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21 Jan 2009, 4:52 am
Therefore I intend to read the following two brand new books edited by professor Bryan Mercurio (international economic and trade law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Law) and Simon Lester ( 'Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements: Commentary & Analysis' and 'Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements: Case Studies'. [read post]
30 Nov 2007, 10:03 pm
But [his lawyer Lester] Pines argued that the proposed amendment violated the Wisconsin Constitution because voters had to endorse either both concepts in the question or neither, and therefore were deprived of their rights to oppose one or the other.ADDED: Simon of Stubborn Facts looks at the complaint and makes a strong argument that the McConkey is wrong on the merits of the case. [read post]
13 Sep 2013, 6:55 am by Simon Lester
I'm quoted in the article: But Simon Lester, a trade policy analyst at the Cato Institute, said for Eli Lilly to secure a favorable ruling, it would require Canada to change its own laws. [read post]
17 Sep 2013, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
” [Simon Lester, Cato] High tech cy pres and the copyright wars [Roger Parloff, Fortune] “The smartphone wars are ending, and nobody won (but the lawyers)” [Alison Frankel, Reuters] Tweet Tags: cellphones, copyright, cy pres, patent litigation, publishers, sanctionsIntellectual property roundup is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
23 Nov 2013, 4:21 am by Walter Olson
[WLF] Re: copyright terms, US government shouldn’t endorse view that longer always means better [Simon Lester, Cato] Legal tiff over use of hotel carpet patterns in costumes [Io9] Tweet Tags: copyright, Google, patent trolls, publishers, trademarksIntellectual property roundup is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
27 Mar 2010, 6:43 am by Jacob Katz Cogan
Annual Statistical Analysis, Surveys, and IndexesKara Leitner & Simon Lester, WTO Dispute Settlement 1995–2009 — A Statistical AnalysisThe WTO Appellate Body's Activities in 2009Marylin Johnson Raisch, Book Survey 2009Marylin Johnson Raisch, Website Survey 2009 [read post]
30 Jun 2011, 5:54 pm by Simon Lester
These two schemes are the subject of intense controversy in Australia at the moment, and they have significant broader implications for other countries and international economic law more generally, for example as evidenced by the launching of an investment treaty claim against Australia by Philip Morris in relation to plain packaging, as noted by Simon Lester in an earlier post here. [read post]
11 Mar 2014, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Environmental advocates and their fans in the press come off badly in Chevron/Ecuador litigation scandal [Coyote, earlier] Drought disaster unfolds in California’s Central Valley, where project water is allocated by fiat, not bid for in market [Allysia Finley, WSJ; San Jose Mercury-News] Other large democracies resist the idea of packing environmental terms into trade treaties, and maybe they’re right [Simon Lester, Cato] “A Tough Day in Court for the… [read post]
18 Oct 2019, 3:06 pm by Simon Lester
Commentary on the book will be provided by Kathleen Claussen (University of Miami Law School), Simon Lester (Cato Institute), and Todd Tucker (Roosevelt Institute). [read post]
13 Jun 2012, 6:50 am
" Contents include:Editorials Prateek Bhattacharya & Jayant Raghu Ram, Settling Trade Disputes: Butter, Not Guns Joel P Trachtman, The WTO, Legitimacy and Development Articles Gabrielle Marceau & Mikella Hurley, Transparency and Public Participation in the WTO: A Report Card on WTO Transparency Mechanisms Jan Bohanes & Fernanda Garza, Going Beyond Stereotypes: Participation of Developing Countries in WTO Dispute Settlement Simon Lester, The Development… [read post]
8 Apr 2014, 8:50 am by Sungjoon Cho
 Yet back in 2009 Simon Lester raised this very issue and hinted that these bank bailouts might violate Article XVII (National Treatment) of GATS in case a government exclusively bails out domestic banks. [read post]
20 Dec 2013, 6:36 am by Simon Lester
Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. [read post]
21 Jan 2021, 6:21 pm by Simon Lester
Moderator: Simon Lester, Associate Director, Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute Speakers: Ambassador Ujal Singh Bhatia  Ana Swanson, Correspondent, Trade and International Economics, The New York Times Desirée LeClercq, Assistant Professor, Cornell University School of Industrial Labor Relations Alan Beattie, Senior Trade Writer, Financial Times Date:  The event is scheduled for Thursday 28th January 2021 at the… [read post]
6 Aug 2016, 8:52 am
Skovgaard Poulsen, Investment Protection in TTIP: Three Feasible Proposals Simon Lester, Six Degrees of Integration: How Closely Will the TTIP Integrate the Transatlantic Market? [read post]
1 Nov 2019, 9:43 am by Gordon Ahl
Simon Gregory Jerome discussed the increased prevalence of provisions related to the Arctic in the draft 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. [read post]
12 Nov 2015, 8:29 am by Stewart Baker
I also acknowledge a significant caveat drawn to my attention by Simon Lester of Cato: Despite the TPP, a member is free to adopt any measure “that it considers necessary for … the protection of its own essential security. [read post]
6 Sep 2013, 12:15 pm by Ailyn Cabico
Morgan Gabriella Lombardi, Partner, Pillsbury 11:15am–12:00pm Executive Fireside Chat MODERATOR Kurt Simon, Managing Director, Head of TMT Equity Capital Markets, J.P. [read post]