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Trustee not able to benefit from investment treaty protection in ICSID arbitration
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Global
  • May 26 2017

A trustee's claim for alleged investment expropriation and other violations of obligations under a bilateral investment treaty (the BIT) between


Saudi Arabia: A New Chapter with the United States and a New Context for the Kingdom
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Saudi Arabia, USA
  • May 25 2017

US President Donald Trump's speech in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on May 21, 2017, marked a new chapter in US-Saudi relations and a new era of opportunity


China’s Current Involvement in Mining in Africa
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Africa, China
  • February 5 2016

There is no doubt that mining in Africa has been attractive to Chinese investors. According to statistics from the Ministry of Commerce of the PRC


Trans-Pacific Partnership Takes On E-Commerce, Cybersecurity and Encryption
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPP) was signed on February 4, 2016. The TPP concerns a wide range of issues and has been negotiated


No Violation Is Too Small and No Connection Is Too Attenuated to Escape US OFAC Scrutiny
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

Recent actions involving the economic sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") highlight the strict liability


Vietnam's New Regulations on Trade Remedy Duties
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Vietnam
  • May 12 2016

On 6 April 2016, Vietnam's 13th National Assembly passed a new law on export and import duties - Law No. 1072016QH13 (the "Law on Export and Import


WTO Panel Finds That US Tax Incentives for Aircraft Constitute Prohibited Subsidies
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Global, USA
  • December 6 2016

On November 28, 2016, a World Trade Organization ("WTO") Panel ("Panel") issued its report in United States - Conditional Tax Incentives for Large


Controversies standing in the path to TPP ratification
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Asia-Pacific
  • October 26 2015

The 12 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) announced conclusion of negotiations at the Atlanta Ministerial on October 5, 2015


In WTO Dispute with the European Union Over Poultry, China Wins Narrow Victory
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • China, European Union
  • March 28 2017

On March 28, 2017, a World Trade Organization ("WTO") panel (the "Panel") issued its report in European Union Measures Affecting Tariff Concessions on


Manufacturer pays $4.3m to settle customs-related FCA suit
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2014

On April 21, 2014, it was announced that Otter Products LLC (operating as "OtterBox") has paid $4.3 million to settle a whistle-blower suit alleging