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[Australia] WTO Tobacco Ruling Opens Door to New Plain-Packaging Laws

Decision could lead other countries to adopt similar measures / Tobacco companies warn plain packs raise counterfeit risk
Bloomberg News
added Jun 29, 2018 01:46
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[Australia] COMPLAINT BY HONDURAS (DS435): CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS / COMPLAINT BY THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC / COMPLAINT BY CUBA / COMPLAINT BY INDONESIA (DS467): CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF)

the Panel concludes that: a. Honduras has not demonstrated that the TPP measures are inconsistent with Australia's obligations under Article 2.2 of the TBT Agreement; b. Honduras has not demonstrated that the TPP measures are inconsistent with Austral
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:44
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[Australia] DISPUTE SETTLEMENT WTO issues panel report on tobacco plain packaging requirements

On 28 June the WTO circulated the panel report in the cases brought by Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Indonesia in “Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:32
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DISPUTE SETTLEMENT DS467: Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 28 June 2018, the panel report was circulated to Members.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:30
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Australia wins landmark WTO ruling on plain cigarette packaging

Geneva: Australia has triumphed in a major trade dispute over its pioneering plain tobacco packaging law, with World Trade Organisation (WTO) judges rejecting arguments brought by Cuba, Indonesia, Honduras and Dominican Republic. The WTO panel ruled on
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:25
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Australia wins landmark WTO ruling on plain tobacco packaging

Australia triumphed on Thursday in a major trade dispute over its pioneering “plain” tobacco packaging law, with World Trade Organization judges rejecting a complaint brought by Cuba, Indonesia, Honduras and Dominican Republic. The WTO panel said Austral
Reuters
added Jun 29, 2018 01:23
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[Australia] WTO Official Expects Appeal to Landmark Tobacco Logo Case

expects countries will file an appeal in the landmark trade dispute over Australia’s tobacco plain-packaging rules. The WTO expects an appeal soon, Ujal Singh Bhatia, the chairman of the WTO appellate body, said in a speech published Tuesday on the body
Bloomberg News
added May 9, 2018 18:19
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[Australia] THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, THE PLAIN PACKAGING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, AND THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION

This article focuses upon the legal defence of Australia before the WTO Panel...Australia has provided a convincing case that plain packaging of tobacco products is compatible with the TRIPS Agreement 1994 – particularly the clauses relating to the aims a
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:20
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[USA] U.S. says China is still failing to notify WTO of state-backed firms

The other names on the new U.S. list are China Tobacco International Inc
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2017 18:20
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Honduras takes on Australia over tobacco plain packaging

The WTO said on Friday that Honduras, one of four countries that say they oppose Australia's legislation on commercial grounds, had requested the formation of a dispute settlement panel to settle the issue. It is the second time that Honduras has made su
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 13, 2017 01:24
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