07Dec
By: Katherine On: December 7, 2016 In: International Law Comments: 0

The United Nations is an international organization that aims to promote peace and justice throughout the world. But with 193 member countries, communication is bound to be a little difficult. What are the official languages of the UN? Will the UN ever have more official languages?

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07Dec
By: Katherine On: December 7, 2016 In: International Law Comments: 0

The Hague rarely comes up in the news — but stories like former Liberian President Charles Taylor’s war crimes trials remind us about The Hague. In 2010, supermodel Naomi Campbell was subpoenaed and testified in the International Criminal Court in The Hague about Taylor’s gift of blood diamonds, as...

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30Nov
By: Tom On: November 30, 2016 In: International Law, Service of Process Comments: 0

Since 2003, the Russian Central Authority has refused to execute Hague Requests submitted by US litigants. Russia’s refusal stems from its objection to the United States’ imposition of a fee for executing Hague Requests seeking service upon US defendants.

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30Nov
By: LLSKeyHolder On: November 30, 2016 In: International Law, International Litigation, Legal News Comments: 0

JASTA’s enactment by Congressional override of a presidential veto does not make the Act controversial. Nor is JASTA controversial merely because Saudi Arabia finds its potential liability under Act to be excessive and unfair. Rather, the Act is controversial because of its potential to disrupt diplomatic communication.

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30Nov

International subrogation should not be overlooked by insurers as a source for recovering their own losses. Even when a loss is caused by an “Act of God,” insurers are wise to consider how third parties may have contributed to the resulting damages.

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