Tag Archives: Russian Federation

Counterterrorism and Global Trade — Legal Developments — Need a More Effective Congress and International Law.

In his two books, Jack Goldsmith rationalized the growth of presidential power in the War on Terror, addressing both the Bush and Obama administrations. And of course he tries to justify his actions, with some limited success, while in the … Continue reading

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Limiting Extraterritoriality of U.S. Securities Law — Disincentive for Global Investors?

The Financial Times recently wrote glowingly of legal innovation. It claimed that lawyers were innovative because they were able to convince the Supreme Court last year to limit the application of federal fraud provisions in a case involving the purchase of a … Continue reading

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Russia’s Accession to the WTO, Almost — It’s Long Overdue.

         With the EU’s favorable action this week and Moscow’s announcement of its plan to join the Information Technology Agreement, the Russian Federation’s accession to the WTO has moved forward significantly. It’s almost completed. Only the opposition of Georgia seems to be holding … Continue reading

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