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The British Virgin Islands high court rejected the TCC plea for attachment of the Pakistan International Airlines assets but also imposed a $5 million cost as well as $50,000 penalty on the company.
Efforts to combat child obesity have fallen behind the pack as international free-trade agreements threaten to put a “chill” on junk food regulations, experts say.
Campaigners concerned by controversial plans for tribunals where firms can seek compensation for effect of government policies.
The arbitral award has condoned the tax avoidance scheme adopted by Cairn Energy.
Heesob Nam, a patent attorney who dedicated his life to preventing the monopoly of ’intellectual property’ by a few, passed away on May 10th.
As a free trade agreement (FTA) with Malaysia returns to the table, experts fear local companies could lose business to Malaysian ones if duty-free market access is given in sectors where the latter has a competitive advantage.
Taiwan wants the Australian government to resume free trade agreement talks after they were halted several times from pressure by Beijing.
Policy changes are needed to facilitate the faster and seamless flow of goods and services across borders.
Current realities are likely to counter the expectations that the AfCFTA is some kind of silver bullet that will transform Africa, sweeping away decades of embedded dysfunction and challenges.
The government of Tanzania will ratify the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) between June and October this year.
The Council of the European Union today adopted a decision to open negotiations in view of an agreement on investment facilitation with the Republic of Angola.
The AfCFTA Secretariat has established a dispute settlement body, that will function as a full-court with the right mechanisms and structures in place to settle trade disputes.
The perverse interplay of BITs with double taxation avoidance agreements has been bleeding India from the much-needed tax revenues.
Fed-up farmers are preparing to stage protests over UK government plans to sign tariff-free trade deals with Australia and other countries, which they fear could lead to a flood of cheap food imports.
The Paris Court of Appeal has set aside a $1.1 billion award against Russia for the expropriation of the Crimean branch of Ukrainian state-owned bank Oschadbank.
The dispute is about the assets it lost in Crimea, including the Donuzlav wind farm, which is now located in the temporarily occupied territory.
The 10th round of negotiations for the modernisation of the trade part of the association agreement took place from 19 April to 7 May 2021.
The organizations said including a legal shield for tech companies in trade deals “reflects a broad effort by the big tech platforms to use ‘trade negotiations’ to limit domestic policy options.”
USTR said the phase one trade deal was important but only one part of a challenging and complex relationship between the world’s two largest economies.
The patent waiver initiative may give rise to claims under the expropriation standard, and to a lesser degree, under the FET standard.