An overview of the ECJ judgment on the Sanctions and Blocking Regulation (Case C-124/20)

The long anticipated interpretative judgment of the European Court of Justice (‘ECJ’) in Case C-124/20 has at long last been handed down as of 21st December 2021. The interpretative judgment regards the extra-territorial effects of sanctions imposed by Third Countries, on countries operating within the EU jurisdiction. The largest sanction emitter in the world is…

The Digital Gold Rush: Proceed with Caution

In the contemporary digital era, the potentially fast-changing nature of cryptocurrency has the potential to be a very lucrative opportunity for all interested retail investors, speculators, hedge funds, and a multitude of institutional investors. Akin to the old gold rush mentality comes the same revolving problems; namely, even though crypto-based investments have the possibility of…

AI, ML, & RTC in Law and Business: Time to Bid Farewell to the Past!

In the late 1990s, few could have imagined that technology would replace much of traditional business formulation methods and provision of legal services. Today, however, the role of machine learning (‘ML’), artificial intelligence (‘AI’), real-time communication (‘RTC’), and E-Learning seek to usurp virtually every preconceived set of traditional approaches taught in law and business schools.…

Legal Internship Position (UK Law)

HCLA is a network of professionals consisting of individuals, institutions, and law firms across a wide range of disciplines. HCLA offers legal and arbitration services and organizes courses, conferences, and workshops in international business law, trade & investment, international arbitration, due diligence, and risk management. HCLA is currently offering a legal internship for young lawyers…

Seek solutions before GO GLOBAL!

Records from courts, arbitration tribunals, and national bodies dealing with tax and customs show that while some companies are quite successful in their local market, they struggle in the international arena and end up facing litigation or financial liabilities simply because they failed to seek expert advice to find the right legal and business solutions.…

An Internship Position with HCLA

HCLA is a network of professionals consisting of individuals, institutions, and law firms across a wide range of disciplines. HCLA offers legal and arbitration services and organizes courses, conferences, and workshops in the fields of international business law, trade & investment, international arbitration, due diligence, and risk management. HCLA currently offers an internship position open…

Conclusion of the HCLA – ADA University Executive Program “International Law and Economic Diplomacy”

The HCLA – ADA University Executive Program concluded on May 26, 2021 after several days of lectures by six professors and renowned experts in the fields of international organizations, the European Union, WTO, economic diplomacy, investment, and dispute resolution. Dr. Christophe Bernasconi, Secretary-General of The Hague Conference on Private International Law, Prof. Dr. Friedl Weiss…