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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/
  • Oct 1

    Confusing the Issues in al Bahlul

    Confusing the Issues in al Bahlul
    For the two people still following the exchange between me and Peter Margulies over the bottom-side briefing in the al Bahlul D.C. Circuit military commission appeal, I wanted to offer a very quick (and hopefully final) word in response…
  • Oct 1

    Readings: Daniel Byman and Jeremy Shapiro Warn Against Hyping the Threat of Returning Jihadist

    Readings: Daniel Byman and Jeremy Shapiro Warn Against Hyping the Threat of Returning Jihadist
    My Brookings colleagues Daniel Byman (who is, among other things, Lawfare‘s Foreign Policy Editor) and Jeremy Shapiro (who is, among other things, a demon with a barbecue and a slab of meat), have a new piece out in…
  • Oct 1

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #36: An Interview with Admiral David Simpson

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #36: An Interview with Admiral David Simpson
    Our guest today is Admiral David Simpson, Chief of the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau.  Admiral Simpson has more than 20 years of Information and Communications Technology experience supporting the Department of…
Rank this Week: 98

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    China WFOE Lease Review

    China WFOE Lease Review
    Our China lawyers often review leases for companies early in the WFOE registration process. Our work in this area has been growing exponentially as word has gotten around regarding WFOE registrations increasingly going awry and landlord…
  • Sep 30

    Registering Your Trademark In China. The Questions We Ask.

    Registering Your Trademark In China. The Questions We Ask.
    I was just cc’ed on an email from one our China IP lawyers to a client. The email is essentially an introductory email to a client that just retained us for China trademark work. The email asks the basic questions to which we need…
  • Sep 29

    Vietnam Remains Attractive to Foreign Investor

    Vietnam Remains Attractive to Foreign Investor
    No, we are not going to become the Vietnam Law Blog, but I (Dan) just could not resist using this post today. This post was written by Greg Buhyoff, who heads up our Vietnam practice and essentially commutes between Vietnam and the U.S. Greg…
Rank this Week: 54

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
  • Oct 1

    Roundup of Recent Alien Tort Statute Cases Post-Kiobel

    Roundup of Recent Alien Tort Statute Cases Post-Kiobel
    For those interested in the impact that Kiobel is having on Alien Tort Statute litigation, John Bellinger of Arnold & Porter (who was the Legal Advisor at the US State Department) has an interesting post here.  After reviewing the…
  • Sep 29

    EP Paper on future of European Private International Law

    EP Paper on future of European Private International Law
    In a workshop of the European Parliament’s JURI Committee on Upcoming issues of EU Law, that took place on 24th September, papers were presented on five selected topics: the application of EU Law (Wolfgang Heusel), the implementation of…
  • Sep 22

    Second Issue of 2014′s Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale

    Second Issue of 2014′s Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale
     (I am grateful to Prof. Francesca Villata – University of Milan – for the following presentation of the latest issue of the RDIPP) The second issue of 2014 of the Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale…
Rank this Week: 62

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Posner: The Twilight of Human Rights Law

    Posner: The Twilight of Human Rights Law
    Eric A. Posner (Univ. of Chicago - Law) has published The Twilight of Human Rights Law (Oxford Univ. Press 2014). Here's the abstract:Countries solemnly intone their commitment to human rights, and they ratify endless international treaties…
  • Oct 1

    Conference: Fall Meeting of the ABA Section of International Law

    Conference: Fall Meeting of the ABA Section of International Law
    The 2014 Fall Meeting of the American Bar Association Section of International Law will take place October 21-25 in Buenos Aires. The meeting's schedule is available here.
  • Oct 1

    Conference: Canadian Council on International Law 2014 Annual Conference

    Conference: Canadian Council on International Law 2014 Annual Conference
    The 43rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Council on International Law will take place November 13-15, 2014, in Ottawa. The theme is "Combustion: Energy, Resources and Environmental Issues Igniting International Law." The preliminary program…
Rank this Week: 41

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
  • Oct 1

    It is past time for El Salvador to rescind its total abortion ban

    It is past time for El Salvador to rescind its total abortion ban
    I was on a plane coming back from Mexico when I first encountered the stories of children and young women in El Salvador suffering from the country’s universal criminalization of abortion, a law that is now more than a decade old.…
  • Oct 1

    Hong Kong: I have not seen anything like this in decade

    Hong Kong: I have not seen anything like this in decade
    By Mabel Au, Director of Amnesty International in Hong Kong. The streets of Hong Kong are hard to recognize these days. The exhilarating energy filling the city’s main roads, crowded with hopeful protesters, is something I have not seen…
  • Sep 30

    Tomorrow could mean life or death for Moses Akatugba

    Tomorrow could mean life or death for Moses Akatugba
    Moses Akatugba was 16 years old when he was arrested by the Nigerian police in 2005. In the years that followed, he was beaten by the police, shot in the hand, and hung for hours at the police station. After 8 … Please continue…
Rank this Week: 859

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Oct 1

    CETA, Investment Obligations, and Public Debt

    CETA, Investment Obligations, and Public Debt
    This is from the officially released CETA text (p. 184): Annex X: Public Debt 1. No claim that a restructuring of debt issued by a Party breaches an obligation under Sections [Non-Discriminatory Treatment, Investment Protection] may be…
  • Oct 1

    Does CETA Violate WTO Obligations? How About NAFTA Chapter 11?

    Does CETA Violate WTO Obligations? How About NAFTA Chapter 11?
    This is from the U.S. dairy industry: The text of the European Union-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) released at the end of last week contains provisions on geographical indications (GIs) and reallocates a portion of…
  • Oct 1

    Trade Liberalization and Tobacco Control

    Trade Liberalization and Tobacco Control
    I've heard it suggested that opening up developing country tobacco markets to foreign competition will mean lower prices and greater consumption. But is that true? This article calls this into question: For more than two decades, public…
Rank this Week: 529

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

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

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Oct 1

    Congratulations, Professor Allen!

    Congratulations, Professor Allen!
    On 30 September John Henry Wigmore Professor of Law Ronald Allen  of Northwestern University School of Law was one of 100 foreign experts to be awarded China’s Friendship Award in the Great Hall of the People for his work with the…
  • Oct 1

    Comments on China’s model for environmental public interest litigation?

    Comments on China’s model for environmental public interest litigation?
    If you have want to review and comment on China’s model for environmental public interest litigation, you now have your chance.  On 1 October the Supreme People’s Court issued its regulations on environmental public interest…
  • Sep 29

    Does law have a place in China’s military and national defense reform?

    Does law have a place in China’s military and national defense reform?
    The Supreme People’s Court Observer contributed a post to the Global Military Justice Reform blog, linked here, entitled “Does law have a place in China’s military and national defense reform?” The post commented…
Rank this Week: 1493

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
  • Oct 1

    “What’s in a name”? Privacy and anonymous speech on the Internet

    “What’s in a name”? Privacy and anonymous speech on the Internet
    Keynote speech by Lord Neuberger at 5 RB Conference on the Internet, 30 September 2014 The President of the Supreme Court has delivered a very interesting address on the protections that should be afforded to what might be termed the…
  • Oct 1

    Five things we learned from Cameron’s human rights announcement

    Five things we learned from Cameron’s human rights announcement
    There was some surprise at the lack of detail over human rights in Justice Secretary Chris Grayling and Home Secretary Theresa May’s speeches yesterday. Now, David Cameron has revealed all. Or at least, he has revealed some. Here is…
  • Oct 1

    The remarkable shrinking backlog at the European Court of Human Rights – Alice Donald

    The remarkable shrinking backlog at the European Court of Human Rights – Alice Donald
    In recent years, a constant feature of debate about the future of the European Court of Human Rights has been the backlog of applications that threatens to engulf it. At its height, in September 2011, this backlog reached the dizzying figure…
Rank this Week: 663

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
  • Oct 1

    Retailer Empire Wine Sues New York State Liquor Authority: Direct Shipping

    Retailer Empire Wine Sues New York State Liquor Authority: Direct Shipping
    In August, the New York State Liquor Authority (“NYSLA”) charged a New York retailer, Empire Wine & Spirits, with sixteen counts of improperly shipping wine to out-of-state consumers in states including California,…
  • Oct 1

    TTB Expands List of Allowable Revisions to Approved Labels for Alcohol Beverage

    TTB Expands List of Allowable Revisions to Approved Labels for Alcohol Beverage
    On Monday, in Industry Circular Number 2014-02, TTB announced the expansion of its list of allowable revisions to approved labels for alcohol beverages, also known as Certificate of Label Approvals (“COLAs”). The agency currently…
  • Sep 22

    How Important are Federal Excise Taxes to the Wine Industry?

    How Important are Federal Excise Taxes to the Wine Industry?
    One of the major functions of the TTB, the federal agency that has primary jurisdiction over alcohol beverages in the U.S., is to collect federal excise taxes on alcohol beverages. As TTB more thoroughly explains on its website, excise tax…
Rank this Week: 1067

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Hanwha Korea Loses Battle in New York Court over Forum Non Conveniens Issue

    Hanwha Korea Loses Battle in New York Court over Forum Non Conveniens Issue
    Hanwha Life Insurance, a Korean Insurance company, case against UBS AG was dismissed by a New York court.  We are, likely, to see the case filed in Korea or Hong Kong in the near future. ... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Sep 29

    Korea Contracts Don't Forget the Counter-party: Due Diligence before Executing an Agreement in Korea

    Korea Contracts Don't Forget the Counter-party: Due Diligence before Executing an Agreement in Korea
    We see numerous matters coming before us from parties in the States or Europe that are importing a product from a Korean company.  Of course, the products are either faulty or never come. We,... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Sep 29

    So you Want to Start a Partnership/Joint Venture in Korea?

    So you Want to Start a Partnership/Joint Venture in Korea?
    Business, in Korea, can be profitable and enjoyable.  However, business in Korea can, also, lead you to a jail cell and premature balding. The key to success is to get the Korean joint venture... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
Rank this Week: 478

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/
  • Oct 1

    Ebola’s Human Rights Implication

    Ebola’s Human Rights Implication
    by Jonathan Todres The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest in history. As of September 23, the disease has produced a total case count of 6,574 (which includes confirmed, probable, and suspected cases) and 3,091 deaths.…
  • Sep 30

    Fran Quigley: Tea Party Politics: Indiana to Haiti and Back

    Fran Quigley: Tea Party Politics: Indiana to Haiti and Back
    In Charles Dickens’ novella, A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge discovered the inevitable consequences of his selfish penny-pinching via a guided dream tour from the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. For stridently anti-government…
  • Sep 29

    The U.S. and the World Program on Human Rights Education

    The U.S. and the World Program on Human Rights Education
    During the most recent session, the UN Human Rights Council adopted the plan of action for the third phase (2015–2019) of the World Programme for Human Rights Education. The World Programme is an ongoing initiative, structured in…
Rank this Week: 1672

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Sep 30

    Guest Post: Kenyatta (Finally) Has to Go Back to The Hague

    Guest Post: Kenyatta (Finally) Has to Go Back to The Hague
    by Abel Knottnerus by Abel Knottnerus [Abel S. Knottnerus is a PhD Researcher in International Law and International Relations at the University of Groningen.] The case against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has reached a critical juncture.…
  • Sep 30

    To Debate or Not to Debate in a Time of War

    To Debate or Not to Debate in a Time of War
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon John Stewart’s Sept. 29 clip “Cameron – What are you Doing?” is a must see on comparative constitutional law.   Stewart contrasts the fulsome and spirited debate in the UK on…
  • Sep 30

    Ground Troops & the Myth of Air Power

    Ground Troops & the Myth of Air Power
    by Jens David Ohlin by Jens David Ohlin House Speaker John Boehner said in an interview on Sunday that ground troops may be necessary in order to stop the threat of ISIS. Although his comments were interwoven with lots of unnecessary…
Rank this Week: 669

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 14

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Sep 30

    Happy National Day to the Republic of Palau

    Happy National Day to the Republic of Palau
    The Republic of Palau (Belau) became an independent country on October 1, 1994. Palau had previously been a Strategic Trust Territory of the United Nations administered by the United States. I had the honor of serving as Court Counsel for...
  • Sep 29

    China Tells UN that Sustainable Development Agenda Should Advance People's Wellbeing na

    China Tells UN that Sustainable Development Agenda Should Advance People's Wellbeing na
    The new sustainable development agenda should advance people’s wellbeing, promote inclusivity and ensure implementation, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told the United Nations General Assembly, delivering his country’s annual address to…
  • Sep 28

    A Peaceful Transition of Power in Afghanistan

    A Peaceful Transition of Power in Afghanistan
    Ashraf Ghani has been sworn in as the new president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, following the 13-year term of Hamid Karzai. In a power sharing agreement, Abdullah Abdullah has also been sworn in as the Chief Executive of...
Rank this Week: 481

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4821

TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Sep 30

    What was September’s biggest compliance story?

    What was September’s biggest compliance story?
    SEC announces record-breaking $30 million whistleblower award. The award, which is the largest in the Commission’s history, was for key information related to an ongoing fraud investigation.  It also marks the fourth time that…
  • Sep 18

    TRACE’s List of Top 5 Most Colorful Projects to Raise Anti-Bribery Awarene

    TRACE’s List of Top 5 Most Colorful Projects to Raise Anti-Bribery Awarene
    Raising awareness about bribery doesn’t always have to be serious business.  In fact, sometimes it can even be fun.  That’s why here at TRACE, we are interested in learning about unique campaigns designed to raise…
  • Aug 28

    What was this month’s biggest anti-bribery story?

    What was this month’s biggest anti-bribery story?
    Take a moment to read our poll and vote for which headline you think was most newsworthy this month: China announces Investigation into Volkswagen AG’s China Joint Venture: China’s anti-corruption authority — the…
Rank this Week: 2658

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Ruling of the (Last) Week 10: Botox Pas a Deux

    Ruling of the (Last) Week 10: Botox Pas a Deux
    For those of you who might not know it, botulism is bad for you. According to Wikipedia, it is a rare and potentially fatal condition caused by toxins produced by certain bacteria. A common cause of the rare condition is improper food…
  • Sep 24

    More on Trek

    More on Trek
    Sometimes even I hate lawyers.Part of the job is to watch for developments in the law and advise clients on how those developments might impact them. Because lawyers are careful by nature, we have a tendency to see the worst possible outcome…
  • Sep 22

    Ruling of the Week 9: Doc Brown, Red Matter, and Chicken Wire Frame

    Ruling of the Week 9: Doc Brown, Red Matter, and Chicken Wire Frame
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection takes a lot of heat for not being terribly responsive when it comes to ruling requests. I know, because I have thrown some of that heat. It is very difficult to develop a business plan when the importer does…
Rank this Week: 1891

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/
  • Sep 29

    There are Two Ways to Prepare for an International Divorce

    There are Two Ways to Prepare for an International Divorce
    Are you someone who always runs at the last minute to catch a plane? Or do you prefer to arrive at the airport ten minutes early and relax?This is a question that ‘marketing guru’ Seth Godin asks so as to illustrate the benefits…
  • Sep 26

    GPSOLO Magazine Article: Parental-Tug-Of-War

    GPSOLO Magazine Article: Parental-Tug-Of-War
    International family law is expanding as people travel more and spend time with people from different countries. International personal relationships produce an abundance of conflict and litigation. It is hard enough for people to live…
  • Sep 18

    Notes on Algeria and International Child Custody

    Notes on Algeria and International Child Custody
    Jeremy D. MorleyAlgeria is not a party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.A well-publicized 2012 case of an abduction from New Zealand to Algeria demonstrated the difficulties of securing the return…
Rank this Week: 1907

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/
  • Sep 29

    Take a Night Off

    Take a Night Off
    Gablesstage is running a special for students on Wednesday – $10 tickets to its 8pm performance of “Mothers and Sons” by Terrence NcNally. I saw the show this weekend and it’s good. Not the very best they’ve ever…
  • Sep 29

    I’m an All-Star!

    I’m an All-Star!
    Some time ago I agreed to give a talk on privacy issues 1pm this afternoon at UM’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. I’ve only just discovered, however, that the lecture series I’m a part of is the UM All-Stars. And they…
  • Sep 29

    Shellshock Still Kicking

    Shellshock Still Kicking
    Oh, joy: despite a vigorous round of patching, Shellshock isn’t dead, and isn’t even resting: Google security researcher Michal "lcamtuf" Zalewski has disclosed to iTnews that over the past two days he has discovered two…
Rank this Week: 247

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/
  • Sep 29

    The Justice Gap

    The Justice Gap
    As many law schools struggle in the current economic environment, academics and administrators are being forced to take a closer look at the market for legal services. We know big law jobs have shrunk and we know that funds for...
  • Sep 28

    The Execution Order has been Signed

    The Execution Order has been Signed
    No one can deny that rape is a horrible crime that often leaves traumatic and invisible scars on victims that may last for decades. Nor too can we deny that women in many countries in the Middle East possess far...
  • Sep 22

    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop

    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop
    March 6 and 7, 2015 Princeton University Announcement and Call for Papers Co-sponsored by the American Society of Comparative Law; the Program in Law and Public Affairs, Princeton University; the University of Illinois College of Law and the…
Rank this Week: 1666

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 530

East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
Rank this Week: 4579

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: 3507

Chinese Direct Investment Law Blog

Chinese Direct Investment Law Blog

By Hill Wallack LLP.

http://www.uschinalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2374

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    SYMPOSIUM: Housing Law Research Network - Housing Law Symposium (6 February 2015)

    SYMPOSIUM: Housing Law Research Network - Housing Law Symposium (6 February 2015)
    Housing Law Research NetworkHousing Law SymposiumFriday 6th February 2015University of Groningen, The NetherlandsThe Chairs of the Housing Law Research Network invite abstracts for a Housing Law Symposium to be held at the Faculty of Law,…
  • Sep 25

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: European Migration Law, 2nd edition

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: European Migration Law, 2nd edition
    This book provides an overview of the state of EU migration law in 2014. It explores the meaning of EU legislation on migration in the light of fundamental rights and principles of Union law as explained in leading case-law of the European…
  • Sep 25

    CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT:Minorités et Cohabitations Religieuses du Moyen-Âge à nos Jour

    CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT:Minorités et Cohabitations Religieuses du Moyen-Âge à nos Jour
    20-22 October 2014, NantesEuropean religious diversity has its roots in the practice of medieval societies. Medieval European polities, Christian and Muslim, granted protected and inferior status to selected religious minorities. The study of…
Rank this Week: 4926

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

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

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Interested in Small Business Opportunities with the GSA

    Interested in Small Business Opportunities with the GSA
    If your small business is interested in federal government contracts / procurement take a look at the U.S. General Administration's one page PDF containing a host of useful links to small business opportunities with the federal government and…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1089

International Business Law Advisor

International Business Law Advisor

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

http://www.internationalbusinesslawadvisor.com
Rank this Week: 3585

SullivanLawNet

SullivanLawNet

Legal news and analysis, with an emphasis on international and domestic intellectual property developments. By Shawn Sullivan.

http://sullivanlaw.net/
  • Sep 22

    Criminal Convictions in Salmonella Case

    Criminal Convictions in Salmonella Case
    A U.S. federal jury convicted three former food company executives of several crimes relating to a 2008-09 outbreak of Salmonella infections resulting from the production and distribution of adulterated peanut butter. See…
  • Sep 9

    3 Months in Spanish Prison for Plant Variety Rights Infringement

    3 Months in Spanish Prison for Plant Variety Rights Infringement
    On July 10, 2014, a criminal court in southwestern Spain sentenced a grower of carnation flowers to three months in prison, plus a fine of € 360 EUR, for infringing plant variety rights in violation of Article 274.3 of the ……
  • Sep 8

    Ecuador: Change Constitution to Protect Traditional Knowledge

    Ecuador: Change Constitution to Protect Traditional Knowledge
      Ecuador’s national government has proposed to amend the country’s constitution to provide special protections against the misappropriation of traditional knowledge and biological diversity. Propuesta de enmiendas…
Rank this Week: 2055

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: 4867

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 21

    Optimo in Sao Paulo -- another shot at a Sao Paulo consensu

    Optimo in Sao Paulo -- another shot at a Sao Paulo consensu
    Pessimo:Optimo and I are taking a break from our Beijing Consensus dialogue because Optimo decided to go to Sao Paulo.As you may recall, I've been trying to find a meaningful Sao Paulo Consensus, but so far have been 'disappointed' (as I like…
  • Sep 17

    Dialogus de Beijing Consensus -- Pessimo response regarding Ramo's Third theorem

    Dialogus de Beijing Consensus -- Pessimo response regarding Ramo's Third theorem
    I don't think that Optimo and I are in much disagreement regarding Ramo's 3rd theorem.  First, to clearify, I don't think that Ramo meant "self-determination' to refer to post-colonial status (since China per se was never a colony --…
  • Sep 14

    More on the proposed PAW ('Punching above [GDP] Weight') index: On the relationship between HDI, IHDI, and PAW

    More on the proposed PAW ('Punching above [GDP] Weight') index: On the relationship between HDI, IHDI, and PAW
    In a commentary response to my earlier posting on the possible utility of an index comparing GDP to HDI ranking, which I called the PAW ('Punches above its Weight') index, Mariana Prado suggested that the PAW index might be improved if one…
Rank this Week: 1521

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
  • Sep 17

    Technology: Progress and Potential

    Technology: Progress and Potential
    An article I wrote for Alliance for Peacebuilding’s Building Peace magazine is now up on the web. In it, I look at both the significant progress around technologies to share vital information before and during a conflict or disaster,…
  • Sep 17

    Technology: Progress and Potential

    Technology: Progress and Potential
    An article I wrote for Alliance for Peacebuilding’s Building Peace magazine is now up on the web. In it, I look at both the significant progress around technologies to share vital information before and during a conflict or disaster,…
  • Sep 4

    Lankacorps Fellows 2014 presentation

    Lankacorps Fellows 2014 presentation
    A presentation made at The Asia Foundation in Colombo to the 2014 cohort of the Foundation’s Lankacorps Fellows. Filed under: ICTs in general
Rank this Week: 25

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Sep 12

    FCA issues considerations on the procurement of off the shelf technology solutions (United Kingdom)

    FCA issues considerations on the procurement of off the shelf technology solutions (United Kingdom)
    In July, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA - the financial regulatory body in the United Kingdom) issued a paper titled "Considerations for firms thinking of using third-party technology (off-the-shelf) banking solutions" (the…
  • Sep 4

    BYOD: No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

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    It seems intuitive that, by and large, employees prefer to use their own mobile devices, carrying only a single device for personal and work purposes, and having choice over the device to be used (please don't take away my iPhone). There has…
  • Aug 7

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

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Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
  • Sep 12

    Charity Law Bulletin – Canada

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  • Aug 8

    Canada’s Continued Push for Global Free Trade

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  • Jul 2

    Changes in Trademark Legislation – Canada

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    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,…
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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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Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

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

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
  • Sep 9

    5 Ways to Protect your Business from a Cyber Attack

    5 Ways to Protect your Business from a Cyber Attack
    Global cyber-attack threats stand at the highest ever recorded level, jumping 14 percent from 2012 to 2013 (Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report). Furthermore, a recent Microsoft Security Intelligence Report found that operating system infection…
  • Sep 9

    5 Ways to Protect your Business from a Cyber Attack

    5 Ways to Protect your Business from a Cyber Attack
    Global cyber-attack threats stand at the highest ever recorded level, jumping 14 percent from 2012 to 2013 (Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report). Furthermore, a recent Microsoft Security Intelligence Report found that operating system infection…
  • Sep 7

    Top 3 Employment Issues in the United Arab Emirate

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    The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has reported a 24 percent increase in newly registered companies since last year; in part due to the recent successful World Expo 2020 bid, among other positive economic forces. As companies look to…
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Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
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Bribery Library Blog

Bribery Library Blog

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

http://www.briberylibrary.com
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International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

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

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
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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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Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
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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”

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    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”

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ECJBlog

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

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

    Case C-600/12, Commission v Greece

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    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

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    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…
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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…
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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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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…
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