Monthly Archives: March 2012
Do Global Law Firm Mergers Expand an Arbitrator’s Continuing Obligation to Disclose Conflicts of Interest Under the ICSID Arbitration Rules?
PDF version: Do Global Law Firm Mergers Expand an Arbitrator’s Continuing Obligation to Disclose Conflicts of Interest Under the ICSID Arbitration Rules? Decision considered: ConocoPhillips Company et al. v The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Two members of an ICSID arbitral … Continue reading
PDF version: Decapitating the Fisheries Act by removing the HADD: A Critique of the Rationale Decision considered: Federal government proposal to remove habitat protection from the Fisheries Act. The federal government of Canada proposes to remove the habitat protection provisions … Continue reading
Decision considered: United States of America v Sosa, 2012 ABCA 56 Emma McAuliffe wrote a blog expressing reasons why Jorge Sosa should face war crimes charges in Canada before being extradited to the United States (see: Why Canada should Address … Continue reading
PDF version: The Proper Person to Renew an Assigned Lease Case considered: C & H Properties Inc. v Amos (Discount Thrift Store), 2012 ABQB 106 Carelessness with respect to assignments and subleases can easily jeopardize commercial tenants’ rights to renew … Continue reading
PDF version: The European Fuel Quality Directive: Will It Stay or Will it Go? Document considered: Draft Implementing Measure to the European Union Fuel Quality Directive, February 23, 2012 On February 23, 2012, a European Union (EU) drafting committee voted … Continue reading
March 8 is International Women’s Day, and Calgary law firm Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer marked the occasion with a luncheon highlighting the work of the Equality Effect. The Equality Effect – or E2 – is an international network of human rights … Continue reading