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[South America/Caribbean] President of Uruguay / A privileged position within the region

In this exclusive interview with United World, Mr. Vázquez...discusses Uruguay’s competitive advantages, as well as the landmark Uruguay v Philip Morris court case, in which the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSI
The Worldfolio (uk)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:35

[South America/Caribbean] PAHO Recognizes Uruguay For Defending Tobacco Control Policies Against Commercial Interests

today recognized the Government of Uruguay for 'its global leadership in defending tobacco control policies in benefit of people's health over commercial interests.' The recognition was made before an audience of health leaders from throughout the America
added Sep 27, 2016 14:27

[Panama, Uruguay] ‘Quit smoking’ services get a boost

This week in Panama City, two Parties to the [FCTC], the Republic of Panama and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, will be sharing with 6 other Parties their knowledge... Teams attending the event are from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Georgia, Jamaica and Sur
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:19

[Australia, Uruguay] As world awaits WTO plain packaging decision, legislation spreads across the globe

decision of a [WTO] panel on Australia’s decision to enforce standardised packaging on tobacco products has been ‘imminent’ for years...harder to see how a comeback is possible – that is, unless the WTO panel delivers an upper-cut...early next year.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:04

The Award on the merits in Philip Morris v Uruguay: implications for WHO FCTC implementation (PDF)

We have prepared this paper to help draw out those aspects of the decision that will be most relevant to WHO FCTC implementation in other jurisdictions, as well as those that provide lessons on the relationship between international investment law and
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:46

WHO FCTC implementation after Philip Morris v Uruguay: five key messages from the Award

Our paper summarises the procedural history of the dispute, distils the key findings of the Tribunal and reflects on its key findings and their implications for WHO FCTC implementation. It is principally intended as a tool to support and complement our ca
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:44

Uruguay: five key messages from Philip Morris’ failed challenge to packaging laws

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer has prepared a paper outlining key aspects of the judgement which are relevant for other governments planning to implement similar legislation to meet their obligations under the World Health Organization Framework Co
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 31, 2016 16:42

[Latin America] Uruguay Takes a Smoke Break: The International Community is Turning its Back on Big Tobacco, One Court Case at a Time

The defeat of PMI is as symbolic as it is substantive in the effects it will have on the role of the tobacco industry in the international community. Although the court’s decision does not mean that PMI will lose all of its global influence, it continues
Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA)
added Aug 5, 2016 15:09

[Uruguay] ISDS Reform Will Have To Come From Outside, Reichler Says ($$)

A concerted effort on behalf of a majority of nations will be required to reform a deeply flawed and biased investor-state dispute system that favors investors... .. Uruguay in an arbitration brought by Philip Morris International Inc. over the country's
added Aug 2, 2016 20:41

[Australia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] CROSBIE/GLANTZ: Philip Morris gets its ash kicked in Uruguay; where will it next blow smoke?

Neither Bloomberg nor Uruguay disclosed the amount of Bloomberg’s financial help. It is safe to say that Uruguay would have not prevailed...Uruguay’s and Australia’s wins against Big Tobacco are important reminders of how much the United States is lagging
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:32
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