Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

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

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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Global Challenges — Broadening National Security & Less Sanctions & Tariffs — by Bill Gates

  Two good statements in the New York Times today from Bill Gates Concerning Biden’s Global Challenges — National Security and Economic Sanctions  …………..   “The multidimensional competition with China and transnational challenges require the formal involvement of agencies previously … Continue reading

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More Trade Chaos — Blocking Exports of Computer Chips to China Under National Security.

More trade chaos from Trump’s dying days in office. We need cooperation and competition. Not confrontation. US-China relations are too important for foreign policy by personal grievance and nation-baiting. Use of the national security authority (under Commerce’s ‘Entity List’) to … Continue reading

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TRUMP & BIDEN & TRADE — Twitter Comments Since the Election (as of January 1, 2021).

[Recent  postings on Twitter since the Presidential Election ………… 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. Nationalistic protectionism doesn’t help anyone. … Continue reading

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