Fellows in the News
Canadian Court Bars New Evidence in Yukos Set-Aside Bid
Russia’s new evidence in action to set aside a UNCITRAL award in favor of Cypriot company Luxtona not allowable, says Justice Michael Penny.
Nissan Ex-CEO Ghosn Highlights Importance of Reputation Management
In an article written for Law360, Elizabeth Ortega explains how the intriguing case of former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn uncovers a lesson for lawyers about how sound communications strategy helps manage a crisis and can, if done correctly, repair a reputation.
RK&O Names Fellow David Massey as Litigation Co-Chair
Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has announced that Fellow David B. Massey has been elected co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Department.
Mourre Commends Toolkit for Handling Corruption and Money Laundering
The workshop Legal Consequences of Corruption and Money Laundering in International Arbitration, hosted by the Basel Institute and Mark Pieth, featured the president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration Alexis Mourre, who spoke about the value of the toolkit that guides parties and arbitrators dealing with matters of corruption and money laundering.
How to Improve Gold's Tarnished Image
In this podcast with Altamar, Professor Mark Pieth sheds light on how miners, bankers, traffickers and enablers are harming the gold industry and offers solutions to cleaning up the supply chain and making it more transparent.
‘Bridgegate’ Uncovers Federalism in State Matters
The “New York Law Journal” published Jonathan Sack’s analysis of the influence that principles of federalism have had on Supreme Court decisions, using the “politically motivated” closure of traffic lanes along the George Washington Bridge in 2013, as an example.
SNC-Lavalin Case Exposes Low Convictions in Canada
Speaking to “Global Investigations Review” about an SNC-Lavalin executive found guilty of financial crimes, Lincoln Caylor shares how Canada maybe turning from its traditional failure to investigate sophisticated economic crimes and instead using the case as a springboard in the trial of the corporation.
Economic Sanctions Are Undermining Financial Suasion
In his article in the Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation's December issue of "Prosperitas," Bruce Zagaris examines how the increased use of economic sanctions, especially by the United States, has diminished their effectiveness and has caused unintended consequences, including unprecedented alliances.
Guarding Against False Witnesses
Writing for “The Law Society Gazette,” Paul Convery and associate Niamh McCabe examine the importance of finding and using a solid expert witness in cases and the ramifications if an “expert” falls short of being able to demonstrate his or her expertise.
Materiality and Admissibility of Evidence In Criminal Securities Fraud Cases
The New York Law Journal recently published Jonathan Sack’s commentary on materiality in securities fraud prosecutions. Read about important decisions examining admissibility of evidence.
Are Crypto-Fraudsters One Too Many Steps Ahead of the Law?
Like the fraudster Steven Spielberg's 2002 movie "Catch Me If You Can" portrayed, today’s crypto-fraudsters leave trails of devastation in their wake, seemingly with no means to catch them, but Keith Oliver explains how emerging laws are poised to catch up with these next-gen criminals, if applied correctly.