Tag Archives: Recognition

The Ninth Circuit’s Welcome Recognition of FTC Authority to Address Welfare-Inimical Broadband Abuses

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) well-recognized expertise in assessing unfair or deceptive acts or practices can play a vital role in policing abusive broadband practices.  Unfortunately, however, because Section 5(a)(2) of the FTC Act exempts common carriers from the … Continue reading

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Fostering the 3Rs of relational mediation practice: Respect, Recognition and Reflection

We have all heard of the 3 Rs – reading, writing and ’rithmetic – which are commonly seen as the foundation of a basic education.  Effective mediation skills must similarly be based on three fundamentals.  I propose that mediation is most … Continue reading

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Alberta Law Reform Institute Report on Inter-provincial Recognition of Substitute Decision-Making Documents

In December 2017, the Alberta Law Reform Institute (ALRI) released a report for discussion on Inter-provincial Recognition of Substitute Decision-Making Documents.Substitute decision-making documents (also called powers of attorney, proxies, personal directives, etc…) delegate authority to one person to act on … Continue reading

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Social Links: Facebook ups its facial recognition game; retracing Twitter’s 2017 missteps; YouTube stars’ fan bases reach their saturation point

In order to comply with a new German law requiring social media sites to take down hate speech, Twitter and Facebook removed anti-Islamic social media posts authored by a German far-right political party. The Obama administration’s screening of social media … Continue reading

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Out now: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Asia

A compendium of country reports on the law on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in ASEAN, Australia, China, India, Japan and South Korea has been published by the Asian Business Law Institute, a research institute based in Singapore. … Continue reading

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