Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

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

Antitrust Reform — From the Gilded Age to the Digital Age — Way Overdue.

Amy Klobuchar’s ANTITRUST (2021) reviews and assesses antitrust law and regulations from the “Gilded Age” to today’s “Digital Age.” She declares ‘trickle down economics‘ of Reaganism along with the Chicago School’s ‘law and economics” approach (focusing on shareholder wealth creation) … Continue reading

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Biden’s Global Trade Updates — Taxes, Sanctions, Human Rights and Technology.

The following items are those I listed on my website  concerning President Biden’s recent trade actions. ( http://www.globaltraderelations.net/ ) For the first 100 Days they amount to more than mere recalibration of Trump’s trade policies. They posit starting a newer … Continue reading

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Linkage Between Federal Trade Policy and Rural Economic Revival — Looking at Martinsville, Virginia.

The conclusion of a recent study concerning Biden’s trade proposals and state economic development  is really important. It looked at one rural region economy in Virginia. It concluded there is an important link between U.S. trade policy and state economic … Continue reading

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Biden’s Int’l Tax Proposals — Helps Global Trade, Not Just U.S.

International tax and trade are inter-related. Biden’s corporate tax reforms and proposals will impact global trade. That’s good. Addressing global trade issues is not the primary purpose of Biden’s tax proposals, which seem to be aimed at paying for his … Continue reading

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Global Taxation and President Biden — Recalibration, Long Overdue.

The following summarizes President Biden’s recent tax proposal made to the OECD. The Biden administration is calling for the world’s biggest multinational companies to pay taxes to national governments based on their sales in each country, as part of an … Continue reading

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Biden’s Trade Policies — Less Drama, New Directions.

After two months, what can be said concerning President Biden’s trade policies? First, let’s reflect on President Trump’s trade policies, which were confrontational and unilateral. He turbo-charged reliance on a national security rationale in imposing trade restrictions and tariffs on China … Continue reading

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Biden and National Security (and Trade) — New Era of American Crisis.

New article ———- Malawer, “Biden, National Security and Trade.” (2021).                                     [Excerpt from conclusion …..) In my view, one of the first issues … Continue reading

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Biden — Law, National Security and Global Trade.

My new article — Malawer. “Biden — National Security, Law and Global Trade.“ China and WTO Review (Draft) (January 20, 2021). Some excerpts are below. ……………………………………… It is now up to President Biden to recalibrate the American approach to trade relations, particularly … Continue reading

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President Biden and a New Era for National Security and Trade.

  While issues concerning national security and trade can be quite technical, they are exceedingly significant, and it is unfortunate that there has been little comment on a dual-track line of cases—those that involve national security in U.S. domestic courts … Continue reading

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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 policy. … Continue reading

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