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Three Takes On Global Justice, Frank J. Garcia 2009 Boston College Law School

Three Takes On Global Justice, Frank J. Garcia

Frank J. Garcia

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Setting Aside An Arbitration Award, Fernando Leila 2009 Fordham University

Setting Aside An Arbitration Award, Fernando Leila

Fernando Leila

I - Facts Most arbitration rules stipulate that the arbitral awards that result from arbitration under those agreements or rules are ‘final.’ Yet there is almost always the possibility for a party to challenge the award, whether or not the parties have agreed. According to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (“UNCITRAL”), a successful challenge will usually result in the award being ‘set aside,’ ‘vacated,’ or’ annulled,’ and therefore ceasing to exist, at least within the jurisdiction of the court setting it aside. To set aside an award means to 'declare the award to be disregarded in whole or ...


The Missing Link Of Democracy, Fernando Leila 2009 Fordham University

The Missing Link Of Democracy, Fernando Leila

Fernando Leila

The Missing Link of Democracy: The Federal Reserve Submission to the Democratic Government

“If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, (i.e., the "business cycle") the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.”

Thomas Jefferson

Abstract

This paper examines the shortcomings of the Federal Reserve (the “Fed”) as an institution, its power and policy under a democratic system of government, and the consequences thereof.

America is ...


By Prohibiting Foreign Lawyers From Participating, California Is Missing Out, David D. Caron, Leah D. Harhay 2009 The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London

By Prohibiting Foreign Lawyers From Participating, California Is Missing Out, David D. Caron, Leah D. Harhay

David D. Caron

California Code of Civil Procedure §1282.4 and Local Rule 9.43 govern the ability of attorneys who are not members of the State Bar of California to act as counsel in international arbitrations here. Both allow out-of-state attorneys to participate in these arbitrations, but provide no similar provisions for out-of-country attorneys. However, even out-of-state attorneys are not safe. In 2011, when §1282.4 sunsets, out-of-state attorneys will also be barred from appearing as counsel in California-based international arbitrations.


How China Succeeded In Protecting Olympic Trademarks And Why This Success Will Not Generate Immediate Improvements In Intellectual Property Protection In China, Aileen M. McGill 2009 University of Pennsylvania Law School

How China Succeeded In Protecting Olympic Trademarks And Why This Success Will Not Generate Immediate Improvements In Intellectual Property Protection In China, Aileen M. Mcgill

Aileen M McGill

After centuries of stagnant growth and international isolation, China has emerged as the fastest-growing economy in the world and one of the most important parties in international trade. This staggering growth and influx of foreign goods has led to rampant counterfeiting of brand-name goods in a society with little cultural basis for individual intellectual property rights. When Beijing was awarded the 2008 summer Olympics in 2001, the Chinese government moved quickly to prepare for this beloved international event, rallying this massive country for, what many considered to be their grand emergence onto the world stage. One of the reforms enacted ...


El Procedimiento Administrativo Y Las Facultades De La Autoridad En Materia De Represión De La Competencia Desleal. Apuntes Sobre El Decreto Legislativo N° 1044, Pierino Stucchi 2009 Selected Works

El Procedimiento Administrativo Y Las Facultades De La Autoridad En Materia De Represión De La Competencia Desleal. Apuntes Sobre El Decreto Legislativo N° 1044, Pierino Stucchi

Pierino Stucchi

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Importers As Regulators: Product Safety In A Globalized World, Andrew T. Guzman 2009 University of California, Berkeley

Importers As Regulators: Product Safety In A Globalized World, Andrew T. Guzman

Andrew T Guzman

In the wake of scandals involving lead toys, toxic toothpaste, poisonous pet food, and other dangerous products in recent years, policymakers have proposed a variety of strategies that purport to address safety concerns. Though many of these proposals would have salutary effects on consumer product safety, they do not provide, either individually or collectively, a full solution to the problem. This chapter offers a different proposal for addressing the challenges that global production poses for state-centered regulation of import safety. We argue that regulators should structure administrative penalties to make private importers regulate the foreign manufacturing processes from which they ...


Impact Of The Australia-Us Free Trade Agreement On Australian Medicines Regulation And Prices, Thomas A. Faunce, James Bai, Duy Nguyen 2009 Australian National University

Impact Of The Australia-Us Free Trade Agreement On Australian Medicines Regulation And Prices, Thomas A. Faunce, James Bai, Duy Nguyen

Thomas A Faunce

The Australia – United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA) came into force on 1 January 2005. Before and subsequently to the AUSFTA being concluded, controversy surrounded the debate over its impact on Australia ’ s health policy, specifically on regulation of pharmaceutical patents and Australia ’ s cost-effectiveness system relating to prescription medicine prices known as the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). This article examines the expectations of both parties in the pharmaceutical sector with regard to the AUSFTA, as well as how successfully they were achieved. It seeks to analyse important relevant outcomes for regulators, the public and pharmaceutical industry, as well as ...


Nanotechnology And The International Law Of Weaponry: Towards International Regulation Of Nano-Weapons., Thomas A. Faunce, Hitoshi Nasu 2009 Australian National University

Nanotechnology And The International Law Of Weaponry: Towards International Regulation Of Nano-Weapons., Thomas A. Faunce, Hitoshi Nasu

Thomas A Faunce

The development of nanotechnology for military application is an emerging area of research and development, the pace and extent of which has not been fully anticipated by international legal regulation. Nano-weapons are referred to here as objects and devices using nanotechnology or causing effects in nano-scale that are designed or used for harming humans. Such weapons, despite their controversial human and environmental toxicity, are not comprehensively covered by specific, targeted regulation under international law. This article critically examines current international humanitarian law and arms control law regimes to determine whether significant gaps exist in the regulation of nanotechnology focused on ...


Safeguarding "The Precious": Counsel On Law Journal Publication Agreements In Digital Times, Michael N. Widener 2009 Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint PC

Safeguarding "The Precious": Counsel On Law Journal Publication Agreements In Digital Times, Michael N. Widener

Michael N. Widener

No abstract provided.


Transnational Legal Practice 2009, Laurel S. Terry, Carole Silver, Ellyn Rosen 2009 Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson Law

Transnational Legal Practice 2009, Laurel S. Terry, Carole Silver, Ellyn Rosen

Laurel S. Terry

This article identifies some of the most important U.S. and international developments in transnational legal practice and provides citations for further research. The article begins by briefly reviewing the impact of the recession on legal services. The second section focuses on international developments. It identifies some of the ongoing efforts to implement the 2007 U.K. Legal Services Act, including the issuance of the influential Hunt and Smedley reports. It also provides information about law reform initiatives in France, Scotland and Korea. This section of the article also provides information about Canadian and Australian developments regarding admission of foreign ...


China And The Doha Development Agenda, Chin Leng Lim, Jiangyu Wang 2009 University of Hong Kong

China And The Doha Development Agenda, Chin Leng Lim, Jiangyu Wang

Chin Leng Lim

In contrast to early predictions during its accession, China has not sought to play a leadership role in the Doha Round negotiations, or to rewrite WTO rules in a systemic manner. However, China’s role in the negotiations came into prominence during the “mini-ministerial” held in Geneva in July 2008. Now included in the G-7, China came under fire from the United States and the European Union for failing to demonstrate greater leadership. This article seeks to explain the nature of that criticism, and argues that over-reliance on the question of “Chinese leadership” as an explanatory concept could aggravate broader ...


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