Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

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

First two WTO Panels Against Russia — Now What?

                          For the first time since the Russian Federation’s accession to the WTO four years, in 2012, cases were decided this August by two WTO panels involving Russia. The Russian Federation was a respondent in both cases and … Continue reading

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GLOBAL TRADE — An All Too Easy Drive-By-Target — We Need To Get Real.

     Four good articles appeared this week on global trade and the presidential campaign. The following points were made:   Trade isn’t the main force destroying good jobs. But it serves as a good target (New York Times editorial). Manufacturing jobs have … Continue reading

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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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