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Does U.S. Law Bring Order to Global Commerce? Yes, in Many Cases.

                                          Trade and international legal developments concerning corruption, price-fixing conspiracies, the TPP debate, international accounting and tax rules continue to illustrate the importance of global trade and U.S. law over the last few weeks. Most interesting is  the application … Continue reading

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Currency Manipulation and Tobacco — Two Trade Issues in Search of a Solution.

    Two recent trade developments concerning currency manipulation and tobacco litigation are very interesting. These global financial and public health issues should be addressed further  in the forthcoming congressional debate next year over the renewal of ‘Fast Track’ authority (Trade Promotion Authority), which is … Continue reading

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Doha Lite, Currency Manipulation, Investor Litigation, Corruption, Tobacco Controls, Sovereign Debt, Foreign Taxation.

          A broad range of trade issues have continued to be raised in different international forums including the TPP, TTIP, World Bank and the WTO. They include among others Doha Lite, Currency Manipulation, Investor Litigation, Corruption, Tobacco Controls, Sovereign … Continue reading

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Export Subsidies and Undervalued Foreign Currency — New Bill is a Bad Idea.

The U.S. Senate recently passed the “Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2011.” This proposed legislation is very questionable. It purports to give a populist answer to a very complex set of problems. These problems include market access, recognition of intellectual property … Continue reading

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