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Development Path of the Contemporary Non-Western World

April 12, 2019 • EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, International LawComments (0)

By Guanghua Yu This note argues that the logic underlying the open access order is not the only way of economic and human development in the contemporary non-Western world.   Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis, and Barry R. Weingast divide countries or regions into natural states and open access orders. Natural states solve the …

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How to Find an Exceptional Criminal Defense Attorney for Driving Under the Influence Cases

April 12, 2019 • SPECIAL FEATURES, International LawComments (0)

A DUI (driving under the influence) charge is a really serious thing to face, and a conviction has both short and long term effects. So, long after your driving license is pulled for a set period of time, you’ve paid out for all related fees and fines, and

Fighting Fraud and Recovering Assets: Civil Versus Criminal Remedies

December 3, 2018 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, International Law, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Richard Clayman and Holly Buick Save for certain regulated industries, there is no legal obligation to report an incident of fraud to the police. However, in order to maximise chances of recovering assets, victims of fraud must act quickly once they become

The Economic Moral Hazards of the International Criminal Court – and the Philippines Withdrawal

March 22, 2018 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Columns, International Law, Dan Steinbock, On Duterte and the PhilippinesComments (2)

By Dan Steinbock                                                  As the Philippines is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, ICC is blaming the Duterte government. In reality, the withdrawal is

No Way Out: Mandatory Trade Secret Protection Laws in International Arbitration

December 2, 2016 • International LawComments (0)

By Charles H. Camp, Anna R. Margolis & Camellia H. Mokri The World Trade Organization’s member countries are required to include trade secret protections in their respective laws. With that in mind, this article discusses why a State must be critical in

Sovereign Liability for Cross-Border Torts: How US Courts Are Meeting The Challenges Posed By International Terrorism and Cyber Torts

June 5, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, International Law, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Charles H. Camp and Theresa Bowman This article explores the problems of tackling cyber terrorism in US courts, as the difficulties of cross-border cases and sovereign defendants bring new challenges when seeking justice for terrorist acts. Following

The Responsibility to Participate: The Problem of Global Engagement in Responding to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

February 4, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, SPECIAL FEATURES, International Relations, International Law, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Americas, Europe, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Charles H. Camp and Theresa Bowman Despite the unanimous agreement of United Nations member states to commit as an international community to global humanitarian relief, many countries are reflecting the discomfort their electorates have with offering

Recognition of Arbitral Awards in the US – US Courts Explore Two Sides of the Same Coin

December 1, 2015 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, SPECIAL FEATURES, International Law, In-depth, Americas, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Theresa Bowman and Charles Camp Charles Camp and Theresa Bowman share their assessment of two important US District Court disagreements regarding the appropriate procedure for the recognition of arbitral awards. You might also like: Rappler Guilty of

Safe Haven: How A Recent United States Supreme Court Decision Stands To Protect Foreign Banks From Their Depositors’ Creditors

July 30, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, SPECIAL FEATURES, International Law, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Americas, Unprotected PostComments (1)

By Charles H. Camp and Theresa B. Bowman The United States Supreme Court in the pre-judgment case of Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014) begs the question as to whether the United States – not just New York – is to continue to offer the

Sovereigns In The American Courtroom:

June 4, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, SPECIAL FEATURES, International Law, Americas, Unprotected PostComments (1)

What Tools Do Judges Have In The United States To Compel Compliance When A Foreign Sovereign Behaves Badly? By Theresa Bowman and Charles Camp As the world grows ever smaller, business relationships with governmental entities worldwide increasingly defy