Headlines Tagged with Uruguay — 328 headlines found
Three top law firms – Freshfields (UK), White & Case (US) and King & Spalding (US) – dominate...will Malaysia sign a TPPA with a clause which even the trade commissioner of the EC, and the conservative Financial Times, called “toxic”?
Apr 27, 2015 Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:19
sacrifices the American consumer, labor and environmental standards...and much U.S. sovereignty to the supremacy of corporate...Senator Warren explained that... “Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay from implementing new tobacco regulations
Apr 25, 2015 Middletown (CT) Press
added Apr 25, 2015 16:55
Avaaz, a global civic NGO…is leading the fight against this latest diabolical attempt …it’s using a closed-door international tribunal that ruled for corporations ... rulings are binding, even though many of the judges are private citizens with corporate
Apr 21, 2015 Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Apr 21, 2015 22:47
The chapter that has become public concerns investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)...as to whether Australia’s existing anti-tobacco regulations are under threat from this specific trade agreement, that falls into the ‘probably not’ category, according
Apr 21, 2015 World Trademark Review (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:50
[Latin America] The use of legal, illegal and roll-your-own cigarettes to increasing tobacco excise taxes and comprehensive tobacco control policies: findings from the ITC Uruguay survey [FREE FULL TEXT]
To improve the effectiveness of increased taxes and prices in reducing smoking, policymakers need to narrow price variability in the tobacco market. Moreover, increasing antismoking messaging reduces tax avoidance in the form of switching to cheaper RYO c
Apr 15, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2015 22:43
It’s a quite scary scenario: a single company with a product which kills beyond any doubt could succeed in defeating the laws made to protect general public. It’s often blamed that World Bank courts generally take sides with corporations, but this is an
Apr 15, 2015 Pakistan Today (pk)
added Apr 17, 2015 13:19
Avaaz... is running a signature campaign in support of Uruguay’s policies...unleashing lawyers to undermine a country’s sovereignty leaves Philip Morris once again appearing to be little more than a corporate bully.
Apr 13, 2015 Triple Pundit
added Apr 13, 2015 12:04
"There's nothing else I will do that will save as many people," Bloomberg tells me. "It's going to be a big fight. You've got to do something about these companies. You can't just sell something that if used as advertised will kill people."
Apr 7, 2015 BBC Online
added Apr 9, 2015 22:10
it’s vitally important that Australia fight Big Tobacco to the end, not only for it’s own citizens’ sake, but also for the sake of those in less affluent countries, who are now the industry’s prime targets. Second, we’ve got to be a whole lot more carefu
Mar 8, 2015 The Saturday Paper (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:32
[Australia, Uruguay, USA] AUDIO: The full story... Leaked TPP plan raises health, environment concerns
Democrat senator ELIZABETH WARREN: ...Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay from implementing new tobacco regulations aimed at cutting domestic smoking rates.
Mar 27, 2015 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 11:38