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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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...
issue features the following articles:
Direct Investment | State Council Promulgates Regulations on the
Administration of Registrations by Resident Representative Offices of
| State Council Modifies...
This issue features the following articles:
supplies of goods - which transaction is VAT exempted?
Court of Justice rules on case involving TIR carnets
Court clarifies restrictions on sale of medical devices...
In late December of 2010, in a case involving a Czech
subsidiary of the Business Software Alliance and the Czech authorities, the
European Court held that user interface copyright is a separate copyright not
included in computer program copyright....
With the end of the 30 November 2010 registration
deadline under REACH for high volume and high risk substances, there is now
available in Europe an unprecedented level of information about the hazards and
risks associated with chemicals. The information...
Now that the 2010 Registration deadline for high volume
and high risk substances has passed, the European Commission, the European
Chemicals Agency (ECHA), and the Member State Competent Authorities are gearing
up for Authorisation - the true "Heart...
The Foreign, Comparative and International Law-Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries is now accepting applications for the 2011 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians. The FCIL Schaffer Grant for the...
Under REACH, the European Commission makes the decision
on whether to move substances from the Candidate List to the Annex XIV
(Authorisation List). The Decision is made by the Member State Committee
procedure based on recommendations by the European...
On 14 December 2010, the European Commission (the " Commission ")
adopted a new suite of rules governing co-operation between actual or potential
competitors, consisting of (i) guidelines on the applicability of EU
competition law to horizontal...
The Third International Congress of the World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists
"Methodology and Innvoation in Mixed Legal Systems"
June 20-23, 2011 - Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Mixed legal systems, both the classical...
The Ministry of Defence ("the MOD") recently
published a second consultation on the implementation of the EU's Directive on
the coordination of procedures for the award of certain works contracts, supply
contracts and services by contracting...
Nearly five years after issuing the first rules on the
subject,1 and following several years of merger control business concentration
filings,2 on February 3, 2011 the PRC State Council promulgated the Circular
on Establishing the Security Examination...
As the amount of investor/state arbitrations increase, I have noticed the issue of transparency is cropping up more and more. Certainly, with arbitrations under NAFTA, transparency has been an issue for several years now.
The issue has also reached...
On March 12, in John Forster Emmott – and – Michael Wilson & Partners Ltd., (Case No: A3/2007/2785 & 2786, English App.) * , England’s Court of Appeal ruled that a party can disclose documents from an arbitration for the purposes...
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A public hearing at the International Court of Justice, The Hague
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