Moshiuzzaman

The Court of Justice of the European Union Invalidates Privacy Shield Framework in the Schrems II Case

The Court of Justice of the European Union (EJEU) declared its landmark judgment in the Schrems II case. In its judgment the Court concluded that the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) issued by the European Commission for the transfer of...

WTO Panel Rules Against Unilateral U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Imports, Deems Them Inconsistent With WTO Obligations Under GATT

Earlier in September, a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ruled that the unilateral tariffs imposed by the United States against Chinese goods were inconsistent with the United States’ WTO obligation under the General Agreement for Tariffs and Trade (GATT).  Background The...

German Federal Court of Justice Sets Strict Standards for Willingness of License and Requirements for “Willing” Licensees

In May 2020, the German Federal Supreme Court (BGH) issued the first ruling on FRAND rules for standard-essential patents (SEPs) since the landmark Huawei v. ZTE ruling of European Court of Justice (ECJ) of 2015, which is known for the “ping-pong”...

District Court of Southern District of New York Rules in Favour of SEC Finding Against Telegram Group Inc.

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York rules in favour of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) holding that Telegram Group Inc violated Securities law for their launch of cryptocurrencies.  Background Telegram Inc is a popular...

Pakistan Wins Interim Stay Order on $6 Billion Investment Penalty 

The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has granted a stay order on the enforcement of the $6 billion imposed on Pakistan for its decision to deny a mining lease for the Reko Diq project...

7th Trial Against Curtis Flowers Will Not Take Place: Mississippi AG

Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch drops all charges against Curtis Flowers, a black man who was tried six times for a 1990s quadruple murder.   Background Curtis Giovanni Flowers is an American man who was tried for murder six times in the...

International Criminal Tribunal To Try Félicien Kabuga for Rwandan Genocide After Court of Cassation Orders His Extradition

The French Court of Cassation upholds extradition order of Félicien Kabuga, a top sponsor of the Rwanda genocide of 1994. He is to face trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania.  Background Félicien Kabuga, 85, was once...

India Losses ₹22,100 Cr Tax Arbitration Case To UK Telecom Giant Vodafone at the Permanent Court of Arbitration 

The Permanent Court of Arbitration has ruled in favour of the UK based telecommunication company, the Vodafone Group over a retrospective tax dispute under an India-Netherlands Bilateral Investment Treaty.  Background In May 2007, Vodafone Group’s Dutch affiliate, Vodafone International Holdings BV...

Quebec Superior Court Acquits Author and Declares Part of Child Pornography Law Invalid 

A Quebecer author and his publishers were charged with producing child pornography concerning fictional scenes in a horror novel. The Quebec Superior Court acquitted the author while declaring part of Canada’s Criminal Code.  Background In April 2019, the authorities charged Quebec...

UK Supreme Court Holds That There Is No Automatic Right for a Person With Property Interest to Make Representation at First Stage of Confiscation...

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom was asked to determine a point of law of general public importance concerning the making of confiscation orders and the operation of s.160A of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. The Court...

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Moshiuzzaman holds a 2:1 LL.B degree from BPP University (UK). He is currently pursuing the CFA chartership and working as an independent legal researcher at the American Society of International Law (ASIL)
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