Implications of Ongoing Trade and Investment Disputes Concerning Tobacco: Philip Morris v. Uruguay

PUBLIC HEALTH AND PLAIN PACKAGING OF CIGARETTES: LEGAL ISSUES, Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, Jonathan Liberman and Glyn Ayres, eds., Edward Elgar, 2012

20 Pages Posted: 25 Apr 2012

Date Written: August 1, 2011

Abstract

This chapter examines the implications of ongoing investment disputes for plain packaging of tobacco products. Written before the Philip Morris (Asia) claim was in the public domain, the chapter examines Philip Morris v. Uruguay. That dispute is examined with a view to identifying its implications not only for Philip Morris (Asia) v. Australia, but also for plain packaging more generally.

Keywords: Investment treaty arbitration, WTO, Plain packaging of tobacco products

Suggested Citation

McGrady, Benn, Implications of Ongoing Trade and Investment Disputes Concerning Tobacco: Philip Morris v. Uruguay (August 1, 2011). PUBLIC HEALTH AND PLAIN PACKAGING OF CIGARETTES: LEGAL ISSUES, Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, Jonathan Liberman and Glyn Ayres, eds., Edward Elgar, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2046261

Benn McGrady (Contact Author)

Georgetown University ( email )

Washington, DC 20057
United States

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