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U.S. files yet another case against China in the WTO — Election year politics and U.S. trade policy issue — Litigation or Negotiation?

The U.S. has filed yet another case against China in the WTO / DSU. This one concerns China’s antidumping and countervailing duties on automobiles from the U.S. Is this election year politics by the administration? This case raises again the … Continue reading

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“WTO / DSU & U.S. Trade Enforcement — U.S. – China Trade Disputes — More Aggressive Enforcement.”

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 Policy Under the U.S. Constitution — Is Congressional Supremacy Still Justifiable?

     Trade policy today is central to foreign policy. It is also crucial to domestic policy. The U.S. Constitution gave the job of regulating trade exclusively to Congress under Article 1, Section 8, Clause 3. But this was late in … Continue reading

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Trade Policy is Now Foreign Policy — Historical Growth in Importance.

Stuart S. Malawer — U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY LAW (2009) Trade policy today is central to foreign policy. It is also crucial to domestic policy. The U.S. Constitution gave the job of regulating trade exclusively to Congress under Article 1, Section … Continue reading

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