Current Issue: Volume 56, Number 1

Where Should Companies Arbitrate Disputes with Vietnamese Companies?

Where Should Companies Arbitrate Disputes with Vietnamese Companies?

In 2015, Vietnam exported $185 billion and imported $169 billion; Vietnam is the 24th largest export economy in the world. For those companies engaging in commercial activity in Vietnam, deciding how to settle disputes becomes a salient issue. Arbitration in Vietnam is a form of dispute resolution which has benefits which have sometimes been overlooked.

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The Right to be Forgotten: Does the Internet Ever Forget?

The Right to be Forgotten: Does the Internet Ever Forget?

Since we were children, those of us who grew up in the Internet age were warned that the Internet never forgets—meaning, anything put on the Internet will never go away. However, in recent years that warning has not held quite as true thanks to the right to be forgotten. The right to be forgotten requires that a search engine or database deletes the link to certain information about an individual upon request, making such information much more difficult to find online. On one side are staunch supporters of the right to be forgotten while on the other side there are adamant critics; both sides believe there will be dire consequences if the other wins out.

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A New Approach on Trade? The Bombardier-Boeing Dispute and “America First”

A New Approach on Trade? The Bombardier-Boeing Dispute and “America First”

On January 26th, the USITC overturned a 292% tariff imposed by the Commerce Department on Bombardier CS100 airplanes being sold in the United States. While the dispute has been resolved, the public stances of both the Canadian and American governments during the dispute were confrontational and aggressively. If such a negotiating tone continues, this will not bode well for the next round of NAFTA negotiations.

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