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We like to share our knowledge. About once a month one of the members of Globaladvocaten writes about the latest news or an interesting subject in a (short) blog. So stay up to date and read what’s going on below.

1004, 2019

Policing the internet: aligning the internet with the real world

April 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

MV Conversations with António de Macedo Vitorino The Internet is open to anyone with a mobile phone hiding behind an Internet ‘identity’, and this is where the real work is for Governments and Regulators to step in to protect our communities. Recent and past atrocities have thrust the Internet and social media into the spotlight. From cyberbullying, slander and trolling to live streaming terror, the worldwide web is becoming ever [...]

204, 2019

New bank, old problems

April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How the government almost got it right with novo banco. MVConversations with António de Macedo Vitorino By failing to fix a crucial piece of the puzzle, has the success of Novo Banco been undermined by an inability to draw a line under the BES legacy? The € 4.9 billion bailout of Banco Espírito Santo (BES) by a special bank Resolution Fund in 2014 saw one of Portugal’s largest listed banks [...]

2703, 2019

The pinto paradox: where are today’s legal and ethical lines?

March 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Blackmail, extortion, corruption, extradition and football – it’s what media dreams are made of. But do the ends justify the means? MVConversations with António de Macedo Vitorino Football leaks – the largest data leak to date revealing some of the sport’s best kept secrets – has prompted a media firestorm in Portugal. One man’s fight for transparency in the world of football, uncovering widespread wrongdoing at some of Europe’s biggest [...]

2202, 2019

Specifics of foreign creditor’s participation in bankruptcy proceedings in Russia

February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

In February 2018, Euler Hermes, the world's largest company specializing in export credit insurance, prepared a rating[1] of countries in terms of the difficulty of debt collection by foreign creditors from national companies. A total of 50 countries were represented in the rating, the difficulties in which were assessed, inter alia, from the standpoint of problems associated with bankruptcy. Russia took the 5th place in this ranking with 72 points [...]