Press Freedom & Freedom of Information in Oklahoma Indian Country – Shield Smart

This guide provides a primer on press freedom and information access in the many federally recognized tribes located in Oklahoma. Reporters Committee staff developed this guide by reviewing constitutions and codes available on tribes’ websites, as well as by inspecting materials available at the National Indian Law Library, the Tribal Court Clearinghouse, and the Native … Read more

How to Start a Business in France as an American – Shield Smart

Starting a business in France as an American can be a rewarding endeavor, given France’s robust economy, strategic location in Europe, and supportive business environment. This guide provides a straightforward overview of the necessary steps and important factors to consider when establishing your business in France. We’ll cover everything you need to know to navigate … Read more

Recent developments in European Consumer Law: Transparency about online payments even if they are conditional – Shield Smart

Last week, on May 30, the CJEU gave its judgment in the Connie case (C-400/22) elaborating on the requirement from Article 8 of the Consumer Rights Directive to clearly label an online obligation to pay on a website on a relevant button with the words ‘order with obligation to pay’ (or an equivalent of this). … Read more

Who is bound by Choice of Court Agreements in Bills of Lading? Guest blog on CJEU Maersk by Dr Mukarrum Ahmed. – gavc law – geert van calster – Shield Smart

This guest post was authored by Dr Mukarrum Ahmed, Barrister (Lincoln’s Inn), and Lecturer in Business Law & Director of PG Admissions at Lancaster University Law School. I am most grateful to Dr Ahmed for complementing my earlier post on the CJEU case discussed, Joined Cases C‑345/22 and C‑347/22 Maersk. According to the doctrine of … Read more

Meaning, AI, and procurement — some thoughts — How to Crack a Nut – Shield Smart

James McKinney and Volodymyr Tarnay of the Open Contracting Partnership have published ‘A gentle introduction to applying AI in procurement’. It is a very accessible and helpful primer on some of the most salient issues to be considered when exploring the possibility of using AI to extract insights from procurement big data. The OCP introduction … Read more