November 12, 2007
Is Google a Tax Evader?
Cincinnati law prof Paul Caron has the story on TaxProf Blog. [JH]
SAI Global Forms Alliance with ALI-ABA
From the press release:
The American Law Institute-American Bar Association (ALI-ABA) and SAI Global have formed a strategic business alliance in a bid to help tens-of-thousands of business and legal professionals manage their legal and compliance requirements.
The alliance will provide ALI-ABA clients with customized access to SAI Global’s compliance and risk management solutions to train staff and manage the integration of compliance and risk information into core business processes. SAI Global clients will have access to ALI-ABA’s acclaimed CLE services and tailored portal solutions for legal professional development.
The Alliance will help legal, compliance, ethics, information security and data privacy professionals:
- keep abreast of current regulations;
- stay informed about standards, case law and best practices;
- understand emerging legal and compliance issues;
- respond to external events; and
- develop and execute appropriate internal policies and employee training.
November 11, 2007
UN human rights report portrays bleak conditions in Iraq
"The UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) issued its eleventh report on the human rights situation in the country covering the period 1 April to 30 June 2007. The report recognizes the challenges confronting the Government of Iraq in the face of ongoing violence and an ever-deepening humanitarian crisis." [RJ]
Six Years Later: Assessing Long-Term Threats, Risks and the U.S. Strategy for Security in a Post-9/11 World
"In testimony before the House Oversight Committee’s National Security and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee, Carnegie President Jessica T. Mathews addresses, “Six Years Later: Assessing Long-Term Threats, Risks and the U.S. Strategy for Security in a Post-9/11 World." [RJ]