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Section Newsletter Articles From Violeta I. Balan

Dispute resolution precautions in India By Sonia Baldia and Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, August 2010 A few practical considerations to keep in mind when drafting contractual dispute resolution provisions involving India.
ABA Section of International Law Meeting By Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, April 2009 One of this year’s most important events for international lawyers is the Spring Meeting of ABA Section of International Law, taking place in Washington, DC, on April 14-18, 2009.
Abuse of legal process By Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, April 2007 The John Marshall Law School Chapter of the American Association of Russian-Speaking Attorneys will host a symposium on Abuse of Legal Process for Political Means in Russia on April 4th, 2007 at 5:30 at The John Marshall Law School.
The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations changes its name By Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, September 2006 On September 1, 2006, The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations was renamed The Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
A world of international law coming to Chicago and beyond By Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, August 2006 The ISBA’s International & Immigration Law Section Council would like to let you know about several upcoming international law events that might be of interest to you.
International delegation of judges, lawyers, professors and government officials visited Chicago By Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, March 2006 An international delegation of judges and many distinguished lawyers, professors and government officials from around the world visited Chicago on January 18-20, 2006.
Noble Ventures Inc. v. Romania—Bilateral investment treaty claim against Romania dismissed By Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, January 2006 Romania won an important arbitration in front of the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) on October 12, 2005. See ICSID Case No. ARB/01/11.1
Meeting with Supreme Court Justices of the Republic of Buryatia By Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, May 2005 On March 22, 2005, a delegation of three Supreme Court Justices from the Republic of Buryatia met with Illinois practitioners, professors and law school students at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.
The (bumpy) road to justice By Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, November 2004 While I was dreaming of sailing around the world, traveling to Africa and racing a camel, my father spent his nights printing flyers on a homemade handpress.
The (Il)legality of the Israeli Wall in the Occupied West Bank By Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, August 2004 Imagine a 430-mile fence built of electronic devices, barbed wire and occasional 20-foot high concrete structures.
Update on the future Hague Convention on International Jurisdiction and Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters By Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, December 2002 A decade ago, the United States proposed a convention that would make it easier to enforce foreign judgments.
Recent Illinois decisions of interest By Violeta I. Balan International and Immigration Law, January 2002 No time limit to register foreign judgments: The First District holds that the statute of limitations to enforce a judgment does not apply to the registration of foreign judgments--Pinilla v. Harza Engineering Co., 324 Ill.App.3d 803, 755 N.E.2d 23, 257 Ill. Dec. 921, (1st Dist. July 25, 2001)

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