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Lobster

A slang term for a $20 note in Australia. The term is derived from the fact that $20 notes are mostly red.
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To prefigure the argument, the basic reason for NGO opposition to both the MAI and the next WTO round is the NGO belief that government policies and negotiating strategies have been captured by the big corporate lobbies in the major countries.
Particularly in the United States, the ratification of international commercial liberalization agreements before the 1990s was largely dependent on the mobilization of protrade business lobbies against sectoral, protectionist interests.
Moreover, because major business lobbies will continue to demand in one form or another the kind of liberalization envisaged in the MAI, this poses a fundamental challenge to the prospects for future WTO rounds.
business lobby activities in the wake of the Uruguay Round, and why business lobbies subsequently lost control of and interest in the negotiations.