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Revised negative list for Shanghai FTZ substantive changes for foreign investors?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • July 17 2014

It has been over nine months since the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) was launched and a "negative list" approach for foreign investment adopted in

WTO appellate body rules on dispute over US countervailing duty law

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization ("WTO") has issued its decision in the dispute between the United States and China over the

US Trade Representative initiates an environmental review of Free Trade Agreement with the European Union

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the initiation of an environmental review of

FTC’s report provides recommendations for data brokers and the US Congress

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2014

Edith Ramirez, the chair of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission), has often said that "with really big data, comes really big

The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone opens: a bold milestone in China's economic reform journey

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • September 30 2013

The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) was declared open yesterday amid much anticipation from Chinese and foreign businesses. Hot on the

US Trade Representative seeking comments on expansion of Information Technology Agreement - negotiation qualifies for rarely used presidential tariff reduction authority

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 12 2011

The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) is requesting input regarding whether the United States should undertake negotiations to expand the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Information Technology Agreement (ITA) and, if so:(1) Which information and communications technology (ICT) products the United States should seek to include - and provide duty-free treatment - under the ITA

Brazil adopts new customs policy for car imports

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Brazil
  • -
  • May 16 2011

Mr. Fernando Pimentel, the Brazilian Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC), confirmed on May 11, 2011, the adoption of a new customs policy that will affect car imports into Brazil

Commission opens in-depth State aid investigation into sale of Dexia Banque Internationale à Luxembourg

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • April 10 2012

On 3 April 2012, the European Commission announced that it has opened an in-depth investigation to ascertain whether Dexia BIL is being sold at market price and therefore does not contain any State aid element

WTO appellate body finds “public morals” exception for trade restrictions includes animal welfare

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • June 4 2014

The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has issued its ruling in the dispute over the European Union's restrictions on the

Commission approves Irish state aid scheme for distressed credit unions

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland
  • -
  • December 23 2011

On 20 December 2011, the Commission approved an Irish state aid scheme for the resolution of distressed credit unions