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    27 février 2018 BENTHAM IMF Capital Limited – Bentham IMF Set to Offer Commercial Litigation Funding in Quebec with Hire of Veteran Litigator George R. Hendy

    Bentham Canada expanded the reach of its operations to Quebec this week with the hire of veteran litigator George R. Hendy, Ad.E. as Senior Advisor-Quebec. Tasked with leading the company’s entry into the region, its second location in Canada, George will help Bentham source investment opportunities in Quebec and assess their viability for funding. Such […]

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  2. 27 février 2018 Bentham IMF Set to Offer Commercial Litigation Funding in Quebec with Hire of Veteran Litigator George R. Hendy

    Bentham IMF, a world-leading commercial litigation finance company, expanded the reach of its global operations to Quebec this week with the hire of veteran litigator George R. Hendy, Ad.E. as Senior Advisor-Quebec. Tasked with leading the company’s entry into the region, its second location in Canada, George will help Bentham source investment opportunities in Quebec and assess […]

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    27 février 2018 U.N. elects Syria to top post fighting “subjugation of peoples”

    Syrian ambassador Bashar Ja’afari (photo above) was re-elected as Rapporteur, February 22, 2018. A UN watchdog group is criticizing UN chief Antonio Guterres for his blessings delivered Thursday before an anachronistic UN committee charged with “decolonizing” the Falkland Islands and Gibraltar — at the same time as the 24-nation entity elected by acclamation the genocidal Syrian regime’s representative to a leadership post. “I commend […]

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  4. 27 février 2018 Human Rights Champions to Gather at Palais des Nations Room XXIII at 1:30 pm for Opening of 10th Geneva Summit

    Top-name activists, former political prisoners and victims from around the world will today address the opening session of the 10th annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy today at the Palais des Nations. Organized by 25 NGOs, the Geneva Summit’s UN opening will feature brief presentations by activists from Russia, China, Congo, Turkey, Iran, and many other human […]

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  5. 27 février 2018 STATEMENT FROM A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN ON FEDERAL COURT RULING GRANTING PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION IN DACA CASE

    Today, a federal judge granted Attorney General Schneiderman and his fellow Attorneys General’s motion for a preliminary injunction to block President Trump’s rescission of DACA. Attorney General Schneiderman leads the coalition of 17 AGs that sued in September 2017 to defend DACA and protect DREAMers. The court heard arguments on Attorney General Schneiderman’s motion for preliminary […]

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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