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Reconceiving Competition Law for Global Markets: Agreements, Commitments, and Pathways

David J. Gerber

in Global Competition: Law, Markets, and Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199228225
eISBN:
9780191711350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228225.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines multilateral agreement as a strategy for developing competition law on the global level. It identifies the potential for multilateral agreement, outlines the forms such ... More


Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Elisa Morgera

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book examines the highly topical question of the current and future role of international environmental law in directing and controlling the environmental conduct of business enterprises, in ... More


 The International Regulation of Multinational Corporations: Why There Is No Multilateral Foreign Direct Investment Regime

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter provides yet another eclectic analysis, this time of the still-irreconcilable controversy surrounding the “appropriate” kinds and extent of governmental regulation of MNCs as entities ... More


Policy Interactions: Regional and Multilateral Arrangements

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young

in The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293156
eISBN:
9780191684951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter discusses regional integration agreements (RIAs) and their role in foreign direct investment. It also assesses their compatibility with developing multilateral agreements. Regionalism ... More


Expansion: Multilateral Regional, and Sectoral Developments (Late 1990s)

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young

in The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293156
eISBN:
9780191684951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the expansion of the international investment regime and the new agreements that were added to the already existing array of bilateral, regional, and multilateral agreements. ... More


Integrating Developing Countries and Economies in Transition

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.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

A brief review is presented of the history of developing country involvement in GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) and the experience of the first five years of the WTO (World Trade ... More


Agents of the State: A Century of Delegation in International Environmental Law

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines a century of multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) for acts of delegation to international organizations and to private actors. Theories of delegation suggest looking to ... More


Preferential Trade Agreements and the World Trade System: A Multilateralist View

Pravin Krishna

in Globalization in an Age of Crisis: Multilateral Economic Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226030753
eISBN:
9780226030890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030890.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

After several decades a reasonable assessment of preferential trade agreements (PTAs) can be made using evidence drawn from a broad sample of experiences. The results are mixed, but there is doubt ... More


The Global BITs Regime and the Domestic Environment for Investment

Susan Rose-Ackerman

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the impact of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) on foreign direct investment (FDI). It introduces the basic theoretical framework developed in Bubb and Rose-Ackerman (2007) ... More


ICSID from 1989 to 1999

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter deals with the last year of the 1980s and all of the subsequent decade. Though mostly placid for ICSID, the period was one of momentous change elsewhere in the World Bank Group and, of ... More


Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Jessica F. Green

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the role of nonstate actors in global environmental politics, arguing that a fuller understanding of their role requires a new way of conceptualizing private authority. It ... More


Back to the Future: Immigration Research, Immigration Policy, and Globalization in the Twenty-first Century

Douglas S. Massey and J. Edward Taylor

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Today's international migrant flows are connected to broader processes of economic integration that for the past half century have been shrinking the globe. Places that are linked to one another by ... More


Creating Incentives and Removing Obstacles

Bradly J. Condon and Tapen Sinha

in The Role of Climate Change in Global Economic Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654550
eISBN:
9780191747953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654550.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses several policy issues and ways to overcome negotiation obstacles. These include the failure to reach multilateral agreements with respect to climate change finance, ... More


Global Fifth Amendment

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

US legal scholar, Richard Epstein developed a radical legal doctrine of ‘regulatory takings,’ based on the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution, which revolutionised intergovernmental and ... More


The Multilateral Agreement on Investment in Services: Scope and Obligations

David Collins

in The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652716
eISBN:
9780191746185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter reviews the principle obligations of multilateral treaties. It first provides an overview on a proposed Multilateral Agreement on Investment in Services (MAIS). It then outlines the ... More


Savings Clauses and the “Chilling Effect”: Regime Interplay as Constraints on International Governance

Mark Axelrod

in Managing Institutional Complexity: Regime Interplay and Global Environmental Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015912
eISBN:
9780262298346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015912.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the bias of interplay management techniques in international law toward status quo preservation and international change. Hypothesis about conflict with international trade ... More


Introduction

David Collins

in The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652716
eISBN:
9780191746185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter introduces the four BRIC states, namely Brazil, Russia, India and China, as well as the concept of outward foreign direct investment (FDI). These four BRIC states became the leading ... More


Norm Relations Amongst Multilateral Treaties

Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan

in The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199663392
eISBN:
9780191850240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663392.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the revisions of and special agreements to the Berne and Paris Conventions. Amongst the multilateral agreements in the international intellectual property (IP) system, these ... More


The Need for Corporate Environmental Accountability

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides an overview of egregious cases of corporate environmental damage and the day-to-day negative impacts of the private sector. It then addresses recent initiatives at the ... More


What States Can Do to Curb Treaty Shopping

Jorun Baumgartner

in Treaty Shopping in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787112
eISBN:
9780191829185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787112.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

States being the ‘masters of the treaties’, Chapter 8 examines the policy and treaty drafting options available to States if they wish to curb the practice of treaty shopping. Though in particular ... More


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