First Yr Analysis And Writing Program

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During her time in Green Hall, she additionally earned academic credit for involvement with the Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies and the Medical-Legal Partnership Field Placement Program. In September 2017, our Lab hosted the one-day Law + Design Summit on how a design strategy would possibly improve the legal system. It spotlighted people already engaged on inventive, user-centered ways to reimagine legal services and processes. Since 2013, Jorge worked as project director of Francisco Marroquin Law School, the place he participated in a project called ‘rethinking law school’ to innovate legal training.

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Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints new global head trade finance

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Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Marilyn Blattner-Hoyle (pictured) as global head trade finance in its global credit and surety unit.

In this leadership role, Blattner-Hoyle will be responsible for the origination and underwriting activities across the trade finance portfolio, focusing on the development of growth opportunities, implementation of Swiss Re’s business strategy and the digitisation of its offering.

She will be based in Zurich, Switzerland and report to Andreas Hillebrand, global head credit and surety at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.

In a statement, the firm said Blattner-Hoyle is “a highly regarded leader in the broader structured trade credit and

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GIC Re shutters MENA regional hub in Dubai

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India’s General Insurance Corporation (GIC Re) is closing down its Middle East and North Africa headquarters in the Dubai International Finance Centre, and will transfer it to Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City) in Gujarat, India.

The Dubai branch was an important location in the MENA region for the state-owned reinsurer’s international business.

According to a report by Times of India, the move is part of the Indian government’s efforts to promote GIFT City as an international business hub and prevent Indian financial markets from being exported to foreign financial centres.

“Following a review of the branch operations, it has

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Chinese insurer allegedly misdirected debt payments of fintech to trigger takeover

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A state-owned Chinese insurance firm allegedly misdirected debt servicing payments of an Australian superannuation fintech in an effort to take full ownership, according to a report from the Sydney Morning Herald.

In January 2020, Australian superannuation fintech Sargon was placed into receivership by a subsidiary of its creditor, China Taiping Insurance Group, after allegedly defaulting on interest payments in 2019.

However, internal documents from China Taiping Insurance Group tabled in parliament by Liberal MP Tim Wilson seemed to suggest that payments to the state-backed insurance firm were intentionally redirected to make it seem like Sargon had failed to service its

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