Law and Policy in International Business

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 3, Spring

An Anatomy of a Cuban Pyjama Crisis: Reconsidering Blocking Legislation in Response to Extraterritorial Trade Measures of the United States
I. INTRODUCTION The Cuban pyjamas incident described above epitomizes the difficult conflicts in which Canadian businesses and individuals may find themselves embroiled when trading, or merely exploring opportunities to trade, with Cuba.(2) Although...
Grist for the Litigation Mill in U.S. Economic Sanctions Programs
I. INTRODUCTION Economic sanctions have played a role in U.S. foreign policy throughout the nation's history. Even before the Declaration of Independence, American colonists repeatedly used economic sanctions to challenge British authority by boycotting...
Investing in Uzbekistan: A Rough Ride on the Silk Road
Even with the passage of the first anniversary of Russia's August 1998 financial meltdown, the Russian economy still occupies the media spotlight. Meanwhile, foreign investment in the fourteen other republics of the former Soviet Union receives only...
Who Are We Protecting? A Critical Evaluation of United States Encryption Technology Export Controls
When making public policy decisions about new technologies for the government, I think one should ask oneself which technologies would best strengthen the hand of a police state. Then, do not allow the government to deploy those technologies. This...