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[Latin America, Switzerland] Statement by Michael R. Bloomberg on Philip Morris International v. Uruguay Decision

Recognizing the need to support countries in future legal challenges, Bloomberg Philanthropies and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the $4 million Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund in 2015, which aims to combat the tobacco industry’s use of i
Mike Bloomberg.com
added Jul 11, 2016 15:59
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Globally significant legal victory for public health: Uruguay wins big against Philip Morris

The Union has worked with Uruguay’s government since 2014, offering technical assistance and building capacity to strengthen policy infrastructure, evaluate policy impacts, and improve enforcement. It is now supporting development of a plain tobacco pack
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Jul 11, 2016 15:57
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[Latin America, Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS SÀRL, PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS S.A. and ABAL HERMANOS S.A. (THE CLAIMANTS) and ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY (THE RESPONDENT) (ICSID Case No. ARB/10/7): AWARD (PDF) (304pp)

. I write separately, with respect to two limited issues, only because of my fundamental disagreement with the Tribunal’s conclusions and reasoning on these matters. Apart from these issues, I concur with the Tribunal’s conclusions in its Award.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 11, 2016 15:56
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[Latin America] Uruguay: The little country that changed tobacco laws

That Uruguay triumphed so completely in its litigation against Philip Morris International – the court even ordered Philip Morris to pay Uruguay's court costs – suggests packaging laws for tobacco have friends in high places.
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 10, 2016 15:12
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[Latin America, Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS SÀRL, PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS S.A. y ABAL HERMANOS S.A. (LAS DEMANDANTES) y REPÚBLICA ORIENTAL DEL URUGUAY (LA DEMANDADA) (Caso CIADI N.° ARB/10/7): LAUDO (PDF) (250pp)

Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay (uy)
added Jul 10, 2016 14:50
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[Latin America, Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS SÀRL, PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS S.A. and ABAL HERMANOS S.A. (THE CLAIMANTS) and ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY (THE RESPONDENT) (ICSID Case No. ARB/10/7): AWARD (PDF) (224 pp)

For these reasons the Tribunal holds that the procedural improprieties were not sufficient in this case to rise to the standard of a denial of justice and decides that there was no denial of justice also in the SPR proceedings. / Concurring and Dissenti
Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay (uy)
added Jul 10, 2016 14:41
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[Latin America] Victoria de Uruguay ante la industria tabacalera deja un precedente para el mundo [Uruguay victory against the tobacco industry sets a precedent for the world]

From now on, when tobacco companies try to moderate the regulations framework agreement with the threat of litigation, they will find our precedent. The award has been issued by protecting the health measures taken by our Republic shows the world that U
Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay (uy)
added Jul 10, 2016 14:27
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[Latin America, Switzerland] PAHO/WHO congratulates Uruguay for successfully defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenges

"This decision serves not only as recognition of Uruguay's continuing efforts to protect its population against tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand smoke but also as a precedent and a call to all countries in the Americas and indeed worldwide
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:35
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[Latin America] Philip Morris Brand Sàrl (Switzerland), Philip Morris Products S.A. (Switzerland) and Abal Hermanos S.A. (Uruguay) v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay (ICSID Case No. ARB/10/7)

Status of Proceeding: Concluded Outcome of Proceeding: Award rendered by the Tribunal on July 8, 2016; attached to the award is a dissenting opinion by arbitrator Gary Born.
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) (World Bank)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:09
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Phillip Morris loses tough-on-tobacco lawsuit in Uruguay

In a lengthy decision published on Friday, the ICSID said it had ruled to dismiss Philip Morris' demand that the regulations be withdrawn, or not applied to the company, or that it be paid $22 million in damages instead.
Reuters
added Jul 9, 2016 16:00
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