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Lisa M. Hickey
Supreme Court Denies Cert, Refuses To Consider Order Compelling Arbitration

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 9 denied a petition for certiorari filed by a seaman who sought review of a decision that his injury-related claims must be arbitrated under his employment contact with a cruise...

Thomas A. Telesca
Pitfalls of the Madrid Protocol – Just Ask Fiat

Italian car maker Fiat sought to extend the protection in the United States of an international registration for the trademark FIAT 500 for “retail store and on-line retail store services featuring a wide variety of consumer goods and others.”...

John Balouziyeh
Russia’s Annexation of Crimea: An Analysis under the Principles of Jus ad Bellum

Introduction The Legality of the Use of Force under the UN Charter In the devastating aftermath of World War II, the international community came together to prohibit the use of force in international relations. The Charter of the United Nations...

Jordan D. Maglich
Ponzi Schemes Now Illegal in Kazakhstan

The President of Kazakhstan has signed a law criminalizing Ponzi schemes and significantly toughening the penalties for those involved with Ponzi schemes. President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the law, which amended Kazakhstan's criminal code by allowing...

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff
Goldberg Segalla LLP on The Rise and Implications of the Chinese Insurance Industry

by Daniel W. Gerber and Richard J. Ahn This commentary discusses the headway that Chinese insurers have made in their short history of existence, the implications of the rising Chinese insurance industry, and the potential they have on insurers and...

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff
Stanley W. Elkind on New Developments Relating to Piercing the Corporate Veil in Canada: Choc v Hudbay Minerals Inc., 2013 ONSC 1414

by Stanley W. Elkind The idea of a corporation being an independent legal personality, distinct from its shareholders and directors, has been entrenched as a fundamental aspect of corporate law since the late 1800's with a case called Salomon v...