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Sector‐Specific Multilateral Trade Agreements

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter looks at the major sector‐specific agreements that have been negotiated under the auspices of GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade), and in particular at agriculture, and ... More


MOST FAVOURED NATION CLAUSES AND JURISDICTIONAL CLAUSES IN INVESTMENT TREATY ARBITRATION

Guido Santiago Tawil

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/9780199571345.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter considers some of the controversial issues addressed by different arbitral tribunals concerning the application of most favoured nation (MFN) clauses to dispute settlement. It begins ... More


The Regulation of International Trade: GATT

Petros C. Mavroidis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029841
eISBN:
9780262333894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029841.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was created alongside other towering achievements of the post-World War II era, including the United Nations, the World Bank, and the International ... More


Most-Favoured-Nation (MFN) Treatment

Andreas R. Ziegler

in Standards of Investment Protection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199547432
eISBN:
9780191701467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547432.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the historical developments and underpinnings of the most-favoured-nation (MFN) clause in bilateral investment treaties (BIT). It analyses different versions of the MFN clause ... More


BITs Come Home to Roost but No Philip Morris Moment Yet!

Prabhash Ranjan

in India and Bilateral Investment Treaties: Refusal, Acceptance, Backlash

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493746
eISBN:
9780199097081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493746.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter studies closely the ISDS claims brought against India. A careful analysis shows the following: First, cases like White Industries v. India and Devas Multimedia v. India expose the broad ... More


Introductory Note: From Uncertainty About the Ratione Personae Requirements for Jurisdiction to the Friction Between Regulatory Measures and Investment Obligations—ICSID Arbitration in 2017

August Reinisch

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190072506
eISBN:
9780190072520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072506.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In 2017, the jurisprudence of ICSID tribunals and ad hoc committees largely followed established lines. The jurisdictional decisions in Koch v. Venezuela and Bridgestone v. Panama evidenced that in ... More


Strategy and International Governance Regimes

Peter F. Cowhey and Jonathan D. Aronson

in Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190657932
eISBN:
9780190657963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657932.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Regime theory and policy precedents are used to propose a strategy for international governance reform. Bargaining issues tied to international “coordination” and “cooperation” are contrasted, ... More


Excursus: A Fiscal Affairs Exception?

Robert Schütze

in From International to Federal Market: The Changing Structure of European Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198803379
eISBN:
9780191841576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803379.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Ever since 1957, the European Treaties made, with regard to goods, a fundamental distinction between regulatory and fiscal barriers to intra-Union trade. Fiscal barriers were here subject to a ... More


Introductory Note: From Thinning the Salini Criteria to the Relationship between Regulatory Powers and Indirect Expropriation as well as FET–ICSID Arbitration in 2016

August Reinisch

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190923846
eISBN:
9780190923860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923846.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In 2016, the jurisprudence of ICSID tribunals and ad hoc committees largely followed established lines. However, two jurisdictional decisions evidenced that the Salini test seems to have been almost ... More


Constraining Unipolarity in an Unbalanced International System

John W. Garver

in China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190261054
eISBN:
9780190261085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261054.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Beijing was dismayed to find the United States newly unconstrained by the USSR and in a position of unparalleled global dominance. The US linkage of China’s MFN status and human rights presented a ... More


The International Law of Foreign Investment in the FCN Treaties

Kenneth J. Vandevelde

in The First Bilateral Investment Treaties: U.S. Postwar Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation Treaties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190679576
eISBN:
9780190679606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190679576.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

The New Deal liberalism that FCN treaties sought to project onto the world was defined by basic rule-of-law principles found in the U.S. Constitution and by the free enterprise system. The United ... More


The Government Procurement Agreement, the Most-Favored Nation Principle, and Regional Trade Agreements

Kamala Dawar

in The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796749
eISBN:
9780191837975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796749.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This chapter examines the nature and application of the most-favored nation (MFN) principle under the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA), and the General Agreement on Trade in Services ... More


Introductory Note: From the First Bondholders’ Claim Held to be Outside the Jurisdiction of ICSID to the Legality Requirement for Lawful Expropriations and Various Elements of Fair and Equitable Treatment—ICSID Arbitration in 2015

August Reinisch

in THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE 2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190848194
eISBN:
9780190848217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848194.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In 2015, the jurisprudence of International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunals and ad hoc committees largely followed established lines. However, the awards on ... More


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