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    The New York International Chapter News reports on current issues and updates on international law, country news, member news, firm news and Section activities. Edited by Dunniela Kaufman, Esq., the New York International Chapter News is published by the International Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    Summer 2013

    Message from the Past Chair
    (Andrew D. Otis)

    Message from the Chair
    (Glenn Fox)

    From the Editor
    (Dunniela Kaufman)

    Canada Corner
    Committee News and Events
    Focus on Employment Law
    Focus on Privacy

    Legal and Investment Updates from Various Member Countries
    Doing Business in Africa—New Regional Institutions Bring International Arbitration to Sub-Saharan Africa
    Investing in Africa: The Financial Hub of Mauritius
    “EC Proposal for a Directive on the Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing”
    Costs Reforms to the Civil Justice System in England and Wales
    The Recast of the Brussels Regulation
    The Costa Rican Free Trade Zone Regime
    Costa Rica: Anti-Corruption Legislation and Enforcement
    Ontario Recognizes Its First Privacy Tort
    Recent OFAC Investigations


    Chapter News
    International Microfinance and Financial Inclusion
    Committee Update
    “Mediating Cross Border Disputes From the Perspective of the Neutral, Client, and Advocate”


    Section News
    Brazil’s Accession to the CISG
    International Section’s Third Mission and the Committee on International Contract and Commercial Law—Monitoring Development of International Law
    “Ethics in International Arbitration and Litigation: Views from the Bench and Bar”

    A Herculean Tribute to Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013)