Human Rights Day – Stand Up For Someone’s Rights

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Next week is Human Rights Day. It is observed every year on  December 10. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Continue reading

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What You Read in 2015 – The Top Ten Posts

labyrinthDear Readers,  as 2016 begins, I had a look at what you read in 2015. There are two topics that emerge as favourites: On the one hand, investor state arbitration, and on the other hand, sports arbitration. Out of the top ten, posts no. 2, 6 and 7 all relate the decision of the Munich courts in the Pechstein case, where an award of the Court of Arbitration for Sport  in a doping case was not recognized in Germany.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Enjoy the holiday season, however and wherever you celebrate, and have a terrific 2016!

The photo shows Aschaffenburg’s Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt) against the backdrop of Schloss Johannisburg. Just in case you are interested: the castle was built from 1605 to 1614 by the Archbishop-Elector (Kurfürst) of Mainz, Johann Schweikard von Kronberg.

(c) Kongress- und Touristikbetriebe der Stadt Aschaffenburg

 

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