Law and Policy in International Business

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 2, Winter

Deconstructing Information Walls: The Impact of the European Data Directive on U.S. Businesses
One way to "attack" a nation such as the United States which depends heavily on information and communication is to restrain the flow of information. building information walls around a nation.(1) --George McGovern, Chairman of the...
Fairness and the Taxation of International Income
I. INTRODUCTION Politicians devote a sometimes surprising amount of attention to the arcane rules of international taxation. In his 1992 presidential campaign, President Clinton made an issue of whether foreign investors in the United States...
Great Power Management of the World Trading System: A Transatlantic Strategy for Liberal Multilateralism
I. INTRODUCTION: RECONCILING TRANSATLANTICISM WITH MULTILATERALISM In 1995, geostrategic demands and trade interests converged to refocus attention on transatlantic trade policy. With the fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II and imminent...
State and Local "Free Burma" Laws: The Case for Sub-National Trade Sanctions
I. INTRODUCTION Severe political unrest currently grips Burma. A military regime, which calls itself the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), but was known previously as the Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORG),(1) controls the nation...