International Economic Law by Andreas F. Lowenfeld

International Economic Law

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As conflict and cooperation among states turn to an ever greater extent on economic issues, this treatise presents a comprehensive exploration of the legal foundations of the international economy. The subjects covered include: the World Trade Organization and its antecedents; dumping,subsidies, and other devices that alter the market; the International Monetary System, including the collapse of the Bretton Woods system, the debt of the developing countries, and the rise of the Euro; the law of transnational investment, including changing perceptions of the rights of host states and multinational enterprises; economic sanctions,including embargoes and boycotts; and the international aspects of competition law and of the law of the environment. Professor Lowenfeld brings to his task a life-time of practice and teaching experience to produce a book that will be of use to international lawyers and non-specialists alike.

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Andreas Lowenfeld is the Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law at New York University

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Title:International Economic LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:800 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.57 inPublished:September 15, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199264112

ISBN - 13:9780199264117

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Table of CasesTable of International AgreementsTable of Statutes and RegulationsPart I. International Economic Law1. Economic Law and the Laws of Economics2. Money, Exchange Rates, and the Balance of PaymentsPart II. The GATT/WTO System3. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: Origins and Overview4. Evolution of the GATT and GATT Law5. The GATT/WTO System after the Uruguay Round: A Preliminary Survey6. The International Exchange of Services and the Creation of GATSPart III. Dispute Resolution7. Dispute Resolution in the GATT, 1948-19948. Dispute Settlement in the WTOPart IV. The Rules of International Trade in Detail9. The Question of Subsidies10. Dumping and Anti-DumpingPart V. Beyond the World Trade Organization11. The Environment and International Economic Law12. Competition Law by Eleanor M. FoxPart VI. International Investment13. The Responsibility of Host States to Foreign Investors: Customary International Law14. Dispute Settlement and International Investment15. Evolving Standards of International Law on International InvestmentPart VII. The International Monetary System16. The Bretton Woods System17. The International Monetary Fund as Amended18. The International Monetary System and Regional Crises19. Other Institutions of the International Monetary System20. The European Monetary System and the Rise of the Euro21. International Monetary Law and Private ActivityPart VIII. Economic Controls for Political Ends22. United Nations and other Collective Sanctions23. Economic Sanctions without Benefit of TreatyIndex of SubjectsIndex of Persons

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`...this is an enormously worthwhile book to read. Even if one does not wholeheartedly subscribe to the conclusions, the book starts one on a journey of consideration of these increasingly important and overlooked issues. All those who have a deep interest in public and private internationallaw should undergo that journey.'Pippa Rogerson, The Cambridge Law Journal