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ISLP Hosts Thai Election Observers

ISLP hosted a roundtable event on Election Day with Suan Dusit Poll, a Thai polling organization that provides academic services in domestic survey research. The group were in New York at the end of a multi-city tour to observe polling sites […]
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GIIN & ISLP Host Second Annual Legal Practitioners Track meeting

Hosted by ISLP partner law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, the second annual meeting of the Legal Practitioners Track – a joint initiative between the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and ISLP – was a day-long event of practical working […]
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Katherine Mulhern is the new Executive Director of ISLP

ISLP has named Katherine Mulhern as its next Executive Director. Mulhern brings an unusual combination of experience. As well as having been a senior partner in an international law firm with a cross-border practice focused on large financial and sovereign […]
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Inaugural issue of the Legal Practitioners Track quarterly Legal Tracker series

ISLP is pleased to share the inaugural issue of the GIIN/ISLP Legal Practitioners Track quarterly Legal Tracker series. The LPT launched this initiative to track key legal and regulatory developments affecting the impact investing space. With the pro bono assistance […]
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UN Group Condemns Unlawful Detention of Saudi Rights Lawyer

Dan Arshack is an ISLP volunteer representing Waleed Abu al-Khair, a Saudi Arabian human rights defender and lawyer. Al-Khair defended many activists and victims prior to his own conviction under Saudi Arabia’s counter-terrorism law. In 2014, Al-Khair was sentenced to […]
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President Bill Clinton Delivers Keynote at ISLP's 15th Anniversary Honoring Co-Founders

Over 425 friends, partners, and supporters of ISLP gathered to celebrate its 15th Anniversary on December 1, 2015 . The gala luncheon, held at the Plaza Hotel in NY, featured Special Guest and Keynote Speaker President Bill Clinton, recognized and […]
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ISLP Teams with Avaaz and Namati to Support Communities Confronting Large-Scale Natural Resource Development

By Heather Eisenlord, ISLP Rising global demand for natural resources has made the protection of community lands an urgent priority. As we celebrate our shared planet this Earth Day, we think of the millions who live in countries with limited […]
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Ropes & Gray Advises IRS on Ebola Relief Issues

Acting pro bono for ISLP, Ropes & Gray lent important support to an IRS action to designate the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone as a “qualified disaster” for federal tax purposes. Read the IRS announcement here.
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