The UK Court of Appeal overturned  a lower court ruling on Wednesday, broadening the country’s understanding of what may be protected from litigation under the legal advice privilege. The Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) was compelled by the London High Court to disclose documents that were produced after potential issues of fraud were brought to the [...]

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Former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli was extradited to Panama Monday to face four charges of illegally monitoring private communications, and for embezzling over $10 million in public funds. The extradition honored a 1905 treaty . Martinelli fled Panama in January 2015. The Supreme Court of Justice of the Republic of Panama issued an arrest warrant [...]

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Four days after the New Jersey legislature passed Assembly Bill 4111 through both houses, Governor Phill Murphy signed the bill into law on Monday. Starting Thursday, the state will implement sports betting in licensed casinos and racetracks. According to the announcement, New Jersey expects to raise approximately $13 million in the first full year on [...]

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New Jersey’s legislature approved a bill to legalize sports gambling on Thursday, approximately three weeks after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the state to allow the practice. Assembly Bill 1441 passed first, then identical Senate Bill 2602 was passed. According to the bill, casinos with horse racing and sports betting will be taxed [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday that Syrian Law No. 10 of 2018 will allow the government to take private property without compensation, which will discourage refugees from returning to the war-devastated country. The new law allows the government to create redevelopment zones, which allows the government to seize the land in that area if [...]

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