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Robert Mueller

US Presidency: The special counsel stand-off

Brexit

Brexit: financial services businesses prepare for 'most disruptive cliff-edge scenario'

Myanmar: army’s abuses continue despite UN’s tough stance and spotlight on Aung San Suu Kyi

US travel ban: Supreme Court drops cases amid new challenges

Turbulent year tests International Criminal Court’s credibility

Philippine lawyers at risk in President Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’

Dozens held in Saudi mass arrests as young prince consolidates power

Debt concerns prompt greater scrutiny of China’s entrepreneurs

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Corporate accountability: US Supreme Court set to clarify alien tort statute

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Former US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on President Trump, North Korea and Kim Jong-un

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CJEU rules against challenge to European quota system for refugees

Robert Mueller

US Presidency: Mueller subpoenas refocus attention on Russia investigation

Washington climate march

US withdrawal from Paris Agreement sparks debate over legal ramifications

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Chinese investment: Belt and Road strategy signals global expansion

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UK crackdown on global financial crime puts onus on companies

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Yemen: ‘Relentless violations’ of international humanitarian law continue as famine looms

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North Korea: nuclear threat and human rights present urgent challenge

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Presidential Pardons: Caution required when apologizing for historic injustices

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‘Perfect storm’ of refugees and instability engulfing the Middle East

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New lawsuits allege President accepted foreign benefits through business empire

Robert Mueller

Next steps for Russiagate after Comey sacking and Mueller appointment

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Rule of law in Europe: Poland rejects EC’s allegations of breaches

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Focus on America: The fraught question of how best to prosecute Russiagate

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Corporate responsibility: ‘Vigilant’ French law puts duty of care on companies

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Trump's new travel ban further tests image and rule of law

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Terrorism and the law: Tech companies central to government response to Westminster attack

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Venezuela: Currency crisis brings economy to standstill

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Myanmar: UN Human Rights Council votes on abuses inquiry

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Dispute settlement after Brexit: a legal void?

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Trump draft budget proposes huge funding cut for civil legal aid

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Trump brings seven years of TPP negotiations to an abrupt halt

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US presidency: undermining ‘hallmark’ of democracy with attacks on judiciary

John Yoo

Lessons for Trump on executive power - from an unlikely source

White House

American presidency: Trump’s treaty undoing project

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Brexit: the court, the controversy and the constitution

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Trump presidency: many ‘fear rights won over years are in jeopardy’

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Legal advisor to Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar government shot dead

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American presidency: Trump’s win confuses a jittery Middle East

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Moves to restrict abortion law trigger global concern

Lord Neuberger

The definite article – the UK Supreme Court and Article 50

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Concerns over ‘outmoded, 20th century’ nuclear option

Brexit

Brexit ruling sends constitutional question to Supreme Court

President Trump

US election: Prospect of President Trump heightens business and trade uncertainty

Turkey

Turkish lawyers voice concern over state of emergency extension

US Department of Defense

US Department of Defense GC on rule of law and counter-terrorism operations

Odette Geldenhuys

Refugee crisis accounts for huge spike in pro bono legal activity

South China Sea

South China Sea ruling and its implications

Peter Goldsmith

The Chilcot Report: Lord Goldsmith’s legal advice on Iraq war and lessons in lawyering

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IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde: ‘Corruption undercuts sustainable and inclusive growth’

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International criminal justice is making inroads in fighting impunity

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Torture exacts unjustified costs from society, says UN Rapporteur

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Landmark ruling brings end to six-year battle between Uruguay and world’s largest tobacco company

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Suspended hyperandrogenism regulations under the spotlight at Rio Olympics

Juan Mendez

Australian detention centres: ill-treatment ‘could be considered torture’ says UN rapporteur

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Latest Malaysian Security Law Draws Fierce Criticism

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Russian doping and corruption revelations ahead of Rio Olympics

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California and Canada introduce new medically assisted dying laws

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Diversity in law firms: slow progress despite efforts

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UK's independent review of Sharia councils

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Zuzana Caputova, ‘grassroots environmental hero’

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UK referendum on EU raises countless legal questions

Fatou Bensouda

Trio of war crimes convictions marks justice milestone

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Russia track and field Rio ban - sports governance under scrutiny  

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Burundi violence signals ‘crisis of constitutionalism’ in Africa

Brazilian impeachment

Brazilian impeachment triggers debate on need to reform process

Panama Papers

Panama Papers leak lifts the lid on offshore finance

UK Anti-Corruption Summit

UK Anti-Corruption Summit sparks welcome debate

Thailand

Thailand: Pressure Mounts for Enforced Disappearance Laws

North Carolina ‘bathroom’ law

Legal standoff over controversial North Carolina ‘bathroom’ law

Report calls on FIFA

Report calls on FIFA to up its game on human rights ahead of Qatar

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US Treasury tax reforms force Pfizer to rethink mega merger

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Science and the law: gene editing in danger of outpacing regulation

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Safety concerns resurface after high-rise building fires in UAE

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Europe’s future: uncertainty and misunderstanding in run-up to UK referendum

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Same-sex marriage: emblematic of gay rights and rule of law issues

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UK counter-terrorism watchdog says European laws are up to scratch

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Climate justice: China’s ‘advanced’ new environmental law

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Zika virus outbreak prompts focus on Latin American abortion laws

Turkey: Tahir Elci death must be investigated amid questions over rule of law

Cuba and sanctions: IBA and ONBC join forces to support transition to ‘new legal reality’

Iran sanctions: international law firm CMS makes early move in long game

Clearer focus needed in the battle to disrupt ISIS funding

Proposed Pfizer deal suggests tax inversions will continue, despite US plans for ‘corporate deserters’

International Association of Athletics Federations expands Ethics Board’s powers in corruption clampdown

International Association of Athletics Federations expands Ethics Board’s powers

 

Commodity rout continues to take toll on global mining industry

Commodity rout continues to take toll on global mining industry

 

Ghana gets tough on judicial corruption

Ghana gets tough on judicial corruption

 

UN climate talks: a break from the past

UN climate talks signal a break from the past

 

Terrorist attacks and security: neglect of humanitarian law raises fundamental concerns over refugees

Terrorist attacks and security: neglect of humanitarian law raises concerns over refugees

 

UN climate talks: on the precipice of agreement, but quality is key

UN climate talks: on the precipice of agreement, but quality is key

 

UN climate talks: on the precipice of agreement, but quality is key

UN High Commissioner Zeid accepts human rights award; calls for solidarity on ISIS attacks

 

ISIS terrorist attacks: despite egregious violations response must comply with international law

Myanmar: historic elections but ‘many questions need to be resolved’

 

Brussels tax decisions hit multinationals but could face legal challenges

Brussels tax decisions hit multinationals but could face legal challenges

 

Cyber security: UK’s Draft Investigatory Powers Bill proposes only ‘quasi-judicial’ authority

Cyber security: UK’s Draft Investigatory Powers Bill

 

Women in the law: calls for greater transparency to help defy ‘glass ceiling’

Women in the law: calls for greater transparency to help defy ‘glass ceiling’

 

Iran nuclear deal: ‘not 100% perfect’ and splitting opinion

Iran nuclear deal: ‘not 100% perfect’ and splitting opinion

 

Data privacy: ECJ rules Safe Harbour agreement for US-EU data sharing invalid

Data privacy: ECJ rules Safe Harbour agreement for US-EU data sharing invalid

 

Chinese economic slowdown stokes fears of global downturn

Chinese economic slowdown stokes fears of global downturn

 

Cyber-attacks rival terrorism threat, says former head of NATO Rasmussen

Cyber-attacks rival terrorism threat, says former head of NATO Rasmussen

 

Refugee crisis: Middle East must share ‘burden’ says former EC President Barroso

Refugee crisis: Middle East must share ‘burden’ says former EC President Barroso

 

Freedom of expression: EU must lead by example on reforming criminal defamation

Freedom of expression: EU must lead by example on reforming criminal defamation

 

Refugee crisis: serious concerns over legality of responses by European countries

Refugee crisis: serious concerns over legality of responses by European countries

 

Legality of UK drone attack in Syria hinges on evidence

Legality of UK drone attack in Syria hinges on evidence

 

Debt defaults: Puerto Rico faces ‘Sisyphean task’

Debt defaults: Puerto Rico faces ‘Sisyphean task’

 

Banking scandals: Libor conviction a ‘watershed moment’ in the battle for cultural reform

Banking scandals: Libor conviction a ‘watershed moment’ in the battle for cultural reform

 

South China Sea dispute to be assessed by Hague Arbitration tribunal

South China Sea dispute to be assessed by Hague Arbitration tribunal

 

Lawyers to appeal sentences handed out to Libyan regime-era officials

Sanctions: Iran deal offers limited relief with strings attached

Data protection: EU proposes new ‘one stop shop’ rules to safeguard consumers

Alternative finance: regulating Europe’s funding crowds

Latin America: Bolivia and Chile’s ICJ dispute and the implications for international law

Yemen conflict ‘clearly arose’ out of UN-backed amnesty deal

Southeast Asia boat crisis highlights failures of Myanmar rule of law

Syrian refugees must not be classed as illegal immigrants, say lawyers

Chile: leading the Latin American renewable energy sector

Malaysia: legislation is dangerous move in name of combatting terrorism

Azerbaijan: Western inaction breeding ‘culture of impunity’ for free speech abuses

Freedom of expression: Lese majeste laws prove a popular tool for Thailand’s military junta

International trade: focus increases on TTIP dispute mechanism

Poor questioning delayed Chilcot Inquiry, say top lawyers

Eurozone crisis: ECB presses ahead with bond-buying plans

Lady Hale, Deputy President UK Supreme Court: access to justice becoming ‘very hard'

UK - Sir Alan Moses puts ‘reputation on the line’ to prove IPSO critics wrong

Tax evasion and money laundering: EU negotiators agree beneficial ownership terms

Digital currencies ‘continue to advance’, but regulation needed

Falling oil prices: impact being felt far and wide and testing Russian resilience

Lima climate talks: call for action agreed despite old divisions resurfacing

Banking scandals: forex rigging prompts further calls for criminal sanctions

On the frontline: J C Weliamuna, Sri Lankan human rights lawyer

Lima climate talks: common purpose builds as parties meet to draft a new agreement

Internet surveillance: Twitter challenges US government over information requests

Climate justice: UN special envoy Mary Robinson on the urgent need for action

Climate justice: President Mohamed Nasheed on the plight of the Maldives

Philippines–China dispute tests influence of institutions on great powers

EU trading scheme could be ‘game-changer’ for illegal logging

BP found grossly negligent over Deepwater

Bassiouni: New Arab Court for Human Rights is fake ‘Potemkin' tribunal

Immigration: victims of trafficking can assert rights

Renewed focus on legality of ransom payments in wake of Islamic State brutality

France’s warship volte-face raises legal questions

Ebola outbreak: informed consent must be central to experimental drug testing

Latin America: despite successes Pacific Alliance must overcome trading imbalances

Global environmental degradation: demand grows to end impunity

Russian tax crackdown welcome, but draft law flawed

Libya could be ‘at forefront of reform’ if security restored

BNP Paribas sanctions case highlights US power over international deals

Cambodia: Senior Khmer Rouge leaders sentenced to life imprisonment

Gaza conflict: Walking the line between peace and justice

Rising economic power strengthens international influence of China and HK law

Venezuela: economic crisis foments unrest making change inevitable

Malaysia Airlines victims deserve due process not rush to apportion blame

New Cambodian laws a setback for shaky court system

New era for law firm transparency as UK partners gain whistleblower protection

Global trade: the forward march of ‘mega-regional’ agreements

Right to be forgotten ruling sparks fresh debate over privacy and freedom of expression

India: landslide election heralds optimistic business climate

Energy dependency: Europe seeks alternatives to Russian oil and gas

JPMorgan Chase banker takes on UK Financial Conduct Authority

M&A focus: Pfizer’s abortive AstraZeneca bid sparks renewed debate

New international arbitration firm to take a more flexible approach

Asia-Pacific: dispute between Japan and China remains in the balance

Lack of centralised EU regulation ‘major headache’ for frackers

Syria: open letter to the UN on humanitarian aid

South Africa: Pistorius case not typical of ‘erratic’ justice system

Female Saudi lawyers pioneer ‘new era’ of women’s rights

Ukraine: clear breaches of international law in Crimea

Egypt: judiciary undermined by badly trained ex-police

Darfur: international community must not ignore ‘terrible’ atrocities

Banks urged to demonstrate value to society and to restore trust

Venezuela: protests heighten concern over rule of law

UN climate change talks: pressure is on to reach legally-binding, global agreement

Ukraine: rule of law under threat as crisis continues

Compelling evidence of gross atrocities by Egyptian military, say top lawyers

UN Rapporteur on Torture: ECtHR Saudi ruling is ‘dangerous set-back’

Russian amnesty law is no substitute for genuine legal reform

US judicial elections ‘shocking’ and in urgent need of reform

UK Information Commissioner: We need new legal framework for surveillance

Friend, client, confidant: George Bizos on 65 years of friendship with Nelson Mandela

India: women, violence and the law – a move to end impunity

EC fines banks record sums for interest rate rigging

Uruguay legalises cannabis in effort to tackle criminal drugs trade

China’s internationalisation: M&A and law firm development highlight change

Singapore outlines ambitious plans for pre-eminence in dispute resolution

Access to justice: UK pushes ahead with legal aid cuts despite widespread criticism

Greenpeace in Russia: commercial pressures raising Arctic temperatures

Twitter takes advantage of new legislation for ‘confidential’ IPO

Capping bonuses won’t change banking culture

US legal profession is ‘down to the bare bones’, says ABA president

Human Rights Commissioner slams Magnitsky trial as Europe continues to moot law

Guantanamo's future: the insiders' view

Prosecution of human trafficking offences must be improved, say experts

Sri Lanka bans human rights delegates from major Commonwealth meeting

Bianca Jagger: accountability key to cutting human cost of climate change

US and world’s legal profession must address serious governance failings, says Paul Volcker

Khodorkovsky, ten years on

Investigator condemns ‘insurmountable obstacles’ to transparency in UN drone inquiry

US surveillance requires greater transparency, says former NSA legal chief

Calls for Turkish arbitration centre as region’s influence grows

US U-turn on drugs policy prompts calls for other global players to follow suit

Will Poland’s revised energy law pass the EU test?

Syria: Military intervention is illegal – but may be legitimate

First Europe-wide human rights guidance to be drafted for legal profession

The DOJ’s holding pattern: antitrust and US Airways

Immigration detention ‘one of the most pressing rule of law issues of our era’

Lawyers draft new global principles to protect digital identity

Egypt: leading lawyers fear end of democracy under military rule

Longer, sharper teeth for Hong Kong’s market regulators

Law firms to draw up first human rights policies by end of year

European Union: can Croatia practice the club’s rules?

International Criminal Justice Day 2013

Drones: US must explain legal interpretations and respond to allegations of civilian harm

Russia: Amid trial delays, report urges Europe to move forward on Magnitsky Act

Cyber surveillance: whistleblower Snowden's defence underway

Qatar travel bans create ‘degrading legal limbo’

G8 summit: ‘proper tax justice’ or ‘hot air’?

‘Sharp rise’ in Iranian Baha'i persecution must be stopped, lawyers say

Legal profession ‘under attack’ in Turkey

‘Historic’ UN Arms Trade Treaty may have limited impact, say experts

Beatrice Mtetwa: 'Conviction has been my biggest strength'

Glencore-Xstrata approval reveals China’s industrial policy concerns

Guatemala: historic Ríos Montt conviction overturned

Under fire over Associated Press records seizure, Obama proposes journalists’ shield law again

G8 calls for collective action on tax evasion, but avoidance remains

Italy: appointment of new Prime Minister Letta ends stasis but brings only short-term respite

Commonwealth’s reputation at risk if Sri Lanka assumes leadership

UK legal aid reforms will do little to change ‘claims culture’

Bailout or down and out? Portugal and Cyprus wrestle with EU rescue conditions

Military force inadequate to solve Mali’s governance crisis

Kenya: Africans conflicted over President Kenyatta's ICC trial

Qatar: hero or villain?

Lack of transparency in public inquiries ‘not compatible with modern expectations’

Microsoft fined €561m for failing to offer browser choice

Lord Woolf: UK legal aid cuts may cause ‘extreme’ psychological damage

London claims bonus cap does not fit

China: raise corruption early or face the consequences

Mali: successful and legal intervention, but questions remain

US Department of Justice prosecutes Standard & Poor's as tide turns against rating agencies

Russia: historic Magnitsky trial brings corruption and rule of law into focus

Watch this space: lawyers at the frontier of technology

UK considers opt-out of the European Arrest Warrant

US death penalty: Warren Hill case is latest to highlight broken system

US surveillance of cloud data cause for European concern

India: multinationals in the spotlight as officials get tough on tax

Italian elections: don't be distracted by Berlusconi's dazzle

US: defence industry joins battle over looming budget cuts

Feature: Judicious activism - US District Judge, Jed Rakoff (interview)

Feature: Global leaders: Luis Moreno Ocampo, former ICC Chief Prosecutor

Feature: Torture never again - Brazil

Investment arbitration claims could be ‘traded like derivatives’

Restorative justice has ‘fundamental part to play’ says UK minister - funding still unclear

Graphene patent wars heat up

Lance Armstrong's Oprah confession: the implications

The ironies of Iraq’s ‘Camp Liberty’

Targets would improve social mobility, says Law Society President

Barroso's euro optimism questioned, as UK Prime Minister promises in/out EU referendum

Wegelin closure signals sea change for Swiss banks

Law Society President: Lack of women at top an 'uncomfortable truth' for legal profession

Chavez inauguration absence causes constitutional uncertainty

Magic circle firms draw up first human rights policies

Security Council must sanction Libya over al-Senussi trial, says top barrister

International law 'not equipped' to deal with drone attacks

‘All abuse needs silence’: UK whistleblowers say laws must change

Egypt: Morsi considering postponement of Constitution vote says human rights group

Meaningful action still long overdue on tax avoidance

Feature: The rebirth of Africa? Challenges and opportunities.

Feature: Muhammad Yunus interview: making poverty history.

Feature: Burma - the long road of reform.

Spain’s bad bank hopes to draw on Irish lessons

Leveson: watershed for press ethics or expensive white elephant

China: early indications of a new era of openness under Xi Jinping

Bahrain: a year after Bassiouni report protests continue and West stays silent

US presidential election: Obama still faces major systemic challenges

Chavez re-election is unlikely to spell victory for rule of law

'Shadow of justice' is hanging over Syria, says UN legal chief

Egyptian economy ‘going to hell in a handbasket’

Persecuted lawyers highlight human rights abuses of Iranian regime

All change as India seeks foreign investment to invigorate growth

Economic reform must focus on the world's poorest, say Nobel laureates

Feature: Democratising the drug trade in Latin America

Feature: Environmental law gets radical

Feature: Australian High Court and tobacco industry

Accountability vacuum for exec pay packages is ‘big concern’

German court's green light to euro bailout as Barroso calls for Federal Europe

A tough first year for South Sudan

Lord Woolf: time to rethink public inquiries

Ocampo: Libya has the right to try Gaddafi

Russia's WTO accession brings hope of reform

Discontent spreads to Europe's fringes: Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria

Extradition: legal brief

Assange: the truth about extradition

UK Defamation Bill: making much-needed headway but still falling short

Deferred prosecution agreements ‘no panacea’ for complex fraud

People, not just companies, must pay for financial crime

Internal dispute compounds uncertainty over China arbitration

Winners and losers of London's Olympic Games

Feature: Navigating Europe’s minefield

Feature: Chasing tigers - new business opportunities around Asia

Feature: After the Arab Spring - business opportunities in Asia and Middle East

Challenge to Indonesia’s oil and gas law raises concerns for investors

Libor scandal shatters fragile trust in banks

BP seeks to bring Russian adventure with TNK to an end

Greek elections signal a new direction for Europe

Rio Earth Summit ‘fluff’ highlights need for public interest lawyers

Faltering Facebook IPO sparks class action

Vultures profit from Greek tragedy

EU takes tough stand on Somali pirates

Proposed Hong Kong class action scheme could improve corporate governance

India: Vodafone case highlights potential investor minefield

Syria conflict prompts calls for UN Security Council to reassess legal obligations under Charter

Feature: Iran - from prince to pariah

Feature: Europe's downturn bodes ill for refugees

Feature: Bringing the Khmer Rouge to justice

Europe prepares for Greece to make a drachma out of a crisis

Presidential elections are ‘disaster’ for Egypt, say reformists

Ken Clarke climbs down on secret justice

‘Big Monthly’ exposes failings in Brazilian political system

Behind Lubanga: the battle for gold in the Congo

Nuclear talks must address human rights, says Nobel laureate

Sovereign wealth funds target India

Ched Evans case raises further questions on future of social media

Uganda activists sue government over oil Production Sharing Agreements

Blix condemns 'shocking' lack of legal debate over Iran nuclear threat

UK Secretary of State for Justice forced to defend 'secret justice' proposals

Human rights experts surprised by ECHR terrorist verdict

Feature: The great pay debate

Feature: Global leaders - Chris Saul, senior partner, Slaughter & May

Feature: A woman's lot - discrimination in the legal profession

ICC's landmark Lubanga trial: 'Lessons to be learnt'

UK debt reaches £1 trillion

Dodd-Frank 'puts Grand Canyon between US and the rest of the world'

Greece bailout: doubts remain despite largest government debt restructuring in history

Russian elections: Putin again despite the protests

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Romney's tax returns raise familiar questions over offshore havens

Exec pay reforms throw up unresolved problems, say lawyers

'Tumultuous and exhausting' - the impact of oil spill litigation

Feature: Sovereign wealth funds - shifting sands

Feature: Global leaders - Hugh Verrier, chairman, White & Case

Feature: Access denied - interview with UK Justice Secretary Ken Clarke

Egyptian election: enlightened reformers or Mubarak remnants?

City of London buys into year of the Dragon

Year of the Dragon for Gulf oil and gas producers

South Korea: Controversy over free trade agreement

International Criminal Court: the next chief prosecutor?

Saif Gaddafi trial: international or Libyan law?

China enforces competition law against state-owned enterprises

Bahrain regime won't reform, say protesters

Eurozone crisis and MENA's future

Korean competition authority leads attack on pay-for-delay settlements in Asia

Hong Kong residency case must not lead to erosion of the rule of law

Top UK law firms react to first Alternative Business Structure flotation

Libyans must investigate Gaddafi death

Tymoshenko sentence highlights flawed Ukrainian judicial system

OECD Legal Director talks financial crisis and corruption

Patently ridiculous - Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

Time catches up with Gaddafi

Eurozone crisis: reform fatigue a key says EBRD chief counsel

Sovereign states get absolute immunity in Hong Kong

Siemens GC Peter Solmssen on governance, corruption and democracy

Syrian regime will be forced to reform

Justice in doubt in Egypt

Venezuela moving towards 'autocratic regime' says top lawyer

Tokyo Electric: the true meaning of too big to fail

Firms and corporates partner for pro bono

Indian competition authority defends 210-day timeframe for merger review

China: IP rights and wrongs

Mladic arrest: 'extraordinary advancement' for international justice

Portugal's bailout: first steps towards deep-rooted reform

New US whistleblowing ruling prompts heated debate

Middle East uprisings: Saudi Arabia flexes its muscles

Bin Laden killing: justice or revenge?

South Africa invited to form 'BRICS' Grouping

China's top court clarifies rules for private antitrust litigation

Earthquake one month on: Japan 'united' amid nuclear fears

Phone-hacking scandal prompts 'public interest debate'

Justice for Libya: local or 'international'?

Middle East unrest will create 'a new era for the world', say local lawyers

'Dictators and warlords do not belong in our time'

Middle East: Investing for the future

New dispute resolution law provides chance for change (Hong Kong)

Mark Stephens, Julian Assange's lawyer, speaks to the IBA

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ECHR judgment on success fees prompts debate among City lawyers

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Tunisia: protest and political unrest put rule of law centre stage

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IBA profile: Norton Rose partner and Islamic finance specialist Farmida Bi

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China expands Latin American oil reserves

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Leading Hong Kong law professor Fu Hualing optimistic about China's potential for change

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Russian lawyer's death in pre-trial detention - one year on

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Akzo judgment on legal privilege prompts strong response

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Law firms: to list or not to list?

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Exclusive interview with Mohammad Mostafaei, Iranian stoning case lawyer in exile

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Transatlantic mergers 2.0 – just don't call them defensive

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Singapore pushes for share of Asia's rising arbitration cases

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Coming onshore – how the EU is making fund lawyers rethink their strategy

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Chinese elite take steps to boost international credentials