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Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) v. The Commonwealth of Australia

The PCA acts as registry in this arbitration, which is conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules of 2010 pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of Hong Kong and the Government of Australia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments.
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:57

[Australia, Hong Kong] Tobacco plain packaging—investor-state arbitration

The arbitration is being conducted under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Arbitration Rules 2010. The tribunal hearing the case is composed of three arbitrators. Australia appointed Professor Don McRae of the University
Australia Attorney-General's Department (au)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:55

[Australia, Hong Kong] Philip Morris Asia Limited Notice of Claim 27 June 2011 (PDF)

PM Asia's investments in Australia...are all investments Australia has undertaken to protect by the Hong Kong­ Australia SIT, Plain packaging legislation and the GHW regulation contravene these investor protections
Australia Attorney-General's Department (au)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:52

[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase?

The analysis below is based on data obtained between 2009 and 2010, and examines the impact of the first increase in tobacco tax in Hong Kong in 8 years.4
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2015 20:32

[Hong Kong] Research letter: Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase? ($$)

Hong Kong suggests that smuggled cigarettes are eating into some of the taxed cigarette market share, as the industry suggests. However, despite this increase in the illicit market, higher tobacco tax does effectively reduce total tobacco consumption.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 16, 2015 11:03

[Asia, Hong Kong, UK] E-cigarette ban still in the works despite new study

The local health authority is determined to press on with a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes in the city despite a recent British study suggesting their vapours are around 95 per cent less harmful than tobacco, the South China Morning Post has le
South China Morning Post
added Aug 19, 2015 18:26

[Australia, Hong Kong] ARCHIVE: FRENCH: Investor-State Dispute Settlement — A Cut Above the Courts?

There are therefore two issues of general significance illuminated by this particular case — the use of ISDS to challenge legislative and administrative acts by governments and its use to call into question the decisions of national courts.
High Court of Australia (au)
added Aug 5, 2015 08:46

[Hong Kong] Tobacco giant sues Australia

More than $50 million of taxpayer money is expected to go up in smoke defending cigarette plain packaging in a secretive international tribunal. But costs will pile up if Australia loses on its first defence that Philip Morris indulged in cynical “venue
West Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:54

[Asia] Six-year-olds in Hong Kong admit trying e-cigarettes, Caritas survey reveals

Children as young as six have admitted trying electronic cigarettes, a survey conducted by social welfare group Caritas has found, bringing calls for tighter regulation of the devices and a ban on sales to under-18s. "We now know that children can easil
South China Morning Post
added Jul 13, 2015 11:47

Open Letter to Secretary for Food and Health, Hong Kong SAR Government: Support a Total Ban on Electronics Cigarettes (PDF)

E-cigarette use in Hong Kong is now not common. But the overseas experience had showed that its growth is rapid, especially among the youngsters. In Korea, only 0.5% of youngsters had used e-cigarettes in 2008 but drastically increased to 9.4% in
Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (hk)
added Jul 8, 2015 21:42
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