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U.S. & Global Trade — U.S. Global Leadership Role at Issue.

     Most important trade news the last few weeks have concerned TPA and Congress and the recent  blocking of TPA on procedural grounds in the Senate. This is extremely unfortunate for a broad range of reasons  including economic, geopolitical and … Continue reading

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Structural Changes, Spheres of Influence and Global Trade ……..

                   Web firms, national security, spheres of influence, dispute systems, and structural changes are all current issues concerning global trade relations. Changes are clearly happening and the global landscape is changing rapidly from what existed just a … Continue reading

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Obama Trade Policy and “Fast Track” — Does the President Need to be More Aggressive?

              Unlike the very broad foreign affairs powers of the president, reinforced by his powers as commander-in-chief, the president’s authority in trade is significantly different and greatly less.    The Constitution gives the exclusive authority to Congress to regulate international … Continue reading

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Two New Actions — Communications Satellites and GITMO — A More Assertive President?

                                                                            Two very interesting legal developments seem to have been lost in passage and signing of the legislation avoiding the financial cliff, “The American Tax Payers Relief Act of 2012.”       Almost immediately after signing the fiscal cliff … Continue reading

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