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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/
  • Feb 27

    Consensus on the Way Forward for an ISIL AUMF

    Consensus on the Way Forward for an ISIL AUMF
    Even casual readers of this blog are likely aware of the longstanding (and thoroughly joined) debate between Ben and me with respect to how Congress ought to update / revisit the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force.…
  • Feb 27

    Of Torts, Diplomacy, Israelis and Palestinian

    Of Torts, Diplomacy, Israelis and Palestinian
    On Monday, a New York jury found the Palestinian Authority and the Palestinian Liberation Authority responsible for a series of terror attacks that killed and maimed American citizens in Israel from 2002 through 2004. The politically-fraught…
  • Feb 27

    DNI’s 2015 Worldwide Threat Assessment

    DNI’s 2015 Worldwide Threat Assessment
    I highly recommend that Lawfare readers peruse the annual the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community, as well as DNI Clapper’s opening statement before the SASC yesterday.  I read both quickly (though I did…
Rank this Week: 90

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Feb 27

    One War Begins, Another Ends?

    One War Begins, Another Ends?
    by Jens David Ohlin by Jens David Ohlin Yesterday, as members of Congress continued to debate the need for a new AUMF against ISIS, lawyers for Guantanamo detainee Al Warafi have filed a new habeas petition to the D.C. District Court, arguing…
  • Feb 24

    Elders Proposal for Strengthening UN

    Elders Proposal for Strengthening UN
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon If you haven’t seen it yet, the Elders Proposal for Strengthening the UN is a must read.  Chaired by Kofi Annan, The Elders is an independent group of global leaders who work together for peace…
  • Feb 23

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, February 23, 2015

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, February 23, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa A young girl with explosives strapped to her killed five people and wounded dozens at a…
Rank this Week: 42

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
  • Feb 27

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?
    On Monday, February 23, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appointed Randy Berry as the first ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons worldwide. Amnesty International joined other…
  • Feb 26

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide
    In 2014, Amnesty International recorded and investigated human rights abuses in 160 countries and territories worldwide*. While progress is being made in some areas, the frightening facts and figures below show that for many people the human…
  • Feb 20

    Azerbaijan: Brutal Crackdown Against Journalists Continue

    Azerbaijan: Brutal Crackdown Against Journalists Continue
    By Nic Carter, Amnesty International USA Over the last year, Azerbaijan has imprisoned dozens of journalists, human rights advocates, bloggers, lawyers, and academics who have criticized the regime. Ilham Aliev’s repressive…
Rank this Week: 39

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4855

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
  • Feb 27

    Court of Appeal rules on police duty to suspects in detention – Diarmuid Laffan

    Court of Appeal rules on police duty to suspects in detention – Diarmuid Laffan
    Zenati v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and another [2015] EWCA Civ 80 – read judgment Matthew Donmall appeared for the Crown Prosecution Service in this case. He had nothing to do with the writing of this post. In a recent…
  • Feb 26

    The Big Fat Gypsy Judicial Review

    The Big Fat Gypsy Judicial Review
    Traveller Movement v Ofcom and Channel 4, [2015] EWHC 406 (Admin), 20 February 2015 – read judgment One of the nation’s great televisual fascinations last week became the unlikely subject of an Administrative Court judgment that…
  • Feb 25

    One more day to nominate the human rights cases absolutely everyone should know about

    One more day to nominate the human rights cases absolutely everyone should know about
    Nominations close tomorrow (Friday) at 5pm for the human rights cases which absolutely everyone should know about. Full guidelines below – please feel free to nominate as many as 50 or as few as 1 case. The more people who contribute,…
Rank this Week: 329

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    CALL FOR PAPERS: ENHR Conference (Lisboa 2015)

    CALL FOR PAPERS: ENHR Conference (Lisboa 2015)
    The Housing Law Research Network and the Housing Law Working Group, European Network of Housing Research (ENHR) invite submissions on any field of housing law broadly conceived (including housing rights, nuisance, neighbour law, tenure,…
  • Feb 27

    ARTICLE ANNOUNCEMENT: Rule of Law Reforms and Institutional Change Processes in Eastern DR Congo: Neo-institutional Economics vs Multijuralism

    ARTICLE ANNOUNCEMENT: Rule of Law Reforms and Institutional Change Processes in Eastern DR Congo: Neo-institutional Economics vs Multijuralism
    By Évelyne Jean-BouchardFrom Global Jurist, Volume 15, issue 1AbstractIn development approaches, the link between rule of law institutional reforms and economic development is theorized by neo-institutional economics (NIE). From an…
  • Feb 26

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: EU Law in Judicial Review

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: EU Law in Judicial Review
    Richard Gordon QC and Rowena Moffatt This work provides comprehensive guidance to practitioners on EU issues in the context of judicial review, taking into account the latest developments. Discussing procedure, principle, and practice in…
Rank this Week: 729

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 37

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/
  • Feb 27

    Arquette: A Wrong Turn, But Point Taken

    Arquette: A Wrong Turn, But Point Taken
    Thank you, Patricia Arquette, for raising the issue of US women's equality. I agree. US women are in a sorry state. I remember the momentum to pass the women's equal rights amendment and the shock and disappointment when it did...
  • Feb 26

    Appointment of The First U.S. Special Envoy on LGBT Individual

    Appointment of The First U.S. Special Envoy on LGBT Individual
    By Jeremiah Ho This week the U.S. State Department announced the appointment of Randy Berry as the first-ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons to advocate globally for the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and…
  • Feb 25

    New Resource on Land Grabbing

    New Resource on Land Grabbing
    As students start selecting topics for spring semester papers or Notes, many will want to explore the burgeoning issues around land grabbing. Don't let them re-invent the wheel! Jootaek Lee, of Northeastern Law School, has written a useful…
Rank this Week: 2194

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    Vianès: Entre Guerre et Paix : Les administrations internationales Post-Belligérante

    Vianès: Entre Guerre et Paix : Les administrations internationales Post-Belligérante
    Emmanuel Vianès has published Entre Guerre et Paix : Les administrations internationales Post-Belligérantes (Helbing & Lichtenhahn 2015). Here's the abstract: Il est question dans cette étude d’identifier la…
  • Feb 26

    Diakité: La justice pénale internationale en Afrique

    Diakité: La justice pénale internationale en Afrique
    Kémoko Diakité has published La justice pénale internationale en Afrique : Aspects juridiques, défis et perspectives (L'Harmattan 2015). Here's the abstract: Cet ouvrage met surtout en exergue le contexte de…
  • Feb 26

    New Issue: Climate Law

    New Issue: Climate Law
    The latest issue of Climate Law (Vol. 4, nos. 3-4, 2014) is out. Contents include:Christoph Schwarte & Will Frank, The International Law Association’s Legal Principles on Climate Change and Climate Liability Under Public…
Rank this Week: 14

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1415

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
Rank this Week: 193

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    China Distributor Relationships: Why Don’t They Get No Respect?

    China Distributor Relationships: Why Don’t They Get No Respect?
    Yesterday’s post China Distributor Agreements: A Relatively Easy Way To Sell Your Products Into China, was on how companies can sell their products into China via a China-based distributor. On Linkedin, in response to that post,…
  • Feb 25

    China Distributor Agreements: A Relatively Easy Way To Sell Your Products Into China

    China Distributor Agreements: A Relatively Easy Way To Sell Your Products Into China
    For most American SMEs, getting their products into China and then marketing, selling and delivering them is a difficult and massive task. Using an experienced Chinese distributor or distributors is oftentimes the best way for…
  • Feb 23

    China Business Deals: What China Business Deal?

    China Business Deals: What China Business Deal?
    Great article in The Hollywood Reporter. The article is by Michael Wolff and it is entitled, Hollywood’s Disappearing Chinese Money. But it is about a lot more than just Hollywood-China deals. It is really about all China deals. …
Rank this Week: 273

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/
  • Feb 26

    Online Dispute Resolution Worldwide

    Online Dispute Resolution Worldwide
    A recent UK report recommending the adoption of on-line resolution of low-value civil disputes contains a fascinating look at various on0line dispute resolution systems currently operating in various jurisdictions. These systems are designed…
  • Feb 23

    Law, Anthropology, and Comparative Law

    Law, Anthropology, and Comparative Law
    Why is one country’s law different from another’s? In answering this question comparative lawyers—like political scientists, historians, or international chefs--turn inevitably to the concept of culture. But culture is a…
  • Feb 20

    European Law Faculties Association Annual Conference - Istanbul April 2015

    European Law Faculties Association Annual Conference - Istanbul April 2015
    We take pleasure in sharing a link to the annual European Law Faculties Association Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, April 16-19, 2015. For additional information, please click on the link below.…
Rank this Week: 2193

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/
  • Feb 26

    Poland's Violation of the Hague Abduction Convention

    Poland's Violation of the Hague Abduction Convention
    ByJeremy D. Morley A court in Ontario, Canada has declared that the interpretation and application of the Hague Abduction Convention by two Polish courts was dead wrong and "repugnant to the objectives of the Convention."The order dated…
  • Feb 20

    Expert Testimony in International Family Law Case

    Expert Testimony in International Family Law Case
    Jeremy D. MorleyExpert testimony is frequently needed in international family law cases.International family lawyers are frequently called upon to act as expert witnesses.Such testimony is often secured in cases concerning international child…
  • Feb 13

    English Divorce Jurisdiction: The Basic

    English Divorce Jurisdiction: The Basic
    In a case decided in 2014 Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division of the High Court of Justice, provided the following extremely helpful and straightforward recitation of the basic legal principles that apply in England and…
Rank this Week: 2535

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    South Korea's Adultery Law found Unconstitutional by Constitutional Court of Korea - Let the Parties Begin

    South Korea's Adultery Law found Unconstitutional by Constitutional Court of Korea - Let the Parties Begin
    The Korean Constitutional Court ruled, today, in a 7-2 decision that the long-standing law banning adultery was unconstitutional.  The Korean adultery law allowed up to a two-year jail sentence.... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Feb 25

    Korea's Criminal Procedure Act: Pre-Trial Detention in Korea

    Korea's Criminal Procedure Act: Pre-Trial Detention in Korea
    The Korean Criminal Justice System works, in many aspects, very differently from the American Criminal Justice System. One aspect of the system that leaves many of our clients puzzled is the... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean Hayes.
  • Feb 24

    Small Business Compliance in Korea: No Not Only for the Big Boy

    Small Business Compliance in Korea: No Not Only for the Big Boy
    We see clients, in Korea, at polar opposites when in comes to compliance - the works or hold everything.  The excuse of small companies, that often holds up everything, is usually money. ... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
Rank this Week: 1252

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

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

    Country of Origin Labelling Measures and WTO Rule

    Country of Origin Labelling Measures and WTO Rule
    From Reuters: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott backed plans on Thursday to introduce country-of-origin labeling in the wake of a hepatitis A outbreak, potentially risking contravention of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules. With 18…
  • Feb 26

    The Fundamental Principles of the WTO

    The Fundamental Principles of the WTO
    In the context of the plain packaging dispute at the WTO, Dominican Republic's Ambassador to the WTO, Luis Manuel Piantini, said this: "One of the fundamental principles of the WTO is that Members should regulate in the least-restrictive…
  • Feb 26

    Call for Submissions:Trade, Law and Development

    Call for Submissions:Trade, Law and Development
    Trade, Law and Development has issued a call for submissions for its Winter 2015 issue: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Winter '15 The Board of Editors of Trade, Law and Development [TL&D] is pleased to invite original, unpublished manuscripts for…
Rank this Week: 148

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

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

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
Rank this Week: 2313

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
  • Feb 25

    Conference: “The Economic Dimension of Cross-Border Families: Planning the Future” (Milan, 13 March 2015)

    Conference: “The Economic Dimension of Cross-Border Families: Planning the Future” (Milan, 13 March 2015)
    The University of Milan will host on 13 March 2015 a conference on “The Economic Dimension of Cross-Border Families: Planning the Future”. The sessions will be held in English and Italian. Here’s the programme…
  • Feb 20

    Conflict of Laws Lectureship at Cambridge

    Conflict of Laws Lectureship at Cambridge
    The Faculty of Law, Cambridge University, is advertising a three year lectureship in Conflict of Laws sponsored by Clifford Chance. The closing date is 13th March 2015. More detail is available here. If anyone would like to discuss the…
  • Feb 18

    Testing the Stress of the EU: EU Law After the Financial Crisi

    Testing the Stress of the EU: EU Law After the Financial Crisi
    The University of Bayreuth (Germany) and the Asociación Española de Profesores de Derecho Internacional y Relaciones Internacionales (Spain), with support from the DAAD, will host a joint conference under the heading…
Rank this Week: 45

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Feb 25

    ERP Licensing: Positioning Your Company For the Future (Part 1)

    ERP Licensing: Positioning Your Company For the Future (Part 1)
    The licensing and implementation of ERP software is a major long-term investment for any company.  In addition to negotiating favorable upfront pricing for the software, it is important to build in pricing mechanisms that provide…
  • Feb 19

    XL is Not Always the Right Fit: Sometimes the Right Contract Template is Not the Longest Contract Template

    XL is Not Always the Right Fit: Sometimes the Right Contract Template is Not the Longest Contract Template
    As a thin guy, I used to subscribe to the philosophy of wearing large clothes to look bigger than I was.  What I actually looked like was a scrawny guy in ill-fitting clothes that were not overly comfortable. Sourcing of IT and…
  • Feb 11

    How to Fail in the Internet of Thing

    How to Fail in the Internet of Thing
    Innovation is prized in the growing space of the Internet of Things.  But an innovative product design is not enough, and potential pitfalls abound.  As demonstrated in a report published by the Federal Trade Commission, privacy and…
Rank this Week: 3163

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    The Rolls Royce of Protest

    The Rolls Royce of Protest
    What makes for a valid protest is one of those ever green questions that generates litigation before the U.S. Court of International Trade. The most recent entry in the parade of cases on this topic is Ovan International Ltd. v. United…
  • Feb 22

    Ruling of the Week 2015.7: When is a Porsche More Than A Car?

    Ruling of the Week 2015.7: When is a Porsche More Than A Car?
    I am late on this ruling of the week. I have been busy milking my Walking Dead posting, which got picked up by my friends at Law and the Multiverse. But, as far as I am concerned, I have another couple hours to go in this week. And,…
  • Feb 19

    New US NAFTA CO Form

    New US NAFTA CO Form
    Customs has updated the NAFTA CO Form 434 with the date "11/14." The form has some nice automated features to select dates. It is not immediately obvious, but when you click the field, you will see a drop down for a calendar. This should…
Rank this Week: 711

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
  • Feb 25

    South Dakota Opens Doors to Direct Shipping of Wine

    South Dakota Opens Doors to Direct Shipping of Wine
    Last week, the South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard signed a bill (HB 1001) into law allowing the direct shipment of wine and making South Dakota the 43rd state to allow direct-to-consumer shipping of wine. See South Dakota…
  • Feb 25

    On Reserve Author to Teach at University of Reims’ Wine & Law Program

    On Reserve Author to Teach at University of Reims’ Wine & Law Program
    It is with great honor that I share the following: This summer, I will be teaching a course on U.S. Wine Law at the Wine & Law Program at the University of Reims.  Four years ago, I had to absolute pleasure of attending the Program…
  • Feb 24

    TTB Provides New Guidance on Annual Filing Requirements for Winerie

    TTB Provides New Guidance on Annual Filing Requirements for Winerie
    This week, TTB issued a new guidance on the annual filing requirements for wineries. The guidance announced that, for wineries meeting certain requirements, excise tax returns and reporting requirements may be filed annually.…
Rank this Week: 1882

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

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

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    Italy Asks for MoU Renewal to Protect Cultural Heritage

    Italy Asks for MoU Renewal to Protect Cultural Heritage
    The Italian government has asked the United States to renew a bilateral agreement or Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) restricting American import of archaeological artifacts in jeopardy of pillage.The protective MoU between the two nations…
  • Feb 21

    Canadian Man Charged with Trafficking Dinosaur Fossils from China | Fossils Alleged to Have Been Masked as Stone

    Canadian Man Charged with Trafficking Dinosaur Fossils from China | Fossils Alleged to Have Been Masked as Stone
    U.S. District Court in Tucson, AZ.A man has been arrested in Arizona for allegedly trying to sell dinosaur fossils imported from China to undercover federal agents. Jun Yang, a Canadian, faces criminal charges of archaeological smuggling and…
  • Feb 15

    Cultural Heritage Events in Dallas and Philadelphia You Won't Want to Mi

    Cultural Heritage Events in Dallas and Philadelphia You Won't Want to Mi
    Roger AtwoodRed Arch board of directors Roger Atwood and Victoria Reed will be featured at two upcoming events you will want to attend.Atwood will share his vast knowledge of cultural heritage looting on February 20 at the Dallas Museum…
Rank this Week: 4615

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/
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
  • Feb 21

    Contested Race in Group IV

    Contested Race in Group IV
    Democracy is saved! Frank Quesada has drawn an opponent in Coral Gables Commission Group IV: Enrique Lopez, alternately described as a brilliant man and a “crony” of former Mayor Don Slesnick. Not that there seems any groundswell…
  • Feb 21

    And Then There Were 6

    And Then There Were 6
    Official City of Coral Gables : Candidates page now shows six candidates — perennial candidate Jackson Rip Holmes is back in the fray. With this many candidates every candidate’s event is certain to be unsatisfying since they will…
Rank this Week: 105

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: 444

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 2390

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
  • 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.
  • Feb 11

    Online Dispute Resolution

    Online Dispute Resolution
    Online dispute resolution options available (or soon to be available) to the public of British Columbia. The post Online Dispute Resolution appeared first on Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein - Law Blog.
  • Dec 29

    Builders Liens – British Columbia

    Builders Liens – British Columbia
    Discussion of the Builders Lien Act, British Columbia. The post Builders Liens – British Columbia appeared first on Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein - Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 1887

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: 2689

International Law Blog

International Law Blog

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

http://www.insidejustice.com/
Rank this Week: 2402

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: 3971

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: 559

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…
Rank this Week: 1648

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4264

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…
Rank this Week: 3814

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/
Rank this Week: 2641

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…
Rank this Week: 4108

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…
Rank this Week: 2548

East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
Rank this Week: 723

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…
Rank this Week: 879

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…
Rank this Week: 2717

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…
Rank this Week: 2102

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…
Rank this Week: 1238

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…
Rank this Week: 4584

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: 243

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/
  • Nov 14

    Latin American law favorable to climate change victims according to Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide

    Latin American law favorable to climate change victims according to Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide
    Latin American law favorable to climate change victims according to Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide A study elaborated by a network of lawyers around the globe confirms our findings: Some Latin American civil law is particularly…
  • Oct 23

    facilitating private law compensation climate change

    facilitating private law compensation climate change
    Following the model of the Jewish Claims Conference one of many ways facilitate private law compensation for climate change (Image: by Arivumathi) How countries could facilitate private law compensation for climate change In the previous…
  • Oct 17

    Canadian big five possibly liable for 2.4 billion USD per year via foreign jurisdiction

    Canadian big five possibly liable for 2.4 billion USD per year via foreign jurisdiction
     the five biggest Canadian oil and gas companies could be held liable for 2.4 billion US-Dollars  The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the West Coast Environmental Law Foundation claim, in a study elaborated by two of their…
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