Category Archives: News

Paying To Get To Home-Base: FCPA Violations, Major League Baseball, & Latin America

Hawwi Edao – ICLR Candidate With baseball season nearing full-swing, many are anxiously lining up at their local box offices, and hotdog stands to watch their favorite team rise to the World Series. What many do not realize is that their favorite team may be in hot waters this season and not because of the sport […]

Candidate Class for Volume 26 Announced

The International and Comparative Law Review is thrilled to welcome its newest class of candidates. Congratulations to the following candidates; we look forward to having you in the ICLR family! Brinck, Isabel A. Brown, Marc Colt, Tiffany Constant, Eleni Dombey, Maria Deulofeut, Adolfo Demetree, Emily Edao, Hawwi W. Fernandez, Wifredo Friedhoff, Robert Hernandez, Nikolaos Hollis, Steven […]

Rethinking the Arbitrability of “Forced” Arbitrations

Ramya Ramachanderan – The strength of the #MeToo movement across the world has seen interesting developments in law and social consciousness of sexual harassment in the workplace. A highlight in these debates has been the use of mandatory arbitration clauses in employment contracts that prevent employees from filing suit in a court. These clauses are “forced” […]

Business Associations in the News: Derivative Actions and Special Committees

Benjamin Braun – From General Electric to Wynn Resorts to Teva Pharmaceutical, shareholders are making their voices heard by bringing derivative actions to enforce fiduciary duties.[1] Indeed, a corporate entity broadly protects corporate directors, officers, and managers from personal liability to shareholders. Accordingly, shareholders generally defer to the managers of the corporation unless unjustifiable business […]