By Audrey Bimbi, Associate Editor COVID-19 has caused disruptions in more ways that many could have anticipated. Now added to the list of disruptions is the virus’ threat to democracy and the right to vote. As of April 15, 2020, …

‘OUR RIGHT TO VOTE’: HOW COVID-19 IS INFECTING DEMOCRACY AROUND THE WORLD Read more »

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By Elena Delella, Associate Editor As of April 7th, 2020, the number of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases has risen to 1,280,000, while the global death toll has reached 72,780. COVID-19’s rapid spread has led to a global scramble for …

Global Mask Treasure Hunt Ensues Amid Rapid COVID-19 Spread Read more »

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By Gabriel Diaz, Associate Editor  On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization designated coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a global pandemic. With nearly 700,000 confirmed cases and 34,000 deaths globally COVID-19 has quickly become the only topic of conversation. Cities around the …

Governments Across the World Race to Buy Medical Equipment in order to Respond to COVID-19’s Increasing Reach Read more »

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By: Kenneth D. Knight, Associate Editor  On December 31, 2019 the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified by the China Country Office that there were multiple cases of pneumonia with an unknown source, originating from Wuhan City, Hubei Province of …

COV-19: China Leads Global Pandemic Containment – International Commerce Delayed Read more »

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By Kara Rockey, Associate Editor Since the first reported case of COVID-19 emerged in China in December 2019, there have been over 416,000 confirmed cases and over 18,000 confirmed deaths, all spurring from 197 affected countries. Ultimately, the rapid spread …

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Are the PHEIC Protocols Doing Their Job? Read more »

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By Cody Lind, Associate Editor Coronavirus (COVID-19) has captured the world’s attention and concern as it continues to spread globally – leaving the international community with more questions than answers. As of March 3, 2020, The Word Health Organization has confirmed …

As Coronavirus Cases Rise Globally So Too Do Risks for International Businesses and Transactions Read more »

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By Greg Browne, Associate Editor  Singapore’s Court of Appeals just ruled on its first legal dispute involving cryptocurrency.  Four out of five judges concluded that Quoine Exchange, one of the world’s major bitcoin exchange operators, should pay damages for wrongfully …

Crypto Hub of Asia Has First Legal Battle Decided Read more »

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By Audrey Fick, Associate Editor Britain must negotiate a trade deal with Europe regarding future commercial relations by the end of 2020, or face expensive disruption with its largest trading partner.  That deadline may be impossible, however, considering that recent …

Brexit as Force Majeure – Boris Johnson’s Act of God? Read more »

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By Imani Deas, Associate Editor  YOU GOT EM!— Every sneakerheads favorite thing to see. If you are familiar with the Nike brand or the Nike SNKRS app, then you know that “you got em” means that you just secured the …

Nike’s International Shipping Ban on Retailers Means Trouble for “Sneakerheads” Read more »

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