IBA Global Insight - October 2012

FEATURES: HEALTH WARNING

Democratising the drug trade

The drug trade in Latin America is undergoing a ‘democratisation’.
This is not a good thing.

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Environmental law gets radical

As inertia hampers the fight against environmental degradation, IBA Global Insight makes the case for shifting the agenda from breaking conventions to enforcing them.

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Health warning

Could an Australian High Court decision spell the beginning of the end for the tobacco industry?

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BANKING SCANDALS
Cleaning up the city

A series of scandals has cast a long shadow over the already beleaguered financial sector in recent months. IBA Global Insight examines what needs to be done to reform the industry.

FREEDOM OF SPEECH
The limits to freedom of expression

Does the denial of crimes against humanity mark the outer limit of freedom of speech? The ongoing dispute between France and Turkey over the Armenian genocide sheds light on a complex and sensitive issue.
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