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The Court of Arbitration for Sport for the XXIII Olympic Games

With seventeen days of competition, 102 sporting events, 2925 athletes, and 92 nations represented, the XXIII Winter Olympic Games (OG) in PyeongChang, South Korea, were likely to involve disputes. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) established two special divisions designed to address Olympic competitions, following the practice of previous editions of the OG. The “Ad Hoc Division” addresses sport-related disputes while the “Anti-doping Division” (CAS ADD) adjudicates doping claims.

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22
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3
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Laurence Boisson de Chazournes and Ségolène Couturier
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Court of Arbitration for Sport Overturns Ban on 28 Russian Athletes (February 1, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On February 1, 2018, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturned the Internat

Hybrid Warfare: Aggression and Coercion in the Gray Zone

Hybrid War as Strategy and Policy

The best way to boil a frog, the adage goes, is to turn the heat up slowly enough that the frog doesn’t realize it is being cooked. If the perpetrators hacked the stove’s software, denied their culpability, and bombarded bystanders with fake news before annexing the kitchen, one might have a workable analogy for hybrid warfare.

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21
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14
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Douglas Cantwell
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International Law and the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes

The first automatic exchanges of tax information took place in September 2017 and implementation will continue through 2018 based on Common Reporting Standards (CRS) among 102 countries and jurisdictions through the framework of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Forum).[1] The automatic exchange of information (AEOI) allows tax authorities to receive financial account information about their taxpayers from foreign authorities without having to send a specific request.

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21
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13
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Yurika Ishii
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UN Environment Releases Pollution-Free Planet Report (September 28, 2017)

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Caitlin Behles

On September 28, 2017, United Nations Environment released its

International Law Commission Releases Its 2017 Report (September 11, 2017)

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Caitlin Behles

On September 11, 2017, the International Law Commission (ILC) released its 2017 Repo

U.S. Supreme Court Rules FSIA Expropriation Exception Applies Only if Property is Taken in Violation of International Law (May 1, 2017)

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Caitlin Behles

On May 1, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Venezuela v.