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Law Review Article Considers Huawei ISDS Complaint against Sweden
A new law review article discusses the Huawei investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) challenge to the Swedish government's decision to ban its products from the 5G network on the basis of national security concerns. The author concludes that "it is likely that the arbitral tribunal will substantially defer to Sweden’s
China Trade Issues Discussed at December 2022 WTO Council for Trade in Services Meeting
At a meeting of the WTO's Council for Trade in Services on December 8, 2022, several trade issues involving China that had been raised previously were on the agenda again.
Germany Moving Towards Chinese 5G Restrictions
Last week, after years of debate and discussion, Germany began taking steps towards excluding some Chinese products from its telecoms networks, although the process of removing existing products could be challenging.
China Trade Issues at Latest WTO Council for Trade in Services Meeting
At a meeting of the WTO's Council for Trade in Services on October 14, 2022, several trade issues involving China that had been raised previously were on the agenda again.
Proposed U.S. Legislation Would "Freeze Huawei from U.S. Financial System"
A bipartisan group of members of Congress in both the House and the Senate introduced legislation earlier this week that would cut off Huawei and other Chinese 5G companies from U.S. banks.
U.S. Congressman Presses Homeland Security Secretary on 5G in Allied Countries
In response to questions at a U.S. Congressional hearing on Tuesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas emphasized the administration's efforts to coordinate with allies on keeping 5G networks secure.
European Commission Pushes Member States on 5G
Last week, European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager raised the issue of compliance by EU Member States with rules on 5G networks that would restrict Chinese producers such as Huawei.