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China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Hollywood, China, and Big Data

    Hollywood, China, and Big Data
    This past Saturday I attended the USC Entertainment Institute on Entertainment Law and Business. In past years the Institute has had entire panels on China, but this year things were pretty low-key, with just one panelist having a China…
  • Oct 22

    The How and Why of Visiting Your China Factory

    The How and Why of Visiting Your China Factory
    One of the things our China lawyers are always telling our clients is that they should visit their China factories. Such a trip is critical for the following four reasons: Visiting your China factory emphasizes that you care. Why should your…
  • Oct 21

    China Scams Rising

    China Scams Rising
    Not sure why but the number of frauds from China seems to be increasing. A lot. I thought about that last week after our China lawyers received no fewer than three, but this morning was the kicker. I woke up to two of them. Five in one week…
Rank this Week: 667

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
Rank this Week: 233

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/
  • Oct 23

    Parrish v. Latham & Watkins, S228277

    Parrish v. Latham & Watkins, S228277
    Malicious prosecution: Tort: Interim adverse judgment rule: Bad faith: Malice: Frivolous claim: SLAPP: Ethics:The common law tort of malicious prosecution originated as a remedy for an individual who had been subjected to a maliciously…
  • Aug 28

    Williams v. Super. Ct., S227228

    Williams v. Super. Ct., S227228
    Discovery & objections: Class action: Standing: Affirmative defense: Summary judgment: Fishing expeditions:In the absence of privilege, the right to discovery in this state is a broad one, to be construed liberally so that parties may…
  • Aug 22

    P. v. Hopson, S228193

    P. v. Hopson, S228193
    Sixth Amendment (confrontation right): Fourteenth Amendment: Hearsay: Civil-law mode of criminal procedure: Harmless beyond a reasonable doubt:Defendant R. L. H. was tried on charges that she, along with her boyfriend, J. Thomas, was…
Rank this Week: 1

Climate Change and Carbon…

Climate Change and Carbon Management Blog

Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP. Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP.Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP. Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP.

http://www.alstonenvironment.com/
Rank this Week: 4451

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    President Trump, Guo Wengui and an Odd Series of Event

    President Trump, Guo Wengui and an Odd Series of Event
    On Sunday, the Wall Street Journal reported a story of diplomatic intrigue related to China’s efforts to silence the outspoken exiled billionaire Guo Wengui. According to the Journal, in May Chinese officials visited Guo in New York and…
  • Oct 23

    Senate Intelligence Committee Draft 702 Reauthorization Bill

    Senate Intelligence Committee Draft 702 Reauthorization Bill
    Below is the newly released draft bill to reauthorize Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act (FAA) that Sen. Richard Burr, chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, reported. The bill would extend the authorization for eight…
  • Oct 23

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, the AP reported. Tillerson stopped at Bagram Air Force Base during a trip to the Middle East and South Asia. At a press conference, he offered support to Afghan…
Rank this Week: 5

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Oct 23

    Introducing Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen

    Introducing Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen
      It is our pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen! Hilly is a senior lecturer of public international law at The Academic Center of Law and Science (Sha’arei Mishpat College) in Israel. She…
  • Oct 23

    Post-War Justice in Syria—Considering Universal and Domestic Option

    Post-War Justice in Syria—Considering Universal and Domestic Option
    Despite the international community’s continuing inspections of the war in Syria—including several UN commissions of inquiry—the warring parties continue to commitunthinkable crimes and breach core norms of international…
  • Oct 20

    Launching the Autumn/Winter Issue of the Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on SSRN

    Launching the Autumn/Winter Issue of the Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on SSRN
    Catherine O’Rourke and Elise Ketelaars We are pleased to announce the publication of a new issue of the Ulster University Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on the Social Sciences Research Network. This exciting new…
Rank this Week: 1199

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Oct 23

    The future of human rights?

    The future of human rights?
    I am speaking at two events in the next couple of weeks, both of which will take a look at a question I have been thinking about quite a bit recently: “where next for human rights?”. Hope to see you there! – Saving Human…
  • Oct 22

    Lucy Eastwood – “A law on the move: Are Local Authorities vicariously liable for abuse committed by foster parents against children in their care?”

    Lucy Eastwood – “A law on the move: Are Local Authorities vicariously liable for abuse committed by foster parents against children in their care?”
    “The law of vicarious liability is on the move” proclaimed Lord Phillips in the last judgment he delivered as President of the Supreme Court: Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare Society [2012] UKSC 56, (“the Christian…
  • Oct 22

    New podcast: Damages claim over IVF baby

    New podcast: Damages claim over IVF baby
    ARB v IVF Hammersmith Ltd [2017] EWHC 2438 – read judgment The claim for over £1 million taken by a father against an IVF clinic for failing to notice that his signature on the consent form had been forged has been widely reported…
Rank this Week: 4125

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 22

    Call for Abstracts: Neglected Methodologies of International Law – Empirical, Socio-Legal and Comparative

    Call for Abstracts: Neglected Methodologies of International Law – Empirical, Socio-Legal and Comparative
    Leicester Law School has issued a call for abstracts for early career researchers for a workshop on the "Neglected Methodologies of International Law – Empirical, Socio-Legal and Comparative," to take place January 31, 2018. The call is…
  • Oct 20

    Linos & Pegram: What Works in Human Rights Institutions?

    Linos & Pegram: What Works in Human Rights Institutions?
    Katerina Linos (Univ. of California, Berkeley - Law) & Tom Pegram (Univ. College London - Political Science) have posted What Works in Human Rights Institutions? (American Journal of International Law, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:…
  • Oct 20

    Call for Submissions: Strategic Considerations in Energy Dispute

    Call for Submissions: Strategic Considerations in Energy Dispute
    Transnational Dispute Management has issued a call for submissions for an OGEL/TDM special issue with ArbitralWomen on "Strategic Considerations in Energy Disputes." The call is here.
Rank this Week: 195

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Oct 22

    Clarifying AD Agreement Article 17.6(ii)

    Clarifying AD Agreement Article 17.6(ii)
    The United States has expressed concerns about various Appellate Body interpretations of WTO obligations, in particular relating to trade remedies, but as far as I know it has not offered any specific proposals to address the flaws it sees…
  • Oct 22

    Reforming International Investment Law: Opportunities, Challenges, Paradigm

    Reforming International Investment Law: Opportunities, Challenges, Paradigm
    Here's some info on a conference on international investment law to be held at Boston College Law School on October 25: The law school is hosting an international conference on the ferment surrounding international investment law and how this…
  • Oct 20

    Lighthizer's Trade Optimism

    Lighthizer's Trade Optimism
    Jenny Leonard of Inside US Trade reports the following statements by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer after the NAFTA press conference earlier this week: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday said he was seeking to…
Rank this Week: 55

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Oct 22

    Redress and Reparations: A Call for Paper

    Redress and Reparations: A Call for Paper
    Tulane (New Orleans) will host a March 16-17, 2018 international conference on "Regimes of Redress and Reparations, Transitional Justice, and the Rule of Law." The conference organizers are seeking scholarly contributions for this…
  • Oct 19

    Court Strikes Down Gender Segregation in UK School

    Court Strikes Down Gender Segregation in UK School
    Barrister Claire McCann writes in the Oxford Human Rights Hub about a recent United Kingdom Court of Appeal case concluding that sex segregation in education is discriminatory. According to McCann, "[i]n HM Chief Inspector of Education,…
  • Oct 18

    Before 5:00 am

    Before 5:00 am
    Jonathan Todres The shuttle to Logan airport picked me up at 4:40 am. I had given a presentation the day before and was returning home early in time to teach my afternoon class. If you haven’t been on the road...
Rank this Week: 152

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

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

    XYZ/Milecrest Survives Motion to Dismi

    XYZ/Milecrest Survives Motion to Dismi
    XYZ, it turns out, is a company called Milecrest Corporation.This is the next chapter of the modern XYZ affair at the Court of International Trade. If you are not up to speed on what is happening, read my earlier posts (here, hereand here).In…
  • Oct 15

    Blog Contest

    Blog Contest
    I am back in the mix for the Expert Institute legal blog competition.Do me a favor and vote here.
  • Oct 15

    Ruling of the Week: Shark Tank and Custom

    Ruling of the Week: Shark Tank and Custom
    I never make an effort to watch Shark Tank. However, for some reason I am always running across it. I always get sucked in. I think the discussions of business valuation and strategy are interesting. I am certain they are very distilled…
Rank this Week: 291

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Oct 22

    Events and Announcements: October 22, 2017

    Events and Announcements: October 22, 2017
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Announcement ASIL presents “International Law and the Trump Administration: The Use of Force under International Law” Online, Monday, October 30 at 2:00 PM ET. This live online…
  • Oct 17

    China’s Rising Geolegal Sphere

    China’s Rising Geolegal Sphere
    by Malcolm Jorgensen by Malcolm Jorgensen [Malcolm Jorgensen is a Research Fellow at the Berlin Potsdam Research Group “International Law–Rise or Decline?”] In their new book The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to…
  • Oct 8

    Events and Announcements: October 8, 2017

    Events and Announcements: October 8, 2017
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Call for Papers The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre is a journal specialised in matters of interest for both civilian and military legal advisors…
Rank this Week: 4515

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/
  • Oct 20

    These Are the Good Old Days?

    These Are the Good Old Days?
    Or will be if the gloomdogglers are right about the environment, This is not to downgrade the danger presented by global heating – on the contrary, it presents an existential threat. It is simply that I have come to realise ……
  • Oct 18

    Latvian ‘Ocean’

    Latvian ‘Ocean’
    My article Flood Control on the Information Ocean: Living With Anonymity, Digital Cash, and Distributed Databases has been translated into Latvian as “Plūdu kontroli par informāciju, kas okeānā: dzīvo ar…
  • Oct 12

    ACLU Brings Important Freedom-to-Travel Lawsuit

    ACLU Brings Important Freedom-to-Travel Lawsuit
    The ACLU’s blog post is actually not over the top here: We’re Suing the Government for Violating the Rights of Passengers on Delta Airlines 1583 in Police-State Fashion. The full complaint in Amedei v. Duke is online. Some key…
Rank this Week: 144

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/
Rank this Week: 2271

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/
  • Oct 18

    Notes on Egypt and International Child Abduction

    Notes on Egypt and International Child Abduction
    Updated October 2017Jeremy D. Morley1.     The U.S. State Department has determined - and has reported to Congress - that Egypt has demonstrated a persistent failure to work with the U.S. Central Authority to resolve cases of…
  • Sep 29

    Expert Testimony as to Potential International Child Abduction to Colombia

    Expert Testimony as to Potential International Child Abduction to Colombia
    In an order issued on September 25, 2017, the Chancery Division – Family Part of the Superior Court of Union County, New Jersey, held that Jeremy D. Morley “was qualified by the Court, without objection, as an expert in the area…
  • Sep 21

    Unenforceability of Japanese Custody and Hague Abduction Convention Order

    Unenforceability of Japanese Custody and Hague Abduction Convention Order
    Jeremy D. Morley*Child custody orders are not enforced in Japan. There is merely a provision for a fine, but it is usually de minimis and rarely employed.  It does not impede a parent with physical possession of a child from denying the…
Rank this Week: 407

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/
  • Oct 18

    CBP Takes $90k in Cash Outbound to Mexico

    CBP Takes $90k in Cash Outbound to Mexico
    CBP officers took over $90,000 cash in a seizure action in Laredo, Texas, of money heading into Mexico from the ... The post CBP Takes $90k in Cash Outbound to Mexico appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Oct 16

    CBP Texas Discovers $300k in Hidden Cash

    CBP Texas Discovers $300k in Hidden Cash
    Here is a tale from CBP of over a quarter-million dollars, unreported cash, seized by U.S. Customs officers at the ... The post CBP Texas Discovers $300k in Hidden Cash appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Oct 12

    Baltimore Customs Seized Cash on Private Flight

    Baltimore Customs Seized Cash on Private Flight
    Baltimore CBP doesn’t make it into the news too much for cash seizures, but recently it was reported that they ... The post Baltimore Customs Seized Cash on Private Flight appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
Rank this Week: 1714

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

Covers the history of both international and domestic wine laws and developing legal issues in the wine industry. By Lindsey A. Zahn.

http://www.winelawonreserve.com
  • Oct 18

    TTB Opens Comment Period for Three Proposed Wine Rule

    TTB Opens Comment Period for Three Proposed Wine Rule
    On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, TTB announced that it would reopen comment period for three relevant proposed rules for the wine industry. The proposed rules were originally published in the Federal Register in 2016. The following rules…
  • Sep 19

    2017 Wine & Law Program in Champagne, France this October

    2017 Wine & Law Program in Champagne, France this October
    This year, the University of Reims’ Wine & Law Program is in its seventh session and will discuss topics related to trademarks and intellectual property rights in the wine and spirits sector. The Program is a 6-day intensive course…
  • Aug 21

    USPTO Finds a Likelihood of Confusion for HOODWINKED for Beer and HOODWINKED for Wine

    USPTO Finds a Likelihood of Confusion for HOODWINKED for Beer and HOODWINKED for Wine
    Fetzer Vineyards (“Applicant”) recently sought registration in standard character mark for HOODWINKED on the Principal Register for wine in International Class 33. In re Fetzer Vineyards, Serial No. 86789970 (June 22, 2017)…
Rank this Week: 1904

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.

https://www.angloinfo.com/blogs/global/us-tax/
  • Oct 17

    Is IRS Reporting to Foreign Governments About NRA’s US Deposit Accounts? NOPE!  

    Is IRS Reporting to Foreign Governments About NRA’s US Deposit Accounts? NOPE!  
    Generally, nonresident alien individuals (NRAs) are not taxed by the US when they receive interest income from amounts on deposit with US financial institutions, including banks and savings [...]Read More...
  • Oct 10

    Part II: Foreign Data In Chaos at IRS

    Part II: Foreign Data In Chaos at IRS
    My earlier blog post introduced the notion that chaos reigns over at the offshore information vault maintained by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  My post detailed how the [...]Read More...
  • Oct 4

    Testimony – Senate Finance Committee Hearing on International Tax Reform

    Testimony – Senate Finance Committee Hearing on International Tax Reform
    Testimony from the Senate Finance Committee hearing held on October 3 on International Tax Reform: Kimberly Clausing (Reed College) (testimony) Itai Grinberg (Georgetown University Law Center) (testimony) Stephen E. [...]Read More...
Rank this Week: 1273

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
  • Oct 16

    Social media and government

    Social media and government
    Was invited by out-going Director General of the Government Information Department Ranga Kalansooriya late Sunday night to give a presentation the next day on social media and its importance for government officials, at a workshop organised…
  • Jul 8

    Hacking the referendum

    Hacking the referendum
    The government, despite strong opposition led by senior monk Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thero, said last week that it will nevertheless continue to pursue the constitutional reform process, which will be put to a referendum. This comes after PM…
  • Jun 27

    Social media and peace: Presentation at ZIF’s 15th year celebrations in Berlin

    Social media and peace: Presentation at ZIF’s 15th year celebrations in Berlin
    The Zentrum für Internationale Friedenseinsätze gGmbH (Centre for International Peace Operations) based in Berlin, Germany, invited me to talk on social media and peace as part of an event to celebrate 15 years since its…
Rank this Week: 246

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4204

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

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

    Indonesia’s Contradictory Death Penalty Rhetoric

    Indonesia’s Contradictory Death Penalty Rhetoric
    Source: Human Rights Watch (11 October 2017)https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/10/11/indonesias-contradictory-death-penalty-rhetoricIndonesia’s government on Tuesday marked World Day Against the Death Penalty by issuing a self-serving and…
  • Oct 13

    8 Years Since Last Thai Execution, Future of Death Penalty Uncertain

    8 Years Since Last Thai Execution, Future of Death Penalty Uncertain
    Source: Khaosod English (12 October 2017)http://www.khaosodenglish.com/politics/2017/10/12/8-years-last-execution-abolition-still-not-guaranteed/BANGKOK — Those campaigning for the abolition of the death penalty may take solace in the…
  • Oct 12

    Amnesty: Singapore's death penalty reform flawed

    Amnesty: Singapore's death penalty reform flawed
    Source: The Star Online (11 October 2017)http://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2017/10/11/singapores-death-penalty-reform-flawed-amnesty/Singapore (AFP) - Singapore's reforms to its use of the death penalty are flawed, with some low-level…
Rank this Week: 1079

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Oct 13

    Software Distribution Compromise Tactic

    Software Distribution Compromise Tactic
    The increasing number of software supply chain compromises represents a significant weakness that should be top of mind for security professionals. Regardless of your firm’s core business, chances are they rely on and are connected to a…
  • Oct 4

    Will Anyone Pay for 1-833-AUCTION?

    Will Anyone Pay for 1-833-AUCTION?
    Toll-free telephone numbers celebrated their 50th birthday this year (frankly, without much fanfare). These numbers allow callers to reach businesses without being charged for the call. When long distance calling was expensive,…
  • Sep 28

    911 Concerns Fuel New FCC Proceeding

    911 Concerns Fuel New FCC Proceeding
    Imagine dialing 911 and hearing an automated voice tell you that what you have dialed is not a valid number; or reaching a 911 call center only to have emergency personnel dispatched to the wrong location. In response to such problems, the…
Rank this Week: 2884

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

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

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    US Announces Intent to Withdraw from UNESCO

    US Announces Intent to Withdraw from UNESCO
    The United States will withdraw from the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO), effective December 31, 2018.Today's announcement comes as no surprise to cultural property watchers. The US Mission to the…
  • Sep 11

    Penn Vet Working Dog Center Celebrates Five Years of Succe

    Penn Vet Working Dog Center Celebrates Five Years of Succe
    Sunny, a labrador retriever in training,with his Penn Vet handler duringa luggage search demonstrationToday marks the fifth anniversary of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center. At a special celebration held this weekend on the campus of the…
  • Aug 2

    Museum Loss Prevention: Apply Rigorous Due Diligence

    Museum Loss Prevention: Apply Rigorous Due Diligence
    Museums routinely and successfully protect their archaeological collections from threats of loss posed by theft, fire, natural disaster, and infrastructure failure. But do they effectively shield these collections from legal confiscation?Tom…
Rank this Week: 4387

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

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

    Call for Papers - Flags, Identity, Memory: Critiquing the Public Narrative through Color

    Call for Papers - Flags, Identity, Memory: Critiquing the Public Narrative through Color
    Flags, Identity, Memory: Critiquing the Public Narrative through ColorAnne Wagner and Sarah Marusek (eds)In our project, the identification of “identity” employs culturally specific color codes and images that conceal assumptions…
  • Oct 9

    New Publications from Klaus Schwarz Verlag, Berlin

    New Publications from Klaus Schwarz Verlag, Berlin
    New Publications / NeuerscheinungenKlaus Schwarz Verlag New releases / Neuerscheinungen 2017/2018Gábor HamzaStudies on Legal Relations between the Ottoman Empire/the Republic of Turkey and Hungary, Cyprus, and MacedoniaSelected Essays…
  • Oct 3

    Juris Diversitas 6th Annual Conference, Call for Paper

    Juris Diversitas 6th Annual Conference, Call for Paper
    CALL FOR PAPERSJURIS DIVERSITAS6th ANNUAL CONFERENCEJune 25-27, 2018Potchefstroom, South AfricaIn partnership withFaculty of Law, North-West University, Potchefstroom & the Centre for Comparative Law in Africa Law, Roots &…
Rank this Week: 4169

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Oct 9

    International Law Weekend 2017 - Program and Registration Information

    International Law Weekend 2017 - Program and Registration Information
    The American Branch of the International Law Association (AmBranch or ABILA) and the International Law Students Association (ILSA) are about to host yet another edition of the popular and well-worth-your-time International Law Weekend from…
  • Sep 27

    Cherif Bassiouni, a Giant in the Field of International Criminal Law, has Died at Age 79

    Cherif Bassiouni, a Giant in the Field of International Criminal Law, has Died at Age 79
    We are still stunned by the sad news of the passing of Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni. Born in Cairo, Egypt in 1937, M. Cherif Bassiouni immigrated to the United States in 1962. He was an Emeritus Professor of Law at...
  • Sep 27

    Lawyers Can Help Puerto Rico and Other Places Hit by Hurricane

    Lawyers Can Help Puerto Rico and Other Places Hit by Hurricane
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law was scheduled to meet next month in San Juan in a pre-meeting module just prior to its Fall Meeting in Miami. That meeting in San Juan has been postponed because of the...
Rank this Week: 132

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

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

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Oct 7

    SPC reveals new Belt & Road-related initiative

    SPC reveals new Belt & Road-related initiative
    In late September (2017), the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) held a Belt & Road judicial conference with senior judges from 16 jurisdictions in the desert oasis of Dunhuang, famed for its Buddhist caves.  As is its custom at its…
  • Sep 24

    Supreme People’s Court gears up for 19th Party Congre

    Supreme People’s Court gears up for 19th Party Congre
    As the days count down to the 19th Party Congress, all Party/government institutions are preparing for it, including the Supreme People’s Court (SPC). On 19 September, the SPC issued an emergency notice (pictured above), calling on the…
  • Sep 13

    China’s draft court law

    China’s draft court law
    A draft of the first comprehensive overhaul of China’s court law since 1979 (the organic/organizational law of the people’s courts) is now open for public comment (until 4 October.  A translation of the draft is available at…
Rank this Week: 90

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
  • Oct 6

    New report commissioned by UKIPO on IP valuation market: Observations by the author

    New report commissioned by UKIPO on IP valuation market: Observations by the author
    In September 2017, the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) published a 148-page independent report, entitled “Hidden Value: A Study of the UK IP Valuation Market” that it had commissioned, and which was authored by Mr. Martin…
  • Oct 2

    UKIP - Political Parties, Branding and Trade Marking.

    UKIP - Political Parties, Branding and Trade Marking.
    Yesterday I wrote this piece over on Afro-IP on UKIP’s new logo picking up on the weekend controversy of it being remarkably close to the English Premier league logo, and concluding that trade mark rights are probably best placed of all…
  • Sep 27

    Development of innovative new standards jeopardised by IEEE patent policy

    Development of innovative new standards jeopardised by IEEE patent policy
    I recently wrote a paper for 4iP Council about the effect of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' (IEEE) 2015 patent patent policy change on submissions of Letters of Assurance (LOAs) indicating whether patents are…
Rank this Week: 1475

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/
  • Oct 4

    A Seismic (Burden) Shift in Amending Claims in Inter Partes Review

    A Seismic (Burden) Shift in Amending Claims in Inter Partes Review
    By Michael F. Snyder and Anthony S. Volpe Since the passage of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (“AIA”), it has been extremely difficult, if not impossible, for a patent owner whose patent... read more
  • Aug 11

    Best of Both Worlds: Can You Have a Trade Secret and Patent it Later Too?

    Best of Both Worlds: Can You Have a Trade Secret and Patent it Later Too?
    By John C. Donch Jr. and Jamie Unger In 1886, Dr. John Pemberton created the formula for Coca-Cola.[1] The formula for Dr. Pemberton’s beverage sensation did not even make it... read more
  • Jul 5

    Timing is Everything: The Fidget Spinner Story

    Timing is Everything: The Fidget Spinner Story
    By John C. Donch Jr and Jamie K. Unger Kids are so indulged these days! They get to play with a new toy known as a “fidget spinner,” in contrast... read more
Rank this Week: 1998

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: 1145

Embassy Law Blog

Embassy Law Blog

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

http://embassylaw.com
  • Sep 20

    How to Address the Ambassador? Protocol, not Law

    How to Address the Ambassador? Protocol, not Law
    Protocol lays down rules, as does the law, but they are not the same. A frequently asked question is how to address diplomats, from the ambassador down the ranks to junior attaches, and the most important persons who can decide over access…
  • Jun 17

    Limited Review of NAFTA Arbitration Award

    Limited Review of NAFTA Arbitration Award
    In Mesa Energy Group LLC v. Government of Canada, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia explored numerous challenges to an adverse arbitral award issued in Miami under NAFTA rules. The plaintiff had entered into an…
  • Apr 14

    District Court Limits Sovereignty in Expropriation Matter

    District Court Limits Sovereignty in Expropriation Matter
    The United States District Court for the District of Columbia in Washington, DC, limited in Philipp v. Federal Republic of Germany the defendant's sovereign immunity in a clear separation of claims related to alleged takings by Nazi…
Rank this Week: 665

The Invisible College

The Invisible College

Covers international law, politics, economics, and philosophy.

https://invisiblecollege.weblog.leidenuniv.nl/
  • Sep 17

    ICTY/ MICT Open Day in The Hague on 24 September

    ICTY/ MICT Open Day in The Hague on 24 September
    The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals ( MICT ) will be hosting a joint Open Day on Sunday, 24 September from 11:00-17:00. This year’s Open Day marks the…
  • May 19

    Wageningen University lecture on United Nations, Values, and International Law

    Wageningen University lecture on United Nations, Values, and International Law
    click on the link below to view the recording of my Wageningen University lecture on United Nations, Values, and International Law
  • Apr 25

    Venice Academy of Human Right

    Venice Academy of Human Right
    The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation’s Venice Academy of Human Rights is accepting applications for its summer program, to take place July 3-12, 2017. The theme of this year’s Academy is…
Rank this Week: 4626

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/
Rank this Week: 3615

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Liquidation vs. Penalty Damages in Korea

    Liquidation vs. Penalty Damages in Korea
    Liquidated Damages v. Penalty Damages in Korea Liquidated Damages vs. Penalty Damages in Korea In Korea, liquidated damage clauses in South Korean contracts may be invalidated if the liquidated... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Aug 4

    Termination after Childcare Leave in Korea: Childcare Leave Law in Korea

    Termination after Childcare Leave in Korea: Childcare Leave Law in Korea
    Korea's generous Childcare Leave Law poses difficulties to many smaller employers in Korea.  The Childcare Leave Law, in Korea, allows for a one year period of leave per child under the age of... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Aug 2

    Abogado Hispano Hablante en Corea: Firma de Abogado Coreana

    Abogado Hispano Hablante en Corea: Firma de Abogado Coreana
    Abogado Hispano Hablante en Corea El presente trabajo tiene la finalidad de hacer llegar a la población extranjera hispano hablante residenciada en Corea del Sur, y en su mismo idioma, los diferentes... Korean Law and Business Updates…
Rank this Week: 2601

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

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

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 10

    Starting & Growing Business in New York State

    Starting & Growing Business in New York State
    The New York Empire State Development’s Small Business Division has put together a unified website collecting various New York State programs/services offered to New York small business to start-up or expand their small businesses. The…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 786

SullivanLawNet

SullivanLawNet

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

http://sullivanlaw.net/
  • Aug 8

    Malaysia Passes Access to Biological Resources and Benefit Sharing Bill

    Malaysia Passes Access to Biological Resources and Benefit Sharing Bill
    Last week, the House of Representatives (Dewan Rakyat) in Malaysia’s Parliament passed the Access to Biological Resources and Benefit Sharing Bill 2017. The bill implements the provisions of the Convention on Biological…
  • 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 ……
Rank this Week: 512

Sanctions Sound-Off: A National…

Sanctions Sound-Off: A National Security & Trade Compliance Blog

Covers government and international law. By OFAC Lawyer.

https://www.ofaclawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Amazon Investigation for OFAC Violation

    Amazon Investigation for OFAC Violation
    Demonstrating the importance of knowing who you’re doing business with, Amazon, the largest web-based retailer, submitted a voluntary self-disclosure to OFAC for a potential sanctions violation. According to a recent quarterly…
  • Jul 18

    Trump administration unveils new Iran sanction

    Trump administration unveils new Iran sanction
    The U.S. Treasury Department designated 16 entities and individuals for supporting “illicit Iranian actors or transnational criminal activity.” Read more here.
  • Jul 12

    Amendment to Executive Order 13761 with Respect to Sudan

    Amendment to Executive Order 13761 with Respect to Sudan
    Today, President Trump issued an amendment to the E.O. easing sanctions against Sudan. The amendment extends the probationary review period allotted to the U.S. government,  giving the U.S. more time to determine whether the…
Rank this Week: 1530

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
  • Jul 18

    [ECtHR] Kharitonov v Russia: When Website Blocking Goes Awry

    [ECtHR] Kharitonov v Russia: When Website Blocking Goes Awry
    The European Court of Human Rights will soon hear a key case on website blocking and freedom of expression online - Kharitonov v Russia (app no. 10795/14). The case raises tons of important questions. It should be therefore closely watched by…
  • May 22

    [New Paper] Website Blocking, Injunctions and Beyond: View on the Harmonization from the Netherland

    [New Paper] Website Blocking, Injunctions and Beyond: View on the Harmonization from the Netherland
    I have recently uploaded on SSRN a new draft of a paper about harmonization and blocking (forthcoming in GRUR Int) that I co-authored with my student, Lisa van Dongen. It is an extension of the talk that I gave in Berlin last year during the…
  • Oct 3

    Intermediary Liability as a Human Rights Issue [Call for Papers]

    Intermediary Liability as a Human Rights Issue [Call for Papers]
    Call for Papers (abstracts due November 30, 2016)  Intermediary Liability as a Human Rights Issue  An issue of Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law (JIPITEC) (link)  Edited…
Rank this Week: 1280

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: 311

Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

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

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
Rank this Week: 3478

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...
Rank this Week: 668

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…
Rank this Week: 206

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: 2088

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: 3758

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: 3843

Chinese Direct Investment Law Blog

Chinese Direct Investment Law Blog

By Hill Wallack LLP.

http://www.uschinalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1870