Trade and Investment

WTO Panel Rules India May Not Block Imports of Poultry and Other Agricultural Products (October 14, 2014)

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Caitlin Behles

On 14 October 2014, a World Trade Organization (WTO) Panel issued a report in response to a U.S.

Dutch Supreme Court Upholds Arbitration Award for Chevron against Ecuador (September 26, 2014)

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Caitlin Behles

On September 26, 2014, the Dutch Supreme Court upheld (Dutch only) an arbitration award of US$1

International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes Upholds Award for El Paso against Argentina (September 22, 2014)

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Caitlin Behles

On September 22, 2014, a Tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID Tribunal)

WTO Panel Rules Against Argentina in Import Restrictions Decision (August 22, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 22, 2014, an independent panel at the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against Argentina i

UN Compensation Commission Makes Available $1.2 Billion in Reparations to Kuwait (July 24, 2014)

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Stephen J. Waters

On July 24, 2014, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) made $1.19 billion available to the Government of Kuwait as part of the $14.7 billion it previo

World Trade Organization Finds United States Violated Global Trade Rules by Imposing Countervailing Duties on Chinese and Indian Products (July 14, 2014)

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Emily MacKenzie

On July 14, 2014, the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued two panel reports in the cases United States – Countervailing Measures o

UNCITRAL Approves Draft Convention on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration (July 10, 2014)

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Nicole R. Tuttle

On July 10, 2014, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) approved the dr

The Concept of Market Contestability and New Agenda of the Multilateral Trading System

The successful completion of the Uruguay Round of international trade negotiations in 1994 and the creation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on January 1, 1995 marks an unprecedented expansion of the international law relating to international trade. The rules of international economic law now extend into many new substantive areas, such as services, intellectual property, and investment. In addition, the revamped binding international dispute resolution process administered by the WTO will create a lively new jurisprudence in this field.
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Thomas J. Schoenbaum
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Helms-Burton, the U.S., and the WTO

Rarely has a move by the U.S. government to impose its political views on other countries' economies aroused as much anger as has the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act of 1996, widely known as the Helms-Burton Act. President Clinton originally opposed the Act, but signed it into law in March 1996, following the downing by the Cuban Air Force of two light planes flown by members of an anti-Castro organization based in the United States. 
 
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John H. Jackson
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