Saturday, August 19, 2017

What In-House Counsel Need To Know About Their Form Arbitration Clauses – Ten Foundation Questions

Most arbitrations, and all commercial arbitrations, are creations of contract, and courts are generally required to enforce an arbitration agreement as they would any other contract. Therefore, the terms of the arbitration clause in your commercial contract are critical. Careful review of that clause surely must be a component of your enterprise’s risk analysis. Here are 10 basic considerations that will help to guide that review.

Pre-Constitutional changes

Why you need to understand the basics of elder law

China-US Cooperation and the New Opium War

Justice Minister: Land plots worth UAH 260 mln returned to state ownership in 2017

Poroshenko's press service officially confirms upcoming Poroshenko-Mattis meeting on August 24

Week’s balance: NABU efforts yield success, hryvnia shows muscle, Cabinet to launch staffing revolution

Transfiguration of Jesus

Roman Polanski: judge rejects request from victim to dismiss rape case

'Cyborgs' Film Documents Soldiers' 'Superhuman Effort' in Donetsk Airport Battle

Friday, August 18, 2017

ANC fraudulenta tomó facultades de la Asamblea Nacional

Pentagon chief to visit Ukraine amid tensions with Russia

Perceptions and interpretations – The political Autumn, Ukraine

Арестович о "мягкой оккупации" Белоруссии и вероятности третьей мировой

Munich speech of Vladimir Putin

Regulation Crowdfunding: Considerations Before Crowdfunding Your Startup


Paris: 26 percent of city centre homes lie empty

An overwhelming 26 percent of homes are empty in the French capital's 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th arrondissements, a new report shows.

Surprising evolution in U.S. policy toward Ukraine

NBU approves merger of Express-Bank and Industrialbank on simplified procedure

3 Things Multinationals Don’t Understand About Africa’s Middle Class

Cabinet approves Energy Strategy of Ukraine until 2035

Ukraine central bank warns of new cyber-attack risk

Billionaire Ally of Putin Socialized With Kushner, Ivanka Trump

Connecticut: 2017 Education Legislation Summary (PDF)

Russia’s election meddling backfired — big-time

Court Ruling Means We’re One Step Closer To A Unionized Gig Economy

The battle over organizing workers in the on-demand economy continues to heat up. Yesterday, a federal court in Washington dismissed a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others challenging the City of Seattle’s landmark ordinance that essentially authorizes ride-hailing drivers to unionize. However, the law remains on hold as an injunction remains in place pending the outcome of related litigation.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Adriano Celentano - Ancora Vivo

Barcelona attack: five suspects killed in Cambrils in second terrorist attack – latest updates

Barcelona attack: five suspects killed in Cambrils in second terrorist attack – Live updated


A New G2: China and the EU?

NABU raiding NEURC over "Rotterdam plus" case

A civil service surge – Ukraine

No secret bank accounts to pay your bills

Сын Пескова: из английской тюрьмы в российскую элиту

Court partly extends pretrial restriction for Ex-MP Martynenko until Oct 17

CALAMITY KYIV? The Economist sparks outcry by placing the Ukrainian capital among world’s bottom ten least livable cities

The publication of The Economist intelligence Unit’s annual Global Liveability Survey has generated heated debate in Ukraine after researchers placed the Ukrainian capital among the bottom ten cities globally. Kyiv also ranked as the world’s biggest decliner of the past five years, dropping 21.4% since 2012.  

Войны Путина: Украина и другие жертвы научились отвечать - частная разведка США

Towards a fairer food supply chain: European Commission asks for input

Smart contracts in Australia: just how clever are they?

In Ukraine, a Malware Expert Who Could Blow the Whistle on Russian Hacking

The sympathy and solidarity of the citizens of Ukraine with the Dutch people regarding the tragedy of the MH-17 flight will forever remain in my memory, says Ambassador of the Netherlands Kees Klompenhouwe

“The sympathy and solidarity of the citizens of Ukraine with the Dutch people regarding the tragedy of the MH-17 flight will forever remain in my memory”, Ambassador of the Netherlands Kees Klompenhouwer said during a meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin in connection with the completion of his diplomatic mission in Ukraine.
Minister and Ambassador expressed confidence that those who are responsible for downing of flight MH-17 will be brought to justice, and Ukrainian-Dutch interaction in this regard is extremely important.

Ukraine launches database of all company owners

DFEH Publishes “Workplace Harassment Guide for California Employers”

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Україна відкрила дані про бенефіціарів компаній

Україна відкрила дані про бенефіціарів компаній та стала першою країною у світі, яка приєдналася до Глобального реєстру бенефіціарних власників – ініціативи Transparency International щодо сприяння прозорості й запобігання корупції.

Інформацію про бенефіціарів усіх українських компаній оприлюднено на Єдиному державному порталі відкритих даних:

Національний банк врегулював застосування електронного підпису в банківській системі України

З метою визначення єдиних підходів до застосування електронного підпису в українській банківській системі Правління Національного банку України затвердило Положення про застосування електронного підпису в банківській системі України (далі – Положення).

3 Things You Need To Know How To Do Before You Open Your Own Law Practice

Poroshenko responds to reports on Ukraine’s alleged involvement in DPRK’s missile success

Петро Порошенко: Ракетні технології ми не передаємо

ПП: Вдячний редакції видання The New York Times за привернуту в світі увагу до потенціалу ракетно-космічного комплексу України. Елегантний, хоча і не найбільш вдалий спосіб.
Ракетні технології ми не передаємо, а міжнародний режим нерозповсюдження зберігаємо і підтримуємо - відповідально.
Доручив запросити авторів статті відвідати Україну для зустрічей з українськими партнерами, які несправедливо потрапили під безпідставні підозри. Це був би правильний крок з боку поважного видання, яке відповідально ставиться до довіри своєї читацької аудиторії.

Kyiv ranks among 10 worst liveable cities – research

Pink -Try (Lyrics)

Ukraine sees exports growth by almost 24% in H1

How Freelancers Can Make Sure They Get Paid on Time

Net neutrality: Will new laws kill your small business?

The fall of the empire of the men or the lost illusions

Anna Seagull, 

The Fall of House of Usher? What there! Edgar was so naive. The Fall of the house of the men or the fall men's impire! This is what really happens. For today, the destruction of the male empire has become irreversible. There comes retribution for the eternal dominion of a man over a woman. This is extremely unpleasant for men, but it's true.

Kryvokon becomes acting CEO of Antonov Enterprise

Robert E. Lee

Anti-graft watchdog reveals corruption schemes in agrarian sector for $78.1 mln

Texas 'bathroom bill' dies in special legislative session

At ILTA, IBM Posits AI Is Necessity for Future Business of Law

Daniel Craig confirms he will play James Bond again

Launch of the Global Trade Secrets Thought leadership piece: The Bourd Ultimatum

From the Cybernetic World War towards a Cybernetic Civil War

On the Road to the Cybernetic World War

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Rocket Science – Part Deux (Organised Crime)

To Connect Or Not To Connect, That Is The Non-Solicitation Agreement Question

Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

Allegations of Ukraine’s supply of missile technology to North Korea are hoax and provocative, says PM

Russian delegation gave Yanukovych’s request for military aid status of official UNSC document – Ukraine’s former envoy

When Male Unemployment Rates Rise, So Do Sexual Harassment Claims

EBRD provides local currency credit line in Ukraine

The Truth About the War in Ukraine

Some Perspective on the President's Condemning Racial Violence

Immanuel Kant and the woman as a subject of the law

Volodymyr Machuskyy

In the conclusion of his book "Critique of Practical Reason" Immanuel Kant expressed his admiration and reverence for two things - the starry heavens and the moral law within. 

In particular, he wrote the following:  “TWO THINGS FILL the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and the more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above and the moral law within”[1]

Since these words were quoted repeatedly at every opportunity.

California sues Trump administration over sanctuary policy

8 Signs You Need Contract Automation

Monday, August 14, 2017

FINANCIAL TIMES: Ukraine is World No. 1 in “Ease of Doing Business” Gains Since 2010

Over 380 ‘night watchmen’ to patrol Istanbul streets

Opération Sentinelle

Can Airbnb Wreck Your Refinance Mortgage?

From Soviets to Oligarchs: Inequality and Property in Russia 1905-2016 (PDF)

This paper combines national accounts, survey, wealth and fiscal data (including recently released tax data on high-income taxpayers) in order to provide consistent series on the accumulation and distribution of income and wealth in Russia from the Soviet period until the present day. 

PGO report: Russian invasion major cause of Ilovaisk tragedy

Rocket Science (or not) – Ukraine

Frequently Asked Questions About Liability Of Public Companies And Companies In Registration For Website And Social Media Content (PDF)

These FAQs address the ways in which company websites and social media platforms can give rise to securities law liability, and how companies can protect themselves by instituting comprehensive policies and procedures. 

За полгода прибыль «Газпрома» упала в 11 раз

«Газпром» представил ежеквартальный отчет о развитии кампании за II квартал 2017 года. Из него следует, что с января по июнь чистая прибыль головной компании ПАО «Газпром» по стандартам РСБУ составила 17,376 млрд руб. Это в 11 раз меньше прибыли компании за аналогичный период прошлого года. Тогда доход компании составил 194,417 млрд руб.

Week’s milestones. Government surprises, Saakashvili row, and diligent NABU

Red Tape Challenge: Financial services report (Canada)

Oleksandr Turchynov: Ukrainian defense-industrial complex did not supply weapons and military technology to North Korea

Ukraine has always adhered to all its international commitments, therefore, Ukrainian defense and aerospace complex did not supply weapons and military technology to North Korea. This was stated by Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov in his comment.

According to him, some foreign media began to distribute false information regarding the transfer of missile technology to North Korea by "Yuzhmash".

"This information is not based on any grounds, provocative by its content, and most likely provoked by Russian secret services to cover their own crimes", - Mr. Turchynov said.

North Korea’s Missile Success Is Linked to Ukrainian Plant, Investigators Say

What is the Law?

In most cases, the Law is defined as an enforseable rule that governs the behavior of a society or groups or an individual. 

With such an approach, it does not matter, the fact that in the US and some Western countries these rules are called "the enforceable body of rules", and in Eastern Europe these rules are called "the system of legal norms." 

Another an important thing is do an important. These definitions of a law mainly give an understanding of the place and role of law in society and answer the questions: "What does the Law do?" Or "How does the Law happens?". 

Несчастья так и сыплются на головы борцов с коррупцией на Украине

«Il risentimento dell’uomo bianco contagia molti»

Il sociologo Michael Kimmel ha trascorso centinaia di ore in compagnia di “americani bianchi e arrabbiati”. Lavora per un’organizzazione per la de-radicalizzazione di ex neonazisti ed estremisti bianchi, “Life After Hate”, che si è vista sottrarre i fondi federali dall’amministrazione Trump (ma proprio ieri mattina la Casa Bianca ha deciso di ripristinarli); sta scrivendo un libro che mette a confronto i suprematisti bianchi americani con i jihadisti britannici, notando che entrambi sognano il ritorno ad un passato mitizzato. Anche lui ritiene che l’uccisione di una donna a Charlottesville vada definita un atto di terrorismo. Ma sottolinea pure che, dietro la rabbia che abbiamo visto esplodere in Virginia, c’è un problema più ampio, come ha spiegato nel suo saggio del 2013 “Angry White Men”.

Kritik an Schröders Nominierung für Rosneft-Aufsichtsrat

Ukrainian lawyer at the coffee break

Медовый Спас

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Airbnb too 'different' to pay EU tax

How Developing Asia Is Using Blockchain Pilots

Practical Law: Trade Secrets Litigation (PDF)

A Practice Note discussing trade secrets litigation for employers whose employees have misappropriated trade secrets. 

Google Doesn’t Want What’s Best for Us

Week’s balance: Ukrzaliznytsia say goodbye to their rockstar CEO, NBU develops new forex regulations, while inflation sees growth

Yanukovych's son files lawsuit against NBU to recover damages

Bitcoin today has no concrete legal status in Ukraine

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has said that the so-called cryptocurrency Bitcoin does not have the concrete legal status in Ukraine.
"Bitcoin today does not have concrete legal status in Ukraine. The determination of the status is complicated by the absence of a common approach to the classification of Bitcoin and regulation of deals with it in the world," Deputy NBU Governor Oleh Churiy told Interfax-Ukraine.

Blockchainhub Brussels

Blockchainhub Brussels is a think-tank and information platform connecting people around Blockchain in Belgium.

Blockchainhub Brussels is an independent non profit node of the global Blockchainhub network. Our mission articulates around 4 axis:
# Vision
Spread the idea of decentralised technologies like blockchain and other technologies that build on top and around blockchain. Empower a more efficient & transparent p2p-economy and p2p-society.

Donald Trump under fire after failing to denounce Virginia white supremacists