The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism is studying the impact of the proliferation of standards-setting initiatives and procedures in soft law instruments and counter-terrorism on global governance. Promote and protect human rights at the global, regional andRead More →

A broad concept that describes the substantive law governing transactions between business entities, except for the carriage of goods by sea (as stipulated by Admiralty and Maritime Law). Commercial law covers all aspects of business, including advertising and marketing, collection and bankruptcy, banking, contracts, negotiable instruments, secured transactions and generalRead More →

Unless otherwise stated, this article is based on UK law of February 1, 2010. Companies come in many different shapes and sizes. There are key differences between what they can and can’t do, and what each object is designed for. But everyone is an independent legal entity, independent of itsRead More →

Many consumers have never heard of antitrust laws, but implementing them can save consumers millions or even billions of dollars a year. The federal government enforces three major federal antitrust laws, and most states have their own laws. In essence, these laws prohibit commercial behavior that unreasonably deprives consumers ofRead More →

In the United States, the Congressional Act is designated as a public law relating to the general public or a private law relating to a particular institution or individual. Since 1957, all Congressional Acts have been designated as XY Public Law or XY Private Law, where X represents the CongressionalRead More →

The U.S. – born skilled workers’ group has asked temporary workers to visa their spouses for employment under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rules, violating labor market competition, the U.S. appeals court in the District of Columbia said Friday. Dominating. After the Federal District Court approved DHS’s campaign forRead More →