Reports and research

June 4, 2018
Screenshot of paper, Suzanne Zhou, Jonathan Liberman and Evita Ricafort, 'The impact of the WHO FCTC in defending legal challenges to tobacco control measures.'

New paper – The impact of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in defending legal challenges to tobacco control measures

We have just published a paper for an upcoming Special Supplement of Tobacco Control, which will examine the impact of the World Health Organization Framework Convention […]
August 19, 2016
Screenshot of ICSID case page for Philip Morris v Uruguay

WHO FCTC implementation after Philip Morris v Uruguay: five key messages from the Award

On 8 July 2016, the arbitral tribunal constituted to hear Philip Morris’ challenge to Uruguay’s tobacco packaging and labelling measures under a 1988 bilateral investment treaty […]
June 26, 2016
The Royal Courts of Justice, including the High Court of Justice of England and Wales. Credit S. Jiong / Wikimedia Commons

The High Court of Justice decision on UK standardized packaging: Key points for other jurisdictions

On 19 May 2016, the High Court of Justice of England and Wales handed down its decision dismissing the legal challenges to the United Kingdom’s tobacco standardized […]