The recent Cambridge Analytica scandal has exposed weaknesses in data privacy protections that have affected elections around the world. This blog post explores how data privacy laws might change and champions the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation as a model for how States may better protect their citizen’s data privacy rights.
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Following the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the UK City of Salisbury, the UK has accused Russia of being responsible for this attack. This post seeks to clarify much of the discussion surrounding the relationship between this political dispute and international law, specifically on the use of force, treaty violations and the measures taken by both the UK and Russia.
On June 20, 2017, the UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women, the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, and the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women jointly issued a letter recommending that the New York State Senate pass a proposed bill that...
Protesters in London wearing Guy Fawkes masks at an anti-Scientology demonstration. Courtesy of Wikimedia. There are a seemingly endless number of reasons why individuals wear facial coverings in various contexts. Children wear goblin masks for Halloween. Detroit...
Global Inside Counsel: An Interview with Michael Solender, Global Vice Chair and General Counsel of Ernst & YoungBy: Joshua Koenig
An interview with Michael Solender, Global Vice Chair and General Counsel of Ernst & Young. We explore the challenges general counsels of multinational corporations face in an increasingly integrated world and a dynamic cross-border regulatory environment.
Investment arbitration and environmental regulation have conventionally been conceived of as incompatible. However, in recent years, ISDS has increasingly been used to promote environmental policies.
On March 29th, 2017, British Prime Minister Theresa May delivered the Article 50 notification that formally initiated the so-called Brexit process, which means that the UK will now have two years to negotiate its withdrawal from the European Union (EU). In addition to...
Allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US Presidential Election have drawn attention to the issue of political cyber interference. International Jus ad Bellum law creates a situation where democracies are both especially vulnerable to such attacks and legally handicapped in their ability to respond to these tactics when compared to non-democracies.
An examination of the impact of the WTO’s ruling in the Indo-U.S. Solar dispute on the environmental obligations of developing nations vis-à-vis established principles of international trade law.