International Finance

WTO Dispute Settlement Body Finds Argentina’s Import Measures in Breach of WTO Rules (January 26, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On January 26, 2015, the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) reported its adoption of the

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Certiorari and Affirms Discovery in Bondholder Litigation against Argentina

On June 16, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued several decisions that will significantly change the landscape for enforcement of foreign sovereign debt obligations in U.S. courts. In Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd. (NML Capital),[1] the Court held that the U.S. Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) does not limit a court’s power to order post-judgment, worldwide discovery.

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18
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23
Author: 
Karen Halverson Cross
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UN Security Council Adopts Resolution 2133 on Ransom Payments to Terrorists (January 27, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On January 27, 2014, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution calling on member

EU Commission Opines that UK’s Patent Box Breaches Code of Conduct for Business Taxation (October 14, 2013)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

The EU Commission has found that the UK’s “patent box” scheme—adopted earlier this year and providing a 10% rate of corporation tax for income derived from patents—violates the EU Code of Conduct f

Tax Officials Meet in Paris to Discuss OECD’s Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (September 27, 2013)

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Steven Arrigg Koh

Over 300 senior tax officials from more than 100 jurisdictions and international organizations met in Paris during the 18th Annual Tax Treaty Meeting to discuss solutions to unintended double non-t

A Conversation with Judge Charles N. Brower - "The Future Of International Arbitration"

Please join the Society's International Courts and Tribunals Interest Group (ICTIG) in welcoming ASIL's 2009 Manley O. Hudson Medalist, the Honorable Charles N. Brower, to discuss his significant and wide-ranging practice at the bar with distinguished service, both nationally and internationally, during 30 years in the fields of public international law and international dispute resolution.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Approves Final Rule Implementing Basel III Regulatory Capital Reforms

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Kathleen Doty

In July 2013, the Federal Reserve Board approved a final rule that will increase the minimum requirements for both the quantity and quality of capital held by banking organizations.  According to t

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Affirms District Court Finding in Blue Ridge Investments v. Republic of Argentina That Argentina Had Waived Its Immunity

Author: 
Kathleen Doty

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Permanent Court of Arbitration Tribunal Rules That Former Settlement Agreements Protected Chevron From Paying Ecuador $19 Billion Fine for Polluting the Amazon Basin Region

Author: 
Kathleen Doty

A tribunal convened at the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled that former settlement agreements protected Chevron from paying to Ecuador a $19 billion fine for polluting the Amazon basin region.