The First Edition of this text was written at a time when the structures of international relations were undergoing a profound transformation, with the collapse of Soviet-style communism just behind us and the creation of NAFTA and the WTO just ahead. The Second Edition came at a time when NAFTA and the WTO had taken shape but not yet acquired a history. At the time of the Third Edition, both of those structures can be studied in detail and their ramifications for the world economy can be better appreciated. In the interim, the Internet has established itself as a presence in innumerable firms and households, and the dot com bubble has come and gone. The services-oriented information economy...
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This companion to International Business and Economics: Law and Policy, Fourth Edition, 2010 covers Articles of Agreement of the International Monetary Fund; General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade; 1979 Subsidies Code; Uruguay Round Agreements; North American Free Trade Agreement; NAFTA Side Agreements; Excerpts from NAFTA Implementation Act; Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act; Excerpts from Cuba Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; Excerpts from Trade Law of the United States; Excerpts from Internal Revenue Code; Model Loan Agreement; Model Joint Venture Agreement; and Russian Privatization Regulations.
Much of international law, like much of contract, is enforced not by independent sanctions but rather through cooperative interaction among the parties, with repeat dealings, reputation, and a preference for reciprocity doing most of the enforcement work. Originally published in 2006, The Limits of Leviathan identifies areas in international law where formal enforcement provides the most promising means of promoting cooperation and where it does not. In particular, it looks at the International Criminal Court, the rules for world trade, efforts to enlist domestic courts to enforce orders of the International Court of Justice, domestic judicial enforcement of the Geneva Convention, the domain of international commercial agreements, and the question of odious debt incurred by sovereigns. This book explains how international law, like contract, depends largely on the willingness of responsible parties to make commitments.
Foreign Court Judgments and the United States Legal System, edited by Paul B. Stephan, gathers essays from leading thinkers, scholars and practitioners in international law to address the recognition and enforcement of foreign court judgments in the United States legal system.