WTO Dispute Resolutions Lay Path for Members’ Trade Rules, Behavior

Bloomberg BNA

Many trade industries, ambassadors and observers believe the World Trade Organization will continue to grow as a key forum for resolving major trade disputes and thereby set guidelines for future behavior among its members—regardless of its ability to forge more wide-reaching, multilateral trade agreements.

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Consensus Rule Among Several Impediments to WTO Agreement on Doha

Bloomberg BNA

The negotiation process needs to be eased at the World Trade Organization in order to find agreement on the remaining, most controversial issues of the Doha Development Agenda, most observers agree. However, achieving consensus will remain difficult regardless, they say.


Member Analysis for Connie Mack

CQ Press First Street

Rep. Connie Mack, R-Fla., is best known in Washington for his family and marital connections. His namesake father is a former Florida GOP representative and senator while his wife is Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., the widow of the late entertainer and former

Markham Erickson – The Man Fighting for the Internet’s Freedom

CQ Press First Street

Wednesday’s Internet “blackout” by many leading Internet companies — including Google, Wikipedia, and Wired.com, among others — brought widespread public attention to online piracy legislation being considered on Capitol Hill and