Are activists winning the battle against US pipelines? | The Stream

Activists defending indigenous and environmental rights in the US are celebrating three major wins in their long-running fight to stop pipelines funnelling oil and gas through sensitive tribal lands. On July 6, a judge ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline be shut down and emptied of oil, pending the outcome of an environmental review. That same … Read more Are activists winning the battle against US pipelines? | The Stream

CHINA-U.S. STRAIN: Where does the relationship go from here?

Trade tariffs, the COVID-19 blame game, South China Sea, Huawei and ZTE, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Xinjiang, Tibet, TikTok, the expulsion of Chinese academics, and this week, new U.S. regulation threatening the visas of 400,000 overseas Chinese students. Everywhere you turn, relations between China and the U.S. seem to be in peril. Speaking on Thursday, Chinese … Read more CHINA-U.S. STRAIN: Where does the relationship go from here?

Live: China briefs on COVID-19 containment measures for wet markets

China’s National Health Commission holds a press conference in Beijing, featuring #COVID-19 prevention and control measures for wet markets. Officials from the Ministry of Commerce, the National Health Commission and the State Administration for Market Regulation update the public and answer questions from the media. #coronavirus

Phil Mickelson’s cart path ruling at Travelers Championship

In the second round of the 2020 Travelers Championship, Phil Mickelson caught a break due to being left-handed as he received a ruling that gave him relief from the cart path towards a flatter area in the rough. The ruling allowed Mickelson the chance hit the green in regulation and two-putt to save par at … Read more Phil Mickelson’s cart path ruling at Travelers Championship

Evading State Responsibility through Risk Assessment: ‘Freeing Effect’ and Arms Transfers Regulation

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 2: Risk, Diligence and Decision-making in International Humanitarian Law, Security and Arms Control, by Riccardo Labianco, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Law, SOAS University of London. Full title: “Evading State Responsibility through Risk Assessment: the ‘Freeing Effect’ and Arms Transfers … Read more Evading State Responsibility through Risk Assessment: ‘Freeing Effect’ and Arms Transfers Regulation

Breakingviews: The collapse of Wirecard

After Wirecard’s collapse, the regulation of payments companies needs to be beefed up, says Liam Proud. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on … Read more Breakingviews: The collapse of Wirecard

‘Margin for manoeuvre’ on two-metre rule, says Boris Johnson | ITV News

The falling numbers of coronavirus cases has given the Government “more margin for manoeuvre” in easing the two-metre social-distancing rule, Boris Johnson has said. The Prime Minister, who has ordered a “comprehensive” review of the regulation in England, said “probably” fewer than one in 1,000 people now had the virus, meaning the chances of coming … Read more ‘Margin for manoeuvre’ on two-metre rule, says Boris Johnson | ITV News

Forum Shopping Within the Context of Deep Sea Mining: Towards Sponsoring States of Convenience?

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 5: International Risk Regulation at Sea: Current Issues in Fisheries, Deep Sea Mining and the Protection of the Marine Environment, by Dr Klaas Willaert, Postdoctoral Researcher, Ghent University. Full title: “Marine Genetic Resources in a Changing World: the Benefit-sharing … Read more Forum Shopping Within the Context of Deep Sea Mining: Towards Sponsoring States of Convenience?

Goldman’s Patel Says Keep an ‘Eye With Caution’ on These Markets

Jun.04 — Sheila Patel, chairman at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses client concerns in the current market environment, warns that markets are pricing in nothing but good news, and examines the role of regulation in post-pandemic markets. She speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Regulation of Cyber-Attacks in Outer Space: an International Law Perspective

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 11: International Air and Space Law—Issues on the Horizon, by Keertana Venkatesh, Student of law, Gujarat National Law University. The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme of ‘International Law and Global Risks: … Read more Regulation of Cyber-Attacks in Outer Space: an International Law Perspective

Food Safety & “Other” Legitimate Factors in International Risk Regulation

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 7: Regulating Risks to Health and Safety—Scientific and Technical Paradigms in International Law, by Francesco Cazzini, Ph.D. Candidate in International Law, University of Milan. Full title: “Food Safety and “Other” Legitimate Factors in International Risk Regulation: Beyond the Scientific … Read more Food Safety & “Other” Legitimate Factors in International Risk Regulation

Forum Shopping Within the Context of Deep Sea Mining: Towards Sponsoring States of Convenience?

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 5: International Risk Regulation at Sea: Current Issues in Fisheries, Deep Sea Mining and the Protection of the Marine Environment, by Dr Klaas Willaert, Postdoctoral Researcher, Ghent University. Full title: “Marine Genetic Resources in a Changing World: the Benefit-sharing … Read more Forum Shopping Within the Context of Deep Sea Mining: Towards Sponsoring States of Convenience?

Dominance of Flag State Undissolved: Implementation of Conservation Measures in High Seas Fisheries

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 5: International Risk Regulation at Sea: Current Issues in Fisheries, Deep Sea Mining and the Protection of the Marine Environment, by Qing Zhao, Ph.D. Candidate, China University of Political Science and Law and Research Assistant, China Institute for Marine … Read more Dominance of Flag State Undissolved: Implementation of Conservation Measures in High Seas Fisheries

The Benefit-sharing Mechanism of the Upcoming BBNJ Instrument

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 5: International Risk Regulation at Sea: Current Issues in Fisheries, Deep Sea Mining and the Protection of the Marine Environment, by Sizhu Liu, Ph.D. Candidate, China University of Political Science and Law and Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for … Read more The Benefit-sharing Mechanism of the Upcoming BBNJ Instrument