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January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 32 words.
Capital gains tax computed on gains reported in year-end tax reports. Holders could alternatively choose a lower flat rate tax
‘Podrute Massacre case’, Opačić, Final appeal judgment, ILDC 2536 (IT 2015), No 43696/2015, 29th October 2015, Italy; Supreme Court of Cassation; 1st Criminal Section
Legal Material. Subjects: Law. 15603 words.
Whether the downing of an Italian Army helicopter operating in the context of a European peace monitoring mission during the 1991/1992 Croatian war of independence amounted to a war crime...
Guatemala Genocide Case, Menchú Tumn (Rigoberta) and ors v Two Guatemalan Government Officials and Six members of the Guatemalan Military, Constitutional Appeal, Case No 237/2005, ILDC 137 (ES 2005), 26th September 2005, Constitutional Court
Legal Material. Subjects: International Co-operation; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 23738 words.
Whether the exercise of jurisdiction on the basis of the principle of universal jurisdiction required a specific connection with the state exercising jurisdiction.
Cervin Investissements SA and Rhone Investissements SA v Costa Rica, Decision on jurisdiction, ICSID Case No ARB/13/2, IIC 732 (2014), despatched 15th December 2014, World Bank; International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes [ICSID]
Legal Material. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Arbitration; Law. 45143 words.
‘Right to a free development of personality case’, Anonymous, Final decision on jurisdiction, merits, and damages, ILDC 1467 (MX 2009), 6th January 2009, Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation [Sup Ct]
Legal Material. Subjects: Relationship Between International and Domestic Law; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 33158 words.
Whether rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political...
Perenco Ecuador Limited v Ecuador, Interim Decision on the Environmental Counterclaim, ICSID Case No ARB/08/6, IIC 699 (2015), 11th August 2015, World Bank; International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes [ICSID]
Legal Material. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Arbitration; Law. 105027 words.
Whether Perenco was liable under Ecuadorian law for costs arising out of remedying environmental harm caused by its activities.
Whether the Tribunal should appoint an independent...
Federal Council of the Brazilian Bar Association (Conselho Federal da Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil — OAB) v President of the Republic (Presidente da República) and National Congress (Congresso Nacional), Plea of breach of fundamental precept, Supreme Court decision 153, ILDC 1495 (BR 2010), 29th April 2010, Supreme Federal Court [STF]
Legal Material. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 72244 words.
Whether Brazil’s Amnesty Law was in accordance with its 1988 Constitution and its international obligations to investigate, prosecute, and punish gross violations of human rights.