International Law in Brief

Former Lebanese Officials Sanctioned by Office of Foreign Assets Control

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On September 8, 2020, Yusuf Finyanus and Ali Hassan Khalil (former Lebanese government officials) were sanctioned by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) “pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.)

EU Court Rules Int’l Org Immunity Does Not Automatically Preclude Application of Brussels Ibis Regulation

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 3, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judgment in

CoE Committee of Ministers Reviews Implementation of ECtHR Decisions

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On September 4, 2020, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) Committee of Ministers released “[t]he latest case-by-case decisions on the implementation of judgments and decisions from the European Court of

Canada and Netherlands to Intervene in ICJ Gambia v. Myanmar Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 2, 2020, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands issued a joint

Two New Reports on Anti-Corruption and Anti-Money Laundering issued by CoE

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On August 18, 2020, the Council of Europe’s (COE) anti-corruption body (GRECO) released an

Ninth Circuit Rejects Death Row Inmate's use of IACHR Recommendations to Stay His Execution

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On August 23, 2020, the U.S.

ITLOS Elects Seven Members

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Seven members have been elected to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) by the states parties to the U.N.

Canadian Government Appeals Safe Third Country Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The Government of Canada has appealed against the July 22 decision of the Federal Court of Canada in Canadian Council for Refugees v.

Lebanon Tribunal Unanimously Finds Ayyash Guilty of 2005 Attack on Former Prime Minister

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On August 18, 2020, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon pronounced its j

EU-U.S. Joint Statement on EU Court Decision in Schrems II

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

A joint press statement has been issued by th