Comparative Law and its Founding Father

Comparative law is the study of theories on legal systems where the systems are compared to each other. Comparative law has been practiced for more than a century. Of recent times, the law has gained importance due to two reasons. One, increased world trade globalization has created the need to trade in legal systems that are unfamiliar. Two, there has been efforts made towards harmonizing laws. Most recently, there have been efforts made towards codification among the members of European Union, which have several legal systems.

 

Sujit Choudhry is the Professor of law at I. Michael Heyman and Berkeley Law’s Dean. He is recognized globally as the authority on the comparative law of constitution and comparative constitutional development. The research that Sujit has done gives answers to basic questions of methodology in the law of the constitution.

 

The professor has published more than ninety articles, book chapters, reports and working papers. His collections that are edited are Constitution Making, Migration of Constitution ideas, and Constitutional Design for Divided Societies. Sujit Choudry is a member of the Board of Editors of IJC-ICON, Executive Committee of ISPL-ICON.S, Editorial Advisory Board of Cambridge Studies in Constitutional Law, and Editorial Board of CCR-South Africa.

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Sujit is additionally the founding director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. This is the first University in the World that generates and mobilizes knowledge and information in an effort to build the constitution. He has also consulted for the World Bank Institute and worked as an expert to support transitions in constitutions in foreign jurisdictions like Jordan, Nepal, Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Sri Lanka.  Check this on huffingtonpost.com.

 

Before being part of Berkeley Law, Sujit was Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. He was also Scholl Chair at Toronto University’s Faculty of Law. He has also received the Trudeau Fellowship in 2010. Sujit has been a clerk to Antonio Lamer a chief justice at Canada Supreme Court. He also holds degrees from Oxford, Toronto, and Havard.

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Jeffry Schneider – An Inspiration to Many

Jeffry Schneider is the founder and CEO of Ascendant Capital LLC, an enterprise based in Austin in the year 2008. It provides marketing, sales, educational and financial services and raises funds.He holds a degree of Bachelor of Science from Massachusetts University, Amherst.

Jeffry Schneider has played a crucial role in establishment of the enterprise. He started with almost nothing in 2008 and now has raised the company to a world class level, specially the previous 5 years have been very fruitful for the company as it was able to raise a fund of $1 Billion. This capital was further invested in Automobile dealership, real estate and technical industries. The employee strength has also increased from 2 to more than 30 because of his hard work and dedication.

Jeffry Schneider and his team have set a much higher aim this year, to raise a monthly capital of $50 Million. “We have to work according to the condition of the market and as per the current scenario alternative investment has high scope and opportunities”, believes Jeffry Schneider. A company’s environment has a great impact on the output of the employees. He has structured the company’s environment so as to develop trust and friendship among the employees and provide encouragement and optimism for better results.

Jeffry likes staying fit, doing exercises , eating healthy food and has even participated in many marathons. He loves traveling and exploring the world around us. He believes in charity and is a working member of many Charitable organizations such as The Gazelle Foundation, God Loves We Deliver.

Jeffry Schneider: Success Through Transparency

Jeffry Schneider is the Founder of Ascendant Capital, LLC. Ascendant Capital is a boutique alternative investment firm based in Austin Texas. Alternative investments are usually made up of hedge funds, managed futures, commodities and derivatives contracts. They are usually held by large institutions or high net-worth individuals. Ascendant Capital has been highly successful under the leadership of Jeffry Schneider. The firm has earned almost $1 billion for their clients over a 5 year period.

Jeffry Schneider has over 24 years of investment experience. He was raised in Manhattan and earned a bachelor’s in science degree from the University of Massachusetts.

Schneider has worked for several investment firms including, Merrill Lynch, Axiom Capital Management and Smith Barney. It was while working at Axiom Capital Management that Schneider established relationships with hedge fund managers and worked with alternative investment managers. In 2009 Jeffry Schneider founded Ascendant Capital.

Ascendant Capital would grow at a rapid pace due to having a diverse range of marketing and operational services. They have an innovative approach to financial structuring. In 5 years the company has gone from two to more than thirty employees. Jeffry Schneider has said that alternative investment offers countless opportunities due to its diverse holdings and low volatility. Ascendant Capital works with over fifty broker dealers and 250 investment advisors to better serve their clients. Their expectations for 2017 are high. They expect to make $50 million on a monthly basis.

Jeffry Schneider attributes the success of Ascendant Capital to the company’s culture. He states that the company has an atmosphere that encourages trust and open communication. Employees take their fiduciary responsibilities seriously. The interests of the investor is the priority at Ascendant Capital.

Jeffry Schneider has a multitude of hobbies and interests. He is deeply involved in charitable organizations. He has traveled extensively in Europe, Asia and South America.

He is committed to keeping himself fit by participating in marathon and ironman events. Jeffry Schneider is a dedicated leader who is committed to bringing out the best in people.

What Did Adam Milstein Have To Say To Ideamensch?

Adam Milstein knows a lot about real estate and how to break into investing in properties. He’s a Managing Partner at Hager Pacific Properties, a company he helped build back in the 1980s and that owns many expensive commercial properties across California, Illinois and Texas. Milstein is also a respected philanthropist who not only financially supports the Jewish community but is also actively involved with every group his foundation supports. Ideamensch is an independent blog for entrepreneurs and they wanted to know what was important to Adam Milstein in terms of his business, so they interviewed him recently.

Adam Milstein told Ideamensch that he founded Hager Pacific Properties out of a desire to do better than other companies that were offering him work while he attended graduate school. He mentioned that he had previously tried to launch a business selling art to the temples while he still lived in Israel, but he learned that he had to be a little more patient before investing too large in a particular enterprise as he did this one. What Milstein loves about investing in real estate is the ups and downs of the market and the challenges it presents each day. He also says entrepreneurs should be patient because real estate investing takes some time to make money.

Adam Milstein was born in Israel in 1952 and is the oldest of three sons. His father was a building framer and a former veteran of Israel’s first independence war. Adam himself served in the military when he came of age and fought in the Yom Kippur War in 1973. He married Gila Elgrably after returning home from the war and also enrolled at the Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology. He worked with his father in building framing for a few years, but then he relocated to the US and pursued a master’s degree at the University of Southern California. Some years after completing his master’s and cofounding Hager Pacific Properties, he and Gila founded the Milstein Foundation and Sifriyat Pijama B’America, a Hebrew learning program. Adam Milstein is also the Chairman of the Israeli-American Council and several other activist groups.

USHEALTH Group Wins The 2016 Company Of The Year Awards

USHEALTH Group is a company that underwrites and sells insurance plans and supplementary products for individuals and small business owners in the US. Recently, the corporation was named the winner of the Golden Bridge Awards as the company of the year for accounting, banking, financial and insurance. The prestigious annual Golden Bridge Awards celebrates outstanding performances of different organizations across the world. It focuses on various segments, including innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, best deployments, customer satisfaction, women in business and professions among others. Organizations from different parts of the globe are free to submit their nominations.

USHEALTH Group achieved a remarkable growth rate through the sale of its products in the “under-65” individual health market. Still under the high-yield period, the payments of time-service on claims improved significantly, giving the company’s subsidiaries unprecedented high marks for customer service and claims payments. This recognition came few days after the company’s president and CEO, Troy McQuagge, won the CEO of the Year award for Insurance in the 2012 CEO World Awards. Troy said that they were honored to be recognized by the Golden Bridge Awards as industry leaders. He added that their company is highly devoted to offering quality services to their customers. The award is a reflection of USHEALTH team’s dedication and hard work to achieve its set objectives.

 

About USHEALTH Group, Inc

Through its subsidiaries, USHEALTH Group strives to be America’s trusted choice of innovative health coverage to individuals and families. They offer a full portfolio of plans that meet the specific needs of their customers. The company’s coverage includes Specified Disease/Sickness and Accident Insurance, Life, Dental Coverage, Disability Income Insurance, Short-Term Accident, and Vision among others. Operating on a core value of Helping Other People Every day (HOPE), the USHEALTH team is committed to making a positive change in the lives of others. Their services are reputable because they are reliable and affordable. The company offers flexible plans that fit customers’ needs for its every day medical expenses or coverage for more serious medical events. USHEALTH has been in operation for over 50 years. Over the years, they have acquired extensive knowledge and expertise in the health insurance industry.

 

 

Sawyer Howitt Continues Racquetball Career

The sport of racquetball is one of the most entertaining and competitive sports in the world. One of the best known and upcoming players in the United States today is Sawyer Howitt, who currently plays for The Racquet Club in Portland, Oregon.

While Sawyer Howitt is currently a member of the The Racquet Club in Portland, he stated to gain his popularity and skill in the sport while still in high school. While he was in school, he was able to advance deep in the state playoffs while winning several matches.

Howitt is currently focusing on both his career as a racquetball player as well as building small businesses and continuing his education.

Brad Reifler is a Man of Vision when it comes to the Investing and Financial Industry

Brad Reifler is an entrepreneur, investor and businessman. He is the 2009 founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Forefront Capital Management. Before going out on his own, Reifler was the former founding partner, CEO and Chairman of the global financial services firm – Pali Capital. Prior to Pali, Reifler founder trader opportunities at Refco. Under Brad Reifler’s guidance and leadership, Pali Capital consistently enjoyed more than $200 million in profits.

In addition to financial growth, the company also grew their employee ranks to more than 200. The company also expanded their coverage of operations from the United States to Australia and the United Kingdom.

Reifler’s first business, Reifler Trading Company, which began in 1982, was designed to focus on global derivatives. The company was acquired by Refco in 2000. Learn more about more Brad Reifler: https://about.me/bradreifler

Brad Reifler is also a member of the board of director’s at Sino Mercury Company, as well as a former member of the board of director’s at Genesis Securities, Foresight research Solutions and European American Investment Bank.

As the CEO of Forefront Capital Management, Brad Reifler provides the leadership and training for asset managers for institutional investors for expert investment and consultant advice.

Reifler brings to Forefront Capital Management a wealth of experience, knowledge and dedication. His overall goal, and one that he often imparts to his team, is to provide individual solutions to every client, as well as provide equal opportunity to all investors.

According to Crunchbase, Brad Reifler is able to attract top registered investment advisors and bankers, as well as business leaders. The principals at Forefront have more than 30 years of working Wall Street and also have attracted some of the most influential and highly respected business leaders to the Forefront platform.

The Forefront community is the collection of talented investing and financial individuals that develop the unique investment opportunities, as well as the other products available through Forefront.

Forefront and Reifler work to develop relationships with clients and business leaders in the financial and investing industry. The strength of the relationships inspires trust and confidence in Forefront, as well as Reifler and that is an entity of the equation of success at Forefront.

Hussain Sajwani’s Relationship With International Businesses Through His Firm DAMAC Properties

On February 18th, two of Donald Trump’s sons, Eric and Donald Jr. opened the Trump-branded golf course in the Dubai Emirates. The golf course was a project that was executed with the partnership of the Trump organization and DAMAC Properties of Hussain Sajwani. The gold course is situated in the middle of upcoming villas and apartments owned by the DAMAC organization. Some of the villas are co-owned by Trump’s organization and sell for approximately 1.3 million dollars and 4 million dollars. On the opening day of the golf course, the two sons attended a luncheon at Hussain’s mansion located at the Palm Jumeirah. Eric commented that he and his family were blessed to forge both a business and personal relationship with Hussain Sajwani. Sajwani expressed his satisfaction in working with Trump’s organization. Donald Trump and Hussain Sajwani’s families celebrated New Year’s Eve at Donald Trump’s home and expressed public appreciation of their union.

 

Hussain Sajwani began DAMAC in 2002 to engage in the construction of commercial, leisure and residential properties in the Middle East. The firm has many investments in real estate and a string of upcoming projects with the contribution of business partners. Hussain led Damac during the July 2008 summer lull which rendered most enterprises bankrupt. He responded abruptly to the crisis by cutting down expenditure costs, raising standards for buyers of the properties and controlling costs. Damac got through the temporary crisis successfully and continued to be a leading construction and real estate firm in the region. Hussain began his career in the food business by supplying food and catering services to staff in the industrial sector of Abu Dhabi. He provided food to the US army in various regions around the world under contract before resigning from the food industry. Hussain stated that the food industry limits one to make only millions and not billions. He explained that supplying food limited the business to low margins and small business possibilities. According to US records, the firm awarded Hussain with 1 million dollars from contracts with the US army. Hussain stated he will continue working with Donald Trump through DAMAC and explained that his relationship with Trump is devoid of political influence.

 

 

 

 

The Driving Force Behind Seattle Genetics

There are few more successful companies in the field of cancer research than Seattle Genetics, a biotechnology firm which rose to prominence due to its contributions to the development of the very first cancer cell targeting therapy treatment which lead to the creation of the drugs now known today as ADC’s (Antibody drug conjugates). This history of vigorous and groundbreaking technological advancement in the field of cancer treatment and research has lead to the companies stocks tripling in the short period of only five years which is quite a impressive amount of growth. With interest in the company at an all time high many are curious about the leading figures behind the transformative research being down at Seattle Genetics, in that regard few have been more influential than Dr. Clay Siegall.

Dr. Siegall received his formative education at the prestigious George Washington University, specializing in genetics research and began focusing on cancer treatment at a relatively early age. He was also the cofounder of Seattle Genetics and currently resides as both the chairman of the board of the companies directors and the president and CEO of the company at large.

One of the unique features about Dr. Siegall’s tenure at the company is that he has maintained a heavy focus on R & D rather than just maintaining a corporate structure. He has accomplished this task through the maintenance of three different publishing companies through which he circulates and publishes breaking and cutting edge work from up and coming pharmaceutical scientists who have devoted themselves to cancer treatment research.

 

Thor Halvorssen’s Personal Battle For Freedom

The Life Shattering Tragedies

The dictatorships of Venezuela have produced tragedy for Thor Halvorssen more than once in his life time. In the 90s his father, Thor Halvorssen Hellum, was arrested and falsely charged for efforts to investigate corruption within the Venezuelan government. Later on in 2004 he experienced an even more haunting tragedy with the death of his mother, Hilda Mendoza, at the hands of supporters of Hugo Chavez. These personal tragedies have had an effect of Halvorssen and made him into the freedom fighter he is today.

Standing Up For His Family

The biggest way that he fights for his family and for his birth country is through the Human Rights Foundation. For years the Human Rights Foundation has focused on trying to find ways to support the end of oppressive regimes and give people the power to decide how they will live their lives. The work he does has produced controversy and he has even faced the risk of violence for trying to expose corruption. Despite this he continues on and tries to pursue his goal with all of the might possible. Even to the point of risking his life.

Where His Work Stands Today

He continues to try to impact the lives of others and find ways to promote open societies. His work isn’t always easy but he doesn’t work alone. Thanks to the Oslo Freedom Forum, a meeting of human rights activists around the world. He is able to unite people together in their fight to spread freedom. Working with other activists he draws closer towards his dream of an open society for all. His fight isn’t an easy one but he knows he needs to take every step he can in order to work towards the bigger picture.