International

WTO Sinks Chinese Sanctions on U.S. Steel

WTO Sinks Chinese Sanctions on U.S. Steel

Trade body says China’s restrictions violate international agreements.

Indian Supreme Court Says Resource Auctions Are Not Required

Indian Supreme Court Says Resource Auctions Are Not Required

Advisory opinion seeks to clarify how government may allocate natural resources.

Do Chinese Telecom Companies Pose a Threat to U.S. National Security?

Do Chinese Telecom Companies Pose a Threat to U.S. National Security?

Congressional committee releases report on potential security risks.

Commerce Department Levies Duties on Chinese Wind Towers

Commerce Department Levies Duties on Chinese Wind Towers

The decision adds to rising tension between the U.S. and China over manufacturing subsidies.

Fat Taxes in Europe

Fat Taxes in Europe

Although the EU probably has the legal authority to impose “fat taxes,” the policy case for doing so needs to be stronger.

Obama Seeks to Promote “International Regulatory Cooperation”

Obama Seeks to Promote “International Regulatory Cooperation”

President issues executive order as way to enhance U.S. economic growth.

WTO Creates Roadblock to Administration’s Anti-Smoking Initiative

WTO Creates Roadblock to Administration’s Anti-Smoking Initiative

U.S. prohibition of flavored cigarettes violates international trade agreement.

Public Consultation and Legalized Detention in China

Public Consultation and Legalized Detention in China

Open comment period helps steer China away from legalizing “residential surveillance.”

EU Reveals New Strategy to Improve Online Privacy

EU Reveals New Strategy to Improve Online Privacy

Proposal would unify EU data protection laws and reduce business compliance costs.

Online Regulatory Consultation in China

Online Regulatory Consultation in China

The Communist Party uses e-rulemaking to maintain its popularity.