Litigation and case law

July 3, 2018

An initial overview of the WTO panel decision in Australia – Plain Packaging

On 28 June 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) released the panel report on the challenges to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws. The panel found in […]
October 3, 2017

Australia’s plain packaging laws at the WTO: progress to date

This post summarises the developments in the Australia — Plain Packaging WTO cases up to 3 October 2017. The panel has since circulated its report – our […]
July 27, 2017
Cigarette packs in Australia before and after plain packaging. Image courtesy of Quit Victoria.

Philip Morris ordered to pay Australia for costs of defending tobacco plain packaging investment challenge

On 13 July 2017, the tribunal constituted to hear Philip Morris Asia Ltd’s (PMA) investment treaty challenge against Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws ordered PMA to […]
April 6, 2017
Law courts at Nairobi. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Court of Appeal of Kenya rejects BAT challenge to Tobacco Control Regulations

On 17 February 2017, the Court of Appeal of Kenya at Nairobi upheld the High Court of Kenya’s dismissal of a legal challenge brought by British […]