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The WTO and International Investment Law: Converging Systems


ISBN13: 9781107009707
Published: January 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £76.99



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International law has historically regulated foreign trade and foreign investment differently. Distinct evolutionary pathways have led to variances in treaty form, institutional culture, and dispute settlement. With their inevitable erosion through the late twentieth to early twenty-first centuries, those weak boundaries have become porous and indefensible.

Powerful economic, legal and sociological factors are now pushing the two systems together. In this book, Jurgen Kurtz systematically explores the often complex and little-understood dynamics of this convergence phenomenon. Kurtz addresses the growing connections between international trade and investment law, proposing a theoretically grounded and doctrinally tractable framework to understand the deepening relationship between them.

The book also offers reform ideas and possibilities, providing treaty negotiators and other government officials with a set of theoretical insights and doctrinal models that can guide actors in building a justifiable and sustainable level of commonality between the two legal systems.

Subjects:
International Trade
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. History
3. National treatment
4. Science as a common proxy for rational regulation
5. Common exceptions and derogations
6. Dispute settlement
7. Conclusion.

Series: Cambridge International Trade and Economic Law

Shareholders' Claims for Reflective Loss in International Investment Law ISBN 9781108489430
To be published April 2020
Cambridge University Press
Transparency in the WTO SPS and TBT Agreements: The Real Jewel in the Crown ISBN 9781108486453
To be published April 2020
Cambridge University Press
£91.20
(ePub)
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Judicial Acts and Investment Treaty Arbitration ISBN 9781316648209
Published August 2019
Cambridge University Press
£91.20
(ePub)
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Establishing Judicial Authority in International Economic Law ISBN 9781316601105
Published December 2018
Cambridge University Press
Freedom of Transit and Access to Gas Pipeline Networks Under WTO Law ISBN 9781316615249
Published December 2018
Cambridge University Press
The Public International Law of Trade in Legal Services ISBN 9781108423526
Published November 2018
Cambridge University Press
£22.80
(ePub)
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The Public International Law of Trade in Legal Services (eBook) ISBN 9781108530392
Published November 2018
Cambridge University Press
£81.60
(ePub)
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Reclaiming Development in the World Trading System 2nd ed ISBN 9781107491571
Published June 2018
Cambridge University Press
Developing Countries and Preferential Services Trade ISBN 9781316603673
Published June 2018
Cambridge University Press
Judicial Acts and Investment Treaty Arbitration (eBook) ISBN 9781108187541
Published January 2018
Cambridge University Press
£21.60
(ePub)
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Judicial Acts and Investment Treaty Arbitration ISBN 9781107198463
Published January 2018
Cambridge University Press
£26.40
(ePub)
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The Social Foundations of World Trade: Norms, Community and Constitution ISBN 9781108441933
Published September 2017
Cambridge University Press
Freedom of Transit and Access to Gas Pipeline Networks Under WTO Law (eBook) ISBN 9781316732304
Published April 2017
Cambridge University Press
£26.40
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Freedom of Transit and Access to Gas Pipeline Networks Under WTO Law ISBN 9781107163645
Published April 2017
Cambridge University Press
Reclaiming Development in the World Trading System 2nd ed ISBN 9781107098930
Published October 2016
Cambridge University Press
Developing Countries and Preferential Services Trade ISBN 9781107147560
Published July 2016
Cambridge University Press
The Law, Economics and Politics of International Standardisation ISBN 9781107128330
Published December 2015
Cambridge University Press
The Social Foundations of World Trade: Norms, Community and Constitution ISBN 9781107036611
Published January 2015
Cambridge University Press
Public Participation and Legitimacy in the WTO ISBN 9781107067820
Published October 2014
Cambridge University Press
The Challenge of Safeguards in the WTO ISBN 9781107071780
Published September 2014
Cambridge University Press
General Interests of Host States in International Investment Law ISBN 9781107050235
Published May 2014
Cambridge University Press
The Multilaterization of International Investment Law ISBN 9781107636507
Published January 2014
Cambridge University Press
Law, Economics and Politics of Retaliation in WTO Dispute Settlement ISBN 9781107655355
Published January 2014
Cambridge University Press
African Regional Trade Agreements as Legal Regimes ISBN 9781107670303
Published November 2013
Cambridge University Press
Domestic Judicial Review of Trade Remedies: Experiences of the Most Active WTO Members
Edited by: Muslum Yilmaz
ISBN 9781107022232
Published January 2013
Cambridge University Press
African Regional Trade Agreements as Legal Regimes ISBN 9780521769839
Published July 2011
Cambridge University Press
Law, Economics and Politics of Retaliation in WTO Dispute Settlement ISBN 9780521119979
Published January 2010
Cambridge University Press
The Multilaterization of International Investment Law ISBN 9780521762366
Published September 2009
Cambridge University Press