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Crude awakening

IBA Global Insight, Aug/Sept 2016 - A year ago, Global Insight assessed the impact of volatile energy markets, asking ‘what if the price of oil stays low?’ Here, we explore some of the answers, including how the sector’s response to the short-term shock could turn out well in the long run

Released on Aug 1, 2016

Legal and business news from the IBA - October/November 2017

IBA Global Insight October/November 2017 - Debt concerns prompt greater scrutiny of China’s entrepreneurs, Global legal practitioners attend IBA Annual Conference in Sydney, Corporate accountability: US Supreme Court set to clarify alien tort statute, IBA and Arab International Women's Forum initiative, blockchain, tribute to Cherif Bassiouni

Human rights news from the IBA - October/November 2017

IBA Global Insight October/November 2017 - Former US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on President Trump, North Korea and Kim Jong-un, IBA Discussion Paper on protecting the integrity of ICC trials, The refugee crisis in Greece – new IBA film, CJEU rules against challenge to European quota system for refugees, IBAHRI at 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, ICC wins human rights award, Focus on Philippines and Cameroon

Legal and business news from the IBA - August/September 2017

IBA Global Insight August/September 2017 - Chinese investment overseas, IBA Pro Bono Award nominees, law firm management webinar series, IBA Annual Conference 2017 Sydney, Google fined by EU for anti-competitive behaviour, China Working Group, India Contact Group, Code of Conduct survey

Human rights news from the IBA - August/September 2017

IBA Global Insight August/September 2017. North Korea: nuclear threat and human rights challenges, armed drone strikes, IBA-UN partnership against torture, Yemen, handbook for lawyers on business and human rights, Istanbul Protocol and torture prevention in Mexico, eyeWitness to Atrocities at 2 years old

Legal and business news from the IBA - June/July 2017

IBA Global Insight June/July 2017 - Saudi Arabia's privatisation programme, IBA GEI reports on AI and climate change, IBA Annual Conference 2017 in Sydney, terrorism and the law, whistleblower debate, King's College/IBA LLM programme, LPRU support for committees, 'Vigilant' French law, IBA/UN anti-torture initiative, IBAHRI GQual Declaration, IBAHRI mentoring programme, IBAHRI albinism report, podcast on refugees in Greece, Poland/Hungary, the EU and rule of law

Human rights news from the IBA - June/July 2017

IBA Global Insight June/July 2017. Terrorism and the law: tech companies central to government response; IBA partners with UN for global anti-torture initiative; ‘Vigilant’ French law introduces duty of care for large companies

Legal and business news from the IBA - April/May 2017

IBA Global Insight April/May 2017 - legal and business news from the IBA. Dispute resolution post-Brexit: lawyers fear a legal void; former Australian Prime Minister confirmed as a Sydney Conference speaker; Bush and Obama ethics gurus reprimand Trump White House and DOJ over ‘Russiagate’

Human rights news from the IBA - April/May 2017

IBA Global Insight April/May 2017. Trump’s new travel ban further tests image and rule of law; South African High Court rules against ICC withdrawal; American presidency: Trump draft budget proposes huge funding cut for civil legal aid

Legal and business news from the IBA - February/March 2017

IBA Global Insight Feb/March 2017 - legal and business news from the IBA. The American Presidency: Middle East reaction to Trump; Brexit: the court, the controversy and the constitution; IBA launches global survey on why women lawyers leave law firms

Human rights news from the IBA - February/March 2017

IBA Global Insight February/March 2017. Trump presidency: many ‘fear rights won over years are in jeopardy’; Legal advisor to Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar government shot dead in Yangon; Brazil prison riots spark call on legal profession

Legal and business news from the IBA - Dec 2016/Jan 2017

IBA Global Insight Dec 2016/Jan 2017 - legal and business news from the IBA. President Trump heightens business and trade uncertainty, IBA President in Argentina and Chile for high-level discussions on fighting judicial corruption, Invaluable new tool helps lawyers understand business and human rights; IBA conference calendar for 2017, Training videos for conference session chairs and speakers, Brexit, IBA and King’s College London partner on new Executive LLM degree

Human rights news from the IBA - Dec 2016/Jan 2017

IBA Global Insight Dec 2016/Jan 2017. Human rights news from the IBA - Trump election thrusts human rights issues into the spotlight; New report finds UN human rights mechanism the most progressive international arena for furthering LGBTI rights; eyeWitness wins security award and is listed as a top tech solution for Africa; Refugee crisis accounts for huge spike in pro bono legal activity; Mary Robinson receives 2016 Stockholm Human Rights Award; Update on two previous IBAHRI Human Rights Award recipients

Human rights news from the IBA - Oct/Nov 2016

IBA Global Insight Oct/Nov 2016. Human rights news from the IBA - International criminal justice is making inroads in fighting impunity; Russian media lawyer Galina Arapova wins IBA Human Rights Award; IBAHRI calls for accountability and reform following the death of Kenyan lawyer, Willie Kimani;

Legal and business news from the IBA - Oct/Nov 2016

IBA Global Insight Oct/Nov 2016 - legal and business news from the IBA. IMF MD Christine Lagarde discusses corruption and sustainable growth; online coverage of IBA Annual Conference Washington 2016; a look forward to IBA Annual Conference 2017 in Sydney; Pro Bono Award winner Odette Geldenhuys and Human Rights Award winner Remy Choo Zheng Xi; Fellowship for Innovation articles; Global Employment Institute report on business and employees; legal regulators' directory; business of law book series

Editorial - Aug/Sept 2016

IBA Global Insight Editorial - Aug/Sept 2016. this edition of Global Insight went to press, the IBA was preparing for its Annual Conference in Washington. There’ll be a remarkable array of world-renowned speakers and experts in their respective areas, including former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, current US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and US Trade Representative Michael Froman amongst many others. The keynote speaker at the opening ceremony will be Christine Lagarde, MD of the IMF

Legal and business news from the IBA - Aug/Sept 2016

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Human rights news from the IBA - Aug/Sept 2016

IBA Global Insight Aug/Sept 2016. Human rights news from the IBA - Zuzana Caputova, ‘grassroots environmental hero’, Lawyers at risk meet UN Special Rapporteur in Belgrade, IBA President speaks at Vatican conference on human trafficking and corruption, Burundi violence signals ‘crisis of constitutionalism’ in Africa, Resolution on Climate Change Justice and HumanRights adopted by IBAHRI Council, Developments in China

Global leaders: Drago Kos, Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery

IBA Global Insight, Aug/Sept 2016 - After the Panama Papers leak and the Anti-Corruption Summit in London in May, Drago Kos is in the hot seat when it comes to enforcing the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention among signatory countries. In this interview, conducted for the IBA by Jonathan Rugman of the UK’s Channel 4 News, Kos discusses international efforts to tackle bribery and corruption by governments, the role of the private sector, and the offshore world

China's judicial reforms are no revolution

IBA Global Insight, Aug/Sept 2016 - Recent court reforms should increase competency and help to reduce corruption within the judiciary, but will not fundamentally challenge the status quo

How a Professor of Islam was nicknamed ‘the Crucifix’

IBA Global Insight, Aug/Sept 2016 - As Amena Nosseir works to change ‘contempt of religion’ laws in Egypt, her maverick reputation is starting a free speech debate across the Middle East

Editorial - June/July 2016

IBA Global Insight Editorial - June/July 2016. Martin Luther King put it well when he said ‘the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.’ The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) is providing further evidence of this. The author of our cover feature, The Guardian’s world affairs editor Julian Borger, describes it as a 23-year judicial experiment and a high point of the enforcement of international humanitarian law...

Legal and business news from the IBA - June/July 2016

IBA Global Insight June/July 2016- legal and business news from the IBA. UK Anti-Corruption summit, IBA at Climate Action 2016, Woman Lawyer Award 2016, LPRU disruptive innovation report, Pfizer, Pro Bono Award 2016, IBA Fellows

Human rights news from the IBA - June/July 2016

IBA Global Insight June/July 2016. Human rights news from the IBA - Ruggie report on FIFA, IBAHRI calls for end to mandatory death penalty, In memoriam John RWD Jones QC, North Carolina 'bathroom law', judicial independence in Latin America,

Power to Africa

IBA Global Insight, June/July 2016. Three-quarters of Sub-Saharan Africa still has no access to electricity, but with renewables enabling power to be transmitted to the remotest of communities, could the clean energy sector hold the answer to Africa’s power needs? Global Insight investigates.

The Panama Papers: tipping point for reform

IBA Global Insight, June/July 2016. The record leak of 11.5 million documents shed unprecedented light on the workings of the world’s financial centres. Public opinion has shifted markedly and the benefits of ending years of destructive secrecy are now fully established.

Renewing the Lex Mercatoria

IBA Global Insight, June/July 2016. Forty years after the OECD published its landmark guidelines on responsible business conduct, Global Insight assesses whether the National Contact Points system – established in 2000 – has delivered.

VW: the long road back

IBA Global Insight, June/July 2016. One by one, car giants have been drawn into a global emissions scandal. Global Insight goes back to the beginning as Volkswagen faces an uncertain future and a major reputational repair. Its handling of the crisis will offer valuable lessons for multinational businesses.

Europe: To stay or not to stay, that is the question

IBA Global Insight, June/July 2016. Since its inception under the Treaty of Rome in 1958, no country has ever exited the European Union. The possibility of entering uncharted waters has ensured fraught debate ahead of the United Kingdom’s referendum on membership.

Asia: Panama Papers – no news is good news

IBA Global Insight June/July 2016. A third of all Mossack Fonseca’s business originated from its offices in Hong Kong and China. Local media coverage of the leaks has been inconsistent and, in some cases, actively censored by authorities fearing the consequences of these and further revelations.

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