crimesThai anti-government protesters gather outside…
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Asset Hunter: Tracking…

Asset Hunter: Tracking International Financial Fraud

Covers the legal ramifications of financial fraud related to multinational corporations, multinational financial institutions, foreign governments, foreign officials and high-profile individuals in sensitive regulatory, civil and international criminal matters. By Michael Diaz, Jr.

http://www.michaeldiazjr.com
  • Dec 2

    Diaz Reus Forms Drone Legal Practice

    Diaz Reus Forms Drone Legal Practice
    In response to the growing phenomenon of domestic drones and legal/regulatory issues surrounding their use, the Florida-based international law firm of Diaz Reus announces the launch of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) practice. Headed by…
  • Feb 5

    Diaz Reus & Targ LLP scored a stunning…

    Diaz Reus & Targ LLP scored a stunning victory in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York last week on behalf of the government of Venezuela, obtaining complete and final dismissal with prejudice of a suit brought by…
  • Sep 25

    Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Colonel, Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, Arrested in Miami FBI Sting | Trial period set for October

    Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Colonel, Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, Arrested in Miami FBI Sting | Trial period set for October
    Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, the colonel leading Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Unit, is being held without bail in Miami, awaiting an October 21 trial period after being arrested in an August 31 Miami FBI sting operation where he attempted to…
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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/
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