The 2012 honoree for the Daniel Levy Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Immigration Law is Michelle Brané.
Michelle Brané is one of the nation's foremost experts on U.S. immigration detention and...
by Brittany Prelogar, Laura Ardito and Jeanne
Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum
Co. is before the U.S. Supreme Court. At issue is whether corporations can be
held liable under the Alien Tort Statute which permits aliens to file suit in
by Joseph Lookofsky
In light of the decision by the
Belgian Supreme Court in Scafom International v. Lorrain Tubes (2009), American
contract law practitioners need to be aware of the relationship between an
exemption from liability for non-performance...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A U.S. appeals court on
Jan. 17 vacated a district court's confirmation of a $185,285,485.85
arbitration award issued by a foreign tribunal against the Republic of
Argentina and in favor of an English distribution...
By David S. Lorello
The UK Bribery Act 2010 ("the Bribery Act") came into force on 1 July 2011, and represents a comprehensive revision of United Kingdom's anti-bribery laws. The Act is the product of a long period of UK government deliberation...
By Hans-Josef Vogel
Social media plug-ins, such as the Facebook "Like" button, have become ubiquitous on the internet. Their legal implications are yet not fully determined. Issues of both data protection law and fair trade matters are commonly...
By Walter Stuber
A new law for the Brazilian legal regime of debentures was established in June 2011, which introduced important changes to the Brazilian Corporation Law (BCL). 1 The law's aim is to improve and adapt the system to which debentures...