Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

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

The U.S. Strategy as to U.S. – China Trade Relations — Is Biden Same as Trump But without the Tweets? We’ll See.

The United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai recently delivered remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) outlining the Biden-Harris Administration’s new approach to the U.S.-China bilateral trade relationship. Not clear how different Biden’s trade policy is from Trump’s … Continue reading

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First 6 Months of Biden’s Trade Policy — Concerning.

      The Biden administration’s early policies toward China, global trade, and the WTO have proven to be attuned to the newer developments of the times. In practice, however, these policies are a bit concerning.   There has been no … Continue reading

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GLOBAL TAXATION AND TRADE — G-7 TAKES 1ST STEP CONFRONTING GLOBAL CORPORATE TAX EVASION.

The G-7 has taken the first step in restructuring the global tax regime. This is the first international effort in decades. This has huge implications for global commerce (especially tech firms). Taxation of global groups & transactions is complex. Global … Continue reading

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TRUMP’S TARIFFS NEED TO BE REVERSED, NOW.

An excellent assessment of President Biden’s tariff actions (and non-actions) during the first 100+ days appeared as a recent op-ed in the Washington Post. Here are some excerpts: …. Biden’s first four months in office have seen an abrupt reversal … Continue reading

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BIDEN’S TRADE POLICIES — More Needs to be Done, Now.

    President Biden’s recent trade actions amount to more than a mere recalibration of Trump’s trade and tariff policies, though they certainly are not a grand reversal of them. Biden needs to more fully address trade policy now. Engaging … Continue reading

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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 and tariff policies but not a grand reversal … 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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