Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

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

TRUMP & BIDEN — From Cronyism to Engagement, Hopefully.

[Recent  postings on Twitter since the Presidential Election as of January 1, 2021 ………… Stuart S. Malawer (@smalawer) / Twitter]   Good editorial on Tariffs and Tariff Exclusions. Downside of tariffs is more market distortion. Terrible Trump tariff and trade … Continue reading

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Global Challenges — Broadening National Security & Less Sanctions & Tariffs — by Bill Gates

  Two good statements in the New York Times today from Bill Gates Concerning Biden’s Global Challenges — National Security and Economic Sanctions  …………..   “The multidimensional competition with China and transnational challenges require the formal involvement of agencies previously … Continue reading

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More Trade Chaos — Blocking Exports of Computer Chips to China Under National Security.

More trade chaos from Trump’s dying days in office. We need cooperation and competition. Not confrontation. US-China relations are too important for foreign policy by personal grievance and nation-baiting. Use of the national security authority (under Commerce’s ‘Entity List’) to … Continue reading

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TRUMP & BIDEN & TRADE — Twitter Comments Since the Election (as of January 1, 2021).

[Recent  postings on Twitter since the Presidential Election ………… Stuart S. Malawer (@smalawer) / Twitter]   Good editorial on Tariffs and Tariff Exclusions. Downside of tariffs is more market distortion. Terrible Trump tariff and trade policy. Nationalistic protectionism doesn’t help … Continue reading

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BIDEN AND TRADE REHABILITATION.

Trump’s trade policies need serious rehabilitation. Biden faces numerous trade issues. Including the TPP & China. However, many more are also in need of critical attention — tariffs, trade sanctions, export controls, investment restrictions, taxation of multinationals and technology firms, … Continue reading

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 ‘Trade, Technology, Telecommunications & Transaction’ (T4) — Trump’s New Foreign Policy.

To me, TikTox and WeChat highlight the growing ‘national securitization’ of trade and business transactions in U.S. foreign policy. ‘Trade, Technology, Telecommunications and Transaction’ (T4) has become the newest foreign policy focus of the Trump administration. This focus on business and … Continue reading

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TikTox and WeChat — Growing National Security Focus Over Trade, Technology and Transactions (T3).

TikTox and WeChat highlight to me the growing ‘national securitization’ of trade and business transaction in U.S. foreign policy. ‘Trade, Technology and Transactions’ (T3) and even better ‘Trade, Technology, Telecommunications and Transaction’ (T4) have become the new foreign policy focus … Continue reading

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Restricting Foreign Governments Standing to Sue in US Courts & Trump’s Foreign Policy — Two Annoying WSJ Op-Ed’s.

Two really annoying op-ed pieces in the Wall Street Journal discussing separately the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (restricting the right of foreign states access to U.S. Courts). And why President Trump’s foreign policy should be a basis for reelecting him. … Continue reading

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Courts are Looking (Finally) at the President’s Use of National Security as Cover for Trade Actions (Tariffs) and Sanctions.

New article ………………… National security is used by the Trump administration as legal cover for trade actions and sanctions. But the courts are beginning to look at this closely. Indeed, a recent decision by the US Court of International Trade … Continue reading

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Global Trade and Law by Stuart Malawer.

Some books and publications by Dr. Stuart S. Malawer, JD, Ph.D. on international law and global trade:             Federal Regulation of International Business (Georgetown and US Chamber of Commerce)   Trump and Trade – Policy … Continue reading

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