by Lawrence Kogan
This article has been divided into two parts. Part 1 will analyze these restrictions under the terms of the Technical Barriers to Trade ("TBT") Agreement, focusing on how the the Philippine breastmilk substitute and breastmilk...
by Lawrence Kogan
This article has been divided into two parts. Part 1 analyzed the the Philippine breastmilk substitute and breastmilk supplement marketing framework ("PH BMS Framework") restrictions under the terms of the Technical Barriers...
In the 1970s a large group of States attempted to subject protection of foreign investments to the overall interests of the Host State; they viewed any self-standing international rule for the protection of investments as obsolete. A problem now exists...
By Sammy Fang and Moore Lu Download PDF
The rise of consumerism in China over the past ten years, accompanied by huge increases in domestic consumption, has spurred greater regulatory enforcement in the area of product liability, as well as greater...
by Marco Mazzeschi
The EU directive 2009/50 of May 29, 2009 (the so called "Blue Card Directive") was approved to improve the EU's ability to attract highly qualified workers from third countries.The aim was not only to enhance...
The European Commission announced that there will be
in Brussels 16-17th May.
This two day conference will cover areas including:
1) Corporate mobility and European company law
2) A European Model Company Act
3) Workers' participation...
Valence Technology (Valence) is an Austin, Texas,
energy storage technology developer that makes lithium iron magnesium phosphate
According to this piece in the Austin Business Journal ,
Valence recently won a four-year patent infringement...
Ready for more of the same? The Green
Paper published by the Commission on corporate governance for European
Companies was published yesterday.
This paper aims to address three key issues... (stop me if you have heard this before)
1. Board of...
The European Securities and Markets Authority has published data
on the amount of approved, sent and received prospectuses throughout the EU
between 1 Jul 10-31st Dec 10.
The last data (CESR/07-225) collected was between
the period 1st July 05...
Read this item on the LexisNexis Corporate & Securities Law Community
The State Council of the People's Republic of China
announced the revised Regulation on the Control over Safety of Dangerous
Chemicals  , hereafter referred to as "the
revised Regulation") on March 02, 2011. It will become effective...
J. Howell and James
In a ground-breaking decision in the case of Jones v
Kaney  delivered on 30 March 2011, the UK Supreme Court abolished the
long-standing common law rule that expert witnesses in UK civil proceedings are
Ms. Gloria Marcela Orrego Hoyos, Winner of the 2011 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians.
Teresa Miguel, Chair of the 2011 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians Selection Committee, recently announced that Ms. Gloria Marcela Orrego...
International Law Firm of Fulbright & Jaworski - Privacy, Competition and
Data Protection By: Pamela Jones Harbour , Kamlesh Bajaj, Vinayak
Godse and Robin Layton
as a PDF
The Data Security Council of India
(DSCI) and Fulbright...
By: Andrew Briggs | Stephen Gare | Lisa Navarro | Laura O'Neill
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the foreword to the Ministry of Justice's ("MoJ") recently released
guidance on the Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") reminds...
By: Stephen C. Tupper
In March 2011, the European Commission published its first annual report, to
the European Council, on trade and investment barriers in third world
countries. This is the latest round in a long...
By: Keith Etherington
Keith Etherington, head of the Litigation Department at Mellor &
Jackson, presented the program, Judicial Appointments: Balancing
Independence, Accountability and Legitimacy, recently at
the ABA Young Lawyers Division...
About a month or so ago I blogged
about an EC conference in Brussels on European
Company Law .
That conference has taken place and a report has been published which can be
found here .
There are also three video links from the three sessions...
As I mentioned in my previous blog I
would try to provide a bit more analysis on the report and discussion from the
conference. Today, I have taken time to review the first
stream and panel discussion from the conference and will highlight some of...
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By: Erik de Bie | Martin Ouwehand
| Erik Zietse
European Court of Justice rules on classification of set-top box and overrules Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature
On April 14, the European Court of
Schroepfer and Justin
Although requirements to file a
Report of Foreign Banks and Financial Accounts (" FBAR ") ( Form TD-F-90-22.1 ) have
been in effect since the early 1970s, until...
Craig Smith , John
E. Kelly , Fatema
Merchant and Rabeha
On May 19, 2011, the United States
Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that Jorge Granados, the former Chief
Subject turned over to Rwandan authorities on
international arrest warrant
CHICAGO - An alleged human rights violator, wanted by
Rwandan authorities on charges he committed crimes against humanity during the
1994 genocide, was deported to Rwanda...
"A little bird told me." It's an oldie, but it has new life in the UK, particularly in the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom today published guidance on its practice relating to the use of "live text based communications"...
Estreicher and Marcus Navin-Jones
The Korean Ministry of the Environment ("MOE")
has released a draft of the "Act on the Registration and Evaluation of
Chemicals" ("Draft Act"), a Korean version of REACH. The...