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Database Maintenance 7/4/15

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I recently came across this:

According toUS trade lawyer Simon Lester, dispute settlement between states under the TPP or TTIP would then require them to invoke their rights within the WTO and seek the jurisdiction of the WTO’s dispute settlement understanding (DSU). However, the right to invoke ...


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This is from Charles Kenny and Sarah Dykstra of the Center for Global Development:

Use US trade and investment treaties to foster greater gender equality in the workplace.

US bilateral trade and investment treaties frequently contain language about labor laws and working conditions. For instance, US bilateral investment treaties include ...


July 29, 2015, 11:43 am, 1517822

From the NY Times:

Cost transparency bills [for pharmaceuticals] have also been introduced in California, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oregon and Pennsylvania.

Three of the bills require disclosures for drugs costing $10,000 or more per year. The others have different criteria. Besides development costs, some of the bills ...


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