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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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Guy Martin addresses distinguished Grotius Dinner audience
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".
The inquiry team was commissioned by Cameron Doley
CNN's Amanpour interview
International Islamic Relief Organization: Philippines and Indonesia branches de-listed by UN Al Qaida Sanctions Committee
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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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
Sheikh Yassin Abdullah Kadi and Guy Martin of Carter-Ruck address distinguished audience about effect of targeted sanctions
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A number of major companies and prominent individuals based in the Gulf have successfully defended a multi-million dollar claim brought by a US national arising in part out of the Kafala system to which he was subject while working in the Middle East.
Long-standing Carter-Ruck client Al Jazeera has instructed the firm to take action in relation to the campaign mounted against its journalists over the course of the past two months by Egypt’s military government.
Saudi businessman and philanthropist Sheikh Yassin Abdullah Kadi has won his second case before the European Court of Justice: the Court has dismissed appeals by the United Kingdom and the EU authorities and upheld the General Court’s judgment in Mr Kadi’s favour.
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Carter-Ruck has successfully obtained an order from the General Court of the European Union in Luxembourg annulling EU targeted sanctions.
The Carter-Ruck team comprises partner Guy Martin, assistant Omar Naqib and counsel Maya Lester of Brick Court Chambers
Guy Martin, Carter-Ruck's Head of International Law, has co written a letter to the Sunday Times in response to a recent article in the Sunday Times criticising the stance of the Court of Justice of the European Union on targeted sanctions.
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