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Cross-Border data flows: Their importance, and The Need for a Global Framework

 

 

Meagan Nicholson – The legality of cross-border data flows is a pressing issue in International Business and trade today. The term “cross-border data flows” refers to the global transfer of information, data, and ideas electronically over country borders, from point A to point B.[1] Data sharing online is utilized by businesses, governments, and personal users. The […]

 

 

Petro: Venezuela’s attempt at a cryptocurrency

 

 

Jorge Galavis – Venezuela has plans to offer a new cryptocurrency called ‘Petro’ as early as February 20, 2018. The proposal for Petro describes a cryptocurrency that is backed by the country’s large oil reserves.[1] Nicolas Maduro, the president of Venezuela, intends to issue 100 million Petros corresponding to 100 million barrels of oil.[2]  During the […]

 

 

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Cross-Border data flows: Their importance, and The Need for a Global Framework

 

 

Meagan Nicholson – The legality of cross-border data flows is a pressing issue in International Business and trade today. The term “cross-border data flows” refers to the global transfer of information, data, and ideas electronically over country borders, from point A to point B.[1] Data sharing online is utilized by businesses, governments, and personal users. The […]

 

 

Petro: Venezuela’s attempt at a cryptocurrency

 

 

Jorge Galavis – Venezuela has plans to offer a new cryptocurrency called ‘Petro’ as early as February 20, 2018. The proposal for Petro describes a cryptocurrency that is backed by the country’s large oil reserves.[1] Nicolas Maduro, the president of Venezuela, intends to issue 100 million Petros corresponding to 100 million barrels of oil.[2]  During the […]

 

 

Will Brazilian Bankruptcy Laws Change in The Near Future?

 

 

Jessica Nowak – Just about 13 years ago, in early 2005, Brazil amended its long-standing bankruptcy code.[1] This is a relatively recent change in light of the fact that the previous code had not been amended since 1945. The new Brazilian Bankruptcy and Restructuring Law (“BBL”), also known as Federal Law No. 11.101, sought to […]

 

 

2018 Games Clouded by Investigation of Corruption   

 

 

Jenna Florio – The Winter Olympics have kicked off in PyeongChang, South Korea. With freezing temperatures, one would think that the perfect atmosphere to compete surrounded the Olympians. However, the political atmosphere has created contention. It appeared that bringing ninety-two countries’ finest athletes to PyeongChang circumvented scandal, but a couple weeks before the opening ceremony […]

 

 

War, Famine, and Al Shabab—Is this really a good time to send Somalians home?

 

 

Rebecca Wasif – On December 7, 2017, the United States sent an ICE-chartered plane filled with ninety-two deportees to Somali, but the flight only made it as far as Senegal before logistical issues rerouted the plane back to the United States where it generated widespread media attention.[1] While in Senegal, the plane sat for forty-eight […]

 

 

 

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