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International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Feb 10

    The Ministerial Decision on Export Competition

    The Ministerial Decision on Export Competition
    Can anyone enlighten me on how the obligation to eliminate export subsidies on agricultural products in articles 6 and 7 of the Ministerial decision on Export Competition WT/MIN(15)/45 — WT/L/980…
  • Feb 9

    How Are Aliens Treated in Domestic Courts?

    How Are Aliens Treated in Domestic Courts?
    From a post at the EFILA blog: An investor in a Host State court is automatically an alien, advancing a claim in a foreign court automatically places the investor at a disadvantage of itself. This seems like an assertion that...
  • Feb 9

    ISDS Transparency, But Only for Torontonian

    ISDS Transparency, But Only for Torontonian
    There's an interesting NAFTA Chapter 11 claim going on related to wind energy. As Lise Johnson explains in Investment Arbitration Reporter: The NAFTA Chapter 11 case relates to an offshore wind energy project being developed as part of…
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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 10

    Weirdest Ad of the Year?

    Weirdest Ad of the Year?
    This is a genuine Cruz-for-Prez production aimed at Donald Trump. Weird doesn’t begin to describe it.
  • Feb 9

    Popular Science Likes Our Book

    Popular Science Likes Our Book
    Robot Law is the front of their homepage today, and the subject of an article, Rock ‘em, sock ‘em, cross examine ‘em.
  • Feb 2

    Just Got My Advance Copy of ‘Robot Law’!

    Just Got My Advance Copy of ‘Robot Law’!
    This is exciting: just got my first copy of “Robot Law,” a book I edited with Ryan Calo and Ian Kerr. I suppose I might be a little biased, but I think it’s a pretty darn good collection that will … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 14

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 10

    Criminalization of HIV: A Human Rights Call for Science Based Law

    Criminalization of HIV: A Human Rights Call for Science Based Law
    This is the first in a series of posts addressing the status of those in the US living with HIV/AIDS. To varying degrees of culpability, over thirty states in the nation have laws criminalizing having sex while HIV positive. States...
  • Feb 9

    If the U.S. Had a National Human Rights Institution . . .

    If the U.S. Had a National Human Rights Institution . . .
    Unlike over 100 other nations, the United States does not have a national human rights institution (NHRI). But if it did, the US NHRI could participate in an international HRI-led initiative designed to strengthen HRIs' oversight of…
  • Feb 8

    The Fair Food Program: A Human Rights Success Story

    The Fair Food Program: A Human Rights Success Story
    By: Risa E. Kaufman, Executive Director, Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, and lecturer-in-law, Columbia Law School Human rights are alive and well in the Florida tomato fields, according to a report released last week by the Fair…
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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 10

    Trust and the NSA Reorganization

    Trust and the NSA Reorganization
    Yesterday, Susan defended the NSA21 reorganization based on her experience working for the Agency. Her views regarding the roles and incentives of offense and defense might be entirely accurate. But none of that actually matters, because the…
  • Feb 10

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Referring to his own remarks as a “litany of doom,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper addressed the Senate Intelligence Committee in a hearing on worldwide threats yesterday. During the hearing, Clapper said…
  • Feb 10

    Dispatch #5: Aksaray and Fatih Neighborhood

    Dispatch #5: Aksaray and Fatih Neighborhood
    ISTANBUL, Turkey—The Aksaray metro station opens onto a concrete square. All day long, young men and families crisscross the open space. You can hear every dialect of Arabic spoken here: it’s mostly Syrian and Iraqi, but sometimes…
Rank this Week: 84

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 10

    Watery rights and wrongs – and causation too

    Watery rights and wrongs – and causation too
    R (o.t.a Seiont, Gwyfrai and Llyfni Anglers Society) v. Natural Resources Wales [2015] EWHC 3578, Hickinbottom J, 17 December 2015, read judgment and Chetwynd v. Tunmore [2016] EWHC 156 (QB), HHJ Reddihough, sitting as a judge of…
  • Feb 9

    Cavalier with our Constitution: a Charter too far.

    Cavalier with our Constitution: a Charter too far.
    Marina Wheeler Last week Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, tabled a set of proposals which the government hopes will form the basis of the UK’s renegotiated relationship with the EU, in advance of an in-out referendum.…
  • Feb 8

    The round-up: Gove’s Gloss and the Assange Saga

    The round-up: Gove’s Gloss and the Assange Saga
      In the News The UN working group on arbitrary detention have concluded that the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been “arbitrarily detained” by Britain and Sweden in the Ecuadorian Embassy for the last three and a…
Rank this Week: 327

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Wood: The Use of Force in 2015 with Particular Reference to Syria

    Wood: The Use of Force in 2015 with Particular Reference to Syria
    Michael Wood (Member, International Law Commission) has posted The Use of Force in 2015 with Particular Reference to Syria. Here's the abstract:Lecture given at Hebrew University offering a brief look at some jus ad bellum issues that arose…
  • Feb 9

    New Issue: International Criminal Law Review

    New Issue: International Criminal Law Review
    The latest issue of the International Criminal Law Review (Vol. 16, no. 1, 2016) is out. Contents include:Rachel Killean, Procedural Justice in International Criminal Courts: Assessing Civil Parties’ Perceptions of Justice at the…
  • Feb 9

    Symposium: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order

    Symposium: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Constitutional Law (Vol. 13, no. 4, October 2015) contains a symposium on "Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order."…
Rank this Week: 41

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    China Employee Probation

    China Employee Probation
    With China’s economy slowing, our clients with employees in China are focusing even more on hiring and firing flexibility. One of the best ways to maintaining employee flexibility (at least for at time) is to take advantage of a…
  • Feb 9

    China Product Development, Part 2

    China Product Development, Part 2
    As I discussed in yesterday’s post (China Product Development) product development in China is a risky process. To properly address those risks, a development agreement enforceable in China is required. A development agreement is…
  • Feb 8

    China Product Development

    China Product Development
    Foreign companies manufacturing in China often “co-develop” products intended for sale in the West. There is a substantial range as to these co-development relationships. In some cases, the foreign side has complete product…
Rank this Week: 147

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 10

    Waterboarding Is Torture: 3 Things You Need to Know

    Waterboarding Is Torture: 3 Things You Need to Know
    For years, Amnesty International has witnessed public figures repeating misconceptions and inaccuracies about waterboarding.  This American debate on torture has mostly got it wrong – here are three realities you need to know:…
  • Feb 9

    Muhammed, What Were You Thinking About When You Accepted the Reality of Your Death?

    Muhammed, What Were You Thinking About When You Accepted the Reality of Your Death?
    Muhammed -What were you thinking about when you accepted the reality of your own death? What thoughts and images went through your mind when you realized you were willing to risk permanent physical damage or even death to gain your ……
  • Feb 9

    Dominican Republic’s Absurd Laws Shatters Star Boxer’s Promising Career

    Dominican Republic’s Absurd Laws Shatters Star Boxer’s Promising Career
    Adonis’ parents were born in Haiti and just like thousands of others who have been living in the Dominican Republic for decades, they were not allowed to register their son’s birth. This prevents the young boxer from having an…
Rank this Week: 20

Embassy Law Blog

Embassy Law Blog

Covers developments in embassy, consular, international organization and immunity law.

http://embassylaw.com
  • Feb 9

    Forum Non Conveniens and the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

    Forum Non Conveniens and the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
    On January 22, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York upheld the decision of the lower court in the matter of Bahgat v. Arab Republic of Egypt. The plaintiffs -- Dr. Ahmed Baghat, his three children, and…
  • Feb 3

    The Direct-Effect Clause in the FSIA

    The Direct-Effect Clause in the FSIA
    In Atlantica Holdings, Inc. v. Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna JSC, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City confirmed subject-matter jurisdiction of the district court over a foreign government-owned…
  • Jan 15

    Enforcement into Foreign State's U.S. Asset

    Enforcement into Foreign State's U.S. Asset
    On January 15, 2016, the United States Supreme Court published the transcript and audio recordings of its January 13, 2016 hearing in the Bank Markazi v. Petersen case. The bank argued that Congress acted unconstitutionally when it created a…
Rank this Week: 1626

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Feb 9

    New Developments in Drone Proliferation: How Africa was Deployed to Rescue Drone

    New Developments in Drone Proliferation: How Africa was Deployed to Rescue Drone
    Debates on global drone proliferation tend to assume that adoption and adaptation of drones follow a universal logic and that the drone industry is a singular thing, geographically concentrated in the Global North. In this blog post I argue…
  • Feb 8

    The beginning of the end of border-free Schengen?

    The beginning of the end of border-free Schengen?
    With Austria, Germany and Slovenia reintroducing or rather strengthening border controls amid the refugee and migrant crisis following the suit of other European countries like France, Sweden, Denmark and Norway many of us are now…
  • Feb 8

    Introducing Isabel Mota Borge

    Introducing Isabel Mota Borge
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Isabel Mota Borges as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Isabel is a qualified registered lawyer holding a Licenciatura (five-year law degree) from the University of Coimbra, Faculty of law,…
Rank this Week: 21

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
  • Feb 9

    Thanks Paul – Ride for the Cure

    Thanks Paul – Ride for the Cure
    Congratulations goes out to Paul Barbeau for tallying the most donation dollars during the month of January, making him our Monthly Quest for the Gold Jersey winner!
  • Jan 5

    Home Owner Grant Threshold Increases in 2016

    Home Owner Grant Threshold Increases in 2016
    British Columbians who own homes valued up to $1.2 million may be eligible to receive a full home owner grant this year. The post Home Owner Grant Threshold Increases in 2016 appeared first on Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein - Law Blog.
  • Dec 11

    CRA’s Revised Position on Private Health Services Plan

    CRA’s Revised Position on Private Health Services Plan
    Effective January 1, 2015, a plan is considered a PHSP as long as the premiums paid under the plan relate “all or substantially all” to medical expenses that would otherwise qualify for METC (assuming all other conditions to be a…
Rank this Week: 2256

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Man cleared of murder after over 20 years in jail

    Man cleared of murder after over 20 years in jail
    Source: Straits Times (2 February 2016)http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/man-cleared-of-murder-after-over-20-years-in-jailSHANGHAI • A man jailed in China more than two decades ago for murder has been acquitted, the latest in a…
  • Jan 31

    China officials punished over wrongful execution of teen

    China officials punished over wrongful execution of teen
    Source: BBC News (1 February 2016)http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-35457033Twenty-seven Chinese officials have been penalised for the wrongful execution of a teenager, state news agency Xinhua said.Huugjilt was 18 when he was…
  • Jan 25

    Saudi Arabia executions reach 53 in January, one-third of 2015 toll

    Saudi Arabia executions reach 53 in January, one-third of 2015 toll
    Source: International Business Times (25 January 2016)http://www.ibtimes.co.in/saudi-arabia-executions-reach-53-january-one-third-2015-toll-664513Saudi Arabia has continued its spree of executions relentlessly since the beginning of this…
Rank this Week: 245

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4960

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Feb 8

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku As many of our readers may recall, the late Professor Michael Lewis was a great friend of this blog and an important voice in U.S. international law and national security scholarship.  To honor his memory,…
  • Feb 8

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, February 8, 2016

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, February 8, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Here’s your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for Friday’s…
  • Feb 7

    Events and Announcements: February 7, 2016

    Events and Announcements: February 7, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Announcements The GlobalTrust research project published a call for applications for post-doctoral fellowships for the academic year 2016-17. The GlobalTrust Research project at Tel Aviv University Faculty…
Rank this Week: 148

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Feb 6

    International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

    International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
    "The Sustainable Development Goals contain a specific target calling for an end to FGM. When this practice is fully abandoned, positive effects will reverberate across societies as girls and women reclaim their health, human rights and…
  • Feb 4

    Twelve Nations Sign Trans Pacific Partnership

    Twelve Nations Sign Trans Pacific Partnership
    Twelve nations with a collective population of 800 million persons signed a new trade deal today known as the Trans Pacific Partnership or TPP. The twelve nations include the United States, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei,…
  • Feb 1

    Reminder of Public Meeting of the U.S. State Department's Advisory Committee on International Law

    Reminder of Public Meeting of the U.S. State Department's Advisory Committee on International Law
    The U.S. Department of State will hold a public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Private International Law to discuss international parentage and surrogacy. The meeting will take place on February 9, 2016 from 1 pm until 4 pm, Room...
Rank this Week: 416

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 4

    Ford Motors and the Missing $6.2 Million

    Ford Motors and the Missing $6.2 Million
    One would think that if everyone involved agreed that the United States federal government owes a taxpayer a refund of over $6 million that the government would pay it. One would hope that would not be controversial. Unfortunately, it is and…
  • Feb 2

    Ruling of the Week 2016.4: Curtis Stone's Chop Chop

    Ruling of the Week 2016.4: Curtis Stone's Chop Chop
    Here is something you may not know about me . . . I watch competitive cooking shows the way a normal guy watches baseball. As far as I am concerned, Alton Brown is the Kenesaw Mountain Landis of cooking and Ted Allen is its Howard…
  • Jan 28

    Ruling of the Week 2016.3: Deductive Value

    Ruling of the Week 2016.3: Deductive Value
    I tend to get focused on classification here on the Customs Law Blog. But, this is not the Tariff Classification Law Blog. Our scope if broader. With that in mind, we should also look at the other side of the duty calculation: value. Most…
Rank this Week: 1261

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 4

    From Common Constitutional Core to Dialogue Among Court

    From Common Constitutional Core to Dialogue Among Court
    We are happy to publish this guest post from Associate Professor Quirino Camerlengo, University of Pavia (Italy), Department of Management and Business (PhD in Constitutional Law) who previously served as a Law Clerk in Italy's Constitutional…
  • Jan 18

    Keeping an Arm's Length

    Keeping an Arm's Length
    In the aftermath of Cologne, Germany's New Year's Eve festivities, close to 500 women have little to cheer about. That is the number of women who have come forward to the police and reported that they were victimized by sexual...
  • Jan 15

    Thinking Out Loud on Comparative IP Law - Israel's Proposed New Industrial Design Law

    Thinking Out Loud on Comparative IP Law - Israel's Proposed New Industrial Design Law
    After spending an extremely enjoyable part of last week at The Many Faces of Innovation conference, hosted jointly by Bar-Ilan University and Ono Academic College in Israel (http://www.ono.ac.il/37235/), I started to reflect on the question,…
Rank this Week: 2570

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

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

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Feb 3

    First quarter 2015 bankruptcy cases in the Chinese court

    First quarter 2015 bankruptcy cases in the Chinese court
    Continuing my series on bankruptcy law, this blogpost gives a quick report on 2015 first quarter bankruptcy cases in the Chinese courts, drawn from this report (including the charts used). During that period, the Chinese courts accepted 264…
  • Jan 30

    Accessing Chinese legal developments through Wechat (updated)

    Accessing Chinese legal developments through Wechat (updated)
    Wechat, as most people with an interest in China know, has become the preferred form of social media in China.  The legal community in China has taken to it too. Some are official accounts of government entities, including the courts and…
  • Jan 30

    Accessing Chinese legal developments through Wechat

    Accessing Chinese legal developments through Wechat
    Wechat, as most people with an interest in China know, has become the preferred form of social media in China.  The legal community in China has taken to it too.  Some are official accounts of government entities, including the…
Rank this Week: 2632

Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

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

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
  • Feb 2

    Egypt Liberalises Electricity Market to Allow Private Sector Participation

    Egypt Liberalises Electricity Market to Allow Private Sector Participation
    In 2015, Egypt issued its unified Electricity Law no. (87), paving the way for market liberalisation of its power generation and distribution services. A few months on from its introduction, what are some of the key takeaways? The…
  • Oct 29

    DIFC Says Transfer to US Cannot Rely on Safe Harbor

    DIFC Says Transfer to US Cannot Rely on Safe Harbor
    By Brian Meenagh On October 26, 2015, Raja Al Mazrouei, the Commissioner for Data Protection for the Dubai International Financial Centre (the DIFC), issued guidance on the adequacy of US Safe Harbor for the purpose of exporting…
  • Jul 14

    Abu Dhabi Global Market Publishes New Commercial Regulations and begins Financial Regulation Consultation

    Abu Dhabi Global Market Publishes New Commercial Regulations and begins Financial Regulation Consultation
    On 15 June 2015, the Abu Dhabi Global Market (Global Market), Abu Dhabi’s financial free zone, published the following six new regulations concerning the regulation of non-financial services in the Global Market: - Application of…
Rank this Week: 1786

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 1

    Latest Issue of RabelsZ: Vol. 80 No. 1 (2016)

    Latest Issue of RabelsZ: Vol. 80 No. 1 (2016)
    The latest issue of “Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht  – The Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law” (RabelsZ) has just been released. It contains…
  • Feb 1

    New publications: Practical Handbooks on the Operation of the Service and Evidence Convention

    New publications: Practical Handbooks on the Operation of the Service and Evidence Convention
    The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law has just published two Practical Handbooks: * Practical Handbook on the Operation of the Service Convention (4th edition); * Practical Handbook on the Operation of the…
  • Jan 31

    ERA Conference on Recent case law of the ECtHR in family matter

    ERA Conference on Recent case law of the ECtHR in family matter
    Objective This seminar will provide participants with a detailed understanding of the most recent jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) related to family law matters. The spotlight is centred on Article 8 (respect for…
Rank this Week: 34

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 1

    Law-Shopping & Forum-Shopping in International Prenuptial Agreement

    Law-Shopping & Forum-Shopping in International Prenuptial Agreement
    By Jeremy D. Morley*Drafting prenuptial agreements is always challenging but the complexities are greatly magnified when the clients are international, whether in their citizenship, the location of assets, their employment or their residency,…
  • Jan 29

    Will The Philippines Accede to the Hague Abduction Convention?

    Will The Philippines Accede to the Hague Abduction Convention?
    Jeremy D. Morley The Philippines is currently determining whether to accede to the Hague Abduction Convention. The Philippines’ Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee has created a special Subcommittee on the Hague Convention on…
  • Jan 25

    Australian Court Allows Visit to Russia

    Australian Court Allows Visit to Russia
    Jeremy D. MorleyAn Australian court has ordered the Russian mother of an Australian child may take the child for annual visits to Russia despite the objections of the Australian father who asserted that although the Federation of Russia is a…
Rank this Week: 898

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: 807

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

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

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    UK Tariff Tool Classify Imports and Export

    UK Tariff Tool Classify Imports and Export
    Is your UK small and medium sized business (SME) involved in import or export? If so, check out the UK Trade Tariff tool and accompanying guidance document "Classify imports and exports using the UK Trade Tariff" outlining the use of the tool…
  • Dec 17

    Looking to Enter New Top Export Market

    Looking to Enter New Top Export Market
    If your a small business or a medium sized business looking to access new export markets look to the International Trade Administration's Top Markets Series. The Top Market Series analyzes future export opportunities across various…
  • Aug 10

    Beware Foreign Domestic Law

    Beware Foreign Domestic Law
    Sending personnel overseas into a different country subjects your sales people, executives, and employees generally to the domestic laws (called municipal laws in international law parlance) of the country they visit. Equally important is…
Rank this Week: 2358

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
  • Jan 28

    Which Came First: The Trademark or the Viticultural Area?

    Which Came First: The Trademark or the Viticultural Area?
    Last week, San Antonio Express News reported that a California-based winery named San Antonio Winery brought a trademark suit against a San Antonio-based winery called Lara Vineyard. In its complaint, San Antonio Winery alleged that…
  • Jan 28

    Expanded Definition of Hard Cider for Taxation Purpose

    Expanded Definition of Hard Cider for Taxation Purpose
    On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (“the PATH Act”) into law. The PATH Act contains changes to certain statutory provisions which are administered by TTB,…
  • Jan 28

    Proposed Willcox Viticultural Area and Establishment of The Los Olivos District Viticultural Area

    Proposed Willcox Viticultural Area and Establishment of The Los Olivos District Viticultural Area
    On January 21, 2016, TTB published a notice in the Federal Register proposing the establishment of the Willcox Viticultural Area,  which is located in portions of Graham and Cochise Counties in Arizona (but is not currently…
Rank this Week: 2257

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4304

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • Jan 25

    Legal & Accounting Assistance for Startups in Korea

    Legal & Accounting Assistance for Startups in Korea
    My law firm is, regrettably, not known for assisting SMEs and startups, because of our representation of your lawyers working with some well known multi-national companies. However, we do have a... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Jan 12

    Waivers of Liability in Korea: Civil Liability Basic

    Waivers of Liability in Korea: Civil Liability Basic
    Waivers of liability, in Korea, are often deemed invalid by courts when the actions of the business is considered negligent by the Korean court. However, it is still advisable for a company... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean Hayes.
  • Jan 11

    The Law of Self-Defense in Korea: Criminal Law Basics in Korea

    The Law of Self-Defense in Korea: Criminal Law Basics in Korea
    The affirmative defense of self-defense is available in Korea.  A court, in Korea, that rules that an act was perpetrated in self-defense must dismiss or mitigate the punishment of the... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean Hayes.
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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/
Rank this Week: 207

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
Rank this Week: 3353

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 11

    Juris Diversitas Conference: CALL FOR PAPERS PROLONGED

    Juris Diversitas Conference: CALL FOR PAPERS PROLONGED
    2016 Annual Conference: Unity and/or DiversityMay 30 to June 1, 2016Louisiana State University Law Center, USA Still time to submit, do not miss the event!Theme: Comparative legal studies have long been perceived as…
  • Jan 7

    NEW FROM MCGILL-QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY PRESS

    NEW FROM MCGILL-QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY PRESS
    From Treaties to ReservesThe Federal Government and Native Peoples in Territorial Alberta, 1870-1905     D.J. HALLHow divergent understandings of treaties contributed to a heritage of distrust.   Though some…
  • Dec 14

    Forthcoming: Fundamental Labour Rights in China

    Forthcoming: Fundamental Labour Rights in China
    Fundamental Labour Rights in China - Legal Implementation and Cultural LogicEditors: Ulla Liukkunen, Yifeng ChenBookIus Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and JusticeVolume 49 2016Springer.com    …
Rank this Week: 850

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/
  • Jan 5

    New Disclosure Rules for Trust

    New Disclosure Rules for Trust
    On November 25, 2015 we reported on new disclosure rules on trusts, which are part of a bill currently discussed by the Italian Parliament. The bill would implement in Italy the new European Union anti money laundering directive. We reported…
  • Nov 27

    Amended Return Not Sufficient To Avoid Penalties For Failure To Report Foreign Assets On Form RW

    Amended Return Not Sufficient To Avoid Penalties For Failure To Report Foreign Assets On Form RW
    The Regional Tax Court for the Region Lombardia with ruling n. 3778/67/15 held that the amended income tax return, which an Italian taxpayer may file to integrate a previous incomplete file return after the filing deadline has…
  • Nov 25

    Foreign Trusts Subject to Disclosure in Italy

    Foreign Trusts Subject to Disclosure in Italy
    Every time a trust has connections with Italy and is given legal effects or enforced in Italy, the trustee will need to collect, keep and disclose (if required) information on beneficial ownership of the trust and, potentially, report such…
Rank this Week: 4138

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/
  • Dec 28

    Model law for compensation of climate change victims by CO2 polluter

    Model law for compensation of climate change victims by CO2 polluter
    cover of the west coastclimate law report More than one year ago Claimer.org suggested that countries can adapt their civil law so as to facilitate climate damage lawsuits, see. Now the Canadian NGO West Coast Environmental Law goes even…
  • Nov 13

    More warn against liability for climate change damage

    More warn against liability for climate change damage
    According to the Daily Telegraph, both a representative of the Bank of America and the Prince of Wales warned that fossil fuel companies could be hold massively liable for damages triggered by CO2 emissions. According to the Daily Telegraph,…
  • Oct 7

    Bank of England: Liability for climate changes damage may affect financial stability

    Bank of England: Liability for climate changes damage may affect financial stability
    In a speech at Lloyd's, the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, took the view that climate change could have a disruptive effect on the financial stability in three ways, one of them being the liability of CO2 emitting…
Rank this Week: 3961

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 17

    Technology and Public Participation – What’s New?

    Technology and Public Participation – What’s New?
    Via ConstitutionNet’s website. ### Sanjana Hattotuwa of the ICT4Peace Foundation speaks about the key characteristics and functionalities of the internet, social media and mobile technologies which have changed our world, and which…
  • Dec 1

    Mobility – Creating Space: Colomboscope 2015

    Mobility – Creating Space: Colomboscope 2015
    The creator of Groundviews Sanjana Hattotuwa and science writer Nalaka Gunawardene explore technology and innovation in the context of becoming ‘active’ citizens, and in the politics and the language of belonging. Advocate…
  • Nov 26

    Counter-speech: What works?

    Counter-speech: What works?
    I was recently in Myanmar, where at the invitation of the Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU), I conducted an information presentation on hate and dangerous speech monitoring plus counter-speech strategies, as well as social media…
Rank this Week: 2553

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
  • Dec 14

    New exhibit: Yale Journal of International Law: Then and Now

    New exhibit: Yale Journal of International Law: Then and Now
    A new display highlighting the history of the Yale Journal of International law is mounted on L1 of the law library. The journal went through two name changes over the years since its inception in…
  • Mar 31

    New Exhibit: Detention on a Global Scale

    New Exhibit: Detention on a Global Scale
    The Yale Law School is hosting the combined Robert L.
  • Nov 4

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law
    A new exhibit showcasing a selection of representative works on international judicial lawmaking in the law library foreign and international law collection is now on display on L1 of the law library. The selections of works highlight the…
Rank this Week: 4206

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Covers international taxation.

http://www.narellemackenziecpa.com/blog/
  • Nov 30

    Why Washington is Tackling the Tax Inversion Problem All Wrong

    Why Washington is Tackling the Tax Inversion Problem All Wrong
    Narelle MacKenzie was recently quoted in Fortune.com’s article “Why Washington is Tackling the Tax Inversion Problem All Wrong”. In regards to corporate inversions, she argues that the more you lower the corporate tax rate,…
  • Oct 21

    Is the U.S. Leaving Money on the Table with the Current Corporate Tax Structure?

    Is the U.S. Leaving Money on the Table with the Current Corporate Tax Structure?
    WalletHub recently turned to some of the foremost experts in the fields of accounting and tax law in search of insights into the country’s current corporate tax system as well as potential fixes to it. You can check out the questions we…
  • Sep 19

    SDSU Aztecs Abroad: Accounting in Shanghai – Summer 2016

    SDSU Aztecs Abroad: Accounting in Shanghai – Summer 2016
    SDSU Aztecs Abroad: Accounting in Shanghai studies the US federal taxation of individuals, including the interaction of the Chinese taxes for a US expat working in China. Program Snapshot: China is a growing area for US businesses, and US…
Rank this Week: 2102

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: 674

China Esquire

China Esquire

Covers Chinese law, business and society. By Tom Chow.

http://www.chinalawandbusiness.com
  • Oct 27

    The Lost Art of Client Relationships and Customer Service

    The Lost Art of Client Relationships and Customer Service
    Two events recently highlighted the decline for customer service and relationships in the services industry–and particularly in mine, which is legal services. First, I was having lunch with one of my outside counsel. He was picking my…
  • Mar 18

    BAC scholarship for Pepperdine LLM

    BAC scholarship for Pepperdine LLM
    Wanted to pass on this information that I received from the Beijing Arbitration Commission (“BAC”): the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine School of Law is pleased to announce that BAC is sponsoring a…
  • Oct 8

    Why Good Service Matter

    Why Good Service Matter
    I recently got back from Orlando for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Annual Meeting 2012, which is the largest gathering of in-house counsel in the world.  I co-presented a session entitled “ A Technology Primer for
Rank this Week: 1253

Blog Arbitration

Blog Arbitration

Online Colloquium on Law & Practice of Arbitration Globally.

http://blogarbitration.com/
  • Oct 25

    INDIA AMENDS ARBITRATION LAW: SOME GREAT, SOME ABSURD CHANGES

    INDIA AMENDS ARBITRATION LAW: SOME GREAT, SOME ABSURD CHANGES
    In this post, Sumit Rai, provides his first reaction as a brief critique of the most important changes introduced through an ordinance on 23 October 2015 to the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 Introduction The 1996 statute which has…
  • Jul 28

    UK Supreme Court Allows Anti-Suit Injunction in favour of Arbitration Agreement

    UK Supreme Court Allows Anti-Suit Injunction in favour of Arbitration Agreement
    In this post, Martin Andrew Jarret reviews UK Supreme Court’s landmark decision to grant anti-suit injunction in favour of an arbitration agreement despite no intention to initiate arbitration. Overview On 12 June 2013, the Supreme…
  • Dec 1

    Singapore High Court Reaffirms Non-Interventionist Policy: PT Pukuafu Indah vs. Newmont Indonesia Ltd.

    Singapore High Court Reaffirms Non-Interventionist Policy: PT Pukuafu Indah vs. Newmont Indonesia Ltd.
    In this post, PANAGIOTIS CHALKIAS reports on the recent decision of the Singapore High Court in PT Pukuafu Indah vs. Newmont indonesia Ltd., where the court clarified the policy underlying the International Arbitration Act of Singapore. The…
Rank this Week: 3867

SullivanLawNet

SullivanLawNet

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

http://sullivanlaw.net/
  • Oct 13

    Yoga Sequence not Protected by Copyright, says 9th Circuit

    Yoga Sequence not Protected by Copyright, says 9th Circuit
    On October 8, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that a sequence of yoga poses and breathing exercises was not entitled to copyright protection under the U.S. Copyright Act. Bikram’s Yoga College of India v.…
  • Oct 11

    Common Catalogue Listing not Proof of Plant Variety Rights Ownership

    Common Catalogue Listing not Proof of Plant Variety Rights Ownership
    In July 2015, a court in the city of Milan, Italy held that the Italian subsidiary of BASF failed to establish its ownership of plant variety rights in a lawsuit that BASF brought against a local company. BASF Italia S.p.A. … Continue…
  • Oct 11

    Canadian Supreme Court: Claimants May Seek to Enforce Ecuadorian Judgment against Chevron in Ontario

    Canadian Supreme Court: Claimants May Seek to Enforce Ecuadorian Judgment against Chevron in Ontario
    On 4 September 2015, Canada’s highest court dismissed arguments by US petrochemical company Chevron that Canadian courts cannot hear proceedings to enforce the US$ 9.51 billion judgment of an Ecuadorian court against it. Chevron…
Rank this Week: 1835

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: 3376

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/
  • Sep 18

    1st Anniversary

    1st Anniversary
    Exactly one year ago when this blog was launched. Exactly on the day of the referendum on Scotland’s independence. After the active period in the beginning, posts have unfortunately become rarer due to time constraints. This however…
  • Aug 9

    Happy 50th Independence day to Singapore

    Happy 50th Independence day to Singapore
    Happy 50th Independence day to Singapore – city-state’s secession/expulsion from the Malaysian Federation on August 9, 1965. « Politics Inn.
  • May 18

    Fad of declaring micronation

    Fad of declaring micronation
    Following the recent “foundation” of Liberland, another micro-entity has been self-proclaimed, ironically, on a piece of land between Croatia and Slovenia this time. Another terra nullius? Unlikely. It can be predicted that the…
Rank this Week: 2571

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: 2758

German Trademark Law In A Nutshell

German Trademark Law In A Nutshell

Covers German and EU IP law.

http://german-trademark-blog.com
Rank this Week: 4197

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

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

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Jul 18

    Does US Punditry about Europe Have a Future?

    Does US Punditry about Europe Have a Future?
    I think it's great that Political Science professors testify in Congress from time to time. This happens far to rarely in Germany! The quality of Stephen Walt's testimony on the future of the EU, however, is underwhelming. He describes at…
  • Jun 28

    Fulbrighters Reflect on their Exchange Year

    Fulbrighters Reflect on their Exchange Year
    In this video produced by the German Fulbright Alumni Association in 2014 former German and US grantees talk about the relevance of their exchange experience and their reasons to get involved with the Alumni Association.  The video…
  • Jun 28

    Atlantic Review Receives the Fulbright Association's Mulert Award

    Atlantic Review Receives the Fulbright Association's Mulert Award
    Many organizations give awards to prominent people, who have already received dozens in the past. Sometimes it seems the purpose is not to honor the recipient of the award, but to use his or her fame to shine a light on the organization that…
Rank this Week: 522

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1041

International Law Blog

International Law Blog

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

http://www.insidejustice.com/
Rank this Week: 2477