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Trade, National Security and Cyber Espionage — Any U.S. Response under the WTO Rules? Maybe ………….

Is commercial and economic cyber espionage by China subject to valid counter-measures by the U.S. under the WTO — specifically under GATT Article XXI that allows trade restrictions  to protect national security? What about more limited responses under the TRIPS agreement  to … Continue reading

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Emerging Issues in International Trade — Recent Conference — Foreign Investment and Cybersecurity.

I gave the keynote address last week at the College of William and Mary Law School’s conference on emerging issues in international trade.  The presentation was on the WTO dispute resolution system and U.S. – China litigation 2001-2012. It is … Continue reading

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Trade, Mercantilism and Cybersecurity — Better U.S. Legislation & Cooperation?

It’s been reported recently by the National Office of Counterintelligence that agencies and companies from Russia and China are conducting economic espionage and stealing U.S. corporate secrets. We’ve heard this story before. Trade secrets, technology and intellectual property are being … Continue reading

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