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[Singapore] Philip Morris Loses Latest Case Against Australia Cigarette-Pack Laws

Philip Morris has lost a protracted and costly international legal battle with Australia over laws requiring its products to be sold without brand logos, in a ruling that could embolden more countries to follow suit. Philip Morris Asia Ltd challenged Aus
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 18, 2015 16:42

[Australia, Singapore] AUDIO: Aust Govt wins case against tobacco giant Philip Morris over plain packaging laws

Imogen Brennan is speaking here to Professor Tania Voon, a specialist in trade at the Melbourne Law School. TANIA VOON: Philip Morris was essentially arguing that this violated its investment protections, that it was contrary to Australia's investment o
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:41

[Singapore] Australian government wins plain packaging case against Philip Morris Asia

The federal government has won its case against tobacco giant Philip Morris Asia challenging Australia's tobacco plain-packaging laws. It means the former Gillard government's plain-packaging laws, introduced in 2011, will remain in place. The tribunal
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 18, 2015 15:41

[Singapore] Australia wins international legal battle with Philip Morris over plain packaging

Tobacco giant fails in its bid to overturn laws using clause in 1993 Hong Kong bilateral trade deal after arbitration court rules it does not have jurisdiction
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 15:25
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[Singapore] Australia wins legal battle over plain cigarette packs

Big tobacco has lost a legal case against Australia’s ban on branded cigarette packets, marking a significant setback for the industry’s global battle against so called “plain packaging” laws. The Permanent Court of Arbitration on Friday declined on juri
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 15:24


the Tribunal concludes that the commencement of treaty-based investor-State arbitration constitutes an abuse of right (or abuse of process) when an investor has changed its corporate structure to gain the protection of an investment treaty at a point i
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 16:23

Australia Handed Win In Philip Morris Plain Packaging Row ($$)

The Permanent Court of Arbitration on Thursday refused to hear Philip Morris Asia Ltd.'s case challenging Australia's policy banning all branding from cigarette packages as illegal under a bilateral treaty between the Pacific nation and Hong Kong.
added Dec 19, 2015 01:44

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] FITZGERALD: Australia’s plain packaging win over Philip Morris should take the heat off ISDS

we can now demonstrate that these cases proceed according to fairly standard legal processes. Claims that such tribunals are not bound by precedent, and therefore not bound to follow the ordinary legal process are incorrect. That claim discloses a misunde
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:38

[Singapore] Australia wins court challenge to tobacco plain packaging

A Singapore-based court has refused a challenge by Philip Morris to Australia's landmark plain packaging legislation passed in 2011, which the tobacco giant had brought under a bi-lateral trade treaty with Hong Kong, the company said. The Permanent Cour
added Dec 18, 2015 15:31

[Singapore] Court rejects case against Australian cigarette logos ban

Philip Morris Asia Ltd., which had argued Australia's law constitutes a sweeping ban on trademarks, said on Friday that the Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore determined that it had no jurisdiction to hear the tobacco company's case.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 18, 2015 15:18
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