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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/
  • Jun 25

    Too Many Generals in the Situation Room?

    Too Many Generals in the Situation Room?
    Editor’s Note: The Trump administration, more than any of its predecessors, is relying on serving and retired military leaders to staff key civilian positions, including much of the National Security Council. Too often this is…
  • Jun 24

    Six Possible Options for the Supreme Court’s Review of the Travel Ban

    Six Possible Options for the Supreme Court’s Review of the Travel Ban
    On Monday, the Supreme Court’s tumultuous 2016 term is scheduled to draw to an end. But will it? All of the briefing in the travel ban litigation has been filed, and the cases are ready for the Court’s ruling. There are…
  • Jun 24

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Developments in Syria and rising tensions with Russia drove foreign policy news this week. On Sunday, a U.S. F/A-18 shot down a manned Syrian government Su-22 bomber that had attacked the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. J. Dana Stuster…
Rank this Week: 114

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

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

    Sports Broadcast Copyright in China: the Stranglehold of Originality

    Sports Broadcast Copyright in China: the Stranglehold of Originality
    I spoke in Beijing last week at a conference on legal protection of sports broadcasts, organized by the National Copyright Administration of China (NCAC) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Other speakers included Chinese…
  • Jun 24

    China’s New Cybersecurity Law: The 101

    China’s New Cybersecurity Law: The 101
    China’s Cybersecurity Law (CSL) became effective on June 1, 2017 and it regulates the construction, operation, maintenance and use of networks, as well as network security supervision and management within mainland China. The Cyberspace…
  • Jun 23

    Terminating A China Employee Without Severance: The Shanghai Version

    Terminating A China Employee Without Severance: The Shanghai Version
    As I have previously written, one of the best grounds for terminating a China-based employee without having to pay severance is serious breach of employer rules and regulations. I have also written how employers may have no remedy against an…
Rank this Week: 492

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jun 25

    How Will NGOs React if ISDS Is Taken Out of Trade Agreements?

    How Will NGOs React if ISDS Is Taken Out of Trade Agreements?
    In my last post, I cited a Politico article which suggests that ISDS/investment protection will be removed from the Japan - EU free trade agreement (JEFTA) that is currently under negotiation. But now I see that Greenpeace has leaked some...
  • Jun 20

    Are Investment Protection and Trade Headed for a Divorce?

    Are Investment Protection and Trade Headed for a Divorce?
    To follow up on Anthea's post from last week, there is another fundamental question about ISDS/investment protection: If it is going to exist, in one form or another, where exactly does it belong? Should it be part of the trade...
  • Jun 19

    What If NAFTA Requires Something That Violates the U.S. Constitution?

    What If NAFTA Requires Something That Violates the U.S. Constitution?
    Article 1708.14 of NAFTA says: Each Party shall refuse to register trademarks that consist of or comprise immoral, deceptive or scandalous matter, or matter that may disparage or falsely suggest a connection with persons, living or dead,…
Rank this Week: 477

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
Rank this Week: 5071

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    Call for Papers: Democratic Governance Workshop

    Call for Papers: Democratic Governance Workshop
    The Manchester International Law Centre has issued a call for papers for a workshop on "Democratic Governance," to take place November 3, 2017. Here's the announcement (with a link to the full call):The Manchester International Law Centre…
  • Jun 24

    Belporo: La responsabilité des entreprises multinationales pour les violations des droits de l'homme en Afrique

    Belporo: La responsabilité des entreprises multinationales pour les violations des droits de l'homme en Afrique
    Christelle Belporo has published La responsabilité des entreprises multinationales pour les violations des droits de l'homme en Afrique (L'Harmattan 2017). Here's the abstract:La question de la responsabilité des entreprises…
  • Jun 24

    New Issue: Arbitration International

    New Issue: Arbitration International
    The latest issue of Arbitration International (Vol. 33, no. 2, June 2017) is out. Contents include:ArticlesJack Beatson, International arbitration, public policy considerations, and conflicts of law: the perspectives of reviewing and…
Rank this Week: 81

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 5125

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
  • Jun 24

    Law on Jurisdiction Clauses Changes in Canada

    Law on Jurisdiction Clauses Changes in Canada
    In 2011 Facebook, Inc. used the name and picture of certain Facebook.com members as part of an advertising product.  In response, a class action was started in British Columbia on behalf of roughly 1.8 million British Columbia residents…
  • Jun 22

    Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 4/2017: Abstract

    Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 4/2017: Abstract
    The latest issue of the „Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax)“ features the following articles: C. Kohler: Limits of mutual trust in the European judicial area: the judgment of the ECtHR in…
  • Jun 22

    Operating Law in a Global Context – Comparing, Combining and Prioritising

    Operating Law in a Global Context – Comparing, Combining and Prioritising
    A book by Jean- Sylvestre Bergé and Geneviève Helleringer, Elgar Publishing 2017, just published. Lawyers have to adapt their reasoning to the increasingly global nature of the situations with which they deal. Often, rules…
Rank this Week: 74

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: 4248

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/
  • Jun 23

    It Has to be Asked

    It Has to be Asked
    I’ve thought all along that the real Trump scandal would be financial rather than electoral — Kushner or someone going to the Russians for bailout money to rescue bad investments such as the 666 5th Ave. building. …
  • Jun 23

    Bow Ties are In Again

    Bow Ties are In Again
    “This year’s draft broke the record for the most freshmen chosen, but the real record might have been for the most bow ties worn by draftees.” – NYT, Bow Ties and Statement Sneakers at the N.B.A. Draft As someone who,…
  • Jun 22

    Monster Mashup

    Monster Mashup
    I’m guessing that most of the readers of this blog won’t care, and some others won’t agree, but I think it’s a shame that this piece of mashup brilliance by the Kleptones has only had fewer than 62000 views on ……
Rank this Week: 496

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jun 23

    Women, accustomed to the International Court of Justice

    Women, accustomed to the International Court of Justice
    HAGUE –  A briefing at the International Court of Justice was part of today’s Hague leg of the Global Governance Summer School that we at the University of Georgia School of Law Dean Rusk International Law Center are…
  • Jun 20

    UN Women and Promundo’s “Understanding Masculinities”: A Shift From Fact-Based to Social Construction-Based Analyses of Gender Issues?

    UN Women and Promundo’s “Understanding Masculinities”: A Shift From Fact-Based to Social Construction-Based Analyses of Gender Issues?
    UN Women and Promundo recently published “Understanding Masculinities,” the nearly-300 paged result of the International Men and Gender Equality Study (IMAGES) conducted in the Middle East and North Africa, conducted in Egypt,…
  • Jun 19

    Work On! ICCT Advanced Summer Programme

    Work On! ICCT Advanced Summer Programme
    Work On! is an occasional item about workshops, roundtables, and other fora that do not necessarily include publication: ► [insert media here: aligned right, a thumbnail-sized logo of the sponsoring organization, if available] The…
Rank this Week: 173

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jun 23

    William Bradford Fails Upward — and Is Still Lying About His Credential

    William Bradford Fails Upward — and Is Still Lying About His Credential
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller When last we met William Bradford, he had just published an article in the National Security Law Journal (NSLJ) accusing centrist national-security-law professors of treason and advocating…
  • Jun 23

    The Downing of the Syrian Fighter Jet and Collective Self-Defence

    The Downing of the Syrian Fighter Jet and Collective Self-Defence
    by Kinga Tibori-Szabó by Kinga Tibori-Szabó [Kinga Tibori-Szabó is the author of the monograph Anticipatory Action in Self-Defence, which won the 2012 Francis Lieber Prize. She currently works at the Kosovo Specialist…
  • Jun 15

    ICC Appeals Chamber Says A War Crime Does Not Have to Violate IHL

    ICC Appeals Chamber Says A War Crime Does Not Have to Violate IHL
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller One of the most basic assumption of ICL is that an act cannot be a war crime unless it violates a rule of international humanitarian law (IHL). Article 6(b) of the London Charter criminalised…
Rank this Week: 4200

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/
  • Jun 23

    Michigan’s Child Custody Law Concerning International Children Violates Fundamental Principles of Human Right

    Michigan’s Child Custody Law Concerning International Children Violates Fundamental Principles of Human Right
    Jeremy D. MorleyIn 2013, Michigan enacted a law that provides that, unless both parents expressly consent, “a parenting time order shall contain a prohibition on exercising parenting time in a country that is not a party to the…
  • Jun 21

    Country Report: China

    Country Report: China
    The U.S. State Department has just issued its 2017 Annual Report on International Parental Child Abduction under the International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act (ICAPRA). The following is the Country Summary and related…
  • Jun 20

    Country Report: Pakistan

    Country Report: Pakistan
    The U.S. State Department has just issued its 2017 Annual Report on International Parental Child Abduction under the International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act (ICAPRA). The following is the Country Summary and related…
Rank this Week: 602

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Covers the intersection of customs law and asset seizures, with a particular focus on reporting on news of U.S. Customs & Border Protection currency seizures from international travelers for failure to report, bulk cash smuggling, or structuring.

http://greatlakescustomslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Philly CBP Seizes $39k Cash Outbound to Jamaica

    Philly CBP Seizes $39k Cash Outbound to Jamaica
    Here’s a great story out of Philadelphia, where close to $40,000 was seized from a person traveling to Jamaica. CBP ... The post Philly CBP Seizes $39k Cash Outbound to Jamaica appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Jun 15

    CBP Officers Discover $190,000 in Radio

    CBP Officers Discover $190,000 in Radio
    Question: When is a 9 year old Ford Fusion worth more than $7,000? Answer: When there is $190,000 in cash ... The post CBP Officers Discover $190,000 in Radio appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Jun 8

    CBP Catches Cash Smuggler Red-Handed

    CBP Catches Cash Smuggler Red-Handed
    The link between smuggling cash and smuggling drugs across the border is not always apparent. In fact, the currency reporting ... The post CBP Catches Cash Smuggler Red-Handed appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
Rank this Week: 1672

IP Finance

IP Finance

Looks at financial issues for intellectual property rights: securitisation and collateral, IP valuation for acquisition and balance sheet purposes, tax and R&D breaks, film and product finance, calculating quantum of damages--anything that happens where IP meets money.

http://www.ip.finance/?m=1
  • Jun 22

    Okay amigos, tell me how much George Clooney's favorite tequila brand is worth

    Okay amigos, tell me how much George Clooney's favorite tequila brand is worth
    Let’s start with a confession: try as he may, this blogger still finds the valuation of trademarks and brands a bit of a black box. For sure, there are some fine books that attempt to explain how this kind of valuation is done (see,…
  • Jun 20

    Innovation in Access to Legal Services for the Middle Class and Poor: The Great Untapped Market?

    Innovation in Access to Legal Services for the Middle Class and Poor: The Great Untapped Market?
    One of the pressing problems in the United States has been access to legal services, particularly to the poor and the middle class.  For sure, the wealthy have access to lawyers, but the poor and middle class apparently struggle. …
  • Jun 16

    $430 Million Public/Private Investment in Exascale Computing in U.S.

    $430 Million Public/Private Investment in Exascale Computing in U.S.
    The U.S. Department of Energy announced on June 15, 2017 the award of $258 million in research funding to six U.S. companies: Advanced Microsystems, Cray, Intel, HP, NVIDIA, and IBM.  The research funding is to support the development of…
Rank this Week: 1834

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/
  • Jun 22

    U.S. Information Privacy Under International Scrutiny by Special Rapporteur

    U.S. Information Privacy Under International Scrutiny by Special Rapporteur
    Editors' note: Guest Blogger Prof. Tim Armstrong from the University of Cincinnati College of Law sends this post discussing Special Rapporteur Cannataci's US visit. Earlier this week, United Nations Special Rapporteur Joseph Cannataci…
  • Jun 22

    Dispatch from Mexico City

    Dispatch from Mexico City
    The Law & Society conference, held this year in Mexico City, was the usual whirlwind of panels and roundtables. This year's theme was Walls, Borders and Bridges. Nothing could better illustrate the Walls portion than the fortress-like US…
  • Jun 21

    Important New Book on Sex Selective Abortion

    Important New Book on Sex Selective Abortion
    Women’s Human Rights and Migration, has just been published as part of University of Pennsylvania's Human Rights book series. In the book, Prof. Sital Kalantry describes how the U.S. Congress and state legislatures across the country…
Rank this Week: 2410

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Jun 22

    Outsourcing in the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Sectors – a UK perspective

    Outsourcing in the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Sectors – a UK perspective
    Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences companies operate in a demanding environment and face diverse challenges such as pricing pressure, increased regulatory requirements and mounting costs. With this backdrop, they have, starting with non-core…
  • Jun 6

    European Banking Authority (EBA) publishes draft recommendations for outsourcing to the cloud

    European Banking Authority (EBA) publishes draft recommendations for outsourcing to the cloud
    The European Banking Authority (EBA) has opened a consultation on its draft recommendations for financial institutions outsourcing to cloud service providers across all cloud-related domains including infrastructure as a service, platform as…
  • Jun 1

    Keeping Your Airline IT Resilient

    Keeping Your Airline IT Resilient
    A number of major carriers have suffered high-impact IT events in the past several months. Estimates of losses in these cases have exceeded £100m. This is on top of (no doubt significant) remedial costs, reductions in share price and…
Rank this Week: 3189

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Jun 21

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500
    Joinder: Sovereign immunity: Immunity: Real party in interest:(…) Our conclusion that indemnification provisions do not alter the real-party-in-interest analysis for purposes of sovereign immunity is consistent with the practice that…
  • Jun 21

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500
    Diversity of citizenship: Sovereign immunity: Immunity: Real party in interest:(…) Our conclusion that indemnification provisions do not alter the real-party-in-interest analysis for purposes of sovereign immunity is consistent with…
  • Jun 21

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500
    Immunity: Sovereign immunity: Insurances (health): Real party in interest: Medicare: Clarke notes that courts have extended sovereign im­munity to private healthcare insurance companies under certain circumstances. See, e.g., Pani v.…
Rank this Week: 1689

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
  • Jun 20

    Texas Proposes to Change State Wine Law Regarding Appellations of Origin

    Texas Proposes to Change State Wine Law Regarding Appellations of Origin
    Recently, the state of Texas saw some interesting action with respect to wine and the law. House Bill 1514, sponsored by Rep. Jason Isaac, relating to the labeling of wine as originating from the state is causing a significant…
  • Jun 20

    On Reserve Trademark Special Through August 31, 2017

    On Reserve Trademark Special Through August 31, 2017
    On  Reserve is excited to announce an exclusive trademark package through Lehrman Beverage Law, PLLC. The package will extend to new clients and trademark registrations through August 31, 2017. For more information, please contact us at…
  • Jun 20

    Wine, Beer, and Spirits Law Conference in Portland, Oregon this September

    Wine, Beer, and Spirits Law Conference in Portland, Oregon this September
    CLE International will host its annual wine, beer, and spirits law conference in Portland, Oregon this September 14th and 15th. This year is the program’s 22nd anniversary of the wine, beer, and spirits conference and, from its…
Rank this Week: 2302

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

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

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Jun 19

    Welaw Monitor (微律观察) #2

    Welaw Monitor (微律观察) #2
    I am tweaking the type of content on the blog, cutting down on the long analytical blogposts.   I will provide links to reports and analysis on court and other legal matters on Wechat. I am concentrating on writing a book and some…
  • Jun 13

    Welaw Monitor (微律观察) #1

    Welaw Monitor (微律观察) #1
    I am tweaking the type of content on the blog, cutting down on the long analytical blogposts.   I will provide links to reports and analysis on court and other legal matters on Wechat. I am concentrating on writing a book and some…
  • Jun 2

    Private lending leaves the shadows for the courtroom

    Private lending leaves the shadows for the courtroom
    Supreme People’s Court (SPC) President Zhou Qiang’s report to the National People’s Congress in March of this year omitted data on private lending disputes.  In 2016, Zhou Qiang stated that the courts dealt with…
Rank this Week: 1554

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2902

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
  • Jun 14

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy
    Compiled for the Centre for Policy Alternatives a list of websites around communications campaigns, advertisements, projects, websites and various other initiatives I’ve designed, developed or gave input into over the past couple of…
  • Jun 12

    Address at Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2017

    Address at Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2017
    I couldn’t make it to Paris, but managed despite some technical hiccups to be present virtually at the Online Dispute Resolution 2017 Forum through Skype Video. The agenda can be downloaded as a PDF from here. I made a few overarching…
  • Jun 5

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka
    An article published by renowned journalist Amantha Perera on IRIN today triggered a series of tweets over @groundviews around how officials in successive governments have lied to citizens around investments in life-saving technologies.…
Rank this Week: 201

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

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

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 13

    Cultural Heritage MoU with Peru Extended

    Cultural Heritage MoU with Peru Extended
    The United States government last week extended import restrictions safeguarding ancient archaeological and ethnological materials originating from Peru. The restrictions, which took effect June 9, last for five years and cover cultural…
  • May 31

    National Preservation Law Conference

    National Preservation Law Conference
    Attorneys and other interested professionals should consider attending the National Preservation Law Conference in Washington, DC on June 13 for a focused look at preservation law, including the most recent debates and developments.Recognized…
  • May 10

    Exploring a New Way to Find Smuggled Artifacts: K-9 Artifact Finder

    Exploring a New Way to Find Smuggled Artifacts: K-9 Artifact Finder
    Imagine a new way to catch antiquities traffickers using specially trained working dogs.CHL suggested the idea in a blog post last year. Now Red Arch is on its way toward making that idea into a reality.The K-9 Artifact Finders program…
Rank this Week: 4569

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 13

    Pakistan, in a First, Sentences Man to Death Over Blasphemy on Social Media

    Pakistan, in a First, Sentences Man to Death Over Blasphemy on Social Media
    Source: New York Times (12 June 2017)https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/12/world/asia/pakistan-blasphemy-sentence.html?_r=0ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — An antiterrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a Shiite man to death for committing…
  • Jun 5

    Schapelle's home, but 170 Australians are in jail or facing charges overseas for drug crime

    Schapelle's home, but 170 Australians are in jail or facing charges overseas for drug crime
    Source: The Sydney Morning Herald (28 May 2017)http://www.smh.com.au/national/more-than-500-australians-in-jail-or-facing-charges-overseas-for-drugrelated-crimes-20170527-gwejqw.htmlNearly one third of the 545 Australians currently imprisoned…
  • May 9

    Singapore to enforce death penalty for nuclear terrorism act

    Singapore to enforce death penalty for nuclear terrorism act
    Source: Channel News Asia (8 May 2017)http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/parliament/singapore-to-enforce-death-penalty-for-nuclear-terrorism-acts-8827782SINGAPORE: A person who commits a fatal act of terrorism using radioactive material or…
Rank this Week: 160

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

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

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Jun 9

    "The Fulbright Program is facing an existential threat”

    "The Fulbright Program is facing an existential threat”
    The US Fulbright Alumni Association has launched the "Stand for Fulbright" campaign, because "the Fulbright Program is facing an existential threat: The Administration has submitted a budget that would result in a 47% cut to the Fulbright…
  • May 27

    Merkel and Germany Are Not Turning Away from America

    Merkel and Germany Are Not Turning Away from America
    Many headline writers are blowing Merkel’s statement about US and UK reliability out of proportion. Putin will be happy about the display of transatlantic division. I think Merkel’s comment could be very good for transatlantic…
  • Feb 24

    German TV Series are Finally Taking Off

    German TV Series are Finally Taking Off
    German TV series are finally taking off. Both historical drama and contemporary drama are red hot right now. Since GERMANY 83, a great Cold War spy drama based on the Able Archer NATO maneuver, all major streaming services have announced…
Rank this Week: 660

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 7

    New Comparative Law Titles from Hart Publishing

    New Comparative Law Titles from Hart Publishing
    New from Hart PublishingPersonal Insolvency in the 21st CenturyA Comparative Analysis of the US and EuropeIain RamsaySince 1979 the world has witnessed a remarkable cycle of personal insolvency law reform. Changes in capitalist economies,…
  • May 30

    JURIS DIVERSITAS 5th ANNUAL…

    JURIS DIVERSITAS 5th ANNUAL CONFERENCE  July 10 to 12, 20175e CONGRÈS ANNUEL10 au 12 juillet 2017EMLyon Business School & Faculté de droit, Université Jean Moulin-Lyon 3Lyon, France Law &…
  • May 30

    COMPARATIVE LAW SUMMER SCHOOL IN REGGIO CALABRIA, 24 JULY TO 4 AUGUST 2017

    COMPARATIVE LAW SUMMER SCHOOL IN REGGIO CALABRIA, 24 JULY TO 4 AUGUST 2017
    Dear Colleagues and friends,It is with great pleasure that I can announce the Second Summer School of Comparative Law at the University of Reggio Calabria, with a distinguished international Faculty, under the auspices of the Association…
Rank this Week: 4654

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 2

    Interest: Equitable and Otherwise

    Interest: Equitable and Otherwise
    The Federal Circuit has affirmed the Court of International Trade's holding that a surety is be liable for statutory interest but not for equitable interest when the importer defaults on the payment of antidumping duties. What follows is…
  • May 30

    On Toner Cartridges and Gray Market Import

    On Toner Cartridges and Gray Market Import
    The United States Supreme Court has made it easier for discount retailers and "off-brand" Amazon resellers to import and sell refurbished goods, which is good news for bargain seekers.First, a little background. Intellectual property rights…
  • May 23

    Nairobi Protocol

    Nairobi Protocol
    The Court of International Trade has taken an interesting hard look at the Nairobi Protocol to the Florence Agreement on the Importation of Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials, which is popularly known as just the Nairobi…
Rank this Week: 534

Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

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

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
Rank this Week: 3631

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/
  • May 31

    Supreme Court Not Too Tired To Rule On Exhaustion

    Supreme Court Not Too Tired To Rule On Exhaustion
    By: Michael F. Snyder On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued another unanimous decision in an intellectual property appeal. In Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International,... read more
  • May 23

    The Supreme Court Limits Patent Venue

    The Supreme Court Limits Patent Venue
    By: Michael F. Snyder The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in the much-anticipated TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC case, No. 16–341, on May 22,... read more
  • Apr 4

    Supreme Court Justice Nomination: What Originalist Viewpoints May Mean for Patent Law

    Supreme Court Justice Nomination: What Originalist Viewpoints May Mean for Patent Law
    The Legal Intelligencer The Legal Intelligencer‘s IP Supplement includes Volpe and Koenig, P.C.’s President and CEO Gerald (Jay) B. Halt Jr. and law clerk Bradley Brown’s thoughts on what a... read more
Rank this Week: 1983

Hutko's Technology Law Blog

Hutko's Technology Law Blog

By Martin Husovec. Comments and reports on important and interesting European developments of technology law (IP & Internet law). The primary aim is to cover and report the case law from the Court of Justice of the European Union and from selected higher Central European courts (German, Slovak, Czech and sometimes Austrian courts).

http://www.husovec.eu
Rank this Week: 1851

EU & Italian International Tax…

EU & Italian International Tax Law Blog

Provides updates on EU and Italian international tax matters. By Marco Rossi.

http://www.euitalianinternationaltax.com/
  • May 20

    Italy's New Flat Tax For First-Time Resident

    Italy's New Flat Tax For First-Time Resident
    With the Budget Law for fiscal year 2017, Italy enacted a new flat tax for Italian first-time residents. The flat tax amounts to euro 100,000 regardless of the amount of taxable income. Foreign source income is completely exempt from tax,…
  • May 20

    Italy’s New Flat Tax For First-Time Resident

    Italy’s New Flat Tax For First-Time Resident
    Italy enacted a flat tax for first-time residents, which applies in lieu of the ordinary income tax on foreign source income. The flat tax is charged at the fixed amount of euro 100,000. Italian source income remain taxable with the ordinary…
  • Apr 23

    Italian Supreme Court Rules on Beneficial Ownership and Holding Companie

    Italian Supreme Court Rules on Beneficial Ownership and Holding Companie
    With ist ruling n. 27113/2016 issued on December 28, 2016, the Italian Supreme Court interpreted and applied the beneficial ownership provision of article 10 of the tax treaty between Italy and France, for the purpose of determining whether a…
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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/
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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/
  • May 16

    Digital Boundlessness and Legal Boundaries: Cyberattacks and the Need to Rethink Legal Categorie

    Digital Boundlessness and Legal Boundaries: Cyberattacks and the Need to Rethink Legal Categorie
    We are happy to publish this timely guest post by Pietro Ortolani who is a Senior Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European, and Regulatory Procedural Law. The Attack On 12 May 2017, over 230,000 computers…
  • Apr 26

    Top Ten Recent SSRN Downloads for Comparative Law

    Top Ten Recent SSRN Downloads for Comparative Law
    1 260 The Trajectory of American Corporate Governance: Shareholder Empowerment and Private Ordering Combat Jennifer G. Hill University of Sydney - Faculty of Law Date posted to database: 22 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017 2 252 Choice…
  • Apr 21

    Outrageous Torture of Gay Men In Chechnya

    Outrageous Torture of Gay Men In Chechnya
    Despite much of the negative optics surrounding the current administration's foreign policy, this week, Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. condemned reports of Chechnya's ongoing torture of gay men. Amidst reports of widespread torture…
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Let's Talk About US Tax

Let's Talk About US Tax

Covers US tax laws for American expatriates living and working overseas, US-dual (or multi-)national families, green card holders, those wishing to expatriate, foreign investors into the US market or other foreign persons having any US connections.

http://blogs.angloinfo.com/us-tax/
  • May 6

    To Be or Not to Be – A Participant in a DOJ Non-Prosecution Program?

    To Be or Not to Be – A Participant in a DOJ Non-Prosecution Program?
    Over three years ago, the US Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and Swiss authorities jointly announced a landmark non-prosecution program for any Swiss bank that was not a current target of US criminal... Read more...
  • Apr 29

    Foreign Partnership – Beware Your US Partner!

    Foreign Partnership – Beware Your US Partner!
    What happens when a non-US citizen individual who is also not a “resident” of the US (i.e., a so-called “nonresident alien”, or NRA), goes into a non-US partnership with a... Read more...
  • Apr 22

    Overseas ITIN Help Now Available from CAAs Abroad

    Overseas ITIN Help Now Available from CAAs Abroad
    The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has expanded the options available to taxpayers residing abroad who need an “Individual Taxpayer Identification Number” (ITIN) to fulfill their US tax filing duties. ... Read more...
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SullivanLawNet

SullivanLawNet

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

http://sullivanlaw.net/
  • May 4

    Louisiana Seeks Fed Help to Get Generic Hep C Drug

    Louisiana Seeks Fed Help to Get Generic Hep C Drug
    Louisiana’s Secretary of Health, Dr. Rebekah Gee, is attempting to persuade politicians to support the use of 28 USC § 1498, a federal statute that allows the federal government intentionally to infringe patents, to arrange for…
  • Jun 20

    EU Court: 3-D Toothbrush Shape not Registrable as Trademark

    EU Court: 3-D Toothbrush Shape not Registrable as Trademark
    In Loops, LLC v EUIPO, Case T‑385/15 (14 June 2016), the General Court of the European Union held that held that the three dimensional shape of a toothbrush lacked any distinctive character and could not be registered as an EU ……
  • May 31

    Court Refuses Interim Order in Strawberry Licensing Case

    Court Refuses Interim Order in Strawberry Licensing Case
    A U.S. district judge has refused to enter a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the University of California, Davis in litigation contesting the university’s alleged refusal to transfer or license strawberry germplasm developed…
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Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • May 1

    Moving my blog site

    Moving my blog site
    Dear readers, Time to put The China Collection in your blog reader. After twelve years (I started in May 2005) and almost a million visits here at the Chinese Law Prof Blog, I'm making some major changes in my blogging....
  • Apr 17

    How to become a China lawyer

    How to become a China lawyer
    Here's a good blog post on that subject by Dan Harris at the China Law Blog. Must reading for students interested in this practice area.
  • Apr 15

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie
    Did that headline get your attention? If...
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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
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
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Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

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

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Technological Innovation Government Program

    Technological Innovation Government Program
    For small businesses looking to conduct research and development, while needing funds to realize their small business technology, check out The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The SBIR "is a highly competitive program that…
  • Feb 17

    Barriers to Digital Trade

    Barriers to Digital Trade
    In January 2017 the Congressional Research Service drafted a report entitled Digital Trade and U.S. Trade Policy. The Report (43 pages long) complies information from across various sectors to describe barriers faced by US companies in…
  • Nov 13

    Cybersecurity Tool

    Cybersecurity Tool
    If your business operates online, then your business/company should seriously address cybersecurity issues. The Small Business Administration (SBA) dedicates a page describing and linking to "Top Tools and Resources for Small Business…
Rank this Week: 1269

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Covers international taxation.

http://www.narellemackenziecpa.com/blog/
  • Apr 12

    Narelle MacKenzie Interview at Kusi New

    Narelle MacKenzie Interview at Kusi New
    Narelle MacKenzie was interviewed on Good Morning San Diego by Kusi News’s Carlos Amezcua. Watch the video here. The post Narelle MacKenzie Interview at Kusi News appeared first on NarelleMacKenzieCPA.com.
  • Mar 19

    Americans are missing out on tax deduction

    Americans are missing out on tax deduction
    SAN DIEGO- Tax day is less than one month away. A local CPA says Americans are missing out on deductions. Some apply to people who claim the standard deduction and don’t itemize. If you pay rent, you may be eligible for the California…
  • Mar 2

    Charitable Donations Won’t Ease Tax on Oscar Swag for Most Celebritie

    Charitable Donations Won’t Ease Tax on Oscar Swag for Most Celebritie
    High-net-worth celebrities who think they can avoid paying the tax man by donating the goody bag’s contents to charity might be sorely disappointed when they realize how little they can actually deduct. “They can make a charitable…
Rank this Week: 2512

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
  • Apr 3

    New Book Display: Cyber Law

    New Book Display: Cyber Law
    New Book Display: Cyber Law Check out the new book display on cyber law on L1 of the law library when you are free.  Complementing the two recent conferences held on campus: the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum and the 2017 We Robot…
  • Mar 28

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research
    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research   March 29 2017 / Wednesday / Room 113 / 3:10 - 4:00 PM   Students will learn the basic strategies of conducting foreign law research using open-access and subscription resources.…
  • Feb 5

    Brexit Talk with MEP Catherine Stihler

    Brexit Talk with MEP Catherine Stihler
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library invites you to join MEP Catherine Stihler for a Brexit talk and discussion on Friday, February 10, 9:10 am – 10:00 am, in the Yale Law School Faculty Lounge. Doors will open at 9:00 for refreshments.
Rank this Week: 4004

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    El Nuevo procedimiento de extradición a partir de las modificaciones incorporadas por el Decreto Legislativo N° 1281.

    El Nuevo procedimiento de extradición a partir de las modificaciones incorporadas por el Decreto Legislativo N° 1281.
    Por: Alberto Huapaya OlivaresPrimera parteCambios sustanciales:1) El pedido de extradición dejó de ser un procedimiento de oficio para pasar a un procedimiento rogado.La norma anterior decía:Artículo 525.…
  • Feb 19

    Legislación sobre extradición actualizada: Código Procesal Penal

    Legislación sobre extradición actualizada: Código Procesal Penal
    (Nota: Los artículos con comillas incluyen modificación incorporada por el Decreto Legislativo N° 1281, publicado el 29 diciembre 2016)CÓDIGO PROCESAL PENAL LIBRO SÉPTIMOLA COOPERACIÓN JUDICIAL…
  • Feb 15

    Detención preventiva

    Detención preventiva
    A pesar de ciertos cambios de legislación, gran parte aun se mantiene... Habría que añadir que la experiencia enseña la necesidad de acreditar la causa probable.MARTES, 29 DE ABRIL DE 2008La Detención…
Rank this Week: 1004

INTERPOL Red Notice Removal…

INTERPOL Red Notice Removal Lawyers

By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://interpolnoticeremoval.com/
  • Jan 1

    Interpol operation seize counterfeits worth Rwf140 million – The New Times | Rwanda

    Interpol operation seize counterfeits worth Rwf140 million – The New Times | Rwanda
    Counterfeit and illicit goods including pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and alcoholic drinks valued at over Rwf140 million have been seized in an operation conducted by Rwanda National Police (RNP). Source: Interpol operation seize counterfeits…
  • Oct 13

    New facility for tackling cyber-crime opens | #INTERPOL

    New facility for tackling cyber-crime opens | #INTERPOL
    New facility for tackling cyber-crime opens | UK Police News – Police Oracle.Filed under: Interpol Red Notice, Interpol Red Notice Removal Attorneys - McNabb Associates, Red Notice
  • Oct 13

    New facility for tackling cyber-crime opens | #INTERPOL

    New facility for tackling cyber-crime opens | #INTERPOL
    New facility for tackling cyber-crime opens | UK Police News – Police Oracle.Filed under: Interpol Red Notice, Interpol Red Notice Removal Attorneys - McNabb Associates, Red Notice
Rank this Week: 2819

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

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

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 465

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 2298

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: 2975

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Update -- new blog on 'regulatory geography'

    Update -- new blog on 'regulatory geography'
    Many of my previous posts on this blog have made reference to how dynamics of geography might effect law and development.  Along these lines, my own research focuses more on the regulatory effects of geography (what I call regulatory…
  • Jun 15

    On pianos, trees and development

    On pianos, trees and development
    An apologies to our readers for my absence during this semester. Family matters have kept me away from most of my professional commitments. But I am back, and happy to see that Michael Dowdle's has done a good job at keeping the blog alive!In…
  • May 5

    M. Sornarajah's Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment -- and its relevance to law and development (and New Development Economics in particular)

    M. Sornarajah's Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment -- and its relevance to law and development (and New Development Economics in particular)
    My colleague here in Singapore, M. Sornarajah ('Sorna' to his friends) has a new book just published by Cambridge University Press entitled Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment.  The book has (surprising?)…
Rank this Week: 4255