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The Twenty-eighth ITF Public Conference on Economic Crime and International Investment Law, hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) on 22 May 2017, attracted 13 distinguished speakers and more than 100 participants for a day discussion on the issues of economic crime in investor-state arbitration. The conference provided a forum for... Continue reading The post Economic Crime and International Investment Law: Current Issues appeared first on Kluwer…
On May 4, 2017 the third final award on the Spanish energy arbitration saga was unveiled. After two wins against Charanne and Isolux Infrastructure (both SCC), this time the foreign investors scored a point, leaving the overall score table at 2-1. In Eiser, the first ICSID case to reach a final award related to the... Continue reading The post Spanish Energy Arbitration Saga: Green Light for Investors Claiming Breach of FET? appeared first on Kluwer Arbitration…
There is a gold rush into digital health, but many will crash before they even get off the runway, mostly because of avoidable legal…
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The debt and feelings of hopelessness can sometimes be…
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Pablo Castillo Díaz is a Policy Specialist at UN Women, focusing on efforts to prevent and respond to sexual and gender-based violence in conflict, post-conflict, and emergency …
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The Supreme Court on Monday said former George W. Bush administration officials can’t be held liable for the unlawful detainment and abuse suffered by undocumented immigrants detained after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.In a 4-2 ruling, the…
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The Supreme Court on Monday sided with Asian-American dance-rock band The Slants in striking down a provision in trademark law that banned the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) from registering disparaging names.In affirming a lower court…
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As we have discussed previously, drivers in Florida should all have at least $10,000 in personal injury protection (PIP) coverage under the law. This policy is meant to cover medical bills and lost income incurred by injured auto accident victims.…
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A report recently conducted by the  Environmental Defense Fund, a not for profit, nonpartisan advocacy group, shows that twenty percent of baby food samples taken in their studies were positive for lead that is higher than the incidence of lead …
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Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has voluntarily recalled some of its birth control pills, called Mibelas 24 Fe (Lot L600518, Expiration Date 05/18).  A packaging error occurred, in at least one market reported complaint, in which the blister pack the pills are …
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2017 has netted a new, perhaps somewhat controversial, product fad in the fidget spinner.  This toy was at first looked to by parents as a possible aid to kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or autism spectrum disorders.  The popularity […
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This was a much bigger scandal than we've been previously led to…
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This summer’s active press cycle has given much fodder for p…
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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that California courts did not have specific jurisdiction to hear the claims of nonresidents in a Plavix class…
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Last week, Michigan’s top prosecutor announced that five officials, including the state’s Health Department head Nick Lyon, will face charges of involuntary…
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Opioids are a class of highly addictive substances which are often prescribed for pain relief.  An individual taking an opioid can have slower reaction times, reduced coordination, blurred vision and drowsiness – all side effects that can impair a person’s ability […
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This firm is making it possible for attorneys to practice law while balancing their family…
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Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission needs to start disciplining lawyers who engage in ambulance chasing and break laws against attorney…
06.19 / 18:35
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Well-written briefs are all alike, every boneheaded brief is boneheaded in its own…
06.19 / 18:26
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The Chinatown dance-rock band The Slants are the new poster children for the First Amendment. The Supreme Court today struck down portions of the Lanham Act, a 1946 federal trademark law that allowed the government to deny “offensive” trademarks as a violation of trademark holders’ free speech rights. Agreeing with arguments made by the ACLU in its brief to the court, the justices held that the First Amendment prevents the government from withholding a substantial government benefit just be…
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