In summer 2018 UNCITRAL adopted a new model law on recognition and enforcement of insolvency-related judgments. Filling a gap in international insolvency law, it should make cross-border insolvency resolution more expedient, predictable and efficient.
In this blog the author sheds light on several practical consequences for the asylum procedure as a result of the conclusion of the EU-Turkey agreement encountered while working as a legal volunteer on the island of Leros, Greece.
China has potentially found a solution to its extraordinary debt problem: regulating the shadow banking sector. However, one consequence of this is the ability of the shadow banking sector to migrate its activities back into the shadows.
A recent covenant between the Netherlands and The Ocean Cleanup will allow the latter to carry out its activities on the high seas under the Dutch flag. Research conducted by the Leiden Advocacy Project on Plastic may have contributed to this agreement.