The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on International & Immigration Law
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Newsletter articles from 2006
The need for international law and a global perspective
The author was awarded a scholarship from the International Law Students Association and the Dispute Resolution Institute of Hamline University School of Law to study this summer at Queen Mary School of Arbitration in London, England.
One plus one equals three or in an immigration context applying for a waiver
Over the years, practicing in the immigration field has gone from a “gentlemen’s” practice where everyone knew each other, respected each other and generally knew “who & what was on first,” to an adversarial practice having all the surprises, deceit, unpredictability and intrigue of the Perry Mason TV show.
Proposed amendments to the Investment Canada Act
This past summer, the Minister of Industry announced intended amendments to Canada’s foreign investment review legislation, the Investment Canada Act (ICA), that if permitted to become law would allow the government to modify or disallow foreign investments when the government believes they may compromise Canada’s national security.
Protecting ‘Works of the Human Spirit’ worldwide
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is one of the many agencies of the United Nations headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Its main objective is to protect and promote the use of intellectual property, deemed as “works of the human spirit.”
Selling food in the European Union
A summary of a project to provide advice to Illinois farmers wishing to engage in value added work by selling a ready-to-eat meal in the European Union.
Seventh Circuit upholds citizenship revocation of former Nazi
In United States v. Kumpf, the Seventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision granting summary judgment in favor of the government, where the government had sought to revoke citizenship conferred in 1964 to a former member of the German SS Waffen.