international law

Craig Forcese wins ASIL Certificate of Merit

Irwin Law wishes to congratulate Craig Forcese for being selected by the American Society of International Law (ASIL) as a recipient of the Certificate of Merit for a preeminent contribution to creative scholarship for his book Destroying the Caroline: The Frontier Raid that Reshaped the Right to War (Irwin Law Inc, 2018). In their report, the ASIL Committee wrote: “At …

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David Kerzner speaks at tax summit

On July 6, David Kerzner, co-author of International Tax Evasion in the Global Information Age, addressed the annual HLB International Tax Summit on “Tax Evasion: Strategies for International Organizations in the New Age of Global Regulatory Compliance” in Toronto, whose members include accounting firms from 140 countries. According to Kerzner, financial organizations seeking to avoid scandals, especially in the new frontier …

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Author David Kerzner on TIEA loopholes

The Panama Papers, and international tax evasion, continue to make news headlines around the world. In a recent investigation between the CBC and Toronto Star, author David Kerzner has pointed out the weaknesses of Canada’s tax information exchange agreements (TIEAs), stating that “Ninety per cent of tax havens in the world lack these critical records. It’s too easy to take …

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Timely New Book on International Tax Evasion from Irwin Law

The Panama Papers have shown us the prevalence and cost of international tax evasion. Tax evasion costs governments billions of dollars of lost revenues. The G-20 has identified combatting tax evasion as a priority, and governments are increasingly finding new ways to locate undeclared income and assets so they can levy taxes on them. International Tax Evasion in the Global …

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Nicole LaViolette

Irwin Law Inc mourns the death of Nicole LaViolette on 22 May 2015. Nicole was, in the words of Nathalie DesRosiers, dean of law at the University of Ottawa, “a visionary professor.” In February 2015 she received the 2015 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conference (SOGIC) Hero Award from the Canadian Bar Association for her outstanding work in defending and …

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Citations of International and Transnational Criminal Law

Great to see that the first edition of International Transnational Criminal Law by Robert J. Currie has been cited recently in the following cases: R v Tan, 2014 BCCA 9 Munyaneza v R, 2014 QCCA 906 Chowdhury v Canada, 2014 ONSC 2635 Read more about the second edition of International Transnational Criminal Law, co-authored with Dr. Joseph Rikhof, here.

Book release in honour of International Human Rights Day

International Human Rights Day is marked every year on 10 December to commemorate the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. Human Rights Day 2004 is dedicated to human rights education in honour of the conclusion of the Decade on Human Rights Education (1995-2004). Irwin Law is proud to recognize Human …

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