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Appellate Body COOL dispute

Appellate Body COOL dispute

category: General
Last Friday, the Appellate Body of the WTO upheld most of the panel’s rulings and recommendations in the dispute (DS384 & DS386) filed against the
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Louvre and British Telecom choose Israeli security

Louvre and British Telecom choose Israeli security

category: Uncategorized
Israel has long been recognized as a leader in security technology.  Now Israeli security companies have been chosen by the Louvre and by British Telecom. YnetNews reported that Synel, an Israeli
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Lamy reports no slowdown in new trade restrictions

Lamy reports no slowdown in new trade restrictions

category: General
Director-General Pascal Lamy, in his report on trade-related developments issued on 29 June 2012, said that “there has been no slowdown in the imposition of new trade restrictions over
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2nd Israel HLS International Conference

2nd Israel HLS International Conference

category: General
It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2ND International Conference on Homeland Security, to be held November 11-14, 2012, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Initiated by the Israel Export and International Cooperation
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China’s 4th TPR

China’s 4th TPR

category: General
Last week concluded China’s 4th TPR (the previous was held in 2009). It is important to note that this TPR holds the record number of questions filed with over 1720. The
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TRIPS Council meeting

TRIPS Council meeting

category: General
Last week’s meeting of the WTO’s TRIPS Council main issues of discussion were: counterfeit goods, exceptions and limitations to copyright, and the long-running dispute over a Cuban rum trademark.
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DSB Special Session US-Tuna

DSB Special Session US-Tuna

category: General
The DSB convened a special session on Wednesday to adopt the latest AB report in the US – Tuna dispute. In the meeting, Mexico urged the US to comply
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Israel’s economy wins praise from OECD secretary general

Israel’s economy wins praise from OECD secretary general

category: Finance, General
Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), praised Israel’s economy at a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Finance Minister Steinitz, as reported in
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on{X}: The Coolest Thing to Happen to Android. Courtesy of… Microsoft Israel?

on{X}: The Coolest Thing to Happen to Android. Courtesy of… Microsoft Israel?

category: Uncategorized
Look at your Android phone! Now back at this post! Imagine you could program your Android to text your wife when you left work. Now imagine your Android reminding you in the
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Informal HODs meeting

Informal HODs meeting

category: General
Yesterday we had an informal HODs meeting to deal with some issues related to the DDA. At the outset Pascal commented on the seventh WTO-OECD-UNCTAD (for the period from
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