Litigation and case law

June 4, 2019
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Constitutional Court of Uganda dismisses legal challenge brought by British American Tobacco against Tobacco Control Act 2015

On 28 May 2018, a five-judge bench of the Constitutional Court of Uganda unanimously rejected a legal challenge brought by British American Tobacco (BAT) against the […]
February 27, 2019
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The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the WTO Panel’s decision in Australia – Plain Packaging

This is a cross-post from the ILA Reporter, the blog of the Australian Branch of the International Law Association. The original post is available at http://ilareporter.org.au/2019/02/the-who-framework-convention-on-tobacco-control-in-the-wto-panels-decision-in-australia-plain-packaging-suzanne-zhou/  […]
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 […]