Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

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

TRUMP, SUMMERS, CHINA & U.S. TRADE ENFORCEMENT — Know-Nothingism & International Law.

                                                   TRUMP, SUMMERS,  CHINA & U.S. TRADE ENFORCEMENT [1]   Dr. Stuart S. Malawer, J.D., Ph.D., Diploma (Hague Academy of International Law), is the Distinguished Service Professor of Law and International Trade (George Mason University).    INTRODUCTION.  Recently Donald … Continue reading

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Calls for Trade Reform — Recent Proposals …… Are They Sufficient?

                  As a result of the acrimonious trade debate among presidential candidates a number of suggestions have been made how to rebalance U.S. trade laws and regulations as we go forward. Here’s a few that have been made recently to increase … Continue reading

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TRUMP AND TRADE AND FOREIGN POLICY — Mercantilism and Isolationism?

              Trump’s essentially mercantilist trade policy and his America first foreign policy has its roots in the 1930s. This is not a good place to go back to. Here are some thoughts ……………. … Back to the Future for Foreign … Continue reading

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Trade Anger and Protectionism — Not Going to Win the White House.

         Yes, it is clear that anger about trade and calls for protectionism have become the hallmarks of this campaign. But political strategies relying upon them are not going to succeed.      The fury over lost jobs is primarily coming from workers … Continue reading

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Taxing Multinationals — What Taxes? What Disclosure? — Are you Kidding!

                Anger over tax havens and taxing multinationals have moved from the margins to mainstream. They are red hot issue in the U.S. presidential campaign and abroad.     This anger show signs of growing  almost daily with the newest disclosure and corporate scheme … Continue reading

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U.S. Presidential Campaign’s Top Issues — Jobs, Trade and Globalization — Getting Real.

       The political polarization of trade this campaign season is an historical first. It’s clear that globalization has gone out of fashion. There is a real backlash against free trade. To me there is a real need to show … Continue reading

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Trade Begets More Trade …. Yes, But More is Needed.

       Fred Smith, CEO of FedEx, in an outstanding piece in today’s Wall Street Journal gives a ringing repudiation of  today’s trade critics. He reviews the history of world trade and global commerce from the Great Depression to today’s … Continue reading

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