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PHILIP MORRIS v. URUGUAY: Decision on Jurisdiction (July 02, 2013)

In the light of all the foregoing, the Tribunal affirms the Centre’s jurisdiction and its competence to hear the Claimants’ claim for denial of justice.
World Bank
added Nov 12, 2014 11:33

Philip Morris Brand Sàrl (Switzerland), Philip Morris Products S.A. (Switzerland) and Abal Hermanos S.A. (Uruguay) v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay

Status of Proceeding: Pending (the Respondent files a counter-memorial on the merits on October 13, 2014)
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) (World Bank)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:22

[Europe, Malta] Part VII: €60mn Valentine's Day gift

While Silvio Zammit risks jail time and former EU health commission John Dalli is still under investigation, the witness to the prosecution, Gayle Kimberley, has largely escaped scrutiny.
added Nov 12, 2014 10:40

[Europe, Malta] Part VIII: A scandal 'for the next 10 years'

Did Olaf, the tobacco industry, and the commission work together to oust the Maltese politician?
added Nov 12, 2014 10:39

[Bulgaria, Europe] EU member states must impose excise duty on tobacco products not less that 90% per 1,000 pieces as of 2018: Finance Minister

Vladislav Goranov said at a press conference after the extraordinary sitting of the Council of Ministers... “The Council of Ministers adopted and will submit to the National Assembly amendment bills to the VAT Act as well as to the 2014 State Budget Act,”
Focus English News (bg)
added Nov 11, 2014 10:05

[Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia] WONG: Trans-Pacific Partnership: A recipe for corporate dictatorship

These are the US panellists who are among those judging the merits of corporate claims against government regulations... David A Williams: A Lawyer who is currently representing Philip Morris in its suit seeking to overturn the Australian government to o
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Nov 11, 2014 09:30

[Australia] More smokers support plain packaging, an International Tobacco Control survey shows

More smokers are supportive of cigarette plain-packaging laws than against them, marking an important cultural shift, new research reveals. Two years after the laws were introduced, an analysis of Australian data from a four-country International Tobac
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 11, 2014 05:34

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings on cigarette packets trending globally

"This international momentum is unstoppable, as governments seek to comply with their obligations under the WHO FCTC," said Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo, project director for the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), referring to the global tobacco t (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:59

[Asia] LIMSTIT: Protecting Thailand from the hazards of international arbitration

Transnational tobacco companies are using BITs to sue these countries' governments, with the aim of overruling state tobacco regulations for plain packaging with graphic health warnings. If the companies win the cases, then tobacco warnings will be weaken
The Nation (th)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:58

[India, Spain, USA] SHUKLA: International trade impacts tobacco control

The issue of how international trade agreements and tobacco industry tactics are threatening existing tobacco control policies was also brought into focus at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health held in Barcelona. Lawyer Mattew Allen said th
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:53
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