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Tobacco and ‘Fast Track’ — Should They be Liked?

          Two recent trade developments are very interesting. One, congressional negotiators have agreed upon fast track legislation that will be voted upon in January. The adoption of new fast track legislation (Trade Promotion Authority) would enhance the probability of passage of … Continue reading

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New Model Bilateral Investment Treaty — Upholding International Law and Good for U.S. Firms.

The USTR released the revised 2012 model of the “Bilateral Investment Treaty.” This is the first revision since 2004 during the Bush administration. It builds on the traditional position of the U.S. toward investment treaties and builds upon it.  It … Continue reading

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