Tag Archives: us trade representative
- Antigua, US trade reps signal progress on resolving WTO online gambling dispute
August 11, 2015
Antigua’s contentious online gambling trade dispute with the United States has taken a more cordial turn following meetings in Washington between the two nations’ trade representatives. Late last month, Antigua’s Minister of International Trade and Foreign Affairs Charles ‘Max’ Fernandez traveled to Washington to meet with the US Trade Representative...
- Antigua trade minister making last-ditch effort to resolve WTO dispute with US
July 23, 2015
Antigua is making a last-ditch effort to resolve the country’s longstanding online gambling trade dispute with the United States. On Thursday, the Antigua Observer reported that Antigua’s Minister of International Trade and Foreign Affairs Charles ‘Max’ Fernandez would travel to the US over the weekend to begin a new round...
- Antigua PM warns USA that WTO stalling will force him to employ “remedies”
March 1, 2015
Antigua’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne appears to be losing patience with American officials over the negotiations to resolve the two countries’ World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute. For over a decade, Antigua has been seeking redress from the US after Antigua’s licensed online gambling operators were denied access to US customers....
- Antigua online gambling trade resolution hopes rise after PM meets with USTR
September 30, 2014
Antigua’s longstanding online gambling trade dispute with the United States appears headed for a resolution thanks to the dedication of Antigua’s new prime minister Gaston Browne (pictured left). On Tuesday, the Antiguan government revealed that Browne had held bilateral talks with US Trade Representative Michael Froman (pictured right) at the...
- Antigua makes “significant concession” in bid to resolve WTO dispute with US
September 2, 2014
Antigua’s new government says it has made “a significant concession” in a bid to resolve its longstanding World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute with the United States over online gambling. On August 29, the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) held its most recent meeting, at which the Antiguan representative said the...
- Antigua revising copyright law to permit royalty-free download site launch
January 24, 2014
Antigua is preparing to revise its copyright law to make good on its vow to offer royalty-free downloads of intellectual property belonging to American corporations. This week saw Antigua and Barbuda’s parliament open its 2014 session with the traditional Throne Speech from Governor General Dame Louise Lake-Tack (pictured on the...
Charges dropped against Calvin Ayre, Bodog and friends
July 14, 2017
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September 9, 2017
UIGEA, 6 Years Later
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The cost of America’s war on Antigua, Calvin Ayre and online gambling
September 5, 2017