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Thomson Reuters Foundation Presents 2012 TrustLaw Impact Award to Latham & Watkins, Equality Now and the Royal Bank of Scotland

Posted in Pro Bono

Latham & Watkins and the Royal Bank of Scotland collaborated with Equality Now to research and analyze legislation implemented to combat the demand for prostitution and the associated issue of human trafficking, specifically sex trafficking, in multiple jurisdictions across the MENA region. The project involved an analysis of applicable legislation in Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana,… Continue Reading

American University of Sharjah Wins the UAE Jessup Moot Court

Posted in Litigation and Arbitration, Pro Bono

American University of Sharjah (AUS) has advanced to the finals in the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition after winning the national round in the United Arab Emirates on February 26. The local round, jointly hosted by Latham and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts, consisted of three teams, including ones from UAE… Continue Reading