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Spain Fractured: Some Thoughts on the Catalonian Crisis

By Julienne E. Grant

I began a still ongoing love affair with Spain when I was 19.  It started one night in a 2nd class train compartment in August 1981. 1,142 more words

Foreign Law

Chinese courts & "foreign beneficial experience"

Supreme People’s Court (SPC) President Zhou Qiang has been widely quoted for saying in January of this year that Chinese courts should strengthen ideological work and show the sword to mistaken Western ideas of “constitutional democracy”, “separation of powers” and “judicial independence.” What is not widely known outside China is that the relationship between the Chinese judiciary and some of the major international judiciaries (I’ll use the term “Western”) is more nuanced than it appears.   1,290 more words

Court Reform

Atlanta's Global Companies and International Law

On June 2, 2016, King & Spalding, Arnall Golden Gregory, and the Atlanta International Arbitration Society’s Young Practitioners Group co-sponsored an ICC YAF cocktail and panel event held at King & Spalding’s Atlanta office. 316 more words


Can an English law-style 'floating charge' be granted as security over assets in Cambodia?

A “floating charge” under English law is a creature of equity that allows creditors to take security over the fluctuating assets of a debtor without hindering the debtor’s capability to sell and dispose of their assets until an event of default occurs. 304 more words

Business Law

What’s Up In Italy?: The Referendum & Beppe’s Words of Wisdom

By: Julienne Grant

Let’s step away for a moment from the transition drama (particularly the wacky tweets) and focus on an important vote that’s taking place somewhere else in the world—in Italy.   984 more words