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Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Dec 9

    Joseph N. Froomkin (1928 – 2017)

    Joseph N. Froomkin (1928 – 2017)
    My father, Joseph N. Froomkin, died early this morning. I don’t have the words for this, but my brother Dan is a journalist, and has written an obituary: Joseph N. Froomkin was a prolific Washington, D.C.-based economist who made…
  • Dec 8

    The U to Forbid Back-In Parking

    The U to Forbid Back-In Parking
    Man must serve (surveillance) machine as explained in New Parking Technology to Require No-Back-In Policy: For the past two years, the Department of Parking and Transportation has been developing and implementing its License Plate Recognition…
  • Dec 6

    Terrific Pie Chart

    Terrific Pie Chart
    These pie charts come from the Washington Post Wonkblog. First there’s one symbolizing what US survey respondents said they though would be the ideal distribution of wealth: But in fact we in the US have this distribution: Or, if you…
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Nov 15

    California Public Employees' Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc., Docket 16-373

    California Public Employees' Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc., Docket 16-373
    Repose: Statute of repose: Statute of limitations: Tolling: Equitable tolling: Common law: Dismissal: Class action:The Securities Act of 1933 “protects investors by ensur­ing that companies issuing securities . . . make a…
  • Nov 12

    Center for International Law Programs:…

    Center for International Law Programs: 16th Annual Dominick L. DiCarlo U.S. Court of International Trade Lecture: "A Conversation with The Honorable Gary Katzmann" and Conference on "International Trade Law and Ethics Program" …
  • Oct 25

    Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Bd., docket 16-399, J. Gorsuch, dissenting

    Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Bd., docket 16-399, J. Gorsuch, dissenting
    Stare decisis: (…) This Court has long made clear that where, as here, we have not “squarely addressed an issue, and have at most assumed one side of it to be cor­rect, we are free to address the issue on the merits.”…
Rank this Week: 14

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
  • Dec 13

    Recent conflicts developments in New Zealand

    Recent conflicts developments in New Zealand
    With the end of the year fast approaching, here is a quick round-up of news from New Zealand: The New Zealand Parliament recently passed the Private International Law (Choice of Law in Tort) Act 2017. The Act introduces new torts choice of…
  • Dec 13

    Double Actionability Rule for Tort Choice of Law Abolished in New Zealand

    Double Actionability Rule for Tort Choice of Law Abolished in New Zealand
    (With thanks to Professor Yeo Tiong Min for bringing this to my attention) The Private International Law (Choice of Law in Tort) Act 2017 abolishes the common law rule on double actionability for tort choice of law in New Zealand. The Act is…
  • Dec 12

    The 11th “Luxemburger Expertenforum” on the development of EU law

    The 11th “Luxemburger Expertenforum” on the development of EU law
    On 3 and 4 December 2017, the 11th “Luxemburger Expertenforum” on the development of EU law took place at the Court of Justice of the European Union. This forum is a workshop that is organised regularly by the German members of…
Rank this Week: 26

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 12

    SGBV at the Centre of the ASP16 Discussion

    SGBV at the Centre of the ASP16 Discussion
    As States Parties to the Rome Statute and civil society organizations come together at the annual meeting of the International Criminal Court’s (“ICC”) governing body, the issue of gender justice, and more specifically of…
  • Dec 12

    ICC Assembly of States Parties Symposium: Day 7

    ICC Assembly of States Parties Symposium: Day 7
    The official schedule of Day 7 of the International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties (ASP) included the presentation of reports by Coordinators and the introduction of draft resolutions – a signal that we are entering the…
  • Dec 11

    The difficult achievement of the fight against impunity in Mali

    The difficult achievement of the fight against impunity in Mali
    As part of the 16th ASP of the ICC, the side-event entitled Cinq ans après la crise de 2012: quelles avancées dans la lutte contre l’impunité au Mali? (Five years after the 2012 crisis: what are the developments in…
Rank this Week: 65

China Esquire

China Esquire

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

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

    The Lost Art of Client Relationships and Customer Service

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

    BAC scholarship for Pepperdine LLM

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

    Why Good Service Matter

    Why Good Service Matter
    I recently got back from Orlando for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Annual Meeting 2012, which is the largest gathering of in-house counsel in the world.  I co-presented a session entitled “ A Technology Primer for
Rank this Week: 56

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: 216

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 5

    Bonus 2017 DiCarlo-CIT Lecture at JMLS

    Bonus 2017 DiCarlo-CIT Lecture at JMLS
    The Center for International Law at the John Marshall Law School has moved the annual DiCarlo-Court of International Trade Lecture back to the fall semester. That means we are having second one in calendar 2017.The event is Tuesday, November…
  • Nov 4

    Welcome to Android & CustomsMobile

    Welcome to Android & CustomsMobile
    This is going to be one of my old-school posts mostly about something other than customs law. It is about my history with mobile devices and my current heartache. Deal with it. At the end, I get to a more relevant review of the CustomsMobile…
  • Oct 25

    Bankruptcy and Customs Penaltie

    Bankruptcy and Customs Penaltie
    Lawyers often have a tendency to wrongly believe that some question of particular interest to them is wholly unique and has never been addressed. The resolution of the matter, therefore, will “make new law” and put the lawyer into…
Rank this Week: 99

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: 158

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

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

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 138

David M. Ginsberg's Legal Blog

David M. Ginsberg's Legal Blog

Covers China, law, social causes, and domestic and foreign policy.

http://davidmginsberg.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 192

IP Dragon

IP Dragon

Covers intellectual property in China.

http://ipdragon.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG
    From now on, you can find new articles of IP Dragon on: ipdragon.org.So good bye to ipdragon.blogspot,com and hello ipdragon.org.All ipdragon.blogspot.com links will continue to be active, but will be redirected to ipdragon.orgAlso you…
  • Apr 7

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary
     Shades of Red by Skram1 see ColourloversThe real question: "What shade of red will attract liability?"After publishing a draft of the copyright law, the National Copyright Administration comes now with a A Brief Explanation…
  • Mar 12

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol
    Clone and OriginalThe silver screen is known to bring out the imagination of people. However, China's film industry has not given birth to a poster child of creativity, eyeing laboriously to any movie that has some measure of success, Chinese…
Rank this Week: 157

ByteLawyer Briefings

ByteLawyer Briefings

Covers current law and technology developments affecting business and society. By Nanyang Business School Professor Harry SK Tan.

http://bytelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Odex fails action against PacNet for disclosure of identity of downloader

    Odex fails action against PacNet for disclosure of identity of downloader
    In what appears to be a straightforward case of licensors of Animeware - ODEX - for illegal downloading of pirated copies by thousands, Odex filed suits against all the local commercial ISPs to obtain the identities of those who downloaded…
  • Aug 19

    How would the Singapore regulatory framework treat Eros LLC?

    How would the Singapore regulatory framework treat Eros LLC?
    Day 1 of State of Play Conference. Interestingly the latest case reported of the synthetic worlds is the case of EROS LLC suing Volkov Catteneo” who broke the sex program’s copy protection and sold unauthorized copies. So naturally…
  • Aug 19

    State of Play Conference BEGINS

    State of Play Conference BEGINS
    Finally the long awaited conference has begun. Last night at the opening dinner for participants, meeting all the thought leaders, academics and businesses involved in the building and use of synthetic environments is exciting. There was a…
Rank this Week: 142

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/
Rank this Week: 1506

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
Rank this Week: 567

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/
  • Dec 13

    Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty to Wind up his Official U.S. Visit on Friday -- Tune In

    Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty to Wind up his Official U.S. Visit on Friday -- Tune In
    Over the past two weeks, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty, Philip Alston, has traveled across the U.S. speaking with government officials, NGOs and everyday people about poverty in the U.S. After a final stop in Charleston, West…
  • Dec 12

    The Children’s Peace Prize Winner: An Inspirational Reminder

    The Children’s Peace Prize Winner: An Inspirational Reminder
    by Jonathan Todres This week, sixteen-year-old Mohamad Al Jounde from Syria was awarded the International Children's Peace Prize for his work ensuring the rights of Syrian refugee children. When he was 12 years old, Al Jounde, a Syrian…
  • Dec 11

    The Philosophy Behind Sanctuary Jurisdiction

    The Philosophy Behind Sanctuary Jurisdiction
    by Serena Parekh, guest contributor, Assoc. Professor of Philosophy, Northeastern University On November 21, a federal judge permanently blocked one of President Trump’s most controversial executive orders: cutting federal funding to…
Rank this Week: 2310

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Dec 13

    The Puzzling US Submission About the Aggression Amendment

    The Puzzling US Submission About the Aggression Amendment
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller The US submission to the ASP regarding the aggression amendments  has finally appeared. It is not very long — about 1.5 pages — but manages to pack in a good number of false claims and…
  • Dec 11

    Against (False) Consensus — the ASP and the Aggression Amendment

    Against (False) Consensus — the ASP and the Aggression Amendment
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Although many important issues will be discussed this week at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP), none will be quite so momentous as the decision to activate the ICC’s jurisdiction over the…
  • Dec 5

    Reminder: Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law

    Reminder: Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Reminder: Deadline for Applications for Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law—May 28, 29 and 30, 2018 This is a brief reminder that applications for the Seventh Annual Junior…
Rank this Week: 4436

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: 1067

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

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

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 750

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/
  • Dec 13

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. was ready to talk to North Korea without any preconditions, CNN reported. The White House said the U.S. stance on the matter had not changed, but analysts said the statement signals a more open…
  • Dec 13

    Live Stream: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Use of Force

    Live Stream: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Use of Force
    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. on "Using Force: Strategic, Political, and Legal Considerations." The committee will hear testimony from the following witnesses: Stephen J. Hadley,…
  • Dec 13

    Live Stream: Rosenstein Testifies Before House Judiciary on DOJ Oversight

    Live Stream: Rosenstein Testifies Before House Judiciary on DOJ Oversight
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is testifying Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. before the House Judiciary Committee on Justice Department oversight. Watch the live stream below.
Rank this Week: 2827

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/
  • Dec 13

    Houston CBP Seizes $100K Cash from Traveler

    Houston CBP Seizes $100K Cash from Traveler
    It’s been almost a year since CBP reported on Houston airport cash seizures (the last story is here), even though ... The post Houston CBP Seizes $100K Cash from Travelers appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Dec 8

    Baltimore CBP Seizes $16k in Unreported Cash

    Baltimore CBP Seizes $16k in Unreported Cash
    Back in October, I blogged about a cash seizure in Baltimore and said that the port of Baltimore doesn’t make ... The post Baltimore CBP Seizes $16k in Unreported Cash appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Dec 5

    Dulles CBP Seizes $40k Cash Unreported

    Dulles CBP Seizes $40k Cash Unreported
    Dulles continues to be the leading source for news-releases pertaining to cash seizures for more than $10,000 for failure to ... The post Dulles CBP Seizes $40k Cash Unreported appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
Rank this Week: 1265

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/
  • Dec 13

    Why Applicants Should Keep Patent Term Adjustment (PTA) in Mind During Prosecution

    Why Applicants Should Keep Patent Term Adjustment (PTA) in Mind During Prosecution
    By Joseph P. Boos Patent Term Adjustment (PTA) is additional time added to the term of a patent based on delays by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)... read more
  • Nov 28

    Lay of the Land After TC Heartland

    Lay of the Land After TC Heartland
    By Joseph P. Boos and Kelly L. Hoffman The United States Supreme Court’s decision in TC Heartland jolted the IP law community by displacing long-standing Federal Circuit precedent and leaving... read more
  • Nov 20

    The USPTO Launches an Expanded Collaborative Search Pilot Program

    The USPTO Launches an Expanded Collaborative Search Pilot Program
    By Wesley T. McMichael and Jamie K. Unger THE COLLABORATIVE SEARCH PILOT PROGRAM  [1] In an attempt to expedite and promote the quality of patent application examination, the United States Patent... read more
Rank this Week: 558

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    New Issue: ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal

    New Issue: ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal
    The latest issue of the ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal (Vol. 32, no. 3, Fall 2017) is out. Contents include:NUS Centre for International Law Collection of Articles on an Appellate Body in ISDSMeg Kinnear & Christine Sim,…
  • Dec 13

    New Issue: Yale Journal of International Law

    New Issue: Yale Journal of International Law
    The latest issue of the Yale Journal of International Law (Vol. 42, no. 2, Summer 2017) is out. Contents include:David Glazier, Zora Colakovic, Alexandra Gonzalez & Zacharias Tripodes, Failing Our Troops: A Critical Assessment of the…
  • Dec 13

    New Issue: International Human Rights Law Review

    New Issue: International Human Rights Law Review
    The latest issue of the International Human Rights Law Review (Vol. 6, no. 2, 2017) is out. Contents include: Jeremy Julian Sarkin, How Conditional Amnesties Can Assist Transitional Societies in Delivering on the Right to the Truth Anna…
Rank this Week: 881

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Hiring China Employees DURING WFOE Formation

    Hiring China Employees DURING WFOE Formation
    If you are a foreign (i.e., non-Chinese) entity with no legal presence in China, you cannot directly hire any employees in China. The basic rule is that you cannot hire a Chinese individual until after you have formed an entity (e.g., a WFOE)…
  • Dec 11

    What Does the Chinese Film Industry Get From Hollywood?

    What Does the Chinese Film Industry Get From Hollywood?
    Chinese film director Zhang Yimou has made some of my favorite Chinese-language films: Raise the Red Lantern, The Story of Qiu Ju, House of Flying Daggers, Hero, and more. He also produced the spectacular Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympics…
  • Dec 10

    Owe Money to China? Meet Sinosure, Leviton Law Firm, and Brown & Joseph

    Owe Money to China? Meet Sinosure, Leviton Law Firm, and Brown & Joseph
    Sinosure and its US collection companies and law firms (mostly through Brown & Joseph and the Leviton Law Firm) seem to be stepping up their collection efforts against American companies that allegedly owe money to their Chinese…
Rank this Week: 568

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    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 AfricaLaw, Roots &…
  • Oct 24

    Le droit talmudique saisi par le droit comparé

    Le droit talmudique saisi par le droit comparé
    22 & 23 novembre 2017, Nancy.Download the conference program / Téléchargez le programme du colloque
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4377

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

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

    DPO as a Service – Outsourcing the Role of Data Protection Officer

    DPO as a Service – Outsourcing the Role of Data Protection Officer
    Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive…
  • Nov 16

    EU Data Transfer Solutions Under Further Judicial Scrutiny – What Next For Model Contract Clauses?

    EU Data Transfer Solutions Under Further Judicial Scrutiny – What Next For Model Contract Clauses?
    TAKEAWAYS: The European Union Court of Justice (“CJEU”) to rule on the validity of Model Contractual Clauses (“MCCs”) following referral by the Irish High Court. The Irish High Court has “well-founded”…
  • Nov 16

    Legal Issues in Robotic Process Automation

    Legal Issues in Robotic Process Automation
    Tim Wright, Partner and Antony Bott, Special Counsel, in Pillsbury’s Global Sourcing & Technology Transactions Practice look at some of the issues to be considered when procuring and sourcing robotic process automation software and…
Rank this Week: 2895

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
  • Dec 12

    Inadequate inquest following a police chase quashed after almost 20 year

    Inadequate inquest following a police chase quashed after almost 20 year
    On 5th December 2017, the Divisional Court gave judgment in Power v HM Senior Coroner for Inner London [2017] EWHC 3117 (Admin), directing that an inquest held in 1998 into a road traffic accident following a police chase had been…
  • Dec 12

    Indefinite Detention and the Rule of Law — Catherine Jaqui

    Indefinite Detention and the Rule of Law — Catherine Jaqui
    On 1 December 2017 an event in Temple Church with the Bar Council in collaboration with Refugee Tales, an outreach project whose aim is to see the end of indefinite immigration detention, saw an announcement of new recommendations for reform…
  • Dec 8

    Undercover police officers: how far does their legal liability go?

    Undercover police officers: how far does their legal liability go?
    TBS v Metropolitan Police Commissioner [2017] EWHC 3094 – read judgment The High Court has refused an application to strike out a claim in negligence and misfeasance in public office taken by someone born as a result of a liaison…
Rank this Week: 4181

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
  • Dec 11

    IP Valuation in Early Stage Investments - Webinar Today - sign up!

    IP Valuation in Early Stage Investments - Webinar Today - sign up!
    You are invited to join OxFirst for a webinar today at 3pm - 4pm GMT for talk on IP Valuation in Early Stage Investments presented by John E. Dubiansky: What this talk is aboutThe adequate valuation of patents plays a crucial…
  • Dec 5

    Tide turns in US and EU agencies’ policies on SEP licensing

    Tide turns in US and EU agencies’ policies on SEP licensing
    The new US Department of Justice antitrust leader says antitrust enforcers are too accommodating to IP implementers when in dispute with standard-essential patent owners. Instead, patent owners should be allowed to decide how they want to…
  • Nov 27

    If Uber turns to self-driving vehicles, what is to become of its brand?

    If Uber turns to self-driving vehicles, what is to become of its brand?
    Think of the sharing economy and Uber is usually the first company that comes to mind. What could be more appropriate than providing the infrastructure for the service, while the drivers supply their own vehicles. As the middleman, Uber…
Rank this Week: 1412

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: 2315

Embassy Law Blog

Embassy Law Blog

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

http://embassylaw.com
  • 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…
  • Nov 17

    Free Speech Under the FSIA During Arbitration

    Free Speech Under the FSIA During Arbitration
    On November 13, 2017, Judge James E. Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a memorandum opinion in Sharp Electronics Corporation v. Hisense USA Corporations and Hisense International (Hong Kong) America…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 569

The International Enforcement Law…

The International Enforcement Law Reporter Blog

Analyzes the substantive and procedural aspects of international enforcement law.

http://ielrblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    An Update on the IELR Media Presence: Connect with us on Facebook!

    An Update on the IELR Media Presence: Connect with us on Facebook!
    After 32 years and 33 volumes, the International Enforcement Law Reporter is delighted to have vamped up its online presence! We just launched a Facebook page, where we will be regularly posting updates and exclusive offers. You can check out…
  • Dec 4

    International Cyber Operation Dismantles Andromeda Botnet

    International Cyber Operation Dismantles Andromeda Botnet
    On Monday, Europol announced that, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in cooperation with several European government and private sector partners, had dismantled the Andromeda botnet, the longest-running botnet in existence. What is a…
  • Nov 29

    INTERPOL-led Operation Saves 500 Human Trafficking Victims Across the Sahel; 40 Suspects Arrested

    INTERPOL-led Operation Saves 500 Human Trafficking Victims Across the Sahel; 40 Suspects Arrested
    “Nearly 500 victims of human trafficking, including 236 minors, have been rescued following an INTERPOL operation carried out simultaneously across Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal” reported INTERPOL last week. Many of…
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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
  • Dec 8

    An Update on the IELR Media Presence: Connect with us on Facebook!

    An Update on the IELR Media Presence: Connect with us on Facebook!
    After 32 years and 33 volumes, the International Enforcement Law Reporter is delighted to have vamped up its online presence! We just launched a Facebook page, where we will be regularly posting updates and exclusive offers. You can check out…
  • Dec 4

    International Cyber Operation Dismantles Andromeda Botnet

    International Cyber Operation Dismantles Andromeda Botnet
    On Monday, Europol announced that, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in cooperation with several European government and private sector partners, had dismantled the Andromeda botnet, the longest-running botnet in existence. What is a…
  • Nov 29

    INTERPOL-led Operation Saves 500 Human Trafficking Victims Across the Sahel; 40 Suspects Arrested

    INTERPOL-led Operation Saves 500 Human Trafficking Victims Across the Sahel; 40 Suspects Arrested
    “Nearly 500 victims of human trafficking, including 236 minors, have been rescued following an INTERPOL operation carried out simultaneously across Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal” reported INTERPOL last week. Many of…
Rank this Week: 1633

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4277

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Dec 7

    The University of Illinois at Chicago and The John Marshall Law School

    The University of Illinois at Chicago and The John Marshall Law School
    The American Bar Association Journal and other media outlets have reported that the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and The John Marshall Law School (JMLS) of Chicago have been discussing a possible merger that would make JMLS the…
  • Dec 3

    U.S. Abandons the Global Compact on Migration

    U.S. Abandons the Global Compact on Migration
    U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson announced that the United States has decided to stop its participation in the U.N. process to develop a Global Compact on Migration (GCM).
  • Dec 2

    Legislation Introduced to Repeal FACTA

    Legislation Introduced to Repeal FACTA
    U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) introduced legislation to repeal the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). U.S. Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) introduced a companion bill in the U.S. House. FACTA, a federal…
Rank this Week: 3666

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

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

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Dec 6

    December update on judicial review of arbitration

    December update on judicial review of arbitration
    The latest buzz within the Chinese international commercial legal community on Belt & Road related legal developments appears not to have surmounted the Great Wall of the Chinese language. The buzz is that a comprehensive judicial…
  • Nov 8

    Supreme People’s Court strengthens judicial review of arbitration

    Supreme People’s Court strengthens judicial review of arbitration
    At China’s Arbitration Summit in late September, Liu Guixiang, Chief Judge of the #1 Circuit Court, called attention to a notice that the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) issued earlier this year to strengthen judicial review of…
  • Nov 3

    “Clerking” for the Supreme People’s Court

    “Clerking” for the Supreme People’s Court
    One of the unexpected influences of the United States system on the Chinese courts is the Supreme People’s Court’s (SPC) elite internship program, instituted in 2015.  (The German system of requiring law students to intern in…
Rank this Week: 2269

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: 1975

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 30

    Malaysia scraps mandatory death sentence for drug

    Malaysia scraps mandatory death sentence for drug
    Source: Bangkok Post (1 December 2017)KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's lower house of Parliament on Thursday passed an amendment to end the country's mandatory death sentencing of drug traffickers.But the move comes too late to save a Japanese woman…
  • Oct 31

    LEDAP creates database of Nigerians on death row in Asia

    LEDAP creates database of Nigerians on death row in Asia
    Source: The Guardian (31 October 2017)https://guardian.ng/features/ledap-creates-database-of-nigerians-on-death-row-in-asia/Legal Defense Assistance Project (LEDAP) said it is creating a database with a number of organizations in South East…
  • Oct 29

    Thailand moves towards abolishing death penalty

    Thailand moves towards abolishing death penalty
    Source: Straits Times (18 October 2017)http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/thailand-moves-toward-abolishing-death-penaltyBANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - As many as 447 convicts are now on death row in Thailand, which is…
Rank this Week: 1027

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
  • Nov 28

    Frontier Issues: Some thoughts from 2012, still relevant

    Frontier Issues: Some thoughts from 2012, still relevant
    In early 2012, Patrick Meier emailed me (and I think a few others) asking the following questions: If you had some of the most cutting edge software developers at your disposal and funding were not an issue, what major software/computing…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1098

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: 3580

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: 4650

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

    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…
  • Nov 8

    Study the Business of Wine in Santiago, Chile and Call for Contributors or Co-Author

    Study the Business of Wine in Santiago, Chile and Call for Contributors or Co-Author
    Dr. Kevin Fandl, Assistant Professor and Academic Director of Global Immersion Programs at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, recently reached out to share an exciting opportunity in Santiago, Chile this January along with…
Rank this Week: 1946

Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

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

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
  • 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…
  • 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: 3499

The Invisible College

The Invisible College

Covers international law, politics, economics, and philosophy.

https://invisiblecollege.weblog.leidenuniv.nl/
  • 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…
  • 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
Rank this Week: 4590

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: 829

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: 2592

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: 491