Child Piracy in East Africa

  • Ariane Aquilina
  • December 22, 2014
  • 9 min read

Modern day piracy is a crime that may be prosecuted under universal jurisdiction. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea defines piracy as consisting of: (a) any illegal acts of violence or detention, or any act of depredation, committed for private ends by the crew or the passengers of a private ship […]

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An Overview of the Kadi CJEU Case Law 

  • Ariane Aquilina
  • December 22, 2014
  • 9 min read

An Overview of the Kadi1 CJEU Case Law  On 15 October 1999 the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1267 aimed at condemning terrorism and demanding that the Taliban turn over Osama bin Laden. Paragraph 4(b) of this Resolution declares that states must:  Freeze funds and other financial resources, including funds derived or generated from property […]

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Online gaming is considered to be ‘the fastest growing service activity’1 and has an estimated annual growth rate of 15%. One of the issues faced by leaders and officials within the EU is whether it is more convenient for gaming to be regulated by a common legal framework or whether each Member State should be […]

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