International Trade and Investment Law
01/08/15 by Renata in News

Droit à l’oubli / The right to be forgotten

Droit à l’oubli : Google refuse d’obéir à la Cnil

Anais Moutot, Les Echos, le 31/07/2015

Le moteur de recherche ne veut pas étendre le droit à l’oubli à l’extension .com.

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20/05/15 by Renata in News

The Secret Corporate Takeover

Joseph E. Stiglitz, Project Syndicate, May 13, 2015

The United States and the world are engaged in a great debate about new trade agreements. Such pacts used to be called...

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14/02/15 by Renata in News

Interesting take on the nature of international legal obligations and the “effectiveness” of non-binding rules of international law.

Surprisingly, a Voluntary Climate Treaty Could Actually Work
By Michael Greenstone, The New York Times, February 13, 2015

Negotiators around the world are deliberating proposals for an international climate change...

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09/01/15 by Renata in News

The Sunny Side of Brazil’s Petrobras Scandal

Mac Margolis, BloombergView, December 29, 2014

When a major political payola scandal hit Brazil a few years back, a colleague and I had a friendly falling-out over which scam was...

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09/01/15 by Renata in News

Digital tax crackdown against industry giants could sting consumers

James Bradshaw, The Globe and Mail, January 9, 2015

Canada’s government is considering new tax rules to level the playing field for e-commerce vendors that complain foreign giants such as...

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23/11/14 by Renata in News

WTO breakthroughs fail to mask serious structural problems

Shawn Donnan, Financial Times, 16/11/2014

When India and the US last week ended a dispute that had paralysed the World Trade Organisation, it drew cheers from business groups: multilateralism is...

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21/11/14 by Renata in News

The trouble with trademark: Rule changes spark worry

Susan Krashinsky, The Globe and Mail, 21/11/2014

Critics of changes to Canadian trademark law are asking the federal government to consider regulations that could soften the blow that businesses are...

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21/11/14 by Renata in News

Brookfield buys hydro-wind-biomass portfolio in Brazil

Richard Blackwell, The Globe and Mail, 20/11/2014

Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP, one of Canada’s largest green energy firms, is dramatically expanding its Brazilian operations with the purchase of hydro,...

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12/11/14 by Renata in News

Slowing emerging markets, weak Europe spark new global trade worries

Brent Jang, The Globe and Mail, 12/11/2014

Canada’s hopes for a sharp increase in exports face uncertainty amid new signs of a slowdown in economic growth in key global markets.

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12/11/14 by Renata in News

Why the U.S. net neutrality debate has not spilled into Canada

Christine Dobby, The Globe and Mail, 11/11/2014

With online video viewing soaring, the debate over whether the Internet should be divided into fast and slow lanes is growing.

This week, U.S....

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