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Diverse and Rapidly Changing Global Trade Landscape — Five Newer Developments.

             Important developments in international trade relations over the last two weeks show how diverse this field is and how quickly events unfurl. They include the following areas: global antitrust, international taxation (transfer-pricing), newer non-tariff barriers (general national economic regulation), the Russian Federation’s … Continue reading

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Tax Havens, Foreign Corruption and Bank Secrecy — One Big Global Problem — Better U.S. Corporate Oversight Needed.

Recent developments concerning disclosure of Apple’s alleged sheltering of $7 trillion dollars in offshore tax havens and Wal-Mart’s foreign bribery scandal in Mexico raise three inter-related issues: tax havens, foreign corruption, and offshore banking secrecy. Together these issues  feed into grave global … Continue reading

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