Publications

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All Bark, No Bite? Proposals to Transform the Clean Company Act Into an Effective Anti-Corruption Tool George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 51 2019

Brazil has joined the fight against corruption by enacting the Clean Company Act (CCA) in 2014. However, the Act is not yet comprehensive enough to deter companies from engaging in corrupt...

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Is the DST compatible with the UK's international obligations?

The OECD has warned against unilateral measures leading to taxation of the digitalised economy outside the international tax framework. The UK is one country that has proposed such...

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When "sweet water" becomes bitter World Trademark Review

In Sociedad Puerto Industrial Aguadulce SA v Makrani (WIPO Case D2019-1378), a three-member panel has denied the transfer of a domain name consisting of the Spanish generic term ‘agua ...

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Lessons for In-House Counsel from Cybersecurity’s Front Lines

Recent developments reinforce the urgent need for general counsel and legal departments to deepen their focus on cybersecurity. In today's environment, any organization can be the target of ...

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Weakness in Numbers: The Risks Investors' Bounded Rationality and Cognitive Biases Pose to the U.S. Securities Crowdfunding Market Georgetown Law Journal

Increased communication facilitated by the rise of the Internet has developed the necessary infrastructure to gather a virtual "crowd" This has permitted crowdfunding, which was previously...

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Have products been made with clean hands? The Dutch Child Labour Due Diligence Act is a step in the right direction

Across the world approximately 152 million children are forced to work. Child labour is mainly prevalent in the retail and tobacco industries and in tin mines.

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Special Report on investment in Africa African Law & Business

The Special Report on investment in Africa gathers information from 30 countries to help inform clients’ investment decisions, summarising the key features of the legal and regulatory ...

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UDRP proceedings: evidence of targeting is crucial World Trademark Review

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a panel has denied the transfer of a domain...

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Five signs your trade secret policy is inadequate Law360

In our age of teleworking, personal cloud data storage, and blurred lines between personal and company computing devices, companies face increased risk of losing valuable confidential...

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