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Nigerian Senate increases the size of the judiciary

May 25, 2012 To many lawyers, the Nigerian Senate’s decision to raise the number of judges of the Federal High Court from 70 to 100 is a relief, in the sense that it will facilitate the administration of justice. This is the…

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Russian oligarchs head to London

Feb 27, 2012 Here is an interesting article about the increasing presence of Russian oligarchs in London Courts. According to the article, London has become the preferred jurisdiction for big business disputes coming out of Russia…

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Judicial activism from India's Supreme Court

May 20, 2011 In the past year, the Court has put itself into policy making and governance roles, issuing orders to agencies on issues from malnutrition to caste violence to education. Last week, for example, after hearing a case on…

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Indonesia is where the action is

Nov 12, 2010 Indonesia’s consumer and resources boom is fueling an investor frenzy in the market, with Bloomberg reporting that investors have bought $23.3 billion of debt this year. This spending follows $25.4 billion raised in…

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Justice Soumitra Sen: Guilty

Nov 10, 2010 Justice Soumitra Sen has been found guilty by the Parliament Committee, which now will initiate the process of impeachment. The three member panel set up in 2009 was formed specifically to address the issue of…

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