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The people of Antigua & Barbuda need not fear retaliation from the United States, as negotiations in the decade-long World Trade Organization trade dispute ramp up. Read Full Story
The increased push by American legislators to legalize online gambling within the United States borders bodes well for Antigua and Barbuda, in the ongoing World Trade Organization cross-border trade dispute. Read Full Story
Representatives from India and the European Union have held a "candid discussion" on all elements of the ongoing Trade and Investment Agreement negotiations, the Indian Government has said. Read Full Story
In a recent meeting, World Trade Organization members have generally accepted that the deadline for least developed countries to protect intellectual property could be extended beyond the current July 1, 2013 date. Read Full Story
The Caribbean Community has backed Antigua and Barbuda in its efforts to obtain a meaningful settlement in the ongoing World Trade Organization dispute between the territory and the United States in respect of that nation's Internet gaming laws that prohibit the provision of online gaming services to the US market. Read Full Story
In a long-running dispute, which began in 2003 following measures introduced by the United States affecting the cross-border supply of gambling and betting services, Antigua and Barbuda has this week been granted authorization by the World Trade Organization to retaliate by suspending its obligations to the US in respect of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights agreement. Read Full Story
Kader Arif, a member of the Socialist and Democrat alliance within the European Parliament (EP), who was also its rapporteur for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), has resigned his role and condemned the process which led to its conclusion. Read Full Story
Guernsey's Commerce and Employment Department has outlined its agenda for the forthcoming year, which includes concluding legislative programs to allow for the creation of Limited Liability Partnerships, Limited Partnerships and Foundations in Guernsey. Read Full Story
Among draft decisions on intellectual property rights set to be tabled at the World Trade Organisation's December ministerial, concessions have been proposed for least developed countries in their efforts to introduce WTO-compliant frameworks for the protection of intellectual property rights. Read Full Story
The United States Trade Representative has issued a statement on behalf of Australia, Canada, the European Union and its member states, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States, who have reaffirmed their commitment to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement at a signing ceremony in Tokyo. Read Full Story
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