Fellows in the News

Friday, January 31, 2020

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. 

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Confidentiality in Dispute Resolution Under Swiss Law

Saverio Lembo and his co-authors examine how, in cross-border proceedings under the provisions of Swiss Law, it is crucial to be aware of the risks of violating confidentiality laws and blocking statutes, especially when collaborating with foreign authorities.

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Blogs of Interest

Compliance and Enforcement
A blog sponsored by NYU Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, edited by Jennifer Arlen.

IELR Blog
The official blog of the "International Enforcement Law Reporter," edited by Bruce Zagaris.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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.   

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Monday, January 13, 2020

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.  

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Friday, January 10, 2020

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. 

 

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Friday, January 03, 2020

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.

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Friday, January 03, 2020

‘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.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

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.  

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Sunday, December 01, 2019

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. 

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Friday, November 22, 2019

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.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

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.

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