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International Competition Law Defences

Chris Noonan

in The Emerging Principles of International Competition Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199207527
eISBN:
9780191708817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207527.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines the so-called international competition law defences: the application of sovereign immunity, the act of state doctrine, foreign sovereign compulsion, and petitioning immunity in ... More


STATE IMMUNITY AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRAL AWARDS

Andrea K. Bjorklund

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter begins by describing the regimes set forth for the enforcement of awards under the ICSID Convention and under the New York Convention. Though the routes each prescribes are different, ... More


The Politics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Christopher Balding

in Sovereign Wealth Funds: The New Intersection of Money and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842902
eISBN:
9780199932498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842902.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The primary concern of politicians and economists stems from the potential for the state to interfere in business matters and either protect or favor a certain business. The interests of government ... More


The Role of Law in the Functioning of Federal Systems

George A. Bermann

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Federal systems are about the distribution of legal and political power, but law is not only one of the currencies of federalism, it is also one of federalism's most important supports; this chapter ... More


Recent Developments in the Law of Sovereign Immunity in the United Kingdom

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Recently, there have been very significant changes in the interpretation and application of the doctrine of sovereign immunity in the United Kingdom. The English Courts had long followed a doctrine ... More


Of Rights and Remedies: Sovereign Immunity and Fundamental Human Rights

Enzo Cannizzaro and Beatrice I Bonafé

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0052
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The relationship between the legal regime of sovereign immunity and international human rights law has been quite a hot topic in recent years. Not infrequently, domestic courts have been requested to ... More


Sovereign Immunity and the Enforcement of International Cultural Property Law

Riccardo Pavoni

in Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680245
eISBN:
9780191760174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680245.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the extent to which states can raise the defence of sovereign immunity from suit and execution. It describes three exceptions to immunity from suit that may apply in cases ... More


International Law

Rosalyn Higgins

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the international law role of the House of Lords. It argues that the handling of international law issues is confident and positive in tone. There is an amplitude of judges ... More


Law, Public Debt, and the Paradoxes of Power

Kenneth Dyson

in States, Debt, and Power: 'Saints' and 'Sinners' in European History and Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714071
eISBN:
9780191782558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714071.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the framework of legal ideas and practices governing sovereign debt, notably default and debt restructuring. It looks at their basis in social contract theory with reference to ... More


Jurisdictional Restrictions in Actions Pertaining to Land, Personal Status, and the Palestinian Authority

Michael Karayanni

in Conflicts in a Conflict: A Conflict of Laws Case Study on Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199873715
eISBN:
9780199366477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873715.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

In some instances the existence of a certain circumstance can deny a court jurisdictional competency to deal with the pending civil dispute. This chapter identifies these circumstances as those ... More


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