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A letter from Washington (April 2011) - Skip KaltenheuserA letter from Washington (April 2011) - Skip Kaltenheuser
President Obama’s 2009 speech in Cairo put him on history’s lucky right side when relatively non-violent revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt arrived. Then, fickle fate fire-hosed the region, toppling regimes both hostile and friendly.
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Arab Awakening - Rebecca LoweArab Awakening - Rebecca Lowe
Is a revolution in the rule of law spreading across the Middle East, or is history destined to repeat itself?
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IBA Global Insight - April 2011IBA Global Insight - April 2011
IBA Global Insight - April 2011. Rule of law special: Arab awakening; Sudan. Also BP/Rosneft; corporate governance in China/Hong Kong; IT, technology and risk for the legal profession
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A letter from the Middle East (April 2011) - Andrew WhiteA letter from the Middle East (April 2011) - Andrew White
Like so many across the Middle East, Sydney Fernandes hasn’t slept soundly in a good couple of months. A senior manager at Kuwait-based logistics giant Agility, the Indian was on constant call when violent unrest gripped Egypt, finally toppling its leader after three decades of dictatorship. Today he is first contact for Agility’s Tripoli office, shuttered by its 26 staff as they try to ride out the death rattle of another totalitarian regime.
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Rule of Law: an elusive panacea - Frank RichardsonRule of Law: an elusive panacea - Frank Richardson
The BRIC and Middle East economies increasingly command respect on the global stage, yet rule of law remains elusive. As the Arab world’s popular uprisings suggest epoch-making change, IBA Global Insight assesses the challenges of building lasting and effective rule of law.
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A letter from Latin America - Brian Nicholson (April 2011)A letter from Latin America - Brian Nicholson (April 2011)
Life presents lawyers with many challenges, not least of them concentrating on matters such as dispute resolution, import-export facilitation and public tender regulations while just yards away on Copacabana Beach, thousands of sun-worshippers reach for the comfort of ice-cold beer.
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South Sudan - The People's Choice - Tom BlassSouth Sudan - The People's Choice - Tom Blass
The inhabitants of South Sudan have voted overwhelmingly for secession – but the new entrant to the community of nations must overcome a number of challenges, logistical and political.
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BP’s Russian roulette - Ruth CollinsBP’s Russian roulette - Ruth Collins
The beleaguered oil company has come out fighting. But a deal with the Russian Government-owned Rosneft was always going to prove controversial.
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One country, two systems - Phil TaylorOne country, two systems - Phil Taylor
IBA Global Insight assesses Hong Kong’s proposed changes to corporate governance rules and how they fit with the approach in mainland China.
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Who owns human nature? - Arthur PiperWho owns human nature? - Arthur Piper
Last year, a New York judge ruled that the biotechnology industry could not patent genes. IBA Global Insight assesses what it could mean for companies and scientists.
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Navigating the data minefield - Nicola LaverNavigating the data minefield - Nicola Laver
The dynamic nature of information technology in the 21st century presents enormous challenges. As the global legal profession is using the latest IT to its full advantage, the risks are greater than ever.
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From the Editor - April 2011From the Editor - April 2011
Welcome to the April edition of IBA Global Insight.
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News from the IBA - April 2011News from the IBA - April 2011
As stock markets fall in the Middle East, what price democracy? / IBA to open Asia office in Seoul / IBA Middle East Office: ‘Bringing Women Lawyers Together’ / Mark Stephens, lawyer of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, on media ethics and extradition /Major IBA projects
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Human Rights News - April 2011Human Rights News - April 2011
Security Council refers Libya to International Criminal Court / Violent protests in Tunisia put rule of law centre stage / Terrorism and international law: New york launch / Concern over missing lawyers in China / Annual Report / Legal training: DR Congo and The Sudan / Global parliamentarian handbook : Westminster launch
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