Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

Distinguished Service Professor of Law & International Trade at George Mason University (School of Public Policy).

Recent Trade Developments — Most Important — U.S. – Cuban Relations.

               As the year draws to a close  significant global trade developments continue to happen. But the most important one has been President Obama’s new diplomacy with Cuba which portends the opening of trade and investment with Cuba. (Still … Continue reading

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Variety of International Commerce Issues — Business as Usual.

         Issues concerning foreign investment, export subsidies, agricultural exports, and cross-border litigation and corporate structuring continue to be main issues arising in the global economy over the last few weeks.  Business as usual. Some specifics are the following: …. Foreign Investors … Continue reading

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Structural Changes, Spheres of Influence and Global Trade ……..

                   Web firms, national security, spheres of influence, dispute systems, and structural changes are all current issues concerning global trade relations. Changes are clearly happening and the global landscape is changing rapidly from what existed just a … Continue reading

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Some Movement on a Host of Global Trade, Tax and Commerce Issues.

          A host of trade and global commercial issues continue to create newer international actions and concerns. Among them are China’s use of antitrust law as a trade restriction, Japan’s currency manipulation to increase exports, recent U.S. litigation concerning LIBOR, FOREX … Continue reading

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New Trade Developments — Increasing Conflict between the EU and Russia ……………..

       Really interesting global trade developments the last two weeks. They involve the EU and Russia (antidumping and countervailing duties), China (investments in U.S), the OECD (global taxation), the IMF (international bankruptcy), state trade incentives (Virginia), EU antitrust enforcement … Continue reading

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Geopolitics & Global Trade — China & Russia — Changing the Rules?

    Good two articles appearing the same day in two of the world’s leading financial newspapers. They discuss China and Russia as posing fundamentally new challenges to the existing international political system.       The implicit question raised by these two … Continue reading

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State Trade Missions, Global Trade Litigation and More — Active Trade Agenda & Developments.

           State trade missions, EU trade actions against Huawei, more cooperative trade diplomacy, trade and development, Russia and trade sanctions and the ECJ, are just some issues that have been highlighted during the last few weeks in the world … Continue reading

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