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U.S. Treaty Practice — Hostage to Unrealistic Demands?

          Treaty practice is an essential aspect of U.S. foreign policy. It is particularly important in trade and finance matters — from the WTO to bilateral investment treaties to international antitrust cooperation agreements.       Treaty practice is important also to a … Continue reading

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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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Foreign Investment and National Security – Restricting Huawei’s Contracts & Investments – Wrong Signal?

Various attempts to acquire business opportunities in the U.S. by the Chinese telecom company, Huawei, have been blocked by the federal government. These federal actions have been based upon national security concerns over technology transfer and cybersecurity.  Global mergers and foreign investment are … Continue reading

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