Fellows in the news
For our French speakers, Stéphane Bonifassi takes on the French justice system and urges courts to streamline the litigation process and consider dispute settlements rather than expensive, inefficient lengthy trials.
Czech government takes steps to enact into law the Czech “Magnitsky Act.” Jitka Logesova compares this version to the U.S. Magnitsky Act and finds the former to have a much broader scope than human rights violations.
Gretta Fenner announces Basel’s partnership with RISE Ukraine to promote integrity, sustainability, and efficiency as part of Ukraine’s post-war reconstruction
This article explores whether regulatory initiatives to stringently discipline credit rating agencies’ activities, or other initiatives which reflect an increasing willingness to control speech in financial, are in line with relevant principles guaranteeing the freedom of expression.
This American Bar Association guide considers the landscape and legal framework of the specific jurisdiction and provides a practical narration as to best practice in each. Saverio Lembo co-edited it.
Legal Business World published a Q&A featuring Co-Founders, Elizabeth Ortega and Gretta Fenner, Fellow Dorothy Siron, and Professor Jennifer Arlen at NYU, highlighting The Academy's mission and global impact.
Faced with a global pandemic that necessitates social distancing, Elizabeth Ortega reveals to Law360 how she's advising clients to use communications strategies to manage through these challenging times.
In an article written for Law360, Elizabeth Ortega explains how the intriguing case of former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn uncovers a lesson for lawyers about how sound communications strategy helps manage a crisis and can, if done correctly, repair a reputation.
The workshop Legal Consequences of Corruption and Money Laundering in International Arbitration, hosted by the Basel Institute and Mark Pieth, featured the president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration Alexis Mourre, who spoke about the value of the toolkit that guides parties and arbitrators dealing with matters of corruption and money laundering.)
Elizabeth Ortega explains in her business development article for Legal Business World how stepping away from risk-averse tendencies can inspire new approaches to tackling difficult cases the same way a song can transport you to a different time, place, or emotional state.
Writing for Legal Business World, Elizabeth Ortega shows how cleverness can often lead to short-term gain, while emotional intelligence keeps business and positivity moving forward.