Category: News

09.21.2020

Maurice Kamto and Cameroon Renaissance Movement Retain Amsterdam & Partners LLP

The following press release was circulated to media today: WASHINGTON, DC 21 September 2020 – Professor Maurice Kamto, President of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement (CRM), the main opposition party in…

02.10.2020

Inter-Parliamentary Union to Investigate Tanzania’s Alleged Violations of Human Rights against Opposition Leader Tundu Lissu

Multilateral body accepts application from the former MP, highlights concerns over alleged abuses and proposes that an IPU Committee delegation accompany him upon return to Tanzania LONDON, 10 February 2020…

01.22.2020

Former Prime Minister of Mongolia Retains Amsterdam & Partners LLP to Defend against Politically Motivated Charges

"Judicial independence and rule of law are under attack by the current Government of Mongolia," says lawyer Robert Amsterdam The following press release was distributed to media today: Chimediin Saikhanbileg,…

11.18.2019

South Sudan Must Deliver Full Justice in the Murder of Dr. Ding Col Dau Ding, says Robert Amsterdam

WASHINGTON DC, 18 November 2019 - For several years now the Government of South Sudan has abjectly failed in its duty under both local and international law to deliver justice…

09.27.2019

Tanzanian Opposition Leader Tundu Lissu Enlists International Law Firm Amsterdam & Partners LLP

WASHINGTON, DC 27 September 2019 – Tundu Lissu, the Tanzanian opposition figure, Member of Parliament, and chief whip for the CHADEMA party, has retained the international law firm of Amsterdam…

07.22.2019

Once a Model of Anti-Corruption, Brazil Has Become a Warning, Robert Amsterdam Writes in the Hill

For several years, the crusading Brazilian judge Sergio Moro was considered a hero in the global anti-corruption field for his admirable accomplishments in the Lava Jato cases. But then the…

04.03.2019

Press Release: Vladimir Bessonov Files Suit against Russia before European Court of Human Rights

The following press release was distributed to media today: LONDON, 3 April 2019 – Vladimir Bessonov, a former member of the Russian State Duma and prominent opposition activist, has filed…

05.15.2018

Amsterdam & Partners LLP Retained by Desarrollos Energéticos S.A. (DESA) to Advise on Agua Zarca Case

The following press release was distribution to media today: WASHINGTON, DC 15 May 2018 – Desarrollos Energéticos S.A. (DESA), the renewable energy firm responsible for the Agua Zarca hydroelectric project…

01.16.2018

Canadian Lawyer Profiles Robert Amsterdam

Canadian Lawyer Magazine has published a new profile of Robert Amsterdam, founding partner of Amsterdam & Partners LLP, titled "Skirting Danger Abroad." An excerpt of the article appears below: The…

10.16.2017

Newsweek: Robert Amsterdam Comments on Venezuelan Elections

On Sunday, Venezuela held regional gubernatorial elections, allowing the regime of President Nicolas Maduro to expand his reach on power. Speaking with Newsweek, Amsterdam & Partners LLP founding partner Robert Amsterdam…