Spade Awards

The South Carolina Journal of International Law and Business is proud to recognize the following staff editors for their outstanding work on recent spades: Brianna Morrison William Shelley John Gardner Annalise Musselman

CIFIUS Implications for Foreign Investment in the U.S.

This August, The President signed into law the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA). FIRRMA gives The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) greater purview over business deals involving foreign investment that may affect national security. CFIUS may now review more foreign entity business deals in the U.S., including real [Read More … ]

The Australian Refugee Crisis: An International Law Issue

Australia, a country known for its laid-back culture, outback animals, and “shrimps on the barbie,” for the past sixteen years has recently been in the international law focus for a much less positive reason. In August of 2001, a Norwegian freight rescued 430 asylum seekers from a sinking vessel in the Indian Ocean.[1] The freight [Read More … ]

Corporate Promotion Of LGBT Rights In The United States And Abroad: Just Do It

  In many parts of the world, cultural change is required before LGBT people can be freed from persecution based on their sexual orientation, and corporations should advocate for that change.  The private sector has a unique opportunity to influence culture. Consumers all over the globe interact with corporate brands every day.  As consumers, we [Read More … ]