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Cryptocurrency Innovator, Byzen Digital, Appoints Al Bawardi Critchlow Founder as Non-Executive Board Director - Digital Journal

Wed, 2017-12-06 04:27

Cryptocurrency Innovator, Byzen Digital, Appoints Al Bawardi Critchlow Founder as Non-Executive Board Director
Digital Journal
... by an established network of experienced international partner firms and consultants, offers clients access to 'magic circle' calibre expertise, all with a level of personal service associated with smaller, specialist law firms. Its international ...

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PM knocks CCJ criticism - Nation News

Tue, 2017-12-05 22:10

Nation News

PM knocks CCJ criticism
Nation News
You can't have it both ways. If Barbados is standing alone in being criticized, isn't it time to look harder within? Every few months, there is news of one seminar or another for judicial officers, all aimed at improving the efficiency of the courts ...

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Three New Guides on Commercial Mediation: Good for Debt Resolution, Good for Governance - satPRnews (press release)

Tue, 2017-12-05 17:40

Three New Guides on Commercial Mediation: Good for Debt Resolution, Good for Governance
satPRnews (press release)
Mediation Essentials is an introductory guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), focusing primarily on commercial mediation. The guide provides a detailed overview of how to manage disputes through ADR, how to make most out of a mediation process ...

East Africa: EAC Revenue Bodies Chase More Taxes - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 2017-12-05 00:48

East Africa: EAC Revenue Bodies Chase More Taxes
AllAfrica.com
In response, the Commissioner Generals of the East African Community revenue authorities have agreed to support the harmonisation process of tax systems and administration in order to remove tax distortion and encourage investment across the region ...

Budget: NBET to rent new office with N487.7m, gulped N600m in 2017 - Daily Trust

Mon, 2017-12-04 23:20

Daily Trust

Budget: NBET to rent new office with N487.7m, gulped N600m in 2017
Daily Trust
Another N300m will go for general legal advisory and support for litigation, alternative dispute resolution, awards and legal opinions. NBET will also spend N61m on legal services to support development of guarantees and payment solution for the ...

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'ADR evolved from Yoruba culture' - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Mon, 2017-12-04 20:06

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

'ADR evolved from Yoruba culture'
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Speaking further, Ojo reiterated that whether at the inter-personal, intergroup, intra-group or international level, conflict will always crop up and no issue defies the system of amicable resolution if parties are agreed, adding that the world would ...

TaxTalk Monthly, December 2017, Other News - Lexology

Mon, 2017-12-04 14:12

TaxTalk Monthly, December 2017, Other News
Lexology
The Tax Avoidance Taskforce (established on 1 July 2016) raised AUD4 billion of additional liabilities against a handful of large businesses and multinationals. Since 1 July 2016, ATO action has resulted in AUD1.5 billion collected from large ...

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India's ease of doing business ranking: Modi government eyes arbitration law changes - Financial Express

Mon, 2017-12-04 01:23

Financial Express

India's ease of doing business ranking: Modi government eyes arbitration law changes
Financial Express
The committee headed by former Supreme Court judge B N Srikrishna had also lamented that the International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICDAR) in Delhi had only conducted 22 arbitrations in 23 years . The government gave money and land ...

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EAC revenue bodies chase more taxes - Independent

Mon, 2017-12-04 01:00

Independent

EAC revenue bodies chase more taxes
Independent
In response, the Commissioner Generals of the East African Community revenue authorities have agreed to support the harmonisation process of tax systems and administration in order to remove tax distortion and encourage investment across the region ...

Govt looks to make arbitration competitive, eyes Singapore model - Hindustan Times

Sun, 2017-12-03 09:39

Hindustan Times

Govt looks to make arbitration competitive, eyes Singapore model
Hindustan Times
“The SIAC model is heavily state-dependent and it incentivises people to come to your country,” Arghya Sengupta of the Vidhi Centre for legal policy said. Sengupta was also part of the Srikrishna committee. The committee, in its report, pointed out ...

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Arbitrator, 2 others booked in railway job scam - The Hindu

Sat, 2017-12-02 05:26

Arbitrator, 2 others booked in railway job scam
The Hindu
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against three persons, including a Supreme Court-empanelled mediator, on charges of cheating job aspirants by promising them appointments in the Railways. Based on a complaint forwarded by ...

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CBI books mediator in Railways job scam - The Hindu

Fri, 2017-12-01 08:57

CBI books mediator in Railways job scam
The Hindu
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against three persons, including a Supreme Court-empanelled mediator, on charges of cheating job aspirants by promising them appointments in the Railways. Based on a complaint forwarded by ...

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Cork woman, 81, awarded €321000 following failure of hip replacement - Irish Examiner

Fri, 2017-12-01 07:22

Irish Examiner

Cork woman, 81, awarded €321000 following failure of hip replacement
Irish Examiner
She had sued DePuy International Ltd for damages over the alleged failure of an ASR replacement hip manufactured by DePuy and which she got in a right hip operation in February 2009. Mr Justice Cross found the DePuy ASR hip product was a defective ...

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Woman (81) with DePuy hip replacement awarded €321k by High Court - Independent.ie

Fri, 2017-12-01 07:18

Independent.ie

Woman (81) with DePuy hip replacement awarded €321k by High Court
Independent.ie
... and alarming failures of the ASR and had sought to remedy the problems with an alternative model which was later suspended for commercial reasons. Mrs Dineen's case was heard over twenty days at the High Court and is regarded as a test case. There ...

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Judges will need to learn about computer code to handle disputes, Vos predicts - Law Gazette

Fri, 2017-12-01 05:07

Judges will need to learn about computer code to handle disputes, Vos predicts
Law Gazette
'We will need to move fast to develop online dispute resolution and other forms of speedier alternative dispute resolution, before the millennials lose faith in the way the older generation is content to deliver justice.' Systems being set up under the ...

East Africa: Regional States to Crack Whip On Multinationals - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 2017-11-30 01:40

East Africa: Regional States to Crack Whip On Multinationals
AllAfrica.com
Kampala — Revenue authorities in the East African Community (EAC) have agreed to strengthen international tax units to address incessant tax leakages perpetuated by expanding operations of multinational companies (MNCs) in the region. Gearing up ...

City lobby group highlights strength of regional legal centres, with Manchester and Leeds leading the way - Legal Futures

Wed, 2017-11-29 18:20

Legal Futures

City lobby group highlights strength of regional legal centres, with Manchester and Leeds leading the way
Legal Futures
The strength of the UK's regional legal centres has been highlighted in a report of the state of legal services by TheCityUK, which gave an overview of the sector outside the capital for the first time. The lobby group's annual legal services report ...

Harvard Law student wins national writing competition - Harvard Law School News

Wed, 2017-11-29 14:40

Harvard Law School News

Harvard Law student wins national writing competition
Harvard Law School News
Sarah Benzidi LL.M. '17 has been named the national winner of the inaugural NYBSA/ACCTM National Championship Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Student Writing Competition. Her paper, “How to Mitigate the Risk of Setting Aside or Refusal of ...

EC plan to tackle counterfeited goods includes 'watch list' - SecuringIndustry.com

Wed, 2017-11-29 11:13

SecuringIndustry.com

EC plan to tackle counterfeited goods includes 'watch list'
SecuringIndustry.com
The European Commission has the trade in counterfeit and pirated goods – which it says account for 5 per cent of all goods traded in the EU – in its sights. Brussels plans to draw up a watch list of countries that engage in or facilitate the trade in ...

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