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Hiba Husseini on Secured Transactions Regimes in Emerging Arab Market Economies

by Hiba Husseini Access to credit is one limitation on growth in Arab economies. Secured transactions laws leave borrowers unable to leverage while lenders struggle to manage uncertainty created by outdated laws. Reform can reduce lender risk and increase...

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Péter Mezei on the Most Recent Amendments to Hungarian Copyright Law

Hungary amended its copyright regime many times in the last two years. Amendments relate to collective rights management, terms of protection granted to musical performers and phonogram producers, moral rights and criminal law relating to copyright. The...

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Marco Mazzeschi on the Status of Implementation of the Blue Card Directive

by Marco Mazzeschi Excerpt: 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...

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DLA Piper: Tougher Product Liability Provisions Following The Release Of Long-awaited Amendments To Consumer Rights And Interests Protection Law In China

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...

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Ivars Mēkons on Crucial Moment for International Investment Law

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...

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The Philippines Breastmilk Substitute/Supplement Marketing Framework Violates WTO Law (Part 1 of 2)

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...