International law

Victims of mass atrocities often portrayed as disempowered in international law

Powered by LawFuel – In fact, the victims’ circumstances involve being much more than defenceless and passive. A new doctoral thesis posits that international law could be developed by taking alternative identities of victimhood better into consideration. According to a doctoral thesis completed by Nadia Valentina Tapia Navarro, victims of mass atrocities are often portrayed as …

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Life Science Partner Joins Firm in Rio de Janiero

CAMPOS MELLO ADVOGADOS WELCOMES NEW PARTNER Powered By LawFuel –Domiciano Noronha de Sá arrives at firm with mission to structure and lead the Patent and Life Sciences Litigation practice Rio de Janeiro, September 27, 2019 – Campos Mello Advogados (CMA) announced the addition of a new partner, Domiciano Noronha de Sá, an attorney specializing in Patent …

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Brexit Essentials: Slaughter & May Guide

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Slaughter & May – The prospect of Brexit will dominate the UK’s political, legal and economic landscape over the coming years. Our Brexit Practice Group have produced and will continue to produce publications outlining the procedural and substantive implications of the referendum result and Brexit as events develop. Members of the firm have advised and continue to advise clients …

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Iran Sanctions: U.S. Sanctions to “Snap Back” After Limited Wind-down Period

Davis Polk –  On May 8, 2018, President Trump announced that he was terminating the United States’ participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) with Iran and issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum (“NSPM”) directing his administration to immediately begin the process of fully re-imposing sanctions that target critical sectors of Iran’s economy, …

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One of Melbourne Law School’s Largest Gifts To Help Problem of Statelessness

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]  Peter and Ruth McMullin intend to make one of the most significant gifts in the history of the University of Melbourne Law School to establish the world’s only academic centre devoted to the problem of statelessness. “Ruth and I congratulate the Melbourne Law School on its global leadership in establishing the Centre and it …

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New Aspects in the Regulation of Securitisation

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Clifford Chance – One of the results of the banking crisis has been the growing role of alternative finance providers who have plugged the gaps that traditional banks can no longer meet. As alternative finance has grown, regulators are focusing on the potential risks it poses. A Never Ending Road – New aspects in the …

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Mayer Brown Strengthens German M&A Capability

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  Frankfurt, 18 June 2015 –Mayer Brown announced today that Klaus W. Riehmer will join the firm as partner and leader of the Corporate & Securities practice in the firm’s Frankfurt and Düsseldorf offices. Mr. Riehmer will be based in Frankfurt and join in the course of the summer.   Mr. Riehmer comes from Cleary …

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“Rampant, Systemic and Deep Rooted Corruption”

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An apartment for cats? In the Trump Tower? The FIFA scandal and its corrupt practices were “rampant, systemic and deep rooted” according to US Attorney Loretta Lynch. And one of the main targets has been Chuck Blazer, a man who has allegedly failed to pay taxes on $151 million of alleged bribes and kickbacks paid …

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Injunction Granted Against LA Star Seafood Company

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against L.A. Star Seafood Company Inc. of Los Angeles and its corporate officers Sima Goldring and Sam Goldring to prevent the distribution of adulterated seafood products, the Department of Justice announced today. The department filed a …

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