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One of my law firm’s international attorneys got an email from a small tech company in…

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For Ukrainians, 2022 was a year of both tragedy and historic achievements. Russia invaded Ukraine in…

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My law firm represents a fairly substantial number of companies that sell product worldwide over the…

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On June 9, 2022, the Congressional Study Group on Foreign Relations and National Security convened over…

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OTTAWA, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Canada on Friday condemned what it said were North Korean arms…

Congress Mandates Sweeping Transparency Reforms for International Agreements

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FBAR Law Evolved in 2022 (What to Expect in 2023)

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Chairman Menendez Delivers Floor Speech …

WASHINGTON – Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) today delivered remarks on the Senate Floor…

Shaheen, Portman & Cornyn Bill to Enhance Fentanyl Interdiction Signed Into Law

Bipartisan legislation to increase global cooperation in the fight against synthetic drug trafficking is included in…

How China and Russia Got Outfoxed at the U.N.

In mid-October, Russia, China, and a coalition of other autocratic countries sent a furious letter to…

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin’s Regular Press Conference on December 14, 2022

CCTV: It is reported that Google has refused the request from the government of the Hong…

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International arbitral tribunals operating under international law and municipal laws routinely apply well-recognised principles of law…

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On the morning of Sunday, February 27, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sat huddled in a…

Taxation and Currency Issues in Damages Awards

Introduction This chapter describes some of the issues that can contribute to the distortion of the…

What Comes After the Loss and Damage Fund for Responsibility and Repair in a Climate-Disrupted World?

Climate-driven geophysical shifts are driving geopolitical shifts that are putting increasing pressure on international law and…