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Employment Flash - September 2017

This edition examines recent labor and employment developments at the U.S. federal, state and local levels, including a Texas district court ruling invalidating the Department of Labor's overtime rule; a New York appellate...more

Uganda - A bright future

by Hogan Lovells on

Peter Hood is a solicitor and Hogan Lovells consultant currently living in Kampala, Uganda who specialises in business and human rights and international arbitration. He recently gave two guest lectures to law students at...more

"Business and Human Rights Movement Spurs Development of Remedial Options"

In the emerging area of business and human rights, the endorsement of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) by the U.N. Human Rights Council five years ago marked a watershed event. The...more

CAS decision addresses fairness and justice in sports disciplinary cases

by DLA Piper on

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) decision in Dirk de Ridder v International Sailing Federation, recently published in full, has outlined six propositions to ensure that the disciplinary procedures operated by...more

Ringing in the New Year: A Summary of New Employment Laws for 2015

by Buchalter on

With the use of more than a few pens, the Governor of California has enacted more than 50 new laws related to employment, some of which affect all employers, and others that affect only specific industries. Unfortunately for...more

Latin American Truth Commissions: Confronting the Past - A comparative assessement of truth and reconciliation commissions in...

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We live in a multipolar world, where development and investment alike require reliable mechanisms for conflict resolution—to confront past problems and neutrally resolve future disputes. Latin America is a vibrant...more

Employment Flash - November 2013

In This Issue: - OFCCP Releases VEVRAA and Rehabilitation Act Section 503 Final Rules - US Supreme Court to Decide Whether Severance Payments Are Subject to FICA - SDNY Rules That NYC Human Rights Law Does Not...more

RECOGNITION OF PALESTINIAN STATEHOOD: A CLARIFICATION OF THE INTERESTS OF THE CONCERNED PARTIES

by Winston Nagan on

This paper reviews the history of the claims to statehood and sovereignty of the Palestinian people, from the period of the League of Nations mandate to the current move to secure UN approval of a Palestinian State. The...more

RECOGNITION OF PALESTINIAN STATEHOOD: A CLARIFICATION OF THE INTERESTS OF THE CONCERNED PARTIES

by Aitza Haddad on

This paper reviews the history of the claims to statehood and sovereignty of the Palestinian people, from the period of the League of Nations mandate to the current move to secure UN approval of a Palestinian State. The...more

English Supreme Court Champions Party Autonomy in Arbitration

by Reed Smith on

The often-cited list of advantages of arbitration includes economy, speed, procedural flexibility, the ability to choose arbitrators, the neutrality of the process and cross border enforcement of awards. While parties with...more

UK Supreme Court Confirms Parties’ Right to Choose Nationality of Arbitrators

by McDermott Will & Emery on

On 22 June 2010, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, ruling on Jivraj v Hashwani [2010] EWCA Civ 712, [2010] ICR 1435, held that arbitrators are employees for the purposes of UK law. This decision caused considerable...more

Jivraj v. Hashwani – England’s Highest Court Supports Autonomy And Flexibility In Arbitration

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Last year, the English Court of Appeal’s decision in Jivraj v Hashwani sparked widespread concern among many in the arbitration community that “nationality” provisions in arbitration clauses (including those in the ICC and...more

Middle East Newsletter - Issue 4 - Summer 2011

by Reed Smith on

In this issue: New Maritime Law Awaited; Increased Private Sector Involvement in Dubai Water and Electricity Sector; Pro Bono initiative: Women’s Rights and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination...more

Human Rights Protection and the Inter-American System

by Raymundo Gil on

Human Rights Protection in the Inter-American System....more

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