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E‐Commerce Regulation: New Game, New Rules?

Carlos A. Primo Braga

in A Handbook of International Trade in Services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235216
eISBN:
9780191715624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235216.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The rapid expansion of electronic commerce (e-commerce) is impacting economic activities both at the national and international levels. E-commerce is still in its infancy, but it is often identified ... More


Should There Be Multilateral Rules on Foreign Direct Investment?

Edward M. Graham

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The surge of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the late 1980s and first half of the 1990s and the associated expansion of the activities of multinational enterprises (MNEs) has left the world a ... More


Trade Leakage and Trade Linkage

Scott Barrett

in Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199286096
eISBN:
9780191602832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286094.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The previous chapters developed a theory of environmental cooperation in isolation of other international affairs. This chapter considers the possibility of linking different issues, focusing on ... More


Protection of Intellectual Property

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.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

An overview is provided of the economic rationales for protection of IPRs (intellectual property rights) and the reasons behind moves to adopt multilateral rules in this area. Some of the major ... More


International Investment Rulemaking at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century: Stocktaking and Options for the Way Forward

James Zhan, Jorg Weber, and Joachim Karl

in The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793624
eISBN:
9780199895205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793624.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter reviews the current system of international investment rules and explores ways on how to move forward. It makes a plea for a new multilateral effort that is both reasonable and ... More


Legitimacy, Coherence and Governance

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.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the role of industry groups and NGOs in the formulation of trade policies at the national and global level, and the importance of transparency and openness in policy formation ... More


Trips and Later Inter-Se Agreements

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/9780199663392.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focusses on how ‘Free Trade Agreements’ (FTAs) fit within the existing multilateral framework, primarily with the Trade Related Aspects of International Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement ... More


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