Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Australia 10,490 headlines found

3 Views

'Resounding victory': Australia wins tobacco plain packaging dispute

The WTO panel said Australia’s law improved public health by reducing the use of tobacco products, rebuffing claims that alternative measures would be equally effective. It also rejected the argument that Australia had unjustifiably infringed tobacco tra
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:45
2 Views

WTO backs Australia over plain cigarette packets

Unless there is a successful appeal, the decision is expected to hasten similar regulations around the world. "Australia has achieved a resounding victory," its government said in a statement on Friday. Cuba, Honduras, Dominican Republic and Indonesia
BBC Online
added Jun 29, 2018 13:32
7 Views

Australia wins landmark WTO tobacco packaging case - Bloomberg

A landmark Australian law on restrictive tobacco packaging has been upheld at the World Trade Organization after a five-year legal battle, Bloomberg news reported on Thursday, citing two people familiar with the situation. A photo illustration shows a sm
Reuters
added Jun 29, 2018 01:54
5 Views

[Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia] AUSTRALIA – CERTAIN MEASURES CONCERNING TRADEMARKS, GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS AND OTHER PLAIN PACKAGING REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND PACKAGING REPORTS OF THE PANELS (PDF)

World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:53
2 Views

[Australia] WTO Tobacco Ruling Opens Door to New Plain-Packaging Laws

Decision could lead other countries to adopt similar measures / Tobacco companies warn plain packs raise counterfeit risk
Bloomberg News
added Jun 29, 2018 01:46
6 Views

[Australia] COMPLAINT BY HONDURAS (DS435): CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS / COMPLAINT BY THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC / COMPLAINT BY CUBA / COMPLAINT BY INDONESIA (DS467): CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF)

the Panel concludes that: a. Honduras has not demonstrated that the TPP measures are inconsistent with Australia's obligations under Article 2.2 of the TBT Agreement; b. Honduras has not demonstrated that the TPP measures are inconsistent with Austral
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:44
4 Views

[Australia] DISPUTE SETTLEMENT WTO issues panel report on tobacco plain packaging requirements

On 28 June the WTO circulated the panel report in the cases brought by Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Indonesia in “Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:32
2 Views

DISPUTE SETTLEMENT DS467: Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 28 June 2018, the panel report was circulated to Members.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:30
4 Views

Australia wins landmark WTO ruling on plain cigarette packaging

Geneva: Australia has triumphed in a major trade dispute over its pioneering plain tobacco packaging law, with World Trade Organisation (WTO) judges rejecting arguments brought by Cuba, Indonesia, Honduras and Dominican Republic. The WTO panel ruled on
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:25
0 Views

Australia wins landmark WTO ruling on plain tobacco packaging

Australia triumphed on Thursday in a major trade dispute over its pioneering “plain” tobacco packaging law, with World Trade Organization judges rejecting a complaint brought by Cuba, Indonesia, Honduras and Dominican Republic. The WTO panel said Austral
Reuters
added Jun 29, 2018 01:23
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines