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New Sanctions on Russia

New Sanctions on Russia

“The United States Treasury Department has imposed new sanctions on the Russian army for an alleged scheme carried out by the company Sovfracht in order to provide fuel to its armed forces in Syria in support of the Assad government. The plot was discovered by OFAC along

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Directive 2019/1152: The European Union wants transparent working conditions

Directive 2019/1152: The European Union wants transparent working conditions

In order to improve working conditions, the European Council will adopt the Directive in order to increase the transparency and predictability of working conditions throughout the European Union. The new legislative text sets out new minimum rights and new information that employees should receive regarding their working

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International sanctions: detention in Gibraltar

International sanctions: detention in Gibraltar

  LEGAL DEBATE BEHIND THE DETENTION OF AN OIL TANKER IN THE STRAIT This opinion article was published in Expanisón. On July 4th, the Gibraltar authorities, using Gibraltarian policemen and royal British Marines, stormed the Panamanian-flagged ship Grace 1, owned by a Singaporean ship. Grace 1 transported

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Commercial mediation practice of the “Belt and Road Initiative” in Shanghai: a summary

Commercial mediation practice of the “Belt and Road Initiative” in Shanghai: a summary

  In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the beginning of the “Silk Road Economic Belt with Central Asian Countries”, also known as the “Belt and Road Initiative”. This intercontinental economic and trade plan consists of a gigantic network of both railway and maritime infrastructure projects. Serving

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