1. 11 février 2018 UAE legal abuse and wrongful convictions in absentia, Interpol and licensing repercussions amongst financial and legal professionals abroad, and outright business theft. What can be done in response?

    The dangers of investing and doing business in Dubai have been published worldwide, particularly since the country itself essentially went bankrupt during the global financial crisis of 2008. Expats left their sports cars at the airport, abandoned their properties and investments, to avoid the real possibility of being jailed or held in the country for […]

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  2. 11 février 2018 Detained In Dubai

    Most expats living in Dubai took out credit cards, personal loans, car loans or mortgages, heavily promoted by the banks with little restrictions on lending criteria. Over the past decade though, the UAE’s economy has fluctuated vastly with a boom and bust pattern. When the times are good, expats have been able to earn three […]

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  3. 11 février 2018 STATEMENT FROM A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN ON APPROVAL OF TRUMP UNIVERSITY CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT BY FEDERAL APPEALS COURT

    New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released the following statement: “Today’s approval of the Trump University class action settlement by the Ninth Circuit means that victims of Donald Trump’s fraudulent university will soon receive the $25 million in relief they deserve. We are pleased that the final settlement we negotiated with our co-plaintiffs ensures […]

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  4. 29 janvier 2018 The ASIL Annual Meeting

    The ASIL Annual Meeting ASIL is proud to welcome these honorees and keynote speakers at the 2018 Annual Meeting Previous Peter Trooboff Senior Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP (Hudson Medal Recipient, Hudson Luncheon Speaker) Rosalie Silberman Abella Supreme Court of Canada (Goler T. Butcher Medal Recipient) Olufemi Elias U.N. Assistant Secretary-General and Registrar, IRMCT (Honorary […]

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  5. 29 janvier 2018 2018 ASIL Annual Meeting – « International Law in Practice »

    April 4 – April 7, 2018 Washington, DC The 112th ASIL Annual Meeting will consider how and by whom international law is made, shaped, and carried out; and how international legal practice has changed and is continuing to change in response to geopolitical shifts and contemporary challenges. Leaders in the field will deliver keynote addresses, including: The […]

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    12 janvier 2018 Stikeman Elliott’s Montréal Office Welcomes Three New Partners!

    On January 1st, Maxime Jacquin, Éric Lévesque and Aniko Pelland joined the partnership. Their expertise and strong leadership have been recognized by their peers and clients alike. Having been with Stikeman Elliott ever since they were students, they embody the firm’s core values. All three are also involved in the firm’s mentorship program and are […]

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  7. 4 janvier 2018 Under Tightly Controlled Conditions, U.S. Airports Could Use Drones to Reap Unexpected Benefits, LeClairRyan Aviation Attorney Advises

    They could hunt for dangerous debris, ramp up security, inspect fuselages or even scare off plane-endangering wildlife, Mark A. Dombroff writes in new column; however, drones should fly in airport airspace only under rigidly controlled, FAA-supervised ‘lockdown’ conditions, he notes. In a new column for industry publication Airport Business, veteran LeClairRyan aviation attorney Mark A. […]

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  8. 23 décembre 2017 A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN ANNOUNCES $13.5 MILLION MULTI-STATE AGREEMENT WITH BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. FOR DECEPTIVE MARKETING PRACTICES AND PROMOTION OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOR UNAPPROVED USES

    Agreement Secures Nearly $500,000 For New York Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Will End Promotion Of Unauthorized Uses For Prescription Drugs Micardis, Aggrenox, Atrovent, and Combivent Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a $13.5 million agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI), resolving alleged deceptive and misleading marketing regarding drug usage beyond what is indicated on the […]

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    14 décembre 2017 Translation of Response by Joan Clark, O.C., Q.C., Ad.E. to Honour accorded to her by the Law Graduates Association (ADDUM) of the University of Montreal, November 29, 2017

    Madam Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal Mr. Chief Justice of the Superior Court Mr. President of the Chamber of Notaries Mr. Dean of the Faculty of Law Dear colleagues, dear friends I wish to express how much I am touched by your honouring me this evening, whether merited or not. To receive this […]

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  10. 6 décembre 2017 Blocked: Qatar bid for VP of UN human rights council stymied by Arab rivals

    Qatar ambassador Ali Al Mansouri, seeking to become VP of the UNHRC, with Mr. Michael Møller, Director-general of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Monitoring group UN Watch has learned that Qatar submitted a bid to become vice-president of the UN Human Rights Council, but its Gulf Arab rivals are blocking the nomination, forcing Asian states […]

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