November 22, 2014
by Elizabeth Dennis
JURIST Guest Columnist Dmytro Galagan, of VoxUkraine, discusses the ongoing natural gas dispute between Ukraine and Russia ...On November 16, 2014, NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine (Naftogaz) and OJSC Gazprom (Gazprom) informed that they had filed lawsuits against each other at the Arbitration Institute ...[read more]
January 16, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
The International Maritime Bureau (IMB), a specialized division of the International Chamber of Commerce reported on Wednesday that maritime pirate attacks have reached their lowest levels in six years, dropping 40 percent since 2011. Pottengal Mukundan, Director of the IMB, attributes the ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
Prior to the passage of SB 1070, Arizona was the subject of an entirely different legal challenge involving illegal immigration, namely the legitimacy of the Legal Arizona Workers Act (LAWA). The law took effect in January 2008 and imposed sanctions on employers that utilized undocumented ...[read more]
February 17, 2013
by Sarah Steers
On February 17, 2005, the US Senate voted to ban employment and insurance discrimination on the basis of genetic predisposition to disease under the authority of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2005. The bill was opposed by business interests, including the US Chamber of Commerce... ...[read more]
July 23, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau (IMB) on Monday reported that the number of global pirate attacks fell sharply in the first half of 2012. The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) received reports of 177 incidents in the first six months of this year, compared to ...[read more]
November 4, 2011
by Cody Harding
On November 4, 2010, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster and 12 other state attorneys general filed an amici curiae brief before the US Supreme Court, supporting Arizona's Legal Arizona Workers Act (LAWA). The law imposes sanctions on employers that hire illegal immigrants. The case, Chamber of ...[read more]
October 26, 2011
by Max Slater
The US Chamber of Commerce filed an amicus brief on Tuesday asking the Supreme Court to agree to resolve the deepening legal conflict over the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The National Chamber Litigation Center (NCLC), the Chamber of Commerce's ...[read more]
May 26, 2011
by Julia Zebley
The US Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 5-3 in Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting that a controversial Arizona employment law is not preempted by the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA). The law imposes penalties on businesses that hire illegal immigrants. Chief Justice Roberts delivered the ...[read more]
April 14, 2011
by Daniel Richey
International maritime piracy reached an all-time high in the first quarter of 2011, says a report released Thursday by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB). The ICC's piracy reporting center, which has monitored reports of maritime piracy 24 hours a day ...[read more]
January 21, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On January 21, 2010, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations had a First Amendment right to expend general treasury funds in political campaigns. The court was asked to consider Section 203 of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA), ...[read more]

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