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The Edge

Head of International Law Guy Martin has written an article in the leading Qatar business magazine the Edge on the risks of targeted sanctions.

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How journalists can manage the risks when working abroad

Cameron Doley’s article on the safety of journalists was published in the Press Gazette.

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Carter-Ruck supports BIICL annual grotius lecture and dinner 2015

Together with Shell, Carter-Ruck supported the British Institute of International and Comparative Law’s prestigious Annual Grotius Lecture and Dinner, which was held at the Law Society.

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US Treasury delists Sheikh Yassin Abdullah Kadi after 13 years

The US Treasury Department has removed Mr Kadi’s name from its list of “specially designated nationals”.

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US civil claim against Yousef Jameel dismissed

By a ruling of the US Supreme Court, claims brought against Yousef Jameel have finally been dismissed. Mr Jameel had been named as one of hundreds of defendants in a legal action brought on behalf of families of victims of the 2001 attack on New York.

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Carter-Ruck’s International Law practice commended in 2015 Chambers and Legal 500 Directories

Carter-Ruck has been commended as a leading firm for its Public International Law practice by both of the leading legal directories.

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Al Jazeera Notice of Dispute served on State of Egypt

Al Jazeera has served a formal Notice of Dispute on Egypt pursuant to the 1999 Qatar-Egypt Bilateral Investment Treaty, asserting that Egypt is in breach of its Treaty obligations and international law generally.

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Russia sanctions

Guy Martin quoted in Wall Street Journal.

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Report finds “clear evidence” of torture and execution of prisoners by the Syrian regime

An inquiry team mandated by Carter-Ruck to look into the credibility of photographs and other evidence relating to the torture and murder of prisoners by the Syrian regime has concluded that "there is clear evidence, capable of being believed by a tribunal of fact in a court of law, of systematic torture and killing of detained persons by the agents of the Syrian government".

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International Islamic Relief Organization: Philippines and Indonesia branches de-listed by UN

International Islamic Relief Organization: Philippines and Indonesia branches de-listed by UN Al Qaida Sanctions Committee

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Tests show Arafat likely to have been poisoned

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, on which Carter-Ruck’s international law team has been working for the past 18 months, has taken a dramatic turn with the revelation that Swiss scientists who tested his remains discovered levels of radioactive polonium-210 which pointed strongly to his having been the victim of deliberate poisoning.

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Protecting The Messenger

Cameron Doley spoke about the international law implications of Egypt's crackdown on independent media entities at the recent "Protecting The Messenger" seminar in London.

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The Guardian’s Giles Fraser comments on Kafkaesque treatment of Carter-Ruck client Sheikh Yassin

The Guardian’s Giles Fraser comments on Kafkaesque treatment of Carter-Ruck client Sheikh Yassin Abdullah Kadi who was formerly the subject of targeted sanctions by the UN Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee

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Carter-Ruck supports ‘Smarter EU Sanctions’ workshop held at University College London, 8 November

Sheikh Yassin Abdullah Kadi and Guy Martin of Carter-Ruck address distinguished audience about effect of targeted sanctions

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