Category Archives: Government

The Exit in Brexit

The BBC has done nice graphic of the steps the UK will have to take under Article 50. Continue reading

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The German Federal Constitutional Court and the European Stability Mechanism

By: Carsten Lexa The German Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe dismissed motions on Wednesday that sought to block the Euro Zone’s permanent bailout fund, the European Stability Mechanism, or ESM. The ESM is designed to handle bailouts and work in … Continue reading

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Battle for Africa Continues

By Charles Wanguhu A proposed toll road in Nairobi has fallen through after the World Bank withheld funding after claims that the project did not adhere to the Banks social and environmental safeguards, and Kenyan laws, including land acquisition. Kenya … Continue reading

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UK New PM

Congratulations to David Cameron, the UK’s new Prime Minister. Related Posts:No Related Posts

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White Zimbabwean Farmers To Get Justice In South Africa

By: Ainsley Brown Four white farmers who had their farms unlawfully seized under the regime of President Robert Mugabe are to seek by all accounts gain compensation in South Africa. A South African court has ruled recently that the farmers … Continue reading

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The UK Supreme Court Rules Government’s Terrorist Asset Freezing Powers Illegal

By: Ainsley Brown While terrorism, terror financing and constitutional principles such as the rule of law and Parliamentary supremacy are not the usual subjects covered here at Commercial Law International, this seeming break from tradition is in fact not such … Continue reading

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Indefeasibility of title? Not that indefeasible in Kenya?

By Charles Wanguhu The caveat emptor rule dictates that an individual seeking to purchase land should ensure that he is dealing with the rightful owner. Therefore upon inspection of the register kept at the ministry of lands, an individual seeking … Continue reading

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Mau Mau to sue the British Government

By Charles Wanguhu The above move by the Kenyan freedom fighters to sue the British government has elicited some very interesting responses from some readers of the times online paper: This is all about money and bashing the UK. Africa … Continue reading

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President Obama To Visit Canada Today

By Ainsley Brown President Obama is going to make his first foreign trip today. And where is he going? To his northern neighbor – CANADA. Welcome to Canada President Obama! The visit as short as it is, only six hours, … Continue reading

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US: Stimulus Watch

By Ainsley Brown Will the Obama administration’s stimulus plan, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, pass in the Senate on Tuesday?   It would seem that the plan will pass in the Senate given the protracted last minute deal between … Continue reading

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