Expert witnesses and radical changes: The President speaks

On Friday the new President of the Family Division Sir Andrew McFarlane gave a speech to the Annual Bond Solon Expert Witness Conference (Bond Solon are a provider of legal…
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Where Do Pre-Nups Fit In? · Divorced Moms

  Congratulations! You have found love again after your peaceful (or not-so-peaceful) divorce from your first spouse. You have decided that you want to live together and blend your lives,…
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Game Of Memes? HBO, Trump, And Trademark Parody

It seems that everything President Trump comments on receives a good deal of scrutiny, but when it comes to his Twitter account, the dialogue can be scathing.  Recently, President Trump…
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Stargems Group Sells over 2 million Carats through Diamond Tenders at Dubai Diamond Exchange

The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), a subsidiary of DMCC, in collaboration with Stargems Group, has completed six successful rough diamond tenders of SACIM goods (Anhui-Congo Mining Investment Company) with over…
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Disinheritance and the law: Just how binding is a last will and testament?

Theo Hoppen, Senior Solicitor at the Stowe Family Law Harrogate office joins us on the blog to look at issues surrounding inheritance and wills. When Melita Jackson passed away in…
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My Request to Rescind MSBA Ethics Opinion 1992-19 Prohibiting MarkUp on Payments for Freelance Lawyers – My Shingle

As regular readers know, I complain about stupid ethics rules. Almost all. the. time. Years ago, I actually took steps to influence the rules. I wrote letters and gave webinars…
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Central African Republic Appeals to International Mining Community to Engage In Responsible Sourcing

Ministry of Mines and Geology, Honourable Leopold Mboli Fatran, has appealed to international diamond mining companies and international diamond trading companies to engage together with CAR to come to responsible…
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Forevermark & AVR Swarna Mahal Team Up to Launch New Collection

A.B.S Sanjjay, Managing Director, AVR Swarna Mahal, Models, Sachin Jain, President, ForevermarkForevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers Group, celebrates its growing association with AVR Swarna Mahal with the…
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Non Sequiturs: 11.11.18 | Above the Law

Judge Jed Rakoff (screenshot via YouTube) * The unstoppable Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg maintains her three-Term streak as author of the Supreme Court’s first signed majority opinion — and, interestingly…
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Expert Panel Committee Defers Green Clearance for Panna to NMDC

The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in its meeting held on October 23-24 has decided to defer the environment clearance for diamond…
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