Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

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

US China Trade Action Delayed Again — What’s Up?

      President Trump is going to sign a memo tomorrow Monday delaying actually filing a §301 USTR case against China for violation of U.S. intellectual property rights. By the way he has also failed to follow through on … Continue reading

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JOBS & FOREIGN INVESTMENT — States & Cities are on the Frontline.

  Good piece in the New York Times today discussing foreign investment into U.S. manufacturing and the role of cities and states in promoting this – all in the name of jobs. States and cities are on the frontline. The … Continue reading

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Two New US Trade Cases — To be filed with the USTR or the WTO?

  The Trump administration is now on the verge of initiating a new trade case against China even while its prior case concerning ‘national security and steel imports has not yet been filed. The problem is the Trump administration is … Continue reading

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THE WTO — U.S. & QATAR — What’s the Future?

  The U.S. Secretary of Commerce has again spuriously attacked the WTO for the way it has reviewed U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty cases. (We have lost most of our cases for years that have been reviewed by the WTO’s … Continue reading

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Technology, Antitrust, Trade, Taxes …. Laws Need an Update?

Good piece by Steve Pearlstein of George Mason (Schar School) in the Washington Post today on tech companies and antitrust. It’s clear to me that U.S. antitrust enforcement is behind the curve concerning global tech companies. Current economic theories of … Continue reading

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Reaction to Trump’s Foreign Policies & Rise of City and State Foreign Policies — More than Just Resistance , a Global Development.

  More on the emerging new federalism and foreign affairs as a reaction to President Trump’s foreign policies concerning such areas as trade, climate immigration, among other areas. This nascent development more than just resistance. It represents significant developments concerning newer manifestations of federalism … Continue reading

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STEEL IMPORTS & NATIONAL SECURITY — REALLY.

     National Security and Steel Duties — Really. Imposition by the Trump administration of these duties on steel imports is a terribly idea. These type of duties don’t work, create trade distortions, endangers the WTO, and most importantly there is … Continue reading

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