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License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
José Alberro, director at Berkeley Research Group in California, examines stock market punishment and enforcement of the Mexican Federal Competition Commission decisions
In the Mexican legal system, the recurso de...more
In an opinion issued on April 7, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against a group of Nigerians living in the United States who sought to hold oil companies accountable for alleged human rights violations in Nigeria...more
Harneys’ Cyprus Banking Group is closely monitoring a legal challenge to the bail-out legislation which is currently before the Cyprus courts....more
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an opinion on February 14, 2013, holding that the civil liability provision of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1990, 18 U.S.C.§ 2333(a) (the “ATA”) does not permit...more
On December 21, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued its decision in First Investment Corporation of the Marshall Islands v. Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding, Ltd., in which that court addressed, for the...more
In the case of Coury v. Prot, Circuit Judge Dennis concludes that the word "resides" as used in the Section 1, Clause 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment means "domiciled" in a State. This is shown to be wrong. In the...more
Discover what a diversity of citizenship case is; that in a diversity of citizenship case the proper citizenship must exist both when the action is commenced at the state level and when the petition for removal is filed...more
In any State of the Union, since the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment and the Slaughterhouse Cases, there are now two distinct state citizens.
The first is recognized at Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the...more
On March 5, less than a week after oral arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, the Supreme Court ordered the case "restored to the calendar for reargument." The Court's order directed the parties to file new briefs on...more
International laws and their enforcement are issues of increasing importance in today's world of globalization.
Many civilized nations sign treaties to codify and interpret the international laws that govern their relations....more
Latin America: More Privacy than You Would Expect
Whenever you ask a privacy expert about parts of the world with strict data privacy laws, the European Union, with its by now famous EU Data Protection Directive, is...more
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Last week, Oklahoma voters passed State Question 755, which would amend the Oklahoma Constitution to forbid Oklahoma courts from “looking to” or “considering” the...more
A panel of the court ruled 2-1 on September 17, 2010 that the Alien Tort Statute gives U.S. courts jurisdiction over alleged violations of international law by individuals only, not by corporations.
The decision dismisses...more
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