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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
  • May 26

    Summer School on European and Comparative Environmental Law

    Summer School on European and Comparative Environmental Law
    The School of Law of the University of Bologna is organizing the III Edition of the Summer School on European and Comparative Environmental Law, to be held in Ravenna, July 9-13, 2018. For more information click here. You can also get…
  • May 25

    Moving from Paris to The Hague for the PAX MOOT Final

    Moving from Paris to The Hague for the PAX MOOT Final
    Thanks to Horatia Muir Watt and Hélène van Lith (Sciences Po) for this post Moving from Paris to The Hague for the PAX MOOT Finals – Moot Court Conflict of Laws/Droit International Privé – 6th Edition Sciences…
  • May 24

    Private-Public Divide in International Dispute Resolution. A 2017 Hague Lecture, Out Now

    Private-Public Divide in International Dispute Resolution. A 2017 Hague Lecture, Out Now
    The 2017 Hague Lecture of Prof. Burkhard Hess, just published in the Recueil des Cours, addresses dispute resolution in international cases from the classical perspective of the private-public divide. This distinction is known in almost…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • May 26

    Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, Docket No. 15-1439

    Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, Docket No. 15-1439
    Securities: Jurisdiction: Class actions: Removal (state to federal):This case presents two questions about the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 (SLUSA), 112 Stat. 3227. First, did SLUSA strip state courts of…
  • May 25

    Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, Docket No. 15-1439

    Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, Docket No. 15-1439
    Jurisdiction: Concurrent state court jurisdiction:(Fn. 2) This Court has often applied a “presumption in favor of concurrent state court jurisdiction” when interpreting federal statutes. Mims v. Arrow Financial Services, LLC, 565…
  • May 24

    Texas v. New Mexico, On Exceptions To Report Of Special Master, Docket No. 141, Orig.

    Texas v. New Mexico, On Exceptions To Report Of Special Master, Docket No. 141, Orig.
    Compact clause: Congressional ratification: Original jurisdiction: Foreign affairs: Intervention (proc.):Our analysis begins with the Constitution. Its Compact Clause provides that “no State shall, without the Con­sent of Congress,…
Rank this Week: 3

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/
  • May 26

    The Supreme Court of Israel Dismisses a Petition Against Gaza Rules of Engagement

    The Supreme Court of Israel Dismisses a Petition Against Gaza Rules of Engagement
    On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Israel dismissed a petition against the rules of engagement governing use of force by the Israeli security forces in the violent clashes in Gaza (HCJ 3003/18 Yesh Din v. IDF Chief of General Staff). The…
  • May 26

    The Lawfare Podcast: Vladimir Milov on Russia Beyond the Headine

    The Lawfare Podcast: Vladimir Milov on Russia Beyond the Headine
    Vladimir Milov is the current economic advisor to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, and the former deputy minister of energy in the Russian government. This week, Milov spoke to Alina Polyakova about the Russian economy, the recent…
  • May 26

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    On Monday, the White House hosted a meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats concerning the FBI’s use of a confidential source in its…
Rank this Week: 55

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

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

    Trust Your China Employer. Just Kidding.

    Trust Your China Employer. Just Kidding.
    Our China employment lawyers often get requests from individuals looking for help negotiating an employment contract with a Chinese domestic company. The first thing we like to do in this sort of situation is to make sure hiring our client by…
  • May 25

    Quick Question Friday, Part 61

    Quick Question Friday, Part 61
    One of our China lawyers recently got an email from a friend/former client who spent more than a decade as the China point person for his company. The email asked whether it still makes sense for American companies even to try to do…
  • May 24

    Chinese Companies Investing in American Companies: Meet The Free Look Investment Scheme

    Chinese Companies Investing in American Companies: Meet The Free Look Investment Scheme
    The era of large scale “take over” type Chinese investment in U.S. companies appears to be over. However, our China lawyers still seeing a lot of interest in smaller investments from China in U.S. companies involved in emerging…
Rank this Week: 157

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 26

    Oslo Migration Conference 2018

    Oslo Migration Conference 2018
    The University of Oslo Faculty of Law collaborated with the Peace Research Institute of Oslo to bring together a fascinating group of Migration scholars.  The conference began With a riveting keynote speech by Professor Maja…
  • May 24

    Write On! Joint North American Conference on International Economic Law & ASIL Research Forum

    Write On! Joint North American Conference on International Economic Law & ASIL Research Forum
    This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to present at the Joint North American Conference on International Economic Law& ASIL Research Forum, as follows: ►The…
  • May 21

    Should the system of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) be reformed?

    Should the system of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) be reformed?
    Should the system of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) be reformed? That is the question being considered by the United Nations Commission on Trade Law (UNCITRAL). ISDS provisions are contained in about 3,000 investment treaties and…
Rank this Week: 240

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    New Issue: International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economic

    New Issue: International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economic
    The latest issue of International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics (Vol. 18, no. 3, June 2018) is out. Contents include:Carolyn Johns, Adam Thorn, & Debora VanNijnatten, Environmental regime effectiveness and the…
  • May 25

    UN Audiovisual Library of International Law Podcast Channel

    UN Audiovisual Library of International Law Podcast Channel
    The Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs has announced the launch of the podcast channel for the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL). Over five hundred lectures on various topics of…
  • May 25

    New Issue: Journal of International Dispute Settlement

    New Issue: Journal of International Dispute Settlement
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement (Vol. 9, no. 2, May 2018) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: Margin of Appreciation and Democracy: Human Rights and Deference to Political Bodies Shai Dothan, Margin of…
Rank this Week: 211

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4186

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/
Rank this Week: 1265

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
  • May 25

    A “festival of mendacity”; telling the truth no more than a “lifestyle choice”

    A “festival of mendacity”; telling the truth no more than a “lifestyle choice”
    Rashid v. Munir et al, Turner J, High Court, Leeds, 22 May 2018 – read judgment here I promise you that this post will be entirely GDPR-free, despite its date. Judges go about saying people are lying in different ways, from the…
  • May 23

    Womb for living?

    Womb for living?
    This week Irish voters will decide whether there should be a continuing constitutional protection for the ‘unborn’. Novelist Sally Rooney’s article this week’s edition of the London Review of Books is short, but very…
  • May 22

    Can the Grenfell Inquiry be a truly modern public inquiry?

    Can the Grenfell Inquiry be a truly modern public inquiry?
    The wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle and the start of the first phase of hearings in the Grenfell Inquiry occurred within hours of each other but could not have been more different in terms of how they were received by the British…
Rank this Week: 508

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/
  • May 24

    Anticipating the UN Report on Extreme Poverty in the United State

    Anticipating the UN Report on Extreme Poverty in the United State
    A democracy cannot sustain itself when millions live in extreme poverty. UN Rapporteur for Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Philip Alston is expected to release his report in early June, having conducted a tour of the United States. As…
  • May 23

    ICE Delivers Extreme Child Abuse at The Border

    ICE Delivers Extreme Child Abuse at The Border
    The separation of families at our borders is distressing and inflicts multiple trauma on already traumatized people. Even more distressing is the abuse of unaccompanied minors. Many find the topic too distressing to discuss. But the abuse of…
  • May 22

    US Ambassador to Netherlands Acknowledges His Fake New

    US Ambassador to Netherlands Acknowledges His Fake New
    In 2015 Pete Hoekstra lied. He said that the Islamic movement was causing chaos in Europe and was responsible for burning politicians and cars in the Netherlands. Hoekstra acnowledged that this report was fake news. Now Hoekstra is the US...
Rank this Week: 2181

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • May 24

    The EU General Data Protection Regulation

    The EU General Data Protection Regulation
    The GDPR is coming into force soon and I'm trying to sort out the consequences in general and for this blog in particular. With regard to this blog, over 2,000 people have signed up for email notifications, and presumably some...
  • May 24

    EU – PET (Pakistan): The Appellate Body confirms the validity of the traditional "break the causal link" approach

    EU – PET (Pakistan): The Appellate Body confirms the validity of the traditional "break the causal link" approach
    In a previous post, I indicated that Pakistan lodged an appeal regarding the "break the causal link" approach adopted by the European Commission in EU – PET (Pakistan). In this case, the EU Commission began, as usual, its causation…
  • May 23

    Is Trump Backing Off China?

    Is Trump Backing Off China?
    This is from an article in the Washington Post: Even before the overnight developments, Trump supporters — and those cheerleading his get-tough approach to trade with China — began reckoning with the likelihood that the president…
Rank this Week: 327

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 759

Regulating for Globalization

Regulating for Globalization

Covers the rules of international business, especially (1) trade law, (2) EU law, and (3) labor law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://regulatingforglobalization.com/
Rank this Week: 1909

The International Enforcement Law…

The International Enforcement Law Reporter Blog

Analyzes the substantive and procedural aspects of international enforcement law.

http://ielrblog.com/
  • May 23

    U.S. and Brazil Start Permanent Forum on Security

    U.S. and Brazil Start Permanent Forum on Security
      On May 22, 2018, the United States and Brazilian governments issued a joint statement following the start of the U.S.-Brazil Permanent Forum on Security. The initiative arose during a meeting in Brasilia at which U.S. Deputy Secretary…
  • May 17

    Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Bank Officials with Ties to Hezbollah

    Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Bank Officials with Ties to Hezbollah
    On May 15th, the Treasury Department placed sanctions on an Iranian bank, three bank officials, and a key Hezbollah official, in the Trump administration’s first step towards re-imposing economic pressures on Iran since President Trump…
  • May 11

    DC Circuit Appeals Court Rules that U.S. Government Cannot Forcibly Transfer U.S. ISIS Suspect

    DC Circuit Appeals Court Rules that U.S. Government Cannot Forcibly Transfer U.S. ISIS Suspect
    On May 7, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the United States cannot forcibly transfer an American ISIS suspect being held in Iraq to another country without first proving that he is an…
Rank this Week: 1853

The International Enforcement Law…

The International Enforcement Law Reporter Blog

Companion blog of the the International Enforcement Law Reporter, which analyzes the premier developments in both the substantive and procedural aspects of international enforcement law.

http://ielrblog.com
  • May 23

    U.S. and Brazil Start Permanent Forum on Security

    U.S. and Brazil Start Permanent Forum on Security
      On May 22, 2018, the United States and Brazilian governments issued a joint statement following the start of the U.S.-Brazil Permanent Forum on Security. The initiative arose during a meeting in Brasilia at which U.S. Deputy Secretary…
  • May 17

    Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Bank Officials with Ties to Hezbollah

    Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Bank Officials with Ties to Hezbollah
    On May 15th, the Treasury Department placed sanctions on an Iranian bank, three bank officials, and a key Hezbollah official, in the Trump administration’s first step towards re-imposing economic pressures on Iran since President Trump…
  • May 11

    DC Circuit Appeals Court Rules that U.S. Government Cannot Forcibly Transfer U.S. ISIS Suspect

    DC Circuit Appeals Court Rules that U.S. Government Cannot Forcibly Transfer U.S. ISIS Suspect
    On May 7, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the United States cannot forcibly transfer an American ISIS suspect being held in Iraq to another country without first proving that he is an…
Rank this Week: 1845

Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

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

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
  • May 23

    UAE Free Zone Navigator

    UAE Free Zone Navigator
    United Arab Emirates (UAE) free zones are attractive jurisdictions for early and growth-stage companies. Free zones are designed to encourage startups and foreign investors through simpler processes and procedures, permiting 100% foreign…
  • Nov 2

    Dubai Health Authority Issues New Telehealth Regulation

    Dubai Health Authority Issues New Telehealth Regulation
    International and local health providers in the UAE are increasingly looking to provide telemedicine services in the region. While the regulation of telemedicine remains inconsistent across the country, Dubai seems to be leading the way with…
  • Jun 1

    Key Considerations for Middle East Entities Looking to Invest in US Technology Companie

    Key Considerations for Middle East Entities Looking to Invest in US Technology Companie
    Four of Latham & Watkins’ leading emerging company partners in Silicon Valley, Luke Bergstrom, Tad Freese, Jim Morrone and JD Marple, recently hosted a webinar titled “Achieving Successful Outcomes as a Non-US Company…
Rank this Week: 3602

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Secured Credit in Europe. From Conflicts to Compatibility

    Secured Credit in Europe. From Conflicts to Compatibility
    Secured Credit in Europe From Conflicts to Compatibility by Teemu JuutilainenThis monograph seeks the optimal way to promote compatibility between systems of proprietary security rights in Europe, focusing on security rights over…
  • Apr 15

    THE LAW OF THE SOMALIS: A Stable Foundation for Economic Development in the Horn of Africa

    THE LAW OF THE SOMALIS: A Stable Foundation for Economic Development in the Horn of Africa
    THE LAW OF THE SOMALIS: A Stable Foundation for Economic Development in the Horn of Africa by Michael van Notten, Edited by Spencer Heath MacCallumWritten by a trained and sympathetic observer, this book shows how Somali customary law differs…
  • Mar 10

    Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control

    Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control
    Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control.  Enforcing the Boundaries of Belonging Edited by Mary Bosworth, Alpa Parmar, and Yolanda VazquezA collection of essays that considers how societal practices, laws, and…
Rank this Week: 4301

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
  • May 21

    Gender Diversity in IP and Technology Policy: A New Resource and Way to get Noticed

    Gender Diversity in IP and Technology Policy: A New Resource and Way to get Noticed
    The most recent WIPO Magazine is devoted to women and IP.  There are a number of fascinating articles concerning women involved in creating in various technology and artistic spaces.  One interesting story involves Sybilla…
  • May 21

    Solutions in Search of a Problem: The Trademark Register Clogged?

    Solutions in Search of a Problem: The Trademark Register Clogged?
    Commentators have debated the question of whether there are too many trademarks.  Are we going to end up in a situation where there just are not enough good trademarks left, particularly wordmarks?  Some would argue that there is an…
  • May 4

    Trump Administration Releases Annual IP Report to Congre

    Trump Administration Releases Annual IP Report to Congre
    The White House U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator has released its Annual Intellectual Property Report (Report) to Congress (around 170 pages!).  The Report outlines the Trump Administration’s approach to…
Rank this Week: 1726

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: 4314

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

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

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • May 21

    Signals in Supreme People’s Court President Zhou Qiang’s 2018 report to NPC (part 2)

    Signals in Supreme People’s Court President Zhou Qiang’s 2018 report to NPC (part 2)
    For those with the ability (or at least the patience) to decode Supreme People’s Court (SPC) President Zhou Qiang’s March, 2018 report to the National People’s Congress, it provides insights into the Chinese courts, economy,…
  • May 9

    Signals in Supreme People’s Court President Zhou Qiang’s 2018 report to NPC (part 1)

    Signals in Supreme People’s Court President Zhou Qiang’s 2018 report to NPC (part 1)
    For those with the ability (or at least the patience) to decode Supreme People’s Court (SPC) President Zhou Qiang’s March, 2018 report to the National People’s Congress, it provides insights into the Chinese courts, economy,…
  • Apr 28

    Some quick thoughts on Shanghai’s financial court

    Some quick thoughts on Shanghai’s financial court
    Recently the Wall Street Journal ran a story on the proposed Shanghai financial court, which was approved on 27 April.  The topic of the Shanghai financial court deserves a greater drill down than media reports are able to provide. …
Rank this Week: 2569

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/
  • May 21

    Can You Claim a Refund of Your “Willful” FBAR Penalty?

    Can You Claim a Refund of Your “Willful” FBAR Penalty?
    We had a very interesting case decided May 16 2018 when a district court in Texas granted Dominique Colliot’s motion for summary judgment (United States, v. Dominique G. [...]Read More...
  • May 15

    Foreign Individuals: No Help From US Estate Tax Reform (Part I)

    Foreign Individuals: No Help From US Estate Tax Reform (Part I)
    Prior to the actual passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (TCJA) on December 22 2017, there were some high expectations that the disparity in the US [...]Read More...
  • May 8

    Expatriate’s Foreign Housing Exclusion – Being Chipped Away

    Expatriate’s Foreign Housing Exclusion – Being Chipped Away
    Overview A foreign housing exclusion is available for certain overseas housing expenses that exceed a “base housing amount”.  Self-employed persons cannot claim the foreign housing exclusion.  Self-employed taxpayers…
Rank this Week: 1741

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: 3825

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    Country of Origin for Dumping Order

    Country of Origin for Dumping Order
    I have trying to get to this one, and now is the time. Bell Supply Co, LLC v. United States is an important decision from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.The issue presented is whether, when making a scope determination, Commerce…
  • May 13

    CBP Sued Over Currency Seizure Practice

    CBP Sued Over Currency Seizure Practice
    [Note: Updated to properly identify the organization supporting the litigation.]I often tell students and other lawyers that the great thing about my practice is the lack of human drama. In most cases, getting to the right result in a dispute…
  • May 12

    Digital Border Searche

    Digital Border Searche
    Sometimes, the most interesting customs cases are not litigated at the Court of International Trade. They are in the U.S. district courts and involve important constitutional and administrative law principles not related to duties and…
Rank this Week: 223

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/
  • May 18

    Yes, the CRA is a Way to Restore Net Neutrality

    Yes, the CRA is a Way to Restore Net Neutrality
    National treasure Harold Feld explains why the CRA really would be a means of restoring the net neutrality rule. Strangely, it appears some folks actually doubted this as a theoretical matter. Of course the House won’t likely vote to…
  • May 8

    Worse than Corruption

    Worse than Corruption
    I know people who think that the worst thing about the Trump administration is the corruption: the Trump family lining its pockets in various grifting ways, be it emoluments via hotel; deals in the shadow of official favor; multiple…
  • Apr 25

    Most Unusual Campaign Ad of 2018 (So Far)

    Most Unusual Campaign Ad of 2018 (So Far)
    The year is young, but Katie Hill has set the bar, er, high, for unusual and arresting campaign ads. Ms. Hill is running for Congress in California’s 25th district. All I know about her besides what is on her issues … Continue…
Rank this Week: 12

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/
  • May 16

    Class Action and CBP’s Hold Harmless and Release Agreement

    Class Action and CBP’s Hold Harmless and Release Agreement
    An interesting cash seizure issue has been percolating across the Internet that arises from the class action (lawsuit) filed by ... The post Class Action and CBP’s Hold Harmless and Release Agreement appeared first on Great Lakes…
  • May 4

    CBP Seizes $559,000 in Arizona

    CBP Seizes $559,000 in Arizona
    CBP seized more than a half-million dollars from a 37 year old Mexican man who had hid the cash in ... The post CBP Seizes $559,000 in Arizona appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Apr 18

    CBP Chicago Seizes $107k Cash

    CBP Chicago Seizes $107k Cash
    Finally, a customs cash seizure in Chicago has made the news! This story involved over $100,000 being taken out of ... The post CBP Chicago Seizes $107k Cash appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
Rank this Week: 1590

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • May 14

    ABA Reports 1.3 Million Licensed, Active Attorneys in the United State

    ABA Reports 1.3 Million Licensed, Active Attorneys in the United State
    Newly released survey data from the American Bar Association on the nationwide population of lawyers indicates a total of 1,338,678 licensed, active attorneys in the United States. The total represents a 0.2 percent increase since last year…
  • May 8

    ASIL-Midwest Works-in-Progress Conference

    ASIL-Midwest Works-in-Progress Conference
    ASIL-Midwest, an interest group of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), will co-sponsor its fifth annual scholarly works-in-progress conference this year at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) College of Law in Carbondale,…
  • May 8

    ASIL-Midwest Works-in-Progress Conference: Final Reminder of Deadline to Submit Calls for Presentations or to be a Commentator

    ASIL-Midwest Works-in-Progress Conference: Final Reminder of Deadline to Submit Calls for Presentations or to be a Commentator
    ASIL-Midwest Works-in-Progress Conference Carbondale, Illinois, September 7-8, 2018 Call for Submissions by July 15, 2018 ASIL-Midwest, an interest group of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), will co-sponsor its fifth annual…
Rank this Week: 72

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    Down with the death penalty

    Down with the death penalty
    Source: The Kathmandu Post (4 May 2018)http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-05-04/down-with-the-death-penalty.htmlOn April 21, 2018, India’s cabinet passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018. One of the main amendments…
  • May 9

    Drug trafficking: Death penalty no longer mandatory; but give judges full discretionary power

    Drug trafficking: Death penalty no longer mandatory; but give judges full discretionary power
    Source: Aliran (3 May 2018)https://aliran.com/civil-society-voices/drug-trafficking-death-penalty-no-longer-mandatory-but-give-judges-full-discretionary-powers/Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) is pleased that the…
  • Apr 29

    ‘South Korea should lead abolition of death penalty in Asia-Pacific’

    ‘South Korea should lead abolition of death penalty in Asia-Pacific’
    Source: The Korea Herald (27 April 2018)http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20180427000573South Korea has an unprecedented record when it comes to the death penalty, allowing a political prisoner on death row to become its president.Late…
Rank this Week: 1228

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • May 9

    Real Estate Firms in the Digital Advertising Era: Are You Thinking about the Risks?

    Real Estate Firms in the Digital Advertising Era: Are You Thinking about the Risks?
    Digital advertising is exploding. In just the first six months of 2017 alone, internet advertising revenues exceeded $40 billion. Promoted ads are dominating social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, and it is impossible to surf the…
  • May 7

    As Getting Highly Skilled Workers to the U.S. Gets Harder for Service Providers: What Should Customers Be Considering?

    As Getting Highly Skilled Workers to the U.S. Gets Harder for Service Providers: What Should Customers Be Considering?
    Outsourcing service providers have long been in the practice of bringing highly skilled employees from India and other locations to work with local businesses within the United States. Outsourcers such as Wipro, TCS and Infosys are some the…
  • Mar 26

    Oh No, Mr. Robot Just Hacked Our Smart Building…

    Oh No, Mr. Robot Just Hacked Our Smart Building…
    At a recent seminar discussion on smart buildings, I was reminded of the Mr. Robot episode where the general counsel of a multinational corporation, which is being targeted by a hacker group, has her futuristic apartment hacked. In case you…
Rank this Week: 288

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3662

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Covers intellectual property (IP) law topics, including copyright law, trademark law, patent licensing, patent enforcement, and inter party matters.

http://vklaw.com/category/blog/
  • May 1

    Protecting Your Ink: Copyright and Tattoo

    Protecting Your Ink: Copyright and Tattoo
    By Max S. Morgan and Kevin P. Proud Tattoo artist Catherine Alexander recently put ink to paper, rather than her typical canvas, to file a lawsuit against WWE, a videogame... read more
  • Apr 25

    Startup Case Study: ThePureBag™

    Startup Case Study: ThePureBag™
    When Lori Gildea became seriously ill, a close examination of her routine and symptoms led doctors to the likely culprit: her gym bag. Unbeknownst to her at the time, her... read more
  • Apr 24

    BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules IPRs are Constitutional, Patents Fall Within Public-Rights Doctrine

    BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules IPRs are Constitutional, Patents Fall Within Public-Rights Doctrine
    By Steven M. Kellner In a closely watched case that had the potential to upend the manner in which patent disputes can be resolved, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled... read more
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Embassy Law Blog

Embassy Law Blog

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

http://embassylaw.com
  • Apr 22

    Complaint Against Russia and Trump Sycophant

    Complaint Against Russia and Trump Sycophant
    The complaint against the Trump family and his sycophants as well as Russia in Democratic Na­ti­o­nal Committee v. Fede­ra­ti­on of Rus­si­a followed closely the revelation of the Comey memoranda on his…
  • Dec 30

    FSIA Dispute Over 142-Year-Old Bond

    FSIA Dispute Over 142-Year-Old Bond
    In a case whose main events dated as far back as 1875, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit dismissed a consultants’ suit against a foreign government for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction. The point-at-issue in MMA…
  • Dec 8

    U.S. Federal Courts and Subject-Matter Jurisdiction

    U.S. Federal Courts and Subject-Matter Jurisdiction
    On November 30, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia dis­missed the case Jimenez v. Colombian State for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. The plaintiffs consist of three Ecuadorian citizens who filed a…
Rank this Week: 1382

Chinese Direct Investment Law Blog

Chinese Direct Investment Law Blog

By Hill Wallack LLP.

http://www.uschinalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2371

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: 4236

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

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

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 9

    The NIS Directive EU Cybersecurity

    The NIS Directive EU Cybersecurity
    The Directive on security of network and information systems (the NIS Directive) requires transposition into European Union Member's domestic law by May 9, 2018 (definition of an EU Directive). The NIS Directive, adopted in July 2016,…
  • Dec 13

    Dealing With The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    Dealing With The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) maintains a web guide to prepare for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect throughout the UK in 2018.  The guide provides links to relevant GDPR…
  • Dec 13

    Dealing With The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    Dealing With The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) maintains a web guide to prepare for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect throughout the UK in 2018.  The guide provides links to relevant GDPR…
Rank this Week: 3935

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
Rank this Week: 1270

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

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

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Feb 21

    Improving Policy Debate

    Improving Policy Debate
    I agree with much of Eliot Cohen’s criticism of the Munich Security Conference. I like his creative phrases, but the SAIS professor is too harsh, too macho and too much in love with his own words: Continue reading "Improving Policy…
  • Feb 18

    10 Quick Comments on the Munich Security Conference 2018

    10 Quick Comments on the Munich Security Conference 2018
    My comments on this year’s Munich Security Conference are more critical and sarcastic than in the past. Continue reading "10 Quick Comments on the Munich Security Conference 2018"
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1489

The Invisible College

The Invisible College

Covers international law, politics, economics, and philosophy.

https://invisiblecollege.weblog.leidenuniv.nl/
  • Feb 7

    3th EDITION – SUMMER INSTITUTE IN CHINA 2018 – EXECUTIVE EDUCATION TRAINING PROGRAM

    3th EDITION – SUMMER INSTITUTE IN CHINA 2018 – EXECUTIVE EDUCATION TRAINING PROGRAM
    3th EDITION – SUMMER INSTITUTE IN CHINA 2018 – EXECUTIVE EDUCATION TRAINING PROGRAM West Virginia University, John D. Rockefeller IV School of Policy and Politics, Department of Public Administration (WV, USA) and gLAWcal –…
  • Oct 27

    Panel discussion on 20 Years of ICTY Investigations and Prosecution

    Panel discussion on 20 Years of ICTY Investigations and Prosecution
    You are warmly invited to attend a panel discussion of the ICTY’s Office of the Prosecutor (OTP), entitled: The Story of the ICTY Office of the Prosecutor (OTP): Starting from Scratch – What We’ve Learned from 20…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4266

INTERPOL Red Notice Removal…

INTERPOL Red Notice Removal Lawyers

By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://interpolnoticeremoval.com/
Rank this Week: 1059

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/
  • Dec 9

    Rationalizing Rational Basis Review using the Law of Nation

    Rationalizing Rational Basis Review using the Law of Nation
    Todd Shaw, a J.D. student at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, recently posted a paper on SSRN entitled "Rationalizing Rational Basis Review." From the abstract: As a government attorney defending economic legislation from a…
  • Dec 8

    YCC Seventh Annual Conference: Call for Paper

    YCC Seventh Annual Conference: Call for Paper
    The Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) is pleased to invite submissions for its Seventh Annual Conference, to be held on April 20-21, 2018, at Case Western Reserve University School of Law…
  • Nov 24

    The Director of Public Prosecutions, Gauteng v. Oscar Leonard Carl Pistoriu

    The Director of Public Prosecutions, Gauteng v. Oscar Leonard Carl Pistoriu
    In the latest chapter in the Oscar Pistorius case, on November 24th, South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has set aside Oscar Pistorius' sentence imposed on July 6, 2016. In 2014, Pistorius was originally found guilty of one count of...
Rank this Week: 2180

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: 3045

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Covers international taxation.

http://www.narellemackenziecpa.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    2017 Year End Tax Planning Tip

    2017 Year End Tax Planning Tip
    Narelle MacKenzie was interviewed by San Diego’s KUSI 9 on year end tax planning tips in light of tax reform. Some of the items discussed were: Deferring or accelerating income depending upon your expected tax rate for the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2260

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
  • Nov 8

    Recent Wine, Beer, and Spirits Decisions by the USPTO TTAB

    Recent Wine, Beer, and Spirits Decisions by the USPTO TTAB
    The USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeals Board (TTAB) recently issued three relevant decisions to the wine, beer, and spirits industries. The decisions are summarized below. In In re Harlequin Enterprises Limited, Serial No. 86761280…
  • Nov 8

    Recent Wine, Beer, and Spirits Decisions by the USPTO TTAB

    Recent Wine, Beer, and Spirits Decisions by the USPTO TTAB
    The USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeals Board (TTAB) recently issued three relevant decisions to the wine, beer, and spirits industries. The decisions are summarized below. In In re Harlequin Enterprises Limited, Serial No. 86761280…
  • Nov 8

    2017 Wine & Law Program at the University of Reims in Champagne, France

    2017 Wine & Law Program at the University of Reims in Champagne, France
    In October, I had the great pleasure of visiting the Champagne region and teaching a course on U.S. Trademark Law at the University of Reims’ Wine & Law Program. The University of Reims’ Wine & Law Program is directed by…
Rank this Week: 2111

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: 3963

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: 3488

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: 1185