The European Union puts more effort on combating tax evasion and tax driven corporate structures. With the implementation of the 4th AML directive a new step forward was made - the introduction of the UBO register. However this EU-wide initiative may not serve its purpose.
Against the background of the condemnation of the Paris Agreement by US President Donald Trump and the G20 being unable to find common ground on fighting climate change, it is time to deal with the international law implications of what happens to the legal subjectivity of small island states whose territory gets swallowed by the rising sea level.
Against the background of the latest email leaks of Emmanuel Macron shortly before the second round of the French presidential election, Tim A. Hagemann has a closer look on the classification and problems of these interferences with the democratic election process under international law.
Our Contributor - Asier Hernandez- introduces the situation around Brexit and Gibraltar,which has become a major issue for the UK during the Brexit talks. While bringing old sovereignty issues to the table, a gibraltar-monos_1withdrawal from the single market might be a hard blow for the citizens. However, it is a great opportunity for us to speak about the legal status of Gibraltar and the controversy around it.